About Us

The Medical Staff Services Department provides support services to the Providence Tarzana Medical Center Medical and AHP Staff. We are responsible for managing the credentialing, re-credentialing, privileging, Proctoring/Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE), Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE), and support of physician leaders with their organizational structure including, but not limited to, meeting management. We provide support to physician leaders in order to assure regulatory compliance in the diverse health care industry. We are very proud of what we do and believe that what we do contributes to the quality and safety of patients who trust in us to receive their medical care.

The Medical Staff Services Department is open to serve you Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We are closed on all major holidays. For assistance, please contact us at:

Debbie Miller, CPMSM, Director, Medical Staff Services
Regulatory Compliance, Medical Staff Bylaws/Rules and Regulations, Medical Executive Committee, Physician’s Well-Being Committee, Multi-Disciplinary Peer Review Committee
Debra.Miller2@Providence.Org
Phone: 818-708-5566
Fax: 818-708-7219

Charinna Avelino, CPMSM, CPCS, Manager, Medical Staff Services
Department of OB/GYN and Peer Review, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Bioethics Committee
Charinna.Avelino@Providence.Org
Phone: 818-708-5392
Fax: 818-708-5058

Dori Staniforth, Medical Staff Coordinator
Department of Surgery, Cardiology Division and Peer Review, PISC, Quality Review Committees, Critical Care Committee
Dolores.Staniforth@Providence.Org
Phone: 818-708-5347
Fax: 818-708-5584

Karina Estrada, Medical Staff Coordinator
Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine and related peer review committees, Diabetes Committee, Performance Improvement Committee, Emergency Medicine Division
Phone: 818-708-5567
Fax: 818-708-5616

Susan Pines, Medical Education Coordinator
Susan.Pines@Providence.Org
Phone: 818-708-5139
Fax: 818-708-5543

Anthony Reyes, Credentialing Coordinator
Reappointments, Interdisciplinary Practice and Credentials Committee
Anthony.Reyes@Providence.Org
Phone: 818-708-5255
Fax: 818-708-5236

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