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A Personal Choice
Our Staff

Dr. Charles W. Monteith Medical DirectorDr. Charles W. Monteith

Dr. Monteith is the Medical Director of A Personal Choice. Dr. Monteith exclusively provides sterilization reversal surgery and surgery to correct blocked tubes. Dr. Monteith also performs vasectomy reversal and Gentle Touch Vasectomy (no needle, no scalpel vasectomy). He has over 15 years of experience as a fertility surgeon and is responsible for many successful surgeries. Under the skilled hands of Dr. Monteith many patients will obtain their goals of pregnancy or relief of symptoms after having tubal surgery.



Mary Jo Hudak Tubal Reversal NurseMary Jo:  Nurse Administrator

Nurse Hudak is our Nurse Administrator. She specializes in surgical scheduling but can perform all the job duties of a reversal nurse. She is often the first calm, knowledgeable voice to answer specific questions about medical issues or provide technical details about surgery. She will often be there to greet patients during their pre-operative consultation and also at their post-operative evaluation. Nurse Hudak provides patients a steady and stable presence during all aspects of surgery at the center.



Mary Heramia Practice AdministratorMary H:  Practice Administrator

Mary H. is the Practice Administrator and Chief Financial Officer. She is in charge of overseeing Human Resources, Accounting, and assisting the Business Office with daily activities. She provides the energy and enthusiasm to keep the center running smoothly. She is often behind the scenes and hard at work with the staffing schedule and office accounting. Most patients will not meet her during their stay with but she has a tremendous work effort and is the glue that keeps the reversal team together.



Oyuki: Lead Business Office Administrative Assistant

Oyuki is a member of our Business Office Staff. She is originally from Veracruz, Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. Previously she worked in real estate but decided to join our office because she wanted to work to help Spanish-speaking patients navigate the complexities of our health care system. She is currently obtaining a Medical Interpretation Certificate. In her spare time, she teaches Sunday school and provides piano lessons. Oyuki is a tremendous asset to our practice because of her easy going personality and proficiency in Spanish.



Karla helps Spanish speaking patients during tubal reversal surgery with Dr Monteith

Karla: Business Office Administrative Assistant

Karla is the newest member of our Business Office Staff.
She is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina. Karla is fluent in Spanish and assists our Spanish speaking patients when they call or have tubal reversal surgery at our center. Karla’s future goal is to work as a Spanish speaking court room interpreter to help Spanish speaking immigrants navigate the complexities of our legal system. In her spare time, Karla likes to read but most of her time is spent taking care of her son.


barbie-tubal-reversal-nurse-a-personal-choiceBarbie: Tubal Reversal Scheduling Nurse

Nurse Barbie is originally from Rock Hill, South Carolina and is a dedicated South Carolina Gamecock fan! She now lives in Raleigh and joined our staff after working as a nurse on the WakeMed trauma surgery floor. Nurse Barbie is dedicated to helping our patients restore their natural fertility and the hope of having more children. She has been a welcome addition to our staff and she is available before, during, and after surgery to assist you with questions and concerns. When not working her hobbies include crafts, crocheting, and taking care of her two Border-Terrior puppies, Darby and Oscar!



alecia-tubal-reversal-nurse-personal-choice-dr-monteithAlecia: Tubal Reversal Scheduling Nurse

Nurse Alecia previously worked in the Emergency Department and in the Medical/Surgical Unit in the Cone Health System in Greensboro, North Carolina. She desired a change of pace from the busy hospital setting and chose to work in fertility to give others the hope and opportunity to have natural births. In her free time, she loves backpacking and traveling, experiencing new cultures and meeting those of differing backgrounds. She is always up for an adventure, game night, or a meal at Chick-fil-A!



sodonia-tubal-reversal-surgical technologistSodonia: Lead Surgical Technician

Sodonia graduated from Miller-Motte Technical College with a Surgical Technology Associates degree. She is our lead surgical technician and is responsible for our efficient operating room services.

Sodonia is from Clayton, North Carolina. She has two young children and she loves to travel and eat soul food!

She is a stable presence in the operating room and she is critical to the success of our reversal surgeries.



chauniqua-williams-tubal-reversal-surgical-technician-personal-choiceChauniqua: Surgical Technician

Chauniqua recently graduated from Miller-Motte Technical College with a Surgical Technology Associates degree and is the newest addition to our surgical staff. Prior to becoming a surgical technologist she has experience working in the hotel and service industry.

Chauniqua is from Raleigh, North Carolina. She has a young daughter and she loves to watch movies, bowl, and spend time with her daughter. She is a stable presence in the operating room and she is critical to the success of our reversal surgeries.



tubal reversal anesthesia providerTim: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Tim is the lead Nurse Anesthetist for our center and has years of experience as an anesthesia provider. He is an accomplished instrument rated pilot, has completed several Iron Man Triathlons and many major marathons. One can readily understand the amount of dedication, training, and attention to detail it takes to be an instrument rated pilot and a high endurance athlete. Tim brings this same amount of dedication and attention to detail when providing anesthesia care to our surgery patients. Patients receiving anesthesia will be in the best of hands!



21 thoughts on “Our Staff”

  1. Anonymous says:

    I want to know how soon can I go back to work after having the surgery. Please tell me if I can have the surgery on friday.

    1. Dr. Monteith says:

      We dont perform surgery on Friday. Only Monday through Thursday. If you have a desk job you could return to work after 7 to 10 days. If you do heavy lifting you will need 4 weeks off from work.

      The following link will answer most of your questions about reversal. This is the MOST HELPFUL INFORMATION to read when considering reversal at our office. Each question has a link to more information about the question: Frequently asked questions about tubal reversal

      If you have any questions call our office at (919)977-5050.

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