About Us

Two Respected Physicians and a Remarkable Professional Staff

Gustavo Garcia, RDMS, RVT

A brief description about me; I am originally from Mexico, and have been involved in the medical field for more than 30 years. I am a registered Vascular and Cardiac sonographer.

I love to attend to my garden, and also enjoy watercolor and acrylic painting.

Vivian Prodanovic, RN

I have been a registered nurse for more than 30 years. I have been with Drs Robin and Velis for 8 years. I enjoy getting to know our patients personally and I prioritize patient education and care throughout their treatment process.

I love being with my four kids and golden retriever and looking forward to being a grandma for the first time this spring.

Ruth Lomeli, CNA

My role here at VeinCare Experts is to assist the doctors and nurse with any procedures, and most importantly, have the patient walk out of our office satisfied.

I have been a certified nursing assistant for over 12 years. Prior to VeinCare Experts, I have worked in both hospital and nursing home settings.

I love going on vacations with my family.

One of my favorite quotes is “They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Jenny Thiele, Patient Care Technician

I like to jokingly refer to myself as a “jill of all trades”. I assist the doctors in procedures, patient care, compression stocking education, help out at the front desk as a receptionist, and assist Jennifer with her various duties.

I have been working in the medical field since 2002. I have worked in internal medicine as a medical assistant from 2002-2017. I have been working with our doctors since 2013.

I am married, enjoy fishing and travel, the outdoors, aviation, reading, making jewelry. I am also a proud cat mom of a 13 year old Tuxedo cat, Felix

Jennifer Canfield, Business Manager

I handle most of the business operations and functions for the practice, including insurance verification, referrals, claims, accounts receivable, and patient coordination. I also cover the front desk when needed, and handling of the doctors’ schedules.

I have been with both doctors since 2014, prior to that I was and still am an Election Judge/Equipment Manager Trainer for Cook County Board of Elections.

I have a wonderful large family including my husband, five kids and a crazy dog named Lucy. I enjoy biking, kayaking, reading, and baking.