Our Team

Balvina Licea

Patient Coordinator

Balvina or ‘Bal’ has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. She manages the front office and is a patient coordinator for prospective and existing patients. Balvina loves assisting patients, answering any questions they might have, and making sure they always feel comfortable with their decision. She is also a phlebotomist and assists Dr. Yazdan with blood draws for our PRP procedures. Balvina writes that “building trust and confidence with every patient during my interaction is the vital first step.” I strive to make our patients entire experience a pleasurable journey which is immensely gratifying to me personally and professionally.” She has worked closely with Dr. Yazdan for over three years. Balvina enjoys hiking with her family and playing with her dog Stanley.

Diana Nava

Lead Surgery Tech

Diana is our head surgical technician here at Modena Hair Institute. She has worked with Dr. Yazdan for over 11 years and has over 20 years of experience in the hair transplant industry. Knowledgeable, compassionate, and personable, Diana has successfully aided in thousands of surgical hair restoration procedures. She prides herself on deftly enhancing what already exists to deliver natural, long-lasting results to our patients. “Witnessing the physical and mental transformation our patients experience from beginning to end and being a vital part of that personal journey is why I love hair restoration,” Diana shares.

Ixchel Requejo

Registered Nurse

Ixchel is an integral part of our hair restoration team and Dr. Yazdan’s primary nurse. Ixchel is dedicated to giving our patients the very best care and stays on top of the latest and greatest hair restoration techniques, treatments and integrations to help offer our patients a memorable experience. Ixchel graduated pre-med from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and continued her education to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has been a comprehensive assistant to Dr. Yazdan for over five years. During her free time she loves caring for her four dogs, traveling to tropical places, and enjoying the latest fine dining establishments in Southern California.

Amir Yazdan, M.D.

Hair Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Amir Yazdan fuses the best of today’s medical approaches as well as cutting edge surgical techniques to get back your hair and confidence. He specializes in both the FUE and FUT/Strip Hair Restoration surgeries as well as being one of the few physicians who routinely performs FUE for African American and Ethnic patients in addition to Body Hair Transplantation to repair previous botched hair transplants. Dr. Yazdan is board certified and a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, the world’s leading medical authority on hair loss and hair restoration as well as the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons known for its commitment to hair transplant patient education and safety.

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