Nursing Staff

Danielle Erickson, RN

Prior to pursuing her career in nursing, she was a flight attendant and a hairstylist. Danielle graduated from Rasmussen College with her RN in 2019 and is currently pursuing her BSN at Western Governors University. Outside of work, she enjoys attending concerts and sporting events. Her hobbies also include golf, softball, disc golf and spending time with friends and family at her cabin.

Vanessa Miller, MA

Vanessa is a graduate of St. Catherine’s University. She enjoys working with young children and their families, particularly families with twins as she has twins herself!  In her spare time, she enjoys being with family and going to her kids’ sporting events.

Saira Moreno

Saira is married and mother to one fur baby. Saira’s previous employment include caring for children at a special needs daycare, and working at a fast paced Urgent Care. In her off time Saira enjoys snorkeling, hiking, and spending time with her husband.

Erin Stassart, RN

Bio coming soon!

Front Desk Staff

Annette Cunningham

Annette lives in Mendota Heights, is married, and has 3 grown daughters. She attended Winona State university and received a degree in Social Work.  She previously worked at Health Partners and Darts as a care coordinator with the elderly. She has also managed a small coffee shop in Mendota Heights (Fischerville) before starting at Mendakota Pediatrics. Outside of work Annette loves playing tennis and belongs to a couple women’s leagues. She also enjoys camping, hiking and concerts.

Denise Jorgensen

Denise lives in the countryside of Afton, married, and has 2 grown daughters, 5 stepchildren, and 9 + 2 grandchildren.  She has a CNA certificate and has been around the medical field all of her life.  Previously, Denise owned and operated her own daycare.  Her love of children has made her job at Mendakota Pediatrics an enjoyable experience.  Denise enjoys boating and water activities.  She also enjoys spending time with her family, concerts and outdoor adventures.

Ahlam Karama (Belle)

Bio coming soon!