Our Staff

Our Staff

Gabriela Guess – Surgical Coordinator / Patient Coordinator

Gabriela will personally assist you in scheduling your consultation and appointments with Dr. Halls.  She is very knowledgeable about the procedures the doctor performs.  Gabriela can answer many of your questions, ease your concerns, and keep you well-informed about the surgery process to make your recovery as easy as possible.  She will do her best to accommodate your scheduling needs and coordinate each step for your specific care plan.


Virginia Purchase – Business Manager / Patient Coordinator

Virginia is outgoing and friendly and strives to provide a calm comfortable environment for our patients throughout the entire consultation and surgical process. She brings 20 years of experience working in a medical office which has greatly enhanced her understanding of our patients’ needs and expectations.

“Every patient is important to me,” she says. “Every person coming into our office deserves to be treated as one would a close family member with compassion, kindness, and comfort. To see our patients’ lives positively changed through their experience in our office is extremely rewarding”.

Virginia is very proud to be part of Dr. Michael Halls’ team at La Jolla Breast Institute. We work closely together toward a common goal – providing an exceptional experience for our patients through the efforts of an amazing surgeon and a team that truly cares about our patients.