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Carla Detaranto, CPC, CMBSI

Carla Detaranto, joined Integrative Rheumatology Associates in 2012 as its Practice Manager. She has more than thirty years of experience running practices. She works closely with Dr. Cohen to ensure that patients receive the highest level of personalized care.

Ms. Detaranto knows the importance of treating every patient as they are the practice’s most important patient. She began her career in the medical field as an Ob-Gyn nurse and Practice Manager for a large Ob-Gyn office in New York in the early 1970’s.  While there, Ms. Detaranto organized and taught the Lamaze Method of Childbirth for seventeen years in the local hospital.

In 1989, she returned to school to become a Certified Professional Coder and later became a Certified Medical Billing Specialist Instructor, as the need for trained personal in coding and billing became important to the success of a physician’s practice.

In addition to her duties as Practice Manager Integrative Rheumatology Associates, Ms. Detaranto is the Coordinator of the Medical Billing and Coding Program at the College of Staten Island, as well as President of Practical Healthcare Management, a Staten Island based practice management consulting firm.