Office Manager & Staff


Marissa Galeno : Office Manager

As the Office Manager for Sunshine Rheumatology and Arthritis Center, Marissa oversees all office operations. Having 10 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, she has worked every aspect of the office including management and billing. Her goal is to incorporate her knowledge and experience to provide the best service and make your visit to our office an amazing experience.

She is born and raised in Tampa, Florida. In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and 3 children having adventures, staycations or any family oriented activity. She loves to travel often with her family and spends time at the beach enjoying the beautiful Florida weather.                                                                                  

Melissa : Medical Assistant

Melissa is our infusion medical assistant and she takes a lot of pride in the work she does for our patients. 

She loves helping patients receive the care, attention and best medical treatment that can be given.  She has been in the medical field since 2007. Melissa graduated from Pima Medical Institute in Arizona and received her Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant certification here in Florida.  Melissa and her husband moved to Florida with their three children in 2016. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music, and catching up on a good show.

Marilyn : Billing Specialist

Marilyn is our billing specialist. She has over 26 years experience in medical coding and billing. She helps patients with any questions they may have regarding their claims, insurance reimbursement or their statements. When Marilyn is not working she loves to spend time in the yard, travel with her husband and shower love on her fur babies.

Judith: Medical Assistant


Judith was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Puerto Rico.  She graduated and obtained her medical assistant license in 2006 in Florida. Judith is also one of our amazing Medical Assistants and has been a part of our team since October 2019. Judith is married and has 3 beautiful children. In her free time she loves to cook for her family, watch movies and spend time making memories with her family and friends. Her goal is and will always be to deliver high quality and compassionate patient care. 

Marissa Galeno