Randi KashnigChief Operating Officer
Randi Kashnig was formally Senior Director of Business Development at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She worked exclusively with the Neuroscience and Orthopedic Institute to facilitate international patient referrals and their subsequent care. Having devoted her career to the health and well-being of the international patient, she worked tirelessly to align hospitals, physicians, embassies, and foreign Ministries of Health to the benefit of all involved. Most recently, Randi has completed three years of program initiatives focusing on best practices within the NICU, PICU, Labor & Delivery, and Visiting Professorship programs within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under tutelage of the Ministry of Health. Ms. Kashnig has a Master’s degree in communications disorders and a Masters in Management of Human services from the Heller graduate school at Brandeis University.
Dr. Azzedine StambouliChief Medical Officer
The Chief Medical Officer understands the complexities of the international patient in all areas including: care delivery, finances, letters of guarantee, and developing plans of care and vendor relationships. The CMO works to reduce the exposure of the Ministry of Health by educating patients and families on treatment and care to improve overall patient satisfaction and guide them through the treatment process. The CMO creates a liaison between the medical staff and the administration and oversees the quality of the medical division ensuring proper implementation of the health care programs.
Dr. Stambouli earned his medical degree from the University of Algiers in 1987 and most recently served as the Medical Advisor to the United Arab Emirates Embassy, Military Attaché Health Office. He has devoted his career to understanding the complexities of the international patient in all areas. Since that time, he has helped organizations develop their individual programs for international patients, including Duke University, Zurich University, and Swiss Inter-health.
Dr. Stambouli founded and currently directs the Maghreb-American Health Foundation, which focuses on providing free surgery and medical treatment to in-need children across North Africa. The Foundation coordinates these specialized procedures in-country and in the USA with medical teams from institutions, such as: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, John’s Hopkins, Toledo Medical Center, Augusta Medical Center, and the University of Minnesota. The majority of these cases involved providing life-saving operations to patients with severe, at-risk prognoses. Dr. Stambouli has received international recognition for his work, including the “Algerian of the Year” award for Excellence in Leadership & Impact of Work from the Algerian American Association.
Dr. Stambouli has dedicated his life to improving the lives of children around the globe, and working to make medical treatment available to those in need. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and French.
Tsuleng LyfoungOperations Manager
Tsuleng was born and raised in France then moved to the Twin Cities during his teens where he pursued his undergraduate and graduate studies as a Gopher. Upon completion of his B.S. in Neuroscience, he developed a passion for the business aspects of healthcare leading him to receive his M.B.A. at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Mohammed ShurbajiPatient Services Supervisor - TIRR Memorial Hermann
Mohammed’s previous experience as an International Patient Liaison with TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Office Coordinator with Houston Methodist Global Health Services translates to a full understanding of our international patients medical, personal, and supportive needs. He is a certified X-Ray technician and medical interpreter. His military career led him to travel extensively to various countries around the world, giving him the passion to help those in need of medical treatment. He currently resides in Houston, TX.
Aala IbrahimPatient Services Coordinator
Aala Ibrahim graduated from Sudan as an MD in Medicine. Her first job in the USA was working at Kaplan Medical Test Prep as a Student Advisor and Live Lectures Coordinator. Afterwards Aala joined the Memorial Hermann team in the international office, where she worked as a medical interpreter and then as a Patient Relations Coordinator. Most recently Aala served as a Medical Coordinator at the Qatar Embassy’s Medical Office.
Ahmed AljubooriPatient Services Coordinator
Ahmed was born and raised in Iraq where he graduated from the University of Technology with his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in 2003. He then worked with the U.S. Army as an interpreter form 2004 to 2009. He moved to Rochester, Minnesota in 2009, and successfully passed the medical interpretation training with Arch company. Before joining Patient Care International, Ahmed has worked as a medical interpreter with multiple agencies in the Rochester and Minneapolis/Saint Paul areas.
Ali AlGhafileePatient Services Coordinator
Ali has been a free-lance certified Arabic medical interpreter since 2014. He has extensive training in medical terminology, procedures, the National Code of Ethics for interpreters, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. In Ali’s role as an interpreter, he has gained experiences in matters related to healthcare administration and advocacy as it relates to the support and well-being of the patient. Ali is also fluent in the French language and as a former commercial specialist with the U.S. Department of State; he acquired a background in commercial contract administration.
Hatem HabbouchPatient Services Coordinator
Hatem is dedicated, goal oriented, self-motivated and is passionate about assisting international patients to seek excellent health care in the USA and a valuable PCI team member.
Mariam AbdelmalakPatient Services Coordinator
Mariam works with PCI improving the patient experience. Her previous work as a Refugee Resettlement and Communication Coordinator has provided her great experience in offering advice and assistance to new families from different backgrounds and cultures to make them feel at home in the USA. Her joy is not just to help people, but to be part of their lives under difficult circumstances.
Maysan AljohanyPatient Services Coordinator
Maysan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Sciences from Dammam University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. After her graduation, she has worked in the Department of Patient Rights and Relations at King Fahad Specialist Hospital for 4 years. She has also volunteered for many charity organizations. She enjoys helping patients and working with them. She is looking forward to further improvement and development of the health care system in the kingdom.