Our Staff

Shannon Buso, Reception and Billing

Shannon Buso, Reception and Billing, Premium Care Internal Medicine, Santa Barbara CAWhen you walk into the office or call for an appointment, the smiling voice you hear is that of Shannon. She joined our staff in 1997 after ten years’ experience in patient administrative services at Cottage Hospital. Shannon can quickly facilitate all the physician referrals, laboratory tests, x-rays and medical procedures ordered for you by Dr. Rodgers. She knows all of our patients well (and most of their families!)

Included in her many talents is management of financial services. She handles all medical insurance billing and patient financial accounts for the office.

Shannon spends her time off with her husband and with her children, who range in age from High School to grown adults.

Stephanie Fleming, Certified Medical Assistant

Stephanie Fleming - Premium Care Internal MedicineStephanie maintains the patient care services in the office. She assists in all office procedures such as checking patients in with their vital signs, supervising medication refills and keeping track of patient immunizations.

Her caring and comforting way is what patients look forward to with each visit and every phone call.

Stephanie worked for a Workers Compensation Defense Attorney for 14 years prior to an injury which sent her back to school where she trained to become a Certified Medical Assistant , where she graduated with Honors. She came to work with us in 2005.

Stephanie has lived in Santa Barbara since 1982 and is a Santa Barbara High School Alumnus. She has a close family who all live here in Santa Barbara. Her daughter is now away in college.


Premium Care Services

Premium Care Internal Medicine includes a Comprehensive Preventive Medical Examination and a Personal Wellness Plan, which serve as the foundation of your personalized health care program. In addition, there are a number of amenities that come with being a patient in a smaller medical practice:
  • Comprehensive Preventive Medical Examination
  • Personal Wellness Plan
  • Same-day or Next-day Appointments
  • Longer, Unhurried Appointments
  • 24-Hour Accessibility – By Telephone, Fax, or Email
  • House Calls When Needed
  • Scheduled Telephone Visits
  • Enhanced Coordination of Your Care
  • Travel Medicine Services
  • Prescription Facilitation

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