August 2021 Employee Highlight


Meet One of Our Caring Team Members, Stefi VanStekelenburg, Director of Health Optimization


Stefi is the Director of Health Optimization for Lake Country Medical Concierge. Her position primarily focuses on putting together a prevention plan for concierge members. The goal of the prevention plan is to provide personalized healthcare opportunities based on lab tests and lifestyle questions. Stefi enjoys this aspect of her responsibilities because through the preventative aspect she is able to help patients get ahead of disease and live a healthy lifestyle. Stefi also ensures that concierge members have 24/7 access to Dr. Chronos, by answering the phone and directing healthcare needs appropriately. Some of Stefi’s other jobs at Lake Country Medical Concierge include conducting preconsult meetings with patients, medical reconciliation, taking vitals, giving injectables, and coordinating patient care and follow up. If you see Stefi in the office she always has a friendly smile and happy demeanor while meeting with patients.

Stefi is from Costa Rica. There she met her husband, Bart, who is Dutch-American. Together they have a 3 year old daughter and 5 year old son. With a degree in medicine and Masters in Healthcare Administration, Stefi is proud to serve our community.

Q & A

What brought you from Costa Rica to Greensboro, Ga?

My husband and I wanted to raise our children in the States and my dream has always been to specialize in the United States. My husband lived in Reynolds during his senior year and when we came here to visit we fell in love with the area/people and decided to stay in Lake Oconee!

What do you enjoy most about working for Lake Country Medical Concierge?

Talking with the patients, helping them optimize their health with primary and secondary preventive approaches.

Why did you decide to go into the medical field?

I love caring for others and feel happy by being part of their routine check ups, as well as helping them when they have an acute illness. I also love being able to be part of a research team and getting patients to feel better with new medical advances.

What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not working?

I love to play with my little ones and dining out with my family, love the beach and going on the boat on the Lake. I also enjoy painting, dancing, exercising, and playing piano.