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MEET OUR TEAM

Meet our talented team of doctors, nurses, and trained healthcare professionals.

Awais Siddique, MD
Awais Siddique, MD
Endovascular Radiology Medical Director
Recent Events At The Vascular Center
  • Dr. Siddique, first in WI to use Bard Rotarex atherectomy device.
  • First physician in WI to use Veryan BioMimics 3D vascular stent.
  • 3rd physician in the US to use Cook Zilver Vena, Venous stent.
Dr. Siddique is a Fellowship trained Interventional Radiologist, training at University of Michigan Health care systems. With 16 years of experience, he has extensive knowledge in the treatment of complex Vascular and Non-vascular disease, performing over 14,000 endovenous procedures.  Dr. Siddique has a special interest in the treatment of patients suffering from Venous and Arterial disease, including ulcerations.  He provides treatment to patients with Symptomatic Venous Disease, including Venous Ablations, Sclerotherapy, and Deep Venous System reconstructions and interventions.  In addition to providing care to venous patients, he also provides treatment for Arterial Disease, including lower extremity angioplasty and stenting.  As an Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Siddique has expanded his expertise into the treatment of compression fractures, performing vast numbers of successful Kyphoplasty procedures, alleviating pain induced by the fractures.  Another area Dr. Siddique has taken special interest in is Embolization procedures to treat tumors, aneurysms, gonadal veins, varicocele, and the novel procedure of Uterine Artery Embolization for Uterine Fibroids.  In providing these treatment options, Dr. Siddique offers a less invasive alternative for patients, including women facing hysterectomy. Dr. Siddique has a strong commitment to his community and is committed to sharing his knowledge and expertise with others.  He has given multiple lectures in Endovascular Interventions, including recently at one of the largest endovascular meetings in the world, Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC).  In addition, Dr. Siddique participated in the Global Expert Exchange for LINC, and was the Chair for the Peripheral Arterial Disease panel at the LINC middle east conference.  Locally, Dr. Siddique served as Chairman of the Radiology Department for over 7 years, as well as Chief Medical Officer and Chair of the Quality Committee for the past 2 years.
Taha Siders, MD
Taha Siders, MD
Director of Operations
Dr. Siders grew up in Dubai. He is married has two young children. He worked in the medical device industry for 7 years, and recently moved from the East Coast to start working as the Director of Operations for AZH. Dr. Siders lived in Cambridge, England for a few years to pursue his studies in Medical Education. He enjoys playing tennis and loves to travel.
LORI L. BROOKS, MD
LORI L. BROOKS
MD
Dr. Brooks is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation board-certified physician. She cares for patients of various ages who have chronic diseases that impede their functioning abilities. Dr. Brooks' areas of expertise include wound treatment, amputees, wheel chair management, bracing, and neurological diseases. Dr. Brooks' approach as a physiatrist is to concentrate on the whole person and examine how function affects her patient's well being. Our Mission: Dedicated to Excellence in Wound, Vascular and Regenerative Services Achieving Optimal Clinical & Economically Efficient Outcomes. AZH is an innovative medical center founded on the core principles in executive outcomes driven in Vascular & Wound Care management. We are the first in the Midwest to combine & integrate the expertise of Wound Care &Vascular Medicine for the management of complex wounds and vascular treatment. Our highly trained staff includes a team of expert medical professionals specializing in wound care, hyperbaric, and vascular medicine.
Terri, RN
Terri, RN
Registered Nurse
Terri is the Lead Wound Care and Hyperbaric Nurse for AZH Centers and has held this position since 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Cardinal Stritch University in 1996, and Master of Science in Nursing from Marquette University in 2014, with a focus on leadership and quality improvement. She is a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) in 2016, with over 16 years of advanced wound care and hyperbaric experience. Terri provides AZH patients with knowledge, experience and compassion not found elsewhere. She is quoted as saying “I enjoy the science of wound care because it’s amazing to watch the body repair itself, and fortunate enough to use advanced products and treatments at AZH.” Terri’s husband is proudly serving the US as a distinguished member of our Armed Forces.
Robyn
Robyn
Medical Assistant
Robyn is a Registered Medical Assistant and has been employed at AZH since June, 2016. Robyn is a 1998 graduate of Waukesha County Technical College. She brings 20 years of patient care experience with a background in urology, urogynecology and fertility. She has really enjoyed her work experience so far at AZH and is looking forward to becoming a hyperbaric technician and advancing her skills in wound care and vascular. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children and yellow lab Murphy.
Deena
Deena
Lead HBO Technician
Deena has been a certified Hyperbaric Technician since 2005. She has over 20 years of experience with hyperbaric medicine, as well as advanced wound care. Prior to hyperbaric and wound care, she spent over 15 years in the cardiac field. Deena has worked with Dr. Niezgoda for over 20 years. Deena says, “I enjoy the challenges and creativity wound care and hyperbaric presents, as well as the various dynamics our patients bring to us. My past time is spent with my grandchildren, singing and playing bells in our church choir, and traveling.”
Michelle
Michelle
Front Desk/Medical Assistant
Michelle has worked at AZH since we first opened, and has watched the company grow into the success it is today. She enjoys building long-lasting relationships with our patients. Michelle has been engaged in healthcare since she was 18, some of the facilities she has worked at are hospitals, assisted livings, home care, and more recently, an adult day program for adults with developmental disabilities.
Courtney
Courtney
RN Vascular Nurse
Courtney is a Vascular RN, and has been with AZH Centers since 2018.  Graduating from Alverno College in 2012 with her BSN in Nursing and support in psychology, she brings with her over 6 years of compassionate nursing experience caring for surgical patients.  She states, “When a patient needs surgery, it can be an overwhelming and anxiety-ridden experience.  It’s important for me to make my patients as comfortable and informed as possible through the whole process.  It brings me joy to see patients improve their quality of life after a procedure.”  In her limited spare time, she enjoys crafting, video games, and spending time with her friends and family.
Alya
Alya
Office Administrator
Alya started working at AZH in December of 2018. She is currently studying Communications at Arizona State’s online program. She plans to continue her future at AZH after graduation, focusing on the business aspect. In her free time, she enjoys to ride her horses, spend time with her friends and family, photography, and spend time outside.
Michaella, NP
Michaella, NP
Nurse Practitioner
Michaella is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who joined AZH Centers in April 2019. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from UW-Eau Claire and 2009, and her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Alverno College in 2017. Her background is in medical oncology and family practice. Michaella believes that AZH Centers is an “incredibly innovative clinic that consists of a multi-disciplinary team whose primary focus is the patient and their needs.” She also states, “I am a strong supporter of patients taking an active role in their health. I want to be able to provide patients with all the information they need to to make an informed decision and together we can make a plan of care.” In her spare time Michaella loves spending time with her close family and friends, including her husband and two children. She also enjoys reading, trying new restaurants, and traveling.
Kathleen
Kathleen
RN Registered Nurse
Kathleen is a Registered Nurse and has been with AZH since March of 2019. Kathleen graduated in 2009 from Gateway Technical College. She has 10 years of nursing experience with a background in neurology, hospice and home care nursing. Kathleen states, “During my experience working as a home care RN, I had the opportunity to care for patients that were also patients of AZH Wound and Vascular Centers. I was very impressed with the service the patients received and the exceptional healing of my patients wounds. As soon as I found out that AZH had an opening for an RN, I jumped at the chance to apply, and here I am. I am grateful to be working with such a wonderful group of exceptionally talented individuals!” In her free time, Kathleen enjoys spending her time with her husband Dennis, and her children.
Heather
Heather
Ultrasound Technician
Heather is a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer who has been employed at AZH since March 2019. She is a 2000 graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin and also graduated from the St. Francis Hospital School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in 2002. Heather thoroughly enjoys getting to know all the very friendly patients at AZH.
Jessica
Jessica
Medical Assistant
Jessica is a trained Medical Assistant and has been employed at AZH since May, 2019. Jessica has 10 years of patient care experience, with a background in long term acute care in hospitals, orthopedics, and pain management. In July of 2019, she received a Phlebotomy Certificate from Moraine Park Technical College. She has really enjoyed working with the wonderful staff at AZH and is excited to be apart of the team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
William
William
Medical Assistant
William is a trained Medical Assistant who joined AZH in July 2020. He is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and plans to continue his education next fall as a student of medicine. He states, “AZH recognizes the importance of a holistic approach. Our coordinated care team not only focuses on the wounds and ailments the patient may present but inquiries into possible environmental, lifestyle, nutritional, or vascular compromises which may have contributed to the problem they seek to remedy. AZH is medicine in its purest, most complete form.” A fun fact about William is that he is a sports enthusiast and the proud commissioner of his family Fantasy Football League.
Reinah
Reinah
Medical Assistant
Veronica
Veronica
Patient Care Coordinator
Veronica is new to the Milwaukee area and started with AZH in 2021. She has been in the medical field since 2018 working as a medical administrative assistant. Veronica enjoys spending time with family and enjoys road trips.
Becky
Becky
Lead Vascular Nurse
Gwido
Gwido
Rad Tech
Val
Val
Practice Manager