Ann Lide is Director of Clinical Services and serves as the lead nurse, and senior expert on coordinating insurance pre-certifications for trial and permanent implant procedures, while functioning as office manager and billing/collections coordinator at Reed Migraine Centers.
Ann has worked with Dr. Ken Reed since 1988, and has functioned in many different capacities during her tenure in pain management. She has assisted Dr. Reed in the operating room during spinal cord stimulator implant procedures, and was responsible for programming stimulators for the patient, while providing instruction to patients on the operation and use of these devices. Based on her broad experience, Ann is well-equipped to answer patient questions, and serves as a valuable resource to provide direction to the staff on all clinical and insurance aspects of stimulator implants for Reed Migraine. She spends most of her day in answering questions from patients and working to resolve insurance questions for Reed Migraine.
Ann earned a licensed vocational nursing (LVN) degree from El Centro College, and is a certified medical coder. In her spare time, Ann enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.