Meet the staff


Melissa Tadlock


Melissa is a distinguished honor graduate of the Blue Cliff College. While training at Blue Cliff, Melissa was able to maintain a 4.0 GPA and perfect attendance. She graduated and became a licensed esthetician in October of 2018. She has also received her certification in microdermabrasion from Skin for Life Professional. She currently is living in Hineston, LA with her husband, who is a veteran of the US Army, and her 4 year old son. Melissa specializes in full body waxing, signature facials, and chemical peels. As a licensed esthetician, Melissa is passionate about helping you reach your skin care and waxing goals.



Billing Specialist

I'm Kim. I'm originally from Monroe, LA. I have lived and went to school in Deridder, LA. I have been with Dr. Christina Lord for a little over 2 years. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management from Upper Iowa University, I also have an Associate's Degree in Medical billing and coding. I am currently working toward my certification as a Professional Coder.


Luke Alphonso

Massage Therapist

Lic# LA6960

Luke and his wife, Monica, moved to Vernon Parish eleven years ago and are the owners of Luke's Body Transformation gym.  Luke retired from the US Army after 21 years of service and is now and integral part of our team.  Luke has an impressive resume in the medical field.  He graduated from the Louisiana Institute of Massage in Lake Charles in 2016, and is also a Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in both cardiac critical care and orthopedic medicine. It is these credentials that allow him to provide excellent therapy to our patients. 



Medical Assistant

I am originally from Lafayette, LA and graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. GO Ragin' Cajuns! I have proudly been a part of Dr. Lord's staff for two years as her medical assistant. I truly love being a member of this fabulous team as we strive to provide the best care for our community.