“The Drip Docx team is comprised of medical professionals dedicated to prioritizing your health, beauty and well-being.”Drip Docx Mission Statement
Narges Najmyar, PA-C (CEO)
Narges is a PA-C who has over 13 years of experience in the medical field, 6 of those years as a medical assistant and the other 7 years as a Physician Associate. Narges went to Virginia Tech for her undergraduate degree where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in the Science of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise as well as Chemistry. Narges then went to pursue her Masters of Science and Physician Associate degree at The George Washington University. She has worked in different specialties to include ER, OB/GYN, Neurology, and Spine and Pain. She is excited to take on a new business endeavor that focus’ on patients’ overall health, wellness, and beauty.
Ria Smith, R.N.
Ria is an R.N. who has over 10 years’ experience in the medical field. She received her BSN from Notre Dame of Maryland University and went on to complete the new graduate residency program at University of Maryland Medical Center with a focus in Adult Emergency. Ria spent 4 years in the ER setting as an RN before taking on surgical services as a full time specialty. She currently works as a pre-op and PACU RN in multiple outpatient facilities throughout the DMV. Though recently showing an interest in the area of IV infusion therapy, Ria has always had a passion for innovative ways of approaching holistic style patient care. She is excited to share a combination of her expertise in critical care and love for health promotion and wellness within the Drip Docx family.
Diane Stanley, R.N.
Diane is an R.N. who has over 3 years of experience in the medical field. Before joining the healthcare world, she was a pianist and received her first bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduating she gave music lessons to children with autism in Philadelphia, PA. She then decided to further her education and pursue her interest in the medical field by attending The George Washington University and obtaining her nursing degree and second bachelor’s degree. Since then, Diane was an R.N. on a medical-surgical unit for a year and for the last two years, has worked in a demanding ER. Emergency medicine and trauma medicine has become a passion of hers and she has gained a lot of knowledge with IV placements and drips. Diane hopes to expand her knowledge and skillset in IV therapy and is excited to join the Drip Docx team!
Yulia Ruocco, R.N.
Yulia is an RN, who has over 10 years of healthcare experience including critical care, plastic surgery, sports medicine, and aesthetic medicine. Yulia graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from Capella University. She has experience in various clinical settings and has had the pleasure to work alongside recognized European plastic surgeons. Yulia is excited to join Drip Docx team to share her expertise and passion for IV therapy, wellness and aesthetics.
Jackie Merkel, R.N.
Jackie is an RN with over 10 years of experience in the medical field. Jackie started working as a medical assistant while in high school. After a few years of working in the medical field, she loved the idea of becoming a nurse and helping others. Jackie received her BSN from Chamberlain University and began her nursing career in the level 1 trauma ER at George Washington University Hospital. Jackie currently works in a local ER in Northern Virginia. She is very excited to join the Drip Docx family and to promote health and wellness to our clients!
Hidri Mehari, R.N.
Hidri is a registered nurse with 3 years of experience which include critical care and wellness therapy. She received a Bachelors Degree in Health Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Old Dominion University. She is currently working at a local Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit and will start her doctorate as a nurse practitioner this winter. Hidri is excited to join the Drip Docx team to learn more about aesthetics and wellness therapy!
Megan Murphy, R.N.
Megan is an RN with over 5 years of experience in the medical field. Megan got her CNA license once she graduated high school which helped her set in stone that nursing was the career she wanted to pursue. Megan worked in urgent care as a medical assistant while going to school to get her BSN from Chamberlain University and graduated in 2021. She currently works in a local ER in Northern Virginia. She is very excited to join the Drip Docx family and to promote health and wellness to our clients!
Danya Barrera, R.N.
Danya is an RN who has had 7 years of healthcare experience. She got her degree in public health and her BSN at The George Washington University’s accelerated nursing program. She started her healthcare career as a clinical technician and did phlebotomy during nursing school. She then advanced to work at a local ICU in the neuroscience department. Danya is excited to join the Drip Docx team in hopes to continue and enhance her nursing skills in the healthcare and beauty industry!
Destiny Rodriguez, R.N.
Destiny is an RN with over 4 years of experience in the healthcare field. She started out as a clinical technician in a local ICU. She then went on to obtain her BSN from Stratford University and became a critical care RN at the same hospital she was previously a clinical technician at. Through her experience in the ICU, she has gained a skill set in phlebotomy and IV insertion. She is a dedicated and motivated individual who has a general passion for phlebotomy. She is looking forward to expanding her knowledge in health and wellness at Drip Docx!
Bernadette Margand, R.N.
Bernadette is an R.N. who has over 4 years of experience in the medical field. She received her BSN at The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. and has extensive experience in Emergency Medicine working at a Level 2 Trauma Center. Although she has a passion for the adrenaline of a fast-paced ER, she is very excited to enter into the wellness side of healthcare; where education on hydration and nutrition are key to promoting quality of life. She is excited to join the Drip Docx team and help people care for their well-being, their physical health, and their beauty!
Nasser Hajaig, M.D.
Dr. Nasser Hajaig is a board certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training over 20 years ago at UCLA affiliated Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California. He then continued to gain experience in Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. He remains an internist at heart and enjoys caring for his patients in a holistic compassionate manner. His philosophy is to provide a level of care for his patients as if they are family. Dr. Hajaig’s experience in a variety of different specialties makes him a great candidate to oversee the Drip Docx practice. He is excited to join the team and make a positive impact in the community.