ABOUT US

Toccara

Executive Assistant

Our Executive Assistant, Toccara, was born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana. She is the friendly face greeting you once you walk in the clinic or call us. In her spare time, Toccara loves to dance, write in her journal, and socialize with her family and friends. She is also insta-famous @creoletreasure.


"I love working at Shed It! because I am big on self-love. Say you can do it and your body will follow!" ~ Toccara

Irina

CEO

Irina is the Co-Founder and CEO at Shed It! She is originally from Germany but has been living in Shreveport since 2015. When she doesn't work, she chases after her two energetic toddler boys. Irina has always been interested in a healthy and fit lifestyle and with Shed It!, her vision is coming to life.

Dr. Jaya

MD

Dr. Jaya is a board-certified family physician who has worked as a Hospitalist for the last 12 years. Her passions include wellness, meditation, and filmmaking. She loves working at Shed It! because, "As a yo-yo dieter myself and someone who has dealt with body issues, I know how important it is to get healthy from the inside out. I'm excited to help others live the lives they so deserve!"

Michelle

PA-C

Michelle is a native of Shreveport and has been a Physician Assistant for 16+ years.

She loves working at Shed It! because, "I have struggled with body image and weight management issues for most of my adult life. Now that I have become healthier through weight loss and addressing my underlying issues, I am passionate about helping others feel as good about themselves as possible. I love being able to encourage and support patients every step of the way with medication choices, office visits, and all of our other available resources."