Meet Our Staff

Learn more about our staff members here at Houston Spine & Joint Pain Consultants.

Staff - Sophie Morris

Sophie Morris

Director of Clinical Operations

An original Houston native, Sophie has over 10 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Texas School of Business with her degree in Medical Assisting back in 2006. She has been with Dr. Tariq and Houston Spine and Joint Pain Consultants since the practice was founded. As Director of Clinical Operations, she leads our team of dedicated care coordinators and is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the practice. She uses her knowledge of interventional procedures and pain management to oversee scheduling and clinical flow. Sophie enjoys working with patients and being involved in new and innovative ways to treat pain.

Staff - Samon Millionder

Samon Millionder


Samon joined Houston Spine and joint pain consultants after relocating from her original hometown of Pensacola fl, where she studied Health Care Management at Florida A&M University. Here at Houston Spine and Joint Pain Consultants, Samon serves as our Head of case management where she oversees our physician`s recommendations and schedules interventional procedures. With over 8 years of experience in workers compensation, injury protocol, and personal injury claims, Samon enjoys the daily challenges the role brings and keeping up-to-date with the latest treatments, ODG guidelines, and interventional procedures.

Staff - Melissa



Melissa has an associates degree in health information management as well as over 20 years of healthcare experience ranging from ASC revenue cycle management to physican group practice management and orthopedic specialties