Radka – Practice Manager
Radka has 18 years of experience working in plastic surgery and aesthetics. She is knowledgeable about surgical and non-surgical procedures, and she enjoys using her knowledge to help patients throughout their experience within our practice.
Radka is always seeking new ways to improve and educate. She is a Certified Medical Assistant and received her AS Degree in Business Management and Marketing from El Camino College in Torrance, California. She enjoys the management portion of her job so much that she is currently obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Phoenix University, Arizona.
Radka is passionate about providing the best customer service possible. Her goal is to design a synergistic team of individuals with unique qualities in order to meet the highest standard of care for our patients.
Carissa Brown RN, BSN – Aesthetic Nurse
Carissa Brown is a Registered Nurse who has 15 years of experience ranging from hospital, ambulatory care, case management and medical aesthetics. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science at Cal State University, Long Beach, GO BEACH! Carissa discovered her true passion for aesthetics in 2000 when she started off as a successful makeup artist and then moved into medical aesthetics in 2006.
Her areas of expertise include dermal injections, such as wrinkle reducers (Botox®, Jeuveau) and fillers (Juvéderm®, Restylane®, RHA), as well as laser skin revitalization and hair removal.
Continued education is extremely important to her; she continuously looks for opportunities to stay up to date with the latest aesthetic practices through hands-on training, conferences, research studies, and patient experiences.
Carissa believes aesthetic treatments should always be performed with patient safety as the number one priority. She combines science and art to personalize every treatment and enhance each patient’s unique features, leaving them with refreshed and natural-looking results. Outside of her profession, Carissa loves dancing, fitness, and planning the next road trip with her family and three dogs.
Venessa – Patient Care Coordinator and Director of Marketing
Venessa earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Physiology from California State University Long Beach and has had clinical training as an EMT. Venessa has always had a love for aesthetics and has a background in salon management, however, she has found a passion for plastic surgery that combines her knowledge and experience in a fulfilling way. Her eagerness to expand her skills has led her to become a Certified Coolsculpting Specialist and develop her proficiency in marketing.
Venessa believes in excellent customer service and that everyone deserves to be treated with compassion and enthusiasm. As Patient Care Coordinator, she will be there to help guide you through your cosmetic surgical journey. As Director of Marketing, she will keep our patients updated through email communications, social media and website management, office events, and community outreach. She is so grateful to have the opportunity to be a part of something as special as the Waltzman team!
Sabrina – Patient Care Coordinator
Sabrina is a highly organized professional with years of administrative experience and exceptional interpersonal abilities. Her dynamic collaborative abilities, positive attitude, and strong work ethic make her a key member at Waltzman Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Cal State Fullerton in 2012.
Prior to working for Waltzman Plastic Surgery, Sabrina worked as an Insurance agent. Her desire to explore other opportunities and her own personal interest in aesthetics led her to join the Waltzman team. Sabrina has been a patient of Dr. Waltzman since 2018 and has experienced his surgical care first-hand, which is extremely helpful in her role as Patient Care Coordinator. She is excited to share her knowledge and work closely with our patients to provide thoughtful guidance throughout their journey with Waltzman Plastic Surgery.
Michelle – Front Office Coordinator
Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in a medical office setting. She earned her Medical Assistant Certificate in 2012 and since then has experience as a Medical Study Coordinator, Treatment Technician, and Surgical Coordinator.
Michelle enjoys working in the medical field and has explored many different specialties, yet she has always found herself drawn to the innovation and advancement of surgical procedures. She is an eager learner and is always seeking to become more knowledgeable in every aspect of her profession. Michelle is especially fond of aesthetics and helping patients feel as beautiful on the outside as they do inside and finds fulfillment meeting their needs or desires. She takes great pride in patient care and strives to make every encounter memorable. She embraces the Hawaiian culture and treats everyone like “ohana.”
Liss – Medical Assistant
Liss is our Medical Assistant who works closely with Dr. Waltzman and Team to provide exceptional surgical and non-surgical patient care. She earned her MA Certification in 2014 and is fluent in Spanish as well.
You will find Liss to have a warm presence, driven by excellent patient care. She enjoys assisting Dr.Waltzman in consultations, in-office procedures, and surgeries.
She is passionate about continuing her education. Her specific areas of interested include breast augmentation and reconstruction, facial aesthetics, dermal fillers, and anti-aging treatments. Her medical background with aesthetics has proven to be a great fit. She is also Coolsculpting Certified and helps manage the treatment cycles for patients to get the best result possible!
Shannon – Esthetician
Shannon is our Esthetician who has a background in both esthetics and surgical technology. She acquired her Esthetics license from Leon’s Studio One in Buffalo, NY in 2009 and graduated with her Surgical Technology certification from North West College in 2015.
Shannon is excited and passionate about helping our patients love their skin. She will help you create a skincare program that is customized to your skin type and lifestyle. With years of experience, Shannon’s passion and dedication has earned her a spot on our team.