Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery and L&P Aesthetics Staff
The entire staff at Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery and L&P Aesthetics is dedicated to offering exceptional patient care and delivering the most natural results for the face, for the skin, for the hair and for the body.
Melissa Cutler – Licensed Aesthetician
A lifelong passion for skin care, health and beauty led Melissa to become a licensed aesthetician and skincare provider at L&P Aesthetics. Prior to this role, Melissa was an entrepreneur in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. She’s inspired by the latest advancements in skin care and travels around the world to take classes from innovative skin care providers so that she can bring knowledge back to her patients. Melissa is an avid runner and lives in the Bay Area with her husband and four children.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA and Salt Lake City, UT
Likes: Running marathons (she’s qualified and completed nine Boston Marathons), traveling around the world and supporting a girl’s school and women’s education center in Mozambique, Africa.
Favorite Treatment: Dermalifusion with dermaplaning because the results are seen immediately and last beyond a few days.
Catrina Hernandez – Surgical Technician, Medical Assistant
Catrina brings with her over 7 years of medical experience in plastic surgery, ENT & ophthalmic surgery arenas. As a highly organized and self-driven individual she pursued a degree as a surgical technician. She works with Dr. Lieberman and Dr. Parikh in the operating room making each case go smoothly and optimizing every patient’s experience.
When the team is not in the operating room, Catrina brings the same level of dedication, efficiency and passion to the clinic as our medical assistant.
Hometown: Santa Clara, CA
Likes: Spending time with her family and watching her two sons play sports
Favorite Treatment/s: Liquid Gold Eye treatment and under-eye filler because they both correct my dark, under-eye circles in pain-free ways! Also, you can’t go wrong with quarterly facials to maintain clear and bright skin.
Mandi Lonergan, RN, BSN & Expert Injector
Mandi has been a registered nurse for over 13 years and has extensive training in the head and neck anatomy. She began her nursing career in the post-surgical unit of Stanford Hospital where she worked with both Drs. Lieberman and Parikh while they were Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery residents. After five years, she moved with her family to Santa Rosa where she worked in the intensive care and peri-operative units. Now that Mandi is back on the Peninsula, she has become a well-sought after aesthetics nurse specializing in lip injections, the liquid lift, CoolSculpting and laser skin resurfacing including the Halo Hybrid Laser and BBL Forever Young treatments. She is passionate about enhancing a person’s natural look with safe injections and treatments and excited to be working with Drs. Lieberman and Parikh again. Learn more about Mandi by following her on Instagram at @forthefacebayarea_rn or checking out this video
Hometown: Ripon, CA
Likes: Spending time with her husband and and two children, traveling, and gardening
Morgan MacKean – Front Office Coordinator
Morgan is a Bay Area native who serves as the front office coordinator at Lieberman & Parikh. She is also a licensed cosmetologist specializing in eyelash extension services. Prior to being an employee, Morgan was a surgery patient of the doctors and fully understands the journey patients take when they elect for surgery or any cosmetic treatment. With her kind demeanor and attention to detail, Morgan strives to make sure patients feel comfortable, safe, and well cared for at our practice.
Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Likes: Fitness, painting and eyelash extensions
Favorite Treatment: Dermalinfusion
Simone Oneto – Surgical Tech and Medical Assistant
Simone brings a positive attitude and a genuine care for helping others to L&P Aesthetics. After graduating from the medical assisting program at Carrington College, Simone worked as a MA at a nearby pain management clinic and loved helping people. But her dream has always been to work in the OR which is why she went back to school to become a surgical technician. Simone splits her time at L&P Aesthetics between working as a MA in the medical spa and a surgical tech for Drs. Lieberman & Parikh at Alma At Addison Surgery Center.
Hometown: Gilroy, CA
Likes: Crossfit, mountain biking, hiking and traveling to new places with my fiancé and fur-child, Bailey.
Favorite Treatment/s: CoolSculpting
Michelle Ressler – Patient Care Coordinator
As the Patient Care Coordinator, Michelle oversees every aspect of the patient’s journey from the first consultation to post-operative care. It is her job to ensure every patient feels comfortable with the decisions they are making and ecstatic with the results they ultimately receive.
Having previously owned her own skin care studio and now currently co-owning her husband’s chiropractic practice, Michelle has extensive experience in office management, business, sales and accounting.
With five years experience working directly with plastic surgery patients, Michelle has invaluable knowledge about the surgical process that she shares with patients during their transformation. Her caring demeanor and attention to detail make her the perfect fit for this role.
Hometown: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Likes: Hanging out with family and friends, snow skiing, travel and long weekends.
Favorite Treatment/s: Lip filler and our signature Liquid Gold Eye treatment
Yolanda Rivera – Practice Manager
Yolanda joined the practice after a successful career in the global banking industry. She was a senior director at Visa, and the executive director of global technologies of HSBC Latin America before deciding to settle down in Palo Alto.
Yolanda is an invaluable resource for the practice not only for her expert business sense but also for the passion and knowledge of aesthetic medicine she shares with our patients.
Hometown: Soledad, CA
Likes: Traveling as much as possible
Favorite Treatment: Ultherapy
Deanna Sanchez – Front Desk Coordinator
Deanna studied at The Salon Professional Academy in San Jose to become a Licensed Aesthetician and went to massage therapy school before joining L&P Aesthetics. She’s always wanted to work in a medical spa and is excited to learn about the business by working the front of house for L&P Aesthetics. When she’s not working, Deanna loves spending time with family and friends, going shopping and grabbing a good bites to eat.
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Likes: In addition to hanging with family and friends, Deanna meditates daily.
Favorite Treatment: Chemical Peels because I used to have extremely bad cystic acne and chemical peels have completely transformed my skin. Huge believer!
Issabella Shields Grantham – Marketing Director
Issabella leads our marketing efforts with her diverse skill set in marketing, event production and public relations. In addition to L&P, “Izzy” is a marketing consultant for several clients in a variety of industries from apparel to hospitality to health and wellness. She’s also worked in the nonprofit arts sector as the executive director of a small, arts nonprofit in Oakland, CA. Izzy is a mom of two young children and brings creativity, strategic planning and a passion for health and wellness to the practice.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Likes: Practicing yoga, hiking in beautiful places and tasting California wines with friends
Colleen Shimamoto – Licensed Aesthetician & Medical Assistant
Colleen, a licensed aesthetician and medical assistant for over 12 years, is passionate and dedicated to helping others resolve their skin care concerns. At L&P Aesthetics, under the supervision of Drs. Lieberman & Parikh, she customizes treatment regimens that focus on results. Her passion for skincare stems from her own battle with cystic acne and hyper-pigmentation which makes her especially empathetic and experienced at treating these conditions.
Before joining L&P, Colleen was the Director of Education at world-renowned skin care manufacturer. She was primarily responsible for training top aestheticians across the US and assisting in research and development of new skincare products.
Because of this Colleen has a deep understanding of skincare ingredients and the formulation of products which she shares with her patients as she builds realistic & effective home-care regimens and treatment plans for her patients.
Prem Tripathi, MD – Facial Plastic Surgery Fellow
Dr. Tripathi is L&P’s first facial plastics fellow through the AAFPRS (American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery). He is excited to learn the breadth of facial aesthetic surgery from the best. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Dr. Tripathi did his undergraduate work at UC Davis, medical training at USC and residency in head and neck surgery at UC Irvine. While in training, he won many awards and scholarships and had several articles published in medical journals.
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Likes: Food, traveling, going to the gym and hanging out with his wife and daughter.
Surgical Interest/s: Lip lift, rhinoplasty and deep plane facelift
Honey Villena – Medical Assistant & Nursing Student
Honey has over a decade of experience in the medical industry with a degree in phlebotomy. Her passion for caring for patients as medical assistant has lead her to begin nursing program in addition to working full time! Her professional demeanor and keen organizational skills help keep harmony in the office.
Honey strives for excellence with every encounter. In addition to school and work, she’s a mom of two and loves to dance!
Our state-of-the-art office houses both our medical spa, L&P Aesthetics, as well as the Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery practice and our fully-accredited surgery center, AAASC. Located in the old Anthropologie building at 105 Addison Ave. in Palo Alto, our office is conveniently located just blocks from Stanford University and Town & Country Village. The quality of care and high standard of service starts the moment you walk in our door. We have created an office environment that is comfortable, luxurious, approachable and elegant. For visitors to the San Francisco- Bay Area, there are several hotels in the immediate area.
Campbell / San Jose
Our South Bay office is centrally located and convenient to Los Gatos, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, and San Jose. Built to offer the highest level of aesthetic and reconstructive care, this facility contains a beautifully renovated office as well as a fully accredited cosmetic surgery center. Drs. Lieberman & Parikh see patients at this office several times each month.
- Request your consultation online or call 650-327-3232 to schedule an appointment to see us in the Bay Area in our Palo Alto or San Jose offices.