The For The Face Staff
The entire For The Face staff at Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery is dedicated to offering exceptional patient care and delivering the most natural results for the face, for the hair and for the skin.
Catrina Hernandez – Surgical Technician, Medical Assistant
Catrina brings with her over 7 years of medical experience in plastic surgery, cardiovascular, and orthopedic 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.
Mandi Lonergan, RN, BSN & Expert Injector
Mandi has been a registered nurse for over 12 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 and the liquid lift and is excited to be working with Drs. Lieberman and Parikh again. She is passionate about enhancing a person’s natural look with safe injections and treatments. Learn more about Mandi by following her on Instagram at @forthefacebayarea_rn
Hometown: Ripon, Ca
Likes: Spending time with her husband and and two children, traveling, and gardening
Michael Meanor – IT Manager
Michael makes everything run super smooth in our offices by ensuring our technical and computer systems are up-to-date and running as they should be. He brings a unique mix of network expertise, creative talent, business knowledge and friendliness to the practice.
Michelle Ressler – Patient Care Coordinator
Michelle is the most recent addition to our practice. She is a licensed aesthetician with a background business-ownership, accounting and office management. Four years ago, after owning a skin care studio, Michelle decided take on a career in plastic surgery as a Patient Care Coordinator.
Michelle has invaluable knowledge about the surgical process that she shares with patients during their transformation. She oversees every aspect of the patient’s journey, from the first consultation to post-surgical care. Her caring demeanor and attention to detail make her the perfect fit for this role. She provides the highest level of personalized attention that every patient can expect to receive.
In addition to her role at Lieberman & Parikh, Michelle helps her husband run his chiropractic office. She is mother of two and enjoys snow skiing, travel and long weekends. She also considers herself a social butterfly!
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.
Issabella Shields – Marketing Director
Issabella leads our marketing efforts with her diverse skill set in marketing, event production and public relations. Before joining For The Face, “Izzy” worked for a marketing agency in Colorado with clients in a variety of industries from apparel to banking 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 brings creativity, strategic planning and a passion for health and wellness to the practice.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Likes: Practicing yoga, hiking in beautiful places around California and hosting dinner parties
Colleen Shimamoto – Licensed Aesthetician & Medical Assistant
Colleen is a passionate and dedicated Aesthetician who is sensitive to helping others resolve their skin care concerns. Through Skincare by Colleen, she will customize a treatment regimen that is focused on a results oriented approach. Her passion for skincare stems from her own battle with cystic acne as a teenager. This adds an empathetic, sensitive and caring approach to her treatments.
Colleen has worked with top skin care manufacturers as the Director of Education, where she was able to work with chemists on the formulation of new products and treatments worldwide. Her travels and education have allowed her to learn from the best in the world and share her expertise with you.
With over a decade of experience, her passion, commitment and genuine nature make her a perfect addition to the practice.
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!
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley and across the street from Stanford University, our Palo Alto office is conveniently situated close to the downtown area and right next to Town & Country Village. At Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery, the quality of care and the high standard of service should start the moment you walk in the door. We have created an office environment that is comfortable and 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 state of the art facility contains a beautifully renovated office as well as a fully accredited cosmetic surgery center.