Michele Rivard- Plastic surgery physician assistant
Michele Rivard is a plastic surgery physician assistant who has spent the last sixteen years exclusively focused on aesthetic and plastic surgery. Having amassed extensive training in lasers, skin care, facial filler injections, and neurotoxin injections, Michele is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery. She has won numerous accolades for her knowledge and technical expertise from colleagues and patients.
Ms. Rivard was born in Canada. She trained and worked as a singer and dancer before deciding to pursue her interest in physical sciences. She moved to the United States where she graduated Cum Laude from Long Island University's Physician Assistant program and subsequently obtained a graduate degree in surgery from Alderson-Broaddus College in West Virginia. Michele returned to New York City to practice with some of the top plastic surgeons in the City, where she has been involved in FDA research trials involving aesthetic drugs and lasers.
Michele’s friendly, relaxed and approachable demeanor combined with her vast knowledge allows her to provide each patient a uniquely personal treatment that blends technical expertise with artistry.
Susan Skepi- Office manager/surgical coordinator
Susan is the friendly and efficient office manager/surgical coordinator of our practice. Always ready with a smile on her face, Susan is welcoming, dependable, thorough, and extremely proficient. She strives to make each patient's experience efficient, seamless, and pleasant. Before joining our practice, Susan was the surgical coordinator in a busy ophthalmology practice where she perfected her capable interaction with patients, surgical facilities, and insurance companies. Susan's first work experience was in the retail business, but she gravitated to the medical field because she found the interaction with patients a more rewarding experience.
Ever the believer in " Do unto others what you would have them do unto you", Susan would move heaven and earth to help our patients feel welcomed and well cared for. The genuine sense of concern and care manifested by Susan, endears her to us and to our clientele. Susan may be reached directly by phone or by her email: Susan@FaceDoctorNYC.com
Krystyna "Krys" Kulesza- Receptionist/medical assistant
Krystyna, our enthusiastic, kind, and energetic receptionist also fulfills the role of medical assistant in our office. Having initially studied business, Krys found her calling in the more people oriented and compassionate field of dentistry and medicine. She cares deeply about every patient in our practice and goes to great lengths to make every appointment convenient and every experience seamless. Krys is especially talented in putting patients at ease and alleviating any anxiety in our new patients. She is well versed in our menu of cosmetic procedures and product offerings, qualifying her to be a valuable informational resource to our patients.