Megan – Practice Development Manager
Megan is the Practice Development Manager for Liu Plastic Surgery. In this position, Megan oversees operations for all site locations. Megan brings almost 15 years of plastic surgery industry experience to our team, excelling in all aspects of practice management from patient care to business operations. Originally from Chicago, Megan now lives in the Sacramento area. In her free time, she loves to travel, see live music, and explore new areas to hike and camp.
Noel – Patient Care Coordinator/Aesthetician
Noel is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician and CoolSculpt Coordinator at Liu Plastic Surgery. Noel is a highly skilled skin care specialist and began her aesthetics career in the MedSpa industry where she quickly discovered her passion for advanced medical treatments including facial treatments, chemical peels, acne treatments, and injectables (such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®). In addition, she performs almost all of the CoolSculpting® treatments at Liu Plastic Surgery. With over 8 years of customer service experience, she is constantly striving to help her patients become better educated about medical grade aesthetic treatments, products, and non-surgical body contouring in order to help them achieve their personal goals. In her free time, Noel enjoys spending time with her family and dog, traveling, and outdoor activities such as hiking and stand up paddle boarding.
Johanna – Patient Coordinator
Johanna is a Patient Coordinator at our practice supporting all of our locations. She has been in the medical field for over 10 years. Her positions have included Medical Aesthetican, Medical Assistant and Patient Care Coordinator. The best part of her job is greeting patients, getting to know them and making them feel comfortable in the office. When not in the office, Johanna loves spending time outdoors and traveling with her husband and three children.
Jenn – Patient Concierge
Jenn works on our Patient Concierge team supporting our multiple locations. She grew up in the Sacramento area where she still resides. Jenn has a diverse professional background and years of marketing and customer support experience in the aesthetic industry. Her passion for aesthetic procedures and skincare are always demonstrated through her knowledge, energy and attitude. She thrives off helping create a wonderful experience for our patients at Liu Plastic Surgery. In her free time she loves to adventure and travel the world, dine at the array of farm-to-fork restaurants in her city, and spend time with her goldendoodle, Bodie.
Gianna – Patient Concierge
Gianna is on the Patient Concierge team supporting all our offices out of our Sacramento location. Gianna graduated from Sacramento State in 2017 with her degree in Biological Sciences so it is safe to say she has a huge passion for medicine and helping others. Her ultimate goal is to go back to school to become a Physician’s Assistant but in the meantime, Gianna’s sweet demeanor and positive attitude greets our patients over the phone everyday. In her free time, she enjoys bike rides around town, going to the gym, cooking and playing laser with her cat, Prince Ali.
Adrianna – Aesthetician
Adrianna is a licensed Medical Aesthetician with a passion for helping others feel and look their absolute best. After struggling with severe cystic acne for many years, countless Dermatologist appointments, antiobiotics, over-the-counter creams and home remedies- She finally decided to take matters in to her own hands. With the ability to transform her own skin through treatment and product, A passion for skin health sparked and she never looked back. After becoming a licensed Medical Esthetician, Adrianna worked in a skin care clinic specializing in acne treatments, she quickly gained a following and decided to further her education and switch to the medical spa industry. Adrianna believes in combining the relaxation of day spa treatments with the efficacy of medical aesthetics- “ It creates the perfect harmony of looking and feeling great.”
It’s not just acne treatments for Adrianna, She also specializes in anti-aging and prevention. Adrianna is always staying current with ingredients and technology available in skin care and regularly attends professional classes and seminars in the Aesthetic industry.
When Adrianna is not in the treatment room, She is enjoying her cozy cottage in the woods with her puppy and exploring the beauty of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Adrianna completed Board Certification at SJCC and studied at The Dermal Institute Of San Francisco and Concepts Institute of Advanced Aesthetics.
Linda – Aesthetician
Linda is an Aesthetician at our SVIA Medspa in San Mateo. Linda’s passion for skin care began while experiencing her first facial. Being an Aesthetician for over 28 years, Linda prides herself on being devoted to her clients by helping them achieve healthy, glowing skin. When Linda isn’t at work, she enjoys exercising, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends in her new home near the coast.
Lorena – Aesthetician
Lorena is an Aesthetician at our SVIA Medspa in San Mateo. Lorena entered the skincare field nearly twenty five years ago, acquiring her aesthetician’s license from Cendec School in Santiago, Chile in 1984. Once she moved to California, Lorena then obtained her aesthetician’s license in 1990 from De Loux Skin Care School in San Mateo. Lorena has extensive experience in the aesthetics and medical spa industry. She loves connecting with her clients and giving her personal attention to their needs. Lorena believes that investing in your skin is a benefit that will last a lifetime. In her free time, Lorena loves to connect with nature and music.
Courtney – Medical Assistant
Courtney is our Medical Assistant at Liu Plastic Surgery in Sacramento. She grew up in Chico and earned a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from Chico State University. She is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Courtney loves learning everything aesthetics! She assists the surgeons with all in-office procedures and injectables. Courtney’s favorite aspect of her job is patient care and making each patient leave with a smile. In her spare time, Courtney spends time with her two French bulldogs, Mac (“Ma-croon”) and Riley (“French”). She is also a nutrition expert and strives to live a healthy lifestyle!
Carmen – Medical Assistant
Carmen is the medical assistant at Liu Plastic Surgery. Carmen brings a wealth on knowledge with her 16 years of experience working with patients. She assists the surgeons with all in-office procedures, such as breast augmentation and tummy tuck surgery. Carmen’s favorite aspect of her job is getting to know the patients and helping them through their recovery. She is always happy and upbeat and makes everyone smile. In her spare time, Carmen spends time with her husband of 14 years and her 3 boys. She enjoys reading and going to the beach.
Xiomara – Medical Assistant
Xio grew up in Colombia and moved to the United States 13 years ago with her family. She has been in the medical field as a Medical Assistant since 2013 and has been with Liu Plastic Surgery since 2019. Prior to Liu Plastic Surgery, Xio was working at a surgery center, so she excels at taking care of patients. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and dancing while making fun memories with friends and family.
Lauren – Patient Concierge/Medical Assistant
Lauren helps support our practice as a Patient Concierge and Medical Assistant in our Los Gatos and San Mateo locations. Lauren is a Bay Area native and graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.S. in Neuroscience. Lauren is looking to further her career and become a Nurse Practitioner but, in the meantime, Lauren’s professionalism, attention to detail, and genuine passion for patient care is the perfect addition to our practice and for our patients. In her spare time, Lauren likes to stay active with softball, basketball, martial arts, and Crossfit!
Astrid – Office Coordinator
Astrid is a Bay Area native and loves calling this area home! She has a passion for learning and trying new things, and loves to solve problems by looking for alternative unique solutions. She believes you should look and feel your best on the inside and the outside, and having a good skincare routine is the first step in the process. When she’s not in the office, you can find her outdoors hiking, biking or skiing.
Karine – Office Coordinator
Karine is the Office Coordinator at our SVIA Medspa in San Mateo and an integral part of the office operations. Before she became the Office Coordinator, she was a client for many years. She experienced first hand the passion and expertise of our aestheticians for skin care and their intense attention to clients’ needs. She loves being part of the team and supports them in every way possible. When Karine is not at work, she loves spending time with her family and friends, playing with her 5 grandchildren, and traveling.
Katie – Aesthetic Nurse
Katie comes to Liu Plastic Surgery with an extremely strong background as a pediatric ICU nurse. Although new to plastic surgery, Katie’s unique set of nursing skills are extremely well suited to non-invasive aesthetic procedures. Her curiosity makes her super excited about learning and mastering new things! She is originally from New Hampshire but ended up in California after a nursing travel assignment. Katie met her husband in California and has lived here ever since. Katie’s energy and optimism is contagious and her patients love her.
Nicole – Physician Assistant
Nicole grew up on the East Coast and went to University of Florida for undergraduate studies – majoring in nutrition sciences. After graduation, she moved to NYC and received her Physician Assistant training and credentials from Rutgers University School of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. She worked at New York Presbyterian Hospital at Cornell Medical Center and has extensive experience in neurosurgery and vascular surgery. In 2012, Nicole and her family moved to the Bay Area and they have been living in Los Gatos ever since. Prior to joining Liu Plastic Surgery in 2020, Nicole was an essential part of the surgical teams at Stanford and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Outside of work, Nicole enjoys an active lifestyle chasing her 3 year old twin boys around, hiking, yogalates and running.
Ashley – Receptionist
Ashley is the receptionist in our Los Gatos location greeting all of our patients with her smile and bubbly personality. Ashley brings years of concierge style customer service to Liu Plastic Surgery and has a passion for the aesthetics industry. Ashley always goes that extra mile to make sure our patients feel comfortable and have the best experience possible. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, singing, and sharing ice cream sundaes with her 3 year old son.