Plastic Surgery New Jersey – Meet the Team
Laura Brown, Surgical Scheduling Coordinator
This February marked Laura’s 25th year working with Dr. Parker. That speaks of her confidence in his ability as a fine surgeon as well as an employer. Many things have changed since 1988, both outside and within our practice. However, one thing has remained the same- our dedication to providing quality care for our patients. Although much of what Laura does is “behind the scenes”, She works diligently every day to make sure that your surgery is as seamless as possible and that the overall experience you have at the Parker Center is pleasant. What makes the Parker Center special to Laura is our commitment to quality professional services in helping patients look and feel the best they can.
“Everyone, I mean everyone, at the Parker Center is wonderful. Your staff is always, caring, friendly, and knowledgeable.” —Plastic Surgery Patient
Angela Parisi, R.N., Nurse Coordinator
Angela has been with The Parker Center for 21 years. She has been a RN for 26 years. Her experience as an OR nurse lends to her expertise in educating and preparing our patients for their surgical experience. What makes the Parker Center so special to Angela is the privilege to work with an excellent physician who is devoted to taking the best care of his patients and staff alike. “We have an excellent team here at the Parker Center who all share in one common goal, which is it to take the best care of our patients. We treat every patient as if they were one of our family members.”
“I want to thank you and your staff for making my procedure a very positive experience. Everyone in your office handles him or herself with professionalism and has a very kind and gentle manner with your patients. I am so thrilled with my results – you have given me back my confidence! Thank you again!” —Plastic Surgery Patient
Janet Franceschi, Office Manager
As the office manager of the Parker Center for the past seven years, Janet’s favorite part of her job is the role she plays in the day to day operations of the center. It gives her great satisfaction in knowing that she plays a part in having the center run smoothly, effectively, and ultimately providing an enjoyable experience for our patients. What makes the Parker Center a special place for Janet is working with a caring and professional team whose main purpose is patient satisfaction.
“Thank you so much for providing me with such wonderful care and attention prior to, and throughout my surgery. I was nervous about staying overnight and your staff put me at ease. The overnight nurse was wonderful and caring. She went out of her way to keep me comfortable. While I recovered at home, your staff continued to call and monitor my status. You made me feel special, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the results!” —Plastic Surgery Patient
Michelle Cauwenberghs, Patient Coordinator
Michelle has been with the Parker Center for five years. As the patient coordinator, Michelle sets up appointments for patients interested in cosmetic procedures and handles the details of their surgical experience. What makes the Parker Center so special for Michelle is working with such a friendly staff and for such a talented surgeon. Being able to welcome a patient and enhance their experience at the Parker Center is something Michelle prides herself on. She enjoys the hands on experience and the close interaction with patients.
Liz Kobb, Digital Imaging Consultant
Liz has been with the Parker Center with the Parker Center 8 years. Her favorite part of her job is communicating with the patients and showing them the possible outcome of their surgery through computer imaging and sizing sessions. What makes the Parker Center so special for Liz is the staff and the special care we take with our patients.
Liz has been doing computer imaging for twenty years and really enjoys her job. She has many presentations she can show you for all of the procedures we do here at the Parker Center. Liz has worked for Canfield Scientific training other plastic surgeons and their staff on how to use the Mirror Software that we use in our office.
Charlene Walter, OR Nurse
Charlene has been with the Parker Center for the past six years and brings an over 20 year history of medical and surgical nursing to us. She looks forward to making sure you have a pleasant experience at the Parker Center and welcomes your comments and feedback.
Erin Boyd, Medical Assistant
Erin has been with the Parker Center for 6 years. What Erin enjoys most about her job is providing care and helping our patients through their experiences at the Parker Center. As a full-time nursing student pursuing a Bachelors degree in nursing she is glad to be working so closely with the most friendly staff of nurses and being a part of a wonderful team.
Kim Ashton, Spa Coordinator
Kim has been with the Parker Center’s Beaura Spa for the past 7 years and brought with her a 5 year background in the industry. She enjoys being in a position to offer patients the latest techniques and services in their personal quest and seeing results is a wonderful feeling.
Along with the Spa’s technical staff, Kim works diligently to achieve patient/clientele satisfaction.
“The staff and Dr. Parker were excellent in their care during and after surgery. The aesthetician at the spa has been a great help and support, Kim, too!” —Plastic Surgery Patient
Lydia Dolgov, Accounting Department
Lydia has been with the Parker Center for six years and she ensures that all financial aspects of the practice are intact. What makes the Parker Center so special for Lydia is the extremely friendly, highly professional and compassionate people who are dedicated to patient satisfaction, people who make sure, that every experience at Parker Center is pleasant whether you are a patient or an employee. It is great to be part of such a team.
“It’s not easy finding thoughtful people like all of you have been. And its not easy finding the words to let you know how many special thanks are yours today. Thank you all so much. Love you all!” —Plastic Surgery Patient
Dr. Richard Clarkin, Anesthesiologist
Dr. Clarkin is the Director of Anesthesia at the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery. He and his colleagues have administered anesthesia at the Parker Center on a daily basis for over 25 years. This well-trained group of board certified anesthesiologists also provides anesthesia services at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffren, NY. Over the years, Dr. Clarkin and his colleagues have developed a close working relationship with Dr. Parker and his staff. This extensive collaboration enables them to clearly understand and fulfill the unique needs and expectations of Dr. Parkers patients and to meet the high standards for patients which Dr. Parker has set at his Center.
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