Meet Our Team
Parker Center in Paramus, New Jersey
We invite you to get to know our Parker Center patient care & operating room staff. Each member of our team plays an essential role in making your experience safe, comfortable and enjoyable.
Angela Parisi, R.N., Nurse Coordinator & Nurse Injector
Angela has been with The Parker Center for 25 years. She has been a RN for 30 years. Her experience as an OR nurse lends to her expertise in educating and preparing our patients for their surgical experience. With specialized training and a demonstrated talent for achieving beautiful results, Angela is also our nurse injector for Botox and wrinkle fillers at the Parker Center. 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 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. I am so thrilled with my results – you have given me back my confidence!”
—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 28 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.
Laura Brown, Surgical Scheduling Coordinator
This February marked Laura’s 28th 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
Janet Franceschi, Patient Coordinator
As patient coordinator, Janet sets up appointments for patients interested in cosmetic procedures and handles the details of their surgical experience. A member of the Parker Center team for the past 10 years, Janet has also served as our office manager. 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 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. You made me feel special, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the results!”
—Plastic Surgery Patient
Liz Kobb, Digital Imaging Consultant
Liz has been with the Parker Center for 11 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.
Rosa Ordaz, Medical Assistant
Rosa joined The Parker Center in June of 2014. She is a certified medical assistant and is experienced in all aspects of medical assisting.
Rosa is furthering her education by pursuing a nursing degree and continues to learn new things every day.
Sonia Barrera, Receptionist
Sonia is a receptionist for the practice and has been with the Parker Center for six months. What makes working at the Parker Center special for her is being part of a team that is truly dedicated to their patients, being able to meet different people and learn new things every day. Sonia graduated from Passaic County Community College and has an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts.
Lauren is the front desk receptions and has been with the Parker Center for 3 years. Her past work experience in the hospitality field comes through in her welcoming, friendly disposition as the Center’s first point of contact. What makes the Parker Center so special to Lauren is working alongside an amazing staff that is knowledgeable, kind and compassionate. She especially loves seeing patients excited and thrilled with their results. Lauren attended Bergen Community college and Parisian Beauty Academy.
Tara is a registered nurse and has been with the Parker Center for 11 years. She has experience caring for our patients before, during and after surgery. In addition, she is a nurse injector. She takes pleasure in working together with her patients to achieve natural looking results utilizing our non-surgical treatments and injectables. Whether it be a surgical or non-surgical patient, Tara enjoys providing them with the most positive experience possible.