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 23 years. She has been a RN for 28 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 27 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 27th 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 nine 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 10 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 eight years and brings over 22 years of experience in medical and surgical nursing to us. Charlene’s warm smile and caring demeanor help to put patients at ease. She looks forward to making sure you have a pleasant experience at the Parker Center and welcomes your comments and feedback.
Patricia Canavan, Nurse Managers of Surgiplex
Patricia joined The Parker Center team in July 2014. She is the nurse manager for our fully accredited surgical facility, Surgiplex.
Patricia has over 32 years experience as a registered nurse. Her experience includes ER, OR, ICU, PACU, and Labor and Delivery. She brings her extensive administrative experience from Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley. She was responsible for setting up and organizing policies and procedures.
Erin Boyd, Medical Assistant
Erin has been with the Parker Center for 8 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.
Rosa Ordaz, Medical Assistant
Rosa joined The Parker Center in June of 2014. She is a certified medical assistant and is experience in all aspects of medical assisting.
Rosa is furthering her education by pursuing a nursing degree and continues to learn new things every day.
Lydia Dolgov, Accounting Department
Lydia has been with the Parker Center for eight 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
Jessica Padilla, Spa Coordinator & Makeup Artist
Jessica is new to our team, Beaura Spa at Parker Center. She brings with her over 15 years of medical administration experience. She is an experienced licensed aesthetician with a focus on makeup and skin care. Jessica’s infectious smile and calming demeanor helps put all of our clients at ease. Jessica is dedicated to making every client experience incredible, which leads to a very high satisfaction rate. “I am excited for the opportunity to utilize my makeup application skills and skin care knowledge while being part of a great team!”