Plastic Surgery Staff Temecula
Vinitza “Vinny” Ortega / Patient Coordinator Surgery Scheduling
Vinny has worked as a patient coordinator for 17 years. Prior to joining Renuance Cosmetic Surgery Center she worked for both UCSD and Loma Linda University Surgical Departments. She has exceptional knowledge of all plastic surgery procedures and is an excellent mentor to her patients. She is routinely praised by patients for making the process of having surgery as effortless as possible. Vinny is an expert in fitness, nutrition and also fluent in Spanish.
Melissa Lopez / Patient Coordinator Surgery Scheduling
Melissa has 20 years of experience in the medical field and has been a patient coordinator for some of the top private practice plastic surgeons in the country. She is an expert in Care Credit and patient financing. Her caring and compassionate demeanor stems from the fact she knows the choice to embark on plastic surgery is an extremely personal decision. Her goal is to make her patients feel comfortable and at ease, so they may freely discuss any of their cosmetic concerns. Melissa is fluent in Spanish.
Pattie Dobozin – LVN, Pre-operative and Post-operative Coordinator
Pattie is your point of contact once you decide to make the surgical journey. Originally from Georgia, Pattie is known for her southern hospitality. Although, Pattie has been with Dr. Eichenberg’s practice since 2001, as a LVN she has more than 29 years of experience in plastic surgery. Pattie is able to confidently address all questions and concerns with honesty, and she helps our patients to have realistic expectations. Pattie’s primary goal is to make your surgical experience not only a seamless process, but to make you feel comfortable and confident about your decision. With Pattie’s natural kind-heartedness, she enjoys the friendships that are developed throughout the surgical process.
Meghan Daniel, LVN / Pre and Post-Op Nurse
Meghan was top of her class at Brightwood College School of Nursing. She was hand selected by both Dr. Filip and Dr. Eichenberg for her passion. She has been an excellent addition to the practice. Her patients have continued to praise her for her empathy, attentiveness and dedication to their individual needs. She has always held an interest in plastic surgery and is currently continuing her education to obtain her degree as a registered nurse.
Dawn Carter, RN / Operating Room Director
Dawn has over 25 years’ experience working in operating rooms. She has worked as first-assistant in surgery and directed patient care for the San Diego Padres and the Chargers. She has managed one of the busiest multi-specialty surgery centers in the country and is trained in permanent makeup artistry for cancer and burn patients. Dawn has traveled the world for charity events and her warm and caring bedside manner earns her the trust of even the most nervous patients.
Ivy Jones / Surgical Tech
Ivy has 28 years’ experience as a surgical technician. For over a decade she supported surgeons in the United States Army at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She is extensively trained in most surgical sub-specialties and has over 13 years’ experience in plastic surgery. Like Dr. Eichenberg, Ivy is an alumnus of Georgetown. She is drawn to the immediate visual transformation that patients undergo in the operating room and loves being a part of that process.