Vinny Ortega – Surgical Patient Coordinator
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.
Pattie Giguere – LVN/Surgery 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.
Michelle Prude – RN/Operating Room Director of Nursing
Michelle has over 15 years of experience in nursing with a concentration in the surgical field. She has managed a very busy multi-specialty surgery center and has been recognized for her strong skills in patient assessment and care. Her warm and calming bedside manner earns the trust of even the most nervous patients. Michelle’s dedication to patient safety as well as ensuring patients have the most pleasant surgical experience possible has made her an excellent addition to the Renuance Surgical Team.
Ivy Jones – Surgical Technician/Operating Room Manager
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.
Regina Lucero – Front Office Administrator
Ruby Kuhar – Aesthetic Patient Coordinator
Ruby has been part of the Renuance Team for many years. She is extremely dedicated to making your experience at Renuance Cosmetic Surgery Center as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Ruby has significant experience in lasers and injectables not only from her many years at Renuance but also from her former employer, AVA M.D. in Santa Monica. With over 15 years of experience in the field of customer service and health care services, her passion for the cosmetic aesthetic field makes her a great fit for our practice. She enjoys meeting and educating patients on the services Renuance has to offer. We also consider her to be our expert with regard to skin care products. Ruby is enthusiastic about the care she provides to our patients, which makes her an asset to our Renuance team. Ruby is fluent in Spanish.
Kristin Juve – RN/Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Kristin has been with Dr. Eichenberg since 2004. Kristin finished her BSN in nursing at San Diego State. Kristin first started helping Dr. Eichenberg as a circulating nurse in his operating room. At this time she was personally trained by Dr. Eichenberg in the treatments of lasers and injections. She is one of our specialized aesthetic nurses injecting BOTOX, fillers, and performing sclerotherapy, laser treatments and peels. Kristin loves helping others and making patients feel better about themselves with cutting edge procedures.
Tammy Jankay – RN/Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Tammy has been with Dr. Eichenberg’s Renuance Aesthetic Care since 2005. She is one of our specialized aesthetic nurses injecting BOTOX, fillers, and performing sclerotherapy, laser treatments and peels. Tammy prides herself in addressing all questions and concerns to achieve the best result possible. Her continued injection and laser education keeps her on the cutting edge of what is new and exciting in the non-surgical world, which makes her a great asset to our patients and team.
Karen Bunting – RN/Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Karen has been an aesthetic nurse specialist for over 15 years. Her extensive experience, knowledge and training in the art of injecting Botox and fillers impressed Dr. Eichenberg so much so that he knew she would be a wonderful addition to the experienced team we have at Renuance. Karen’s aesthetic skill and expertise extends to laser treatments, chemical peels, sclerotherapy and the increasingly popular procedure, micro needling with platelet rich plasma (prp) for facial rejuvenation. Karen’s friendly approach coupled with her amazing eye for detail instills a tremendous amount of confidence in her patients. Karen works closely with each patient to form a carefully devised treatment plan to achieve an individual’s aesthetic goals.