Meet The Staff
General Information About Our Staff
We are a small practice that is committed to providing patients with the individual attention they deserve. Our staff are trained to understand the most recent advances in aesthetic surgery and have been hired for their efficiency, caring nature, and warmth. No doctor can do it alone. Our staff are exceptionally well qualified and will help to make your experience seamless in every way. Everyone will contribute to your positive experience from your first phone call or e-mail to your last postoperative visit.
Debbie, our Registered Nurse and office manager is a point of contact from consultation to surgery and beyond. Debbie has worked in the field of plastic surgery for over 25 years and brings maturity and experience to her patient counseling. There isn’t a cosmetic surgery question she has not answered at one point or another in the office or by e-mail. She loves working with people and is a great advocate of people who do what it takes to feel better about themselves. Debbie is also a skin care specialist and a coolsculpting specialist supporting the other members of our team in these endeavors. She is a new grandmother, and spends a great deal time nurturing her grandson, which brings a special warmth into the office.
Kristie joins our practice as surgical care coordinator and marketing manager. Kristie has spent the last four years immersed in the world of beauty and cosmetic surgery. She started her career working in marketing and public relations for the fashion and beauty teams at magazines such as Life & Style Weekly, In Touch Weekly, Cosmopolitan and other Hearst Magazine publications. Later on, she branched out into the cosmetic surgery field, spending a year as a patient coordinator for a prominent plastic surgeon in both NJ and NYC. Kristie’s passion for the medical & aesthetics industry, along with impeccable patient service, is a perfect match for building and maintaining relationships with our cherished new and existing clients. You will feel at ease with Kristie during your cosmetic journey through her attentive, warm, and thorough nature. She also brings to our practice her strong beauty marketing background, where she will continue our fun, fresh and cutting-edge online presence.
Michelle, our front desk concierge, will cater to all your practice needs. She will schedule your appointments, set up and manage your rewards programs and answer any questions you may have. Michelle has been with Dr. Bev for 20 years, leaving for a short while to pursue her dream as a personal trainer and reiki practitioner. She can assist you with your fitness goals pre and post procedure and she provides reiki sessions by appointment. Michelle’s motto is “Wellness is a complete state of harmony of the mind, body and spirit.” She takes pride in her appearance and leads a healthy lifestyle, knowing that plastic surgery and a healthy life style complement one another, to create your most beautiful you!
Mary Jo, known by everyone as MJ, joins our practice with extensive experience in the Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa Industry. Along with her business expertise, she brings to us hands on experience analyzing and treating skin with customized in office and at home regimens to ensure a healthy glowing appearance. MJ began her career in marketing , working within Global Design Network. After getting her aesthetician’s license she quickly advanced to the position of senior cosmetic consultant , where she advised patients not only about skin care, but about various non invasive enhancing procedures including fillers, botox, lasers, body contouring, and ultrasound therapies. Her keen eye and understanding of patients needs has created a special niche for her, allowing her to address both the med spa and plastic surgery spectrum. Since joining Dr. Friedlander she has also received advanced training in Coolsculpting, non invasive fat removal and body contouring, and is one of the specialists that performs the procedure.
Lindsey is our surgical care coordinator and marketing specialist. Having started her career as an aesthetician, she quickly realized there was a great deal more to offer with Plastic Surgery. She worked for a prominent Plastic Surgeon in south Florida, as both a marketing manager and a patient care coordinator. Her background includes 5 years of surgical assistance, giving her a full understanding of the patient experience. Lindsey has a keen eye and a quick wit which makes her ideally suited for the position here. She recently moved to NJ, to be closer to home and family. We welcome her to our family.
Magda is a NJ State licensed Aesthetician since 1998. Her professional life has been devoted to esthetics, spa management and fashion. She is certified in skin analysis, all forms of clinical and non-clinical skin care, energy based skin tightening procedures, chemical exfoliation, dermaplaning, and several disciplines of massage including Swedish, Lymphatic drainage, and Reflexology.
Adjunct to her position as a Medical Esthetician with Beverly Friedlander, MD/True Beauty Medspa. Magda owns and manages her own company, offering on-location hair and makeup services. Her work has been featured in publications such as Town and Country, The Knot, New Jersey Bride, and Manhattan Bride. Her fashion experience includes work for Chanel, DKNY, Yumi Katsuri, Vera Wang and others, as well as hair and makeup for NYC’s Fashion Week.
Magda brings a great deal of expertise and enthusiasm to our practice with her wealth of experience, calming demeanor, and unsurpassed skill set.
Christina, a Certified CoolSculpting specialist, joins our practice on Saturdays to accommodate our patients busy and hectic weekday schedules. She is also a Certified Medical Assistant, working in the cosmetic and plastic surgery field for 10 years. She is experienced assisting in cosmetic procedures such as Botox, fillers, fat injections, and Ultherapy, as well as countless other procedures. Christina is very enthusiastic about the procedures we have to offer and loves helping people achieve their goals. With her background in bodybuilding, diet, and personal training she is always eager to share her expertise to help achieve long term results and happy healthy clients!