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Team Breslow

Plastic Surgery • Medical Spa

Marina Amini

Marketing Manager
Marina joined The Breslow Center in September of 2022. She handles all things marketing and social media. She graduated from Montclair State University with a Marketing degree, where she developed her passion for business. At her previous job as a Social Media Manager for a hair care company, she learned the ins and outs of social media and digital marketing. In her free time, you can always find Marina exploring new places, shopping, and spending time with her fiance, family, and friends. 

Kaitlyn Baker

Front Office

Kaitlyn joined The Breslow Center in January of 2021. She is currently a student at Manhattan College studying Healthcare Administration. While The Breslow Center is the beginning of her experience in the medical field, she has always had a passion for healthcare. Her grandparents have always been my biggest motivators when it comes to pursuing this career.  Katilyn is an integral part of the front office.

Her extracurriculars include being a part of the D1 Manhattan College Jasper Cheerleading Team, studying abroad in Paris, France, and being a member of the Gaelic Society.

In her spare time, she love to travel, spend time with my friends and family, coach cheerleading, and attend New York Yankee ball games.

Jenna Bishop

Jenna is a Registered Nurse who joined The Breslow Center in August of 2022. Jenna received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and RN from The Ramapo College of New Jersey. She started her career at The Johns Hopkins Hospital as a Neuroscience / Neurosurgery nurse.

She is passionate about ensuring patients feel comfortable and at-home from the moment they walk through our door. You will find her assisting Doctor Breslow and Doctor Greaney. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym and baking cookies for her friends and family. 

Amelia Castillo

Amelia joined The Breslow Center in July of 2022. She started her career in the medical field in 2016,  when she worked at a private owned foot & ankle practice. Her interest in skincare, cosmetic, and aesthetic beauty originated from her previous job at a dermatology office. Growing up with two deaf parents, Amelia has enjoyed helping her parents, and other people the best way she can. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and her significant other. She loves going on adventures, trying new restaurants, and making memories with her family.

Laura Cocciadiferro

Laura joined The Breslow Center in January 2022 with a very diverse professional background. A graduate of Rowan University, with a BA in Communications, she brings with her over 15 years of Corporate Marketing and Advertising experience most notably with The Swatch Group, Omega and TAG Heuer Watch
Brands. After years of supporting US and International markets, Laura decided to stay close to home and manage all things family, school and sports-related for her four active sons.

As the Assistant to the Patient Care Coordinator, Laura’s care for others is evident in her everyday work. Laura brings her personal attention and years of various skills to the practice. Laura assists in all aspects of Pre and Post-Surgery needs for our Breast Cancer and Cosmetic patients.

In her spare time…she has NO spare time…she is happily married with FOUR SONS!  In the rare occasion she does, she can be found always in great company, having fun at sporting events, the beach, cooking and on many adventures with her family and dog, Rocky.

Vincenza Conlon

Vincenza started with the practice in April of 2018.  She is a Registered Nurse by trade  and had put that behind her to stay at home and raise her now grown children.  At The Breslow Center, Vincenza is responsible for recording cosmetic patient histories and works alongside of Melissa Giordano rooming patients and preparing patients for their injectable treatment. You can always find Vincenza smiling and laughing.  When not at the office, she enjoys family time and cooking.

Marisa Druce

Injxcellence Medical Spa Manager, Wyckoff

Marisa comes to The Breslow Center for Plastic Surgery and Injxcellence Medical Spa with extensive experience in business, healthcare, and public relations. Relocating from the Cosmetic Dermatology world, where she was Practice Manager at PFRANKMD™, she has joined our team as the Manager of Injxcellence Medical Spa in Wyckoff.

Prior to that her career with PFRANKMD™, Marisa owned and operated a luxury auto repair center for 10 years; she is a NJ native and a graduate of Manhattan College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Business.  Marisa’s vast experience, managerial skills, and her ability to work with others, makes her an asset to the practice.  In her spare time, Marisa is often found in the kitchen baking gluten free treats and cooking.  She also enjoys entertaining her friends and family.   

Danielle Gallo

Medical Assistant

Danielle has been a Medical Assistant since 2001. She started her career in Dermatology and remained in that field for fifteen years. In 2016, she decided to make a change to the exciting field of Plastic Surgery. Danielle has a passion for the cosmetic field and enjoys the journey of helping patients feel better about themselves. You will see Danielle in the office assisting Veronica’s patients.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. They enjoy beach time, hiking, traveling, and being in the stands at NFL football games. She also enjoys working out.

Melissa Giordano

Director of Nursing / Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist / Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse

Melissa has been with The Breslow Center since 2007 and has dedicated her career in Nursing to Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. As Director of Nursing, she assists with all medical aspects of the practice.  With over a decade of experience in plastic surgery, including 4 years of assisting the operating room, Melissa is an integral member of our team.Melissa is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of plastic surgery patient care. Melissa’s focus is on the aesthetic side of the practice using Botox and fillers. The transformations she achieves for her patients are truly a work of art.  Melissa is an active member of the International Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses as well as the Society for Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists.

Brianna Guttuso

PA-C, M.S.

Brianna is a Physician Assistant specializing in skin care needs.  In addition to overseeing our Medical Spa, she also performs our Laser treatments and has a passion for making people look their very best with dermal fillers & botox. She received her bachelors and masters degree at Seton Hall University. She is a board certified member of the NCCPA and actively works to broaden her knowledge to keep up with new technology and changes of medicine. She previously worked in Dermatology expanding her knowledge of skin care and aesthetic procedures since 2015. Brianna’s professional interests include creating professional relationships with her patients to achieve their skin care goals.

In her spare time Brianna enjoys traveling, shopping, walking her frenchie, and quality time with family and friends. She is ready to make you “Love the Way You Look” and take your skin from dull to glowing. 

Madison Keppeler

Certified Physician Assistant

Madison, our physician assistant, has been practicing in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since completing her degree. She earned her Masters of Science in 2012. Prior to joining The Breslow Center she previously practiced at John Hopkins Hospital.

Her goal each and every day is to deliver the most extraordinary patient care possible. Madison’s focus is to assist Dr. Breslow in caring for his patients. You will meet Madison at the initial visit alongside of the surgeon, through surgical procedures, and for follow up care. Patients feel comforted in her care and know they will be supported throughout their journey at the Breslow Center.

Kristin Lizarazo

Kristin started with the practice in February 2022. She is an Aesthetician by trade and has worked in the skincare industry for the past 21 years. At The Breslow Center, Kristin works alongside Brianna as her Medical Assistant, welcoming patients and preparing them for their injectable & skin resurfacing treatments. She has a passion for skincare, beauty and wanting women to feel and look their best! She is fascinated with the Medical Aesthetic industry, so this was a natural transition for her. 

Kristin is the mother of a 5-year-old little girl named Bianca. Outside of work, she spends her time with her daughter going on little adventures, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family at the Jersey Shore.

Denise Mercier

Practice Administrator

Denise offers over 20 years experience in business management and marketing. She is dedicated to ensuring all facets of our practice run smoothly. Her number one goal is to provide optimal patient satisfaction at the Breslow Center.

Her strong leadership and analytical skills in conjunction with her ability to work both as a team leader and team member make her an asset to our practice. If you have any questions or concerns Denise is always available and willing to help.

Kristen Mitchell

Board-Certified Physician Assistant

Kristen is the first PA at the Breslow Center to have a dual role in both plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine.  Kristen received her bachelor’s degree from University of Delaware in 2011, and graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s in Science from University of Bridgeport in 2015. Prior to joining the Breslow Center, she worked as a surgical PA for 7 years alongside a prominent spine surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia in NYC. She’s always had an interest in aesthetic medicine, and in 2019 she began working at an office in New York doing injections in her free time. At the Breslow Center she combines her passion for both surgery and aesthetics, and her goal is to help all patients feel comforted and at their best. You will find Kristen assisting in surgery and at in-office visits OR doing your injections and procedures at the Injxcellence Medical Spa! In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, skiing, and hanging out with her husband, family, and friends.

Cheri Montalto

Patient Care Coordinator

Cheri brings over 25 years of business experience to the practice. She is the Patient Care Coordinator for all non cosmetic and cosmetic procedures.

She will coordinate all aspects of your procedure from the beginning to the end. Her goal is to provide the patient with a stress free environment prior to their surgery, by ensuring that the every detail in the coordination of their procedure is taken care of. She is always here to listen, to advise, and to lend a caring ear.

Veronica Oliveros, RN, CANS

Plastic Surgery Nurse

Veronica’s career in the medical field started in 2009. Initially, she began as a certified nursing assistant while obtaining her nursing degree. She then furthered her nursing career as an RN at Hackensack University Medical Center where she had the significant role of bedside nursing for 5 years. While she embraced this role, she knew she always had a passion for plastic surgery and aesthetics. Since 2017, Veronica has chosen to focus her career in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Veronica’s expert care and precision with injectables enables patients to achieve natural yet dramatic results. Veronica, who is bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish, brings a wealth of knowledge in facial anatomy and cosmetic injections having worked alongside a board certified plastic surgeon. Veronica continues to develop her talent and education through various educational seminars and conferences. She is also an active member of ISPAN (International Society of Plastic & Aesthetic Nurses).

Nelly Paulino

Front Desk Receptionist

Once you arrive at The Breslow Center, you will be greeted by Nelly. She is client focused and will welcome you with her contagious smile. Nelly has worked in the medical field since 2009.

Prior to joining The Breslow Center in 2015, Nelly held a similar position in a dermatology practice. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. She loves nature and enjoys outdoors activities. Nelly is very passionate about helping others and is a volunteer at Strengthen Our Sisters, a shelter whose mission is dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence, poverty, and abuse by restoring balance and harmony through individual empowerment.

Johanna Pina

Billing Assistant
Johanna has been in the Medical Field since 2011 and began her journey at The Breslow Center for Plastic Surgery in 2021. Her early career experience included working in diversified organizations such as Northwell Health, NY, and completing Clinics at Jacobi Hospital and St. Barnabas. She continued to further her career in the field of plastic surgery where she provided billing and clerical support for three physicians. Her hands-on approach was acquired during her academic journey coupled with her professional background.  Her mission is to help our patients with all aspects of understanding insurance billing as it relates to them.  Johanna is a dynamic and accomplished individual with exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills.
During her downtime, she loves game nights and watching Netflix while relaxing with her family.

Kristen Socha

Kristen is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant who has dedicated the last 15 years specializing in Cosmetic and Aesthetic medicine.   Kristen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Baccalaureate of Science. She then went on to earn her Master of Science degree, graduating summa cum laude from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Kristen is a certified injector and specializes in the use of neuromodulators and cosmetic fillers for a total nonsurgical facial rejuvenation.   At the Breslow Center, you will find Kristen assisting Dr. Breslow and Dr. Greany during surgical procedures and at follow up appointments.  She will also be performing procedures at the Injxcellence Medical Spa!  With her years of clinical experience and compassionate bedside manner, it’s Kristen’s top priority to ensure patient satisfaction by providing beautiful and natural looking results.   

When she is not working, Kristen enjoys traveling with her husband and two sweet girls, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.

Maura Sullivan

Inventory Manager

Maura joined The Breslow Center team in October 2021.  She holds her Master of Arts Degree in Health Administration from Hofstra University and her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Scranton.  Previously, Maura worked in a hospital setting where she oversaw physician practices owned by the hospital before taking time off to raise her beautiful 4 children. 

At the Breslow Center, Maura handles everything inventory!  She manages all inventory coming in and out of the practice. This includes retail products as well as medical supplies.   In her free time, Maura can be found cheering on her children at most local basketball courts, lacrosse fields and even the Providence College Rugby field.  She loves to spend time outdoors with family and friends and, of course, long days at the beach.  

Krystle Vargas

Front Desk Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Krystle is the Front Desk Coordinator/Administrative Assistant for The Breslow Center. She has been working in the Medical field for over since 2007.

She began her career at Columbia University Medical Center in Gynecological Oncology. She then moved into private practice, ranging from Bariatric surgery to Plastic Surgery. Krystle joined the Breslow team in 2014 and ensures that our Front Desk runs smoothly, is involved in many aspects of the practice and is right hand to our Practice Administrator.

In her free time she likes to spend time with her family and enjoys partaking in outdoor adventures with her children. She also dabbles in children’s party planning and she loves to cook and bake.

Denise Wekarski

Licensed Aesthetician

Certified Micropigmentation Technician

Denise has been in the makeup and skincare industry for 20+ years. She has worked at some of the most prestigious day spas and medical spas in Northern New Jersey. Denise continues to educate herself on the latest skincare options and treatments. She understands the importance of having healthy skin, personally having battled with acne throughout her life. Her patients are treated with care and sensitivity while giving them the best possible treatment to achieve their desired result.

When Denise isn’t busy working, she enjoys staying active with her young son, attending hot yoga classes and going to the beach when possible.

Irina Zaytsev

Licensed Aesthetician

Irina came to the US from Kiev Ukraine. In addition to studying skin care and cosmetology at a Technical School in Kiev, she also studied makeup and hair for stage design at Kiev State University. She is a graduate of Parisian Beauty Academy in US. Irina brings to The Breslow Center extensive experience as a Medical Aesthetician and Practice Manager at Ethos Skin & Laser Center in Englewood.

Irina believes in educating her clients about new innovations in skincare, so that by using the right regimen and products her patients can improve their completion while addressing and correcting skin problems or concerns. She will oversee your treatment plan and can reverse and prevent most issues associated with aging and create beautifully smooth and luminous skin.

Irina has two grown sons. She loves her family and her job. In her free time, she enjoys working out, yoga, cooking and gardening. She has a passion for skincare and working with people.

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Melissa Giordano

In addition to serving as Director of Nursing, Melissa is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist. Under the medical direction of Dr. Breslow, Melissa provides aesthetic consultations and treatments for those who are interested in improving their appearance and self-esteem with non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Melissa is extensively trained in the latest techniques in non-surgical facial rejuvenation using BOTOX®Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM® , VOLUMA®. VOLBELLA®. RADIESSE® and BELOTERO®. Trained extensively by Dr. Breslow, along with renowned leaders in the industry and top aesthetic manufacturers such as Allergan and Merz, Melissa has mastered her craft and is a highly sought-after expert in non-surgical facial aesthetic rejuvenation.

Melissa earned the prestigious CANS (Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist) credential in 2014 and is one of only a handful of plastic surgical nurses in the North East to attain this specialized certification. Melissa’s artistic eye and vast knowledge in plastic surgery patient care make her ideally suited as an exceptional Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist. Melissa regularly attends aesthetic seminars and national conventions to keep abreast of the latest trends in injectable treatments, so her patients achieve a more beautiful and natural look. She prides herself on developing lasting relationships with her patients, by providing natural results with the utmost comfort in mind.

As a leading provider for cosmetic injectable treatments, Melissa is also a Certified Speaker and Trainer for Allergan, the manufacturer of BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®. Melissa’s role as a Certified Speaker and Trainer for Allergan’s Aesthetic Consultant Exchange (ACE) is dedicated towards educating physicians and other medical providers on the latest advanced injection techniques with special regard to the understanding of facial anatomy, clinical safety and the efficacy of their products. Melissa’s years of hands-on experience and expert results have made her exceptional in this advanced role.

Melissa Giordano

Brianna Guttuso

Kristen Mitchell

Veronica Oliveros

She has received all of the necessary certifications in Dermal Fillers and neurotoxins. She is certified in microneedling and IPL laser treatments and is trained in Hair Restoration. Veronica is very passionate about continuing education and is dedicated to keeping up to date on the latest procedures. Veronica’s focus is making her patients feel and look their best!

Veronica Oliveros

Kristen Socha

Denise Wekarski

Irina Zaytsev

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