In the Operating Room, our experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Wesley Schooler, is assisted by a knowledgeable and skillful team that has performed thousands of plastic surgery procedures.
Your safety and comfort during our plastic surgery procedures are made possible by board-certified anesthesia providers from the Anesthesia Medical Group of Santa Barbara, Inc. or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists.
“Thank you for everything. You made my decision to choose your office very easy due to the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Thank you, thank you!” ~ 40 Year Old Female Liposuction Patient
Laurel – Nurse Anesthesiologist
Laurel Schooler, CRNA, MS is a board-certified nurse anesthetist, and the spouse of Dr. Schooler. She completed her anesthesiology training at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She provides anesthesia services, and is always available to answer questions about anesthesia. Laurel also offers a warm smile and soothing hand to ensure you have the best operative experience possible.
Jill – Reconstructive Surgery Coordinator and Office Manager
Jill coordinates all aspects of medical surgical care for our patients undergoing a reconstructive or trauma procedure. She is professional and sensitive to our patients’ confidential needs, providing excellent care with respect and dignity. While scheduling patients for surgery, Jill manages the insurance authorization requirements and financial details to help prepare individuals for treatment and ensure patient ease for those facing surgery. Jill is knowledgeable in our cosmetic surgical procedures and can help guide you in that direction as well.
Giana – Registered Nurse and Aesthetician
Giana has worked in our office for over 12 years, in both the front office as a certified Aesthetician providing high-quality microdermabrasion treatments and chemical peels, as well as the back office as our nurse. She has an extensive background in plastics and is an exceptional nurse. Her gentle touch and warm smile will be the first thing you see after surgery.
Brianna – Cosmetic Surgery Coordinator
Brianna is our Cosmetic Coordinator, She will greet you cheerfully and will schedule your cosmetic consultation. Brianna acts as the primary liaison between our wonderful patients and Dr. Schooler, ensuring that their consultation goes smoothly, and that they feel at ease. Her compassionate and engaging personality is the perfect fit for our office. She loves being a part of every patient’s journey in achieving the confidence and fulfillment they’ve always wanted!
Karina – Cosmetologist
Maria – Medical Assistant
Maria is our bilingual back office medical assistant born and raised in Santa Barbara, and has been in the medical field since 2008. Maria will greet and assist you from your initial consultation and throughout your entire experience here at Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center. Maria loves working with Dr. Schooler and his team as it offers variety and continuous growth.
Alyssa – Aesthetician
Alyssa is a licensed esthetician who specializes in skin care and eyelash extensions. She was born and raised in beautiful Santa Barbara and is a third generation native. She also works part time in our front office while studying to become a registered nurse.
Lupe – Surgical Technician
Lupe works closely in the operating room with Dr. Schooler, our registered nurses and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Lupe has experience as a surgical technician in many aspects of the medical field and has been a surgical technician for 20 years. Lupe’s knowledge and skills are only surpassed by her strong desire to make every patient’s experience a positive one. She is always going above and beyond expectations in creating a safe surgical environment.
During the period leading up to your surgery and afterwards, the office staff will furnish advice and information to make your Santa Barbara treatment experience comfortable and successful. For more information, or to schedule a consultation here at Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery, please contact us today.