Stephanie is a board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in facial and body rejuvenation using Botox, filler injections, Sculptra, lasers, microneedling and non-surgical body contouring. In addition to rejuvenation and beautification, Stephanie also specializes in scar revision and hair loss treatments. She has been personally trained by master injector Dr. Rubinstein and is certified on several advanced injection techniques. Stephanie regularly attends conferences and training seminars to hone her skills and strives to offer the most up to date techniques to her patients.
Stephanie oversees the allergy & sinus practice for Hudson Valley Sinus Center and treats ENT patients, focusing on chronic sinusitis and allergies. Her previous experience with inpatient critical care facilitates her management of Dr. Rubinstein’s pre- and post-operative surgical patients for cosmetic and sinus procedures.
Stephanie graduated first in her class from the Mercy College PA Program with a 4.0 GPA. She received the Academic Excellence Award and was inducted into the Pi Alpha Honor Society and Alpha Eta National Scholastic Honor Society for the Allied Health Professions. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from SUNY Geneseo and spent several years working as a Research Scientist in the medical field. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening and traveling. She brings her affinity for creativity and keen artistic eye to every consultation. Stephanie’s primary focus is working with patients to develop the optimal treatment plan to achieve their goals.
Elaine is a family nurse practitioner specializing in Botox, dermal fillers, non-invasive body contouring procedures, medical spa, ENT, sinus and allergy issues. Elaine is also actively involved in Healing the Children missions to third world countries where she donates her time assisting in reconstructive surgeries.
Elaine strives to improve her knowledge and skills as a clinician. She earned her doctorate degree in Nursing Practice in 2016. Elaine has been recognized by The International Nurses Association as a Worldwide Leader in Healthcare and Top Nurse Practitioner in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Samantha Ortiz RN
Samantha Ortiz is a registered nurse specializing in facial and body rejuvenation. She specializes in body contouring, lasers, microneedling and many other minimally invasive devices. She brings an ambitious and driven attitude toward patient centered care to the practice. Samantha continually advances her education to ensure the use of the latest and most advanced treatment protocols. Samantha’s goals are always to ensure optimal results while delivering a care and compassion for every patient’s individual needs.
Samantha graduated from SUNY Orange County College with a nursing degree. She has also previously received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from SUNY New Paltz. She intends on continuing her education in the nursing field. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and doing volunteer work. Samantha volunteered at St. Anthony’s Community Hospital and worked on a covid unit throughout the pandemic shutdown. After her time at St. Anthony’s, she volunteered at St. Lukes Hospital and administered covid vaccines. Samantha continuously finds ways to give back to the community. She is committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for all of her patients.
As the office supervisor, Jenilee draws on her experience over the past 16 years in customer service, banking, and management to create a positive experience for our patients and employees. Jenilee uses her compassion, artistic talents, and organizational skills to help guide our patients through their consultations, treatments, and surgery experiences.
In her spare time, she enjoys power building workouts, drawing, reading, true crime and psychology.
Billing & OBS Supervisor
Tara brings over 20 years of medical administration experience to Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Specialists. She is in charge of running our state of the art office based surgery suite and assists Jenilee Rodriguez in scheduling surgeries. As the billing supervisor, Tara oversees all aspects of the office billing to make sure that your office/surgical experience is a pleasant one.