Meet Our Medical Staff
With offices in Corona, Huntington Beach, and Irvine, Dr. Andrew Smith’s plastic surgery staff serves Orange County patients with care and consideration. They look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your aesthetic goals.
To meet with us in person, request your FREE surgical consultation using our online form or call us at 949.653.7000. Dr. Andrew Smith will meet with you at our office in Corona, Huntington Beach, or Irvine and discuss your expectations and personal goals.
Katrina is our Patient Coordinator and Office Manager. She has been with Dr Smith for almost a decade. Katrina enjoys meeting with our patients as they experience their first visit to our practice and is committed to giving our patients the most positive cosmetic surgery experience. She is our patient’s primary resource throughout their surgical journey and her caring and personable approach keeps patients feeling comfortable and informed throughout the process. Her goal is to help ensure a smooth surgical process as she navigates patients through scheduling, logistics, and financial matters. On her free time Katrina enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Katrina can be reached at email@example.com and can answer any of your questions.
Jessica has been a member of Dr. Smith’s staff since 2006. Along with answering patient questions, Jessica enjoys learning about all the procedures performed at the practice. She schedules pre- and post-operative visits as well as surgeries for both plastic and reconstructive patients. She enjoys bonding with patients and getting their feedback about their surgical experience. Jessica will also be working with Dr. Smith, patients, and insurance companies to ensure that patients medical insurance needs are met.
With more than 18 years of experience in the beauty business, Valerie is a cosmetic industry veteran. She performs a full range of aesthetic services for skin rejuvenation, including resurfacing and renewing treatments. She also specializes in cosmetic tattooing or “micropigmentation,” which can be used to add definition to facial features or camouflage scars and imperfections. Valerie has a special interest in permanent makeup for breast reconstruction surgery patients and is highly skilled in performing areola re-pigmentation. Women at our office rave about the results she achieves.
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Front Office Coordinator
Amanda is the newest addition to the office team. She recently moved here from San Francisco where she finished her degree in Business Administration. She has been in the Plastic surgery industry for the past 2 years and has been with us since early 2016. She is the front office coordinator and the social media guru of the office. She enjoys assisting patient with appointments and making sure their office experience is nothing but excellent. On her time off Amanda loves spending time with her Golden Retriever Phoebe and hiking along the Los Angeles Mountains.
From the time you first call our office to your last appointment with our team, Amanda will see you through each step of the way.
Lori Waldmann, RN. BSN.
Aesthetic Injectable/Laser RN.
Lori has been practicing in aesthetics and medical lasers for over 15 years. She has extensive experience and advanced certification training in minimally invasive cosmetic injectable procedures particularly Botox, Juvederm, Voluma and Kybella. She operates our Clear and Brilliant laser to assist our patient’s in improving their skin texture, tone, laxity and reducing pigmentation problems. Lori enjoys working closely with our patients to achieve their ultimate goal of attaining a more youthful, but natural appearance. She is committed to our patients’ comfort, proper education and satisfaction in attaining their individual aesthetic goals.
Shannon Vecchione, RN
Aesthetic Injectable/ Laser Nurse RN
Shannon has been helping patients reach their aesthetic goals for over 7 years. She is experienced in the Clear+Brilliant Laser and the body contouring laser, SculpSure. In addition to lasers, Shannon uses cosmetic injectables such as Botox, Juvederm and Voluma to achieve a more youthful, but natural appearance. Shannon looks forward to providing our patients with the best products and services to improve their overall beauty! In her spare time, Shannon enjoys hanging out with her family.
Certified Physicians Assistant
Dani has been a Certified Physicians Assistant since 2006. She attended Western University where she graduated with a Masters in Science in physician assistant studies. Dani will be assisting Dr. Smith with our patient after care. She will be the one you will see at times for rechecks, post-operative visits, BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM, and much more. Dani has a great deal of experience. We are pleased to have her as a part of our team.
RNFA (Registered Nurse First Assistant)
Kathy is an RNFA (Registered Nurse First Assistant) who works closely with Dr. Smith in all aspects of patient care. She is certified as a CNOR with 28 years of operating room and nursing experience. You will meet Kathy when you come in for your initial consultation. When you are ready to schedule your procedure she and the rest of our team will assist you in making your surgical experience as easy and stress-free as possible.