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 firstname.lastname@example.org and can answer any of your questions.
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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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.
Tracy has been apart of the beauty industry for over 28 years, beginning her career as a hairstylist. Tracy found her true passion of skincare and has been a medical Aesthetician for 18 years! Tracy enjoys treating all skin types by using the most advanced skin care technology. Her passion for skincare reflects in her patients. She finds great joy in helping people look and feel their best. One of Tracy’s favorite things about skincare is helping to reverse years of damage. Tracy’s Motto: “Be good to your skin, you’ll wear it every day for the rest of your life. Its never too late to take care of yourself.”
Nikki is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician, and our resident CoolSculpting Specialist. She began her Aesthetic career in the plastic surgery industry where she quickly discovered her passion and skill for body contouring. She comes to us most recently from a busy CoolSculpting practice in the Bay Area, where she performed over a thousand CoolSculpting treatments. Nikki loves to use her aesthetic eye to artfully contour the body, offering a customized treatment for each patient she sees. With over 12 years of customer service experience, she is constantly striving to help educate patients about non-surgical body contouring in order to help them achieve their personal goals.