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At Blaine Plastic Surgery, we are proud to employ some of the best and brightest individuals in the field of aesthetics and plastic surgery. Every staff member has a unique and irreplaceable part of the big picture at Blaine Plastic Surgery and works as a team to serve our common goal- to foster and promote our patient’s comprehensive well-being by offering personalized, safe and effective treatments that lead our patients to a more full, dynamic and confident way of life. Our expert care would not be possible without this skilled and compassionate all-star team, so get to know these incredible individuals!

Anglea Yip

Angela YipPhysician’s Assistant

Angela Yip is a board certified Physician Associate with over 10 years of clinical experience. She started out her career in the cardiac catheterization lab but has always had a passion for aesthetics. She has been in the cosmetic injectables field since 2016 and specializes in various treatments such as neurotoxins, dermal fillers, PDO threads, Sculptra, and PRF.

Angela prides herself in being an honest, patient, and gentle provider. She understands the importance of choosing a provider who is not only proficient in injecting, but is also thorough with their consultations and will only perform treatments that are beneficial to the patient. These characteristics, along with Angela's ability to create natural looking, yet impactful results are what helped her gain a large following throughout the years. Her expertise is still being sought out by her patients after joining the team at Blaine Plastic Surgery team.


Leila YandellRegistered Nurse

Leila is Dr. Blaine’s primary nurse and plays a vital role in all aspects of surgical care. Leila earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Molloy College and has been a practicing RN for 14 years; specializing in plastic surgery for 8. Her knowledge and compassion will make you completely comfortable in her care.

Sophia Berberena

Sophia BerberenaCertified Body Contouring Specialist

Sophia is an experienced Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Master Body Contour Specialist. Over the past 18 years she has worked alongside Urologists, Primary Care Physicians and Gynecologists.

Her journey to body sculpting started in 2014, when she became a Certified Personal Trainer. After discovering a passion for non-invasive body sculpting, she decided to expand her ability to help her clients reach their body goals.

In 2018 she became a Certified Technician in CoolSculpting and 2 years later a Certified Master Body Contour Specialist.

Driven by a genuine desire to see others happy and feeling confident in their skin, Sophia pays great attention to each of her clients individual needs. Treatments are always customized and adjusted as patients progress through sessions. Her services include Coolsculpting, Emsculpt, Cavitation, Wood Therapy and Non-Invasive Buttock Lift. When Sophia is not helping patients achieve their body goals in the Med Spa, you can find her assisting Dr. Blaine with patients and in office procedures.

Catherine Lopresti

Catherine LoprestiLicensed Medical Aesthetician and Certified Phlebotomist

Cat Lopresti is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician and Certified Phlebotomist. She has worked in the Medical Aesthetic world since 2005. She has worked in many different facets of the industry, from a Provider to a Clinical Educator for CoolSculpting. She is dedicated to improving her patients’ overall appearance and thrives on making people feel more confident as a result. Cat’s extensive knowledge of skin care products, procedures and almost 2 decades of experience will ensure the best treatment and result available.

Melissa CarplukLicensed Medical Aesthetician

Melissa has been working in the Medical Aesthetics industry since 2021, offering various treatments such as advanced facials, chemical peels, laser treatments, microdermabrasion, microneedling, dermaplaning, and body treatments. Making people feel beautiful inside and out is something she truly takes pride in. By focusing on making the connections with each of her clients, she is able to help them achieve their individual beauty and wellness goals.

Lisa Miltner

Lisa MiltnerInventory Specialist/Medical Assistant

Lisa is our medical surgical supplies specialist. With well over 20 years’ experience in office-based medical, cosmetic and surgery practices, Lisa assists with patient visits, follow ups and all procedures performed under local anesthesia. You will be at ease in her presence as she has the ability to make you feel at home.

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Patients of Blaine Plastic Surgery can look forward to gaining self-confidence and a sense of well-being from looking, feeling and functioning at their very best.