Our Staff

Our Cosmetic Surgery Staff

Our staff at The Brandow Clinic attends to your every need, and offers support and important pre- and post-procedure care and information.

Brandow Clinic Staff

At The Brandow Clinic of Cosmetic Surgery, we believe that looking and feeling the best that you can is a matter of choice – informed, well-considered, personal choice about the procedures, treatments and wellness options that will best help you achieve your goals. As you consider your options, the professional staff at The Brandow Clinic is always available to assist you, both throughout your decision-making process, and over the course of any procedure that you may elect. In addition to their stellar professional credentials, each member of our staff also shines in their personal commitment to meeting our patients’ needs.

After all, the Philadelphia Area’s Top Cosmetic Surgeon needs the top staff to match.


Lee Grimaldi

Lee Grimaldi

Receptionist for our Bala Cynwyd Office

Lee who is originally from this area; recently returned after living in Florida for the past 25 years. Before joining The Brandow Clinic, she worked as an MA for a dermatologist practice for 20 years and a receptionist of a Plastic Surgery Practice. Lee has a true passion to help people, so the medical field is a perfect fit to what she enjoys doing most. She believes the hardest part is to walk into a doctor’s office as a patient so to her, it is very important to greet everyone with her big smile and her bubbly personality. “The Brandow Clinic definitely has the warm and cozy feel which I Iove and everyone here has welcomed me with open arms”.


Karen Feriozzi

Karen Feriozzi

Receptionist for our South Jersey Office

Karen joined our team in 2014 and is the friendly face you will encounter when you come to our South Jersey office in Somers Point, New Jersey. Karen lives in Linwood, New Jersey and has raised four boys who are working in professional careers. She came to the Brandow Clinic with a calm, warm, inviting personality which she thought would be an asset to our South Jersey office. When Dr. Brandow met Karen he instantly asked her to work as our front desk receptionist and patient coordinator and she accepted. She believes that her experience working in a busy hair salon for 10 years gave her the experience and the attitude to help run the busy South Jersey Office for the Brandow Clinic. Karen graduated from Atlantic County Vocational School in 1977 with an emphasis in cosmetology.

When you call the Brandow Clinic South Jersey office you will instantly fall in love with Karen and realize she is a knowledgeable, organized, kindhearted person who will make sure that your appointments are scheduled with her expertise and grace.


Kathleen Scotto

Kathleen Scotto

Nurse & Surgical Coordinator for all Brandow Clinic Locations

Kathleen has worked with Dr. Brandow as an LPN since 2002. Her kind and calm manner will guide you through your Brandow Clinic experience. From your initial consultation where she will meet to discuss your medical history through post-op recovery and follow-up, Clinic Nurse, Kathleen Scotto, provides support and assistance—answering your questions, addressing your concerns, and insuring your comfort. “I want to let patients know I understand their concerns and even their fears before surgery and try to offer an understanding ear combined with a keen knowledge of the medical procedures to help put them at ease. I want our patients to feel comfortable and confident by having all their questions answered.” Kathleen also conducts your pre-op appointment and will call you after your surgery to monitor your care.

Kathleen joined The Brandow Clinic from Tampa, Florida, where she spent five years as a cosmetic surgery nurse.


Mindi Dittus

Mindi J Dittus

Patient & CoolSculpting® Coordinator for all Brandow Clinic Locations

Mindi joined the Brandow Clinic team in early 2018 and brings over 30 years experience in business. She holds a BS in Business Administration with a dual degree in management & marketing from Drexel University and studied a summer abroad at The University of Madrid. Her expertise in client relations, management and marketing make her a dynamic and welcomed addition to our company. She has perfected her skills in her 20 plus years in the spa/salon and wellness industries. Her kindness is readily apparent from the moment you to talk to her on the phone or in person. Her willingness to help educate our patients and share their journey with them is another reason we love her.

When Mindi is not working taking care of our patients; she is a fur mommy to 4 rescue cats. In memory of her father and his fight with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, her family founded “The Divine 9 Open”; a non-profit organization that for over 20 years has helped other families in their struggle with cancer.


Jean Gallagher

Jean Gallagher

Medical Esthetician & Laser Expert for all Brandow Clinic Locations

Jean rejoined the Brandow Clinic Team in 2017 after working with lasers in our med spa from 1998-2008.  She transferred to Jefferson University for speciality laser and non surgical, body contouring training for 8 years, and decided to return to our team to head up Body Contouring with Cool Sculpting, Laser Skin rejuvenation and hair removal.  Jean has 20 years of experience caring for post operative cosmetic surgery patients, as well as specialized techniques in post op lymphatic drainage for facial and body contouring patients. Her 20 years of experience in post op patient care and laser sculpting expertise have bene a tremendous complement to the Brandow Clinic Med Spa Team.  Jean is certified in Skin Rejuvenation using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), Laser Technology, Hair Removal, Advanced Chemical Exfoliation, Microdermabrasion, Micro Needling, Cool Sculpting, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Reiki. As a skincare specialist, Jean can help you determine the most appropriate course of action as it pertains to facial and body treatments, as well as skincare product selection.  Jean’s philosophy is to educate each client so he or she may choose the best procedure and skincare regimen to make a a significant improve in their appearance.


Ricky Rivera

Ricardo Rivera

Surgical 1st Assistant for Brandow Clinic

Ricardo joined the Brandow Clinic in 2019 as part of our Surgical team. He brings to us his vast experience working as a surgical technician in Level I trauma for over 13 years. It is thru his work ethos of hard work, dedication and attention to detail that he has been recognized amongst his peers as a leader in the FA and Surgical Community. Ricardo has been honored to be awarded Surgical Technician in 2007 and 2009. His most coveted award is that of being a father to his beautiful daughter.


Maria Spagnuolo

Permanent Make Up Artist for our Bala Cynwyd Office

Maria Spagnuolo is a permanent make up artist with 25 years of experience in the spa /salon and permanent make up business. As an independent contractor who works in our office as a permanent makeup artist, Maria has the feel and eye for color which is necessary to give patients the most natural looking eye brow and eye liner, so that no one will even know they had color added. She is also skilled in tattooing of scars that have lost color. Maria is always available to help Dr. Brandow’s patients at their convenience. She works in our Bala Cynwyd office and is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania and Delaware.