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.
Receptionist for our Bala Cynwyd Office
Joanne is originally from this area. Before joining The Brandow Clinic, she worked as a receptionist at a busy Main Line hair salon. Joanne loves working with people, so the medical field is a perfect fit. It is very important to her to greet everyone with her sunny smile and her bubbly personality. Joanne’s passion outside the office is working as a mixed media artist and professional photographer specializing in fine art portraiture. At home Joanne is an avid gardener and hangs out with her 2 dogs and her sweet kittie.
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.
Nurse & Surgical Coordinator for all Brandow Clinic Locations
Kathleen has worked with Dr. Brandow as an LPN since 2002. Kathleen joined The Brandow Clinic from Tampa, Florida, where she spent five years as a cosmetic surgery nurse. 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 is a proud mom of 2 amazing sons and acts as foster mom to kittens in need.
Medical Licensed Aesthetician for our Bala Cynwyd Office
Lua has 18 years of experience in medical aesthetics, both in plastic surgery and dermatology. She has immense knowledge in skin care products and techniques to treat every skin care concern of her patients including acne, acne scarring, melasma, rosacea and more. Lua also is well-verse in operating various lasers to further treat these skin care concerns as well as hair removal and aging skin. Lua is a warm, kind professional who always caters to her patients’ individual needs with result-driven yet safe treatments. Lua believes prevention is key so she combines her skin treatments with appropriate home care so patients can continue to look and feel their best.
Medical Licensed Aesthetician for our Somers Point Office
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.
Surgical 1st Assistant for Brandow Clinic
Zaq joined the Brandow Clinic in 2022 as part of our Surgical team. He brings to us his vast experience working in operating rooms for over 13 years as a certified Surgical Technologist. Zaq is also a highly sought after Licensed Medical Aesthetician who specializes in Xtreme lash extensions, HydraFacial and Microblading to name a few of his specialized areas of expertise in the aesthetics field. His keen eye, extensive knowledge and experience make him an invaluable asset to our practice.
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.