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Michele Burgagni

PA-C
Michele Burgagni is a board certified physician assistant who joined our practice in 2016 after earning a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Long Island University. Having watched a close family member experience breast cancer, Michele developed a special interest in breast reconstruction after mastectomy. She enjoys being a part of our talented, passionate group of physicians and feels privileged to learn from her colleagues daily. When assisting in procedures that help cancer patients regain their health, Michele is regularly reminded of why she chose to work in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Outside of being a PA, Michele enjoys planning weddings.

Stephanie Catalano

PA-C
Stephanie Catalano is a board-certified physician assistant through the NCCPA. She graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth in 2009 and went on to complete her Physician Assistant Program in 2014 with a masters in Health Science from Drexel University. Stephanie enjoys working in the field of plastic surgery because of its broad specialty, taking care of patients of all ages in both cosmetic and reconstructive purposes. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys cooking.

Justyna Cerefin

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Justyna is a board certified Physician Assistant. She earned a Master of Science Degree at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. She developed a particular interest in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery while working with providers in the specialty during her clinical training. She was excited to join The Plastic Surgery Center and to work along side of as well as to learn from highly specialized Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. She enjoys the diversity the specialty offers, working with patients of all ages, and being there for patients as they go through their surgical journeys. In her spare time, she likes traveling, running, and hiking.

Natalie Cooper

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Natalie is a board-certified physician assistant who graduated from the college of New Jersey in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in health and exercise science. She then went on to complete her master's in physician assistant studies at Salus University and graduated in 2021. She has been working as a float position for the practice and rotates through all the plastic and reconstructive surgical subspecialties. She enjoys working in the OR, office, and hospitals. When not at work she enjoys going for runs, reading, and spending time at the beach.

Alyssa DeTogni

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Alyssa is a board-certified physician assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition in 2018. She continued her education at Johnson & Wales University, where she graduated with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Her background in the orthopedic surgery field allowed her to gain an appreciation and passion for surgical intervention. Alyssa enjoys plastic and reconstructive surgery for its complexity, intricacy, and the improved quality of life it provides her patients. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys reading, traveling, yoga, and spending time with friends and family.

Cristina Doran

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Cristina is a board-certified physician assistant who graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in 2014 with a Master of Science in Health Sciences. She spent her first three years of practice working in the Burn Intensive Care Unit, learning advanced wound care modalities and critical care. She developed a strong interest in post-traumatic reconstruction and has worked in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since 2017. Cristina enjoys taking care of patients for both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures and is passionate about helping patients improve their quality of life. In her spare time, Cristina is an avid runner and traveler.

Adriana Dudeck

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Adriana is a board-certified physician assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She graduated from Monmouth University with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant in 2017. Adriana wanted a career that helps patients of all ages improve their quality of life, and working in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery has allowed her to do so. She believes having a variety of specialties provides patients with the best treatment options for their individual needs. In her free time, Adriana enjoys baking and spending time with her family.

Gina Herring

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Gina graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a Minor in Chemistry. In 2010, she obtained a Master of Science from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and has been with our practice since graduation. Gina obtained board certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a member of the NJSSPA and the AAPA. Her love of plastic and reconstructive surgery stems from a balanced interest in patient care and diversity of procedures she takes part in. Gina is proud to be on a team of talented, passionate surgeons who are capable of impacting people’s lives through highly specialized, life-changing surgeries. In her free time, Gina enjoys cooking, working out, and shopping.

Jenna Kimmerle

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Jenna graduated from King’s College with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Studies and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). Jenna is excited to collaborate with the talented surgeons and physician assistants of the practice. She is proud to have a job where such a positive impact can be made on the patients’ lives through highly specialized surgeries. In Jenna’s spare time, she enjoys traveling, working out, and shopping.

Ashley Kovac

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Ashley is a board-certified physician assistant who earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at DeSales University. Ashley enjoys traveling and getting to experience new foods and adventures whenever she can.

Katrina Kumar

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Julia is a board-certified physician assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She is licensed in both New Jersey and New York. Julia obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Quinnipiac University, where she held the Quinnipiac Academic Award. She continued her education at Saint Elizabeth University, where she obtained a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Julia developed a love for plastic and reconstructive surgery while completing an elective clinical rotation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York. Throughout this time, she found interest in not only restoring a patient’s physical appearance, but their ability to function normally after cancer surgery as well. Julia holds several active memberships, including the American Academy of Physician Associates, American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants, Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants, and New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants. In her free time, Julia enjoys hot yoga, shopping, and spending time with friends and family.

Caroline Moore

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Caroline is a board certified physician assistant who graduated from The College of New Jersey with a bachelors in Health and Exercise Science in 2017. She then went on to complete her masters in physician assistant at Monmouth University. Her interest in plastic and reconstructive surgery began when she completed a 4 week clinical rotation at The Plastic Surgery Center when she was a student. She is excited about the opportunity to serve the broader community in which she grew up in alongside a renowned group of innovative surgeons.

Nikie Moretti

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Nikie is a board-certified physician assistant through the National Commision on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She graduated from Cabrini University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology Pre-Medicine in 2013. Nikie continued her education at Monmouth University, where she received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant with honors in 2017. Nikie finds the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery deeply gratifying due to the patient impact and evolving nature of the specialty. She enjoys collaborating alongside plastic surgeons in the clinic and operating room, as well as providing care to patients admitted to the hospital. Nikie was born and raised in central New Jersey, but now resides with her husband and two daughters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. In her free time, Nikie enjoys baking, cooking, crocheting, photography, spending time with friends and family, visiting the shore, and watching football.

Sydney Myers

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Sydney graduated from King’s College with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Studies and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.  She is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).  Sydney is eager to work alongside talented plastic and reconstructive surgeons.  She enjoys assisting patients throughout their surgical journeys along with witnessing the dramatic and profound impact that plastic surgery can have on patients’ lives.  In Sydney’s spare time, she enjoys working out, trying new foods, playing basketball, and traveling.

Ashley Nunez

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Ashley is a certified Physician Assistant who obtained her certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) in 2021. She obtained her B.S. from William Paterson University, graduating with Honors. She then went on to complete her training at Rutgers University-New Brunswick where she obtained her Masters in Science. She is a member of both NJSSPA and AAPA. Ashley’s love for surgery began when she shadowed multiple surgical PA’s during her time as an undergraduate. She believes communication is key in providing prime patient care. During her free time she enjoys cooking, working out and spending time with family.

Zaneta Pabon

PA-C
Zaneta earned her Physician Associate degree at Rutgers University School for Health Professions in 2018. She became a member of The Plastic Surgery team shortly after graduation, working mainly as a first assistant in the operating room, while also seeing patients in the office, aiding with their preoperative management and postoperative care. In addition to her surgical duties, Zaneta is also a part of our It Aesthetix team of aesthetic injectors, tending to patient's aesthetic needs in our Shrewbsury and Freehold offices.

Jennifer Rey

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Jennifer Rey is a board certified physician assistant who earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She was excited to join our practice and work alongside top surgeons in reconstructive and plastic surgery. Jennifer has a special interest in complex abdominal wall reconstruction, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, and caring for the overall wellness of our patients. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys working out, especially participating in Orange Theory classes.

Karli Rymer

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Karli is a board-certified physician assistant through the National Commision on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in 2018. Karli continued her education at Monmouth University, where she completed the physician assistant program and obtained a Master of Science in Health Science in 2023. She chose the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery because it encompasses many facets of patient care through surgical intervention, including achieving a cosmetic result, regaining functionality, and relieving persistent pain. In her free time, Karli enjoys crafting, sharing meals with friends and family, and spending time in nature.

Gabriella Ursick

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Gabriella is a board-certified physician assistant who joined our practice in 2017. After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Health Studies from Monmouth University, she continued her education, earning a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Gabriella has a strong interest in breast reconstruction surgery, specifically reconstructive microsurgery, as well as limb salvage surgery. In her spare time, Gabriella enjoys cooking, traveling and event planning.

Jae-Marie Valerio

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Jae is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She attended Stockton University where she earned her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences in 2019. She completed her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Thomas Jefferson University in 2021. Jae has a strong passion for plastic and reconstructive surgery and enjoys the diversity the specialty has to offer. She loves being able to help patients of all ages with life changing treatments and surgeries. She is proud to be part of a team that has such a positive impact on their patients’ lives. In Jae’s spare time, she loves making art, cooking, and shopping.

Megan Vanore

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Megan is a board-certified physician assistant who obtained her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She is a surgical PA who also offers in-office injectable treatments and microneedling. In her free time, Megan enjoys an athletic lifestyle which includes CrossFit and running.

Nicolette Vignola

PA-C
Nicolette is a board certified physician assistant who graduated from Towson University with a bachelor of science in Health and Exercise Science. She then went on to complete her masters in physician assistant studies at Monmouth University. She completed a 4 week clinical rotation at The Plastic Surgery Center during her graduate studies, which is where she discovered her passion for plastic and reconstructive surgery. Nicolette is proud to be able to contribute to a team of innovative surgeons and provide quality care to patients that need it most. She loves seeing the positive, life changing effects our surgeries have on patients. In her free time, Nicolette enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, and hanging out at the beach.
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Shrewsbury 535 Sycamore Ave Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Flemington 194 NJ-31, Pavilion 2, Suite 102 Flemington, NJ 08822
Hackettstown 57 Route 46E, Suite 201 Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Lehigh Valley 1401 Fairmont Street Whitehall, PA 18052
Montclair 1 Bay Avenue, Suite 4 Montclair , NJ 07028
Phoenixville 826 Main Street, Suite 203 Phoenixville, PA 19460
Brick 74 Brick Boulevard, Building 4, Suite 205 Brick, NJ 08723
East Brunswick 192 Summer Hill Rd, Suite 201 East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Florham Park 83 Hanover Road, Suite 260 Florham Park, NJ 07932
Hopewell 2 Capital Way , Suite 390, 3rd Floor Hopewell, NJ 08534
New York City 635 Madison Ave, 14th Floor New York City , NY 10022
Rockland County 257 Lafayette Ave , Suite 200 Suffern, NY 10901
Bridgewater-Greymark 1200 US Route 22 East, Suite 19 Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Edison 102 James Street, Suite 202 Edison, NJ 08820
Freehold 3499 Route 9 North, Building 2, Suite 2C-2 Freehold, NJ 07728
Jackson 27 South Cooks Bridge Rd, Second Floor, Zone A, Suite 2-17 Jackson, NJ 08527
Manahawkin 1100 Route 72 West, 3rd Floor Suite 306A Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Egg Harbor Township 4096 English Creek Ave Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Hackensack 20 Prospect Ave, Suite 903, 9th Floor Hackensack, NJ 07601
Jersey City 377 Jersey City, Suite 220 Jersey City, NJ 07302
Montgomery 700 W Germantown Pike, Suite 200 Montgomery, PA 19401
Union 950 West Chestnut St, Suite 102 Union, NJ 07083
Marlton 11 Eves Drive, Suite 170 Marlton, NJ 08053
Linwood 222 New Road, Suite 6 Linwood, NJ 08221
Jersey Shore University Medical Center 19 Davis Avenue, 7th Floor Neptune City , NJ 07753
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