Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Jena Murphy NP-C, Nurse Practitioner

Jena is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at Syracuse Plastic Surgery. Jena first attended LeMoyne College where she received her BS in Biology. She then received her BSN in Nursing at the University of Rochester. Finally, she earned her MS (FNP-C) at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She was also a member of Sigma Theta Tau – International Honor Society of Nursing. Jena has been working at Syracuse Plastic Surgery since 2013. Her passion is cosmetic injectables and keeps her knowledge current with ASAPS conferences. She also likes to keep up with the most recent advances in dermatology by attending the American Academy of Dermatology’s annual conference. Additionally, she enjoys assisting Dr. DeRoberts in the operating room! Jena takes pride in patient education, comfort, and care. She enjoys spending time with her family & friends & getting lost in a good book.

Direct Line: 315-938-8530

Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday: 8:00am until 4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am until 1:00pm

Stacey Cook, Physician Assistant

Stacey Cook, MPAS, PA-C is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant receiving her degree from Upstate Medical University with High Honors in 2014. As a surgical PA, she was introduced to the world of medical esthetics in 2017 and has been trained by multiple distinguished esthetic doctors and injectors all over the United States and internationally in Europe. Her continuing medical education includes yearly conferences and private trainings to keep up to date on the newest techniques and procedures to give her patients honest consults and continually elevate her skillset to provide safe quality treatments. Stacey has a true passion for facial beautification and enjoys bringing the patient’s visions to fruition by enhancing their existing natural beauty. She prides herself on combining the science behind injections with an artistic eye to personalize treatments for each individual to achieve their esthetic goals.

Direct Line: 315-629-8564

Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday: 7:00am until 4:00pm

Lindsey Sampo-Gaworecki, Physician Assistant

Lindsey is a board-certified Physician Assistant who graduated magna cum laude from St. John Fisher College and attended Clarkson University where she received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. She has over 8 years of surgical and dermatology experience and comes to us from a highly respected Dermatology practice.

She will continue to provide dermatological care including but not limited to full body skin exams, acne, and rashes. She uses a keen eye and meticulous technique to achieve the most favorable cosmetic results when removing skin cancers, abnormal moles, and precancerous lesions. Lindsey is excited to expand her practice to encompass bio-identical hormone replacement and cosmetic services. She feels that the SPS team’s commitment to providing high-quality and compassionate care aligns with her career goals and values as a physician assistant.

Lindsey is a native of Syracuse who resides with her husband and rescue pup. She enjoys living an active lifestyle and traveling whenever she can.

Office Hours:

Tuesday through Thursday: 7:00am until 5:00pm
Friday: 7:00am until 4:00pm

Marcela Tobar, NYS Licensed Esthetician

Marcela Tobar is an Board Certified esthetician who obtained her NYS Esthetics License and began her career as an Esthetician in 2016. She attended The Aesthetics Science Institute where she has taken additional advanced skin care courses and continued her education. Marcela is committed to keeping up with industry standards to ensure successful outcomes and the safety of her patients. She believes knowledge is key to being the best esthetician possible. Her passion for skin care makes her job an enjoyable experience each day. Marcela believes that investing in your skin is a benefit that will last a life Save time. Additionally, Marcela is a well recognized Professional Makeup Artist in the Syracuse area. She has attended several Makeup schools including The Makeup For Ever Academy in NYC. She has been working with many talented photographers in the area allowing her to express her creativity and passion for Makeup. She has collaborated in the Syracuse Fashion shows which have allowed her to show off her work. In 2018 Marcela received the Best of Syracuse award. Marcela takes pride in each treatment she performs. From Dermaplaning, Chemical peels, Microdermabrasions, Makeup, Microblading and many other services, she finds it very fulfilling to connect with her patients, establish trust, and give personal attention to their needs.

Direct Line: 315-938-8531

Office Hours:

Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00am until 5:00pm

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CeCe Stinziano, Surgical Administrator

CeCe is the Practice Administrator at Syracuse Plastic Surgery. Originally from Syracuse, CeCe attended Nazareth College or Rochester where she earned her BS in Nursing. She has been with the practice for 8 years. CeCe has three daughters, and a new grandson! She loves spending time with her family and friends when she is not working.

Direct Line: 315-938-8525

Linda DeRoberts, Clinical Administrator

Linda holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership with a focus on Business Administration. She joined the team in 2018 with a goal to streamline processes and facilitate growth. Linda believes great skin is a result of proper skincare and promotes Syracuse Plastic Surgery Skin & Wellness as the Anti-aging piece of the puzzle. She enjoys helping others, giving back, traveling, and making memories with her family and friends.

Direct Line: 315-938-8526

Denise Adams, Director of Human Resources

Denise Adams joined Syracuse Plastic Surgery in April of 2019. She has dedicated over a decade to working in the non-profit animal welfare world including daily operations and management, fundraising, assisting veterinary staff, and working as a NYS Peace Officer. Denise takes pride in assisting her co-workers, working with lasers, and learning about the newest cosmetic and esthetic treatments. Denise is a native of Central New York who lives with her husband, son, and cats. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, reading, creating art, and spending time with family and friends.

Direct Line: 315-938-8522

Casia Kyle, Surgical Desk Coordinator

Casia is a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist. She graduated from the OCM Boces Medical coding and Billing program in February of 2019 and joined Syracuse Plastic Surgery. Casia is married and has 2 children. She loves spending time with her family playing games and cooking.

Direct Line: 315-938-8523

Keri Braun, Surgical Desk Coordinator

Keri began working at Syracuse Plastic Surgery in July of 2019. After stepping away from the workforce for 14 years to raise her 3 children, she decided to become a Registered Dental Assistant leaving her previous career in IT behind. Keri worked as an assistant in Oral Surgery as well as General Dentistry for 3 years before coming to SPS. While Keri is usually found in front of her computer, her passion for caring for patients comes through while scheduling consultation appointments and helping to coordinate surgeries for Dr. DeRoberts. Give her a call today if you’re thinking about having a procedure!

Direct Line: 315-938-8530

Briana Goodwin, Patient Concierge

Mitzie Kinsella, Registered Nurse

Mitzie is the Clinical Nursing Supervisor and OR Manager here at Syracuse Plastic Surgery. Mitzie is a proud veteran of our United States Air Force; she served active duty as a flight medicine medic. After her service Mitzie went on to work in the hospitality industry and then veterinary medicine. While working, Mitzie received her Associate’s in Applied Science in 2012 and her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration in 2014, however, needed more. Since she was young, Mitzie has always wanted to be a nurse and has a passion to help others and take care of people which drove her to continue her education. While working full time, being a mother and a wife, Mitzie enrolled in St. Joseph’s College of Nursing and worked diligently to become a Registered Nurse graduating in 2017 Magna Cum Laude. After working in the hospital for a short period of time Mitzie joined our team in December 2018. Mitzie loves meeting new people and thoroughly enjoys helping them throughout their entire journey here at Syracuse Plastic Surgery.

Direct Line: 315-938-8533

Maryann Cerio, Registered Nurse

Maryann is a Registered Nurse and Post Operative Care Nurse at Syracuse Plastic Surgery. She grew up in Cicero & Central Square, NY where she graduated from high school in 2007. Maryann earned her associates degree in science & nursing at Herzing University in Orlando, Florida. She has been at Syracuse Plastic Surgery since February of 2015.  Maryann got married in October 2018 and became a mother in November 2019. In off hours she enjoys spending time with her family.

Direct Line: 315-938-8532

Hayden Nolan, Registered Nurse

Hayden was born and raised in Hamilton, New York.  She went on to attend nursing school at Morrisville State College. She has been working for Syracuse Plastic Surgery since February 2021 and loves being apart of the surgical team! Outside of work, Hayden enjoys hiking with her dog, golfing, and spending time with friends and family.

Dane Moore, Registered Nurse

Dane is originally from Michigan and found his way to SUNY Morrisville after playing hockey in Nova Scotia. At Morrisville, he received his nursing degree while playing NCAA hockey. On his days off he enjoys playing sports, spending time with his family, friends, and dog.

Suzaura Muller, LPN

I have been a Licensed Practical Nurse since 2013 and have been practicing in the healthcare field ever since gathering an array of experiences.
I am passionate about aesthetics and helping others to feel and look great! I believe that beauty starts from within and make a point of spending time getting to know each of my patients as it is essential to bringing out their inner beauty. Currently, I am administering Intramuscular Injections (IM Injections), such as B12, Lipo-Mino, and Immune Support.  These injections can offer increased energy, boost metabolism and help with improving overall health.  The feedback from patients has been so positive that I am currently working to bring  IV Hydration Therapy. In addition to IM Injections, you can schedule appointments with me for RF Microneedling which is done to help improve your skin tone and texture and this can be done with or without PRF, chemical peels, laser hair removal, tattoo reduction, skin tightening with NuEra, Thermage, and dermaplaning.
Book your appointment today!
  • Through our website
  • By calling our office  (315) 299-5313
  • Emailing me directly,
  I am looking forward to our time together and helping you meet your health and beauty goals.

Emily Phillips, LPN

Kelly Mulcahey, LPN

Kelly has been practicing as an LPN since 2002 with a focus on dermatology and skincare. Specifically, she enjoys assisting with surgical procedures and developing relationships with each of her patients. Kelly joined SPS in 2021 and is excited to further her career in health and wellness including IM injections of lipo-mino, B12, and immune support.  Outside of work, she enjoys kayaking with her husband, hiking with her two daughters, and spoiling her two dogs.

Kimberly Banks, Surgical Assistant

Kim has been working for Syracuse Plastic Surgery since July of 2004. Kim takes pride in her work, always has a smile on her face, and providing excellent patient care has always been a top priority for her! Kim grew up in Central New York and when she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Marceline Kilbourn, Medical Assistant

Marceline has worked as Dr. Armenta’s medical and surgical assistant since 2015. She assists in all patient care, minor surgery, and in our onsite surgical center as Dr. Armenta’s surgical assistant. She enjoys learning from Dr. Armenta and considers him a mentor, she’s done a great job grasping on to all his vast knowledge of Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery field. Marceline has an Associates Degree in Applied Science and Medical Assisting. When she is not assisting Dr. Armenta, she loves to cook and spend time with her husband and 4 amazing children.

Carly Briand, Medical Assistant 

Started with SPS in 2021 assisting Jena Murphy, NPC.  Carly is a native of Syracuse and is married with 2 children.  She graduated from OCC and has been working in the medical field for over 7 years.  Carly has a flair for being very creative and enjoys sharing her creative side with her SPS family.  Carly has completed her ACDT Certification in Dermatology and advocates for patients to get their yearly skin checks.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family whether they are camping or boating she looks for anything that makes her feel like she is on an adventure.

Sarah DeSantis, Medical Assistant

Trained and Certified in Medical Administration & Assistance with over 10 years of experience working in Medical billing, Claims processing, and Provider Relations.  Proficient with Contracts as well as referrals and pre-authorizations. Outside of work I enjoy making memories with my closest friends and family and raising my handsome son and beautiful daughter.

Kristy Stott, Billing Specialist

Kristy is a Medical Biller for Syracuse Plastic Surgery, Kristy also helps in scheduling patients along with insurance follow up. Kristy has been in the medical billing field since early 2000 giving her 20 years’ experience in the medical billing field. Outside of work Kristy helps run her family’s restaurant which was started in 1981. Kristy loves to work out including running half marathons. Kristy is a wife and mother of 2 and loves to spend quality time with her family any chance she can.

Direct Line: 315-938-8527

Wendy Holland, Billing Specialist

Wendy started at Syracuse Plastic Surgery in August of 2021 as a Billing Specialist.  She brings 20 + years of billing experience ranging from dental, pediatric, and  anesthesia & pain management.

She is a lifelong resident of Syracuse, graduating from Liverpool High School. Wendy, her husband Kenny, and three children – Morgan, Isabella & Leighton currently live in Manlius.

Some of her interests outside of work include: reading mystery novels, working out, and spending quality time with family and friends.

India McLaurin, Front Office Specialist

India has a diverse background in financial services, customer service, and medical billing.  She finds working in the medical field so rewarding that someday so plans on being a nurse.   When she isn’t working she enjoys traveling and being a mom to her son and daughter.  India values hard work and has a love for helping others.

Ashley Tracey, Front Office Specialist

Ashley joined Syracuse Plastic Surgery in September of 2021. Ashley holds a Bachelor’s degree from Lemoyne College and has over ten years of experience in the beauty and skincare industry. Ashley has a passion for helping others feel and look their best and when not in the office she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Ana Garabito, Front Office Specialist

Genevieve (Jenny) Lugo

Jenny keeps our patient areas and onsite surgical center/OR in pristine condition! Jenny has a very positive attitude and is always open to learning new things and taking on new tasks. When she’s not buzzing around keeping Syracuse Plastic Surgery in tip-top shape, she helps to take care of her elderly mother. Jenny also has two adult sons and two grandchildren. She loves spending her free time with her fiancé and fur babies.


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