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
CeCe Stinziano, Practice 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 DeMuro, Director of Operations
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, Operations Assistant
Denise Adams joined Syracuse Plastic Surgery in April of 2019 as an Operations Specialist. Denise has dedicated over a decade working in the non-profit animal welfare field earning a degree in veterinary assisting and completing NYS Peace Officer academy. She decided to make the jump into her second passion, skin care! Denise takes pride in assisting her co-workers and enjoys learning about the available esthetic and cosmetic treatments. Denise is available some nights and weekends for Lumenis treatments and consults.
Direct Line: 315-938-8522
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
Naomi McKee, Surgical Desk Coordinator
Naomi gives each patient a personalized experience and is committed to providing excellent customer service to everyone she works with. She loves her job and it shows! In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoors and working with others.
Direct Line: 315-634-6494
Mitzie Kinsella, Registered Nurse
Mitzie is one of the Clinical Nursing Supervisors 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
Suzaura Muller, LPN
She obtained her license in 2013 and has been practicing in the health field ever since gathering an array of experiences. Suzaura is passionate about learning, aesthetics, and helping others to feel better about themselves. Suzaura is part of Phi Theta Kappa honor society and is currently working on advancing her studies to eventually become a Registered Nurse. She loves spending time with her daughter, family and traveling when she can.
Direct Line: 315-
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.
Marisa holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science and is also a certified Medical Assistant. Marisa joined Syracuse Plastic Surgery in 2020 but has assisted Dr. Armenta for over 9 years and can be found in the OR, operating lasers or rooming patients for office visits. Marisa loves her job and when she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her 2 children.
Direct Line: 315-849-0583
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 lifetime. 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
Michelle Emilo, Licensed Massage Therapist
New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, and Nationally Certified in Massage Therapy and Bodywork. I am a Finger Lakes School of Massage alumnus, practicing for 8 years. I have a deep respect for the human body’s innate healing mechanisms and understand how to bring balance and vitality back to clients, using the healing art of massage. I am passionate about helping clients with their wellness therefore I offer an integrated approach to massage, customizing each session for my client’s specific goals. I excel in deep tissue techniques such as connective tissue therapy, and myofascial release, finding them to be very effective treatments for most musculoskeletal ailments. I offer a gentler but still very effective massage technique for clients hoping to accelerate healing and detoxify post-op or illness, known as Manuel Lymphatic Drainage. I am a second degree Reiki practitioner which is a form of energy work and is safe for everyone. My daily yoga practice keeps me strong and in balance; mind, body, heart. In my spare time, I love to be in nature, hiking and gardening.
Direct Line: 315-481-6812
Jamie Laxton, Front Office Coordinator
Jamie is the Front Office Administrator at Syracuse Plastic Surgery. Originally from Syracuse, NY, Jamie graduated high school in ’97 and got her degree at Columbia College in 2006. She has been with Syracuse Plastic Surgery since 2012. Jamie loves to travel as much as possible and wants to see everywhere she can! When she is not in the office, she has two kids and a husband that keep her very busy.
Direct Line: 315-938-8524
Casia Kyle, Billing Specialist
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
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
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