Allen T. Mikhail MD FACS
Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Allen Mikhail is a board certified bariatric surgeon at Advocate Good Samaritan, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. He has the most complete and largest bariatric practice in all of advocate health care where he offers laparoscopic, endoscopic and medical solutions to weight loss for all patients. Dr. Mikhail has bariatric offices at Advocate South Suburban in Hazel Crest and started working at the congestive heart failure clinic at Christ Hospital. He is fellowship trained in laparoscopic and endoscopic bariatric surgery from the Cleveland Clinic. He has been the investigator on many research grants and has published numerous papers, abstracts and book chapters related to nutrition, laparoscopic gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery and is an industry instructor for laparoscopic bariatric surgery techniques.
Brian Rosett, M.D.
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Rosett grew up in Highland Park, Illinois and then attended Washington University in St Louis, Missouri for his undergraduate education. Thereafter, he matriculated at Rush University in Chicago for medical school followed by five years of general surgery residency at Wayne State University at the Henry Ford hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He then returned to Chicago for his plastic surgery residency at the University of Illinois under the guidance of Dr Mimis Cohen. There he learned the fundamentals of plastic surgery and developed a keen interest in the treatment of skin and breast cancer. Thereafter, Dr Rosett completed two advanced fellowships in aesthetic face, breast and body surgery in Los Angeles, California. Dr Rosett was fortunate to have learned from some of Beverly Hills leaders in aesthetic surgery through his breast and body fellowship at the Beverly Hills Physicians practice. He then studied under Dr Ben Talei a world renowned aesthetic facial plastic surgeon focusing on nonsurgical and surgical facial aesthetics. Dr Rosett brings many of the field’s newest techniques back to Oak Brook including advanced facial aesthetics such as the lip lift. Having grown up in the windy city, Dr Rosett brings an earnest midwestern sensibility to both the office and the operating room. At the center of his medical philosophy is the belief that strong communication leads to the best experience and outcomes. His patients often remark that his kindness and demeanor helped ease their stress and anxiety. Dr. Rosett’s hope for every patient is a surgical success that boosts their self-esteem allowing them to live more confident and fulfilling lives.
Medical Laser Technician
Cynthia has been with Aespala Medspa & Plastic Surgery since 2014. She specializes in preoperative preparation of patients for surgery and postoperative care. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse and currently working towards her Master’s degree. She has over 10 years in the health care industry. Her past includes family practice, wound care, and infectious disease experience. She is a skin care specialist. Cynthia has a great deal of knowledge in specializing treatments and products to each individual needs. Cynthia has enjoyed many different areas of medicine, but specifically loves plastic surgery field. You will feel at ease with Cynthia during your surgical process because she is attentive, compassionate and thorough. Her passion in skin care and knowledge in nursing ensures you will be in good hands. Se habla Espanol.
Advanced Medical Aesthetician
Cherry works in our practice as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician. She graduated from The International Skin Beauty Academy. She has been in the cosmetology and aesthetic industry for over 17 years. She is passionate about skin care and educating her clients to achieve superior skin. She continues to participate in extensive training from major pharmaceutical grade product lines. Cherry is a certified laser technician and performs advanced skin antiaging treatments. She is trained in the latest technical advances in the industry. Her sweet demeanor and knowledge will make you leave satisfied and with a new sense of confidence.
Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Injector
Sandra has been a nurse practitioner for over 8 years. She graduated from DePaul University with a Master’s Degree in Science. Sandra has been working in the medical Aesthetic industry for years with extensive experience in anti-aging treatments and laser procedures. She is a certified expert in Botox, Fillers, PRP for facial rejuvenation and vaginal/penile PRP injections for medical conditions and sexual health enhancements. Her primary interest has always been in the field of dermatology and esthetics with the philosophy of beautification of skin and people’s bodies. The creativity and understanding of how a face can look youthful and natural is a skill and an art. In one way she sees herself as an artist and absolutely loves the ways in which she can perfect a person’s face using the most current treatments in cosmetics, dermal fillers and laser technology. Perfecting her techniques for years with the constant innovation of new products brings her great joy. In her free time she enjoys yoga, cooking and taking long walks with her baby yorkie Ruby. She looks forward to meeting all of you and establishing your trust as your aesthetic provider!
Jamie started with Aespala Medspa & Plastic Surgery from day one with the development and start up. She began her career in the aesthetic industry after graduating with her esthetics license in 2009. Her creativity and leadership skills have greatly contributed to the success of Aespala Medspa & Plastic Surgery. Jamie coordinates all patient related functions, business operations, sales and marketing efforts. Her passion for aesthetics and plastic surgery makes her a perfect match for this innovative industry. Jamie is here to ensure that you have an exceptional service and care. When she is not working, she absolutely loves spending family time with her two young boys.
RN, BSN, CANS, Nurse Injector
Rhonda Policandriotes began her nursing career in the ICU, where she practiced for more than 20 years. During her role as a hospital nurse, she became educated and trained in aesthetic medicine, which she found to be her new passion. She is recognized nationally as the “Top 100 Injectors in the Country” and voted by her patients as one of “the most love injectors” with RealSelf. Rhonda received her nursing degree from the University of St Francis and her medical aesthetic training at The Aesthetic Advancement Institute. She has studied with many of the top plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and master injectors throughout the United States, as well as international pioneers in aesthetic medicine. She has earned her Certiﬁed Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) certiﬁcation through the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses (ASPSN). She has achieved certiﬁcation by pharmaceutical companies for her experience and skillful injection techniques. She is a faculty member with GAIN (Galderma Aesthetic Injector Network) where she provides training to physicians, nurses and other medical professionals in cosmetic injection techniques and procedures with Botox and dermal ﬁllers. Rhonda is founder of RPinjections LLC were she trains medical professionals in advanced injecting techniques. Rhonda has additional certiﬁcations in sclerotherapy, PRP treatments for facial rejuvenation and hair restoration, Kybella. Sculptra and in laser physics and safety. Rhonda is a master of lip augmentation, full-face correction, face design and aging intervention. She empowers her clients with her education-based approach. She places safety and efﬁcacy in the highest regard when caring for her patients.