Our Staff - Group of Professionals

Meet our team

The staff at The Kaplan Center is the foundation of our success. Each and every one of our healthcare professionals has been an industry leader in their own right and can assist you in their area of expertise. Through circumstance, timing, and good fortune, The Kaplan Center has been able to attract this talented group of professionals and offer our patients the highest quality of care, customer service, and of course, compassion.

Christina Piccininni

Christina Piccininni

Office Manager

Along with studying Marketing at Rutgers School of Business, Christina is always busy at The Kaplan Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery offering our patients the highest quality of service. The Kaplan Center is where Christina’s love for aesthetics, meets her passion for business, all while giving our patients the utmost attention they deserve. With 5 years of management experience, being part of The Kaplan Team allows her to tend to patients all while maintaining order in our office.

Crystina Baetz, BSN, RN

Crystina Baetz

Director of Nursing

Crystina is a registered professional nurse with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She is certified by the National Laser Institute in advanced injectables, as well as PRP and microneedling with over 3 years of injectable experience. Crystina has a passion for aesthetics and loves making her patients look and feel their best!

Marshelle Douglas, BSN, RN

Marshelle Douglas


Available Saturdays

Marshelle is the newest Aesthetic Nurse/Nurse Injector to join the Kaplan team. She is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, and a strong critical care background from one of the top hospitals in NYC. She is also certified in non-surgical body contouring, with her own business in New York. Alongside her aesthetic eye, she is passionate about all things wellness and beauty, post-op care, and assuring that patients are actively playing a role in there recovery and glow up process.

Elisabeth Occhipinti

Elisabeth Occhipinti

Front Desk Coordinator

Elisabeth is the smiling face that will greet you once you arrive at The Kaplan Center. Her goal is to make the patient experience exceptional from the moment you arrive. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Teresa Stamoutsos

Teresa Stamoutsos

Billing Manager

Teresa is here for our patients to help communicate about your plan and with employers to help achieve solutions in reducing your out of pocket medical costs. Teresa enjoys movies, cooking, crafts, family games, and taking in nature’s scenery on her Can-Am Spyder.

Melody Zumaran

Melody Zumaran

In-house Counsel

Melody is General Counsel to The Kaplan Center. She is a practicing attorney with over 20 years of experience in private practice. Melody also holds an MBA for NYU Stern School of Business. Melody’s experience aligns with our goal of providing you with the most innovative treatments and procedures in a safe and medically compliant environment.

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