Meet Our Staff

Maria Bond, RN

Circulating Surgical Nurse

Maria has 30 years experience in Nursing and enjoys caring for patients. She has specialized in plastic surgery for 8 years and worked closely with Shashi Kusuma, M.D. since 2010.  Lauded by her patients for her unique sensitivity during the most important phase of recovery, Maria focuses on the patients comfort as well as seeing their medical needs are attended to in both a professional and nurturing manner.

Maureen Hopfinger, CRNA

Nurse Anesthetist

I have been practicing Hospital and Office based anesthesia for the past 28 years. I am currently the Clinical Coordinator for the University of Miami nurse anesthesia students at Cleveland Clinic Florida. I am experienced and proficient in all types of general, regional, cardiac anesthesia and hemodynamic monitoring. A member of American Association of Nurse Anesthesia. Currently certified in BLS and ACLS and certified by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia.


Jennifer Pacheco

Licensed Practical Nurse

Jen assists the surgeons during in-office procedures, as well as the patient’s post-surgery follow-ups to ensure a smooth recovery process. Patients look to Jennifer for support and guidance during the recovery phase. Her compassion, knowledge, and beautiful smile help patients and their families feel comfortable and grateful for her support.

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Rebecca Wood

Certified permanent makeup artist & licensed esthetician

“A Change of Face by Rebecca”, 16 years specializing in the art of Permanent Makeup & color correction.
Rebecca has incredible artistic ability and wanted a career that would satisfy her need to create. In 1995, Rebecca discovered permanent makeup and started her journey to find just the right training. In 1997, she apprenticed under the direction of renowned French artist, physician, and permanent makeup pioneer, Dr. Helene Friedbury. Rebecca has been “changing faces” ever since. She has attended advanced training numerous times at the American Institue of Intradermal Cosmetics. Each year she continues to train with the industry leaders to fine-tune her skills.
Hundreds of satisfied, beautiful clients now enjoy their permanent makeup by Rebecca and you can too! Call today for your appointment!

Caroline Colarusso

Licensed Aesthetician

Caroline is a Florida native working out of our Boca Raton & Plantation offices. With over 30+ years of experience in the cosmetic, hair, and skincare industry, Caroline has gained extensive experience & knowledge treating all different skin types and ages. She has performed treatments using all of the latest technology, from body contouring to skin tightening procedures. Caroline uses the most cutting edge equipment available to the cosmetics industry. Working alongside Dr. Shashi Kusuma and their staff of top medical professionals, she has gained in-depth knowledge of both general and cosmetic skin care treatments. She specializes in all types of facials, medical-grade peels, and micro-needling. Caroline also has extensive experience in the Emsculpt procedure for Body Contouring Treatments.

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