Our Physician Assistants
Cory is an NCCPA nationally board-certified and state-licensed surgical physician assistant trained in a wide variety of non-ablative techniques that complement the work of our surgeons and assist those wanting a non-surgical approach to self-improvement. With her aesthetic and clinical dermatology expertise, she serves adult, adolescent and pediatric patients. She is also an approved Injector Trainer for Allergan, the maker of BOTOX and JUVÉDERM dermal filler.
She has her undergraduate degree from UCLA in the field of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. Following UCLA, she attended the Physician Assistant Program at USC School of Medicine, and completed her clinical training at LAC-USC Medical Center. She received her NCCPA national board certification with honors in both general and surgical medicine.
She helps our Los Angeles and Beverly Hills plastic surgery patients look their best through treatments, including: general dermatology, skin rejuvenation, DUSA BLU-U® for acne and pre-cancerous lesions, BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport™, injectable fillers (such as Restylane®, Sculptra® Aesthetic and RADIESSE®), Thermage®, non-surgical facelift procedures, laser treatments for acne and fine lines, laser hair removal, laser vein treatments, Pearl/Pearl Fractional, Fraxel®, IPL photofacials, chemical peels and skin care for acne and anti-aging.
California State and National Board Certified Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse
Carla Lovato MS, PA-C is a California State and National Board Certified Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse. She has a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University and a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University of Health Sciences. Carla is also an approved Injector Trainer for Allergan, the maker of BOTOX and JUVÉDERM dermal filler.
Carla has been specially trained in clinical dermatology and non-ablative procedures. Her skills, with precise technique and thorough knowledge, have gained the respect of patients, staff, and others in the community.
She has a great deal of patient experience and a broad medical background. Prior to her studies at Western University, she worked in the very diverse and busy emergency department of Scripps Memorial Chula Vista in San Diego. Her bilingual skills in Spanish and English have been invaluable in helping patients receive the proper care.
Carla’s areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, clinical dermatology, aesthetic skin rejuvenation, Dysport and BOTOX, injectable fillers, peels, ThermaCool / radio frequency non-surgical facelift procedures, pulsed dye laser, DUSA BLU-U for acne and pre-cancerous lesions, laser hair removal, laser vein treatments, Pearl/Pearl Fractional laser treatments, IPL / photofacials, Fraxel, Titan, general skin care services and product knowledge for problems like acne and signs of aging.