Meet the Staff

Cynthia Durieux, BSN

Master Injector, Clinical Director

Cynthia is a dedicated nurse specializing in non-surgical aesthetic. She brings over 28yrs experience in plastic surgery field working with Board Certified Plastic Surgeons extending from San Diego, Maryland, Dallas and San Antonio.

As a native of San Diego, California she is fluent in Spanish.

Cynthia received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. She has completed a Master training under Dr. de Maio which include Botox, Juvederm, Voluma ,Vollure, Volbella and Kybella.

Cynthia prides herself in working with patient’s individual needs and desires. She performs a comprehensive aesthetic evaluation and will then propose a treatment plan.

Outside of work, Cynthia is devoted to her family, staying busy as a soccer and tennis Mom. Cynthia also has a passion for health and exercise.  You can see her talent on Facebook, performing live non-surgical aesthetic procedures.

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Lisa Williams

Patient Consultant

As Patient Care Consultant, Lisa’s will provide you with the necessary information to allow you to make that all important personal decision. After 20 years in the industry, Lisa has the experience to give insight on all procedures. With an honest approach she will guide you from start to finish on your journey for self-improvement. Lisa’s commitment is to you, our patient. Her initial goal is to provide you with the necessary information to allow you to make that all important personal decision.

Lisa is dedicated to listen to your specific needs, be responsive to your concerns and accessible to your questions regarding elective surgery. On her free time she enjoys hunting and fishing with her husband Greg.

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Elizabeth Davila

Assistant to Dr. Ortegon/ Marketing

Elizabeth brings over 20 years of management experience and assists Dr. Ortegon with behind-the-scene business matters.  She enjoys seeing patient transformations as a patient’s confidence heightens, emitting a new found empowerment from within.

Elizabeth is a proud mother of 3 children and on her spare time enjoys traveling and exercising.

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Nicole Fernandez

Coolsculpting & Thermi Expert

Medical Assistant

Nicole is our Medical Assistant with 9 years of medical experience and 5 of them working side by side with Dr.Ortegon. A native to San Antonio Nicole is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Nicole is talented in many areas outside of her clinical duties. She is a team player assisting in administrative projects and technical support when called upon. Nicole is certified in Cool Sculpting and Thermi-Va. As a specialist for CoolSculpting and Thermi-Va, she enjoys helping people achieve their relative goals. Nicole has attended CoolSculpting University twice and holds an Advance Certification in CoolSculpting. When Nicole is not working she enjoys going for long rides on their Harley in the country side with her husband of 11 years. She has 3 gorgeous girls and enjoys working out.

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Odilia Escobar

Medical Aesthetician

Odilia has been a licensed Medical Aesthetician for over a decade. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio and The Aveda Institute. Her passion for skincare transcends into customized skincare regimens and treatment plans. Odilia’s extensive product knowledge of physician grade skincare enables her to customize the best skincare regimen for clients. Her skills and enthusiasm for skincare and beauty shines through with her dedication and commitment to client care. On her spare time, Odi enjoys salsa dancing and traveling.

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Monica Gonzales

Medical Assistant, CoolSculpting Expert, and Laser Technician

Monica Gonzales is a Medical Assistant with over 11 years of experience. She has been with San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery for over a year. Monica’s experience dominates in the operating room having assisted in plastic surgery and minor procedures. Monica is an expert in CoolSculpting, certified at the Univeristy of CoolSculpting in California, and is enthusiastic about helping patients achieve their best body. Monica encompasses over 4 years of laser treatments, specializing in Laser Vein Treatment to include Laser Hair Removal. Monica’s genuine bed side manner and passion for patient care is evident with patient confidence and trust. Monica enjoys spending time with her family and as a hobby she enjoys crafts and painting.

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JamieAnn Cadena

Front Desk Administrative Support

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