120 E 56th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10022
(212) 688-5955

About Our Staff

Facial Plastic Surgeon & Team

HazelHazel: Hazel the Beauty RN is an experienced injector and laser nurse, she is passionate about fulfilling patient aesthetic goals and has earned a BSN. Hazel’s keen eye’s and attention to details make her skilled at facial assessments and treatment protocols. As a caring nurse Hazel has earned the trust and respect of her patients. With her infectious smile, and war, personality , she puts patients immediately at ease. Hazel takes an individual approach to beauty and with just a few looks, she knows the right techniques necessary to instantly enhance ones appearance . Hazel is an energetic, proactive, enthusiastic individual who utilizes her skills and knowledge to provide excellent patient care.

Mariesa Streett, RNMariesa Streett, RN: Mariesa Streett, RN is a licensed Registered Nurse with experience in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. She completed her undergraduate education at Seton Hall University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing with honors and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing. Mariesa has been trained by and continues to work alongside the country’s most highly esteemed plastic surgeons and dermatologists, thus gaining experience and enhancing her skills both in the operating room as a surgical assistant and perioperative nurse and with patients one on one. Her experience and specialties include facial rejuvenation with Botox and dermal fillers, laser hair removal, microneedling, fat and cellulite reduction, laser resurfacing, and overall skincare. Mariesa believes in taking a holistic approach when addressing each patient’s aesthetic concerns and tailoring a plan of action that will deliver a natural and beautiful result.

Anna Leybovich RN, AestheticianAnna Leybovich: I am the licensed esthetician and RN here for Dr. Yael Halaas. As an expert in complexion analysis and causal diagnostics, I have successfully developed a highly customizable and effective approach that directly addresses each client’s personal needs and aspirations.

Pierina RodriguezPierina Rodriguez: I am the marketing coordinator for Dr. Halaas. After completing her Bachelors in Business Administration and a specialization in Management at Berkeley College, she went on to get her MBA in Marketing at Iona College. She is a member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society and studied at the Preston Bailey Lovegevity’s Event Planning Institute. She handles all of Dr. Halaas’ social media and public relations. Pierina also plans special promotions and educational events for the office.

Priscilla Hernandez - Medical AssistantPriscilla Hernandez: I am the medical assistant for the office of Dr. Yael Halaas. I help Dr. Halaas care for her patients and ensure they are informed and comfortable before injectable and surgical procedures.

TonyaTonya: Tonya has been in the medical aesthetic industry for 15 years. She brings an extensive background and knowledge in cosmetic procedures, services and products. She runs the day-to-day operations of the office and serves as the liaison between our patients and Dr. Halaas. Her passion for the industry and patient satisfaction drives building relationships with prospective patients. She strives to build positive and open relationships within the practice by answering any questions before and after your visit. Her personalized assistance ensures that your experience is exceptional.

Sheyla ThomasSheyla Thomas: I am the front desk coordinator for Dr. Yael Halaas. I schedule and confirm patients’ appointments, coordinate the surgical calendar, and ensure all questions and concerns are addressed in a timely manner.

Chasity DePaulaChasity DePaula: I am the medical assistant of Dr. Halaas. I assist her during patient hours with procedures such as Injectables and some surgical procedures. I also help in scheduling patients and other area around the office.


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