Meet the Bonakdar Institute Staff

COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY AND SKIN CARE for NEWPORT BEACH, CORONA DEL MAR & ORANGE COUNTY, CA

Dr. Bonakdar has carefully selected a team of staff members that she can trust to share her dedication to patient care and beautiful results. Each team member represents an essential piece of the puzzle, doing their part to ensure a positive experience for every patient seeking optimal skin care in Newport Beach, CA.

To learn more about our staff or Dr. Bonakdar, you can request a consultation online or call us at (949) 393-3433 to schedule your med spa treatment in Orange County.

Liz Brodersen

What is your background?

I began working as an Aesthetician in 2006. Since then, I have continued my education and training incosmetic procedures and cosmeceutical products. I love what I do and enjoy the process of making men and women feel good about themselves.

How long have you worked with Dr. Bonakdar?

Four years as an aesthetician and the office manager.

What do you like best about your job?

Bonakdar Institute has a family atmosphere. I love seeing patients year after year, learning about their families and lives and helping them age gracefully.

What is one of the first things you learned in the field of cosmetic dermatology?

Chemical Peels. I performed them constantly....

Robyn Anchondo

What is your background?

Before entering the field of aesthetics, I was a certified medical assistant and phlebotomist. I workeda plastic surgery consultant for eleven years before coming to Bonakdar Institute. During that time, I saw the trend of people preferring to do non-invasive/in office procedures instead of invasive/surgical procedure.

How long have you worked with Dr. Bonakdar?

Four years as a client coordinator.

What do you like best about your job?

It’s fun working with Dr. Bonakdar because she is so passionate about her work and such aperfectionist. Her results are amazing so that means we have lots of happy clients who look beautiful and feel good about themselves. I like that we...

Jamie Pathe

What is your background?

I have a marketing background that was focused on patient relations and business development. Prior to that I was a coordinator and trainer for a non-profit organization that ran homes for special needs adults.

How long have you worked with Dr. Bonakdar?

A year ago I saw Dr. Bonakdar speak at a medical conference. I was so impressed by her practice, her philanthropy and her staff loyalty, I knew I had to work for her. I will celebrate a year with Bonakdar Institute at the start of April, 2015.

What do you like best about your job?

I enjoy working with Dr. Bonakdar on the “Look Good, Feel Good Campaign”. Community service was a big part of my upbringing and I love that Dr...

David Aghaian

What is your background?

I am a full time student and recently acquired my bachelors in biological sciences from UC Irvine. I am now working on my second bachelors and a masters in computer sciences.

How long have you worked with Dr. Bonakdar?

Four years. I started in the medical records department before we had electronic charts. Currently I am the in house IT expert and the photo-imaging coordinator.

What do you like best about your job?

When I first started working here, I was considering a career as a physician and this job exposed me to the field of medicine, as well as to the field of cosmetic dermatology. I have since decided to pursue a career that will marry my knowledge of biological...

Rayna Anderson

What is your background?

I have worked as a medical esthetician for almost 10 years.

How long have you worked with Dr. Bonakdar?

I am new to Bonakdar Institute as of 2014 but I am planning on staying here for a long time.

What do you like best about your job?

Having suffered with acne as a youth, I love helping people build their self-esteem with a beautiful and healthy complexion. It’s all about building relationships with my clients and impacting their lives positively.

What is your favorite procedure?

Botox Cosmetic. I think when Botox is done right, it can make all the difference in the world and Dr. Bonakdar is definitely an expert in Botox.

What is your favorite...

Jennifer Collings,RN

What is your background?

I started my nursing career in pediatric critical care in. In 2006, I transitioned to aesthetic medicine after receiving a few Botox treatments and lovingthe amazing results. Since that time, I have acquired much experience doing injectable and laser treatments. Staying on the cutting edge of this field is important to me, so I seek out meetings, trainings, and conferences with leaders in the industry. I also work as a clinical trainer for Ultherapy and Ellipse laser.

How long have you worked with Dr. Bonakdar?

I have been working with Dr Bonakdar since late summer of 2014 and have enjoyed getting to know all the staff. I feel each one of the staff...