MEET THE Team at Manhattan Aesthetics
Jerrold Gendler, M.D., F.R.C.S.
With more than 30 years of experience as a board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gendler is the supervising medical director at Manhattan Aesthetics and is committed to providing his patients with the highest level of care and safety. Dr. Gendler is Board Certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery. A pioneer in liposuction Dr. Gendler was among the first plastic surgeons to perform liposuction surgery in the United States. His extensive surgical background and experience in the latest minimally invasive techniques offer a truly comprehensive approach to cosmetic medicine and wellness.
CRAIG PERMAN - FOUNDER
RITA MULLAEV, MSN, NP-BC
Rita Mullaev is an established board certified cosmetic Nurse Practitioner specializing in minimally invasive facial and body rejuvenation. Rita is one of only ten nurses in all of New York City to hold the title of Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS), a prestigious recognition awarded by the American Academy of Plastic Surgical Nurses. Rita discovered her passion for aesthetic medicine when she began working in plastic surgery over 10 years ago. Working alongside some of the most highly regarded plastic surgeons she has honed her craft. Rita’s dedication to individualized patient care and bespoke beauty ensures she addresses your specific concerns while preserving your natural aesthetic. Her work focuses on an artistic, natural, and clinically safe approach with an emphasis on enhancing her patients in the most undetectable, yet powerful way.
Marek Paliwoda, PA-C
Marek Paliwoda is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant with more than 19 years of clinical experience practicing cosmetic and medical dermatology. Passionate about giving back to those in need he has traveled the world providing dermatologic care to people in impoverished countries. Marek believes in a comprehensive approach to skin health leveraging the latest aesthetic advancements including laser, RF Microneedling, Ultrasound and non-invasive body sculpting. He is inspired by the life changing positive impact cosmetic dermatology has had for his patients and this has motivated Marek to dedicate his career to become an expert in the field. Marek’s specialties include PDO Thread Lifting of the face and neck, Platelet Rich Plasma rejuvenation, injectable fillers and collagen biostimulators as well as botulinum toxin injections.
Susan Hirsch, PA-C
Susan Hirsch is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant. Her specialties include cosmetic and medical dermatology with a focus in advanced laser therapies and injectables. With more than 20 years of practice Susan’s extensive medical knowledge and passion for the evolving field of medical aesthetics paired with her artistic eye ensure her patients receive the highest standard of care. Through subtle enhancements and careful treatment planning she takes pride in helping her patients enhance their confidence and natural aesthetic. When she is out of the office Susan enjoys spending time with her two children Jagger and Maddox.
NATALYA LITOVSKAYA - MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN
Natalya Litovskaya is a licensed medical aesthetician in New York with more than 15 years of experience. Natalya is widely regarded as a body sculpting expert and is nationally recognized as a top provider of the latest body sculpting technologies including EmSculpt NEO (top 50 provider), EmSculpt, truSculpt iD (Largest Provider in North America) , truSculpt 3D (Diamond Level Provider) and SculpSure (Center of Excellence). Her passion is helping her clients achieve and maintain their skin and body goals. Natalya regularly attends continuing education to stay abreast of the latest trends and cutting edge techniques. Natalya has an extensive understanding of the skin and is certified in Laser Genesis, Aerolase, IPL, VIVACE RF Microneedling, AviClear, Medical Grade Chemical Peels, Laser Hair Removal, Dermaplaning and Jet Peel. She takes pride in helping her clients achieve and maintain healthy, vibrant glowing skin. Regardless of your concern Natalya will work with you to build a customized regimen to achieve long-term results.
OLGA PIDGEON - MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN
Olga is a licensed medical aesthetician in New York with more than 15 years of experience. Passionate about helping people achieve their goals Olga works with her clients to create a personalized treatment plan designed for their skin type, condition and individual goals. She is an expert in non-invasive body contouring and is certified in EmSculpt NEO, EmSculpt, truSculpt iD, truSculpt 3D, SculpSure, Laser Hair Removal and VIVACE RF Microneedling. Olga’s goal is to empower her clients to make the best decisions for their skin and body through by educating them to ensure their long term success.
Christopher Coffee - Beauty Guru
Diana Seo - Clinical Team
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