Meet Our Esthetician Staff
Get to Know the Team at Cosmetic Surgery Institute in Palm Desert, Serving the Los Angeles Area
Our patients come to our esthetician staff at Cosmetic Surgery Institute in Palm Desert to restore their appearance, yet we help them transform their lives. We feel honored to be able to provide support and solutions to our patients throughout their transformative journey. It is truly a privilege to do excellent, reputable work and take part in positive transformations each and every day.
Marisa Rivera, Lead Esthetician
Marisa joined Cosmetic Surgery Institute in 2005 as a medical esthetician. Marisa completed her training in San Francisco, which is where she and her husband lived. Prior to pursuing her passion in the skincare industry, she graduated from California State University, Chico, with a bachelor of arts in journalism and worked for the Kimpton Group as a public relations manager. Marisa specializes in dermaplaning, peels, oxygen treatment, micropen, and PRP treatments.
Adrienne Bloom,BSN, RN,Esthetician
Adrienne brings 14 years of experience and a passion for skin, restoring not only beauty, but also confidence and self-esteem. She has trained directly under industry-leading physicians throughout the country in the field of ablative laser therapy, obtaining multiple certifications. Having performed thousands of procedures, she continues to stay up to date on the latest trends and techniques. Adrienne has cultivated a signature treatment, combining her background in aesthetics with her advanced training and experience in ablative and non-ablative laser procedures. This innovative approach to beauty has given her notoriety among patients and professional colleagues. Adrienne has a unique aptitude to provide a personalized approach specific to each patient’s desired outcome and characteristics.
Danielle Rubino, Esthetician
Danielle has worked for several world-renowned dermatologists and plastic surgeons from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles. Danielle's facial treatments have been featured on various websites and in several magazines, including two times in Allure for their "Little Black Book Directory." She is also a licensed massage therapist and studied Thai massage in Bangkok, Thailand, for further education. Listening to her patients' needs and ensuring that our patients have the best possible experience is very important to her. Danielle can provide a wide range of services, from facial treatments and lash tinting to post-op recovery treatments and Ultherapy.
Karen Nystrom, Esthetician
Karen has been in the beauty industry for more than 20 years and an esthetician since 2000. Originally from Arlington, VA, she moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 and worked for film and T.V. doing skincare and makeup. Her career has taken her to the Virgin Islands, San Diego, Washington, D.C., and finally to the Coachella Valley and Cosmetic Surgery Institute four years ago. With her broad skincare knowledge and warm and caring hands, Karen has built an amazing clientele at CSI.
Lynne Scott, Esthetician
Lynne started her career with a renowned plastic surgeon in Orange County in 1997, specializing in dermaplaning and chemical peels. After 10 years, Lynne relocated to the desert, where she continued to pursue her passion with skincare. With more than 20 years of experience, she enjoys working with patients and providing them with a quality experience. Lynne joined the amazing team of estheticians at CSI in 2016 and specializes in medical-grade skin treatments, micropen treatments, PRP, and progressive peels.
More Members of the Cosmetic Surgery Institute Team
Find out more about us at Cosmetic Surgery Institute, where our medical staff and administrative staff team up with the esthetician staff and our surgeons—Dr. Mo Zakhireh, Dr. Clark Taylor, and Dr. Craig Ball—to provide comprehensive services for men and women alike, producing beautiful, natural-looking results.