DISCOVER THE PALM DESERT-BASED COSMETIC SURGERY INSTITUTE, SERVING THE INDIO AND LOS ANGELES AREAS

The medical staff at our cosmetic plastic surgery practice in Palm Desert—serving Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, La Quinta, and the Los Angeles area beyond—is part of the foundation of our success at Cosmetic Surgery Institute. Each and every one of these healthcare professionals has been an industry leader in her own right. Through circumstance, timing, and good fortune, CSI has been able to attract this talented group of professionals and offer our patients the highest quality of care and compassion.

It is important for us to create an environment in which our patients feel comfortable with their provider, so they can confidently express their cosmetic goals and be sure they are being heard—and that a personalized plan is being developed just for them. We encourage everyone to get to know our hard-working and talented medical staff by reading about them here or contacting us for more information.

Peggy Murgo

PEGGY MURGO, RN

Peggy completed her nursing studies in 1985 at Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing in Williamsport, PA. Peggy has worked in the plastic and cosmetic surgery industry since 1995 and has had the opportunity to work with several world-renowned plastic and cosmetic surgeons.

Peggy joined the team in 2003. Her primary emphasis has been injecting fillers and BOTOX®/Dysport®, which she has been doing for more than 15 years, with a secondary emphasis on surgeries.

Adrienne Bloom

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.

MORE MEMBERS OF THE COSMETIC SURGERY INSTITUTE TEAM

In addition to the medical staff, get to know more about us and the rest of the people who welcome patients to Cosmetic Surgery Institute and walk with them on their journeys of transformation. Meet our esthetician staff and administrative staff.

To find out more about our surgeon, read the bio for Dr. Mo Zakhireh.

You can also “tour our offices” online, as well as discover why patients choose us for their aesthetic care in Palm Desert and see how we contribute to the amazing Desert Community all around us.

Annmarie Austin

ANNMARIE AUSTIN, LEAD SURGICAL TECH

Annmarie Austin is our lead surgical tech as well as our facility/materials manager. She began her career with CSI after moving to the Coachella valley from her home town of Torrance CA. She came to us in January 2012 with over 25 years’ of surgical experience and a specialty Certifications in Maxillofacial Surgery where she has 15 years of surgical experience in facial cosmetics and trauma.

Annmarie sweet caring nature along with her loyalty and Commitment to providing an excellent surgical environment for our patients, doctors and surgical team makes here a great fit here as part of our CSI family.

Aja Beck

AJA BECK, PRE/POST-OPERATIVE PATIENT COORDINATOR

Aja is the Pre/Post Op Patient Coordinator and medical assistant at CSI. Her role is educate and assist all of our patients through the beginning to end of their surgical journey. Aja has a passion for care taking and is always eager to educate and guide patients through their healing process. Aja has been in the medical field for 7 years, with a background in Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery. Aja is very passionate about patient care and is always here to answer any questions. Aja grew up in the Los Angeles area but moved to the Coachella Valley in 2007. Aja loves her 2 senior dogs and spending time with her loved ones.

Julie Nerad

JULIE NERAD, DIRECTOR OF NURSING

Julie Nerad is our Director of Nursing here at Cosmetic Surgery Institute. In addition, she is part of our operating room staff helping to ensure the patients get the best possible care from start to finish. Julie has been an RN for 8 years and truly feels a passion and dedication to her work. She is a wife, mother of 2 teenagers and 2 twentysomethings, and is currently in school to receive her bachelor’s in nursing. She enjoys reading, watching her kids play sports, and cooking.

Surgical Team

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Contact Palm Desert′s Cosmetic Surgery Institute to arrange a consultation in the Los Angeles area. Request a consultation online or call (760) 837-0364.

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The best time to take the first step on your path to transformation is now. Reach out to us today so together we can start on your journey toward a beautiful new look for you.

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