Mark D. Epstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Long Island Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mark D. Epstein is a dual-board-certified plastic surgeon (American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Surgery) with additional qualifications in surgery of the hand, currently practicing in Hauppauge, New York. Dr. Epstein also serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at North Shore Surgi-Center and is a Clinical Assistant..Read more

Director Of Operations

Ruth A. Verspoor – Practice Administrator

Ruth has over thirty years experience managing medical practices. She joined my practice as Practice Adminstrator when I opened this practice in 1998. Ruth wholeheartedly shares my vision in creating a practice where the patient comes first, and all our staff share that vision. It is Ruth’s responsibility to make certain that all aspects of..Read more

Our Doctors

Adrienne S. Levy, M.D.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Dr. Adrienne S. Levy began her medical training in an accelerated B.S.-M.D. Program at the Sophie Davis School for Biomedical Education of the City University of New York. Next, she moved to Long Island and completed her medical training at SUNY Stony Brook. After an Internship in Internal Medicine at..Read more

Brian Slepian, M.D.

Born and raised on Long Island, Dr. Brian Slepian graduated from Adelphi University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He received his medical degree from The Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his internship and Anesthesia residency on Long Island at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, where he was Chief Resident..Read more

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Jodi Andriella – Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Jodi graduated from the New York Institute of Beauty. She is certified in Cosmetic Laser and IPL Hair Removal from Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics in NYC. She has worked for distinguished Medical Spas alongside plastic surgeons for several years. Jodi is experienced in many different medical grade skin-care modalities such as chemical peels, facials,..Read more

Our Clinical Staff

Jennifer Manuel, R.N., C.N.O.R. – Clinical Supervisor & Operating Room

Jennifer R.N.

Jennifer joined us in 2010. She has an interesting background. Jennifer first entered the medical field as a Certified surgical technician, and then furthered her education by becoming a registered nurse (R.N.) in 2010. Jennifer is my right hand in the operating room, and has the uncanny ability to read my mind and have my ..Read more

Kristi Tramposch, R.N. – Operating & Recovery Room

Kristi started with me in 2012. She has been an R.N. since 2002 and comes to us from the neonatal intensive care unit at Stony Brook University Medical Center. Her experience includes pre operative as well as post operative care of the newborn. Kristi has transitioned into pre and post operative care of the adult as well..Read more

Erica Powers, R.N. – Operating & Recovery Room

Erica Powers, R.N. | Epstein Plastic Surgery

Erica joined our staff in 2018. She began her career as a Registered Nurse at Stony Brook University Hospital in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology unit, where she cared for pediatric patients undergoing cancer treatments. She then expanded her knowledge base and experience to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Her compassion, love for life, and positive energy..Read more

Patient Coordinators

Maryellen Ponzini – Manager of Patient Care Services

I have been Dr. Epstein Surgical Patient Coordinator since 2010. Having worked in the medical field for many years, I started out as a reception service specialist and was promoted to Surgical Patient Coordinator. As Surgical Patient Coordinator, I am the person who will be your host: greeting you during your initial telephone call or..Read more

Diane Tampellini – Patient Coordinator

Diane Tampellini – Patient Coordinator

Diane is one of our Patient Care Coordinators. She comes to us with more than 15 years of experience in the Medical Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery field. She will probably be one of the first staff members you speak to when calling the office. Our patients love her warm and compassionate personality. If you have..Read more

Our Front Desk Staff

Donna LaSalla – Front Desk manager

Donna LaSalla – Front Desk Manager NY

Donna joined us in 2001. A former police officer at Brookhaven National Laboratories, she is an expert marksman (score 398 out of 400 on the “bulls eye”). She had no experience in aesthetic surgery or medicine when she came to us but was eager to learn and is now quite knowledgeable, especially when it comes..Read more

Lilla Fernandez – Reception Service Specialist

Lilla Fernandez - Reception Service Specialist

Lilla joined our team in 2017 as a Reception Service Specialist. Prior to joining us, she was a dental assistant for an endodontist for 7 years. Lilla happened upon by chance, but we knew immediately she was perfect for our team by choice. Having met Lilla through a cosmetic consult, and learning of her interest..Read more

Randi Simonetti – Reception Service Specialist, Social Media & Special Initiatives Integration

Randi has a bachelor’s of Fashion Design and worked in the fashion industry in NYC for many years before making the move to Long Island and becoming a stay at home mom. In her search for a career change, Randi found Epstein Plastic Surgery and joined the team in 2018 as a reception service specialist...Read more

Laura Milburn – Reception Service Specialist & Billing

Laura Milburn – Reception Service Specialist & Billing

Laura joined the Epstein Plastic Surgery Team in 2010. She is dedicated to assisting you with all of your insurance needs. With her years of experience, Laura will increase your understanding of how your benefits work and help to decrease your out of pocket expenses. In addition to being an Insurance Coordinator, Laura also works..Read more

Debra Francavilla – Reception Service Specialist

Debra joined our team in 2012. She has extensive experience as a reception service experience from other medical practices, but also manages an entertainment company with her husband, supplying celebrity lookalikes to parties and events (her husband is John Travolta’s “alter-ego). She is never without a big smile on her face! It is an absolute..Read more

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Epstein Plastic Surgery Long Island NY

Mark D. Epstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.
200 Motor Parkway, B12
Hauppauge, NY 11788