Our Staff

Southwest Plastic Surgery is honored and blessed to be formed by a wonderful team who has quickly become like a family. All working towards one common goal: dedication to excellence, which offers each and every one of our patients the absolute best and positive experience.

  • Bel Sanchez

    Bel Sanchez Office Manager

    Bel’s passion and drive for providing impeccable patient care shines through in every function and task she completes. Her remarkable leadership skills, dedication to excellence and extensive experience in the administrative medical field contribute to the smooth running of our practice. Bel ensures and oversees that the entire staff comes together and works as a team to ultimately fulfill our most important goal and top priority: offer our patients the absolute finest personalized first class service throughout their entire experience.

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  • Erika Gomez

    Erika Gomez Patient Coordinator

    Erika has an innate ability to put a smile on your face and cheer you up; she serves as one of our Patient Coordinators. Immediately after you consult with either of the physicians you meet with Erika to go over the procedures discussed, secure and schedule a date for your surgery, as well as go over all the financials involved. Erika‘s sunny and bright disposition puts our patients at ease when making such an important and sometimes stressful decision in their lives. She will be able to answer any additional questions you might have regarding your surgery.

  • Michael Sanchez

    Michael Sanchez Patient Coordinator

    Michael is compassionate, calm and attentive however, shortly after you meet him, his spark will immediately shine through. Michael has a solid experience in the healthcare industry and billing, with an incredible ability to efficiently work with a diverse and demanding patient base. Michael’s commitment to brilliance and attention to detail make him the perfect link between your insurance and Southwest Plastic Surgery, as he coordinates and schedules our medical patients. Anytime you need an update or information regarding your insurance process, Michael will be able to let you know!

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  • Elizabeth Gallegos

    Elizabeth Gallegos Patient Services Specialist

    Liz brings to the practice ample experience in the medical field, as well as billing and insurance processing. Liz has proven to share the common goal of Southwest Plastic Surgery to deliver the ultimate inpatient care and satisfaction; her serene and focused personality is beautifully complemented with a good sense of humor, making her a valuable patient advocate.

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  • Arlene Velasco

    Arlene Velasco Medical Assistant

    Arlene functions to assist Dr. Agullo and Dr. Palladino in everything that involves direct patient care both before and after your surgery. She will prepare you for your private consultation with the physicians; she specializes in the pre-operative preparation of our patients for surgery and takes care their post-operative needs as well. She is a happy, vibrant and dedicated team member with a genuine concern and compassion for our patients. This winning combination offers our patients outstanding service and care throughout their entire experience at Southwest Plastic Surgery.

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  • Jessica Rojero

    Jessica Rojero Receptionist

    Jessica has the responsibility of greeting and registering our patients upon arrival to Southwest Plastic Surgery. Her genuine enthusiasm and compassionate demeanor shines through from your initial call and the moment she welcomes you into our facility. She represents the very first interaction in your experience at Southwest Plastic Surgery, which we believe should be the most positive and enjoyable. She will be the friendly face you see upon check in/out and until next time!

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  • Erika Lugo

    Erika Lugo Registered Nurse

    Erika Lugo is a highly skilled Registered Nurse.  During her earliest years of nursing she focused on cardiovascular nursing then Labor and Delivery.  In 2009, she refocused her education and experience into Aesthetic Nursing.  She is now one of the most sought after advanced injectors in the area.  Erika’s commitment to ongoing education led to her current involvement as a clinical instructor with Aesthetic Consultant Exchange.  As a ACE instructor she provides education and instruction on Allergan injectables (like Botox, Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus  and Voluma) to physicians and physician extenders across the region. Erika enjoys listening and developing relationships and long term plans with her patients to help them look and feel younger.  Erika is and will always be devoted to great patient care and great results.

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  • Ysette Ceballos

    Ysette Ceballos Registered Nurse

    Ysette’s passion for  helping others improve their way of life is what got her into the medical field. Offering our patients over 4 years of experience as a Nurse Aesthetician, Ysette can provide expertise and great knowledge to patients who are interested in coming to our Med Spa.  Ysette will personally guide each individual patient towards the best treatment option.  Providing our patients with a wide range of possibilities to medically treat and rejuvenate their skin, recommending many options like a variety of  laser treatments as well as chemical peels, micro needling with PRP, and our injectable products, extending to our wonderful pharmaceutical grade products Skin Medica , ZO Skin Health and 100 %  pure mineral make up line Jane Iredale.

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  • Edna Frausto

    Edna Frausto Medical Assistant

    Edna will be your caring link between your needs and the physicians’ expertise skills. Her warm demeanor will soon have you calm and relaxed knowing that she is by your side during your visits to our office. Her attentive skills serve as a perfect fit in preparing you for your upcoming procedures and visits.

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