The wonderful staff at the Philadelphia Surgi-Center has the unique capability of comforting even the most anxious patients. Whether you are undergoing cosmetic surgery, otolaryngology, or pain management, we have the experience and kindness to create a seamless transition from the first office appointment to the final evaluation.
Dr. Raphael Gabay
Dr. Gabay is one of Philadelphia’s leading Cosmetic Surgeons. He has over seventeen years of experience and performs all aspects of cosmetic surgery. He is triple board certified in Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery, and is currently serving as an Examiner for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons. Central to Dr Gabay’s philosophy is providing affordable, top quality and absolutely safe surgical care. His focus is on each individual patient and their specific needs.
Dr. Neil Gottlieb
Dr. Gottlieb is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon academically trained at Duke University Medical Center. He is double board certified in General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgery and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr Gottlieb’s focus on cosmetic surgery is shared equally with his dedication to breast reconstruction. He contributes to Living Beyond Breast Cancer and has participated in The Three Day breast cancer walk.
Patricia Barrett CNOR – Surgery Center Administrator
Patti has been here at the Philadelphia Surgi Center for 15 years. Her previous position as operating room nurse at Aria Bucks Hospital gave Patti the experience to take over the Director of Nursing position here at the surgery center. Her experience allowed a seamless transition into her role as the Surgery Center Administrator. Patti is also a fully licensed esthetician and performs all of our laser hair and tattoo removal procedures. For a laser procedure consultation, please call 215-969-1048.
Marla Urofsky – Surgical Scheduler
Marla has been with the practice for 15 years. Every patient who plans to have surgery meets with Marla to begin the process. As keeper of the calendar, Marla provides each patient with the needed appointment planning. These appointments consist of the pre operative appointment, as well as, the ultimate day of surgery. She also provides and explains the needed documentation, which can also be obtained through this site.
Dana Miller RN – Pre-Operative Nurse
Dana started her carrier as a critical care nurse in Philadelphia. Her 20 years of experience in this field has led to great patient care knowledge. Dana uses this extensive knowledge and experience to perform preoperative interviews on all surgical patients. As an IV specialist, Dana also performs a majority of the IV’s placed in cooperation with our Anesthesia Staff.
Gigi Fishman – Licensed Esthetician
We are fortunate to have Gigi Fishman as part of our cosmetic team. As a licensed esthetician she performs skin treatments and peels, as well as, permanent makeup application. As part of her expertise, she has gradually developed an extensive number of breast cancer reconstruction patients for which she has performed 3D areola tattooing.
Gigi has a fine arts degree from Tyler School of Art. This education, along with her extensive experience and training, this in permanent makeup techniques, assures natural and beautiful results. Her permanent makeup experience spans the last ten years, and her esthetician experience is even more vast.
Her most popular requested procedures include hairstroke eyebrows, permanent eyeliner, shaded lip liner and eyelash enhancement. Her eyelid procedures enhance and awaken even the most tired eyes, and her lip liner procedures create excellent definition and improvement in the fine lines around the mouth.
In addition to esthetic services and permanent makeup, Gigi also performs 3D areola tattoo reconstruction on breast cancer patients. The beautiful restoration of the natural areola is nearly as realistic as the real thing.