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Kristine Taylor, R.N., BSN

Kristine Taylor, R.N.
Medical Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Kristine takes her title as Medical Aesthetic Nurse Specialist with pride. She graduated with honors with her BSN from the California State University of Sacramento in 1991 and comes to us from the Northern California with over 20 years of acute clinical nursing experience where she specialized in Cardiac, Critical care and PACU (post anesthesia care unit). Simultaneously, Kristine started perfecting her skills in aesthetics and laser medicine in 2002 at a well-accredited medical spa for a plastic surgeon.   She transferred her accomplishments and passion for medical aesthetic nursing to Southern Cal in 2010 and continued to perfect her traits.

Kristine has trained extensively in advanced aesthetic techniques and is certified in Botox, dermal fillers, state-of-the-art lasers and overall skin rejuvenation . With her high level of expertise in anti-aging techniques combined with her extreme artistic eye for detail, Kristine is able to transcend her clients into a more youthful appearance. Due to her absolute passion and dedication in making her clients feel beautiful, Kristine brings her gifts of warmth, compassion and respect to each and every client she encounters. Her utmost priority is building a nurse-client relationship based on trust and confidence.

Kristine has now found her permanent residence in Newport Beach and is happily married.  She and her husband live a healthy lifestyle. They have a passion for cycling, weightlifting, walking, skiing, interior design, fashion, cooking and adoring their chihuahua, Bella.

Diane Magdaleno, R.N.
Medical Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Diane has been a licensed Registered Nurse for over 20 years. She began her nursing career as a Labor & Delivery Nurse at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she worked for 10 years before transferring to the Labor & Delivery Department at Mission Hospital for an additional 9 years. She is currently ACLS and CLE certified.

Diane then decided to follow her passion for Aesthetics and 8 years ago made a career change. She trained with a well-known aesthetics instructor, working with him side by side perfecting her skills to eventually become an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist, certified in Botox and dermal filler injectables. She is also a certified Laser Specialist in the latest Laser technologies. Diane is a gifted nurse injector with a superior eye for detail which allows her to customize the perfect combination of products to achieve her client’s goals. She prides herself on coupling her passion for perfection with her warm and compassionate personality which builds trust and confidence with her clients.

To maintain a healthy mind and body she combines CrossFit, Hot YOGA and cycling on a weekly basis. She enjoys cooking, baking and spending time with her husband and children.

Brittany Bas

Brittany Bas
Surgical Coordinator

Brittany joined the staff at Dr.Ackerman’s office in 2016. She has extensive background in client relations and hospitality industry. The skills she acquired prior to joining Dr. Ackerman’s office enhanced her ability to create a genuine connection with the patients. She is determined to ensure that your experience with Dr. Ackerman’s office is no less than exceptional. Brittany takes pride in her position as a Surgical Coordinator. From initial phone call and consultation, scheduling surgery and after care, Brittany’s close attention to detail and proper protocol will ensure that the entire surgical process is exceptional.

Brittany is a dedicated mother of twins and brings a positive presence to his practice with her warm personality and care. Out of the office, Brittany loves spending time with her children and family. She is also an all star on the field and enjoys playing in her co-ed softball league.

Alicia Santini

Administrative Assistant

Alicia has been working at Dr. Ackerman’s office for well over a decade. In that time she has mastered multiple duties and performed many roles. Currently she functions as our bookkeeper, as well as helping out with some general administrative duties. She also helps train our new staff. She is a busy mom of two beautiful boys who enjoys spending time with family and keeping up with a daily fitness regimen.

Dr. Boris Ackerman

Boris M. Ackerman, M.D., Renown Plastic Surgeon and a Facelift Specialist

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