Dr. Christopher Godek* and Dr. Christina Pasick** are surrounded by a team of professionals who are dedicated to meeting your cosmetic enhancement goals and making your visit with us as comfortable and efficient as possible. Please take a moment to meet some of our staff here at the Personal Enhancement Center, and contact us if you would like more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment.
Nathalie Lopresti, Physician Assistant
Nathalie is a board certified Physician Assistant who joined our practice in 2014 after graduating with her Masters in Physician Assistant studies from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. Before joining us she was working as a physician assistant in emergency medicine as well as orthopedic oncology. Nathalie has always had a passion for reconstructive and plastic surgery and was thrilled to join Dr. Godek’s practice and work alongside him in the office and in surgery. When Nathalie is not in the operating room assisting our plastic surgeon, she spends a significant amount of time in the office performing a variety of services including laser procedures and injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, XEOMIN®, Juvéderm®, Juvéderm Voluma® and more.
I find it incredibly rewarding being able to help people look and feel their very best!
Marissa Breeze, Physician Assistant
Marissa is a board-certified Physician Assistant and has been in practice since 2018. Prior to joining us, she worked in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She has a strong interest in the surgical sub-specialties and has always been drawn to cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. After first meeting Dr. Godek as a patient, and having such a wonderful experience, she was eager to become part of the team.
She is passionate about beauty, wellness and helping her patients achieve their goals. She works alongside Dr. Godek and Dr. Pasick in the office and serves as a first assistant in the operating room. As a PA, she plays a key role throughout your entire perioperative experience here at the Personal Enhancement Center.
In addition to working with our plastic surgeons, Marissa is busy building her injectable and laser practice. She offers a wide variety of laser procedures and injectable treatments including BOTOX, Jeuveau, Dysport and facial fillers.
Marissa completed the accelerated PA program at King’s College where she earned her Masters degree. She is an avid learner and a firm believer in continuing education.
Outside of the office, Marissa enjoys staying active and spending time with her friends and family.
Rosemary Vetro, Clinical Assistant
With over 25 years of diversified medical experience, Rosemary is a valuable member of our clinical team. Rosemary joined Dr. Godek’s practice in 2011 after previous roles as a licensed radiologic technologist and a surgical scheduler.
Rosemary assists with many aspects of the patient’s surgical experience. She works alongside our plastic surgeon, our Physician’s Assistant, and other medical staff during our clinic days and is responsible for scheduling patient surgeries. Rosemary also serves as a liaison between the practice and the many hospitals and surgery centers where our plastic surgeon performs various procedures.
When not at the office taking care of patients, Rosemary enjoys spending time with her family and boating on the Barnegat Bay.
I love working with our patients and being a part of their entire surgical journey. I meet many patients at the initial consultation and am excited to follow them through the surgery scheduling and post operative process. It is so rewarding to see how happy the patients are with their results.
Katie Wilgus, LPN/Clinical Nurse
Katie began work at the Personal Enhancement Center in the summer of 2009. Prior to joining the practice, she worked as a medical assistant at a prominent ENT office before returning to nursing school. In the summer of 2011, Katie graduated at the top of her class and began her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Katie’s comforting and reassuring attitude immediately puts patients at ease as she manages their care before, during, and after surgery. By guiding patients through the entire surgical process, Katie ensures each patient has a pleasant experience.
I always put our patients’ safety and comfort first. I enjoy assisting the doctor in the process of helping our patients achieve the results they are looking for.
Jessica Pansulla, Licensed Practical Nurse
Jessica was thrilled to join the Personal Enhancement Center as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was happy to return to her hometown, Toms River, after earning her LPN degree at South Florida State College in 2014. Prior to joining our clinical team, Jessica worked in many different branches of medicine including pediatrics, rehab medicine, and inpatient hospital settings. As a vital member of the clinical team, Jessica helps put patients at ease in their preoperative and postoperative visits.
Outside of the office, Jessica loves to play piano and play tennis with her husband, Christian. Her second true love is Cannoli, her corgipoo puppy.
Emilee Adams, Licensed Practical Nurse
Emilee is a Licensed Practical Nurse who brings compassion and enthusiasm to the Personal Enhancement Center. Emilee provides our patients with the highest level of care. She loves getting to know our patients on a personal level and walking with them through their journey at the Personal Enhancement Center. Before joining the team, Emilee obtained her LPN degree locally at Ocean County College in 2016.
When Emilee is not working, she enjoys spoiling her Bullmastiff, Atlas. In the summer months, you can find her by her pool or cruising with her husband, Jon, on their boat.
Gail Teese, Patient Coordinator
Gail joined the Personal Enhancement Center in October of 2016. She is an extroverted and friendly patient care coordinator bringing over six years of experience in the medical field. Her in-depth knowledge of scheduling consultations and surgeries as well as her hands-on experience in nurturing patient relationships makes Gail a perfect fit for the patient coordinator role. Her goal is to educate patients to help them make informed decisions on treatment options and provide support throughout their surgical journey.
Gail studied marketing at Montclair University in Montclair, New Jersey, and she is also a certified medical assistant. In her spare time, she enjoys travel and spending time with her family.
I am thrilled to be part of a practice that continually makes such a positive impact in the lives of so many individuals.
Jacqueline Jelenek, Skin Care Specialist
Jacqueline joined our team at the Personal Enhancement Center and Bella Derma Medi-Spa in 2017, bringing with her over five years of experience as a Master Esthetician. A graduate of the New York School of Esthetics, she is highly skilled and proficient in a broad span of skin care and non-surgical medspa treatments, including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, facials, aesthetic injectables, skin resurfacing, and more. In addition, she continually seeks to learn and master the newest, most innovative skin rejuvenation techniques and technologies as they become available and are FDA-approved.
Top priorities for Jacqueline are patient education, safety, and overall treatment experience. She aims to make sure every individual has a complete understanding of their desired procedure before proceeding, and she will happily recommend potential alternatives in the event a particular treatment or product of interest would not be the most effective option. Regardless of which skin care technique or medspa service she employs, Jacqueline is focused on maximizing patient comfort while upholding the highest standards of safety, and she always strives to develop strong, lasting relationships through trust and open communication.
The best part of my job is the noticeable boost in happiness and confidence I get to see when patients feel great about their skin.
Mary Ciampi, Licensed Medical Esthetician
Mary joined our team at the Personal Enhancement Center and Bella Derma Medi-Spa in 2020. Growing up at the Jersey Shore, Mary is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Communications. Having worked in marketing in NYC she decided to pursue her passion for esthetics and skin care and competed training at the Aveda Institute Soho NYC. Mary worked as a Licensed Medical Esthetician in a financial District Medi Spa prior to joining the Esthetic team the Personal Enhancement team and Bella Derma Medi-Spa. Relocating back to the area, Mary brings to our team experience and skills in broad span of skin care and non-surgical Medspa treatments, including micro-needling microdermabrasion, Hydro-facials, chemical peels and EMSCULPT®.
In addition to her professionalism and clinical expertise, Mary is recognized for her sweet and pleasant disposition. Her warm and caring personality brings comfort to the patients. She enjoys getting to know her patients. Mary prides herself in listening to her patients and help develop individualized treatment plans with a goal to achieve healthy, beautiful skin.
It is very rewarding to see my patients achieve their esthetic goals. In addition to the great physical transformation, their confidence levels are also elevated.
Jill Nalewicki, Spa Coordinator
Jill joined our practice in 2004 after being a patient of Dr. Godek’s. She has important dual roles in the practice as both our transcriptionist as well as one of our front desk coordinators at Bella Derma Medi-Spa. Being a previous patient of Dr. Godek’s allows Jill to relate to many of the people we see in the office who are going through a similar journey of renewed self-confidence.
When not at the office, you’ll likely find Jill at the gym working out with weights, doing cardio or taking a spin class. Jill also enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons and during the summer loves to relax on Brick Beach.
Dr. Godek’s patient care is superior, and I am proud to be a part of his practice. Throughout my employment here, I have met many of our patients, some of which are cancer survivors. These women and men are an inspiration to me and one of the most rewarding aspects of my job.
Donna Delia-Sarkozy, Administrative Assistant
Donna joined the Personal Enhancement Center in September of 2009. She is the first person you’ll see when you enter our practice, so we rely on her to welcome patients and make them feel comfortable and relaxed from the very beginning. Donna will also be your source for scheduling future appointments and putting you in touch with the appropriate source when you call in with questions concerning everything from your upcoming surgery to your current recovery.
Outside of the office, Donna enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her husband, son and dog Roxy.
Every day I see new and existing patients walk through our doors with big wide smiles on their faces. It is a testament to our practice that we have so many patients who are happy and new ones that want to experience the same feeling that our existing patients have.
Sue Scanlon, Insurance Coordinator
Sue joined the Personal Enhancement Center in October 2018. Her past experience includes twenty years as a medical billing coordinator for a busy dermatology practice. Sue always has a positive attitude and utilizes her experience in billing and insurance to go the extra mile for every patient.
Sue enjoys spending time with her family, travel and going to the beach.
Joanne Black, Insurance Coordinator
With over three decades of insurance billing and collection experience, Joanne was a perfect fit when joining Dr. Godek’s team in 2019. Her organizational skills and attention-to-detail are the foundation of her role as an Insurance Specialist. She enjoys being part of a dynamic group of people and contributing to the over-arching goal of providing the best possible care to each and every patient.
When not at work, Joanne enjoys spending time with family, traveling and working out. She is also involved with her church and always willing to assist a stray animal in need.
Jeff Monte, Practice Manager
Jeff joined the Personal Enhancement Center team in the spring of 2004. He manages the day-to-day operations, with a variety of responsibilities ranging from accounting to marketing. Before joining the Personal Enhancement Center team in 2004, Jeff ran his family business for 10 years following his graduation from the University of New Hampshire.
Managing the practice keeps Jeff busy as well as his family time with his wife, Jennifer and their two daughters, Emily and Abigail. In his downtime, he enjoys playing golf, skiing, traveling and spending time at the beach.
While I don’t have the same level of interaction with our patients as the majority of our team does, I do feel a special connection with them as we work to make the right decision economically-speaking for their surgery.
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