Landon Costella – Office Manager
Landon Costella is the office manager for Dr. Margoles’ practice. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from SUNY at Geneseo. Landon’s interest in sports and nutrition led him to pursue his Associate’s Degree in Science at Westchester Community College where he graduated with high honors. Prior to working for Dr. Margoles, he was a product developer at the Seagram’s Beverage Company in White Plains, NY.
Landon is committed to ensuring that every patient feel safe, cared for, and ultimately has a great experience. His attention to detail, deep knowledge, ethical business practice and warm personality provides all of our patients with total trust and confidence. No question is too small, and he is always available to make sure that all of your questions are answered.
Linda Mejia – Aesthetician
Linda Mejia is a licensed Medical Aesthetician who has worked in the Aesthetic industry for over 28 years. She received her aesthetic degree from Atelier Esthetique Institute, a highly regarded skin care educational facility in New York City. She has been affiliated with several prominent plastic surgeons throughout Hartford, New Haven and Fairfield County, who have supported her effort to incorporate the best products and technology to service their patients. Continuing her education regularly in advanced medical skin care, Linda utilizes a variety of options educating and encouraging her clients to combine healthy habits with proper home care and professional treatments.
She develops strong, trusting relationships with all of her clients, empowering them with the knowledge necessary to make healthy decisions about their treatment options. With a belief that there is a strong correlation between emotional and physical health, Linda has directly observed that when clients feel good about their appearance, their moods brighten and their stress decreases. She is intrigued by the power of aesthetic medicine and its ability to incorporate emotional and physical well-being in order to make client’s look and feel their best. She emphasizes personal service and is always available to provide information and advice.
Ana Shanley CRNA, APRN
Ana our nurse anesthetist has over 35 years experience in anesthesia. She graduated from the anesthesia program at Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT where she has remained employed as a Clinical Instructor in Anesthesia. Her continued work at Bridgeport Hospital a level I trauma center allows her to keep her skills up to date and current. She has enjoyed giving anesthesia in the outpatient setting with a specialty in Plastic Surgery for over 30 years and has been a part of Dr. Margoles’s team for 20 years.
When not working she enjoys spending time at her home on Block Island, RI, hiking, biking and walking the beaches. She is an exceptional cook who loves sharing her skills with family and friends.
Janet K. Williams, RN, CNOR
Janet has had over 30 years of experience in the operating room. A graduate of the Hospital of St. Raphael’s School of Nursing in New Haven, Connecticut., she initially worked as a surgical floor and pediatric nurse before moving to the San Francisco Bay area where she worked in Telemetry and the Intensive Care Unit. Upon her return to Connecticut, Janet spent 10 years at Park City Hospital in Bridgeport, working in Primary Care, Telemetry and the operating room. Her love of working in the operating room led her to complete a specialty nursing course at Yale New Haven Hospital to obtain her CNOR for perioperative nurses. This certification is “documentation of the professional achievement of identified standards of practice by an individual registered nurse providing care for patients before, during and after surgery.” We are happy to have Janet run our operating room where she provides the highest quality care, knowledge and skill to our patients in the preoperative, operative and recovery rooms.
Fikry B. Salib, MD, FACA
Dr. Salib is a board-certified anesthesiologist who has been practicing in Fairfield County since 1975. He received his training at the State University Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn New York, and was on the anesthesia staff at the Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT where he was chairman and President of the Stamford Anesthesiology Services for almost 20 years. He has been in ambulatory anesthesia since 2003 and licensed in both New York and Connecticut. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is ACLS certified. He resides in Stamford with his wife Barbara, and his hobbies are tennis, boating, and medical volunteering in the third world.
Kathleen (Kat) Kroeger
Kathleen “Kat” is our surgical scrub technician and runs our Certified Operating Room. She has over 20 years’ experience in the medical field working as a Surgical Technologist specializing in Plastic Surgery. She was Certified by the Community Hospital at Dobbs Ferry, New York before working for a plastic surgery practice in New York both as Operating Room Manager and Surgical Scrub Technician. Her priorities are quality patient care and compliance with meeting the highest operating room standards ensuring our patients utmost comfort and safety. When she is not in the operating room she enjoys cooking, sewing, boating and is a classic car enthusiast.
Tammy Amundson, RN