Meet Our Staff

Top plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Tehrani is the founder and director of Aristocrat Plastic Surgery & MedAesthetics. He values reaching the highest levels of achievement in reconstructive and plastic surgical training, continuing education and clinical experience. Your comprehensive consultation will be exceedingly informative, clear, balanced and there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss all your concerns.



Aristocrat Plastic Surgery & MedAesthetics’ premises are located in the heart of New York: in Manhattan, New York City and Great Neck, Long Island, but our patients come from all the places in the wider New York area, and the United States in general. We consider ourselves to be the best option that New York plastic surgery can offer.

Dr. Tehrani’s Staff

Feel free to contact our Manhattan and Long Island Plastic Surgery Staff:


Tara Cutrone

Board Certified
Family Nurse Practitioner

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, registered Nurse and Cosmetic Nurse Injector, Tara Cutrone, has a passion for helping patients care for their skin. She specializes in non-invasive treatments including neurotoxins, lasers and dermal fillers. As a graduate of Malloy College, Tara continues to take advanced injectable courses ensuring the best results for her patients. Tara began as an RN in 2004 and then moved to Aristocrat in 2008. She has extensive knowledge and experience to assist you in finding the best procedures to meet your aesthetic goals. Tara loves to work with her patients to provide them the perfect plan for treatment.

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Patricia Ashmore
Physician Assistant

Patricia Ashmore has been a physician assistant at Aristocrat Plastic Surgery since February of 2016. Trish, as she’s known around the office, spends most of her day seeing patients and assisting Dr. Tehrani in and out of the operating room. Trish earned her undergraduate bachelor’s degree in Biology at Rider University on a tennis athletic scholarship. She graduated with honors as Summa Cum Laude in the top 1 percentile of her graduating class. Trish then attended Hofstra University and earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies. Trish has more than 7 years experience in healthcare and through the years has earned the status as a master PA injector.  When Trish is not seeing pre and post op patients she can be found fulfilling non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox®, Juvéderm®, KYBELLA® and Radiesse® injections to name a few. Trish loves interacting with patients and prides herself in making others feel beautiful inside and out. “

Samantha Ryan
Certified Surgical Technician

Samantha Ryan is a Certified Surgical Technician specializing in plastic surgery. She studied at Western Suffolk Boces and has been an integral part of the Aristocrat team since 2012. She assists Dr. Tehrani in all surgeries and ensures that the team is on schedule and entirely prepared for each and every patient. Sam is extremely considerate of each patient and you will feel totally at ease knowing she is there. Being a part of the journey is a pleasure for Sam and she loves seeing the joy on patients’ faces when they see their beautiful results.

Joanna Roasario
Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse, Joanna Roasario, recently joined Aristocrat Plastic Surgery and MedAesthetics. With 8 years of experience, Joanna is most in her element in the operating and recovery rooms. Her priority is to create a trusting relationship with each patient. Joanna’s makes sure each patient has a comfortable and pleasant experience from the procedure to the recovery. A graduate of Hunter College School of Nursing, Joanna loves to help enhance her patients’ quality of life and loves being a part of a place where surgery and art come together.

Louisa Agate
Medical Aesthetician

As the MedAesthetics Director and licensed Medical Aesthetician, Louisa Agate focuses on creating an individualized skincare and laser treatment plan for each patient. She thinks outside the box and works to find what will be most successful for you. Louisa graduated from Queens College, and then continued her education at Long Island Skin Institute and Dermal Institute. With 25 years in the cosmetic laser and skincare industries, Louisa specializes in skin rejuvenation and laser treatments. Louisa has an eye for aesthetic beauty that her patients value when it comes to making decisions on what is best for their cosmetic needs.

Lydia Kim

Medical Aesthetician

Upon completing her training in the Christine Valmy International Aesthetics School, Lydia Kim joined the team at APS in June of 2013. As a licensed Medical Aesthetician, she specializes in facials, peels and laser treatments. Lydia will work hard to ensure that you have a personalized plan tailored to your needs so that you can feel confident and beautiful. Whether your interest is in anything from CoolSculpting to Ultherapy, Lydia’s goal is to thoroughly inform her patients so that each person can choose the best possible treatments for their desired look.

Elizabeth Rivera
Medical Aesthetician

Elizabeth Rivera, licensed Medical Aesthetician and Physical Therapist will be there for you whether you are recovering from a surgery or are taking advantage of our extensive MedSpa. For 19 years, she’s been working with patients to help them look and feel better. Her kind and happy personality shines as she works with each person. Elizabeth been a part of Aristocrat since 2010 and loves the atmosphere and enthusiasm of her coworkers.


Pamela Kotzamanis
Office Manager

Pamela Kotzamanis is a graduate of Long Island University with a degree in communications. She began working at Aristocrat Plastic Surgery and MedAesthetics in the winter of 2010. With 18 years of experience in the cosmetic surgery industry, she has dedicated herself to the patients making sure that they receive the utmost care every step of the way. Pam specializes in medical and cosmetic practices and, as the office manager, keeps everything running smoothly.

Laura Cosentino
Patient Coordinator

Laura Cosentino joined Aristocrat as a patient coordinator, and oversees the flow of patients in and out of the practice daily. She studied at The Manhattan Institute and is a certified medical assistant, biller, EKG tech and phlebotomist. Laura previously worked as a medical assistant at an orthopedic surgeon’s office for 2 years. She then studied business & marketing at Nassau Community College, and was an office manager and executive assistant at a realty company for 9 years. Laura is one of the smiling faces greeting patients as they walk in, but may also be found consulting patients on their beauty needs. She enjoys seeing and making people happy no matter the circumstance, and gives 110% in every aspect of her life and work. Laura enjoys spending free time with her kids, and frequently volunteers in the community.

Skyler DeJohn
Patient Coordinator

Skyler DeJohn has worked in the customer service and hospitality industry for 8 years. As a patient coordinator, her top priority is patient care. She works hard to ensure that each question is answered, and all expectations are addressed. A graduate of Ramapo College, Skyler recently joined the practice and is excited to help guide patients through their transformations. Her mission is to help patients feel comfortable and confident from the moment they walk in the door.

Lindsay Farrugia
Lindsay Farrugia
Patient Coordinator

Lindsay Farrugia began as a patient coordinator at Aristocrat Plastic Surgery and MedAesthetics in May of 2018. She received her bachelor’s degree in public relations & advertising from SUNY Cortland in 2005. Prior to Aristocrat, Lindsay worked for the School of Education at New York Institute of Technology, Hofstra University’s Office for Development and most recently before APS, South Shore Eye Care, a busy five doctor ophthalmology practice. Outside of Aristocrat, Lindsay is all about health & fitness and is a certified spinning instructor. With a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old at home, Lindsay is very active during her time away from APS and loves spending time with her growing family. Lindsay’s goal is to efficiently navigate new and current patients through the practice from the moment you walk in the door for your consult to your follow up appointments after your procedure.

Kristin Tennerello
Kristin Tennerello
Patient Coordinator

Kristin Tennerello has been a patient coordinator at Aristocrat Plastic Surgery & MedAesthetics since September 2018. Kristin is a certified medical assistant, with extensive knowledge in the cosmetic & plastic surgery field, as well as having primary care and pain management experience. She earned her associate’s degree in biological sciences at Palm Beach Community College in 2013. Kristin spent 12 years of her adult life in Florida before returning to New York to be close with her family. Kristin is one of the smiling faces there to greet you at reception when you enter our prestigious practice and strives to assure all patients needs and comfort are met.


Scott Edelman, Esq
Chief Financial Officer
General Counsel

As Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel Member, Scott Edelman, Esq. keeps Aristocrat Plastic Surgery running smoothly and efficiently. Scott’s experience and education ensure that the practice is up to the highest standards in all aspects. A graduate of University of Binghamton and Brooklyn Law School, Scott has 25 years of experience in accounting and legal in the healthcare field. As a managing partner, Scott refined his management skills and uses them daily at Aristocrat. Here, he specializes in marketing, finance, legal and management. Scott looks forward to reaching new patients and helping them find a place where they can truly achieve their aesthetic goals.

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