Kara is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from La Salle University. Originally from New Hampshire, Kara loves to travel, keep an active and fit lifestyle and go to the park with her beloved rescue dog Haley.
Kara has a work background in the Emergency Department and the Operating Room at The Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. Kara is finishing her Masters Degree at Wilmington University in Nursing Leadership and will fulfill the role of Cosmetic Coordinator/Aesthetic Nurse Injector at the Morgenstern Center. Dr. Morgenstern has mentored Kara in cosmetic injecting with his many years of training and experience. She holds a Certificate in Botulinum Toxins and Dermal filler approved by the AAFP.
Kara has a well-rounded clinical background and is able to communicate with clients giving them her warm, personal touch. Aesthetics has always been a passion for her, and at The Morgenstern Center she can enhance beauty for both women and men, by promoting self- confidence through the art of injecting and coordinating.
Sofia joins The Morgenstern Center with 18 years of experience supporting Oculoplastic and general plastic surgeons with in-office procedures, surgeries and overall patient care. For the past 10 years, Sofia has honed her skills as a Medical Aesthetician responsible for providing skin analyses and a variety of skin care treatments to patients of all ages. Sofia's extensive knowledge of skin care products and their targeted applications is a natural asset to all our procedures. Whether assisting the physician or caring for her own patients, you will immediately notice her enthusiasm, passion and delicate approach to each patient's unique needs.
Sofia is a certified yoga instructor who enjoys teaching classes, travelling and spending time with her family and pets. She is also passionate about food from all over the world and enjoys learning to cook a variety of cuisines.
Monika Orfanakos is a European trained Medical Aesthetician and Certified Laser Technician with over 25 years of experience in aesthetics industry.
Monika was born in Poland and had the benefit of living in and travelling to many countries, She completed her medical aesthetics studies in Krakow, Poland following practical training program under dermatologist supervision where she mastered her European skin care techniques. Monika then joined the European Dermatologist Clinic where she provided advanced medical aesthetic treatments working closely with dermatologist.
After moving to United States and obtaining her aesthetics license in Pennsylvania in 1994, Monika worked in Philadelphia's best MedSpas, as well as a large well-known Dermatology practice at the Lankenau Hospital. Her expertise and knowledge were often featured in Main Line Life and local TV stations.
Monika owned and managed a successful Med Spa practice for over 14 years in Bryn Mawr maintaining working relationships with dermatologists and plastic surgeons, as well teaching seminars for a large international skin care company.
Monika continued her education and attended the Institute of Laser Medicine where she received her Laser Certification. Her laser training included multiple laser modalities such as laser hair removal, fractional laser resurfacing, intensive pulse light, radio frequency, skin tightening and body contouring. Monika is a regular participant in cosmetic and medical conferences, and believes it is essential to stay current with the latest medical aesthetic advances, treatments, and techniques.
With close to three decades of aesthetics experience Monika brings knowledge, passion and the highest level of care to all her patients.
“I did a lot of research before choosing a surgeon. I like and trust Dr. Morgenstern as he is artistic, he aims for a natural look and gives attention to detail. Dr. Morgenstern is a perfectionist.”
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