Meet Team Contempo Aesthetics

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Dr. Rachel Reyes-Bergano

Physician & Medical Director

Rachel Reyes-Bergano, D.O. is an Allergan Diamond level injector. This honor is reserved for the top aesthetic injectors nationally. Dr. Reyes-Bergano practices aesthetic medicine with safety and efficacy guiding her results-oriented approach. Dr. Reyes-Bergano is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Rachel completed her medical residency at USC Family Medicine at California Hospital in Downtown Los Angeles. Prior to that, she earned her Osteopathic Medical Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Through her training, she received exposure to treating a diverse patient population.

In addition to her traditional Family Practice training, Dr. Rachel has had a special interest in skincare and facial aesthetics. During residency, she pursued extensive education and training in neuromodulators, dermal fillers, and laser procedures.

Dr. Rachel focuses on making clients feel and look their best. Patients appreciate the subtle, conservative approach and improved results.

Continuing Education:

Statistics on Injectables Experience:

  • Injected over 150,000 units of Botox Cosmetic & Dysport

  • Performed more than 600 Kybella treatments

  • Injected more than 5,000mL of dermal filler

Professional Associations and Affiliations:

Articles Featuring Dr. Rachel:

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John Bergano

Director of Operations

As Director of Operations, John focuses on the business operations, marketing, and public relations aspects of Contempo Aesthetics. His role is to support Dr. Rachel Reyes-Bergano by strategizing the growth of the company, managing an efficient team of front and back office personnel, and maintaining a high level of personalized customer service.

John began his career in hospitality with The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis (MO). He learned how to build a team based not only on work performance and experience, but talent. Transferring to The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove (Miami, FL), John managed several departments and created standard operating procedures to ensure that the company's gold standards were met. Taking a career opportunity with The Biltmore Hotel (Coral Gables, FL), John managed a department of 100+ employees and was challenged with creating and maintaining luxury standards in an independent hotel.

Opportunities created themselves for John as a restaurant critic and food blogger, writing for publications including the Zagat 2013 Los Angeles guide, Miami New Times, and LA Weekly. During this period, John took on projects as an independent hospitality consultant and worked with small to medium-sized restaurants and hotels to improve areas such as customer service, sales, and menu development. Settling in Los Angeles, John took the role of Director of Sales and Marketing with Yamashiro Hollywood and tripled event revenue within two years while bringing in filmings and venue buyouts for companies including Netflix, HBO, and Disney; creating tremendous exposure for the storied restaurant.

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Barbara

Operations Manager

With previous front office and sales experience in hotels, Barbara's longest career arc to date was as a quality assurance specialist who tested software functionality, trained team members, and was responsible for corporate communications. She made an immediate impact upon joining the Contempo Aesthetics team, as her invaluable dedication to improving front and back office operations has helped create a more efficient patient experience. Among her chief responsibilities, Barbara leads each new hire through their orientation period as well as maintains medical records.

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Christina 

Aesthetics Registered Nurse

Christina graduated from California State University of Los Angeles in 2013 with her Bachelor's of Science with Cum Laude Honors. She is an active learner, who constantly seeks learning opportunities through evidence-based practices, scholarly journals, trainings, and conferences. Christina takes pride in her work and prioritizes her patients' safety and satisfaction. She values her patients' input and works with them to curate a plan to achieve their aesthetic goals. She creates natural and beautiful results, when balancing and accentuating one's natural features. She specializes in cheeks, lips, chin augmentation, and wrinkle treatments.

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Jessica

Aesthetics Registered Nurse

 

Jessica graduated from Florida Southern College on a volleyball scholarship. She started her nursing career in emergency services and eventually transferred to pediatric ICU and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit. She has a desire to grow in aesthetic medicine, combining her experiences in hospital nursing with results-oriented aesthetics treatments to help her patients feel and look their best. Jessica, with a friendly and upbeat personality, looks forward to building relationships with her aesthetics patients.

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Lila

Certified HydraFacialist & Front Office

Lila joined Contempo Aesthetics with prior experience as a research associate and donor allocation coordinator. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and hopes to pursue a career in nursing. Lila is a SkinCeuticals enthusiast, who loves working with patients to develop a custom skincare regimen. 

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Joann

Medical Assistant

With an enthusiasm and passion to learn more about Aesthetic Medicine, Joann joined Team Contempo as a Medical Assistant. She graduated from San Francisco University earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Child & Adolescent Development. Joann plans on pursuing a career in Nursing in the near future.