Meet Our Medspa Staff
Leonard Hochstein, MD/ Medical Director
Dr. Leonard Hochstein graduated with top of the class distinctions and received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1990. Between 1990-1995, he trained in general and trauma surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
During his time at Parkland Memorial, Dr. Hochstein decided that his passion was surgery; where he’d have the ability to directly and somewhat instantly, impact the quality of a patient’s life. It was this desire that fueled Dr. Hochstein’s passion for plastic surgery.
Patient care is and always will be his number one priority.
Dr. Hochstein is ABPS (American Board of Plastic Surgery) board certified physician. Since establishing his thriving plastic surgery practice, Dr. Hochstein has performed over twelve thousand surgeries. He was even awarded Allergan’s Black Diamond Award, which is only granted to the highest level breast augmentation providers.
Over 15 years of training and experience have provided Dr. Hochstein with the skills necessary to achieve countless beautiful and natural surgical results on nearly all areas of the body.
Dr. Hochstein’s vision has since emerged with a comprehensive aesthetic retreat where all one’s transformational needs are fulfilled at Hochstein Medspa.
Jenya Titova, MHS, PA-C/ Director of Medspa Operations
Jenya Titova comes to Hochstein Medspa with over 12 years of experience in several high volume, distinguished dermatology and aesthetic practices in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. She graduated with Alpha Eta and Summa Cum Laude Honors, in the top three percent of her class from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Since that day, helping patients reach their health and beauty goals has been a passion of hers.
Jenya is highly experienced in the fields of laser medicine, cosmetic fillers, neurotoxins and dermatology. She has even mentored many roundtable discussions and presentations for Physicians and Physician Assistants at medical conferences on new and current medical and cosmetic dermatology therapies.
Prior to leading the launch of Hochstein Medspa, Jenya spent over 3 years working side by side with Dr. Hochstein, complementing his surgical practice with variety of aesthetic medicine services.
In the field beauty medicine, Jenya set her skills apart from her peers by becoming an instructor for Aesthetic Mentors, where she trained physicians, new to aesthetic world, on techniques of enhancing patients’ appearance with cosmetic fillers and Botox. She is skilled in the use of Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, Belotero, Botox, Kybella among others. Jenya’s laser experience includes skin resurfacing with Halo and BBL by Sciton, tattoo removal, DiVa vaginal rejuvenation, Thermi RF skin tightening and Coolsculpting, to name a very few. Sclerotherapy and other cosmetic dermatology services are also within her skill set to address nearly any of your skin appearance concerns.
Jenya Titova’s heritage enables her to offer patient care in Russian and Ukrainian languages, as well as her “European touch” and vision of beauty and health. As she states, “Only through good communication top quality results are realistic and easy to accomplish. With that, I know my patient is sure to leave our medspa happy and satisfied.”
Ivan Rusilko, DO, CSN, PT
Medical Weight Loss, Wellness, Physical Enhancement and Sexual Health
Dr. Ivan Rusilko inspires a supreme quality of life for his patients, applying lifestyle diagnosis and treatment on an environmental, behavioral, medical, and motivational level, treating the management of anti-aging, lifestyle-related health problems with an advanced clinical approach and individualized prescription.
Lifestyle Medicine caters to patients who desire and who are committed to invest in themselves, to discover true transformation and regain aspects of their life they may have been lost while they weren’t paying attention. Dr. Rusilko specializes in creating healthy lifestyles that support longevity and improved overall quality of life through medically supervised and customized diagnostic and treatment programs, with an emphasis placed on personal patient attention and follow-up.
After graduating from Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania, Dr. Rusilko earned his osteopathic medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa., where he received the Dean’s Award for his efforts in promoting osteopathic medicine on an international level. He is also a certified sports nutritionist with numerous years of experience in celebrity personal training and nutritional counseling.
He has been featured as a health writer and lifestyle coach for multiple magazines and online publications, including the Washington Times, as well as serves as a national media expert and spokesperson on diet, exercise, sports nutrition, and sexual health; lectures for the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine; sits on the Physician Advisory Board for the American Academy of Procedural Medicine; and teaches aesthetic and wellness-based instructional certification courses across the country for Empire Medical Training.
With his first-hand knowledge in the exercise and nutrition fields, Dr. Rusilko is proud to have served as the Medical Fitness, Nutrition and Sexual Health Specialist at The MIAMI Institute where he helped build one-of-a-kind weight loss and wellness programs. As the former Medical Director and Co-Founder at Club Essentia Wellness Retreat at Delano in Miami Beach, Dr. Rusilko has treated numerous celebrities, VIP’s and affluent individuals looking to invest in themselves and a healthier future with this unique form of healthcare.
Dr. Rusilko helps his patients to discover true transformation and regain aspects of their lives. The way he sees it…“Whether you are 18 or 80, you deserve to feel and look your absolute best.” So why not start that today?
Jorge I. Gaviria MD, FISHRS, Diplomate ABHRS
Medical Director of GaviriaMDHair
Dr. Jorge I. Gaviria is a highly experienced, Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Transplant Surgeons, helping men and women maintain and restore their own living and growing hair. Dr.Gaviria is a well known and respected leader among physician peers, conducting lectures in his specialty all over the world, sharing his extensive practicing experience of over 12 years. Dr. Gaviria received his M.D. degree, surgical and neuroradiological training from the following institutions: University CES, University of Antioquia, Ponce School of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Centro Medico Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico, University of Toronto, University of South Florida, Colombian American Institute in Medellin, Colombia Goethe Institute in Medellin, Bonn and Dusseldorf, Germany. Dr. Gaviria also completed two fellowships to further advance and perfect his surgical techniques. Dr. Gaviria is known for his pioneering work in minimally-invasive hair transplantation, including eyebrows and eyelashes, low level laser therapy and medical management of hair loss. Dr. Gaviria practices evidence based medicine, is extremely active in medical research and has authored several articles on Hair Transplant Surgery. An avid music fan, he also volunteers his time on the board of Musical Cares, an award-winning national non-profit which donates instruments to underprivileged music students. Dr. Gaviria is one of approximately only 100 board certified Hair Restoration Physicians worldwide. Hair transplantation is a very narrow specialty, and Hochstein Medspa is extremely proud to have one of the highly skilled physicians in this field as a part of the team to take great care of our patients.
Ursula Chierico, LE, Spa Manager
Ursula Chierico, our spa manager, is a licensed esthetician with more than a decade of experience in the medical spa industry. Prior to joining our team, she opened and co-owned a prominent med spa in Fort Lauderdale. Her passion radiates, as she incorporates her extensive knowledge of innovative treatments and skincare product knowledge. At Hochstein Med Spa, Ursula oversees a staff of highly trained professionals, offering rejuvenation and wellness to all who step through our doors. Ursula is a Miami native with 20 years of medical and cosmetic surgery practice management in the South Florida community. With her unique vision in advanced skincare and clinical management experience, she is passionate, providing clients at Hochstein Med Spa a customized, unparalleled positive experience, in a state-of-the-art facility with the latest, cutting edge technologies.
Carmella Stolyar-PR/Marketing Director
Carmella Stolyar, our Public Relations and Marketing Director, has developed a standard of excellence for building world-class marketing and social media campaigns creating networking initiatives, leading new product development and driving business growth. In addition to her marketing background, She studied at Lee Strasberg Theatre and film institute in New York City. Carmella knows how important it is to look and feel your best, working in front of the camera in films and TV shows such as Boardwalk Empire (2010), Frame (2009) and Sex and the City (the movie 2008). With customer centric focus, Carmella also holds an Esthetician license in New York for the past 13 years.
Paulina Paz-Elorza, LE, CCE, CME
Paulina is an enthusiastic, welcoming and professional individual who is dedicated to providing the highest levels of care and service in aesthetic laser services. She is a licensed and certified Aesthetic Laser Technician and Laser Safety Officer through the state of Florida since 2011. These five years have provided Paulina with the experience and knowledge as well as her careful attention to detail allowing her to accomplish far better results for her clients. She is committed to assist everyone realize their desired results as fast and realistically, as possible and that is why a thorough consultation is an essential must be first step in the process.
Maricielo Garcia, LMT
Maricielo is a licensed massage therapist since 2010. Her in depth knowledge and experience with post-surgical lymphatic drainage massage is what makes Maricielo passionate about helping post-operative patients recover quicker. She believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and utilizes her expertise to assist in this process. She combines that notion with her education to provide her clients with a thorough, soothing, and effective massage. Maricielo tailors each massage to the patient’s specific needs.
Larisa Belyakova, Full Specialist/Esthetician
Larisa is a licensed full specialist in the state of Florida for the past 14 years. In addition, she has a nursing degree in Russia and applies her warm, caring touch to all her clients. She strives to offer relaxing services that are also results driven. She is known for her thorough extractions and exceptional waxing services as well.
Larisa enjoys being an esthetician, and is very proud that she is able to deliver a relaxing spa experience that also addresses the unique skin care needs of each client. Larisa is ready to get your complexion into tip-top shape.
Ana Perrone, Microblading Artist
Ana has been creating beautiful eyebrows using micropigmentation rotary machines since a very early age, together with her grandfather, Dr. Oberdan Perrone and father Dr. Marcelo Perrone, a medical school professor, PHD and chair member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgeons in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ana has completed extensive direct training with Phibrows Microblading founder, world renowned as the top eyebrow microblading specialist, Branko Babic. She is a member of the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals and is one of the pioneer microblading artists in North and South America. In 2016 she completed the perfection course with PhiBrows Master, Francek Psra, Germany, and received the Perfection PhiBrows certificate and is on her way to becoming a master herself.
Ana uses the combination of expertise from Phibrows tools and design techniques while applying her plastic surgery experience and facial anatomy knowledge to create the most suitable eyebrows for each and every face individually, never “cookie cutter” shaped eyebrows.
Working all her life with plastic surgeons and top microblading masters, Ana understands the importance of following all necessary protocols, like using exclusively sterile disposable tools, top-of-the-line pigments and inks, she pays special attention to post treatment touch up sessions and aftercare.
Ana has become known as one of the leading specialists for eyebrows old permanent makeup revisions and corrections in Florida. Correcting old tattoo colors and shapes, adding hyper realistic hairs strokes, reconstructing eyebrows and rebuilding patients self esteem.