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Meet the Staff



The staff at our cosmetic plastic surgery practice in Palm Desert serving Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, La Quinta and beyond, is the foundation of our success. Each and every one of the healthcare professionals at Cosmetic Surgery Institute has been an industry leader in their own right. Through circumstance, timing, and good fortune, CSI has been able to attract this talented group of professionals and offer our patients the highest quality of care and compassion.

Our patients come to us to restore their bodies, yet we help them transform their lives. We feel honored to be able to provide support and solutions to our patients through their journey. It is truly a privilege to do excellent, reputable work and take part in positive transformations each and every day.

Find out more about our staff or learn about the nonsurgical and surgical services we offer by online or calling (760) 837-0364.

Marisa Rivera, Esthetician

Marisa Rivera, Esthetician

Marisa joined Cosmetic Surgery Institute six years ago as a medical Esthetician. Marisa completed her training in San Francisco, which is where she and her husband lived. Prior to pursuing her passion in the skincare industry, she graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and worked for the Kimpton Group as a Public Relations Manager. Marisa specializes in dermaplaning, peels and oxygen treatments.

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Staff Interviews

Get to know the dedicated workers at Cosmetic Surgery Institute by clicking on one of the videos below.

Peggy Murgo, RN


Marisa and Adrienne

For additional videos on specific procedures and the practice, please visit our Video page.