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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.

Tamara SullivanTamara Sullivan, Office Manager

Tamara SullivanTamara Sullivan, Office Manager

Tamara began working at Cosmetic Surgery Institute in 2008. She has an extensive management and marketing background in the spa, hospitality and retail industries. Excellence in customer service is a top priority of Tamara's and she is very involved in the day to day operations of the practice. Prior to coming to work for Dr. Zakhireh at Cosmetic Surgery Institute of Palm Desert, Tamara managed a spa at a local resort and held other management positions for different companies in her home state of Colorado.

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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.