Meet Our Staff

Mary Lynn Hermann, RN, CPSN, CNOR

Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse, Certified Operating Room Nurse
Staff-0082-MaryLynnMary Lynn had no problem deciding on a career in the medical field. She always wanted to be a nurse. At the age of 14, Mary Lynn volunteered as a Cherry Aide at the local community hospital. After high school graduation, she worked as a nurse’s aide for 1 year. She attended Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing and graduated in 1982. Mary Lynn remains on staff at Mountainside Hospital and her 18-year career there includes: medical/surgical nursing, Patient Care Coordinator of the Oncology Unit, and operating room nurse. Mary Lynn joined our practice in 1997. She is certified in Plastic Surgical Nursing (CPSN) as well as, Operating Room Nursing (CNOR), and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS). Mary Lynn enjoys cooking and traveling, and volunteers for medical trips with Healing the Children.


Stefanie Young

Administrative Assistant, Coolsculpting Team Leader
Stef's bioStefanie has worked in the medical field for over 13 years. Before moving to Nutley, NJ in 2010, she worked for an orthopedic group and surgicenter in her hometown of Toms River, NJ. At The LoVerme Center for Plastic Surgery, she is our Administrative Assistant and Coolsculpting® Team Leader. As the Coolsculpting® Team Leader, Stefanie is trained and certified by Zeltiq to perform Coolsculpting® procedures. She attended courses at Coolsculpting® University in California and loves the idea and results of Coolsculpting®. Stefanie considers plastic surgery “Happy Medicine” which makes it an extreme pleasure to come to work!


Diana Wische

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Daina Bio PicDiana’s dream of becoming a nurse was realized when she graduated with honors from Skidmore College in 1983 with her BSN. After a few years working at New York Hospital/ Cornell in Medicine, she transferred to the CICU. With her interest in Critical Care, she applied and was accepted into Columbia University’s Graduate School for Nurse Anesthesia. She graduated in 1987 as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthestist (CRNA). She has worked or years in various hospitals and surgical centers both in New York and New Jersey. She has worked with Dr. LoVerme for over 20 years.


Kathy Oddo CNOR, BLS, ACLS

Staff-0154-Oddo Kathy’s mind was made up at the age of 4 to become a Nurse. Kathy graduated from Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing in 1964 and began her 43 year career there. 38 of those 43 years we spent as an Operating Room Nurse. Kathy is ACLS, BLS and CNOR certified. Kathleen has been working with The LoVerme Center since 2009 and feels “the patients want to be here, and everyone works well together” which makes the office a happy environment for both staff and patients.


Jeaneen Dwyer, RN, MSN

Staff0331-JeaneenAt the age of 16, I decided to become a nurse and never looked back. I received my BSN from Villanova University, and my MSN from Seton Hall University. I worked in many areas of nursing, including the intense bedside in New York City to teaching clinical at the bedside for Felician College. I enjoyed them all, and still love what I do. After ten years of nursing at The New York Hospital, I moved to New Jersey and started a family. It was then, that I met Dr. Loverme and joined the staff in 2002. Here, along with an amazing staff, I enjoy the rare combination of science and art – something nursing and plastic surgery epitomize.


Jo Ann Miller, RN, CNOR

Certified Operating Room Nurse
JoAnn MillerJo Ann graduated from Hackensack Hospital School of Nursing and has worked as an operating room nurse for her whole career. She first met Dr. LoVerme at Montclair Community Hospital where she was Head Nurse in the general operating room. She soon began to work part time for many years as a cardiac surgery nurse. She currently works part time for Dr. LoVerme and per diem in the cardiac operating room. She also provides private duty services for plastic surgery post op patients in their homes.

Jo Ann volunteered for several medical trips with Dr. LoVerme with Healing the Children. She enjoys golf and traveling in her spare time.


Geri D’Antonio

Medical Aesthetician
Staff-0053-GeriGeri attended the world-renowned Christine Valmy International Aesthetics School. Licensed in both New York and New Jersey, she brings 10 years of clinical skincare experience to our team. Geri routinely performs microdermabrasion by the Parisian Peel Method to retexture facial and neck skin imperfections. She enjoys performing Skin Peels to rejuvenate, clarify and tighten the skin. She is also experienced in performing Rejuvipen which is used to treat acne scars, deep wrinkles and pigmentation. Geri feels “beautiful skin is multi-faceted and to achieve it, you must incorporate various modalities such as filler, Botox®, facial rejuvenation treatments, pharmaceutical grade skincare products and even plastic surgery!”


Brenda Pijaca

Medical Aesthetician

Brenda is a highly committed professional who has worked in the skin care industry since 2007. Brenda has worked in Dermatology offices offering results oriented facial treatments. “The advantage of working within a medical practice is the ability to supply patients with pharmaceutical-grade products, which are more potent than those available over the counter. These products actually change your skin at a cellular level, resulting in a therapeutic cascade that makes you skin healthier. It also means that Chemical Peels I use work deeper and have a greater effectiveness than ones used in salons.”

Due to her immense passion for skin care, Brenda keeps current with all the latest skin care and services in the industry. Brenda brings the knowledge and education of being an independent trainer for Micro-Needling for skin rejuvenation. Brenda also specializes in Teen Acne Treatments and education. Brenda’s philosophy on skin care is “Let’s talk about your bathroom counter”. She believes in working with you to find the skin care regimen that works best with your lifestyle and routine.


Lisa Parla

Patient Care Coordinator

Lisa has been working in health care industry for the past twenty years. Before joining The LoVerme Center she dedicated her career focus to the field of dentistry. Now, being ready for a change, Lisa is eager to discover the exciting field of Plastic Surgery. At The LoVerme Center Lisa is the Patient Care Coordinator. She is here to assist you through your consultation and guide you through your surgical plans. Being a wife and mother of two young children, outside of work Lisa is active with her family and two dogs.


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