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Meet the Team

Tommie Burns, Office Manager

Tommie oversees all we do and is masterfully helping our company grow. She holds a degree from California State University, Bakersfield, in business management and administration and has more than 10 years’ experience managing various teams in both corporate and small businesses. She firmly believes that if a person feels beautiful, that will show through their confidence and attitude and loves that her work at YOUnique helps her bring that to people. Her goal for herself and her team is to provide the best experience possible for our clients.


Amber Torres, Front Office Supervisor

Amber comes to us with eight years of sales and marketing experience in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Amber has a passion for the cosmetic healthcare industry that led her to Los Angeles. When Amber is not running the front desk at YOUnique, you can find her with our patients at Botox parties, planning YOUnique's next event, or researching the latest in the healthcare industry. She spends her time away from YOUnique chasing after her son or event planning for friends, family, and acquaintances.


Fallon Kretoski, Surgery Coordinator

Fallon is your go-to person for questions regarding all things surgery, as well as treatments. She received her degree from Colorado State University in health and exercise science with a concentration in sports medicine, pre-med. She has been in the plastic surgery field for more than five years and has been a licensed para-medical aesthetician since 2007. She is a wealth of knowledge and can answer all your questions and help you with scheduling all appointments.


Paty Rivas, Certified Medical Biller

Paty plays an incredibly important role in our office and is your go-to person for insurance or billing questions. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field and is extremely experienced with all of the major insurance companies.


Michele Yacso, Physician Assistant

Just what the doctor ordered! We can’t say enough about how awesome she is, and we’d love for you to see for yourself. Michele graduated from the Long Island University Brooklyn Hospital Physician Assistant’s program, and has been practicing for more than 15 years. Michele has a wonderfully connected and aware way of practicing healthcare, aiming for natural results that are the product of her experience administering thousands of injectable, laser, and light therapy treatments. She is certified to diagnose medical conditions, prescribe medications, and perform many cosmetic procedures; she is also highly skilled in the use of fillers and neuromodulators to help create a more youthful yet natural appearance customized for each patient. Fun fact: Michele knows her way around your body! She has also been a licensed massage therapist for many years, having trained at the Swedish Institute, Arica Institute, and the Institute of Psychostructural Balancing.


Kimberlynn Benton, Medical Aesthetician

For some people, work is work. For Kimberlynn Benton there is no such thing. In the world of skin care, Kim's ultimate calling and true passion is in helping people to transform their skin issues into positive radiance and self-confidence, which fundamentally begins with one's physical appearance.

As an aesthetician and highly trained medical skin care expert for over 20 years, Kim has mastered the art of skin treatment by putting her patients' needs first and foremost. This nurturing and caring approach gives Kim's patients the confidence they need to feel good by realizing the value of self-care as it relates to self-esteem.

Rather than trying to oversell products or treatments they don't need, Kim tailors the treatments and products for every individual. She also instructs them to be self-sufficient and deserving of a healthy skin care regime so the patients leave feeling empowered and ready to face the world with renewed skin.

The beautiful, state-of-art Priscilla's Salon/Younique Medical Spa, located in Valencia CA, has been Kim's home away from home for the past decade. Kim's down-to-earth approach has attracted thousands of patients to seek her skin care treatments.


Dr. Howard Singer, Anesthesiologist

Dr. Howard Singer is our amazing anesthesiologist with more than 25 years of experience. He will be keeping you pain-free and relaxed during any major procedure you have here at YOUnique.


Cyndi Mosqueda, Surgical Tech

Cyndi assists Dr. Youssef in and out of the OR. Her primary focus is to be the liaison between Dr. Youssef and his patients. She joined our team with extensive knowledge in the medical industry and 5 years' experience in the plastics and cosmetic field. Cyndi takes pride in her calming disposition, and providing an atmosphere of comfort to welcome her patients. Her mission is to ensure maximum comfort and provide a high quality of customer care.


Dr. SeongYoo, Podiatrist

Dr. Yoo was educated and surgically trained in the East Coast and moved to Southern California in 2003. He started his private practice soon after with a philosophy that each patient is unique and important requiring an individualized treatment plan.

Dr. Yoo was surgically trained at Staten Island University Hospital for four years where he was the chief podiatric resident. He is currently on staff at Glendale Memorial Hospital, was a member of the teaching staff at Coast Plaza Doctor's Hospital where he was instrumental in teaching podiatric residents his surgical techniques. Besides performing elective cosmetic foot surgeries, Dr. Yoo also specializes in performing limb salvage procedures in the diabetic and non-healing wound patients.

Dr. Yoo was a student athlete in both high school and college and understands the high level of performance required by his athlete patients. He is well versed in the latest technology and techniques available to treat his patients.

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Mark Youssef, MD

Mark Youssef, M.D.
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"Some doctors feel that cosmetic surgery is just a job; I'm not one of them. I take pride in my work as a surgical art."

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Younique Cosmetic Surgery 1551 Ocean Avenue Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Call 310-434-0044

Dr. Mark Youssef offers breast augmentation, breast lift, rhinoplasty, liposuction, tummy tuck, face lift, and more surgical options to patients in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and Hollywood area. He also offers cosmetic dermatology care, including Botox®, Juvéderm®, Restylane®, chemical peels, and much more.

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