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Dr. Grunwald


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Dr. Grunwald


PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE. PERSONAL CONNECTION.

A board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Grunwald, has been helping patients achieve their desired aesthetic since opening her Santa Monica private practice in 2007. Regarded worldwide as a specialist in both cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, Dr. Grunwald has worked extensively with breast cancer survivors to restore their natural breast shape following mastectomy.

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THE TEAM


THE TEAM


DR. GRUNWALD & HER STAFF HAVE A COMBINED 85 YEARS

OF PLASTIC SURGERY EXPERIENCE

 

Sheila 

WELCOME TO THE PRACTICE

My goal is to walk you through the surgical process, with care and confidence and help yourestore your body back to a healthier, stronger you.

With 16 years of experience in plastic surgery, Sheila provides our patients with her extensive knowledge of both plastic surgery and non-surgical rejuvenation techniques. Dr. Grunwald relies on Sheila for the practice’s smooth day-to-day operations and the coordination of patient needs. Sheila is dedicated to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals by being a loyal patient advocate throughout the surgical process. Email Sheila at syoung@tbgmd.com.


Vicky 

OUR TEAM IS HERE FOR YOU

As the office manager, I will ensure that we provide caring, compassionate, and top quality care to all patients.

Vicky enjoys working in a team dedicated to outstanding customer service and will assist you in any way to make your experience both easy and satisfying. As Office Manager, she is responsible for the majority of the practice’s behind-the-scenes duties. She ran a large plastic surgery practice for many years before joining Dr. Grunwald in 2009 and has lent her impeccable discretion and skill to our busy practice. Vicky was born and raised in Santa Barbara. She met her husband 37 years ago, when she discovered their mutual love of fly-fishing while she took his X-ray.


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KATE

HOW CAN I HELP?

My goal is to put you at ease as soon as you walk into the office.  When you call, I will connect you with the right person to answer your question. I will be part of the team that smooths your journey through surgery.

Kate works closely with the entire team to coordinate patient services, schedule convenient appointments and enhance your overall experience. She has worked nearly 15 years in various medical specialties as a front office specialist, and is dedicated to giving the patients the best experience possible from the moment they first call the clinic to their last encounter with us.


MEGAN 

OUR JOURNEY TOGETHER DOESN'T STOP AFTER SURGERY

After surgery, I will stay in close contact with you between your post-op visits.  I am here to answer questions and make sure your healing is smooth.

Megan is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of San Francisco. Most of her time is spent ensuring our patients have high-quality post-operative care and lots of patient education both before and after surgery. She will teach you what to expect throughout your surgical journey and address any concerns you may have. She enjoys working with patients and directing them through a positive surgical experience. During recovery, Megan will contact you on a regular basis to make sure you are feeling and healing well.


Cesar

OUR OPERATING ROOM IS A SAFE PLACE

I work closely with Dr. Grunwald in the operating room. Our primary goal is patient safety.


Azucena

YOU'VE MADE A GREAT CHOICE

Now that you have booked surgery with Dr. Grunwald, I will help you through each step to surgery. I will coordinate with your primary doctor to make sure you are healthy and ready for surgery.

Azucena is a medical assistant with 10 years experience in private practice. She will walk you through the appropriate steps to take before surgery, guiding you through the pre-op process. She is here to answer any questions to make the process smooth and stress free.


Carolyn

LET ME HELP YOU CARE FOR YOUR SKIN

Your skin is not only the first thing people see, but the organ most exposed to the elements.  Let me help you care for you skin—from simple to comprehensive.

Carolyn has 20 years of experience in the medical aesthetics field. She completed her aesthetics training on the East Coast and further refined her skills by working with one of Greater Boston' s most prominent plastic surgeons for eight years prior to relocating to Southern California with her husband. She has continued her career working under some of Los Angeles’s top Plastic Surgeons. 


Jocelyne

LET ME HELP YOU CARE FOR YOUR SKIN

I am available to evalulate and provide you with professional advice in your skincare and help you achieve your aesthetic goals. We offer many new products and services, including injectables, that will help freshen your face and give you a more youthful appearance.

Jocelyne has been performing medical skin care for more than 25 years. The past 15 years have been devoted to her specialty in Aesthetic Skincare as a Medical Aesthetic Clinical Injector. 


Stephanie

MARKETING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Stephanie has a background in Human Resources. She worked at Cedars-Sinai for a few years before starting a family. She left the field to be a stay at home mother. She is very involved in her children's schools and is Co-Chair for Team TBG and the Nautica Malibu Triathlon. Now that her children are older and more independent, she is coming back to work with a group of women that "I admire and trust." Stephanie loves the outdoors, exercising and running competitively.


Derek 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & SECURITY SPECIALIST

Derek is our behind the scenes technician. Derek helped Dr. Grunwald switch to a completely electronic paperless system six years ago and is continually advancing the office’s systems. Derek has extensive experience working with hospitals and medical offices, protecting our patient records through multiple layers of security. Derek has set up a separate Wi-Fi system so that patients can have access in the waiting areas.