At our practice, we are fortunate to have a team of friendly, skilled, and knowledgeable staff members. Our goal is to ensure that each of our patients receives professional, outstanding care and beautiful results. 

World-recognized, leader in gynecomastia surgery.

DR. DELGADO

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Delgado is an award-winning gynecomastia surgeon with 30+ years of experience treating some of the most complicated cases of male breast growth around the world. He is also the owner and operator of Gynecomastia.org, the largest gynecomastia forum in the world that has the goals of educating, supporting, and offering guidance to those men and families affected. Dr. Delgado is an expert in the field and donates his time toward both the treatment of gynecomastia and the advocacy of education in the surgical community.

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Tashana Jaffee

Office Manager

Tashana is a native to Marin County and has been a Pharmacy Technician for over 13 years. She has many years of experience compounding medication, organizing immunization clinics, and providing patients with outstanding care. Her passion for her job really comes across in her ability to make patients feel warm and welcome. In her off time she enjoys cooking new recipes, discovering new hiking trails, or spending the day relaxing with some watercolor painting.


Abby Andrade

Front Office Coordinator


Chelsie Smith

Patient Coordinator

Chelsie was born and raised here in Marin County; however she has spent a lot of time in Portland, Oregon where most of her family is originally from. Chelsie has worked within the medical office environment for over 12 years, which has inspired her strong passion for providing above and beyond customer service and patient care. Previously Chelsie worked her way up from Receptionist at a Physical Therapy clinic, to become the Business Manager of all four of their Physical Therapy clinics and now works as our Patient Coordinator here in Novato. Chelsie is also a certified Yoga instructor and a huge dog and animal lover. She loves all things outdoors so naturally her favorite thing to do is take her four dogs hiking and exploring new trails!


Ghazal Sariaslani

Surgical Technologist, Medical Assistant, CoolSculpting Technician

Ghazal is our CoolSculpting Specialist. She is highly educated in fat freezing and is a well respected expert in her specialty. Ghazal has been our sole CoolSculpting provider since it first came onto the market some years back and she also works in our O.R.! Her background as a Medical Assistant and Surgical Technologist contributes to her wealth of knowledge and she is very successful at targeting treatments to each patients unique body type and their desired outcomes. Ghazal is dedicated to customer satisfaction and her patients experience from start to finish.


Carol A. Gordon

Circulating and Recovery Nurse

Carol has been an RN since 1976 and spent thirty of those years working at Marin General Hospital. Although she has retired from full-time work, Carol has been a member of Dr. Delgado’s part-time staff since 2001. As a longtime resident of Marin County, she earned her nursing degree from the College of Marin and a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College. She has extensive experience in post-anesthesia care, outpatient surgery, endoscopy, and minor surgery. When she is not working at her “fun job” with Dr. Delgado’s staff, Carol enjoys spending time with her husband, horses, and dog.


Liz Ferguson: Administrative Services

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Liz joined Dr. Delgado’s team in 2011. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area but spent some time living in Barcelona, Spain, where she attended the Escuela Official de Idiomas to study Spanish and Catalan languages. Liz continued her education at U.C. Berkeleyand earned her B.A. in Legal Studies. She then received a certificate in Legal/Court Interpreting for English/Spanish from SFSU College of Extended Learning. After many years of freelance interpreting, Liz began to work as a medical receptionist at a busy practice in Mill Valley, CA, before bringing her experience to Dr. Delgado’s office. She still loves interpreting for our Spanish-speaking clients and is always happy to meet new patients and answer questions.


Ariel Kirk

Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Aesthetic Nurse (CAN), Licensed Medical Aesthetician (LMA)

As a CANS, Ariel is highly qualified in her field of nursing, and she exceeded the minimum requirements to sit for the CANS exam. This includes practice hours, nursing experience, and working in two specialties: Plastic Surgery and Dermatology. She is our expert in Ultherapy and even travels to train other practices as a Clinical Educator in Ultherapy. She is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses and the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists. Ariel has received extensive training through Allergan and Medicis and Merz Aesthetics and is highly skilled at injecting Botox, Dysport, Juvéderm, Restylane, Perlane, Belotero, Voluma, and Radiesse. She specializes in combining treatments such as chemical peels, Ultherapy, Intense Pulse Light, and laser resurfacing to create great results for all our patients.


Wendy Manfredonia

Patient Coordinator

Wendy was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Phoenix, Arizona following graduation from high school. She attended Southwestern Preparatory School for Medical Assisting. Wendy found her passion in the Front Office/ Management aspect. After doing an internship in General Surgery she was hired and remained employed at the practice for 12 years. Wendy relocated to the San Francisco Bay area and began working in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery field. She has been a surgical coordinator, office manager and is currently a part-time patient coordinator for Dr. Delgado.

Wendy has been a member of Dr. Delgado’s team since 2005. Her interests are cooking and entertaining, gardening, boating and being anywhere near the ocean. She is an avid traveler and has a passion for working out as much as she can!

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