Meet the staff
At Accents Cosmetic Surgery, we believe the key to giving you great service is hiring great people. As a proud part of the Detroit cosmetic surgery community, we believe in giving our patients the most comfortable, pleasant experience possible while we help them achieve their cosmetic goals. We make sure our staff is trained in the latest techniques without losing our emphasis on customer service. When you’re with us at Accents, you’re part of our family. Welcome! Please meet our friendly staff:
Front Desk Concierge
Jaquise has worked in the customer service field for seven years and the medical field for the last 3 years. She has outstanding communication and organizational abilities. She is well versed when it comes to directing calls, speaking on the phone, coordinating activities in the office, and arranging office appointments. She puts her communication skills to good use and can handle multiple tasks at once to ensure efficiency. Jaquise is also responsible for insurance verification of both offices and can answer any questions regarding your next medical procedure.
Jaquise recommends the chemical peels. She has personally had them performed on herself for her hyperpigmentation and acne.
Dr. Fernando Gamarra, MD
Dr. Fernando Gamarra, MD, is originally from Miami, Florida where he received his Bachelor's degree at Florida International University. He is a graduate of the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. Dr. Gamarra has been practicing as a gastroenterologist since 2012. Dr. Gamarra specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal system and has a special interest in obesity medicine. He is trained in bariatric endoscopy.
Dr. Gamarra is very passionate about weight loss management. He understands that weight loss is extremely difficult and works closely with patients to assist in their weight loss journey with nutritional guidance and a comprehensive physician-supervised weight loss plan. Our plan is to help patients achieve their ideal body weight and live healthier, fuller lives by helping to develop behaviors and a lifestyle that will instill lifelong changes.
Dr. Gamarra is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Obesity Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Association of Bariatric Endoscopy.
Jessica has been in the Medical field for the past 7 years. She works in our practice as our Medical Assistant. She also works alongside of our P.A. LaTonya Millben and assists her in Dermatology and spa procedures. Jessica has a genuine passion for the patients and Dermatology. At a very young age Jessica suffered from a number of skin conditions. Living with these conditions makes it personable and natural to empathize with patients. Jessica also stresses the importance of compassion and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships.
The VI Peel is one of Jessica’s favorite procedures. The peel is very aggressive and the only peel that is safe for hands, neck, chest and the eye area. Personally using it, Jessica knows first-hand how well the VI Peel stimulates collagen growth for an over-all younger more youthful look with minimal up keep.
Silvia received a Bachelors in Nursing license in 2010 from the University of Detroit Mercy. From there she worked for the Detroit Medical Center in their Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Having an interest in aesthetic nursing, she joined Accents in 2015 as our nurse injector and has dedicated herself to providing excellence for our patients.
Silvia is also trained in lasers and skin procedures such as Microneedling with Platelet Rich Plasma and is our CoolSculpting Specialist having been certified at CoolSculpting University. Silvia chooses to attend seminars that allow her to pursue further advancement in aesthetics and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses. Silvia enjoys to spend free time with her friends and family which includes her dog Jaxson. She also enjoys traveling and hiking.
Patient Care Coordinator
Maria has been dedicated in the aesthetic industry for the past 17 years and with Accents Cosmetic Surgery for the past 10 years. Maria brings with her an extensive background of knowledge in medical skin care services and cosmeceutical products. Maria coordinates all patient related functions, business operations, public relations, and sales and marketing efforts. Her passion for the medical / aesthetics industry and patient satisfaction is a perfect match for this professional, innovative, and cutting-edge organization. In addition to her responsibilities as Spa Manager, she is also a Patient Advocate helping clients with coordinating surgeries. She will be there to answer any questions you may have before and after your procedure, ensuring that your experience at Accents is positive and enjoyable!
Maria’s favorite procedure is Hair Restoration. Seeing patients struggle with hair loss is heartbreaking, but knowing the transformation that can happen in just 1 day is overwhelming.
Maria grew up in New Baltimore, MI and continues to reside with her husband and 3 beautiful children, Julia, Nina and Michael.
Front Desk Concierge
Danielle began her career in the medical field in 2015 at Accents Cosmetic Surgery & Medical Spa. Aside from offering exceptional customer service to every patient, she also possesses strong communication skills, a welcoming demeanor and is very kind & compassionate. She is responsible for greeting and registering patients in the facility as well as verifying correctness of patient demographic and privacy information. Danielle is also responsible for the Social Media marketing & assists Dr. Berkowitz with administrative tasks for the office.
Danielle highly recommends the Venus Viva system, along with chemical peels to ensure a long lasting, youthful appearance. Within less than a year, these treatments have made a tremendous transformation on her complexion, resulting in smoother & softer looking skin.
Danielle resides in Macomb Township with her husband, daughter and 2 puppies.
Joshua works in our practice as a licensed Medical Aesthetician, specializing is skin care. He works closely with you to obtain your skin care dreams by addressing any and all concerns. Joshua’s extensive knowledge of skin care products and procedures will ensure THE BEST treatment and result available in our industry. With years of experience, you can rely on him to deliver personalized and consistent visible results that will leave clients feeling nurtured and with a renewed sense of confidence. Joshua’s dedication to the industry leads him to obtain countless certifications through continued training on the latest products and procedures.
Certified in the following treatments:
- Venus Freeze
- Venus Viva
- Laser Hair Removal
- Micro Needling
- Chemical Peels
- Laser Resurfacing
Joshua’s favorite procedures are Neograft and PRP. Having suffered from hair loss at a young age, he is able to understand and relate to hair restoration patients having had both procedures himself!
Recently married in June of 2016, Joshua plans on starting his family by adopting his first child later this year.
Megan works in our practice to assist the needs of Dr. Berkowitz as a medical assistant in the spa and also worked as a hair care technician performing Neograft for the past 2 years. Her genuine compassion for patient care and sunny disposition provide an atmosphere of comfort that patients desire and deserve! That combined with her dedicated professionalism, adds up to one Medical Assistant that is truly an asset to our company. In her spare time, Megan enjoys being on the boat, cooking and spending time with her son.
Megan’s personal favorite procedure at Accents Medical Spa is the Aqua/SmartLipo! This procedure changed her mind set for healthier living, gave her shape back and lifted her confidence on many levels! She's also in love with the OBAGI skin care line! It’s the perfect product for her skin type and it absolutely changed her life!
Front Desk Concierge
Lana worked in the cosmetic beauty industry for 15 years before beginning her career in the medical field in 2016. She takes pride in her daily work by welcoming incoming patients with a warm and friendly smile, answering patient calls and scheduling appointments.
Lana’s favorite treatment is the Hydrafacial. She loves it because it creates an instant gratifying glow.
She currently resides in Rochester Hills with her 9 year old son.