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Meet Our Skin Care Specialists

Yazmin España

I have over 22 years of experience as an Aesthetician. I have been with Dr. Sasaki for 11 years. Through Dr. Sasaki’s guidance, I have achieved a higher level of treating and understanding of the skin’s physiology. I provide advanced skincare treatments tailored to each patient. I also practice new techniques for enhancing beauty. I am always looking to advance my knowledge and skills for the benefit of the practice.

Rita Hernandez

I have been in the skin care industry since 1992. In the past 26 years, I have developed her skills from various work experiences starting at a holistic office to a spa environment and then medical office. Being a part of Dr. Sasaki’s medical skin care team for the past 6 years, I feel fortunate to be in a work environment that encourages and supports education with innovative and state of the art skin care products, treatments and devices while continually striving for the optimum in patient care and satisfaction.

Robin Stanley

I have worked over 14 years as an aesthetician in Pasadena, West Hollywood and San Francisco, I bring a passion and expertise to the practice.

“I’ve been coming to Dr. Sasaki for my own skin care for over a decade. I’m honored to now be a part of this award-winning, medically-based, skin care center with state-of the-art technology and services. The team of professional here is amazing!”

I graduated from University of San Diego and am a Southern California native and reside in Pasadena.

Nicole Keller

I am a Licensed Esthetician who holds licensing from the California State Board and am a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists. Working here at Dr. Sasaki’s office is truly a blessing. He makes sure we are constantly learning, growing and perfecting our craft. He continues to fill me with the knowledge in this field, which gives me the ability to offer you the latest and most up-to-date treatments to best suit you and your skin care needs. With almost 20 years of experience, I take a unique approach to each individual patient with the end goal of making patients look and feel their best.

About Dr. Sasaki

Gordon Sasaki, MD, FACS, is a triple board-certified member of plastic surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Stem Cell Society, Founding Member of the Cell Society, International Society of Hair Stimulation, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Los Angeles County Medical Association. He is also a senior member of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, American Burn Association, New York Academy of Sciences, and Society of Head and Neck Surgeons.

As a nationally-recognized innovator, educator, and clinician, Dr. Sasaki has served on the editorial boards of several distinguished journals. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers, 54 textbook chapters, two books about plastic surgery, and five booklets. He has also presented over 100 teaching videos on noninvasive, minimally-invasive and surgical procedures and was a visiting professor in plastic surgery 80 times in 30 countries.

Over the past 25 years, Dr. Sasaki and his staff have provided professional education at his private office to hundreds of national and international board-certified health care and aesthetic professionals.

Recently, Dr. Sasaki was awarded the San Gabriel’s Valley Best Plastic Surgeon (2020 Reader’s Choice Award), Los Angeles Magazine 2020 Super Doctors Award, Pasadena Weekly’s Favorite 2020 Plastic Surgeon, Southern California Super Doctor (2014, 2015, 2016, 2020), ranked top 10 for article viewed in 2014 in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, ranked #3 in 2013 Top 10 Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists in America by CNN, and Pasadena Magazine “Top Doctor 2013.” In 2001 he was awarded the Jerome R. Klingbeil, M.D. Award: Outstanding Years of Cumulative Teaching Excellence as Course Instructor.