The Bafitis Staff

Our goal is 100% patient satisfaction and 100% employee satisfaction.

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Bafitis Plastic Surgery and The Plastic Surgery Institute of the Palm Beaches, Inc., is a professionally credentialed Plastic Surgery center in Palm Beach County, comprised of fully trained and highly skilled professionals.

The center focuses on a comprehensive approach to cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery procedures. Quality patient care will be optimized before, during, and after surgery through our dedication to personalized patient care along with adherence to a quality system of insuring patient dignity, safety, and comfort. The entire staff pledges to remain dedicated both professionally and personally to those who have chosen Bafitis Plastic Surgery, assuring a positive outcome of the surgical experience.


woman standing by door with arms crossedLeslie Bonner, Accreditation Coordinator

Leslie Bonner has retired after 23 yrs with Dr. Bafitis but now serves to maintain the accreditation for Dr. Bafitis’s Jupiter location as an AAAHC certified surgery center.

A West Palm Beach native, Leslie has been in medicine for over 20 years. She has been with Dr. Bafitis for over 10 years.


Plastic Surgery Staff

The surgery team has been internationally trained. Each has received recognition in their specific area of expertise. Bafitis Plastic Surgery is proud to provide highly trained nurses along with skillful first assistants in plastic surgery.

Our top nurses are also skilled first assistants in plastic surgery

Lisa Perez – RNFA, BSN CNOR

I graduated from Florida State University School of Nursing in 1987. I moved to West Palm Beach in 1991. I have worked in the operating room both scrubbing and circulating since I graduated.

I have been working with Dr. Bafitis since 2004 and have completed special courses to learn to be a first assistant in the operating room in order to better assist Dr. Bafitis. Our office staff has a very positive attitude with a great flow of energy.

I feel we have a great team here and very caring staff that are here to please our clients.


Medical assistantErin Drinnen, MS, PA

Erin graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2012 with a Masters of Medical Science.  She did her internship here at Bafitis Plastic Surgery as a student, and then joined our team after graduation. Erin is a licensed Physician Assistant in the state of Florida where she completed her medical rotations.  She provides excellent post-op care and patient follow up, as well as assisting Dr. Bafitis during surgery in our Jupiter surgery center.  Erin shows a high level of compassion and medical knowledge to ensure patients get the quality care that they deserve.  She is a vital part of our team.

Ronda Jenkins, CST, CSFARhonda a Certified Surgical Technologist along with being Certified as a Surgical First Assist.

Ronda is a Certified Surgical Technologist along with being Certified as a Surgical First Assist. With over 13 years of experience in the operating room, Ronda is a very competent and important part of our surgical team. She works side by side with Dr. Bafitis during all of his procedures at the surgery center. Besides preparing the operating room for Surgery, she also takes pride in helping the patients prior to and after surgery. Ronda works in both our Wellington and Jupiter offices to provide pre-op and post-op services for our patients.

Michael David Ware, Mindfulness & Meditation Consultant

Bafitis Plastic Surgery is thrilled to announce the addition to its medical staff of a mindfulness and meditation coach master, Michael David Ware. Mr. Ware has been in active practice with mindfulness and meditation for over 24 years and has made a commitment to Bafitis Plastic Surgery in general and Dr. Bafitis specifically to combine fields of expertise, to serve the patients of Bafitis Plastic surgery.

The most significant pillar in wellness medicine is stress reduction and creating strategies for happiness. Optimal wellness as approached by Bafitis Plastic Surgery utilizes the ever expanding pool of medical literature which supports every aspect of meditation. Utilizing the same scientific research with proven results, Dr. Bafitis has sought out the practice of mindfulness for his patients and looks at the practice of mindfulness as the most significant pillar of wellness, along with nutrition, exercise, supplements and hormone replacement therapy.

The Bafitis Optimal Wellness Program has been honored to partner with Michael David Ware in bringing the science of meditation to the patients of Bafitis Plastic Surgery. Mr. Ware is available through Bafitis Plastic Surgery, and his personal number is 352-400-3618.

Licensed Estheticians

Providing state of the art Skin Care, Collagen Injections, Microdermabrasion and Endermologie

womanDawn SnowLicensed Esthetician

Dawn graduated at the top of her class from the Florida College of Natural Health.

“My goal is to assist every person that comes through my door to feel better about themselves. For me, it is about the inner beauty first, and then you are able to work on the outward self. I enjoy my work and the patients I see. . . They are like my extended family. Every day is a new beginning, a new challenge, and new family member.”



Maria Trevino, Licensed EstheticianMaria Trevino, Licensed ParaMedical Aesthetician, CME-Laser Technician, and Permanent Make-Up Artist

Maria has been with our practice since 2009. She has had advanced training with peels, Ultherapy, and CoolSculpting. She is trained in the latest laser technologies for laser hair removal, photo facials,removal of vascular lesions, skin tags, and scars.

Maria has been doing Permanent Make-Up for 15 years. Her artistic ability to enhance the beauty of the face makes her standout in her field! She specializes in natural looking eye brows, eye liner, lips, lip liner, and areola’s.

Maria strongly believes that skin care starts from the inside-out! She grew up in the South Florida sun and knows exactly what it takes to keep your skin in tip-top shape!

Come see Maria for a consultation and you’ll be on your way to a more beautiful YOU!

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