Meet Our Staff
Our team includes anesthesiologists, registered nurses and certified operating room technicians that monitor and assist each patient before, during, and after surgery to ensure maximum safety and comfort. We are lucky to have an administrative team that works well together and keeps the office running smoothly.
Sally L. Frates, Patient Services Coordinator
“I am extremely impressed with the professional nature of Dr. Silberg’s practice and the careful and thorough care that he provides for his patients. I enjoy seeing the transformation and increased confidence that occurs in our patients. “
Sally has significant experience with patient services in plastic surgery and she loves the patient interaction that comes with her role as Dr. Silberg’s Patient Services Coordinator. Her warm and caring demeanor as well as her knowledge in the field makes her a perfect fit for Dr. Silberg’s practice.
As our Patient Service’s Coordinator, Sally will welcome you to the office, schedule your appointments, and answer any initial questions you may have about your consultation and subsequent office visits. Sally is also our Product Manager and can answer your questions about our skin care and make-up lines.
When not working in the office, Sally enjoys camping and other out-door activities with her husband, as well as attending arts and cultural events.
Michale (Shell) Hawkens, R.N., Operating Room Nurse
“I absolutely love working with Dr. Silberg and his wonderful staff. Every day is an adventure that I am thrilled to be a part of. Assisting Dr. Silberg’s work in cosmetic surgery and post trauma injuries is a blessing to me. He changes people’s lives for the better on a daily basis. I love enhancing people’s lives in health, in beauty, and with a full heart, and I have found a perfect place to do that here!”
Shell is a Registered Nurse and skilled health care provider. She has a friendly, kind and compassionate bedside manner. She strives to provide the best in patient care and demonstrates a high degree of critical thinking skills. She also has a great sense of humor and is a pleasure to work with.
In her spare time, Shell likes to dance, practice photography, and pursue continuing education with the goal of being the best aesthetic and operating room nurse that she can be.
Michele Brulé, MBA, Business Manager
“I am honored to work with Dr. Silberg. He does brilliant work not only with the patients we see in our office for cosmetic procedures, but with patients he sees at the Trauma Center who have incurred often devastating and complex injuries that require the services of a high-level surgeon. One thing I always say about Dr. Silberg is that every week he is somebody’s hero. I admire him greatly for the positive changes he makes in the lives of our patients. Plus his colorful personality and great sense of humor make him a pleasure to work with.”
Michele Brulé is our invaluable Business Manager and has been with the practice since 2007. She is involved with all aspects of the business. Michele is extremely experienced, knowledgeable and conversant about all facets of our practice and is passionate about the entire team delivering the highest quality patient experience.
In her spare time, Michele loves to spend time with her horses, Myles and Rajan, and to work on improving her skill with the art of dressage.
Teresa Brulé, LVN, Circulating Nurse
“I am blessed to be among the staff at Dr. Silberg’s office. I admire the care and concern shown to each individual patient. Dr. Silberg is a masterful surgeon and the office is a very pleasant place to work.”
Teresa Brulé has 37 years working in the healthcare industry, both as a business director and “on the floor.” Her history includes pre and post surgery, plastic surgery, oncology and gerontology. She is a caring and compassionate caregiver and an invaluable asset to our office.
In her spare time, Teresa loves to read and spend time with close friends.
Ashley Alexander, Administrative Assistant
“I love working with Dr. Silberg and seeing the great results he gets for his patients. Every day is new, each patient is unique, and the atmosphere is always upbeat and patient-focused.”
Ashley has a passion for detail that allows her to excel at the myriad administrative tasks necessary to keep the office functioning effectively and efficiently for our patients. She has over 10 years of experience in office management and attends classes regularly to keep her skills ahead of the curve. Ashley enjoys being a part of a team that helps to boost patients’ confidence and loves being involved in the process to help change their lives in a new and positive direction.
Ashley is a Santa Rosa native currently residing in Windsor. She loves camping and playing with her dog, Jackson.
Additional aesthetic services available at our location for your convenience
Robin Pels, Santa Rosa Cosmetic Ink
“Working with Dr. Barry N. Silberg as my medical director, my clients have access to a more comfortable experience.”
With nearly three decades of experience as a Master Permanent Cosmetic Artist, Robin Pels’ expertise in design, art and color theory are proven to look natural and are customized for each individual client.
Robin believes the client consultation is an integral part of the process. Having a clear understanding of client expectations and meeting those are her expertise.
Robin uses only the highest quality pigments, numbing agents and equipment the industry has to offer. Using the best products and materials lead to the best results for highly satisfied and happy clients. No procedure is finished until the touch-up is complete. As always, up to two (2) complimentary touch-ups are offered, ensuring each client the perfect finished design.
Call Robin for your free consultation. 480.363.7945
Michelle Clifford, CPE, Michelle’s Electrology
“I love being associated with Dr. Silberg and it is a huge advantage for my clients because I have the option to offer greater comfort through local anesthesia.”
Michelle Clifford has been a Certified Professional Electrologist for over 23 years. As a former electrolysis client herself, she knows firsthand the freedom and confidence her clients experience as a result of her treatments.
Originally from Southern California, Michelle has been a resident of Sonoma County for more than 30 years.
Call Michelle at 707.571.7551
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For more information on how we can help you meet your aesthetic goals, call Dr. Silberg’s office today at (707) 528-0911 or submit our confidential online form.