Meet Our Staff
At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, we are able to offer exceptional care and flexible treatment options thanks to our dedicated and highly trained staff. Patients in Brownsville, the Rio Grande Valley, McAllen and all of South Texas can trust these professionals for all of their cosmetic needs.
Stephanie Brown, NP-C, MSN
Stephanie joined RGV Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Center in 2012 as a registered nurse and registered laser technician. Prior to this, she had 10 years of experience as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit. She is double bachelored from Texas A & M University with a community health degree and also from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Nursing. Now, she is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners after completing her Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2015. She has been extensively trained on providing individualized assessments and providing combination cosmetic treatments with effective and natural looking results by world renown physicians who lead the aesthetic industry. Recently she also was invited by Allergan, the makers of Botox Cosmetic to be a national speaker and injector trainer. Stephanie frequently attends aesthetic/cosmetic conferences throughout the country to stay updated on the most advance treatments, techniques and products. She also works hand in hand with Dr. Rodriguez providing full spectrum vascular care. She is a member of the American College of Phlebology, International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Stephanie has been married for 8 years, is an avid equestrian, loves learning new things like American Sign Language and has a strong Christian faith.
Viridiana Ortiz, MA, Licensed Laser Technician
Viridiana “” Ortiz is a native of Brownsville, TX. She completed her education as a Certified Medical Assistant at South Texas Vocational Institute. She has been working with RGV Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Care since graduating, and she has been a very special part our team working as our pre-operative and post-operative assistant, both for cosmetic surgery and varicose vein patients. Viri then chose to dedicate her talents as a laser technician in our MedSpa. To this end, she completed additional, comprehensive training at the National Laser Institute in Dallas and is a licensed laser technician. Viri specializes in laser hair removal, photofacial and fractional laser for skin rejuvenation, chemical peels, Venus Freeze radiofrequency skin tightening treatments, microdermabrasion, and Advanced Obagi skin care.
To learn more about our qualified staff or schedule your consultation, contact us today. At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, our team is proud to serve residents of the Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville, McAllen, and all of South Texas.
MEET THE DOCTOR
Our highly qualified and experienced surgeon, Dr. Filiberto Rodriguez, his skill, advanced technology, and patient’s goal to deliver beautiful results. Through cosmetic surgery and vein care, his objective is to enhance each patient’s individuality. Our team takes a unique, personalized approach to every treatment, which we believe is necessary to properly treat our one-of-a-kind patients. We are fully dedicated to the care and needs of our patients and strive for consistency and excellence through our treatment services.