Our Team 2018-10-19T15:01:39+00:00

Meet Our Belle Vie Team!

Dr. Joseph Cerni

Dr. Joseph Cerni Dr. Joseph Cerni earned his Undergraduate Degree at the University of Cincinnati. After graduating with the highest honors and multiple academic awards, Dr. Cerni studied Medicine at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He went on to do his residency in Internal Medicine at Martin Place Hospital in Detroit, MI. and completed his fellowship in Anti Aging Medicine. Since then, he has spent the last 37 years dedicated to designing an integrative approach to health, wellness, nutrition, and beauty in order to further evolve his practice. Dr. Cerni is actively involved in scientific research in Aesthetic Medicine, and has been published in several peer-reviewed scientific journals. Both Dr Cerni and Janell Ocampo, NP train and oversee staff and operations at Belle Vie.

Janell Ocampo, NP

Under the direction of Dr. Joseph Cerni; Janell Ocampo, RN, MSN, NP, performs chemical peels and laser treatments such as laser hair removal, IPL photofacial, fractionated, and laser tattoo removal. She performs non-surgical face-lifting with various injectables including Botox, Juvederm, Voluma fillers, and more.

Janell Ocampo received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Azusa Pacific University and her Master’s Degree in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Certificate from California State University, Long Beach.

She has been working in health care for 22 years and specializing in Medical Aesthetics for over 12 years. Over the course of those 12 years, she has had the privilege of working under many plastic surgeons in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Janell has trained under dermatologists at Murad Inclusive Health Institute and at Long Beach VA Dermatology Department, a well-known training facility for Dermatology.

Her training and expertise in various modalities has given her an artistic advantage over many other aesthetic specialists in the field. She has an extensive background in chemical peels, laser, and injectables. Some of her favorite chemical peels are ViPeel for acne and sun damage and Spot Peel for melasma and brown spots. She is well known by many colleagues in the industry and is highly sought after by clients specifically for her beautiful and natural corrections. With Janell, you can rest assured that your skin is in experienced and artistic hands!

What is your favorite treatment? Fillers for age-related volume loss, because I can instantly take 5 years off by replenishing lost volume and to see the patients reaction when he/she sees the results, it is very self gratifying!

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why? Flying..to actually have my body as a vessel, like a bird, feeling the wind in my hair, above and beneath my body, to see the world any time I want. To me, flying is freedom in the simplest form.
What is your guilty pleasure? Coffee ice cream. i love the taste and smell of coffee and to have that in sweet, creamy ice cream is heaven!

Jennifer Kang, NP

    Jennifer is an enthusiastic and experienced aesthetic nurse practitioner who is passionate about providing quality care and crafting positive experiences for all her clients. She especially enjoys integrating her artistic talent and meticulous approach into her professional practice in order to achieve optimal results and desired outcomes.

Through her education at UCLA and CSULB, Jennifer has received extensive didactic and clinical training with diverse populations in various settings. She graduated with a Masters degree in nursing in 2016.

Jennifer specializes in laser treatments, injectables, IV therapy, chemical peels, microneedling, and much more. She continues to prioritize and participate in formal training for the latest advancements in cosmetic dermatology.

What is your favorite treatment? Botox and fillers— they help to enhance your best features and reverse aging at a another level than what can be achieved by skin treatments alone!

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why? To be fearless— because life would be that much more epic!
What is your guilty pleasure? True crime documentaries. And chips 🙂

Sara Kranke, NP

Sara has been an aesthetic nurse specialist for several years. Her passion for helping people has led to her extensive experience in various healthcare settings from emergency medicine, to surgical care, and medical aesthetics. Her strong desire to be a part of her client’s journey to looking and feeling their best is what gives her the utmost satisfaction. She prides herself in her attention to detail, and is willing to go above and beyond to create an experience that is individualized and best suited for her clients.

Sara is currently pursuing her graduate degree at UCLA, and will graduate in June of 2018 with a Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist certification.

Sara specializes in laser treatments, chemical peels, injectables, IV infusion treatments, and more. Her hobbies include health and fitness, and she has competed many times in the last few years. She feels that a healthy diet and exercise regimen can only enhance the results for her clients and is willing to offer any desired advice.

Alyssa Morales, RN

    Alyssa is one of Belle Vie’s laser nurse specialists with extensive background in laser treatments for both the face and body. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from West Coast University in 2015 and plans on advancing her education to become a Nurse Practitioner.

    Alyssa loves working in medical aesthetics because she takes joy in helping people feel more positively about themselves. When she’s not working with lasers or improving skin with microneedling or medical grade facials, she enjoys baking, shopping, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Adrienne Garcia, RN

Adrienne is a cheerful and experienced laser specialist. She is passionate about connecting with her patients to help identify areas of concerns and creates a plan to target those goals. She graduated from West Coast University with her BSN and has since enjoyed developing her skills through her experience in medical aesthetics as well as critical care nursing. On her spare time she loves just about any outdoor activity, and spending time with her husband and fur babies. Adrienne specializes in laser treatments for pigment, tattoo removal, microneedling, chemical peels, and injectables. 

Jasmin Carrasco, CoolSculpting & Body Contouring Specialist

 Jasmin is a body contouring specialist of CoolSculpting.  She will be graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the Fall of 2018. Jasmin wishes to pursue medical aesthetics after graduation because of the positive impact it makes on individuals’ quality of life.

    When Jasmin is not studying, she is spending time with her dog, working out, or listening to podcasts. In her spare time she likes to research new innovations in medical aesthetics, and get thorough understandings of how and why these procedures work. This helps her provide accurate and detailed answers to questions patients have before and after they are seen by the nurse, or over the phone. It also prepares her in pursuing her passion in becoming an aesthetic RN.

What is your favorite treatment? It’s impossible to pick between lip fillers, Botox, and PicoWay Resolve skin resurfacing. All of these treatments have been game changers in the quality of my sun damaged, acne prone skin and facial features.

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why? I would pick the superpower of always knowing the right answer. If I knew all the right answers I would have no worries in life and could get anywhere with this abundance of information.
What is your guilty pleasure? Stuffed crust pizza. Just thinking about it makes me happy.

Chelsea Cimato, CoolSculpting & Body Contouring Specialist

Chelsea is our CoolSculpting specialist. She has years of experience in the health and fitness industry. She is a bright and bubbly individual who enjoys lifting weights, fitness competitions and spending time outdoors. Chelsea is very passionate about helping others feel better about themselves and is currently finishing getting her NASM certification for personal training. 

What is your favorite treatment? Botox. I started having forehead wrinkles when I was 18 years old. I never realized that Botox could help reduce the appearance of this until I began treatments when I was 25. It makes a world of difference in my my confidence and it looks amazing!

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why? The ability to talk with animals. I’ve always been an animal lover and it would be so cool to have conversations with them and see what they have to say without having to wonder.
What is your guilty pleasure? Chocolate pretzels and Banana Bread!

Yvette Pacheco, Marketing Manager/ Office coordinator

    Yvette is our office coordinator, social media design and marketing expert. Her background in beauty and esthetics fuels her interest in skincare. She firmly believes in the mantra, “if you look good, you feel good,” which is what makes working at Belle Vie so enjoyable. In her free time she likes to read, watch documentaries, and create content for her YouTube channel!

What is your favorite treatment? 100%, microneedling! I don’t even think I could live without it now. As obsessed as I am with makeup, I know the importance of skincare. Microneedling has helped my skin with not only the overall tone and texture but also with the appearance of my pores (huge pores was always something I always struggled with).

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why?  TO FLY! I love traveling and I think it would be amazing to be able to see the world without having to sit on a plane for hours!
What is your guilty pleasure? Cheese. I am obsessed with all types of cheese.

Cindy Sandoval, Front Desk Coordinator

   Cindy received her in Bachelors degree in healthcare administration. She loves working one on one with people and making a positive impact on people’s lives. Her passion is to help others feel confident in their own skin. On her time she enjoys hosting  bootcamps, weightlifting, hiking and going to the beach. She really enjoys working at Belle Vie because she’s come to realize the importance of skincare and how important is it to take preventive measures in protecting it.

What is your favorite treatment? The ViPeel! Skincare has become important to me after discovering my gluten intolerance. Since I occasionally still eat gluten, I do get minor breakouts. I feel like ViPeel has improved the texture and tone of my skin, as well the congested areas.

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why? To breathe underwater! My first major in college was Marine Biology. I love the ocean and all of the unknown.
What is your guilty pleasure?   Pizookies from BJ’s! Sometimes I go just to order one.

Dallas Ladd, Front Desk Coordinator

 Dallas is one of the newest additions to our front office team. She enjoys the environment, and loves talking to patients! She loves seeing how happy they are with their results. In her free time Dallas likes to play guitar, go to the river, and hang out with friends and family. She is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field and looks forward to learning as much as she can from the incredibly talented and supportive staff at Belle Vie.

What is your favorite treatment? have only tried a few treatments so far but I think I can already tell my favorite is going to remain Botox. I have always had a terrible habit of furrowing my brow, and Botox completely solved the problem. I am also super excited to try micro needling though!

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose and why? Time travel. Not necessarily to change the past or anything like that, but because I am a HUGE history nerd and would love to go back and experience different eras!
What is your guilty pleasure? Sleeping in. I can literally sleep in until 2pm if I don’t have anything to do.
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