1401 Avocado Avenue, Suite 803, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Meet The Plastic Surgery Staff Newport Beach

Front Office


cropchong158aaaaaNancy Muller, Practice Administrator

Our office constantly strives to improve the patient care experience, by providing skilled and caring support services. Nancy brings a very special dimension to this mission, with her unique blend of qualifications, experience, and enthusiasm. A graduate of the University of Southern California and registered dental hygienist, Nancy makes it her goal to ensure the needs of each patient are handled efficiently and professionally. Nancy’s personal motto is “every patient is special”.
IMG_8539-1Erika Terzani, Patient Concierge
Erika joins our office with more than 25 years of customer relations experience within a variety of industries. Prior to her time with us, she spent many years within the health and beauty industry as a day spa owner, service provider and industry educator. As support staff to our practice administrator, Erika’s primary goal is to enhance the overall customer experience of each of our patients both online and in office.

Back Office


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Jamie has extensive experience in all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, having assisted Dr. Chong since the early days of her practice. Her expert clinical skills and gentle manner help to ease patients’ apprehensions both before and after procedures.
cropchong074aaAnnette DeFontes, Registered Nurse
Annette is a graduate of the LA County/USC Medical Center Nursing Program and throughout her career has specialized in Labor and Delivery, NICU, Medical and Surgical ICU, and Peri-Operative Services. She is well qualified to care for our patients and does so with courtesy, compassion, and tenderness. Annette is a great asset to our operative team and has established herself as a competent laser technician, specializing in Cutera Genesis and Excel V treatments.
nicoleNicole Arnold, Surgical Technician
Nicole is a Certified Surgical Technologist, and completed her externship at the Woman’s Pavilion at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. She has extensive experience in facial plastic surgery, and we are fortunate she has chosen to focus her talents in our office. She has a passion for helping patients, and being a Certified Personal Trainer she is able to guide our patients from consult to post operative care, while offering advice on proper nutrition and weight management.
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Coby has been a professional hairdresser and makeup artist in Orange County and Beverly hills for over 18 years helped enhance the beauty of hundreds of people, enjoying nothing more than boosting the confidence of her clients. Over the years, she has worked with many local photographers and businesses with beautifying their clients as well as doing hair and makeup on the set of the Orange County Housewives show and other film projects. Specializing in color and hair extensions, Coby makes a welcome addition to our aesthetic team.