Stoker Plastic Surgery: David Stoker, MD
4640 Admiralty Way #1000
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone: (310) 300-1779
Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Meet Our Team
Men and women researching their plastic surgery options in Los Angeles will be impressed with the knowledgeable, friendly, and cohesive team at Dr. David Stoker’s office. Get to know more about their extensive professional backgrounds and learn about what makes each of them invaluable to our patients.
Jamie, Patient Coordinator
“You will still be art; even after they stop admiring.”
Since earning a Bachelor of Science degree from California State Long Beach in Dietetics, I have been involved in the aesthetic and cosmetic industry for over 10 years. My desire to help others feel great about themselves stems from my own past struggles with weight, acne, and body image. I believe that everyone deserves to look and feel their best. I find joy in guiding our patients’ journeys while adding my own personal touch to their experiences.
As an artist myself, I know there are a million different ways to paint a masterpiece. I am elated to witness the true art of body transformation that Dr. Stoker provides for our guests, and I am grateful to be a part of a stellar team that strives for excellence and professionalism.
Carla Crespo, MSHS, PA
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and the hands of the injector.”
I am a California state board certified Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University.
With over 15 years of experience in aesthetics, I am an expert at non-surgical body and facial contouring. As a distinguished member of an elite group of injector trainers and speakers for Allergan Aesthetics and Galderma, I have an impeccable track record for delivering the highest desired results with minimal to no downtime. I am also a national speaker, trainer, and advisor for CoolSculpting.
I have been specially trained in clinical dermatology and cosmetic procedures. My precise and thorough skills have gained the respect of patients, staff and others throughout the nation. With advanced knowledge of patient experience and a broad medical background, I can execute the finest and most natural results attainable in our industry. Additionally, being bilingual in Spanish and English has been an invaluable asset that allows my patients to receive the most thorough and compassionate care available.
Stacy Wright, RN, Injection and Laser Specialist
“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”
After graduating from Purdue University with my undergraduate degree, I completed my nursing degree at Los Angeles Harbor College. I am now a licensed, registered nurse with over 16 years of experience in cosmetic and plastic surgery. Patients have told me that I have a gentle touch and natural results with treatments including dermal fillers, Botox, Ulthera, IPL (Photofacial), laser hair removal, Laser Genesis, Kybella, chemical peels and microneedling. Listening to patient concerns and providing expert advice, I customize a plan for each patient to achieve their goals and bolster their confidence. In addition to my extensive experience in the above treatments, I am also certified in CoolSculpting. My keen insight into the needs of patients along with exceptional technique have made me a welcome addition to Stoker Plastic Surgery.
Wendy, Practice Manager
“We make ourselves strong and joyful or weak and miserable, but in both instances the amount of effort is the same.”
I started my career in 1992 as a receptionist for the chief of plastic surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. For more than 20 years, I’ve worked my way up to practice manager and administrator of our outpatient surgery center. Additionally, I’ve worked as a medical aesthetician, for which I still hold my California license. It’s so exciting to be a part of a growing practice since its inception. I feel honored to work with such a fantastic team of co-workers and under a plastic surgeon who has impeccable skill and devotion to his work and family.
I love living and working by the beach and often boast that my office, which overlooks the marina, has the best view in Los Angeles!
Krystal, Director of Nursing
“What I lack in beauty, I make up for in plastic surgery.”
I joined the team in April 2014 as a registered nurse. I enjoy working with our patients, preparing them for surgery preoperatively, and caring for them postoperatively. I am a part of the surgical team, providing support to the OR staff during surgical procedures to ensure the best possible outcomes. I make certain our patients have the best experience before, during, and after their procedures.
Lorena, Registered Nurse
“She believed she could, so she did”
I joined Stoker Plastic Surgery years ago as a front office administrator. My experience here inspired me to pursue a career in nursing. During my 3 years of nursing school, I continued to work with Dr. Stoker’s team in both administrative and clinical roles. The combination of formal education and hands-on learning here with Dr. Stoker helped me get to where I am today. Now that I have graduated from nursing school, I am excited to contribute in my position as a Registered Nurse on our Stoker Plastic Surgery team.
I have a passion for medicine and patient care. I come to work each day equipped with a genuine smile and a positive attitude to make every patient feel comfortable and at ease. One of my favorite parts of the job is comparing before photos to final results. I love seeing the joy on our patients’ faces when they’ve reached their cosmetic goals.
“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.”
Since the age of 13, I knew I wanted to pursue a career that involved helping others. I was a personal trainer for a decade, and the feeling of inspiring clients to achieve their goals has been one of my greatest rewards. From there, I became interested in skin and nutrition.
Because of my training background, I look internally when I see an external skin issue. There is usually an internal cause, so it is important to first decipher what the skin is trying to tell us.
As a California and Texas licensed aesthetician, I am driven to provide the latest beauty, medical, and anti-aging modalities to my clients. I am honored to be a part of Dr. Stoker’s tribe here in the Marina. I’m glad to be working at a practice where my co-workers have the same dedication and care that I strive to have each day.
I’m a state-licensed aesthetician with more than 20 years of experience in medical aesthetics. I’ve completed training on the East Coast and refined my skills while working with one of Boston’s most prominent plastic surgeons for eight years prior to relocating to Los Angeles with my husband.
I’m certified in numerous peels and procedures including the SkinCeuticals® Micropeel and Micropeel Plus, SilkPeel®, LHA treatments, oxygen infusion, microdermabrasion, microneedling, and LED therapy. I’ve served as a national educator and instructor for L’Oreal and La Roche-Posay, teaching proper techniques to nurses and aestheticians. I’m also skilled in postoperative treatments and camouflage makeup.
I enjoy combining my knowledge of the latest treatment technologies, extensive knowledge of skincare products, and impeccable customer service. I ensure that my patients achieve their best possible results. My goal has always been to exceed my patients’ expectations.
Blanca, Certified Surgical Technician
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
I am a certified surgical technician who specializes in plastic surgery procedures. After 9 years of growth and experience as first assistant in plastic surgery, I am excited to now be a part of Dr. Stoker’s surgical staff.
In addition to having a strong work ethic, I stay abreast of new techniques, equipment, and procedures in this industry. I enjoy using my skills to support Dr. Stoker and our surgical team, and I am vigilant with my co-workers to maintain a sterile, organized, and professional surgery center.
Morgan, Certified Surgical Technician
At a young age I knew I wanted to pursue a career in medicine. After obtaining my bachelor’s degree in biology as a scholarship athlete, I discovered my passion for surgery and returned to school to study surgical technology.
Plastic surgery quickly became my favorite specialty. I love seeing the confidence patients gain during their transformative journeys. As a Certified Surgical Technician, I’m excited to be a part of the amazing team at Stoker Plastic Surgery. I’m fortunate to be surrounded by exceptional medical professionals as I continue to expand my knowledge.
Kelsey, Front Office Administration
“Kindness is free, so sprinkle that stuff everywhere.”
I graduated from Caldwell University with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. I completed my education by obtaining my Master’s degree from University of East London as a scholarship athlete. My journey continued when I chose to move to Southern California, where I followed my passion through coaching volleyball and learning from Dr. Stoker’s outstanding team.
As a part of the front office administration, my goal is to exceed patient expectations. I strive to create a warm and genuine experience for our clients. I love people, and I look forward to guiding our patients through their interactions with our entire clinical staff.
Amy, Front Office Administration
“There’s no time like the present.”
I have always been passionate about the medical field and I pride myself on finding opportunities to help others. Previously I worked at a surgical aftercare facility where I acquired substantial knowledge about plastic surgery. I enjoy putting that experience to use as a part of Dr. Stoker’s exceptional team. It’s exciting to learn about non-surgical treatments while furthering my knowledge of cosmetic surgery.
I am a native Angelino. When I am not working in Marina del Rey, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two beautiful daughters.
Jordan, Front Office Administration
“Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.” Roy T. Bennett
I have always had a passion for helping people and making them feel their best inside and out. After earning my Associates’s degree from Santa Monica College in Cosmetology and my Esthetician license I pursued a career in freelance hair and makeup. With my passion for the beauty industry and helping people feel their best, I wanted to enter the medical world and see the transformation journey people go through.
As a part of the front desk administration, I strive to make every patient that comes in feel welcomed and appreciated.
Tyler, Front Office Administration
“In all of our lives, may we be as strong as the grounded trees.”
II graduated from Otis College of Art and Design having earned a BFA in Product Design, with a Minor in Sustainable Manufacturing. As a designer, I find Dr.Stoker’s work both fascinating, and incredibly easy to stand behind. As a patient I know you’re in the best hands; As an employee, I am in the same boat and very happy about it. I’m proud to be part of the front desk administration team and hope I can help make your experience as positive and uplifting as mine.