Meet Our Team
Get to Know Your Transformation Team in Westfield, NJ
Patricia Burnett, RN, BSN, Practice Manager"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are."—Joseph Campbell
Combining her extensive nursing experience with a sincere desire to care for others, Patricia has created the welcoming, nurturing, and patient-focused environment for which Burnett Plastic Surgery is known. She has worked in many different areas of nursing, most recently in the Ambulatory Surgery Center at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, which handled a variety of plastic surgery cases, from breast implants to rhinoplasty. Patricia spent many years at NYU Tisch (now NYU Langone) Medical Center as a senior nurse clinician in their adult surgical, open heart, and medical ICUs. She also enjoyed working as an investigator for the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, assisting the risk management department at Mount Sinai.
Elizabeth Cofone, PATIENT COORDINATOR
Liz has been our Patient Service Manager for the past 4 years. She has acquired a real knowledge for the pulse of the office from interacting with the patients on the phone and during their office visits. She has formed a bond with them and enjoys seeing their transformation.
Given that she has a true concern and compassion for others; it was a natural progression that she advanced into the position of Patient Coordinator. Liz guides patients through their surgical journey so that they are comfortable throughout the process. From the first initial phone call to booking their surgery and addressing their concerns, her warm and calming demeanor allows patients to feel at ease. She is proud to support Dr. Burnett in changing people's lives and is grateful to work with a man who is such a visionary in the field of plastic surgery and who genuinely cares for his patients and their outcomes.
Before joining the practice, Liz was the President and co-owner of Wish upon a Cake, a specialty gift business in Westfield, NJ. She also was the Assistant Purchasing Director at Parson Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas a civil engineering company in New York City. She was responsible for all corporate purchases and provided employee services for the company.
Liz is an aspiring artist who has a passion for the arts, and in her spare time she enjoys going to museums and surrounding herself with creative artistry. Consequently, she has a love of cooking, a flair for decorating, gardening and an eye for aesthetics.
Carla Pineiros, Medical Assistant"Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself, inside and out." —Audrey Hepburn
Carla has been fascinated by the beauty industry ever since she was a child. She pursued her passion at Parisian Beauty Academy and later received her bachelor of science in fashion marketing and management. As a licensed beauty professional with a decade of experience in the medical industry, she possesses a vast knowledge of cosmetic surgeries, nonsurgical treatments, and skin care. She works alongside Dr. Burnett, assisting with injectables, SmartLipo, wound care, and suture removal. In addition to her responsibilities as Dr. Burnett's medical assistant, Carla also manages our social media outlets. She believes that passion and zeal for knowledge are the keys to success, and she continuously invests in her education. Above all, Carla offers personalized assistance to ensure that your experience is exceptional. She is dedicated to excellence in all facets of her career at Burnett Plastic Surgery.
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Mukta Rane, RN, BSN, Nurse Injector
Mukta Rane RN, BSN is a nurse injector at Burnett Plastic Surgery. Upon graduating from Syracuse University, she found herself in the trenches of the dotcom boom in New York City. She worked on various online advertising campaigns for high profile companies during her stint as a marketing project manager. Although exciting and gratifying, Mukta decided she wanted to handle new challenges affecting healthcare and decided to return back to school, receiving her baccalaureate in Nursing from The College of New Jersey. Mukta has held various leadership roles in nursing; but her enthusiasm and eagerness to delve into the ever-expanding field of aesthetics, science and medicine never wavered. Her passion for beauty, perfectionism, precision and personalized attention to detail is what brought her to Burnett Plastic Surgery.
JENNIFER HERNANDEZ, RECEPTIONIST
For Jennifer Hernandez, with 9 plus years of customer service, being a certified medical assistant, a licensed esthetician, and certified makeup artist, it's safe to say that beauty, health and wellness are a special part of her life. Jennifer's passion for helping others has been instilled in her from a very young age and has continued to play a major part in her life. It has become second nature to help others.
Outside of the beauty and health community, she enjoys spending time with her chihuahua and trying new foods with her family and friends.