Dr. Laviniu Anghel, MD
At First Class OB/GYN in South Florida, Dr. Anghel provides women with treatment and care for a wide range of gynecological and urinary problems, as well as obstetric care. He’s a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist in the United States and a board-certified surgeon in the European Union.Dr. Anghel's dedication to making sure that he provides the highest quality care for women in is reflected in his many board certifications and professional affiliations. In addition to being board-certified, he’s also a Fellow at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Anghel’s knowledge and expertise in minimally invasive surgery have also earned him a place in the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Dr. Anghel is a member of robotic surgery committee at Broward Health Hospital and a proctor in robotic surgery at Memorial Healthcare System.
Dr. Maria Fernandez, MD
Dr. Maria Elena Fernandez-Mestres was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in General Sciences at University of Puerto Rico in 2001. She completed her medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. (ACGME accredited program). Shortly after, Maria Elena married her college sweetheart and started residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same institution. During her senior year, she was chosen as Chief resident in her residency program. Dr. Maria Elena Fernandez is board certified in Obstetris and Gynecology from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (ABOG). After graduating from her speciality in 2009, Dr. Fernandez spent 2 years in private practice. She made her way to Florida in 2011 where she undertook clinical research in robotics in the setting of oncologic patients between 2011 and 2012. After having her first child in 2012, she gradually returned to practice. Her extensive work experience includes being an assistant professor of OBGYN at FIU. Her areas of interest include high-risk obstetrics, gynecologic malignancies and behavioral sciences, particulary related to anxiety and depression in the OBGYN patient population. Dr. Fernandez strongly believes in a compassionate approach as the key for establishing meaningful relationships with her patients, loved ones, and people in general. She decided to join First Class OB GYN, moved by her search for high quality of care and team oriented work environment. Maria Elena loves animals (specially dogs), traveling, and deeply enjoys spending time with her husband, Joshua and daughters Catalina Isabelle and Eva Lucia, as well as with her dogs Nena and Lola.
Dr. Catalina Granada, MD
Dr. Catalina Granada is a dedicated professional and is sensitive to her patients' needs. Dr. Granada earned her medical degree from the Universidad CES Escuela de Medicina, followed by a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine. She completed a fellowship training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Kosair Children's Hospital. Dr. Granada is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also highly trained and certified in cosmetic surgery and other non-invasive cosmetic treatment options. Dr. Granada loves being able to work with her patients to help them achieve their personal beauty goals. During your visit, she will listen to your needs and make recommendations based on our desired outcomes. She is excited to join the Weston Med Spa & Cosmetic Surgery team to service the Weston community.
Dr. Jonathan R. Weiser, MD
Dr. Jonathan R. Weiser is fully trained in all aspects of modern plastic and reconstructive surgery including Cosmetic surgery of the face and body, breast surgery including reconstruction, augmentation, and reduction, suction-assisted lipectomy, body contouring and all laser procedures. Additionally, his reconstructive experience includes microsurgical techniques of the hand, repairing trauma, cancer, congenital problems such as cleft lips and birthmarks, and all other aspects of reconstructive surgery.
A Florida native, Dr. Jonathan R. Weiser graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He also attended the University of Florida College of Law and University of Florida Post Baccalaureate Program before embarking upon his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine. The doctor completed full training in General Surgery at Lincoln Medical Center, culminating in his term as Chief Resident. As a General Surgeon, Dr. Weiser completed a fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Subsequently, Dr. Weiser completed his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Holding Licenses in both the states of Florida and New York, Dr. Weiser is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is a member of the following professional organizations:
*American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
*Broward County Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
*Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners
*American Medical Association
*Lipoplasty Society of North America
*Recipient of the National Leadership Award
Jennifer Garcia, Nurse Practitioner
Jenifer is a nurse practitioner, who completed her master’s degree in nursing at Frontier Nursing University. She is dedicated to assuring a positive patient experience, as well as working with her team to improve quality, safety, and service. She believes that two-way communication is the key to good health. Jenifer majorly focuses on preventive health care and treats patients in a structured manner, focusing not just on the ailment but also on the general well-being of the patient. She does her very best to communicate to the patients the information they need to make the right choices.
Melissa Squadrito, Nurse Practitioner
My name is Melissa. I graduated from FIU in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and I started my career at Jackson Memorial hospital working on the labor floor. I love being a nurse, but I realized that my passion in midwifery. I went to Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing and got the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Case Western Reserve University in 2003. I enjoy seeing patients and I have compassion and empathy for them. I believe that everyone deserves to be shown love and to be well taken care of. When I am not at work I spend time with my family, my husband and 2 daughters who keep me busy with tennis, piano, and church. I take pleasure in cooking, eating, and time with friends and family.
Claire Smart, Nurse Practitioner
Smart was born in Trinidad & Tobago and educated in the United States. She has practiced Nursing since 1993 and full scope Midwifery since 1999. Smart earned her doctoral degree from UMDNJ School of Nursing in nursing practice. She is a clinical adjunct professor in the masters programs at Rutgers University. She is a registered nurse first assistant for surgery, certified in electronic fetal monitoring, advanced cardiovascular life support, neonatal resuscitation and advanced life savings in obstetrics. Smart is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts her consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. Smart enjoys her life work, serving women throughout their lifespan, and has a passion for Menopause care.
Susie Guzman, MSN, CNM, ARNP-C
Susie Guzman received her Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery and Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Rutgers State University of New Jersey and later graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with a Masters in Nursing. She is fluent in English and Spanish and has more than 15 years of nursing experience as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife. She is a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the New Jersey State Nurses Association, and the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. Her qualifications include full scope gynecologic and obstetrical care. She has a passion for women’s health issues and enjoys sharing her years of experience with her patients. Her practice philosophy has always been to treat her patients with compassion, dignity and respect. Susie relocated from New Jersey in 2019 to enjoy the beautiful Florida weather as she is an avid outdoors person. She has two sons and plans on making South Florida her permanent home.
Susie also received training in aesthetics as she is interested in helping patients achieve their personal aesthetic goals alongside other providers who value high quality care. He has great experience in Botox / fillers mainly, also in sclerotherapy, PRP for skin rejuvenation, and for the treatment of hair loss. She is excited to be a part of Weston Med Spa & Cosmetic Surgery and to serve the Weston community.
Jenny Vazquez, FNP-BC
Jenny is a Family Nurse Practitioner whom obtained her master's degree from Chamberlain school of Nursing. She has vast experience in women’s health having been a registered labor and delivery RN for 12 years. Along with her FNP and BSN degrees she also has a Bachelors of science in Psychology. Jenny is very charismatic, outgoing, and caring. She believes in taking care for her patients as a whole and enjoys bonding with them individually. The choice to continue her education was her life long dream and calling. In her free time, Jenny enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 daughters, and family on many activities from boating to cooking.
Jenni took an interest in cosmetics and took extensive training in aesthetics treatment to help her patients find the best treatment option to achieve their best look.
Lorena Canelon, MSN, APRN, A-GNP-C
Lorena is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner. She initiated her professional career in Venezuela where she became a physician and completed one year of post-graduate residency in general surgery. Since moving to USA, she has been a faculty in Miami Dade College and later in Florida International University where she taught Anatomy and Physiology. In the meantime, she completed her bachelor’s and master’s degree with the highest honors in Science in Nursing from Florida International University in the specialty of Adult-Gerontology Primary Care. She has received extensive training in dermatology and aesthetics from renowned dermatologists, and she continuously attends advanced training to stay up to date with the latest evidence-based treatment options and technologies to deliver optimal results to her patients.
She has always been passionate about making the skin look it's best and helping people age harmoniously, enhancing each person’s natural beauty. She believes that skin aging is influenced by multiple causes; hence, she incorporates a holistic and multimodal approach in the treatment of every patient targeting different factors to achieve natural but transformative results.
Jeanette Hernandez, RN
Jeanette Hernandez is a Medical Doctor from Venezuela, took an interest in cosmetics and took extensive training in aesthetics as sclerotherapy and bioidentical hormones. She decided to join Weston Med Spa & Cosmetic Surgery to help her patients achieve their personal goals. She loves to work with her patients to find the right treatment option to look and feel their best. Jeanette carefully listens to her patient's concerns to make a careful assessment and provide recommendations that are tailored to their needs.
She is a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Florida; Licensed Midwife, Certified Professional Midwife (NARM), Registered Medical Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS BREAST&OB/GYN), Foreign Physician and OB/GYN from Central University of Venezuela. Leveraging her warm and emphatic nature—complemented by her superb interpersonal skills—to put patients at ease, resolve any worries or concerns, and answer questions to ensure full patient understanding and comfort.
Anabel Sanabria Smitter, RN, Skin Care Specialist
Anabel is a Medical Doctor from Venezuela and also Dermatologist from Brazil (Universidade de São Paulo USP), Das Clinicas Hospital Residence 2009-2012. Back in Venezuela, she worked in her private clinic and at the public Hospital as a professor for the Dermatology Department. She also worked for the international Red Croise and in Nawaraos Foundation, helping Amazonians Indians. Here in the U.S.A, she has found her passion working in aesthetics and laser cosmetics to help her patients look and feel their best. Skin health is her passion. Her goal is to work with her patients to help her patients by providing them with healthier and more beautiful skin
Neil Placeres, Weight Management Advisor and Anti-Aging Expert
Neil is a Doctor of Medicine from Venezuela, graduated from the Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado (UCLA), is the creator of successful wellness, health, weight management and beauty programs. Is magister Scientiarum in Anti-Aging and Longevity Medicine from Caribbean International University (CIU), also has higher studies in obesity and metabolism by the Scientific Society Venezuelan Obesology, endorsed by the National Experimental University of Guayana (UNEG). He has a holistic vision in the approach of all his patients, his passion and great love for his profession in combination with the way of approaching each particular case, focusing above all on the part cognitive behavior of the patient, changing paradigms and teaching self-reprogramming individual for the perfect balance of body, mind and spirit, have given you the satisfaction of power support multiple people to control overweight. He is passionate about eternal youth and has not rested to contribute and convey that the secret of Healing is in the hands of man, you just have to be willing to find it. “I join the great team at Weston Medical Spa, because I want to contribute all my knowledge, dedication and humility to provide the Weston community and everyone, the way balanced to control overweight, in accordance with aesthetics and improve health and lifestyle of all.
From Venezuela, with great charisma, Miguel has been carefully dedicated to the study of medicine, specifically in the area of Obstetrics and Gynecology. After having won prestige and recognition in his country with his own practice, he had to migrate with his family for political reasons. Now, he is here at First Class OBGYN in the prestigious practice of Dr Anghel Laviniu, ready to dump all his knowledge in the great quality attention that you deserve. In his free time, Miguel likes to swim and play on the beach or in the pool with his kids.
· Doctor of Medicine, "Lisandro Alvarado" Central Western University, Venezuela, 2000
· Specialist in Family Medicine, "Lisandro Alvarado" Central Western University, Venezuela, 2005
· Master of Science in Higher Education, "Libertador" Experimental Pedagogic University, Venezuela, 2007
· Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Carabobo, 2010
· Studies in Perinatology and Associate of the Perinatology Service. Central Hospital of Barquisimeto, Venezuela, 2010-2014
· Licensed Midwife. North America Registry of Midwives (NARM), US, 2017
· Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, and Vascular Technologist, ARDMS, US, 2018
Rolando Morell graduated as a doctor from the University of Camaguey in 1990. He received his Specialist degree in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences of Camaguey Cuba in 1994. He obtained a licensed midwife degree from the International Institute for Health Care professionals in 2016. He has a total of 31 years of experience, currently working at providing personalized care to women throughout their pregnancy, postpartum, family planning, and annual examinations.
Rolando offers high-quality health services designed to support the patient and their families. He works closely with his fellow OB / GYN physicians to provide seamless care to women with complex medical problems.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, being active, and cooking. He is married and has 3 daughters.
Monica, Practice Administrator
Dr. Anghel largely credits Monica with helping him achieve success with his medical career. She has been instrumental in building this practice and oversees the staff, marketing efforts and community relations. Her intelligence, warmth and concern for others can be felt throughout the atmosphere of Dr. Anghel's practice. Patients are welcome to reach her for any reason at email@example.com
Monica holds a Bachelor of Economics from the Bucharest Academy Of Economic Studies (ASE) as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration from Michigan's Lake Superior State University.
Darlene, Office Manager - Weston Office
Along with endless energy and a strong work ethic, Darlene brings more than 11 years of experience in the medical field to Dr. Anghel’s practice. She’s has experience in aesthetics, as a medical assistant and with managing practice operations. She is focused on making the day-to-day of the practice run efficiently, enabling Dr. Anghel to provide his patients with world-class medical care. Darlene can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Darlene was born and raised in South Florida, and in her free time she can often be found on the sidelines of her son’s soccer matches.
Yeney, Office Manager - Miramar Office
Yeney is passionate about helping people and working in the health care field. She has a vast experience in obstetric and gynecology. At First Class OBGYN, Yeney is responsible for the operation and administration side of our office. Yeney can be reached at email@example.com
When she's not at work, Yeney likes to spend time with her husband and their two lovely daughters.