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Plastic Surgery in Tampa and The Villages, FL
Tampa Plastic Surgeon Dr. Rich Castellano

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Dr. Richard Castellano | CEO & Founder

Dr. Castellano

Richard “Rich” Castellano, M.D. is a Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and one of the top experts in his field. He specializes in lifting and tightening procedures, as well as the latest injection techniques.

Dr. Castellano founded IMAGELIFT in 2012, with the goal of providing minimally invasive, office-based techniques and treatments in facial plastic surgery. His offices in Tampa and The Villages, FL utilize the latest and most innovative technology in the industry (surgical and non-surgical) while offering patients the next level of industry excellence and optimal medical care.

Dedicated to delivering world-class care to his patients, he utilizes his extensive experience in office-based facial plastic surgery to ensure the best outcomes. He has performed over 25,000 surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures of the face and neck – making him one of the most experienced facial plastic surgeons in the U.S. today.
As an expert in his field, Dr. Castellano provides coaching and mentorship to aesthetic professionals, including our very own Master Injectors. His passion for facial aesthetics and patient care led him to found Practice Profitability MD, where he guides plastic surgeons and their teams.

Attending the University of South Florida for both his undergraduate and Medical degree. He completed his surgical training at the prestigious Indiana University School of Medicine.
Dr. Castellano went on to complete a fellowship year in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery studying with some of the world’s greatest experts in the field.

Tampa-native, Dr. Castellano, is a family man blessed with a wonderful wife, three beautiful children, and a furry, four-legged best friend. He is a practicing student of meditation and an avid reader. He and his wife also participate in mentoring efforts with an extensive list of worldwide contacts.

We look forward to welcoming you to our ImageLift™ family. Each patient is unique and has his or her own special story, and it is a privilege to help people look and feel more youthful! ImageLift™ has had the privilege to work with patients all across the country, internationally, and from all walks of life, even other facial surgeons! We are your local experts for facial rejuvenation in Tampa and The Villages.

Dr. Christopher Kieliszak | Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon

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IMAGELIFT® Tampa is excited to welcome Dr. Chris Kieliszak, DO, to our esteemed team of providers. Dr. Kieliszak (“Dr. K”) specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery and is a true expert of facial artistry and rejuvenation. With his wealth of expertise and compassionate approach, Dr. Kieliszak’s addition further underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional aesthetic care and elevating the standards of excellence.

Dr. Kieliszak is dedicated to delivering natural-looking results that enhance each patient’s unique features. His unwavering dedication to collaboration and teamwork ensures that patients receive personalized care tailored to their individual needs and aspirations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Chris Kieliszak to our team at IMAGELIFT®” says Dr. Rich, founder and CEO of IMAGELIFT®. “His expertise and commitment to patient satisfaction align perfectly with our values, and we are confident he will make a significant contribution to our practice.”

Dr. Kieliszak, a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, brings a wealth of training experience from across the country, including Ohio, Northern California, and New York. Additionally, his passion for humanitarian work has led him to participate in surgical mission trips in South America, providing life-changing care to underserved communities in Guatemala and Ecuador.

Dr. Kieliszak holds impressive credentials, including a dual Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Applied Mathematics from the University of Rochester, followed by medical school at NYCOM. He completed his residency in ENT/FPRS at OhioHealth and a Fellowship in FPRS in Silicon Valley, Northern California.
“My goal is to cultivate a happy and satisfied patient base in Tampa, providing comprehensive care that exceeds expectations and fosters long-term relationships,” adds Dr. Kieliszak.

Originally from Rochester, NY, Dr. Kieliszak enjoys exploring the outdoors, participating in festivals, triathlons, and deep-sea fishing. He also finds joy in reading, self-improvement, astrology, Latin dancing, international travel, hot yoga, and spending time with his beloved dog Daisy.

Dr. Kieliszak’s extensive experience, repertoire, and artistry make him the perfect addition to IMAGELIFT® the #1 Facelift and Filler Destination!

Erika Adipietro, APRN | Master Injector

Erika Adipietro, APRN - Master Injector HeadshotIMAGELIFT® welcomes Erika Adipietro to our Tampa team. Erika’s philosophy centers upon creating a fully-customized patient experience that empowers her clients to look and feel their best, while still looking natural. Her mastery of the latest non-invasive cosmetic enhancements help patients safely and effectively achieve their desired results. She loves helping patients enhance their natural beauty and empowering patients to achieve their best possible results.

“The bonds I form with patients are incredibly meaningful. Patients entrust me with their beauty goals and vulnerabilities, and it is truly an honor to be part of their journeys,” Erika says.

As an experienced Master Injector, Erika is known for her precision, artistry, and use of combination treatments to create powerful yet natural-looking outcomes. Some of her favorite treatments include lip filler, wrinkle relaxers, and Sculptra.

Erika earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida (Magna Cum Laude), a Masters in Family Nurse Practitioner from the same institution, and a certification from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. With 7+ years in Aesthetic Medicine, complemented by 8 years as a Critical Care Nurse, Erika brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to IMAGELIFT® Tampa. Her skills have been further refined through training with renowned expert Dr. Rich Castellano.

Janisse Watkins, AGPN-C | Master Injector

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IMAGELIFT® at The Villages is pleased to welcome Janisse Watkins, AGPN-C. Janisse is a Master Injector of dermal fillers and neuromodulators (Wrinkle Relaxers) and expert in laser skin rejuvenation. Janisse’s passion for Aesthetic Medicine is driven by her dedication to seeing her patients reach optimal health and beauty.

Janisse strives to create a fully-customized experience aimed at boosting her patients’ confidence and empowering them to look and feel their best.

“I take the time to truly understand my patient’s goals, so I can guide them towards a regiment that will enhance and preserve their natural beauty,” she says.

What sets Janisse’s work apart is her commitment to delivering culturally competent care – which allows her a deeper awareness of her patients’ needs, concerns, and desires. Not only is Janisse able to execute a treatment plan that is safe and effective – but also renders exceptional results by recognizing a patient’s unique background, viewpoints, perceptions of beauty, etc.

Janisse combines masterful facial artistry with a compassionate, personable approach, and she takes pride in ensuring each patient feels secure, comfortable, and satisfied.

Some of Janisse’s favorite treatments include: lip filler, jawline contouring, and hand rejuvenation. Her signature hand rejuvenation treatment involves the skillful placement of filler to restore a more smooth, youthful look to the hands.

Janisse earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Florida, and completed her Masters in Nursing, Adult Gerontology at Florida Southern College. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner.

Janisse’s extensive experience, repertoire, and artistry make her the perfect addition to IMAGELIFT®, the #1 Facelift and Filler Destination!

Jennifer Gold, PA-C | Master Injector

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Specializing in Aesthetic Medicine, Jennifer is a Master Injector of dermal fillers and neuromodulators (Wrinkle Relaxers), as well as an expert in laser skin rejuvenation.

Jennifer’s philosophy centers upon creating a fully-customized patient experience that empowers her clients to look and feel their best, while still looking natural. Her mastery of the latest non-invasive cosmetic enhancements help patients safely and effectively achieve their desired results.

She takes a personable approach to her work and strives to make each patient feel as cared for, comfortable, and confident with their treatments as possible. Fondly referring to Aesthetics as “Happy Medicine,” she says, “seeing the joy in my patients’ face is what drives me to do what I do each day.”

Some of Jennifer’s favorite treatments include lip filler and her signature “Nefertiti Lift,” which uses neuromodulators to non-invasively help tighten the neck and jawline area.

Jennifer earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida and completed her Masters in Clinical Medicine Science at Barry University. She attended the Aesthetic Skin Institute and has certifications in the application of dermal fillers, lasers, and neuromodulators. She brings more than 5 years of experience in Aesthetic Medicine and has trained with world-renowned aesthetics experts including: Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera and Dr. Richard Castellano.

Maria Esparza, Medical Aesthetician

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IMAGELIFT® welcomes Maria Esparza to our Tampa team. Maria is an expert in skin care and laser treatments. She is deeply passionate about skin care and loves helping clients achieve their skin goals with top-of-the-line products and state of the art equipment.

“Everything you do, do it with love,” is Maria’s mantra and one that is woven into every aspect of her work. She is highly meticulous and approaches her work with the greatest care for her patient’s unique skin concerns. This allows her clients to look radiant, beautiful, young, and feel their best! Being an expert in the latest, most innovative skin care solutions allows her to craft the skin care plans her clients precisely need and expect.

Maria takes a professional and personable approach to her work, striving to make each patient feel as cared for, comfortable, and confident with their treatments as possible. She truly enjoys interacting with her clients and creating a relationship that allows them to trust their face is in the very best hands.

You will always see Maria with a smile on her face, as she truly loves her work and being a part of the IMAGELIFT® family. Maria graduated from The Academy of the Holy Names, where she currently sits on the Alumni Board. Maria later received her certificate in Laser Treatment and Facial Care at the prestigious Beauty & Health Institute. While there, she trained in the latest, most innovative aesthetic techniques, including microneedling, facial care, microdermabrasion, laser hair, removal, etc. She is also licensed as a Laser Technician and Facial Care Specialist with the State of Florida.

If you think Maria’s face looks familiar, chances are you have seen her performing with the Flamenco Company of dancers at Ybor’s historic Columbia Restaurant, where she has served 25+ years as the Artistic Department’s Director! Whenever she is not spending her free time directing her dancers or taking care of her two puppies, Tootsie and Cashew – you can find her studying and keeping updated on the latest skin care treatments!