Meet the Team at Smith Plastic Surgery Institute
When it comes to providing the highest level of patient care no other surgical practice compares to the team here at Smith Plastic Surgery Institute.* Our entire staff is highly trained and dedicated to ensuring that every single patient gets the most out of their experience with us, from start to finish. The Smith Plastic Surgery Institute team comes from all over the country and brings with them the devotion to our patients that we value above all else. We have in-practice anesthesiologists, nurses, surgical and medical assistants, patient coordinators, and office management staff, all dedicated to ensuring that your experience with Smith Plastic Surgery Institute is perfection, from your initial consultation to your procedure and all the way through your recovery.*
Nothing is more important to our Las Vegas Plastic Surgery Institute Team than helping you become and embrace a more youthful, beautiful, and confident appearance.*
Our Surgical Team
Dr. William Azzoli
Dr. Azzoli has spent over half of his life working in an operating room in various roles. He began as a surgical technician at 18 years of age, working full time while matriculated in university, eventually graduating summa cum laude. After finishing his undergraduate and medical degrees with honors at Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit, he trained in Anesthesiology at New York University. Upon graduation, he remained at NYU for three years, as Associate Professor, teaching residents the science and art of Anesthesiology. He scored in the top percentile to secure his board certification.
Despite his love of academics and the city, he moved to Las Vegas in January of 2016 to find a lifestyle ideal for family life. Dr. Azzoli brought with him the latest in anesthetic techniques and has never compromised when it comes to his patient’s safety and comfort. Approaching most things in life with compassion and an unwavering vigilance for excellence, he naturally sought out surgeons who also strive for excellence in all aspects of patient care. He found his home at Smith Plastic Surgery Institute.
Registered NurseHeidi is a trained registered nurse who works directly with Dr. Smith in the operating room. She has been in the operating room with Dr. Smith for nearly a decade now. Heidi holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree (BSN) from Southern Utah University, where she earned her RN as well. There, she was on the Dean’s list for her high academic achievements in the nursing program. After graduating from SUU in 2008, she moved to Las Vegas and began working for Dr Smith in 2009. Heidi is trained and certified in BLS and ACLS. Heidi absolutely loves working with such an accomplished, skilled surgeon and enjoys seeing how surgery can impact and change patients lives.
Registered NurseMary is a registered nurse, who received her RN Degree at the College of Southern Nevada. She works in the operating room with Dr. Lane Smith. She is bilingual in Spanish and English. She is ACLS and BLS certified as well as certified and trained to do conscious sedation. Mary loves being part of our patient’s journey to a more confident and happy life.
Jessie graduated from NTI in Arkansas as an LPN in 2013 and is currently attending school to become an RN. She worked in Urgent Care before she began working for Dr. Smith in 2017. She loves her job as Dr. Smith’s PACU Nurse because she gets to see patients have their imperfections and lives improved and it’s truly beautiful. program. After graduating from SUU in 2008, she moved to Las Vegas and began working for Dr Smith in 2009. Heidi is trained and certified in BLS and ACLS. Heidi absolutely loves working with such an accomplished, skilled surgeon and enjoys seeing how surgery can impact and change patients lives.
Certified Surgical First Assistant
Isaac earned his surgical technologist degree from the Nevada Career Institute in 2003, graduating as the top student in his class. Over the next 16 years as a certified surgical technologist, he has worked in various specialties, Plastic surgery being his top field of expertise. Isaac also earned his degree and certification as a certified surgical first assistant though the Meridian Institute of Surgical First Assisting in Nashville, TN. Isaac has worked with Dr. Lane Smith for the past 10 years and feels that Dr. Smiths results are unmatched. “It has always been a pleasure to be part of an amazing team that gives amazing results.”
Bryan holds a surgical technician training certificate from Concorde Career College in California, as well as training certificates for lab assistant, EKG technician and medical assistant from the College of the Canyons – Santa Clarita WorkSource. He has worked as Dr. Smiths right hand man for the past eight years and continues to learn and grow with the practice each year.
Our Clinical Team
Mario R. Moya
Chief Executive Office
A lifelong Las Vegas resident, Mario’s background reflects over 30 years of diversified experience encompassing both health care and business development expertise. He has developed the ability to establish and maintain long-term communications and rapport with fellow staff, clients, physicians, management, and industry experts. These are all combined with proven business knowledge and a comprehensive education with an MBA. His demonstrated ability in managing, staffing and leading large offices with over 100 employees, 640 volunteers ranging from physicians and nurses to front desk support, extensive medical and business-related operations; and his ability to work with people from all lifestyles, within fast-paced and high-volume medical/business environments. As a businessman, it has been his job to Increase revenues, manage and reduce costs, and develop new innovative ideas for increasing revenue opportunities.
Throughout Mario’s career, he has demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills providing “hands-on” management to spearhead several strategic programs resulting in successfully increasing company’s overall operational profitability. In addition, his language skills speaking both English and Spanish throughout his career has demonstrated a keen ability to work with people from all lifestyles.
When he’s not working, he’s spending as much time as possible with his wife and four boys. They all enjoy active lifestyles, whether it is hiking, skiing, running, or CrossFit. Active lifestyles have taught him to be disciplined and focused while working on his weaknesses.
Assistant Office Manager / Patient Coordinator
Desiree has grown within the practice over the past few years. She started out as Dr Smith’s medical assistant and has also become part of the surgical coordination team, all the while gaining knowledge from her amazing coworkers. After years of loyalty and her wealth of knowledge from being part of a thriving medical office, she is now part of the management group at Smith Plastic Surgery Institute. Desiree prides herself in quality patient care as a result of over 15 years in the medical field. Her professionalism and sincere nature have made her a valuable member of the team.
Natasja Pineda is a well-rounded medical assistant with 20 years in the medical field. She moved here from Los Angeles, CA and began working with another clinic until she found us! Her compassionate tone and willingness to go above and beyond has made her a favorite amongst patients here at Smith Plastic Surgery. Although she began as a medical assistant in 2019, it was clear that she was valuable in many areas of the practice. Natasja assists Dr. Lane Smith with post-operative care, and she also schedules and coordinates the surgeries. Her background with plastic surgery and injectables is profound and she is incredibly knowledgeable in nearly all surgical and non-surgical procedures that are performed here at Smith Plastic Surgery. Natasja plans to stay with the practice and continue to learn and excel as a team member for many years to come.
Edlin has been working at Smith Plastic Surgery Institute since 2017 and enjoys working in the medical industry. Along with being bilingual, she has a high level of knowledge for both the med spa and the surgical team which has made her a valuable part of the entire practice. She continues to grow plans to go to school to become a nurse.
Jessica Gonzalez is sure to be a memorable presence at Smith Plastic Surgery Institute. Jessica will be one of your first encounters whether you are scheduling your first consultation or coming in for an office visit. You will find Jessica managing our front desk as a member of the coordination team and she will greet you with a smile that will make you feel like part of the family. Her sweet and caring nature creates an impression on your experience with Smith Plastic Surgery Institute.