Harold Kaplan, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Harold Kaplan is a board certified facial plastic surgeon who has 30 years of experience
with facial plastic surgery and cosmetic lasers.
Dr. Kaplan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, and the Stritch
School of Medicine at Loyola University. He has been licensed as a physician in
the state of California since 1972.
In addition to Celibre Medical, Dr. Kaplan also maintains a private practice where
he focuses on facial plastic surgery. Previously, he was a clinical associate professor
of Surgery at UCLA where he taught facial plastic surgery to resident physicians.
He has served as the director of Facial Plastic Surgery at UCLA-Harbor General Hospital.
Among his many affiliations, Dr. Kaplan previously served as the Chairman of the
Board for the South Bay Independent Physicians, a 550-member physician’s organization,
and served as president of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA), Southwest
Dr. Kaplan has published 15 professional journal articles and has contributed to
various medical books. He has also presented research and taught courses to his
medical peers at 18 national surgical meetings.
Lori Haney, RN, MEPC
Lori Haney, RN serves as Nurse Educator for Celibre Medical. In this role, she serves
as a source of information for the nursing staff, patients, outside medical professionals
as well as consumers. She has received training and certification as a Medical Esthetic
Practitioner as well as a Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer.
Lori’s background includes nine years of nursing in the neurosurgery/neurology department
at Harbor UCLA. When transitioning out of the hospital setting, she discovered her
interest in working with medical lasers. She now is driven to stay at the forefront
of research to offer best practices and outcomes for our patients.
“Working in the aesthetic practice has offered me an opportunity to combine my passion
for the technology with patient education. Although technology is ever-evolving,
people’s concern for their appearance remains constant."
Tamara Burris is the Patient Services Coordinator for our Torrance facility. She has been with Celibre Medical since 2008 and serves as the “gatekeeper", controlling the patient flow and appointment scheduling.
She is vital in assisting the nursing and administrative staff, although her primary focus is on making patients feel welcome and comfortable at Celibre. Tamara has over fifteen years experience in customer service with over nine years in the medical field.
“It is extremely rewarding to be part of an organization that betters people's lives on a daily basis. I feel honored to be a member of the Celibre team."
Kevin DiCerbo is the Director of Celibre Medical. He has been working side by side with Dr. Kaplan since 2004 and has managed the organization since its inception.
He is a certified medical laser safety office (CMLSO) and uses his knowledge of laser physics to help patients understand the treatments we offer. He also oversees the day to day administrative activities at the two offices.
He has a BS in Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from UCLA.