Provider Scorecardparticipant since 4/5/2018
Valerie has worked with our board-certified plastic surgeon
as a registered nurse since 2006, and is the Director of Clinical
Nursing as well as a highly skilled nurse injector. Valerie has worked
side by side with Dr. Bucky in all aspects of the surgical practice.
This has allowed to her have excellent knowledge of surgery as well as
understand the natural aging changes of the face and body. Valerie is
known for her calm nature as well as her gentle touch. “It’s important
to me that when patients leave our office, their questions are
Valerie understands plastic surgery from the patient’s perspective which makes her a great advocate. She will meet with you at your consultation with Dr. Bucky, help you to prepare for your surgery, and take very specialized care of you following surgery. She will be there for you through your whole process. She notes the enjoyment that she derives from seeing plastic surgery improve the patient’s appearance as well as their self-esteem.
Valerie joined the Dr. Bucky team in 2006 from the University of Pennsylvania Hospital where she specialized in cardiology. She graduated from Drexel School of Nursing in 1992 and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.
Valerie has a thorough understanding of facial aesthetics. She is considered a leader in aesthetic injections and was personally picked to be an ACE trainer for Allergan, Inc, the makers of BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVEDERM®, and LATISSE®. This entails training doctors and nurse injectors on how to improve their injection technique. Only those providers who have shown the highest level of expertise and have demonstrated a true understanding of facial anatomy and aging are able chosen for this program. She was also hand-picked to assist the world renowned Dr. Mauricio DiMaio for Allergan Master Course in Injectable Training. Valerie is known for her knowledge of facial aging and a natural result.