Nadine Mirzayan, MD


Dr. Mirzayan is the lovely and talented Anesthesiologist that will be right there by your side to answer any questions and make sure you are safe and comfortable throughout your procedure. She is truly honored and proud to be a part of this practice with such wonderful people by her side. To start, Dr. Mirzayan is a board certified and fellowship trained Anesthesiologist, Chief Medical Officer of the practice, and Chief of Anesthesiology at the surgery center. She is originally from Southern California and earned a Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology degree at UCLA. She then went on to receive a Master’s in Public Health from Loma Linda University, MD from Saint George’s University, and did Anesthesiology and fellowship training through New York Medical College and Mount Sinai Medical Center. She has done extensive research on T cell and immune health and epidemiology. She was a contributing author on ‘Gray’s Anatomy Review’ book, and has extensive training in various aspects of Obstetric Anesthesiology. In addition to this, she also does platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections for growth, healing, and regeneration of cells and tissue throughout the body, with a particular emphasis on hair growth.

Dr. Mirzayan’s most important role comes as being the wife of the owner, Dr. Bryan Friedman, helping him with daily affairs and running the practice. Together they have two kind and loveable children who are the joys of their life. They enjoy going with them to the park, aquarium, zoo, and spending time together in their home.

Yael Kalifi, CRNA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Yael is our exquisite, talented CRNA whose personality shines brighter than her beautiful red hair. She has extensive experience in the field with over 20 years in practice giving her the capability and fortitude to handle all your anesthesia needs. She graduated from the University of Tennessee and has worked in many major medical universities including UCLA, USC, and Mayo Clinic. Yael will evaluate and monitor you to ensure you are safe before, during, and after your surgery. As an anesthesia provider, Yael also specializes in pain management and will make certain you are comfortable before going home.

When Yael is not in the operating room, she is spending time with her warm and lively family. She has a loving husband and 4 wonderful children. She enjoys cooking, entertaining, and traveling.

Tonya Landin

Certified Surgical Technologist

Tonya is an integral part of the team during surgery and runs many aspects of the operating room. She is a certified surgical technologist with an associate’s degree from Brookline College in Arizona. With this advanced training, she is able to assist the operating surgeons by setting up for surgery, handing them instruments, and astutely anticipating what else is needed during the case. Her talent and responsibility doesn’t stop there. She is also in charge of ordering supplies, caring for patients, and maintaining a facility that runs smooth and safe.

In her spare time, Tonya likes to spend time with her beautiful loving family. Tonya has a kind heart and compassion that is second to none. Not only this, she is passionately devoted to animal rescue and spends her time caring for those less fortunate with particular regard for our furry friends. We are so lucky to have Tonya on our team.

Julia Strange

Office Manager, Certified Nurse Assistant, Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist

Julia is the graceful beauty you will meet if you visit our Scottsdale office. As office manager at Friedman Plastics & ENT, Julia harbors an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and warm. When she greets you at the front desk, you will feel right at home. Julia is courageous and intelligent as her desire to further her education earned her a degree as a certified nurse assistant and licensed hearing instrument specialist. She is readily available to help our patients with insurance authorization, scheduling, and patient coordinating. Julia has been with us since February of 2017 and she enjoys being a part of a continuously expanding office and watching the practice grow.

Julia is a California native, but she has lived in Arizona since 2010. She has a passion for animals and enjoys being active outdoors doing water sports and spending time with her four dogs and family.

Alejandra Villalobos

Medical Assistant, Patient Care Coordinator, and Plastic Surgery Scheduler

Alejandra is a wonderful individual who helps with both the ENT and plastic/cosmetic surgeries. She wears many hats including being a certified Medical Assistant with a degree from Carrington College. She excels in the professional environment and brightens up the office with her fun spirit. As patient care coordinator, Alejandra makes sure all patients are being taken care of and feel as comfortable as possible. In addition to all this, she is also the point of contact for plastic and cosmetic surgery scheduling and will assist throughout your whole experience. She speaks both Spanish and English and can assist our Spanish speaking patients with their needs.

Alejandra was raised in Sedona, Arizona and moved to Phoenix, Arizona to continue her education in health care. She likes to spend time with her family and friends on the weekends.