Meet the team

Experienced Professionals

Our practice is led by Dr. Philip Rizzuto, a board-certified specialist in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery. We take pride in our patient care and providing the most advanced oculo-facial plastic surgery and facial treatments. Our dedicated team is ready to go above and beyond to help you stay looking young and feeling confident.

Team Members

Michele Daigle-Monterio

Office Manager / Esthetician

Michele has over 25 years experience in the Ophthalmology field as well as 20 years working with Dr. Rizzuto. Michele oversees all operations in the office, while also managing the billing, getting preauthorizations for surgery, and assists Dr. Rizzuto in the operating room. Michele is the glue that keeps this team together, being amazingly friendly and smart, always happy and able to solve any problem posed.

Nidia Lopez

Nidia Lopez

Office Coordinator / Medical Assistant

Nidia, a native of the Dominican Republic, immigrated to the States when she was five and loves being an American. She has been working in Patient care for over 15 years and has been working with Dr. Rizzuto for over 10 years. Nidia runs the clinical side of the office as she helps patients get checked into rooms , runs the scheduling for the office and orchestrates insurances. Nidia is the light in our office that is always smiling and happy to answer questions from patients or lend a helping hand.

Renee Bourgault

Renee Bourgault

Medical Assistant

Renee, a recent graduate of The University of Rhode Island and aspiring Physicians Assistant, is the energetic and resourceful medical assistant at Dr. Rizzuto’s side during patient appointments, surgery and is excellent at answering patients clinical questions. Everyone who comes in contact with Renee can say that her bubbly personality is contagious, leaving them feeling even better than they did before they came in the office.

Lindsey Parrish

Medical Administrative Assistant

Lindsey, a recent graduate of The University of Rhode Island and native of Massachusetts, is the task-focused and detail-oriented administrative assistant of the office. Lindsey is in charge of keeping the team organized and on task each day. Friendly and knowledgeable, Lindsey is always happy to speak with patients and help them in any way she can.

Mary Kate Rizzuto

Patient Liaison

Mary Kate, our patient care liaison, is the traffic expert in the office, making sure that patient comfort and flow is perfect. She escorts people to their exam rooms, and does anything and everything to help get problems taken care of.

Michele Daigle-Monterio

Office Manager/ Esthetician

Michele has over 25 years experience in the Ophthalmology field as well as 20 years working with Dr. Rizzuto. Michele oversees all operations in the office, while also managing the billing, getting preauthorizations for surgery, and assists Dr. Rizzuto in the operating room. Michele is the glue that keeps this team together, being amazingly friendly and smart, always happy and able to solve any problem posed.

Nidia Lopez

Office Coordinator/ Medical Assistant

Nidia, a native of the Dominican Republic, immigrated to the States when she was five and loves being an American. She has been working in Patient care for over 15 years and has been working with Dr. Rizzuto for over 10 years. Nidia runs the clinical side of the office as she helps patients get checked into rooms , runs the scheduling for the office and orchestrates insurances. Nidia is the light in our office that is always smiling and happy to answer questions from patients or lend a helping hand.

Renee Bourgault

Medical Assistant

Renee, recent graduate of The University of Rhode Island and aspiring Physicians Assistant, is the energetic and resourceful medical assistant at Dr. Rizzuto’s side during patient appointments, surgery and is excellent at answering patients clinical questions. Everyone who comes in contact with Renee can say that her bubbly personality is contagious, leaving them feeling even better than they did before they came in the office.

LINDSEY PARRISH

Medical Administrative Assistant

Lindsey, a recent graduate of The University of Rhode Island and native of Massachusetts, is the task-focused and detail-oriented administrative assistant of the office. Lindsey is in charge of keeping the team organized and on task each day. Friendly and knowledgeable, Lindsey is always happy to speak with patients and help them in any way she can.

Mary Kate Rizzuto

Patient Liason

Mary Kate, our patient care liaison, is the traffic expert in the office, making sure that patient comfort and flow is perfect. She escorts people to their exam rooms, and does anything and everything to help get problems taken care of.

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