Team Directory

Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler, Glendale, Mesa And Surrounding Areas In Arizona

Executive Team

Bryan Gawley, MD, FACS

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Founder of MDSkin® Lounge

Dr. Gawley is committed to bringing each patient personal attention and individualized care. He regularly invests in the most state-of-the-art technology so that he can bring you the most advanced procedures. Patients from all over the country come to Dr. Gawley for his unique skills and expertise. He is committed to community service and helping cancer patients complete their recoveries and improve their lives.

Team Amazing

Dr. St. Peter, MD

Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Medical Director North Scottsdale Outpatient Surgery Center
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Born in Oklahoma, Dr. St. Peter graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University. She then received her medical degree, and completed her Anesthesiology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston.

Her previous anesthesiology positions include: Founder of Desert Anesthesia Consultants and a general and trauma anesthesiologist at St. Joseph’s, Banner Good Samaritan, and John C. Lincoln hospitals. Upon her opening North Scottsdale Outpatient Surgery Center in 2009, the center’s goal was set to provide a superior overall patient experience for both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery patients. Dr. St. Peter’s personal focus and commitment is to ease each patient of anxiety regarding their anesthesia, prevent postoperative nausea, and offer a multi-modal approach to postoperative pain control.

Amber Acosta

Branch Manager
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Amber started working with Dr. Gawley in 2006 and is one of his very first team members. As the Branch Manager for Gawley Plastic Surgery, Amber has experience in all aspects of plastic surgery including Front Office, Back Office, Patient Coordinator, and First Assist in surgery.

An Arizona native, Amber passionately serves breast cancer patients and loves guiding aesthetic patients through their personal surgical journey.

A mother of four, Amber leads and understands the importance of a healthy lifestyle and has competed in fitness competitions.

Karla Ippolito, PA-C, CLT

Certified Physician Assistant
Certified Laser Technician
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Karla was born in Wisconsin but has resided in Arizona for most of her life and calls it home. Karla received her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from South College in Knoxville, TN. She is certified with the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and is state licensed in Arizona.

Karla assists both Dr. Bryan Gawley and Dr. Raman Mahabir in the operating room. You may also have the opportunity to meet Karla at a post-operative appointment.

In her time away from Gawley Plastic Surgery, you’ll find her outdoors hiking and snowboarding or spending time with family and her dog.