Meet The Staff

Conveniently Located to Serve Bergen County and all of North Jersey

Suzanne Cohen, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Suzanne Cohen is a board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in dermatology. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University, graduating Cum Laude. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree from Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program in New York, NY, graduating in the top of her class.

After completing her graduate degree, Suzanne started working in plastic and reconstructive surgery, where she honed her surgical skills and her aesthetic eye. For the last six years she has been fulfilling her life-long goal of practicing dermatology. Suzanne is passionate about providing exceptional patient care and strives to make every patient feel like the best version of themselves through a combination of medical and cosmetic treatments. She prides herself on constantly learning and staying up to date on the newest treatments to enhance her knowledge base and clinical skills. She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Mukti Patel, RN
Aesthetic Nurse

Mukti Patel is a registered nurse focusing on aesthetics, skincare, and CoolSculpting at Geria Dermatology. She graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She then acquired 7 years of valuable patient care and nursing experience bedside, in the operating room, and in the post anesthesia care unit in several locations in New Jersey and New York City. Mukti naturally transitioned into an aesthetic nurse role, where she learned all of her skills from Dr. Geria himself. She has mastered skincare, HydraFacials, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling with PRP and, CoolSculpting. Mukti’s nursing experience allows her to put her patients needs at the forefront of the care she delivers every day. Her biggest goal is to provide high quality patient care all while surpassing their cosmetic expectations. In her free time, she loves to cook and take her dog, Luna, out for long walks.

Olha Soroka
Aesthetician

Olha Soroka is a certified aesthetician with over 5 years of experience in the field of dermatology. She has a passion for patient care and lifelong learning. She is originally from Ukraine and is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish. She is dedicated to providing clients with an educated, lifelong approach to caring for their skin. She enjoys working with clients on an ongoing basis to develop a results-driven skin care routine including both professional services and home care. When she’s not working at Geria Dermatology, Olha is exploring new places, rollerblading, and spending time with friends and family.

Alexandra Gumbman
Aesthetician

Alexandra Gumbman is an aesthetician who is devoted to delivering an exceptional experience to her patients. She is a graduate of Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology and also has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Ramapo College. Alexandra believes that a good skincare regimen alongside an individualized treatment plan is key to improving the quality of your skin. Alexandra’s primary passions are skincare, makeup, art, music, self-care, and travel.

Jessica Pongrac - Medical Assistant

Jessica Pongrac
Medical Assistant

Jessica Pongrac is a qualified medical assistant who has worked in the area of dermatology for over six years. For her, health care and lifelong learning are intertwined passions. She is committed to providing patients with an informed, lifelong approach to skin care that is tailored to their individual needs and preferences. Jessica enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends when she is not working at Geria Dermatology.

Ivanna Paranchak - Medical Assistant

Ivanna Paranchak
Medical Assistant

Ivanna Paranchak is a medical assistant with over seven years of experience in dermatology. She is devoted to providing patients with the finest possible care. For her, patient care and lifelong learning are intertwined passions. She was born and raised in Ukraine, and she is proficient in both Ukrainian and Polish. In her leisure, Ivanna enjoys spending time with her family, baking, and sewing.

Lily Woo - Practice Administrator

Lily Woo
Practice Administrator

Lily Woo is committed to making Geria Dermatology the best dermatology practice in the area. As a customer support representative, she has six years of experience in the medical field. She is a native of South Korea and speaks Korean fluently. Lily is passionate about traveling, discovering new places to dine, and going to the gym.

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