The Leadership Team

Samuel Beran, MD, MBA, FACS

Co-Founder/Medical Director

Dr. Beran is a nationally recognized cosmetic surgeon with nearly twenty years of surgical experience. He has authored dozens of scientific papers and chapters as well as Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction, the definitive text on the subject.

Dr. Beran completed his general surgery training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, and went on to graduate from the prestigious University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX, with a degree in plastic surgery.

After several years as Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Texas Southwestern, and winning the Plastic Surgery Excellence in Teaching Award, Dr. Beran relocated to Westchester County, NY, to be closer to his family. He recently held position as Chief of Plastic Surgery at White Plains Hospital and is currently on staff at both Northern Westchester Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, NY.

In addition to being certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Beran has served the Board as a guest examiner. He’s been recognized by New York Magazine as one of the country’s “Hot New Docs” and acknowledged on multiple occasions as “Best Plastic Surgeon” by Westchester Magazine. Dr. Beran specializes in cosmetic surgery; included in his expertise are breast augmentations and lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, facial cosmetic surgery and reconstruction after skin cancer.

Adriana Douglas, MBA

Administrator/Executive Director

Adriana earned a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University and an MBA from Iona College Hagan School of Business. She’s been employed in the healthcare industry for 20 years and, in 10 years of medical patient and insurance billing, is known for her keen attention to detail and exercising sound fiduciary judgment in determining billing policies and monitoring expenditures and operational standards. Adriana has been with SSCW since February 2014.

Griselda Valdovinos, RN

Clinical Coordinator

Griselda originally began working for Dr. Samuel Beran and Dr. Joshua Greenwald as a Medical Assistant in 2011. She has consistently displayed dedication toward both her employers and all of the patients she has encountered while working at our center. In 2018, she became a Registered Nurse, and due to her outstanding commitment toward quality patient care and our medical facility, she has acquired a well-deserved promotion to Clinical Coordinator as of 2021.

Laura Callan, MHA

Associate Director of Business Operations

Laura has been proudly employed in the healthcare industry for approximately 10 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY. With a profound passion for healthcare and proficient experience regarding administrative responsibilities, she then went on to achieve her Master of Healthcare Administration Degree, with a specialization in Organizational Leadership & Change Management, from Colorado State University, Global Campus. Laura has had the pleasure of working for Dr. Samuel Beran & Dr. Joshua Greenwald since 2018, and has been happily employed at SSCW since 2019.

Kristin Conklin

Business Office Supervisor

Kristin has been employed at SSCW since 2012.  Her dedicated employment here has helped her achieve notable proficiency regarding scheduling and financial/billing tasks. She also thoroughly enjoys assisting and interacting with the physicians, patients and staff.