Board Certified Pittsburgh Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Anna I. Wooten, FACS
Dr. Anna I. Wooten, the founder of Beleza Plastic Surgery, is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Upon finishing Medical School at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine, Dr. Wooten completed her General & Plastic Surgery Residency and Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the top Plastic Surgery training centers in the nation.
Dr. Wooten has further perfected the art and technique of plastic surgery by working with internationally renowned plastic surgeons in Canada (where she learned from the founders of vertical mastopexy/vertical reduction), Brazil (where she studied the techniques of vertical mastopexy with pectoralis sling, subfascial breast augmentation, and endoscopic facial rejuvenation), and Miami (to learn about fat grafting for breast reconstruction and augmentation).
Dr. Wooten gives informative presentations on current topics in plastic surgery, such as vertical reduction mammoplasty (a.k.a. breast reductions), short scar breast lifts, the varied approaches to breast augmentation, lower extremity lymph edema, and gender reassignment surgery. She is the principal author and co-author of several surgery-related publications on topics such as post-bariatric plastic surgery, breast conservation, coagulation management during cutaneous surgery, and the reconstruction of abdominal wall defects.
Her past and current participation in research projects has focused on the treatment of cubical tunnel syndrome, anticoagulant warfarin in cutaneous surgery, obstructive sleep apnea, and the correction of gynecomastia. She has received an award for 'Best Reconstructive Paper' from the American Society of Plastic Surgery at their National meeting in Pasadena, California.
Dr. Wooten has also devoted her time to charitable mission trips beyond the borders of the U.S. in order to operate on children born with congenital birth defects, including the absence of an ear, and cleft lips or palates.
Welcome to Beleza Plastic Surgery
, the practice of Dr. Anna I. Wooten,
a board certified plastic surgeon.
Dr. Wooten is an experienced cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon and she offers a wide variety of cosmetic, as well as reconstructive, plastic surgery procedures.
Since opening the doors to Beleza in 2008, Dr. Wooten has been among the top providers of breast augmentations
, and mommy makeovers
in the Pittsburgh region. Additionally, Beleza provides a variety of non-surgical procedures and skincare treatments in our office. From liposuction to facial peels, from mommy makeovers to Botox injections, the team at Beleza Plastic Surgery offers a full complement of services to satisfy the needs of our patients.
We believe deeply in patient education, therefore we want patients to be fully aware of all possible benefits and risks. Because we strive to match your outcome to your expectations, we want our patients to be educated about the surgeries that they are considering. Our dedicated office staff has years & years of plastic surgery experience and continuously tries to do their very best in accommodating your needs.
Call us to ask about surgery prices and the financing options available to you. We will be happy to schedule an appointment for you to meet with Dr. Wooten and our medical staff to discuss procedures, pricing, and hospital options.
Let us breathe beauty into all of the seasons of your life.
The Beleza Plastic Surgery Team
Helene K . Salopek, RN
Helene Salopek, RN, has 40 years of various nursing experience, and for the past five years Helene has been with Beleza Plastic Surgery. She spends time discussing health history with our patients before their surgery, ensures all preoperative testing is complete, and prepares patients for what to expect after surgery. You can count on Helene to answer any of your questions when they arise.
Helene is married, and has a grown son and daughter and their spouses, all of whom live out of state. When you are here for your appointment, ask this proud new grandmother about her grandson! She and her husband enjoy visiting their children several times a year. When time allows this busy nurse, she loves to read, work on crafts, and cook.
Andrea C. Smith, Patient Coordinator, Aesthetician
Andrea has been working for Dr. Wooten since Beleza first opened its doors in August of 2008. With a Masters’ degree in Education, she is also a licensed Medical Aesthetician, bringing well over 23 years of experience in plastic surgery offices to the practice. Whether she is educating a patient about a cosmetic procedure, scheduling surgery, performing chemical peels, or recommending proper skincare, she enjoys the special connection she has with her patients. She loves making them feel like a part of our Beleza family. “It has been a great privilege joining Dr. Wooten from the beginning, and watching Beleza grow each year and blossom into the wonderful practice it is today,” says Andrea.
When she isn’t in the office, Andrea enjoys traveling, cooking, and growing her own fresh herb garden.
Colette Hareza, Administrative Assistant
Colette comes to Beleza Plastic Surgery with over 16 years experience as a financial manager of credit union operations and 8 years of medical office administration in the field of anesthesia as well as anesthesia OR support. Her skills include accounting and bookkeeping, accounts receivable and payable, payroll and 401k administration, policy writing, staff management, Human Resources. She possesses strong communication skills and an array of computer skills. Colette enjoys being a member of the strong office team at Beleza Plastic Surgery. Outside of the officeplace, Colette enjoys an active lifestyle with her husband. A mother of two, Colette is a proud new grandmother as well.
Anastasia Wooten, Laser Technician
Since Beleza's founding in 2008, Anastasia has spent summers and breaks from school helping with office paperwork, marketing the practice, and general office support. After graduating with her B.A. from Allegheny College in 2013, she spent some time in marketing for a cosmetic pharmaceuticals company, and now works full-time at Beleza, as both our marketing coordinator and laser technician. Besides having trained with one of the most experienced laser techs in the Pittsburgh area, she also went and earned her certification in seven different types of laser treatments, including fractional, radio frequency body contouring, and Nd Yag. In our office, she performs Laser Hair Removal and IPL photofacials as well as other non-invasive treatments.
Patty spent much of her career in medical sales and marketing and as a hospice community educator prior to joining our team, where she assists at the front desk and reception. It is likely that you will see Patty's smiling face when you walk through our doors the first time.
Outside of Beleza, she is a Zumba enthusiast, wife, and enjoys donating her time to charitable organizations such as the Glimmer of Hope Foundation, which supports the fight against breast cancer, and to Highmark's Caring Place.