Alison Stenzel, PA

Board-Certified Physician Assistant

Alison is a NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant, specializing in Plastic Surgery. She completed her Masters of Science degree in 2018 at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago IL. It remains one of the top ranked PA programs nationwide according to US News and Health Report. She had additional training in aesthetic dermatology as well as plastic and reconstructive surgery. Following graduation, she fulfilled a long-time dream of moving to warm and sunny California. A Wisconsin Native and long-term Chicago resident, she had experienced enough winter weather.

Alison has extensive training with Dr. Gupta. She works one-on-one with him in the operating room assisting with all surgical procedures. Alison and Dr. Gupta collaborate on all patient’s treatment plans in order to ensure cohesive, comprehensive and compassionate care.  Alison operates her own independent clinic including patient consultations, pre and post op evaluations and in-office procedures. She also specializes in cosmetic injectables including; neurotoxins (such as botox/dysport/xeomin) and fillers such as (Juvaderm/Restylane). She is the main provider of all Med spa services at Verve Plastic Surgery.

Additional Experience and Training

Alison also holds a BS in Radiation therapy from the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse and a national board certification as a Radiation Therapist. She has 5 years of experience working with cancer patients and providing care at esteemed hospitals including the University of Chicago Hospital and Advocate Illinois Masonic hospital.

“Transitioning to a PA, I knew I wanted to say connected with my oncology patient population. I grew so close to so many women I saw daily for their radiation treatments. Dr. Gupta specializes in breast reconstruction and my knowledge with radiation and cancer treatment has allowed me to provide comprehensive and genuine care to our patients.”

Alison enjoys spending her free time doing yoga (have been practicing for 6 years, also a certified yoga instructor), hiking and spending time at the beach.

“I feel honored to work with Dr Gupta, I couldn’t imagine working with a more skillful, kind and caring physician”


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