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As a Physician and Surgeon, I am committed to hiring and working with only the highest quality business and medical staff.  I believe that every member of the team must be well-trained, responsible, ethical, and willing to go the extra mile to provide the patient with everything he or she needs in order to insure the best possible experience. 


Managing Director: Liana Creech Drouilhet

Liana Creech Drouilhet serves as the Managing Director of Marilyn Pelias, MD Cosmetic Surgery Center. She provides patient care, manages the staff, hires new employees and handles all personnel and financial matters while managing the business end of the practice. Liana is also in charge of all marketing, advertising, public relations and business development initiatives.

Liana was born in Uptown New Orleans, the place where she mostly spent her childhood and adult life. After graduating from Isidore Newman School, she entered the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Following her academic tenure at the University of Georgia, Liana went back to her hometown and attended Tulane University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in English.

After completion of her undergraduate studies, Liana worked as an advertising executive in both in the New Orleans and Houston markets. In 1994, she joined the sales and marketing team of Savage Design Group (a branding and design agency). Liana’s broad-based industry knowledge, complemented with her dynamic business acumen, was the driving force in promoting innovative portfolios of graphic design artists; as well as in spearheading progressive company branding, identity, and website design and production. Prior to joining Dr. Marilyn Pelias' team, Liana was the Practice Administrator and Chief Financial Officer at Gitter Vein Institute. She developed business strategies and formulated budgets while supervising the daily operations. She ensured that the whole practice was running seamlessly and successfully while directing all efforts to expand the business.

Liana is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), a life member of The Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport, Pass Christian Yacht Club, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce and New Orleans Country Club. She served on the Board of Directors and was PTA President of Coast Episcopal School. Apart from work, Liana’s pride and joy are her children—Drew, 17; DeDe, 15; and Cameron, 11. The family currently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Receptionist, Patient Liason: Debby Collins Jones

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Often the first person you will meet when you enter our front door is Debby Collins Jones.  Debby is a lifelong resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast originally from Biloxi and currently resides in Pass Christian. She attended University of South Alabama where she majored in business. She also holds a degree in fashion and has studied interior design at William Carey.
Debby's love of her work at Dr. Marilyn Pelias Cosmetic Surgery Center is exemplified by her enthusiasm.  She has mastered the  Zerona Laser technique with patients and keeps the front office running smoothly.  A product specialist for Dr. Pelias' "private label "skin care line, Obagi and Jane Iredale makeup, Debby enjoys giving one on one personal attention to you with these products. Debby says she lives and breathes her  passion for aesthetics and the cosmetic surgery field.

Debby has worked in the fashion and interior design trade field for many years and "having an eye for beauty" she delights in helping each patient  reach their individual aesthetic goals and finds helping women feel good about the way they look  "very fulfilling." "This is something I have always dreamed of being able to help others achieve.
Lead Aesthetician: Chantel Bales 
New Orleans Health Spa Chantel Bales
Chantel joined our staff in May of 2014 and has quickly become a favorite of the patients. She is a graduate of John Jay Academy and specializes in problematic and reactive skin conditions as well as routine maintenance. Chantel has many areas of expertise including performing laser hair removal, skin tightening, microdermabrasion, customized facials, medical grade chemical peels as well as advanced makeup applications. Our patients have enjoyed getting their makeup touched up by Chantel following their procedures. They leave our office looking radiant and with a smile on their face! We are so happy to have her on our team!
Chantel is a our resident Ideal Protein expert as well as the V-shape RF team leader.