Meet Marianita Vela, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant, AMI Coolsculpting Trainer, & Laser Professional
Top-notch medical training, extensive knowledge in surgical and non-surgical treatments, a clear passion for aesthetics, and a natural ability to make each patient feel like her only patient—this describes physician assistant Marianita “Mari” Vela in a nutshell.
In addition to assisting Dr. Kirby and providing exceptional care to patients throughout their plastic surgery journey, Mari is highly experienced in the latest non-surgical aesthetic treatments and technologies and helps our medical spa patients achieve beautiful outcomes with injectables, lasers & more.
We are proud to have Mari on our team at Kirby Plastic Surgery. From the moment she first meets a patient, she works to ensure a one-of-a-kind experience that exceeds industry standards.
“I’m passionate about reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, as it’s a perfect blend of science, art, and patient care. I’m proud to be part of such a prestigious team that prioritizes patient safety and exceptional patient care, while striving to provide unparalleled results with each treatment.”
—Marianita Vela, PA-C
Training & Education
Marianita earned her first Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Texas State University in San Marcos, where she also minored in Health and Wellness Promotion. She then obtained a second Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas – Pan American in Edinburg, TX. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a Texas Licensed Physician Assistant.
Mari is recognized as a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants, and the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants. In 2022, Mari was inducted as an Allergan Medical Institute Coolsculpting Faculty Trainer.
Non-surgical aesthetic care performed with passion, precision & expertise
Mari is proud to offer the latest advancements in aesthetic non-surgical procedures and treatments at Kirby Plastic Surgery and Kalos Medical Spa. Treatments available with Mari include:
- CoolSculpting fat reduction
- Kybella double chin reduction injections
- Botox Cosmetic
- Dermal fillers including Juvéderm, Restylane, & RHA
- Laser skin resurfacing
- Ultherapy skin tightening
- FemTouch laser treatments
- Personalized skincare
- Laser hair removal
Mari’s energy and zest for life extends beyond her profession. When not caring for her patients, she enjoys weight training, dancing, spending quality time with family and friends, and reading about the latest medical advancements. She loves living in the Fort Worth area, and agrees that our city is the best in Texas!
Contact us today to schedule your consultation at Kalos Medical Spa