Our Talented team

Robert L. Chappell Jr. M.D.

Robert L. Chappell Jr. M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Chappell grew up in Odessa, TX and received his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine with honors in 1974.  He has been practicing in Odessa, TX since 1978.  Dr. Chappell was certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1980.  He has been very involved in serving the community and has served on many boards.    In 2007 Dr. Chappell received the Medical Center Hospital Caring Hands Award and in 2010 he received the Community Statesman Award in the area of Medicine.  Dr. Chappell specializes in the treatment of psoriasis with one of the only Psoriasis Centers in West Texas.  Dr. Chappell was the co-founder of the Laser & Aesthetic Center of the Permian Basin, the first laser and aesthetic center in the Permian Basin.

Ritchie O. Rosso M.D.

Ritchie O. Rosso M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Rosso is originally from Virginia and received his M.D. with distinction from the University of Virginia.  He then completed a clinical research fellowship at the National Institute of Health, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City.  He completed his dermatology residency with a focus in dermatological surgery at the University of Miami in Miami, FL.  Dr. Rosso specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, including Mohs surgery. He also has a focus in cosmetic dermatology including laser resurfacing, fillers, and other specialized procedures.
Rosa Renteria

Rosa Renteria

Practice Manager

I have been with Dr. Chappell and the Laser and Aesthetic Center of the Permian Basin for 15 years. Prior to becoming the Practice Manager, I worked for one of the local hospitals, for 5 years. After leaving the hospital I moved to a three doctor clinic where I worked as an auditor. I came to Dr. Chappell’s office in 1997 and have loved every minute of it. I strive to give the best of my ability to those that I work for. Working for the Laser and Aesthetic Center is one of my favorite jobs. I get very involved in the advertising aspect of the Laser and Aesthetic Center. Designing and running web blast for our clients, running ads in magazine or newspaper and participating in our “Annual Event”.

Sandra S. Hernandez, RN, BSN

Sandra S. Hernandez, RN, BSN

Registered Nurse

Sandra Hernandez, RN, BSN is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Science Center and has been practicing in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology under the supervision of Dr. R. L. Chappell for over 10 years. Sandra is well experienced in caring for patients with various cosmetic issues and also in optimizing patient outcome by non-surgical methods. Treatments provided by Sandra include: Neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport; fillers for soft tissue augmentation such as Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, Voluma, and Radiesse; lasers for sun damage, hair removal, spider veins, and tattoo removal; Radio Frequency devices for wrinkle reduction and skin tightening such as Thermage and Exilis; and Coolsculpting – the nonsurgical body contouring laser. Sandra is certified in skin health restoration and rejuvenation.
Michelle Robles

Michelle Robles

Clinical Assistant

Michelle Robles is a native of Odessa, TX and has worked for the Laser & Aesthetic Center of the Permian Basin for over 14 years. She is certified on Coolsculp, Thermage, Fraxel, FotoFacial, Hair Removal, Spider veins, Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion. She has also had special training with the ZO and SkinMedica skin care lines. Michelle is also trained in XTRAC Laser for medical treatments. As one of our skin consultants, Michelle will guide you to make the best decision for your treatment plan.

Monica Levario

Monica Levario

Clinical Assistant

Monica Levario is a native of Odessa, TX and has worked for the Laser & Aesthetic Center of the Permian Basin for 6 years. Monica attended the Esthetic Skin Institute in Ft Lauderdale, FL were she was certified on the use of lasers: Fraxel, Thermage and IPL. Monica attended the Coolsculp College in San Francisco, CA were she was certified on Coolsculpting. Monica’s certifications also include Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion. She has also had special training with the ZO products, SkinMedica products and Jane Iredale cosmetics. Monica is also trained in XTRAC Laser and a Certified Moh’s Tech for medical treatments. As one of our skin consultants, Monica will guide you to make the best decision for your treatment plan.

Ana Veloz

Ana Veloz

Receptionist

Ana is originally from Juarez, Chihuahua where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in 2012.  She received complimentary training in Human Relations for mid-level managers and social service projects.  Ana has four years’ experience in administration and customer service.  She currently works for the Laser and Aesthetic Center of the Permian Basin as a receptionist.  Ana will assist you with scheduling your appointments, answer questions about procedures and products and also help you select the best skin-care products for you.