Meet the Staff
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sean Bidic is surrounded by a caring and knowledgeable staff at American Surgical Arts. Through cosmetic plastic surgery and skin care, these Vineland, New Jersey, medical professionals want to help you look and feel your best. They also want to make the process — from paperwork to scheduling to recovery — as easy as possible for you. They respect you, your individuality, and your privacy.
Get to know the staff below. Then come in and allow Dr. Bidic and the staff to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Simply request your consultation online, or call (856) 362-8898 to schedule your appointment. They look forward to meeting you.
Danielle M. Forte, MPAS, PA-C
Danielle M. Forte, physician assistant to Dr. Bidic, joined the American Surgical Arts team in November 2011. She was born and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia. She received her Bachelor of Science in neuroscience from King's College and went on to complete her education with a master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) at Marywood University.
She enjoys being a physician assistant because of her positive role between patient and physician and because of the one-on-one interaction she gets with patients on a daily basis. Being an integral part of someone's journey, whether it be cosmetic or reconstructive, is very rewarding and provides a sense of fulfillment for Danielle. She believes that the opportunity to be part of American Surgical Arts has been an exceptional experience and feels very privileged to work with Dr. Bidic as her mentor.
Ashley Aloi, BS. , MPAS, PA-C
Ashley Aloi, physician assistant to Dr. Sean Bidic joined the American Surgical Arts team in October of 2015. She was born and raised in Delaware County Pennsylvania and currently resides in New Jersey. She completed her Bachelor of Science from Cabrini College in Radnor Pennslyvania and went on to finish her education at The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she obtained a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Over the past year Ashley has taken interest in mastering the skill of specialty injectables, including; botox/dysport and fillers, and is now offering her skills to our patients.
Ashley believes that she is extremely fortunate to be a part of a practice that is so strongly dedicated to helping patients through their walk of life, whether it be through reconstructive or aesthetic procedures.
Deborah Lago, Practice Manager
Debbie joined our practice in 2013 with over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Debbie started her career as an LPN at Newcomb Hospital and was there serving patients for 15 years. She then worked in a surgical office as a nurse and an assistant administrator for 13 years. Debbie chose to go back to the operating room where she was an OR Nurse at Inspira Health Network. Debbies passion for patient interaction brought her to our practice where she strives to provide the highest quality of care to the patients of American Surgical Arts.
She was born and raised in Millville, NJ, where she still resides today with her husband, Ray. Debbie and her husband loves to travel and spend time with their 3 grandsons.
Gretchen Bidic, Medical Aesthetician
Gretchen Bidic has a background in fine arts and a Bachelor of Arts in communications. She is a licensed aesthetician who specializes in nipple and areola tattooing after breast reconstruction. Gretchen works to provide a relaxing and comfortable environment in which patients can discuss skincare concerns and receive treatments to achieve a healthy and youthful appearance.
Sharon DiGerolamo, Medical Aesthetician, Skin Therapist, Permanent Cosmetics
Sharon has always had a passion for the health and wellness industry and worked in the healthcare arena since 2001 when she began her career with a pharmaceutical advertising agency. As a former Client Services Account Executive, Sharon's philosophy of understanding her client's needs and exceeding their expectations, has given her an excellent track record with client retention and even earned her a "Rising Star" award by the Healthcare Business Women's Association.
Sharon decided she wanted a more "hands on" role in the aesthetic community and enrolled at the prestigious Rizzieri Aveda School in Voorhees, NJ. In 2014 Sharon attended Beau Institute in Mt. Laurel NJ to learn the art of Permanent Cosmetics under the direction of internationally acclaimed expert, Rose Marie Beauchemin. Since joining the American Surgical Arts team, Sharon finds it extremely rewarding to play an integral part in helping our clients feel better about their appearance. Her outgoing personality and compassionate nature makes every client, new or not, feel like Sharon has been their skin therapist forever.
When she's not in the skin care suite at American Surgical Arts, Sharon enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys, and working as a freelance makeup artist.
Lauren Carapucci, Patient Care Coordinator
Lauren has been the Patient Care Coordinator at American Surgical Arts since August 2010. She was born in Philadelphia and raised in the small town of Pittsgrove, where she attended Schalick High School. Lauren has her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Rowan University. It is very fulfilling to Lauren that she has been with our Vineland plastic surgery practice since the beginning and continues to grow in her position. She enjoys working at Dr. Bidic's office because of the many wonderful patients she is able to help through their journey, whether it is a breast cancer patient or a cosmetic patient, each patient inspires her in their own unique way.
Aside from working at American Surgical Arts, Lauren is also a Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader. She has been a member of the squad since 2011 and has been involved in many charitable events with the Eagles organization such as the Red Cross Project and Huddle Up for Autism. She has also participated in many high-profile appearances such as the amfAR Gala in New York City, the Maxwell Football Club Awards in Atlantic City, and the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall.
In Lauren's spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her fiancé, Pete. She loves spending her summers down the shore relaxing on the beach, going on the boardwalk, and going out to dinner. Lauren is a huge dog lover, owning a Chihuahua, Bella, and a Miniature Pinscher, Bentlee.