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Athena Clinic – Hawaii Cosmetic Surgery Center

About Dr. Peterson

Dr. Robert Peterson is an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who is known for his artistic surgical skill and natural results he produces. With over 23 years of experience in providing the highest quality advanced cosmetic services for patients, his philosophy is to render honest care through individualized treatment plans for each patient. His practice prides itself on its long lasting relationships with patients. Dr. Peterson is committed not to changing a patient’s own unique look or giving them that “just-had-plastic surgery-look,” instead his professional and personal goal is to help patients renew, enhance, restore and refine their own natural inner beauty resulting in their feeling positive and happy with their post-operative results.

Education:
Harvard Medical School (M.D.)
Williams College, Cal Tech
Institute National Polytechnique (France)
Rice University (M.S. Electrical Engineering)

Surgery Training:
University of Hawaii (General Surgery)
Baylor University (Plastic Surgery)
Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital (China) Microsurgery
Showa University (Japan) Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Board Certification:
American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)

Languages Spoken:
English, French, Chinese, Japanese

Contact Athena Clinic in Hawaii for cosmetic surgery with care and a personal touch today.

Meet Our Cosmetic Surgery Staff

Jenn Jenn
Jenn, our patient care coordinator and practice manager, has been working in the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery since 2007. She has extensive knowledge of the procedures that Dr. Peterson specializes in. As patient care coordinator, Jenn has constant communication with our patients. From the initial phone call inquiry to the post-operative visit, she builds trusting and caring relationships with each of them. Jenn is here to answer any questions or concerns our patients may have prior to having their procedure. Her main objective is to provide our patients with all of the information they may need, to ensure a comfortable and rewarding experience with our surgeon and our staff.


Brigid Brigid
Brigid is our laser technician and treats our patients for hair removal & SRA skin treatments, she is also our skincare specialist. Brigid has been in the medical aesthetics industry for over 8 years and she was born and raised in Hawaii. She has spent many years immersing herself in medical aesthetics and is fully licensed esthetician. In her free time she enjoys time with her husband, family, friends, her dog Sam, baking and reading.


Lex Lex
Lex is our clinic RN and will play a significant role in your consultation, pre-op, and recovery. Her caring and compassionate attitude will make you immediately feel at ease. Her goal is to provide you with all the information you need for a quick and comfortable recovery.


Jenifer Jenifer
Jenifer is our other clinic RN. She’s a graduate of Hawaii Pacific University and enjoys interacting with our patients. Her goal is to assist all other members of the Athena Clinic team to ensure you have a safe, stress-free, and enjoyable experience with us.


Joanna Joanna
Joanna is our surgical assistant. She also assists Dr. Peterson with injectables and post op care. Her goal is to ensure you have a successful surgery and that you receive the best possible care afterwards. Her caring demeanor will immediately put you at ease.


Dr. Nannette Duca-Cruz. Anesthesiologist Dr. Duca-Cruz
Dr. Duca-Cruz received her medical degree from St. Georges University and completed her anesthesiology training at St. Josephs Regional Medical Center in New Jersey. Originally from Miami, Florida, she moved to Honolulu with her locally-born husband in 2008. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys running, reading, cooking, martial arts and stand-up paddle boarding. Dr. Duca-Cruz’s patient care goals are to give a safe and pleasant surgical experience.


Dr. Bruce Campbell. Anesthesiologist Dr. Bruce Campbell
Dr Bruce Campbell is one of our board certified anesthesiologists, with over 18 years of experience in anesthesia. He has been working with Dr. Peterson for over 7 years. Dr Campbell received his medical doctor training at the university of Colorado at the Health Science Center and completed his Anesthesiology residency at the University of Texas.