VI Peel®


* 1 VI Peel Precision Plus

Areas of concern:

  • Acne
  • Hyperpigmentation


Alessandra AKA “Aless”, is one of our two Patient Specialists. She is a bilingual beauty, speaking both English and Vietnamese. Originally from Philly, she moved to Houston when she was very young and has never looked back! She is currently studying Communications and Media Arts. She is a proud Virgo, feminist, cat mom and lover of New York City. She is also a long-time sufferer of a serious case of Wanderlust. She has dreams of traveling the world once she finishes school. She also loves coffee, poetry, wine and art museums. She is amazed by Greek mythology, astrology and all things magical. As soon as you walk through our door, she will instantly brighten your day!


Our esthetician, Katy Doke, has been in the industry for 11 years. She worked the first 7 years of her career in a medical spa and the last 4 in the field of plastic surgery. Finding the medical field so interesting, Katy was inspired to go back to school and get her Associate of Science Degree. The science behind the procedures and products is what fascinates Katy the most. Thoroughly educating people about their skin, along with her experience and passion for skincare is what really sets Katy apart from the rest. We are so happy to have her on the MIA team!


Livi Mai is our Patient Coordinator at MIA Plastic Surgery and has been in the aesthetics field for over 10 years. She has a love for beauty and a passion for fashion. She loves to help patients look and feel their best. Patient satisfaction is what she strives for. Alongside the doctor, she is all about listening to your needs, understanding your concerns, and guiding you to the best option. Livi will meet each patient for the initial consultation and she is responsible for financial quotations, scheduling surgery, and patient aftercare. With a genuine, honest, fun, and outgoing personality, you are sure to walk out of here making a new friend. “I love interacting with the patients. There’s a great bond that you build throughout the whole process from their first arrival to consultation, from surgery to recovery, and long after. It’s gratifying and satisfying knowing that we were able to experience this life changing moment with the patient as they leap into becoming more beautiful and youthful.”

Dr. Phi Nguyen

A graduate of Rice University, Dr. Nguyen went on to medical school in the Medical Center where he graduated from University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1991. Dr. Nguyen began his training in Surgery and then Plastic Surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas. The plastic surgery program in which he trained was started by the inventor of the breast implant, along with other notable innovators in plastic surgery. He began a private practice in 1997 and co-founded River Oaks Plastic Surgery Center. This center is dedicated to excellence in plastic surgery and offers the latest in surgery and skin care to their patients.

Dr. Nguyen has been performing plastic surgery since 1997 and has performed thousands of surgeries for his cosmetic patients. He has a large Asian clientele and is well known and respected in the Asian community. Dr. Nguyen travels to South America and Asia yearly as part of a nonprofit group called Operation San Jose to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries to the children in need in those countries. Dr. Nguyen is also a member of numerous medical and surgical societies and he sits on the board of the Vietnam Forum Foundation and Vietnam Assistant to the Handicap, both of which are non-profit organization with the purpose to aid those in needs in his homeland of Vietnam.

Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
Biocellular (Stem/Stromal Cells) Body Contouring
Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
Asian Eyes & Nose
Vaginal Rejuvenation (Labiaplasty & Vaginoplasty)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Univ. of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston
Founder and CEO at MIBA Medical Inc.
Plastic Surgery Associate at Ciaravino Total Beauty
Medical Director-Victoria Cosmetic Surgery Center
Medical Director-Cosmetique Plastic Surgery Center
Co-Founder River Oaks Plastic Surgery Center
Medical Director-Microsurgery Program at St. Joseph Medical Center

St. Joseph Medical Center – Houston
Plastic Surgery Residency Program
1995  –  1997
St. Joseph Medical Center – Houston
General Surgery Residency Program
1991  –  1995
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
1987  –  1991
Rice University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
1983  –  1988

All About Financing

Are Financing Plans Available?

Yes. We have arrangements with several financial institutions such as Prosper Healthcare Lending.

Prosper Healthcare Lending is the premier financing company in the healthcare industry.  With over $3 Billion borrowed and over 250,000 people empowered, this is a name and a program you can trust.

Here are some of the benefits you’ll receive with a loan from Prosper Healthcare Lending:

•            Immediate decisions for loans under $35,000

•            Longer terms for lower monthly payments

•            No collateral required

•            No prepayment penalties

•            Fast & easy loan inquiry process

•            100% Confidential

We also use United Medical Credit for low-interest financing of your surgery. Go to and click on Start an Application or call 855.503.1800.

Thousands of patients have trusted United Medical Credit to secure affordable payment plans for their procedures. United Medical Credit can do the same for you.

Some of the benefits of choosing United Medical Credit to finance your care:

  • Extensive Network of Prime and Subprime Lenders
  • Multiple Plans to Choose From
  • Decisions Within Seconds
  • No Prepayment Penalties with Flexible Terms
  • Fast and Easy Application Process with No Commitment
  • 100% Confidential
  • Plans available for Credit Challenged Applicants



Patient Fly Away Program

We have set up a “Patient Fly Away” protocol to make it as easy as possible for patients that choose to fly in from other parts of the world. We will be with you every step of the way to make your travel experience as carefree as possible.

We can help with flight booking and have provided you with various hotel options below. Take a look at our step-by-step protocol!


Our Client Specialists are happy to help you secure the best flight rates and transportation to and from the airport. Give us a call at 832.804.8992 so that we may guide you through the booking process.

We are able to provide airport transportation for a flat fee of $100 round trip or we recommend that you use uber/taxi.


Based on previous patient experiences, we have laid out a possible daily schedule for you below:

Day 1: Arrive at the office and fill out paperwork then receive a consultation from Dr. Phi.

Day 2: Complete surgery.

Day 3: Come back to the office for a 24-hour follow-up.

Day 4: Able to return home, depending on surgery/post-op procedures.

*For small procedures, we recommend that you stay in town for up to 3-5 days if possible. For large procedures we recommend you stay for 7-10 days if possible.

Hotel Accommodations

We have provided our top three choices for hotels below. A few hotels have even offered a special rate for MIA clients! Take a look to see if one of these recommendations meets your needs.

Four Points By Sheraton, Greenway Plaza

Four Points by Sheraton Greenway Plaza is just minutes away from our office. This location offers a special medical rate of $99/night for MIA Plastic Surgery patients. There is also a free shuttle for guests that will transport them to our office.

Phone Number: 866-716-8133
Address: 2828 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX, 77098

Double Tree Houston, Greenway Plaza

MIA patients receive a special rate of $169/night by booking here.

Phone Number: 713.629.1200
Address: 6 E Greenway Plaza, Houston, Texas, 77046

Hotel Derek, Galleria

This luxury hotel offers great amenities and is pet-friendly. Check out their website to learn more and book this amazing hotel! There is also a free shuttle for guests that will transport them to our office.

Phone Number: 866.292.4100
Address: 2525 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027