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Meet the Staff


Director of Marketing and Communications

Jasmine Cantu graduated from Texas A & M Corpus Christi in 2012 with a degree Communication and joined our practice in December of 2017.  Jasmine specializes in Patient Communications and managing our Social Media Platforms.


Licensed Aesthetician-PLHT

Ashley is a licensed state certified Aesthetician in Texas, California, and Wisconsin since 2003. Her expertise includes an extensive knowledge and certifications in Facials, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, IPL & Laser Treatments, Cosmetic Injections, Eyelash Extensions, Microblading and numerous pharmaceutical grade skin care products. She prides herself in her ability to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction while educating her clients so that they understand their skin and how they may achieve maximum efficacy through treatments & at home product use.

She is always more than happy to assist you with any questions or concerns regarding the treatments in the office. She continues to expand her knowledge of the latest advances in skincare technology and looks forward to bringing that to all of her clients here in the Coastal Bend.

“I absolutely love what I do and love working with my clients to make them feel more confident and beautiful”

Ashley enjoys spending her free time running after her two little ones, Yoga, and exploring her surroundings here in Texas with her husky pup.


Surgical Technology Specialist

Laura has been in the medical field for the past 32 years.  She has specialized in Plastic Surgery for the past 20 years and enjoys of all the unique challenges that Plastic Surgery poses.  She has an Associates in Surgical Technology and is CPR and OSHA certified. Laura joined our family in 2017.  Though patients don’t typically get a chance to see Laura, she is the brains behind of the Operating Room. In her spare time Laura enjoys gardening, bird watching and cooking with her husband.


Operating Room Nurse & Coordinator


Office Manager

Joanna is a Corpus Christi Native who graduated as Salutatorian at Moody High School and then briefly returned to assist in teaching Chemistry there.  She hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science and a Master in Science in Secondary Education.  She obtained both of her degrees from our beautiful University by the Bay- TAMUCC.  She has been with us for the past 5 years and as our Clinic Administrator and Office Manager has experience in all areas of the office. Patients love Joanna because of her calming, informative presence.  In her spare time, Joanna enjoys Photography, Cooking & Spending time with her puppy Molly.


Clinical Coordinator

Kimberly joined our staff in early 2018.  Kimberly is originally from Pearland, Texas and moved to Corpus Christi in 2008 with her family.  She has 4 years of experience in Pain Management during which time she earned her degree in Medical Assisting.  She has enjoyed her transition to Plastic Surgery.  She is currently pursuing a degree in Nursing.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and dogs.


Surgical Coordinator


Cosmetics Coordinator

Erica has become a Licensed Medical Assistant in 2012 and has been with us since 2016.


Referral Coordinator

Current Specials

April Skin Care Specials

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Contact Corpus Christi Institute of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery today with any questions you may have or to schedule your consultation. Please allow 24 hours for a response on requesting a consultation.

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Your appointments are very important to the Corpus Christi Institute of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery, and they are reserved especially for you. We understand sometimes schedule adjustments are necessary; therefore, we respectfully request at least 48 hours notice for cancellations.

Any cancellation/ reschedule made less than 48 hours in advance will results in a charge of $55.00

Come see us at our new facility

Corpus Christi Institute of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
Dr. Vijay K. Bindingnavele

5642 Esplanade Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414

Phone: 361.888.7417