Filomena Abitino-Howe, RPA-C, a Physician Assistant and Cosmetic Injector with Boost Your Beauty Medispa / Bodian Dermatology & Medical Day Spa

Get to know Physician Assistant and Cosmetic Injector Filomena Abitino-Howe, who serves patients in Merrick, New York.

Filomena Abitino-Howe is a physician assistant & cosmetic injector with advanced training in dermatology, laser surgery, and cosmetic procedures. She is currently serving patients at her private practice – Boost Your Beauty Medispa – in Merrick, New York. Boost Your Beauty Medispa is a very patient-focused practice that offers a wide variety of services, including botox, microneedling, chemical peels, fillers, facials, and more. Filomena and the team of expert aestheticians provide carefully applied treatments to boost a patient’s appearance and help make them look more youthful.

Filomena is also affiliated with Bodian Dermatology & Medical Day Spa in Great Neck Plaza, New York. Bodian Dermatology & Medical Day Spa was created in 2005 to provide individuals with comprehensive treatments for all of their skin care needs, both medical and cosmetic. Dr. Bodian and his team of highly-trained technicians and staff remain committed to providing individuals with safe, effective treatments for healthy and beautiful skin. 

Filomena is currently the Secretary of the New York Society of Physician Assistants. She constantly attends meetings to learn about the latest developments in science and technology for the purpose of providing advanced skin care treatment. Her passion lies in the aesthetic aspect of dermatology, which is reflected by her expertise in Botox injections, filler injections, and laser treatments.

Filomena graduated from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) with honors in Physician Assistant Studies. There, she was presented with the Outstanding Clinical Performance Award.

A Physician Assistant (PA) is a health care practitioner who practices medicine in collaboration with or under the (indirect) supervision of a physician, depending on state laws (equivalent to a nurse practitioner). The designation RPA-C stands for Registered Physician Assistant – Certified and may be used only by PAs who have successfully completed the NCCPA certifying examination and possess a valid certification.

Learn More about Filomena Abitino:

Through her findatopdoc profile,, through Boost Your Beauty Medispa, or through Bodian Dermatology & Medical Day Spa,


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