A big part of what makes Plastic Surgery Center of the South so special is our professional staff. Our staff members are regularly complimented by the people from throughout metro Atlanta who visit us for plastic surgery in Marietta, GA. Each member of our team is known for being friendly, courteous, and helpful. They are dedicated to providing you with exceptional service that surpasses your expectations and satisfies your goals.
To learn more about our staff, surgeons, or practice, call (770) 421-1242. You can also request a consultation online to meet with one of our surgeons in person.
Lori Kohler – Office Manager
Lori has been the manager of Plastic Surgery Center of the South since its conception in 1997. As practice manager, she is responsible for overall operations of the office, supervising our staff, and managing the day-to-day responsibilities. Lori's commitment is to patient satisfaction and her primary objective is to maintain a smooth running operation, ensuring your visit to our practice is stress-free and exceeds expectations. Being in the healthcare industry for over 25 years, Lori found that Plastic Surgery Center of the South is different from most practices. We are like a family: our devotion, compassion, and unity makes it an ideal working environment. Lori's philosophy is to treat patients with kindness and respect just as you would a family member.
Meghan Rauch – Surgical Coordinator
Meghan has worked with the practice since 2008. She has worked extensively in all aspects of the medical field beginning as front office coordinator before being promoted to surgery coordinator. She loves talking with patients, understanding their needs and helping them along the process of completing their surgical procedure. From coordinating and scheduling procedures to relieving patient concerns, she has the knowledge and expertise to make your experience and decision-making more comfortable. Meghan can offer an abundance of plastic surgery information regarding office and surgical procedures, pricing options, general questions, and surgical availability. With Meghan's bubbly, outgoing, and honest charisma, she has an excellent working relationship with her patients.
Tina Cochran – Insurance Specialist
Tina has been with Plastic Surgery Center of the South for a combined total of 17 years, formerly as a patient treatment coordinator and now as the insurance coordinator. With many years of experience in all aspects of health insurance and medical billing for plastic and reconstructive surgery, she is a valuable source of information. Tina's dedication to the patient and ensuring they understand the complex world of insurance is an asset for our practice. With her soothing, caring nature, she makes it easy for patients to discuss any concerns they might have and helps alleviate any issues when dealing with insurance companies.
Judy Mercure – Front Office Coordinator
Judy has been with Plastic Surgery Center of the South for a combined total of 8 years, formerly as patient treatment coordinator and now is the front office coordinator. She is extremely customer-service oriented and attributes this quality to her many years of owning and operating her own business. Her personable and enthusiastic attitude has a dynamic ability to make everyone feel at ease. From the moment the patient enters the office, they are greeted with Judy's friendly smile and sparkling personality. She treats each patient like family, whether it is their first visit to our practice or their monthly skincare treatment.
Sandra Garrett – Licensed Practice Nurse
Sandra's extensive medical background comes from years of experience. She has worked in the plastic and reconstructive medical field since 2000 when she earned her LPN degree. She joined our practice in 2006 and has become a vital part of our staff. With Sandra's vast knowledge and understanding of all plastic surgery procedures and treatments, she is able to relate to patients considering any surgical procedures. She creates an atmosphere where patients feel comfortable to ask questions and share any concerns. Her compassion and gentle touch with patient care and assisting the physicians are just a few of her many attributes.
Wendy Allen – Bilingual Certified Medical Assistant
Wendy is an accomplished bilingual professional with 8 years of extensive back office medical assistance experience. She joins our practice with exceptional know-how of medical procedures. Wendy is currently studying to receive her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Albany State University. She is fluent in Spanish and translates for our patients, making it an easy transition for our Hispanic population. She enjoys interacting with patients and assisting the physicians, developing a caring understanding for patient needs. Wendy's goal is to ensure a pleasant experience for all our patients.
Brittany Huffman – Licensed Medical Esthetician – Assistant Laser Practitioner
Brittany thoroughly enjoys working as a medical esthetician, specializing in body contouring using various lasers and techniques such as Coolsculpting®. Her passion for microneedling, chemical peels, and at-home skin care allows her to develop her patients' true beauty. She also specializes in procedures such as laser hair removal, vein therapy, skin tightening, microdermabrasion, and IPL photofacials. Brittany returned to school to earn her medical assistant's certification, allowing her to assist her patients even more. Her love for the aesthetic field and her enthusiasm for working with patients and bringing out the best in their skin makes her a perfect fit in our practice.
Lynda McFarland, RN – Operating Room Nurse Manager
Lynda is truly a devoted RN with over 35 years of experience. She is experienced in all aspects of nursing care, including Labor and Delivery, Emergency Room, ICU, CCU and OR. Lynda has strong management and organizational skills, which led to her being an OR Manager for the past 15 years. She has managed Medicare State Inspections and AAAHC with no deficiencies. She is certified in Radiology, Biohazardous Waste, and Infection Control. Her meticulous eye for detail and organizational skills are key elements in both our State and AAAASF accreditation. Lyndaâ€™s vast knowledge and experience give our patients a better understanding of their surgical experience and what they can anticipate.
Christi Bowen-Spink, RN
Christi received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing in 2001. She has over 14 years of surgical experience and has been with Plastic Surgery Center of the South for the last 16 years working in our operating room. From the minute you enter our operating suite until you are discharged, Christi's warm, outgoing personality makes you completely at ease. Christi's vast knowledge of plastic surgery procedures is reflected in her care of patients. Christi has also traveled to third-world countries to help correct deformities (mainly cleft lip and cleft palate deformities) for children in underserved areas of the world. Her genuine, enthusiastic, caring attitude is apparent as soon as you meet her.
Cathy Quimby, RN, BA
Cathy has extensive nursing and operating room experience honed over the course of 30 years as a nurse. She went to nursing school in Kansas City, Missouri and later earned her BA in Healthcare Administration. In 1989 she joined the Navy to see the world as a Navy Nurse with assignments to Naval Hospitals in Charleston, SC and then off to Iceland where she continued to work in the operating room. Cathy continued her work as a civilian nurse in a variety of medical environments over the years. She joined our team in 2013 and is making a difference in the quality of care patients receive during surgery and is a friendly face when they wake up from anesthesia.
Cindy Williams – CST
Cindy is a graduate of Chattahoochee Technical College where her comprehensive education covers the technical, professional, and emotional skills needed to perform in our operating room. Cindy began working with Plastic Surgery Center of the South in 2001. Her dedication and hands on skills are a crucial part of the surgical team. Working with the physicians for 12 years, she knows and can anticipate all their needs.
Mauri Mateychak – CRNA
Mauri has been a Board Certified CRNA for over 23 years; having worked with our doctors in the outpatient setting for over 10 of those years. In 2007 she came to work with us exclusively where she has implemented improvements that provide for expanded options to our surgeons. From the initial screening to the recovery room, her patient's safety, comfort and care are priority. Mauri's extensive clinical background contributes to her ability to tailor the anesthetic experience to meet each patient's needs. She counts it a privilege to be part of the positive transformation process. Mauri trained at Erlanger School of Nurse Anesthesia, became Board Certified in 1990 and has rigorously maintained her credentials through clinical practice and continuing education.
Sunny Campbell – Office Liaison
Sunny just recently joined us at Plastic Surgery Center of the South. She brings a unique dynamic to our practice, filling many different roles including front office, back office, and insurance verification. Sunny came to us from a private medical practice, and prior to that worked at the Wellstar Kennestone Outpatient Surgery Center, where she served as an ambassador between the hospital, physicians and patients. She graduated from Georgia State University with a BA degree, but returned to school to get certified in billing/coding, medical transcription, and phlebotomy. Sunny's name fits her disposition perfectly, and makes our patients feel comfortable and welcomed at each visit.
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