Our Charlotte Plastic Surgery Staff
Meet our Clinical, Aesthetic and Administrative Team in Charlotte, NC
When you come to Premier Plastic Surgery Center, you will receive the highest quality care from a team of highly dedicated individuals. In addition to our talented Charlotte plastic surgeon, Dr. Ferrari we have a staff of compassionate and experienced nurses and aestheticians.
RN, Nurse Injector
Jodie has been a Registered Nurse since 2000 and received her Master’s of Science in Nursing Education in 2018. Most of her career has been in Plastic Surgery and she has been at Premier Plastic Surgery since 2009. She was one of the first nurses in Charlotte trained on Botox and Collagen and then on Restylane when it became available ion 2002. She has had advanced Aesthetic training and continues her education on a regular basis and has mentored other injectors training in the field of Aesthetics. Jodie enjoys getting to know her clients and is able to understand their concerns and works with them to customize a treatment plan.
Jodie has also worked in Pre-Op, PACU, Endoscopy and Pain Management.
When Jodie is not working, you can find her living an active lifestyle doing yoga, working out, and riding her mountain bike with her husband.
Originally from Marietta, Ohio, Angela has been passionate about caring for women for over 20 years. After earning her degree and becoming a Registered nurse, she moved to NC with her husband and children to begin her Nursing career in Women’s Services in 2004. Angela joined Dr. Ferrari’s team in 2016 as his Head Nurse. With great compassion and care, she helps guide our patients through their surgical experience from their first consult, to pre and post-op visits, and into the OR and recovery room. Angela has a love of all things health and fitness. In her free time, you will find her at the gym or cooking up a new recipe.
Meredith is originally from Charlotte, NC. She has been an OB Nurse since 2012, and loves working with people. Because of her background, and experience in the operating room she decided to transition to nursing in the cosmetic surgery field. She is a CNOR Operating Room certified registered nurse, as well as a Registered Nurse First Assistant. She loves to help people through out the surgical process, as well as assisting in surgery. She received her nursing degree from Carolina’s College of Health Sciences. When not working she can be found enjoying time with her family, camping, or reading a good book!
Heather Stefanelli is a registered medical assistant who has just joined Premier Plastic Surgery team. Heather has over 3.5 years of medical and cosmetic surgery experience and loves assisting patients achieve their self- improvement goals. Outside of work she enjoys leading a healthy lifestyle, cooking and spending time with her family.
Jan has always had a passion for caring for people. She has over 35 years of experience in medical office management, 16 of those have been in plastic and cosmetic surgery. Originally from Chardon, Ohio she is happy to call Mint Hill, NC home. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with family, reading, traveling, gardening and cooking.
Patient Care Coordinator
Erin has been working in the Medical Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery arena since 2007 working at a busy practice in Boston, MA. She moved to Charlotte in 2012, and immediately began to make an impact at some of the most successful Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic offices in the city. She helps patients reach their goals by tailoring a package specific to them while making it affordable for each individual. Erin prides herself on making this experience fun and enjoyable for every single patient.
Originally from Minnesota, Jessica has always had the desire to be in the medical field. She earned her B.A. Degree in Gerontology/Sociology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. After graduating in 2004, she moved to the Charlotte area and took a break to raise a family. When the time was right, she decided to go back to school for her second degree and graduated at the top of her class with an Associates Degree and Certification in Surgical Technology. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys all activities outdoors, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Originally from Chicago, Faye completed her Esthetics certified course in 2014. Prior to that she was a Barber for over 20 years. Faye wanted to continue to work one on one with people, and create a bond with each individual, which is why she chose to become an Esthetician. She decided to change careers in her 30s because she started to see early signs of aging herself. As she did the research for correcting these signs, that is when she decided "this is my new career". Faye enjoys the Medical Skin Care industry because she loves to see the end result in anti aging, pigment control and over all correcting treatments. When not at work, Faye enjoys to travel, spend time with her family, and experiment with Greek Cuisines. OPA!
Diamond Ross RN BSN is from Winston Salem NC. She attended The University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she received her Bachelors in Nursing degree. She’s been a nurse for 6 years, practicing in medical-surgical, maternity and now Plastic Surgery. She has a 4 year old son named Chandler, and likes to watch movies and shop at target during her free time.
CJ has been a nurse going on 12yrs and can primarily be found at the hospital helping families bring new babies into the world. She joined the Premier family in 2018 as the "overnight" nurse and is enjoying being able to help people build up their self confidence.
When she isn't working, she juggles 3 teenagers (yikes!), a great dane and two kittens! She manages to squeeze in a workout 4-5 days a week and never misses an opportunity for coffee!
Melanie Bamert MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist who has been treating the patients of Charlotte, NC since 2008. After growing up in Rockland County, NY, Melanie began calling North Carolina home while attending Duke University. While there, she earned a B.S. in Biology with minors in Psychology and Dance, graduating Cum Laude. She completed medical school at the State University of New York at Syracuse, and then trained at the Medical University of South Carolina for her internship and residency. Dr. Bamert has always been driven toward quality surgical outcomes and her patients’ well-being is her passion. Her clinical interests include ambulatory anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, and perioperative medicine. In 2018, she was named by her peers in Charlotte Magazine as one of the city's Top Doctors. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling, and cooking. Dr. Bamert is delighted to be providing anesthesia care at Premier Plastic Surgery Center.
Front Desk Administrator
Melissa Fitzgerald joined our practice over 4 years ago. She graduated top of her class from SPCC with an Associates Degree in Medical Administration. Melissa has an extensive background in customer service and administration. Melissa is also a previous patient of Premier Plastic Surgery Center.
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