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 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!
NP, Nurse Injector
We are happy to welcome Jenna, our first ever Nurse practitioner into practice, bringing with her specialized facial plastics training, an aesthetic eye, and the guiding principles of Natural beauty. Jenna is an early adopter of neurotoxins, such as: Botox and Dysport, along with mid-face filler injectables to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals. Jenna boasts the importance of a good skin care regimen to help combat fine lines, uneven tone, and texture, aiding in an overall youthful, glowing appearance all year round! Possessing the knowledge and experience you can trust, Jenna is happy to treat all of your facial rejuvenation needs in bringing out the most beauty and symmetry in each and every face.
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.
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.
RN, Head Nurse
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 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.
Front Desk Administrator
Stacy Smith is our new Front Office Administrator at Premier Plastic Surgery. She comes to us with over 15 years of various customer service experience. She is very excited to apply her insight with clients and ensure each client receives the highest quality care. Having a medical background specifically in aesthetics and wellness, Stacy appreciates being a part of the environment and having the opportunity to share her experiences in the field with fellow Premier Plastic Surgery clients! Stacy is originally from Detroit, Michigan, is married to her loving husband with whom she shares her three daughters. She also enjoys spending time on a beach and is thrilled to be the first face you get to meet at Premier Plastic Surgery!
RN, Operating Room Nurse
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 is proud to be part of 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.
RN, Operating Room Nurse
Kelly is one of our OR nurses at Premier Plastic Surgery Center. She is originally from Columbia, SC where she earned her degree in Public Health. Kelly began her career in medicine as a medical assistant and women’s advocate. Her love of preventative medicine and helping people inspired her to go back to school and become a registered nurse. Kelly has been a nurse for over 2.5 years and began her career as a Critical Care nurse working in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. Kelly recently decided to transition into cosmetic nursing to marry all of her various passions in medicine together. When Kelly is not working, she can be found at the gym, cooking, traveling, or enjoying live music.
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.
I am a Certified Surgical Technologist through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs and the National Board of Surgical Technology/Surgical Assistant with an Associates Degree in Science. I have been in the specialty of Plastic Surgery from the day I graduated 12 years ago. My passion and dedication have always been to help people improve in their daily activities, and working alongside the surgeon and the healthcare workers gave me the experience in accomplishing that goal. My hobbies are reading, researching, gardening and most of all spending family time with my husband and three kids.