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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.

Jodie Alexander

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.

Jodie Alexander Registered Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Faye Kefalas Licensed Aesthetician Registed Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Faye Kefalas

Licensed Aesthetician

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!

Jenna Warden

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.

Jenna Warden, NP for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Erin Duncan Patient Care Coordinator for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Erin Duncan

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 Stanbro

Office Manager

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.

Jan Stanbro Office Manager for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Angela Neff RN, Head Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Angela Neff

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.

Stacy Smith

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!

Stacy Smith, NP for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Meredith Ray Registered Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Meredith Ray

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

Medical Assistant

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.

Heather Stefanelli Medical Assistant for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Kelly Teal RN, Overnight Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Kelly Teal, RN

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.

Sara Brown

Surgical Tech

Originally from Virginia, Sara has been a North Carolina resident for over 25 years. After graduating high school, she attended Carolinas College of Health Sciences and received a degree in Surgical Technology in 2014. After working in the hospital inpatient operating room and being part of an emergency vascular team, Sara made the transition to working in cosmetic surgery. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and beagle, Cooper.

Sara Brown Surgical Tech for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Melanie Bamert MD, Anesthesiologist for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Melanie Bamert

MD, Anesthesiologist

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.

CJ Samonds

RN, Overnight Nurse

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!

CJ Samonds RN, Overnight Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Diamond Ross RN, Overnight Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Diamond Ross

RN, Overnight Nurse

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.

Takesha Wilson

RN, Overnight Nurse

Takesha first received a Bachelor's of Science degree in 2007 and then a Master's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Health Services Administration in 2011. With a passion to help people, in 2013, Takesha received her Nursing degree. First working as a Registered Nurse in home health and then on the Medical Surgical unit in the hospital, she has spent the last 5 years on the labor and delivery unit. With an interest in the beauty industry, Takesha has now joined the team as an overnight nurse.

In her free time, she juggles her 4 young children ages 8, 7, 3, and 2 years old. She loves to travel to new places, and enjoys working out and living a healthy lifestyle.

Takesah Wilson, RN, Overnight Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center
Grant Lane, Overnight Nurse for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

Grant Lane

Overnight Nurse

My name is Grant Lane and I am an overnight RN here at Premier a few times each month. I started as a bedside nurse at Carolinas Medical Center after I graduated nursing school. I live in Lake Wylie, SC so when I'm not at work you can find me out on the lake or traveling to Disney World with my family.

Lacinda Stutts


I am from Dayton, Tennessee and I received my Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Tennessee. I came to North Carolina as an emergency room travel nurse. I loved the emergency room where I was assigned and continued to renew my contract. Where I eventually met my husband, so my 3 month contract has turned into 16 years. During that time I have worked in the emergency room for several years then I moved to transport nursing where I transported ICU and ER patients to hospitals that had a higher level of care or that were specialized for that patient. After 11 years in transport I returned back to the ER as a night shift supervisor and then decided to "semi-retire". I still love to travel, especially with my 2 dogs and I still love my Tennessee Volunteers, college football, Atlanta Braves baseball, and almost anything outdoors.

Lacinda Stutts, RN for Premier Plastic Surgery Center

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