Aesthetic Providers

Dawn Ford (BSN, RN, CANS)

Dawn Ford Aesthetic ProviderInjection expert Dawn Ford posses the experience and artistic eye that sets her apart from others in her field. Her nursing background in surgical intensive care and plastic surgery, along with many years of aesthetic injecting allows her to evaluate clients and create the results they desire.

As a member of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses she attends conferences and educational seminars to pair the latest techniques with her years of experience and knowledge of facial anatomy. Your plan of care for injectable products will be tailored to the outcome you wish to achieve within a timeline and budget that’s right for you.

“Safety, patient education, and natural looking results are my highest goals.”

Dawn injects a variety of products including Botox Cosmetic for wrinkle reduction and prevention, Juvederm, Restylane, Lyft, Refyne and Defyne for facial rejuvenation and Kybella for reduction of double chin. Consultations are free and are held in a comfortable, relaxed and friendly environment. Procedures are performed with patient comfort and satisfaction in mind.

“The most rewarding part of my job is building client trust, working together to create a plan, and watching their confidence bloom after seeing the results.”


Melissa Heys

mehMelissa has been a Licensed Aesthetician since 1998 and joined Elite Plastic Surgery in 2004. She was very instrumental in incorporating skin care and skin treatments into the practice. She works very closely with the physicians and treats many different types of skin concerns, ranging from acne, hyperpigmentation (brown spots), uneven skin tone, sun damage and wrinkles.

Melissa is a 1998 graduate of Booker Institute of Cosmetologys Aesthetician course and worked in Plastic Surgery/Skin Care immediately after obtaining her license. She is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS) and is continually seeking to advance her knowledge and expertise in her field.

Melissa specializes in customized skin care consultations and chemical peel treatments, as well as micro- pigmentation (permanent makeup) .

Her most gratifying part of her job is seeing how happy her clients are when they begin to see the changes in their skin and in their self confidence!


Stephanie Nussbaum

steph-n-photo-1Stephanie Nussbaum has been a Licensed Aesthetician since 2005 and joined Elite Plastic Surgery in 2011. She has brought years of laser experience to Elite and has worked with many different lasers helping to treat skin concerns ranging from hyper pigmentation (brown spots), redness, skin tightening, scaring, acne, and laser hair reduction. In joining Elite she has been able to help people achieve their skin care goals with the use of chemical peels and physician grade skin care products.

Stephanie graduated from French Academy of Cosmetology’s Aesthetics course in 2005. She has worked in skin care and with lasers since graduation. She loves helping people take care of their skin and feel good about themselves whether it be from products, chemical peels, make up, or laser treatments.