Meet Our Team - Salameh Plastic Surgery

Meet Our Team

salameh plastic surgery practice manager

LANA TRIMBLEBSN, RN, CSFA

Lana is not only our practice manager where she oversees the daily activities
of the practice but she also serves patients in the operation room as well. Lana’s favorite part of
working at Salameh Plastic Surgery is the amazing work family and the love and support everyone has
for each other. Lana was born in Akron, Ohio but she has lived all over the United States. She has a
Diploma of Surgical Technology and a BSN in Nursing with certifications in BLS, Surgical Technician
and First Assistant. She is a member of the Association of Surgical Technology/First Assistants.
Lana once worked at a radio station and did voiceovers for ads to help pay her way through tech
school. And she hiked the Grand Canyon from North Rim to South Rim in just two days! When Lana is
not in the office, she enjoys spending time with family, scrapbooking, and working out.
Salameh pumper upper patient care coordinator

BRITNEY HARRIS

Patient Care Coordinator

Britney is the official Salameh Pumper Upper of the Salameh family! As our
patient care coordinator, she is with every patient from start to finish of their time at Salameh
Plastic Surgery. She manages their care, treatment plans, and follows them along through their
progress. Her favorite part of being a part of the Salameh team is being able to change people’s
lives. Britney is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky where she grew up on chicken farm with over
80,000 chickens! She graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Nutrition and
Dietetics. She is an active member of the Bowling Green community and is actively involved in the
Miles for Megan’s Mobile Grocery 5K. She is an active member at Broadway United Methodist Church and
spends her downtime with training for races, watching reality TV and spending time with husband and
two daughters.
salameh plastic surgery marketing director

CAYLA RIOS

Marketing Director

Cayla works mostly behind the scenes capturing all of the happenings going on
in the office and in the operating room. She manages all of marketing efforts including the social
media pages, the YouTube Channel, and local community involvement. Cayla is originally from Cadiz,
Kentucky and moved to Bowling Green in 2005 after falling in love with the Western Kentucky
University mascot, Big Red. She has both a Bachelor’s and Masters Degree in Corporate Communication
and Marketing from WKU. Cayla is actively involved in the Bowling Green community and is 2015
Leadership Bowling Green graduate through the Chamber of Commerce. She is also involved in
Professional Marketing Association of Bowling Green and is a member of the Hilltopper Athletic
Foundation. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her husband Josh and daughter CeCe and
attending WKU Football Games!
Salameh Plastic Surgery front office manager

MIRELA FERIZOVIC

Front Office Manager/Patient Care Coordinator

Mirela is the first face you see when you walk into Salameh Plastic Surgery!
As our front office manager and patient care coordinator, she is responsible for preparing
everything for patients and the staff. Mirela is the glue that keeps the entire group together and
on task! Mirela is originally from Kansas City, Missouri where she attended University of
Missouri-Kansas City and got her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. She moved to
Bowling Green in 2018 with her husband and enjoys watching scary movies and hanging out with family.
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KARA LYONSCST

Certified Surgical Tech

Kara works directly with all surgical and clinic patients throughout their
time at Salameh Plastic Surgery. She manages all pre-surgery appointments, follow-up care, and
overall patient care for every patient. She also coordinates all of the operations that happen in
the operating room. Kara loves being able to help change peoples lives and being a part of making
them happy. Kara graduated from Southern Kentucky Technical College and Western Kentucky University
with a degree in Applied Science. She is also a member of the Association of Surgical Technologists.
When Kara is not working hard at Salameh Plastic Surgery, you can find her doing home improvements
projects and hiking around her hometown Auburn, Kentucky with her boyfriend.
salameh plastic surgery surgical technologist

BROOK BAILEYCST

Certified Surgical Tech

Brook is our resident dancing queen in the operating room! Brook assists Dr.
Salameh during all surgeries and ensures that all procedures are performed efficiently. She prepares
and organizes the operating room, cleans and sterilizes equipment, and maintains a sterile
environment. Brook’s favorite part of working at Salameh Plastic Surgery is being able to go in
everyday and it not feel like work because of the fun environment and her awesome co-workers. Brook
has an Associates of Science Degree as well as certifications as a State Registered Nurse Aide
(SRNA), Kentucky Medication Aide (KMA), Surgical Technologist(ST). She is a member of the
Association of Surgical Technologists. When she’s not in the operating room, you can find Brook
hanging out with her husband Cody or reading books to her three children.
salameh plastic surgery anesthesiologist

MATT DEMAREECRNA

Matt earned his undergraduate degree in nursing from Southern College in
Collegedale, Tennessee. He immediately went into the operating room setting and found his love of
surgery. Matt then moved to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt School of Nursing where he earned a
Masters of Science in Nursing with a focus on Health Systems Management. After managing the
operating room for a few years, Matt decided he really missed the direct patient care in the
clinical setting. He attended Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia earning a Masters of Science in
the field of anesthesiology. After becoming a CRNA, Matt has worked in a variety of settings from
office based practice to trauma surgery. All of these experiences have given Matt a unique expertise
and skill set which has culminated in joining Salameh Plastic Surgery to give each client the best
possible anesthetic outcome during their desired surgical cosmetic experience. Combining evidenced
based practice and clinical expertise it is Matt’s passion to serve the clientele of Dr Salameh.
salameh medspa nurse practitioner

HEATHER HECKMSN, ACNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Heather is the Salameh MedSpa injector and is an expert in all things injectables and fillers. Heather grew up in Glasgoe, Kentucky and graduated in 2004 from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She went on to attend Vanderbilt University and obtained a Master’s Degree in Nursing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in 2007. Heather has practiced in a variety of settings including cardiology, pulmonary, anesthesia and aesthetics. In Heather’s downtime, she enjoys hiking and backpacking in multiple parks across the country. Her all time favorite place to hike is Glacier National Park. You can also find her spending time with her husband and 2 children. Heather’s favorite part about working at Salameh MedSpa is taking care of patients and helping them feel better about themselves mentally, physically and emotionally.
Salameh Plastic Surgery patient care coordinator

TAMARA MACKEYCOTA/L NBCOT

Patient Care Coordinator

Tamara is one of our superstar patient care coordinators but jumps in and helps out wherever needed. From consulting with new patients to follow-up appointments to being a surgery post-op caregiver, Tamara is well versed in all aspects of patient care. The team environment at Salameh Plastic Surgery is what keeps Tamara motivated and is her favorite part about coming to work! Tamara is originally from Sturgis, Kentucky and went to Madisonville Community College where she graduated with an Associate’s of Science degree and a Certificate of Occupational Therapy. Tamara is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and worked in various areas including hand surgery, post acute rehab, and sub acute rehab. Tamara’s claim to fame is winning the 2013 Miss Corn Festival as the Corn Queen. When she’s not dancing down the halls at work, you can find Tamara with her husband and two girls kayaking, camping, and being outdoors.
salameh plastic surgery patient care coordinator team

KAYLA THOMASMBA, LNHA

Patient Care Coordinator

Kayla works directly with our Nurse Practitioner to coordinate all of our injectables patients. From greeting the patients when they arrive to being with them throughout their entire appointment, Kayla plays an important role in ensuring each patient has a wonderful experience. Kayla is a Bowling Green native where she attended Western Kentucky University and received her Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration in 2017. She is currently attending University of the Cumberlands for her Masters of Business Administration and she is set to graduate in 2021. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys being with her husband and dog and being outdoors. You can oftentimes find her antiquing or doing DIY projects around the house.
medspa marketing coordinator

HOLLY BACKER

MedSpa Marketing Coordinator

Holly coordinates all of the social media for the Salameh MedSpa. She works with our aestheticians to promote everything happening in the Salameh aesthetic world. She also assists with the front desk and helps make appointments and assist with patient. Holly is originally from Henderson, Kentucky and moved to Bowling Green to attend Western Kentucky University. Holly was an active member of the WKU cheerleading squad and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in sports management and a Masters Degree in sports recereation and administration. When asked what her favorite thing about working at Salameh MedSpa is, Holly says that she loves interacting with patients and hearing how much they enjoy our social media channels. In Holly’s free time, she enjoys traveling, working out, and playing with her puppy.

KINDRA YOUNG

Front Desk Representative

Kindra is a member of our Front Desk team and works mostly with our surgery patients on booking appointments, answering questions, and assisting all departments with whatever needs to be done. Kindra is a wonderful asset to the Salameh family and enjoys mostly getting to meet patients from all over the world. Kindra has a Medical Assist certificate and went to school at Western Kentucky University and TMIKY. You can oftentimes find Kindra spending time with her husband, Jordan, and enjoying time with their dog!

EMILY SHARP

Front Desk Representative/B2B

Emily is one of the bright and shining faces that you see when you enter Salameh MedSpa + Skin Care. Being a part of the front desk team, she is responsible for assisting patients, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and more. One of Emily’s favorite parts of working at Salameh is getting to know the patients and being able to change lives. Emily is originally from Texas! She has an Associate’s degree from Northwestern State University and is currently studying Hospitality at Western Kentucky University. When Emily is not at work, you can find her doing yoga and living a healthy lifestyle.

TIANNA OWENS

Front Desk Representative

Tianna is one of the friendly faces in the Salameh MedSpa. She is responsible for working closely with patients, answering phone calls, answering any questions patients may have, scheduling appointments, and helping out with all departments. Tianna is from Elizabethtown, Kentucky with plans to attend Nursing School in the future. Tianna is our resident soccer star with over 10 years of soccer experience! When Tianna isn’t at work, you can find her traveling with her husbands and being an awesome cat mom!

JORDAN FINN

Registered Nurse

Jordan is a provider in our busy MedSpa. She assesses and determines treatment plans for our patients and is trained on all laser treatments. She also assists with lymphatic drainage massages for our post-surgery patients. Jordan is a graduate of SKYCTC Nursing and International Academy of Hair Design and Aesthetics. She holds certifications in Hydrafacial, Sciton, Bison, and Microneedling. She is also a member of the Kentucky Nurses Association. Jordan is a wonderful asset to the team and enjoys getting to work so closely with such a tight group of women. Jordan once sold all her stuff and bought a one-way ticket to Honolulu Hawaii and lived there for a summer! When she isn’t busy in the MedSpa, you can find Jordan traveling, attending festivals, hanging with family and friends, and going to the gym.

BETH ATWELL

Registered Nurse

Beth joined the Salameh Family in 2020 as one of our operating room nurses. She assists with preparing patients for surgery, staying with them throughout their time in the surgical suite, and following up with them after surgery. Beth’s favorite part of working at Salameh is getting to be a small part of patients life changing surgeries. She graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Nursing Degree and is a member of the American Nurse Association. When she’s not helping out in the operating room, you can find Beth spending time with her husband and children, shopping, exercising, and traveling.

KAITLYN JOHNSONCST

Certified Surgical Tech

Kaitlyn joined the Salameh Family in 2020 as one of our superstar surgical techs. You can find her in the operating room where she assists with setting up procedures, assisting Dr. Salameh in surgery, and helping out with patient care. Kaitlyn graduated from Southern Kentucky Community and Technical College is a member of the Association of Surgical Techs organization. Kaitlyn’s favorite part of working at Salameh Plastic Surgery is getting to have a hands-on experience with helping to change patients lives. When she’s not in the OR, you can find Kaitlyn listening to music, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and being with her husband, Paul.

CASSIDY THURMANCST

Licensed Surgical Tech

Cassidy is a member of our Rockstar operating room team! She works side by side with Dr. Salameh in surgery and assists with all surgery patients. Cassidy went to school at Southern Kentucky Community and Technical College and is a member of the Association of Surgical Techs organization. She is originally from Barren County, Kentucky and has absolutely loved being a part of the Salameh family. She is a new mom to her baby Piper and you can oftentimes find her spending time with family, camping, fishing, and shopping. Cassidy is a sweet ray of sunshine and our patients absolutely love her!

salameh plastic surgery Patient Care Coordinator

Tara Foster

Patient Care Coordinator

Tara is one of our rockstar patient care coordinators. Her responsibilities include coordinating patient documents and files, prepping consultations, booking patient accommodations, and much more! Tara is a local from Bowling Green. When she’s not in the office, you can find Tara at the pool, kayaking, or spending time with her family. Tara is an avid baker and loves bringing goodies to the office to share with the team
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