Meet Our Team - Salameh Plastic Surgery

Meet Our Team


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.

BRITNEY HARRISPatient 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.

CAYLA RIOSMarketing 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!

MIRELA FERIZOVICFront 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.

KARA LYONSCertified Surgical Technologist/OR Coordinator

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.

BROOK BAILEYSurgical Technologist

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.


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.

WHITNEY MANNLead Aesthetician

Whitney is our Lead Aesthetician and specializes in skincare and lasers. She performs a variety of facial and body procedures and helps to enhance patient’s skin and overall skin health. Whitney loves that she gets to work with the smartest, most passionate, and extremely helpful people in the world. Whitney graduated from the Aveda Institute in Nashville, Tennessee and is a Certified Nurse Assistant and Certified Laser Technician. Whitney is a Bowling Green native and enjoys being outdoors by camping, kayaking, fishing, and hunting. She is also ordained to marry people in case a spontaneous moment ever pops up!


Savannah works in our MedSpa as an Aesthetician where she treats patient’s skincare needs and provides knowledge on skincare and designing personalized treatment plans. Savannah enjoys being about to help people feel comfortable in their own skin and educating patients on the importance of skincare. Savannah is originally from Logan County. She graduated from Sothern Kentucky Technical College and PJ’s College of Cosmetology. When she’s not in the MedSpa, you can find Savannah sipping a cup of coffee, listening to music, and hanging out with family and cats!