Tom, Physician Assistant
While completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, Tom came to Colorado for an internship at the University of Denver. He was quickly captivated by the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer and decided to further his education here. After graduating from a Physician Assistant program, Tom started his career in orthopedics where he worked for the last 20+ years. As an orthopedic PA, he developed extensive knowledge & surgical experience working closely with patients. Prior to orthopedics and during his clinical years, he was introduced to plastic surgery and aesthetics, which is where his interest in this field grew. He is extremely excited about the transition into plastic surgery and looks forward to working alongside Dr. Ladner and his amazing team. Outside of work, Tom loves spending time outdoors with his son mountain biking, snowboarding, and fly fishing.
Kristy, Practice Administrator
Kristy recently joined our team as our Practice Administrator. Kristy has extensive clinical and executive experience in the healthcare industry spanning nearly 30 years as an audiologist, administrator, and consultant for various otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, and plastic surgery practices. She is a proven leader with experience managing all aspects of clinical practice, including human resources, finance, marketing, and daily operations. She a is graduate of the University of Northern Colorado (Audiology) and the University of Colorado (MBA). Kristy enjoys time with her husband and three children, family and friends, travel, cooking, and staying fit.
Carolyn, Medical Assistant
A native of Hawaii, Carolyn attended Seattle University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Administration. Carolyn has been in the medical profession for over 25 years, and has specialized in plastic and cosmetic surgery for the last 12 years. As Dr. Ladner’s clinical assistant, she will assist you from your initial consultation all the way through your post-operative care. She treats each patient like a family member, and her warm personality makes patients immediately feel at ease during their surgical experience. In her free time, Carolyn enjoys the Colorado great outdoors, cooking, and spending time with her dog Ivy.
Luciana is a Colorado native and has been a nurse since 2013. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her past nursing experience is in trauma and surgery. She developed a love for plastics in the operating room and made the transition to join the Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery team as our clinical nurse manager. She is passionate about nursing and safe patient care. In her free time, Luciana enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and cooking.
Maureen moved to Colorado from New Jersey in 1992. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Scranton and has been in the medical profession for over 30 years. She made the transition from perioperative nursing to aesthetics four years ago and is very excited to be a part of such an amazing team of professionals. She lives in beautiful Morrison, CO and enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, and going to concerts at Red Rocks.
Annetta, Patient Coordinator
Annetta is originally from Kansas City. She attended the University of Missouri, Columbia. Annetta has been with Dr. Ladner’s practice since 2013 when she made the transition from the beauty industry to the medical side of aesthetics. She will be there to guide you through the entire surgical process, including the initial consultation, scheduling surgery, advising on payment options, and answering any questions that you may have. Annetta gets great satisfaction from creating open and honest relationships with Dr. Ladner’s patients. In her spare time, Annetta enjoys playing golf, working in the garden, and watching her kids play sports. She is married with 2 daughters and resides in beautiful Golden, CO.