Susan Meers Wells, RN, MS, CANS
Susan manages the Wells Plastic Surgery & Skin Care program and provides many of our nonsurgical and injectable services. She is known for her detailed assessments of a client’s lifestyle, goals and history in order to develop a customized treatment plan with respect for their time and resources.
Susan brings to the table experience and training available in very few skin care facilities. She holds a Masters Degree as a Plastic Surgical Clinical Specialist from the University of Missouri-Columbia where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Susan was also the first Nurse Injector in Central Kentucky and one of the first Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialists in the country, even participating in the think tank that wrote the CANS certification requirements and test.
Susan is often the go-to industry expert on skincare. She has been quoted in ‘W”, featured in the Herald Leader, has been a featured speaker internationally on organizational nursing, skin care and injectables. She been published in peer review journals on nursing management, research and skin care.
She is the past President of the National Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists and is faculty for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons’ Injector Certification Course. She has held faculty positions at three different colleges, and was named Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
Susan enjoys working on community projects and has served on the Board of the Lexington Ballet, Family Care Center, Fayette County Medical Auxiliary, and the UK College of Nursing Alumni Association, and most recently was President of Blue Grass Charity Ball, Inc.
Rachael Bradford, RN, APRN – Nurse Injector & Nurse Practitioner
Rachael is the newest member of Team Wells, and we are thrilled to have a second Nurse Injector – as well as a Nurse Practitioner – on our staff.
Rachael is now the leading Sculptra injector in the region, and practices advanced injecting techniques. Rachael will work with you during your skin care consultation to develop a customized skin care plan of treatment. She worked as a nurse injector and OR / Recovery nurse in a plastic surgery office setting prior to joining Wells Plastic Surgery. On a personal note, Rachael enjoys the outdoors, from hiking and kayaking to organic gardening.
Paige Maynard, Aesthetician and Skin Care Coordinator
After graduating from the Aesthetics Program at UK’s BCTC, Paige joined our staff as an Aesthetician. It quickly became apparent that she had a knack for working with our product lines and reps. Because of her great aesthetic eye, Paige has taken on the added responsibilities of Skin Care Coordinator. As our Aesthetician Paige provides laser, HydraFacial, chemical peel and waxing among the list of services she provides.
Paige assists Susan Wells and Rachael Bradford during procedures, and will be able to answer any of your questions on skin care treatments and home care products. She can also help you choose healthy GloMinerals foundations and concealers to complement and protect your skin care investment. She also works on Wells event planning, and is your go-to contact for questions and appointments. Paige worked at a plastic surgery practice before joining ours, so is very familiar with the way cosmetic surgery and skin care integrate for the best possible result. On a personal note, Paige is from a big family, so loves being part of a team.
Sheila Hancock, Surgical Coordinator
Our Surgical Coordinator Sheila Hancock works closely with our patients at every step in the process to insure that they receive accurate, comprehensive information. Beginning before their consultation appointment and extending through scheduling a surgery date, Sheila is the ‘one stop’ for questions and concerns.
Sheila’s prior experience includes Aesthetic Practice Manager for a Plastic Surgeon and owner of her own decorating/design business, The Great Dames. She has also been involved in numerous charity events throughout the Bluegrass.
Erin Gordon, RN
Erin assists Dr. Wells with all of Wells Plastic Surgerys’ surgical patients. She will be there for you throughout your entire experience. Erin graduated from Midway University as a Registered Nurse, and before joining us worked as a pediatric nurse. She also has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Kentucky in Kinesiology. This enables Erin to assist Dr. Wells not only with pre-and post-op care, but with nutrition and exercise counseling as well.
Erin’s calm demeanor will put you at ease, and she will assist you on your journey towards achieving your desired result, making sure you have the best possible experience. Erin will walk you through patient education, assist during your consult with Dr. Wells, and be there during your follow-up visits. You can call Erin for assistance, to answer questions and as she will be your link to Dr. Wells during the post-operative period. Her experience, knowledge and positive attitude makes her a great resource for our patients.
Bailey Hancock, Permanent Makeup Artist & Front Office Coordinator
Bailey Hancock is our Permanent Makeup Artist, offering Nouveau Contour Micro-pigmentation services for our skin care clients. She currently offers eyebrow, eyebrows brush stroke, lip fill and lip liner, and areola permanent makeup treatments. Because of her Makeup Artist abilities, she can help you with GloMinerals choices as well.
As the Front Office Coordinator for Wells Plastic Surgery, Bailey will also be the first person you meet when you visit our practice. She can help you with phone orders or with product pick up, and will schedule appointments for your skin care treatments and procedures. Bailey also assists us with our social media communications and is one of ‘Wells Belles’.
Dee Montgomery, Practice Administrator
Dee manages our business office and assists in the management of the practice. Dee will be your contact for questions about financial and business related matters, as well as questions about CareCredit.
"Before Voluma everyone was always asking me if I was sick or sad – and that’s enough to make you sad. After Voluma I get “Hello” and “How are you”, no more sick and sad, just a lot of smiles. I never smiled before Voluma, now I can’t stop smiling."—Cynthia
"Susan does all my skin care and this is the best my face has ever looked. I wish I had come to her years ago. She is honest, not pushy, gives you options and is very concerned. She wants to make you feel good."—Mary
"My experience with Dr. Wells and his team was amazing. I was always treated like family, yet professional at the same time. I appreciate Dr. Wells and his surgical team boosting my self-confidence, especially the moment I walked through the surgery center door. Thank you Dr. Wells for helping me love my body again."—Brittany
"Dr. Wells and his staff surpassed any expectations I had. They were with me with each step of the process. The kindness and compassion shown went above and beyond. They are truly the best and the results are fantastic. I am so thankful for my experience."—Leslie
"Wonderful Doctor & staff…great experience and amazing results. Thank you for everything."—Amanda
"I love the results of my surgery. I would tell any mother that is thinking of having Mommy Makeover surgery to do this for herself. I also LOVE Dr. Wells and his staff – they were all great."—Lisa
"I had great big bags under my eyes that had become permanent after a sad period in my life. Rejuvapen literally swept the bags away and made my under eyes smooth again. I couldn't believe it!"—Christi
"For my chronic acne Susan began treatments on my face including chemical peels that put my skin in the freshest, best shape possible to allow my skin to heal. After a month and a half my skin was completely clear."—Rachel
"Building on Dr. Wells' reconstruction work, Susan Wells accentuated my chin by using Juvederm to give it additional contours and a very natural look. I am beyond thrilled and honestly amazed at how good I look now."—Stacey
"I was always embarrassed to go to the pool or the beach because of all the hair on my back. I was constantly shaving where I could before I went out. Having Laser Hair Reduction on my back has been life changing. I literally feel like a new man."—Reed