Susan Meers Wells, RN, MS, CANS
Susan Wells manages the staff and activities of Wells Plastic Surgery & Skin Care program. Susan also provides many of our non-surgical and injectable services including Wells Sculptra Center of Excellence. She is known for her detailed assessment of a client’s lifestyle and history to determine skin care goals and to develop a customized plan of care. Susan is currently a Galderma Trainer.
Susan brings to the table experience and training available in very few skin care facilities. Holding a Masters Degree as a Plastic Surgical Clinical Specialist from the University of Missouri-Columbia, she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Susan was the first Nurse Injector in Central Kentucky and one of the first Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialists in the country, participating in the think tank that wrote the national 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.
Dee Montgomery, Practice Administrator
Dee is our Practice and Business Manager. She is also Dr. Wells Surgical Coordinator, and will be your contact for questions about surgery and to schedule your surgeries after you meet with Dr. Wells. Dee can help you navigate issues and answer questions about financing through CareCredit and Alpheon. Managing the Wells Online Store and the day-to-day activities of our staff also are her responsibilities. Dee lives in Lexington and has worked in both the medical and interior design fields.
Missy lesaux, RN
Missy is Dr. Wells Surgical nurse and has over 20 years experience in the operating room. Missy will be the person who coordinates your surgery and meets with you throughout your surgical experience from pre-op to follow-up appointments. She will be your go-to for any questions or concerns. Missy also serves double duty with our skin care team, as she performs laser procedures as well. Away from the office, she spends time with her family on their farm and enjoys a grand baby and fur babies.
Charia MAM, MSN, APRN- CNP
Charia is the newest addition to our list of providers. As a Nurse Practitioner, she has a contageous passion for excellence in patient care. Her background in aesthetics as a nurse injector, as well as experience working with our injectable lines and reps, make her a perfect fit for Wells Skin Care. She will be a primary injectable provider for the Wells ReNew Club. Outside of work, Charia enjoys cooking and bringing exotic flavors and cooking techniques from her Cambodian background to the table.
Pam malicote, RN
Pam joins our Skin Care Team as a Nurse Injector. She has a background in Aesthetic Nursing and Surgical Nursing, and assists Dr. Wells as well. She is eager to put her 10 years of experience in Plastics to work for you. You will see Pam for Neuromodulator and Dermal Filler injections, especially if you are a member of Wells ReNew Club. Pam is an animal lover and, along with her dogs, has an Arabian Horse, Saheeb. When she's not horseback riding, Pam enjoys fashion and beauty - those things that go hand in hand with Aesthetics.
Rachel Hamilton, Aesthetician
Rachel Hamilton, Aesthetician, has focused on medical grade skin care and treatments for 22 years. As one of the first licensed Aestheticians in Kentucky, Rachel is well recognized in the industry. Early in her career, she worked alongside Dermatologist Dr. Joseph Bark, and helped develop the first medical skin care center in the region. She is passionate about providing excellent patient care, and working within her patient's lifestyle, goals and resources to deliver the most beneficial and effective treatment, and believes in building long term relationships with her patients. Rachel's treatments are practiced, thorough and rejuvenating. Here at Wells Plastic Surgery & Skin Care, she will work with you to develop a detailed plan of care that will transform your skin.
Lisa Combs, Aesthetican
Lisa is one of the premier aestheticians in the region, bringing 25 years in skin care experience to our practice. Her thorough skin care consultations will map a clear, customized plan of care for the best results for your skin, including the use of medical grade skin care products. Lisa also leads the Wells ReFresh Club, which is a monthly regimen of skin care treatments to rejuvenate your skin. At home Lisa is an avid gardener, and her blooming backyard is the envy of everyone.
Carrie Martin, Aesthetican
Carrie Martin is an Aesthetician on our Skin Care team. You will also see her when she is assisting Susan Wells as Skin Care Coordinator. With her Skin Care Coordinator duties she is the interface with many of our skin care representatives as well. Clients and Refresh Club Members will enjoy Carries friendly and approachable nature, and benefit from her 20 years of experience in Aesthetics. Carrie will be your go-to for HydraFacial MD's, facials and peels. She loves her 'people', especially enjoying time with her husband and daughter.
Kelli Dixon, Front Office Manager
Kelli will both greet you at the front desk and will be the voice you first talk to when calling into our office. She will help you with scheduling appointments and setting up your ReFresh Club treatments. Kelli also has a Cosmetology background and brings that eye of style to our offices by helping you with GloMinerals color matching and choices. Outside of the office she has her hands full with three young children.