Stephanie Somersett

Stephanie Somersett

Medical Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

A registered nurse for more than 30 years, Stephanie has been with Wilmington Plastic Surgery since 1994. Her professional experience also includes many years in the operating room, emergency room and as a flight nurse for the US Air Force Reserves Nurse Corps. In addition to her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she has received a great deal of very specialized training in medical aesthetic skin procedures, including Botox® and various dermal filler injections, spider vein and collagen injections, and paramedical tattooing for scar camouflage and breast reconstruction patients.

Her diversity and longevity in the specialty provide an extra measure of comfort as she assists patients in making intelligent decisions concerning their cosmetic and reconstructive concerns. Stephanie is committed to total and individualized patient care.

Audrey Grice

Audrey Grice

LPN/Licensed Aesthetician

A native of southeastern North Carolina, Audrey has spent much of her life at the beach, subsequently understanding the need for proper skin care from an early age. She began her nursing career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in 1993, and helping others achieve optimal health has always been her primary goal. Her nursing experience includes working in the following specialties: cardiopulmonary therapy, nuclear medicine, emergency room care and home health care in pediatrics. Audrey received her Aesthetic and Cosmetology License in 2009, and has received extensive training in the administration of chemical peels, facials, microdermabrasion and waxing, as well as the skin care product lines SkinMedica and Obagi.

Favorite Procedure - Coolsculpting because of the great non-surgical results patients receive.
Favorite Product - Obagi Clarifying Serum because it addresses two problems for women over 35: anti-aging and hyperpigmentation.

Sarah Brechtlein

Sarah Brechtlein

Licensed Aesthetician & Laser Technician

Sarah graduated from UNCW with BA in Social Work. She obtained her Aesthetics license from Cape Fear Community College in 2005. In 2007 she began working at Wilmington Plastic Surgery and was trained to be a laser technician for hair removal, laser resurfacing and pigmentation reduction. She takes pride working side by side with the doctors and being able to treat patients with medical grade treatments and products. She educates her patients about the importance of healthy skin maintenance.

Christine Lam

Christine Lam

Licensed Aesthetician & Laser Technician

Christine earned her undergraduate degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and her aesthetic license from Lia Schoor Institute in New York City. After nine years of experience working in upscale day spas, Christine developed an interest in the medical side of aesthetic care and joined Wilmington Plastic Surgery in January 2014. She specializes in the prevention and correction of photo-damaged skin (damage resulting from sun exposure), using a combination of cosmetic treatments. Christine is certified on the Joule BBL (Broad Band Light) laser for photo-facial, acne and hair removal/ reduction treatments, and is also certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and the medical product lines SkinMedica and Obagi. She has also received extensive training in Jane Iredale makeup artistry. Christine is passionate about staying up to date on the latest technologies and products in the skin care/ beauty industry, and about sharing this knowledge with her patients.

Donna England

Donna England

Donna is a registered nurse with over 14 years’ medical aesthetic experience. She is certified as an Advanced Nurse Injector. She recently returned to WPS after 10 years as owner/operator of La Plage Medical Aesthetics. Trained in laser treatments, schlerotherapy and chemical peels, she brings her experience to a well-established practice of aesthetic providers. Mother of 2 young adults, she enjoys restoring furniture and researching trends in the aesthetic market.

Rachel Gainey

Rachel Gainey

Spa Coordinator, Licensed Aesthetician & Laser Technician

Rachel graduated from East Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management and continued her education further at Cape Fear Community College to obtain a license to practice Aesthetics. She began working at Wilmington Plastic Surgery in 2012 and enjoys working with their patients to address and improve specific skincare concerns and maintain those achievements with medical grade products and treatments. Her goal for each patient is to correct and anti-age which makes the BBL laser treatment in combination with microneedling her favorite service.

BOARD-CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEONS WITH WORLD-CLASS CREDENTIALS, AND RESULTS

The excellent surgeons and support staff of Wilmington Plastic Surgery have outstanding credentials and esteemed reputations that make them stand out among others in the cosmetic surgery specialty. The practice has been serving southeastern North Carolina for 30 years— longer than any other cosmetic surgery practice in the area — and the thousands of patients who have been treated by these physicians can attest to their superior talent and caring demeanor.

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Wilmington Plastic Surgery 1404 Commonwealth Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403 Phone: (910) 509-7546
our other locations: Wilmington - Surgical Suite - Jacksonville - Whiteville