Sarah, Laura & Andrea run the business of the practice. Sarah is the administrator handling all of the financial and administrative matters and has been with the practice since 1999. Working closely with Sarah are Andrea and Laura. Andrea is the manager of the skin care center ensuring the best customer service for our patients, by keeping track of inventory and schedule management. Laura is the manager of the plastic surgery side and handles the oversight of the surgery schedule and ensuring each patient has a first-class experience.
Christine and Aleesha are your guides and personal concierge through the entire cosmetic surgery process. They will facilitate appointments for consultation, provide explanations of procedures, address your concerns and assist with accommodations for surgery, recovery, and follow-up. Christine and Aleesha enjoy working with the patients and being a part of their experience. They pride themselves on building relationships with their patients to ensure they have a positive and comfortable experience during the entire surgical process. You will feel at ease with them during this process because they are attentive and compassionate.
Surgical Nursing Staff
Kelsey, Amy, Tina, and Claire support Renaissance Plastic Surgery with in-office clinical needs. They will provide excellent service and care during your consultation, your pre-surgical process, and at your post-surgical follow-up visits. Tina, Amy, or Kelsey will guide you through our informative surgical booklet at your pre-surgical appointment which will be yours to take home. Tina, Amy, and Kelsey have been registered nurses for more than twenty years each. Claire assists with many of the in-office procedures, as well as post operative appointments and orders the equipment needed for surgical procedures. To make your experience at our office exceptional, these caring ladies will be your helpful hand at all of your post-surgical appointments, and the friendly voice on the other end of the phone.
Insurance Coordinators and Receptionist
Tonya & Kim work closely with patients who have a procedure that is not cosmetic in nature; they guide them through the insurance process. Samantha is the smiling face that will greet you at the front desk and ensure everyone has the information they need to make the experience a smooth process.
Our R Medical Spa Staff
Anne Strate, BSN, RN
Anne is a graduate of St. Louis University, earning bachelor degrees in both Biology and Nursing. She has dedicated her career to the dermatologic and cosmetic needs of her patients. Anne has worked at Renaissance Plastic Surgery since 2002 and is a master of plastic surgery skin care. She has extensive training in Botox/Dysport/Xeomin and facial filler techniques as well as certifications in the use of many lasers. She has trained with many well-known skin care experts, including Dr. Obagi. Anne is passionate about helping patients achieve their skin care goals by designing personalized skin care programs, which will achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful skin.
Angie Betlach, RN
Angie earned her nursing degree in St. Louis and has been a nurse with Renaissance since 2003. She has also been a nurse educator and continues to teach both nurses and patients alike at Renaissance Plastic Surgery and R Medical Spa. She has trained with numerous experts, including Dr. Obagi and has earned numerous certifications in the use of Botox/Dysport/Xeomin, facial fillers and lasers. Angie has a love for learning and staying current on the latest skin care treatments. She goes to great lengths to be sure that all her patients achieve their skin care goals while making them feel relaxed and comfortable.
Katy Burke, RN
Since graduating with her nursing degree in 2000, Katy began her early years as a critical care nurse and instructor before joining Renaissance in 2013. She specializes in complete skin care analysis and creating custom treatment plans that are designed to improve the overall look and health of your skin. Her extensive training and attention to patient care helps make her a wonderful member of an already talented staff of skin care specialists.
Sarah Brinkmann, NP
Sarah is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She began her career in orthopedics before finding her passon for aesthetics. She has several years of experience working in plastic surgery as an aesthetic nurse practitioner and injection specialist before joining Renaissance this year. Sarah enjoys the artistry of aesthetic medicine and personalized skin care.
Skin Care Coordinators
Julie or Savana will greet you as you enter R Medical Spa, help you in scheduling, and be sure you get all your R club or Brilliant Distinction® points! Their caring nature will keep you feeling relaxed as you wait to see one of our talented skin care providers. They can also answer questions you may have about the skin care products that Renaissance has to offer.
Kiersten, Skin Care Aesthetician
Kiersten has been an aesthetician since 2013 and joined the Renaissance team in 2016. She is excited to share her passion for great skin care with the wonderful patients of Renaissance Plastic Surgery and R Medical Spa. Kiersten has had extensive training in chemical peels, dermaplane, microdermabrasion, and the physician-grade product lines of ZO Skin Health and SkinMedica. Kiersten also provides consultations for Coolsculpting as well as performing the Coolsculpting treatments. She is a great member of the R medical spa team and works closely with all of the skin care staff to provide excellent patient care.
Kelsey, Skin Care Aesthetician
Kelsey joined the Renaissance team in 2019. She works closely with all the skin care providers, getting patients ready for their treatments at Renaissance Plastic Surgery and R Medical Spa. Kelsey has training in chemical peels, dermaplane, microdermabrasion, and the physician-grade product lines of ZO Skin Health and SkinMedica. Kelsey also provides consultations for Coolsculpting and performs the Coolsculpting treatments.