Dr. LaPatka and his experienced team of certified nurses, technicians and nurse anesthetists are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards.
Heather Grieco, RN is a plastic surgery and aesthetic nurse specialist. Her experience includes an extensive surgical background and Advanced Certification in Lasers. Heather brings the proficiency that is required to perform our laser and other treatments in a safe medical spa surrounding under the direction of David F. LaPatka, MD, FACS.
Heather has been a registered nurse for more than 10 years. She received her nursing degree from Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan and started her nursing career in Pediatric Medicine. After relocating to the Santa Barbara area a decade ago, she became interested in aesthetic dermatology. She was privileged to learn from the leaders in the field of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery. Heather has extensive training in Botox cosmetic, dermal fillers, fractional resurfacing lasers, intense pulse light, laser hair removal and medical grade skin care.
Heather is professionally and personally committed to the art and science of cosmetic rejuvenation. She is passionate about educating clients about their skin and recommending personalized treatments and products. Her goal is to exceed client’s expectations at every level.
Regina Frazier has been in the medical field for nearly a decade and joined the Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center as the Surgical Coordinator in 2012. Regina brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to patients and guests. Regina ensures that you have the best experience with our office from start to finish. From the time you first walk in the door Regina will be your contact and office liaison to answer any questions you have about our services and products. Regina is knowledgeable, easy to talk to and a great resource during your treatment or surgery scheduling process. She enjoys providing the very best experience for our patients that is welcoming and friendly as well as private and confidential. Regina will ensure that all of your expectations are addressed. She is dedicated to excellence in every aspect of your visit.
With comprehensive experience, Regina is who you will speak with when you call scheduling your surgery. Warm, friendly and helpful, she will answer many of your questions regarding your pre-appointment and post-treatment experience.
Harriet Kaempf is our operating nurse who provides care and support to patients before, during, and after surgery. Our nurses are responsible for maintaining a sterile environment in the operating room, monitoring the patient during surgery, and coordinating care throughout the process. They are also responsible for making sure our team provides the patient with the best care possible.