At the core of our practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal results. At New Tampa Plastic Surgery, we view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Christina Ahrens, APRN
We are proud to have Christina Ahrens as a member of our team at New Tampa Plastic Surgery. Christina is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who has more than fifteen years of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery experience. Christina obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of North Florida College of Nursing where she graduated with Honors. She was then accepted into the competitive University of Florida Nurse Practitioner program where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Master of Science in Nursing. Christina would go on to complete a rigorous certification process in Dermatology which included three years of Dermatology training at First Coast Dermatology followed by her passing of the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner board exam, becoming a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner.
Prior to joining New Tampa Plastic Surgery in 2011, Christina worked with nationally known Cosmetic Dermatologist Suzanne Bruce in Houston, Texas, as a Nurse Practitioner in her practice. There she refined her technique in Botox, facial fillers, and skin care. We are fortunate to have her expertise in cosmetic non-surgical rejuvenation here at New Tampa Plastic Surgery.
Rose - Team Lead
Rose is our team leader here at New Tampa Plastic Surgery. She is a Certified Medical Assistant as well as a Patient Coordinator. Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, she was raised here in Tampa Bay. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA from Remington College. She previously worked in Primary Care but her transition to Plastic Surgery is only natural given her love for beauty and art. Rose is involved in every aspect of care delivered at New Tampa Plastic Surgery. Her attention to detail and excellent patient care skills will undoubtedly help make your experience one that is personal and comfortable.
Ellie - Patient Coordinator / CNA
Ellie is yet another member of our outstanding team here at New Tampa Plastic Surgery. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico but moved to Buffalo, New York when she was one year old. Ellie has always had an interest in cosmetic surgery and completed her Certified Nurse Assistant program in New York. She graduated with honors and recently moved to Tampa. Ellie's personality is calm and welcoming and we are happy to have her as one of our patient care coordinators.
Vanessa - Patient Coordinator
Vanessa is another of our wonderful patient coordinators here at New Tampa Plastic Surgery. She was raised in Colombia and moved to Florida in 2007. Vanessa went to nursing school in Puerto Rico where she graduated with honors. She previously worked at an internal medicine practice but has always had a passion for beauty and interest in plastic surgery. She spends her free time with her family and enjoys staying fit at the gym. We are very pleased to have her as part of our outstanding team and are certain she will deliver only the highest in service and care to all of our patients
Crystal - Patient Coordinator / MA
Crystal is the newest member of our patient care team at New Tampa Plastic Surgery. She is a Tampa native, born and raised. She previously worked in primary care, but cosmetic surgery has always been an interest of her's. She spends her free time with her daughter and husband and enjoys going on adventures. We are happy to introduce Crystal and are confident that she will continue to deliver the excellent level of care that our patients have come to expect from us at New Tampa Plastic Surgery.
Cassidy - Patient Coordinator / CST
Cassidy is the newest member of New Tampa Plastic Surgery's patient care team. She was born in upstate New York but has called Central Florida home for the last 13 years. She is a Certified Surgical Technologist and graduated with honors from her program. She previously worked in Obstetrics & Gynecology, but says her transition to Plastic Surgery has been incredible. Cassidy spends her free time going on adventures with her family and friends. She is a hard worker and a great team player. We are so happy to have her as part of our team!