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Nursing Staff Members of Blue Water Spa

ASHLEY, MSN, NP-C, RNFA PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER + NURSE INJECTOR

Ashley, NP-C has been with Blue Water Spa and Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since 2018. Ashley earned her BSN degree from Azusa Pacific University in 2013. She then attended Duke University and earned her MSN degree in 2017. She worked at Duke University Hospital for 6 years in the cardiothoracic operating room and earned her registered nurse first assist (RNFA) certification. Ashley believes her surgical training at Duke University Hospital fueled her love for injectables and plastic surgery. In addition to assisting Dr. Law in the OR with volume enhancement in facial fat grafting surgeries, Ashley has attended extensive training courses in injecting and has kept up-to-date with all current aesthetic procedures at reputable aesthetic conferences. Ashley has always been an art enthusiast and believes her surgical training, love of aesthetics, and great knowledge of facial anatomy complements her work with injectables. She is dedicated to natural results, comfortable treatments, and honest assessments—her patients are never pressured to get more Botox or filler than is needed. She is proud to work for a company that strives to provide the safest and most natural-looking results. When Ashley is not working at Blue Water Spa, she enjoys golfing and challenging herself on the yoga mat. She commits her time to raising scholarship funds for Folds of Honor recipients.

BETHANY, FNP-C PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER + NURSE INJECTOR

Bethany, FNP-C, recently moved to the Triangle from the Triad region of North Carolina. She has devoted her career to aesthetic medicine. Bethany has apprenticed with Dr. Law in the OR for facial fat grafting and has worked extensively with Dr. Schmidt performing in-office nonsurgical procedures. Bethany also attended Facial Anatomy Cadaver Training for Aesthetics at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. Her skills and training are unparalleled to bring each of her patients the best possible outcomes. Ask Bethany about Botox for all areas of the face to look refreshed! She can also help treat TMJ pain and hyperhidrosis with expertly placed Botox treatments.

BROOKE, FNP-C- PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Brooke has been with Blue Water Spa and Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since 2020. Brooke is a native of Eastern North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She then went on to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing at Duke University. Brooke has over 5 years of nursing experience, including intensive care and outpatient surgery experience. Brooke’s favorite thing about being a health care provider is getting to develop therapeutic relationships with her patients. She also enjoys getting to utilize patient-centered education to empower patients to become self-advocates in health care decision making. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, snorkeling, group fitness classes, and attending sporting events with her husband Christian. Brooke manages the daily operations of the operating theater and provides direct patient care pre- and post- operatively.

BJ, FPN-C PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER + NURSE INJECTOR

BJ, FNP-C, has been an Aesthetic Nurse Injector with Blue Water Spa and Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since 2009. BJ has been a Nurse Practitioner for almost 20 years and has treated thousands of patients with Injectables. BJ is available for Saturday appointments. In addition, she provides laser clearance and Latisse prescriptions and can direct you to the appropriate department to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.

CATHERINE, NP-C- PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Catherine has been with Blue Water Spa and Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since September 2020. Catherine earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2015. She then moved to Nashville, TN where she worked in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her collaborative practice with the plastics surgical team in the ICU led to her interest in plastic surgery. Catherine moved back to Raleigh in 2018 and earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing while working in a facial plastic surgery office. Her love for art, balance, and aesthetics fuels her advanced nursing practice. She is passionate about providing patients effective solutions to help them feel confident in their own skin. In her spare time Catherine enjoys running outdoors, cycling classes, and painting. She also loves traveling and hiking with her husband and Siberian Husky.

DEBBIE, RN- OPERATING ROOM NURSE

Debbie is a nurse with 20 years’ experience. She fell in love specifically with plastic surgery and has focused on it because she loves how happy and excited patients feel after surgery. She truly believes and has been heard saying,” You are already beautiful, we are simply enhancing what’s already beautiful about you!” She loves being a mom to her three kids and spending time with her family during her free time. She’s passionate about yoga and has a competitive spirit for tennis!

EMILY, BSN, RN- OPERATING ROOM NURSE

Emily has worked in the perioperative setting since the start of her nursing career, and has always loved providing individualized and thoughtful care to surgical patients. She previously worked in the operating room at Duke University Hospital on the cardiothoracic team for two years prior to coming to Blue Water Plastic Surgery, where she received specialized training as a circulating and scrub nurse for open-heart surgery and thoracic transplants. Her nursing alma mater is Duke University, and prior to becoming an RN she worked as an organic chemist. Emily is so excited to be a part of the world-class team here at Blue Water Plastic Surgery.

FRAN, NP-C – PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Fran, is a Nurse Practitioner with over 8 years of multi-faceted nursing experience, including PACU and Med Surg experience. At Blue Water Spa, she currently provides laser clearance and Latisse prescriptions with the ability to direct you to the appropriate department to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Fran can also help address any medical questions or concerns prior to receiving laser treatments.

HAYES, RN- LASER NURSE

Hayes has been a concierge at Blue Water Spa and Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since 2020. As a Registers Nurse, Hayes has experience in labor and delivery but always knew her passion was with aesthetic nursing. She grew up the youngest of three girls and her mother was always the first to try new aesthetic treatments as they became available. From a young age she consistently desired to be in the room and ask questions about the procedures. The same willingness and desire to learn has followed her throughout her nursing career. Hayes is always ready to help her patients learn about new or different procedures in order to help them achieve their aesthetic goals.

JENNIFER, RN- PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE + PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Jennifer is a RN with over 20 years of nursing experience in many different specialties. She has worked in various hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and med spas both in NJ and NC. Her love of medical aesthetics has brought her to Blue Water Spa in 2020. Jennifer’s main focus is with Body Sculpting Treatments such as Coolsculpting and EmSculpt, but she can also be found in The Blue Water Plastic Surgery Center assisting in the peri operative area when needed. When Jennifer is not at work, she can be found with her husband, watching her two boys on a sports field or wrestling mat. In her spare time, Jennifer also enjoys staying healthy by participating in Pilates, strength training and cardio classes.

JULIA, RN- OPERATING ROOM NURSE

At Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners, Julia serves as a pre-operative, post-operative and circulating RN in the operating theater. Julia always puts her patients first to ensure beautiful outcomes and outstanding care throughout their stay.

MELISSA, CNOR, OPERATING ROOM NURSE + SURGICAL SERVICES DIRECTOR

At Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners, Melissa serves as a pre-operative, post-operative and circulating RN in the operating theater. Melissa always puts her patients first to ensure beautiful outcomes and outstanding care throughout their stay.

MARI, RN-CANS, PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE + NURSE INJECTOR

Mari, RN, has been with Blue Water Spa and Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since early 2016. Mari has a wide range of both medical and nursing experience. Mari has over thirty years of experience as an RN, and also a Certified Nurse Midwife in both Ireland and Australia. Mari became an aesthetic nurse more than seven years ago and is now a certified aesthetic nurse specialist. She is an art enthusiast and likes to paint with acrylic. Mari feels her love for light, shadow and symmetry has complimented her work in aesthetics. When performing any aesthetic work, Mari always listens to her patient’s needs. She uses balance, proportion and a conservative approach to bring about natural looking results. To compliment her art in aesthetics she began using cannulas to diminish pain and bruising. She quickly learned patients were more satisfied and happier with their outcomes when cannulas were used. Mari’s enthusiasm for patient comfort and excellent outcomes led her to become a cannula trainer so others could provide a better outcome for their clients. Mari, chose to work at Blue Water Spa because of the company’s rigorous adherence to policy procedure and safety protocols. She values and respects Dr. Law and Kile Law’s patient advocacy and their company’s amazing philanthropy work in the community.

SARAH, FNP-C -PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Sarah, NP has been a Nurse Practitioner with Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since 2020. She has over 10 years of multi-faceted nursing experience. As part of our laser team, Sarah enjoys helping patients achieve their desired look through safe and successful procedures like laser hair removal, laser skin tightening and v-beam treatments.

TRACY, FNP-C -PLASTIC SURGERY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Tracy, NP has been a Nurse Practitioner with Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners since early 2012. She has over 20 years of multi-faceted nursing experience. Tracy handles most aspects of the pre- and post- operative surgical experience and can assist you with all questions or concerns related to your surgery. Providing oversight to our nursing staff, to ensure the highest quality care and making sure our patients have a healthy, safe and comfortable recovery is her main goal.

TRAN RN-OPERATING ROOM NURSE

At Blue Water Plastic Surgery Partners, Tran serves as a pre-operative, post-operative and circulating nurse in the operating theater. She was born in North Carolina but moved to Australia at the age of 13 and has since split her time between both countries. Tran always puts her patients first to ensure beautiful outcomes and outstanding care throughout their stay.

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