Get to Know the Team at the Milwaukee and Madison Area’s Parkins Plastic Surgery
David Parkins, MD, Anesthesiologist
Dr. David Parkins is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He studied medicine and obtained his MD at University of Illinois, College of Medicine. He completed his anesthesiology residency program at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. He has practiced anesthesiology since that time, covering a broad range of specialties. He has a special interest in performing nerve blocks that allow patients to recover from anesthesia more quickly and have less pain overall. He is the director and primary provider of anesthesia at Parkins Plastic Surgery.
Monica Moser, Registered Nurse
Monica Moser is an experienced registered nurse of 25 years with BLS/ACLS certification. She has been a peri-operative nurse for 17 of those years, working with patients of all ages. She is competent in a wide variety of peri-operative specialties. However, she came to specialize in plastic surgery exclusively over the past five years. She enjoys being a plastic surgery nurse, providing care in all three phases of the surgical patient: pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative. She loves being part of the surgical team supporting a cosmetic change that will have a positive impact on a patient’s self-esteem and allow him or her to live a more happy and healthy life.
Kayla Millspaw, Certified Surgical Technologist
Kayla earned her surgical technologist degree at Waukesha County Technical College, during which time she fell in love with the art and beauty of plastic surgery. Kayla loves helping the surgical team work smoothly and efficiently by always anticipating the next step. Kayla is a local Oconomowoc resident and takes pride in not only her work, but also the community as a whole.
Nichole, Nurse Injector
Nichole embraces her role as both Nurse Injector and Operative Nurse at Parkins Plastic Surgery. Nichole is a highly skilled registered nurse, who graduated with her BSN from Alverno College in 2011. In addition to her prior experience with medical aesthetics and pre/post-operative care, Nichole also has BLS/ACLS/PALS/TNCC certifications and 10 years of experience in Emergency Medicine/Critical Care. Nichole is excited to welcome and develop trusting relationships with her patients. She prides herself on listening to each patient’s individual goals and expectations to develop a safe and aesthetically pleasing treatment plan to help clients look and feel more confident!
Sarah Ridderbush, Surgical Assistant
Sarah is Dr. Parkins’s assistant both in the operating room and in the clinic. She has over a decade of experience as a Surgical Technologist and Surgical First Assistant. Sarah will be part of your journey with Parkins Plastic Surgery every step of the way! From your pre-operative appointment, to surgery, to your postoperative follow ups, Sarah takes pride in providing you with compassionate and knowledgeable care. When she isn’t working Sarah loves to cook, hike, exercise, and knit. She especially loves to spend time outdoors with her husband, son and 2 dogs.
Mary Steffan, Licensed Esthetician
Mary is an Aesthetician and certificated laser technician with over 25 years of experience in the aesthetics field. She is a member of the National Coalition of Esthetician’s Association and the Associated Skin Care Professionals. Her years of training included Hydrafacial® medical grade skin care & chemical peels, Coolsculpting, microneedling with plasma injections, and certifications in many other laser modalities including Halo™ and BBL. Customizing treatment plans to meet individual patient’s needs is the priority in her goal as a provider. Staying current in education and technology in aesthetics keeps her passionate for the field.
Becca Janssen, Surgical Coordinator
Here to greet you upon your visit, Becca comes to our team with over 10 years in the Client Excellence industry. She works closely with our non-surgical team in scheduling your customized Skin Rejuvenation services and Injectable treatments. She and our aesthetician are here to advise you on the best skin care products to diminish wrinkles, treat stubborn acne, and overall refresh your skin!
McKendra Brown, Social Media coordinator
McKendra is our marketing specialist and administrative assistant. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis on advertising paired with a marketing minor from UW-Whitewater in May of 2021. She was a member of UWW’s chapter of the American Marketing Association where she worked with clients on their digital and social media marketing goals as well as event planning. She loves copywriting and enjoys practicing her creative design skills. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her friends and family, go to the gym, and ride her motorcycle.