Cyndi joined Coastal Cosmetic Center as the Practice Administrator in 2010. She has over 25 years of medical office experience, has worked in nearly every position of the medical office and has a strong background in medical billing. Cyndi enjoys running the day to day operations of the practice and prides herself on having an organized, professional, customer service oriented team. She loves speaking with patients about their experiences with CCC and always welcomes patient comments and suggestions. Cyndi received her Associates degree from Florida Community College and Certificates for Managed Care and Healthcare Management from University of North Florida. She completed Dale Carnegie training for business Communications through St. Vincent’s Medical Center and recently completed a 120 hour program for Risk Management through UF. She is currently a creative writing student through UCF and plans to write a fictional novel in the future. Cyndi and her husband will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary this year. They have two beautiful and talented daughters and one handsome son. In Cyndi’s “spare” time she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, learning to play the guitar, football Go Jags!) and just hanging out with her family.
Front Office Supervisor
Kandi joined the Coastal Cosmetic Center Team in 2012. She has 15 years of experience working in the customer service field. Kandi is the smiling face welcoming you to our office. She is happy to assist you with scheduling your appointments, medical records and answering your phone calls. A native Floridian, Kandi grew up in Green Cove Springs. She enjoys cooking, taking day trips, boating, spring hopping, and spending time with her husband and two boys. She is very close with her family and looks forward to Sunday game days. She has two dogs, Jenny Craig and Phoebe.
Patient Surgical Coordinator / Marketing Director
Tasha serves as our Surgical Coordinator, and from initial quoting to scheduling and assisting patients with financing, she always offers a comforting smile to our patients and gives her all to our practice. She grew up in Oklahoma and recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of North Florida (Go Ospreys!). Tasha has called Jacksonville her home for 6 years with her husband, daughter and Yorkie mix. In her spare time she enjoys running, shoe shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family on the beautiful Florida beaches.
Billing/ Insurance Coordinator & EMR Coordinator
Jenna is the Billing/ Insurance Coordinator as well as our EMR Coordinator here at Coastal Cosmetic Center. Jenna is originally from New Jersey but has lived in Jacksonville the majority of her life. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration (BHA) from the University of North Florida and is now pursuing her CPC credentials to be a certified coder for our practice. Jenna came to us from an EMR company as our trainer where she obtained the skills and knowledge to help lead this practice into all the new technologies with her background. Since then, Jenna has also taken on the role of our Accounts Receivable/Billing and Insurance departments. Jenna is our “Floater” as she is always taking on new projects and assists everyone where she is needed throughout the office. She currently has over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She enjoys her new house, line dancing, Zumba classes, decorating, shopping, roller coasters, spending quality time with her family and friends and adores her little Shih Tzu/Poodle puppy, Trixy. She enjoys watching the Gators and is a big Giants fan!
Front Office/ Accounts Payable
Amanda is a Jacksonville native. She works in the front office assisting patients with appointments, purchases and customer service. She has several years of billing and accounting experience that she brings to the practice. Amanda has a very positive outlook and is always willing to lend a helping hand to our patients and her coworkers. She is the mother of two beautiful boys. When she has some downtime, she enjoys reading a good book and spending time with her friends
Sam joined the Coastal staff this year as a member of the front office staff. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from UNF and is currently studying to receive her Post Baccalaureate degree in Dietetics and Nutrition. Sam was born in Jacksonville, but being in a military family, she grew up in Oklahoma (Boomer Sooner!!). Although Sam doesn’t have much free time these days, she does enjoy spending time with her husband, visiting family, car shows and playing golf and tennis. She loves being active and eating healthy. She says “food is her life!”
Pre-Op Coordinator/Certified Medical Assistant
Tammy moved to Jacksonville in 1987 from Eugene, Oregon. She Graduated from Concorde Career Institute in 1993 as a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant. She was the clinical Medical Assistant for 9 years and is now the Pre-Op Coordinator. She will go over your medical history, consents and prescriptions before surgery. Tammy has been with Coastal Cosmetic Center since 2005. She is married and has one married son and two beautiful grandchildren.
Para Medical Aesthetician
Judi is a highly trained and skilled aesthetician with many years of experience including that of an aesthetic instructor. She is a member of the Florida Esthetic Association. In addition to her aesthetic training, Judy also received her Practical Nursing certificate from Miami Lakes Tech and her Associate degree in Nursing from Miami Dade Junior College. She uses a variety of skin rejuvenation techniques and procedures to improve the overall health and appearance of your skin.
Medical Aesthetician/Permanent Makeup Specialist
Lora is has received certification as a Permanent Makeup Specialist and is also a medical aesthetician/ Microdermabrasion specialist. She has many years of elite education and extensive experience to bring out the beautiful you. Her passion is in Permanent Makeup and scar camouflage. Lora’s goal is to provide patients that may suffer from physical difficulty or hair loss a service to make them more confident by using her skill to insert pigment into the dermal layer of the skin that will provide a natural enhancement to brows, eyes, lips and color correction to scars. When Lora is not assisting patients, she loves spending time at home with her family and friends and taking long walks on the beach.
Director of Nursing
Pat has been the Director of Nursing for Coastal Cosmetic Center for the past 13 years and with her 25 years of nursing experience this allows her to wear many hats. Pat oversees the day to day operations of the surgery center and the clinical staff. By having a staff specialized and experienced in plastic surgery Pat ensures that the patient will have the absolute best care possible. She was born and raised in Jacksonville, but loves to visit the mountains. She has 3 grown married children and 12 grandchildren. She also loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys dancing and sports which include her favorite teams-Braves, Jaguars and Gators.
Cherie is a Perioperative nurse in our surgery center. She trained at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Jacksonville in one of the top perioperative training programs in the United States 12 years ago and has been working in the operating room ever since. She is a seasoned professional in all surgical procedures, but now devotes her time to cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures. Cherie was born and raised in Jacksonville, married and has one beautiful daughter that keeps her busy on the Lacrosse field. Beyond the office, Cherie enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves the beach, boating and spending time with her husband watching football!
Post Anesthesia Nurse
Sara works as a nurse in the post anesthesia care unit at Coastal Cosmetic Center. Sara graduated from the University of North Florida and is currently pursuing her graduate degree to become a Nurse Practitioner. If Sara isn’t working on her school work you can find her training for her next run, practicing hot yoga, traveling the world with best friends, and playing Mommy to her beautiful daughter Sophia. Life is good!
Viola has been with Coastal Cosmetic Center and the Surgery Center since July of 2006. She enjoys being a Surgical Technologist and assisting the surgeons in the operating room. Viola attended Ultrasound Diagnostic School (now Sanford Brown Institute) for two years. In 2003, she began her career with facial plastic surgery and MOH’s surgery and found that Plastic Surgery is her passion. Her comfort level with the patients has made her many new friends. She enjoys seeing patients before, during and after surgery. It always makes you feel good to know that you are helping others feel more confident with themselves, their comfort level is higher, and to see happy faces at the end of your work day.
Viola was born and raised in the lonestar state of Texas. After graduating high school in 2001, she moved to Florida to begin college and start her career. She has been with the lover of her life for 12 years and has three beautiful children who keep her on her toes at all times. Viola has a very active life from travel baseball and softball to cheerleading and basketball. She will always be her kids’ #1 fan.
Roll Tide Roll and Hook ‘em Horns!
Celine is the Post-Anesthesia Care Nurse for our surgery center. She has been with our center for over four years. Celine received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida in 1994 and has been a PACU nurse for over 18 years. She grew up in Maryland, but has been in Florida for most of her adult life. Her interests include wellness and helping others to optimize their health. Celine loves spending time with her two children. She also enjoys almost any sport that has to do with being outdoors.
Surgical Technician/Medical Assistant
Comes to you from Colorado with 20 years of experience in (trauma, general surgery, reconstructive, plastics, and L&D). TJ prominently serves as a member of our surgical team in our surgery center, as well in the clinical office to help maintain a close relationship with the patients to maintain continuity. The both direct and indirect perioperative task that she routinely performs promote positive patient care and a culture of safety for each surgical patient.
Dana has lived in the Jacksonville area for the majority of her life. She graduated from Beta Tech institute in 2001 as a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant. Her job consist of assisting the doctors with patient consultation visits and patient follow up care. She is a mother of 4 children which keeps her very active. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her friends and football Sundays. Go Giants!
To schedule a consultation for surgical cosmetic enhancement at Coastal Cosmetic Center, email or call (904) 332-6774 today.