Our Practice

Dr. Slenkovich makes it a priority to be an accessible and available plastic surgeon who spends as much time as needed with every patient and every consultation.

There will be times when he is in surgery or in an appointment — so he has built a warm, caring and knowledgeable staff who follow through on Colorado Plastic Surgery Center’s commitment to comfort, confidence and caring from initial inquiry through your chosen procedure and every follow-up appointment or phone call.

“It is with great pride that I introduce you to our full-time staff members. I am confident that you will appreciate the care and passion they bring to your plastic surgery experience.” –Dr. Nick

Sierrah Casseday – Patient Coordinator

Sierrah will be your guide throughout your entire cosmetic surgery journey, beginning with educating you on procedures over the phone or via email. You will meet with her for your in-person, customized consultation with Dr. Slenkovich where she addresses your specific goals and concerns, assists in charting and photo presentation, and explains your detailed quote. If you decide you’d like to move forward with surgery, she will schedule your procedure and all pre- and post-op appointments. Her warm, cheerful and inviting demeanor makes our patients feel comfortable, confident and cared for.

Terrie Gilbertson – Patient Coordinator

Plastic surgery is a personal decision and journey. Terrie is a wealth of knowledge and great resource for our patients as she helps patients through the information gathering, and consultation process. She can provide you with information about cosmetic surgeries, injectables and skin care services that we offer. She enjoys being a part of the journey to help our patients reach their personal goals. Outside of the office, Terrie enjoys golfing, paddle boarding, kickboxing and spending time with her husband and four children.

Jessie Purvis – Patient Liaison

As our lead Patient Liaison, Jesse is our “go-to” girl when it comes to patients. She has the unique opportunity to build relationships with each patient of our practice. She loves to experience the patients journey with them from the first time the walk through our doors, through their journey with Dr. Slenkovich and our staff. She says “The joy on the patients faces when they come in after their surgery is one of the best sights anyone can see.” Jessie is a mom to two energetic young boys and like most Coloradans, their family spends every free moment they can outdoors. Hiking, fishing, and tiring out their Golden Retriever puppy are just a few ways their family enjoys this great state.

J Lytle – Patient Liaison

J is one of the first people our patients speak with on the phone, and one of the first smiling faces our patients see upon entering our practice. She is a living and breathing energizer bunny! She and our other Patient Liaison’s keep the office energy lively and positive, while ensuring the utmost attention is given to patients administrative needs. Her two small children and husband keep her busy biking, hiking, and playing sports. As she says “…there is never a dull moment”.

Kristin Friedman – Patient Liaison

With four years of service under her belt at CPSC, Kristin excels at patient communication. She has a calm, loving demeanor and takes it as her personal responsibility to ensure the patients have the most comfortable and positive experience possible in our practice. She loves developing relationships with patients and witnessing their amazing transformations! She also expresses how much she loves the staff here, how coming to work is actually FUN, and that working for Dr. Slenkovich is an honor…”He spends countless hours being a perfectionist so that his patients can get the best results imaginable”. Kristin and her husband just celebrated 24 years of marriage which have included raising two young men, living in Venezuela for 4 years, and traveling throughout Italy, Israel, Australia, Asia, South America and the Mediterranean!

Rebecca Schmitt – RN

The very important and unique role of clinic and OR nurse is held by Rebecca. She helps to educate patients at their pre-operative appointments, is there the morning of surgery and in the OR, and also follows up with patients after surgery. She enjoys seeing patients through all stages of their journey, and really appreciates the process each patient goes through. Seeing them reach their goals, the smile on their faces, and the confidence that they gain is Rebecca’s favorite part of her job. She leads an active lifestyle through hiking, exercising, spending time with her daughters, and practicing photography.

Andrea Fairman – Medical Aesthetician

Andrea is a skincare expert who will guide you through your journey to a rejuvenated appearance. With over 10 years in the industry, she will immediately make you comfortable with her cheerful and nurturing demeanor and discuss a long-term skincare plan to reveal your skin’s beauty potential. Her unique approach to skincare helps patients take the guess work out of their regimen. Andrea’s services include Microneedling, IPL Photofacials, Fractional CO2 Laser, ThermoLo Treatments, Chemical Peels, Dermaplaning, Acne Treatments, and Eyelash Extensions, Plasma Microneedling, SculpSure along with Botox, Juvéderm and Kybella injectables. Andrea has two beautiful daughters that keep her busy when she’s not helping our patients meet their aesthetic goals.

Pam Peppard – Peri-Operative Therapist

Pam will work with you after your cosmetic surgery procedure and uses light touch therapy to speed up the recovery process and help with swelling and bruising. Pam is expertly trained to treat plastic surgery patients, and she educates each patient on proper ways to exercise, stretch, and be aware of postural problems associated with their surgical procedures. When she’s not helping patients, Pam enjoys spending time with her dogs and working on the remodel of her house.

Sue Canada – Surgical Technologist, ASC Coordinator

With over 25 years as a surgical technologist and 15 years plastic surgery experience, Sue serves as Dr. Slenkovich’s right hand during surgery. She performs both direct and indirect peri-operative tasks and promotes positive patient care and a culture of safety for each plastic surgery. She moved to Colorado in 1983 from Laramie, Wyoming and became a Certified Expanded Duties Dental Assistant and earned her certification in basic radiology. Prior to Colorado Plastic Surgery Center she worked for an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon until 2003. When Sue isn’t working she loves to spend time with her children and their Rhodesian Ridgeback named Deuce. Sue’s husband Tim owns a “Legends” race car – and needless to say, her son A.J. enjoys driving it. Sue helps them pack up and prepare for races every weekend. Outside of the race track, Sue enjoys beading and making jewelry. She also loves cooking and teaching others to cook. Her guilty pleasure: Candy Crush.

Haylie Harding – Surgical Technologist

Haylie works by Dr. Slenkovich’s side to ensure he and the surgical assistant have the tools and resources they need during your cosmetic surgery procedure. Haylie preps the operating room and keeps supplies stocked and organized. She loves working in healthcare because she enjoys building relationships with patients and seeing surgeries up close and personal.

Andrea Watkins – Practice Administrator

Andrea is the behind-the-scenes support to Dr. Slenkovich and CPSC. As Practice Administrator, she wears several hats from managing the staff and business needs of the practice, to working with patients and lending an understanding ear of support while they embark on their journey of self-improvement. Andrea was a patient of Dr. Slenkovich’s long before coming to work with our team and believes in Dr. Slenkovich and his ability to change people’s lives with his talent, care, and concern for his patients. When she’s not buzzing around the practice, she spends her time either in the gym or outside doing something fun with her family like camping, hiking, skiing, swimming, biking and traveling.

Jessica Lundgren –Registered Nurse

Jessica has Bachelors of Science in Nursing as a prepared Registered Nurse.  Jessica is greatly inspired by every patient’s unique journey, and works hard to ensure that every patient under her care is taken care of before, during and after surgery. Aside from being Dr. Slenkovich’s nurse, she is an expert in a variety of Women’s and Men’s rejuvenation procedures.

Jessica spent 5 years as a critical care nurse  working in various Intensive care units including level 1 trauma and burn centers. She made the switch into plastic surgery in 2014 working both in the clinic and working alongside surgeons in the OR.  She loves being a part of patients journeys and helping them achieve their goals aesthetically.

Jessica grew up on a working cattle ranch in the hills of Montana and has lived in 3 other countries while trying to raise her boys.  She loves spending time with her husband and her two sons.  When she’s not at work she’s most likely to be in the mountains running, hiking or snowboarding or cheering her boys on from the sidelines.

Austin Baine- Surgical Technologist

Austin has been practicing in the field of Cosmetic Surgery exclusively since 2012. During previous employment, he worked alongside renowned, Indiana based Plastic Surgeons. The knowledge and experience acquired during his former employment allows him the ability to assist under the supervision of Dr. Slenkovich.

Outside of the operating room, Austin maintains instrumentation and handles logistical needs pertaining to the seamless flow of surgical procedures here at CPSC. The ability to see and be a part of a dramatic, instantaneous result is his favorite aspect of all cosmetic procedures. 

Outside of work, Austin is an avid adventurer who loves spending time with his girlfriend and dog. Together, they enjoying backpacking, camping, mountain biking, cycling, off-roading and snowboarding- just to name a few.  One day he hopes to contribute to Colorado Parks & Wildlife in some fashion. 

Alex Rivas –Marketing Brand Evangelist

Alex is our in house marketing specialist! With a marketing degree from the University of Colorado Boulder, Alex controls various aspects of Colorado Plastic Surgery Center’s online presence ranging from email marketing, to social media channels and to the ever important Snapchat account that many have grown to love and dedicatedly follow on a daily basis. Alex has the unique roll of being the consistent voice behind the camera that engages with prospective and current patients without coming face to face with them. She is creative, driven and passionate.

Outside of work, Alex enjoys challenging herself with various fitness activities like weight lifting, Crossfit, and as of recently, yoga. There is a very playful puppy in Alex’s life that keeps her busy, but when she gets time to relax she enjoys happy hour with friends and cuddling in bed for a Netflix binge. 

Stephanie Taggart – Practice Coordinator

Stephanie has been with Colorado Plastic Surgery since 2014 starting out as our Patient Coordinator and has shifted into Practice’s Coordinator for our office.  She is a passionate, detail-oriented individual, with five years in the medical practices, patient education, and plastic surgery, she is a knowledgeable resources for patients and their families as well as a supportive advocated during their journey. Stephanie prides herself on understanding every patient and staff’s needs, questions and concerns and truly enjoys being able to undergo any project at hand.

Using her extensive knowledge, she does her best to go above and beyond to ensure, that her practice administrator and staff are supported to make sure our patients have the up-most pleasant experience as possible. Aside from work, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, and playing with her energetic pup Ollie. She also enjoys traveling, yoga, hiking, trying new recipes and restaurants– a huge foodie!

Emma Slenkovich – Brand Ambassador

Coming soon

Victoria Lohrenz –  CNA

Victoria is one of our wonderful, overnight caretakers for patients that stay overnight in our surgery center after their procedures. Victoria loves making sure that our patients are receiving the best care. She enjoys the ability to give one-on-one care and getting to know each patient individually and being a part of their initial recovery. She is not alone in thinking that Dr. Slenkovich’s work is “amazing”. When she’s not recovering patients in the overnight surgery center, Victoria loves spending time with her children and husband; “Family’s are Forever”, she says.

Brooke Venezia –  RN

Brooke has been with CPSC for over 2 years and takes pride in ensuring that patients receive optimal care during the immediate recovery period. She loves being there to help ensure our patients get off on the right foot for a speedy and successful recovery. She truly enjoys having the opportunity to get to know our patients on a personal level during those first hours of recovery. Brooke has two beautiful daughters that adores and also enjoys reading, exercising, and traveling.

Kasey Canada – CNA

Kasey is in our surgery center in the evening with an RN to provide care and comfort for patients after surgery. She sits and provides support, watches movies, chit-chats, or even plays Words with Friends with our patients. She says her favorite thing about working at CPSC is working with Dr. Slenkovich because he is always kind and truly cares about his patients. She loves watching him educate the patients, and learns new things herself, each time she gets to work with him. Beyond providing care to our overnight patients, Kasey is also a stylist, a yogi, and love spending time with her parents, boyfriends, and dog Brixton.

At Colorado Plastic Surgery Center, patients are offered an extensive array of advanced treatments for the face, breast and body. Dr. Slenkovich has many years’ experience performing rhinoplasty and facelift in Denver, and he is regarded as one of the best Denver breast augmentation surgeons. He also specializes in sophisticated body contouring procedures and has helped numerous tummy tuck and liposuction Denver patients realize their dreams of beautifully sculpted torso appearance.

“This is the only office I would go to! Great staff and great people to work with… a thoroughly wonderful team.” -CT
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