Plastic Surgery Staff
Annette has been Dr. Garramone’s Aesthetic Coordinator since 2004. She and her family moved to Cape Coral from Miami, where she worked in a plastic surgeon’s office for several years.
As Dr. Garramone’s Aesthetic Coordinator, Annette wears many hats! Most importantly, she enjoys taking time with each patient to assure they have the best possible experience from the moment they walk through the door until their treatment process is complete, which includes post-procedure care. With Annette’s knowledge in both surgical and non-surgical aesthetics, she serves as a wonderful educational resource. She also has a gentle, sensitive demeanor when interacting with patients both by phone and in our office, assuring them of the utmost confidentiality.
Annette brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in medical aesthetics. Many of our patients know and love Annette as she has developed a strong relationship with them over the years.
Julie, RN BSN is the senior member of Dr. Garramone’s Operating Room team. Prior to working with us, she worked in Illinois as an OR nurse and we were quite lucky to have her work join our team in 2008 when her family moved to Fort Myers. She has over 20 years of hospital and operating room experience and is dedicated to making every patient’s surgical experience safe and comfortable. Julie treats each patient like a member of her family. Julie and her husband have two beautiful girls and a cavapoo.
Stacy, RN, BSN. Stacy joined our team in 2014 as our Recovery Room Nurse, and since then she has grown into the role of Dr. Garramone’s full-time Aesthetic Nurse as well as the director of the Medical Weight Loss and Wellness Program at the practice. She received her nursing degree at Penn State University, and soon after graduating she worked at Geisinger Medical Center in the PICU for 5 years prior to moving to Fort Myers. She is knowledgeable and compassionate about the aesthetic field, and it shows in her interactions with our patients before, during, and after treatment. She is easy to talk to and eager to answer any questions. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three active kids and teaching spin at her local gym.
Lindsey, Certified Surgical Technician. Lindsey was born in Fort Myers. She became a certified surgical technician in 2016, and is a member of the Association of Surgical Technicians national honor society. A Surgical tech is the member of the operating room team who assist with surgery and prepares the instruments for each case. Lindsey also works as our clinical aesthetic medical assistant when needed. She is married with two children. She and her family enjoy spending time boating and being involved with church activities. Lindsey says that she always wanted to be in the medical field to help people, and in plastic surgery, she is able to help patients feel better about themselves.
Tammy Cobb, Licensed Medical Aesthetician. Tammy started her career more than 19 years ago working in world-class resorts, medical spas and plastic surgery.
Tammy is a national trainer for Allergan and CoolSculpting, she teaches the Masters Program at CoolSculpting University. She has also been chosen by Allergan to be on their Body Contouring Team and Speakers Bureau for CoolSculpting.
She is also well-versed in Laser technology, Ultherapy, Vivace, Chemical Peels, Facial services and has a broad range of product knowledge. In her spare time she keeps busy with her three boys.
Danielle Brylanski, Licensed Medical Aesthetician. Certified Medical Aesthetician and permanent makeup artist with several years experience in the world of aesthetics. I am both Coolsculpting University and Sculpsure Academy certified. With my advanced training in Ultherapy, I’m seeing amazing results with very happy patients. I enjoy helping people and think everyone should feel beautiful in their own skin. With my talent, knowledge and passion for skincare/esthetics, I feel I can provide that good feeling in your own skincare. I provide a custom treatments to all my patients individual needs. Born and raised in beautiful Southwest Florida, in my spare time I love relaxing and being outdoors with my fur babies.
Dawn, Office Manager. Dawn moved to Florida from Minnesota in 2002, ultimately relocating to the Fort Myers area in 2014 to join the practice. She studied business as well as design while attending the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She has over 20 years of administrative experience working in Plastic Surgery and brings an extensive background and knowledge of cosmetic procedures, services and products. Her passion for patient satisfaction and the plastic surgery aesthetic industry is a perfect match for Dr Garramone’s innovative, and cutting-edge organization. Dawn says, “Dr Garramone is an exceptional surgeon and I am proud to work for him and his amazing team!”
Theresa, Patient Care Coordinator and Certified Surgical Technician. Theresa moved to Fort Myers in December 2017 from Stamford CT, and joined GPS shortly there after. Theresa has been working the the plastic surgery industry for over 18 years and as a surgical tech for over a decade. Theresa is also a Certified Coolsculpting Technician. Her extensive knowledge base of surgical and cosmetic procedures allows patients to feel comfortable. She approaches each patient with an unparalleled dedication and commitment, supporting them through every step of their procedure. Fun Fact – Theresa grew up as a professional roller skater!
Cathy, Medical Assistant. Cathy spent most of her childhood in Iowa but finished off her senior year of high school here in Florida. She explored her passion for patient care, and in 2001 she began in the cosmetic surgery industry. Joining our practice in 2016, Cathy is a strategic part of the hair-transplant team and a medical assistant for our Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant. Most recently, Cathy has taken on the role of Microblading Technician at the practice. Always devoted to her patients and colleagues, she has been an incredibly valuable addition to the practice. Cathy brings a genuine enthusiasm to all aspects of her work that our patients feel and deeply enjoy.
Lisa Ralph, Front Desk Coordinator. Lisa grew up in Miami, Florida, and moved to the Fort Myers area with her husband and three children in 2011. Lisa has been in the beauty and med-spa industry since 2000 and has a true desire to make every patient feel welcome and beautiful. Outside of work, Lisa is very involved with her church community and volunteering. In her free time, she enjoys party planning, entertaining, and helping her husband with his catering service. She says, “Dr. Garramone is an incredibly gifted surgeon. Working with him and his team of knowledgeable and caring women is a truly rewarding experience.”
Megan Scott, Front Desk Coordinator. Megan is one of the newer additions to the Garramone Family. Megan has been a lifelong resident of Cape Coral and has always had a passion for the beauty industry and is currently in school to become a licensed aesthetician. When asked why she came to work at Garramone, Megan replied, “Working at a company of this caliber is the best learning experience.” Next to raising her young son, Megan’s favorite thing to do is make people feel beautiful and confident.
Aubrey Saffron, Front Desk Coordinator. Aubrey will be one of the first faces you see when you walk through the door of Garramone Plastic Surgery. Originally from Connecticut but raised here in Southwest Florida, Aubrey has seven years of experience at high-end salon and spas, giving her a strong background in customer service and beauty. Her expertise, passion, and knowledge in this industry make her a great asset to the Garramone Family. Making people feel beautiful inside and out is one of her favorite things next to shopping and taking care of her beautiful daughter
For more information about our Plastic Surgery Staff, or to schedule a consultation, please contact Dr. Garramone’s office today at 239.482.1900.