Meet Our Staff
From your initial consultation to your final follow-up visit, our staff at Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas is committed to providing an unmatched level of care to make your time with us as pleasant and stress-free as possible. Each member of our team brings forth a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of cosmetic enhancement, and they work collaboratively with our plastic surgeons to ensure you receive an optimal degree of personalized attention while achieving your aesthetic goals in a safe and comfortable environment.
For more information about the expertise and credentials of our staff, we encourage you to read through the bios provided below. If you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule a consultation at Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas, please do not hesitate to contact us today.
Jacque Clements, Practice Administrator
Jacque brings over twenty years of both clinical and managerial experience in the medical and aesthetic sphere. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Marketing from Iowa Weslyan University and is committed and dedicated to making every patient experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible.
Lauren Deaton, Marketing Director
Bio coming soon!
Liz Vandyke Freer, PA-C
Liz grew up in Hanover, PA, not far from Hershey Chocolate Factory. She moved to Virginia to go to school at University of Virginia for her undergraduate degrees in Fine Art with a Photography Concentration, and a second degree in Art History. After graduation, she moved to Charleston, SC to pursue a photography internship at Charleston Magazine. After living in Charleston for a year, and falling in love with the culinary scene, she decided to elevate her love of eating to a love of cooking. She attended the Culinary Institute of Charleston for degrees in Culinary and Pastry Arts. Liz continued to work in many downtown Charleston kitchens before moving toward a more entrepreneurial path of private chef and event caterer.
Having done many medical mission trips when younger, Liz had always had an interest in the art of Medicine. While catering on the side, she returned to school to get the necessary prerequisites to apply to MUSC PA school. She graduated in 2016 with a Master of Physician Assistant studies, and since then has held positions in Allergy and Immunology, Urgent Care, and then found her place in Cosmetic Injecting and Aesthetics. As an artist, it was the best of both worlds. She has been practicing as an injector for over two years prior to finding her place at Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas. We are excited to have her on our team!
When not in the office, Liz loves to spend time outside: surfing, beaching, yoga, pickleball, and golf. She loves going to see live music with friends, and spending time with her rescue dog, Kaia, going on walks and to the park. She still loves photography and cooking, and if you’re lucky, you might catch her on a day she baked cookies for the office.
Zach Childress RN, BSN
Zach Childress is a Registered Nurse who combines expert medical aesthetic technique with an artist’s eye for beauty.
His early adult years were spent in Paris and Spain, studying language and observing the effortless beauty that Europeans are known for. His unique background in aesthetics was further nurtured while working in set-design for fashion photography in New York City for many years. There he perfected his creative eye while rubbing shoulders with celebrity clientele. After these formative years, Zach realized his dream of coupling his scientific side with his creative side. He enrolled in nursing school with the ultimate goal of working in cosmetic medicine.
As a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina’s Accelerated Nursing Program, Zach earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing while receiving highest honors for community health nursing and medical research. After graduating, Zach worked at a busy medical office as a cosmetic nurse injector and laser specialist. Many years were spent working in dermatology mastering the art of dermal fillers, BOTOX® Cosmetic/Dysport®, laser treatments, and more. Zach is excited to share his talent with his clients, offering them the highest quality of service.
Ashley Lovett, RN, BSN
Ashley Lovett, RN, BSN has enjoyed the Lowcountry life in Mount Pleasant, SC for the past 14 years. She is from Augusta, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Education majoring in Health Promotion, then went on to the Medical College of Georgia for her BS in Nursing. She spent many years as a Labor and Delivery nurse before starting her journey in aesthetics in 2016. She has attended numerous trainings to improve her skills and feels that ongoing continuing education is key in this industry.
Ashley is passionate about enhancing beauty while preventing the aging process with natural looking results. These results are achieved by combination treatments such as Botox and Dysport, dermal fillers and volumizers, and energy based devices such as microneedling with radio frequency and skin rejuvenating lasers. She loves helping her clients become the absolute best version of themselves and achieving the aesthetic goals they desire!
Aside from her work, Ashley enjoys being on the water, spending time with family, and enjoys her newest obsession…..golf!
Susan Watson-Neimy, RN, BSN, CANS
Susan Watson-Neimy, RN, BSN, CANS has been working at Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas for over nine years. Susan is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist credentialed by the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses. She has become a Master Aesthetic Injector, combining her extensive technical expertise with a unique appreciation and understanding for facial anatomy and aesthetics. Susan collaborates with Dr. Rowin and Dr. Kalus on the unique individualized treatment plans for each and every patient under their care. A graduate of The Medical University of South Carolina, Susan spent her earlier professional career as an Emergency Room nurse highly regarded for her passion and commitment to improving patient lives. Over the past 13 years she has devoted her education, training and technical skills as an expert injector, practitioner of medical tattooing, and as an aesthetic physician extender receiving her training from leading innovators and experts in the field. Susan also participates in international and national education seminars as a national instructor and trainer for other physicians and medical professionals in the art and science of fillers and other injectables.
Amber Lang, LPN, CLT, LME
Amber Lang LPN, CLT, LME is a highly skilled aesthetic nurse by profession. With over 10 years of experience in medical aesthetics, she specializes in cosmetic treatments to restore and enhance one’s natural beauty. She began her career working in the most respected Plastic Surgeon’s office in Las Vegas, Nevada as an Aesthetician. Working in the plastic surgery field, her passion for aesthetics continued to intensify. She later enrolled in nursing school to further her knowledge of facial anatomy and skin function. She worked in various positions to include pre and post-operative care, as well as scrubbing into surgeries to further enhance her knowledge of anti-aging procedures. She moved back to her native home of Charleston, SC to be closer to her immediate family and to bring her comprehensive background in skincare to the low country. Amber holds advanced certifications in state of the art lasers and non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as: intense pulse light therapy, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing, PRP hair restoration, chemical peels, CO2 resurfacing and micro-needling. She is excited to join Shine Medical Spa at Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas where she can practice what she loves and help her clients look and feel their best.
Reba Mueller, R.N.
Reba received her nursing degree from the University of South Carolina and has over thirty years of experience as a former emergency room, surgical ICU, and pediatric ICU nurse and educator. She possesses not only a tremendous clinical background and experience but a unique combination of compassion and care that makes all of our patients that much more confident and comfortable throughout their preoperative and postoperative experience.
Lilly Larson, BSN, RN, CNOR
A graduate from the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, Lilly has acquired a broad range of skills throughout her career, from surgical assistant to operating room nurse to medical office assistant. She is a Certified Perioperative Nurse and has served in several different types of medical/surgical procedures and found a true passion in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Her knowledge and professional presence make her a great asset to our team at Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas.
Anissa Martinez, Professional Microblader
Anissa Martinez is the premier eyebrow specialist in the low country! As a natural born artist, Anissa takes joy and satisfaction from translating vision into reality. She has years of experience in creating a full, natural looking brow, while sculpting the perfect eye-opening arch. Properly shaped eyebrows frame the face, create a more youthful appearance, and take tons of time off of your daily makeup routine! Anissa’s warm, friendly and professional disposition are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Oh, and by the way, her results speak for themselves.
Angel Jenkins brings nearly twenty years of clinical aesthetic experience with lasers, IPL, and facial and body treatments both in dermatology and plastic surgery. Her passion for her work is only exceeded by her empathic care which she brings to each and every one of her patients.
Kerstin Felton, PSOC Front Office Manager
Kerstin brings extensive experience in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her passion for customer service and extensive knowledge of skincare and products makes her a valued member of our team. Kerstin takes pride in knowing that all questions and concerns are addressed in a timely manner.
Jennifer Smith, Shine Practice Manager - Front Office Manager
Jennifer began her career as a licensed aesthetician and has extensive previous experience in a busy dermatology practice. Her passion lies in helping patients from a customer service vantage and excels in her position as the front office manager. Although she has spent over a decade in management, her aesthetic interests remain an important focus for her. Jennifer’s aesthetics and management experience make her an essential and vital member of our team.
Nic Donnellan, Patient Care Coordinator
Bio coming soon!