Amy McGill, board certified physician assistant, has been in the aesthetic industry for 20 years and a member of the Atalla team since 2009. Amy began her training at Florida State University, graduating with a BS degree in Nutrition/Exercise Physiology. She followed this with clinical clerkships in both orthopedics and dermatology, with an emphasis on skin cancers and Mohs skin cancer surgery. Amy went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2005 from the University of Kentucky.
Amy has previously served as director of laser and cosmetic procedure in a large dermatology office in Nashville TN, and was named National Nurse Director for the Institute of Aesthetic Medicine. She is currently a faculty member with the Allergan Medical Institute as a master injector and clinical laser specialist and trainer for Cutera Laser Corporation. Her experience and expertise in the fields of laser and injectable therapies are both vast and invaluable in the aesthetic market.
Along with Dr. Atalla, Amy administers Botox, Dysport and advanced level dermal fillers. She also performs advanced laser therapies, and PRP injections for skin rejuvenation, scar revision therapy, and hair restoration. Consultations with Amy are complimentary and may be scheduled by appointment.
Amy’s work experience prior to joining our team was in cardiology and advanced heart failure. She is an excellent nurse, with skills and precision that make her a perfect addition to our team. Amy is a certified injector for Botox and dermal filler through the Aesthetic Advancements Institute (AAI).
Along with our doctors and physician assistant, Amy Holloway administers Botox, Dysport, and dermal fillers. Amy H. also performs advanced laser therapies, PRP injections for skin rejuvenation, scar revision therapy and hair restoration. Consultations with Amy Holloway are complimentary and may be scheduled by appointment.
Stacy Wall, clinical manager, graduated from Campbellsville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences in 1997. She has over 20 years of clinical experience, as well as extensive training in medical and cosmetic skincare. Stacy has been with Atalla Essential Skin Restoration since 2000. She is a certified Medical Assistant and a member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. She is also certified in the use of Cutera, Syneron Candela, Fraxel, and Cynosure laser technology. Stacy is trained on SkinMedica, Obagi, Alastin, ZO Medical and Revision skin care systems. She continues to stay current with various laser technologies and skincare treatments.
Stacy’s specialty and certifications include the use of multiple laser devices such as SculpSure for body contouring, Enlighten for Tattoo Removal and non-ablative fractional procedures. She also specializes in laser hair removal, vascular and pigmented lesions.
Jackie Riley has been working with the team at Atalla Plastic Surgery since 2004 as our billing and credentialing specialist. Jackie had diverse background and experiences in the medical field before coming to Atalla Plastic Surgery.
Jackie is very detail oriented and works tirelessly to assist patients with financing when needed, as well as insurance companies to ensure that the patient’s care is covered. Jackie is available during office hours to speak with patients regarding billing and payment options.
Kim Hart joined Atalla Plastic Surgery in 1999 as our receptionist. With time, she has curated our scheduling system, developed computer programs, phone systems and numerous other projects. Her knowledge and 21+ years of experience allow her to answer patient questions, concerns and inquiries.
Kim’s smile is contagious when you walk into our office. She is loved by our clients and team members for her kind demeanor and care.
licensed practical nurse
Deanna Diehl, LPN, began her career in medicine working in acute and cardiac care. She then moved into the long-term care and home health environments. Deanna began working in our practice at its inception in 1998, helping to set up the office, developing protocols and procedures and developing relationships with the hospital operating room staff to provide a smooth surgical experience for the patient. Deanna has attended multiple in-services, conferences and workshops on various procedures and technology that Dr. Atalla uses, and has received specific training and certification in the areas of laser therapy, Fraxel Restore and LipoLite. Most importantly, Deanna has worked next to Dr. Atalla, learning his technique and treatment styles, and has become an invaluable resource for patients. We want our patients to feel comfortable calling our office, and Deanna is readily available to answer clinical as well as surgical scheduling questions.
Rebecca Heflin, clinical aesthetician, has been on the Atalla team since 2005. Her training was completed at the International Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she completed a 750 course of study specializing specifically in skin care. She holds her license to practice in the State of Kentucky, and attends multiple workshops and courses by some of the most highly regarded experts in our industry. Rebecca’s areas of interest and expertise include non-invasive body contouring, dermaplaning, HydraFacial MD, PRP, and micro-needling. She is also a certified provider of many laser services including laser hair removal, and laser genesis. Rebecca has an endless knowledge of skincare products, and is innovative in her approach to prescribing the best at-home regimens including Obagi, SkinMedica, Atalla 4Face, Revision and Herbivore.
Tammy Hall, clinical aesthetician, earned her aesthetician license in 2011. She came to Atalla Plastic Surgery in 2015 from one of Louisville’s premier medical spas where she was exposed to all areas of cosmetics. Tammy has extensive training in corrective peels and facial treatments, laser therapies, and body contouring therapies. She is certified in Avène, Glytone, ZO, Obagi and SkinMedica. Tammy is passionate about working with her clients to achieve individualized skin care goals. Her professional services offered at Atalla Plastic Surgery include customized facials, rosacea and acne treatments, chemical peels, laser genesis, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, HydraFacial, microneedling, dermalinfusion, PRP, and SculpSure.
Saundra Andersen, clinical aesthetician, earned her aesthetic license in 2007 after completing her training at the Fredric Aveda Institute in Cincinnati, OH. Saundra earned her experience working in Aveda Institutes in both Ohio and Colorado. She joins Atalla Plastic Surgery with a background as managing aesthetician, instructor of aesthetics and spa coach. Other services Saundra provides entail microneedling, chemical peels, microderm, dermaplaning, hydrafacials, LED light therapy and European facials with pressure point technologies.
Stevi Rone comes to us from Aveda Institute in Nashville, TN where she completed 1000 hours of course study specializing in aesthetics. She holds her license to practice in both, Kentucky and Tennessee. She joined the Atalla team in 2018. Since then she has attended many advance skin care courses and aesthetic seminars. Stevi shares a broad knowledge of physician directed skin care and specializes in a vast array of chemical peels, microneeding, PRP, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion and HydraFacials. Stevi suffered from acne as a teen and she is very passionate about helping clients treat acne. She feels that it is very rewarding to help others feel confident in their skin again.
Camilla graduated in 2015 from Daymar College with an Associate’s degree in Science. She is a Registered Medical Assistant with over six years of experience and serves our office by providing clinical support to our doctors, staff and patients.
Having served previously as Patient Coordinator, Camilla is well versed in the products, services and care provided at Atalla Plastic Surgery | Skin + Laser. She is trained in phlebotomy and injections, including but not limited to PRP and B-12. Camilla primarily assists Dr. Durnen but is eager and willing to provide the highest level of care for all of our clients.
Shawn graduated in 2018 from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She serves our office as one of our Patient Coordinators, providing administrative support to our patients and staff. Shawn also assists the office with some other administrative duties, while also greeting patients, answering phones, assisting with scheduling, and answering clients questions.
patient care coordinator
Jesica Ferris Campbell comes to us from Russellville, Kentucky. Jesica obtained her associates degree in Medical Office management and is a Medical Assistant. She serves our office as one of our patient coordinators, providing administrative support to our patients and staff. Jesica assists the office with many duties such as greeting patients, answering phones, assisting with scheduling, and answering clients questions.
Sarah graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Though her degree is in marketing, her specialty and prior work experiences have always been in retail and merchandizing.
Sarah grew up helping in her family’s business and has over 20 years of experience in customer service. Working with patients (customers) and helping them is Sarah’s passion and favorite part of working with the Atalla team.
Heather graduated from Campbellsville University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. In 2009, she received her Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration. Heather has over 10 years of experience related to business in the health care sector.
Heather is one of the newer members of the Atalla team, joining the practice in 2020 as the Marketing Director. In her role she organizes content for all social media platforms, interacts with clients and community members, serves to promote Atalla Plastic Surgery in local events and advertising. Heather’s passion is customer service; she firmly believes in the great service and care that the Atalla team brings to our patients every day.
Peggy Atalla is the practice manager for all services, treatments, and procedures performed. Peggy is the “glue” to the office as she joined Dr. Atalla in the start of their office in 1998. Her knowledge is infinite in the plastic surgery industry. Whether it’s information about a skin care product to a procedure, Peggy knows all.
She leads the Atalla team, assists with training opportunities, and conducts all business matters. Peggy loves giving back to others and is a big part of why our office is so loved by our Bowling Green community.
She has a passion for taking care of clients and making their experience the best.