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Meet the Team

Although Portland Plastic Surgery Group is led by a team of talented surgeons, our medical and administrative staff are the foundation of our practice. These skilled team members touch every aspect of the patient experience, from the first phone call to the final follow-up visit. Here, get to know our staff and learn why our practice stands apart from other plastic surgery centers in Portland.

To learn more about our practice, you can request a consultation online or call the office at (503) 292-9200.

Colleen Phillips

Physician Assistant

Colleen was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. She is the youngest of 10 children and after being both a Husky (UW) and an Eagle (EWU) she ventured off to St. Louis University where she received her Physician Assistant education. After 5+ years working and learning the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery at large teaching hospitals she joined a private practice for 18 years and then Kaiser Permanente for the past 3 years. Therefore, she brings with her 25+ years of experience in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine! Along with treating patients with BOTOX®, dermal fillers, lasers and minor office procedures, Colleen will be assisting the surgeons in the operating room and an integral part of the patient care team here at Portland Plastic Surgery Group. She is an avid Seahawks fan, loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends.

Lauren Taylor


Lauren began her nursing career in 2011 and comes to us with a background in oncology and aesthetics. She enjoys getting to know her patients and learning about their lives. Lauren is fascinated by the mind‐body connection and works to provide care that is holistic, encompassing the physical, mental and emotional aspects of her patients. In her free time, Lauren enjoys being active and spending time with family and friends. While at home in Portland, she spends as much time as possible with her little nephew Camden. She also takes every opportunity she can to travel often visiting her family's cabin in Montana which she considers to be her "happy place" and second home.

Tanja Doss

Practice Manager

Tanja started her healthcare career at the front desk of a large healthcare institution in Portland in 2013. Her hard work and eagerness to learn propelled her into a management position within the first 4 years of her career. During that time, she learned a tremendous amount about healthcare, providers, staff and most of all, patients and the patient experience. Having grown up working in restaurants, she quickly learned the importance of customer service and strives to ensure that everyone who walks through the clinic doors leaves feeling heard and appreciated. She decided in April 2016 to branch into private practice and was blessed enough to find her position at Portland Plastic Surgery Group.

Tanja was raised in the mountains of Colorado and is a die-hard Denver Broncos fan. She lived in 4 different states before settling in Oregon to be near her family who all, at some point, moved from Colorado and settled in the Portland area. When she is not working in the clinic, Tanja volunteers with a non-profit group she helped to found that raises money for students educational and athletic needs.

Gaylenn M.

Front Desk Coordinator

Gaylenn was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Oregon in 2006. Gaylenn has worked in Sales, Office Management and Customer Service for over 21 years and is excited to join the amazing and talented team at Portland Plastic Surgery. Gaylenn is the first person you see when you come for an appointment and always greets you with a warm, friendly smile. It is her pleasure to make sure every client is comfortable and receives the best customer service possible.

Gaylenn enjoys cooking, dancing, karaoke and hanging out with friends and her dog, Chance.

Kiahna E.

Front Desk Coordinator

Kiahna was born and raised in Vancouver, WA. At 17, she started her first year of college at Eastern Washington University. During her time and studies at EWU, she discovered a passion for the Public Health field and after 2 years as an Eagle, she transferred to the University of Washington to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health Studies. Kiahna's ultimate goal is to further her education and pursue a Master's Degree in Health Administration. Outside of work, she enjoy spending time with family, friends and her new puppy, Lulu. She is also very passionate about fitness and enjoy working out, mostly running. Kiahna is so excited to be a part of Portland Plastic Surgery Group where she can continue to learn more about the healthcare field and be around great people!

Shannon W.

Medical Assistant

Shannon has been working in the plastic surgery field since 2012, and she's excited to join the talented team at Portland Plastic Surgery Group. Shannon's favorite part of her job is patient care. Each day, she makes it her personal mission to give her patients a reason to smile by making them comfortable and providing the best support possible. She takes a special interest in breast reconstruction patients and is passionate about helping these women reclaim their lives after cancer.

Shannon is a Portland girl and a true Oregonian. She has many pastimes including camping, hiking, fitness, photography, cooking, live music, and travel. Her large network of family and friends is the most important aspect of her life.

Cherrie L.

Medical Assistant

Cherrie recently moved to the Portland area from Colorado. She has worked in dermatology for 3 years and would love to continue her education to become a physician assistant. Her favorite things about working for Portland Plastic Surgery Group is patient care and procedures. Cherrie has a passion for education and learning new techniques in her field. Cherrie enjoys being outside and exploring the great outdoors. She has many other interests such as travel, fitness, and spending time with family and friends. She's an adventurous eater and with that appetite loves to explore new restaurants and interesting foods!

Holly H.

Licensed Esthetician

Holly was born in Maryland and moved to Portland 4 years ago. She loves all of the beautiful nearby hikes and being so close to the coast. She, her husband, and her son like to explore the beautiful natural surroundings in their spare time. Holly has a degree in botany and a passion for plant-based healing. She is also a certified yoga instructor and licensed esthetician. She feels that these 3 career paths blend together beautifully and help her create a well-rounded approach to creating a truly relaxing experience for each of her guests. Holly is most excited about working at Portland Plastic Surgery because of the way their products combine plant ingredients with high performance ingredients for a truly exceptional facial. She also enjoys meeting our wonderful clients and being a part of a great team.

Stacey M.

Patient Care Coordinator

Stacey has 30 years of experience working at surgical practices. As our Patient Care Coordinator, she arranges in-office visits, coordinates surgery schedules, and guides patients through the sometimes-complicated intake and post-operative process. A native of North Bend, she relishes Oregon's beaches, especially in the wintertime. Stacey is a novice birder, enjoys spending time with her Chihuahua and Shiba Inu dogs, and prefers Walla Walla over California reds.

Cheri B.

Billing Specialist

Cheri was born in Grants Pass, Oregon and grew up in California. She relocated to the Portland area in August 2016. She started her medical career in 2001 as a pharmacy technician and gradually moved through the entire revenue cycle field from billing, to charge capture, to collections and financial aid. She is happy to be bringing her years of experience to Portland Plastic Surgery Group. Cheri enjoys helping patients understand the complex world of billing. In her spare time, she spends time with her family and enjoys reading, cooking, camping, and traveling.

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