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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

RN

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.


Cheri B.

Practice Manager

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.


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.


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 Advanced 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.

In 2018, Holly won a ZO Skin Health Products contest. She was selected out of more than 3,000 entrants to win the grand prize! She does a great job educating our patients on the value of ZO Skin Health products!


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.


Tara F.

Billing Specialist

Tara is a native to the Northwest. She has 25 years in the medical field with a range of experience but billing has been her passion the last 10 years. She is excited to be a part of Portland Plastic Surgery Group and enjoys the sometimes-complicated world of Insurance billing and helping patients navigate the maze. She has 3 grown children that live in Washington and cherishes times with them. She also enjoys spending time with local family and friends. Kayaking, walking, Lego, movies and trying new things and going to live events are some of the things she enjoys in her spare time. One of her new favorite things to do is attend some of the local celebrity fan events/conventions and meet a few of her favorite celebrities while seeing the amazing costumes some very talented fans recreate and take pictures with them.


Traci T.

Front Desk Coordinator

Traci grew up in southern Oregon and moved to Roseburg in 2000 and relocated to Portland in April 2015 with her husband of 26 years. She has two children, both married, and two beautiful grandchildren. She has been in health care for over 20 years, working in a variety of specialties. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family, loving on her grandbabies and being with her little Yorky poo Chloe. Would not be out of the ordinary to see her out shopping at the Carters or Macys stores.

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Meet Holly,

our award-winning esthetician

She does a great job educating our patients on the value of ZO Skin Health products!