Management

Alysha Jackson – Practice Manager

Alysha is a Charleston native. She has over 10 years of experience in the medical field and has spent the last several years in the Plastic Surgery and Med Spa industry. She graduated magna cum laude from Charleston Southern University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree, and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration online. Alysha manages our entire practice and wears many hats. She handles all financial aspects of the practice, Human Resources, policies and procedures, and day-to-day operations. When she isn’t working, she loves spending time enjoying all that this beautiful city has to offer and living an active lifestyle. Alysha is thrilled to lead our incredible team!

Alysha Jackson

Tasha Brooks – Assistant Practice Manager

Meet Tasha, our Assistant Practice Manager. She has 15 years of experience in the medical field. She strives to make each patient and employee feel like they are family. When she is not at work, you can find her outdoors.

Tasha Brooks

Clinic Staff

Laura Shrum – Surgical Coordinator

Laura joined the practice in 2020 after graduating from the College of Charleston. She is Dr. Crantford’s and Dr. Ulm’s surgical coordinator. Laura enjoys adventure, thrills, and spending time with her French bulldog, King.

Laura Shrum

Maria Montoya – Lead Patient Care Coordinator

Maria joined the practice in 2020 and is our Lead Patient Care Coordinator. She is originally from Colombia, South America, so she is bilingual and assists with translating for our Spanish speaking patients. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.

Maria Montoya

Erin Leonard – Medical Assistant

Erin is our Medical Assistant here at Crantford Costa Plastic Surgery. She graduated from the University of Georgia and has since moved to the Holy City. Erin is applying to PA schools to pursue her dream of becoming a Physician Assistant! In her spare time, Erin enjoys traveling, catching dinner with friends, and long walks on the beach.

Erin Leonard

Belinda Aboody – Pre-Operative Educator

Belinda has been in the plastics world for nearly 20 years, 10 of those being in the OR. Transitioning to private practice has afforded her the opportunity to establish one-on-one relationships with patients. She is so excited to be a part of your care team by providing all pre-operative education!

Belinda Aboody

OR Staff

Tricia Brobisky – Surgical/OR Coordinator

Tricia is a native of Charleston and has been in the medical field for 28 years and 18 of those years have been with the practice. Tricia enjoys boating and the beach with her family and friends.

Tricia Brobisky

Courtney Lobo, RN, BSN

Courtney is a Registered Nurse with her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing/family nurse practitioner. She has been with the Crantford Costa Plastic Surgery practice for 5 years and thoroughly enjoys her time in the operating room taking care of patients. When she is not at work, Courtney enjoys spending time with her fiancé and their 2 pups!

Courtney Lobo

Jessica McGinnis, RN, BSN

Jessica has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing and has been working as an OR nurse with CC Plastic Surgery for the last several years. Jessica has lived in Charleston for the last 14 years. She is an enneagram seven, loves to travel, and has a green thumb.

Jessica McGinnis

Abbie Yoder, CSFA

Abbie is originally from Maine. She has been a scrub for more than 9 years. In her free time, she likes to go fishing, travel, and watch live music.

Abbie Yoder

Katie Bauer, RN

Katie has been a Registered Nurse for seven years now with 2 years of specialization in plastic surgery. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Spanish at College of Charleston followed by her nursing degree at Trident Technical College. During her free time, Katie enjoys being on the water and spending time with her family.

Katie Bauer

Amber Hobbs, RN

Amber is one of our OR nurses. She has 4 years of surgical experience. She graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a degree in Health Science and later obtained her nursing degree from University Of South Carolina. In her free time, Amber enjoys spending time with her family.

Amber Hobbs

Ciara Taylor, RN, RNFA

Ciara is a Registered Nurse First Assistant who came with 7 years of surgical experience. She graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Animal Veterinary Science and later obtained her nursing degree. After several years in the operating room, she attended Gulf Coast State College and completed her Registered Nurse First Assistant. She is CNOR certified. When she is not operating, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, boating, and traveling.

Ciara Taylor

Anesthesia Providers

Mike Donovan, DNAP, CRNA

Mike received a Master’s in Nurse Anesthesia in 2007 from USC School of Medicine and a Doctorate in Nurse Anesthesia Practice from Midwestern University in 2018. He has been providing outpatient anesthesia services in the Charleston area for over 15 years. He resides on Daniel Island with his wife Stephanie, son Nicky, pup, and kitty.

Mike Donovan

Tim McAdams, CRNA, MSNA

Tim graduated from MUSC in 2005 and has been providing anesthesia in the Charleston area ever since. He is married with 2 kids and, when not working, spends as much time outdoors or in the water with them as possible.

Tim McAdams

Skin Clinic Staff

Elle Blakeney, RN, BSN – Lead Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Elle was born and raised in Charleston, SC and is currently pursuing her Nurse Practitioner degree at MUSC. She is the Lead Aesthetic Nurse Injector at the CC Skin Clinic, specializing in injectable services and non-invasive procedures. Elle is known for her unique and conservative approach to non-invasive injectable treatments and focuses her attentive eye on facial balance. She firmly believes that is why her patients leave looking like a refreshed version of themselves, not someone else. In her spare time, Elle loves socializing with friends and family, spending time on the water, interior design, and fashion.

Elle Blakeney

Jessica McGinnis, RN, BSN – Lead Aesthetic Nurse Provider

Jessica is the Lead Aesthetic Laser Provider at the CC Skin Clinic. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing and has been working as an OR nurse with CC Plastic Surgery for the last several years. Jessica has lived in Charleston for the last 14 years. She is an enneagram seven, loves to travel, and has a green thumb.

Jessica McGinnis

Gabrielle Miller, RN, BSN – Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Gabrielle has been a Registered Nurse for 6 years with a background in High Risk Obstetrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She has spent the last 2 years specializing in Aesthetics, specifically injectables, medical-grade skincare, and skin procedures. Her passion is educating patients on the importance of utilizing both injectables and medical-grade skincare to accomplish their skin goals. She strives to make all patients confident in their skin and her warm compassionate approach is loved by many. In her spare time, you can find her on the water with her husband Brad and black labrador, Calhoun.

Gabrielle Miller

Meagan Turner, RN, ADN – Aesthetic Nurse Provider

Meagan is a Charleston native, mom of 2 girls, and a Registered Nurse. She is an Aesthetic Nurse Provider at the CC Skin Clinic who specializes in medical-grade skincare, skin procedures, and the treatment of various skin conditions. Meagan’s passion for making others comfortable in their skin is palpable to all who interact with her. In her spare time, Meagan enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, videography, and being on the water.

Meagan Turner

Kate Phillips – Patient Care Coordinator

Kate joined the CC Skin Clinic’s team as the Patient Care Coordinator in April of 2022. She graduated from College of Charleston in 2019 with her Bachelor’s of Science in International Business and Spanish. Kate is currently a part-time student studying to get her Master’s Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics. Outside of work and school, she enjoys spending time on the boat or at the beach.

Kate phillips

Begin Your Journey

If you would like to meet with our team to discuss your next steps, please request a consultation our call our Charleston plastic surgery office at (843) 722-5904. We look forward to meeting you.

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