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Center for Plastic Surgery Ann Arbor
5333 McAuley Drive, Suite 5001
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 712-2323
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Bernice is an NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant with 6 years of experience in the field of Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Michigan State University and then went on to work for the USDA in a genetics laboratory before finding her calling in the medical field. She spent 5 years with CPRS working under Drs. Izenberg, Hing, Beil, and Sherick in the clinical and surgical field.
Bernice earned her Master of Science in Physician Assisting from the University of Detroit Mercy and has since been working as a provider in outpatient Internal Medicine and as a national trainer for InMode Aesthetic Devices. She trains physicians and medical offices in the use of IPL, laser hair removal, microneedling, radiofrequency skin tightening, vaginal rejuvenation, and radiofrequency-assisted lipoplasty. She has now returned to CPSAA to serve as a provider in the MedSpa.
Her background in medicine allows her to optimally treat patients with consideration of their full medical history. She has a passion for patient care and strives to help patients look and feel their best. With a focus on patient education, Bernice helps patients understand the etiology of their concerns and various treatment options. She is meticulous and takes pride in employing safe medical practices that mitigate associated risks and complications.
Bernice is BLS and ACLS certified by the American Heart Association. She is a member of the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Patty Kutcher earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a registered nurse in 1987. She began working as a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) before moving to Michigan one year later. She worked in the NICU at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, but shortly after, transferred to the Operating Room where she began training as a surgical nurse in Cardiothoracic, Urology, and General Surgery.
In 1990, she started working at the Center for Plastic Surgery Ann Arbor for Dr. Robert Oneal. She fell in love with the service and has been practicing with these doctors ever since. She has seen a lot of advances in plastic surgery through the years. She is happy to share her knowledge of surgical procedures and intervention and how it relates to her role as an injector with the Aesthetics aspect of our practice.
Being well-rounded and knowledgeable about all aspects of Plastic Surgery will enhance Patty’s connection with our patients and give them the ultimate experience with whatever route they choose.
Heather is a Licensed Esthetician & Licensed Cosmetologist in the state of Michigan. She started her career after graduating from the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in 2011. Heather further expanded her profession in medical esthetics by graduating from the National Laser Institute in Chicago, Illinois where she became a Certified Laser Technician.
Heather has worked closely with Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons during her career in medical spas. She is trained and certified on various laser devices and skincare treatments including Broadband Light for pigmentation, sun damage, rosacea, acne, etc. She also performs laser hair removal treatments, chemical peels, micro-needling, dermaplaning, and Hydrafacials.
Heather specializes in Laser resurfacing for correcting deep lines and wrinkles, acne scarring, and surgical scars.
Chaeli is a Licensed Aesthetician with a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Toledo. She began her journey into skincare working in dermatology as a medical assistant in Chicago, IL. Her knowledge of skin health and skincare best practices grew along with her as she graduated from an Advanced Esthiology program in Perrysburg, OH.
She is trained on various laser and skincare treatments including BBL Forever Young for pigmentation and rosacea, BBL Forever Clear for acne, Clear V for spider veins, laser hair removal, CoolSculpting®, microneedling, Nano, MicroLaser Peels, Profractional Resurfacing, Morpheus8, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, and HydraFacial, DermaSound and Rezenerate Facials.
Brittany Hourigan is a licensed aesthetician in the state of Michigan and has over 12 years of experience in the esthetics field, including three years as a Lead Educator of Estiology at the Douglas J Aveda Institute.
Brittany specializes in the following treatments: pigmentation, aging skin, rosacea, and acne. She combines various medical-grade skincare products along with progressive aesthetic treatments to address these concerns. She works collaboratively with our surgeons to help achieve optimal results.
The extensive list of services provided by Brittany includes laser hair removal, Intense Pulsed Light, Pixel laser resurfacing, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, HydraFacial MD, Dermasound ultrasonic facials, extractions, light to mid-depth peels, ClearLift laser treatment, tattoo removal, and cosmetic filler consultations.
Julie is a Licensed Aesthetician in the state of Michigan. Julie, an Ann Arbor local, is passionate about the art and science of preserving and rejuvenating your skin. She started her esthetics career after graduating from the Douglas J. Aveda Institute – Ann Arbor.
Julie specializes in advanced aesthetic treatments including: HydraFacial MD, dermaplaning, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, DermaSound, Rezenerate Facials, LED Light Therapy, men’s facials, and body facials.
Always learning, Julie is devoted to finding the most effective technologies and treatments available to ensure the best possible results for our patients. Julie is comprehensive in her approach, addressing the total health and well-being of your skin. She customizes her in office treatments to address multiple skin concerns and educates patients on how to effectively care for their skin at home. Her goal is to provide immediate and long-term corrective solutions for all skin concerns while helping each client embrace and protect their natural beauty. Julie aims for each guest to leave feeling empowered, pampered and beautiful.