LAURA – RECEPTIONIST
Laura has been with Horizon Plastic Surgery for 8 years and was instrumental in its development. Her career spans over 14 years from medical receptionist at General Practices in Melbourne’s North East, to a dental receptionist in Oral Maxillofacial surgery. She loves keeping active and taking her dog on walks and spending time with her family.
BERNADETTE – RECEPTIONIST
Bernie has been with Horizon Plastic Surgery for over ten years, with a background specialising in administration. She has had previous experience in the fields of Recruitment Consulting, Logistics, and the Insurance Industry. She was recruited into the role to further her career and has become an integral part of the team.
A Melbourne girl, Bernie says her family is important to her, and has raised with her husband two adorable children.
Bernie plays tennis and says she’s friendly about it, so will give a good social hit. She also enjoys travelling and camping around NSW and Victoria.
ALANNA – RECEPTIONIST
Since graduating high school, Alanna has worked extensively throughout both the private and public sector in administration and customer service management roles. Joining the Horizon team in 2020, Alanna has thrived after being thrown in the deep end and enjoys learning all about the world of plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as helping each and every patient on their individual journey with the HPS surgeons. When Alanna is not at work, she enjoys finding new brunch spots and spending time with her cat, Olivia and dog, Xanadu.
ASHLEE – RECEPTIONIST
Ashlee joined the Horizon Team in 2021. She has always had an interest in the medical field with two nurses in the family and over 5 years experience working as a medical receptionist for a local GP. Ashlee is enthusiast about the plastic and reconstructive industry, she in enjoying expanding her skills and ensuring patients receive quality and professional care here at Horizon Plastic Surgery.
Outside of work Ashlee loves spending time with her border collie Kobi, online shopping and cooking beautiful meals!
NATALIE – BOOKKEEPER/ACCOUNTS MANAGER
Natalie has been in the health industry for over 20 years, starting out in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. Natalie has been working with Dr Mark Baldwin and Dr Damien Grinsell for over ten years in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery. In 2012, she completed a Certificate IV in bookkeeping.
Natalie loves watching her daughters do their cheerleading. She especially enjoys keeping fit with boot camps and personal training. She also enjoys holidaying with her family and so far her favourite spot is anywhere where there is a beach or a lake.
ANNE – CLINICAL TYPIST
Anne’s previously worked for four years in life insurance and 15 years in finance before making a career change to the health industry. Her qualifications include a Journalism degree, Cert IV in Financial Services and Cert IV in Business Admin/Management.
Anne’s performed in amateur musical theatre and is an avid tennis fan, playing and umpiring the game for many years. She is also involved in several tennis club committees, and enjoys reading and travelling.
ALIESHA – PRACTICE MANAGER
For the past five years Aliesha was fortunate enough to be working abroad in Vancouver, Canada, before coming back to her roots here in Australia at the beginning of 2020. Prior to moving overseas in 2015, Aliesha worked with Horizon Plastic Surgery and she couldn’t resist the opportunity to join the team once again upon return Down Under. Working in an administrative capacity for over 15 years in the medical industry, Aliesha thrives in an environment where she can build close relationships with patients and strives to positively impact each and every client experience.
ANNETTE – SPECIALIST THEATRE SURGICAL NURSE & NURSE PRACTITIONER
Annette is one of our talented surgical and practice nurses, who assists our surgeons in theatre or at Horizon Plastic Surgery. She has been with us for over 10 years.
After completing a Bachelor of Nursing in 2005 at RMIT, Annette finished a Post Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing in 2008 at the Australian Catholic University, followed by a Graduate Diploma in Perioperative, Nurse Surgeon Assistant (PNSA) in 2012 from Southern Cross University.
Annette is a Melbournite, and has been nursing for over 10 years, with eight of those years working in plastic surgery. Before her beautiful two children, she was a Theatre Educator at John Fawkner Hospital (JFH), and now currently holds the title of Clinical Nurse Specialist at JFH in the Neuro Theatre unit.
Aside from her career, Netty as known by her family & friends, likes to play tennis, keep fit, is a foodie and coffee connoisseur, and loves spending time with her family.
CONNIE – SPECIALIST PRACTICE NURSE
Connie is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Plastic Surgery. She has worked in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for most of her career and in hospital wards, elective bookings, pre-admission clinic and nursing education. She has worked with Dr Mark Baldwin and Dr Damien Grinsell since 2009. Connie completed a Bachelor of Nursing Degree in 1994 at RMIT and is bilingual in Italian and English.
JODIE – SPECIALIST PRACTICE NURSE
Jodie has been nursing for over 25yrs in a diverse range of specialties. After completing a Bachelor of Nursing in 1993 at the University of Wollongong NSW, she started her career in a Plastics & Reconstructive surgical ward after her post graduate year. She then moved on to work in Emergency departments for many years in both Sydney and Melbourne, also completing a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing at the NSW College of Nursing. Several years with Hospital in the Home through RMH gave her extensive wound care experience. Following an interest in wound care, Jodie has more recently worked for a private Hyperbaric wound care centre.
SARAH – SPECIALIST PRACTICE & INJECTABLES NURSE, DERMAL THERAPIST
Our multi talented nurse Sarah comes with over 15 years experience in the medical industry. With a comprehensive background in specialist nursing, for the last 8 years Sarah has developed a keen focus on facial aesthetics and cosmetic injectables. Sarah is also trained and experienced in performing dermal therapies. Her attention to detail is second to none and she demonstrates a bespoke, personalised approach with all her patients. Sarah is warm, welcoming and will always strive to make sure each and every patient experience is exceptional. Working closely with you, Sarah can customise treatments and techniques to suit your desired results.
JAN – SPECIALIST PRACTICE NURSE
Since being recruited in 2013 Jan decided to work exclusively for Horizon Plastic Surgery. In 2020 Jan attempted to retire, luckily enough – the Horizon dream team keeps her coming back for more and you may still see her beautiful smile around the Essendon Fields rooms. Previously her career spanned 15 years across clinical positions in surgical wards and private practices. She trained at St Vincent’s Hospital Fitzroy and has had experience across various surgical specialties including Bariatric surgery.
In her free time she is a passionate tennis player and also enjoys being a book-worm, travelling, wining and dining. Despite all of these interests her favourite thing is spending time with her granddaughter and grandson.
SIMONE – SPECIALIST THEATRE SURGICAL NURSE
Simone is also one of our talented surgical nurses, who assists the Horizon surgeons in the operating theatre.
SARAH – SPECIALIST THEATRE SURGICAL NURSE
Sarah is another one of our talented surgical nurses, who assists the Horizon surgeons in the operating theatre.
ANNA – DERMAL CLINICIAN
Anna is a highly experienced Dermal Clinician/Advanced Beauty Therapist, specialising in skin science and dermal therapy treatments. With an aim to deliver exceptional results for patients, Anna takes the time to understand individual skin needs and patients concerns, customising treatments plans for each individual.
Anna has over 18 years of professional experience providing exceptional client service and attention to detail and is trained in various professional skin treatments including all aspects of laser treatment, medical skin peels, skin rejuvenation, along with skin needling, scar management and scar reduction.
Highly experienced with removal and treatment of unwanted benign skin growths and pigmentation, laser for vascular skin conditions and diathermy.
Anna in her spare time loves spending time outdoors, enjoys her PT sessions and walks, also a hit at cardio tennis. She is a mother of two lovely young girls and enjoys cooking & entertaining for her family and friends on the weekends.
- Dermal Therapy
- Scar Treatment & Reduction
- Laser Treatment:
- General redness
- Fine line / Wrinkles
- Overall Rejuvenation
- Pore reduction
- IPL :
- Superficial Pigmentation
- Skin Needling:
- Acne Scars
- Stretch marks
- Fine lines/Wrinkles
- IPL :
- Chemical Peels
- Very Superficial, Superficial and Medium Depth Peels
- Cryopen Freezing
JULIE – COSMETIC INJECTABLES NURSE
Julie is a registered nurse who has over 10 years clinical experience. She has completed her post graduate diploma of cosmetic nursing and found her true passion in cosmetic treatments to help her patients with all layers of skin and beauty concerns.
Julie specialises in a holistic, total face approach for all around rejuvenation and beautification by utilising a range of advanced anti-wrinkle, dermal fillers, PDO threads treatments and Bio-stimulator injections.
Constantly expanding her knowledge of aesthetic treatments, Julie actively participates in industry training and the most up to date education and market trends.
ALEXIE – COSMETIC INJECTABLES NURSE
Alexie is a certified cosmetic nurse injector with a dedicated 11 year career in nursing. She specialised in anaesthetics/recovery as a clinical nurse specialist. She has achieved expert results in aesthetic procedures that accentuate natural beauty and restore youthfulness.
Alexie wants every client to be the best version of themselves, achieving this within a safe and realistic timeframe. Alexie’s goal is to consistently achieve high client satisfaction and outcomes. She ensures her practice is current by attending conferences regularly.
Her clients are both men and women who have an interest in anti-ageing treatments. Alexie is passionate about cosmetic services and ensures her clients understand all aspects of the treatments they receive, including product used and post treatment care.
Alexie feels privileged to be mentored by Mr Damien Grinsell and Mr Mark Baldwin. Alexie enjoys working at Horizon Plastic Surgery and has a particular interest in anti-aging treatments, pigmentation and skincare solutions.