NorthShore Plastic Surgery Get To Know Us
Lets Meet Your Team
Kendra Dickinson Surgery Counselor
Kendra joined Northshore Plastic Surgery with a vast knowledge of cosmetic surgery and esthetics from San Diego, California in 2012. She oversees the office and surgical schedule ensuring the patients receive whatever help and information they request. She educates the patients about Dr. Boudreaux & Dr. Claiborne and the services they offer. After the doctor completes his evaluation, Kendra will answer any questions you may have allowing you to make an informed decision about your procedure, discuss your surgical quote and payment options.
Friendly and energetic, Kendra builds genuine connections with the patients and helps them feel confident and comfortable during what can be an emotional and life-changing event.
Taylor D’Arcourt Office Manager
Taylor is originally from Covington, LA and began working for a Plastic Surgeon’s office in Lafayette, LA in 2014 where she developed her passion for medical aesthetics. She joined the Northshore Plastic Surgery team in December 2016 and has been committed to providing excellent customer service while getting to know patients on a personal level. Her main role is to ensure every patient comes away feeling like the best version of themselves and supporting the team to allow the practice to continuously grow and provide exceptional patient care. "I’m so fortunate to be surrounded by a team of confident, intelligent and compassionate individuals that genuinely care about making a difference to every patient that walks through our doors.”
Erin Peak, RN Operating Room Manager
Erin Peak, Our Mississippi girl, relocated to the Northshore almost 10 years ago. Erin joined our team with 12 years of OR experience; with the last 5 years serving as the Director of the Operating Room at Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital. She is a member of the Association of Perioperative Nurses and loves to learn about new developments and changes in the OR.
Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and going to the gym.
Tami Villarrubia Medical Aesthetician
Tami is a licensed Aesthetician who has been with the NPS team since 2012. Originally from Biloxi, MS, she attended the University of South Alabama and then Florida International University, where she studied Business/Marketing. Although she enjoyed her career in sales/marketing as an account manager in the travel industry, a corporate meeting planner for hotels, as well as a certified real estate agent, she yearned for something more fulfilling. After over-coming her own skin challenges, she decided to pursue her true passion of helping others achieve their skin care goals. Tami became a certified Aesthetician in 2001, after attending the Neill Institute in Covington. She has worked in a medical practice ever since, performing skin rejuvenation treatments using a combination of “no down time” lasers, ablative lasers, peels and medical strength products to give her customers optimal results. She also performs laser hair-removal and laser leg-vein therapy.
Over the course of her career, Tami has attended many advanced training courses in lasers and chemical peel services. What sets her apart is her customer retention. She prides herself on the caring, long-term relationships she builds with her customers. This is achieved starting in a very thorough consultation where they are set up on a skin care plan to achieve their goals, and then continuing on maintenance treatments. Tami just celebrated 21 years of being a medical Aesthetician.
Katie Huval Aesthetician & Tattoo Removal Specialist
Katie is dedicated to her patients and their results. She strives to not only meet but go above her clients expectations. She's originally from the Lafayette area and graduated from the University of Louisiana. Katie also attended Aveda Institute in Lafayette and graduated in 2011. Her thorough educational background as well as 8 years experience in retail allows her to be well rounded in making clients feel comfortable while informing them with her knowledge of skin care.
Katie joined our NPS staff in 2016. She loves delving into the science and technology behind products and treatments while eagerly seeking out opportunities to increase her knowledge in the world of aesthetics. Katie performs tattoo removal, laser vein therapy, laser hair removal and various skin care services.
Hannah Smith Medical Aesthetician
Hannah is originally from Destrehan and relocated to Ponchatoula a few years ago! She is a licensed medical aesthetician, specializing in laser technology. A National Laser Institute and Aveda graduate, Hannah loves educating her patients on the importance of skin care, one of her life-long passions. Hannah is also National Esthetician Advanced Training (NCEA) certified, the highest voluntary credential in the United States.
She is an expert in various skin care and laser services. Hannah truly adores educating her patients, helping them understand their skin and creating treatment plans together. She feels it is so rewarding when patients come back with a smile because of her. Hannah has a background in Dermatology and has a vast knowledge of personalizing skincare regimens that include laser services, injectables and skin care products that help patients achieve their skin goals.
Tiffany Houser, ANP-C Certified Nurse Practitioner
Tiffany Houser is Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. Tiffany graduated from William Carey College School of Nursing in 1995 and received her Master's Degree from Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing in 2011. Tiffany's background includes women's health, labor & delivery, neurology and facial aesthetics. She specializes in cosmetic and non-surgical services such as, injectables, CoolSculpting Elite, and Thermi Va. Staying abreast of new technology and research, Tiffany is dedicated to providing cutting edge procedures, products, and guidance to her patients. Tiffany enjoys interacting with patients, building relationships and always has a smile on her face.
Suzanne Lancaster, ANP-C Certified Nurse Practitioner
Suzanne Lancaster is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing in 2008. She later returned to LSUHSC and received her Master's Degree in 2012. Suzanne's background includes cardiology, pre-operative and post-operative care, pain management, dermatology and facial aesthetics. She specializes in cosmetic and non-surgical procedures including Botox, fillers and CoolScupting Elite.
She loves collaborating with her patients to help them achieve a natural and refreshed look. Her goal is to have her patients leave happy and more confident. Suzanne and her husband moved to Mandeville in 2014. They have three children, Stella, Eli and Ava.
Kim Fugarino, AGNP-C Certified Nurse Practitioner
Kim obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Louisiana State University, 2009) prior to her Associate of Science in Nursing (Our Lady of the Lake College, 2010). Kim then worked as a registered nurse while obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Louisiana State University at Alexandria, 2018), followed by her Master of Science in Nursing (University of South Alabama, 2020). Kim is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Kim’s unique blend of educational experience in both kinesiology and nursing provides the foundation for her passion.
“Utilization of preventative maintenance to help patients gain confidence and become the best version of themselves.” Kim collaborates with her patients to meet their individual goals in primary care and beyond, has an eye for symmetry and small details, and has a proven record of patient satisfaction following treatment with medical aesthetic injectables. Outside of her profession, Kim is a devoted wife and mother of two that enjoys staying mentally and physically active through lifelong learning, watersports, weightlifting, and traveling with her young family.
Kayla Stephens Medical Assistant
Kayla joined Northshore Plastic Surgery's team in October of 2013, shortly after graduating from Delta College. She is currently our clinic coordinator and is a part of our Medical Assistant team. You will most often see Kayla in your consultation and throughout your follow-up visits. She also takes care of any medical leave paperwork or medical record needs for our patients. She loves spending her free time with her husband Regis and their son Harrison!
MaKenzie Fussell Front Desk Coordinator
MaKenzie is a native of Franklinton, LA and a graduate of Franklinton High School. Her warm smile and inviting personality are the first things to greet you when you enter Northshore Plastic Surgery. Whether you are calling for information or scheduling an appointment, MaKenzie ensures your experience with our office is as comfortable and pleasant as possible. She looks forward to meeting you!
Trinity Edwards Social Media Manager & Front Desk Coordinator
Trinity serves as the Social Media Marketing Manager at Northshore Plastic Surgery. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Louisiana State University. She has a keen interest in the world of aesthetics and has found her passion in the dynamic field of social media marketing.
She consistently seeks opportunities to expand her knowledge and skills in aesthetics, staying ahead of the latest industry advancements and trends. This allows her to bring fresh ideas and innovative approaches to her role, contributing to the success of Northshore Plastic Surgery's social media marketing initiatives.
"I am excited to continue my professional journey at Northshore Plastic Surgery, where I can combine my expertise in marketing with my passion for aesthetics! It's never a dull day in the aesthetics world. I love it!"
Lauren Brumfield Surgery Tech- First Assist
Lauren Joined Northshore Plastic Surgery in 2016, but has been working in surgery with Dr. Boudreaux since 2014 at Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital. Lauren graduated from Medvance Institute in 2010 for Surgery Tech and then from Meridian Institute in 2014 for First Assist.
Lauren assists Dr. Boudreaux during all surgical procedures and assures the operating room environment and all equipment remains safe for each and every patient.
Dana Liddell, RN Registered Nurse
Meet our clinic nurse Dana! She began her undergraduate college education at Southeastern Louisiana University and went on to graduate with an Associate's Degree in Nursing from Charity School of Nursing in 2007. Dana began her nursing career as a step-down ICU nurse where she gained most of her basic knowledge of nursing in the critical care setting. Dana discovered that she loved caring for patients in critical care and began working as an Emergency Room Nurse where she went on to obtain her license as a Certified Trauma Nurse. In 2010, Dana began working in the Surgical Ambulatory Care setting as both an admitting and recovery room nurse. She came to Northshore Plastic Surgery in 2016 as a recovery room nurse before moving to our clinic. Dana has an enthusiastic and caring attitude and is truly committed to providing our patients with the best pre and post op experience.
Elise Mnichowski, RN Registered Nurse
Elise Mnichowski is a Mandeville native that graduated with a bachelor’s degree from LSUHSC School of Nursing in 2011. She began her nursing career in the PICU at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans where she stayed until joining our team in March of 2016.
Elise is one of our clinic and recovery nurses and may also be found filling in in the OR. She will be there for you throughout your entire experience with our office, from your first consultation to your post-operative appointments. Elise is a very caring and empathetic person who is committed to making you feel comfortable and providing all patients with a unique and positive experience.
Cayla Duhon, RN Registered Nurse
Cayla Duhon recently moved to the Northshore from New Orleans. After getting her bachelors in nursing from LSU, she started her career as a critical care step down nurse in Austin, TX. She began working in post-anesthesia care after moving back to New Orleans in 2020. She recently joined the Northshore Plastic Surgery team in June 2023 and looks forward to providing compassionate care for patients before and after their surgeries.
Brittany Summersgill, RN Registered Nurse
Brittany is a native New Orleanian and avid Saints fan! She studied allied health at the University of South Alabama and received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Mobile in 2000. With a passion for critical care, she has worked as an emergency room and cardiac cath lab nurse, a travel nurse, and is a certified trauma nurse instructor.
Brittany has lived on the Northshore since 2006 and she joined the Northshore Plastic Surgery team in 2017. You can find her in our recovery room where she is looking forward to caring for you after surgery and providing you a positive post-op experience.
Jena Currier, RN Registered Nurse
Jena Currier is originally from Metairie and now lives in Madisonville, LA. After obtaining her nursing degree from LSU May of 2011, she kicked off her career as a critical care nurse on a step down unit. She was then transferred to same day surgery working as an admitting and recovery nurse, where she discovered her passion for surgical nursing. Her attention to detail and meticulous care make a career in nursing a perfect fit!
Since 2021, Jena has found her home with Northshore Plastic Surgery. She loves encouraging her clients, and ensuring they all feel their best. Outside of NPS, Jena spends her time with her husband Cody, and their two children, Carey and Thomas. Her favorite past times include working out, and spending time with friends and family!
Catherine Burst, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant
Catherine is a board certified Physician Assistant who joined Northshore Plastic Surgery’s team in 2021. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Kinesiology from LSU in 2012. She then attended LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans where she obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2017. Shortly after graduation, Catherine began her career in plastic surgery. She can be found in clinic and assisting in the OR. She loves spending her free time with her husband Jared, their two sons Owen and Bennett, and cheering on both the LSU Tigers and Saints!
Madelyn Riley, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant
Madelyn Riley is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. She graduated from Louisiana State University Health Science Center and obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2017. Shortly after graduation she began her career in plastic surgery. Madelyn can be found in the OR assisting Dr. Boudreaux and Dr. Claiborne, or in clinic. She is passionate about helping patients through their entire surgery experience- from pre-op, intra-op, and post-op.
Madelyn is from New Orleans. She and her husband moved to Mandeville in 2018, and shortly after began their family. They have 2 daughters, McKenzie and Macy, who are 17 months apart.
Caroline Kenyon, RN Registered Nurse
Caroline grew up in Mandeville and now lives in Folsom, LA. She attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for her Bachelors degree in nursing and graduated in 2020. She started in medical-surgical nursing and progressed to work in labor and delivery, post-partum, and nursery. She started at North Shore Plastic Surgery in 2022 as an Operating Room nurse and found her passion for surgery. Her goal is to always make our patients feel comfortable and their absolute best! Outside of the operating room, Caroline enjoys spending time with her husband, William, and two fur babies. Her favorite things to do include traveling, working out, and spending time on the water with her family.
Blair Boss, RN Registered Nurse
Blair is a Mandeville native and attended Southeastern Louisiana University for nursing school. After graduating nursing school, she participated in a nursing residency program specific to the operating room (StaRN). This was through Lakeview Regional Medical Center, where she worked prior to starting with Northshore Plastic Surgery. She joined our team in March of 2022. She looks forward to caring for patients during surgery and advocating for them!