Heather Bryant, PA-C, MPAS Physician Assistant & Certified Injector
Heather Jackson, MPAS, PA-C is an NCCPA nationally board-certified and state-licensed Physician Assistant trained in a wide variety of procedures. She has her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in the field of Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise. Following Virginia Tech, she attended the Physician Assistant Program at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA. As a Physician Assistant at Hunstad Kortesis Bharti Cosmetic Surgery, she practices alongside our physicians to fortify patient care. She assists in initial consultations and evaluation of patients where she provides extensive education and surgical planning, and well as follows the patients through the entire plastic surgery journey.
Heather’s proficient and skilled injection techniques complement the work of our plastic surgeons, and assists those wanting a non-surgical approach to self-improvement. With extensive cosmetic and clinical experience, Heather is an experienced injector in all types of neuromodulators and fillers. She has completed advanced training courses through Allergan (manufacturer of Botox, Juvederm and Voluma) and Galderma (manufactures of Restylane and Dysport). Her goal is to ensure all of her patient’s look rejuvenated and feel their absolute best.
Meena Patel RN, BSN Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist & Advanced Certified Injector
Meena Patel, RN, BSN, CANS is an accomplished and dedicated Registered Nurse with extensive experience in the aesthetic field. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Indiana University and moved to Charlotte in 1996. She worked at CMC University before joining HKB Cosmetic Surgery in 1998. Meena’s experience at HKB includes peri-operative management, coordinating FDA clinical studies, administering conscious sedation, delivering patient care, and clinical decision-making. Qualified as an Advanced Certified Injector, Meena has been injecting neuromodulators and dermal fillers since 2004. She earned her certification from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and has pursued additional training obtaining certifications in Conscious Sedation and is a qualified Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist.
In addition to working at HKB Cosmetic Surgery, Meena also educates and trains other Physicians, Nurses, and Physician’s Assistants in the art of injecting neuromodulators and dermal fillers for two different companies. Allergan, for Botox, Kybella, and Juvederm products in the past, and currently for Galderma, for Dysport, Sculptra, and Restylane products. She has become the top trainer in the Southeast and in the top 10 percent nationwide for 2017.
Meena is also a member of the American Association of Sedation Nurses and American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses where she has co-presented at their national conferences in 2009, 2013, and 2014.
Her professionalism, class, and high level of acumen provide each client with an exceptional experience. What Meena likes about her job is the autonomy it provides. She also finds pleasure in interacting with the patients she serves. The satisfaction of facilitating the physical transformation and improving a patient’s self-esteem is what she finds most fulfilling.
Alexis Riker, Patient Care Coordinator
Alexis has worked in the field of cosmetic surgery for the past 12 years and truly enjoys her role as a patient care coordinator because it allows her to work closely with our doctors and patients. Alexis is successful in her position because she loves interacting with people and helping them reach their aesthetic goals. Her knowledge and expertise help patients feel confident and safe about their decision to have plastic surgery. She takes great pleasure in sharing a patient’s journey, and she looks forward to witnessing their excitement at the end of the transformation.
When Alexis is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and their Cane Corso, Craig, reading, and traveling.
Jordan Hasty, Patient Care Coordinator
Jordan has been in the aesthetic industry for over 12 years and with H/K/B Cosmetic Surgery since 2015. As patient care coordinator, she will be there to answer any questions you may have before and after your visit as well as help bridge a positive and open relationship with our practice.Jordan believes that, by using advanced cosmetic injectables, surgery, and medical grade skincare solutions, patients can achieve their aesthetic goals and ensure that their aging process is both graceful and seamless.
Jordan takes care of herself by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and having preventative and corrective treatments such as Botox, laser hair removal, and laser skin rejuvenation.
Kim Pisciotta, Patient Care Coordinator
Kim has worked in the aesthetic industry for over 20 years and at H/K/B Cosmetic Surgery for 3 years. As patient care coordinator she is dedicated to assisting our patients by providing an experience which empowers them to achieve their cosmetic goals. Her knowledge, compassion, and commitment to each patient is present throughout the entire surgical journey. Kim feels honored to be a part of our patient’s transformation, both physically and emotionally. Working to understand our patients’ diverse lifestyles and needs is paramount to her successful coordination of their care.
In her free time, Kim enjoys spending quality time with her family, hiking, yoga, live music, and traveling.
Kathy Hawk, Medical Esthetician
Kathy is a Licensed Esthetician, graduated at the top of her class in 2005. She has been with Hunstad Kortesis Bharti Cosmetic Surgery for eight years. Throughout this time, she has advanced her skills in many procedures such as chemical peels, laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation, body contouring, and more. She is committed to providing her patients with the best products and services.
Jennel Mitchell, Medical Esthetician
Jennel Mitchell has been an Aesthetician for 9 years, and has been in the aesthetics industry for 16+ years. Most of her experience has been alongside well-respected plastic surgeons in both Florida and North Carolina. Jennel is fulfilled by being an Aesthetician because with her background, she is able to treat a wide range of concerns, while also making sure her clients feel confident, relaxed, and happy. Her passion for skin care and attention to detail stands out with each unique case, and every service performed. She loves helping clients feel like the best version of themselves and looks forward to seeing you in the treatment room!
Outside of work Jennel enjoys traveling, learning, new adventures, yoga, and spending quality time with family & friends!