Clinical Team

Abbey Helton, BSN, RN

Abbey Helton, BSN, RN CAbbey’s extensive training in nursing and natural people skills make her an invaluable asset to both our practice and our patients. She is a key point of communication and an integral part of the support mechanism patients enjoy while in our care.

Diploma of Health Sciences (Ontario, Canada): 1992
Bachelor of Science in Nursing:
2000

Certifications:

  • Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse
  • Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
  • Legal Nurse Consultant

Continuing Education Focus:

    • Medical Skin Care (2003 – present)
    • Past President for the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists
    • Task Force member for the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses in the creation of Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist Exam
    • Director of Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board 2016-2018
    • Author “Skin Chapter” – Core Curriculum Plastic Surgical Nursing textbook

Abbey joined the practice in 1999 after seven years of critical care nursing. She performs non-invasive cosmetic and medical skin procedures and is our lead consultant for prescription-based skin care.


Molly Hundley, BSN, RN

Molly joined our practice in 2008 after previous experience in Ambulatory Care, Critical Care and Private Practice environment. She has gained a wealth of experience in plastic surgery and medical skin care. Her warm and caring nature makes her a valuable part of our team as a skin care specialist and nurse injector.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 1995

Certifications:

  • Legal Nurse Consultant

Continuing Education Focus:

    • Medical Skincare
    • Member of the SPSSCS

Michelle Welch, BSN, RN

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Michelle comes to us from a prestigious plastic and reconstructive surgery and aesthetic center in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Her impressive  experience includes her expertise in CoolSculpting ™ – where she was part of the training team that teaches internationally for Zeltiq as a Certified Trainer. Michelle’s assessment skills and delivery of the CoolSculpting techinique is truly superior as she develops a customized treatment plan for each of her patients.  She is a seasoned nurse injector where it is her ultimate goal to assist each client to rediscover and maintain a natural, healthy and youthful appearance making her a perfect fit for the Joseph Banis Plastic Surgery team.

 


Connie Keen, Licensed Aesthetician

Connie has over 7 years of experience in the skin care industry. Connie has a vast experience in medical skin care dealing with aging skin as well as compromised skin such as Rosacea and Acne.

“I love to work with patients and educate them on what they can do for their skin. Patients are truly amazed that they can correct not only areas of concern, but also improve the health of their skin.” Connie Keen 


The Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists is a professional organization promoting and educating plastic surgical skin care professionals worldwide. The SPSSCS has earned a reputation of excellence and innovation in education. Having access to the latest trends, products and treatments makes its members elite in the world of medical skin care.

All members of the skin care team are members of the Society of Plastic Surgery Skin Care Specialists. Abbey served as President 2013 – 2014 and currently serves on the Board of Directors as an advisor.