MedSpa / Surgical Staff

MedSpa / Surgical Staff

Highly educated and board-certified, our cosmetic physicians and physicians assistants are the foundation upon which we’ve been grounded since are inception. Our philosophy is simple: our patients come first.

Plastic Surgeons

John Eric Lomax, MD

Dr. Lomax has over 30 years experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery. After his residency he joined and became partner of a plastic surgery practice at Texas Medical Center where he was also a clinical instructor in plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. From there he served as chief of plastic surgery at Texas Tech University and went into private practice in general plastic, aesthetic, hand, facial trauma, reconstructive and microsurgery in El Paso, TX and Branson, MO.

Dr. Lomax is skilled in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery including: breast reconstruction, hand surgery, laser surgery, nasal surgery, dermabrasion, brow/forehead lift, collagen/fat injections, liposuction, eyelid surgery, face/neck lift, tummy tuck, ear surgery, reconstructive / trauma surgery, Botox and Juvederm, and more.

James M. Jeffries III, MD
Dr. Jeffries is Board Certified from the American Board of Plastic surgery and has over 20 years experience. After medical school, Dr. Jeffries was enlisted as a Commissioned officer in Leavenworth Kansas, completing both his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at New Jersey Medical School and University Hospital.

Dr. Jeffries is skilled in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery including: breast augmentation and reconstruction, nasal surgery, chemical peels, dermabrasion, brow/forehead lift, collagen/fat injections, liposuction, eyelid surgery, face/neck lift, tummy tuck, ear surgery, Botox and Juvederm, and more.

 

Cosmetic Team

Ann M. Stratton, RN BSN CANS

Ann Stratton has been practicing as a Cosmetic Nurse with Soderstrom Skin Institute since April 2010. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Science & Nursing from Bradley University and her education has been focused on non-surgical aesthetic procedures such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Juvederm® Injectable Gel, Laser Science and Treatments, and Medical Skin Care. Ann’s Certifications include Laser Technician, Skin Care Specialist and Injectable Specialist.
Brooke Macdougall, RN CANS

Brooke MacDougall obtained her Bachelors Degree in Science with Biomedical emphasis from University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse in 2000 and later obtained her Nursing Degree from Scott Community College. She previously worked at the Burn Trauma Treatment Center at University of Iowa and at the ER of the Genesis Health Center before becoming a Certified Dermatology Nurse and Certified Cosmetic Nurse Injector. She started working at Soderstrom Skin Institute in 2008.
Carissa L. Pardekooper PA-C

Carissa joined Soderstrom Skin Institute in 2016. She received her bachelors degree in biology from Evangel University in Springfield, MO where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2008. In 2014, Carissa received her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX. Carissa sees patients in our Iowa offices.
Megan-pic2Megan Murray, MA CAC

Megan Murray obtained her medical assisting degree from Hamilton Technical College in 1997. She has 18 years of dermatology experience and worked previously at the Galesburg Clinic with Dr. Harvey Penziner before joining Soderstrom Skin Institute in 2000. She currently works as the Clinical Manager of Dermatology & Lasers and is trained in VI & Perfect 10 Retinol peels, Lumenis CO2 Fracitional, Apogee & Elite MPX and Aura KTP lasers.
Sara Snarr, RN BSN MSN

Sara Snarr graduated from Graduated from University of Illinois in Chicago and obtained her nursing degree from St. Francis College of Nursing in Peoria IL. She has six years of experience in healthcare and started working as Nurse Practitioner at Soderstrom Skin Institute in 2014.