Cosmetic Surgery Team
in Denver, Colorado

Building a team of trained surgical and aesthetic professionals is one thing. Ensuring every member of that team is as respectful and dedicated as Dr. Rodgers herself is quite another.

From the moment you walk through our door, you can tell that there’s something special about Denver Plastic Surgery. It’s not just an office. It’s a destination—one where you’ll feel safe, comfortable and in experienced, skillful and caring hands.

Katie McCarty, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Katie has been an integral part of our office since 2011, expertly performing aesthetic treatments such as laser resurfacing, BBL, and Halo along with advanced use of Botox and dermal fillers. Katie also provides much of the pre- and post- op care for our patients and performs several minor surgical procedures. She thrives on assisting patients on the road to recovery and ensuring they have a great experience at our office.

A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Katie attended Colorado State University and the Université de Grenoble in France for her undergraduate degree, with a major in Biology and minors in French and Biomedical Sciences. For her masters, she attended St. Francis University and Red Rocks for her physician assistant degree. When she’s not brightening people’s days here, you can probably find Katie taking photos, playing tennis, hiking, scuba diving, traveling with her husband or hitting the slopes.

Katie’s combination of artistry, skill, education, and experience make her the perfect plastic surgery PA and we can’t wait for you to see why she is so highly recommended.

Kendall Peterson, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kendall provides personalized care for both surgical and aesthetic patients.  She is a certified Master Injector and performs many laser procedures including BBL, Halo, and total resurfacing. She prides herself in making her patients look natural and not over-done. On the surgical side, you will find her assisting Dr. Rodgers in the operating room or performing several other minor procedures in the office. One of her top priorities is patient education and answering questions while performing pre-operative evaluations and surgical follow-ups. She is an advocate for women’s health and carefully helps patients through vaginal rejuvenation. Plastic surgery is a perfect fit for her as it blends art, medicine, and patient interactions. She truly believes that each patient is unique and that they deserve a customized, rather than cookie-cutter treatment plan.

She is a nationally board-certified Surgical Physician Assistant who has trained in a variety of procedures. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology from the University of Colorado Denver. She then completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Alabama Birmingham, one of two surgical programs in the United States.

She grew up in Littleton, CO and when she is not in the office you will find her spending time with her husband, son, and two Shiba Inus. In her free time, she enjoys cycling, painting, and traveling to the beach.

Ashley Ackerson

Laser Specialist, CMA

Ashley is our Certified Laser Specialist and Aesthetician. She has been working with laser and medical skincare since 2002. She specializes in melasma (brown spots) and broken capillary removal, fine lines and wrinkles, acne and acne scarring. Ashley is certified in 14 different lasers and also educates and trains other Aestheticians and Nurses in advanced laser treatments and laser physics. Ashley is also certified in permanent cosmetics from the International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics. Her specialty is hair stroke simulation eyebrows and lash line eyeliner for the most natural look.

Ashley takes considerable time with each patient in their complimentary skincare analysis to customize an achievable skincare plan. Her passion for aesthetics and laser therapy drive her to continually educate herself in the latest skincare treatments and trends. Ashley received her Aesthetic License from Xenon International Institute and has taken courses with Sciton International, Rocky Mountain Laser College, CoolSculpt, Polymar, Polyase Nd-Yag and Alexandrite, C02, Thermage, Obagi, Lumenis and Cutera. She also attended Metropolitan State University and studied History with a minor in Marketing.

Ashley is married with 3 children and loves to travel the world, read, hike, ski and spend time with her family.

Andrea Friday, R.N.

Registered Nurse

Andrea joined Denver Plastic Surgery Associates in June 2018. Andrea provides post-operative care for many of our surgical patients, as well as injectables, lasers treatments, microneedling, and other aesthetic treatments. She prides herself on helping others and enjoys seeing patients take gratification in their results.

Andrea graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Nursing in 2005. Prior to joining our practice, she worked as a Registered Nurse for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center doing medical/surgical nursing as well as orthopedics.

Andrea enjoys running, reading, and especially treasures spending time with her son.

Stephanie Barrett, R.N.

Registered Nurse

Stephanie joined Denver Plastic Surgery Associates in July 2015. Stephanie makes your experience at our office exceptional, providing service and care during your pre- operative and post-surgical visits.

Stephanie graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. degree in Sociology and received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Linfield College, Oregon. Prior to joining our practice, she worked as a registered nurse in a variety of capacities including newborn critical care, labor and delivery and elementary school nursing. Stephanie is married to her husband, Mike, and has 3 daughters that keep her busy with gymnastics and dance.

Lori Clay, R.N.

Patient Care Coordinator

Lori is a Registered Nurse with over 10 years’ experience managing clinical teams in both acute care and cosmetic surgery. She truly loves connecting with patients and guiding them through their own unique journey. Lori’s compassion and friendly demeanor, combined with her clinical expertise, make her the perfect patient advocate for Denver Plastic Surgery Associates. She follows our patients from first contact, all the way through their surgical process, and beyond.

Lori received here Associates of Science in Nursing from Concorde Medical College in 2008. She lives in Denver with her husband, teenage daughter, and their silky terrier, Gizmo. Lori loves to travel but her favorite place will always be here, soaking up the Colorado sun and all the natural beauty we have in our own backyard.

Venett Johnson

Front Desk Coordinator

As one of our Front Desk Coordinators, Venett ensures that your encounters with our front office run smoothly and efficiently every time you visit. Her knowledge, background and passion for cosmetic surgery is evident in her interactions with patients.  Customer service is her top priority- she loves being able to get to know our patients on a personal level and first name basis.

Venett is married with two children. When not at the office, she enjoys freelance photography, traveling and volunteer work.

Lexi Eubank

Medical Assistant

Lexi Eubank has worked in medical skincare since 2017 and joined the Denver Plastic Surgery Associates team in the summer of 2020. As our Medical Assistant, Lexi is an undeniable asset to our practice and patients.

Lexi received her Medical Assistant certificate in 2017 from PIMA medical institute, along with the Director’s Award for outstanding GPA and attendance. She also holds her phlebotomy certification from the National Phlebotomy Center.

Lexi is a Colorado Native and a born lover of the outdoors. She especially enjoys her time with her fiancé and their 2 sweet puppies, a Corgi and a Golden Retriever.

Becky Godsey

Practice Manager

Becky joined Denver Plastic Surgery Associates in 2016. Her diverse background in business management, sales and marketing is an asset to our medical practice. Before joining Denver Plastic Surgery Associates, Becky worked at Denver’s Channel 7, the Denver Health Foundation and was the previous Office Manager for Fusion Chiropractic and Wellness Clinic.

Becky holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri- Columbia and is an avid Mizzou Tigers fan. She has two children that keep her busy and, in her spare time, enjoys yoga and running.