The Renaissance Center for Facial and Body Sculpting
The Renaissance Staff
Our patient care team is a dedicated, cohesive, and talented group of professionals, trained to provide the highest quality of personalized patient care in a compassionate, safe and accredited surgical environment. At Renaissance, our staff’s primary focus is on patient education and on providing attentive, supportive consultation services and perioperative care. We will listen to your individual concerns and goals, help you to manage your expectations, and educate you on how best to be a partner in your care. We will provide continual support and encouragement as you journey through your surgical experience, from our first meeting until your final postoperative visit. We individualize your patient care plan and pride ourselves on attention to detail. Let us know how we can best be of service to you.
Iveta is our Registered Nurse First Assist, and has over 28 years nursing experience, and first assists Dr. Nygaard in the operating room here at our facility, and at Overlake Hospital. She specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, and is committed to providing the best service as a surgical first assist. Her work ethic, combined with her empathy towards patients, will comfort you as you enter the operating room for your procedure. Her services are billed through your insurance company, and will be reviewed prior to scheduling with our office. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, cooking, baking and spending time with her husband and two fur babies!
Sarah is our Certified Medical Assistant here at Renaissance Center. She began her medical career at age 18 with the achievement of her Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and, subsequently, her Medical Assistant license in 2007. Sarah’s experience began in the primary care environment and has increased in scope to include plastic surgery. She has a special interest in aesthetics, and working with others to increase their self-confidence thru medical means. Proficient with all aspects of patient care, Sarah works in partnership with the operating room staff to deliver exceptional care thru consultations, pre and post-operation appointments, and general back office support. Sarah’s role has evolved to include operating room circulator and is typically a patient’s first point of contact on surgery days. With her love of aesthetics and her background in both primary care and plastic surgery, expect to feel comfortable and confident with Sarah! In her free time, Sarah enjoys yoga & being active, traveling, and spending time with her husband and dog.
Cambria is our Patient Care Coordinator and Master Aesthetician, with over 12 years of experience in the medical field. She began her work as a certified medical assistant back in 2004, and has spent the majority of her career working in plastic surgery and dermatology. Cambria also has her Master Aesthetician license, with years of experience in skincare. Her role at Renaissance Center is a combination of coordinating the surgery schedule and performing skin care treatments to our patients. As Patient Care Coordinator, she will guide you through the surgery scheduling process and ensure that everything goes smoothly, from your initial consultation to your last appointment in the office. As a skincare provider, your visits are customized and tailored to meet your individual needs, and provides an array of services. Please visit our skincare page for more information. In her free time, Cambria enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, wine tasting, and Seahawks football!
Meshelle is our Front Desk Coordinator, with a background in medical assisting, marketing and 10 years in the beauty industry. Her customer service skills are highlighted as she greets our patients upon entering Renaissance Center. Meshelle provides the most exceptional service from your initial phone call to your last visit in the office. She takes pride in providing compassionate customer care! Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, she loves the Seahawks, coffee, running (in the rain), hiking, baking, and reading.
Ashley is our Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller, Certified Nurse Assistant and Licensed Massage Practitioner here at Renaissance Center. Her primary role at Renaissance Center pertains to all insurance related matters from coverage and benefits to pre-authorization, claims processing and appeals. For patients seeking insurance covered surgeries, Ashley will walk you through obtaining authorization for surgery, and provides out of pocket estimates for surgical expenses. She acts as a liaison between your insurance plan and our office, and can address all matters pertaining to insurance coverage for your surgery. Ashley is also a Licensed Massage Practitioner, specializing in medical massage, and manual lymphatic drainage techniques. Supportive post-operative care with massage can ease pain and reduce healing time from your procedure. Ashley also functions as both front and back office support, helping out as needed with front desk, operating room, and clinical duties. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the wonderful opportunities the Northwest has to offer.