Meet our Staff
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Title: Board certified plastic surgeon specializing in reconstructive and cosmetic facial and eye surgeries
Degree/ Training/ Certificates/ Schools: Dr. Kass is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is Fellowship trained in Oculo-Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is the Director of The Kass Center for Cosmetic Surgery. Read more on Dr. Kass’s Biography
Lena Saccucci, R.N.
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Title: Registered Nurse, Skin Health Specialist
Degree/ Training/ Certificates/ Schools: Registered Nurse, certifications in IPL treatments for hair removal, sun damage, rosacea, acne, chemical peels, C Rx.
Lena is a graduate of the University of South Florida. She holds degrees in Physical Therapy, Nursing and a Masters Degree in English Literature. She has been working for Dr. Kass for over 25 years, beginning as his receptionist, then later becoming his office manager, and now assisting in office surgeries. When not assisting Dr. Kass, she is responsible for the aesthetic lunchtime office procedures. She performs skin analysis as well as laser hair removal, chemical peels, facials and waxing to name a few of the modalities offered. Lena has been married for over 25 years and has three children who are in various stages of their college degrees from undergraduate to post graduate and doctorate training. She has two poodles, Benny and Bowzer, whom are very much loved by the family.
When not working, along with gardening, Lena’s other passion is to read. When her last child went off to college she formed the empty-nesters book club, which has been going strong for three years now. Lena also loves to travel, alongside her husband, and has been to every continent except Antarctica, which she hopes to get to in the near future.
Mary D. Spikes
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Title: Administration Coordinator
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Mary has worked in Long Term Care for 40 years. She is an independent, certified, Activity Consultant/Social Services. On the state level, Mary has served as President, VP, treasurer, and is currently the Events Coordinator and President of Florida Health Care Association. She has served on many committees for The National Association of Activity Professionals (NAAP). She was the recipient of the Member of the Year award from the Florida Health Care Activity Coordinators Association, and received the Lobbyist of the Year award from Florida Health Care Association. As a lifetime member of the Florida Activity Coordinators Association, Mary is currently serving as the Professional Development Trustee for NAAP and State President of the Florida Health Care Activity Coordinators Association.
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Title: Medical Assistant
Degree/ Training/ Certificates/ Schools: Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse’s Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Certified in CPT, First Aid, HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens
Kate is a licensed Medical Assistant who has worked at the Kass Center since 2011. She assists Dr. Kass during surgery and helps with pre-surgery preparations and post-operative recovery. Kate provides a comforting and reassuring presence to patients. Her calming bedside manner and extensive experience allow Kate to help patients understand what to expect before, during and after surgery.
Enthusiastic, motivated and passionate about the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Kate is knowledgeable about many cosmetic procedures. She regularly seeks opportunities to expand her knowledge in ways that will allow her to better assist Dr. Kass and provide greater support to his patients.
A native of Chicago, Kate has many family and friends in Illinois and visits frequently. She is a life-long fan of the Chicago Bears football team and is a loyal supporter of the Tampa Bay Rays. When not at work, Kate and her husband enjoy spending time with their three dogs, Riley, Seamus and Regan.
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Title: Marketing Coordinator
Degree/ Training/ Certificates/ Schools: University of Pittsburgh, BS; Collaborative Institute Training Initiative (CITI) Certification; HIPAA Trained
Recently, the Kass Center was pleased to announce the addition of our new employee, Linda Morrison. Linda will be helping to keep up with our growing internet inquiries, Facebook, Instagram and social media presence. She will be changing and updating photos and copy on our new website, especially as we add new and exciting procedures to the practice. Often, we are asked when we will update the photographs on the digital photo frames in our office exam rooms and in our before and after photo books. Linda will be helping with all of these.
Linda has extensive experience working with hospitals, nonprofits, public education, medical research, local government, broadcast media and advertising. She was raised in Pittsburgh, PA and spent many years in Rochester, NY raising her family and working in program management and advocacy for families of children diagnosed with cancer, brain tumors and blood disorders.
She and her husband love the beauty, culture and diversity of St. Petersburg. They share a blended family of six children and a passion for their beloved seven pound Yorkshire terrier.
Doctor’s Day for Dr. Kass
The Kass Center staff threw a party for Dr. Kass celebrating National Doctor’s Day. Starting with bagels, Lox, and cream cheese, then lunch, and lots of balloons! Dr. Kass shows off the commemorative clock the team surprised him with as a gift.