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Lawrence G Kass, M.D.

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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 Tampa Bay Cosmetic Surgery Center. 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, ACLS certified, 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 30 years and has three children who are in various stages of their college degrees from undergraduate to post graduate and doctorate training. She has a poodle named Bowzer, who is 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 all 7 continents.

Kate McInerney

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Title: Medical Assistant
Degree/ Training/ Certificates/ Schools: Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse’s Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Certified in CPR, First Aid, HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens/ACLS certified

Kate is a licensed Medical Assistant who has worked at the Tampa Bay Cosmetic Surgery 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 enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Riley and Regan.

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