Tricia A. – PA-C
Tricia graduated from Des Moines University in 2008 with her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. As Dr. Robbins Physician Assistant, she practices alongside and as an extension of him to provide the highest level of care to our patients. She assists with feminine rejuvenation procedures and received Thermi-O Certification after training with world renowned aesthetic urogynecologist, Dr. Red Alinsod. Tricia has over 10 years of surgical experience. She see patients for injectables, including Botox Cosmetic, wrinkle fillers, and platelet rich plasma (PRP). She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and is certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA). In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her friends and family.
Sarah H. – RN, BSN
Sarah graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the College of St. Mary in Omaha, NE. She carries additional cardiac certifications in BLS, ACLS and PALS. Sarah brings 4 years of medical and surgical experience along with 8 years of preoperative and recovery room experience. She provides care and education for patients during consultations, pre-op visits, assisting in the operating room and procedures as well as having follow up visits with patients.
When Sarah isn’t at Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ you will see her enjoying time with her children, exercising from running to hiking and listening to live music. Sarah is excited to be a part of Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ and will strive to make her patient’s visits a positive and rewarding experience.
Erin S. – RN
Erin joins our cosmetic surgery team with over a decade of experience in nursing for surgery, critical care, recovery, and aesthetic support. In addition to her Registered Nurse certification she holds a Bachelors degree in Women’s Health Sciences from the University of Northern Iowa. Erin supports our cosmetic surgery patients through their entire experience, from consultations, pre & post-operative visits, and day-of surgery care.
Outside of the practice Erin keeps very busy with her family and her robust basket weaving hobby.
Chasity V. – RN, BSN
Chasity received her Registered Nurse certification from the Mercy College of Health Sciences and her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University. She has over a decade of experience in nursing in both surgery and clinic settings. Chasity holds certifications including BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support). In her free time she enjoys being with her family, running, and cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones.
Mindy M. – MSN, CRNA
Mindy is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with 13 years of anesthesia experience in the Des Moines area. She started her nursing career in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics. Since completion of her master’s in Nursing at the University of Iowa, she has provided anesthetic services for a wide variety of surgical cases and patient populations. She has administered quality anesthesia to the patrons of Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ since the doors first opened in 2006. Mindy has certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as well as Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
As an anesthesia business owner, she divides her time between Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ and several small rural facilities throughout Iowa. She resides in Ankeny and enjoys raising her two children. On a professional level, she was the past president of the Iowa Associations of Nurse Anesthetists and is currently active in her state and national organizations.