The Maxwell Aesthetics Staff
At MAXWELL AESTHETICS, we pride ourselves on providing world-class service in every aspect of our Nashville cosmetic surgery procedures and aesthetic services. From cutting-edge techniques and high standards for surgical safety and efficiency, to concierge service and individual, personalized care, our aesthetic and medical specialists have the advanced skills to offer you quality treatment at every stage of your procedure. Learn more about our team:
*(Missing: Dr. Amaka Nwubah)
Kandice Whitman – Clinical Nurse
Kandice is a Nashville Native who joined Maxwell Aesthetics in March of 2017. She comes to us with over 9 years of experience in Dermatology. Being a mother of two boys, Kandice finds herself spending time outdoors watching her boys play football. In her spare time she loves spending quality time with with her family and friends, listening to her favorite artist Thomas Rhett, and cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers!!
Elizabeth Brooks – Clinical Nurse
Elizabeth joined Maxwell Aesthetics in October 2020. She was a registered nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for 3 years before joining our team. She is originally from Cleveland, Tennessee and graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, cooking and spending quality time with friends and family. She loves connecting with patients on a personal level and ensuring they have a fantastic experience at our office.
Denise Olsen – Patient Care Coordinator
Denise joined Maxwell Aesthetics in February 2019 as a patient care coordinator. She has worked in healthcare management and insurance for over thirty years.
Denise and her husband Gary settled in middle Tennessee after he retired from the US Air Force. They have three children and 4 grandchildren.
In her spare time she enjoys boating, waterskiing, swimming and spending time with her family and playing cards and games with friends.
Jonathan Kohanim – Patient Care Coordinator
Jonathan moved to Nashville from Beverly Hills, to take on the role of Patient Care Coordinator for Dr. Jacob Unger, here at Maxwell Aesthetics. He began his career in 2013 in Commercial Real Estate and then Aesthetics. He has his BA in Business Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University.
Jonathan has worked with the top specialists in Cosmetic Dermatology, Facial & Body Plastics and Oculoplastic Surgery. He brings great experience and insight to the office and our patients. When he is not getting to help patients in the office, Jonathan enjoys great restaurants, working out and spending time with his family and friends.
Victoria Wilcox – Patient Care Coordinator
Victoria was born in St. Louis, Missouri but has been living in Nashville, TN since 2008. With an Associate’s Degree in Marketing, she also brings with her 4 years of customer service experience. Victoria loves her family and loves being a dog mom to her English bull dog Tank! When she’s not helping patients at Maxwell Aesthetics, you can find her exploring Nashville, losing herself in a good book, and following the latest fashion trends.
Rebecca Milligan – Research Coordinator (Part-time)
Rebecca has been part of the Maxwell Aesthetics team for almost six years. She joined our staff when her family relocated to Nashville from the Pacific Northwest. Rebecca has an MBA, and BS in Nutrition, and also graduated Cum Laude. She works as our Clinical Trials Coordinator and Patient Coordinator. Honestly, she is a jack of all trades filling in wherever needed. Before moving to Nashville, Rebecca was an Instructor and Grant Writer at Big Bend Community College in Washington. She as two daughters and together they enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. Rebecca enjoys boating, gardening and she is also a book worm. On her day off you will certainly find her out on Old Hickory wakeboarding!
Nicole Zielinski – Front Office Coordinator
Nicole is a Nashville Native who joined Maxwell Aesthetics in February of 2021. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from The University of Alabama, and comes to us with over 2 years of experience in Dermatology. Nicole loves spending time with her family and friends. She is also a pet mom to her dog, Sandler and cat, Dante! When she’s not Maxwell Aesthetics, she’s either exploring Nashville’s food scene with her husband Benton, cheering on the Crimson Tide, or losing herself in a good Netflix binge.
Tracy Jensen, WHNP-BC – Director, Aesthetic Services
Our Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Tracy Jensen, is board-certified and has been an important part of our practice since early in 2013. Read her bio & learn more about her here.
Kelly Unger – Director of Marketing
Kelly grew up in Houston, Texas but has spent a significant amount of time in Nashville over the years, since her extended family lives here. It has been amazing to watch the city of Nashville transform into the sophisticated city it is today, and she now calls Nashville home. Before moving to Nashville, she lived in New York, Dallas and Paris, France. Kelly graduated from Tulane University with a degree in Marketing.
She has loved getting to know the wonderful patients of Maxwell Aesthetics and is constantly inspired by them.
Kelly is the mom to two very active boys, Hudson & Graham, with a little girl on the way. In her free time she enjoys traveling, hiking many of the beautiful Nashville trails and makes a mean green smoothie.
Operating Room Staff
Karen Moore, RN – Operating Room Supervisor
Karen is a registered nurse with more than 37 years of nursing experience. Thirty-four of these years were spent in operating room management. Karen opened the State Certified Level III Operating Room Suite at Maxwell Aesthetics in 2009. She currently remains as Director of Surgery at Maxwell Aesthetics.
Karen got her undergraduate degree from Auburn University, and her nursing degree from Belmont University.
Karen remains active in the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Nurses and the Association of Operating Room Nurses. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the School of Nursing at Belmont University.
Karen and her husband, Pat, live in Brentwood. They have two daughters and five grandchildren.
Suzy Byrum, RN – Recovery Room
Suzy Byram has been with Maxwell Aesthetics since 2009. She is an RN with twenty-seven years of nursing experience. Upon graduating nursing school she worked at Vanderbilt Medical Center in the surgical/trauma intensive care unit and recovery rooms.
Suzy enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Suzy and her husband, Steve, live in Franklin. She has two children and one grandchild.
Pam Duncan – First Assistant
Pam joined Maxwell Aesthetics in 2010. She is an RN First Assistant with 41 years of surgical experience. Upon graduating from nursing school, she went to work in surgery at Centennial Medical Center (formerly Parkview Hospital) where she worked until 2018, eight of those years working at both Centennial Medical Center and Maxwell Aesthetics. Pam enjoys spending time with her two precious grandchildren, playing tennis and cheering on her Tennessee VOLS!!!
Glenda Sullivan – Scrub Tech
Glenda joined the OR staff of Maxwell Aesthetics in 2009. She began her career working at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. During her fifteen years of experience, Glenda has specialized in plastic surgery. She enjoys traveling and being with friends.
Sylvia Fawcett – Scrub Nurse
Sylvia joined the OR team at Maxwell Aesthetics in May 2018. Sylvia graduated from UT Memphis School of Nursing in 1987. She has twenty six years of experience in OR and PACU. Sylvia has lived in Nashville for 26 years. She has been married to Keith for thirty years. Sylvia loves hiking, biking, swimming and her dogs.
Mark Pepper, CRNA – Nurse Anesthetist
Mark Pepper is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (C.R.N.A.) practicing primarily in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area since 1982.
Mark is President of Anesthesia Care of Nashville, PLLC and has extensive hospital and office-based experience. He remains very passionate about the service he offers physicians and patients and strives always for anesthesia excellence and a safe, positive patient experience.
A native of Nashville, Mark and his wife Michelle live in Brentwood. They have 3 sons, a daughter and have been Blessed with two handsome grandsons!