Barb Brothers, Practice Manager
Barb has been with Buckingham Center since 2008, and as practice manager oversees the day to day operations of the practice. Her 12 years in business management, combined with her common-sense approach has proven to be a great benefit to the practice. Her emphasis has been to create a team environment where patient needs are priority one. We are very fortunate and take the time to go the extra mile, every day. This team is a source of pride for her and building lasting relationships with patients is rewarding work. You will be welcomed into the practice, well cared for and valued. Please stop by and say hello next time you come in, she looks forward to seeing you.
Christy Reed, Patient Care Consultant/Medical Assistant
Christy has over 18 years of experience in the medical field as a Medical Assistant and Patient Care Consultant. Christy joined Buckingham Center in January 2008. In addition to having past experience in assisting Dr. Buckingham with in-office surgeries and working in the clinical atmosphere with the nurses, she has broadened her experience and now shares her talents with the front office and has found it to be extremely rewarding. Christy is available to answer your questions both before and after your surgery and will assist you in scheduling your surgery. Christy is honored to be your liaison to the Doctor and nursing staff. She is extraordinarily kind, compassionate and tremendously detail oriented and thoroughly enjoys learning about all techniques and aspects of facial plastic surgery. Christy is proud to be a part of your journey here at Buckingham Center and will always welcome you with a smile.
René Thomas, RN, BSN Aesthetic Nurse Injector/Laser Specialist
Rene attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. René started her nursing career in the Emergency Room, but found her passion in facial plastic surgery and has been working with Dr. Buckingham since 2006. René has attended numerous aesthetic injectable courses and laser training courses, but it has been through her extensive training with Dr. Buckingham that her knowledge of facial anatomy and technique has been perfected. René is a provider of injectable treatments such as Botox, Dysport, Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Radiesse, Juvederm, Voluma, and Belotero. If skin texture or pigmentation is your concern, you may benefit from a customized PCA chemical peel, BBL (BroadBand Light) or Whisper Erbium laser treatment with René. Along with her advanced skill level, her caring and compassionate character will provide a safe and comfortable environment during your treatment.
René excels at correcting problem areas with an expert artistic eye. She will accentuate your best features and help you to look like your best self, naturally. Click here to view Rene’s page with specials and rebates.
Laura Meyers, RN, BSN – Aesthetic Nurse Injector/Laser Specialist
Laura received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Laura came to us in 2012 with 5 years of hospital surgical experience. It was in the Operating Room that she found her love for aesthetics and plastic surgery. Laura is currently a provider of injectable and skin treatments such as Botox, Dysport, chemical peels, BBL (BroadBand Light) and Whisper Erbium Laser. She has thoroughly trained with Dr. Buckingham and Rene’ Thomas, RN and has attended numerous aesthetic injectable and laser training courses. Laura’s confident, yet calm demeanor is what stands out immediately upon your first interaction. Her highly skilled hands have a gentle touch which will help you to relax and feel at ease during your treatment. Through her profound training, natural artistic ability, and attention to detail she will help you to attain a refreshed and rejuvenated look. It is in your own skin that Laura wants you to feel the most comfortable.
Kelly Ludera, RN, BSN
Kelly received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Northern Illinois University in 2003. Kelly came to us in July of 2014 with an extensive background within her career. She has previously worked in the intensive care unit and recovery room for nine years. The knowledge she gained in critical care and recovering patients from surgical procedures is why she excels at Buckingham Center. She focuses on making the surgical journey enjoyable from the first consultation, to the surgery itself. Kelly wants every patient to be heard and their wishes met. She brings a great deal of understanding and joy to our center and truly cares for each and every one of her patients.
Ivonne Barba – Patient Care Consultant
Ivonne has over 10 years’ experience in customer service and joined Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery in 2012. Her cheerful and upbeat personality is one of the first things you will notice as you walk through our front door. As our Patient Care Consultant, her goal is to ensure patients feel informed and comfortable throughout the entire surgical process. She will be your point of contact after your consultation and during the scheduling of your surgery. Her pleasant demeanor and extensive knowledge of plastic surgery will help eliminate any anxieties and make you feel at ease.
Madison Dallen – Medical Assistant
Madison has been a part of the Buckingham Center family since June 2015. She is an integral part of the whole surgical process, from assisting with the procedures to aiding through the recovery process. She values each and every patient greatly as well as empathizes and supports patients during their surgical journey. Whether you are new to our office or an established patient, Madison will gladly help you with your questions and concerns. She looks forward to meeting you.