Audrey is our licensed Medical Aesthetician, and ZO Skin Health certified expert who has been in the beauty industry for almost 10 years. She prides herself on constantly furthering her knowledge in the latest science behind skin care and lasers. She specializes in all of our non-surgical procedures that can improve scarring, overall quality of skin, address any prevention or reversing of aging, permanently reduce fat, even addressing skin abnormalities such as rosacea and melasma. Audrey is our only Medical Aesthetician so each patient receives customized, and consistent support throughout your aesthetic journey.
Melissa has worked alongside Dr. Gabriel since 2009. "It has been rewarding to work alongside a doctor who is dedicated to his practice and patients. Through his artistic vision and surgical skills he has transformed the lives of many individuals, including my own. It is these skills that have earned him respect and recognition as one of the leading plastic surgeons in the Pacific Northwest. I am proud to be part of such a dynamic team and excited to see what the future may bring."
Elizabeth A Eldenburg is a Physician Assistant in Vancouver, Washington where she first-assists for Dr. Allen Gabriel, MD. She is also involved in out-patient and in-patient post-operative care as well as performing pre-surgical consultations and aesthetic injections.
She graduated with her bachelor’s degree Magna Cum Laude in 2013 from Southern Adventist University after studying Medical Laboratory Sciences. While working in the lab, she strongly desired to be more intimately involved in patient care. She went on to graduate from Kettering College in 2018 with a master‘s degree in physician assistant studies. She has a genuine interest in the subspecialty of plastic surgery given the diversity that it entails.
She finds her job rewarding as she cares for patients with breast cancer, assists with peri-wound management and improving an individual’s appearance through a cosmetic or reconstructive approach. She finds that these in turn can have a positive impact on a person’s physical, mental, and functional well-being.
Latasha coordinates surgeries to accommodate providers and patients, as well as outside facility schedules. She is also the one that obtains authorizations and referrals prior to surgery.
"I have been in the medical field for 14 years now. What I enjoy most about working here at Allen Gabriel MD is caring, supporting & helping patients feel better about themselves.
Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my family, supporting my 2 children with their favorite sports. I also enjoy my evening walks!"
Maci Pfaffenberger PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant, Northern Nevada native, and graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Neuroscience. She then chased the sunshine to Southern California where she completed a Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Western University of Health Sciences. Maci brings to the practice her years of experience in Urgent Care where she honed her skills performing countless procedures as well as building rapport with patients in times of vulnerability. At Allen Gabriel MD, Maci has the ability to see patients through their full course of care starting with surgical consultations. She assists in plastic and reconstructive surgeries in the operating room and provides peri-operative care in the hospital and in clinic. Along with functioning as a vital member of the medical team serving surgical patients, Maci also treats patients with Botox, facial fillers including Juvederm, and minor office procedures such as Cellfina. Following the teachings of Dr. Gabriel, Maci’s blend of surgical skill refinement and an eye for aesthetics allows her to tailor individual treatments to produce natural looking results for her patients. Outside of work Maci enjoys exploring her new home in the PNW either scootering around downtown or discovering new parks and brunch spots with her English Bulldog, Buford.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Jessica is our Licensed Practical Nurse and has been part of the team since 2016. She has worked within the medical field as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 4 years. She is a nurturer at heart and is drawn to making a positive impact on patients throughout their medical journey. More than anything, Jessica loves direct contact with patients to ensure that they are well informed, feel heard, and are comfortable regardless of what treatment or procedure they pursue. She strives to provide the highest quality of patient care and enjoys seeing patient’s transformation and satisfaction.
To our patients and members of the community;
We have been following COVID-19 closely and we have implemented the following precautions to protect our staff, patients and the people of our community.
If you or a family member is or has been recently ill, please call and reschedule any non-urgent appointment. Symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to a cold and may include: fever, cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath. You can obtain more information regarding the virus at the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
If you are not ill, but would be more comfortable rescheduling your appointment, please call us and we will be happy assist
For our part, we will continue our normal business practice of infection prevention.
We appreciate everyone’s patience regarding this current concern
Best regards and health,
The staff at Allen Gabriel MD
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