Meet Our Staff
Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center offers Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Burlington area residents advanced options in cosmetic surgery. Each member of our team is here to make your experience as pleasant and rewarding as possible.
Regardless of the procedure or intervention performed, a patient’s happiness is the most rewarding experience of restoring beauty and function.
Melanie, our Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) is licensed by the state of Virginia and North Carolina. Through Chamberlain University of Chicago, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as her Master of Science in Nursing for Family Care Nurse Practitioner. She is also certified as an EPIC injector, Thermi Specialist, and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. Melanie has an accumulated ten years of nursing experience with Six years at Coley Cosmetic and Hand Center. Her education varies including: Emergency Room, Intervention Radiology, Urgent Care and Operative Care.
As an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, she shares a holistic philosophy with her patients in order to help them achieve an inner sense of well-being, confidence, and self-esteem which are the overall goals of the cosmetic health industry. The relationships that she develops with her patients remain her primary motivation for working as a nurse practitioner, particularly in the cosmetic industry. Melanie believes that our self-worth and self-esteem play such an important role in how we proceed and succeed in our lives. As a cosmetic nurse practitioner, she is able to help others enhance and improve how they feel about themselves in order to become more confident and to live a happier and more fulfilled life. She is honored to be a member of Coley Cosmetic and Hand Plastic Surgery team and to help others achieve their highest potential.
Meghan, Medical Aesthetician
Meghan, our licensed Medical Aesthetician and Body Contouring Expert, has been with our practice since January 2013. Meghan works with patients as our leading Coolsculpting provider as well as laser treatments, skin care, and other non-invasive services offered here in our practice. Meghan is dedicated to improving her patients’ overall appearance from head to toe, and thrives on helping each individual feel more confident as a result. She will develop a customized treatment plan for you and assure that she equips you with the knowledge you need to achieve optimal and lasting results. With over seven years of experience, you can rely on Meghan to deliver personalized and consistent visible results. Outside of work, Meghan enjoys yoga, reading, redecorating and spending time with her family.
Jessica, Licensed Practical Nurse
Jessica, our Licensed Practical Nurse, works side by side with Dr. Coley to ensure that our patients are provided the best possible care available. A graduate from Forsyth Tech in 2010 Jessica is always open and excited to face new challenges where she has the ability to learn something new. She takes pride in being a member of the staff that is like family and getting to know patients on a more personal level. In her spare time, Jessica likes to spend time outside on her horse farm, spoil her three pups, travel to new places with her husband Chris and attempt a hand at photography every now and then.
Julie, Front Office Manager
Julie, our Front Office Manager, brings with her 10 plus years of medical office customer service experience. She is the first person you will meet upon visiting our office and she will always greet you with a smile. She helps every step of the way, answering questions regarding your procedure, financing options and surgery scheduling. She feels it is a privilege to be a part of patients’ decision to have surgery and she wants to ensure that our patients have an incredible experience from beginning to end. She enjoys the family-like atmosphere at Coley Cosmetic, being part of the medical industry and positively impacting peoples’ lives through the services and products we offer. Outside of her role at our office, Julie enjoys photography, baking, watching movies, and spending time with her family.
Autumn, Front Office Patient Care/Social Media Coordinator
Autumn, our Front Office Patient Care/Social Media Coordinator, helps set the tone for a patient’s experience by greeting them with a smile and assisting with their visit. She greatly enjoys working alongside our friendly staff in our comfortable environment -the strength of our team is very important to her. She appreciates how much she learns on the job and is proud to work alongside our top-notch physician. Outside of work, Autumn, an avid animal lover volunteers at local shelters, enjoys reading, making pottery, traveling, and spending time with her family, and close friends.
Abby Nelson, Esthetician
Please welcome Abby Nelson, a new certified esthetician at Coley Cosmetic. Abby is a graduate of the Aveda Institute Esthetics Program. She has 7 years of experience in the industry and is passionate about helping people feel comfortable in their own skin. She specializes in facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, waxing, and skincare. Educating clients about skincare is something she finds very fulfilling. Abby spends her time outside of work with friends, family and her 2 black labs. Baking is a hobby of hers and she loves trying out new recipes to share with others.
At The Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center, board certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. H. Christopher Coley offers his aesthetic expertise to patients across North Carolina including Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Burlington, Durham, Chapel Hill, Kernersville, and Thomasville, North Carolina. Contact The Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center office today at 336-790-5254 to schedule your consultation!