Our Staff at Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons Serving Denver, Aurora, Littleton, Highlands Ranch, and Nearby Colorado

Patricia Wszolek, Chief Operating Officer
As Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery and Facial Aesthetics chief operating officer, Patricia Wszolek is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery and Facial Aesthetics as well as overseeing the strategic development and the execution of the company’s corporate plan. Pattie brings 26 years of leadership and business expertise to Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery and Facial Aesthetics. She is known for her advocacy on behalf of patients to ensure our patients have a rewarding experience and that we continue to meet the needs of our community far into the future. She is respected for her honesty, integrity and dedication to our patients and staff. Pattie has played an integral part in Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery and Facial Aesthetics becoming one of the premier plastic surgery practices in Denver and Beverly Hills.
Nicole Kenyon, Physician Assistant
Nicole is greatly inspired by every patient's unique journey, and works hard to ensure that every patient under her care is taken care of before, during and after surgery. Nicole attended the University of Colorado Boulder and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a minor in Bio-Chemistry. After working at the Boulder Community Hospital in the laboratory for four years, she moved to Connecticut to attend Quinnipiac University for her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. During her training, she had the opportunity to rotate with a plastic surgeon in Park City, Utah, and fell in love with the specialty practices. Nicole moved back to Colorado after graduating from Quinnipiac and joined Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery in 2011. She works closely with Dr. Capraro as a Physician Assistant, assisting in all procedures performed in the operating room and the clinic. She also assists with patients in the office. Nicole is a wonderful resource to our patients, our surgeons and our practice. In her free time, Nicole loves spending time with her husband and son. She also enjoys staying active by skiing, hiking and practicing yoga.
Karolyn Grafel, Physician Assistant
Karolyn joined Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery in mid 2017 and primarily assists Dr. Grossman with office procedures and surgeries. Originally from southwest Nebraska, Karolyn attended the College of Saint Mary in Omaha, graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management. After realizing a passion for surgery and patient care, she moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina, to attend Methodist University for her Masters in Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies. She started out working in general surgery and bariatrics in North Carolina, followed by trauma surgery in South Carolina, before relocating to Denver. Karolyn transitioned to plastic surgery to operate with a world-renowned surgeon and to care for motivated, healthy patients. Karolyn is happy to be near her family again and the Rocky Mountains. In her time away from the office she enjoys weekends with her fiance and playing with her energetic pup, Quincy. She also enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, hiking, camping and DIY projects.
Emma Kearney, Certified Surgical Technologist
Emma is an asset to our practice and patients, especially during surgery. Emma was born in Liverpool, England, and moved to the US in 1994. Initially working as an Au Pair in Atlanta, Georgia, she then spent nine years in Clearwater, Florida, as a CAN/PCT on the Oncology, Medical/Surgery floor and then transferred to the ER. She settled in Denver in 2006 and began her studies at Cambridge College, graduating with an Associate of Science Degree in Surgical Technology. Emma joined our team as a Certified Surgical Technologist in March 2016 after previously spending three and a half years assisting Dr. Grossman and Dr. Capraro. She takes genuine pleasure and passion in her work and holds the highest standards toward her surgical patients. While away from the office, Emma enjoys time spent with her twin brother, swimming, walking her French Bulldog, Ollie, and catching up with friends old and new.
Nichole Lorentz, Registered Nurse
Nichole’s caring and nurturing personality puts patients at ease as soon as they meet her. As one of our Clinical Nurses at Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery, she is diligent in assuring her patients get the proper attention and care that they deserve. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Nichole moved to Colorado to attend CU Boulder. She graduated with a BA in Integrative Physiology and then moved on to attend Denver School of Nursing, completing her program with a BSN. Nichole started her career in the Primary Care Unit and the ER before joining Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery in mid-2016 as a Registered Nurse. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her husband and their two dogs, a German Shepard named Diesel and a Bernese Mountain dog named Major. Her hobbies include camping, horseback riding and snowboarding.
Crystal Longman, Surgical Consultant
Crystal brings nearly a decade of impressive experience to the Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery team. As one of our Surgical Consultants, Crystal loves engaging with future patients, utilizing her magnetic personality, and wide knowledge of the industry to provide a professional experience at every stage of the journey. From the first consultation, to the exciting process of the procedure, Crystal is a helping hand for all scheduling and financial arrangements. Her philosophy is to always be in the best position to help others and she lives up to this standard every day. Offline, Crystal enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys the great outdoors and is always in search of her next adventure.
Sandy Martinez, Front Office Manager
Sandy is one of the first faces that will welcome you when you enter our practice. She joined Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery as the Front Office Manager in 2004. She has not only been an asset to our office, but more importantly to our patients. Sandy prides herself in always being an accessible and knowledgeable resource for patients and is readily available to answer questions. Before joining the team at Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery, Sandy managed a credit union for close to 18 years. After raising her two sons, she decided it was time to make a change in her profession. Her desire to interact with others and help people feel better about themselves led her to our practice. Sandy also works closely with all of our surgeons – managing their time and schedules. In her spare time, Sandy enjoys traveling whenever she is able to.
Beth Bertram, Patient Care Coordinator
Hailing from Kentucky, Beth brings raw passion for the medical field and has the background to prove it. Earning her Bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University in Public Health and her Master’s degree in Occupational Health, she was drawn to the clinical health opportunities offered with Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery. Prior to joining the team, Beth managed the Health Education and Promotion office and was able to educate others. Beth’s genuine interest in health makes her an incredible resource for new and returning patients. In her spare time, Beth enjoys meal prepping, practicing and teaching yoga, and spending time with her two cats, Meera and Sage.
Lisa Carey, Marketing Director
Lisa has a true zeal for marketing in the health care field. She joined our team in early 2016 as Marketing Director for both Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery and Facial Aesthetics. She has spent the last nine years working in marketing, five of them with an agency in Ontario, Canada that specialized in health and wellness, specifically within the pharmaceutical industry. Lisa managed key brands among clients such as Eli Lilly, Allergan and Janssen. She has managed several projects in strategic branding, digital and web design, and traditional advertising (TV, radio and print production). Lisa graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Marketing. She finds great enjoyment in working within the booming aesthetic industry. As a dual citizen of both the United States and Canada, Lisa moved to Colorado in 2015 with her husband and daughter. When she is not contributing her talent to our practice, Lisa enjoys vacationing back to Canada, exploring Colorado, cheering for her favorite sports teams, and spending time with her family and friends.