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.
Emily Propst: Operations Coordinator & Executive Assistant
Emily started with Facial Aesthetics in 2013, as the Rose location Office Manager. She has since been promoted to Operations Coordinator and Excutive Assistant. Her wide range of knowledge in aesthetics makes her a great resource for any questions about skin care treatments and products. She has an eagerness for ensuring that all patients leave the office happy with the services that they have received.
Emily was born and raised in Breckenridge, CO. She attended CU Boulder and graduated with a degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology with a minor in Integrative Physiology. When Emily is away from the office, she and her husband enjoy hiking, being outdoors, enjoying the beauty of Colorado and spending every free moment that they can with their daughter. Emily loves her hometown, but also loves to travel to tropical destinations as often as possible.
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.
Karlee Heppel: Registered Nurse, Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Karlee has always had a passion for plastic surgery and being able to help others in their quest to feel more confident about themselves both emotionally as well as physically. Karlee began her academic career working towards medical school when she found her true calling: nursing. The 1:1 care as a nurse allows her to be an advocate and a voice for the patients she interacts with. Karlee has been with our practice since 2017. She assists all four of our physicians in the specialized care of our patients throughout the surgical journey. Away from the practice, Karlee spends her spare time with her husband and children enjoying baseball tournaments, cheer competitions, coaching volleyball, and soccer.
Stacy Rubenstein: Registered Nurse, Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Stacy has always had a love and passion for helping people which led her to become a nurse. She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biopsychology. After working as a medical assistant for two years in Santa Barbara, Stacyventured to Denver to start a new chapter. Working as a medical assistant at a Dermatologist office for a year, Stacy yearned to further education and went back to nursing school. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Denver College of Nursing in 2018. Since joining Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery, Stacy has found her perfect work-life balance and is joyed to be a part of such a great team. On her free time Stacy enjoys dancing to music at Red Rocks, roasting s’mores by the camp fire on camping trips, and mountain skiing on bluebird days.
Jillie Chambers: Registered Nurse, Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Jillie Chambers received her Bachelors degree in Biology and Psychology in 2011 from University of Denver, and her BSN in 2015 from Denver School of Nursing. She joined the GCPS team in 2018 and looks forward to growing her career here. Although Jillie’s primary passion is nursing, she also enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and runs with her dog, Boone.
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.
Jodell Silvestri: Surgical Consultant
With over seven years of experience as a Surgical Consultant in Plastic Surgery, Jodell brings a wealth of knowledge to our practice. Her personable demeanor and approach to problem solving is what helps her build trustworthy connections with our patients. The sense of fulfillment Jodell receives from her role comes from our patients when they express joy and happiness with their results and experience with our practice. Away from her desk, Jodell can be found exploring the great outdoors, cooking family style meals, or traveling the world with her husband.
Alysha Monjaras: Surgical Consultant
Alysha joined Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery in 2018 as the Surgical Consultant at our Greenwood Village location. Originally from Houston, Texas, Alysha brings 11 years of experience in Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetics. Prior to joining our practice, Alysha managed a Cosmetic Dermatology office and managed many aspects of the practice. She received the Essentials of Leadership certificate at Rice University in the Executive Education program in 2015. Her excellent organizational skills and attention to detail ensures that the entire process is smooth from the beginning to the end. Her goal as a Surgical Consultant is to help patients feel comfortable and at ease during the consult process and provide guidance for their needs at every step of their surgical experience. Outside of work, Alysha likes to spend time with her family. Together, they enjoy exploring the outdoors of Colorado, Snow Tubing, Snow Boarding and going to the Mountains. Alysha also enjoys cooking new Keto recipes and her two children love to be the taste testers.
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.
Maria Saucedo: Patient Care Coordinator
Maria joined the Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery team late 2018. As a young experienced professional specializing in the Medical Field for over 6 years, 3 being in a managerial role, her diverse skills make an excellent asset to our team. She strongly believes in treating patients with compassion and respect, all while forming warm relationships and offering the confidence they deserve. Outside of work, Maria enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters, and exploring their native Colorado outdoors.
Lindsey Degnan: Patient Care Coordinator
Described as caring, warm-hearted, and bubbly, Lindsey has a knack for connecting with our patients. Coming from a Medical Aesthetics background, Lindsey wanted to make a greater impact in the world of aesthetics and sought to join a top plastic surgery practice. The best part of her job is getting to see patients happy and appearing more confident. Lindsey comes to us all the way from Palm Springs, California and has been enjoying the Colorado professional athletic scene and taking part of our state’s awesome year-round weather.