Our Staff

Our Staff

Paula Austin – Clinical and Surgical Assistant

Paula Austin

Paula is a native Kentuckian. She holds a CMA from Morehead State College. Paula has been with Waldman Schantz Plastic Surgery Center since 2002, and serves as Dr. Waldman’s primary Medical Assistant.  She brings extensive knowledge and expertise on all Facial Plastic Surgery subjects to the practice.  Paula works diligently with each patient to ensure they have a thorough, safe, and enjoyable aesthetic experience during surgery as well as non-invasive treatments.  She lives here in Lexington and enjoys writing, exploring, and meeting new people.

Miranda Dean – Nurse

Miranda Dean

Miranda comes to us from Columbus Ohio. She studied at the University of Kentucky and is a graduate from St. Catherine College with an Associate degree of Science in Nursing. She has over three years of professional experience in critical care nursing. She is a registered nurse and is also certified in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support. Miranda is very active in our surgical area and also facilitates patient care in our clinical setting. She and her husband are proud parents of two beautiful girls ages 3 months and 2 years old. She also has two sweet boxers ages 4 and 5.

Shanah Marcum – Surgical Tech

Shanah Marcum

Shanah Marcum is a 2012 graduate of National College. She was born, and still resides in KY and currently serves as our leading ScrubTech. She is a mother of two kids and wife of a military veteran. Her passion for her work speaks for itself, as Shanah strives to maintain a sterile, safe and professional workspace inside the operating room. In her nearly two years with us Shanah’s innovative ideas have helped put systems and procedures in place to ensure that our clients receive the best possible care and consideration within their surgical experience. She dedicates herself to solidifying our reputation as the area’s foremost plastic surgery center.

Marianne Waldman – Skincare Director

Marianne Waldman

Marianne Waldman is a graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing. She began her nursing career in Louisville, Kentucky and she has been employed by the prestigious Cleveland Clinic and the Oschner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana. After several years directing the OR and Recovery Room for Waldman Schantz Plastic Surgery Center, she founded the Lexington Skin Care Division at the center. She served on the advisory board for Rejuvena Skin Care and received specialty certification from Physicians Choice of Arizona and Palomar Medical Technologies.

Morgan Curry – Nurse

Morgan Curry

Morgan Curry is from right here in Lexington, KY. She has an Associates of Science in Nursing from Midway and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University. She is also a Doctoral Graduate Student Candidate at the University of Kentucky. Her certifications include: RN, BSN, BLS, ACLS, and she is an AACN member. In our practice, she loves getting to meet a variety of people and seeing their progress throughout their journey with us, from beginning to end. She is recently married and enjoys spending time with her 2 labradoodle children and working out.


Madison Hollin – Accounting

Madison Hollin

Madison moved to the Lexington area from London, KY. She joined our staff as an accounting intern in April 2017. She is currently working towards her B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Kentucky and will be completing her degree in December of 2017. She came to our office with 3 years of accounting experience and is looking forward to expanding her knowledge of both the financial and healthcare fields at our practice.

Kelli Mccord – Patient Coordinator

Kelli Mccord

Kelli, an Ohio native, made Lexington her home in 2012. Originally graduating from cosmetology school, she decided to take a different route as she joined our team in October of 2017. Kelli is our head Patient Coordinator and is charge of all execution for the practice. From staff communications, scheduling surgeries to handling financial cases and patient communications, Kelli ensures our patients feel secure and excited in their decisions with our practice. She is a mother of two, Preston and Blakely, and enjoys spending time with her family as well as cheering on the CATS!

Macy Jo Henson – Patient Coordinator

Macy Jo Henson

Macy Jo, from Nicholasville, KY, joined the Waldman Schantz front office staff after graduating from Morehead State University in May of 2017. Not only does she create a comfortable and enjoyable experience for patients but also focuses on maintaining an organized and positive flow throughout the front office. Macy Jo became interested in the detail of plastic surgery very quickly and enjoys expanding her knowledge through the practice. When she is not at work, Macy Jo loves to cook, watch movies and spend time with her family and shih-tzu poodle, Baylee Jo.