Plastic Surgeons serving Denver, Littleton, and Surrounding Areas in Colorado


Laura Eskandari, Registered Nurse

Laura joined Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery in mid-2017 as one of our registered nurses. With her warm personality and relatable demeanor, she has a knack for helping patients feel at ease and comfortable before and after surgery. Laura attended Colorado State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. From there, she went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from Denver School of Nursing, with a BS in Nursing. After graduating, Laura began her career in the OR at Rose Medical Center. While working in the OR, she was able to meet and work with all three of our doctors.

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.

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 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).

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 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.

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.

Christi Applegate, Surgical Consultant

Christi’s magnetic personality will be a friendly and familiar face to you along your journey with Grossman Plastic Surgery. She has been a Surgical Consultant at Grossman Plastic Surgery since 2009 and has more than 10 years of experience in the medical skin care and cosmetic surgery industry. She is one of the welcoming professionals who will greet you when visiting our office for your first consultation.

Marnie Phillips, Billing and Insurance Coordinator

Marnie is always ready to assist our patients when it comes to billing and insurance. She is happy to answer any questions on either of these matters and pulls the proper resources to make it as smooth of a process as possible. Marnie graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Communications. Marnie has numerous years in both management and customer service which enables her to work so well within the practice.

Sandy Martinez, Front Office Manager

Sandy is one of the first faces that will welcome you when you enter our practice. She joined Grossman 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.

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