Meet the Staff
When you contact Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery or visit us for an appointment, you will quickly find that our staff members work together like a close knit family. Because our practice is family owned and operated, our staff takes special pride in giving you friendly, personalized and exceptional care. The best way to meet our staff is to come in for a visit. If you’d like to get to know us a little better before you do, we’ve posted a brief bio on each person so that you can start to meet us now.
Carol Tyner, RN, BSN, CPSN
Practice Director, Quality Assurance Officer
Originally from the mountains of North Carolina, Carol graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Finding that she loved caring for patients who were going through positive, life changing experiences, Carol quickly found a home in plastic surgery. After several years of working directly with patients in the clinical setting, Carol transitioned from direct patient care to overseeing all details of the company and now serves as the Practice Director, ensuring each patient’s experience is exceptional. Carol’s true passion is Criswell & Criswell’s dedication to each patient’s safety, quality of care and exceptional results. Because of Carol’s incredible attention to detail, she is well suited as our surgery center’s Quality Control Officer, making sure our facility maintains the highest standards.
Patient Care Coordinators
Patient Care Coordinator
Patty helps coordinate the surgical experience for many of our cosmetic patients. “I love working with patients and helping them feel comfortable, from the beginning of the process through their recovery.” Patients immediately feel at ease with her because she is attentive, caring and thorough. Understanding that each patient is unique, Patty is dedicated to providing them a special, personalized experience. Patty possesses a genuine understanding of art and beauty, and this combined with her background in client relations has prepared her well for providing the concierge-level care she provide our patients.
Lauren Marshall, bsn, rn
Originally from New York, Lauren graduated from East Carolina University, obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Knowing that she wanted to become a nurse at a young age , Lauren quickly found her place in surgical nursing. She enjoys being by the patient’s side from the beginning until the end of surgery. Her true passion is caring for patients after surgery. You will often find her in our surgery center and recovery suite.
Joye Robinson, RN
Originally from Texas, Joye received her nursing degree in Charlotte. While she has worked in several areas of nursing, she has found that surgical nursing is her true passion. Joye loves caring for patients from the start of their journey to the very end. Her joyful yet calm spirit makes patients feel at ease whether it's in the office or recovery suite.
Jennifer Cox, cst
Certified Surgical Technologist, Infection Control Officer
Jennifer grew up Indian Land, SC, and received her Surgical Technology Certification after working in the operating room at Novant Presbyterian facilities. She has been our surgery technologist since we opened, and also serves as our Infection Control Officer. Just as comfortable in the OR as out, Jennifer will often be there to help our patients with routine visits, office procedures, and postoperative appointments. Her genuineness and professionalism are two of many reasons our patients, staff and surgeons love Jen.
Carrie Ward, RN
Carrie is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and relocated to Charlotte in 2007 where she fell in love with the all the city has to offer. She has two beautiful teenage daughters and likes to spend her free time running or kayaking. She received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and her RN from Mercy School of Nursing in Charlotte, NC. She has an extensive background in nursing ranging from the NICU to the OR but has found her love in the world of plastics. Carrie loves to help every patient achieve their goals and feel their very best. She loves working for Criswell and Criswell because they encompass the caring nature she strives to give her patients.
Patricia Wiesehan, BSN, RN
Born and raised in Charlotte NC, Patricia graduated from UNC Charlotte with her bachelor of science in nursing. She found her passion in pre and post cardiac surgery. It wasn’t until her second child that Patricia went into early retirement to be a stay at home mom. After her 4th child she realized she missed nursing and found her happy place back in Plastic surgery. She feels very fortunate to have found such a close-knit group of nurses and doctors to call her second family.
Stefanie became a Medical Esthetician in 2004. She has worked along side Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists in New York. She came to Charlotte in 2015 with her husband and twin daughters in 2015. She lives in Mooresville and is leader of her daughters’ Girl Scout troop. Stefanie gave her first facial to her babysitter when she was just four years old and has loved skincare ever since. Her favorite treatments include derma-planning and Photo-rejuvenation.
As I entered my teens and 20's I started to struggle with my personal skin problems. This included acne and scars from acneic breakouts. This is when I developed my high interest in skin care. My name is Marjorie Murray I am a licensed para-medical aesthetician and a North Carolina native. I would like the opportunity to help you achieve your personal skin care goals. This can include maintaining, preserving, and repairing your current skin conditions. I have extensive knowledge in medical aesthetics including laser technology, chemical peels, dermaplaning, and gentle exfoliation treatments. I look forward to helping you!
Born and raised in Waxhaw NC, Ariel has always had a desire in working in Plastic Surgery. She takes great pride in making patients feel comfortable and confident from their initial consultation to their post-operative care. Her goal is to make the patient feel they are receiving the very best experience that our practice has to offer at all times. With years of customer service and med spa experience in addition to her dedication and kindness, it easily allows Ariel to go above and beyond for each patient.
"Seeing patients finally get that peace of mind and feel comfortable with themselves is the best part of my job!"
Patient Concierge, Event Coordinator
As a communications graduate from Appalachian State University, Meg has a wonderful way of making patients feel comfortable as soon as they step through our doors. She also brings extensive knowledge from her background in marketing and advertising. Not only will she be assisting patients from start to finish, but also helping coordinate all future Criswell & Criswell events. Her love for helping others and dedication to her work make her a great fit for our practice.
A native of North Carolina, Tifaine has always had a heart and a passion to help and serve others at multiple capacities. After joining the Criswell and Criswell team Tifaine quickly felt right at home. Working within our Insurance, Referrals and Surgery Scheduling department she is dedicated to making sure each and every patient is taken care of each and every day.
Originally from NY, Gina moved to Charlotte unsure what career path to follow. After being at Criswell and Criswell for a short period of time, she knew right away this was where she belonged. The sense of care and kindness everyone had made it feel like home. Even though she has a degree in Criminal Justice, she has many years of experience in customer service. She is always smiling and will do anything to help make our patients visits more memorable.