About Amaka Aesthetics
Welcome to the plastic and reconstructive surgery practice of Dr. Amaka Nwubah. Our entire team is dedicated to providing top-quality service in a comfortable and affirming environment. Please explore the informative sections below to learn about our payment policies and financing options, or to read reviews from past patients. We also invite you to explore Dr. Amaka’s video library and blog, which provides helpful insights into plastic surgery trends and the various procedures she offers. If you are interested in scheduling a consultation with Dr. Amaka or if you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Meet Our Staff
Lisa McNeil, Registered Nurse
Lisa McNeil is a Registered Nurse as well as a Surgical First Assistant at Amaka Aesthetics. Lisa began her journey in healthcare over 21 years ago as a surgical technologist. She then went on to become a first assistant, and then registered nurse, inspired by her mom who is a nurse. She has been a nurse for 4 years and has worked with Dr. Amaka for 2 years. You will see Lisa both in the clinic, where she sees patients on office days, and also in the operating room where she assists Dr. Amaka in Surgeries.
Lisa loves her patients. When she is caring for a patient, she treats them with the same respect and compassion as she would her family. She loves the technical challenge that surgery presents as well as the tenderness and care she can share with patients in the office setting. One of her favorite aspects is seeing patients throughout their journey, from the consult to the procedure and the recovery period.
Lisa enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening, reading, watching reality tv, and spending quality time with her family.
Ty-Lin Perez, Registered Nurse
Ty-Lin is a registered nurse at Amaka Aesthetics who works in both the clinic and the operating room. She is originally from Miami, Florida and she is Cuban Puerto Rican. She graduated from Chamberlain University with her Bachelors in Nursing. Her past specialties have been Medical Surgical, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, PACU, and Operating Room. She has also had some experience in Emergency Room as well.
There are several things she loves about being a nurse including being there for people at their hardest and lowest times. At those moments she feels people really need to feel the most love and care to get them through. She feels truly blessed to be able to be that for patients.
At Amaka Aesthetics, you will see her both in the office setting before and after surgery and in the operating room on your surgery day where she has a role in getting you ready for surgery and caring for you in the recovery center afterwards.
In her free time, she loves to spend time with her two dogs Simon and Cheddar, try new restaurants, enjoy the gym, and discover new places to visit/vacation.
Madison Swiderek, Registered Nurse
Madison “Madi” Swiderek is a Registered Nurse at Amaka Aesthetics. Madison is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico and has been a registered nurse since 2017, obtaining her degree from Nashville State. She came to Amaka Aesthetics from Vanderbilt, where she worked in the Intensive Care Unit. Madison loves taking care of patients along every step of the way from the consult to after surgery. You will see Madi in the clinic where she will walk alongside you throughout your journey. One of her favorite aspects of nursing is patient empowerment. She loves empowering her patients by providing genuine care and education with the utmost attention to detail.
Since graduation Madison has been practicing nursing while falling in love with Nashville, TN. In her spare time she enjoys various outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing. She and her husband have two dogs adopted from Nashville Humane and hope to continue growing their family soon.
Leslie Rogers, Injector
Leslie Rogers, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, is a family medicine nurse practitioner, and has over 20 years of experience. She is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to being board certified in family medicine, she is also certified as a Master Injector by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). She is formerly a trainer for the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Kentucky, where she provided advanced injectable and non-surgical rejuvenation training for resident doctors of plastic surgery, actively contributing to their success. This is where Leslie and Dr. Amaka first met. Dr. Amaka was impressed with Leslie’s skill and became a patient of Leslie’s.
Leslie’s attention to detail, extensive experience (over 20 years) and her skill in injecting patients while maintaining natural looking results are reasons Dr. Amaka has placed her trust in Leslie. Leslie has a keen, artistic eye for aesthetics and will truly listen to your concerns. She will recommend treatments based on your desires and expertise. She will also honestly tell you when a treatment is not ideal for you and why, a rare find in aesthetics. Patient’s love her kind nature and expertise, and their natural but extremely effective results. Dr. Amaka’s patients can now experience Leslie’s expertise in non-surgical rejuvenation in our office.
Licenses and Certifications:
- National Certification, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in Family Medicine: Active
- University of Kentucky Hospital Staff Status: Affiliate
- Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives: Active Member
- Hospital Department: Plastic Surgery
- ASAPS Certified Basic & Advanced Injector
- Certified Cynosure Comprehensive Hands On Training Program with Aesthetic Laser System
- Graduate School: Old Dominion University, School of Nursing, December 2001
- Undergraduate School: University of Louisville, School of Nursing, December 1998
- Magnet Program: MST (Math, Science, Technology) Advanced Program at DuPont Manual High School, 1994
Victoria Wilcox, Patient Care Coordinator
Victoria is Dr. Amaka’s patient care coordinator. She is a Nashville native who studied at The Volunteer State Community College, where she got her associates degree in Business Marketing. Victoria began her career in plastic surgery over 4 years ago, and she has worked with Dr. Amaka as her patient care coordinator for 2 years. She absolutely loves educating patients throughout every step of their aesthetic journey and aims for a seamless experience from beginning to end for all patients. She cherishes being part of each patient’s unique and exciting journey to being the best version of themselves.
Victoria enjoys working out, traveling to new cities, getting lost in a romance novel, and volunteering with a local west Nashville nonprofit, the Aloe Family. She cherishes her family and friends. She’s also a proud dog mom to an English Bulldog named Tank!
Lisa Cheek, Clinical Specialist
Lisa Cheek is a clinical specialist at Amaka Aesthetics. She got her associates of science in nursing in 2009 at Ivy Tech Community College. Her clinical experience actually began in Dermatology where she was for over 16 years. She began in plastic surgery in 2018 where she has been ever since. Lisa has worked with Dr. Amaka for over 3 years, and her focus is true concierge and personalized post-op care for patients who have surgery with Dr. Amaka.
Lisa does home/hotel visits to help guide patients and their families after surgery, and she ensures you always have the support you need during your surgery recovery.
Lisa has a passion for patient care and education and has a caring, personal touch that patients appreciate and need during that vulnerable post-operative period. One of her favorite aspects of her job is learning about patients’ stories and watching their life-changing transformations.
Lisa was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana and has lived in Nashville for over 10 years! In her spare time, she enjoys fishing, kayaking, traveling and anything outdoors, as well as spending time with her husband, dog (Baxter), as well as friends and family.
Cassidi Jackel, Front Desk Coordinator
Cassidi is our front desk coordinator and social media coordinator at Amaka Aesthetics. Calling Nashville home for the past 8 years, Cass is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Journalism. She is originally from Knoxville and is a Tennessee girl at heart, but grew up on the beautiful beaches in Destin, FL. She loves meeting new people and establishing meaningful connections. She is dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for our patients from start to finish!
Beyond her professional endeavors, Cass loves to travel, finding joy in exploring new destinations. When not crafting engaging content or coordinating at the front desk, she can be found indulging in her love for fashion through shopping sprees, venturing into the outdoors, or cherishing moments with her husband, Nick, and their adorable dog, Alla Bear.
Explore our video library to learn about the various procedures Dr. Amaka performs, our practice philosophy, and more.
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Payment and Financing
Dr. Amaka believes that high-quality aesthetic care should be accessible and affordable. Our practice accepts a range of different payment options, including third-party financing through trusted healthcare lenders CareCredit®, PatientFi®, and ALPHAEON® Credit to ensure that patients can obtain the cosmetic rejuvenation they desire on virtually any budget.
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Amaka Aesthetics Recovery
Dr. Amaka is passionate about ensuring her patients feel informed and supported throughout their care journey. She offers a number of innovative products and solutions designed to optimize the recovery process after plastic surgery.