Our Staff

Whitney - Registered Nurse Injector

Registered Nurse Injector

Whitney Halvorsen RN, BSN, PHN is a licensed registered nurse currently practicing critical care, paranesthesia, and aesthetic nursing with a focus on facial aesthetic injections. Whitney obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Metropolitan State University in 2009 and Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Minnesota School of Business in 2013. Whitney is certified in Public Health Nursing and Advanced Cardiac Life Support and cares for clients at Kovanda Plastic Surgery in pre and post-op recovery. Currently, Whitney’s focus is in medical aesthetics, completing professional aesthetic training through Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Whitney’s goal is to incorporate cosmetic injectables into the lives of everyday men and women to produce confidence and beauty.

Medical Aesthetician/Certified Laser Technician

Emily is a graduate from Saint Paul College where she received her advanced medical esthetics degree. Throughout her years of experience in the field, she has gained knowledge and training on various procedures, devices and is a certified laser technician as well as a licensed Aesthetician. She is Sciton certified on the HALO laser and BBL Forever Young Photo facial platforms. She is also certified in SkinPen, HydraFacial, Venus Legacy, Venus Viva, Venus Versa IPL hair removal, IPL photo rejuvenation, and Rxlipo. She is educated and trained in dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, as well as basic spa services. Her passion to make people look and feel great about themselves is what drives her to pay strong attention to details and build lasting relationships with all of her clients. She has a calm and compassionate demeanor which makes people feel comfortable from the very first time they meet her. She looks forward to developing and individualizing a plan that fits the clients needs and is obtainable by all of the services we provide.

Nate - Clinical Operations Manager

Clinical Operations Manager

Nate has been in healthcare for over 16 years immersing himself in everything from front line patient care, surgical assisting, practice management and operations. He has spent several years networking with referring providers to deliver the highest standards of care. Nate is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) and also a Certified Patient Service Specialist (CPSS) with a degree in Information Systems Management and Business Management.

Toni-OR Supervisor

Operating Room Supervisor

Kris - Certified Medical Assistant

Certified Medical Assistant

Eileen- Kovanda Plastic Surgery

Patient Care Coordinator

Angie- Surgical Technician

Surgical Technician/Surgical Scheduling 

Ben- Nurse

Registered Nurse-Pre and Post Recovery

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Our Location

Kovanda Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Institute

4999 France Ave S Suite 210
Edina, MN 55410