Meet Our exceptional Team
We want you to be thrilled not only with your results, but with your entire experience.
We are glad you are here and happy to help in any way!
Courtney facilitates pre-operative appointments, serves as a marketing and event liaison, greets patients and keeps our office running smoothly. She has over 10 years of administrative/customer service experience and enjoys getting to know our patients and making them feel at home in our office. Courtney has 4 chihuahuas that keep her busy and enjoys spending time with them and her soon-to-be-husband, Spencer.
Sheyla greets our patients over the phone, welcomes them to our office and keeps the day running smoothly by managing schedules and assisting patients. She has more than 12 years of customer service experience and finds helping and assisting people very rewarding. Originally from Peru, Sheyla speaks fluent Spanish and has lived in Jacksonville for over 10 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Patient Care Coordinator
Veronica is the first person you meet during a consultation. She shares information about our practice, answers questions and schedules procedures. She has more than 18 years of customer service liaison experience and enjoys getting to know our patients. Originally from Brazil, Veronica is fluent in Portuguese and has lived in Jacksonville for over 14 years. She and her husband Jeff recently had their first baby and are enjoying getting to know her and becoming parents.
Rosie assists during surgery and is the point of contact after surgery. Her after-care knowledge and genuine concern about our patients does not go unnoticed as patients always want to take her home! Outside of the office, Rosie’s two precious children keep her busy.
Melissa keeps our clientele glowing and is an integral part of helping our surgery patients enhance and maintain their healthy skin. She is also a fantastic microblade artist, giving her customers beautiful, natural-looking eyebrows. She has been an esthetician for over 13 years and a makeup artist for over 20 years. Melissa has lived in Jacksonville for over 14 years and enjoys spending time with her husband, Larry, their 6 children and 2 grandchildren.
Joni Collins Ricketts
MSPAS, PA-C, CAC, Board Certified Physician Assistant
Joni gives patients non-surgical options and performs PDO thread lifts, Ultherapy, Botox/fillers, PRF/PRP micro-needling and injections. She has been a board certified Physician Assistant for over 13 years, is a National Trainer for AIAM and a certified Aesthetic Consultant; she strives to improve the quality of life for others through education and service. Joni is a Jacksonville native and is fluent in Spanish, she and her husband, Jeff, have twin daughters.
Leslie Janik, ARNP
Leslie has been working with Garcia Facial Plastic Surgery since 2013, is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and a published author. She creates customized Botox and injectable plans for many of our patients. Leslie has lived in Jacksonville for many years and enjoys spending time with her three children and husband, Tony.
Melissa Timonere, RD, LD/N
Melissa has been a Registered and Licensed Dietitian for over 14 years. She loves helping her patients achieve their goals and make lifestyle changes in regards to food, nutrition and daily habits. She specializes in weight loss, wellness, recipe revisions and patient education. Melissa was born and raised in Jacksonville and loves spending time with her husband, Ryan, and their 2 children.
Heidi is our resident photographer, graphic designer, videographer and social media marketer. She has been in the graphic design industry for over 6 years and a photographer for over 10 years. Heidi has lived in Jacksonville for over three years and enjoys doing photoshoots and spending time with her boyfriend, Billy.
We also facilitate the arrangement of a sitter who provides overnight care the first night after surgery (for more involved procedures).