Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery Support Team

Our amazing patient liaisons, enquiries and reception staff will help you feel welcome at our clinic.

Our caring Surgery Support team will ensure you receive exceptional customer service with a smile while visiting with one of the leading Plastic Surgeons here in Victoria.

 

  • Dr Nick Linklater

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    Surgical Support
    Dr Nicholas Linklater (MBBS) is a Surgical Assistant for Dr Craig Rubinstein.
    Dr Linklater provides free Breast Implant Checks and Patient Reviews for past patients Of Dr Craig Rubinstein. Dr Linklater's experience and expertise are in plastic surgery, and skin cancer. Educated at The University of Queensland – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) he currently assists Dr Rubinstein with Breast and Tummy surgery.
  • Dr Tina Purdon

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    Aesthetic Physician
    Dr Tina Purdon joined us in 2018 and brings extensive knowledge across a wide range of areas in medicine and specialises in Aesthetic Medicine at Coco Ruby Melbourne. Dr Tina Purdon has worked in cosmetic medicine for several years and has completed a 12-month advanced mentorship in aesthetics.
  • Sandra Wallace

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    Senior Injecting Nurse
    Sandra is a registered Division 1 nurse with over 20 years experience in injectables and dermal fillers and non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments. Sandra has a long history of supporting Dr Rubinstein and other Plastic Surgeons and Facelift Surgeons to help patients receive a full-face rejuvenation effect, using anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. Sandra has a long list of loyal clients and works closely with our Eyelid Lift Surgeons who perform Blepharoplasty Surgery, to get a natural looking, long lasting injecting result.
  • Michelle

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    Patient Enquiries / Patient Care Coordinator
    As a past patient Michelle has insider knowledge of the journey our patients embark on. She jumped at the chance to work with us and help other women change their lives for the better. A busy mother of 3, and independent business owner, Michelle appreciates the organisation required to get things done in today’s hectic life, including scheduling your cosmetic plastic surgery procedure. In her role as Patient Experience Manager Michelle is here to help guide you through all the questions you have when choosing a surgeon that is right for you.
  • Jenny

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    Nurse / Patient Care Coordinator
    Jenny is Nurse and Patient Care Coordinator to Melbourne Plastic Surgeon, Dr Geoff Barnett. She joined our practice in 2016 and brings over a decade of Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery nursing experience to our practice. Patients appreciate her calming nature and her knowledge of procedures and estimated recovery times.
  • Malissa

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    Patient Enquiries / Patient Care Coordinator
    Malissa joined our team in 2018 as a Patient Coordinator for Specialist Plastic Surgeons, Dr Rebecca Wyten. Her background includes experience in the cosmetic and beauty industries. Patient's love her in-depth understanding of the processes involved with surgery and her warm, caring nature.
  • Rachel

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    Reception / Patient Care Coordinator
    Rachel joined our Reception Team in 2017. Her background includes customer service in the beauty and cosmetic industry. She enjoys helping patients to have an excellent experience through their surgery journeys, and patients greatly appreciate her warm, caring nature.
  • Sarah

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    Patient Care Coordinator
  • Lauren

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    Patient Enquiries / Patient Care Coordinator
    Lauren joined our Team in 2017. In addition to helping train new Patient Care Coordinators, Lauren helps answer patients' preliminary questions about plastic surgery such as Tummy Tuck Surgery, Breast Augmentation using Breast Implants or Fat Transfer, Arm Lift Surgery, Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty), Facelift Surgery and more. You'll enjoy her down to earth approach and practical advice on what to expect during a consultation or cosmetic surgery journey.
  • Donna

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    Patient Enquiries / Patient Care Coordinator
    Donna joined the enquiries team in 2016 to assist with new patient’s enquiries. Donna has significant experience and extensive knowledge in plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures, and pre and post-op recovery, so often acts as surgeon co-ordinator for our Specialist Plastic Surgeons.
  • Peta Danvers

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    Senior Dermal Clinician
    Peta joined our Melbourne-based Coco Ruby Skin and Anti-Ageing team in 2020, bringing her expertise in skincare and light-based treatments, skin peels, laser treatments and other modalities to help people overcome their common skin complaints.
  • Sarah Tobin

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    Dermal Clinician
    Sarah has a Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree in Dermal Therapies and has over a decade of industry knowledge. She has worked with one of Melbourne’s top cosmetic Dermatologist, treating a range of skin conditions and anti-ageing concerns before joining our practice in 2011.
  • Felicity

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    Registered Nurse
    Felicity is a Registered Nurse at Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery Melbourne.
  • Maybell

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    Registered Nurse
    Maybell is a Registered Division 1 Nurse with over 9 years experience, primarily focused in surgical nursing. Maybell is passionate about solutions in pre-op and post-op care and specialises in the provision of education and caring for patients who undergo cosmetic surgical procedures. Maybell communicates in a sensitive and respectful manner, ensuring a safe, aseptic environment at all times.
  • Brooke

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    Reception
    Brooke Staughton has recently transitioned from reception to handling new patient enquiries. Brooke has significant knowledge in the entire plastic surgery journey. Being a patient herself, her experience and knowledge are first hand.
  • Claire

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    Reception
  • Lyshai

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    Patient + Social Media Enquiries
    Lyshai joined Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery in 2017 with a background in Beauty and Events. Lyshai’s knowledge of the Medical Aesthetic Industry shines across social media, patient enquiries and information night events management.
  • David Staughton

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    Business Manager
    David Staughton is a Business Consultant who has consulted to us as the Business Manager of our Plastic Surgery and Non-Surgical Skin Care practices.

    He oversees business development and strategic partnerships, marketing and advertising, social media engagement, automated marketing, digital asset development and business growth strategies. He also leads Patient Services Improvement Training and Practice Improvement Programs for our large group of Surgeons and Support Team
  • Denise Pacey

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    Operations Manager
    Denise, Operations Manager, joined Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery after being at the helm of a leading skin cancer medical group. She has over 20 years’ experience in practice and office management. With a strong background in the delivery of specialist surgical services and an impressive array of skills across management, information technology and patient-centred care, it is a privilege to have her in the management team. Her attention to detail, warm manner and proven track record will ensure that our patients have an even richer experience across their journey.
  • Jenny

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    Accounts
    Jenny has been an integral part of the Administrative Accounting Team since 2017. Focusing on patient accounts to facilitate their surgical journey.
  • Angela

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    Marketing
    Angela has 15+ years experience in digital marketing and design and co-ordinates on and offline projects.
  • Leanne

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    Administrative Assistant
    Leanne joined the practice in January 2016 initially working in the rooms both in Hawthorn and Berwick.
    With 40 years of medical secretarial experience and having worked in a variety of specialities as a PA including 10 years for plastic surgeons, Leanne has a sound knowledge of plastic surgery procedures and terminology.
  • Daniel

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    Marketing
    Dan as part of the marketing team assisting with website maintenance, events co-ordination, presentations, photo and video editing.
  • Jessie Anderson

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    Dermal Clinician / Cosmetic Injector
    With 11 years of industry experience (aesthetic/cosmetic/medical) and a patient-first approach, Jess is extremely passionate and enthusiastic within the cosmetic aesthetics industry. Her strong belief in a holistic approach to client care means she can empathise and understand clients’ needs.