Our team provides compassionate and personalized care that extends well beyond the treatment and recovery period, leaving our patients with a positive lifelong lasting impression. Our patients truly become “patients for life” and part of The SHAW Center family. Come meet me and our incredible team of professionals to explore and realize your aesthetic dreams.
Lawrence W. Shaw, MD
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
With over 30 years performing cosmetic plastic surgery in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, Dr. Shaw brings a tremendous amount of experience to the consultation and surgical process. Schedule an In-office or Virtual Consult today.
Lisa has worked at The SHAW Center for 25 years. She wears many hats with outstanding management skills.
In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband, children, friends and her dog Lola. She enjoys music and traveling.
Director – Non-Invasive and Skin Care Services
Kathryn is a familiar face to many and will always greet you with a big Kansas smile. She has 24 years of Plastic Surgery Management and has been an integral part of the Shaw Center team for 18 years.
Kathryn enjoys riding horses and spending time with her 2 children and husband.
Front Office Patient Coordinator
Angela is the smiling face at the front desk who has been greeting clients for over 13 years. She feels that the Shaw Center is her second home because of all the friendship she has made with her coworkers over the years.
Angela is a native of Arizona and enjoys spending time with family and friends in her spare time.
Diane is Dr. Shaw’s Surgical Coordinator. Her role covers a broad range of administrative skills, including patient guidance, scheduling surgeries and consulting with patients regarding their financial questions, concerns and options. She acts as the liaison between the patient, physician, anesthesiologist and the surgical centers. Diane enjoys connecting with patients, listening to what brought them into the office, and seeing them through their journey. Her friendly and professional demeanor helps to make a more comfortable and informative experience.
Evette Owens, MA, CLT, Certified Injector
Expert Injector / Clinical Director
Evette has over 26 years of plastic surgery experience and 15 of those years have been with The Shaw Center. With her combined overall knowledge of plastic surgery, skincare, laser, IPL, Injectables, PDO threading and collagen stimulators; such as Sculptra, Evette can obtain the best results for her patients and achieve overall correction. Evette’s goal with every patient is to educate them on the choices they have not only to meet their individual goals but to maintain their natural beauty as well.
In her spare time, she loves spending quality time with her family, hunting, fishing, and riding horses.
Jamie Gatewood, BSN, RN, CANS
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Injector
A California native, Jamie obtained her first Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and then her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. She began her nursing career in the hospital setting on general and neurosurgical medical-surgical units. Upon discovering her passion for the cosmetic field, Jamie became a nurse injector of neuromodulators and dermal fillers. Her specialty is in non-surgical facial rejuvenation. She believes in performing treatments to enhance natural beauty and improve facial balance. Jamie is a Board-Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and an active member of the Clinical Practice Committee of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling, and volunteering.
Shawna Jardon, MSN, RN
Shawna is originally from New Mexico but has made Arizona her home since 2005. She holds a Masters of Science in Nursing from Western University of Health Sciences and has been a registered nurse for 5 years. Before starting in aesthetics, she worked as a medical/surgical and emergency department nurse. Shawna has always had a passion for health, wellness and beauty which is what lead her to pursue a career in aesthetic nursing. Shawna believes in a conservative approach to aesthetics and always strives for natural-looking results. She loves helping her patients feel their best by embracing and enhancing their natural beauty.
Outside of the office, you can find Shawna at the gym or yoga studio, working on her gardening skills or nose deep in a good book.
Yola Rzepka, CST
Certified Surgical Technician
Yola grew up outside of Detroit, where she played high school volleyball and cheered on her favorite team, the Detroit Red Wings. As a proud daughter of Polish immigrants, she is fluent in written and spoken Polish. Yola has ten years experience in surgical assisting in Ophthalmology and has worked eighteen years as a private surgical first assistant in Plastic Surgery. She has been at the Shaw Center since 2005, working directly at Dr Shaw’s side – in surgery as well as in the office on patient consults, and pre and post surgical patient care.
Her spunky dog Zoey keeps her busy and when she’s not at work, she enjoys traveling, working out, and cooking and baking for her friends.
Shannon Kramer, MA
Medical Assistant, Non-Invasive Fat Reduction Specialist
Shannon is born and raised in Sunny Arizona! Before joining The SHAW Center, she was a Medical Assistant specializing in weight loss, wellness/nutrition, and aesthetics.
At The SHAW Center, Shannon enjoys assisting Dr. Shaw and our patients with pre and post surgical care, and consultations. Shannon also performs non-invasive body contouring and fat reduction treatments such as CoolSculpting and EMSCULPT.
In her spare time, she loves hanging out at home with her husband, 7 year old son, and 2 dogs.
Sage Connors, BSN, RN
Nurse, Vaginal Rejuvenation Specialist, Body Contouring Specialist
Sage grew up in a small town in Northern California. She moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University and was a Sun Devil for three years until she pursued her career in nursing at Chamberlain University. Sage holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and is a Registered Nurse. Before coming to The SHAW Center, Sage began her nursing career as a Labor and Delivery Nurse in a hospital. Sage has always had a passion for caring for people and helping them to achieve their desired goal. Sage is passionate about helping patients to feel their best- whether that is through IV Therapy, FemTouch Laser, O-Shot, or assisting Dr. Shaw with preoperative and postoperative surgical patient care.
Sage loves spending time with friends and family, going to the gym, getting outside to enjoy nature and cooking delicious food.
Sinai Gignac, MA, CLT
Medical Assistant, Certified Laser Technician
Sinai proudly grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a result oriented Medical Assistant, Certified Laser Technician, Licensed Aesthetician and Body Contouring Expert. Her passion for aesthetics started after being a medical assistant for a medical spa. In 2015, she attended Penrose Academy in Scottsdale for aesthetics and cosmetic lasers. She is dedicated to the field of aesthetics and is passionate in helping patients achieve optimal skin health and correction.
Sinai enjoys spending time with her friends, family and her rescue Maltipoo Oliver. She loves to travel, watch movies and learn new things.
Brandi Padilla, LE, CLT
Licensed Aesthetician, Certified Laser Technician, Microblading Artist
Brandi has an extensive 14 years experience in the beauty industry. Brandi is a license aesthetician, CLT, permanent make up artist, and micro blading artist.
Micro needling and IPL photo facial’s are two of Brandi’s favorite skin care treatments. Brandi is passionate about skin care and loves to listen to her patients needs and concerns, using the information she puts together to perfect a skin care program specific for her clients needs.
In her spare time she enjoys working out, shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Ashley Fasso, LE, CLT
Licensed Aesthetician, Certified Laser Technician
Originally from NJ, Ashley started her career in the aesthetic industry in 2006. She has been a laser and microneedling educator, and has extensive training and experience in medical grade skincare and cosmetic laser techniques. Ashley is passionate about her work and continues to grow with ongoing education and staying current with the latest skincare treatments. She has been with the The Shaw Center for 2 years and loves being a part of the SHAW Center Team!
Ashley spends her free time with her family and pack of 3 dogs.
Bianca M. Koonce
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico , Bianca moved to Arizona 7 years ago to further pursue her career. She attended New Mexico State University and received her degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. Bianca has over 10 years of Public Relations, Marketing, and Media experience. She is passionate about the aesthetic industry and educating the public on procedures, products, and services offered at The SHAW Center.
In her spare time, Bianca can be found teaching classes as an indoor spin instructor or keeping up with her two older sisters with their podcast.