Our Staff – Fayetteville, Arkansas
Gina Fedorchak, RN, BSN, MBA
Surgical and Clinical Services Manager
Gina coordinates our team to provide clients with cosmetic enhancements. This includes surgical procedures, laser treatments and skin care. Her years of nursing have taught her the importance of patient safety and the value of patient satisfaction. Exceeding our client’s expectations is her priority at Dr. Vanderpool’s office.
In 2008, Gina relocated to Northwest Arkansas and lives in Rogers with her husband and two dogs. They have two children together. In her free time, Gina enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, cooking and yoga.
Favorite spot on earth: Monterey Bay, CA
Finds beautiful: Walking in Muir Woods, CA on a sunny day
Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men
Personal motto: “Bloom where you are planted”
Wendy Smith, RN, RNC
CoolSculpting Specialist and Injectables
Wendy specializes in CoolSculpting as well as Botox and facial fillers. She loves the on-going relationships that she builds with our clients. Wendy brings compassionate, patient-centered care and true expertise in nursing to our office.
Wendy lives in Rogers with her husband and their twin daughters. Some of her hobbies include cooking, exercising, and reading.
Favorite spot on earth: Beaches
Finds beautiful: My girls laughing and sunrises
Guilty pleasure: binge-watching
Personal motto: “Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things!”
Michell Hennigan, RN
Clinical and Medical Esthetics
Michell is cross trained in all areas of our office ensuring all processes go as smooth as possible for our patients and their families. She specializes in skin rejuvenation. This includes laser treatments, microdermabrasions, skin peels, as well as medical grade skin care treatments. Michell enjoys seeing the transformation in her patients and making them feel good about themselves.
Michell enjoys spending time with her daughter, her dogs, playing guitar, painting, watching movies and reading.
Favorite spot on Earth: At home with the people and animals I love
Finds beautiful: Art, nature, and music
Favorite quote: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi
Valerie Rankin, RN
Clinical and CoolSculpting Specialist
Valerie has been a nurse for 20 years. She enjoys building relationships with our patients and helping them through their journey to feel more confident. She specializes in Botox injections and Morpheus skin treatments. She brings compassion and an encouraging spirit to our office.
Valerie lives in Fayetteville with her husband and two boys. They love to travel, relax by the pool and watching football. Their favorite pastime is to watch and participate in any and all of their boys’ activities. She loves being a mother to her two boys.
Favorite quote: “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis
Finds beautiful: My boys’ laughter
Favorite bible verse: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Whitney Prater, RN, BSN
Whitney is our pre-operative and post-operative nurse. It’s Whitney’s smiling face that our patients see both before and after their surgery. She enjoys getting to know all our patients and putting them at ease throughout their surgical experience.
Whitney received her Associate of Science in Nursing degree in 2018 from Crowder College in Missouri. Later, in 2020, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Whitney’s first priority is to make sure you leave our office feeling uplifted, empowered, and inspired to love yourself and embrace self-care. Whitney enjoys spending time with her husband and son, traveling with family, and listening to good music.
Favorite Quote: “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino
Lacey Strobel, RN, BSN
Lacey’s caring attitude and outgoing personality are treasured in our office. As a perioperative nurse, she works closely with Dr. Vanderpool and his team to coordinate patient care, ensure patient safety and provide education to our patients and their families. She received a Bachelor os Science in Hospitality Management with a minor in Global Studies from The Univeristy of Arkanas, Fayetteville in 2009. In 2014, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baylor University.
Lacey lives in Fayetteville with her husband and two daughters. They enjoy spending time together doing anything outdoor related with friends and family. She also loves to cheer on the Razorbacks.
Finds beautiful: Watching my girls play together
Favorite movie: Sabrina
Favorite spot on Earth: Florence, Italy
Personal motto: “Treat others how you wish to be treated.”
Elizabeth has been in the administrative medical field for 18 years. She oversees supportive services for the office, reviews and analyzes monthly reports and financial studies.
Elizabeth and her husband live in Springdale. She has always lived in Arkansas other than a 6-year stint traveling with her husband who was in the Air Force. They love to travel and spend time with their children who are in Houston and New York.
Finds Beautiful: Anytime my children are together
Favorite Movies: Return to Me and The Good Lie
Personal motto: “Don’t be so quick to judge – You never know when you might just find yourself walking in that person’s shoes.”
Favorite spot on Earth: Banff, Canada and Spring Mountain
Body Contouring Coordinator
Linda enjoys meeting and assisting all of Dr. Vanderpool’s patients. Her goal is to make patients feel welcome when scheduling their first consultation and comfortable when scheduling their treatment by providing patient-focused service.
She has been a Fayetteville resident since attending the University of Arkansas. Linda’s favorite activities include: family time with her husband, daughter and dog, traveling without an agenda, stumbling on great art and cooking new dishes.
Past itineraries: Germany, Japan, Mexico, Canada, England and France
Finds beautiful: Nature and laughter
Bucket list snippet: Write a children’s book, finish a marathon, create a family cook book and family photos on Lake Louise.
Personal motto: “Let’s be adventurers together.”
Jessica’s responsibilities are to reflect the caring nature of Dr. Vanderpool and our staff by meeting the needs of our very important patients. A fun, pleasant experience is what she strives to provide when you first walk in our door. She has the ability to coordinate with all our staff to make our patient’s experience here seamless.
Jessica and her husband have 2 children, a son and a daughter. She enjoys making memories with her family, cooking, baking, and warm weather.
Finds beautiful: Life, people laughing, and white beaches
Guilty Pleasure: Anything ice cream
Favorite spot on earth: Cozumel, MX
Personal motto: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Krista enjoys assisting all of Dr. Vanderpool’s patients throughout their surgery process. She ensures that all of our surgical instruments are washed, sterilized, safe, and ready to use for the patient’s surgery. Her sweet and sincere disposition coupled with her attention to detail make her a valued team member.
Krista and her husband live in Washington County with their four dogs. They enjoy hiking and camping with friends.
Favorite quote: “Whatever you are, be a good one” – Abraham Lincoln
Favorite place on Earth: Any beach
Personal motto: “Hakuna Matata”
From your initial phone call to your final follow-up visit, Aryn will be there to support you and to answer all of your questions. When not working at Vanderpool Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, she pursues her dream of becoming a nurse by attending Nursing School at Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Aryn lives in Springdale and loves spending time with her family, friends and precious puppy, Tru-leigh. She enjoys hiking, being on the lake or beach, bowling, listening to music, kayaking, hunting and fishing.
Favorite spot on earth: Beaches
Finds beautiful: Nature, music, life, my dog
Personal motto: “Live everyday like it’s your last.”
Marshall makes sure the front office is functioning in an effective and efficient manner. She assists with non-surgical treatments and thrives on making patients feel more confident as a result.
Marshall lives in Fayetteville. She loves travel, Italian food and good music.
Favorite spot on earth: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”
Personal motto: “Be the good in the world.”
Call us at 479-571-8585 or contact us online today!