The Exceptional Staff of the Best Female Plastic Surgeon in Plano and Dallas
Dr. Elizabeth Kerner, MD – American Board of Plastic Surgery Certified
Dr. Elizabeth Kerner was raised in the Dallas area and is a graduate of Richardson High School. Following her Cum Laude graduation from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, she attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Kerner completed her general surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Affiliated Hospitals in Nashville. She completed her plastic surgery residency at Wayne State University Medical Center in Detroit and entered private practice in the Dallas area in 1987.
An enormously skilled and experienced surgeon, Dr. Kerner focuses mainly on breast surgery including breast augmentation surgery and breast lift surgery as well as facial surgery, and liposuction. Dr. Kerner was recently awarded the prestigious ‘Preferred Surgeon’ distinction by Ideal Implant.
American Board certification is a two-stage examination by which a plastic surgeon proves that he/she has an extended level of skills, training and expertise in the various areas of plastic surgery. In 1992, Dr. Kerner was awarded her Board Certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery, which is the only plastic surgery board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Medical Association. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society and is an active member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kerner served as President for the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons and also served as President of the Medical Staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.
Dr. Kerner wins many awards and was repeatedly voted Best Plastic Surgeon in the Scripps Community Newspaper’s Readers’ Choice for Collin County. She has received numerous Patients’ Choice Awards including the Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award in 2014. She has also been recognized with the Compassionate Doctor Recognition and the On-Time Doctor Award, and a Top 10 Plano Doctor Award. Dr. Kerner was named to D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas and Best Doctors in Collin County.
Dr. Elizabeth Kerner and her husband, Steve, have two sons. Alex is a teacher in Oregon, and Christian is in his second year of law school in Chicago. Dr. Kerner enjoys cooking, crossword puzzles, reading, traveling, gardening, and spin classes and is very active in her church and community.
Office Manager, CMM
Jennifer has over 30 years in healthcare administration and has been Dr. Elizabeth Kerner’s Office Manager since 1991. She is a native Virginian but grew up in Plano, Texas. Jennifer studied at Dallas Baptist University and later received the designation of Certified Medical Office Manager. She is a past executive board member with the American Society of Plastic Surgery Professionals and was a past president of Presbyterian Plano Office Managers Association. She is a 2001 graduate of Leadership Plano, a community leadership development program through the Plano Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to her duties with Dr. Kerner, Jennifer and her husband, Les, are very active in their church and also lead Faithful Friend Ministry, a juvenile prison ministry using their Schutzhund-bred and trained German shepherd, and Faithful Friend Mission K9, an entity placing service dogs with wounded combat veterans and those veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Office Nurse, RN, CPSN
Sally has over 40 years nursing experience, 26 of those in plastic surgery. She passed her board exams to achieve the designation of Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse. Sally has been with Dr. Elizabeth Kerner since 2010 and is the primary surgery scheduler. She works closely with patients before surgery in preoperative teaching. She is also involved in each patient’s postoperative care. Sally also occasionally works in the operating room with Dr. Kerner, pulling from her background of surgical nursing.
In her spare time, Sally enjoys knitting, creating beautiful handmade greeting cards, and listening to live music in various venues around the Dallas area. Sally and her husband, Steve, have one daughter and four granddaughters.
Office Nurse, RN, CPSN
Belinda has been in nursing for over 35 years, 17 of those in plastic surgery. She has also earned her Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse designation. Belinda joined the Dr. Elizabeth Kerner team in 2013. She also works with patients on surgery scheduling, preoperative teaching, and postoperative care. She works with most of our CoolSculpting® patients as well.
Belinda’s husband, Dave, is a recently retired anesthesiologist, and together they have five children and four grandchildren. She enjoys knitting and riding her bike.
I couldn’t have asked for a more knowledgeable and caring surgeon
She is a perfectionist
Gail C. | via insiderpages.com
Best Surgeon Around
Taj White | via Google Ratings
Dr. Kerner excels in her technical and people skills
Dr. Kerner, Jennifer and all the other wonderful staff are truly a Godsend to me
Tina S. | via Google Ratings
I love my liposuction and Botox!!
Sharee M. | via Google Ratings
Face Lift Patient | via vitals.com
Eyelid Surgery Made Me Look 15 Years Younger
Leslie C. Plano, TX | Yelp Reviews
I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a really good plastic surgeon
Jennifer F. Plano, TX | Yelp reviews
I couldn’t be happier!
Terrific Doctor & Experience
Joyce B. | via vitals.com
Dr. Kerner exceeded my expectations
Lisa S. | via Google Ratings
Dr. Kerner is the absolute BEST in Dallas!!
Parker C. | via Google Ratings
Nobody holds a candle to Dr. Kerner
Terrie T. | via Google Ratings
Lauren C. | Breast Reconstruction Patient via vitals.com
They treat you like a VIP
Krista N. | via Google Ratings
L. F. | Patient via In-Office Survery
Breast Augmentation Patient | via vitals.com
D. K. | Patient via In-Office Survey
Dr. Kerner is one of my most favorite doctors
Fran S. | via Google Ratings
Very personable, great listener. You can’t help but feel comfortable discussing your needs and desires
Roger N. Richardson, TX | Yelp reviews
GREAT Doctor, Excellent Surgeon
L. B. | Patient via In-Office Survey
I would trust her with any cosmetic surgery
I would never go anywhere else
I would recommend her to anyone
Keep up the excellent work!
What a great doctor and staff
Beth | via healthgrades.com
Her work is OUTSTANDING!
Glad we have great doctors like Dr. Kerner
Jennifer F. | via yelp.com
Thank you, Dr. Kerner
Dr. Kerner does excellent, beautiful surgery
Liz A | via healthgrades.com
The results are wonderful!
Caring, compassionate and exceptionally skilled
L. S. | via insiderpages.com
Nose Skin Cancer Removal and Wound Repair – An Exceptional Surgeon
Les C. | via Google Ratings
Helped me every step of the way
Holly B. | via Google Ratings
My breasts are beautiful
Kind, Caring and Does Excellent Work. We wouldn’t go anywhere else.
She has also given several excellent referrals to other specialists, and I'd trust her with absolutely any medical need I have. She has also cared for several of my family members, and we wouldn't go anywhere else.
John P. | via Google Ratings
Dr. Kerner has been taking care of needs for my family for years.
Megan S. | via Google Ratings
I highly recommend her to anyone seeking plastic surgery
John P. Frisco, TX | Yelp reviews