Meet Our Staff
Dr. Elizabeth Kerner
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. Her plastic surgery residency was done at Wayne State University Medical Center in Detroit. She entered private practice in the Dallas area in 1987. Enjoying both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kerner focuses mainly on breast surgery, facial surgery, and liposuction.
Dr. Kerner was voted A Best Plastic Surgeon in the 1998, 2002, 2003 and 2004 Scripps Community Newspaper’s Readers’ Choice for Collin County. She received a Patients’ Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and the Patient’s Choice 5th Anniversary Award in 2014. She has also been recognized with the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2012 and 2013, On-Time Doctor Award in 2014, and a Top 10 Plano Doctor Award in 2014. Dr. was named to D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas in 2014 and Best Doctors in Collin County in 2016.
Dr. 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.
Office Manager, CMM
Jennifer has over 30 years in healthcare administration and has been Dr. Kerner’s Office Manager since 1991. She is a native Virginian but grew up in Plano. 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. Kerner since 2010 and is the primary surgery scheduler. She works closely with patients before surgery in preop 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 Kerner team in 2013. She also works with patients on surgery scheduling, preop 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.
Dr. Kerner is one of my most favorite doctors
Fran S. | via Google Ratings
They treat you like a VIP
Krista N. | via Google Ratings
I couldn’t be happier!
I couldn’t have asked for a more knowledgeable and caring surgeon
I would trust her with any cosmetic surgery
Breast Augmentation Patient | via vitals.com
Nobody holds a candle to Dr. Kerner
Terrie T. | via Google Ratings
Dr. Kerner is the absolute BEST in Dallas!!
Parker C. | via Google Ratings
Dr. Kerner, Jennifer and all the other wonderful staff are truly a Godsend to me
Tina S. | via Google Ratings
What a great doctor and staff
Beth | via healthgrades.com
Thank you, Dr. Kerner
Her work is OUTSTANDING!
Terrific Doctor & Experience
Joyce B. | via vitals.com
Dr. Kerner does excellent, beautiful surgery
Liz A | via healthgrades.com
Dr. Kerner has been taking care of needs for my family for years.
Megan S. | via Google Ratings
L. S. | via insiderpages.com
Dr. Kerner excels in her technical and people skills
I would recommend her to anyone
L. F. | Patient via In-Office Survery
My breasts are beautiful
L. B. | Patient via In-Office Survey
Keep up the excellent work!
Caring, compassionate and exceptionally skilled
D. K. | Patient via In-Office Survey
Glad we have great doctors like Dr. Kerner
Jennifer F. | via yelp.com
GREAT Doctor, Excellent Surgeon
I love my liposuction and Botox!!
Sharee M. | via Google Ratings
I would never go anywhere else
She is a perfectionist
Gail C. | via insiderpages.com
Dr. Kerner exceeded my expectations
Lisa S. | via Google Ratings
Face Lift Patient | via vitals.com
Helped me every step of the way
Holly B. | via Google Ratings
The results are wonderful!
Lauren C. | Breast Reconstruction Patient via vitals.com