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Our Staff

At SpaVie, our highly trained staff takes pride in offering outstanding aesthetic medical care while always putting your comfort first. Under the guidance of top female plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Harrington, the SpaVie team goes above and beyond to ensure that you feel welcomed during your time with us and always see exceptional treatment outcomes.

Kristina Thissen, PA-C

Board-Certified Physician’s Assistant

Kristina Thissen

Kristina is a NCCPA nationally board-certified and state-licensed Physician Assistant trained in a wide variety of procedures. Kristina’s proficient and skilled techniques complement the work of our plastic surgeons.

Kristina has had extensive experience with surgical and non-surgical procedures during her years at Harrington + Associates. Her precise and thorough skills have gained the respect of patients and staff. She is a talented injector of neuromodulators (Botox/Dysport) and dermal fillers. In addition, she has a strong passion for non-invasive procedures such as CoolSculpting, Halo laser, Cellfina, Profound RF, Viveve and MiraDry.

When not at SpaVie, Kristina loves spending time with her family, whether that’s at the lake during the summer or taking winter vacations somewhere warm!

Kim Starr, RN, CPSN

Registered Nurse, Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse, Nurse Injector

A member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses, Kim is a registered nurse who is certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Kim has been active in the aesthetic medical field for over 30 years in different roles ranging from office nurse to assisting in the O.R. and working as a nurse injector.

Kim is certified in CoolSculpting®, hormone therapy and Kybella® injections, and is skilled at performing injectables like BOTOX® and Dysport® as well as injectable fillers.

In Kim’s free time, she spends time with her husband, children and grandchildren, and also enjoys long-distance running, marathon training and getting away to the cabin.

Saebra Halliday

Registered Nurse
Saebra has been with Harrington Plastic Surgery since November 2016. Throughout her 20 years as an RN, Saebra has explored and enjoyed a variety of nursing disciplines – she has worked in the Surgical ICU, Cardiac Cath Lab, Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, Interventional Radiology Lab and the Pre and Post Surgical Care units. She is thrilled to combine the many skills she has honed over the years, along with her passion for women’s health and wellness, in one very unique place.

Upon coming to work at Harrington Plastic Surgery, Saebra has been finding her niche in an intimate setting where she can connect with, educate and support women through unique, rewarding and challenging procedures and experiences.

Saebra received her BSN in 1997 from Creighton University School of Nursing, in Omaha, Nebraska.

In her free time, Saebra adores cooking, finding the next adventure, and singing in her car, but most especially, she loves spending time with friends and family!

Krissy Hedberg

Patient Care Coordinator and Billing Specialist

Krissy HedbergKrissy’s passion for wellness, beauty and excellent patient care make her a perfect fit for the SpaVie team. She handles the paperwork side of patient care, including ensuring HIPAA compliance, as well as patient safety and coordination and billing.

Krissy enjoys being with her friends and family when she’s not working. In winter months, she’s an avid skier, and spends time at the cabin during the summer.

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