About Mesna Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery Minneapolis

Providing professional care and exceptional results in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere is what we do best at Mesna Plastic Surgery. Whether you are visiting us for a non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedure or are planning to undergo cosmetic surgery, we take the time to make sure that we understand your goals and that you understand the treatment options available. As an experienced plastic surgeon serving St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Minnetonka-area patients, Dr. Gregory T. Mesna is committed to providing outstanding service and high-quality results.

Meet Dr. Gregory T. Mesna

dr. mensaDr. Gregory T. Mesna has lived in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area his entire life. After earning his Bachelor of Arts in chemistry at St. Olaf College in Northfield, he went on to study dentistry and medicine at the University of Minnesota. He received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1985, followed by his Medical Doctorate in 1989. He continued his internship and residency in general surgery and then narrowed his focus by participating in a plastic surgery residency and fellowship program from1993 to 1996. After Dr. Mesna became a fully-qualified plastic surgeon, he opened his Minneapolis-area practice in 1996.

Dr. Gregory T. Mesna is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and maintains membership with the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons.

When he is not at work, Dr. Mesna enjoys playing golf and tennis, as well as coaching his children in various sports.

Meet Our Staff

In addition to our plastic surgeon, there are a number of other skilled professionals at Mesna Plastic Surgery who contribute to the satisfaction and comfort of our patients. Depending on the type of procedure you are interested in, you may meet some or all of our dedicated staff members.

Connie Brennan, R.N.

connie-brennanSince 1998, Connie has been dedicated to the field of plastic surgery. As a health professional, she recognizes the need for non-surgical treatments to restore and enhance natural beauty. As a highly trained and certified nurse specialist, she provides dermal filler consultations, treatments, and training. Her artistic eye and attention to detail have made her one of the leading injectionists in the country with clients from coast to coast.

Dana Orr, R.N., Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

ana has been a nurse for over 15 years; turning her passion for the aesthetic industry into a rewarding career with advanced training in Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane, Perlane, Radiesse, and Sculptra.   As a trainer for Medicis,and Dermasculpt, Dana is dedicated to training doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, and nurse practitioners in the delicate art of cosmetic medicine.  She is an active member of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA).

Dana’s gentle touch combined with her detailed aesthetic eye consistently  provides her patients with  her patients with subtle, youthful, beautiful results.  With her expert knowledge and caring approach, Dana will create a customized treatment plan just for you.

Lisa Dryden, R.N., B.A. - Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Lisa has  over 18 years of nursing experience.

She has been a member of AORN in Peri-Operative Nursing since 2003 and has worked extensively in all specialties of surgery, with a concentrated focus on plastic surgery (cosmetic as well as reconstructive}. 

Lisa has extended her practice to include injections; both neuromuscular blockers and fillers.  Because of her experience in the operating room with plastic surgeons, she quickly found a passion for the aesthetic industry.  Lisa completed a comprehensive program and received the title as Certified Nurse Injector in 2008.  She has consistently achieved excellent results by continuing her education in the aesthetic industry by attending seminars and educational events surrounding the latest techniques in cosmetic injections. 

Lisa has been referred to as a “visionary and great listener, always putting the patient first”.  To that she says “I, first and foremost, am called to be a nurse.  The patient’s desires, expectations and health always come first.  Together we communicate and coordinate a plan that ensures their optimum satisfaction and health.  I have always been a seeker and a giver of knowledge and have had amazing teachers along the way who have taught me what a great responsibility and honor it is to be a nurse.”

Heather Lantz, R.N., Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Heather has been in nursing for over twenty years and has extensive surgical experience, including work in the operating room, recovery room and surgical intensive care unit. She has devoted the last three years exclusively to plastic surgery nursing and has completed advanced training in injection techniques utilizing neuromodulators and dermal fillers for patients who wish to achieve and maintain a youthful appearance. Heather has a warm and outgoing personality, and she specializes in listening to her patients and their needs in order to help them reach their cosmetic desires.

Leah Fernandez Wipf, Certified Laser & Ulthera Specialist, Licensed Aesthetician 

leah fernandezIn 2003, Leah left the corporate world to follow her true passion in skin care. She enjoys an industry which is constantly changing and improving and she values being associated with a professional clinic where she can provide advanced skin care treatments. She enjoys educating her clients and keeping them up to date with the latest information and technology. Leah specializes in clinical facials, HydraFacials™, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, dermaplaning, Dermapen™,facial waxing, brow tinting, Coolsculpting™, Exillis™, and non-surgical laser treatments. Leah’s goal is to give each of her client’s the best care possible by personalizing every treatment and developing an understanding relationship with everyone.

Dominique Williems, Licensed Aethetician & Skincare Specialist

Dominique has been practicing esthetics since 2008. With her advanced knowledge of skincare, she offers   in-depth treatments for the ongoing health and wellness of the skin. It was her goal to enter the medical esthetics field; in January 2013 she joined Dr. Mesna’s team. She specializes in clinical facials, HydraFacials™, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Dermapen™, facial waxing, brow tinting and   CoolSculpting™.

I am truly passionate about skin care. After a proper skin treatment, I introduce, educate, and help clients maintain home care specific to their individual needs. It is very gratifying to see the transformation of a client’s skin.

Sharon - Office Manager and Patient Coordinator

Sharon has worked with Dr. Mesna since 1997. Her responsibilities include patient scheduling, billing, and management of business operations and patient accounts.

"I feel it is important for us to make the patients feel comfortable in our clinic, and I enjoy providing them with information regarding the procedures and helping them through the process."

Angie – Office Assistant and Patient Coordinator

Angie assists with the various tasks that make our office run smoothly and helps ensure that our patients feel at ease when they walk through the door.  She also ensures the aesthetic side of our business is prospering.  

Contact Our Practice to Speak with Our Skilled Plastic Surgeon

If you are seeking a skilled and compassionate plastic surgeon serving the Edina, Minnetonka, or Minneapolis areas, contact Dr. Gregory T. Mesna today to schedule a consultation.

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Edina Office: 3955 Parklawn Ave Ste 130
Minneapolis, MN 55435
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Minneapolis, MN 55426
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