At Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery, we pride ourselves on not only offering the best surgical care, but also the highest quality customer service and support. Our staff is highly trained in patient care as it pertains to health, beauty and wellness, and we strive to make each individual who walks through our doors feel welcomed and understood. Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery offers a unique approach to patient care: a woman’s perspective delivered by a team of experts who work in unison to deliver the highest level of expertise.
Contact us online or call our Plymouth office today at 651-290-7600 for more information about our practice or to schedule your consultation.
Kristina Thissen, PA-C
Board-Certified Physician’s Assistant
Kristina joined the team at Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery in 2013. She began her career in a family medicine setting. This soon allowed her to realize her passion for health and wellness. Her focus on holistic patient care makes her a compassionate listener as she strives to gain an understanding of the concerns and challenges that each individual faces.
Kristina received her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, and her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Biology at the University of Minnesota. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants (AASPA), and Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA).
Kristina has prioritized advancing her education and experience in hormone balancing, weight loss programs and a range of cosmetic treatments, including nonsurgical treatments such as injectable dermal fillers, BOTOX® and Dysport®. In her years of experience at Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery, she has become experienced at administering nonsurgical body sculpting treatments such as CoolSculpting® and Cellfina™.
Outside of work, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters, vacationing at the lake during summer months and traveling to warm destinations in the winter. She stays active with yoga, running and golf.
Kim Starr, RN, CPSN
Kim is a registered nurse, and is certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery. She is also certified in CoolSculpting®, hormone therapy and Kybella™ injections.
Kim also performs cosmetic treatments which include BOTOX®/Dysport®, fillers, and Cellfina™.
Kim is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses.
Kim has been dedicated to the practice of plastic surgery for over 30 years, where she has continued to work as an office nurse, first assist in the O.R, and nurse injector.
Kim is a compassionate person, and knows the importance of emotional support. She understands the stresses and fears of particular situations that patients may go through in making decisions. She is dedicated to making sure you have complete understanding and that the care you receive is exceptional.
In her free time, she enjoys time with her husband, her 2 sons and their wives, and her grandchildren. She also enjoys long distance runs, training for marathons and time away at the cabin.
Tarra Lewis, FNP-C, APRN
Tarra joined the team at Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery and SpaVie Medical and Laser Aesthetics in 2018. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for eighteen years prior to obtaining her family nurse practitioner certification. Her background in healthcare is comprehensive and includes working in dermatology and women’s health specialties. Tarra has a passion for health and wellness as well as patient education which motivated her to continue advancing her education.
She received her Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from Winona State University, Masters of Nursing Education from Capella University, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winona State University. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Tarra is married and has three school-aged children. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends at the lake, traveling, and family golf outings.
Patient Care Coordinator and Billing Specialist
Krissy joined the team at Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery in 2013. Krissy has obtained a Master of Education degree, and prior to her coming on board, she worked as a full-time mathematics teacher. Her passion for wellness, beauty and excellent patient care brought her to Harrington + Associates Plastic Surgery, where she works hard to warrant HIPAA compliance, ensure patient safety and coordination, as well as managing cosmetic and insurance billing.
In her spare time, Krissy enjoys being with her friends and family. She is an avid skier during the winter months and enjoys spending time at the cabin in the summer.
Our Team Approach
We strongly believe in a team approach to patient care and wellness, starting at your initial consultation and continuing through your recovery. Each time you visit our office, you will be personally greeted by Dr. Harrington and her staff. We believe that excellent care comes from continuing attention and communication, and strive to get to know each of our patients to best meet their needs. At least one person on our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have before or after your surgery.
Contact us online or call our Plymouth office today at 651-290-7600 for more information about our surgical team.