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Meet the Staff

Julie Makarwich

Julie is the office manager and has been with Dr. Heistein since his first day of practice in 2002. While
Julie has been in healthcare since 1994, it wasn’t until she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in business management from University of Texas at Arlington in 2000 that she began her journey in healthcare management.

She keeps all of the daily office operations running efficiently, and is very well versed in assisting patients through their plastic surgery process. Julie answers questions about surgical fees, scheduling surgery, the insurance claims process, as well as other practical solutions pertaining to the plastic surgery experience.

She has a wealth of information with an approachable, friendly manner to help navigate any situation pleasantly.


Kim Furr

Kim is our Surgical First Assistant. She has worked with Dr. Heistein for more than 11 years, assisting in surgery.

While Kim spends most of her time in the operating room with him, she is also involved in taking care of our patients in our Southlake office. She ensures that everything Dr. Heistein may need for your surgery is available and ready to go.


Lesli Garcia

Lesli’s official title is medical assistant, but she is so much more than that. She has 18 years of plastic surgery experience and is frequently the first person each patient meets at the office. She is a friendly face throughout your journey with us. Lesli is your contact person to learn about preoperative and postoperative management, and is compassionate in the care she gives to each person.

She has a tremendous responsibility with our patients, and she fills in all the gaps for us to assure your care is seamless! Her dedication is evident with the relationships she develops with each patient.


Santa Guajardo

Santa is a registered medical assistant and licensed aesthetician who has worked in plastic surgery for the past 20 years. She offers noninvasive laser procedures that help with pigmentation, redness, scarring, skin tightening, cellulite reduction, hair removal and circumferential reduction. Additionally, Santa does light chemical peels, acne treatments and microdermabrasions.

She offers complimentary skincare consultations to talk with you about maintaining, improving or reversing the aging process. If you are interested in a great but simple and personalized skincare regimen, from an experienced trained professional, Santa can help you!


Molly Skaggs

Molly is our certified cosmetic nurse injector who joined Dr. Heistein’s team in 2014. She strives to develop a personal relationship during new patient’s initial consultation.

Molly goes out of her way to accommodate patient’s schedules and does all she can to assure they are pleased with their cosmetic treatments. For the previous 17 years, she was the primary cosmetic injector for 2 large Tarrant County dermatology practices. Molly transitioned into cosmetic nursing in 1995 after working in various areas of hospitals for 20 years. She has been a leading Tarrant County injector of Botox Cosmetic since 1997 and dermal fillers since 2000.

Molly received her ADN in 1979 at Midwestern State University in her hometown of Wichita Falls. She received her BSN in 1995 at University of Texas at Arlington.

Our Office Locations

Fort Worth

800 8th Ave. Suite 240, Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Southlake

521 West Southlake Blvd. Suite 175, Southlake, TX 76092
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