Meet Our Staff

Our patients deserve to receive care from sensitive, experienced, discreet, respectful and compassionate professionals. We think you will find our staff will make you feel very welcome and well cared for, whether you are here for surgery, skin care, injectables, laser treatments, or just to explore the possibilities.

Dr. George Pope

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. George Pope, a board certified plastic surgeon, has practiced in Orlando since 1988. Also board certified in ear, nose and throat surgery, he is widely recognized for his expertise in rhinoplasty.

Dr. Pope holds his B.S. and M.D. from LSU. He gained his experience in surgery and otolaryngology at Tulane Medical Center and the University of Connecticut. He later trained in plastic surgery at the University of Louisville.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, an invitation-only organization.

Voted Best Plastic Surgeon by Orlando Magazine readers for several consecutive years, Dr. Pope serves as a contributing editor and lecturer.

He performs cosmetic breast surgery, facelifts and eyelifts, abdominoplasty, liposuction and has extensive experience in Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Kybella, and Sculptra.

He has been an active staff member of the Orlando Health and Florida Hospital systems for more than 20 years.


Linda Gilliland, ARNP, PhD

Nurse Practitioner

Linda has been working in facial aesthetics since 2004 and has been a national trainer in aesthetics since 2005.  She has trained thousands of physicians and nurses all over the country and lectured at many professional conferences.

She is well known in Central Florida as one of the most experienced injectors of Botox and dermal fillers.

Linda is a graduate of the University of Florida and has a PhD in Nursing. Linda injects Botox, Juvederm, Radiesse and Sculptra, and administers laser treatments.


Lisa Sanzone, RMA

Medical Assistant

Lisa works closely with other members of the clinical staff to get patients ready for surgery, and with patients in the recuperation period.

She is a valuable resource and enjoys sharing patients’ excitement.


Dana Capps

Practice Manager

A native of California, Dana is responsible for ensuring all aspects of the practice run smoothly so the clinical staff can concentrate on patient care. She handles patient business, accounting, human resources and scheduling. Dana was a patient at Orlando Plastic Surgery Center before she became an employee, and loves seeing the confidence and self-assurance patients gain through cosmetic surgery.

She managed the after-school care program at Lake Highland Prep for eight years and has also worked as a real estate agent.


Shanti Abel

Patient Coordinator

Shanti recently graduated from the University of Florida with a Master’s Degree in Health Administration.

Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Shanti makes every effort to create the best possible experience for each and every patient. Shanti will be by your side from your initial consult, through planning surgeries, and to celebrate the new you.


Giuliana Crider

Medical Aesthetician

Giuliana is licensed to perform chemical peels, microdermabrasion, facials and waxing. She works closely with Dr. Pope to ensure optimal results for patients having facial surgeries. Giuliana has advanced training in SkinMedica, Obagi and Image products.


Mallory Lowe

Medical Aesthetician

Mallory, an Orlando native and Boone High graduate, became interested in aesthetics after enduring her own bout with cystic acne in her twenties. From there, she was instantly inspired to make skin care her career. She attended The Florida College of Natural Health and completed the Advanced Paramedical program in 2013 and has experience in the spa industry, as well as the medical field. Mallory’s caring, warm, and empathetic nature helps out her clients at ease with every treatment she performs. She is 100% dedicated to helping her patients attain healthy skin for life!


Dee Brandt

Marketing Director

Dee’s responsibilities include advertising, public relations, special events and internal communications. She has more than 25 years experience in healthcare marketing and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from LSU.


Patty McMillan

Receptionist

Patty McMillan, a former model, greets patients and families at Orlando Plastic Surgery Center's front desk. Patty checks patients in and out, facilitates communication among all areas of the practice, and helps organize the office so patient visits proceed smoothly.

Patty grew up in Orlando and graduated from Boone High School..