Meet the Staff

Dana Burgess – Patient Coordinator

Dana Burgess serves as patient coordinator and skin care counselor for Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Her responsibilities include scheduling patient surgeries, patient financing, patient counseling as well as assisting with marketing strategies. Dana enjoys helping patients achieve their goals, and working with such a diverse group of people.

She joined the practice in April 2000. Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg has been the premier provider of cosmetic plastic surgery in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, area, south of Washington, D.C, since 1983. Drs. Howard Heppe, and Harold Bautista are board certified and dedicated to achieving superior, natural-looking results through their team approach to patient care. They employ state-of-the-art equipment and proven techniques in their accredited medical facility.

Dana previously worked as the manager of accounts receivable at the largest multi physician / multi specialty group in the Fredericksburg area, then went on to become the director of information management for a physician management firm.

Dana was born and raised in the Fredericksburg area. Family life is extremely important to her. She is the mother of two adult children and grandmother to four grandsons with a fifth grandchild on the way. Dana’s hobbies include reading and spending time with her extended family.

Margo Cabrero – Translator and Front Office

Maria Margarita Cabrero (Margo) was born October 31, 1960 in San Antonio Texas of Puerto Rican parents. Margo was a military dependent as a child and then a military spouse for a total of 39 years, in military life. During those 39 years, Margo had the opportunity with her parents to be stationed in Hawaii, Germany, Italy, Texas and Virginia. With her husband, José, they were stationed in Panama, Puerto Rico, Alabama, Texas and Virginia. Margo, her husband, and their two children Maria Cristina and Carmen Teresa moved to Fredericksburg when José retired from active duty in 1999. Over the years Margo has gained experience as a Receptionist, Dental Office Manager, Executive Director of a medical society and Operations Manager for a Real Estate Company.
Margo joined Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg in October 2008. Her position at Plastic Surgery Services is administrative which includes front office manager, managing medical records and Spanish translator.

Margo’s favorite past time is reading. In July of 2009 Margo’s daughter Maria was married and so now she and Jose have a son named Brandon.  In 2011 Margo and Jose became grandparents to twins. They now have 2 granddaughters Lorelei and Mikaela.

Priya Patel – Master Aesthetician

Priya Patel was born in India and grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. In 1992, she married and moved to Virginia.

She graduated from the prestigious Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics where she received her license in Master Esthetics. She has been in the skin care industry for the last ten years. Priya continues her education through seminars to keep up to date on the latest techniques in skin care and esthetics.

As a Master Esthetician at Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg, Priya’s duties include skincare, post-op lymphatic drainage, and laser treatments.

Priya has resided in Fredericksburg for the last 15 years with her husband and two sons. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.

If you would like to find out more about the staff and services at Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg, contact us online to request a facial cosmetic surgery consultation. Or you can call our office at 540-371-7730 and one of our staff members will be pleased to help you.