Meet Our Plastic Surgery and Medspa Team


Plastic Surgery and Medspa Practice Director – Nina, Esq.

Nina Grover, Esq. Nina is our PRACTICE DIRECTOR and has been involved in the plastic surgery and aesthetic enhancement business for almost fifteen years. She helps ensure the most optimal patient and practice care standards by handling “behind-the-scenes” management, business and legal matters. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Economics from UCLA and earned her Juris Doctor Degree from the UCLA School of Law. After practicing commercial finance law at prestigious law firms and in-house for several years, Nina decided that the cutting-edge nature of the cosmetic surgery industry excited her and she joined Dr. Grover’s practice. Nina loves watching patients successfully undergo their aesthetic transformation from consultation to treatment completion and is proud when our patients emerge feeling more confident. Outside of the office, Nina is dedicated to her husband and three children and loves to travel, exercise, cook and read.


Cosmetic Laser Nurse & Medical Aesthetician – Kristin, RN

Kristin Richmond, RN Kristin is our LASER NURSE AND MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN and been in the nursing industry for almost fifteen years. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication and earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Golden West College. Kristin’s caring demeanor and thorough attention to patient care allow her to offer our patients superior treatments with a gentle touch. She has extensively trained with and has expertise in all of the aesthetic modalities offered at our Practice and looks forward to welcoming more new patients to our MedSpa. Kristin enjoys being involved with her two kids, baking, exercising and hiking with her German Shepherd. She is also well-versed in the art of using essential oils for healing.


Plastic Surgery Patient Coordinator – Whitney

Whitney Thornton Whitney is our PATIENT COORDINATOR and has been in the aesthetic industry for over seven years. She has been a surgical patient coordinator for the past four years and is also a licensed esthetician. Whitney loves her job and is committed to giving our patients the most positive cosmetic surgery experience. She is an essential liasion and resource throughout our patients’ surgical journey and her caring and personable demeanor keeps patients feeling comfortable and informed throughout the process. Her exceptional organizational skills and superb work ethic ensure a smooth surgical process as she navigates patients through scheduling, logistics, concierge services and financial matters. Whitney is well-traveled and has lived in Italy, Greece, Japan and San Francisco. During her free time, Whitney can be found spending time with family or with her beloved cat Merlin.


Practice Administrative Assistant – Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Aldrich Kaitlyn is our Practice Administrative Assistant and is likely to be the first person patients come in contact with when connecting with our Practice. She is an invaluable member of our team and is responsible for keeping our surgery and medspa patients’ procedures and appointments on target. As a graduate of the Paul Mitchell the School in Costa Mesa, Kaitlyn is a licensed esthetician who also performs medspa skincare procedures and offers patients knowledgeable skincare product consultations. Kaitlyn is an avid softball and golf player and loves spending time on the beach with her friends and family.

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