Meet Dr. Elliott’s Plastic Surgery Medical Team
Patti Bergey, P.A.-C.
Patti Bergey has been assisting Dr. Franklyn Elliott for over 25 years at Atlanta Plastic Surgery. She received an undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry in her hometown of Savannah, GA at Armstrong State College. Later, Patti went on to The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta for PA training. Patti’s extensive experience makes her an essential member of Dr. Elliott’s team. At Atlanta Plastic Surgery, she does everything from educating patients to aiding in the operating room during procedures. Her home life is no less eventful, as she is the busy mother of two elementary school aged boys.
Suzanne is a long-time member of Atlanta Plastic Surgery’s staff. Although she took time off to raise her daughters, Suzanne has worked for Atlanta Plastic Surgery in several roles and became Dr. Elliott’s administrative assistant when he joined the office in the late 1980s. She contributes to the practice by scheduling patient appointments and assisting in patient education.
Michelle Kirkland R.N., B.S.N.
With a diverse background in several areas of medicine, Michelle joined Atlanta Plastic Surgery in January 1997. Working as Dr. Elliott’s Account Manager, Michelle handles everything from negotiating contracts to filing insurance claims and reimbursements. Michelle’s organization skills come in handy away from Atlanta Plastic Surgery as she and her husband, Chuck, have two sets of twins: twin girls (born in 2005) and twin boys (born in 2008).