Our Staff

Combs Plastic Surgery Staff Group-Photo

Our Mission Statement

Through compassionate service we enhance the physical and emotional well-being of our patients, and the community. Using surgical and non-surgical modalities, we correct deformities, repair injury, restore function, reveal beauty and enhance self-esteem.


Kelli Bartholomew, Patient Coordinator

Kelli is our Patient Coordinator, and has over 15 years in customer service experience with 5 years in the medical field. Kelli enjoys interacting with patients and strives to make them feel comfortable during their journey with us.

Away from the office, she loves spending time with her husband and two grown children.

Carol-(1)Carol Carlson-RN BS

Surgical Nurse
Seattle Pacific University (1974)

Carol has enjoyed working as a surgical nurse since her graduation. Carol’s education has allowed her to have experiences overseas, in hospitals, surgery centers and physicians’ offices. She has assisted Dr. Combs with his surgeries since 2001. You will see her in his office on surgery days.

As part of the team, it is Carol’s goal to make any office procedure as comfortable as possible for you.

In her free time she enjoys time with her family (husband and two adult children) and friends, gardening, crafting, reading, and traveling whenever possible.

RENE200x300RENE´ Saucedo, Medical Assistant

Rene´ recently joined our practice as our medical assistant and brings with her over 15 years of experience in the fields of Oncology and Family Practice. She is instrumental in scheduling our patients for surgery as well as assisting
Dr. Combs with office procedures. Rene´ loves making our patients feel comfortable and well cared for.

In her free time, Rene´ enjoys spending time with her family golfing, gardening and traveling.

Kims-PhotoKIM COMBS, Office Manager

Kim is instrumental in coordinating practice support and business development for Dr. Combs.

Kim is a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating from Portland Community College, and also holds an Associates of Occupational Studies in Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of America, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Mass-Media Communications from the University Of Akron

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and their two adopted dogs, Shadow, a tri-paw Husky and Piccolo, a McNab . Kim enjoys reading, cooking, baking, antiques and jazz.