Meet Our Staff

The staff of Surgical Arts of Virginia and Ageless Innovations look forward to serving all of your cosmetic surgery and medical spa needs. If you live in Washington DC, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Richmond, Charlottesville or the surrounding areas of Virginia, schedule a consultation and come by to meet our staff.

When you come to Surgical Arts of Virginia and Ageless Innovations, you have the opportunity to meet our staff who will be working with you throughout your cosmetic surgeries and medical spa treatments.

Jason Seutter – Patient Care Coordinator

Jason Seutter is our Patient Care Coordinator who ensures the best for each patient. From financing options to answering any questions you may have, he is available as one of the Patient Coordinators to assist you throughout your journey with us at Surgical Arts of Virginia. He has been a part of the SAOFVA family since our first facility opened in 2008.

Jason has two beautiful daughters. As a family, they enjoy spending time outdoors and cooking together.

Jason can be contacted with any questions or patient concerns, via call or text:

Jason Seutter:

[540]-371-7372 text

540-371-7372 phone

540-371-3002 fax


Carmen White - Practice Administrator

Carmen is the Practice Administrator for Surgical Arts of Virginia. She joined the team in late 2021. Carmen brings 30+ years of leadership and management skills to the SAOFVA team. Carmen is passionate about each and every patient from the initial consultation to that patient’s last follow-up.

Carmen was born in Germany and moved to the United States with her family as a young adult. She is married to her husband Derrick. Between them they have four beautiful children and one grandson along with four fur babies: Winston, Willow, Seth and Lily.

Carmen can be contacted via phone, text and email.

(540) 371-7372 phone

(540) 371-7372 text

(540) 371-3002 fax email

Fiona Meyer – Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / PRN

Originally from Scotland, Fiona Meyer LPN is our Surgical First Assistant. She aids the surgeon/RN during operations and medical procedures, assembles the OR before and after surgery, reviews patient health history and previous medical conditions with Dr. Palmer, oversees laboratory studies and performs close follow-up care and patient teaching pre/postoperatively.

Fiona graduated from Kee Business College as CMA in 1997 and continued her education at Career Training Solutions, where she earned her LPN in 2007. With 20+ years’ experience in various positions within the medical field, she has worked in an urgent care setting, a rehabilitation hospital, and a medical/surgical unit as a floor nurse.

Fiona is caring at heart and passionate about helping people and making a difference in their lives. She finds that the medical field is exciting and ever-changing with great opportunities to advance, learn and expand knowledge. She considers the small team at Surgical Arts of Virginia to be her work family.

Fiona is recently engaged, and is a mother of two. Her daughter is a member of the U.S. Marine Corps and is currently stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Her son recently began driving. She loves tackling home improvement projects and spending time outdoors, especially near the crackle of a bonfire.

Heidi Harper – Registered Nurse (RN BSN) / PRN

Heidi Harper, RN BSN, has been a nurse since 1999 and is licensed in Virginia. She specializes in administering IV medications, monitoring patient vital signs, and assisting Dr. Palmer during all surgeries. She also performs pre-op patient preparations and post-op patient recovery care.

Heidi graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with Presidential Honors in 2017. She also graduated from Excelsior College with an Associate of Science in Nursing in 2006. She has over 18 years of hospital experience working in the Emergency Department, Critical Care, Telemetry/Medical Intensive Care, Pediatrics and Mother/Baby Units.

Heidi maintains certifications in:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Stroke Certification
  • Conscious Sedation Certification

Heidi has lived in Virginia since 2000 and is married to her husband Jeff. Together, they have three children and are the proud grandparents of one granddaughter.

Vanessa - Aesthetician

Vanessa become a part of the SAOFVA team this year. She brings with her many years of experience handling patients’ skincare concerns and helping them maintain a daily routine for a better more youthful appearance. She is driven by giving patients the most advanced techniques for healthy, beautiful skin.

Vanessa spends the majority of her free time with her four siblings and other close family members.

Vanessa can be contacted via phone, text and email.

[540]-371-7372 text

540-371-7372 phone

540-371-3002 fax


Michelle Parker - CMA

Michelle has numerous years of patient care. Michelle is our Medical Assistant here at Surgical Arts of Virginia. She graduated from Everest College in 2015 and is currently enrolled at Germanna for nursing school. Michelle is highly energetic and compassionate about helping people achieve their inner and outer beauty.

Michelle and her son enjoy cooking and playing with their kitten.




Schedule Your Consultation

We look forward to you coming to our practice to meet our staff and to plan your cosmetic surgeries and medical spa treatments. If you live in Washington DC, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Richmond, Charlottesville or a nearby community in Virginia, please contact us to learn more about us or to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. R. Shane Palmer.

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