Columbus CoolSculpting Staff
The CoolSculpting Center by CAPS, overseen by our four board-certified plastic surgeons in addition to our newest plastic surgeon, offers the latest technology to help you get the results you desire. Our skilled team of CoolSculpting specialists are highly trained and qualified to perform this non-invasive procedure and freeze away stubborn fat. Learn more about our CoolSculpting specialists’ background, skills and training here.
Jennifer Heck, MSN, RN
Jennifer has been a registered nurse since 1992. She worked in a busy metropolitan hospital for nearly 10 years. During that time, she advanced her medical training with a Master’s degree in nursing from the Medical College of Ohio. She has assisted in many areas at Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery’s practice and has experience in all that CAPS offers for our patients. Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery added their CoolSculpting Center in May 2014, when Jennifer swiftly became one of the first Zeltiq CoolSculpting Certified Practitioners in Central Ohio. Jennifer is also an expert in Ultherapy which was added to CAPS in 2017. She gives an honest and individual assessment to every patient and looks forward to helping her patients look and feel their best!
Michelle Sloan, RN
Michelle has been an registered nurse since 1998 and previously worked at Riverside Methodist Hospital as a surgical nurse. She began her career at Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery in 2002 as registered nurse, where she provided the best care for their cosmetic and reconstructive patients. Currently she treats a wide range of CAPS patients performing Laser Hair Removal and CoolSculpting. Since Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery added their CoolSculpting Center, Michelle quickly became one of the first Central Ohio RN’s to be certified in CoolSculpting. Her professional demeanor and compassion for her patients provides them with a comfortable environment while attaining the best results for them.
Teniele Cochern, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Teniele has been in the nursing field for over 17 years, with a background in Emergency Medicine. She is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, who previously practiced in a Level 1 trauma center. Teniele joined Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery in 2010 and has always had an interest in medical aesthetics.
As the Laser Center Practitioner at CAPS, Teniele is committed to providing the most advanced non-invasive and minimally invasive laser resurfacing treatments. Her extensive training and experience with Broadband Light, Micro Laser Peel, Profractional, SkinTyte, Halo and other laser resurfacing treatments allows her to create a customized treatment plan based on her patients’ individual needs. Teniele successfully completed training and certification in Laser Hair Removal and became one of the first registered nurses in Central Ohio to perform CoolSculpting. Teniele works diligently to help each of her clients achieve the best results possible!
Jackie Smith, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Jackie has been in the nursing field for over 5 years and has a background working in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. She is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and is currently practicing Coolsculpting, Ultherapy, Laser Hair Removal, and Advanced Invasive Laser Treatments as well as Minimally Invasive Laser Treatments at CAPS. Her expertise guides and helps to customize treatment plans meeting client specific goals. Jackie works precisely to ensure client safety is met. Jackie thrives at providing patients thorough and professional care, while expressing the utmost comfort and compassion. She looks forward to helping you achieve your best results!