Columbia, SC

Our Staff


Julie Rhodes

Office Manager and Patient Care Coordinator

"I value the relationships that are built and the happiness that we are able to give our patients and their families."

Julie Rhodes received her Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. With more than 15 years of experience in clinical settings, she serves as the office manager and patient care coordinator at Lexington Plastic Surgery. In this role, Julie schedules surgeries and consults with cosmetic patients regarding procedures and pricing. As the patient liaison, Julie will help you achieve your aesthetic goals by ensuring all of your questions have been answered and concerns have been addressed.

Marissa Bethea

Medical Office Technician

"I like to think of each patient as if they were a family member or friend.  It’s rewarding to build relationships with patients as I assist in helping them achieve their aesthetic goals."

Marissa Bethea attended Illinois School of Health Careers in Chicago, where she received her Registered Medical Assistant certification. She has worked in a variety of health care specialties since 2012. As the Medical Office Technician, Marissa assists Dr. Lefkowitz with patient consultations, pre-op and post-op office visits. Marissa makes it a priority to answer your questions to ensure maximum comfort and trust while in our care.

Lucy Hughes

Plastic Surgery Coordinator

"I love to see how happy our patients are though all stages of their care. It’s amazing to see our patients smile as soon as they walk through the door."

Lucy Hughes grew up in West Columbia, South Carolina. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina, and has worked in health care for more than 8 years. As the plastic surgery coordinator, Lucy manages the front office, check-in and check-out processes, appointment scheduling and online consultation requests. Lucy is the first face you will see as you enter our office and she is dedicated to making your experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

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