Our Team

Kaydee ONeill

Kaydee ONeill

Kaydee O’Neill, P.A.-C. graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1994. After working for a year at the Santa Barbara Medical Clinic as a medical assistant, Kaydee headed east to attend the State University of New York at Stony Brook with the goal of becoming a Physician Assistant. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, passing the boards and receiving her certification as a Physician Assistant in 1997.

Kaydee worked in adult cardiac surgery for Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco and New York Hospital-Cornell before settling in San Diego. She was working in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Rady Children’s Hospital when she met Dr. Gilbert Lee. In 2002 she left the cardiac world and began her association as Dr. Lee’s surgical assistant, devoting all her energy to Dr. Lee and plastic surgery.

Katie Page

Katie Page

Katie Page, R.N. joined the staff of Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa in November 2007 and works closely with Dr. Lee. In addition to assisting Dr. Lee in surgical procedures, she has also perfected the latest cosmetic techniques under his direction.

After earning her associates degree from Palomar College over ten years ago, Katie began her nursing career working in the emergency room of Palomar Hospital. In addition to her time given at Changes Plastic Surgery, she still maintains two days a week at Palomar emergency.

Katie is certified in all aesthetic lasers and injectable treatments offered at Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa. She can expertly assess your condition and desired improvements and recommend the most appropriate treatment for you. Katie is also well-versed in skincare and can assist you in an effective skincare regimen.

​​​​​​​Katie’s calm and gentle manner, coupled with her extensive nursing experience ensure that you are not only in the most capable of hands, but the most caring.

Brenda Van Loggem

Brend Van Loggem, MSM, RNP

Brenda van Loggem, M.s.N., R.N.P. brings over 20 years of experience and a deep passion for aesthetic medicine. She is a certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Age Management and Regenerative Medicine. Brenda graduated with her Master’s degree in Adult and Geriatric nursing from Columbia University, NY, and went on to receive a post-masters degree in Holistic Nursing from the College of New Rochelle, NY. Her interest and curiosity in the evolving science of anti-aging therapy led her to this career path. Brenda is sought after for her talent in the field of aesthetic medicine, where she has the ability to transform medicine into artistry. With her experience training other practitioners in the art of aesthetics, she is very knowledgeable in the vast assortment of treatments and innovative products.

Brenda is our nurse practitioner, with over 20 years of experience in aesthetic medicine. She has been a valuable member of the Changes team and now has increased availability to accommodate our ever-growing patient base.

She is a leader in the following:

  • Aesthetic medicine
  • Lasers
  • Injectables

​​​​​​​In meeting Brenda it is apparent that she truly enjoys her job and cares deeply for her patients providing them with the highest standards of care possible with a safety-first approach.


Chanee Simes

I’m a licensed aesthetician that specializes in medical aesthetics and an educator dedicated to providing exceptional service. Using professional quality products to create your healthiest skin and the most confidence you! My biggest goal I would like to achieve for all my clients is giving them the confidence to be in their own skin and educating them to the fullest. Every treatment with me is results-driven and relaxation in mind. With over 15 years of experience working and teaching aesthetics, I have mastered the art of skincare. I’m looking forward to getting to know you and your skincare needs.