The Carney Center: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery – Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Name: The Carney Center: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery – Virginia Beach
Display name: The Carney Center: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery – Virginia Beach


Phone: (757) 481-4455
Address: 1868 Wildwood Dr., Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, 23454
City: Virginia Beach
State: Virginia
Country code: US
Postal code: 23454
Phone: +17574814455
Neighborhood: North Virginia Beach
Country: USA
GPS coordinates on map: 36.8607023,-76.0297166

  • Microdermabrasion
  • Botox
  • ArteFill
  • Cheek Lift
  • Neck Lift
  • Lifestyle Lift
  • Thread Lift
  • Juvederm
  • Facelift
  • Lower Facelift
  • SMAS Facelift
  • Restylane
  • Contour Thread Lift
  • Radiesse
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Sculptra
  • Breast Lift
  • Cheek Augmentation
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Fraxel Laser
  • Pulsed Dye Laser
  • Breast Reduction
  • Phenol Peel
  • Chemical Peel
  • Glycolic Peel
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Blue Peel
  • TCA Peel
  • Liposuction
  • Butt Implants
  • Butt Augmentation
  • Brazilian Butt Lift
  • Calf Implant
  • Dermabrasion
  • Facial Fat Transfer
  • YAG Laser
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Brow Lift
  • IPL
  • Hair Transplant
  • Facial
  • Vaser Liposuction
  • Permanent Makeup
  • Nonsurgical Facelift
  • QuickLift
  • Dysport
  • Labiaplasty
  • Nonsurgical Nose Job
  • Chin Implant
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Pixel Laser
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Breast Implants
  • Fraxel Repair
  • Body Lift
  • Arm Lift
  • Thigh Lift
  • Sinus Surgery
  • ProFractional Laser
  • Latisse
  • Double Eyelid Surgery
  • Breast Implant Removal
  • Lip Fillers
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Chin Liposuction
  • Nipple Surgery
  • Butt Lift
  • Mole Removal
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Mini Facelift
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Scar Removal
  • Lip Lift
  • Genioplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Pec Implants
  • Skin Tightening
  • Hair Loss Treatment
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Laser Peel
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Fractional Laser
  • CO2 Laser
  • Skin Lightening
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Belotero
  • Xeomin
  • CoolSculpting
  • Lip Implants
  • Panniculectomy
  • Derma Roller
  • Buccal Fat Removal
  • Lip Surgery
  • Breast Implant Revision
  • Tummy Tuck Revision
  • Asian Rhinoplasty
  • African American Rhinoplasty
  • Male Tummy Tuck
  • Liquid Facelift
  • Lip Reduction
  • Vampire Facelift
  • Voluma
  • Breast Fat Transfer
  • Breast Lift with Implants
  • Brazilian Butt Lift Revision
  • Sientra Breast Implants
  • ThermiTight
  • Vaginal Rejuvenation
  • Calf Reduction
  • Volbella
  • Ptosis Surgery
  • Forehead Reduction
  • MACS Facelift
  • Clitoral Hood Reduction
  • Deep Plane Facelift
  • Restylane Silk
  • Nonsurgical Neck Lift
  • Bellafill
  • ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant
  • Microneedling
  • PRP for Hair Loss
  • Facelift Revision
  • Liposuction Revision
  • Eyebrow Transplant
  • Kybella
  • ThermiVa
  • ThermiSmooth Face
  • Scalp Micropigmentation
  • Restylane Lyft
  • Mentor Breast Implants
  • Ideal Implant
  • Natrelle Breast Implants
  • Embrace Scar Therapy
  • Power-Assisted Liposuction (PAL)
  • Abdominal Etching
  • Silhouette InstaLift
  • Mastectomy
  • Microblading
  • Vollure
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Restylane Refyne
  • Restylane Defyne
  • CoolMini
  • PRP Injections
  • Dermapen
  • BeautiFill
  • Exo-Xom

RealSelf Info

Profile created: Dec 12, 2017
Profile modified: Jul 13, 2023
Business type: Practice
Review count: 2
Rating: 3.0
Rating time spent: 5
Rating answered questions: 5
Rating bedside manner: 5
Rating after care: 5
Rating payment process: 5
Rating wait times: 5
Rating courtesy: 5
Rating responsiveness: 5
RealSelf’s PRO: No

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Specific treatments


Martin J. Carney, MD, FACS

Name: Martin J. Carney, MD, FACS
Statement: For more than 25 years, Dr. Martin J. Carney has been providing high quality cosmetic surgery in Hampton Roads. Dr. Carney trained at some of the finest medical universities in the country, and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Began aesthetic medicine in: 1986
Rating: 3.9


Nadia Carney

Name: Nadia Carney
Position: Patient Care Coordinator
Years experience: 27
Biography: Nadia Carney has been with The Carney Center since its inception in 1992. She received her BA in communications from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Her long time commitment to and knowledge of the cosmetic and plastic surgery industry has contributed greatly to the overall expansion and success of the company. In her administrative role, Nadia acts as patient coordinator, educating patients about all aspects of surgery and other procedures so they are fully informed and prepared for what to expect. She serves clients as their main point of contact from beginning to end, answering any questions along the way. Whether your visit is for skin care or surgical services, Nadia helps ensure that your experience is positive and comforting.

Elaine West-Watson, RN, BSBA

Name: Elaine West-Watson, RN, BSBA
Position: Registered Nurse
Years experience: 43
Biography: Elaine West-Watson, RN, BSBA, received her degree from Roanoke Memorial Hospital in 1977 and began her career at Johns Hopkins Hospital in pediatric intensive care. Today, she has a total of more than 40 years of experience in intensive care, long term care, and in Surgical Services. After many years of service in Maryland, Elaine moved to Virginia and joined The Carney Center in 2003 as Clinical Coordinator, assisting Dr. Carney with surgical procedures, consultations and patient education. Elaine is responsible for all clinical and quality improvement activities for the Virginia Beach, Newport News and Chesapeake offices. Having worked in various areas of the medical industry, she particularly enjoys the field of cosmetic and plastic surgery.

Sandy Morris

Name: Sandy Morris
Position: Surgical Technician
Years experience: 49
Biography: Sandy Morris received her degree as a certified operating room technician in 1971 from Riverside Regional Medical Center. She began her career early on as a surgical technician at Riverside and other local hospitals and then joined The Carney Center in 1992. Sandy assists Dr. Carney with all surgical procedures and consultations in both the Newport News and Virginia Beach offices. She is a partner with her patients from beginning to end and enjoys leading everyone through a positive surgical experience.

Lisa Childress, RN, BSN

Name: Lisa Childress, RN, BSN
Position: Nurse Injector
Years experience: 17
Biography: Lisa has been a registered nurse since 2003 and graduated from VCU School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Nursing degree in 2005. Before joining the Carney Center in 2005 she worked as an ICU and Cardiothoracic RN. She currently works as a clinical skincare and injection specialist. She works closely with Dr. Carney in the operating room, and recovery room to ensure that facial aesthetic surgery patients are prepped and ready for their surgery. Her extensive knowledge of pre and post laser treatments helps patients heal quickly after facial surgeries including laser resurfacing. Lisa has continued her aesthetic nursing training as a specialist in injectable modalities including neuromodulators and fillers. She also supports the Carney Center with radio frequency tightening and vaginal rejuvenation procedures to ensure the best results for both surgical and non-surgical patients. She believes that a team based in holistic practice is the best prescription for results that last a lifetime.

Wanda Wyatt

Name: Wanda Wyatt
Position: Staff
Years experience: 12
Biography: Wanda Wyatt has been with The Carney Center since 2007. She received her training at Thomas Nelson Community College as a phlebotomist, and later worked at Mary Immaculate Hospital for four years. Currently Wanda assists with patient intake, and other clinical work including CoolSculpting, EmSculpt, and lab draws for PRP. With a strong medical and clerical background, Wanda is essential and an integral component to the day to day running of our offices!

Margaret "Maggie" Penix

Name: Margaret "Maggie" Penix
Position: Registered Nurse
Years experience: 40
Biography: Margaret “Maggie” Penix graduated from Roanoke Memorial School of Nursing in 1980, and began her career at Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters in Norfolk, VA, working on the Infants and Toddlers Unit and Post Anesthesia Care Unit. Taking time off from nursing to raise a family of 3 children, she returned to nursing 4 years ago, and has been working part time at The Carney Center for the last 2 &1/2 years. She also works full time as a school nurse with the Virginia Beach City Schools. Maggie working as a nurse here at The Carney Center, and no, you aren’t seeing double. Elaine and Maggie are sisters!

Sommer Nadelstein, LE

Name: Sommer Nadelstein, LE
Position: Aesthetician
Years experience: 15
Biography: Sommer Nadelstein, LE, has been a licensed aesthetician since 2005, receiving her training from Virginia Institute of Esthetics. In the past, she has owned her own skin spa, “Skin Studio,” and is now thrilled to bring her passion for skin care to The Carney Center. Sommer is well versed in many of the latest innovative facial rejuvenation techniques including dermaplaning and microneedling, and also performs chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, Pixel Fractional skin resurfacing and IPL Photo facials. When not at the Carney Center, she loves spending time with her husband and son, boating and traveling as well as cooking, dancing and going to the theater.

Lauren Ricapito, LMA

Name: Lauren Ricapito, LMA
Position: Aesthetician
Years experience: 8
Biography: Lauren has been a licensed master aesthetician since 2012, receiving her training from the Chrysm Institute of Esthetics. Her areas of expertise include all aspects of clinical skincare and body sculpting. Lauren's unique perspective on the importance of superior patient care allows her to create customized treatment plans. She performs chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, microneedling, Thermismooth, Pixel Fractional skin resurfacing, and IPL Photo facials. In addition, Lauren is a certified Coolsculpting specialist and is currently enrolled in a registered nursing program to provide additional services in the future.

Debbie Edmonds - Newport News Receptionist

Name: Debbie Edmonds - Newport News Receptionist
Position: Receptionist
Years experience: 4
Biography: Debbie Edmonds joined the Carney Center in 2016 working primarily as our front office receptionist in our Newport News office. Her prior experience in the financial industry has equipped her to provide our patients with superior customer service whether it be in person or on the phone.

Jeff West-Watson

Name: Jeff West-Watson
Position: Surgical Technician
Years experience: 22
Biography: Jeff Watson, CSA attended Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii after his tour as a “devil doc” with the Fleet Marine Force, United States Marine Corp. He sat for his boards as a certified surgical assistant upon discharge and worked as a multi-speciality first surgical assistant at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond as well as Chesapeake Medical Center in Tidewater. He served as National Product Manager for Arthrex America, assisting with Arthrex’s initial expansion to the United States.

Claire Penix

Name: Claire Penix
Position: Receptionist
Years experience: 3
Biography: Claire Penix joined our Carney Center team in spring 2017 as our Chesapeake office receptionist. She graduated in 2016 from the College of William & Mary. When she is in our other offices she works as a jack of all trades to ensure all staff has what they need. She also aids our computer needs and fulfills front office tasks.

Mary He

Name: Mary He
Position: Cosmetologist
Years experience: 27
Biography: Mary He is The Carney Center’s micropigmentation makeup specialist. She received her degree in cosmetology from the Lobonke Institute of Technology in Japan and has more than 25 years of experience in her field. Mary specializes in the careful application of pigment into the skin for eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner, complete lip shape reconstruction, birthmarks, the areola (after reconstructive surgery of mastectomy patients), scar camouflage for hypo and hyper-pigmented scars (including burn victims and vitiligo patients), spider veins, and hair simulation (alopecia patients). Contact Mary for more information on how micropigmentation makeup can help you enhance your looks and feel better about yourself. She is ready to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.

Last updated on 12/05/2023