The heart and soul of NOVA Plastic Surgery is truly our team of experienced practitioners and staff members. Whether you’re engaging with a physician’s assistant or our office manager, we believe that every interaction with a customer should begin a trusting relationship that will stay for time to come. With this knowledge, we kindly ask you to read more about each individual staff member and how they contribute to the NOVA Plastic Surgery experience.
Dr. Fadi Nukta, MD is a top Northern Virginia Hand Surgeon and Plastic Surgeon specializing in Trauma plastic surgery and Hand Surgery. After completing 9 years of rigorous surgical training at some of the country’s most prestigious hospitals and medical institutions , he moved to Virginia where he founded NOVA Plastic surgery.
Khalique Zahir, MD is the chief of Plastic Surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He is a well known and respected cosmetic and plastic surgeon in Fairfax county and Loudoun county. Dr. Zahir specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. He has great experience with evaluating patients requiring breast augmentation, tummy tucks and mommy makeovers. In addition, he has special interest, in eyelid and eyebrow surgery and facelifts.
Sherri Anderson is a nationally board certified Physician Assistant. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelors of Nursing from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT and went on to attain her Masters of Health Science from the George Washington University Physician Assistant program, which is consistently ranked in the top 3 PA programs in the country.
Michele Gittings is a nationally board certified Physician Assistant. She received her Bachelors of Health Science as well as her Masters of Physician Assistant from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. She gained significant experience by working at the Emergency rooms of Inova Loudoun Hospital and Prince William medical center.
Molly Ferris, MS, OTR/L., CHT is a Senior Hand Therapist with Healing Hand Therapy in Loudoun County, Northern Virginia. She has 29 years of experience as a hand therapist. She specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation for the last 20 years. Molly earned her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is a Certified Hand Therapist since 1999.
Dareen is a specialist in skincare treatments, non-ablative laser treatments, and products. She takes pride in ensuring customer satisfaction and offers complimentary consultations to clients to help them determine what will be their best treatment plan. She specializes in all skin types and conditions, and strives to help her clients achieve glowing, healthy, beautiful refreshed skin.
Haley Schomody recently joined the NOVA Plastic Surgery team. She received her Basic Aesthetics license and Make-up Artistry Certification in April of 2015 but decided to proceed with additional training to receive her Master Aesthetics license in October 2015. She has joined our team as our front desk and Skin Care/Product Specialist and has a passion for both Aesthetics and Make-up artistry.
Jenn is a native of Northern Virginia. She is also a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, assisting Dr. Nukta in many different in-office procedures. As the Practice Administrator, Jenn will be delighted to work with you to ensure the process is an enjoyable and stress-free experience for you.