Meet our Family

Lauren Wages

Physician Assistant

PA-C, MSPAS is an NCCPA licensed and Georgia Board Certified Physician Assistant specializing in aesthetics, cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. She is highly trained and exceptionally skilled in the art of facial rejuvenation, aesthetic injections, minimally to non-invasive cosmetic procedures and surgical patient care.After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Health Services, Lauren began her medical career as a surgical assistant, where her passion for surgical patient care and patient education developed. Lauren then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies with an emphasis on surgical medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Lauren’s training and experience in plastic surgery and aesthetics make her an excellent patient resource and advocate. She strives for excellence by deliveringsuperb pre and post-operative patient careand patient education.

She is well versed in cosmetic and surgical procedures, and is committed to developing treatment plans and results to achieve each patient’s unique aesthetic goals. Her compassionate nature and engaging bedside manner make her an essential component to thepatient experience at Atlanta Aesthetics.

Outside of thepractice, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her rescue pup, Calvin. She enjoys being active and outdoors, mountain biking, listening to live music and traveling.

Ms. Wages is an active member of the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants (APSPA), the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA) and the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants (ASPA).

Marquita Way


Marquita, concierge, graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. She is currently serving her seventh year in the Army National Guard as a Food Service Specialist. When she’s not greeting the patients of Atlanta Aesthetics with a smile, she enjoys spending quality time with two daughters.




Stephanie Upchruch

Surgical Technologist/Surgical Coordinator

Stephanie is a Certified Surgical Technologist and Surgical Coordinator for Atlanta Aesthetics. Based in Atlanta, Stephanie has over seven years of operating room experience with a developed specialty in plastic surgery. In addition to assisting Dr. Killingsworth in surgeries, Stephanie also provides excellent pre and post operative care to patients. By being there every step of the way, Stephanie is committed to bringing the best care to each and every patient of Atlanta Aesthetics. When she’s not assisting patients or operating with Dr. Killingsworth, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors and exploring her passion for the culinary arts.

Ashley Williams

Patient Coordinator

Ashley is our Patient Coordinator and a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She has held various roles in her ten years of experience in the healthcare industry, working with both insurers and physician practices. Ashley spends time working with all of our patients during their consultation to ensure a compassionate and trusting experience. Her goal is to offer each patient a positive environment where they will feel confident and informed about their decisions. Her passions include fitness, travel, and encouraging people to look and feel their best. Traveling to over 15 countries outside of the US, she believes that culture inspires the soul and expands the mind. 

Erin Queisser

Pathway Coordinator

Erin Queisser, Office and Pathway Coordinator, began her career in the hospitality industry, managing several fine dining restaurants in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. She married her husband in the summer of 2016 and made the switch to plastics. Her focus is to consistently enhance the patient experience at Atlanta Aesthetics from initial contact all the way to final post-operative care. A native of Jacksonville Beach, she enjoys traveling and relaxing in the sunshine in her free time- with sunscreen on of course!

Towanna Atchison

Billing and Insurance Specialist

Towanna Atchison, Billing and Insurance Specialist, has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. At Atlanta Aesthetics, she is the go to staff member to ensure patients enjoy a smooth process in their journey with us from beginning to end. Towanna is a native of Buffalo, New York but has been established in the Atlanta area since the 1990’s. She is the proud mother of three beautiful daughters and the grandmother of two. In her free time she enjoys indulging a good book and of course, shopping!

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