Dr. James Green is happy to announce that we are the first Plastic Surgery Center to be joining the Christus Health organization. What does that mean? More services, more facilities, a larger staff, and an expansive group of supporting specialists—exciting changes!
With our expanded team we will be able to add additional cosmetic and rejuvenation procedures and treatments to our service offering. More information will be available soon! If you haven’t already, join our newsletter for news and special offers.
Eric Minns, MD Dr. Minns has 16 years of experience in general, plastic, and reconstructive surgery, with a focus on cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction, skin cancer reconstruction, and facial trauma. He completed general surgery residency at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA, followed by 2 years plastic surgery residency at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX. Since 2010, Dr. Minns ran a successful private practice in Lubbock, TX. Eric is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Bernadette Digneo Gould, BSN Bernadette is a Santa Fe native. She graduated from St. Michael’s High School, earned an Associate of Science in Nursing from The College of Santa Fe, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of New Mexico. Bernadette has 32 years of experience as Operating Room Nurse. She started working with Dr. Green in 1989, and has been personally trained by him over the past 2 years to become a Certified Nurse Injector for Botox and Injectable Fillers. Bernadette also continues as part of our surgical team.
Cheryl Ann Becker, NP Cheryl received a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) degree from the University of Montana and a Bachelor degree of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University, where she graduated with honors in 2017. She brings 19 years of nursing experience to our team. A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who has additional responsibilities for administering patient care. Cheryl collaborates with our doctors, meeting with our patients and documenting history, physical, and exam findings.
Bonita King, Medical Aesthetician Bonita was born in England, and brings over 15 years of experience in medical-grade skin care to our group. She is an expert in microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, hair removal, cellulite treatments, IPL photorejuvenation, LED light therapy, radio frequency and micro current treatments, hydrafacials, chemical peels, and more. Bonita is offering custom facials for acne, rosacea, and a broad variety of non-invasive rejuvenation treatments.
We are honored to welcome Dr. Minns, Cheryl Becker, and Bonita King to our growing team.
CHRISTUS ST. VINCENT
Christus St. Vincent is a private, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 300,000 people across seven counties in northern New Mexico. Founded in 1865 by the Sisters of Charity, it was the first organized health care facility in the New Mexico Territory. Today, Christus St. Vincent employs more than 2,400 providers and associates, and operates more than 41 physician-led clinics and centers of specialty care. Christus St. Vincent holds a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and has been recognized by its associates as a “Best Place to Work” in New Mexico.
Christus St. Vincent Health System is also the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a select group of independent health systems that work with Mayo Clinic to improve the delivery of health care and better serve their patients and communities. Christus St. Vincent is the first health care organization in New Mexico to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Through this new collaboration, Christus St. Vincent health care providers will have access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise, including its research, diagnostic and treatment resources.