Meet the Staff at Spaderma

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.


Frank Simo, M.D. and Scott Walen, M.D.

Dr. Simo founded The Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center in 1999 to better serve his patients. Dr. Simo, a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine, has been in private practice since 1990. He completed his training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Saint Louis University. Dr. Simo then completed his Facial Plastic Surgery training at Indiana University in Indianapolis. He is board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Simo specializes in aesthetic facial plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck. Aesthetic surgery includes structural cosmetic surgery, which refines the shape of the nose, ears, chin, cheebones, and neckline and rejuvenative surgery to reverse the signs of aging. Reconstructive surgery includes correction of congenital, traumatic, and post surgical deformities.

Dr. Simo also emphasizes the importance of skin care in his practice. Medical Estheticians are available to provide you with the most advanced skin caretreatments and products available.


Front Desk Manager
Cathy plays a very important role in checking in patients and assisting them with necessary forms and providing them with information about their visit. She will also ensure that all patients have the necessary information upon leaving the office and assist in scheduling their next appointment. You may email her at or phone (314) 743-4000, option 1.

Denise, L.P.N.

Nursing Manager
Denise assists Dr. Simo with patient care. She is involved in the pre-op and post-op care of all facial plastic and cosmetic surgery patients. You may email her at or reach her at 314.743.8058.


Tammy Jacobs

Clinical Esthetician
Tammy Jacobs, has over 15 years of experience as a medical esthetician in cosmetic surgery offices. She concentrates on laser treatments, chemical peels and medical microdermabrasion. You may contact Tammy or 314.743.8056.

Megan Passiglia

Clinical Esthetician
Megan Passiglia manages the medical spa and is an intregal part of the team at Spaderma. She has over seven years of advanced training in multiple laser procedures, pharmaceutical grade skin care, and chemical peels. Megan is excited to work alongside Dr. Simo, Dr. Walen, and the Spaderma staff to continue her education and passion in the field of Medical Esthetics and to make sure our patient care is top priority. You
may email Megan at or 314-743-8056.

Inez Bixler

Clinical Esthetician
With the goal of teaching people to properly care for their skin, Inez brings nearly 30 years of experience in esthetics and the spa industry. She understands the individual needs of each client. You may email her at or phone (314) 743-8056.


Julie Moore

Clinical Esthetician
Julie has spent years in the industry perfecting her technology in skin care. She has consulted for many of the leading plastic surgeons and continues to work in the salon and day spa industry at Jon Tomas to educate clients about the importance of skin care. We are proud to be in a relationship with Jon Tomas Salon to ensure that patients and clients have access to improving their overall total look. You may contact her at or (314) 743-8056.

Stephanie Evans

Certified Permanent Make-Up Technician
Stephanie uses a device that she can easily control the thickness of the permanent make up. Her clients are quick to comment how natural they look and how easy it was to have it done. Stephanie uses equipment that provides optimum, precision results in less time and with less trauma to your skin. Areas of application are eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner, lip color, scar camouflage, areola restoration, vitiligo (loss of pigment), freckles and stretch marks. You may email Stephanie at or call her at (314) 743-8056.