Meet The Staff
About Chrissy Duncan, CRNFA
Chrissy originally grew up in Oklahoma where she received her degree in nursing from the University of Oklahoma. She worked in Tulsa as an operating room nurse for the first four years of her career. After moving to Dallas, she excelled in Cardiothoracic surgery and became a Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant. After starting a family, she transitioned to Plastic surgery and is now the Practice Director and Dr. Godat’s surgical assistant. She has worked with Dr. Godat now for 14 years. With her warm and compassionate approach to patient care she is constantly raved about by our patients. She truly is the glue that holds it all together here at Godat Plastic Surgery.
Kristi completed a completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Texas State University. Kristi worked for 7 years in the Food Service and Hospitality industry before joining Godat Plastic Surgery as a Front Office Specialist. Within four years she took over the responsibilities of Billing and became Manager of all Billing Operations and Accounts Receivable in her fifth year. She has an uncanny attention to detail, empathetic responsiveness to the patient’s needs, and brilliant adaptiveness to the constantly changing demands of the health insurance industry.
Shannon, a recent graduate of The University of Texas at Dallas, is the Clinical Manager at Godat Plastic Surgery. Before starting, Shannon worked in developmental pediatrics where she implemented a volunteer program to unite the community and bring awareness to autism in youth. Shannon is passionate about leadership and cultivating skills in others. Her approach with patients focuses on holistic wellness. She is currently pursuing her post-baccalaureate degree in nursing at Texas Woman’s University
Tamara recently graduated from Texas State University, majoring in business management. After college she completed The Forge Leadership Training Program where she learned about diversity, leadership and personal and professional growth. With this training it led Tamara to Godat Plastic Surgery. With a passion for people and to help wherever she can, Tamara hopes to make this her lifelong career.
Kaila Garay has 13 years of administrative experience. For the first 5 years of her career, she worked in the office, dental and home health fields and for the last 8 years has been in the medical field. Kaila has been an Administrative Assistant for Dr. Godat for 2 years. She loves interacting with patients and advocating for them.