Meet The Team

“Come visit the professional staff at The Skin Retreat for a head-to-toe experience designed to enhance your skin and body, regardless of age!”  - Jennifer Gabbard R.N.


Kris Shewmake, M.D., FACS

Plastic Surgeon

Since 1996, Kris Shewmake, M.D. FACS has been transforming the lives of his patients by helping them achieve a more youthful, rested, natural, appearance in his private practice. His extensive experience with cranial and facial surgeries, including on infants with birth deformities, has allowed him to hone his skills for facial reconstructive surgeries and offer his clients the chance to look as young as they feel.


Jennifer Gabbard, R.N.

Director of The Skin Retreat

Jennifer Gabbard began her career as a registered nurse in 1992, and she has worked with Dr. Shewmake since 2003 assisting in surgery, as a nurse injector, and in the office. Seeing an opportunity to offer women and men in central Arkansas non-surgical cosmetic procedure options, Jennifer opened The Skin Retreat in 2013, and today, she manages both Shewmake Plastic Surgery and The Skin Retreat.


RaeAnn Wilson

Patient Care Coordinator

RaeAnn graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor’s Degree, Magna Cum Laude. She has extensive knowledge in plastic surgery care and customizes each experience to the patient, ensuring they receive the best care possible. She will walk you through the entire surgical process and be there for you every step of the way, from the initial consultation to the pre-op appointment and any post-operative questions or concerns.


Alicia Andrews, M.A.

Provider, CoolSculpting Specialist

Alicia received a Diploma in Medical Assisting in 2005 and has been working as a medical assistant in cosmetic surgery for many years. Alicia is one of the state’s leading performers of CoolSculpting treatments and is highly trained in laser hair removal, IPL treatments, and numerous other non-surgical, anti-aging treatments. Alicia brings an invaluable background and experience to Dr. Shewmake’s practice.


Angela Case, R.N.


Angela has been an R.N. since 2012 and a nurse injector since 2013. She has an advanced certification in Botox® and cosmetic fillers. Angela is now the Skin Retreat’s Nurse Injector Trainer for Allergan since 2016. Angela enjoys helping people look and feel their best!


Jackie McMillan Gadison, L.P.N.

Skin Care Consultant

Jackie has been a nurse since 1994 and a beauty and skin care consultant since 1999. Jackie believes that all beauty is ageless and she is dedicated to providing excellent customer service to all patients at Shewmake Plastic Surgery and The Skin Retreat.


Charlotte Daniels



Alexis Shipley



Renee Herman

Front office scheduler


Brandi Tarkington



Aimee Claire Quinney



Terra Taylor

Front office receptionist


Angie Sempek

Practice Manager


Patricia Wilson

Front office scheduler