Our Professional Team

Dr. Lisa C. Moody

Dr. Lisa Moody is a Board-Certified, Stanford-trained plastic surgeon who delivers the full spectrum of plastic surgery, from cosmetic surgery to breast reconstruction, hand surgery, cutting-edge lymphedema surgery and more. She served as faculty at Stanford University for some time teaching residents to safely execute surgery with precision. Dr. Moody has lectured internationally on many topics. On her recent visit to Hue, Vietnam, she discussed the “Art & Science of Asian Aesthetics”. Her philosophy is to provide customized care that empowers patients to live their best lives.

Undergraduate:
University of Central Florida
B.S. in Molecular Biology & Microbiology
Summa Cum Laude

Research Summer Fellowship:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University Travelers Research Summer Fellowship - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School:
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society

Residency:
University of Texas Medical Branch
Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency

Fellowships:
Stanford University Microsurgery Fellowship
Stanford University Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship

Carla A. Moody-Epps, MS

Carla Moody-Epps has been a quiet force behind helping Moody Surgical Associates, LLC evolve. She is a former Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology.

She has well over a decade of experience in designing, developing, supervising, and implementing environmental modifications and data-based behavior intervention plans for both client & staff performance.

After a brief pause to attend to family and health issues, in which she had to frustratingly navigate through the healthcare system, she is returning to the field with a focus on applying the principles of behavior analysis to enhance the patient experience, making it a less frustrating and more delightful interaction.

In addition, Mrs. Moody-Epps will focus on designing a work environment that fosters high performance and a culture of oneness.

Office Manager
Organizational Behavior Manager

Assistant Practice Manager

Patricia Villabona

Patricia Villabona joins Moody Surgical Associates with over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Her professional career started in Business Administration after 4 years of study at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia.

She transitioned into the healthcare field in 2000 and brings her exceptional business skills and compassionate patient care to our practice.

She is certified as a Spanish-English Medical Interpreter by the University of Georgia. We are thrilled to have her as our Assistant Practice Manager. Her dedication to ethical and excellent patient care are instrumental to our practice culture.

Our Professional Team

Dr. Lisa C. Moody

Dr. Lisa Moody is a Board-Certified, Stanford-trained plastic surgeon who delivers the full spectrum of plastic surgery, from cosmetic surgery to breast reconstruction, hand surgery, cutting-edge lymphedema surgery and more. She served as faculty at Stanford University for some time teaching residents to safely execute surgery with precision. Dr. Moody has lectured internationally on many topics. On her recent visit to Hue, Vietnam, she discussed the “Art & Science of Asian Aesthetics”. Her philosophy is to provide customized care that empowers patients to live their best lives.

Undergraduate:
University of Central Florida
B.S. in Molecular Biology & Microbiology
Summa Cum Laude

Research Summer Fellowship:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University Travelers Research Summer Fellowship - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School:
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society

Residency:
University of Texas Medical Branch
Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency

Fellowships:
Stanford University Microsurgery Fellowship
Stanford University Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship

Carla A. Moody-Epps, MS

Carla Moody-Epps has been a quiet force behind helping Moody Surgical Associates, LLC evolve. She is a former Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology.

She has well over a decade of experience in designing, developing, supervising, and implementing environmental modifications and data-based behavior intervention plans for both client & staff performance.

After a brief pause to attend to family and health issues, in which she had to frustratingly navigate through the healthcare system, she is returning to the field with a focus on applying the principles of behavior analysis to enhance the patient experience, making it a less frustrating and more delightful interaction.

In addition, Mrs. Moody-Epps will focus on designing a work environment that fosters high performance and a culture of oneness.

Office Manager
Organizational Behavior Manager

Patricia Villabona

Patricia Villabona joins Moody Surgical Associates with over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Her professional career started in Business Administration after 4 years of study at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia.

She transitioned into the healthcare field in 2000 and brings her exceptional business skills and compassionate patient care to our practice.

She is certified as a Spanish-English Medical Interpreter by the University of Georgia. We are thrilled to have her as our Assistant Practice Manager. Her dedication to ethical and excellent patient care are instrumental to our practice culture.

Assistant Practice Manager

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Mission Statement

• To provide compassionate, safe, precise, and effective surgical care and non-invasive treatment for patients, while achieving superior results
• To advance humanity through our commitment to community service

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Vision

• To evolve as the leading provider of comprehensive, patient-centered plastic surgery and hand surgery that empowers and uplifts communities

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Values

• Team Work
• Integrity
• Excellence
• Patient Satisfaction
• Empowerment
• Education
• Innovation
• Community Service