We are proud to provide exceptional care in an intimate setting. The staff at Zenn Plastic Surgery have been working side by side with Dr. Zenn for years. Our close-knit team is highly committed to bringing about positive change in patients' lives and pride themselves on their long-term dedication to the practice.
Each member of the Zenn Plastic Surgery Team works as a cohesive unit to provide an unsurpassed patient experience. Many of our staff have a personal connection to Dr. Zenn, which gives our practice a real family feel.
Tara Cypher, RN, MSN, CANS
Senior Nurse Injector
Tara is a Master Injector, known for her comprehensive treatment plans, excellent results, and great personality. Tara’s patients LOVE her! Tara was hand-picked by Dr. Zenn to perform BOTOX and filler injections, micro-needling, and other skincare treatments. She shares Dr. Z’s commitment to education and excellence, and has over 20 years of nursing experience. Tara earned her MSN from Duke University. Tara lives in Raleigh with her family and their dog Bucky. When she isn’t working, you will find her at a yoga class, enjoying a walk, at her children’s events, or catching up with family and friends. Tara finds great joy in the relationships she’s developed with patients over the years and believes that subtle cosmetic treatments help to slow down the natural aging process to feel confident and comfortable with ourselves.
Lissa Petersen, RN
Plastic Surgery Nurse
Lissa joined Zenn Plastic Surgery after a 25-year nursing career at Duke University in the OB/GYN Mother and Delivery unit. She loves all aspects of nursing and has always been interested in plastic surgery. She is a beloved part of the Zenn team. A Durham native, Lissa decided to pursue a career as a plastic surgery nurse after raising her three children in Cary, North Carolina. Lissa’s mother, a plastic surgery OR nurse at Duke University for over 50 years, was Dr. Zenn’s OR nurse for 17 years and connected the two. Lissa is a strong advocate for self-improvement whether it be through BOTOX and fillers or plastic surgery. From your initial consultation to post-surgical care, Lissa will be by your side and is always available to answer questions or just listen to your thoughts and concerns.
Cindy Herndon Tant
Patient Care Coordinator
Cindy is the Patient Care Coordinator for Zenn Plastic Surgery. Patients love her enthusiasm and infectious smile, evident even over the phone. She guides our patients through their procedures from the first phone call to their last post-op visit providing an unmatched customer experience. Cindy trained in aesthetics at Atlantic Beauty College, in nursing at Watts School of Nursing in Durham North Carolina, and gained customer service experience from years of working in aesthetics and the medical field. Cindy lives in Durham with her husband Jody and two dogs, Roxi and Bella. She enjoys spending time with their kids and grandkids along with riding motorcycles, fishing, gardening and all things outdoors.
Front Office Manager
Brittney has been at Zenn Plastic Surgery for four years. She has a background in the beauty industry, having graduated from the Aveda Institute at Chapel Hill with a license in esthetics. She is passionate about skincare and self-care and has worked in the industries alike nearly 10 years. Brittney loves helping educate patients and guiding them on their journey to find the best version of themselves, whether it be surgical or non-surgical with injectables and skincare. Originally from a small town in upstate New York, she then lived in Long Island where she worked for a well-known plastic surgeon (and friend of Dr. Zenn!) She is now settled back in Raleigh and loves being part of the ZPS family. Brittney loves exploring Raleigh with her boyfriend Dustin and her pup Walter, enjoys cooking, to being active outdoors, going to sporting events and catching up with friends and family when she can.
Front Desk Coordinator
Shannon Witucki joins Zenn Plastic Surgery after a career in Dental Operations Management. After being a patient of Dr. Zenn’s herself, she was thrilled at the opportunity to join Zenn Plastic Surgery. She has been working in the medical field for over 12 years and has a passion for helping patients as well as specific interest in plastic surgery and aesthetics. Shannon is originally from Clearwater, Florida but moved to North Carolina in 2000. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son and husband.