Meet the Staff

At Pope Plastic Surgery in Orlando, we believe our patients deserve to receive care from sensitive, experienced, discreet, respectful, and compassionate professionals. We think you will find our staff will make you feel very welcome and well cared for, whether you are here for surgery, skin care, injectables, or just to explore the possibilities.

Linda profile imageLinda Gilliland, ARNP, PhD

Nurse Practitioner

Linda has been working in facial aesthetics since 2004 and has been a national trainer in aesthetics since 2005.  She has trained thousands of physicians and nurses all over the country and lectured at many professional conferences.

She is well known in Central Florida as one of the most experienced injectors of BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers.

Linda is a graduate of the University of Florida and has a PhD in nursing. She injects BOTOX and the full line of Allergan fillers (JUVÉDERM®, VOLUMA®, VOLBELLA®, and VOLLURE®,) as well as KYBELLA®.

Lisa Sanzone profile imageLisa Sanzone, RMA

Practice Manager & Cosmetic Surgery Coordinator

Lisa works closely with Dr. Pope and patients to schedule surgery and coordinate follow-up care. Lisa handles day-to-day operations, and she works with staff members to ensure the practice runs smoothly and patients are given the best of care.

She is a valuable resource and enjoys sharing patients’ excitement.

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Marketing Director

Dee’s responsibilities include advertising, public relations, special events and internal communications. She has more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare marketing and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from LSU.

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Katie Kazmi, a a native of College Park, greets patients and families at Pope Plastic Surgery’s front desk. Katie checks patients in and out, facilitates communication among all areas of the practice, and helps organize the office so patient visits proceed smoothly.

Katie is a graduate of Florida State University

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Allison serves as Dr. Pope’s receptionist on Thursday and Friday. She is the first one to greet patients and visitors and works to make sure they feel welcome and have an enjoyable visit.

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Alle® Coordinator

Nancy works behind the scenes in the practice, managing the Alle program, the rewards program offered by the maker of BOTOX, VOLUMA, JUVÉDERM, VOLLURE, VOLBELLA, and SkinMedica skincare products and peels. Nancy keeps up with patients’ Brilliant Distinction points and notifies patients when their rewards are about to expire. 

Nancy has lived in the College Park neighborhood in Orlando her entire life. She currently serves on the board of Women of Hope of Greater Orlando, an organization devoted to fighting poverty.

She is a graduate of Lake Highland Prep and Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, and is the mother of two grown sons and has one grandson.

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