Our Staff

 Miranda Stanley, RN, MSN, FNP

Miranda completed her nursing degree at Medcenter One College of Nursing. She worked as an intensive care nurse for five years before joining the staff at the Institute of Facial Surgery in 2006. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of North Dakota in 2010 and is currently practicing as a Nurse Practitioner at the Institute of Facial Surgery. Her interests include dermatology, a variety of laser treatments, facial aesthetics and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures including the use of neurotoxin and dermal fillers.

She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a sitting member of the North Dakota Board of Cosmetology.


 Krystal Keidel, Esthetician

Krystal joined the team at the Institute of Facial Surgery in 1996 bringing with her twenty years of experience in the cosmetology and aesthetic field. She attended The Advanced Skin Care Institute in San Francisco in 1994 earning a certificate in the Advanced Study of Clinical Cosmetology and Paramedical Camouflage Techniques. She also performs special events make-up. Krystal has earned advanced certificates from PCA Skin in chemical peels, the delivery of skin rejuvenation therapy, dermaplaning, and microdermabrasion.



 Amy Larson, RN

Amy obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary in 2005.  She then worked at St. Alexius Medical Center as an intensive care nurse.  She joined The Institute of Facial Surgery in 2007 as a registered nurse/surgical assistant.   She was also the Clinical Nurse Coordinator, which involved organizing and coordinating treatment plans.  In 2015, she accepted the role of Director of Nursing and Practice Manager.  She performs all of the quality improvement and educational activities for the employees of IFS.  She is the Infection Control Officer for the facility.  Amy manages accounts payable, payroll, establishes policies and procedures and maintains all aspects of AAAHC Accreditation.  She also assists Dr. Stanley and the nurses in surgery and patient care.  Amy is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.  She is also certified as a Palomar laser technician and certified in PRP.


 Christine Walth, RN

Christine graduated from Medcenter One College of Nursing in 2010 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She has experience in Ortho/Neuro and the Intensive Care Unit.  She joined our team in 2013. Christine is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support as well as Pediatric Advanced Life Support.



 Nicole Nordstrom, RN

Nicole graduated from Sanford College of Nursing with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She has previous experience in the Intensive Care Unit. She joined our team in 2015. Nicole is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, as well as, Trauma Nursing Core Course.



 Karla Johnson, Certified Surgical Technician

Karla received her training as a Certified Surgical Technician at Presentation College in Aberdeen South Dakota. She has 30  years of operating room experience as well as eighteen years of experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Karla is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support as well as Pediatric Advanced  Life Support.



 Sara Krupinsky, Financial Coordinator

Sara joined the Institute of Facial Surgery in March 2014. She has over 9 years experience working with insurance, billing, and coding. She handles all financial aspects of the practice including financial arrangements and insurance billing. Sara earned her Associate Degree in Applied Science specializing in Information Processing from Bismarck State College.



 Melissa Shope,  Scheduling Coordinator/Medical Coder

Melissa joined the Institute of Facial Surgery in July 2014.  She has over 7 years of experience in Oral Surgery as a Scheduling Coordinator and an Oral Surgery Assistant.  Melissa supports all aspects of the front office staff.  In 2012 while balancing home, business and family, she achieved her Associates of Applied Science degree in Medical Administration from Rasmussen College.


 Taunya Parsons, Scheduling Coordinator

Taunya joined the Institute Of Facial Surgery in 2016 as the Scheduling Coordinator.  She brings over 9 years experience in the medical field ranging from a Phlebotomist, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant and a Ward Clerk.   

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