1871 Professional Park Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Phone: (850) 878-2165

Fax: (850) 878-5348

Our Team


Joan - Surgical Nurse/Consultant


A graduate of St. Petersburg College of Nursing in Florida and has worked with plastic surgeons for over twenty years. She has a wide experience in plastic surgery nursing. In addition, she has pursued post-graduate education in all areas of plastic surgery, including advanced cosmetic products. She dispenses compassion and humor in equal parts, as she assists in surgery and educates our patients in pre and post operative care. Joan and her husband have four married children and five grandchildren. She enjoys her two standard Poodles.


Diane - Office Manager/Consultant

Diane has been a part of Dr. Grate's team since 2002.
She is experienced in accounting, medical coding, and billing with extensive knowledge and understanding of our patient's needs. She also educates patients about our financing options and is one of Dr. Grate's consultants for facial plastic surgery. She is compassionate about our patients and advises in post-operative care.

Diane and her husband have two beautiful sons. Her family enjoys spending time together, participating in outdoor activities and watching movies.



Christina - Receptionist

Christina has been a part of Dr. Grate’s team since 2011. Christina comes from a background of 11 years in banking with an emphasis on customer service, Quality Assurance, and Project Management. She assists our office in front-end scheduling, scheduling of surgery and diagnostic testing, and helps Dr. Grate’s team with patients when needed.

Christina and her husband have been married for 5 ½ years and have an adorable five-month-old little boy. They relocated to Tallahassee from Colorado, as her husband is pursuing his Master’s Degree at FSU. They enjoy traveling whenever they have the opportunity, playing board games, and catching up on movies when they have the chance. They love spending time with their family and enjoy being with them whenever they have the opportunity.





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