Dr. Burke E. Chegar
Facial Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Burke E. Chegar is a specialist in facial plastic surgery. A Carmel native, Dr. Chegar graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wabash College and went on to receive his medical degree from Indiana University. Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Chegar’s surgical training took him to New York where he did a general surgery internship and a residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Upon completion of his surgical training in New York, Dr. Chegar moved to Georgia to complete a sub-specialty fellowship in facial plastic surgery through Emory University School of Medicine.
Director of Medical Aesthetics and Surgical Coordinator
Crista D. Liggett is a Ball State University graduate (1995) with a BS in Communications and Journalism. Crista started her career in education and taught at several high schools here in the Indianapolis area. She has extensive experience in Education and Aesthetic training. Over 20 years ago she decided to change her path and she made a departure from teaching to pursue her passion in the aesthetics industry.
Crista has been an employee at Chegar Facial Plastic Surgery since 2009, and she is the Aesthetics Director and Cosmetic Surgical Coordinator. She works side by side with Dr. Chegar to answer your questions during consultations leading up to your procedure. She also heads up the medical aesthetic team. Crista’s areas of expertise include training, consulting, marketing and aesthetics.
RN/Head of Nursing
Terri Knoll RN, graduated from Indiana University School of Nursing with a BS in 1996. Terri started her 25-year nursing career in Pediatrics at Riley Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. She has been an aesthetic injector for 15 years. Terri has served as Dr. Chegar’s surgical scrub and is head of the nursing department.
An employee of Chegar Facial Plastic Surgery since 2009, Terri heads up the Aesthetic injection team. Terri has also extensive experience as a nurse injector trainer. In 2011, Galderma asked Terri to join their GAIN program to be trainer. Terri travels to practices throughout the country to help train doctors and nurses with aesthetic injection products, techniques and safety protocols.
Laser Technician and Medical Aesthetic Assistant
Marcie Rode, a 1998 Indiana University graduate, is our laser technician. Marcie specializes in the latest laser technology to bring patients the best option for his or her individual skin care concerns. This includes treating pigmentation, Rosacea, bruising, and facial rejuvenation. Marcie has been involved in gymnastics most of her life. She was an Indiana University cheerleader and has been a gym owner, and an all-star cheer coach for more than two decades.
Certified Professional Biller/Insurance Specialist
Misty handles all aspects of insurance billing, coverage, and authorizations. She has also served as Dr. Chegar’s Medical Assistant. Misty is currently working remotely assisting with billing and financial questions. If you have an insurance related question regarding an upcoming procedure or insurance bill that you have received from our office, please call Misty by calling our main number 317-818-5438 Ext #1 or Misty@ChegarMD.com
Kathleen Hook has a BS from Indiana University and has been a licensed aesthetician for over 10 years. Kathleen’s strong knowledge of the latest technology and products helps to guide patients for a specialized treatment plan. Kathleen specializes in clinical facials, dermaplaning and micro needing. Passionate about health and wellness, Kathleen enjoys working out daily and spending time with her four adult children.
Chasity Wolf is a graduate of Ball State University (2004) with a BS in Nursing. Chasity has an extensive background in nursing that includes Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Facial Plastics. Chasity, the mother of three children, is a vivid outdoorsman with interests in boating, gardening, kayaking and hiking.
RN/Surgical Scrub Nurse
Jody graduated from Butler University in 2002 with a degree in finance. In 2011 she graduated from IWU with a BS in nursing. Jody spent 9 years at IU Health specializing in trauma and surgical oncology. She is Dr. Chegar’s surgical assistant. In her spare time, she enjoys Butler basketball and Pure Barre workouts.