Our Premier Plastic Surgery Team

Dr. David Lo

Plastic Surgeon Dr. David Lo performs complex breast and general reconstruction, as well as aesthetic surgery of the face, breasts, and body.

Dr. Lo earned his medical degree from Tufts School of Medicine in Boston. He completed his General Surgery Internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Standford University School of Medicine in California. Dr. Lo underwent his Residency training in General Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina and his Plastic Surgery Residency at Emory School of Medicine in Georgia.

He has practiced Plastic Surgery in Knoxville since 2018. Dr. Lo operates at the Premier Surgical Surgery Center, Tennova North and Turkey Creek, Parkwest and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Centers.

Lacy Lotter, RN, BSN

Nurse Lacy is Dr. Lo’s “Right Hand”.  She helps patients understand the surgery process and is here to answers any clinical questions and concerns you may have. Lacy has worked in healthcare for more than 2 decades and has extensive experience in Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, and Plastic Surgery.  She earned her Nursing Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.




Rheagan Schaefer, Patient Care Coordinator

Rheagan is Dr. Lo’s “Left Hand.” As Patient Care Coordinator, she is with patients throughout the surgery process, from Consultation, to Surgery, to Post-Op and Follow-up. Rheagan manages the surgery schedule and ensures that our patients have a wonderful experience. Rheagan has 10 years of sales experience.





Paytan Wilder, Medical Assistant & Licensed Aesthetician

Paytan loves “helping people look good and feel good! ”  She has eight years of experience as an Aesthetician and has worked with both Plastic Surgery and Dermatology practices in the Knoxville area. She is currently completing her nursing degree.