Meet Our Plastic Surgery Staff
Sofia K. Kirk, MD
Our medical director, Dr. Sofia K. Kirk, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Having spent most of her life in Florida Dr. Kirk attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, graduating Summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then studied medicine at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. She completed her General Surgery Residency at the University of South Florida and completed her Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.
Dr. Kirk enjoys Chen Taiji, Kung Fu and meditation in her spare time and is an accomplished artist and musician with a refined eye for aesthetic beauty. She enjoys applying her creative talents in the operating room, utilizing her artistic skills, solid foundation of training and education as well as her keenly intuitive awareness to recognize and enhance the natural beauty in each patient. It is this eclectic approach which we think makes her one of the best plastic surgeons in Jacksonville, Florida. Indeed she has many loyal and long standing patients who tell us so.
Dr. Kirk has been featured yearly as one of Jacksonville’s Top Doctors
Rebecca Hewitt, ARNP, FNP-BC
Becky is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with Board Certification in Family Practice (FNP-BC). She graduated with honors from Jacksonville University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Prior to coming to Posh, she spent her nursing career in Pediatric and Cardiovascular Units in various children’s hospitals around the United States. She completed her graduate studies at the University of North Florida, earning a Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN) in April 2013.
Becky’s passion for helping people and her soothing demeanor lends itself to making patients feel at ease during the pre and post-operative visits. Also, she shows particular talent in her application of the injectable fillers such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm and Sculptra.
Becky and her husband both grew up in Jacksonville where they met while attending Bishop Kenny High School. They reconnected as adults, married, and are now busy raising their family of two sons and one daughter. Becky’s family has a love for sports and fitness and are Jaguar season ticket holders.
Kim O’Connell, CME CPE
Kim is a Certified Medical Electrologist with special training in Laser Hair Removal, Laser Facial Treatments and Skin Rejuvenation. Kim has the unique ability to make all clients, both male and female, feel relaxed and comfortable. She is dedicated to improving patient’s overall appearance and self-confidence.
Kim brings her own charm to the Posh team with her honest and up front personality. Originally from Michigan, she spent some time traveling the world, including living in Hawaii, before deciding to make St. Augustine her home. She is the proud parent of three daughters. Tennis, motorcycle riding and boating are among her passions.
Kim, having been a part of different not-for-profit organizations and charities over the years, is also the perfect fit for leading our Posh team in community events.
Debra is a native of Florida. She joined the Posh team in 2014. Her easy going personality and inviting smile are what welcome you when you come into our office. Along with front office duties, Debra is responsible for surgical scheduling where she offers exceptional service and care to all of the Posh patients.
Debra, her husband, and two daughters live in nearby St. Augustine where they are able to enjoy their favorite activities such as soccer, tennis, boating with friends and motorcycle riding.
Front End Medical Coordinator
Kristy has resided in Jacksonville, fl for the past 25 years. Having been in the aesthetic industry as a body contouring Specialist, since early 2015, she loves being a part of a team that helps others reflect their inner beauty on the outside. Kristy joined our team as the Front End Medical Coordinator while she is continuing her degree in “business leadership.” Her passion and knowledge for the field of plastic surgery helps provide our patient’s with the best service and care.
Outside of POSH, Kristy loves to dance, specifically latin and smooth ballroom. Because of her love of dancing, Kristy met her husband at a salsa dancing fundraiser, where she was raising money to do missionary work overseas for several months. They got married shortly after her return and enjoy traveling the world every chance they get.
Cherissa Smallwood – Surgical Technologist, graduated from FSCJ in 2003. She is a Florida native, from Gainesville. Cherissa joined POSH in the beginning of 2017, adding over a decade of first assisting and precise suturing skills to the all women’s team. Prior to joining POSH, she worked in the operating rooms of two of Jacksonville’s largest hospitals. You’ll find her smile under the mask, greeting you prior to your procedure. She and Dr. Kirk work as a team, in the procedure room and at the surgery center.
Cherissa brings a unique feature to POSH, as she is the former driver of one of the most powerful race cars in NHRA drag racing. With traveling speeds up to 270mph in the ¼ mile. In her free time, she enjoys watching college football, swimming, baking, DIY crafts and taking weekend trips to Disney with her children, husband and English Bulldog.
Chelsea is a Jacksonville native. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, attending concerts, boating and going to the beach. In addition to working at Posh, she is attending college courses to further her education. Chelsea’s sweet and sincere disposition, coupled with a passion for helping others has made her a true asset.