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Christopher Khorsandi, MD, is Chairman of the Board of Directors. A member of the American Board of Plastic Surgeons with practices in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, Dr. Khorsandi received his medical education at Villanova University and Temple University School of Medicine.


He then received training at the University of Pennsylvania General Surgery program, with the opportunity to work at the country’s first hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital. He also received training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by acceptance into Cleveland Clinic’s Plastic and Reconstructive Training Program.



Dr. Christopher Khorsandi, Chairman of the Board

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His expertise expands from plastic surgery to minimally invasive hand surgery and the emerging new field of migraine relief surgery. Dr. Khorsandi is former president of the Las Vegas Plastic Surgery Society, a three-time recipient of the national “Patient’s Choice Award” for his skills, and a two-time recipient of the national “Compassionate Doctor Award” for his healing compassion.

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Jessica Connell, Director

Jessica Connell is the Executive Director at Connell Outdoor Advertising. She is responsible for managing billboard operations and philanthropic initiatives at Connell Outdoor Advertising in Las Vegas, NV as well as its sister company Shore Sign Service in Atlantic City, NJ.  Her experience in outdoor advertising ranges from executing local and national sales strategies to inventory management.


Born and raised in Las Vegas, she is a graduate of Durango High School and Leadership Las Vegas, she has a benevolent commitment to the Las Vegas community.  Her past leadership includes serving as the Co-Chair for Young Professionals Against Cancer with the American Cancer Society, and coaching women’s club volleyball. Prior to Connell Outdoor, she held management roles at 60Frames Entertainment and fox21 Studio, where she was responsible for producing original content for various digital and television platforms.

Jessica earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in both Finance & International Business from Loyola Marymount University, and most recently graduated from the Executive Program in Management at the John Anderson Graduate School of Management. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, practicing yoga, playing beach volleyball and tennis.  

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