Meet Our Doctors
As the nation's leading aesthetic dermatology group, LaserAway is proudly led by 20+ board certified dermatologists.
DR. WILL KIRBY, D.O., FAOCD
Board certified dermatologist, Dr. Will Kirby, has a degree in Biology from Emory University. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed his first year of postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. His dermatology residency training took place in association with Western University/Pacific Hospital where he was honored by being selected to serve as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology.
Academically, Dr. Kirby proudly serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Western University of Health Science and as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology, for Nova Southeastern University. He is also an expert reviewer for the Osteopathic Medical Board of California in dermatology.
Dr. Kirby lectures at national medical conventions, publishes articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, authors and co-authors medical textbook chapters and has the prestigious honor of serving on the editorial advisory board of popular dermatological publications including The Dermatologist and The Journal of Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology. He has served as the national spokesman for Johnson & Johnson’s Neutrogena Dermatologics, Kimberly Clark’s Truist Skin Care lines and Unilever’s Dove+Men Deodorant.
A licensed Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon in the state of California since 2002, Dr. Kirby is recognized as a Fellow by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. He is currently a member of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatologists (AOCD) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). In the past, Dr. Kirby has held membership in and the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
Having appeared on more than 35 different television shows Dr. Kirby was a featured physician on multiple seasons of E! Entertainment Television’s “Dr. 90210” and has frequently been seen on “The Doctors”, where he showcases his dermatology practice. Other TV appearances have included “The Young & The Restless”, “Big Brother”, “LA Ink”, “The Real Housewives of Orange County”, “Regis & Kelly”, “The Talk”, “FOX News”, “Robot Chicken” as well as “Chelsea Lately” and Dr. Kirby has appeared live on QVC more than 100 times. In 2016 his winning prize on The Price Right was donated to charity.
Dermatologist, professor, spokesman, researcher and author, Dr. Kirby is well recognized as one of the country’s leading dermatologists!
DR. HEATHER IVY, D.O.
DR. ROBERT D. MURGIA III, D.O., FAAD
DR. COLLIN BLATTNER, D.O.
DR. DUSTIN PORTELA
DR. ALEKSANDRA G. BROWN, DO, FAAD
Dr. Brown is a board-certified dermatologist, specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She attended medical school at Des Moines University in Iowa. Her dermatology residency training was done at Michigan State University, McLaren Oakland Hospital where she served as chief resident. Dr. Brown is widely published in many peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and has received numerous awards for her research and presentations. She is active as a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, and American Osteopathic Association. She also is proudly serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine as well as Clinical Faculty at Lewis Gale Montgomery Dermatology Residency. In the past, she has served on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Dermatology Society and spoken at dermatology annual meetings. In her free time, Dr. Brown enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.
DR. RITU CHOPRA M.S, M.D.
Dr Ritu Chopra is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon with a passion for surgery and his patients. For over a decade Dr Chopra had been the go to plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills & Rancho Mirage. He is a member of the prestigious plastic surgery organizations ASPS, ASAPS, and the LA surgical Society.
He is regularly recognized as a Top Doctor through castle connoly, vitals, health grades, real self, and new beauty. He also serves as plastic surgery correspondent for the hit TV show the Doctors for several years. Additionally he serves as one the directors of the USC Keck Aesthetic surgery fellowship, training up and coming plastic surgeons.
DR. DYLAN ALSTON
DR. TEJAS DESAI D.O.
Dr. Tejas Desai is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon. He is a native Houstonian, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Houston, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in only three years. During medical school, he was involved in multiple dermatologic research teams at Columbia Medical School and Harvard Medical School. Finally, he completed his dermatology and surgical fellowship in Southern California.
During residency, Dr. Tejas Desai won several awards for research and as a distinguished resident. He also lectured at several dermatologic meetings from across the nation to international cities such as Dublin, Ireland, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has also been recognized for his strong academic work Dr. Tejas Desai enrolled in a one-year fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and facial reconstruction at Loma Linda University, where he trained with former co-chairman of dermatology at Harvard University. He also served as the coordinator of the Loma Linda Melanoma Tumor Board, where difficult to treat cases were deferred to him and his colleagues. He has authored a plethora of scholarly articles in leading dermatology journals. In addition, he has authored three chapters in two major dermatology textbooks. Many of the chapters focus on the ethics and legality in the practice of dermatology. It comes to no surprise that he is an expert consultant to review dermatologic, malpractice cases in the state of Texas.
Dr. Tejas Desai is an adjunct professor of University of North Texas where he serves as an integral part of the medical students’ curriculum. He continues to mentor students all over the nation. He is currently involved in multiple community outreach programs, where he performs skin exams for different groups of people, such as local firemen and policemen to professional athletes. He has consulted several Anaheim Angels baseball players during Spring Training while in Southern California and has participated in international mission trips to the outskirts of the Amazon rain forest located near Quito, Ecuador.
Apart from academia, Dr. Tejas Desai enjoys doing Pilates and prank calling his friends!
DR. MARC SEROTA
Dr. Marc Serota is triple board certified in dermatology, allergy, asthma and immunology and pediatrics. After graduating medical school at the age of 23 he pursued 8 additional years of training. He completed a pediatrics residency at Cohen’s Children’s Hospital in New York, then completed an allergy, asthma and immunology fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City and then completed a second residency in dermatology at the University of Colorado. He has published numerous textbook chapters, online reference articles and peer-reviewed articles in the areas of dermatologic and allergic diseases and lectures nationally in these areas of expertise.
DR. FRANK DON
A physician specializing in dermatology, Dr. Frank Don works at DermCare Management. He earned his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University. Currently serving the community of Coral Gables, FL, Dr. Don is residency trained in dermatology at Wellington Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Don is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. He obtained his bachelor’s from the University of Miami. He has completed another residency in family medicine at Westchester General Hospital. He has also authored several articles on the topics of psoriasis.
Dr. Don’s philosophy of skin care is simple: it should be accessible, smart, safe, and help you feel great not only on the outside but on the inside as well. He believes that looking good and feeling good go hand-in-hand and encourages his patients to leave their concerns and approach their treatment with positivism.
DR. KHONGRUK WONGKITTIROCH
DR. JULIE DOYLE, M.D.
Dr. Julie Doyle is a board certified emergency medicine physician with over fifteen years of experience. Dr. Doyle also has a passion for aesthetics, and continued her love of education when she joined the LaserAway team in San Diego in 2012. She regularly gives aesthetic training and educational teaching to LaserAway medical staff, and she was instrumental in the creation and implementation of LaserAway’s industry leading standardized procedures. She graduated from the University of California San Diego medical school and is a member of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and is a current ACLS Provider.
DR. TRAVIS HAMBLIN, D.O., FAOCD, FAAD
Dr. Travis Hamblin is a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Arizona State University and went on to obtain a medical degree from Midwestern University. After completing medical school, Dr. Hamblin completed an internship and residency in dermatology with Michigan State University where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr Hamblin is widely published in many peer-reviewed journals and has received awards for his research and presentations. He is also active as a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology as well as the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.
In his free time, Dr. Hamblin enjoys team roping, cattle ranching, and watching his children in their many sporting activities.
DR. SHAHEEN KHOSLA, D.O.
Dr. Shaheen Khosla is a board certified dermatologist with over thirteen years of experience. She specializes in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with honors and went on to receive a Masters degree in Biological Sciences from Drexel University. She received her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences where she graduated at the top of her class. She was a National Dean’s List Nominee and received several awards including the Charles Vowel’s M.D. Memorial Scholarship Award for academic excellence and exemplifying qualities of concerned patient care. She completed her first year of post-graduate training in general medicine at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University where she conducted specialty research in cutaneous oncology and hair disorders. Dr. Oshtory continued her dermatology training at the Mt. Sinai/St. Barnabas Hospitals in New York City and later returned to her home state of California where she has been in private practice. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and ethnicities.
Dr. Oshtory has presented and published her research in cutaneous lymphoma and senescent alopecia at several annual dermatology meetings including the Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the American Academy of Dermatology. She has also published several articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
In her spare time Dr. Oshtory enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking and skiing.
DR. ANGIE KORIAKOS, DO, MPH
Dr. Angie Koriakos, DO, MPH, is a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. Dr. Koriakos is an Arizona native who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science / Kinesiology. With a strong interest in international medicine, she went on to obtain a Master of Public Health degree with a focus on Global Health from Loma Linda University. She completed medical school in southern California at Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Koriakos completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She completed her three year dermatology residency training at University of North Texas Health Science Center, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Koriakos has an interest in infectious disease dermatology and is one of the few physicians to have completed a fellowship in HIV dermatology at University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Koriakos is committed to providing high quality and personalized care to each patient. She approaches each patient with a warm smile and compassionate care to ensure the most pleasant experience. Dr. Koriakos believes in giving back to communities in need and frequently volunteers her time at local skin cancer screenings and community events. Dr. Koriakos has also participated in several medical mission trips to countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, Mexico, and Bolivia. In her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
DR. CYNTHIA LAZZARO, D.O.
Dr. Lazzaro is a board-certified dermatologist, specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology who practices in our Naples, Long Beach office. She loves all aspect of skin care and enjoys educating patients on ways to keep their skin looking young and healthy!
She completed her dermatology residency training at Michigan State University, Mclaren Oakland Hospital where she served as chief resident. She attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Lazzaro is widely published in many peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and has received numerous awards for her research and presentations. She is active as a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, and American Osteopathic Association. She also is proudly serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Western University of Health Sciences.
In her free time, Dr. Lazzaro enjoys yoga, gardening, listening to podcasts, and learning to play the ukulele.
DR. ANDREW ORDON
Dr. Andrew Ordon co-founded LaserAway in 2005. He is an Emmy ® -nominated co-host of the Emmy® award-winning talk show The Doctors. For over three decades, Dr. Ordon has been an acclaimed surgeon in the private practice of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery in Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage, California and previously in New York City. He continues to practice full time and is consistently, recognized as a TOP DOCTOR by Castle-Connolly. He also serves as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Co-Director of the Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at KECK/USC School of Medicine as well as a member of the board of directors of The Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Ordon is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California at Irvine, where he graduated with high honors in biological sciences and was the recipient of a National Science Grant for his research in neurophysiology. He then received his medical degree from the USC School of Medicine with honors in medicine. He completed his general surgery training at USC/Los Angeles County Medical Center, followed by a residency program in head and neck surgery at White Memorial/Loma Linda University. Dr. Ordon then completed a second residency training program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Lenox Hill Hospital/Manhattan Eye and Ear Infirmary Program in New York City. Affiliated with Cornell University and New York University, this program is recognized as one of the oldest and most renowned centers for aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery in the world. He also completed fellowships in Aesthetic and Breast Surgery with Kurt J. Wagner, M.D. at the Beverly Hills Medical Center and Oncologic Head and Neck Surgery with Irv Rappaport, M.D. at Western Medical Center, University of California, Irvine.
One of Dr. Ordon’s proudest accomplishments has been his role as a founding member of the Surgical Friends Foundation (www.SurgicalFriends.org) comprised of a group of doctors who offer complimentary reconstructive surgery to people in the US and abroad who cannot afford medical treatment. Many of these patients suffer from birth defects, physical abuse and burns, among other adverse conditions. He has traveled to Haiti on three occasions to help in medical relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in 2010. In addition, Dr. Ordon has performed cleft lip and palate repairs in such places as India on behalf of Smile Train, which provides free cleft surgery to hundreds of thousands of poor children in developing countries.
Dr. Ordon is currently an associate professor of surgery at Keck/USC School of Medicine, and assistant professor of plastic surgery at Dartmouth School of Medicine and The University of Connecticut. Formerly, he was assistant professor of surgery at both UCLA School of Medicine and The New York Medical College. His hospital affiliations include Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Eisenhauer Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Dr. Ordon is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Double Boarded Society of Plastic Surgeons and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. In addition, he is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Ordon has been featured on television shows and networks including Dr.Phil, Rachael Ray, 20/20,Insider, Entertainment Tonight, 48 Hours, BBC News, CNN, NBC News, FOX News, Home and Family, and ABC News. He has been quoted in such publications as Allure, Mademoiselle, Redbook, Glamour, Reader’s Digest, USA TODAY and Prevention Magazine. Dr. Ordon is also the author of “Revealing the New You, A Guide to Plastic Surgery,” “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Plastic Surgery,” and most recently “Better in 7: The Ultimate 7-Day Guide to a BetterYou.” He also contributed to one of the most respected textbooks in the field of plastic surgery, “Facial Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.” He received a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame for his contributions as a TV host, surgeon, and philanthropist.
DR. EMILY RUBENSTEIN
Dr. Emily Rubenstein is a Board Certified Dermatologist who has been in practice for over ten years. Dr. Rubenstein grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. She went on to receive a Masters in Science from Touro University in New York and then her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University. Dr. Rubenstein completed both a residency in Family Practice and Dermatology from Broward General/Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After completing her residency, Dr. Rubentein and her husband moved back to Chicago and Dr. Rubenstein started working in a private practice on the North Shore. Dr. Rubenstein moved on to head up and still remains the Department chair of dermatology at a large community hospital. She enjoys living in the city of Chicago with her husband, who also practices medicine and their two children. When she is not practicing dermatology she enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with her family in Colorado skiing.
DR. AMY SPIZUOCO, D.O., FAOCD
Dr. Amy Spizuoco is a board certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist. She received her Bachelors of Art at SUNY Binghamton with a double major in Italian studies and Biology. She earned her medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Long Island, New York, and completed a medical internship at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Spizuoco then spent a year researching Reflectance Confocal Microscopy at Alta Dermatology Residency Program in Mesa, Arizona, to which she later went on to complete her residency. During her residency, she received her training at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. She was named Chief Resident in her last year of residency.
After residency Dr. Spizuoco completed a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology. She then worked part-time as a dermatopathologist and part-time as a dermatologist.
Dr. Spizuoco serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. She also writes questions for the Resident In-Service examination and for the Certification of Added Qualifications for the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.
Currently she works for a group practice in New York City as a full-time dermatologist and as a full-time dermatopathologist for the group. She is also a Clinical Instructor in the Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Dermatology Department in New York City.
She is a member of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, and the American Society for Dermatopathology.
DR. ALISON TAM, D.O., FAOCD
Dr. Alison Tam is a board certified Dermatologist who specializes in the field of cosmetic dermatology and laser therapy. Dr. Tam currently is a fellow of both the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Tam attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California and graduated in 2001. A traditional internship and her first residency in Family Medicine was done at Midwestern University-Mesa General Hospital. During her training, she was chosen to serve as the Chief Resident of the Family Medicine Residency.
After finishing a Family Medicine Residency in 2004, Dr. Alison Tam finished a second residency in Dermatology at Midwestern University in 2007. Dr. Tam served as Chief Resident of the Dermatology Residency. Upon finishing residency, Dr. Tam passed board certifications for the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology and the American Society of Mohs Surgery.
Dr. Alison Tam currently holds medical licenses with the Nevada Board of Osteopathic Medicine, Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery, and the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. Other active licenses include the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy and the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency. Active affiliations include the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, American Osteopathic Association, and American Society of Mohs Surgery.
Dr. Tam was awarded the “Top Beauty Expert” Award in 2013, 2014, and 2015 by New Beauty. Dr. Tam has sat on multiple Advisory Board Committees, spoken at conferences about laser therapy, served as a test writer for the American Board of Osteopathic Dermatology, and recently co-authored and published an article.
Currently, Dr. Alison Tam practices in Las Vegas, Nevada and serves as Medical Director at Laser Away Las Vegas. Most of her free time is devoted to her husband, child, and extended family and friends.
DR. ROY S. WINSTON, M.D.
Dr. Roy S. Winston, M.D. is the founder of LaserAway and has been practicing medicine for over twenty five years. He specializes in Laser cosmetic procedures and injectables such as Botox and Juvederm. Dr. Winston is a leading authority on the use of Laser to reverse the effects of the sun on skin all over the body and of course, laser hair & tattoo removal. Dr. Winston has been on the staff of some of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, and a faculty member at The University of California at Irvine and Emory University and is a board certified anesthesiologist. He has received extensive training in the use of Lasers for plastic and cosmetic surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons. Currently Dr. Winston also teaches Laser surgery techniques to other physicians and nurses. In 1997 Dr. Winston was appointed to The Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners by the Governor, where he served as Vice-president and President Elect. He worked with the legislature to create and modify healthcare policy. Dr. Winston provides leadership throughout the organization working closely with both the executive team and the clinicians.
DR. MATTHEW ZARRAGA, D.O.
Board-certified physician Matthew Zarraga, DO specializes in cosmetic and general dermatology for men and women at Z-ROC Dermatology in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Zarraga is committed to providing high-quality patient care and mastering cutting-edge techniques and new dermatology methods as they become available.
Specializing in cosmetic dermatology and fellowship-trained in cutaneous laser procedures and treatments, Dr. Zarraga improves and enhances the appearance of skin through injectable fillers and neuromodulators, sclerotherapy for varicose veins, and light therapies that target wrinkles, vascular lesions, dark spots, loose skin, and aging issues.
A graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC, Dr. Zarraga went on to earn his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was a member of the Psi Sigma Alpha national medical honor society. He later interned at Palmetto General Hospital, where he was awarded the “Excellence in Service Award” for high-quality, compassionate care.
Dr. Zarraga spent a year at a laser research fellowship as a sub-investigator and clinical research coordinator for numerous clinical studies. His dermatological residency was spent at Wellington Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Florida, where he was appointed chief resident.
Not only a physician, but also a published author, Dr. Zarraga has co-authored several articles in peer-reviewed, dermatological journals, such as Cutis, Cosmetic Dermatology, American Journal of Dermatopathology, and The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. He also co-authored a chapter in a respected plastic surgery textbook.
DR. ELLECIA COOK
Meet our clinical leadership
At the clinical level, these registered nurses and nurse practitioners oversee operations, compliance, standardization, training and development.
Corey Ordoyne RN
Corey Ordoyne is a Registered Nurse with over 17 years of nursing experience, 12 of which were dedicated to specializing in aesthetic dermatology. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Medical College of Georgia, and is currently enrolled at United States University to earn her Master’s degree. Corey is passionate about the aesthetic industry and currently serves as the Sr. National Director of Clinical Compliance and Development which allows her the opportunity to research, develop, and implement improvements for treatment safety and standardization. Prior to this role, she loved doing treatments full time and appeared on several reality shows (such as “RHOOC”, “Vanderpump Rules”, “Shahs of Sunset”, and “Dancing with the Stars”) performing laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal and Botox on celebrities.
Corey enjoys teaching seasoned clinicians about advanced aesthetic dermatology concepts and served as an in-person didactic and hands-on instructor for Aesthetic Pro Workshop for several years. She recently joined the national training team at LaserAway and is honored to introduce and educate new clinicians to the field of aesthetic nursing via weekly virtual training sessions and video tutorials. Corey is proud to be a member of the growing LaserAway family and is eager to continue establishing the highest standards of quality, safety, and efficacy for the practice of aesthetic dermatology.
Shem Hooda, RN
Shem Hooda is a Registered Nurse with over 8 years of experience, and she currently serves as the National Director of Clinical Compliance and Standardization. Her passion for aesthetic dermatology and clinical development in the industry led to her interest in building resources, initiatives and training materials to supplement clinical education at LaserAway.
Shem completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Houston. With a background in acute cardiac care, she first worked as a Travel Nurse in the San Francisco Bay Area before joining the LaserAway team in 2017.
Shem began her career at LaserAway as a Regional Clinical Director, overseeing several clinics throughout Northern California and working closely with her medical team to ensure standardization of clinical operations.
Emily Perbellini, NP
Emily Perbellini is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in aesthetic dermatology. She began her career as a Registered Nurse in 2004, specializing in women’s health, and transitioned into aesthetic dermatology in 2008. Emily has gained extensive bedside experience as well as managed teams of clinicians both in person and remotely. She has maintained multiple RN and NP licenses in order to practice in multiple states. Emily has held many titles in her career at LaserAway including Director of Operations, VP of Clinical Operations, Regional Director of Standardization, and currently, VP of Telehealth. She is a specialist not only in aesthetic dermatology treatments, but also in hiring, training, providing continuing education, and optimizing clinician retention. For the last five years she has exclusively managed remote medical teams as VP of Telehealth for LaserAway.
Morgan Wolf, NP
Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Morgan Wolf, is LaserAway’s Vice President of Clinical Operations, overseeing the Clinical Territory Directors and Regional Clinical Directors at LaserAway. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of San Diego where she completed a dual program for Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.
Morgan has over 9 years experience working in aesthetic dermatology with advanced skills and certifications in facial rejuvenation, laser and light based treatments, body contouring, and aesthetic injectables. In 2018, she was selected to become an Allergan Medical Institute Trainer and Speaker for Facial Aesthetics.
Jessica Graybill, BSN RN
Jessica Graybill is a Registered Nurse, and serves as the National Director of Clinical Training and Development at LaserAway. She has specialized in aesthetic dermatology since 2011, pursuing her passion of practicing in a field that combines both science and art. Jessica has a love of education, and focuses her career on the development and instruction of training material.
Jessica received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University, Long Beach, and began her career in Pediatric Intensive Care; eventually making the transition to aesthetic dermatology. She began working for LaserAway in 2016, and prior to her current position, served as Regional Clinical Director for Los Angeles.
Mitra Enders, RN
Mitra Enders (Rajabi) is a Registered Nurse specializing in aesthetic dermatology and joined LaserAway in 2017. Mitra works out of our East Bay clinics and oversees our Northern California territory. She enjoys pairing her medical background and passion for aesthetic dermatology to provide patients with the utmost comprehensive treatment. Mitra’s passion for learning and teaching allows her to thrive in her role as Clinical Territory Director of Northern California.
After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN), Mitra continued her education through the University of Texas at Arlington, obtaining her master’s degree in nursing (MSN) to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. Mitra has an extensive nursing background in post-operative rehabilitation, anesthesiology/pain management, injection administration, and aesthetic dermatology.
Blossom Hashemi, NP
Blossom Hashemi is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and our East Coast Territory Clinical Director. She oversees all clinical operations of our East Coast clinics, including the New York, Florida, Boston, Atlanta, and DC/Virginia regions. She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Physiology at Boston University. She then continued her education at DePaul University, where she earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree, followed by the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where she obtained her Post Master’s Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has 12 years of nursing experience, beginning her career in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, followed by Pediatric Solid Organ Transplants, then specialized as an NP in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the Mount Sinai Hospital. All along, her true passion always lied within skincare and wellness. She happily began her aesthetic dermatology career at Laseraway in 2017 as a Nurse Practitioner in our Upper West Side Clinic, then became the New York Regional Clinical Director in 2018. She is ecstatic to now oversee the entire East Coast territory as it continues to expand and shine!
Sarah Higgins, NP
Board certified Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Sarah Higgins, is the Midwest Territory Director overseeing a team of Regional Clinical Directors at LaserAway. She has 15 years of nursing experience and 8 years specializing in aesthetic dermatology, with a focus on clinical practice expansion and patient safety. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh and Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Cincinnati. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Grand Canyon University, implementing the direct practice improvement project: “Use of a Time-Out in Aesthetic Dermatology to Decrease Adverse Skin Reactions”.
Sarah has served as an Expert Practice Consultant for aesthetic treatments at the California State Board of Registered Nursing, and is currently a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Chelsea Nathie, RN
Chelsea Nathie, is the Territory Director for Laseraway, overseeing clinical operations of the SoCal and Mountain West Territories. She attended West Coast University and graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2016. Shortly after graduating, she found her home at LaserAway and has been practicing aesthetic dermatology for the past 6 years. Chelsea was promoted to Regional Clinical Director for Los Angeles in 2018. Since 2018, she has overseen the expansion of 7 clinics in the Los Angeles area, and most recently has begun focusing on territories outside of LA.
Christa Reed, NP
Christa Reed is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Director of Telehealth who assists overseeing our Remote Medical and Good Faith Exam teams. Graduating from Texas Woman’s University, she started her nursing career in women’s health. She soon returned to Texas Woman’s to pursue her Masters and found her aesthetic dermatology home with LaserAway! Her love of discussing treatment options and educating patients ensures confidence is instilled and natural beauty optimized. She looks forward to enhancing and expanding LaserAway’s Telehealth operations.
Meet our regional directors
At the regional level, our directors include a diverse range of registered nurses, nurse practitioners and physician associates who oversee multiple locations within a given territory.
Alexa Velasco, RN
Alexa Velasco joined the LaserAway team in 2018 and currently serves as a Regional Clinical Director where she oversees and supports clinicians in the Los Angeles region. Alexa received her degree in nursing from the College of the Canyons. She began her nursing career in Telemetry and the Intensive Care Unit at a Level II trauma center. After years of working in acute care, Alexa’s curiosity for aesthetics grew and led her to the next chapter of her career at LaserAway. She loves helping other medical professionals thrive in their aesthetic dermatology careers!
Annette Ramos, RN
Annette Ramos-Villacarte has worked as a nurse for the past six years and joined LaserAway in 2019. Annette earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University and has continued her education to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. As Regional Clinical Director, she oversees clinics throughout Northern California. Her passion for aesthetic dermatology stems from her interest in non-surgical techniques, like neuromodulators and fillers, to achieve a natural and youthful appearance.
Ashley Cox, RN
Ashley Cox is a Registered Nurse who oversees the South Texas Region as a Regional Clinical Director. After finishing her undergraduate studies at Purdue Calumet, she obtained a degree in nursing from West Virginia Northern and worked in Emergency Medicine prior to joining LaserAway. She is continuing her studies in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at University of Texas Arlington, and looks forward to opening new clinics throughout the state of Texas.
Ashley Isabell, PA-C
Ashley Isabell is a Physician Associate who specializes in Aesthetic Dermatology. She completed her undergraduate degree in Molecular & Microbiology at the University of Central Florida. She then continued her education at Nova Southeastern University where she earned her Master of Science Physician Associate degree. As a Regional Clinical Director, she oversees the medical staff at various locations in the San Diego region.
Chandler Ortiz, RN
Chandler Ortiz is a Registered Nurse and Regional Clinical Director, overseeing the North Texas and Oklahoma regions. Graduating from Tarrant County College with her Associates Degree in Nursing, Chandler began her career in the emergency room before entering the world of aesthetics. She immediately knew she had found her field of preference and has never looked back! Working in aesthetic dermatology has allowed her to do what she loves every day: instilling confidence and empowering patients and coworkers.
Danica Dizon, RN
Danica Dizon is a Registered Nurse and a Regional Clinical Director overseeing the Los Angeles region. After graduating from West Coast University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she began persuing her passion for aesthetic dermatology. She began her career at LaserAway in 2016. Danica takes joy in helping patients feel beautiful, comfortable, and confident in their own skin. Additionally, she strives to promote a healthy, positive, and supportive work environment for LaserAway employees.
Jennifer Lopez, NP
Jennifer is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Regional Clinical Director for the Florida region at LaserAway. She began her nursing career as a registered nurse in the Miami Cardiac Vascular Institute of Florida and obtained her master’s degree in nursing. She has a passion for the industry of aesthetics and applies her skills and experience to ensure safe and excellent patient care.
Jennifer Morse, RN
Jennifer Morse is a Registered Nurse and serves as Regional Clinical Director for the New York region. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University, East Bay and has been with LaserAway since 2017. Jennifer has a passion for the aesthetic dermatology field because she loves helping others feel confident in their own skin.
Joanne Lahip, RN
Joanne Lahip is a Registered Nurse specializing in aesthetic dermatology and the Regional Clinical Director of our North Bay California region. Joanne received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacramento State University in 2018. She began her career in Labor & Delivery and eventually found her niche in aesthetics. She has a passion for teaching clinicians to provide the best care for patients and prides herself on being a part of team LaserAway.
Kandice McNeal, NP
Kandice is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Regional Clinical Director, overseeing the clinical operations in the Illinois region. She has over 10 years of experience in nursing, previously specializing in Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units. When she realized her true passion was skincare and wellness, she moved to Los Angeles and dove into aesthetic dermatology at LaserAway. Her favorite part of the role is training clinicians on new skills and seeing them evolve. She’s honored to be a part of Team LaserAway!
Linda Nguyen, PA-C
Linda Nguyen is a board-certified Physician Associate specializing in aesthetic dermatology, and oversees the Northern California South Bay regions as the Regional Clinical Director. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California at Davis, with a Bachelors of Science in Human Development, and worked as a cosmetic surgical assistant doing SmartLipo before starting her Physician Associate program at the Riverside County Regional Medical Center/Moreno Valley College. Linda went on to complete her Masters in Medical Science at Saint Francis University.
Megan Martinez, MSN, RN
Megan is a Registered Nurse in the state of California and a Regional Clinical Director in the Orange County region. She started her nursing career in the OR in Los Angeles and now specializes in aesthetic dermatology. She started with LaserAway in 2013 and has continued to grow her knowledge and expertise in the industry. Her passion for teaching and learning has allowed her to help many patients and colleagues throughout the years.
Michelle Thompson, RN
Michelle Thompson is a Registered Nurse and a Regional Clinical Director who oversees our Los Angeles region. Graduating from College of the Canyons with her Associates Degree in Nursing she went straight into specializing in aesthetic dermatology. She has a passion for the industry of aesthetics and applies her skills to deliver excellent patient care and train new clinicians in all of the services LaserAway has to offer.
Nicole Meath, NP
Nicole Meath is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Regional Clinical Director of the Arizona and Las Vegas region. She holds advance certifications in neuromodulators and fillers, and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Arizona Nurse Practitioner, and Dermatology Nurse Association.
Ranika Maharaj, BSN, RN
Ranika Maharaj is a Registered Nurse and Regional Clinical Director overseeing our Northern California region. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University and is currently working on her master’s degree to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been dedicated to honing her craft and expertise in the field of aesthetics utilizing neuromodulators, dermal fillers, light & laser therapies, and proper skin care products to produce beautiful and natural results.