Meet the exceptional team
Destination Beauty MedSpa requires its licensed medical staff and industry certified technicians to complete the most rigorous training in the country. Not only is the Destination Beauty Med Spa staff the friendliest you will find, they are the best trained and qualified. Read a few of our Client Testimonials to see what people like you have to say.
Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, FAAFP
Chief of Surgery
Founder and Medical Director of Destination Beauty MedSpa
Dr. Sharma is a board certified cosmetic surgeon who has practiced medicine for over 20 years. Dr. Sharma and his medical team have extensive experience in a wide variety of cosmetic surgical procedures, having performed in excess of 2,000 procedures. Dr. Sharma is a highly sought after lecturer and teacher and has provided his expertise and passion to students and colleagues all over the world. Dr. Sharma has received Honoris Causa Masters in Cosmetic Surgery from Instituto De Estudios Superiores En Medicina from Mexico. Fellowship in Head and Neck surgery. IESM Mexico Masters in Cosmetic Surgery, IESM Mexico.
Dr. Sharma’s credentials include:
President of the Global Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Board of Directors of World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Board of Directors of American Society of Cosmetic Physicians
Fellow and Faculty Member of American Society of Cosmetic Beast Surgery
Board of Advisors, Faculty and Trainer for the American Society of Cosmetic Surgery
Double Board Certified in Cosmetic Surgery by the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery and The World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Both these boards are not recognized in the USA
Fellowship in Head and Neck surgery
IESM Mexico Masters in Cosmetic Surgery, IESM Mexico
Certified Medical & Surgical Assistant
Ms. Rivera has over 20 years of healthcare experience in both private care and hospital settings. For the past 5 years she has been the Surgical Assistant at Destination Beauty MedSpa. Ms. Rivera’s group provides assistance to the operating surgeon with respect to pre-op, post-op and during time of surgery. She has assisted Dr. Sharma in hundreds of our procedures. Her favorite procedure is breast augmentation. Ms. Rivera is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Kristen Houlker is a registered nurse for 12 years and an expert cosmetic injector. She is experienced with an array of products to naturally and effectively enhance and rejuvenate the skin, face and body. She brings clinical and aesthetic precision to her treatments using leading products such as Botox and dermal fillers, including Radiesse and Juvederm. She is introducing innovative treatments including Platelet Rich Plasma laser skin treatment and more.
Donna Gilliatt has been in practice for 17 years as an experienced medical esthetician with a license in laser tech. In addition, she is a skincare and beauty expert specializing in cutting edge laser treatments. Laser treatments enhance skin texture to remove scars, wrinkles, hair removal and much more to heighten your beauty. Donna specializes in many fields such as, chemical peels, laser and basic skincare. In her years of practice, Donna’s goal is to not only zero in on client needs but to go above and beyond expectations.
Paula Kaufman's experience as a Reiki master spans over a 10-year period. Traditionally, Reiki is defined as a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes in healing. The healing process will elevate your senses and leave you feeling entirely refreshed. We will not only offer this timeless technique but also will include a Reiki facial, which will cleanse your skin and soul. In addition to Paula's experience, she is certified in aroma touch technique.
This innovative technique involves in gently massaging essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of your back and feet to stimulate and enhance your nervous system.
Advanced Medical Aesthetician & Laser Specialist
Liz Luongo is an established Advanced Medical Esthetician who has over a decade of experience. She is expertly versed in everything from facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, lasers and general skin care. Liz has spent the last year developing protocols to tighten skin and facial contouring. She also offers the specialty service of eyelash and eyebrow tinting, very popular during the summer months.
In addition to her cosmetology license and her medical esthetic license, Liz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and is currently attending nursing school and has a expected date of graduation in 2016.