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    Dr Salvador Yunez of spaderma

    Dr. Salvador
    Yunez, MD

    ALL MEDICAL PROCEDURES ARE PROVIDED BY DR. SALVADOR YUNEZ WITH LASER AND VEIN AESTHETICS

    Dr. Yunez completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Hospital network in 1987. He later completed a sub-specialty in Phlebology (diagnosis and treatment of varicose and spider veins), pioneering the Closure Procedure in the midwest in 1999 and the Endovenous Laser Treatment in 2001, having treated thousands of patients since 1994. More recently he has become certified in Anti-Aging Medicine (bio-identical hormone replacement therapy).

    He is certified by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine, is an active member of the American College of Phlebology, the International Union of Phlebology, the Academy of Preventive & Innovative Medicine, and the International Peptide Society.

    Anna Grancher of sapderma

    Anna
    Grancher

    BY DAY: CLINICAL DIRECTOR, MS, PA-C

    & BEYOND: @ANNA_SPADERMA + ANNA@SPADERMA.COM

    Anna is a nationally certified Physician Assistant and functions as our Clinical Director overseeing our talented group of injectors at SpaDerma. Anna attended Illinois Wesleyan University to obtain her bachelor’s degree and later graduated with a Masters of Science from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in 2011.  She began her career working in emergency and hospital medicine, which gave her a great foundation in medicine and allowed her to familiarize herself with varying specialties. In 2015 Anna made the full-time transition to plastic surgery and medical aesthetics and has never looked back. Anna treats neurotoxin and filler patients at our West Loop and North Shore locations, in addition to providing medical consultations across all SpaDerma locations. She holds certifications in advanced techniques for dermal fillers, neurotoxins, and for the use of radio frequency devices. Additionally, Anna is certified in a variety of lasers, including intense pulse light (IPL), broadband light, hyperhidrosis treatment, chemical peels, Aquagold, Kybella injections and PRP restoration for hair growth and skin rejuvenation. Anna has had significant exposure to a multitude of interventions for both surgical and non surgical enhancement. Anna prides herself on providing her patient's with a comprehensive assessment accompanied by a straightforward plan to achieve their goals. Anna is passionate about continuing education, as you can often find her reading articles regarding current developments in the dynamic industry of medical aesthetics.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, catching a sporting event or dining at one of Chicago's acclaimed restaurants.

    “I aim to restore youthfulness and prevent signs of aging while maintaining a natural aesthetic. Delivering amazing results in the safest ways possible is what I strive for.”

    Anne Parks of spaderma

    Anne
    Parks

    BY DAY: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - CERTIFIED 

    & BEYOND: @ANNE_SPADERMA + ANNE@SPADERMA.COM

    Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Anne graduated with highest of honors. She started her career as a PA practicing in a busy Emergency Department where she found her passion for procedures, critical care and patient advocacy. After many successful years in this role she was recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians as PA of the Year in 2018. Anne was inspired to take the next step in her career and after relocating to Chicago decided to pursue her passion for aesthetic medicine, a field that allows her to tap into her artistic side and high attention to detail - the art of medicine. She is happy to join the SpaDerma team where she can form long lasting relationships with her patients and use her skills to not only enhance self-confidence but also create natural and beautiful results. Anne is from Virginia Beach, VA, and in her free time enjoys visiting her family, traveling, skiing and pilates.

    “All of my clients are beautiful before they sit down in my chair. My passion is working with them to help highlight their beauty in their own eyes.”

    Ilse
    Vega

    BY DAY: AESTHETIC NURSE INJECTOR MSN, FNP-BC 

    & BEYOND: @ILSE_SPADERMA + ILSE@SPADERMA.COM

    Ilse is a passionate Aesthetic Nurse Injector with 3 years of injecting experience. In 2018, Ilse obtained her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Lewis University and is a board certified provider accredited by the ANCC. While her clinical background lies in medicine, Primary and Urgent Care, Ilse’s true passion for helping others feel more confident ultimately influenced her decision to become an injector and pursue medical aesthetics. Ilse specializes in treatment plans that enhance one’s natural beauty and create a more youthful appearance. Her favorite treatments to perform are lip augmentations as she loves seeing the look on her patient's face when she hands them the mirror. With a calm, caring and informative approach, Ilse’s main goal is to make her patients feel comfortable, beautiful and satisfied. When Ilse is not at SpaDerma she’s spending time with her family, enjoying her 2 little girls.

    "I love getting to know my patients and developing a trusting relationship so that together we can obtain natural and beautiful results!"

    Dan
    Marino

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @DAN_SPADERMA + DAN@SPADERMA.COM

    Dan has always had a deep rooted interest in skincare and has been a practicing aesthetician since 2018. Certified in various skincare treatments and laser therapies, Dan is the “go-to” person for family, friends, and patients alike when it comes to product recommendations. Being a skincare ingredient specialist, Dan loves building customized skincare routines using clinically proven skin and body treatments to meet his patient’s needs. Some of his favorite treatments include microneedling, chemical peels, and HydraFacials, due to the immediate results his clients experience as they walk out the door. Dan’s genuine passion for skincare fuels his craft as he helps his patient’s look and feel their best!

    “Achieving your skin goals is a journey. Maintaining healthy skin is a marathon, not a race”.

    Katie Doering of spaderma

    Katie
    Doering

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @ADOERING.SKINCARE + KATIEDOERING@SPADERMA.COM

    Katie is a Wisconsin native who spent years on the East Coast before settling in Chicago. She has been an aesthetician for 6 years, beginning in a luxury dayspa setting where she supervised a large team, then making the transition into medical aesthetics and loving every minute of it. She loves seeing science, technology, and skincare merge into treatments that truly make a difference in a client's skin, no matter the concern. One of Katie's favorite things about being an aesthetician is making genuine connections with her clients as she works with them to enhance their skin, and along with that, their self confidence. She enjoys working with people of all skin tones and all different backgrounds. She is passionate about medical grade skincare and loves putting together customized treatment plans.

    “To me, being an aesthetician is about more than improving someone’s skin. It’s about helping my clients to make a lifestyle change that allows them to feel happier and more confident when they look in the mirror.”

    Konnie
    Kramarz

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @KONNIE_SPADERMA + KONNIE@SPADERMA.COM

    Konnie’s passion for skincare began after stumbling upon a receptionist position at a day spa. After being immersed into the skincare industry, Konnie decided to pursue her aesthetician’s license and has been performing medical aesthetic treatments ever since. With so much misinformation floating around, Konnie's focus lies in educating her patients  on the true science behind medical-grace treatments and debunking common skincare fallacies. As a result-driven skincare specialist, Konnie’s favorite treatments include Microneedling and Clear & Brilliant. Whether it's a first time chemical peel or a sixth session of advanced laser treatment, Konnie is always excited to safely guide her patients through their individual skincare journeys.

    "Navigating skin can be confusing and intimidating. My goal is to make my patients feel excited and confident in their skincare journeys. Through education, support, and some quality time in the treatment room, we can make magical things happen!"

    Laura
    Schirmer

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @LAURALYNN_SPADERMA + LAURASCHIRMER@SPADERMA.COM

    Laura is an international skin specialist and CIDESCO Diplomat. While studying at The Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics & Massage School in Houston, Texas, Laura received a dual licensed in Aesthetics and Massage Therapy and has been working in the beauty industry for 6 years now. As a teen, Laura struggled with acne which followed her into adulthood. Now is her 30s with her struggles expanding to melasma and fine lines, Laura understands the frustrations that come with any skin condition. She is wholly dedicated to guiding her patients through their skincare journey to achieve their goals. As part of her extensive experience, Laura had the amazing opportunity to work in London as a HydraFacialist for HydraFacial EMEA! Now at SpaDerma, she’s determined to achieve results that make her patients feel beautiful both inside and out!

    “Being a part of a patient’s skin journey and witnessing their confidence grow both mentally and physically drives my passion in skin health. I’m here to add skin positivity to your life and give you skin-confidence when you need it most!”

    Samantha Gelman of spaderma

    Samantha
    Gelman

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @SAMANTHA_SPADERMA + SAMANTHA@SPADERMA.COM

    Samantha has always been interested in the skin and how our largest organ functions. While she had mostly clear skin through her adolescence, Samantha started struggling with skin concerns and issues in her mid-twenties. This experience pushed her to pursue an education in skin health and she hasn't looked back since. Samantha completed her Aesthetics training at G Skin and Beauty's Chicago location in 2016. She worked as a Medical Aesthetician and Assistant Manager at a busy dermatology office in the North Shore area for four years before joining the SpaDerma team. Samantha has a strong passion learning about ingredients, and being able to educate her patients on what to use and why when providing a customized skincare routine. Whether Samantha is at work or at home she enjoys being submerged in everything skin related. 

    "Beauty is not just skin deep, but it can certainly start there!"

    Sarah  Song of spaderma

    Sarah
    Song

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @SARAHSONG_SPADERMA + SARAHSONG@SPADERMA.COM

    Sarah’s passion for skin care combined with her innate nature to help others has led her to the cosmetics industry. After completing her Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship at DePaul University, she furthered her career in aesthetics at GSkin & Beauty after completing her clinical cosmetic laser training at The National Laser Institute. While training with some of the top doctors and dermatologists in the Chicagoland area,  Sarah discovered a deep commitment to medical and result-driven procedures. Her favorite procedures are a wide range of resurfacing treatments, as she loves witnessing how the human body can repair and restore itself to its former glory. Through her experience in the medical field, she understands the importance of anticipating the needs of her patients and she strives to build longevity and sustainability in everyone’s skin journey. 

    “For someone who struggled with leaving the house without makeup on for most of my life, my goal as an aesthetician is to make sure my patients feel comfortable putting the foundation down and being proud of their natural beauty.”

    Sophia  Hernandez of spaderma

    Sophia
    Hernandez

    BY DAY: AESTHETICIAN AND LASER & LIGHT SPECIALIST 

    & BEYOND: @SOPHIA_SPADERMA + SOPHIA@SPADERMA.COM

    Sophia is a licensed Aesthetician with a decade of experience in the industry. Sophia gained additional skills and knowledge while medical assisting in two established dermatology offices and felt a draw towards helping others. Her passion for skincare stemmed after experiencing from her own skin issues with hormonal acne after pregnancy. She has seen first hand how a consistent regimen paired with professional advanced skin treatments can improve and maintain the skin. Sophia’s goal is to help her patients reach their ideal aesthetic results. She strives to be the professional clients can come running to, whether it be when in need for a treatment, or just have fun talking all things skin!

    “When you look good, you feel good. When you feel good, you do good.”