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Paige Lai
Paige Lai
Our med spa manager, Paige, has over15 years of experience in the skincare industry. She prides herself on servant leadership and believes that relationships are paramount. She believes in a collaborative approach to esthetic office management. She finds it rewarding to improve how patients feel...
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Jessica Baker
Jessica Baker
Jess has been an esthetician for 9 years and has spent most of her career at APS. Medical esthetics has always been a passion, and she loves the results she is able to provide her patients. She specializes in lasers, chemical peels, body contouring, and...
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Dee Dee Battaglia
Dee Dee Battaglia
Dee Dee is a Kansas City native who started her esthetic career over 30 years ago. After taking a break from the industry to raise her three boys, she reentered the esthetic field in 2009. Dee Dee is passionate about helping people look and feel...
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Kerry McCarty
Kerry McCarty
With over 15 years of dedicated experience in skincare, Kerry is a seasoned professional who brings a wealth of expertise to every client interaction. Kerry has undergone extensive training in various therapies and specialized treatments. Kerry's passion for patient care is at the heart of...
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Katie Meyer
Katie Meyer
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Heather Mock
Heather Mock
Heather has always been on the medical side of esthetics, working under dermatologists or plastic surgeons for the last 17 years. She is CIDESCO certified as well as being licensed in Kansas and Missouri. She has had much extensive training with the Sciton laser as...
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Cheryl Padek
Cheryl Padek
Cheryl is a Kansas City native who started her nursing career over 40 years ago. In 2002 she made the jump into the esthetic world of dermatology and joined the APS team in 2021. With 13 years of experience as a nurse injector, Cheryl is...
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Karina Pesonel
Karina Pesonel
What sets Karina apart is her unwavering commitment to delivering effective yet simple skincare regimens. She believes in the power of combination therapies combining facials, lasers, and microneedling to achieve optimal results. Her own personal skincare journey from teen acne to anti-aging has instilled in...
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Emma Pierce
Emma Pierce
Emma began her nursing career at Children’s Mercy, where she honed her compassionate and caring approach to patient care. In 2018, she embarked on an exciting new journey by transitioning to the field of esthetics. As a dedicated nurse injector, Emma's mission is to provide...
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Natalie Straub
Natalie Straub
Natalie has been a Missouri licensed Esthetician since 2018 and has worked in the Medical Spa setting her entire career. She discovered her passion for skincare and esthetics throughout her lifelong struggle with her own skin. She takes great pride in her ability to recommend...
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