Meet Our Staff

Gary S. Berger, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Berger‘s mission is to ensure the effectiveness and safety of all treatment procedures.  He is board certified in Preventive Medicine. Dr. Berger provides fractional laser treatment for skin rejuvenation and cosmetic injections with dermal fillers (Juvederm, Voluma, Belotero, Radiesse) and neuromodulators (Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport).

Gary S. Berger, M.D.

Julia Kemp Smith, RN, CASC
Clinical Director

Julia’s mission is to ensure the highest quality experience for each person. She is certified by Aesthetic Advancements, Rocky Mountain Laser College, and Candela Laser and is also a certified Ambulatory Surgery Center Administrator. Julia performs cosmetic injections, laser hair removal and skin tightening, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, and medical grade skin peels.

Julia Kemp Smith, RN, CASC

Stephanie Duncan, RN, MSN
Laser Nurse

Stephanie is a Certified Laser Specialist by the National Laser Institute. She treats patients with the Nd:Yag laser and IPL for hair removal, hyperpigmentation, small varicose veins, and for skin tightening.  Stephanie also has extensive surgical nursing experience.

Stephanie Duncan, RN, MSN - Laser Nurse

Jennifer Okun Ballentine, RN, BSN
Aesthetic Nurse

Jennifer is certified in performing cosmetic injections with dermal fillers and neurotoxins and is certified by Advanced Aesthetics. She also performs microneedling (Dermapen), microdermabrasion and therapeutic medical facials. Jennifer has previously worked at UNC Hospitals.

Jennifer Okun Ballentine, RN, BSN

Becky Gilbert
Aesthetician

Becky is a licensed medical aesthetician who received her basic aesthetic training in Greensboro and her advanced medical aesthetic training in South Carolina. Her goal is for you to love the skin you’re in! She performs microdermabrasion, chemical peels, microneedling, facials, waxing, lash and brow tinting.

Becky Gilbert Aesthetician

Nicole Clyburn
Aesthetician

Nicole is a licensed aesthetician who received her training at New Directions Hair Academy and Day Spa Training Center in Nashville, TN. Her facials include relaxing massage. She also performs microdermabrasion, eye lash and brow tinting, chemical peels, full body waxing, epidermal leveling, and Dermapen.

Nicole Clyburn Aesthetician

Tera Killian, BS
Certified Nail Technician

Tera is a graduate of the Nail Technology program at Cape Fear Community College. Tera’s most popular services include hot stone pedicures with moisturizing mask and oil infused hot towels; gel polish services for long-lasting, chip-free wear; and in treating cracked heels, calluses and fungal nail problems.

Tera Killian, BS Certified Nail Technician

Irina Tsvetkova
Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist
(NC # 6178)

Irina is a graduate of the Massage College in St. Petersburg, the Potomac Massage Training Institute, and the American-European Massage School. Irina specializes in deep tissue, Russian sport, Swedish, and therapeutic massage.

Irina Tsvetkova, RN, LMBT

Ericka Pamplin
Spa Coordinator

Ericka has over 20 years experience in healthcare management. Her mission is to maintain an environment with the highest standards of patient service.  Ericka will ensure that all the details required for a successful and enjoyable visit are in place.

Ericka Pamplin, Assistant Spa Coordinator