Revive’s team of talented and experienced individuals is the foundation of our Medical Spa.
Revive’s team of talented and experienced individuals is the foundation of our Medical Spa.
Everyone at Revive receives on-going education in the latest trends. Our team is constantly growing in their craft and learning new ways to improve and enhance their skills in order to provide our guests with superior quality services, experience and value. At Revive, we want you to look, feel and be your best. Whether you want to enjoy the latest anti-aging treatment, a relaxing facial, or body contouring session, we’ve got you covered. Experience a total revival.
Dr. Vishal Verma is originally from Minnesota and has spent the last decade in San Diego. He earned both his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Medicine in the prestigious accelerated 6-year Honors Program in Medicine (HPME) at the University of Miami. He continued his medical training with a residency in Radiology at the University of Chicago and an MRI fellowship at the University of California – San Diego. His passion and talent for aesthetics led to the creation of a truly unique spa concept incorporating both medical and non-medical beauty services. Revive is recognized as one of the top medical spas nationally. Dr. Verma strives to stay at the forefront of aesthetic medicine. He has served on the Allergan Medical Aesthetics Advisory Board, which serves to provide leadership in partnering for the future of aesthetics and focuses on future innovations in products and programs.
Susan has her Master of Science in Nursing and is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her BSN from the University of Oklahoma and her master’s degree with distinction from Chamberlain University. She obtained her certification in injectables and laser technology from The Medical Aesthetic Training of California and has been practicing aesthetic medicine for over a decade. In addition to frequent advanced training, Susan has successfully completed numerous master’s level courses and enjoys mentoring colleagues at Revive. She is passionate about her practice of aesthetics. Susan listens to each patient’s concerns while making a careful assessment and recommendations tailored to each patient with the goal of providing natural results and an exceptional patient experience.
Polly received her BSN from Dominican University of California in 2012. Her specialty is Aesthetic Medicine and Dermatology. Areas of expertise include: PDO threads, Botox injections and dermal fillers, and laser treatments. Polly’s goals are to provide exceptional treatment outcomes, both safely and effectively. She is excited to be a part of the Revive team, and brings her passion for skincare, Dermatology and Aesthetics with her.
Nicole has been a practicing Physician Assistant since 2012. She received her Bachelors Degree in Human Biology from UC San Diego and then obtained her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University of Health Sciences. She has practiced in both Plastic Surgery and Emergency Medicine. She has experience with cosmetic injectables and multiple laser modalities.
Nicole strives to provide a tailored treatment plan in order to achieve the most natural results to help you look like the best version of yourself. In her free time, you can find Nicole taking a pilates class or at the beach doing a crossword puzzle.
Kim has been a Physician Assistant since 2000. After completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kim attended the Physician Assistant Program at Des Moines University. Kim’s focus since 2000 has been in dermatology and aesthetic medicine. She has worked with multiple laser systems and the latest techniques in injectable fillers. Kim’s experience, attention to detail and commitment to providing the most natural results are a perfect reflection of our standards at Revive. Kim volunteers her time in non profit organizations that serve underprivileged families locally and internationally.
Kayla Hillygus is an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner who specializes in various non-surgical laser and injectable treatments to restore youth and health to the skin. Kayla holds both a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from CSU Fullerton, along with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara. She graduated Sigma Theta Tau from her graduate program and as a Dean’s List Candidate from her undergraduate education. She was Valedictorian of her high school class, 2005 Taft Oil Dorado Queen as a Kiwanis Club representative, and Miss Bakersfield’s Miss Congeniality. Over the past 7 years as a nurse and certified specialist, Kayla has treated thousands of cosmetic patients with great success. Kayla considers herself an artist and finds great purpose in helping people feel good about themselves. Kayla lives in Oceanside with her husband of 8 years and their 3 year old little boy. You will rarely find her not smiling!
Angelica Camargo has been a nurse since 1996. In 2003 she received her Master’s Degree/FNP Certificate in Nursing from UCSD/SDSU. Angelica has been working in Family Health and Nephrology in San Diego for 12 years and Aesthetic Medicine for the past 7 years. She regularly attends seminars and training programs to enhance her Aesthetic Medicine knowledge and techniques to bring the best possible solutions to her patients’ areas of concern. When not attending to the needs of her patients, Angelica practices yoga at every opportunity and loves to travel.
Liza is an AANP board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been practicing aesthetic medicine since May of 2017. She received her MSN/FNP degree from the University of San Diego and her Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. Liza has a strong passion for the practice of Aesthetic Dermatology. She routinely attends aesthetic conferences/trainings to sharpen her skills and stay up to date with the latest techniques. Ever since Liza began injecting fillers and Botox she fell in love with the artistic side of helping clients achieve their desired goals. Liza also has a strong background in family practice and has practiced multiple years serving the medical needs of students at Miramar, Miracosta and Palomar community colleges.
Nurse Practitioner Encinitas
Jennifer is a board-certified Physician Assistant who has been practicing since 2008. She graduated cum laude from Loyola Marymount University in 2006 and with honors from Western University of Health Sciences where she earned a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2008. She practiced internal medicine for 3 years and minimally invasive spine surgery for 10 years. Jennifer has practiced aesthetic medicine full time since May of 2021 and, with a strong surgical background and passion for the sciences, understands the face on a geometric level which allows for the use of advanced injection techniques to produce natural-appearing results. Jennifer is committed to providing personalized care through a comprehensive approach.
Jennifer lives in Carlsbad with her husband and two young boys. In her free time, you will find her running or biking with her family. She is proud to be a working mom but also intimately understands the challenges with this, and thus the need for moms, in particular, to look and feel refreshed to live their best life.
Mary has been an aesthetic injector since 2018 and specializes in treating clients to full correction. She takes time to educate each client on their options and creates custom, long-term plans allowing safety and artistry to be upheld.
In her free time, Mary can be found rooting for the Padres, obsessing over her cats, and doing any outdoor activity to enjoy the San Diego sunshine (with SPF of course!)
Nurse Practitioner Mission Valley
Nurse Practitioner Mission Valley
Kathleen has been in the medical field since 1993 as a respiratory therapist and registered nurse. She has been in the aesthetic arena since 2004 and a member of the Revive Med Spa since 2008. Kathleen specializes in injectables such as Botox and Sculptra, as well as lasers. She is also a Nurse Injector Trainer for Allergan, educating nurses on how to achieve the best results with injections and the proper procedures.
Tracy enjoys her position as an Aesthetic RN. She is continually learning about new aesthetic techniques and truly enjoys the rapport she has with her clients. Her goal, during treatment, is to create a personalized plan to help each client achieve their desired results. When not working, Tracy loves spending time with her children. Her other passions are reading and hiking with her dogs. Tracy received her degree as a Registered Nurse at the Grossmont College School of Nursing in 2013. She specializes in Laser Hair Removal, Micropen and Laser Tattoo Removal.
Rachel is a skilled nurse injector who takes pride in her work and strives for excellence in both a cosmetic result and patient experience. She provides an individual and comprehensive approach to aesthetics to help patients look and feel their best. She has worked alongside a National Peer-to-Peer Trainer for Galderma, Inc. and Diamond Injector for Allergan for over six years in Dallas, Texas. She has worked in the aesthetics since 2012 gaining experience with multiple modalities and a passion for Botox and fillers. She graduated with her RN with honors from the Collin College Nursing Program in Texas and will graduate with her BSN from Texas Tech in 2018. During her downtime, Rachel loves to enjoy good music, create art and is always on the hunt for good food!
Nicole attended Kaplan College, graduating in 2011. She decided to pursue her career in Aesthetic Medicine and began working with several top Allergan Medical Spas before joining Revive. Nicole strives to provide each client with informed options while administering thorough, attentive care. Her specialties include dermal fillers, laser treatments and microneedling, as well as skincare and skin rejuvenation. Nicole will be continuing her education in Spring 2019 to become a Nurse Practitioner.
Olga Brener graduated from the Los Angeles Valley College nursing program and received her BSN from the University of Phoenix. She is certified by the American Association of Aesthetics and keeps her aesthetic trainings up to date. She has two years experience in the acute care settings of a community hospital in Los Angeles and a year as an Operation Room nurse at Enhance Plastic Surgery Center in Beverly Hills. She is fluent in the Russian language and honed her communication and interpersonal skills during her experience in the customer service industry prior to becoming a nurse. She offers her cosmetic patients a unique combination of experience, knowledge, and personal attention. She has over 4 years of experience in the field of Aesthetic Nursing; her areas of expertise include non-surgical facial rejuvenation with Botox, fillers and lasers. She has the drive to succeed and an innate ability to provide safe care. Olga consistently strives to exceed the expectations of her patients and colleagues.
Sydney received her nursing education at Concordia University Irvine and graduated in 2016. Prior to nursing she earned her Bachelors degree is Human Development from California State University San Marcos.
She has practiced in aesthetics for most of her nursing career and specializes in injectables, lasers, and skincare. Her goal with every patient is to achieve natural and tasteful results through balancing and harmonization of facial features.
In her free time Sydney enjoys spending time with her family and attending classes at Orange Theory. She is a San Diego native that enjoys everything the city has to offer from tide pools at the beach, brunch in the city, to hikes in the desert.
Savannah started her nursing career at Sharp Memorial Hospital providing inpatient care before transitioning to Medical Aesthetics. Savannah has 14 years of experience as a registered nurse and currently offers the latest beauty treatments in Botox and dermal fillers. As an experienced nurse injector, Savannah focuses on creating natural results that boost her client’s confidence. She has a passion for using her artistic skills to enhance her client’s beauty.
Savannah is happily married with two little girls. During her free time, you can find her at Orange Theory, trying new restaurants, hiking, or enjoying a family day at the beach.
Natasha has been a registered nurse for the past 5 years. She graduated from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI, and worked as a progressive care nurse prior to aesthetics. Tasha moved to southern California as a travel nurse and attended Avalon Aesthetic Training Academy to pursue her passion in medical aesthetics. She loves building up those around her, especially by sharing beauty secrets and through laser treatments, neurotoxin injections, and facial balancing with fillers. Tasha strives to offer subtle enhancements to highlight natural beauty and preserve youthful appearances. In her free time, Tasha likes to enjoy the beach, working out, and finding new restaurants to enjoy in San Diego.
Faith is a Registered Nurse, from San Diego. she spent the last 5 years in Texas, working in General Surgery and then entering the world of aesthetics in Dallas, TX. This type of nursing for her combines her technical skills with her creative side, and she is passionate about individuals feeling the best version of themselves. She specializes in injectables and lasers and is passionate about utilizing these modalities in a way that very naturally refreshes ones aesthetic, resulting in one feeling better ready to take on all aspects of their life. She loves fishing, yoga, hiking, and wake surfing- all things outdoors. She is happy to be back in beautiful San Diego to work this job that she loves very much.
Hayley is a Registered Nurse who was born and raised in San Diego. She graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. She has a passion for aesthetic nursing because it combines her love for nursing with her creative/artistic side. Hayley enjoys helping her patients achieve their skincare goals. She specializes in dermal fillers, neurotoxins, and laser treatments. In her free time, Hayley loves to play beach volleyball, go on hikes, and hang out with friends and family.
Erin graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee in 2016 and is currently continuing her education to obtain her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at the University of Texas, Arlington. She is a registered nurse with over 6 years of experience that now specializes in aesthetic procedures. She found her love for the aesthetic industry while she was caring for patients in the hospital. Erin has always had a strong passion for helping others. She loves that injectables allow her to help both men and women feel more beautiful and confident. Outside of making patients feel and look their best, she enjoys running, traveling, and spending time at the beach!
Scarlet graduated with her bachelor’s in science in nursing at West Coast University. She has 3.5 years of experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as well as, Aesthetic Injecting and specializes in neurotoxins and fillers. Scarlet pays great attention to detail and believes in continued education to stay up to date on the newest innovations and safety protocols. She loves to work with her patients and come up with an individualized plan to help them achieve their most refreshing and natural look. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her 2 kids and husband, hiking and traveling.
Registered Nurse Encinitas & Mission Valley
Registered Nurse Encinitas
Melanie believes in cultivating specific, personalized care journeys with each of her clients to achieve desired goals and outcomes. Melanie’s passion for Aesthetic Nursing and holistic health has led her to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology as well as a Master’s degree in Nursing. She actively continues her education through aesthetic trainings including neurotoxin delivery, fillers, lasers, and other modern cosmetic procedures. Her industry knowledge, personalized approach, and attention to detail enable her to provide exceptional care for her clients.
Meet Samantha, the aesthetic RN with a passion for helping people look and feel their best. With her medical expertise and eye for beauty, she creates personalized treatment plans to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals. But her care goes beyond just physical appearance; Samantha is also a mental health advocate who understands the psychosocial impact that looking good can have on a person’s self-esteem. She takes pride in seeing the positive impact her work has on her patients’ lives and is dedicated to providing top-quality care while listening to her patients’ concerns.
Roger is an aesthetic nurse from Long Beach, CA. He spent 14 years working in surgery with several plastic surgeons, which sparked his passion for aesthetics. He is an expert in injectables and laser treatments with a passion for helping clients achieve optimal and youthful results. He is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and staying up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies in the field. He understands that every client is unique, and takes the time to listen to their concerns and goals, tailoring his treatments to their individual needs. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to safety, he ensures that his clients achieve the natural-looking, beautiful results they desire. In his free time you can find him traveling to snowboard in the winter or at the beach in the summer.
Registered Nurse Encinitas
Beth has been a nurse for over 32 years. She has been certified in injectables for 10 years. Beth enjoys working with people and creating a plan of care with the client’s wants, concerns, and budget in mind. She enjoys fillers (instant gratification) as well as microneedling and laser procedures.
She enjoys the outdoors, traveling, reading, and her family.
Registered Nurse Carmel Valley
Lecille is a Registered Nurse that was born in NYC and raised in New Jersey. In 2012, she successfully obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. For eight years, Lecille served as a CardioThoracic/Cardiac ICU nurse in the city. In addition to her degree, she also holds a certificate in Critical Care. Two years ago, she embarked on a new chapter in her life as a Travel ICU Nurse, which led her here to San Diego.
Health and wellness have always been paramount in Lecille’s life. She wholeheartedly embraces the idea of self-care and extends that knowledge and passion to those around her. Her profound interest in preventative care and skincare, has shaped her professional journey in the field of Aesthetics. Her goal is to provide natural results while enhancing her client’s beauty.
Her hobbies include food, travel, exercise, reading, music, and tennis. Fun fact: she used to compete in pageants, and her talent was ballroom and Latin dancing.
Michelle began her career in her hometown of Cork, Ireland in 1988. She attended the CoolSculpting University Master Program to learn the most advanced techniques for treating clients. Michelle is excited to bring her expertise and passion for beauty and wellness to Revive. She loves seeing the amazing results her clients receive from CoolSculpting and Exilis and how it boosts their confidence in their daily lives.
Medical Assistant Encinitas
Medical Assistant Mission Valley
Medical Assistant Mission Valley
Olivia is a true San Diego native, born and raised! Prior to getting her esthetics license, Olivia went to California State University of San Marcos and received her Bachelors in Human Development. Olivia suffered from acne since she was a teenager which ignited her curiosity and passion for skincare and aesthetics. She was always fascinated by skin care ingredients and the science behind skincare. Olivia specializes in anti-aging, acne, and overall skin wellness. She is an Exilis provider as well. Her passion is educating her clients and helping them feel their best. Olivia loves meeting new people and forming relationships with her clients so they feel comfortable asking her anything. She loves being able to create a therapeutic environment while her clients receive the best facial treatment possible. Olivia continues to study skincare, go to trade shows, and educate herself on aesthetics. Outside of work she is a total true crime junkie, loves going to the beach, and spending time with her two cats Peaches and Rocky.
Growing up in the beauty industry her whole life with her mom and aunt who both were involved for many years. It is a true passion of Tori’s to enhance, heal and help all of her clients. To provide her expertise that she has learned and practiced through her years of schooling, outside training classes and one on one meetings with Reps from multiple skincare lines and companies. Tori will continue to grow her education to always know the best ingredients for each skin type and how to treat them. She is known for listening to each of her clients and treating their concerns while also giving them a relaxing and calming treatment. When Tori is not in the Spa you can find her spending time with her family, friends and animals. Going to the beach, working out or going out to eat.
Malia grew up in Colorado an hour North of Denver. She realized her passion for the beauty industry while living overseas in Italy and Germany. She interned with Brini Hodges, who is an esthetician and make-up artist in Frankfurt Germany for a year before moving back to the states to pursue her own career. She graduated from the International School of Cosmetology for esthetics in Eugene, Oregon. She moved to San Diego and continued school at California Advanced Esthetics and received her California License and her Master Esthetician Certificate. Her goal is to individualize and personalize each treatment for each of her clients to address their personal concerns and needs as well as educate them to make them feel their best at home and in the spa. She enjoys spending time with her dog, traveling, going to the beach, and trying new foods.
Hannah was raised in Nebraska, went to college in Utah, and recently moved to California. She attended esthetic school in Utah, where the scope of practice is different than California so she is knowledgeable is lasers, Microneedling, ect.
She obtained her master esthetician license in 2020, and has worked at Medical Spas ever since. Hannah decided to get into esthetics after college because she struggled with cystic acne for so long. Once she learned about her skin and got on the right treatment plan, her skin did a complete 360. This gave her the passion she has for helping her clients feel confident in their skin.
Lotus brings over a decade of leadership experience and a passion for cultivating high-performance teams to Revive. Her career has been dedicated to guiding teams to reach their full potential and gaining insights to drive sustainable business growth. Over the past five years, she has been instrumental in preparing renowned brands for expansion, optimizing their systems and strategies, and consistently exceeding expectations through her commitment to excellence and teamwork.
Christina is a licensed cosmetologist with 29+ years in management. She has spent the past 16+ years growing the aesthetic business at Revive in a senior leadership role. Her passion at Revive is collaborating with both staff and clients and continuously striving to make Revive Med Spa the ideal place to work as an employee or visit as a client. Christina is well-traveled, and has lived and grown up in Germany, although she has spent the past 30 years in San Diego. Outside of Revive, her love is for her three incredible children, and of course, her husband.
Kathryn has been with Revive since late 2022. Kathryn’s prior experience as a Controller includes Schurman Retail Group (Papyrus greeting cards), The North Face, Man Crates, and Bounty Hunter Wine and Spirits, among others. She is a CPA and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University, East Bay. Kathryn is responsible for the financial operations of the Company.
Orvilyn has over 15 years of experience in human resources, spanning various industries, such as food and beverage, retail, and insurance. Strategic HR Business Partner supporting new growth nationwide & in Canada. San Diego is home, she loves the outdoors, camping, trail running, and cheering her kids on the soccer field.
She is thrilled to be a part of the Revive Team as HR Director to continue to build a best in class work environment and people first culture!
Vincent J. Roth is a highly educated and broadly experienced corporate attorney with over 23 years of experience serving as the General Counsel to public and private companies in the healthcare, medical device, nutraceutical, and biotechnology industries. Vincent is very familiar with operating in highly regulated industries. In addition to managing legal affairs, Vincent is the Director of Human Resources and Corporate Secretary where he guides and assists Revive with corporate governance, corporate culture, and compliance and helps the Board of Directors and CEOs unfold their vision.
Laura started her education at the University of Charleston in Charleston, WV, where she graduated in 2012 with her BSN. Laura began her medical career working as an Emergency Room nurse at Charleston Area Medical Center for 8 years. In 2019, Laura moved to San Diego with her husband and daughter. She obtained her certification in injectables and lasers from The National Laser Institute and sought out private training with a well known injector here in San Diego. Her main goal, as an aesthetic nurse, is to enhance her clients’ natural beauty and to make them look and feel their best. The most rewarding part of aesthetic nursing for her is seeing her clients glow with confidence. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, their Mainecoon cat, and Goldendoodle.
Anya Tomkiewicz is a Registered Nurse with a breadth of experience including Emergency Medicine and Interventional Radiology. Anya received her Bachelor of Arts at University of California at Berkeley and her Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Clinical Nurse Leadership degree at Rush University in Chicago. She is currently completing a post-masters program for her Family Nurse Practitioner license and is excited to grow her practice in the world of Aesthetic Dermatology. Specializing in neuromodulators, Anya believes that thorough physical assessment and a detailed understanding of patient goals always yield the best results. She is excited to meet you!
Jessica Pecora is a Registered Nurse working full-time in cosmetic injectables and laser hair removal. She graduated with her Bachelors in Science of Nursing from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana and made the move to San Diego to pursue her passion in the medical aesthetics industry. Jessica loves aesthetics because it allows her to combine her creative talents with her nurturing nature in one role. Natural and beautiful results are important to her as she looks to accentuate her client’s natural beauty. Jessica is dedicated to regularly attending training opportunities and growing with the industry. Outside of work, Jessica is passionate about holistic health and fitness, dance, traveling, visiting vineyards, hunting, horseback riding, and going to the beach.
Prior to pursuing her passion as an aesthetic nurse practitioner, Christine was a women’s health nurse in the OB/Gyn department for 7 years. She graduated from Pacific Union College in Napa, CA with her bachelor’s degree in nursing and later graduated from the University of San Diego with her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. Christine specializes in neurotoxins and facial balancing using dermal fillers. She is passionate about providing natural but impactful results while enhancing her client’s beautiful features. In her free time, you can find her traveling, working out, or trying out new restaurants.
Nyree Van Maarseveen is a Nurse Practitioner/Certified Nurse Midwife with a passion for helping women to look and feel beautiful. She graduated from Cornell University before realizing she wanted to pursue nursing, and then went to Johns Hopkins for her Bachelors in Nursing in 2004, and SDSU for her Masters in 2018. Nyree feels like she has the perfect career working part time at Revive as a NP, and part time at the hospital delivering babies. She is a perfectionist and is obsessed with learning as much as possible to help her patients achieve the most natural-looking results to age gracefully using fillers, neurotoxins, and lasers. Outside of work, Nyree can be found experimenting with beauty products to perfect her skincare regimen, walking at the beach with her pup, drinking espresso, exercising, or traveling abroad.
Emily graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Abilene Christian University in Texas and is currently continuing her education at West Coast University to obtain her Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Her artistic eye combined with her love for patient care instilled her passion for aesthetic nursing. She is adept with dermal fillers, neurotoxins, a variety of lasers, and all things skincare. She specializes in lips and facial contouring, and she loves to take her patients on a aesthetic journey to help them reach their goals. In her free time, she likes to hangout with her dogs, hike, surf, and tap into her artistic side off-the-clock as well through painting and drawing.