Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
MARY PAT GALLAGHER, NP-C, CT, LE
Owner & Provider
Mary Pat became a board certified Nurse Practitioner in July 2015 after completing Kent State University's Nurse Practitioner program. With over 30 years' experience as a registered nurse and cosmetic therapist, Mary Pat continually seeks to increase her knowledge and skill to better serve her clients. Her passion has been working with others to achieve health and happiness which drew her into the science of skincare after a successful career as a critical care nurse.
Mary Pat has been in the cosmetic aesthetics industry for almost 20 years. With over 1500 clients that have followed her to Advanced Aesthetics in addition to being Nationally recognized, we refer to her as the Master Injector. In addition to owning Advanced Aesthetics, Mary Pat is also faculty to Allergan's Medical Institute and trains injectors throughout the State of Ohio.
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SAMANTHA SKINNER, RN
Samantha comes with 11 years of experience in Critical Care and clinical education at University Hospitals.
Sam started shadowing Mary Pat in June of 2022. Sam was a natural in this environment and has transitioned to an Aesthetic Nurse. She is trained and focuses on Injectables (neurotoxins and dermal fillers) and CoolSculpting treatments.
Sam emphasizes how important it is to follow the science that drives patient care practices. She believes that while science states the aging process is inevitable, we can utilize the art of aesthetics to slow its progression, restore its integrity and reach our optimal levels of skin health.
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HALEY SEIDEL, RN
Haley Seidel has a Business Administrative degree from Ohio University. She advanced her education by receiving her bachelors degree in Nursing from Ursuline College. While working as a Critical Care Nurse at University Hospitals, Haley shadowed and completed a preceptorship with Mary Pat and has now come on as an Aesthetic Nurse.
Haley's belief and passion is to educate patients that their skin is their largest organ and the importance of caring for it. Haley has built a robust skillset and is trained and focuses on, Injectables (neurotoxins and dermal fillers), Laser, Microneedling and CoolSculpting treatments. In addition, she has extensive knowledge and clinical training on our medical grade skincare lines: ZO Skinhealth and Alastin.
Take a visit to Haley's instagram to learn and see more!
Megan Parfel, RN
Megan has been a nurse in Critical Care for nearly 6 years.
Megan was a patient of Mary Pat’s for the past 3 years and always expressed interest in the aesthetic field. She began shadowing at Advanced Aesthetics and is making the transition into an Aesthetic Nurse. She is trained and focuses on Injectables (neurotoxins) and CoolSculpting treatments.
Megan loves the aesthetic field and loves helping people feel their best!
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Owner & Administration
Cara graduated from Ohio University with a BA in Marketing and Management Information Systems and a minor in Sales. Cara worked in Consulting for 12 years, focusing on leading and managing organizational change for companies implementing/upgrading IT systems.
When Mary Pat (Cara's aunt) approached Cara to join her in starting this once in a lifetime journey, she did not hesitate to say yes!
Cara's passion lies in being innovative and forward-thinking. That coupled with Mary Pat's extensive experience in the aesthetics industry, has allowed her to transition perfectly into leading all administrative aspects at Advanced Aesthetics. Beyond her work behind the scenes, you can see Cara walking around Advanced Aesthetics to ensure that our team is supported and that our patients have the best experience possible.
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KENNA ZUPANC, LE
Esthetician & Administration
Kenna is a licensed esthetician who graduated from the Brown Aveda Institute. She has officially transitioned into an Esthetician at The A and is expecting clients for facial services!
Patient experience is of utmost importance to Kenna. From check-in to check-out, she is strives to provide a seamless and memorable experience for our patients.
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Drew graduated with a BA from Kent State University and previously worked in Consulting and Banking. On the side, Drew is a make-up artist which sparked her interest to consider a role in the aesthetics industry. She is now working as the Office Manager at Advanced Aesthetics.
She assists the team with daily administrative tasks and works alongside the owners to ensure their practice remains organized and runs efficiently. Drew’s eagreness for learning and growing her aesthetics knowledge has flourished since starting at Advanced Aesthetics. She takes this knowledge to continuously help patients and her colleagues, all the while providing ceaseless advancement for the practice!
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Toni Pisano, LE
Toni is a Licensed Esthetician and working as a Patient Care Coordinator. Toni has been working in the Cosmetology industry for over 7 years and has a true passion for ensuring clients are cared for and feel their best from the moment the step through the door.
With her eagerness and excitement, Toni has already jumped head first into learning our skincare lines and working with our providers to expand her knowledge on all services/treatments offere at The A!
See what Toni is doing around the office @aaesthetics_cle!