Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Voted Best in Lake Worth

Gloria Hakkarainen, MD, FACOG, FASBP, FABAAM

Dr. Hakkarainen is triple Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bariatric Medicine and Anti-Aging and Integrative Medicine. She is also certified in Sex Therapy. Dr. Hakkarainen specializes in functional medicine and hormonal health and is a professor of the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. She is involved in her community, chairing and sitting on numerous boards. In her spare time, Dr. Hakkarainen plays the violin. She lectures nationally, has appeared on Lifetime Television and ABC News and writes articles for numerous publications.

Speciality Treatments:

Juliet Laser, Diet Programs, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

LSW_Team-Page_Dr-SSamuel Lederman, MD, FACOG

Dr. Lederman is Co-Director of Laser Skin & Wellness, has over 20 years of experience in Laser Surgery. He lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic laser procedures for the treatment of hirsutism, spider veins, and wrinkles. He is Board Certified in OB/GYN with practices in Lake Worth and West Palm Beach. He is also the Founder and Medical Director of Altus Research. For the past 17 years he has been involved in studies ranging from, birth control, UTI’s, arthritis, dermatitis, fat reduction, scarring and vaccinations, to name a few.

Speciality Treatment:

Juliet Laser

LSW_Team-Member_dr-s-2Dr. Courtney Scianandre
Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist

Dr. Scianandre is a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Nutrition and specializes in Functional Medicine, Nutrition, Acupuncture, Allergy Elimination, Herbal Medicine, Acupoint Injection, Homeopathy and Detoxification. Dr. Courtney graduated from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. and has trained with some of the leading acupuncturists, herbalists and nutritionists. She was drawn to holistic healthcare because of the unbelievable results that her patients get without the use of chemicals and drugs.

Speciality Treatments:

Acupuncture, Functional Medicine, Nutrition Response

LSW_Team-Page_AdleyAdley DaSilva, PA

Adley is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. He specializes in Facial Aesthetics including Dermal Fillers and BOTOX®, Hair Restoration and VASER Liposuction. He has been trained by some of the best in these fields: Dr. Jeffrey Epstein (Hair Transplant) & Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera (Botox & Fillers) and Drs. Grant Hamet & Dr. Alfredo Hoyos (VASER Lipo). His goal is to always deliver the latest technology and phenomenal natural results to every patient. His passion to devote his career to aesthetics was intensified during his plastic surgery clinical rotation with top influential names in aesthetics in the United States such as Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera and Dr. Jason Pozner.

Speciality Treatments:

BOTOX®, Dermal Fillers

LSW_Team-Page_PamPam Ross, PA

Pam has been a Board Certified Physician Assistant for the past 11 years. Specializing in Aesthetic Medicine, Pam keeps up to date on the latest injectables by attending the yearly Aesthetic Extender Symposium. She has extensive training with Dysport®, BOTOX®, Restylane®, Juvederm®, Radiesse® and Kybella®. 

Speciality Treatments:

BOTOX®, Dermal Fillers

LSW_Team-Page_LyrisLyris Verdura-Dominic, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner

Lyris is an ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in Aesthetic Dermatology. She is certified by The Esthestics Skin Institute in Advanced training for Neurotoxins, Dermal Fillers, Scultptra, IPL Lasers, PDO Threads, PRP & Stem Cell GF Therapy. Since 2013, Lyris has spent numerous hours 1:1 training with Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera on advanced techniques in all areas of aesthetic dermatology

Speciality Treatments:

Dermal Fillers, NovaThreads, Liquid Gold BOTOX Facial

LSW_Team-Page_NickiNicole Engler, CME
Laser Technician

Nicole is a Certified Medical Electrologist with additional certification and training on lasers for hair removal. Nicki received her training at the Hollywood Institute of Beauty and continues to update her knowledge by attending yearly educational seminars in this ever-changing field. She has been a part of the Laser Skin & Wellness team for more than 14 years! Nicki is an expert on all skin types for Laser Hair Removal. She also performs IPL and Titan/Genesis treatments.

Speciality Treatments:

IPL, Hair Removal

LSW_Team-Page_KarenKaren Renfro, LE
Medical Esthetician

Karen is a Licensed Esthetician who is excited to join the Laser Skin & Wellness team. Originally from England and trained in Arizona, she worked for many years for a large skin care company educating and training estheticians in Arizona and California. Karen make a great team advising patients about treatment options and best product choices for each individual’s needs. Her extensive knowledge about skin care and her nurturing personality makes her a great addition to our family!

Speciality Treatments:

Microneedling, TruSculpt, Skin Care

LSW_Team-Page_JennJennifer Pietras
Patient Coordinator & Esthetician

Jennifer is a licensed Esthetician and Patient Coordinator who joined Laser Skin & Wellness in 2004. Jen’s esthetic background and longevity with Laser Skin & Wellness make her great at advising patients about treatment options and best product choices for each individual’s needs. Whether she is performing facial treatments or assisting our providers, her extensive knowledge about skin care and her nurturing personality make her a favorite among our patients.

Speciality Treatments:
MicroneedlingTruSculptSkin Care

LSW_Team-Page_MalindaMalinda White, CME
Laser Technician & Esthetician

Malinda is an experienced Laser Technician in addition to being a licensed Esthetician. She started her career at American Laser Centers over 10 years ago and we are excited to have such a knowledgeable professional on our staff. Malinda specializes in all laser treatments including Laser Hair Removal, Titan/Genesis, as well as RF devices, IPL and microneedling.

Speciality Treatments:

Tattoo RemovalFractional Laser , IPL

LSW_Team-Page_AnnMarieAnnMarie Koehler, MA
Medical Assistant & Nutrition Specialist

Our Medical Assistant & Nutrition Specialist utilizes her passion for nutrition in her approach to guiding patients on their health and weight loss journey. She will work with your individual lifestyle to yield sustainable results. AnnMarie is also a Certified Medical Assistant and will discuss specialty testing, draw blood and explain results in a clear and concise manner.

Speciality Treatments:

HCG Diet, Diet Programs, IV Vitamin Therapy

LSW_Team-Page_JackieJackie Pett
Health Coach & Brow Specialist

Jackie is our health and wellness specialist with a diverse background including esthetics, medical assisting, health coaching and fitness. She received her B.S. degree from Everglades University with a concentration in Alternative Medicine. To deliver optimal results, Jackie takes a holistic approach to help you reach your goals by including elements of anti-aging, lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition. Jackie takes the artistry of brow shaping to the next level and is a master at Microblading eyebrows.

Speciality Treatments:

Microblading, Diet Programs, HCG Diet

LSW_Team-Page_StephStephanie Feliz, MA
Medical Assistant

Stephanie has been a medical assistant for the past 10 years. After graduating with a BA in Health Sciences, she began her studies for the entrance exam for Physician Assisting School. For the time being, we are lucky to have her assisting Dr. Hakkarainen. 

Speciality Treatments:

MIC B-Injections, IV Vitamin Therapy

LSW_Team-Page_JuliaJulia Russo, CPCP, DAAM, AIIC
Permanent Makeup Professional

Julia Russo is a board-certified permanent cosmetics practitioner with 15+ years of hands-on experience. Her reputation is built on her true talent in enhancing facial features, the art of combining micropigmentation techniques, and the natural-looking results she provides for her patients. Her advanced techniques and keen eye for perfection are reflected in the beauty of all her work.

Speciality Treatments:

Permanent Makeup

LSW_Team-Page_RosieaRosie Wandell, Ph.D., MSPT, LMT-CLT, NMT
Licensed Massage Therapist

Rosie is a Licensed Massage Therapist with over 27 years of experience in Holistic Therapy. She specializes in Sports Medicine, Post-Surgical, Pre-Natal, and Women’s Health. Rosie holds her Ph.D in Kinesiology, her Master’s in Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, is Licensed as a Massage Therapist with certifications in the following: Pre-Natal, Lymphatic Drainage, Neuromuscular, Myofascial Release, Graston Method, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Structural Integration and Reflexology. She works with the NFL/NHL/NBL, and the Equine Olympic Dressage and Jumper community. She teaches continuing education for Kinesiotaping, Woundcare, and Lymphatic studies for Allied Health practitioners. Her passion in life is helping others heal themselves..

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