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MedSpa Mastery: Live and Hands On! (September 12-13, 2020)

Nayak Plastic Surgery

Category: Event

Type: Event

*This is a registration, not a physical ticket* 


Medical Spa Mastery: Live and Hands On! is an intense, two day, introductory course suitable for all medical professionals interested in the medical spa industry.

Providers in the medical spa industry include estheticians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, and surgeons. Each type of professional enters the industry with a different background, but share common interests and goals.

Medical Spa Mastery: Live and Hands On! is unique in that the education provided comes from many different perspectives. Each presenter at this course has had a personal impact on the growth and success of our 40-plus-member Nayak Plastic Surgery/Avani Derm Spa team, and contributes unique insights. Click here to learn more.


Registration rate:

Day 1: $1500

Day 2: $1500

Both days: $2700


Non-medical staff accompanying a paid medical attendee*: $750 - Not eligible for cadaver lab

Resident/fellow/student with proof of current student ID*: $750/day - Eligible for cadaver lab on Day 2


More in-depth clinical learning, educational observational opportunities are available. Click here to learn more.


There will be a social event Saturday evening for attendees that are registered for both Saturday and Sunday.

Registration is strictly limited to 50 attendees on Saturday (didactic/live injection day) and 30 attendees on Sunday (hands-on cadaver injection/dissection day)


*Non-medical staff and students must contact our office and ask to speak with Allie Israelson or Erin Robbins to register. Students must present a current student ID. Non-medical staff must register after their physician/medical professional.

Please contact our office at: (314) 991-5438 or by email at



Over the course of these 2 days, you can expect to hear presentations from:

L. Mike Nayak, MD is a Yale- and Harvard-trained, Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. He is an internationally-recognized authority and innovator in surgical and nonsurgical facial esthetics. Over the last 10 years, he has evolved his practice from a single-provider, exclusively surgical practice to a balanced group of 13 providers in two locations, which generates half of its revenue from nonsurgical esthetic procedures.


Racquel Frisella, MSN, ANP-BC, has been a cosmetic injection and laser specialist since 2008 and has become a regional and nationally sought out injector. With her experience and expertise she has trained and mentored many new injectors. She also has developed a very loyal following on social media, and brings significant insight in this area as it has grown to be a pivotal piece to extending reach and growing business.


Jennifer Jones, RN, MSN has extensive experience in the aesthetic industry and joined the team with the opportunity to extend her professionalism. She has previous work experience with neonatal intensive care, dermatological skin care, and aesthetics. Jennifer is incredibly passionate about helping patients look and feel their best. Jennifer combines her thorough knowledge of facial anatomy, caring nature, and clinical training and expertise in cosmetic injections to achieve beautiful non-surgical results. Jennifer is highly trained in neurotoxins (Botox and Dysport), dermal fillers (Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane, Radiesse), IPL, laser hair removal, Ultherapy, and Coolsculpting. Jennifer formerly worked at a medical spa. She is enthusiastic and committed to providing patients with the latest techniques and trends in aesthetics and skin care.


Shannon Wood, MSN, FNP-BC, is an experienced nurse practitioner and licensed injector with a passion for helping her patients in the aesthetics field.  She worked previously as a nurse practitioner in a general dermatology office before joining our team. Her background helps her provide her patients with exceptional skin care needs. She is devoted to her practice and helping her patients reach their aesthetic goals.


Julie Boren, RN, BSN, has a true passion and excitement for the aesthetic industry. She went from beginner to greatly successful in just 18 months, giving her a unique and current perspective on breaking into this growing field.


Emily Altman specializes in non-ablative laser treatments such as IPL and laser hair reduction as  well as various esthetic services. A graduate of Saint Louis University with a Bachelor's in Communications, Emily received her aesthetics training in Chicago at Universal Spa Training Academy. She has extensive experience in both medical and cosmetic procedures and worked in both areas in a Chicago dermatology practice before joining Nayak Plastic Surgery.