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At Skin NV, our knowledgeable team of professionals provides the utmost service to each and every customer. We value you and your skin care needs, and we’re here to assist you in achieving your skin care goals, while providing you with white glove treatment each step of the way. Learn more about our team of experts.

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Welcome our new Medical Director, Dr. Joseph Castellano!
staff_drDr. Joseph J. Castellano
Dr. Joseph J. Castellano is a native Floridian where he grew up in the Tampa Bay area. After attending Jesuit High School, he attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry in 2000, graduating with honors.He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of South Florida in 2005. During medical school he received clinical honors In Surgery, and received the Watson Clinic Award for best research by a medical student.From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Castellano completed his first two years of General Surgery residency at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital. From 2007-2010, he completed his residency training in General Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Read More…
staff_deniseDenise Merdich
MSN, ARNP, National
Injectable Trainer

Denise is a National Injectable Trainer to physicians in advanced techniques for neurotoxins (Botox and Xeomin) and all dermal fillers. Denise also acts as a national injectable trainer and has a previous history of teaching for Allergan (Botox) for seven years. Her primary goal is to help others to achieve a “radiant more dynamic and fresher look for their age.” Her passion for beauty and facial rejuvenation in an attempt to a “youthful appearance” lead her career focus in non-surgical medical aesthetics for past 15 years. Denise pursued her undergraduate studies in Nursing at Walsh University in Canton, OH. Most of her 20 years in Nursing has been as an Operating Room Nurse in various specialties with a primary in focus in Plastic and Cardiothoracic Surgery. She furthered her Nursing degree and completed her Master’s in Nursing at the University of Florida and University of South Florida.
kaisa-skinnv-south-tampaKaisa Marshall
Medical Aesthetician

Kaisa is a Licensed Aesthetician specializing in medical-grade chemical peels. Her training includes Obaji, LaRoche-Posey, and Microdermabrasion. Her caring nature and dedication to the best in skin care leaves each client with an individualized program that brings out the best in their appearance, as well as, their skin health.

cheri-skinnv-south-tampaCheri Morales
MSN, ARNP-C, Aesthetic Consultant

Cheri, a native of Tampa, earned her Master’s and undergraduate degrees from the University of Tampa. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has many years experience in Cardiovascular Disease and medical research. Cheri has been working in the Dermatology field since the 1980s.Cheri’s interests include both medical skin diseases and aesthetic medicine. She has been certified and extensively trained in Botox and dermal fillers, as well as laser resurfacing, IPL, fractional laser, laser hair removal, and sclerotherapy. Her goal is to educate the patient on prevention, skin care, and the effects of aging. Cheri works with patients to develop a customized plan to maintain their youthful look and keep a natural appearance.
staff_jessica2Jessica Bull
Medical Aesthetician /
Medical Assistant

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a B.S. in Retail Merchandising and Management. Jessica has spent the last 13 years in the beauty industry. She has worked for Laura Mercier Cosmetics, Yves St Laurent Beaute and Shu Emura as a makeup artist for numerous specialty retailers. In 2010, Jessica completed a Paramedical Aesthetics program and Medical Assisting program at Keiser Career College in St Petersburg, FL. Her focused training has included medical grade chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning and Thermage. Jessica is certified with numerous skincare lines including PCA, Image, SkinMedica and Alexandria Sugaring. She works closely with our Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Scott Gargasz MD, JD, to help improve the lives of his patients. Jessica’s goal is to educate and exemplify overall skin health while creating a lasting relationships with her clients.

kathleen-south-tampa-skinnvKathleen L. Feeney
ARNP, MS

Kathleen graduated from Rutgers University, and received a Master’s degree from Baylor College of Medicine where she specialized in Woman’s Health and became a Certified Nurse Midwife. While treating common skin conditions Kathleen decided her true passion and calling was skin care and medical aesthetics.Over the last eight years Kathleen has continued her knowledge and pursuit of the most advanced techniques in non-surgical rejuvenation and skin care in order to address each client’s individual needs and concerns. She enjoys educating her clients on the skin and natural aging process in order to help the client understand their own treatment plan. She has an excellent understanding of the aging face due to volume and structural loss which allows her to maximize results. Kathleen approaches each client as a new individual with his or her own unique anatomy which requires a customized rejuvenation plan to naturally compliment their features. She is dedicated to each client’s complete satisfaction.

alicia-skinnvAlicia Testaverde
Alicia is a Certified Medical Assistant and Licensed Medical Aesthetician. She pursued her education in 2010 at Keiser Career College in St. Petersburg, FL. Her training includes medical grade chemical peels, dermaplaning, and numerous skin care lines including Image, PCA, SkinCeuticals, Alexandria Body Sugaring and lash extensions. Alicia works closely as a Medical Assistant with our Nurse Practitioners making the patient experience as comfortable as possible.

alicia-skinnvCorinn Ziegler, PA-C
Originally from Virginia, Corinn earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and her Master’s degree from Barry University in North Miami. When she first began her aesthetic career, her initial focus was on lasers, but she quickly transitioned into the injectables realm, where she discovered her true passion. She has been a full-time injector for the last five years, is a national trainer in basic and advanced techniques of neuromodulators and dermal fillers, and has even lectured internationally. She specializes in liquid facelifts and facial contouring, and enjoys devising a treatment plan with her patients to help them achieve their ideal look. A self-proclaimed perfectionist, she is an expert injector and is known for her attention to detail and meticulous nature. Her aesthetics artistry comes from both experience and an innate sense of observation and symmetry. She is praised for her gentle touch, which is an extension of her empathy and compassion. She takes her time during treatment to ensure both she and the patient are satisfied with her work.

staff_carlyCarly McClure
Lash Extension Specialist/Make-Up Artist

Carly brings her artistic talent to Skin NV by enhancing the beautiful skin her team provides for clients. Carly has always had an eye for the beauty in others. She has been in the beauty industry for almost 10 years and has extensive experience with well-renowned companies such as Bobbi Brown, Giorgio Armani, Kevyn Aucoin, and many others. Her background includes professional training at Joe Blasco make- up school in Orlando, FL.Carly’s true passion in make-up is making Brides feel amazing on their special day! Her focus has always been to help women not only feel beautiful while sitting in her chair, but teaching them step by step how to achieve the same look at home!

tammyTammy Bratcher
Permanent Make-Up Artist

Tammy Bratcher originally began as a Cosmetologist, specializing in Color, Hair Extensions and Professional Makeup application for Weddings, pageants, print work and commercials. After noticing a great need for feature replacement, she sought after training in Texas and California. She began offering permanent makeup services in 1995. Tammy has always been an artist, and the art of Permanent makeup was a natural progression to merge her two worlds of Beauty and Art.Tammy has worked in numerous medical, dental, and plastic surgeons offices, as well as spas and Med-Spas across Florida. Tammy became a registered instructor of her craft in 2003 and went on to train many accomplished permanent makeup artists in the field today. Recognized as “Woman of the Year” with the National Association of Professional Women in 2011 / 2012, Tammy continuously strives to be the very best at her art and thoroughly enjoys helping women look and feel their very best.
staff_zoeSummer Bratcher
Permanent Make-Up Artist

Summer has been working in the cosmetology field since 2002. Picking up tips and tricks along the way, Summer has worked with Tammy for five years, teaching classes and working with clients before deciding to attend outside classes to expand her talents further.Summer is a licensed Permanent Makeup Artist and has been practicing feature replacement full time since 2009. Her services range from natural to dramatic styles naturally enhancing aging skin, replacing missing or drooping features.All procedures are discussed and drawn on with conventional makeup in a complimentary consultation and customized to the individual’s needs and desires. Summer will work with you to make sure you are thoroughly satisfied with your new custom look