Staff

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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Dr. Bruce Landon

Dr. Bruce Landon

Medical Director


Dr. Landon has practiced Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Tampa area for 26 years. He completed his medical education with an M.D. degree at UCLA, the University of California, Los Angeles and went on to complete 6 years of general surgery training and 2 years of specialty training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Landon is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and his practice is limited to plastic surgery in Tampa. Dr. Landon is extensively trained in all aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery. He is a member in good standing of the Florida Medical Association, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

 

Denise Merdich, MSN, ARN

Denise Merdich, MSN, ARNP

National Injectable Trainer/Master Injector


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.

Jill Crutcher ,ARNP-BC

Jill Crutcher ,ARNP-BC

Board Certified Nurse Practitioner


Jill Crutcher is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with over seven years of experience in aesthetics. She obtained her BSN from the University of Louisville and then went on to graduate magna cum laude from the University of California Los Angeles.

She began her career specializing in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery prior to pursuing her passion for medical aesthetics. It was in the heart of Hollywood where she gained experience at one of the top celebrity skincare clinics, treating some of the most photographed faces in the world. Blending both backgrounds has allowed her to develop an artistic eye with an attention for detail.

Jill is dedicated to creating a comfortable, relaxing experience to those she is treating by setting the proper level of expectations upfront and assurance once the procedures are complete. Combining her experience with the latest equipment and innovative techniques, Jill is able to achieve the most natural look possible. Her goal is to create a treatment plan tailored to meet each individual client’s unique goals.

Kasey Simpkins, ARNP

Kasey Simpkins, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner


Kasey Simpkins is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with five years of experience in aesthetics. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Florida Southern College. Kasey has over ten years of experience in the medical industry and has specialized in several fields such as Family Practice Nurse Practitioner and Cardiology before pursuing her career in medical aesthetics.

Kasey is extensively trained in a variety of aesthetic procedures including neurotoxins, dermal fillers, and preventative skincare. She is passionate about patient education and enjoys working with patients to find a natural, balanced approach to addressing the aging process. When Kasey takes a break from pursuing her dream of becoming one of Tampa’s top cosmetic injectors she enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons.

Mary Bouie, APRN-C

Mary Bouie, APRN-C

Nurse Practitioner


Mary is a Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tampa and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida, specializing in Adult Health, with over 5 years in aesthetics. Mary began her nursing career as a labor and delivery nurse before pursuing her passion for medical aesthetics.

For the past 5 years Mary has developed her skills and expertise through extensive training and experience in a wide variety of aesthetic procedures. Mary is a native of Tampa and when she is not injecting she loves spending time with her husband and three children. She is passionate about improving her patients’ experiences and enhancing their natural beauty. Her primary goal is to work with patients to help them achieve a healthy, rejuvenated appearance and increase confidence and happiness.

Carli Himelman, APRN

Carli Himelman, APRN

Nurse Practitioner


Carli is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with 7 years of experience in aesthetics. With an eye for detail and a passion for enhancing natural beauty, Carli creates stunning transformations that leave clients feeling their absolute best. She began her aesthetics career working at University of South Florida Health Cosmetic and Laser Center then worked at Landon Plastic Surgery.

Carli specializes in full face restoration and facial contouring, sculptra, neurotoxin and lasers. In her free time, she loves spending time with her two children and husband in South Tampa.

Nancy Wilson, PA-C

Physician Assistant


Nancy is a highly specialized and experienced Physician Assistant. For over 10 years she dedicated her career to working in the Pediatric Emergency Room. This is where she first honed her procedural skills; repairing thousands of facial lacerations with ideal aesthetic outcomes. Two years ago after completing the highest level of aesthetic training and mentorship she translated her skills into providing cosmetic treatments and has been injecting ever since. Her unique background allows her to provide compassionate individualized care while easing any patient discomfort. She is the most passionate about utilizing Botox and Dermal Filler to provide full facial balancing.

Kaisa Marshall

Kaisa Marshall

Medical Aesthetician


Kaisa is a licensed Aesthetician with advanced training in medical grade peels, dermaplaning and microneedling. She is certified with many peel lines including Vi, Perfect and Skin Medica. Kaisa is also certified with top skincare lines such as Obagi, PCA and Skinceuticals. Her specialty lies in designing an individualized program for each client that brings out the best in their appearance as well as their overall skin health.

Marie Gagnon

Marie Gagnon

Medical Aesthetician


Marie, a licensed Medical Aesthetician, completed her Paramedical Aesthetics training at Southeastern College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Originally from Quebec City, Canada, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work, Marie is finally pursuing her life-long passion. Utilizing her sincere and compassionate interpersonal skills, Marie is helping others achieve beautiful skin and a positive self-image with her extensive training in many facets of skin care. Her advanced training in medical skin care, chemical exfoliation, and dermaplaning combined with an extensive knowledge of skin care product lines, enables Marie to develop comprehensive therapeutic treatment plans for her clients. Marie looks forward to working with you to design a skin care regimen suited to your unique needs.

Cristina Monte

Cristina Monte

Medical Aesthetician/ Thermage Specialist


Cristina, a licensed aesthetician, completed her medical aesthetics training from Summit Academy where she graduated as Valedictorian in 2017. Her training includes Master Thermage, Medical grade chemical peels, Clear + Brilliant, HydraFacial TM, Microneedling, and phlebotomy.

Driven by her inquisitive passion for skincare, Cristina continues to make learning and growing a top priority. Her ability to treat a wide range of skin care conditions — from acne and rosacea, to pigmentation and sun damage/aging skin, while continuing to enhance existing beauty, makes her indispensable to every single one of her clients. Her custom treatments coupled with her specially tailored homecare regimens keep clients looking flawless and coming back time after time.

Tatiana Rodriguez

Tatiana Rodriguez

Medical Aesthetician/ Licensed Electrologist


Tatiana, a licensed Aesthetician and Medical/Aesthetic Laser Specialist, completed her medical aesthetician training at Beauty & Health Institute where she graduated with honors. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business at the University of South Florida before deciding to pursue her life-long dream in skincare.

Baylee Cooper

Baylee Cooper

Medical Aesthetician/ Licensed Electrologist


Born and raised in Sarasota, FL, Baylee moved to Tampa Bay to pursue her passion for skin care. Baylee attended the Beauty and Health Institute in Tampa to gain her Medical Aesthetician License a year ago. She is Licensed as both a Facial Specialist and a State Board Certified as Laser Technician. Baylee firmly believes in result-driven face and body treatments to help clients feel more confident in their skin. Her Her favorite treatments are Hydrafacial, microneedling , chemical peels, and laser. Baylee is committed to providing the highest quality of care and to educate/support our clients throughout their journey of transformation.

Valerie Palacios

Medical Aesthetician/ Laser Technician


Valerie has been a Medical Aesthetician for 4 years and has 10 years of experience in the aesthetics industry. She started her own skincare journey when she was 14 years old and developed a passion and love for skincare. Her favorite treatments are Laser Hair Removal, Clear & Brilliant Laser, Chemical Peels and Hydrafacial!

Brittany McDonald

Medical Aesthetician/ Phlebotomist


Brittany has been in the aesthetics industry for over 6 years and has been a medical aesthetician for over 3! “Over the years I personally struggled with rosacea, lost self confidence and never wanted to leave the house without makeup. Gaining knowledge and learning to combat my own skin issues only ignited my passion for skin health. With that being said, being able to help and educated my clients to feel beautiful and confident in their bare skin is truly a passion of mine!” Brittany’s favorite treatments include Microneedling, Clear + Brilliant Laser, and Chemical Peels.

Davey

Davey

Managing Director


Before joining Skin NV as COO, David spent 20 years in the Aesthetic Industry working with top brands like Restylane, Sculptra, and Dysport. His passion for the industry and attention to patient outcomes is the perfect balance to elevate your client experience.

 

Nikki

Nikki

Managing Director


Nikki has 6 years of experience in the aesthetic industry. She relocated to Tampa from Chicago to join the Skin NV team. In her free time, Nikki enjoys being outdoors, going to the beach and hanging out with her Frenchie, Stitch!

Caroline Grant

Caroline Grant

Director of Marketing/ Product Manager


Caroline began working for Skin NV in 2019 after graduating with degrees in Microbiology and French from the University of South Florida. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading and her dog, Daisy. She has a passion for the aesthetic industry and being able to exhibit the amazing Skin NV team and all we have to offer.

Crystal

Crystal

Product Manager


Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Crystal moved to Florida for the sunshine and ocean views. Crystal has always had a passion for the beauty industry and hospitality. Her daily skincare includes a retinol, Vitamin C and Mineral Sunscreen. In her spare time, she loves to spend her time with her husband and daughter going out to explore our beautiful Tampa Bay Area.

Maria Leal

Maria Leal

Medical Assistant


Maria is a Certified Medical Assistant and 2016 Graduate of Everest University in Tampa FL. She specializes in phlebotomy, performing Mic shots, and having utensils ready for procedures performed by the Nurse Practitioner. Maria’s main goal is patient satisfaction and she makes sure every patients visit is a unique and positive experience.

Dori

Dori

Associate Managing Director


Dori has a B.S. from Florida State University and a M.S from Nova Southeastern University. She attended medical school abroad for 2 years before realizing she missed the 1-on-1 interaction with patients. In her free time, Dori enjoys hanging out with her dogs, Taylor Swift and binge watching the latest show!

Serena

Serena

Medical Assistant


Serena has experience as a certified medical assistant for three years. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, aspiring to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant. She enjoys doing cross fit and going out on the boat with family and friends. What she loves most about Skin NV is being able to work alongside our amazing group of talented providers and making every patient feel special!

 

Haylee Weber

Haylee Weber

Client Services Specialist


Haylee was born and raised in Michigan and moved to Tampa in 2013. She was a makeup artist at Sephora for years before she discovered her love for skincare. She truly enjoys helping clients find the right products for them and is an expert at color matching! She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Tyler, and her dog, Presley. When not at work, she is most likely at the crystal store with her bestie, Haile May.

Alexus

Alexus

Client Services Specialist


Alexsus graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in Hospitality Management. She is originally from Ponte Vedra, Florida and has experience working in different medical spas. In her free time, she enjoys exploring different wineries with her husband and loves to travel.

Haile

Haile

Client Services Specialist


Meet Haile May, our front desk receptionist. Haile enjoys reading and hanging out with family on her off days. She is also a self taught make up artist and cosmetologist of 8 years whose work has been featured in magazines.

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