Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery has led the aesthetic industry for over 10 years. Starting out as a solo, mobile injectable practice, our one-woman show has grown to a team of over 20 men and women with four locations in Geneva, Barrington, Naperville and Chicago’s Gold Coast. Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery is the Midwest leader in Coolsculpting and a Top 200 Allergan Practice. Our talented team of physicians, nurse practitioners, aestheticians and patient liaisons are committed to personalizing the aesthetic journey for our patients.
Our comprehensive approach to our patients’ concerns have made us one of the most sought-after practices in the Chicago and suburban areas. We are proud to lead the industry in education, talent and patient satisfaction. As an Allergan 200 Top Practice, we have the great honor of being one of the top aesthetic practices in the country. We are proud to introduce this amazing team and are excited that you have chosen Concierge to help you reach your aesthetic goals.
Ali comes to Concierge with over 5 years of experience in Digital and Social Media along with 2 years of Community Management experience following a 10+ year career in Educational Leadership. She has a Masters Degree in Leadership Management and enjoys working in the digital world.
As the Director of Aesthetics, Beth leads our talented team with over 13 years in the industry. Her laser expertise has made her one of the most sought after estheticians when it comes to non-surgical facial rejuvenation. From Intense Pulse Light (IPL) to laser resurfacing, she is able to craft the perfect treatment plan for her clients. Her attention to detail, her knowledge of skin biodynamics and her educated approach makes her a leader amongst her peers both locally and nationally. Her passion is centered around using advanced techniques to achieve incomparable results in the clients she has treated. Not only does she lead our aesthetic team, she has been instrumental in developing a comprehensive training program around laser and treatment safety to achieve excellent outcomes for our clients.
As one of our master estheticians, Bridget has taken her 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry to hone her craft in aesthetics. With her own struggles with skin malignancies, Bridget was drawn to aesthetics both for its protective and healing qualities. Her careful consultation, precise technique and targeted recommendations allow her to provide the best experience for her clients. Bridget is able to develop a personal connection with her clients and because of this, she is able to help them become better versions of themselves. From Hydrafacials to RF Microneedling, Bridget is passionate about anti-aging treatments for every decade. As a mother herself, Bridget understands how incredibly difficult it is to put yourself first. Her result driven treatment recommendations make it easy for busy moms to keep their skin looking healthy and to achieve long-lasting results.
Candace started as an accountant when she graduated college in 1998. She never felt “at home” in the industry. She always felt called to healthcare and had a passion for everything surgery!
Candace graduated in 2013 as a surgical technologist. She scrubbed for 6 years with a specialty in upper extremity and orthopedic surgery.
As her passion for helping patients grew, she wanted to be able to further her career and increase her time with face to face patient care. This led her to go back to school for nursing in 2017. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA in December 2018, followed by working in pre-op and post-op care for an eye surgery center in DeKalb. She loved the patient care during pre and post because she could help ease fears and anxieties.
Candace joined the Concierge team in April 2021 to assist Dr. Epstein with his surgical patients both before and after surgery. She also assists Dr. Epstein in some of his more involved surgeries where he needs an extra hand.
Deanna has been with Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery for over 3 years. As one of our Spa Managers and Special Events Coordinator she is intimately involved in every client spa experience, whether it is a singular service or part of a larger event. Her background in cosmetology, medicine and management make her a perfect fit as one of our outstanding client liaisons. She has been instrumental in developing the charity arm of Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. Deanna has successfully raised thousands of dollars and gifts for organizations like The Northern Illinois Food Bank, Toys for Tots, Kane County CASA, Power of the Purse, Santa’s Community Workshop and many others. By working with our community partners she is able to help support grass root efforts to help our local communities succeed.
Dr. Epstein received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He trained in general surgery at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and returned to Detroit for his Plastic Surgery fellowship. He received additional cosmetic surgery training at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York and has held an academic position at the University of Chicago’s Department of Plastic Surgery.
An active member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Rhinoplasty society, Dr. Epstein has received critical acclaim for his advanced techniques in cosmetic surgery. A featured guest on numerous news programs and quoted in dozens of newspapers and magazines nationwide, including ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX, Dr. Epstein was also invited to speak on Oprah After The Show. He has been profiled on Discovery Channel programs as cameras followed him, step-by-step, through various cosmetic procedures. Just for fun, Dr. Epstein was voted as one of the “Top 5 Hot Doctors” in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune.
Dr. Vesna Skul is a graduate of Rush Medical College in Chicago, is a board-certified specialist in Internal Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Rush University. She is also fellowship-trained and board-certified in anti-aging and regenerative medicine. Her career has been devoted to caring for women in all phases of their lives.
Through her work with the leadership of the American College of Physicians, she has helped shape guidelines for educational requirements of internists through all of the nation’s medical universities. This earned her, among many other teaching awards, the College’s highest recognition, the Laureate Award.
Dr. Vesna Skul speaks on a wide range of topics to professional and lay audiences around the country. Her areas of expertise within women’s health include lifestyle medicine, menopause management and the integration of alternative and complementary medicine into mainstream medical practice.
She is also the Medical Director of Concierge Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Medical Spa where every patient’s individual need is addressed thoroughly, respectfully and comprehensively by a team of carefully chosen professionals, with the emphasis on wellness and the beauty from the inside out.
For many decades, Dr. Skul has been recognized by Chicago Magazine as one of the Best Doctors for Women in Chicago and Top Primary Care Doctors in Chicago. She was ranked as one of The Nations Top Doctors by US News. She was awarded Top 5% of Chicago Metro Area Physicians by Super Doctor and Regional Top Doctor by Castle Connolly year after year.
In her spare time, Dr. Vesna Skul enjoys travel, classical music, hiking, organic gardening, and raw food preparation. She avidly supports organizations empowering girls and women and protecting our environment.
As she is known in the industry and in our practice, Jenna is the “lip whisperer”. Her incredible lip filler technique has made her a social media star. From lip flips to naturally appearing filled lips, Jenna has developed a portfolio and reputation that rival some of the nation’s best injectors. Jenna has helped Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery become one of Allergan’s top 200 practices nationally (the makers of Botox and Juvederm). Her comprehensive approach to her clients make her unique in this industry. As a master injector, Jenna will take the time to talk with you, learn about your concerns and develop a treatment plan customized to your needs. Working with women for over a decade, Jenna is passionate about helping women find both their inner and outer beauty. From Botox and filler to skin tightening and microneedling, she is able to prescribe a treatment plan that will lead to some of the best results our clients have seen. She prides herself on being honest and transparent which has led to both an incredibly loyal client base and an often overbooked schedule.
With almost 15 years of experience, Katie is an integral part of our body sculpting and esthetic team. As a medical assistant and a graduate of Coolsculpting University, Katie has been able to take her medical background combined with her knowledge of fat-freezing technology to become one of the leading Coolsculpting specialists in the industry. Her success in the body sculpting arena has helped Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery become the Coolscultping practice leader both in Illinois and the entire Midwest. Although body sculpting treatments are what she is renowned for, her secret passion is for the simple things, like dermaplaning with a facial or peel. She loves this treatment because of the results clients can see immediately. Katie believes that the foundation for lifelong skin health begins with a consistent regimen of exfoliation and medical grade skin care products. Whether it is changing your face or the contours of your body, Katie can develop a treatment pathway that will get you to your goals.
As the spa manager in our downtown Geneva location, Laura often leans on her experience in the wellness industry, including being a yogi, to help manage one of Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery’s first and busiest locations. Her client centered approach has led to outstanding customer service and a spa experience clients rave about. Her lifelong interest in health and wellness makes her an ideal person for her role. She enjoys working with our esthetic team to ensure that clients remain committed to their treatment pathways and loves to celebrate transformational victories.
Lora Valentin is the Director of HR and Communications for Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. Lora has over 20 years of communications experience in both the public and private sectors and has found her true calling in the esthetics industry. As an aspiring model in her teens, she developed an appreciation for all aspects of beauty early in her career and was able to see certain aspects of the beauty industry from behind the scenes. Realizing the power of combining a presence with a voice, Lora built her career in public relations after completing her masters degree. Having successfully worked for a public relations agency, a Fortune 500 company, and a prominent politician, Lora gained immeasurable experience growing and strengthening the brands of her clients while perfecting her communication skills. Lora strongly believes that beauty’s true voice comes from within, and the way you feel about yourself from the inside out will help define who you are. With this in mind, she works with our executive team to help build a strong brand that reflects the passion of the team it represents. Lora is dedicated to helping Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery remain the industry leader in injectables, body contouring, esthetics and surgical services.
With over a decade of experience, Lynn is one of our master estheticians and Coolsculpting specialists for Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. She leads our downtown Geneva esthetic team and has a passion for providing comprehensive corrective treatments. Her gentle, but effective approach to both simple and complicated skin care and anti-aging concerns make her an industry ‘standout’. She will be the first to tell you that there are no “cookie-cutter” treatments. She prides herself on taking the time to get to know her clients and their prior skincare successes and failures to help tailor a program that will deliver results. As a master esthetician and laser specialist, Lynn is able to use both chemical peels and laser technology to focus on result driven anti-aging treatments.
Lynn started her career in nursing 30 years ago and has worked in pre-operation medicine, recovery, and has spent the last 10 years in Aesthetic Nursing. Lynn is a master injector with specialized training through Aesthetics Advancements and has experience working alongside some of the best plastic surgeons in the country. She has completed master courses through Allergan and Galderma and continues to learn and train other aspiring aesthetic nurses.
Lynn is a results driven practitioner who takes the time to get to know her patients on a personal level. Lynn resides in Chicago with her dog, Coco, and enjoys yoga and traveling. Lynn will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and natural.
Patrick specializes in the advanced use of Botox and Dermal Fillers.
He is a National Trainer of Injectables with a developed reputation for the slightest hand, lightest touch and a pain free technique even the most seasoned clients appreciate. His recommendations are truthful and selfless, providing genuine guidance, realistic expectations and natural, lasting results. His knowledge of the industry and technical skills assure you are being treated by the best.
Concierge Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery is a well established practice on the cutting edge of each and every treatment modality. Patrick is based in their Naperville location with Satellite offices in Barrington and Geneva. He remains a National Trainer for the Esthetic Skin Institute assisting providers both locally and afar, develop their skills and understanding of the industry.
As our Naperville Spa Manager, Patti leads an incredibly talented team and is proud to bring her 20 years of customer service experience to our Naperville patients. Her enthusiasm and passion do not go unnoticed. Our patients and our team often comment on her approachability and commitment to making each patient experience an unforgettable one. She is a motivational force and can often lift the mood in a room with her smile and kind words of encouragement. From leading our internal employee appreciation committee to patient follow up phone calls, Patti can almost always be found trying to make sure someone feels special.
Rachel, a native from the northern suburbs of Chicago, graduated from Indians University, Bloomington with a degree in hospitality. Upon graduation she decided to go back to school to follow her passion for skincare. After graduation in 2014 she took a job working for a top chicago plastic surgeon. There she learned to specialize in many result driven medical treatments. While working as a medical aesthetician in plastics, Rachel decided she wanted nothing more than to be an injector, so back to school she went. Rachel graduated with her RN in 2020 and joined the concierge team to help achieve her dream of becoming an aesthetic RN. Rachel specializes in many treatments including ultherapy, RF microneedling, chemical peels, Botox, Coolsculpting, PRP and many more. She truly prides herself on helping people look their best so they can feel their best.
Having great brows is no easy task! If you have thinning brows then Renee is someone you should know. Having been in the beauty industry for over 28 years, Renee is a master artist and has been creating beautiful faces for decades. Having started her career as a makeup artist, Renee brings her passion to her newest talent, microblading. Taking her ability to master proportion and color, she can recreate brows that look incredibly natural. She is a leader in this industry and continues to bring beautiful brows back to life. When she is not traveling between our many locations, she is a dedicated mom and enjoys spending time with her children.
Internationally trained, Sylwia brings her European flare to her treatments. She is highly focused on the client experience and brings her passion for esthetics to the bedside. Part of her success as an esthetician is attributed to her commitment to always educating her clients on the right way to maintain their skin. She believes that the pathway to great skin does not end in the spa treatment room. She firmly believes that a treatment plan and great products combined with education will lead to a long life of beautiful skin. From her consultations to her treatments, Sylwia has the unique ability to identify areas of concern and to prescribe a treatment plan to target even some of the most difficult skin problems. From dermaplaning to chemical peels, Sylwia is a master technician and is focused on result driven treatments to get the best results.