About Us

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Meet our Team

Nellie Blunt PA-C

(Physician Assistant – Certified) Graduated from Stanford University Physician Assistant Program in 2004, she is board certified and continues her on going education in this field. She has worked for Merz and Galderma as an educator in cosmetic dermatology. She trains other providers (MD’s, NP’s, PA’s, RN’s) in their practices, as well as training the trainers from across the US. Nellie has over 10 years experience with injectables, IPL, and lasers. She holds cosmetic training certificates from prominent cosmetic companies and has extensive training in facial contouring and facial aesthetics. She prides herself on exceeding the standard of care and delivers effective and safe treatments with exceptional care all while maintaining the highest level of comfort.

Nellie has been performing the following procedures for over 10 years; Botox, Xeomin, Dysport, Radiesse, Belotero, Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane (Lyft, Silk, Refyne and Defyne), Sculptra, Cryotherapy, Kybella, Sclerotherapy, IPL (skin and hair), B12 and MIC-B shots. She has had extensive training in facial contouring and facial aesthetics, and holds cosmetic training certificates from prominent cosmetic companies including Allergan, Lumenis, Syneron, Palomar Cutera, Merz and NPI’s Sclerotherapy Course. Nellie continues privately teaching Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Registered Nurses how to perform the above services in their practices.

Nellie exceeds the standard of care with on-going training to deliver effective and safe treatments. Our Medical Director Anshu Gupta MD and Nellie Blunt PA-C are dedicated to delivering exceptional care all while maintaining the highest level of comfort.



Lisa Jokinen

As a licensed esthetician for over 25 years, Lisa Jokinen brings experience and innovation to her clients. Lisa offers a variety of aesthetic skin procedures. As a trained medical esthetician she practices advanced techniques specializing in chemical peels and microdermabrasion. In addition to providing quality skincare, she is an accomplished makeup artist and body waxing specialist. Lisa takes pride in staying on top of the latest trends and developments in the skincare industry, and regularly participates in continuing education.

Michelle Bates

Michelle began her career in the medical field as a Medical Assistant after graduating from U.E.I College in 2013. Michelle spent 25 years in the beauty industry as a professional hairstylist when she decided to make a career change to the medical industry. She has always loved making people feel better about themselves and really enjoys seeing someone perk right up after having a service done. She says “There is just something rewarding about making someone feel better about their appearance”. Michelle also enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and loves being outdoors. She has recently completed her prerequisites at National University and is currently working on getting her degree in Nursing.

Dr. Roger Schechter

A practicing physician, as well as serial entrepreneur, 424 Cosmetic Dermatology’s Medical Director, has reinvented himself three times in his career. He started as a Family Practice doctor, but was quickly enticed by the world of Emergency Medicine. Eventually, he evolved in to a guru of Chronic Wound Care. He was then, recruited to learn the secrets of Aesthetic Medicine and co-founded ALCHEME Health. His passion for health made this business a natural next step.