Adriana + marisa martino
Founders – Licensed Estheticians
Adriana Martino and Marisa Martino, Founders of SKINNEY Medspa and licensed Estheticians began their passion for anti-aging skincare in Orlando Florida. These identical twin sisters obtained their Esthetics Licenses from New York’s Lia Schorr Academy.
They began their careers working under doctors, gaining their certifications in several non- ablative, non-invasive lasers in 2005. Marisa and Adriana Martino treated hundreds of clients while working at some of the best spas NYC offered. They worked extensively with several laser technologies such as NG Yag, Diodes, Broadband light and IPL’s, and Radio Frequency platforms.
Marisa and Adriana have an extensive knowledge of all devices pertaining to anti-aging skincare as well as cellulite reduction. To further their expertise, both sisters enrolled in the Florida College of Natural Health in Miami, FL where they took laser specific courses for the certification in laser hair removal and laser esthetics in 2007.
Chief Operating Officer
Lindsay Malachowski is the Chief Operating Officer at SKINNEY Medspa where she oversees the operations of their national team with locations in New York, Miami & Houston. Under her leadership SKINNEY Medspa has spearheaded partnerships with Saks 5th Avenue and Biologique Recherche and grown from 2 locations locally, to 5 locations nationally, SKINNEY Medspa is the #1 provider of Coolsculpting in the country, and the #1 provider of Emsculpt in the world and positioned for continued expansion.
Revana is the Operations Manager at SKINNEY Medspa as she manages day-to-day business development while assisting the director of operations in the responsibilities of brand partnerships, e-commerce, and vendor relationships. Revana has been a part of the developing beauty and aesthetics industry for 5+ years in metropolitan New York City, where she was also born and raised. Alongside fueling her passion for beauty and aesthetics, SKINNEY Medspa has also inspired Revana to complete medical school in hopes of becoming a fabulous physician one day (soon) specializing in women’s health.
Spa Director w 57th
Mursal is new to New York City. Mursal has over 7 years experience in aesthetics and wellness. She is extremely passionate about our clients’ experience. As the spa director her goal is to ensure all clients are met with quality service and care throughout our spas.
Gloria is extremely passionate about ensuring the SKINNEY experience is of utmost luxury. As the spa director her goal is to ensure all clients are met with quality service and care throughout our spas.
Dr. Shaker Hamadiya
Medical Director, Miami
Dr. Shaker Hamadiya has grown to be one of Miami’s most in-demand cosmetic practitioners and an expert in cosmetic injections.
As Skinney’s Medical Director, Dr. Hamadiya is a Board Certified Physician, specializing in Preventive Medicine and Esthetics. He received his Medical Degree from the top-5 Baylor College of Medicine and has worked under some of the world’s most renowned surgeons.
He uses his unique vision for the aesthetic and attempts to, not only provide patients with their desired enhancement but, ensure they can maintain the most natural appearance while alleviating the visual signs of aging.
Neethi Masur, RN
The first trainer in the USA for the renowned AIAM aesthetic organization, and one of the first in the USA to receive the original batch of Novathreads, Nurse Neethi was involved with the research + development of the threads.
She’s mastered them + now conducts training for doctors; she is always up to date with new technologies researching the efficacy of them. Celebrity + VIP patients travel to Neethi for her use of specialized techniques.
Susan Fazilat, NP
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
Susan Fazilat is a dually-licensed, board-certified, nurse practitioner with 10 years of experience, and specializes in botox & filler injections. Susan is also a licensed cosmetologist with 15 years of experience. She obtained her Master’s degree from George Mason University and received her medical training in the Washington D.C. metro area. There she also practiced specialties of internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonology, & sleep medicine. Susan is passionate about continued education and staying up to date on the latest injection/facial contouring techniques and products.
Front Desk Manager
Thalia Valdes is the manager at our Bal Harbour location.
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
A Board Certified Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) Alexa Maestrone employs a refined and discerning aesthetic eye coupled with significant and crucial anatomical knowledge and experience in the areas of facial plastic surgery and medical aesthetics. Alexa worked as first assist for over three years alongside one of New York City’s most prestigious plastic surgeons whom she credits as a mentor with regard to enhanced knowledge of facial anatomy, proficiency in medical aesthetics, and developing her approach as it pertains to patient care. Combined with years of experience in medical aesthetics and cosmetic surgery, Alexa has helped patients from diverse backgrounds and across ages, with personalized procedures and care designed to maximize patient experience and outcomes. Graduating with Cum Laude honors, Alexa earned a Master’s of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Wagner College, Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing. Alexa’s professional experience includes employment as a Nurse Practitioner in Neurosurgery and as a Registered Nurse in the Neurosurgical ICU at NYU Langone Medical Center. In addition to her love of medical literature and research, Alexa enjoys running, biking, horseback riding, traveling, and skiing.
Ellie is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to her experience in aesthetics, Ellie cared for postoperative inpatients following plastic surgery in San Francisco and most recently managed corporate wellness here in Manhattan. Currently, Ellie’s focus is helping her patients make personal improvements with each visit. She understands that mind and body wellness can take many forms – whether it’s adding volume to the cheeks, reducing fine wrinkles, gently contouring the abdomen, or removing unwanted blemishes. Whatever the concern or procedure, Ellie knows that making small and natural appearing improvements can have a profound effect on her clients.
Shamrin Virani is a licensed Medical Esthetician. She specializes in skincare treatments, body contouring, and laser services.
Shamrin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Stony Brook University. Soon after, she graduated with honors from Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics. She is certified in Coolsculpting, Laser, Chemical Peels, Hydrafacial, Microneedling and Microdermabrasion. Shamrin is passionate about educating her clients about skincare and helping them reach their aesthetic goals.
Dasha is a board-certified Physician Assistant (PA) specializing in beauty and wellness. Her first experiences in medicine included plastic/reconstructive surgery, and dermatology where she picked up corrective and enhancement beauty practices that she now implements in her treatments at SKINNEY. Having a strong background in medicine coupled with her own business ventures, Dasha joins SKINNEY’s team as an expert in anti-aging treatments, nutrition, wellness, and utilizing cutting-edge technology. She is passionate about helping her patients look and feel their absolute best.
Alison is a SKINNEY Medspa Licensed Esthetician who specializes in non-invasive laser treatments, anti-aging services, and body contouring. She is a certified technician of CoolSculpting, Alma lasers, ablative skin restoration microneedling, and radiofrequency. Alison earned a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, a master’s degree from Columbia University, and graduated with honors from Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics. Alison cares deeply for her clients and is passionate about creating individualized treatment plans to suit each client’s specific needs and goals. She has a bubbly and warm personality and demonstrates a deep breadth of knowledge of both products and treatments. Alison is always in the know on the latest and greatest advancements in medical esthetics and is excited to share her expertise.
Angel Socha is a Registered Nurse licensed in NYC, NJ, and PA. She is currently enrolled at The University of Pennsylvania earning her Master of Science in Nursing degree to become a Family Nurse Practitioner.
She obtained a Bachelor of Science in BioBehavioral Health from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University graduating with the highest distinction. Angel’s clinical experience at Penn Medicine includes Emergency Room medicine, cardiology, women’s health, and dermatology. Angel specializes in botox and filler injections and has completed training with industry leading practitioners. Angel’s unique patient centered approach allows her to provide her clients unparalleled results while delivering an aesthetic plan that suits their long-term beauty and wellness goals. Angel is trained in advanced lasers that help with anti-aging, pigmentation, acne scarring, hair removal, brown spots, and overall skin complexion. Angel is an avid learner and continues to educate herself on the latest techniques in beauty and wellness.
Megan Mackey, LE
Megan is a New York licensed esthetician and certified technician of CoolSculpting, chemical peels, microneedling, and Morpheus 8 laser skin resurfacing. Megan has been passionate about esthetics her whole life, beginning with the countless facials she gave as a little girl to her mom. Pursuing her dream to career in medical aesthetics, Megan graduated with honors from Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics and joined the team at SKINNEY Medspa. Megan loves supporting SKINNEY clients at the Flatiron location in their esthetic goals by providing the most effective treatments with the utmost of care.
Ashley is a licensed esthetician specializing in medical-grade skin treatments and laser services. She received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in design and photography and studied skincare at the National Institute of Medical Aesthetics. She began her career in the beauty industry in 2011 as a makeup artist. She is very excited to bring her knowledge and passion for health and skincare to Skinney Medspa. She looks forward to giving each of her clients a wonderful experience and furthermore, amazing results.
Parminder Singh, LME
Director of Education, L.E.
Parminder is licensed esthetician and certified laser technician, specializing in laser skin resurfacing and Clear + Brilliant. She has received advanced training in CoolSculpting as well as skin tightening treatments such as Ultherapy and Thermage. She received her makeup artist license from Lia Schorr Institute, which she put to use working in the bridal, fashion, and special effects industries. She then attended the Dermalogica Academy where she received her laser and esthetician license. Her passion for skin care is coupled with her desire to provide clients of SKINNEY Medspa with the most modern, most effective treatments for restoring and maintaining healthy, youthful looking skin. Parminder was born in Mainz, Germany and moved to the United States at 7 years old. Her favorite hobbies include cooking, traveling the world and staying on top of the latest beauty trends.
Gina Martinelli is the front desk coordinator at SKINNEY Medspa. Pursuing her love for all things skin and beauty.
Gina intends to obtain her esthetics license from Christine Valmy. She is born and raised in New York City and enjoys writing, watching documentaries, and keeping up on the latest beauty trends.
Patricia Giles, LE
Sales Director, L.E.
Patricia graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology.
Shortly after, she attended Xenon International Academy of Esthetics to pursue her dream of guiding others on their journey to skin health and wellness. Patricia believes that aesthetic upkeep builds self-confidence—it is not just about the way you look, but rather an outward reflection of how you feel inside. Patricia is passionate about connecting and forming relationships with others. She ensures that all our clients feel comfortable during the consulting process and works to achieve optimal results by creating individual treatment plans based on their unique aesthetic goals.
In her earlier years, Patricia was engaged in both the dance and modeling industries. She has been featured in the Omaha World Herald, Omaha Fashion Week, Good Morning America, and UK Vogue, and is recognized in primetime and show-biz dance competition academy
Sarah Bonner is the Beauty Director at SKINNEY Medspa, helping clients create and discuss customized treatment plans based on their needs and desires. A Texas native, Sarah graduated with a degree in Business and Marketing and has experience working in the medical and health & wellness industries. She is passionate about working with people to find the most customized treatment plan to make them feel their best from the inside out.
Natasha Martinez, LME
Natasha Martinez is a New York licensed esthetician with training from the prestigious Dermalogica Academy.
Natasha comes to SKINNEY Medspa with a passion for skincare, makeup and healthy living. She is currently working towards her degree in business and is a great addition to the customer sale’s team. Natasha is committed to delivering unparalleled customer service and prides herself in helping clients of SKINNEY Medspa receive the best treatments based on their beauty goals.
Aesthetic Trainer, LE
Josie is the SKINNEY Medspa Aesthetic Trainer who specializes in non-invasive laser treatments anti-aging services, and body contouring. She is a certified technician of CoolSculpting, Alma lasers, ablative skin restoration, microneedling, radiofrequency & ultrasonic energy therapy.
Josie is a graduate of The University of Alabama & Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics. Josie is passionate about natural beauty, innovative skincare, and aiming for flawlessness. She loves working in the skincare business with the public and seeks to make her clients feel comfortable, confident, and beautiful in their own skin.
Christine Anderson, LME
Christine studied esthetics at the prestigious Atelier Esthetique Institute under industry pioneer Annette Hanson and became an esthetics trainer at both Atelier and LASER Studio Plus. Christine is a licensed laser technician, specializing in cosmetic laser technologies including laser hair removal NYC, laser skin resurfacing using IPL fractional lasers such as Clear + Brilliant and Fraxel, chemical peel, and more.
Christine first joined the SKINNEY Medspa team at their Upper East Side Spa location and is thrilled to be a part of the SKINNEY Med Spa Flatiron location with internationally renowned NYC hair and beauty salon Warren-Tricomi.
Licensed Medical Esthetician
Amanda Dorfman is a New York State licensed Medical Esthetician, certified Laser Technician and Body Contouring specialist.
With over 15 years in the industry, Amanda’s meticulous and thorough approach to skincare and body contouring has gained her an extensive clientele. Beginning her career as a holistic skincare expert, Amanda is able to uniquely integrate technology into her customized treatment plans giving her clients a natural, enhanced result. After graduating from The Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetics in 2007, she opened a private skin studio inside of the Pierre Hotel in New York City, having the pleasure of working on some of the world’s most prestigious faces.
Amanda joined the SKINNEY team in 2021, specializing in IPL, microneedling, radio frequency, CoolSculpting, Fraxel and more. Her passion for skin enhancement and education led her to enroll in a nursing program where she will earn her degree to become an RN, with a goal to combine injectables into her current practice.