MEET MY TEAM
Melinda Menezes, MD
Dr. Menezes received her Doctorate in Medicine from the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine and was a diplomate in good standing with the American Board of Family Physicians for more than 15 years. After completing her residency and tenure as Chief Resident at the University of Missouri, Dr. Menezes relocated to Kauai and began practicing family medicine on the north shore in Kilauea. In 2015, Dr. Menezes closed her clinic to family medicine and began practicing aesthetic medicine full time.
Dr. Menezes is a licensed Medical Doctor and one of the most experienced and sought after aesthetic medicine practitioners in Hawaii. She has been performing facial rejuvenation and volume restoration with BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® injections since 2006 and is recognized as a master injector. Dr. Menezes is always seeking continuing education to bring the most advanced techniques, products and services to her patients on Kauai and ensure natural and beautiful results with every procedure.
When Dr. Menezes is not treating patients, she enjoys quilting, cooking, Zumba, and playing board games with her two sons.
Kim Stuck, RN
Kim and her family moved to Kauai in 2009 from Indianapolis, Indiana. A Registered Nurse since 2007, Kim’s goal is to form lasting relationships with her patients and provide safe and quality care in all areas including skin health, injections, and laser treatments. Kim enjoys helping people feel more beautiful and confident and impacting their lives in a positive way. In her spare time, Kim enjoys working out, gardening, reading, and all the beauty Kauai offers.
Tanya Hall, LPN, CoolSculpting® Specialist
Originally from Santa Barbara, CA, Tanya relocated to Kauai with her daughter Kaila five years ago. As a certified Licensed Practical Nurse, Tanya enjoys working with patients and helping them look and feel their best. Tanya is a CoolSculpting Specialist and loves what the treatment can do to change your body. When she is not in the clinic, Tanya loves to travel, dance, and enjoy Kauai’s many beautiful beaches.
Colette Nagao, Clinic Administrator
Born and raised on the Island of Kauai Colette has her degree in Business Administration and has worked in health care for 21 years. She manages the day-to-day administrative operations to ensure a quality, customer-oriented flow of work. When not at the clinic, Colette loves spending time with her family, her pet pig Pohting and dog Skiffy. She is also involved with many community events on Kauai.
Veronica Stephen, Patient Care Coordinator
Veronica hails from the mountains of Salida, Colorado and moved to Kauai in 2006. She has been working with Dr. Menezes since 2009 and is a certified laser technician that loves to help patients reveal their best skin. When not at the clinic, Veronica loves spending time with her two boys and husband, gardening, hiking, biking and playing at the beach.
Kaila Hall, Patient Care Coordinator
Born and raised near Santa Barbara, CA, Kaila went to college in Walla Walla, WA where she studied liberal arts. Kaila moved to Kauai five years ago with her mom, Tanya, and has called the island home ever since. When not coordinating patient care at the clinic, Kaila enjoys outdoor activities like gardening, hiking, kayaking and being a mermaid. She also loves to cook, bake, sing, dance and travel.
Tia Dela Cruz, Patient Care Coordinator
Raised on Kauai, Tia moved to Oahu in 2008 to attend the International School of Beauty and Esthetics (ISBE). She recently returned home after living on Oahu for 9 years and couldn’t be happier. During her time on Oahu, Tia fell in love with medical aesthetics while working in a Medical Spa. Tia is passionate about making people feel great about themselves and loves working in patient care because it is so rewarding. When not at the clinic, Tia enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children Ella and Titus.
Wendy Agu, Housekeeper
Born on Oahu, Wendy has lived on Kauai for 35 years. After working in healthcare for 30 years she retired and loves spending time with her son and taking care of her cactus garden. Wendy keeps the office looking fresh, clean, orderly and creates a welcoming environment for our patients.