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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 by Allergan 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.
Sarah Evans, Esthetician
Born and raised on the garden island, Sarah has always had a passion for skin care and aesthetics. In 2009 she graduated from Spa Luna School of aesthetics and has been an esthetician in the state of Hawaii for the past decade. Sarah enjoys helping patients care for and transform their skin with HydraFacial and Skin Fitness. When not at the clinic Sarah loves to spend time with her family and enjoy the beach with her daughter.
Tia Dela Cruz, Clinic Administrator
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 three children.
Rylee Pavao, Patient Care Coordinator
Born and raised on the beautiful island of Kaua’i, Rylee continues to further her education. She is currently studying Hospitality and Tourism and working towards her degree in Business. Rylee enjoys seeing patients walk in and out of the clinic glowing with confidence. When not working Rylee enjoys dancing hula and spending time with family.