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 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.
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.
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 two children Ella and Titus.
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.
Sarah Evans, Patient Care Coordinator
Born and raised on the garden island, Sarah has always had a passion for skin care. In 2009 she graduated from Spa Luna Holistic Esthetician and Massage School and has been a practicing esthetician in the state of Hawaii for the past 9 years. Sarah enjoys seeing patient transformations, and watching their confidence grow. She looks forward to assisting you with a smile.