OUR MEDICAL STAFF
Here at About Face Skin Care, we have a staff of three wonderful, knowledgeable, and professionally-trained healthcare providers who are committed to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals. Our providers have a wealth of different unique healthcare experience and will ensure you have all the necessary information about the different treatment and procedure options recommended for you. Known as skin-ologists, our team is comprised of:
Chrissy Thomas, RN, BSN
Owner, Chrissy Thomas, RN, BSN, has worked in the field of anti-aging since 1996. Chrissy started her journey in plastic surgery as a charge nurse at Egleston Children’s Hospital (now Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) and moved on to be the director of adult plastic surgery and director of skin services for Plastic Surgery Consultants in Atlanta. Chrissy has owned and operated About Face Skin Care since March 2002. She has earned the title of Master Level Cosmetic Injector and Senior Laser Specialist.
Tina-Ann Kerr Thompson, MD
Tina-Ann Kerr Thompson, MD spent most of her life in Hartford, CT. She received her Bachelor of Science degree at Yale University. After graduating from Boston University School of Medicine, she completed the Emory Family Medicine Residency Program . She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Medicine. She is a member of the Georgia and American Association of Family Practice. She serves as a preceptor for medical students from Emory University and Mercer School of Medicine. Dr. Thompson has served as the Treating and Delegating Physician for About Face Skin Care since 2011.
Mary Jackson, RN
Mary Jackson, RN is a graduate of Pace University School of Nursing in New York. Mary has worked in many areas of medicine and began her journey in anti-aging with About Face in 2012. Mary is a Master Level Cosmetic Injector and Assistant Laser Specialist.
Through their expertise in different fields of medicine and healthcare, they have come together to specialize in different anti-aging and cosmetic treatments and procedures that will provide you with breath-taking and life-transforming results. We look forward to being involved in your journey to achieve your aesthetic goals.
Our Licensed Medical Estheticians and Technicians
Aliny Carijo, LE is a native of Brazil who became a proud citizen of the United States. She has always been enchanted by the world of cosmetics and, after graduating with a degree in Business Administration in 2000, completed a certification in esthetics at The Elaine Sterling Institute in Atlanta. In addition to her esthetics certification, Aliny is also an Assistant Laser Specialist and is certified in microblading.
LaTrenda Wilson holds a certification as a Master Cosmetologist. LaTrenda is a former salon owner who has enjoyed expanding her knowledge in the field of skin care. LaTrenda has enjoyed being a part of our Side Step Oncology Aesthetics program and currently holds a certification in Oncology Aesthetics and as an Assistant Laser Specialist.
Cherri Dursee was the first employee hired at About Face Skin Care and has been with the practice since 2005. After nine years of working the front desk, Cherri made the decision to return to school and became a Licensed Esthetician at The Elaine Sterling Institute in 2014. Cherri also holds certifications as an Assistant Laser Specialist, microblading and is an Oncology Certified Esthetician.
Carol Wilson is a licensed esthetician who joined About Face Skin Care after seven years of teaching medical esthetics with The Skin Institute of Atlanta. Carol has extensive knowledge of product ingredients and has served as an educator for a large skin care company. She is also familiar with the surgical anti-aging process from her years of working in plastic surgery. In addition to her esthetic certification, Carol is also a Licensed Esthetic Instructor, as well as an Assistant Laser Specialist and Certified Coolsculpting Provider.
Sona Martinez holds certifications as both a Licensed Master Cosmetologist and as a Licensed Medical Esthetician. After working as a makeup artist at an event for About Face, Sona began working with us as an esthetician in 2010 and has expanded her role to managing and training our aesthetics services. Sona also holds certifications in phlebotomy and as an Assistant Laser Specialist. She is also a Certified Coolsculpting Provider.
Peggy Donovan left a life of retirement from Johnson & Johnson to return to work part time with About Face in 2010. After a short while working the desk, Peggy returned to school to obtain her Licensed Esthetician certification. When Peggy’s husband retired in 2015, Peggy changed her status to PRN and continues to help service our clients, working a couple of prescheduled days and other times when we need an extra hand. Peggy is also an Assistant Laser Practitioner.