Dr. Jessica Wright – Owner & Medical Director
Dr. Jessica Wright graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2002. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from West Virginia Wesleyan where she was captain of the Track and Field Team. Balancing academics and her athletic career made her especially prepared for the rigors of medical school. Her interest in medicine began at the age of 11 when her grandfather had an abdominal aneurysm repair. She was enamored with the vascular surgeon’s ability to save her grandfather. This led Dr. Wright to apply to general surgery residencies across the nation. She matched at her first choice of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. This program was centered at Charity Hospital and was considered to be one of the best for Trauma and Critical Care. Dr. Wright finished her residency and became board certified in General Surgery. She then took her first job in trauma surgery at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge.
Dr. Wright got engaged to Dr. Geremy Sanders in 2010 and they married later in the same year. Together they decided to start a family and relocate to Austin, TX. Although she felt torn between her career and motherhood, she knew she could only do one of those jobs well. She decided to pursue another career to allow more time for motherhood. She never expected to love aesthetics as much as she does.
She was inspired by her partner at Our Lady of Lake who also pursued a career in aesthetics, Dr. Stewart Cayton. Dr. Cayton treated Dr. Wright and always left her feeling younger and more confident. It occurred to Dr. Wright that making clients feel more confident could have positive effects resonating to every aspect of their life. Her understanding of anatomy, paired with an ability to truly listen to a client’s needs, made her transition very easy.
Dr. Wright has been recognized in the aesthetics community by Galderma and Allergan as a top injector. She recently won the recognition as The Face of Anti-aging and Rejuvenation by Austin Monthly.
Dana Kirk, PA-C
“They don’t care how much I know until they know how much I care.” – Dana
This guiding principle is what drives Dana to help clients realize their inner potential and beauty. Dana is a passionate, board-certified Physician Assistant. She received her masters from the University of Utah. “Go Utes, even though we got our ass kick at last year’s bowl game”. She began specializing in the plastic surgery and medical aesthetics industry in 2004 and continues to remain at the forefront of new innovations and proven science applications.
Dana has a vast depth of knowledge, experience, and expertise which has made her one of the most sought-after and requested providers for advanced injectable techniques. Her genuine concern for those she is treating has created a perfect platform for building and replicating success. She prides herself on practicing the most current and safest techniques and technologies in the world.
The combination of safety and individualization offered her clients the rewards of the highest quality of care and lasting relationships. Outside of Rejuvenate Austin she is a trainer for Cellular Medicine Association, specializing in all the Vampire trademarked procedures and other advanced techniques with injectables. Dana is also co-director for Mended Little Hearts of Austin where support is provided to families and children with congenital heart disease.
Tami McFee, LME, LVN
Tami began her aesthetic training and career in Austin, Texas under the direction of a well-known board-certified plastic surgeon. In 2000, she attended Baldwin Beauty School in Austin and immediately completed her Medical Aesthetics certification in Dallas. Tami continued her personal and professional growth and in 2012, she became a License Vocational Nurse. “I am so thankful to have a found a career in which I can help patients restore their confidence and sense of well-being while developing my passion for medical science and innovative skincare treatments. I learned the value of an outstanding work ethic, integrity, and a positive attitude through my early work experiences. To this day, I continue to appreciate how those values have shaped my life and practice as a nurse.”
Aesthetic skincare and laser therapy treatments have become the perfect specialty for Tami, combining her appreciation of art and enthusiasm for science. She is extremely passionate about her work, and her commitment to providing the highest level of patient care is demonstrated not only through the strong relationships she has built with patients, but also in the quality of results she has helped them attain. “What I love most about working in aesthetic skin care is seeing first hand the positive changes it can make in our patients lives.”
Melanie Gomez, LME
Melanie joins our team as a licensed skin care specialist that has been practicing aesthetics in the Austin area for the last three years. Upon graduating from The University of Texas, she attended esthetics school and has since helped countless patients with skin concerns such as acne, sun damage, aging, and dull skin.
Melanie believes in a medical approach to skincare utilizing chemical peels, microneedling, lasers, and clinically proven at-home products to help clients get the skin they’ve always wanted. When she is not in the office, you can find her at Lady Bird Lake walking her dogs, Rocco and Samson, or trying out new local restaurants downtown. If your skin is in need of some TLC, look no further and book your next facial with Melanie today!
Elizabeth (Beth) Nalewaik MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Beth is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Rejuvenate Austin. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
She began her career working alongside Dr. Wright in the Trauma ICU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, before relocating to Austin and working at St. David’s Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology and Oncology program for 7 years.
Beth has always had a passion for medical aesthetics and has witnessed how a comprehensive approach to skin care and wellness can transform a person from the inside out. With her ICU and Oncology experience, she has the ability to critically think, while actively listening which she believes is the key to optimal patient satisfaction and results. She believes in creating personalized treatment plans in order to achieve each patient’s desired outcome to make them feel their best!
Beth is a small town Louisiana girl at heart and is the oldest of five siblings. When she isn’t working, you can find her scouting out local antique shops, planning her next DIY project, painting, and spending time with her husband, Stuart and their dogs, Dubz and Bogie!