A Personal Message from Lee P. Laris, D.O., Medical Director
I have worked as a board-certified Dermatologist for over 20 years at Phoenix Skin Medical Surgical Group, specializing in Medical, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology.
Over the years, I have noticed a change in the way patients are treating themselves, with the rise of insurance deductibles and a down economy, they have struggled to keep their skin a priority. It used to cost the average family a $10 co-pay for an acne visit, so two visits to the Dermatologist each month was not a burden. Now, deductibles have risen by 500%, and that bi-monthly visit has become unaffordable.
In creating Phoenix Skin Spa, my goal was to find a better and more rewarding way for patients to receive treatments for their complexion, anti-aging and age reversal in a quick, effective and affordable fashion. In addition, I wanted to offer more than an office visit for patients by packaging the visit with advanced acne treatments such as microdermabrasion, red and blue light therapy and a glycolic peel.
My Certified Medical Staff and I look forward to treating you at Phoenix Skin Spa. Let’s make your skin a priority once again via our monthly skin care regimes so that you may look and feel your best.
Learn more about Dr. Lee Laris
Ramona Kiani DNP, FNP-C
Ramona Kiani is a doctoral prepared, board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Ramona earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Arizona State University in 2011. As a registered nurse she worked in a pediatric emergency department and level 1 trauma center for several years. Ramona continued her education and earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Arizona State University in 2016. During her clinical rotations she quickly realized her passion was in dermatology.
Ramona is a current member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners.
Caitlynn Pyle, Licensed Aesthetician, Certified Laser Safety Officer and Technician
Caitlynn was born and raised in Arizona. She earned her degree as a licensed Aesthetician from The Skin and Makeup Institute and continued her education with the National Laser Institute as a Certified Laser Safety Officer and Technician.
Caitlynn began her career as an Aesthetician at Massage Envy Spa and later advanced to a Laser Tech and Lead Aesthetician for Simplicity Laser. Today she joins the Phoenix Skin family as one of our Aestheticians at Phoenix Skin Spa. Caitlynn specializes in the signature spa treatments; Rebalance, Rejuvenate and Restore, in addition to our entire menu of services.
In Caitlynn’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family and her puppy Zoey.
Annamarie Cota, Licensed Aesthetician, Certified Laser Safety Officer and Technician
Annamarie was born and raised in Puyallup, WA. In 2012 she happily moved to the desert of Arizona. She received her Aesthetics license at the G Skin and Beauty Institute and worked in the aesthetics field for two years. To further her career, Annamarie then earned her laser certification through the IMAj Institute in Scottsdale. Upon graduating, she worked as a Laser Technician and Medical Aesthetician under a well-known doctor in the valley. There she grew her knowledge in the medical cosmetic field and received training on numerous devices used in today’s laser esthetics. She is now excited to join Dr. Laris and staff at Phoenix Skin Spa!
Annamarie gets fulfillment by building positive relationships and helping others to improve on their self-image. In her spare time, she enjoys being active, cooking with friends and dancing!