At Impressions MediSpa, we want every experience to be a positive lasting impression. Only highly trained skin care professionals will work with you using FDA-approved and results-oriented techniques and products.The results…radiant, youthful, flawless skin!
Tania Damavandy, MD
Dr. Tania Damavandy is board certified in Aesthetic Medicine and a board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. She graduated from the George Washington university school of Medicine in 1999. Her residency training was completed at Tufts University New England Medical center in Boston, Massachusetts in 2003.
She is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Cosmetic Gynecologists. Dr. Damavandy is also the first Associate of the Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute in the state of Virginia. She is also an international speaker and instructor for the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Damavandy uses injectibles including Botox, Xeomin, Dysport, Restylane, Juvederm and Radiesse for addressing full correction on the face.
Dr. Damavandy has always had an interest in alternative medicine, and became interested in Aesthetic Medicine in 2005, when her patients began requesting aesthetic procedures and she realized just how important this was in the mind-body-spirit connection. Looking for an opportunity to incorporate these aspects into her practice of medicine, she attended numerous courses and obtained certification in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine. Dr. Damavandy then partnered with Shenandoah Memorial hospital to develop a Medical Spa in 2008.
Mariam Alimi – Medispa Manager, Advanced Laser Specialist The home town Hokie girl with a B.A. degree is currently managing Impressions MediSpa located in Vienna, VA. Mariam does not only manage Impressions, she also does many of the treatments because she received her formal training from Alma University as well. So if you are in need of Laser Hair Removal, Fractional CO2 Resurfacing, Acne treatment, sun damage, wrinkle reduction, scar repair, weight loss, stretch mark reduction, skin tightening or Botox & Dermal Fillers then Impressions Medispa is the place to be. Having a group of physicians, as well as a RN, Nurse Practictioner and Medical Aestheticians, can help you look and feel your best. As Mariam always says “Let Impressions help you create that Everlasting Impression.”
Melissa Judkins – Certified Laser SpecialistMelissa has bachelors degree from George Mason University and she first started working for a ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) physician. She has joined Impressions MediSpa February 2009 as a Laser Specialist. After struggling many years with hormonal acne, trying everything under the sun to get rid of it, Melissa found the answer in laser treatments. This sparked her passion for laser skin care. She is amazed at what lasers can do! She is an Advanced Certified Laser Specialist & Laser 360/Laser Facial Workshop certified. She is also certified in Lavish Lash Eyelash extensions. (The one’s all the movie stars wear!) Her other certifications include Lumenus Lightsheer Diode, Accent XL for Body Contouring and Skin Tightening, Obagi, SkinMedica, and Neocutis.
Khalil Nader, MSN, RN, CNOR: Aesthetic Nurse and Advanced CO2 Specialist
Khalil Nader is a mastered prepared registered nurse with 15 years of experience in hospital and ambulatory care settings. His clinical experience includes surgical nursing in the areas of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Additionally, for the past five years, he has been a professor of nursing at Northern Virginia Community College where he teaches didactic as well as clinical nursing. Khalil received his Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Master’s in Nursing Administration at George Mason University. He also holds national certification through the Association of Operative Nursing (CNOR). He is currently working on obtaining a post master’s certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner at George Washington University.
Lynda Nguyen, Master Esthetician
Lynda is a Master Esthetician and has been licensed for more than 8 years and holds a professional license in three different states. In that time she has mastered a wide range of techniques and has worked extensively with a wide range of professional skin care lines such as Skin Medica, Obagi, SkinCeuticals, Yonka Paris, Guinot, Eminence and Vivant, just to name a few. With her advanced knowledge and training in innovative skin care technologies, she’s proud to offer specialty facials , lash extensions, face & full body waxing, body treatments. In addition, she also offers make-up application for all occasions. Lynda holds a BS in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University and she received her professional skin care training at the LA Skin Care Institute in Herndon VA. Lynda believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field with her knowledge of new products and services available in order to provide excellent service to her clients.
During her career Lynda has worked in many different environments. However, she enjoys the Medi-Spa, Club Spa and Day Spa environments the most, as these environments allow her to promote overall contentment and general well-being to her clients so that they understand that great skin first starts with taking care of yourself. Using a mixture of pressure point therapy, lymphatic drainage and therapeutic massage techniques, Lynda’s deluxe facials will leave you feeling deeply relaxed and restored with healthy glowing skin. Lynda is the proud recipient of the “2012 Best Facial in Northern Virginia” Award. The award was presented by Northern VA Magazine .
Anna-Katya DeLorenzo-BrueAnna’s grounded philosophy centers around the herbalist/nutritionists role as a member of the integrative health care team where she serves her clients in good nutritional, herbal and exersize choices alongside conventional medical treatment. She works to help empower individuals to master their health through dynamic foods, Plant Medicine and Nutritional Supplement Therapy.She is a Certified Herbalist and a 2004 graduate of the Sage Mountain School for Herbal & Nutritional Studies. She is also an Certified Advanced Flower Essence Practitioner and a 2009 graduate of Delta Gardens Center for Flower Essence Research in Hampton Falls, NH. She has had the honor to work with such Herbal Luminaries as Rosemary Gladstar, David Dalton and Stephen Harrod Buhner & Kate Gilday of Woodland Essence. She is delighted to join the Impressions Medispa team. She is a graduate of New York University-Tisch School of the Arts.