Meet the Staff
As the only medical spa in Pittsburgh that offers a holistic approach, we know how important it is to train our medical aestheticians. You can count on us to safely and comfortably deliver results as all of our staff has been trained by Dr. Barad, a board certified surgeon with an artistic eye and woman’s touch to help you look and feel your very best at any age.
Following the European tradition of continuous education based on science and technology, outside trainers are brought in to ensure everyone is up-to-date on to the latest techniques, products and devices. Your experience and outcomes are our highest priority.
Jamie Brown, Front Desk Coordinator
As front desk coordinator, Jamie is the phone voice of the Aesthetic Skin & Laser Center and the warm greeting you receive when visiting our office. Jamie attended Ohio Wesleyan University where she obtained a Business/ Sports Marketing Degree. She has spent the last 20 years in the Pittsburgh area developing business relationships with organizations such as the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Athletic Association. Jamie plans to continue her success in sales and customer relations by working to make your experience at the Aesthetic Skin & Laser Center a comforting and inspiring one.
Kathleen Kaczka, Practice Manager
Kathleen is a Licensed Social Worker, a Certified Transformational Coach, and Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 30 years of experience ranging from neonatal through geriatric, behavior health, critical care, home health and hospice, as well as personal coaching. With her professional oversight, you can be assured that your experience at the Aesthetic Skin & Laser Center is a positive and enjoyable one. Kathleen welcomes your feedback, always endeavoring to improve our quality of care.
Nina Pewdo, Aesthetician
Nina is a licensed medical aesthetician who has been practicing since 2007. She has extensive experience in laser, med-spa and spa services. Nina is truly passionate about skin care and enjoys tailoring treatments to help you look and feel your most beautiful. Her patients appreciate her gentle touch, attention to detail and knowledgeable approach. You can rest assured that you will feel rejuvenated, revitalized and well taken care of.
Violet Gromley, Permanent Make Up
Violet Gromley has been a licensed Cosmetologist for over 25 years. After receiving training from the American Institute of Intradermal Cosmetics (Micropigmentation) in 2008, she became a Certified Advanced Intradermal Cosmetic Technician. Violet is a talented make up artist and is passionate about helping people to feel great about themselves and their appearance. If you are looking to save time getting ready in the morning or not loosing your eyeliner or brows in the pool or surf, permanent make-up is your answer! Violet has helped many look their best at all times of day or night.
Sarah Rubino, Certified Sunless Spray Tanning Technician
Sarah Rubino is a certified Sunless Spray Tanning Technician. Sarah obtained her Master Certification from Norvell University in 2013. Sarah is a native of Emsworth and graduated from Slippery Rock University with a major in Business Management. She has been working in the tanning industry since 2005 and decided in 2012 to switch to spray tanning only. Sarah loves educating her clients on the healthy alternative to sun and tanning beds. I love making people feel great about themselves. It’s the best feeling in the world when you see your clients smile with excitement after they are finished with their session!