The Medical Spa Staff
The mission of The Medical Spa is to provide compassionate and customized care to our patients. We strive to provide the highest quality care in a relaxed and tranquil setting.
The spa is under the direction of David Thomas, MD.
Dr. David Thomas, Director
Dr. David Thomas is director of The Medical Spa and has over 14 years in Bariatric Medicine. He also has certification in Botox, Dermal Fillers, Kybella, Lasers and IPL. Dr. Thomas is also board certified in internal Medicine which he practiced for over 25 years. He is also certified in Age Management Medicine and trained at Cenegenics, one of the premier age management facilities in the world. He has extensive training in age management medicine with expertise in bio-identical hormone replacement for men and women.
Dr. Thomas attended medical school at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and did his internship/residency at Shands Hospital at The University of Florida. He is married with two children and lives in Cornelius.
Brittany joined the team in June of 2010 and now leads the Medical Spa team. She is a graduate of Gaston College and has an Associates degree in Medical Assisting. Brittany is knowledgeable in both skin care and weight loss and enjoys helping patients with their goals of becoming healthier and happier.
Since being at the Spa she has obtained certifications in Obagi Skin Care, Latisse, and Glo Professionals. She is originally from Kings Mountain and now lives in Gastonia with her husband Wesley and two boys Eli and Tucker. She is active in her church and enjoys spending as much time with her family as possible.
Jennifer graduated from University of North Carolina in Charlotte in 2007 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She worked in the emergency department while pursuing her Master’s in Nursing Practice. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is certificated by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.
She transitioned into the field of esthetics in 2011 and has undergone extensive training in laser treatments, injectables, skin rejuvenation, and bariatrics. She also received her Doctorate degree from East Carolina University in 2015. Jennifer is passionate about healthcare and has participated in several medical mission trips and volunteer projects. She currently lives in Belmont and enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, and traveling.
Robin has gained a vast knowledge and understanding of skin health throughout her 10 years as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician. She specializes in prevention and correction of many cosmetic skin disorders. Her experience includes photorejuvenation, laser hair removal, fractionated laser skin resurfacing, microneedling, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, facials and waxing.
Robin is extremely knowledgeable about medical grade skin care products and takes the time to customize a home skin care regimen for every patient. Robin attended Esthetics International in Columbia, SC after obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Carolina. She is passionate about what she does and truly enjoys helping her patients to achieve his or her skin care goals.
Nichelle is a North Carolina board certified aesthetician. Her post graduate education includes: certified laser technician, and certified advanced paramedical aesthetic training.
Since 2004, Nichelle has had a dream and a passion for skin and learning all of its intricacies. She fulfilled that dream when she graduated from The Academy of Nails and Esthetics. The desire to learn, and maintain an innovative approach is why Nichelle strongly believes in continued education, and educating her clients on how to maintain continued results.
Nichelle’s education afforded her the ability to specialize in treating diverse skin tones with life changing results. If you have concerns with Hyper-pigmentation, sun damage, acne, rosacea or wrinkles and fine lines, treatments tailored just for you are available.
Nichelle and her husband Michael have been married for 9 years, they have a 2 year old rescue dog named Tucker, and a 5 year old rescue dog named Murphy. Their hearts are full!
Nichelle believes her job is to provide the most professional, results-oriented treatment possible. She enjoys bringing about balance, wellness and little pieces of light into her clients lives. She prides herself at being able to exceed her clients expectations . Nichelle brings a passion to nurture, to support, to embolden and reaffirm her clients and their self esteem!
Lauren joined the Medical Spa in 2014. She is a native of Gastonia. She attended GWU and obtained a Bachelors degree in Psychology. She was a CNA for over 6 years at an assisted living facility here in Gastonia. She has since attended Gaston College where she received her Associates degree in Medical Assisting. Lauren is active in church where her fiance is the Youth Pastor. When she is not working Lauren enjoys watching the Panthers games, shopping and hiking.