Skin Care Experts

Our aesthetic procedures are performed by qualified aestheticians, physician assistants and nurses as governed by the Ohio State Medical Board.

Make An Appointment with A Skin Care Specialist:


Physician Assistants

Laser Hair Removal is performed by the following Physician Assistants at many convenient Cleveland Clinic Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center locations:

Valerie Dailey, PA

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Strongsville

Tonianne Grobmyer, PA

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Aestheticians

Our aestheticians perform a wide range of skin care services at various Cleveland Clinic Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center locations.

Marnie Godfrey

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Marnie Godfrey is Manager of Aesthetic Services and Skin Care Specialist in the Department of Plastic Surgery. Marnie joined Cleveland Clinic in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Science from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and her Esthetician's license upon graduation from Von Lee International School of Aesthetics in Pikesville, Maryland.

Marnie currently holds an Esthetician’s license, as well as a Manager’s license in Ohio. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Physician-recommended skin care products and peels
  • Corrective make-up
  • Pre- and post-surgical care, consultation and education for plastic surgery patients

Marnie is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists, where she previously sat as board member. She is also experienced as a national trainer for physicians, nurses and aestheticians in medical skin care.

Patricia Lackner

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland Clinic Twinsburg

Patricia Lackner studied at the Paul Mitchell Academy in Twinsburg, Ohio, receiving her Managing Cosmetologist license with emphasis in aesthetics and hair design. She joined Cleveland Clinic in 2009, and has been with the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute since 2011. Patricia also works in The Aesthetic Corner, Cleveland Clinic's retail boutique for medical grade skin care products located at Main Campus.

Bridget Lien

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland Clinic Strongsville

Bridget Lien joined Cleveland Clinic in 2005, and holds a license in Cosmetology with a concentration in skin care. She completed her Cosmetology Degree at RD's College in North Dakota, and has completed numerous advanced medical skin care courses. Her specialty is providing pre- and post-surgical care and physician-based skin care and treatments for both dermatology and plastic surgery patients.

Melissa Linc

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland Clinic Beachwood

Missy Linc graduated The Ohio State University with a goal to help others. She attained her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences in 1999. Working in all different facets of the social service field she found her true passion to be in helping others feel good about themselves. She went back to school for her License in Aesthetics, which she received from the International Dermal Institute. Missy has worked as an esthetician, trainer and educator since 2003. She is very dedicated to skin care and the effect healthy skin can have on a person.

Fara Linquist

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland Clinic Avon

Fara Linquist studied aesthetics at The Academy of Salon Professional in Santa Clara, California, where she earned several certifications in Chemical Peeling, Aromatherapy, Body Wraps, and Enzyme Therapy. She furthered her aesthetics education at the International Dermal Institute in San Francisco, California, and holds an Instructor's license in Ohio. Fara trained and worked in private practice Dermatology prior to joining Cleveland Clinic in 2012.

Cynthia Priola

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Chagrin Falls

Cynthia joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2003, and has worked in the Department of Dermatology for the past several years. She recently helped open the aesthetic practice for Chagrin Falls Dermatology. A graduate of The Brown Aveda Institute in 2011, Cynthia found her specialty in MicroDermabrasion. She first worked as an Independent Contractor prior to joining Aesthetic Services in 2012. Cynthia looks forward to assisting you with all of your skin care needs.

Christina Smith

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Elyria
Cleveland Clinic Avon

Christina is licensed in Aesthetics and has been a skin care specialist since 2002. She joined Cleveland Clinic in 2004 as a medical assistant/aesthetician, and has completed various medical skin care courses. Christina functions under direct physician's supervision related to specific skin care evaluations, follow-up appointments, chemical peels, dermablading, CO2 treatments, and pore extractions, and provides pre and post-operative care as directed by the physician.

Bonnie Thomas

Locations:
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Bonnie Thomas has over 10 years of skin care experience, and holds a manager's license in Ohio. She specializes in special occasion and camouflage make up, as well as chemical peels. As a former salon owner, Bonnie is equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the skin as well as the various needs of the patient. In 2011, Bonnie became involved in the Dermatology Multicultural Hair & Skin Center at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. She is excited to work with patients and be able to help with all skin care needs.