Not all medical spas are the same. At Belleza Skin Care Institute, we are actively run by board certified dermatologists and plastic surgeons of DMG Aesthetics, a member of DuPage Medical Group. As the only medical spa in the western suburbs with four locations and eight on-site supervising dermatologists and two plastic surgeons, we pride ourselves on our expertise and attentiveness. Our physicians work side by side with our estheticians, resulting in experiences and outcomes that are second to none.
As a medical spa under the direction of board-certified dermatologists and plastic surgeons, we blend the science of modern medicine with the best esthetic care. Using the latest in esthetic treatments and the finest in skin care products, we bring out the best in you.
We take great pride in delivering an experience that is beyond our clients' expectations. At Belleza Skin Care Institute, our focus is on providing the best care possible in a relaxing environment. We understand our clients have many choices for their skin care needs, which is why we work so hard to deliver the highest quality in all that we do.
Discover Belleza and get the beautiful skin you always knew was possible.
Alix J. Charles, MD, FADD, Hinsdale, Lombard
Dr. Charles specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases and preventative care through comprehensive skin exams. His emphasis is in general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology in adults and children. Dr. Charles focuses on cutaneous oncology, ethnic skin disorders and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures involving lasers and injectables.
Sharon Fang, MD, FAAD, Hinsdale
Dr. Fang focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of skin problems in adults, children and newborns. She specializes in general and surgical dermatology including the treatment of skin cancer, acne, eczema and psoriasis. Dr. Fang stresses the importance of annual skin exams and treatment plan compliance to maintain excellent skin..
Stephanie Gan, MD, FAAD, Lombard
Dr. Stephanie Gan is a board-certified dermatologist with expertise in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, with special interests in laser surgery, soft tissue augmentation, and scar revision. Dr. Gan specializes in minimally invasive techniques for facial and body rejuvenation. She brings to the group advanced knowledge in neuromodulators for wrinkles and fine lines, and lasers for sun damage, age spots, redness, broken blood vessels, and hair reduction, amongst other applications.
Shraddha Desai, MD, FAAD, Naperville
Dr. Shraddha Desai provides dermatologic care with the utmost compassion. A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Desai enjoys working with both children and adults to treat all conditions of the skin, hair and nails.
Ashish Bhatia, MD, FADD, Naperville
An accomplished board certified dermatologist, Dr. Bhatia brings extensive experience in dermatology, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic surgery. His expertise includes face and body esthetic surgery, skin cancer therapy, Mohs micrographic surgery, laser surgery, and skin resurfacing procedures, as well as the treatment of common and rare skin conditions. He also brings to the group advanced techniques in liposuction, leg vein treatments, Botox, facial augmentation and hair restoration.
Jeffrey Hsu, MD, FADD, Naperville
Dr. Jeffrey Hsu is a board certified dermatologist with expertise in laser surgery, leg vein treatments, hair transplantation, soft tissue augmentation, cosmetic surgery, Botox and general dermatology. Dr. Hsu specializes in minimally invasive techniques for various skin, vein and cosmetic conditions.
Kelly Stankiewicz, MD, FADD, Naperville
Dr. Stankiewicz is a board certified dermatologist with clinical interests in laser dermatology and general dermatology for all ages, including acne, eczema, and skin cancer. Dr. Stankiewicz is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatological Surgery, the Women's Dermatologic Society and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Joseph L. Daw, MD, DDS, FACS, Warrenville
Recognized as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly and the Consumer Research Council, Dr. Joseph Daw brings extensive training and experience in aesthetics and plastic surgery. His expertise includes facelifts, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, liposuction, breast augmentation and abdominoplasty. Dr. Daw is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Steven R. Sigalove, MD, FACS, Warrenville
Dr. Steven Sigalove is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in plastic, reconstructive, cosmetic and hand surgery. His clinical interests include the face, breast, and body aesthetic surgeries, as well as breast, chest wall, lower extremity, facial trauma and post-bariatric reconstructive surgeries. In addition, he provides non-surgical aesthetic procedures such as JUVEDEM®, Radiesse® Volumizing Filler, Belotero® Balance and BOTOX® Cosmetic. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Medical Society and serves as an advisor for the National Council of Leaders in Breast Aesthetics.
Kelle Berggren, MD, FADD, Wheaton
A warm and caring physician, Dr. Kelle Berggren is a board certified dermatologist with clinical interests encompassing the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases as well as cosmetic procedures including laser treatments, Botox, facial augmentation, facial rejuvenation, sclerotherapy for leg veins and chemical peels.
Ted Conrad, MD, FADD, Wheaton
A board certified dermatologist, Ted Conrad, MD provides his patients with outstanding care encompassing adult and pediatric general dermatology, eczema, pigmented and vascular birthmarks, acne, psoriasis, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer and skin cancer surgery. His cosmetic interests include laser surgery, hair removal, Botox and fillers.
James J. Herrmann, MD, FADD, Wheaton
A board certified dermatologist, James J. Herrmann, MD is the Director and Founder of Belleza. He provides his patients with outstanding care encompassing adult and pediatric dermatology, acne, psoriasis, skin cancer surgery and cosmetic dermatology including laser treatments, Botox, facial augmentation, sclerotherapy for leg veins, chemical peels and facial rejuvenation.
Jaime Cruse, LE, Hinsdale
Jaime believes that healthy skin is important to overall good health. She is passionate about educating her clients on proper skin care and empowering them to maintain the best possible skin.
With more than 12 years of experience as an esthetician in both clinical and spa settings, Jaime has the knowledge and training to devise customized solutions that fit each individual’s skin care needs. Her areas of expertise include laser hair removal, skin rejuvenating treatments, microdermabrasion and chemical peels.
As a member of the health care team at the DMG dermatology in Hinsdale, Jaime works closely with our health care providers to stay up-to-date on the latest products and advancements in skin care.
Karen Knecht, LE, Hinsdale
Karen has been a licensed esthetician working in medical clinics for the last 12 years. Her experience includes laser procedures, hair removal, IPL, skin tightening and chemical peels, as well as product recommendations. She enjoys helping clients find the product or procedure that can get them the results they have always wanted but couldn't achieve on their own, and then providing them with an at-home regimen to keep their skin looking its best.
Melissa Lounsbury, LE, Naperville
Melissa will provide the highest level of patient care and esthetic services to women, men and teens with skin treatments such as laser hair removal, acne treatments, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. In addition to years of experience and training in the cosmetic industry after attaining her esthetician license, Melissa has worked closely with Dr. Bhatia, Dr. Hsu, and Dr. Stankiewicz to develop an eye for skin conditions and treatments needed to give her patients optimal results. She understands that every face is unique, requiring an unique approach. Melissa is particularly enthusiastic in formulating a comprehensive at-home skin care regimen, understanding the importance of medical grade daily skin care to maintain maximum results between esthetic services.
Sarah O'Hara, LE, Naperville
Sarah O’Hara performs skin treatments to complement and enhance the work of Dr. Bhatia, Dr. Hsu, and Dr. Stankiewicz. Bringing her years of experience as an accomplished licensed esthetician, she works closely with our healthcare providers to design individualized treatment plans for our patients. Sarah is an expert at identifying skin issues and finding corresponding treatments and products. Sarah has worked as a makeup artist with prestigious lines such as Chanel, Lancôme, Estee Lauder, Glominerals, and Jane Iredale. She prides herself on her experience in helping patients achieve their personal, aesthetic and health and fitness goals. Sarah is also a Licensed Personal Trainer and Life Coach.
Izzie Flynn, LE, Warrenville
Izzie Flynn uses her 20 years as an esthetician in the medical aesthetics field to perform results-driven skincare services that help meet patients’ goals. She works closely with Dr. Joseph Daw and Dr. Steven Sigalove, ensuring all treatments and at-home regimens complement and enhance their work. Educating patients on how their skin functions and why products and services chosen will benefit the patient is most important to Izzie. She starts by evaluating each patient’s skin care goals, beginning with the Reveal® Imager system which helps her asses a patient’s skin at the visible level and underlying layers. This allows her to take a proactive approach and customize a specific treatment plan to treat patients actual skincare concerns. Izzie also helps guide patients through the various products and services available to create a comprehensive program to achieve their skincare goals and ensure they have the best experience possible. Izzie performs results-oriented treatments such as chemical peels, Intraceuticals® infusions, Hydrafacials, laser treatments and permanent make-up tattooing. As a veteran esthetician, she prides herself on blending all aspects of the aesthetics industry by keeping the relaxing environment of a traditional spa while achieving the maximum results of a medical spa. Skincare consultations are always complimentary; she would be happy to show you her before and after photos from participants of the 90 day challenge and permanent make-up services.
Michelle Testen, LE, Wheaton
Michelle has experience in the medical aesthetics field having worked as both a licensed esthetician and a medical assistant. She is passionate about executing results-driven services as well as recommending at home skin care regimens that are effective in maintaining your healthiest skin possible. Her areas of expertise include skin rejuvenating treatments, laser hair removal, chemical peels and microdermabrasion. Michelle has the knowledge and training to perform comprehensive skincare treatments that help meet patients’ individual skin care goals.
Anna La Tour, LE, Wheaton
Anna offers preventative and corrective skin care treatments that are customized for each person. Her background as a spa esthetician, make-up artist and an educator, allow her to offer a wide range of expertise. Anna is certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, skin rejuvenating treatments and face lift massage techniques. Because of her own struggle with acne and sensitive skin, she specializes in treating problematic skin types, by incorporating practical and holistic solutions that treat the whole person. Anna continues her education on new innovations in the esthetic industry on a regular basis and has been trained by national esthetic educators.
Grace Sciortino, LC, LMT, Wheaton
As a licensed cosmetologist performing esthetics in the medical field and a licensed massage therapist, Grace takes great pride in her work and strives to stay current with the latest techniques and treatments. She received training and certification to perform medical grade chemical peels and laser treatments. Her commitment is to provide the highest level of patient care and esthetic services for women, men and teens, including advance treatments such as laser hair reduction, photo rejuvenation, acne laser treatment, chemical peels, and HydraFacials.
She will customize a treatment plan for her patients along with educating them on product knowledge that is useful for them to help with their treatment.
Jane Jacobs, Spa Coordinator, Hinsdale
Jane Jacobs joined the Hinsdale Dermatology team in 2011 and transitioned to the position of spa coordinator in 2013. Jane works directly with the medical and esthetic team to provide patients with personalized skin care that meets their unique needs. She also attends educational seminars that allow her to offer patients the latest information on our complete line of skin care products and innovative treatment options. With her warm personality and willingness to go the extra mile, Jane is dedicated to ensuring the best possible experience for each and every patient who visits the Belleza Skin Care Institute.
Brooke Glisson, Spa Coordinator, Naperville
Brooke Glisson has been part of the Naperville Dermatology team since 2007, and transitioned to spa coordinator in May 2009. As spa coordinator, Brooke offers outstanding customer service and is committed to providing the best patient experience possible. Brooke has a strong knowledge of all services and products offered at Belleza. She is dedicated to the integration between dermatology and esthetics and believes in providing great patient care to all who visit Belleza Skin Care Institute.
Amy Jorgensen, Spa Coordinator, Warrenville
Amy Jorgensen joined the Plastic Surgery team in 2014. She has a BA in Advertising Design and worked in marketing and graphic design for 12 years before going back to school to become a licensed esthetician in 2009. As the Spa Coordinator of Belleza Warrenville, she is able to combine both fields of study while doing what she enjoys most, which is helping patients’ look and feel their best. Her outgoing and friendly personality ensures that she will do whatever it takes to make sure every patient has the best possible experience at Belleza Skincare Institute Warrenville.
Jackie Christopher, Cosmetic Coordinator, Wheaton
As the cosmetic coordinator, Jackie utilizes her years of experience and knowledge within the field to provide each patient with the cosmetic options that best meet their individual needs.
Stephanie Mast, Spa Coordinator, Wheaton
Stephanie joined the Wheaton Dermatology team in 2014. She has been in the skin care industry since 2009, having worked as a Licensed Esthetician and also a private practice dermatology office. She is passionate about proper skincare treatments and believes everyone should have the opportunity to look and feel their best. She is dedicated and friendly in making sure each patient is well cared for. As she moves into the Spa Coordinator role, she believes she will be able to utilize her knowledge to run a successful spa.