Meet the Staff

Our focus is on patient comfort, trust and results. At La Jolla Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center we take every little detail into account, to ensure your treatment is what it should be. From our Medical Director with years of experience, Dr. Shirazi, to our state-of-the-art, spa-like clinic, to our highly professional staff. Everyone here is dedicated to you and your aesthetic goals.

Lacie Villegas

Lead Licensed Nurse

A native of Ohio, Lacie obtained her Nursing License at Professional Skills Institute in 2008. She has been working in the medical aesthetics field for 13 years, starting at Toledo Surgical Associates Inc. She enjoys working in a challenging environment and utilizing her leadership and communication skills. She has continuously advanced her education and certification while gaining valuable experience. While working for Scripps in San Diego, Lacie was awarded Nurse of the Year in 2017 for the entire Scripps Clinic system.

Passionate about aesthetic medicine, she has worked alongside Dr. Azadeh Shirazi for several years to prove and perfect her skill and knowledge, as shown in the hundreds of successful treatments carried out on her valued patients. With a talented eye for beauty, she works with patients to help them attain their aesthetic goals and enhance their quality of life.

Lacie is upbeat, friendly, professional, and committed to achieving results. Those who know her closely will tell you her greatest virtue is how strongly she cares about others.

Selena Salazar

Licensed Aesthetician

Selena is a results-driven Medical Aesthetician with successful experience. She possesses a special talent for analyzing skin, performing extractions, and determining a customized plan of treatment for the best result. Her knowledge of skin health and expertise in aesthetics are utilized to create clinical treatments that are unique and tailored for every client. She is a highly trained medical aesthetic technician who listens to your specific requests and concerns to provide a level of personalized service that is unmatched. Selena finds it very fulfilling to connect with her patients, establish trust, and give personal attention to their needs. Her passion for skincare and skin health makes her job an enjoyable experience each day.

Megan Burtis

Licensed Aesthetician

Megan has been a medical aesthetician for many years and brings with her extensive aesthetic experience from working within Dermatology and Plastic surgeon offices, as well as luxury spas. After completing her Bachelor’s degree with minors in Biology and Health and Wellness coaching she brings with her an excellent knowledge of all different skin types and treatments and knows the steps to take to ensure that she leaves her patient’s feeling taken care of and exceeding their expectations for the results they are desiring. She specializes in anti-aging and acne treatments, and some of her favorite treatments are dermal infusions, chemical peels, and dermaplaning due to the incredible results many of her patients have had. Through her extensive knowledge of ingredients and a wide variety of products she has an amazing skill of developing and creating customized skincare regiments for each of her patient’s unique skin types. She is extremely thorough and ensures that patients receive the highest quality treatments and feel pampered at the same time.

Carol Diggs

Registered Nurse

Carol has over 10 years of experience as a certified Aesthetic Laser Nurse training with top doctors in Dermatology & Plastic Surgery. She has been in the medical field for over 30 years, with experience as a critical care nurse in the ICU taking care of Cardiovascular and Trauma Patients.

She has vast knowledge and experience in resurfacing Lasers, Intense Pulse Light, Iriderm laser, vascular laser systems, and and Laser Hair Removal.

Carol’s understanding, medical knowledge, and skill coupled with her warm and outgoing nature certainly puts her patients at ease!

Ashlynne McLean

Front Desk Office Coordinator

Ashlynne is a graduate of Boise State University, where she studied Communications. With a vast skill set in project design, problem resolution, employee training and development, schedule management, customer service, and much more, Ashlynne is just the right fit for keeping the bustle going at La Jolla Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center.

We know you lead a busy and sometimes chaotic life and Ashlynne is up to the task of making your treatments and appointments feel like a seamless integration with all the things you need to get done.

We expect you’ll be just as happy to see her when you come in for your appointment as we are in knowing she keeps our center running like a fine-tuned machine.

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