Dawnyel Himes, RT, CLT, LSO
Co-Founder – Mad Peaches
Master laserist, visionary and co-founder of Mad Peaches MedSpa in Denver. Dawnyel loves the ever changing, competitive marketplace of medical esthetics and preventive aging. “Keeping pace with change is not enough: A true leader must make change happen.”
Dawnyel is a Colorado native with a 100 year name in the farming community of Yuma, Colorado. Born in Wray, Colorado and raised in Florence, Colorado. Dawnyel was offered the privilege of entering a vocational nursing program her junior year of high school. Dawnyel’s Academics continued in Radiology and Biophysics from Colorado State University in Pueblo Colorado.
After moving to Denver Dawnyel worked in Radiology at Littleton Hospital in Emergency Care, Operating Room and General Radiology. Years to follow, Dawnyel took a job with Stryker Instruments in the navigation sales department assisting with neurology and spine surgery. Dawnyel’s knowledge of specialized equipment combined with an eye for ongoing improvement, expanded from medical lasers, radiology and medical equipment into medical laser aesthetics. “Whether I am fine tuning laser techniques, involved in engineering a new product or planning a training to teach the newest innovations in laser therapies, I pay close attention to every detail.” As a natural innovator, Dawnyel also believes everything begins with the character and integrity of : the product, the treatment, the device and our employees. “I am not afraid to break new ground and bring seamless service to the consumer with the newest approach to preventive aging.”
Stephen A. Goldstein, MD, FACS
Medical Director of Mad Peaches, Dr. Goldstein has also Founded Vitali-T Medical Clinics on one central belief – That no man or woman should have to suffer needlessly at the hands of hormonal imbalances.
Stephen A. Goldstein was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He was awarded an academic scholarship to the University of Tampa, receiving a B.S. degree in chemistry and was a recipient of the Borden Academic Prize. He did research at Chicago Argonne National Laboratory in biochemistry and biophysics.
He received his M.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed his General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhone Island. Stephen Goldstein received an additional year of fellowship training in the field of micro vascular and hand surgery at the University of Pittsburg.
In 1985, Stephen Goldstein moved to Denver and established a private practice specializing in plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Stephen Goldstein is a fellow of the American College for Surgeons and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Stephen A. Goldstein firmly believes in continuing education and attends numerous professional meeting and conference yearly to remain in touch with the latest technological advances. Dr. Stephen Goldstein’s experience, professionalism, and unsurpassed results provide him with the makings he needs to embark on the success of Vitali-T Medical Clinics, helping you take back your life and achieve Energy, Vitality and Balance!
Medical Spa Manager
Marina Zapata is a welcome addition to the Mad Peaches Medical Spa team with over 25 years experience in business management. She applies her strong expertise in people skills, data, relationship building and long-term strategic planning.
Bringing someone with Marina’s experience was an integral decision for Mad Peaches founders, Dawnyel and Scott. She has worked for large retailers in which she learned business strategies and human resources. Marina’s retail management experience was an easy cross over twelve years ago into Medical Spa management. Marina takes great pride in creating a team in which the ultimate goal is to help people feel good about themselves, which is the cornerstone of her profession.
Kelly Buckley, PA-C
Kelly Buckley is a board certified Physician Assistant who specializes in the field of aesthetic medicine. She has trained with several plastic surgeons and other experts in the medical field. In 2006, she instructed a procedures course on cosmetic fillers at the American Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly in Washington D.C.
Kelly specializes in advanced laser procedures and injectables such as Botox, Juvederm, and Sculptra. Kelly’s focus is to achieve the most natural appearing results. With over 20 years experience practicing medicine and over 10 of those years specializing in cosmetic procedures and skin care, you will feel very comfortable in her care and confident in whatever treatment choice she guides you through. Kelly lives in Conifer with her husband, teenage daughter and son, five dogs, ten chickens and has a repertoire of hysterical stories.
Tara Gartanutti, RN, LME, CLT
Tara specializes in facial and body rejuvenation through skilled treatments including the use of lasers, injectables and advanced techniques. She is an expert at determining her clients’ skin care needs and providing a holistic approach to achieving stunning natural looking results.
As a registered nurse she has become an exceptional injectionist. Tara has trained under many medically advanced professionals throughout her career and has multiple certifications. She is among the most trusted and experienced aesthetic practitioners in the area due to her whole body approach, expertise in nutrition and clinical education. Clients appreciate Tara’s educational and tender approach to rejuvenation. When Tara isn’t working towards her next degree, you can find her mastering new culinary creations or planning her next trip overseas.
Kate Kennedy, LME, CLT
Kate is our amazing clinical aesthetician, with a background in nutrition and wellness. Kate graduated from the College of International Esthetics and attended the National Laser Institute of Medical Aesthetics. She has a wide range of certifications in laser treatments and loves how we are able to address a multitude of skin care goals with lasers. Kate is happy to share her knowledge of supplements and nutrition with her body contouring clients. When Kate is not home at her with her menagerie of pets, you can find her traveling around the world.
Kim Hackett, CLS, MA, LMT, Wellness Coach
Body Contouring Specialist
Kim Hackett is our Venus Legacy Body Contouring Specialist. She has over eight years experience providing body treatments to clients as a Massage Therapist and Post Op Specialist. She completed her training at the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado and Rocky Mountain Laser College.
Kim is passionate about supporting her clients reach their health and aesthetic goals. With her multiple years experience working with the body she has many tips that help her clients get the best results. Kim enjoys belly dancing and performs with a Belly Dance Troupe at several events throughout the year.