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 hormone 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 theAmerican 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 helping people feel good about themselves which is a corner stone of her profession.
Tara Gartanutti, RN, LE, CLT
Tara joins Mad Peaches with over 10 years experience in medical aesthetics. She started her career as a Medical Esthetician in 2005 and has worked with Plastic Surgeons, and for top 3 Medical Spa in Denver. Tara has a reputation for excellence and specializes in facial and body rejuvenation through advanced treatments including the use of lasers. Her repertoire of services include: Chemical peels, facials, laser hair removal, tattoo removal and body contouring treatments.
Tara took some time off aesthetics to pursue her nursing degree. Tara is now a registered nurse and performing facial aesthetics. Tara maintains her professional skills through advanced training, in-house and nationally, as well as through collaboration with dermatologists and other cosmetic nurses. She posses deep skin care knowledge and a passion for results. She is among the most trusted and skilled aesthetic practitioners in the area.
Lisa Taton, LME, CLT
Medical Esthetician Body Contouring Specialist
Lisa comes to Mad Peaches as an experienced Body Contouring Specialist. She studied at Colorado Advanced Aesthetics and brings over six years of aesthetic experience. She is passionate about non-invasive procedures which produce great results. Her experience with lasers includes hair removal, laser skin resurfacing, intense pulsed light, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and high frequency dermaplaning. Her extensive experience has led her to the world of non-invasive body contouring.
Kate Kennedy, LME, CLT
Kate joins the staff of Mad Peaches as a medical esthetician. Kate’s career in marketing and product development in the health and wellness industry led to a passion for skin care. Kate graduated from the College of International Esthetics, specializing in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, high frequency, dermaplaning. She attended the National Laser Institute of Medical Aesthetics, earning her certification in lasers to include: Intense Pulsed Light, Broad Band Light, Tattoo Removal, Laser Hair Removal. Kate is excited to be a part of the innovative team at Mad Peaches and help clients reach their skin care goals.