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.”


Dr. Mario Imola MD, DDS, FRCSC, FACS

Medical Director

A double-board certified, Denver-based cosmetic facial plastic surgeon who has extensive training and expertise, specializing in all aspects of Facial Plastic Surgery, with nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) and facial rejuvenation surgery as his sub-specialty.

Specializing in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Mario Imola has extensive training and surgical experience. He obtained both a medical degree (MD, 1987) and dental degree (DDS, 1983) from the University of Toronto. He subsequently completed 4 years of comprehensive residency training in head and neck surgery followed by a 2 year fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Toronto and in Switzerland. Dr. Imola is double Board Certified by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. He has obtained fellowships in the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) as well as the American College of Surgeons (FACS).


Kelly Buckley, PA-C

Physician Assistant/Master Injectionist

Kelly150x150 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.


Kim Hackett, CLS, MA, LMT, Wellness Coach

Body Contouring Specialist

kim 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.


Virginia Boone, LE, CLT, TRS

Tattoo Removal Specialist

virginia Born and raised in Louisville, KY, Virginia is a seasoned clinician with over 6 years experience as a licensed medical aesthetician. Virginia specializes in makeup application, skincare treatments and overall health and wellness. Virginia has fallen in love with laser tattoo removal and the results that can be achieved. An honest, down to earth approach that is complete with southern charm and personality is what can be expected from Virginia at Mad Peaches Med Spa.


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