J. Stewart Carr, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Carr completed his medical degree and residency training at Queens University, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He received his undergraduate degree in Biophysics from the University of Guelph, Canada. He has been practicing in the Raleigh area since 1992. He is the proud Dad of 8 children, and is active in his church as well as his kids activities. In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, fishing, and the great outdoors.

Rebecca Holt, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Rebecca holds a BA in Psychology from Meredith College, Raleigh, NC (1999), and a Master’s degree from Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA (2004). Her past experience includes Urgent Care medicine, Family Practice, and Emergency Room Medicine. Rebecca began working in Dermatology in 2006 and has a special interest in prevention and early detection of skin cancers.

Jessica Clifford, RN

Registered Nurse

Jessica holds a BS in Nursing, from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC (2015). A member of the Dermatology Nurses Association, Jessica specializes in cosmetic procedures including Botox injections, fillers, skin rejuvenation lasers, laser hair removal, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion.

Norma, MA-C

Certified Medical Assistant

Norma holds an AS degree in Medical Assisting from ECPI University, Raleigh, NC (2010). A North Carolina native, Norma is also certified in Phlebotomy and EKG, and has additional experience in Urgent Care and Pediatrics. Norma has a special interest in improving patients’ self-esteem through successful treatment of various skin issues.


Licensed Aesthetician, Medical Assistant

Nina has been in the industry for 13 years. She has spent almost 10 of those years working with lasers. She specializes in hair removal, skin resurfacing and tightening, and peels. She is excited to be a part of our growing team and is just as passionate about acne as she is about lasers. When not at work, Nina enjoys riding her motorcycle and doing home improvement projects.


Licensed Cosmetologist, Medical Assistant

Tammy has over 26 years in the Aesthetics and Cosmetic industries, and brings to the team extensive training, certifications, and hands-on experience with current laser technology. In addition, she has Phlebotomy and Nursing Assistant certifications. Tammy believes educating patients is a vital part of preventing early signs of age progression. She has given many lectures and trainings on anti-aging, and has owned/ managed two cosmetic salons. With medical aesthetics as her passion, she looks forward to sharing her skin care knowledge and experience with her patients.


Licensed Aesthetician, Medical Assistant

As a veteran Aesthetician since 2005, Donielle’s mission is to give her patients the best care possible. Her passion is to help and educate patients with their skin care needs. In addition, Donielle has continued to grow her skills by attending the National Laser Institute in AZ and receiving Laser Safety Officer training. Donielle resides in Holly Springs with her amazing husband and 3 beautiful children.


Patient Relations Manager

Rachel is originally from Fayetteville, GA. She came to NC to be closer to family and loves it here! With a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Pre-Law, Rachel decided early in her career path she would like to do something different and thought the medical field would be a great way to expand her knowledge in customer care. Rachel enjoys spending time with family and friends when she is not at work and also enjoys reading, museums, and exploring Raleigh.


Operations Manager

Melissa comes to us from Westchester County, New York with a background in the fashion and fitness industry, and brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience to the team. Having lived in North Carolina for 20 years with her 4 children, Melissa calls North Carolina home and loves it here. She is happily married to her husband Jeremy and enjoys working out, cooking, and spending time with her family.


Front Desk

Amy was born and raised in Colorado. North Carolina has become home over the past 20 years with her husband and two kids. She has a degree in Exercise Science and a background in the fitness industry specializing in yoga and pilates instruction, as well as program development and implementation. In her free time, she enjoys reading, yoga, and being outside hiking and biking.


Front Desk

Sarah comes to us from France and has been in North Carolina for two years. She has a degree in Electronics. Her past experience is as a sales associate with an IT company. She specifically enjoys web design and is in the process of obtaining her associate’s degree in web development from Wake Tech. Her hobbies are shopping and gaming.


Front Desk

Originally from Pennsylvania and Maryland, Tara has spent much of her career in sales and customer service. She loves working with people and taking care of their needs, making their experience special and unique. She is blessed with a fabulous husband, 4 kids, blending 3 more and living the life she loves.


Practice Manager

Betsy grew up in VA and moved to NC to attend Meredith College. She graduated with a degree in Business Management and worked for 17 years in large corporations in the Triangle. She is excited about the skin care industry and looks forward to being a part of helping patients feel confident and happy with their skin. Betsy has 2 daughters and though there is not a lot of free time, when she has it, she loves watching sports, hanging out with her family and walking her dog.


Business Manager

A New England native, Julie brings to us 25 years of experience in business development and senior leadership roles. She has a passion for business and the medical aesthetics industry, and loves being able to blend both here at the Practice. When not at the office, you can find Julie and her husband tackling their latest DIY project, working and training their 2 Rotties, volunteering in the community, or spending time with family and friends.