Courtney is Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center’s Clinical Director. She founded the business in 2001 with Dr. Gustav Lo. She continues to evolve the practice with the newest innovative techniques and procedures to suit each patient’s individual needs and provide a variety of solutions. Courtney is the area’s first Platinum Level Botox® and Juvederm® Provider (since 2004), and in 2012 was named TOP Restylane® and Perlane® Injector in the state of Michigan. Her expertise and precision in cosmetic treatments comes from years of experience and her regular attendance at conferences in Smartlipo, Aesthetics, Dermatology, and Laser Technology.
In 2001, Dr. Gustav Lo opened Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center in Petoskey with the vision of helping patients not only feel their best, but also look their best. The success of this vision has lead to additional locations in Traverse City and Gaylord. Dr. Lo was the first to pioneer SmartLipo in Michigan, and performs more body sculpting procedures than any other aesthetic doctor in the region. In addition to SmartLipo, Dr. Lo is also a trained provider for Cellulaze, Lazerlift, and Aqua Jet. He has personally trained with the top authorities in the field: Dr. Stephen Mulholand of Toronto, Dr. John Millard of Denver, and Dr. Barry DiBernardo of New York.
Dr. Lo is extremely hands-on in his approach, personally consulting with his clients to ensure the best aesthetic outcome.
Lee joined Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center in 2009 and is a Laser and Injection Provider in all three offices. Lee is a Platinum Level Botox and Juvederm provider, and also specializes in our skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, leg vein treatment and fat reduction therapies. She continues in her expertise by making education a focus. Lee’s unparalleled attention to detail has brought her a devoted following. Her soft touch and result-driven style will make you feel comfortable and educated as well as providing you with fabulous results.
Rene is a Laser and Injection provider in all three offices. She joined Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center in 2011. In addition to serving as our patient care coordinator, Rene answers any and all questions that you might have before, during, or after your service. In fact, her caring nature has garnered her a loyal following. Rene is a Platinum Level Botox and Juvederm provider, and also specializes in our skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, leg vein treatment and fat reduction therapies. Her passion for improving the health and confidence of our clients is apparent in all she does.
Jessie joined the Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center in Traverse City in 2009. Jessie was trained at the Douglas J Aveda Institute and continues to attend advanced skin care and laser certification courses. She is passionate about both the health and beauty of skin. As Traverse City’s skin care expert, using a combination of Intense Pulsed Light, microdermabrasions, chemical peels, medi-spa facials and skin care, Jessie’s objective is to make certain you look and feel your best.
Sarah joined Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center in 2015. After training at The Douglas J Aveda Institute, she continued her education with advanced skin care and laser certification courses. Sarah welcomes all former clients to continue treatments at her new suite on our Petoskey location. With her aesthetic expertise, compassionate nature, and attention to detail, Sarah is welcome addition to our team and an immediate hit with our clients. She has a loyal following for skin rejuvenation services such as peels, microdermabrasions, IPL, dermaplaning and med-spa facials, as well as laser treatments.
Traverse City resident Bonnie Denton is one of our skin care and laser experts. She joined Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center in 2014. A licensed esthetician, Bonnie is an advanced laser hair removal specialist and premiere skin care expert.
A Harbor Springs native, Brooke Phillips worked at Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii for five years before joining Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center in 2015. She graduated from the Cosmetology Program at San Juan College in 2006 and is experienced in facial services/peels, laser hair removal, Venus Legacy non-invasive body contouring and skin tightening treatments, as well as intense pulsed light therapy. Her creativity, attention to fine detail, aesthetic vision, and compassionate-empathic personality make her an exemplary part of our esthetic team. Brooke’s love for and understanding of brows also propelled her to become a lead brow stylist at our Petoskey Brow Studio.
Jette Wichman joined us in 2015 as our Patient Care Coordinator/Medical Assistant and our tattoo removal specialist. Prior to becoming an integral part of our team, she was a medical assistant at Dermatology Associates for over two years. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University and has attained her certification in laser tattoo removal. Her combined medical expertise and professional, energetic, hands on nature help patients to feel comfortable as well as properly informed regarding their treatment decisions.
Kelly joined the Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center in 2007. Kelly graduated college with a Degree in Business Management in 2004. She’ll most likely be your first point of contact with our office and will confidently answer your aesthetic questions in the office or over the phone. She’s happy to coordinate your appointments to suit your treatment needs and cater to your schedule.
Krista Buchanan is our Traverse City Office Coordinator. Joining us in 2014, Krista brings an already extensive background as a local entrepreneur and business administrator. Her personal touch of caring and organizing is undeniable. Customer relations are her specialty and, with her skill-set and knowledge, Krista quickly became an invaluable member of the CSLC Team.
Katie Justis brings southern hospitality as our Petoskey Office Coordinator. Katie has worked in the beauty industry for over twenty years. She is quick with a smile and her priority is making every patient feel welcome. Joining our staff in 2014, she enjoys building relationships with our clientele ensuring the best care possible.
Leslie Jackson joined Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center in 2015. Currently an office coordinator in the Traverse City location, you will soon find her heading off our new beauty and brow retail store, Traverse Beauty Bar, on East Front Street in downtown Traverse City. Leslie worked bi-coastally in the beauty industry in both NYC and West Hollywood before making the move to northern Michigan and becoming part of our team. Her ambition and passion for the beauty and skincare industries, combined with her retail and Ferris State University Business School background, have made her a welcome addition to the Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center and its soon-to-open sister location, Traverse Beauty Bar.