Expert Staff: Our results driven staff members include some of the most experienced professionals in the field. Our continuous training and education on the latest technology, products, techniques and safety protocols gives us the expertise in this continuously developing field of aesthetic practices. Our advanced education allows us to provide our clients with the most effective procedures and sets us apart from the rest of our competitors.
Dr. Lad Rubaum is an ENT / Facial Plastic Surgeon / Laser Surgeon with over 30 years experience in the cosmetic field. A USC graduate, Dr. Rubaum has held fellowships with American Academy of Facial Plastic and Resconstructive Surgery, American Skin Cancer Foundation, American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Rubaum is also certified in Laser therapies and served in the United States Coast Guard. He has an active part of every treatment performed at the Laser Image Company.
John Santoliquido (Operations Manager and Laser Specialist), gained his laser knowledge and experience working in the operating room and with top plastic surgeons. He has been in the cosmetic laser business since its inception in 1998 and continues to work with many top physicians and hospitals like Shriners Hospital for Children.
Charlotta Pettersson (Marketing Manager and Medical Aesthetician), has been in beauty industry since 2002. She is internationally trained at the School for Estheticians and Cosmetologists in Stockholm, Sweden and has a masters in fashion, print and beauty makeup. Her experience working with top plastic surgeons has led to the creation of new advanced skin and body treatments.
Min Lim RN – graduated with a BS in Biology and continued her studies to become a registered nurse. She has 8 years of experience and is currently pursuing her BSN. Min has a fierce passion for medical aesthetics and possesses a keen eye for detail. She will be thorough and communicative in formulating a treatment plan for your individual concerns.
Kimberly Slade RN (Cosmetic Laser Specialist) Kim is from Georgia where she practiced aesthetics for two years at ideal image. She became the only Preceptor in the Georgia centers, in which she trained other nurses on the modalities that they offered. Kim is passionate about helping people feel more confident in their skin, and hopefully she can help you as well!
Claire Thompson RN BSN (Cosmetic Laser Specialist) Claire started her career in the aesthetic industry as an aesthetician focusing on skin health. With her love for the creative arts and sculpting she decided to pursue her passion in the aesthetic field. Claire enhanced her education with a nursing degree from SanDiego State for years ago and performs laser and injectable services with an eye for beauty and detail.
Kayci Cadou (Patient Care Coordinator), Raised in the South Bay, Kayci comes from an extensive background in luxury hospitality, customer service and experience working closely with doctors and patients. Having graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, she makes patient satisfaction her top priorities. She loves working closely with our patients to ensure an exceptional experience from start to finish. Her passion for health and beauty is what lead her to The Laser Image Company and keeps her smiling and enjoying interacting with our patients and guests.
Kristen Hague (Patient Liaison), has worked in the cosmetic field in sunny Florida before southern California. This world traveler is knowledgeable on all the services we offer and will always greet you with a smile.
Danielle Paulson (Lead Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist) has over 25 years experience in the industry. Her love of anything “skin” related started in high school, blending her own masks and creams using herbs and aromatherapy. She has worked for several cosmetic companies including: Chanel, Lancôme, Estee Lauder and Aveda. She is highly experienced in customizing facial treatment plans, peels, and body treatments. Danielle has a deep caring and commitment to all her clients and is always available for consults or concerns. She continues and enjoys keeping up with all the new and advanced training available. She is a self proclaimed ingredient junky. She feels truly blessed to be able to help people and do what she loves… SKIN!
Claudia Cunningham (Skin Care Specialist) originally from Brazil, gave up a career as a flight attendant over 20 years ago to pursue her passion in skincare. With a special touch and expertise in advanced products you will be pampered and your skin will get the attention it needs to regain that youthful glow.
Karen Mediavilla (Licensed Medical Esthetician) For 11 plus years she is driven by her passion for esthetics, healthy skin, anti- aging and getting her clients to their skin care goals. She specializes, in anti-aging, hyper-pigmentation, acne, medical grade peels, HydraFacial MD, nano-needling, and Custom Facials. She is empathetic to unique skin care concerns and also loves to educate her clients on skin care regimens. When she is not making skin beautiful, you can find her spending quality time with family & friends. She loves nature, hiking and working out to maintain a healthy lifestyle.