Our Columbus Staff
At Advanced Laser Skin Center, we select only the best of the best to serve our patients and their families. All of our staff members are friendly, knowledgeable, and highly proficient. Should you have any questions or concerns before, during or after a visit to our Columbus Med Spa, do not hesitate to visit with one of our staff members. They are readily standing by to address your needs.
David Garcia, D.O.
Board Certifications, Education, and Training:
- Member of BodyLogicMD, a national network of highly trained physicians specializing in Natural Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
- Member of the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine
- Extensive Training in anti-aging provided by the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine
- Board-Certified in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Occupational Medicine
About Dr. Garcia:
Dr. David Garcia joined our office in 2015 and has been fulfilling his role and exceeding our patients’ expectations ever since. Dr. David Garcia is the owner and operator of BodyLogicMD of Columbus, and is an active member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging, Functional, and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. David Garcia has maintained a primary interest in preventive, anti-aging and aesthetic medicine and dedicates his practice to bioidentical hormone therapy combined with customized nutrition and fitness programs to help men and women find relief from the symptoms of menopause, andropause, thyroid disorder and adrenal fatigue.
Dr. David Garcia has obtained board certifications in family medicine, emergency medicine and addiction medicine. He also holds a board certificate of added qualification in occupational medicine. He has been featured in and is co-author of North Americas™ Top Doctors Share Secrets to Anti-Aging and Wellness.
Dr. David Garcia has realized the limitations of traditional medical care. Only by looking deeper into hormonal, nutritional and fitness status do opportunities for real healing occur.
Ilona Thomas, RN
Board Certifications, Education, Training:
- Certified Registered Nurse
- Licenses Esthetician – Nationwide Beauty Spa School
- Certified Permanent Makeup Artist through – Beau Institute, Rose Marie Beauchemin
- Certified Nurse Botox Injector in Botox and Filler techniques
- Trained in laser modalities, endermologie cellulite reduction, microneedeling procedures, advanced lip aesthetics, platelet rich plasma facial procedures, advanced medical chemical peels, body peels, herbalism and essential oils, small pocket fat reduction, mesotherapy, micro current.
About Ilona Thomas
Ilona Thomas is from Latvia in Eastern Europe and has been sharing her skill and the secrets of European skin care traditions with Central Ohio since 2006. Ilona Thomas has over 10 years experience in the beauty industry, gained, by working with cosmetic’s tycoons such as Lancôme, Chanel, Mac, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Macy’s. In addition she has worked in the cosmetic field assisting with medi-spa services, cosmetic injectables and laser procedures. Now Ilona provides advanced skin care protocols blending her knowledge of skin anatomy, dermal structure,cytology and of botanicals for optimal results and customer satisfaction. Her skill set includes treatments such as microdermabrasion, chemical peeling and acne relief, endermologie, micro-current.
Every treatment provided includes a blend of European esthetic tradition that originated in Switzerland in 1946 of the 20th Century and Japanese ancient facial massage techniques, for an experience, that promotes stress relief and relaxation. Ilona takes time to listen to concerns and educate each and every client on improving their skin health, by modifying their daily regimens and habits. IIona is fascinated by bath house traditions of ancient Rome, Russian Banya, Temples of Venus and makeup and waxing traditions of Ancient Egypt. Drawn to healing traditions of ancient India Shirodara, her personal favorite, uses healing through ayurvedic wisdom. She has traveled extensively to increase her knowledge and experience; studying aesthetic practices of women and men of different origins in Greece, France, Spain, England, Denmark, and Russia.
Skin and aesthetics have been a passion of Ilona’s since she was very young. At age 11 she was drawn to herbal applications of Latvia and northern Europe. Women passed on generational knowledge and practice of herbal pharmacopia, she learned the practice from her grandmother Tekla Lazdane (1925-2013) gather herbs and botanicals for the “winter pharmacy.” “My grandmother taught me about botanical efficacy and timing, she used to say, while pointing at leaves of plants or berries: “This will relieve cough, this you can add to your hair rinse, this will aid as a skin remedy for scrapes and bruising…”All plants were picked before summer solstice usually 23rd of June, and at certain hour of the day, as plants were believed to have the most potency and reach their full bloom prior to that time, and the results were amazing, that taught me how powerful healing forces of nature can be.”
Ashley Beyazian, Licensed Esthetician
Ashley began her career in the beauty industry working as a freelance Makeup Artist. She quickly developed expertise in Bridal and special event style makeup.
In 2012 she graduated from the Spa School with a Managing Esthetics license. She began expanding her list of services as an Esthetician and Color Expert at Skin Perfect Clinic. In 2014 she was featured in Skin INC magazine, highlighting her airbrush makeup application. Ashley credits her knowledge of skin to her clients and her drive to find the most effective esthetics treatments. Ashley has been Vegan for 9 years and has a deep love for animals. Organic and plant based skincare has been a focus for her in the treatment room.
We are proud of our new office at Advanced Laser Skin Center. Patients are the heart of our practice, so it makes sense that we would go out of the way to provide comfortable waiting and treatment areas complete with the types of amenities you would expect from the premier medical practice in Columbus. Our office is filled with state of the art lasers and other high tech aesthetic equipment to ensure awesome results without surgery. We believe our patients deserve only the best, and our staff works hard to deliver a superior experience at every visit.