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About Us

Meet Our Incredible Staff

Dedicated to providing each client an exemplary experience at FIBB

CRNA, APRN

Ryann Lavenia

Ryann Lavenia CRNA, APRN is the president of Face It Botox Bar and an Advanced Practitioner Registered Nurse, with over 19 years of experience in the medical profession. Ryann grew up in Ft. Myers, attending Bishop Verot High School and went on to become a Registered Nurse in Albany, NY. She is a graduate of the Albany Medical School Nurse Anesthesia Program. She moved back to Ft. Myers in 2005 and began her practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.

Ryann has practiced as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for over 13 years, with experience in a variety of specialties including plastic and cosmetic surgery in Southwest Florida. In 2016, she advanced her expertise and became certified in Botox and Dermal Fillers.

Ryann has received several advanced trainings with Allergan the leading medical aesthetic company to specialize in advanced techniques in the aesthetic field. In September 2018, she was chosen into Swift Beauty, an Advanced Injection Therapy Course featuring Dr. Arthur Swift & Dr. Steve Fagien, some of the top injectors in the world.

Ryann lives in Cape Coral, FL with her husband and three boys. She loves exercising, YOGA, boating, fishing, and traveling.

Practice Manager

Dawn Bowlin

Dawn Bowlin born and raised in fort Myers. Experienced clinical manager with a history of working in the healthcare industry. Skilled in customer service, ophthalmology , medical devices & strategic planning. Dawn lives in buckingham with her significant other and their dog Tater. Outside of work she enjoys boating, spending time with her son , country concerts & travel.

APRN

Kellie Girnys

Kellie Girnys, APRN is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Kellie grew up in Georgia and received her BSN at Kennesaw State University. She completed her MSN at the University of Alabama Birmingham. She started her APRN career in Orlando where she mastered her skills in vascular surgery. Upon moving to Fort Myers, Kellie advanced her knowledge in aesthetics to include certifications in toxins, dermal fillers, and various laser therapies.
 
Kellie lives in Fort Myers with her husband and daughter. She enjoys traveling, photography, beach days and sports (Go Dawgs!)
APRN

Carissa Tartaglia

Carissa Tartaglia has 9 years of nursing experience. She has worked as an advanced registered nurse practitioner for 4 years, including 3 years in the Advanced Aesthetic industry. She has also spent time in nursing academia, teaching a variety of clinical courses at Florida Gulf Coast University. Carissa is enthusiastic about evidence-based practices and continuous education to further advance her skills and knowledge. She regularly attends workshops and trainings to stay up to date with the most current products and procedures. Carissa also works in emergency medicine. She feels aesthetics provides her with a wonderful career balance.

Carissa is passionate about providing patients with achievable goals and desirable results.  She holds patient safety as a top priority, and ensures her patients feel thoroughly educated and comfortable before proceeding with any treatment.

Outside of work, Carissa loves spending time with her husband, three daughters, and two dogs. As a Southwest Florida native, she appreciates spending time outdoors boating, camping, and enjoying all that Florida offers.

MMS, PA-C

Kristin Schmidt

Kristin Schmidt is a Physician Assistant who has lived in Fort Myers for 13 years. She has Midwestern roots and was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Her Undergraduate Degree is from Truman State University. She then attended St. Louis University for her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Kristin practiced in Dermatology in Fort Myers for 11 years then moved solely to aesthetic medicine 2 years ago. She began cosmetic injecting over 10 years ago while in Dermatology and her love for aesthetic medicine continues to grow everyday.

Kristin has attended many advanced training courses and holds patient goals and safety as her top priorties when treating patients. Kristin strives to restore a youthful appearance and enhance the patient’s natural beauty. Outside of work, Kristin has an active family with three kids and a dog. She loves to cook, bake and spend time outdoors in beautiful Southwest Florida.

APRN

Angela M. Sterious

Angela is a Board certified Nurse Practitioner who takes pride in primary care clinical expertise. She has over twenty years of nursing experience. She is skilled in health promotion, disease prevention and managing acute and chronic disorders and diseases. She is motivated to encourage and challenge patients into wellness through healthy eating choices and fitness. She takes pride in providing an in-depth patient experience. Her goal is to help patients become healthy, happy and wholesome.

Angela works together with her team to ensure that patients receive the most thorough care.
*She is certified in BioTe: bio- identical hormone replacement.

Angela graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with her Masters of Science in Nursing. She also received her Post-graduate certification in Psychiatric Mental Health from Wilkes University

Angela’s goal is to work with you to understand your health needs and goals to achieve maximum benefits. She will encourage you along your journey and push you to accomplish greatness. She encourages patients to balance healthy eating, exercise, mindfulness and medicine.

Medical Aesthetician

Yvonne Milanovic

My name is Yvonne, and I am a Medical Aesthetician, who holds certificates in Dermaplaning, Microdermabrasion, Microneedling, Hydrafacial MD, Chemical Peels, Reflexology and Lash Extensions. I am also a practicing dental hygienist of more than 20 years, but I had always wanted to work in the beauty industry. So, two years ago, I started to chase my dream. I’ve learned so much since then and am excited to pass on that knowledge to my clients.

Outside of work, you can usually find me with my two fur babies. I also spend lots of time in my garden, tending to the orchids. I’m a Michigan native who never forgets her roots, but Florida has been my home for many years now. I love meeting new clients and helping them obtain healthy, vibrant skin so they can feel and look their best.

Medical Aesthetician

Sybil Shahriari

My name is Sybil Shahriari and I have been in and out of the beauty industry for over 25 years. I decided to focus on skin care and returned to school where I received my esthetics license as a skin care specialist. I believe in holistic health and wellness.

The key to feeling good and looking good are self care, premium products, service, techniques, knowledge, and patience.

Medical Assistant

Liz Reed

Liz was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. As medical assistant for over 10 years, working for aesthetics and plastics practices most of her career, she takes pride in providing patients with the upmost care, and attention to detail. In her free time she enjoys time spent with her husband and their 3 children enjoying boating and beach days.

Marketing

Jennifer Gault

A florida native, Jennifer has been practicing as a registered dental hygienist for the past 23 years and has her bachelors degree in supervisory management. She has been implementing marketing strategies for her dental offices for the past 8 years. Jennifer lives in north fort Myers with her fiancé and has twin daughters in college

She loves to workout , be with family, friends, country concerts and travel.