MEET OUR STAFF
Our 5-Star Team will help rejuvenate and restore your beauty from the inside out.
Gary S. Berger, MD, MSPH
Medical Director - Laser Safety Officer
Dr. Berger‘s mission is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of all treatments at Medical Day Spa of Chapel Hill. He has over 40 years of experience in the application of CO2 lasers. Dr. Berger is board certified in Preventive Medicine and has served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the CDC. Dr. Berger’s clinical, academic, and public health experience is reflected in the standards, policies, and procedures at the Medical Day Spa.
Julia Kemp, RN, CASC
Clinical Director - Master Nurse Injector
Julia and Dr. Berger have worked together for over 30 years. Her mission is to ensure the highest performance standards for all staff. Julia is a certified Master Injector for Botox, Juvederm, and Kybella. She is certified in RF microneedling, cosmetic injections, and medical-grade chemical peels. Julia has extensive training with Galderma, Allergan, Palette Resources, Aesthetic Next, and the American Medical Spa Association.
Sabrina Sasser, DNP, AGNP-C
Sasser received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of North Carolina. She is a certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with experience in the Aesthetic Laser and Burn Center, PACU, and ICU at UNC. Dr. Sasser performs medical consultations, good faith exams, and injectable cosmetic treatments with neuromodulators and dermal fillers.
Stephanie Duncan, RN, MSN
Lead Laser Nurse
Stephanie is a Laser Nurse Specialist certified by the National Laser Institute. She has worked with Dr. Berger for 25 years. Stephanie has extensive experience treating patients undergoing laser hair removal, laser skin tightening, and laser skin rejuvenation. She also performs RF Microneedling, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), and IV therapy.
Hillary Casselli, RN, BSN
Hillary is an Expert Nurse Injector providing neuromodulator and dermal filler injections. She is certified in RF Microneedling, Tetra Cool Peel, and Subnovii plasma pen procedures. Hillary also performs medical-grade chemical peels for patients with ZO Skin Health products and VI Peel by Scientific Skin Care.
Jennifer Ballentine, RN, BSN
Christine Hearn, RN, MSN
Laser Nurse Specialist
Christine spent 5 years as a Plastic Surgery/Aesthetic Nurse before joining our staff. She has also worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Trauma and Trauma/Burn ICU Nurse. Christine is certified in the use of the Motus AX alexandrite laser and performs laser hair removal.
Megan is a Master Aesthetician who has worked in Atlanta and in Jacksonville, FL where she was voted the city’s #1 aesthetician. Megan is certified as a ZO Skin Health Expert and is also certified in lasers. She performs IPL, RF microneedling, chemical peels, Hydrafacial, microdermabrasion, facials, and PhysiQ.
Catie Jo Cashwell
Catie Jo has been a practicing aesthetician for six years and is a certified ZO Skin Health Expert. She performs hydrafacials, ZO facials, Ageless facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, microneedling, and waxing. Catie Jo loves combining treatments to provide the best results for patients.
Business Office Coordinator
Ericka has worked with Dr. Berger for over 20 years. Her mission is to schedule appointments in an environment that maintains a 5-star standard of patient service. Ericka also assists with patient education and instructions and has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare management.
Brittany is a certified nursing assistant and a business administration student who applies her education to optimizing customer service and scheduling for each patient. Brittany’s background includes an Associates in Arts and marketing and customer service experience.
Chanele is a Certified Nursing Assistant with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sports Science. She is responsible for sterilizing instruments, preparing rooms for procedures, and patient education. Chanele plans to become a Physician Assistant in the future.
Medical Assistant & Private Driver
Matt has worked with Dr. Berger since 2004 as a surgical technician and medical assistant. He is a certified Spanish translator and helps with Spanish speaking patients. Matt also owns a transportation company and provides transportation for patients on request.
Maria has worked with Dr. Berger for over 15 years, keeping the facility meticulous. She cleans and disinfects treatment rooms, ensures that halls and floors are free of hazards, and removes waste materials promptly from work areas. Maria also ensures adequate inventory of clean laundry.