Nicole Norris MD
Dr. Norris is a proud alumnus of St. Bede Academy, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois where she earned her Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Public Health. She completed a Family Practice residency at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana before returning to Peru, IL to start her career in family medicine. As a board certified physician, she has enjoyed over 12 years of a rewarding family practice in Peru and Spring Valley caring for all ages. She began her advanced training in Aesthetic medicine in 2013 and realized her dream of opening a medical spa in 2016. Dr. Norris’ roots are in the Midwest where she has spent her life educating herself, her staff, and her patients. Dr. Norris believes that feeling good about our image in the mirror is directly related to our mental and physical well-being and more powerful than any pill. Dr. Norris enjoys traveling, swimming and bike rides with her husband and two sons. She is an active member of the American Medical Spa Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Board of Family Physicians. She collaborates with industry experts from PCA Skin and Allergan (Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm, Kybella, Latisse) to provide her patients with the highest quality products and procedures.
Tamara Smith RN
Nurse Tamara graduated from Princeton High School, Stewart School of Cosmetology, Scott Community College, and Chamberlain College of Nursing. She also received aesthetic training from the National Laser Institute. She has been expertly caring for patients in a variety of healthcare settings for 25 years and a licensed cosmetologist for over 30 years. She has the perfect background in medicine and beauty to be a skilled Aesthetic Nurse. Her interest in health and beauty led her to advanced training in Aesthetic Medicine and eventually partnering with Dr. Norris. She is PCA Skin Certified and extensively qualified to discuss your skin concerns and suggest potential home care regimens and perform most medical-grade peels. She is also skilled and certified in dermaplaning. She is an active member of the American Medical Spa Association. Nurse Tamara loves to travel, spend time with her family, and enjoys exercise and yoga. Her friendly and direct manner along with her many years of experience in the health and beauty arena allow her to help patients achieve good health and glowing beauty. Nurse Tamara’s favorite saying at the office reflects her style and nursing vision;
how old you are is your business and how young you look is ours.
Kelsey Thrush, LE
Kelsey Thrush, Licensed Esthetician and Laser Technician, graduated from Universal Spa Training Academy in 2016 and continued her medical esthetics and laser education at True U Education in Chicago, Illinois. She has advanced training certificates from PCA SKIN in chemical peels, facials, dermaplaning and medical-grade skin care. She is a nationally certified Hydrafacialist. Kelsey also has radiofrequency training and is adept with our Pelleve, TempSure and FlexSure devices for skin tightening. She is skilled in microneedling with the FDA-cleared Exceed Microneedling Pen. Kelsey is a results-driven esthetician and laser technician, qualified to help you achieve the best skin of your life with her product recommendations and “magic hands”. She is a cat mom and all-around animal lover. Her favorite thing to do when not at the medical spa is traveling and spending time with her family and friends. When you walk into Kelsey’s treatment room as patient, you leave as a friend!