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ABOUT THE LUXE MEDSPA AND AESTHETICS

Wellness and Aesthetic Experts

At The Luxe, our experienced and specialized group of wellness and aesthetic experts at our Med Spa are here to provide you with the highest quality of service and care.

Our team includes doctors with decades of experience, nurse practitioners with an acute eye for aesthetic care, and licensed estheticians who delight in making sure you look and feel your very best. Learn more about our team, and why you can trust the expert care you will receive at The Luxe.

The Team

DR. BRYCE ARNDT

Founder

DR. CARLOS SANCHEZ

Co-founder + Medical Director

Dr. Sanchez is a board-certified Interventional Cardiologist who specializes in structural heart disease interventions. Dr. Sanchez received his medical degree from San Carlos University in Guatemala City. He completed his internal medicine residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH and his cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he also served as Chief Fellow of the cardiovascular disease training program. Dr. Sanchez earned his interventional cardiology and structural heart disease fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has been the principal investigator and co-investigator in numerous research studies in cardiology and structural heart disease. He has authored or co-authored several publications and book chapters. Dr. Sanchez believes that we are living in an era where science and technology are advancing at an unprecedented rate. These advancements are not just future prospects; they are unfolding in the present moment. They are reshaping the way we approach health and wellness. This evolution is not just about disease prevention and longevity but about living a longer healthier life with energy, vitality and genuine quality. He firmly believes that your health is your greatest wealth.

DAWN KIRSTINE HAQUE

Co-founder

Dawn is originally from Worthington, Ohio, a graduate of Otterbein University with a Master of Science in Nursing. She has many years of advanced practice nursing experience in Internal Medicine and Cardiology-Structural Heart as well as having been a clinical nurse manager and nurse administrator at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

At the Luxe MedSpa, we prioritize access to the latest advancements in health optimization and aesthetics. Her goal is to empower people to love themselves and to live a healthier, longer life. Dawn has a passion for aesthetics, longevity, and personalized health.

On a personal note, she is the mother of 3 wonderful children and 2 very handsome cats. Dawn enjoys traveling and has been lucky enough to live in Europe for 10+ years. She is excited to be a part of the team here at the Luxe. Her current focus is anti-aging and integrative medicine, specializing in advanced peptide therapy. Our wellness center will provide a holistic approach to weight loss, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and muscle building support.

LEXIE MARTINO

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Dr. Lexie is a DNP in our Jacksonville office, and specializes in aesthetic medicine including injectables, laser treatments, IV therapy, and more. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned her undergraduate degree in Nursing from Xavier University. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 2023.

Prior to her training in aesthetics and practice at The Luxe, she was a Labor and Delivery nurse and IV nutrient therapy specialist. Her passion is enhancing natural beauty, boosting confidence, and combatting signs of aging through aesthetics with a focus on wellness. She is a passionate women’s health advocate and has studied this for many years.

She is married to her husband Aaron, and is mom to a black labrador puppy named Bear. When she’s not working at The Luxe, she loves to read, play with Bear, spend time with family & friends, travel, enjoy the beach, and work out on her Peloton bike.

CASEY CARTNAL

Nurse

Casey has been a Registered Nurse for over 7 years with a diverse background in specialties such as cardiovascular, orthopedics, preoperative/postoperative, public health and aesthetics. Her most recent 3 years as a nurse have been focused on her passion in aesthetic medicine. After going through a skin journey of her own, she found so much confidence through the art of enhancing beauty and knew that she wanted to be able to provide this to others! Casey’s strong belief in preserving youth and promoting inner and outer well-being with appreciation for natural results is what drives her as an injector. She believes there’s nothing better than feeling healthy and confident in your own skin! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé, friends, family and dog, Daisy. Casey also loves going to Church, concerts, traveling and attending CrossFit.

Dina Maynard

Aesthetic Nurse

Dina Maynard is a skincare specialist with over 30 years of experience creating healthy skin and designing beautiful brows. She has traveled the country to train with the top plastic surgeons, dermatologists, researchers, and cosmetic chemists to develop treatments and protocols based on the latest science and technology. Every client receives personalized care to ensure that healthy skin lasts a lifetime!

GINA LOMBARDI

Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Gina has nearly ten years experience as an Aesthetic Nurse Injector. Her professional background also includes training other aesthetic nurses, wound care, behavioral health and geriatrics.

Gina is passionate about keeping up with the newest products, techniques, and technology to always provide her clients with the best care and outcomes. She truly loves learning and educating others about skin health and helping people feel more confident in their own skin.

Aside from being a licensed nurse, Gina also holds an undergraduate degree in business management with a minor in marketing from Ohio Dominican University and has worked as a consultant for other med spas.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three kids, coaching basketball, hiking, playing pickleball, traveling, cooking, reading and playing with her fur baby, Tito!

CELESTE LAUER

Licensed Esthetician

Celeste offers over 20 years of experience in the health and wellness field. Her passion for skincare began in her teen years as someone that struggled with acne and tried everything to clear it.

After a long career as a Health Director at the American Cancer Society, Celeste made the decision to go back to school to become a licensed esthetician. In 2021 she began her new career in esthetics.

She is trained and certified as an Acne Specialist. Her approach is holistic, with the method of investigating every aspect of the individual and creating a customized treatment plan.

Her goal is to create a safe and comforting environment for her clients, with them leaving feeling refreshed, glowing, and educated on proper skincare. Celeste also specializes in dermaplaning and the GLO2 Facial, among other services.

Celeste has a bachelor’s degree in health education with a minor in fine arts from Bowling Green State University. She is married to her high school sweetheart, and together they have one daughter. Celeste was featured in Columbus Monthly giving her professional skin care advice. She is also certified in foundational vinyasa yoga and Reiki. When she is not in the treatment room she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and outdoor adventures.

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EMMA DOTSIKAS

Medical Esthetician

SONIA PASILLAS

Medspa Coordinator

Sonia will more than likely be the first face you see when entering the The Luxe MedSpa UA. With her extensive experience in med spa coordination and her love for the aesthetic industry she is sure to make you feel welcome and comfortable. After being involved in the industry for 3 years she decided to expand her knowledge and became a licensed aesthetician in 2021. Sonia finds joy in helping others feel beautiful in their own skin so be sure to ask her for her best skin care recommendation at the front desk! In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, family, and traveling.