EVOLV Medical Aesthetics

Dr. Barone and his staff have developed and continue to emphasize a consistent commitment to personalized and compassionate care for each of our patients. Recognizing the individual needs and goals of each patient and maintaining confidentiality and patient privacy are fundamental principles of the practice.

Dr. Barone and his staff provide a comprehensive or holistic approach to cosmetic rejuvenation which provides many benefits for their patients. When procedures or surgeries are combined they can provide a more balanced, harmonious look, reduce recovery time, and may even be more cost-effective. Through the synergistic combination of the medical staff at Frank Barone, M.D., and the aestheticians at evolv Medical Aesthetics, they are able to support patients throughout their rejuvenating experience with comprehensive treatment programs.

Each year Dr. Barone and his staff attend various national education courses and seminars in order to provide state-of-the-art plastic and cosmetic surgery services and to ensure complete patient safety. At Frank Barone, M.D., and EVOLV Medical Aesthetics, only the most thoroughly researched and proven techniques, treatments, and products are offered to our patients by our experts.

The staff is committed to providing balanced and natural results that are both safe and effective, and most importantly, they are committed to creating long-term, satisfying patient relationships.


Susie Szaroleta

Surgical Nurse

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Susie has over 30 years of experience as a Registered Nurse. She has been with Dr. Barone for over 20 years, assisting in surgery with plastic surgery patients. Susie has been an integral part of Dr. Barone’s plastic surgery practice and evolv Medical Aesthetics. Together with Dr. Barone she has brought medically-based skin care to the region to improve patient outcomes and long-term results. Susie has many years of nursing education as well as extensive experience working in a burn unit, in the recovery room and in intensive care units.

Julie David


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Julie graduated from the University of Toledo’s Clinical Nurse Leader program with a Master’s of Science in Nursing. She began her aesthetic nursing evolution with Dr. Barone in 2015. Julie enjoys the integration of science and art through the use of medical grade skincare, surgical and non-surgical procedures for a holistic patient experience. She has a passion for helping patients come up with a treatment plan to attain their goals and then maintain their results.

Kately Lipowski

Medical Assistant

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Kately graduated from Kaplan College in San Diego and worked with a plastic surgeon in La Jolla, California prior to moving back to Toledo. She has been with evolv Medical Aesthetics since 2011 and is highly involved in patient care throughout their course of treatment. She absolutely loves what she does and enjoys being able to be a part of each patient’s journey.

Amy Hudik

Lead Aesthetician, Licensed Massage Therapist, Makeup Artist


Amy is a graduate of Toledo Academy of Cosmetology, Northwest Academy of Massotherapy, and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Lyndon College in Vermont. She is a Licensed Aesthetician in both the state of Ohio and in Michigan and holds a Ohio License in Massage Therapy. Her professional memberships include the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists and the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. Her combined education and training enables her to incorporate her massage experience with aesthetic treatments. What she finds most rewarding about her work are the long-term relationships that develop from trust and how we care for them.

Nicole Peterson

Licensed Aesthetician, CMA, Makeup Artist

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Nicole is a graduate of the Douglas J. Aveda Institute, and is a licensed aesthetician and make up artist in both Ohio and Michigan. She is also a graduate of Owens Community as a Certified Medical Assistant. Nicole has a passion for providing and educating patients in both aesthetic and medical treatment programs. She enjoys continuing her education through various seminars and education courses on the most advanced treatments.

Brittany Nobles

Licensed Aesthetician

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Brittany is a graduate from the Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture and is a licensed aesthetician in the state of Ohio and is in the process of receiving her Michigan state licensure. She is an active member of the Association of Skin Care Professionals and loves attending seminars and training sessions to further her education. Her favorite part of working at evolv is the ability to help people reach their skin goals with a proper treatment regimen and home care.

Tara Thourot

Front Desk Manager


Tara graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, and she has over 10 years of reception experience. For over three years, Tara has worked for Dr. Barone and evolv Medical Aesthetics, where she has been able to utilize her customer service expertise as well as her marketing knowledge. Working for Dr. Barone, she has been awarded the opportunity to build relationships with both coworkers and patients, and she considers this to be one of the best experiences of her life.

Alexis Dick

Front Desk Coordinator

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Alexis has worked for Dr. Barone and evolv Medical Aesthetics since 2011, and her role within the practice has evolved from medical records coordinator to front desk coordinator. As part of the front desk team, Alexis’ friendliness and positive attitude make her an amazing asset. She loves her daily interaction with patients and coworkers, and she has been quoted saying, “I get to work with my best friends every day; how lucky am I?”

Laura Edgell

Front Desk Coordinator

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Laura has worked in the healthcare field for almost ten years as a medical assistant. She absolutely loves her role as a front desk coordinator here at evolv! Being around patients and hearing their stories is such a rewarding experience for her. Laura has a huge passion for personal wellness, skincare, and makeup so it’s a perfect fit! She feels so lucky to be able to work for Dr. Barone and is blessed to be surrounded by such amazing coworkers.

She lives in Toledo with her husband, Bobby and their little girl, Olivia.

Jordyn Hafner

Front Desk Associate

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Jordyn lives in Toledo with her husband Derek and dog Maisy, and they look forward to expanding their family very soon. She started working for EVOLV shortly after she graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Jordyn has been the perfect addition to the EVOLV team, with extensive customer service experience and a passion for aesthetics. She prides herself on her attention to detail and organizational skills, but what she loves most is her EVOLV team and our amazing patients, both of which are what makes this practice so special.

Ashley Rushing


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Ashley joined EVOLV Plastic Surgery & Medical Aesthetics in February 2020.  She has an extensive background in healthcare that includes trauma, critical care, emergency medicine, and family practice.  In 2007, Ashley graduated with honors from Mercy College with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Degree from Walden University in 2018. She is certified through The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board and is an active member of The American Association of Nurse Practitioners and The Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses. She has always had a passion for aesthetics and is excited to be part of the EVOLV team who believes in providing holistic, safe, evidence-based care while enhancing one’s natural beauty. In her downtime, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and cooking.

Barb Bowen

Practice Administrator


Barb has spent over 30 years in the Healthcare field. Having managed operations in Plastics, Surgical, Primary Care and Billing she is well versed in the needs of our customers. Plastic Surgery by far is her preferred specialty to work. Seeing the transformation of skin by using scientific based skin care products which also enhance plastic surgery outcomes is truly amazing. She has always enjoyed a challenge so what better career to choose than healthcare?

Erica Demo

evolv Manager, Marketing Director

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Erica joined evolv in 2017 as Marketing Director. She graduated from Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, VA in 2001 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and a concentration in Marketing. She is excited to be a part of such a great team of professionals and learn as much as she can in the surgical and aesthetic industries. Originally from New York, she has lived in over 7 cities and 2 countries before moving to Toledo in 2017, to start a life with her childhood crush! Erica loves to cook, travel, scuba-dive and spend time with friends and family.

Sandy Jeziorski

Patient Care Coordinator

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Sandy has worked in the healthcare industry for 30 years, having a background in certified coding, management and marketing.

Being a well-established patient of Dr. Barone’s for more than 20 years, she brings personal experience to her role as Patient Care Coordinator. Sandy, the true definition of a people person, enjoys welcoming each new patient, developing a personal relationship with them and sharing in their journey.

Colleen Bartko

CPC, Medical Billing Specialist

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Colleen graduated from Everest University in St. Petersburg, FL, with a degree in Medical Billing and Coding. Shortly after she obtained her certified professional coder license, she began her career in the medical field. She has always had a passion for plastic surgery billing and coding because of the complexity involved. Colleen loves working for Dr. Barone and cannot imagine herself working anywhere else. She resides in Perrysburg with her husband and puppy, Penny.

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