EVOLV Medical Aesthetics

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.

Tara Geha



Tara joined evolv Plastic Surgery & Medical Aesthetics in October of 2017 to work with Dr. Peter Koltz. After graduating from Anthony Wayne High School, she went on to play four years of collegiate soccer at Ashland University, earning her Bachelors in Biology. She then received her Masters of Biomedical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Toledo (formerly Medical College of Ohio) in 2006. Upon her graduation from UT, she was honored when she was presented the “Outstanding Student Leadership Award”. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants, and a current member of the American Association of Physician Assistants and the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants. She is excited to bring her 10 plus years of surgery experience to evolv. She is grateful to be working with Dr. Koltz, and the many cancer patients that they will be serving. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, sporting events, working out, and spending time with her husband, Henry, and their two children.

Samantha Champion


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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.

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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.

Samantha Clarke

Front Desk Coordinator

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Samantha Clarke aka ‘Sami’

Samantha Clarke attended Bellarmine University in Kentucky and later transferred to the University of Toledo. There, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Along with being a front desk and marketing coordinator for the practice, Sami owns a nanny business and teaches dance classes. She is passionate about giving back and enjoys being part of a team that is involved with so many philanthropic efforts. Sami is passionate about learning and is excited to work for a medical aesthetic practice that is constantly changing and growing.

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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