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Advisory Board in Kansas City
Taking client care to the next level.
AesthetiCare is proud to announce our Advisory Board. We are one of the only medspas in the country to utilize a professional advisory board and we are very excited about this value-added feature to our clinic. Our goal is to expand on the thorough nature in which we run our business.
Dr. Jay Burns
Dr. A. Jay Burns is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Dallas, TX. He is a graduate of Baylor University and The University of Texas. He founded what is now the largest plastic surgery practice in the country and owns Epi Centre Med Spa.
Dr. Burns is world renowned for his work with lasers, with an emphasis in resurfacing and treating birthmarks and vascular anomalies. His work has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey “Medical Miracles” show. Dr. Burns is a past President of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and a keynote speaker for many national associations. He and his wife Ginny, of 39 years, are deeply committed to their faith and family. They founded the Prodigal Ministry in Dallas to serve families struggling with addiction and rebellion.
Dr. Burns is, amongst his peers, one of the most respected plastic surgeons in the country and a good friend of Mint Aesthetics. His resurfacing work is truly amazing and we feel honored to have him work with us.
Dr. Christopher Robb
Chris W. Robb, MD PhD, FAAD is a co-founder of Skin and Allergy Center and SAC Cosmetic, with three locations in central Tennessee.
He did his undergraduate work at Baylor University and received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Microbiology and Immunology where he focused his work on molecular biology and infectious diseases.
Dr. Robb earned his MD from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 2003 and finished the Internal Medicine portion of his training at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.
Dr. Robb completed a Dermatology Residency at Vanderbilt University, where he served as chief resident his final year.
In addition to a his private practice, Dr. Robb is also a Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Lincoln Memorial University DCOM.
Dr. Robb is a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon who performs medical and surgical dermatology, MOHs surgery and cosmetic dermatology . He also participates in research efforts focusing on the physiologic effects of lasers in the skin.
Dr. Robb has a national and international reputation as a leader in the field of lasers and cosmetics, and teaches cosmetic lasers to doctors in Tennessee and nearly every state in the United States but also areas as distant as France, The Netherlands, Dubai, Russia, Australia, Canada and Thailand.
Dr. Amy Carter
Amy Carter, DO, is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist in private practice. Dr. Carter received her undergraduate degree in biology from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and was awarded her medical degree from Des Moines University in 2003. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology from the University of Missouri Kansas City in 2007. Dr. Carter is a partner in the practice Ferns, Matile, Perryman and Moore and founder of Kansas City Wellness Center and Medical Spa.
Dr. Carter opened Kansas City Wellness Center and Medical Spa in 2015 to serve as a comprehensive healthy aging and aesthetic center. Kansas City Wellness Center focuses on education and enhancing each client’s natural beauty in a relaxed, comfortable and private setting. Dr. Carter has had extensive training in aesthetic injectables, lasers, radio frequency and more!
Dr. Carter is a strong believer that a healthy diet and exercise are fundamental for overall wellness of mind and body. Kansas City Wellness Center offers weight loss options, body contouring technology, and noninvasive procedures that can be done to turn back time to help clients feel their absolute best.
Matt entered the field of Aesthetics in 1996, opening Aesthetic Consulting Group as an independent rep group for non-surgical aesthetic equipment. He developed a territory in the Midwest that was consistently in the top 3 regions in the country in sales during this time. Matt has been a laser trainer for 21 years. In 2001 he opened AesthetiCare MedSpa in Kansas City. AesthetiCare is now one of the most successful stand-alone MedSpas in the country with over $6 Million a year in revenues in 2018. AesthetiCare has experienced double-digit growth 18 consecutive years.
In 2005, Matt transformed Aesthetic Consulting Group to Mint Aesthetics, partnering with his wife, Kathy Taranto. Kathy has 20 years of experience in aesthetics. Mint has now worked with well over 1200 clinics in North America. Mint focuses on beginning to advanced training for virtually all med spa treatments including lasers and injectables. Matt spends the majority of his time consulting clinics in marketing, personnel, performing consultations, retail product sales, equipment evaluation and price negotiation, etc. Matt and Kathy also speak at 40+ aesthetic meetings each year throughout the country and are considered one of the country’s top authorities in the business of non-surgical aesthetics.
Kathy’s love for skin began in 2000 when she started working with a French cosmeceutical company. Like wine and cheese, it was an instant fit. For the next 7 years she worked with Aesthetic Centers in the Southwest developing treatment menus, training staff and implementing marketing programs.
In 2007, Kathy was certified in laser aesthetics and quickly became a laser trainer at multiple laser institutes in Arizona. In 2011 she developed laser curriculum and opened the first ARRA laser certification course in Arizona. MINT Aesthetics models Arizona’s strict guidelines for laser safety and certification. Kathy has worked with several technologies from companies including; Deka, Alma, Palomar, BTL, Lutronics, Coolsculpting and Sciton. She has had the opportunity to speak at laser conferences and regularly speaks for AMSPA.
Over the last 15 years, Kathy has been fortunate enough to work in almost every position within the industry including; retail sales, front desk, laser technician, laser trainer, sales rep, event coordinator, sales consultant and manager. She has been awarded both Rep of the year and Presidents Club. Currently, Kathy is also a Partner at AesthetiCare Medical Spa in Leawood, Kansas. Kathy loves to run, travel (especially back to Arizona), and spend time with her favorites (Matt, Emmy and Jax)!