Meet The Team | Orlando Skin Solutions

Meet The Team

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Renee Weeden, DHSc, PA-C

Owner / Clinical Director

 

Renee is passionate about cosmetic medical treatments, working exclusively in this specialty throughout her career as a Physician Assistant.  She regularly attends conferences and educational programs lead by world-renowned experts to expand her knowledge and skills in this rapidly changing field.  Renee is a certified advanced cosmetic injector in addition to her years of expertise in cosmetic lasers. 

 

"What I really enjoy is educating people about their treatment options so we can create a customized plan together and achieve natural-looking results."

 

Renee has worked in health care since 1999. She is a Nationally Certified and Florida licensed Physician Assistant (PA).  Originally from New York, Renee is a graduate of the State University of New York in Albany with a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and moved to Florida to obtain a master’s degree in Clinical Medical Science from Barry University.  She went on to earn her doctorate in Health Science from Nova Southeastern University. Renee is an Adjunct Instructor for the Doctor of Medical Science program at Lynchburg College in addition to being active in several community organizations, including the Junior League of Greater Orlando.

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Lara Jane Roberts, LME

Licensed Medical Esthetician

 

Lara was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. When she was younger, she was involved in pageants. Being up on stage sparked her passion for performing, but she also came to realize the importance of having clear and healthy skin. Her own esthetician helped her achieve her skincare goals and inspired her to want to help others look and feel their best as well. Lara decided to pursue a career as an esthetician, graduating from Horry Georgetown Technical College in Myrtle Beach. She knew she wanted to have the biggest impact possible on her clients’ skin, so she furthered her training by completing a paramedical esthetician program at Grace Medical in Summerville, South Carolina.

 

Lara lives by the motto “be your best self.” In her work with her clients, she hopes to impart that same confidence in them so they can feel like their best selves as well. Prior to Orlando Skin Solutions, Lara gained experience working in luxury spas at Myrtle Beach and Disney resorts. Now, she is proud to be a part of the Orlando Skin Solutions team, where she can pursue her dream of being a Medical Esthetician and her goal of making countless people feel more confident. In her spare time, Lara can be found enjoying the outdoors, drinking any form of coffee, and making people smile with her on-stage performances.

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Brianna Levitch, LME

Licensed Medical Esthetician

 

Brianna's passion for helping people achieve healthy, radiant skin began when she worked at a dermatology office in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee.  After moving to Florida, she attended the Florida College of Natural Health and obtained her esthetician license.  Prior to joining the team at Orlando Skin Solutions, Brianna gained extensive experience working at a local day spa.  Wanting to provide more effective solutions for her clients' skincare concerns, she decided to transition to the medical spa setting.  Brianna is meticulous in the care of her clients, carefully analyzing their needs and listening to their goals to create the best treatment plan for them.  She is always studying the latest advancements and products to ensure she is able to provide her clients the most up-to-date and effective treatments available while also letting her fun and sweet personality shine through.  In her downtime, Brianna enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, and spending quality time with friends and family.

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Lucia Paz

Patient Coordinator

 

Lucia was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, then moved to New York City to pursue a degree in economics at Pace University. In the summer of 2014, she moved to Florida for the Disney College Program and she loved Florida so much that she decided to stay! At Disney, Lucia worked in Magic Kingdom and learned the value of personally connecting with guests and making their experiences memorable. When she completed the program, she began working at the front desk of a luxury resort spa. Lucia flourished in the spa environment, where she loved the opportunity to help pamper others and create a more relaxing experience. Eventually, she found herself wanting to make a more significant impact on people’s lives and decided to pursue working in a medical spa setting. Lucia is enthusiastic about learning everything about our medical-grade products and services to better assist our clients in meeting their skincare goals. She strives to be knowledgeable and attentive to our clients' needs, but most importantly, make every visit memorable. During her free time, you can find Lucia exploring the Disney parks, volunteering at her church, and traveling to new places.

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Stephanie Pancratz, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

 

Stephanie is an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP).  A native of the Chicago area, Stephanie earned her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nursing from Northern Illinois University, graduating magna cum laude.  She was also awarded membership in Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing.  Stephanie began her career in health care in 2009 by working in the emergency department, where she gained experience evaluating each patient's unique needs and performing procedures as quickly and comfortably as possible.  During her ARNP program, she had the opportunity to train in dermatology, which sparked her interest in cosmetic treatments and overall healthy skin.  She realized she could not only help her patients medically, but help them feel happy and confident as well.  As part of the Orlando Skin Solutions team, Stephanie strives to help each patient feel their best by bringing out their inner beauty with the help of the most up-to-date treatments and techniques.

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Stephen Denny, PA-C

Physician Assistant

 

Stephen is a Florida native. Born and raised in Orlando, he moved to Gainesville after graduating high school to attend the University of Florida (UF). Stephen graduated cum laude with a degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from UF, which led to his graduate studies at Trevecca in Nashville, Tennessee to become a physician assistant (PA). There, he graduated with a Master's of Science in Medicine. Stephen is a Nationally Certified and Florida licensed PA. He has been working in Plastic Surgery since 2011 and has a strong passion for his craft.

 

Outside of his career, Stephen's hobbies include exercising, sports, and enjoying the outdoors. He most enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Tiffany, and young son, Bo. They love to travel - often frequenting nearby coastal areas and Nashville, where Stephen's family resides.

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Brenda Martinez, LME

Licensed Medical Esthetician

 

Brenda attended Florida College Of Natural Health where she completed the Advanced Paramedical Associate of Science degree.  She is also a Registered Medical Assistant in dermatology. 

 

With over 6 years in the medical field, Brenda's career has been centered around providing medical-grade skin care treatments. She is currently working toward a Bachelor of Science degree to become a Registered Nurse. 

 

Brenda is a member of the Orlando Aesthetic Association and continues to attend workshops and training to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in skin health.

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Leigh Posey, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

 

Leigh considers herself a “Wellness Warrior.” She enjoys helping others reach their goals through massage therapy and has had the opportunity to attend many educational classes that add to her experience. Some of her modalities include Trigger point therapy, Prenatal, Deep Tissue, Sports, and Therapeutic massage. Leigh’s work background includes wellness spas, private golf and tennis clubs, and working in a chiropractic office. Additionally, she previously owned a massage studio in South Florida.

 

Leigh comes from Stuart, Florida where she graduated from the Medvance Institute in the Licensed Massage Therapy Program. She graduated with honors in 2007. Leigh is now a full-time Orlando resident, having recently moved here so she can be closer to her family.

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Amy Gendron, AP

Acupuncture Physician

 

Amy Gendron is a nationally certified acupuncturist (NCAAOM) with licenses to practice in Florida and Colorado. She graduated magna cum laude from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine where she earned her Masters of Science and Oriental Medicine and Bachelor's of Professional Health Studies. In addition, Amy studied in Kunming, China under internationally renowned physician Dr. Shui at Yunnan TCM University. Prior to studying Chinese medicine, Amy earned a Bachelor's in Communication Studies from the State University of New York at Cortland. As a student athlete, Amy was an all-star member of the national championship field hockey team.

 

Amy’s approach to healing is patient-centric, empowering individuals to own their existence. She educates her patients on using food as medicine and movement as a meditation. She has been a featured speaker for Femfessionals, Clubcorp, and Whole Foods Market. She has written for Natural Awakenings, The Good Men Project, and Talking About Men's Health.

 

Amy continues her study in the field of integrative medicine, plays field hockey competitively, and enjoys practicing yoga. Her approach to life is “Go big or go home!”