Meet Our Providers- Nurses & Clinicians

Dawn Davidson, R.N.


Dawn is a nationally recognized expert in the field of aesthetic non-surgical injections and artistry. After earning her nursing degree, she began her professional career in aesthetic medicine while her commitment and passion continued to grow. Dawn’s exceptional attention to detail and natural artistic eye lead her to become one of the first nurses in Illinois to administer collagen injections and the injection of Botox Cosmetic®. Her career quickly propelled her into providing cutting-edge treatments, such as permanent and temporary dermal fillers as well as sclerotherapy and laser treatments.
Throughout her career she has pursued education and research to perfect her ability, searching for advanced products and procedures to provide the results her patients have come to expect. Over the years, she has acquired numerous satisfied patients that attribute their rejuvenated look to Dawn and the Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa.

Sarah Johnson, L.S.O.


Sarah Johnson is a Laser Safety Officer and Clinician specializing in an array of lasers and has mastered cutting-edge technology including Ultherapy, SkinTyte, BodyFX. Sarah was one of the first in IL to perform Ultherapy, the only non-surgical FDA approved skin tightening device. Sarah has extensive knowledge of botox and dermal fillers and maintains her excellence and credentials leading National Laser Safety courses and completing laser physics courses under the medical supervision of Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa’s renowned medical doctors.

Jennifer Greco, Licensed Esthetician


Jennifer’s passion and specialty lies in laser and facial aesthetics. She serves as a trainer for National Laser Safety courses and practices safety and efficacy with all patient treatments while yielding amazing results.

Jen specializes in BBL photofacials, laser resurfacing, laser hair removal, skin tightening and several laser rejuvenation treatments for face and body.  She has a strong passion for skincare and educating patients on personalized regimes for flawless skin.  Jen’s success can not only be measured by her vast experience with technology, but also her patient retention and glowing reviews from her patients.

Anayeli Gonzalez, M.A. & Clinician


Ana assists our board-certified plastic surgeons in injectable treatments, ultrasounds, and more.  Ana serves as the lead surgical patient coordinator to our board-certified plastic surgeons. She has extensive knowledge on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures with a relaxing, reassuring bedside manner that patients love. Ana is proficient in pharmaceutical grade skincare products and non-surgical treatments.

Call Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa, Vernon Hills, at 847-367-8815 for more information on Smoothshapes Cellulite Treatment, or click here to email us. Serving Libertyville, Gurnee, Mundelein and all surrounding areas.

“As a contestant on "The Swan", I relied on some of the top physicians to transform me from an ugly duckling to a beauty queen. Now, I trust all of my maintenance care to the providers at the Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa.”
- K.R.
Hello from Iraq. You performed surgery on my eyes in April of 2007 and I was called to Iraq in August 2007. I can see! You probably saved my life with the mission I have. It is beautiful not to be dependent on glasses. With the quality sun glasses we have, Oakley and ESS, my eyes are fully protected unlike those wearing prescription sunglasses. Thank you, ”
- MAJOR Martinez, MP Battalion, Executive Officer
"I would like to say that it’s always a pleasure coming to your center,the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable! The office is very comfortable,and tastefully decorated,warm and inviting. I was in the other day,I had an appointment with Dawn and Sara the other day and was a pleasant experience as always,I’m very happy ,satisfied with the results, Thank you,look forward to my next visit.”
- D.S., Grayslake, Illinois
"Wow, I don’t think I ever knew how it felt to be pretty. It’s a great feeling. I can’t express how grateful I am to you. Thanks for helping me and being so gifted. You have so much talent and are a true artist. Thank you!"
- Patti, Scottsdale, Arizona
“I absolutely love Ritacca!!! The staff is very skilled and professional as you’d expect but they are also very personable. You instantly become friends with the staff not just the next patient. I would highly recommend them to everybody.”
- Colleen, Round Lake, Illinois
“I’m very happy for the way I was treated. Dr. Dan Ritacca and his staff are very professional.”
- Kevin Walgreen, Walgreen Stores
"Everybody at Ritacca was incredibly kind and made me feel completely at ease.I am definitely returning – all the way from Florida! Thank you!"
- J.T., Orlando, Florida
"I was very impressed with how knowledgeable the entire staff was. Not only with the procedure I was there for, but all of the ones I asked about. Everyone was very nice and put me at ease, which I did not expect."
- S.K., Kenosha, Wisconsin
"I’m so glad to have found your center. I will highly recommend you and will return for any needs I may have. Thank you again."
- Theresa, Gurnee, Illinois
"I have been thrilled with my experience, the doctor and staff are outstanding!"
- Raechelle, Waukegan, Illinois
"I have had 2 major procedures done and if I need any more this is the place that I will go. Nice staff, clean facility, knowledgeable doctors."
- Celena, Kenosha, Wisconsin
"The talent and professionalism of my doctor and his staff was amazing. I love Ritacca!"
- Tiffany, North Chicago, Illinois
"Susie was wonderful. She made me very comfortable and did a very thorough job with the laser."
- Heather, Long Grove, IL



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