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.
Joyce Vining RVT, LPN
Joyce Vining RVT, LPN is a nurse and registered vascular technologist who has specialized in Phlebology since 1994. Joyce has successfully treated thousands of patients with all types of venous insufficiencies including; spider veins, varicose veins; EVLT (Endovenous Laser Therapy), restless legs syndrome, venous ulcers and more.
Joyce has been a national consultant for the past 17 years training physicians, nurses and ultrasound technicians on the newest and efficacious techniques for vascular insufficiencies. As an onsite consultant, she has had the opportunity to share her knowledge and experience with many healthcare professionals nationwide.
In her spare time, Joyce loves to travel, spend time outdoors being active and practicing yoga.
Sarah Johnson, Clinician & 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 & Medical Assistant
Jennifer’s passion and specialty lie 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.
Sofia Gomez, Licensed Esthetician
Sofia is a licensed esthetician who also has 8 years of professional make-up artistry. She is certified to perform Hydrafacial, Coolsculpting, ThermiRF and Cryotherapy treatments.
Sofia’s passion for skincare began when she was consistently masking her client’s skin concerns with make-up. Inquire about a complimentary mini make-up session with Sofia!
Jacqueline Vaynberg, Medical Assistant & Clinician
Jacque specializes in an array of aesthetic and laser treatments. She is laser certified and holds certifications in Microneedling, BodyFX, HydraFacial and more.
She has a strong passion for helping our patients look the way they feel on the inside.
Dayse Medina, CoolSculpting Coordinator
Dayse is the Coolsculpting Coordinator and manages all Coolsculpting treatments, pre/post care. She has been with our practice for over 7 years and has developed an extensive knowledge in body contouring, fat reduction, skin tightening and facials.
Dayse also performs makeovers with our pharmaceutical make-up line.