Shanan is the Physician Assistant at La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic. She joined L.C.L.C. in early 2006 and specializes in the area of advanced laser and cosmetic services with specific detail to “Liquid Lifts,” skin resurfacing and melasma. Shanan is an active participant in continuing her education and advancing her skills in the most state-of-the-art laser technologies including Active/Deep/Total FX, Fraxel Restore, IPL, Ultherapy and Thermage as well as perfecting a “natural look” with BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers.
Shanan has been practicing as a Physician Assistant since graduating with a B.S. in Physician Assistant Science from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 2000. She has more than 15 years of experience in the medical profession including 5 years of plastic surgery/aesthetic medicine, 2 years of orthopedic/spine surgery and pain management, and 2 years of internal medicine/urgent care.
Shanan is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and is nationally board certified by the National Certifying Commission of Physician Assistants. She has also received numerous certificates in all areas of aesthetics including Thermage of the face, eyes and body, CO2 laser, Fraxel, IPL/Nd Yag, Light Sheer diode, Botox and dermal fillers and sclerotherapy. She maintains certificates in CPR/Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Shanan has helped L.C.L.C. achieve our six Pinnacle Awards and Black Diamond status for Thermage in the years 2007, 2008, and 2009. She is bilingual, speaking both English and Portuguese fluently.
Shanan’s credentials and experience combined with her passion of the field of aesthetics allows her to reach her goal of educating her clients so that they may reach their personal aesthetic goals with the greatest of comfort and ease.