About Us

Specializing in the most current non-surgical beauty treatments, Skin Med Spa provides a serene, relaxing environment just two blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, CA. Our licensed aesthetic nurses administer FDA-approved facial injections like Botox and Juvederm, which can treat crow’s feet, fine lines and wrinkles after just one treatment. There are also rejuvenating and hydrating facials always customized to your individual needs. Whether you want to boost your immune system with Vitamin Injections or IV’s. Our Alma Laser Hair removal machines are also FDA-Approved and are the most complete and effective hair removal solution available today. Virtually painless, safe and perfect for all skin types even tanned skin.

Our Premium Skincare Treatments include Botox, Dysport, Kybella, Dermal Fillers including Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Voluma. We also offer Laser Hair Removal, Vitamin Injections and IV’s, Facials, B-12 Shots, AFT Photofacial, Pixel, Clear Lift (Q-Switch), Skin Tightening, Stretch Mark Removal, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), Teeth Whitening, Micro Needling Waxing, Tattoo Removal and much more! All treatments are performed by Experienced Licensed Aesthetic Nurses, under direction and guidelines of Dr. Ryan Stanton.

Dr. Ryan Stanton – Founder of Skin Med Spa

Dr. Ryan Stanton – Founder of Skin Med Spa

Meet The Team

Dr. Ryan Stanton – Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon

Dr.RS Meet the Team

Dr. Ryan Stanton is a fully credentialed board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon focusing on cosmetic plastic surgery in Beverly Hills, California. He has been featured in national and international media, including: TLC’s “Plastic Wives”, The Doctors Show, Discovery Channel, Montel Williams, Women’s Entertainment Network, CBS, Fox, & KTLA News, Fitness, In, Star and Gala Magazines.

Kristina Donatoni – Licensed Esthetician

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With more than 25 years in skincare, Kristina Donatoni is a seasoned esthetician renowned for her unparalleled work in the industry. She started her career in 1991 at the prestigious Kenneth George Sanctuary Spa and became licensed in 1995. Kristina later owned her own skincare practice in Malibu, where she treated an array of celebrity clientele, before joining Skin Med Spa in 2016. Kristina has always been passionate about the beauty industry and loves helping people look and feel their very best. She is an expert at customizing skincare treatments, protocol for clients with wide-ranging beauty issues and goals and specializing in Personal Custom Facials for best results Kristina holds advanced certifications from Newbury School of Beauty, Epicuren, International Dermal Institute, SkinCeuticals, Le Mieux, Sonage, Aveda and Skin Renewal. Kristina lives in Santa Monica with her two beloved dogs, Max and Ziggy. In her spare time, she likes to ride her bike, walk on the beach and take exercise classes. She is also active with Climb for Heroes, for which she recently participated in a hike to benefit Veterans through The Heroes Project.

 Lorrie Ottinger – Licensed Aesthetic Nurse

Lorrie Ottinger

Lorrie Ottinger is an esteemed Aesthetic Nurse reputed for her extensive experience, artistic eye and engaging demeanor that puts clients at ease. Born and raised in Indiana, Lorrie attended Purdue University, where she received degrees in Nursing and Communications. While her career began at prestigious hospitals includingJohn Hopkins, North Western, she realized that her passion laid in the world of anti-aging. Since 2009, she has devoted herself exclusively to medical aesthetics. Lorrie’s career in the beauty industry includes working at a variety of renowned medical spas where she developed a loyal following. She has extensive experience administering Botox and Dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Voluma, Radiesse, Restylane, and Belotero. In addition, she is highly experienced with Fractional Resurfacing and treatments using the Alma Laser Harmony XL Pro and the Soprano Ice Alma’s Laser Hair Removal machine. Also the Palomar, LightSheer Lasers, among others. In addition, she performs Ultherapy, Thermage, I-Lipo and CoolSculpting.

Chinyelu Chukwurah – Licensed Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner

Chinyelu Chukwurah

Chinyelu’s passion for skincare and experience in the medical industry makes her a sought after aesthetic nurse practitioner and a favorite among clients. She has worked in the medical spa industry for more than two years and has extensive experience performing laser hair removal and administering Botox, dermal fillers and PRP treatments. Chinyelu was born in San Francisco and raised in Torrance. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Grand View University in Des Moines and attended California State University, Long Beach to get her Master’s degree so she could become a family nurse practitioner. Chinyelu is currently working on her Doctoral degree through the Southern California State Consortium program. Prior to joining Skin Med Spa, she worked at other prestigious medical spas and a plastic surgery center, and was a nurse at Harbor UCLA for several years. Chinyelu loves working in skincare because it allows her to help clients gain confidence and self-acceptance of their natural beauty as they mature. She enjoys being able to help patients age gracefully and provide them with poise and elegance at each stage of their life. Her favorite quote from Diane Von Furstenberg says it best: “Aging is out of your control. How you handle it, though, is in your hands.”


Lisa Goldsmith, Registered Nurse, B.S.N.

Lisa Gold Smith

Lisa Goldsmith is a native Californian, though she spent many years raising her son in Oklahoma. She received her AA in nursing while she was living in Hawaii, and received her BSN from Chamberlain College, graduating with honors from both. Lisa spent many years as an emergency room nurse and then transitioned to aesthetics several years ago. She has worked at medical spas throughout Los Angeles and Orange County, before coming to Skin Med Spa. Lisa has extensive experience and training in aesthetics and continues to attend seminars with the top leaders in the field, in order to learn the latest techniques. Lisa attended art school in her twenties where she particularly enjoyed life drawing and painting people’s portraits. Now she gets to blend her love of medicine with aesthetics and the art of beauty. Presently, Lisa is working on her Nurse Practitioner degree and in her spare time, enjoys going to art museums, movies, and roller skating along the beach. She also enjoys doing volunteer medical relief work. Lisa strives to give her patients a softer, natural look and empower her patients to look and feel their best.