Galina Kotovets

Founder & Managing Director
Galina Kotovets is the Founder and Managing Director of Eminence Medical Aesthetics. What started out as a “passion project” for her in 2013, has since redirected her 16 year corporate career and blossomed into a flourishing aesthetics practice built on principles of exceptional customer service and high quality, innovative treatments. At Eminence, Galina has helped build a culture of teamwork, warmth and comprehensive treatment planning (in order to address a wide array of face/body conditions through customized treatments) . She believes in continuously evolving both the services offered as well as customer relations, in order to stay ahead of ever changing client needs and industry advancements. Galina balances her busy professional life with being a wife and mommy to three kids. During her spare time, she enjoys reading, travel, meditation and exercise.

Jennifer Zelesnick

Operations Manager
With over 25 years of multifaceted experience in healthcare administration, ranging from grouped healthcare systems to intimate specialized offices, Jennifer (“Jen Z.”) brings an abundance of knowledge in understanding client expectations in order to deliver exceptional efficiency in the day to day operations of our busy practice. Fusing her business administration background, her passion for all things beauty, and her very outgoing personality, Jen offers a winning combination of skills to effectively coordinate between and meet the demands of our clients, administration and clinical team. During her personal time, Jen loves to hang out on the beach, to cook exotic dishes, and most of all to spend time with her two beautiful daughters.

Rolanda First

Client Relations & Social Media Specialist
At Eminence Rolanda combines her extensive medical field experience, love for aesthetics and talent for communication to build and maintain a strong Eminence community and brand. Her passion for all things beauty, coupled with her deep knowledge of the latest and most innovative skin care products and services allow her to educate others, both in-person and via our social media channels, on the do’s and don'ts of aesthetic care. With Rolanda on their side, individuals learn that skincare is much more than just the occasional facial, it is indeed a lifestyle! Rolanda’s most notable achievement as of late was actually outside the office, in becoming a new mom to beautiful baby girl, Romi.

Jen Boyd

Client Concierge
Jen’s career in the beauty industry began in 2009 at MAC cosmetics where she worked as a makeup artist, eventually graduating to retail manager and even working at New York’s esteemed Fashion Week. One of Jen’s greatest joys is making clients feel like the best version of themselves, so it is no wonder that she eventually acquired the perfect role at Eminence, which allows her to merge her love of beauty, exceptional customer service skills and passion for building relationships with clients. On a personal note, Jen never underestimates the power of fabulous shoes and believes that LOVE of family is her greatest blessing.

Shawn Yunayev, MD

Founder & Medical Director
Dr. Shawn Yunayev is the Medical Director at Eminence Medical Aesthetics. His diverse background across aesthetics, nutrition, preventive medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and rehabilitation offers his patients a broader perspective and more comprehensive treatment recommendations. With his artistic eye and strong technical injection skills, he has become known for achieving very natural yet striking results that enhance one's facial harmony and natural beauty. Dr. Yunayev’s passion for aesthetics stems from wanting to give individuals an alternative to plastic surgery through minimally invasive, yet highly innovative and effective treatments that will lead to improved self image. Outside of work, Dr. Yunayev is the founder and head of the Trans-Atlantic Medical Relief fund, an international charity that brings medical care and supplies to socioeconomically impoverished countries, most notably Ukraine.

Amber Olivero, RN

Aesthetic Nurse
Amber began her career in dermatology in 2014 as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She has since developed deep expertise in neuromodulators, dermal fillers (certified through Allergan in advanced injectables), peels, and lasers, and has also obtained her degree as a Registered Nurse, further allowing her to expand the ways in which she supports her clients. At Eminence, Amber combines her dermatology expertise alongside her passion for aesthetics to create exceptional yet natural looking results to help clients reach their unique aesthetic goals. Her favorite part of the job is building relationships with clients and helping them look and feel their absolute best. She excels at delivering the perfect balance between medicine and art, and finds joy in the process. When she is not working, Amber loves to spend time with her family, work out, travel, and explore different restaurants with friends.

Karina Rivera BSN, RN

Aesthetic Nurse
Karina began her career as a medical assistant in dermatology and plastic surgery working alongside some of the most prestigious physicians in NYC since 2013. Today, Karina is a board certified Registered Nurse, exclusively practicing aesthetic medicine and working towards her Nurse practitioner degree. She has excellent experience injecting neuromodulators and dermal fillers as well as deep knowledge of lasers/devices, skin care and medical facials. She maintains her aesthetics skills sharp by regularly attending advanced training and continuously evolving her techniques to enhance safe and effective results. Outside of the office Karina enjoys playing soccer, working out, traveling and spending time with her family, most notably her 3 year old daughter.

Pamela Skaff BSN, RN

Aesthetic Nurse
Pamela (“Pam”) is an enthusiastic, hard working, dedicated Registered Nurse with a passion for creativity and helping others. She believes aesthetics is more than just treating someone's outside appearance as it's closely linked to self confidence, and she truly enjoys helping people feel good about themselves. Pam is continuously improving her treatment techniques through training and education in skin care and health. She loves the challenges this field of work brings and feels a huge sense of accomplishment when her clients feel their best, most confident selves. In her free time, Pam enjoys traveling, cooking, spending quality time with family and planning her upcoming wedding.

Deeyana Dehkan APN, FNP-BC

Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
A Summa Cum Laude honors graduate of Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, one of the top 5% nursing schools in the country, for both her bachelor’s and master’s degree, Deeyana is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and currently works as both an urgent care and aesthetic nurse practitioner. She formerly served many years as an emergency department nurse in the nation’s second-busiest emergency department at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, NJ, as well as in various urgent care facilities throughout New Jersey and Connecticut. Deeyana always had an interest in aesthetics, fitness, and health but discovered her true love for aesthetic medicine while working as an aesthetic nurse at Ideal Image in North Haven, CT. Deeyana is an outgoing and motivated person who exudes positive energy, helping to make her clients feel at ease. She strives to educate, guide, and enhance her client’s natural beauty with a unique individualized treatment plan to help each person meet their desired goals. With a keen eye for detail and a creative persona, her passion is to make her clients look and feel like their very best selves. Deeyana is a true believer in the importance of self-care and its positive effect on mental and physical health. Outside of work, she enjoys having an active and healthy lifestyle, cooking, traveling, painting/crafting, and spending time with family and friends.

Stayce Coyle RN, BSN

Aesthetic Nurse
Stacey graduated as a summa cum laude honors RN, BSN and quickly moved into a position in the St. Peter’s ICU department. Her clinical experience, coupled with over ten years spent in the cosmetology space, positioned Stacey to optimize on her two passions as an aesthetics nurse. She is certified in nueromodulators, filles, laser, microneedling/PRP, Hydrafacial and various other medical aesthetic services and enjoys combining various therapies to optimize on client results. Her affinity for continuing new training in this field allows her to make sure the most knowledgeable and quintessential care is provided to her clients. Being involved in work that helps others feel their best is what motivates Stacey to continually evolve her skills and be the best aesthetics provider she can be. During her time off Stacey enjoys being outdoors, working on home improvement projects, and generally keeping busy.

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Mon 10am - 7pm

Tue 10am - 7pm

Wed 10am - 7pm

Thur 10am - 7pm

Fri 10am - 7pm

Sat 10am - 4pm

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