Team

Meet the Team

At Beauty and Body Med Lounge & Spa in San Diego, we take pride in providing the best possible service to meet each patient’s individual needs. We will help you to achieve a natural-looking, rejuvenated healthy and ageless appearance. We will make sure you are comfortable, answer all of your questions and make sure you receive the treatments that are right for you.

Dr. Joseph Grzeskiewicz

MD FACS

Genya Liff

FNP / BCNP

Genya Liff, is an FNP, and BCNP, with 20 years of rich experience in diverse areas of medicine. Upon completing her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Genya worked as a registered nurse in multiple hospital settings and departments, always providing exceptional patient care. Genya continued her education and successfully completed her Master’s degree in Nursing in 2002. She subsequently worked in areas of primary care, women’s health, and pain management. However, she was always passionate about helping people address signs of aging and well-being which brought her into her current area of specialization, aesthetic medicine. Genya has become an expert injector and has performed hundreds of laser treatments, micro-needling, fractional co2 laser and many other aesthetic procedures. Genya enjoys working closely with her patients to help them achieve their goals and takes great pride in seeing their visions come alive. She strives to educate and inform her patients at every step of the process to make sure they are completely comfortable and aware of what to expect from each procedure.

CAROLYN HUYNH

CCRN, MSN, NP

Carolyn Huynh CCRN, MSN, NP (Board certified) is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her undergraduate work at SDSU and her postgraduate work from the University of Cincinnati. Carolyn has over 13 years of critical care experience and is very passionate about making her patients look and feel their very best, while providing professional, effective and safe treatments. She strongly believes that her artistic skills will bring her patients back to a youthful and attractive state. Carolyn ‘s goal is not to just fill in the lines; she believes there must be a noticeable improvement after procedures that patients recognizes and appreciate.

TAVA

Esthetician / Front desk

Tava is a native San Diegan and has been a licensed Esthetician since 2011. After experiencing her own major improvements from having acne and sensitive skin, she was inspired to help others with her knowledge and own personal experience. Before making the career change to the spa industry, she worked as a restaurant manager. While there, her dedication to customer service easily transferred over to a new position as the front desk Receptionist at Beauty and Body Med Lounge. Today, she still enjoys helping clients at the front desk as well as helping clients with their skincare and waxing needs.

STEPHANIE

Esthetician / Front desk

Stephanie is originally from the Bay Area and made San Diego her home in 2010. She was immediately drawn to the Cosmetic and Beauty industry. Starting out as a receptionist at a salon, she knew she wanted to further her career but was more interested in the Skincare aspect of the industry. She graduated from Palomar Institute of Cosmetology in 2014 and has been a licensed Esthetician and front desk receptionist since. She loves the diversity of helping clients at the front desk and also in the treatment room. Working at Beauty and Body Med Lounge has been a great learning experience and has furthered her education in different skincare treatments.

MICHELLE

Esthetician

Michelle was born and raised on the Central Coast. She graduated from San Marcos school of Cosmetology in 2008. Skincare has always been a personal priority for her that she’s been able to bring to others with a focus on darker skin tones and acne. Along with all skin care, she has a fondness for full body waxing and specializes in Brazilians. She found Beauty and Body Med Lounge shortly after in 2011 and has been her home every since.

JOYCE

Esthetician / Makeup Artist

Joyce became a self taught makeup artist at age 16. Her passion for the industry and perseverance allowed her to become a Face designer for Giorgio Armani. After several years of training with this make up brand she decided to become an esthetician to have a better understanding of skin care. She now specializes in eye lash extensions. Using different techniques and types of lashes she can adapt to the different eye shapes and give you the look you desire.

CHI NGUYEN

PRACTICE MANAGER / RN

Chi grew up in Canada and moved to San Diego in 1992 where she obtain her Cosmetology and Massage Therapy license. She worked as a hairstylist, esthetician/makeup artist and massage therapist at various salons,resort and dermatology offices. It was when working as an esthetician in a dermatologist office that she found her passion and interest in esthetic medicine. That lead her to return to school to get her BSN degree in 2007 and she has been an esthetic RN since then. She feels that her experience in the beauty industry has helped her become a better injector and skin care provider. She enjoys helping her clients look better not different and believes that continuing education is important as new and emerging techniques are being develop each year. All Medlounge staffs attend yearly esthetic conference and receive regular hands on education to perfect their crafts in order to provide a safe, natural and pleasing result.

Saffron Hackett

RN

Saffron is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Nurse Midwife. Originally from Sweden, she started her nursing education at Florida International University 18 years ago as an international student. She has a vast amount of experience ranging from surgical, labor and delivery and reproductive medicine and for the last year enjoyed adding aesthetic nursing to the list. Saffron has received advanced training and has become a skillful injector and excellent at preforming various laser treatments. She enjoys helping her patient to feel their best both inside and out by enchaining their natural beauty and achieving natural looking results. For the last 9 years she has been living in San Diego with her husband and two children, she enjoys working out and can’t wait for the next travel opportunity to come along.

Jaimie Shubin

RN

Jaimie has been delivering aesthetic beauty treatments for the last 3 years. She is passionate about providing patients with a youthful and natural looking appearance. She is well versed in neurotoxins, fillers, laser treatments, micro-needling, ultrasound and radio frequency treatments. Jaimie completed her undergraduate education at UCSD in Human Development. She then received her RN from Grossmont College and is currently working towards her MSN. When she is not working she enjoys traveling, running and playing with her dog Bella.

Mikayla Todd

FNP

Natasha

FRONT DESK

Natasha is originally from Temecula, but has been residing in San Diego since 2013. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and minor in Child and Family Development from San Diego State University and is also a licensed Emergency Medical Technician. She enjoys learning about the latest advancements in treatments and technology in order to provide a higher quality of satisfaction for the patients. After working with the team and patients at Beauty and Body Med Lounge, her passion for helping others has grown vastly and she will be furthering her education to become a Nurse Practitioner in order to better assist patients in feeling confident and their best by utilizing aesthetic medicine.