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Discover Illuum Cosmetic Surgery

Start by virtually visiting our new state-of-the-art facility!

Meet our staff that is dedicated to you

Dr. Gregory Lakin, M.D.

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Lakin is a highly experienced board-certified plastic surgeon based in Novi, MI, with 20 years of experience and over 20,000 surgical procedures performed across the United States. He is a renowned plastic surgeon in Michigan, with memberships in national plastic surgery organizations and multiple national awards in the field.

Dr. Ellen Ozolins, M.D.

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Ozolins is a well-respected board-certified plastic surgeon in Michigan with over 20 years of experience in cosmetic plastic surgery. She is deeply devoted to her field, boasting prestigious fellowship training in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, and she is committed to ongoing education.

Kasey’s priority is to make sure that our patients have the most comfortable and satisfying experience possible.

Heidi Winkler BSN, RN

Director of Nursing

Heidi’s goal is to ensure every patient has a positive experience and is satisfied with the high quality of service provided by our clinical staff.

Katie Wells, BSN, RN

Nurse Injector

Katie is a great listener and looks forward to creating an individualized plan to meet each of her patient’s unique goals and desires.

His goal is to provide a safe, individualized, and stress-free anesthesia experience for every patient.

Matthew Bayley CRNA

Nurse Anesthetist

Matt has been practicing anesthesia since 2011 in a wide variety of practice settings. When he is not providing anesthesia you can find him wake surfing, working out, snowboarding or trying to keep up with his busy family.

Tiffany Humenik

Front Desk Coordinator

She strives to make patients feel comfortable and welcome from the moment they walk in the door. Her passsion and love for Illuum allow her to offer world class customer service.

Taylor Esch

Front Desk Coordinator

Taylor’s primary goal is to ensure that every patient who walks through our doors has a positive and fulfilling experience. She is passionate about helping others embrace their beauty and discover their true potential.

Katya Wildman

Call Center Coordinator

Katya’s goal is for anyone that is considering some sort of cosmetic enhancement get to know us at Illuum and see for themselves what a fulfilling experience it can be.

Kitri Redmond

Sales Consultant

Her passion for the industry and love for people allow her to offer the gold standard of customer service.

 

Dakota Bentley

Social Media Manager

Dakota has a background in Digital Marketing Science from Grand Valley State University. He brings a keen eye for aesthetics and a passion for storytelling.

Jennifer Madaleno RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

Jen has a very positive and upbeat energy which puts our patients at ease before and after surgery. 

Emily Peralta BSN, RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

Emily enjoys getting to know her patients and continuously ensures that your experience is tailored to you, making you feel at home.

Katie Cohen BSN, RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

Katie’s goal at Illuum is to provide exceptional patient care while encouraging individuals to embrace their best self.

Tonya Gilbert BSN, RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

She loves being part of a team that makes a difference in people’s lives

Her mission is to ensure your comfort, safety, and speedy recovery. She does this by providing compassionate care and educating you on best practices and post-operative tips.

Jennifer’s goal is to make every patient feel like they are being treated like family, easing their nerves before surgery

Rob has been in the OR since 1999. His goals are to maintain patient safety, satisfaction as well as a great surgical outcome.

Edward has a BSN from Western Governors University. His goal is to make sure every patient feels as though he is taking care of a family member.

Tammy Pietryka, RN

Surgical Coordinator, OR Circulator, Preop/Postop RN

With a focus on excellent patient care, Tammy’s goal is to make the surgical experience great from start to finish. Beyond providing stellar patient care, she enjoys all forms of dance and spending time with her family and two Dachshunds.

Schedule a Consultation

Whether you’re seeking the expert guidance of Dr. Lakin or Dr. Ozolins, or have a clear idea of your needs, scheduling a consultation is the obvious and easy next step. Meet and sit down with one of Michigan’s premier plastic surgeons and start your journey into illuminating the best version of yourself.

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Kasey Bradley APRN, FNP-BC ​

Office Manager

Kasey was born and raised in Southwest Michigan. She served 6 years in the U.S. Military and chose to pursue a RN degree upon her completion of service. She began her career as a RN in the ICU/Emergency department in 2011. She continued her education for Family Nurse Practitioner in 2016 and has been working in cosmetic surgery & aesthetics ever since. She is a trained aesthetic injector with years of experience with different non-surgical modalities but opted to slide into the role of Office Manager. She assisted her husband in launching his dream of opening his own surgery center and thoroughly enjoys watching each patient fulfill their individual surgical goals, removing some of those insecurities and embracing a more confident self-image.

She is the wife of Dr. Gregory Lakin, and together they share 3 beautiful daughters. Being a mom is the role she finds the most rewarding! In her free time, she enjoys travel, cooking, reading, Pilates, and spending time with her family.

 

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Heidi Winkler BSN, RN

Director of Nursing & Surgical Services Leadership

Heidi’s goal is to ensure every patient has a positive experience and is satisfied with the high quality of service provided by our clinical staff. Her passion as a caregiver is to impact each person’s life in a positive way.

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Katie Wells BSN, RN

Nurse Injector

She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Michigan State University and worked as an operating room nurse at Michigan Medicine for 2 years before transitioning to aesthetics. She
received her certification as a Nurse Injector, and attended further training and certification through Allergan Medical Institute. She absolutely loves being a Nurse Injector and is very passionate about
combining medicine and the creativity and artistry of aesthetics in her practice. It is extremely important to her to remain educated and up to date with the newest and best treatments and injection techniques. Her goal as an Injector is that when you sit in her chair that you feel comfortable, fully educated on your procedure, and confident and happy in your results when we are done. She loves forming connections with her patients and feels truly honored to be a part of your journey to becoming your most confident self, inside and out! She is a great listener and looks forward to creating an individualized plan to meet each of her patient’s unique goals and desires. Some of her favorite treatments include lip filler, Botox, and midface/cheek filler (but there is so much more!). When she is not injecting, you can find her trying new recipes, spending time with family, working out, gardening, or taking a long walk with her dog.

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Justin Schultz CRNA

CRNA

He has been an anesthesia provider since 2014 and has experience with a wide variety of procedures, including complex vascular, open heart, and neurosurgery.

His goal is to provide a safe, individualized, and stress-free anesthesia experience for every patient.

He enjoys mountain biking, kiteboarding, skiing, and spending time with his family.

Education:

M.S. in anesthesia, Wayne State University 

B.S. in nursing, University of Detroit Mercy

B.S. in Exercise Physiology, Central Michigan University 

Matthew Bayley CRNA

Nurse Anesthetist

Matt has been practicing anesthesia since 2011 in a wide variety of practice settings.

When he is not providing anesthesia you can find him wake surfing, working out, snowboarding or trying to keep up with his busy family.

When you arrive at Illuum for your procedure, Matt will make sure all of your anesthesia related questions are answered and help reduce your stress. His goal is to make sure that your experience is as safe and enjoyable as possible. Matt will tailor every anesthetic to meet the individual needs of our patients in order to achieve an optimum outcome.

Education:

BScN Nursing University of Windsor

Duke University MSN Anesthesia

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Tiffany Humenik

Front Desk Coordinator

Tiffany is the Front Desk Coordinator at Illuum Cosmetic Surgery. She strives to make patients feel comfortable and welcome from the moment they walk in the door. Her passion and love for Illuum allow her to offer world-class customer service.

She was born and raised in Dearborn, MI. After living in California and Texas for the last 12 years, she is happy to be back in the Detroit area, where she is close to family and friends. She loves anything that allows her to be creative or crafty. On weekends, she can be found setting up parties for her small event-planning business or spending time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and their 2 dogs, Harvey and Ellie Mae.

Taylor Esch

Front Desk Coordinator

Taylor’s primary goal is to ensure that every patient who walks through our doors has a positive and fulfilling experience. She is deeply passionate about helping others embrace their beauty and discover their true potential. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University in 2021. Outside of work, she enjoys a wide range of activities. She loves shopping, traveling to explore new destinations, trying out different restaurants, and cherishing moments with her loved ones. Taylor also appreciates the outdoors and often goes for walks. She has a deep bond with her beloved dog, Winston, and they spend many joyful hours together.

 

Taylor Esch

Front Desk Coordinator

Taylor’s primary goal is to ensure that every patient who walks through our doors has a positive and fulfilling experience. She is passionate about helping others embrace their beauty and discover their true potential. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University in 2021. Outside of work, she enjoys shopping, traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Winston!

Katya Wildman

Call Center Coordinator

Katya’s goal is for anyone that is considering some sort of cosmetic enhancement get to know us at Illuum and see for themselves what a fulfilling experience it can be. She loves to make people feel comfortable and happy at the office and sees the benefits we can provide to one’s self-assurance.
After 16 years of being a work from home mom focused mostly on administrative tasks, she is excited to come into the office in an industry she takes a lot of interest in. Her specialty is to relate to all sorts of people, and loves connecting with them. Katya’s absolute purpose is to give anyone she talks to the most honest and informative answers and have them feeling comfortable and excited before they even walk through the door.
Her family is very important, and she loves hanging out with her husband and two teens and an Aussie named Gunner. Cooking and trying new foods, watching standup comedy, and hosting family parties are some of her favorite pastimes.
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Kitri Redmond

Sales Consultant

Kitri is a very proud mom of 3 amazing children. She was born and raised in Dallas Texas and decided to move to Michigan 11 years ago where her family had relocated to. She loves spending time with friends and family, laughing, spending time at the lake with our boat, and creating great memories. She has been in the esthetic industry since 2007, where she started as a laser technician for Laser Hair Removal. She went to esthetic school and became a licensed esthetician in 2013 after graduating from Michigan College of Beauty in Troy, MI. After graduating, she worked as an esthetician where she became very successful with laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, micro-needling, chemical peels, and body contouring with CoolSculpting. Her passion for the industry and love for people allow her to offer the gold standard of customer service.

Dakota Bentley

Social Media Manager

Dakota has a background in Digital Marketing Science from Grand Valley State University. He brings a keen eye for aesthetics and a passion for storytelling. His role is to create content for our social media channels and website. Dakota strives to curate a visually stunning and informative space that reflects the expertise and artistry of our esteemed practitioners. He is passionate about ensuring patients’ comfort and increasing knowledge about Illuum’s services and cosmetic procedures through social media. When he’s not capturing and editing content you can find him sipping iced coffee and spending time with loved ones including his fiancé and Bernedoodle puppy, Thomas
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Jennifer Madaleno RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

Jen is a Registered Nurse at Illuum Cosmetic Surgery working within the Pre-op and Post-op areas. Her previous experience includes working in emergency medicine. After raising her four children, Jen pursued her passion of helping others and graduated from Henry Ford College. When Jen is not working, she loves anything outdoors like golfing, kayaking, hiking, camping (and going to wineries 😉). She also enjoys cooking and spending time with her kids. Jen has a very positive and upbeat energy which puts our patients at ease before and after surgery. 

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Emily Peralta BSN, RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

For the past 10 years, Emily has been a surgical ICU nurse and loves her profession! Now working as a cosmetic surgery nurse at Illuum, she combines her passion for helping people and her love for aesthetics to provide outstanding patient care. As a pre-op and post-op nurse, she will guide you through all your appointments. Emily enjoys getting to know her patients and continuously ensures that your experience is tailored to you, making you feel at home at Illuum. In her free time, Emily stays busy with her two children, husband, and her dog named Tortilla. They are always on an adventure! She loves scuba diving, finding new restaurants, drinking coffee, and BRAVO TV. She can’t wait to meet you and help you illuminate your best self.

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Katie Cohen BSN, RN

Pre-Op/Post-Op Nurse

Katie is an experienced registered nurse with a background in intensive care medicine. After embracing her enthusiasm for aesthetics, she is excited to support her patients in the pre-op and post-op areas at Illuum Cosmetic Surgery. She graduated from Henry Ford College in 2016 and is currently completing her BSN at Eastern Michigan University! When she’s not at work, Katie is traveling to make memories with her husband, reading a new fiction romance, or spending time with her two dogs, Audie and Samson. Her goal at Illuum is to provide exceptional patient care while encouraging individuals to embrace their best self.

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Tonya Gilbert BSN, RN

PACU Nurse

Tonya has been a registered nurse for 15 years. She earned her BSN at the University of Michigan. Go Blue!

She started her career as a trauma RN in Detroit. She has been working as a recovery RN for the past 8 years. She loves being part of a team that makes a difference in people’s lives. 

Her passions include lounging with her fur babies, family, and friends, traveling, crunching, and recycling. 

Rosalind Geyer RN

PACU Nurse

Rosalind holds an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from DMACC and brings a wealth of expertise to our team.

Her mission is to ensure your comfort, safety, and speedy recovery. She does this by providing compassionate care and educating you on best practices and post-operative tips.

When Rosalind isn’t at work, she finds joy in spending quality time with her loving family – her high school sweetheart husband, and two wonderful children. They enjoy exploring and having fun in their new toy hauler and going on adventures with their ATVs.

Jennifer Oldani RN, ADN

OR Nurse

Jennifer’s goal is to make every patient feel like they are being treated like family, easing their nerves before surgery and assuring them she will be their advocate while they are asleep. Jennifer enjoys being part of their journey! In Jennifer’s free time she envoy’s gardening, crafting, and reading.

 

Robert Doheny CSFA, BHA, MHA

OR First Assist

Rob has been in the OR since 1999. His goals are to maintain patient safety, satisfaction as well as a great surgical outcome. Rob’s hobbies include gardening, working around his house, and his photography—which he is most passionate about.

Edward Erikson BSN, RN

OR Nurse

Edward has a BSN from Western Governors University. His goal is to make sure every patient feels as though he is taking care of a family member. His specialty is making people laugh. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and working on old cars.

Tammy Pietryka, RN

Surgical Coordinator, OR Circulator, Preop/Postop RN

With a focus on excellent patient care, Tammy’s goal is to make the surgical experience great from start to finish. Beyond providing stellar patient care, she enjoys all forms of dance and spending time with her family and two Dachshunds.

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