Meet Our Medical Directors
Tracy Hankins M.D.
The former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Sunrise Hospital, W. Tracy Hankins, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has been performing surgical and non-surgical facial and body rejuvenation treatments in Las Vegas since 2004. As the co-medical director of Advanced Aesthetics Salon & Medical Spa, he helped build the practice on a foundation of exceptional service, attentive compassion, and natural-looking results, all while emphasizing the importance of patient education. Dr. Hankins’ extensive experience helped him to develop proficiency with cosmetic injectables and minimally invasive aesthetic enhancement methods, as well as body contouring, breast augmentation, and other popular surgical procedures. He has been recognized and featured on numerous television shows and in national magazines, including “The Doctors” and MAXIM.
Samuel Sohn M.D.
Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Samuel Sohn, MD is the co-medical director of Advanced Aesthetics Salon & Medical Spa. In addition to providing the latest non-surgical cosmetic procedures available, he also strives to create an exceptional patient experience by listening attentively and creating customized treatment plans tailored to suit the unique anatomic needs and aesthetic goals of each individual. He believes cosmetic enhancement requires an artistic eye as well as medical aptitude, and achieving natural-looking results, along with providing the safest and most effective rejuvenation options available, is of the highest priority.
Meet Our Nurse Injectors & Mid Level Practitioners
Registered Nurse, Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist, Owner
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and Advanced Aesthetics owner Mary Sullivan-Force, RN has more than 18 year experience in treating thousands of patients with BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, and injectable dermal fillers. She is an instructor for Allergan, Galderma and is a consultant for aesthetic enhancement practices across America. Mary is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses and is licensed in Nevada. She received her nursing degree from Northwestern University, and worked for 15 years in a variety of critical care settings. In 2019, Mary founded Advanced Aesthetics – The School with the goal of continuing education in the injectable industry. The curriculum is designed to prepare injectors for realistic scenarios in an injectable practice as well as proper aseptic and injection techniques.
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Michael Sullivan is a Physician Assistant who was born in Chicago, IL. Michael’s training was primarily located on the West Coast with an emphasis in General and Cardiac Thoracic Surgery. Michael graduated with a Master’s of Science Degree in Physician Assistant studies from The Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences. After spending several years in the Midwest in Primary Care and Emergency Medicine Environment, he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to pursue Primary Care. While residing in Las Vegas, Michael developed and partnered an Internal Medicine House Calls Practice which he currently operates today. Michael was also instrumental in the development of a locally owned hospice where he was an Associate Medical Director as well as an Owner/Board of Directors. Michael was one of the original aesthetic injectors in Las Vegas with training in toxins and as well as Restylane. Michael has returned to work in the aesthetics field in 2014 because of his passion for aesthetic expression and to advance his knowledge in the practice of aesthetics. Michael is currently an alternate instructor for the Allergan® product, Voluma.
Jeff Nguyen is a Physician Assistant who was born in Vietnam. In 2008, Jeff received his undergraduate from Cal Poly in Pomona, California. Jeff began his career in behavioral therapy where he mentored children with autism. In 2012 Jeff graduated PA school from Touro University in Nevada. He then entered the internal medicine field for two and a half years. Jeff joined the Advanced Aesthetics team in May of 2015, where he received his training from Mary, Samantha, and Michael. Jeff has a strong and enthusiastic interest in the aesthetic field.
Frankie Day was born in Kentucky and moved to Las Vegas in the 1990s, specializing in pediatrics. She received her Nursing degree in 2003 and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix in 2012, working in both Hematology/Oncology and Intensive Healthcare. She received her MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2016, and currently specializes in Women’s Health and gynecological care. Frankie has trained with Advanced Aesthetics since 2017 under the direct supervision of the owner, Mary Sullivan-Force, and is excited to dedicate her knowledge to the aesthetics field. She continues to participate in ongoing educational opportunities, and is currently trained in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) to enhance both the visual and physical attributes of our patients.
Bernard Blanks, RN, has been seen on stages around the world from Tokyo to Vienna, and Sydney to Berlin. He performed in the musicals A Chorus Line, Evita, Grease, Starlight Express, and Camelot, to name a few. An accomplished make-up artist, he was also seen monthly for 6 years on Germany’s QVC as Brand Ambassador and Make-up Artist for BareMinerals make-up and skin-care lines. His distinct eye for, and love of facial aesthetics brought him to Advanced Aesthetics Las Vegas, where he trained 120 clinical hours with owner and founder Mary Sullivan-Force and Physician’s Assitant, Mike Sullivan.
Amanda Dunn, RN was born in Southern California, but raised in Arizona. Her interest in skin care began when her mother was diagnosed with Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). In 2008 she received her aesthetic license from Bellus Academy in Poway, San Diego. Amanda moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 2009 and began to work with Dr. Tracy Hankins; it was there, her knowledge with skin care and lasers took off. In 2013, Amanda became a board certified cosmetic laser technician through the Clear Skin Institute in Phoenix and began working at a dermatology office to advance her knowledge. It was at this time she began her journey to become a Registered Nurse. Graduating from nursing school in 2016 from Mohave Community College, Amanda moved to Las Vegas, NV to pursue her career as a Nurse Injector and utilize her comprehension of skin care.
Doctor of Nursing Practice
With over 17 years clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Tony Rosales is a board certified family nurse practitioner with extensive clinical experience in Aesthetics and Emergency Care. Dr. Rosales is nationally recognized for his expertise and conservative approach to injectables that includes the new cannula approach to dermal fillers. Dr. Rosales is the co-founder and lead injector for a Southern California practice that has grown to one of the nation’s top 50 accounts. His Southern California popularity has resulted in a clientele list that includes feature film actors, pro-athletes, reality TV stars and local media anchors and weather forecasters.
Dr. Rosales has decided to relocate to the beautiful Las Vegas valley and is excited to join the team at Advanced Aesthetics. Dr. Rosales received his education through military programs such as NROTC and Duty Under Instruction. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and 2 graduate degrees from the University of Texas. In 2017, he received his Doctorate from the University of San Diego where he now holds a faculty position and teaches in the nurse practitioner and health care informatics program.
Hayley Washinsky is an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) and facial plastics physician assistant, as well as a Las Vegas native. Hayley graduated from Faith Lutheran High School before attending the University of Nevada, Reno, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with an emphasis in pre-medicine. While attending UNR, Hayley was also a member of the Nevada Alpha chapter of Phi Delta Epsilon medical fraternity and an avid volleyball player. Hayley then moved back to Las Vegas and attended Touro University Nevada, where she received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Hayley then spent a year working as an ENT and facial plastics physician assistant in Las Vegas.
A former model, Hayley has always had an aesthetic eye and a niche for all things beauty. With that, Hayley came to know Advanced Aesthetics as a client and a member of the community. While completing her degree in physician assistant studies, Hayley also completed a hands on rotation with owner Mary Sullivan-Force, RN, CANS and practitioners Jeff Nguyen, Physician Assistant and Mike Sullivan, Physician Assistant at Advanced Aesthetics, giving her intimate experience in facial plastics and the world of medical aesthetics.
Hayley’s goal as a practitioner is to help each of her patients feel good, whether it be aesthetically or medically.
Linda Tran Luu, Physician Assistant is a nationally certified physician assistant who comes to us with 8 years of experience in a variety of medical settings. She was born in Nebraska, but raised in sunny Southern California. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of California San Diego, where she also conducted research on Alzheimer’s disease. Linda then moved to Las Vegas and earned her Master of Science from Touro University Nevada in 2012.
From there, Linda started her career practicing pain management for 6 years. During that time, she realized that she had both a passion and interest in injections. Eager to broaden her medical knowledge, Linda then began practicing internal medicine and successfully did so for 2 years.
Linda is thrilled to join the team at Advanced Aesthetics, and is looking forward to both growing as a medical professional and pursuing her passion in the aesthetics field.
Amy Lee Bass, RN, a native of North Carolina, graduated nursing school in Wilmington in 2003. She began her nursing career in the surgical trauma intensive care unit. She continued her career working as a travel nurse throughout the country in various critical care units. Amy moved to Las Vegas in 2008 and has been working alongside Dr. Hankins and Dr. Sohn since. She has experience in inpatient intensive care, ambulatory surgical nursing, and in the private practice setting. She worked as the Surgical Nurse Supervisor for the practice before merging with Advanced Aesthetics. In 2010 she joined our practice and has been working closely with both surgeons and their patients throughout the entire surgical process. She has been trained by Dr. Hankins & Dr. Sohn in the art of injectables, and has expertise with injectable dermal fillers such as JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, RADIESSE®, Sculptra®, BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, and Xeomin®. Amy is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses, the American Association of Medical Esthetic Professionals, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
Meet Our CoolSculpting Technicians
Julie and Meagan have been a part of the Advanced Aesthetics for nearly 9 years. They both were trained by a Certified Coolsculpting Trainer and have completed over 1000 treatments treating over hundreds of patients. They have been a key element to making Advanced Aesthetics the #1 provider of CoolSculpting in Nevada!
Meet Our Medical & Laser Technicians
Amy graduated in 2004 from Euphoria Aesthetics and has been certified in laser treatments since 2006. She attended the National Laser Institute in 2009, as well as the Nima Institute of Medical Aesthetics in 2013. She is trained in Skin Ceuticals, Obagi and Neocutis products. Amy has worked for Lakes Dermatology, Jamie Lee Metz and currently for Advanced Aesthetics. Amy highly enjoys doing Fotofacial treatments to help people reduce signs of aging and feel more confident in their appearance. Her favorite product is the C+E serum from Skinceuticals, because it helps protect the skin from sun damage and leaves the skin glowing. Amy is a wife and a mother of two, and was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. “I truly enjoy my career. I love meeting new people, establishing relationships, and helping people achieve results!”
Kristine attended Euphoria in Aesthetics and has completed numerous laser training programs in Nevada. She currently has 12 years of experience. Kristine’s specialty services include the Spectra, Fotofacials, Laser hair removal, and chemical peels. Her product of choice is Neocutis Reactive (Vitamin-C). Kristine was a professional dancer for Folies Bergere for 20 years, where she became interested in the anti-aging field and attended Euphoria school. Kristine is very thorough in providing the best information on skin care and anti-aging. You can be sure you’re getting great advice to improve your skin.
Linda moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1976 after attending Troy University in Alabama. Linda worked in the Hospitality and Technology industry until 1999. At that point in her life, she went back to school and started a new career in aesthetics. Linda has worked at Advanced Aesthetics for 4 years and specializes in treatments with Syneron (IPL & EMAX) and Lutronic 1064 Q Switch laser. Her favorite product lines include Obagi, Skin Ceuticals, Neocutis and Pro Therapy.
Jackie has been practicing aesthetics for over 14 years and has experience working in collaboration with Dermatologists and other skin care professionals. Educated and certified in Nevada at the accredited Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences, Jackie holds several certifications in aesthetic skin care and has developed an expertise in performing laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, laser skin rejuvenation and chemical peels. She enjoys customizing treatment plans and creating skin care regimens for her clients. “My approach encompasses all of the technical knowledge with a relaxing and soothing touch.”
Areal is a native Las Vegas, who began her career at Advanced Aesthetics in 2008, when she was just 16 years old. Areal has received extensive training in customer service and product knowledge. Her love for aesthetics comes naturally.
In 2015 Areal became the aesthetician’s assistant, where she spent her time assisting in aesthetic treatments. She worked side by side with our aestheticians where she began training in medical aesthetics. She is now proficient in treatments such as chemical peels, IPL treatments, and micro needling. She then graduated from Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences in 2017.
Areal strives to bring her clients the best possible beauty results by combining appropriate aesthetic treatments and an at home skincare routine that best suits their life style.
Dominique has been behind the scenes of some of the most renowned productions in Las Vegas, having over 10 years of experience working in the Las Vegas entertainment industry, with companies such as Cirque du Soleil and Wynn entertainment. Dominique obtained her aesthetic license after attending G Skin and Beauty Institute where she discovered a passion for skin care and experimenting with different skin care regimens. She previously worked at Hankins & Sohn Plastic Surgery where she trained one on one with each of their advanced laser technology companies to achieve the highest qualification and experience. Due to her extensive costuming background, attention to detail is one of her greatest strengths and is sure to always apply that when engaging with anyone she works with, making her a qualified and reliable source of knowledge and expertise.
Trish has been an Aesthetician since 2000, having worked on the Las Vegas Strip for 15 years at high end resorts. In 2015 she started working in the medical aesthetic field and was educated and certified in many medical grade skin care lines. She has been trained in several laser modalities, as well as micro needling and dermaplaning. She believes having the skin you have always wanted is possible, and with a customized treatment plan and home care, clients skin care goals can be reached.
Danielle started her aesthetics career in 2008 after attending Euphoria Institute. She spent the first 8 years of her career preforming luxury spa services at some of the top hotels on the Las Vegas strip. Wanting to expand her knowledge in the beauty industry, her focus switched to medical aesthetics.She has a vast knowledge of facials, skin care, laser treatments and chemical peels, and enjoys incorporating a relaxing spa service with medical based treatments to help clients achieve their skin care goals.
Courtney has worked as a Medical Aesthetician with some of the top doctors in Las Vegas and California for over 16 years. She has been trained and certified in many different laser treatments, chemical peels, and facials, and has provided thousands of treatments. She has extensive knowledge in many medical grade skin care lines, and loves learning about the newest technologies and advances in skin care products. She believes that combining at home skin care products with in-office treatments is the best way to help clients meet their skin care goals.
She also is part owner of Blossom Lash Company, located inside Advanced Aesthetics, where she has been doing eyelash extensions for 6 years. She is well known in the lash industry and has attended multiple education courses that helped push her to becoming one of the top lash artists in Las Vegas. Courtney offers Lash Trainings and certifications through Advanced Aesthetics, THE School.
Anneli has been a licensed aesthetician for 15 years, always working in both the luxury spa industry and also the clinical skincare environment. She is passionate about skincare and she very much enjoys collaborating with her clients to treat their skin effectively and achieve their goals. Anneli is certified in many laser modalities including Fotofacial, laser hair removal, spectra lasers and laser tattoo removal.
Anneli is also our resident Ultherapy specialist. Ulthera is the only FDA cleared device on the market to provide lifting and tightening of the face and neck muscles.
Anneli is also our resident eyebrow expert and she has her own brow bar located inside Advanced Aesthetics offering brow shaping and tinting, eyebrow extensions and airbrush make up.
Advanced Aesthetics offers the latest salon services and non-invasive cosmetic enhancement procedures at its state-of-the-art Las Vegas, NV facility to help you look and feel your best. We pride ourselves in providing high-quality care and utilizing the most innovative techniques at our practice for beautiful results. Let our team of experienced registered nurses and licensed technicians help you relax and feel wonderful while attaining procedures that can revitalize and rejuvenate your appearance.
The following links will take you to more detailed descriptions of our registered nurses and owners of our practice, as well as the board-certified Las Vegas plastic surgeons who serve as medical directors of Advanced Aesthetics. If you would like more information, or if you would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us today.
Meet Our Skin and Body Wax Experts
Licensed Aesthetician & Professional Make-up Artist
Ruthi started her career as a professional make-up artist for KTTV in Los Angeles, CA. She then moved to Las Vegas, NV where she attended aesthetic school, and got her license. Ruthi has 25+ years in this industry. She specializes in make-up application, eyelash and eyebrow tinting, eyebrow shaping, teen acne, medical peels, parafango body therapy, back facials, and facials that she customizes for you. Her products of choice consist of Obagi, Repechage, and DPC. Ruthi is fully devoted to her clients and ensures in providing the best service possible.
Mission Statement: “I’m confident to the health and appearance of my clients’ skin, by ongoing education, research and client support.”
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Meet Our Eyebrow / Lash Estheticians
Lisa has been with Advanced Aesthetics since 2003, and completed cosmetology school in Las Vegas, NV. Lisa and her team have twenty years of experience combined, and specialize in every type of lash. Lisa is a master in her field, and offers eyelash training.She keeps up with the latest trends with different colors, lengths, curls and styles.
Allergy testing for glue is available upon request. Removal of lashes is also available.
Call today to schedule your appointment at (702) 321-6274