Krystal Santos, LPN, Nurse Aesthetician & Dietitian
Krystal graduated from New England Technical Institute as a Licensed Practical Nurse (2007). She has worked exclusively in the aesthetic industry as a skin and laser specialist, and is committed to providing patients with the latest techniques and trends in skin care. She is also trained and certified in IPL and Laser Hair Removal from ASLMS and holds certifications in Nutritional Counseling, Aesthetics and the hCG Weight Loss Program.
She is passionate about new and innovative medical spa treatments and performs a wide range of services and Newtown MediSpa. Krystal is an animal lover and has three adorable pups at home.
Newtown MediSpa is where the world of beauty meets advanced medical technology to provide you with a higher level of care. Located in Newtown, CT, our soothing spa setting allows you to relax while our expert staff supports you in making the kind of beauty decisions that will also be healthy decisions.
Specializing in aesthetic medicine, body contouring, weight loss, skin care and spa services, we strive to provide our patients with superior medical artistry. Under the care of Dr. David J. Hendricks and Debra Sullivan PA-C, you will receive a complimentary consultation where an individualized comprehensive treatment plan will be developed to meet your unique needs.
Our goal is to maintain a nurturing, professional approach to non-surgical cosmetic treatments and skin care, offering a new concept in wellness that combines beauty, science and pampering – empowering you to look and feel YOUthful.
Meet Our Team
Dr. David Hendricks, M.D., F.A.C.E.S, Medical Director
Dr. Hendricks is the Medical Director of Newtown MediSpa and the Medical Staff President at Griffin Hospital. Practicing since 2000, he is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Hendricks enjoys spending time with his family and friends on the golf course.
Debra Sullivan, PA-C, Owner, Master Injector
Debra is a Nationally Board Certified and accredited Physician Assistant with an elite additional surgical residency and certification in surgery. Practicing for over 20 years in the medical field, including Women’s health care & Emergency Medicine, Debra Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine. She
is a Faculty Member with the Allergan Medical Institute, and only one of two practitioners in Connecticut to hold that distinction. Debra travels throughout New England and New York City to educate Physicians, APRN’s, PA’s, and RN’s on the proper technique and artistry of facial aesthetics using Botox, Juvederm and Kybella.
In 2012, Debra decided to open Newtown MediSpa offering a new concept in wellness that combines beauty, science and pampering. She is passionate about helping you look and feel your very best. Her hard work and dedication to service has helped Newtown MediSpa become one of the fastest growing Medical Spa's in Connecticut. She enjoys educating clients about their skin, and recommending personalized products and treatments.
She is also a clinical educator for five different universities, teaching medical students how to perform procedural skills such as the fine arts of injections. Her extensive experience is recognized through the perfection and refinement of her aesthetic skills.
Debra is a Newtown resident, is a mother of three girls and enjoys gardening, Crossfit and spending time with her family. She is an animal lover and has two German Shepherds, Luna and Buddy.
Tanya Mattison, Registered Nurse, Injector & Laser Specialist
Tanya is passionate about helping patients reach their aesthetic goals, and is also as one of our talented expert injectors of BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, and KYBELLA®. She received her Bachelors degree in Nursing from Maine Medical School in 2000, and is currently working towards her Nurse Practitioner license.
Tanya artistic approach to facial aesthetics and her skill as an injector is one of the reasons so many patients return to Newtown MediSpa. A lover of medicine, health and beauty, she has a passion for injectables and enjoys helping patients make positive changes to their appearance while maintaining a natural look.
Tanya has also been professionally trained and has extensive experience in Laser Hair Removal and Intense Pulse Light treatments.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two rescue dogs.
Trish Smith, Registered Nurse, Injector & Laser Specialist
Trish has be a practicing RN since 2009 and studied nursing at Sothern Connecticut State University and received her degree from Naugatuck Valley Community College. She is currently seeking her masters at University of Texas Arlington and working towards her NP/APRN license. Trish works also as an emergency department RN at Midstate Medical Center.
Trish served the U.S. Army from 1997-2001, and is married to her best friend Paul (who also serves our community as a police officer). They have three adorable dogs at home (one being a K-9 officer), and in her spare time, Trish enjoys running and being near the water.
She is a new Mommy and loves spending time with her sweet 4 month old girl.
Kelly Osborn, Registered Nurse, Injector & Laser Specialist
Kelly brings over 15 years of experience in minimally invasive facial enhancements, using an artistic eye and advanced injection techniques to achieve beautiful, natural looking results. Kelly received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Central Connecticut State University. Additionally, she is trained in Skin Rejuvenation treatments, Laser Hair Removal and can consult and recommend medical grade products to help and support your anti-aging goals.
Kelly love spending quality time with her family and friends.
Jacqueline Kling, Registered Nurse, Injector, Laser Specialist
Jacqui not only comes to us with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from James Madison University, but also has experience in medical surgical and pediatric care. She specializes in Botox, Dysport, and Dermal Fillers as well as the industry’s latest Skin Rejuvenation treatments, Laser Hair Removal and Coolsculpting.
Jacqui is a busy Mommy with her young daughters and spending time with her family. She believes in a living healthy and staying fit by doing Crossfit. She also loves her English Bulldog Leo, and enjoys crafting, and singing in her spare time.
Robin Dexter, Registered Nurse & Laser Specialist
Robin has been professionally trained and has been trained and certified in Laser Hair Removal and Intense Pulse Light (IPL) treatments. She is also certified in Coolsculpting fat reduction treatments and is CoolU certified.
Robin received her degree in Nursing from Western Connecticut State University in 2002. She is a vascular access specialist, and has extensive experience in critical and rapid response care.
Robin loves her adorable pups Cinder and Brodie, and is stays fit with weightlifting and Crossfit.
Valerie Hart, Medical Assistant, Coolsculpting Specialist
Valerie has lived in Newtown all her life and has worked for Newtown MediSpa for over 4 years. Her experience and knowledge in industry helps to assist clients in choosing the perfect treatment based on their concerns.
For the last year, Valerie has moved from our Patient Coordinator, to our Medical Assistant and Coolsculpting specialist. She has received advanced Coolsculpting training from CoolU and has performed over 700 Coolsculpting treatments to date. She is our "Expert" on all things "Coolsculpting".
When she's not at NMS, Valerie is busy with her two kids, spending time with her family and her pups Princess Sassy Pants and Frankenstein. She is also a "Foster" mommy for dogs looking for their "Forever" home.