So nice to meet you.

The NicholsMD Team
Come join us at the boutique. We can’t wait to see you.
Request an Appointment

Dr. Kim Nichols, MD FAAD

Board-certified Dermatologist / Founding Director, NicholsMD

Emily joined NicholsMD in 2015 while she was pursuing her Master’s Degree at Columbia University.

At NicholsMD, Emily leads all staff initiatives relating to team development, staff training, and culture-building events. She’s also the woman behind NicholsMD’s community involvement, whether hosting or attending events, and leads the company’s Philanthropy of the Month initiatives.

Emily’s passion and expertise for the aesthetic industry has been recognized on a national level. Emily is an expert speaker for companies like L’Oréal- SkinCeuticals, and has been a frequent writer for aesthetic magazines such as Practical Dermatology. You can read her most popular article, “The Importance of Employee Engagement: The most valuable asset to your medical practice is not what you think” here.

In 2019, Emily was awarded “Top 40 Under 40” for her leadership and influence in the community.

Emily graduated Cum Laude from Loyola University Maryland and had a near perfect GPA at Columbia University. Emily is also an alumna of Teach For America-New Orleans, and loves anything New Orleans.

Emily and her husband live in Fairfield, CT with their son.

Popular articles include:
The Importance of Employee Engagement: The most valuable asset to your medical practice is not what you think
Take Your Reception Area to the Next Level
5 Top Tips to Follow When Interviewing for a Medical Aesthetics Job

Emily's Favorite Product:
Emily Anne Scalise, M.A.
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic
Shop Now
Emily's Favorite Procedure:
Fillers
Learn More

Physician Assistant, Kaitlyn Rahtelli, PA-C joined the NicholsMD of Greenwich professional team in 2019 as a medical dermatology provider.

Board certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants, Kaitlyn is also a member of the Pi Alpha National Honor Society of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Bridgeport and holds a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Kaitlyn has been personally trained by Dr. Kim Nichols, along with the leading cosmetic and medical dermatology companies in the industry, such as Allergan, Merz Aesthetics, Galderma and SkinCeuticals, the #1 rated medical skincare brand by professionals.  Kaitlyn also has completed advanced trainings in CoolSculpting and Ultherapy.

Kaitlyn and her husband (and their fur baby, Hudson) live in Ridgefield, CT.  When Kaitlyn is not at the office, she enjoys cooking and traveling with family.

Popular articles include:
Exploring the Role of a Physician Assistant: Kaitlyn Rahtelli, PA-C

Kaitlyn's Favorite Product:
Kaitlyn Rahtelli, PA-C
SkinCeuticals Custom D.O.S.E.
Shop Now
Kaitlyn's Favorite Procedure:
Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin® and Jeuveau®
Learn More

Vanesa is Board-Certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), American Academy of Physician Assistants, and American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc (ASLMS). After receiving a B.S in honors within 3 years at the University of Delaware, she then went on to completing a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in an accelerated program at Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital, where she was trained in the top 10 nationally ranked hospitals in NYC.

With skin being the largest organ in the body and an external representation of individuals, her goal is to give everyone the confidence they deserve. Patients find her to be an upbeat, friendly, and charming person with excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail. Vanesa lives in Bergen County, NJ, and when not at work, enjoys helping run her family-owned Italian restaurant, spending time in NYC, and traveling all over Europe.

Vanesa's Favorite Product:
Vanesa Kodra, PA-C
At-Home LED Light Therapy Mask
Shop Now
Vanesa's Favorite Procedure:
Fillers
Learn More

Bianca is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) and American Academy of the Physician Assistants (AAPA). Bianca graduated from a 6-year program at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a B.S. in Health Sciences and Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She was trained at Virtua Hospital in New Jersey and Saint Christopher’s Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.

Bianca lives in Danbury, CT and when she is not at work, she enjoys dancing, painting, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.

Bianca's Favorite Product:
Bianca Patel, PA-C
SkinCeuticals Blemish + Age Defense
Shop Now
Justine is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Justine graduated from New York University with a Bachelors’s degree in Nutrition and Food Studies. She then graduated from Barry University in Miami, FL, with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA) and the American Academy of the Physician Assistants (AAPA). She is certified in phlebotomy, EKG and phototherapy.
Justine has extensive experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology which includes working over 5 years in dermatology clinics and plastic surgery centers. Justine’s passion is to help her clients realize their own true potential and feel happy and confident in their own skin.
Justine lives in Englewood, NJ and when she is not at work, she enjoys cooking, working out, dancing, and longboarding.
Justine's Favorite Product:
Justine Shin, PA-C
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic
Shop Now
Justine's Favorite Procedure:
PRP Injections
Learn More

Alyson is a Board-Certified Registered Nurse and a member of American Nurses’ Association. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology in honors at Pennsylvania State University, she continued her studies to obtain a B.S. in Nursing at Wagner College where she was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society. She is currently in her second year of earning a Master’s degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Sacred Heart University. She practices in New York City at Lenox Hill Hospital, but re-joined our team at NicholsMD to follow her dreams to work in dermatology. 

Alyson previously worked in our boutique office in 2017 as a Client Coordinator, but left to gain further education in healthcare. After years working as a dedicated nurse, she developed comprehensive, quality care expertise that she has brought to NicholsMD of Greenwich. 

Although nursing is Alyson’s passion, she also enjoys spending time with her family, friends and exploring the best food in New York City. 

Alyson Barton's Favorite Product:
Alyson Barton
SkinCeuticals Emollience (2 fl oz.)
Shop Now
Alyson Barton's Favorite Procedure:
Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin® and Jeuveau®
Learn More

Carly is one of our board-certified Registered Nurses. Carly joined our team in 2021, following her passion in skincare, beauty and making people feel their most confident. Carly graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Keene State College, and her past medical experience consists of emergency medicine, critical care, and cardiology. Carly is nationally certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and nationally certified in Emergency Nursing.

Outside of the office Carly enjoys going on hikes with her two rescue dogs and spending time on her boat with friends and family.

Carly's Favorite Product:
Carly Paul
SKINCEUTICALS Glycolic Renewal Cleanser
Shop Now
Carly's Favorite Procedure:
Liquid Lip Lift
Learn More

Jessica is our Licensed Medical Aesthetician at the Boutique. She studied at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in the Boston area, where she became a Master Aesthetician specializing in medical skin care. Before working at NicholsMD of Greenwich, she worked on Madison Avenue in New York City for over three years as the Lead Aesthetician.

Having earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Springfield College and with over 5 years of experience as a Master Aesthetician and Laser Technician, Jessica knows how to provide each and every client with a therapeutic yet clinical approach to address her clients’ every need.

Jessica holds several different Aesthetic certifications such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, advanced treatment of acne, and facial massage. She is also a graduate of CoolSculpting University where she became a Coolsculpting Specialist for this non-surgical, fat reduction treatment. She also attends several SkinCeuticals continuing education courses every year to stay up to date with the latest trends of the industry.

Jessica lives in Westchester County, NY and when not at work, she enjoys staying fit by taking dance classes, spending time with her family, and traveling.

Make an Aesthetic Appointment

Jessica's Favorite Product:
Jessica Bergquist
SkinCeuticals Reservatrol B E
Shop Now
Jessica's Favorite Procedure:
Fillers
Learn More

Cassie is a licensed medical aesthetician on our SkinLab team. She completed a pre-med post-bacc before attending the New York School of Esthetics and thereafter developed her practice as an aesthetician and laser technician in both medical and spa environments. She holds certifications in advanced treatments such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels and Gua Sha facial sculpting.

Having struggled with severe adult acne and navigating most avenues of care, education has become the cornerstone of her practice. She focuses much of her attention on treating teenage and adult hormonal acne, incorporating conversations about nutritional health and personal wellness. Cassie approaches skin health by bridging clinical and holistic treatments that are tailor-made to each individual and condition.

In addition to practicing as an aesthetician, she also works as an educator with her local Boys & Girls Club, offering skin health workshops that focus on teenage acne and sun protection.

Along with being a skincare nerd, Cassie loves film, especially horror, a passion she and her partner share as self-proclaimed cinephiles. Outside the office, she spends as much time as she can with loved ones and her cat, Sasha.

Make an Aesthetic Appointment

Cassie's Favorite Product:
Cassie Jones
SkinCeuticals Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier (H.A.)
Shop Now

Olivia is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician on both our NicholsMD and SkinLab teams. She graduated from Paul Mitchell’s Aesthetician Program. She started her career as a makeup artist where she found her true passion for skincare. Before joining our team, Olivia gained experience working with many skin types and conditions, and became a specialist in treatments such as chemical peels, extractions, and microcurrent, to name a few. She also has an extensive knowledge on ingredients and products, which makes her an expert in regimen building. Olivia excels working with acne and hyperpigmentation.

Olivia lives in Norwalk, Connecticut. In her free time, Olivia enjoys working out and spending time with her fur babies, Milly and Oliver.

Olivia's Favorite Product:
Olivia Steneck
SkinCeuticals Tripeptide Neck Repair
Shop Now
Olivia's Favorite Procedure:
#TechNeck by Dr. Nichols
Learn More

Marisa is one of our full-time Medical Assistants. She joined NicholsMD in 2020. She is an alumna of Hofstra University, graduating with a Bachelors in Science in Exercise Science in 2018. Upon graduating, Marisa has gained high-quality patience care experience working as a physical therapist assistant and a medical assistant in dermatology. Her experiences in the medical field has inspired her to pursue a medical degree. Alongside working at NicholsMD office, she is currently taking prerequisites to apply for medical schools in the near future. Marisa has shown how passionate she is about the medical field and is eager to become a practitioner one day.

Marisa lives in Westchester County and in her free time, she enjoys exercising, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.

Popular articles include:
The Complete Guide to Launching a New Treatment

Marisa's Favorite Product:
Marisa Chevalier
SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF
Shop Now
Marisa's Favorite Procedure:
Fillers
Learn More

Madison is one of our full-time Medical Assistants. She joined NicholsMD in 2021, and is an alumna of Sacred Heart University, graduating with a Bachelors in Science in Biology in 2021. Her passion for both medical and cosmetic dermatology has led her to NicholsMD while she pursues a medical degree. She is so excited to be able to learn alongside Dr. Nichols and help patients love their skin.

Madison lives in Fairfield and in her free time, she enjoys traveling, volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps, and spending her days off at the beach – sun-safe of course!

Popular articles include:
The Art of the Eyes

Madison's Favorite Product:
Madison Bradley
Daily Brightening UV Defense Sunscreen SPF 30
Shop Now
Madison's Favorite Procedure:
The Weekender
Learn More
Andreah is one of our full-time Medical Assistants. She joined NicholsMD in 2021. Andreah is currently taking prerequisites to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant in the future.  Her strength as a medical assistant lies in her charismatic personality and ability to create and build personal relationships with our patients. Andreah’s goal is to make sure she gives everyone a reason to smile, and make sure they feel the best version of themselves.
When not at work, Andreah enjoys volunteering for dog rescues, hanging with her dog Apollo, and can usually be found someplace by the water.
Andreah BonHomme's Favorite Product:
Andreah BonHomme
NicholsMD - Dr. Nichols' Pore-Refining Pads
Shop Now
Andreah BonHomme's Favorite Procedure:
Chemical Peels
Learn More

Megan joined NicholsMD in 2021 as an Office Manager.

Prior to joining our team, Megan graduated Eastern Connecticut State University with a Health Science degree and concentration in Pre-Nursing. She has worked in health care for over a decade, and has four years of experience in the cosmetic dermatology field.

Megan hopes to bring her knowledge and passion of health care and aesthetics to our community to enhance each patient experience. She is known for her outstanding customer service, and strives to ensure that all patients leave our boutique feeling confident in their skin.

When not in the office, Megan enjoys traveling, trying new recipes, the beach, and spending time with friends and family.

Megan's Favorite Product:
Megan O’Brien
SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore
Shop Now
Megan's Favorite Procedure:
Liquid Lip Lift
Learn More

Adelina Pacarizi is our Administrative Assistant. Adelina Joined NicholsMD in 2019 and is often described as the “patient advocate”. Patients adore Adelina; she’s kind and soft-spoken but a true intellect. In fact, she received a full scholarship at Berkeley college, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Adelina is also bilingual; she speaks fluent English and Albanian.

Adelina is passionate about skincare and has been trained by SkinCeuticals, the #1 medical-grade skincare company in the US, when she first joined NicholsMD. Adelina lives in Connecticut and in her spare time, loves spending time with her nephews.

Adelina's Favorite Product:
Adelina Pacarizi
SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser (8 fl oz.)
Shop Now
Adelina's Favorite Procedure:
Facials
Learn More

Ali joined NicholsMD in 2017 as our Office Administrator. A Fairfield County native, Ali is one of the first-faces you’ll meet when you arrive to our Boutique. After graduating from Quinnipiac University with a degree in Public Relations, Ali found her passion in helping to build NicholsMD into one of the best cosmetic dermatology offices in the greater New York City area with its concierge approach. Our staff and clients describe her as “bubbly, caring, and a go-getter”; she’s the person who delivers a 7-star experience to you on a 5-star rating scale.

Outside of the office, Ali enjoys spending time with her family, going to see live music, and cooking.

Ali's Favorite Product:
Ali Diaz
SkinCeuticals Metacell Renewal B3
Shop Now
Ali's Favorite Procedure:
Laser Treatments
Learn More
Melanie joined the NicholsMD team in 2020, with a passion for patient care and a big love for skincare. Melanie is a University of Rhode Island alumna with a Journalism major and minor in Business Administration. Since joining our team, she has lit up the reception with her friendly disposition.
Melanie is from Fairfield County and when she is not at NicholsMD, she enjoys spending her time out East on the water and traveling to new places with friends. In addition, most people do not know that she is also fluent in Bulgarian.
Melanie's Favorite Product:
Melanie Tzenova
SkinCeuticals Blemish + Age Defense
Shop Now
Melanie's Favorite Procedure:
Microneedling with PRP
Learn More

Jessica joined the NicholsMD team in 2021, with a passion for patient satisfaction. Since moving from New Zealand in 2019, Jessica worked in Retail Management and has always had a love for customer service. She is excited to be a part of the NicholsMD Dream Team.

Jessica is from Stamford, and when she is not at NicholsMD, she enjoys spending her time traveling and hiking with her husband and dog, Milo.

Jessica 's Favorite Product:
Jessica Leon
Age-Defying Essentials
Shop Now
Jessica 's Favorite Procedure:
Liquid Lip Lift
Learn More
Ariadna joined the NicholsMD of Greenwich team in 2021. She is one of our full-time Client Coordinators. Ariadna graduated from American Academy of Arts in Chicago and has a background in sales and design. She is tech savvy, creative, and has a deep appreciation for the luxury cosmetic services NicholsMD has to offer.
In Ariadna’s free time she enjoys learning new languages (four & counting!), tending to her garden, and painting.
Ariadna 's Favorite Product:
Ariadna Novik
SkinCeuticals Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier (H.A.)
Shop Now
Ariadna 's Favorite Procedure:
The Greenwich Secret
Learn More

Emily is our full-time Marketing Manager. She joined NicholsMD in 2020 and is an alumna of Fordham University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and Media Studies with a minor in Marketing. She is the woman behind the camera (or phone), capturing the excellent services and luxury atmosphere that NicholsMD provides, as well as driving social media and marketing initiatives and events.

Her passion for skincare has grown throughout the years, and she believes that skincare is selfcare – she is so excited to be a part of a 100% women-owned and operated company that instills the confidence in other women to live their best lives every day.

Emily and her husband live in West Haven, CT, and when not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and finding new Instagram-worthy spots along the East Coast!

Emily's Favorite Product:
Emily Fortin
SkinCeuticals Custom D.O.S.E.
Shop Now
Emily's Favorite Procedure:
EmSculpt
Learn More