ACPS Spa Staff
Dr. Patronella’s spa team offers many nonsurgical treatments and products for the skin, face and body. This ranges from cosmetic injectables and laser skin rejuvenation to CoolSculpting®, Cellfina cellulite reduction, and potent rejuvenation serums from the world’s top skin care leaders. Let our skillful aesthetic nurses and estheticians customize the perfect treatment and product plan for you!
Dr. Patronella's Spa Staff
Christy Craig, NP
Joined ACPS in 2016
Christy has been a practicing nurse practitioner since 2014. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, Christy worked in oncology at Methodist since 2003. Christy obtained her nurse practitioner degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2014 she also received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Houston Baptist University in 2005. She is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS).
Heidi Fell, RN
Joined ACPS in 2014
Heidi has been a practicing aesthetic nurse since 2006. Before becoming an aesthetic nurse, Heidi worked in the Neonatal Intensive care unit at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and Seton Medical center in Austin. Heidi obtained her nursing degree from Washington State University in 2001. She is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS). Heidi is also a trainer for Galderma since 2011 and was also a speaker and trainer for Medicis and Valeant (Cosmetic Pharmaceutical companies).
Lauren Ramos, RN
Joined ACPS in 2019
Lauren has been a practicing aesthetic nurse since 2014. Before joining ACPS she practiced at a wellness & cosmetic center that coupled aesthetic procedures with hormone replacement therapy. She is a graduate of University of Houston (2001) with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and continued her education earning a second degree in nursing in 2014. She receives continuing education and is a certified Master Injector through Allergan.
Wendy Pell, LMT, LE, SS
Joined ACPS in 1995
Wendy has been a practicing licensed esthetician since 2004. Prior to working as an esthetician in the spa and rejuvenation center, she worked at ACPS as a licensed medical assistant since 1995 and a licensed massage therapist since 1999. Wendy has received continuing education and extensive training in skincare products, procedures, and customer service. She is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS).
Favorite Procedure: I really enjoy the BBL/Halo Combo because I can customize the treatment to target the patient’s concerns.
Favorite Skincare Product: I really enjoy SkinMedica® TNS Essential serum because it’s an all-in-one product. It’s great for patients who don’t have time for a lot of products but want the most bang for their buck!
Natalie Cribley, LMT, SS
Joined ACPS in 2013
Natalie has been a practicing skincare specialist/laser technician since 2013. Prior to working as an esthetician in the spa and rejuvenation center, she was the owner of a small medical practice specializing in therapeutic massages for breast cancer patients. Natalie has received continuing education and extensive training in skincare products, procedures, and customer service. She has attended CoolSculpting university for advanced sculpting training. She is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS).
Favorite Procedure: I really enjoy Halo® and Fraxel®. Fractional Lasers can be used to turn back time. Each session reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles age spots, and overall uneven skin tone. It works magic!
Favorite Skincare Product: I really enjoy SkinMedica® TNS Essential Serum it is formulated with naturally occurring growth factors and is a truly rejuvenating treatment. Love it!