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Elevare MD is a science-first Medical Spa led by board-certified medical professionals with advanced training in plastic and reconstructive surgical care. We treat medical and aesthetic patients with compassion and evidence-based protocols to deliver precise results.  Our clinicians partner with you to customize treatment plans that match your goals and lifestyle, from maintaining a surgical result to building a skin care plan that supports positive aging. We take a continuum of care approach, with a focus on delivering long-lasting results that build a foundation for decades of confidence.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons accredited

Michael DeWolfe, MD


Michael DeWolfe, MD is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who completed residency training and a microvascular surgery fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals. Dr. DeWolfe earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina where he was president of the Alpha Omega Honor Society and received salutatorian honors.

With eight years of advanced surgical training and over 10 years in practice, Dr. DeWolfe focuses on cosmetic surgery as well as reconstructive surgery of the head, neck, trunk, lower extremity, and breast. His comprehensive medical and aesthetic approach begins with a conversation focused on the patient’s health, function and appearance goals.

Dr. DeWolfe partners with his patients to deliver precise results and exceptional medical care. Patients with health issues or aesthetic concerns depend on him to provide compassionate treatment, and precise results, with the highest standard of care,


A sought-after surgeon with a national reputation, he works with multiple Chicago area hospitals to treat patients from across the globe and is the world's leading expert for enbloc capsulectomy and breast restoration -- known universally as The 'Enbloc Doc.'

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Kelly DeWolfe, APRN-BC, M.S.

board-certified nurse practitioner

Kelly DeWolfe is a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner and an advanced practice plastic and reconstructive surgery nurse. Kelly believes superior results begin with informed decision making that helps patients achieve and maintain great results.

With a career focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery, Kelly has a special interest in injectables, non-invasive aesthetic treatments and breast reconstruction. She prioritizes individualized care and is committed to helping patients attain their personal aesthetic and physical goals.

Kelly earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a master of science degree in nursing at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is affiliated with several Chicago area hospitals.

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Heather LaGrippe, APRN-BC, MSN

Board-certified Advanced Practice Nurse 

Board-certified with advanced training in aesthetic procedures, Heather focuses on creating subtle results through the artful use of injectables.  

Heather is well-known for her skill at refreshing her patients’ appearances with a custom mix of fillers, PRP injections and Botox treatments. She blends procedures to gracefully restore cheeks and lips, and erase signs of aging by adding undetectable filler to tear troughs, temples and jaw lines for a lifted appearance.  A graduate of North Park University, she spent eight years in family medicine before moving to an aesthetic practice in 2015. 


Carli Elmore, PA-C, MMS

Board-certified Physician Assistant (PA) 

Her medical knowledge and technical skill make Carli an exceptional partner to her patients. She spends significant time understanding their long and short-term goals, offering recommendations to achieve optimum results that also suit their lifestyle. Carli strives to help her patients achieve maximum physical confidence, whether they’re seeking breast reconstruction or considering injectables and laser treatments.

Carli is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine’s physician assistant program and earned an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin- Madison.

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Ariana Carnalla

Practice Manager - hinsdale
director of surgical services

Ariana has more than 15 years of experience working with plastic and reconstructive surgery patients and understands the power of a welcoming atmosphere.

As Elevare MD’s practice manager, she focuses on managing details for surgical patients and aesthetic clients and is passionate about supporting them during what can be an emotional journey. Ariana is bilingual and happy to assist patients whose first language is Spanish.

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Monica Padilla

practice Manager - Chicago
Director of Medical Spa Services 

Monica is a seasoned med spa operations professional with more than 15 years of experience in luxury spa and hotel environments.

As Chicago practice manager, Monica is focused on operational development and delivering a consistently excellent experience. She is passionate about building high-performing teams, combining high-touch service with comprehensive training to ensure patients' expectations are exceeded. Monica is a graduate of St. Xavier University.

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Fallyn Johnson, LE

licensed esthetician
in-house trainer 

Fallyn believes the best skincare blends art and science to enhance her clients’ natural beauty. A licensed esthetician and esthetics educator, she promotes preventative skin care and understands that healthy skin is a long-term investment.

Fallyn specializes in results-focused treatments that include laser resurfacing, chemical peels and light therapy. She trained at G Skin & Beauty Institute and has nearly a decade of experience developing personalized skincare routines; equally comfortable recommending anti-aging solutions or delivering indulgent pampering services.


Elyse Schmit, LE

licensed esthetician

Elyse brings more than a decade of expertise as a medical esthetician to Elevare MD, including 6 years working with a cosmetic and plastic surgeon. She prioritizes healthy skin, working with clients to take an ‘inside out’ approach to achieving their skin correction goals. 

A graduate of G Skin and Beauty Institute, Elyse is certified in high-impact treatments from peels to micro-needling, as well as laser services including hair removal, Clear & Brilliant and Vivace RF. She develops focused treatment plans that optimize skin health for lasting results.

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Jennine Lindgren, LE

licensed esthetician

Jennine is a licensed esthetician with over fourteen years of experience providing treatment in traditional and medical spas. A graduate of the College of Beauty, she delivers a wide array of services that include medical-grade facial treatments, microneedling and laser hair removal.

She is passionate about establishing long-term patient relationships based on goal-oriented treatment plans that evolve over time. Jennine understands medical esthetics are an investment and works to maximize results for her patients.


Nicole Pansera, LE

licensed esthetician

Nicole is a licensed esthetician with more than 12 years of experience who believes that what you put in your body is just as important as what you put on it when it comes to skin health.  

Her specialties include chemical peel customization, micro-needling and laser resurfacing for dramatic, lasting improvement. A graduate of the University of Esthetics, Nicole particularly enjoys helping clients with acne and sun damage boost their confidence through effective treatments. Nicole develops personalized skincare plans that help patients maintain their office results and continually improve the beauty of their skin. 


Jessica Garcia, LE

licensed esthetician

Jessica is a licensed esthetician who extends our clinicians’ care and responds to patient needs. A graduate of the New Age Spa Institute, Jessica provides custom-blended skin care and treatment plans to address acne, scarring and aging concerns.

Her results-driven approach builds on her experience working alongside the clinical team, creating a seamless experience for patients. She is deeply knowledgeable about our treatments and applies her love of detail to every care plan.


Lily Daker, LE

licensed esthetician

Lily is a graduate of the University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology who helps patients build on their professional treatments with regenerative skincare routines that maximize their results. Clients appreciate her warm personality and commitment to helping them achieve their aesthetic goals.

Lily specializes in regenerative procedures that use platelet-rich plasma (PRP) with microneedling, SoME™ PRP-based skincare and Vivace microneedling with radio frequency.


Jolisa G. Soto

Patient Care Coordinator 

Jolisa assists with surgical scheduling and oversees pre-procedure approvals in her role as a patient care coordinator.  A graduate of Loyola University with a degree in Healthcare Administration, Jolisa brings extensive medical office and customer service experience to Elevare MD.

Her calm, organized approach provides a smooth experience for our medical and aesthetic patients. Jolisa is bilingual and appreciates the opportunity to assist clients with their treatment needs.


Janelis Mercado

Patient Care Coordinator 

Janelis works to deliver an excellent experience for our patients and enjoys sharing her knowledge of products and treatments. Prior to joining Elevare MD, she co-owned a spa and understands that efficient operations translate to a serene atmosphere for patients and providers.

A self-described skincare aficionado, Janelis says the highly customizable Glo2Facial is her favorite treatment and loves to discuss her favorite products with our patients.


Maleila Flores

Patient Care Coordinator 

Maleila is a licensed esthetician who shifted to spa operations when she moved to Chicago six years ago. A California native, she loves to discuss treatments with Elevare MD clients and takes pride in helping them find the most effective products for their specific concerns.

Chemical peels are Maleila’s favorite treatment because clients consistently report great results. She is always open and eager to share her favorite products, too.

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Lesly Orellana

Patient Care Coordinator 

Lesly’s patient, friendly approach to customer service reflects her years of experience working with children, families and seniors. She shifted focus to med spa operations to pursue her passion for skincare and fascination with the advanced treatments offered at Elevare MD.

She is fully bilingual and appreciates the opportunity to assist our Spanish-speaking patients and their families.

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Dr. DeWolfe and his dedicated EMD team of professionals have performed hundreds of surgical and non-surgical procedures offering incredible and profound results.

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