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Helping You
Look & Feel Great.

Elevare MD is a science-first medspa 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

owner

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 Alpha 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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Amber Creasy

practice manager

Amber, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, is the Elevare MD practice manager.  With nearly a decade of experience in plastic surgery and aesthetics, she focuses on making the practice run smoothly to deliver a welcoming, serene patient experience.

Her role extends to surgical coordination, guiding medical and aesthetic patients through the process. Amber’s warm, friendly presence sets patients at ease, making sure that all questions are answered and expectations are exceeded.

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. 

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Kiran James, LE

licensed esthetician

A graduate of Northern Illinois University and the G Skin Institute, Kiran is a licensed esthetician with over 6 years of experience serving patients. Her expertise includes chemical peels, microneedling, laser resurfacing, laser hair removal and many other services.

Kiran takes a tailored approach to treatments, helping patients feel confident and comfortable in their unique skin. She appreciates that Elevare MD supports providers spending ample time with patients to ensure their needs are met with thorough and effective services.

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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.

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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. 

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Jessica Erinfolami

esthetician / Concierge / Event Planner

Jessica is an Elevare MD esthetician and concierge, extending our clinicians’ care and responding 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 as EMD’s lead client concierge, where she worked alongside the clinical team to create a seamless experience for patients. She is deeply knowledgeable about our treatments and applies her love of details to every care plan.

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Ryan Joers

medspa manager

Ryan brings an exceptional attention to detail in his role as Medspa Manager. Over the years, he's held several service-focused positions in the beauty industry and prides himself on creating a consistent positive experience for all patients.

Ryan has deep knowledge about all our services and skin care products, which he uses to assist patients on their self-care journey. He looks forward to expanding his role after completing a business degree at the University of Illinois Chicago.

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Tess Bents

concierge / event panner

Tess extends a welcoming presence and passion for efficiency as our point person behind the counter.  With an education in business management, and a career background in customer service, she coordinates with clients to continually improve their experience -- streamlining the process to help them achieve their long-term aesthetic goals.

Personable and full of smiles, Tess enjoys building relationships. She looks forward to meeting our Southport neighbors out walking their dogs...so, stop in and say 'hi'!

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Kelly Gilmour

Concierge / Event Planner

Kelly brings a long record of high-touch customer service to her role as a concierge and event planner. She strives to exceed patient expectations by creating a warm, welcoming environment where systems run smoothly.

Kelly’s passion for aesthetics and years of customer service experience make her a knowledgeable partner in helping patients achieve their personal goals. She takes satisfaction in providing an exceptional experience for every Elevare MD patient.

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medical procedures

Science.

Board certified plastic surgeon with advanced training and a microsurgery fellowship, we provide the most comprehensive medical treatments available.

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cosmetic procedures

Aesthetic.

With an eye for beauty, Elevare MD strives to create the most natural and rejuvenated results with state of the art technology and a full portfolio of procedures.

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medspa services

Elevated.

We offer the latest technology, a wealth of experience,  & a highly trained staff to provide medical grade aesthetic services that will elevate your appearance. 

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