CAREN SADIKMAN, M.D.
Dr. Caren Sadikman graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University, and attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She trained at the Mayo Clinic in internal medicine and physical rehabilitation, and completed a dermatology fellowship at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.
Dr. Sadikman has specialized in non-surgical aesthetic medicine for facial and body rejuvenation since 2010. She is an expert injector who continually advances her training and carefully incorporates the latest research and techniques into her practice. A calligrapher and artist, Dr. Sadikman combines her keen eye, meticulous hand, medical knowledge, and compassion for patients, to deliver optimal results. Dr. Sadikman believes that your opinion is incredibly important, and will work with you to achieve the results you desire.
ASHLEY GUTHRIE, R.N.
Ashley Guthrie, RN began her career as an aesthetician. She then decided to pursue nursing, and graduated with honors from University of Maryland, School of Nursing. After extensive experience as surgical, cardiac, and ICU nurse, Ashley has come full circle - and returned to cosmetic medicine. She has trained under the supervision of Dr. Caren Sadikman, meticulously studying the art of cosmetic injectables and various laser treatments. Ashley's keen eye, gentle hand, kind personality, and attention to detail will win you over, but you will also be in the best of hands because of her integrity and honesty.
PATRIZIA "TRISH" DIFRANCO
Patrizia "Trish" DiFranco is a Registered Nurse, expert injector, and skin care counselor who brings over 13 years of aesthetic experience, skills, and talents to our office. She is highly experienced with injectables such as Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Kybella, Restylane, Radiesse, Sculptra, and Dysport. She is certified in BBL and IPL photofacial treatments, microneedling, chemical peels, ablative and non-ablative lasers for skin texture improvement, laser hair removal, PRP, PRF, Silhouette threads, and microdermabrasion. Trish is a trainer for nurses, doctors, and nurse practitioners in all of the above procedures. She constantly upgrades her own training and medical certifications.
Trish has worked in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), Labor and Delivery, and the Operating Room in hospitals and Plastic Surgery Centers. She transitioned into the Aesthetics field over 10 years ago and has exclusively focused her passion and studies on non-invasive cosmetic procedures.
Trish's critical thinking skills and extensive knowledge enable her to manage a wide array of her patients' health care needs. Her compassion and expertise is evident in her interaction with her patients. One patient stated, "I wouldn't trust my skin to anyone else." She is passionate about helping her clients look and feel their best.
When she is not performing her nursing responsibilities, Trish enjoys reading, skiing, bicycling, and spending time with her daughter.
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Kaitlin is our devoted patient care coordinator. Kaitlin brings a radiant, optimistic energy to the office and she keeps this place running smoothly! She is always eager to help you with any of your needs, and will use her organizational talents and fine work ethic to do so. In her free time, Kaitlin enjoys spending time in nature, taking walks and hikes, reading mystery books, and spending time with her loved ones. Kaitlin is looking forward to learning all she can in the aesthetics world with hopes of becoming an aesthetician herself.
Vicki has been with our office since the Fall of 2016. She primarily schedules patients for the internal medicine side of our office (see "Jesse Sadikman, MD" below), but is always willing to step in and do scheduling when Kaitlin is busy. Vicki graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and Behavioral Health in 1982 and has worked in the healthcare field since 1984. Her cheerful smile and good sense of humor make patients feel welcome as soon as they come through the door! Outside of work, Vicki enjoys walking, spending time with her daughter and grandson, and swimming.
JESSE SADIKMAN, M.D.
Dr. Jesse Sadikman is a primary care physician, seeing patients in his membership-based practice in our shared office suite. You may pass by him in the hall en route to your room! Dr. Sadikman trained at the Mayo Clinic, and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He graduated from Brown University, and with honors from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He has been practicing medicine in Montgomery County since 2003. He has served as Treasurer of the Montgomery County Medical Society, and as medical director of Aledade ACO. Outside of work, Dr. Sadikman likes to play guitar and spend time with his wife, Dr. Caren Sadikman, and three children.