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Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty
Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty

Meet Our Aesthetic Expert-Master Injectors, Clinical Providers and Medical Aestheticians.

Life is full of milestones, some to celebrate and some to survive: You're getting married. You had a baby. You finally lost that weight. You hit the big 4-0. You hit the big 5-0! Any one of these major events—and countless more—may inspire you to make a change to your look so the you other people see is the best you possible, the you that reflects how you truly feel about yourself.

But here's the thing: You shouldn't have to navigate these changes and choices alone—and you don't have to! The aesthetic experts at the Bengtson Center in Grand Rapids are ready to join you in celebrating each victory. We want to help you by overcoming each challenge, and helping you achieve your vision for how you want to look. You may be a patient, but we will treat you like family. Our aesthetic experts and master medical aestheticians are looking forward to meeting you in person and helping you start your journey of personal transformation.

Our AestheticExperts

Amanda - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Amanda

Aesthetic Expert, Master Injector

"My patients deserve to look their personal best, and it’s my passion to help them achieve that with the most advanced fillers and non-surgical technology available." —Amanda

Amanda has been a registered nurse and aesthetic expert with the Bengtson Center since 2009, offering BOTOX®, dermal fillers and laser treatments, and more. Amanda is motivated by the strong conviction that each and every patient look as good on the outside as they feel on the inside. Among her many accomplishments:

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    • Proficient and skilled techniques complement the work of Dr. Bengtson, and assist those wanting a nonsurgical approach to looking their personal best.
    • Graduated from Michigan State University in 2009 with her bachelor of science degree.
    • Her professional affiliations include the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses.
Ashley - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Ashley

Aesthetic Expert, Master Injector

"It's so important to develop a bond with each patient to get them the best results possible, and I love that aspect of passion and care in my work." —Amanda

Ashley joined the Bengtson Center in 2011 and has been building on her abilities and knowledge as a nurse ever since, in order to give her patients quality care that emphasizes both beauty and safety. Since 2014, after getting her associate's degree in nursing, she's provided clinical care, and specializes in BOTOX®, dermal fillers, Ultherapy®, and ThermiVa®. Among her many accomplishments:

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    • Extensive hands-on PALETTE® Injection training, as well as her continuous training with two National Trainers at the Bengtson Center.
    • Her professional affiliations include the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses and American Nurses Association.
Katrina - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Katrina

Aesthetic Expert, Master Injector

"I believe that every patient deserves to feel beautiful and I aim to provide that by using the most advanced technology to highlight their best features, so they can feel confident in every venture they take. Seeing the excitement of a patient when they see their results is the best part of my job and it never grows old!"—Katrina

A Board-Certified Physician Assistant, Katrina joined the Bengtson Center in 2018. She specializes in aesthetic treatments including miraDry®, THERMIsmooth®, THERMIva®, BOTOX®, dermal fillers, Kybella®, Laser Skin Treatments and NeoGraft®. Among her many accomplishments:

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  • Graduate of Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science as well as a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies.
  • Trained in Reconstructive/Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology.
  • Member of: American Academy of Physician Assistants, Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • NeoGraft Hair Restoration Expert.
Lisa - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Lisa

Aesthetic Expert, Master Injector

"I work to meet my patients' unique needs as I encourage them to express their natural beauty."—Lisa

Lisa joined the Bengtson Center in 2015. She specializes in microneedling, THERMIva®, BOTOX®, injectable dermal fillers, and Ultherapy®. Lisa's varied and enriching experiences have helped her to develop a technical knowhow. She is devoted to her patient's safety and satisfaction. Lisa’s aesthetic focus draws on her belief in encouraging in the expression of each person's natural beauty and meeting his or her unique needs. Among her many accomplishments:

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  • Extensive hands-on PALETTE® Injection training, as well as her continuous training with two National Trainers at the Bengtson Center.
  • Received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Aurora University before attending the Biofusion Institute.
  • Her professional affiliations include the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses and American Nurses Association.
Sarah - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Sarah

Aesthetic Expert, Master Injector

"I love being able to customize a plan that will help each patient look amazing and feel like the best version of themselves." — Sarah

Sarah is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner; she joined the Bengtson Center in 2020. She specializes in aesthetic treatments including Botox, dermal fillers, advanced laser skin treatments, Profound and CO2RE.

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  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Simmons University 2016
  • Bachelor of Science, Grand Valley State University 2011
  • Member: American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, and American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Our Licensed Medical Aestheticians

Luba - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Luba

Licensed Medical Aesthetician and Laser Light Technician

"Customized aesthetics and color cosmetics can lead to an amazing skin transformation."—Luba

Luba joined the Bengtson Center in 2012. She has traveled the world and built a career focused on reaching the pinnacle of skin care and makeup application techniques. Among her many accomplishments:

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  • Studied at the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics near Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Served as an aesthetician, instructor, and brand ambassador for the Artistry Beauty Institute.
  • Her professional affiliations include Society for Plastic Surgery Skin Care Specialists, American Society of Lasers.
Maria - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Maria

Licensed Medical Aesthetician and Laser Light Technician

"Good skin care is meant to enhance the beauty that already exists."—Maria

Joining the Bengtson Center in 2017, Maria has a background in makeup artistry and cosmetology. As a Licensed Aesthetician, she has a passion for patient education. By listening to her patient's needs, Maria helps to develop a customized to each and every patient. Among her many accomplishments:

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  • Received her Cosmetology License 2004 from Clover Park technical College & went on to receive her Aesthetics license in 2006
  • Extensively trained in makeup application with Jane Iredale
Trisha - Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery Grand Rapids

Introducing Trisha

Licensed Medical Aesthetician and Laser Light Technician

“I am passionate about connecting with my patients and helping them feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside!” — Trisha

Trisha joined the Bengtson Center in 2019. Specializing in total skin health, Trisha focuses on addressing every aspect in order to help patients achieve their skincare goals! From facials, to peels, to laser treatments, Trisha is devoted to providing the most customized treatment available. Among her many accomplishments:

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  • Professional affiliations include: member of Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists
  • Certified Laser Technician
  • Medical Esthetician License

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To speak with a member of the Bengtson Center team, contact our Grand Rapids office today! Request your consultation online or phone 616.588.8880.

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2155 East Paris Suite 100, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

Plastic Surgeons Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso, along with the team at the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, provide advanced surgical and cosmetic treatments for patients from Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Detroit, and Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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