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At Advanved SkinCare MedSpa, we take immense pride in our team of unparalleled excellence. Our exceptional roster includes our seasoned Internal Medicine physician, Nurse Practitioners in medical aesthetics, Medical Estheticians renowned for their skincare prowess in the art of beauty, and distinguished minds in skin treatment innovations. Together, our team embodies a wealth of medical expertise that ensures an unrivaled value and professionalism. With our collective knowledge, our team is poised to deliver the finest medical spa treatments, rejuvenating and unveiling the youngest version of you. Welcome to a haven of ageless beauty and revitalization in the heart of New York City.

Dr. Mark Kostin, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Mark Kostin, MD, serves as our Medical Director, bringing 25+ years of experience as an Internal Medicine physician in Brooklyn and Queens, NY.  He earned his medical degree from the Celjabinsk State Medical Academy and with a rigorous Internal Medicine residency. Dr. Kostin's unwavering commitment to excellence has solidified his position as a trusted medical professional.  Dr. Kostin has been an esteemed affiliate of NewY ork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital since 2002.  His profound knowledge and extensive experience extend to the realm of rejuvenation treatments, making him the ideal leader for our medical spa team. Dr. Kostin's meticulous oversight ensures the highest standards in medical spa protocols, operations, and product safety, guaranteeing our clients' well-being and satisfaction.

Stella Komaritsky, PhD.

Head Nurse Practitioner

Stella Komaritsky, PhD., NP.  With over 25 years of unwavering dedication, Dr. Stella Komarnitsky, serves as our esteemed Head Nurse Practitioner, possessing a profound legacy in the field of medical aesthetics. S tella is a pioneer in the art of injecting, IV therapy, and PRP treatments, specializing in pan-facial rejuvenation and facial balancing. Her exceptional skillset enables her to artfully refresh appearances while preserving and enhancing natural beauty. Stella's commitment extends beyond treatments; she prioritizes patient education, offering transparent recommendations, and employing an unmatched discernment for delivering subtle and authentic results. Her extensive expertise encompasses a comprehensive range of services, including Botox, fillers, PRP therapy, HA injections, Prophilo BAP treatments, and hair regrowth solutions. Stella's journey exemplifies the harmonious fusion of medical proficiency with artistic finesse, leaving an indelible mark of timeless elegance and excellence in the realm of aesthetics.

Ilona Pecnikovaite

Medical Esthetician

Ilona Pecnikovaite, Medical Esthetician. With a remarkable career of over 25 years, Ilona Pecnikovaite stands as a distinguished Medical Esthetician renowned for her expertise in beauty services, specializing in skincare. Ilona has held roles as the Head Esthetician in various prestigious salons, collaborating with prominent runway designers and contributing her skills as editor to TV programs and esteemed publications, including Vogue. Ilona's commitment to excellence is underscored by her associations with American Express, contracts with high-end beauty events, and her pivotal role in experiences for multimillion-dollar spas. Her illustrious clientele includes Broadway actresses, Hollywood stars, and European luminaries, a testament to her unparalleled artistry and dedication to enhancing natural beauty.

Anna Antal

Medical Esthetician

Anna Antal, Medical Esthetician and Founder. With an illustrious career spanning 30+ years, Anna Antal stands as the first visionary Founder of Advanced Skin Care (ASC). Over this remarkable journey, Anna has garnered acclaim for her artistry in enhancing the beauty of some of the world's most influential individuals. Her clientele includes Hollywood celebrities, renowned USA and European runway models who frequent ASC when in New York City, esteemed TV news anchors, emerging movie stars, and celebrated singers. Anna's extensive experience has endowed her with an unparalleled mastery of both the art and science of skin revitalization and rejuvenation. Her role extends beyond aesthetics, as she offers expert guidance on product quality, treatment excellence, and service standards, ensuring that each client experiences the epitome of care and transformation at Advanced Skin Care.

John Chen, PhD.

R&D and BD Director

Dr. John Chen, PhD, is our Director of Research and Development (R&D) and Business Development, a visionary at the forefront of translating biotechnologies into tangible medical solutions. Dr. Chen has contributed to the field of medical innovation, designing a range of effective medical devices, from implants to antibacterial catheters, and nitric oxide technologies to neonate heart post-op sensors, to name a few.  Dr. Chen received multiple research grant awards from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), collaborating closely with distinguished Research Faculty and Medical Doctors to advance medical technologies. Dr. Chen holds degrees in Chemical Engineering (BS), Electrical Engineering (minor), PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan with core MBA classes from Ross. His expertise plays a pivotal role in shaping our medical spa's offerings and introducing cutting-edge skincare solutions.