Nancy Chen, MD
Eye Physician & Surgeon
Medical Spa Director
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Nancy Chen pursued a research fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California. She then completed a one-year Internal Medicine internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. After the internship, Dr. Chen continued her research fellowship at the Center for Sight at Georgetown School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Her post-graduate training continued with a three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. She has several awards during her training period.
Dr. Nancy Chen has been in practice for 15 years in Kapolei. She is the owner and founder of Kapolei Eye Care.
She is trained in the latest laser treatment to rejuvenate the eyes as an Ophthalmologist, allowing her patients to see better by decreasing or eliminating the need of glasses or contact lenses. As she treated her aging patients, they started to notice that their skin was aging as well. This motivated Dr. Chen to pursue and learn a new series of lasers to help rejuvenate the skin not only around the eyes but the entire face and body.
Dr. Nancy Chen has attended several laser conferences around the world to acquire the knowledge of new technology in skin rejuvenation. Her research led to the purchase of the latest and best lasers in the market. All the lasers acquired by her has been extensively tested in multiple medical studies and FDA approved.
Dr. Nancy Chen is extremely meticulous about her technique and everyone will receive a personalized treatment to achieve the best results. She is very sincere in her recommendations, if she does not think you are a good candidate, she will be sure to let you know.
Dr. Chen is fluent in English, Chinese Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish, speaks some Japanese, and is learning Illocano.
Medspa Manager / Medical Assistant
Alina received her Medical Assistant Degree in 2005 after graduating from Med-Assist School of Hawaii. Her interest and passion for beauty, led Alina to pursue her career in the beauty industry with MAC Cosmetics in 2008, where she worked as a Professional Makeup Artist for 5 years. She enjoys helping everyone look and feel their absolute best! Alina has been with Pua Manu MedSpa for the past 4 years and is dedicated to providing exceptional service to each and every client. She genuinely cares about all the clients of Pua Manu Medspa and goes above and beyond to make sure everyone is taken care of.
Aesthetic Registered Nurse
Amanda was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, she first moved to Hawaii to pursue a degree in Clinical Psychology. In 2006, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Chaminade University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
In addition to her Bachelors degree in Psychology, she also holds a postgraduate degree from Seattle University where she completed her Nursing degree while graduating Magna Cum Laude. She was selected for an International Studies program to explore Global Nursing in Belize focusing on health and human services with women and adolescents infected with HIV. Upon graduation, she received the prestigious Sister Mary Ruth Kniehoff Award in honor of her academic achievement, excellence in nursing and participation in scholarly and community outreach.
Amanda brings with her a broad nursing experience in the aesthetics and medical spa industry. Her combined background in the Operating Room, Perioperative Nursing, experience in plastic surgery and patient care management has enabled her to provide the highest level of safety and individualized care to her patients. After thorough evaluation she provides a tailored treatment plan to help her patients achieve their aesthetic goals. She looks forward to being a supportive partner on your journey to improved skin health and rejuvenation.
She is a licensed Registered nurse in the State of Hawaii and an experienced laser practitioner. She has advanced training in non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as SculpSure, TAMA, Pelleve, SkinTyte, Laser Hair Removal , facial contouring and BBL Laser Skin treatments.
Amanda understands that nutrition and skin health interplay. She is passionate about skin care, patient education and keeping current with the latest research involving anti-aging nutrition to help her patients maintain healthy “glowing skin”.
Tatyana received her Nursing Degree from Novosibirsk Medical School in Russia. She worked as an RN in a Diagnostic Center for 8 years. As she always was interested in the Beauty/Aesthetic field, Tatyana became a Medical Aesthetician after training from med/esthetic school in St. Petersburg. When she came to Hawaii, Tatyana went to obtain her Aesthetician degree from Honolulu Community College. With over 20 years experience in the Med/Beauty industry, Tatyana always provides the highest quality of care to all of her clients. She loves to customize her facial treatments to reach the best possible results for each and every one. Tatyana is looking forward to help you in your new journey in achieving all of your beauty goals!
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