A range of solutions for breast, body, and face.

Suite 8, Level 2, 3 Hopetoun Street, Charlestown, NSW 2290

Our Nurses and Therapists

Our nursing and cosmetic therapy team have extensive experience working in hospitals and dermal therapy clinics throughout the Hunter and the nation.

They have a passion for helping women achieve their goals to be both healthy and happy.

They look forward to assisting you on your journey with us.

Melissa Sestan

Hunter Plastic Surgery

Melissa is a highly qualified Registered Nurse with a specific interest in cosmetic nursing. After completing a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Newcastle and a post graduate certificate in Critical Care Nursing, Melissa spent 12 years in public health working in the Intensive Care Unit at the John Hunter Hospital and as part of the Hunter New England Retrieval service team before pursuing her passion for cosmetic nursing.

Melissa joined the Renew Medispa team in 2012 with considerable cosmetic nursing experience. She has specialised in non-surgical injectables in recent years and has a strong following for her warmth and expert results. Her artistic ability and attention to detail have contributed to her success as a cosmetic injector. Melissa has completed training in a number of dermal therapies, including her focus areas of anti-wrinkle and filler injections.

Recent Training:

  • 2018 – Hunter Plastic Surgery University, Hunter Valley
  • 2018 – Allergan Advanced Techniques Training, Hunter Plastic Surgery, Charlestown
  • 2018 – ASAPS Non-Surgical Symposium Anatomical Dissection Workshop, Brisbane
  • 2017 – ASAPS Non-Surgical Symposium, Gold Coast
  • 2016 – ASAPS Non-Surgical Symposium, Melbourne

Alecia Baker

Hunter Plastic Surgery

Alecia joined us as a our Practice Nurses in 2018. She is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience in nursing and patient management in some of the busiest hospital settings in the Hunter! She really cares about helping our patients become healthy and happy. Her kind and calm manner help them feel comfortable during their journey with us.

Recent training:

  • 2018 – Hunter Plastic Surgery University, Hunter Valley
  • 2017 – Advanced Life Support Training
  • 2017 – Safe Administration of Medications
  • 2007 – Charles Sturt University Bathurst, Bachelor of Nursing

Alicia Green

Hunter Plastic Surgery

Alicia is a Cosmetic Therapist who joined us in 2014

Alicia has formal Beauty Therapy qualifications and completed her Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science in 2015. She is also an accredited CoolSculpting Therapist.

She is an outgoing and friendly woman who makes her clients feel at ease. She recently had her first baby and we loved welcoming her back from maternity leave and seeing her balance her family at home and her ‘family’ (including many loyal patients) at work!

Recent Training Highlights:

  • 2018 – Hunter Plastic Surgery University, Hunter Valley
  • 2017 – AST Advanced Peels Training, Newcastle
  • 2016 – ASAPS Non-Surgical Symposium, Melbourne
  • 2016 – Cutera University (Laser), Sydney
  • 2015 – Plastics Practice Managers – 5 Star Service Workshop, Sydney
  • 2014 – Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science – Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science
  • 2014 – Zeltiq – CoolSculpting University, San Francisco

Alesha Croker

Hunter Plastic Surgery

Alesha is a Cosmetic Therapist who joined us in 2016

Alesha completed her Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science in 2016. She is also an accredited CoolSculpting Therapist.

She is a great mix of being very professional but also calm and welcoming, so she quickly puts our patients at ease and helps them find the best options to achieve their skin and body goals.

Recent Training Highlights:

  • 2018 – Hunter Plastic Surgery University, Hunter Valley
  • 2017 – AST Advanced Peels Workshop, Newcastle
  • 2016 – Plastics Practice Managers, Raising the Bar Workshop, Sydney
  • 2016 – Cutera University (Laser), Sydney
  • 2016 – Zeltiq – CoolSculpting University, Sydney
  • 2016 – Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science – Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science

Lynne Brodie

Hunter Plastic Surgery

Lynne is a Cosmetic Therapist who joined us in 2018.

Lynne completed her Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science in 2018.

Recent Training Highlights:

  • 2018 – Allergan – CoolSculpting University (CoolSculpting Ed) – Sydney
  • 2018 – Hunter Plastic Surgery University, Hunter Valley
  • 2018 – Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science – Graduate Diploma of Dermal Therapies