Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D is motivated by what is best for our patients. Every member of our skin care team remains ethically committed to educating their patients with unbiased, objective, and expert counsel. Once an informed decision has been reached with a patient, our staff uses their considerable talents and abilities that are on par with many of the most talented skin specialists in the nation.

Brenda Blay

Registered Nurse

Born and raised in San Jose, Brenda is proud to work and reside in the Silicon Valley. Before assuming the role of Aesthetic Nurse Specialist at Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D, Brenda had a substantial and fulfilling career as a registered nurse. She has worked extensively in the fields of both Emergency and Aesthetic Nursing, variously employed as a Plastic Surgery Nurse Consultant, Surgery RN Circulator, Recovery Room Nurse, as well as Emergency Room Nurse and Triage. Such experience has afforded Brenda a wealth of expertise, which she adeptly passes on to her clients.

Nearly 15 years of performing scores of laser procedures, administering dermal fillers and working with Botox Cosmetic have honed Brenda’s skills as an exceedingly reliable and talented medical aesthetic artist. Her tremendous desire to deliver natural and aesthetically pleasing results for all skin types and lifestyles has served as her key motivation.

Brenda knows that no single approach is right for everyone. She has an artistic eye and is passionate about her job. She caters her approach to each client to ensure complete satisfaction and individualized results. In her spare time, Brenda can be found spending cherished time with her family.

Brenda earned her Nursing Degree from San Jose State University. She has been trained and certified to perform all of the aesthetic procedures at Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D and is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Dermatology Nurses Association.

Loren Estevez

Office Manager

Loren plays an integral role at Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D, serving as the Office Manager. She brings over ten years of experience working in professional, client-centered medical office environments. Striving to provide the highest level of client satisfaction she always goes above and beyond to exceed even the highest expectations. Loren recognizes that her duties as Manager are essential in keeping Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D running smoothly and efficiently so that our clients can receive the highest quality of care and attention that they deserve. She ensures that all clients walk away feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. When she’s not at Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D, Loren enjoys volunteering at her local community, cooking, fine wine, and spending time with her family and friends.

Deb Gadzikowski

Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

A graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Deb came to the Silicon Valley and settled into the High Tech industry. After a successful career, she paused to reassess and re-educate. In 2011 Deb graduated from Nursing School.

Deb is a “gear-head”. She loves the “how”. If you need to know how a product or device works, she has the answer. Her love of all things technical blends well with her artistic and special sensibilities to provide Ava Wellness & Rejuvenation, M.D clients with top notch rejuvenation and aesthetic results. Always excited to learn new technologies, performing laser rejuvenation procedures, MicroPen treatments, administering dermal fillers and working with Botox and Dysport, have all honed Deb’s skills as a talented medical aesthetic specialist. Her clients praise her honest approach and excellent results.

Beyond the clinic, Deb is a wife, mother of two, cat owner, camper, and is working on her first novel.