The Staff at Avalon Laser combine decades of clinical experience with exceptional customer service. We understand that each client is unique and it is our goal to customize treatments to help you look your very best. We listen to you concerns, provide realistic expectations and cater to your specific needs.
Our Medical Doctor
As a fourth-generation physician, Dr. Tirgari was raised with exacting standards of discipline and dedication to his profession.
In addition to obtaining dual-Board Certification and additional training in Aesthetic Medicine, Dr. Tirgari has practiced and taught at the University of Tennessee, Emory University and George Washington University as well as provided public-service television interviews for health education and public health issues. In conjunction with clinical research during medical school and residency, he undertook a full year of breast-cancer research at the prestigious Lombardi Cancer Institute of Georgetown University. It was during this time, after spending time around breast-cancer survivors, that Dr. Tirgari fully appreciated the importance of self-image to women.
Dr. Tirgari is a member of the American Academy of Liposuction Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He holds certification in Aesthetic Medicine, Laser Hair Removal, Botox and Dermal fillers, and has practiced as Medical Director to two major cosmetic medical spa companies prior to joining Avalon Laser. He specializes in prescribing the best course of treatment for specific skin conditions so clients can obtain optimum skin health and beauty. As he always tells his clients “the ultimate goal of any cosmetic procedure is to achieve beauty without anybody knowing that a procedure was done”.
Lauren Azzeh – RN
Lauren Azzeh recognizes the connection between looking good and feeling good. This nexus has created a lifetime mission for her to empower both women and men with confidence. Through her involvement in the aesthetic industry, she has gained extensive experience and knowledge on various lasers and the effects they have on the skin.
Lauren couples friendly and professional customer service with her training in state of the art technology to addresses hair removal, acne and skin rejuvenation. Her combination of TLC with technical know-how often meets and, in many cases, exceed patients’ expectations.
Lauren holds certifications for multiple cosmetic laser platforms. She continues to upgrade her aesthetic training to help her clients revitalize the youthful skin that can be attained by everyone. She is a native San Diegan, residing in Cardiff-by-the-Sea and her free time is consumed with maintaining an active lifestyle that has her deeply involved with her two young children. She enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and cheering for them on the soccer sidelines. Lauren also can be found hiking the Torrey Pines trails and attending barre class.
Susan Fuller – RN
Susan Fuller brings her many years of aesthetic nursing and keen eye for aesthetic detail to Avalon Laser. After receiving her BSN from the University of Oklahoma, Susan formally trained in aesthetic medicine at the Medical Aesthetics Institute in California and specializes in Botox, dermal fillers and multiple laser technologies. She brings multiple advanced injection techniques to her practice and has created a large following with her beautiful sculpting of cheeks and lips, correction of eye hollows and many other advanced procedures.
In her spare time, Susan enjoys cycling, hiking, playing polo and enjoying the arts.
Jennifer Wolfe – RN
Jennifer Wolfe, R.N. perfected her clinical skills through her extensive background in clinical nursing prior to her leadership role at Avalon Laser. Her compassion for patients naturally led to her initial career in oncology where she managed a variety of patients with challenging medical conditions during difficult periods in their lives. This compassion and caring for others has been a cornerstone of her role in Aesthetic Medicine over the past several years.
Ms. Wolfe holds certificates in Medical Aesthetics, Laser Medicine, VelaShape and Body contouring, as well as Botox and Dermal fillers. Even with her experience and training she continues to hone her skills, and she regularly attends ongoing seminars and training sessions on the latest procedures and technology.
As both a mom and an active athlete, Ms. Wolfe understands the changes that occur to the body and skin with time and is an expert at evaluating a client’s condition and working with them to recommend a treatment plan to fit their specific needs.
Sherrie St.Clair – RN, NP.
Sherrie St. Clair, RN, Nurse Practitioner has been involved in women’s health as an OB/GYN Nurse practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife since 1993. Her education and experience have made her one of the most versatile practitioners in San Diego.
Ms. St. Clair has been involved in Medical Aesthetics since 2002. Formally trained in San Francisco by the prestigious Esthetic Skin Institute, she holds certification in Medical Esthetics, Botox, Dermal Fillers and Laser Medicine. Ms. St. Clair was also one of the clinicians participating in the original clinical trials for FDA approval of Botox & Juvederm. With her clinical background and enormous experience, she is able to advise and treat clients of all ages and skin types.
When not helping women and men looking and feeling their best, Ms. St. Clair enjoys yoga, hiking and gardening.
Stephanie Schendel, Esthetician
Stephanie has demonstrated a passion and drive for skin care and renewal. Her training started at The San Francisco Institute of Esthetics where she trained in Advanced Esthetics and excelled in skin rejuvenation. Knowing there are no two people with the same skin condition, she has continued her education in perfecting techniques to customize each treatment with the right ingredients for each person’s individualized skin and getting results that client deserve. She brings her extensive experience and knowledge to Avalon Laser where she continues to advance in medical esthetics.
Stephanie is a licensed Esthetician and certified in Advanced Chemical Peels and Custom Skin Care. She is also certified in Advanced Custom Chemical Peeling, Microdermabrasion and Derma-Needling.
Lisa Kelly, Esthetician
Lisa Kelly, is a certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional and licensed Esthetician.
She has been a freelance makeup artist for over 18 years working with such companies as; BBC, Channel 8, Cox Cable and numerous video production companies.
Lisa received her training from Naturalook Institute of Permanent Cosmetics in La Jolla, California; she trained under Jeanee Lusby, a master educator recognized by The Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals and uses state of the equipment. Understanding that the industry evolves continuously, Lisa faithfully continues her education by attending advanced classes in current techniques and safety.
“Throughout the years assisting clients and friends, I have developed an ability and passion for helping others to achieve the appearance they desire. My enjoyment comes from providing them education, building self confidence and being a part of their transformation journey. Additionally, everyone’s care is unique to them. Recognizing this, I have expanded my certifications into micro-needling therapy, derma filing, camouflaging, areola pigmentation and more, in order to meet my clients’ exclusive needs. My promise is to always provide the best care and service available within the permanent cosmetic and skincare industry.”