Our Team

Enhancing Your Beauty Within The Cities Of San Diego, Carlsbad, Del Mar & Nearby Areas Of California

Meet Our San Diego Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Team Members

Our Avalon Laser offices in San Diego and Carlsbad are staffed with experienced registered nurses, estheticians, patient coordinators and front office staff. They all assist Dr. Reza Tirgari in delivering the excellent facial aesthetic, cosmetic dermatology and body contouring procedures. Dr. Tirgari prides himself in employing only the best and most compassionate team members. Please meet our team members below.



Registered Nurse

Lauren recognizes the connection between looking and feeling good. This has created a lifetime mission for her to empower both women and men with confidence as they improve their image. Through her involvement in the esthetic industry for many years, Lauren has gained extensive experience and knowledge on numerous laser technologies and their best use for improvement of skin issues. Together with her friendly and professional customer service, Lauren utilizes her expertise with the latest laser technologies to target hair removal, acne, abnormal pigmentation, sun damage, loose skin and much more in order to meet and exceed her customers’ expectations. In her spare time, Lauren spends time with her three young daughters. She also continues to investigate different medical trainings and solutions to better meet her client’s needs.


Nurse Practitioner

Tricia is dedicated to her patients’ aesthetic, safety and comfort. She loves learning about their concerns and helping develop a plan to achieve their goals. Tricia received her BSN from National University and is continuing towards her masters in nursing. She enjoys learning whether it’s about her patients, latest technologies or advanced techniques. She strives to cultivate an atmosphere where her patients feel comfortable and confident that they are receiving the highest quality care. Outside of the office Tricia loves spending time with her husband and dog. She also enjoys great food and drinks, cooking and traveling.


Registered Nurse

Kayla received her Bachelors of Science Nursing degree from California Baptist University and had an extensive background as a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse before following her dreams and transitioning into the full-time role of aesthetic nurse.  Her ICU background is evident with her attention to detail. Kayla has a deep appreciation of beauty and self-care.  She helps her patients achieve the very best version of themselves and to boost their “inner glow”.  Kayla constantly stays up to date on the latest techniques in aesthetic medicine. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys running and playing with her two young daughters at the beach.


Registered Nurse

Asby studied nursing at Point Loma Nazarene University and transitioned to aesthetic nursing shortly after, where she was able to apply her creative abilities to help clients achieve their beauty goals. She is especially sought-after for her lip augmentation skills. A native of San Luis Obispo, Asby loves roller coasters and theme parks. She enjoys time with her friends and family, and spending the weekends at Farmers markets and near the ocean.


Registered Nurse

Tracey received her bachelors degree from Wake Forest University and her BSN from Azusa Pacific University. She began her clinical career on the Medical Surgical Unit, and later transitioned into aesthetic nursing on the Avalon Laser team where her strong clinical background set her above the rest of the field. Tracey’s confidence and passion for helping others also help her patients feel confident and achieve their best results.

In her spare time, Tracey enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She loves to be outside in the perfect San Diego weather, watching college sports, and keeping her fitness routine.



Lisa is a certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional and licensed Aesthetician. She has been a freelance San Diego permanent 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 art 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.”



Laura has been practicing medical Aesthetics since 2009 although her passion for skin care came at an early age while struggling with her own skin. After moving to Southern California in 2007 she became a licensed aesthetician to share her love for skin care with others. The techniques she has learned throughout her many years of experience and her continual education helps her to target hyper-pigmentation, acne, sensitive skin and provides many anti-aging benefits for everyone she sees. The focus she gives to her patients' skin care concerns allows her to customize each program in detail and her treatments are always given with a healing touch.



Erica is not only an experienced esthetician and skin therapist but is also completing her Bachelors of Science in Nursing while working at Avalon Laser.  She honed her skills at the school of Aveda in Beverly Hills and later gained experience working at prestigious medical spas before expanding her aesthetics skills and deepening her skin care knowledge. Erica’s ability to combine wellness and skin care advice has enabled her to provide her clients with astounding results and to achieve the best versions of themselves.  She is professionally trained in multiple different modalities including microneedling, microdermabrasion, microcurrent, Diamond Glow, and medical grade peels.  She is also trained in Ayurvedic medicine and has instructed yoga for the last 6 years. In her spare time, Erica enjoys the outdoors and loves taking her two dogs, Rory and Dobby, to the dog beach and Mammoth mountains.



Anna has been working in the Aesthetic Industry since 2013. After working as a makeup artist for four years and observing client’s underlined skincare needs, she decided to advance her expertise in medical aesthetics. During this time, she has perfected her ability to assess all skincare types and is able to customize treatments for all her patients. Her passion for knowledge in the ever-changing industry ensures that she is able to treat all skin concerns, helping her patients achieve their skin health goals. 


Director of Operations

Jade has been working in the salon/spa business for almost 10 years now and has always had a passion for the beauty industry. After continuing her education and receiving her bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University, Jade wanted to continue working particularly within the industry. She enjoys helping our staff create customized treatment plans for patients as well as making sure each patient gets the overall exceptional service from beginning to end when they come into Avalon Laser.

In her free time Jade enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and doing anything fun that involves being outdoors.


Assistant Manager

Living in Vista her whole life, Leslie loves being able to meet and help new and exciting people. She enjoys being around people, and her second language really allows her to expand that opportunity! Growing up, she has always been fascinated with aesthetics and interested in becoming part of the industry. What she loves the most about aesthetics is that it's such an easy way to help someone feel better about themselves!

In her free time, Leslie loves going to new restaurants and trying new food, taking shopping sprees, and adores going to the Carlsbad Cliffs, taking walks at Calavera Hills or Double Peak park with her family and friends.


Patient Care Coordinator

Ashley originally found her passion for aesthetic dermatology while living abroad in Melbourne Australia and living close to the coast.  From there her interest in dermatology, skin care and non-surgical aesthetic techniques grew, while learning how to help others achieve their natural and youthful appearance. Shortly after returning to the U.S., Ashley worked closely with patients at Avalon Laser to create individualized treatment regimens customized for each person’s individual concern.  She has continued her education in the aesthetic field to further her expertise. 


Patient Care Coordinator

Nikki has years of experience in the beauty industry, having obtained her degree as an esthetician. Her passion is helping people to enhance their own natural beauty through good skin care, appropriate injectable and laser treatments and good makeup routines. Nikki is especially good at connecting with clients and also helping boost their confidence. In her spare time, Nikki loves spending time with her family and two dogs. She loves traveling and outdoor concerts.


Patient Care Coordinator

Marissa’s interest in the beauty industry started at an early age after struggling with her own skin concerns. She entered medical aesthetics and eye-lash enhancement after working extensively in the hospitality industry. Marissa is a native San Diegan who loves to spend time with friends, traveling, running and hiking with her dogs. She loves making connections with clients and helping them achieve their aesthetic journey while also regularly expanding her knowledge base.


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Please contact us today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Reza Tirgari and his team. We treat patients throughout the San Diego and Carlsbad areas.