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DR. TAHL N. HUMES

Medical Director

Dr. Humes is a board certified physician and an international expert in aesthetic and anti-aging medicine. Her expertise includes advanced injectables, aesthetic lasers, skin tightening technologies, non-invasive body contouring, wellness, and skincare. She is known for her expertise in combining lasers and injectables for total facial rejuvenation.

A sought-after expert on cosmetic procedures, Dr. Humes helps women and men maintain a natural, youthful appearance. She is the founder of VITAHL Medical Aesthetics, a leading cosmetic medicine practice that opened in Denver in 2005. VITAHL has since expanded to include multiple offices across the country and has become a preceptor site for physicians.

Dr. Humes is a luminary speaker for various aesthetic companies including Cutera, and trains physicians, PAs and nurses from around the world on lasers, IV Nutrition Therapy, and advanced BOTOX® and dermal filler injection techniques. Dr. Humes has performed many thousands of aesthetic treatments with lasers and injectables.  She is in the top 1% of Botox injectors in the country and also in the top 5% of Juvederm injectors in the country.

Dr. Humes has been featured in multiple aesthetic and medical publications and has been interviewed for her cosmetic medical expertise by news affiliates ABCCBS, Fox and NBC.  She is a fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the American College of Physicians (ACP) to name a few. She has participated in philanthropic medical care throughout her career. She has worked with the indigent population of Denver, and has participated in Medical Missions in Guatemala through DOCARE International.

Dr. Humes is committed to the highest standards of ethics and excellence and holds her staff to the same expectation.

Rachel Beavers

Practice Manager

Where are you from?

My roots are from North Carolina and Florida, but I moved to Denver in 2016!

How long have you been with VITAHL?

After moving from North Carolina in 2016, I joined the VITAHL team as a Patient Care Coordinator. Growing from within the company, I became the Practice Manager in 2018 of the Denver locations.

What is your favorite treatment?

Laser Genesis because this treatment provides a glow from within and stimulates collagen and elastin production. Plus, this treatment has no downtime and is safe all year round!

What do you like to do in your free time?

On the weekends, I enjoy snowboarding, biking, sipping a nice glass of wine, and exploring Colorado with my Silky Terrier, Pancake. If you visit VITAHL on the right day, you might be greeted by him, too!

Madie West

Marketing & Assistant Manager

Where are you from?

I was born and raised in Texas (Yee-haw!), but moved to Colorado in 2013.

How long have you been with VITAHL?

After graduating from college in 2020, I reached out to VITAHL for potential job opportunities. In October 2020, I started my position as Marketing Coordinator and grew within the company to become Marketing & Assistant Manager by 2022.

What is your favorite treatment?

Botox or Laser Genesis. As a person with acne-prone skin, Laser Genesis is a go-to treatment of mine!

What do you like to do in your free time?

I love going to concerts, finding the best Mexican food in Denver, and spending time with my sweet Golden Retriever, Murphy!

Lindsay Jones

BS, PA-C

Where are you from?

I am from San Clemente, California.

How long have you been with VITAHL?

I have been with VITAHL since I moved to Denver in 2018.

When did you start your medical aesthetics journey?

I started working in medical aesthetics after graduating from my Physician Assistant program in 2014. I absolutely love what I do!

What is your favorite treatment?

I love Botox and Dermal fillers! I take pride in achieving beautiful results while maintaining a natural appearance. A little pop to the cheeks and pout to the lips can make such a difference!

What do you like to do in your free time?

I love spending time with my husband and two dogs, Arya and Hodor! We love hiking, playing volleyball in the park, finding fun restaurants in Denver, and trips to the mountains.

Kristina Caballero

PA-C

Where are you from?

I am from Cape Cod, MA. I moved to Denver in 2019!

How long have you been with VITAHL?

I joined the VITAHL team in May 2021.

When did you start your medical aesthetics journey?

I have been a Physician's Assistant since 2009. I transitioned from Orthopedic oncology and emergency medicine to medical aesthetics in 2017 while living in Dallas, TX.

What is your favorite treatment?

I love all laser treatments! Lasers target skin care concerns and deliver results that most injectables cannot do alone. When pairing injectables with the proper laser treatments, you can achieve the most immaculate results!

What do you like to do in your free time?

I love spending time with my two boys, working out, skiing, and spending summers with my family in Cape Cod.

Olga Ledgerwood

RN, BSN

Where are you from?

I grew up in Russia and came to the USA in 2005 to continue my education. I have lived in Florida, North Carolina then moved to Denver in 2018.

How long have you been with VITAHL?

I have been with VITAHL since March 2021.

When did you start your medical aesthetics journey?

I started my nursing career in Telemetry and later transferred to Labor and Delivery. Although I loved helping young mothers through childbirth, I decided to pursue her true passion in medical aesthetics. In 2019, I obtained my first position at a medical aesthetics practice.

What is your favorite treatment?

I love lip fillers because you can achieve the perfect pout while still looking natural!

What do you like to do in your free time?

In my free time, I love to shop, read a good book, spend time with my family, and go on walks with my toy poodle, Patrick.

Sydney Kuskie

RN, BSN

Where are you from?

I am a Colorado native from from Littleton, Colorado!

How long have you been with VITAHL?

I have been with VITAHL since September 2021.

When did you start your medical aesthetics journey?

I started my nursing career in the NICU. Although I loved helping newborn babies, I always wanted to pursue my long passion for medical aesthetics. In 2020, I began extensive training in injectables and skin care before starting at VITHAL.

What is your favorite treatment?

My favorite treatment is Botox! This injectable shaves off the years while maintaining a natural appearance.

What do you like to do in your free time?

In my free time, I love a good concert at Red Rocks, paddle boarding, and finding the best sour beer in Denver!

Abby Crum

RN, BSN

Where are you from?

I was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky - home of the Kentucky Derby!

How long have you been with VITAHL?

I joined the VITAHL team in March of 2022!

When did you start your medical aesthetics journey?

After extensive training in Botox and dermal fillers, I landed my first medical aesthetics job at a plastic surgeon's office in 2021.

What is your favorite treatment?

My favorite treatments to perform are IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) and lip filler. I love these treatments because of how much they can transform the face!

What do you like to do in your free time?

I love reading a good book on my kindle, taking a Lagree class, hiking, and trying new restaurants around Denver!

Maddy Detmer

Medical Aesthetician & Laser Technician

Where Are You From?

I am from Texas! I grew up in a small town outside of Austin in the Texas hill country called Wimberley.

How Long Have You Been With VITAHL?

I've been with VITAHL since October 2021.

When Did You Start Your Medical Aesthetics Journey?

I started my journey in 2020. I achieved my medical aesthetician and laser technician license and moved to Denver to obtain my first job in aesthetics.

What Is Your Favorite Treatment?

My favorite is microneedling because it is a collagen-boosting treatment that will help with fine lines, pore size, and give you the perfect glow!

What Do You Like To Do In Your Free Time?

In my free time, I love exploring new mountain towns, finding the best Asian food in Denver, and sipping an extra dirty martini while reading a good book.