Each of our laser specialists receive extensive training and are certified to operate our laser platforms. At CAPS, our laser specialists are qualified to perform safe, yet effective treatment parameters to achieve the very best results. Additionally, our highly trained and certified specialists are overseen by our four board-certified plastic surgeons, in addition to our newest plastic surgeon – further enhancing the value and quality enjoyed by our clients. Learn more about our laser specialists’ background, skills and training here.
Teniele Cochern, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Laser Center Practitioner
Teniele has been in the nursing field for over 14 years, with a background in Emergency Medicine. She is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, and is currently practicing in the emergency departments at Grant and Riverside hospitals. Teniele joined Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery in 2010 and has always had in interest in medical aesthetics.
As the Laser Center Practitioner at CAPS, Teniele is committed to providing the most advanced non-invasive and minimally invasive laser resurfacing treatments. Her extensive training and experience with Broadband Light, Micro Laser Peel, Profractional, SkinTyte, Halo and other laser resurfacing treatments allows her to create a customized treatment plan based on her patients individual needs. Teniele works diligently to help each of her clients achieve the best results possible!
Marcella Brooks-Anderson, RN, BSN
Clinical Aesthetician, Certified Micropigmentation Practitioner, Laser Hair Removal Specialist
Marcella brings a unique, diverse background to the Medical Spa at CAPS as she is a registered nurse as well as a board licensed medical aesthetician She has been caring for Columbus patients working as an RN for the past 19 years with Ohio Health, The Ohio State Medical Center and The James Cancer Center. She also has 18 years of experience as a medical aesthetician, laser hair specialist, micropigmentation practitioner, and Microblading Technician. She has owned her own spa and also worked at a top area Columbus spa.
Marcella looks forward to providing a caring, pampering, and rejuvenating experience to all of her clients. She is available for appointments at our Easton, Upper Arlington and our Dublin Salon Loft Medical Spa.
Michelle Sloan, RN
Laser Hair Removal Nurse
Michelle has been an RN for the last 14 year and previously worked at Riverside Methodist Hospital as a surgical nurse. She began her career at CAPS in 2002 as a nurse working with Dr. Treece in providing the best care for both his cosmetic & reconstructive patients. Now, she treats a wide range of our clients, and is highly experienced in working with all skin types. Her professional demeanor and compassion for her clients provides them with a comfortable environment combined with attaining the best results for them.
Michelle looks forward to working with each client to help them achieve smoother skin through hair removal.
Jackie Smith, MSN, RN
Laser Hair Removal Nurse
Jacqueline joined the experienced team of doctors and nurses at Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery in 2017 and has been officially certified and trained by ZELTIQ to perform CoolSculpting treatment sessions. After graduating from her Master’s Program as a Certified Nurse Practitioner, she brings over 5 years of Intensive Care experience to CAPS. Jackie thrives at providing patients thorough and professional care, while expressing the utmost comfort and compassion. She looks forward to helping you achieve results!
She is happy to be able to offer her assistance and laser hair expertise to our patients!