Carolyna Perez, PA-C,
Wellness and Anti-aging Specialist
Carolyna is a Physician Assistant certified by the NCCPA and is licensed to practice in the state of Florida. Carolyna joined Florida Aesthetics and Wellness in 2022 as the primary Medical Weight Loss and Wellness specialist.
Carolyna brings a wealth of knowledge in nutrition and wellness, which she has acquired through intensive academic studies and through being a holistic wellness practitioner herself. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, with minors in Nutrition and Psychology, from the University of South Florida in 2016. She has since completed her graduate degree at USF’s Physician Assistant Program. She completed advanced education and training with The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and The Hormonal Health Institute (HHI).
As the primary medical provider responsible for the Medical Weight Loss and Wellness program, she is passionate about helping her patients achieve a healthier weight through a holistic approach that considers many aspects of wellness such as nutrition, hormone balance, physical activity, and sleep quality. Her goal is to leverage science and real-world application to help her patients live healthier lives. She focuses on educating, guiding, and supporting her patients through all aspects of weight management and wellness.
Born and raised in Florida, she has lived in Tampa since 2012. She enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and loves a sunny day at the dog beach with her husky.
Carla Cole, MSN, APRN-C,
Carla Cole, MSN, APRN-C has 23 years of clinical experience in the fields of Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine. She graduated from Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing in 1999 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. In 2005, she graduated with honors with a Masters degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama and is board certified by ANCC as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
As a nurse practitioner, she specialized in cardiovascular medicine for 11 years before pursuing her passion of aesthetic medicine. In 2016 she began her career in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine and has completed extensive training and attended advanced courses in dermal fillers, neuromodulators, laser resurfacing, non-invasive body sculpting and body contouring treatments, PRP/PRF, and radiofrequency microneedling. She is also a certified national medical aesthetics trainer.
She is passionate about patient education and patient advocacy and ensures that everyone receives a personal and caring experience. The focal point of her practice is utilizing a conservative approach towards achievement of the patient’s long term goals. She provides a thorough and comprehensive treatment plan, recognizing that each treatment is individualized based on the patient’s goals. With a skilled eye, comforting touch, and a steady and gentle hand, Carla works with patients to provide natural and balanced results. Her goal is to make a positive impact on each patient she encounters while creating a positive experience and trusting relationship with her patients.
When she is not helping patients, she is the single mother of a son and daughter. Carla volunteers regularly at her children’s school, teaches Sunday School and is an active parishioner at St. John’s Episcopal Church and is involved in several non-profit organizations and participates in numerous community events. She is an artist whose preferred medium is oils on canvas. Carla is an Ironman triathlete and marathon runner who enjoys exercising and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Jamie Hodge, APRN-BC,
Jamie Hodge, APRN-BC is a board certified nurse practitioner with over 10 years of clinical experience. She has a BS in Biological Sciences with double minors in Chemistry and Business. After spending 9 years in the Emergency Department at Tampa General Hospital, she obtained her MS in Nursing from the University of Tampa and obtained her ANCC board certification in 2022.
Jamie obtained her injecting training at the Aestra Institute where she perfected her injecting practice and techniques. She has trained with numerous master injectors across the Bay Area. Her true passion is helping clients to age with integrity, providing the most natural results. She strives to educate every patient and make them feel the most comfortable. Jamie’s expertise involves developing personalized care plans for each of her patients.
When she is not at the office, Jamie enjoys watching Florida State and Buccaneer football with her husband and two children. They enjoy volunteering to clean-up along the Riverwalk. Jamie has an eye for design and in her spare time loves to plan events for friends and family, anything from elegant garden tea parties to engagement parties!
Kim Davis, MSN, ARNP,
Kim, a native of Kentucky, earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Tampa and her Masters from University of South Florida. She has many years of experience in ICU nursing, OR, and also Transplantation and medical research. Kim began working in the aesthetic field with lasers and then progressing into injecting fillers and neuromodulators in 2008. Kim joins the Florida Aesthetics team of providers bringing with her 8 years of experience in medical aesthetics. She has been certified and extensively trained in Botox and dermal fillers, as well as laser resurfacing, IPL, fractional laser, laser hair removal, and medical weight loss. Her goal is to educate the patient on prevention, skin care, and the effects of aging. Her primary goal is to help others achieve a radiant, more dynamic, fresher look for their age. Kim works with patients to develop a customized plan to maintain their youthful look and keep a natural appearance. She puts great effort to develop her relationship with patients, and provides full detail of available options, recommends the best treatment and manages expectations. Safety and outcomes are her main priority by ensuring the client is fully informed, understands the pre and post treatment instructions and is compliant with follow up visits.
Jodi Sullivan, LE, CCE, CME
Jodi Sullivan has worked in the beauty industry for the past 20 years. She is a licensed medical aesthetician and a certified laser technician. Jodi’s passion for skin health comes from her own struggles with acneic skin throughout most of her life. She’s been able to improve her own skin health through educating herself on the suitable products and treatments, and she is passionate about helping others to achieve their skincare goals as well.
Jodi received her education at the Beauty and Health Institute of Tampa. She has received multiple certifications and undergone training for various cosmetic treatments, including laser, electrolysis, medical grade chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling, microdermabrasion, skin care products, and other facial treatments. Jodi is skilled when it comes to determining procedures and products to suit each individual’s skin care needs. Her attention to detail ensures that each of her patients receive the best and most thorough care possible. She understands the importance of education in skin care and strives to continuously improve herself through advance training.
Gina Mancini, LE, CME
Ginai is a licensed Medical Aesthetician, Electrologist, and Laser Technician. She graduated from the Rizzieri Aveda School in New Jersey and moved to Tampa to follow her passion for all things aesthetics in the sunshine state.
Having struggled with her own skin, Gina has a constant pursuit for perfection through learning and training so that she can address her patients’ concerns and help them achieve the best outcome.
Gina prides herself with a mastery of a variety of treatments including medical-grade chemical peels, microneedling, dermaplanning, microdermabrasion, customized facials, laser hair removal, and electrology.
Patient Relations Coordinator
Tiffany has been with Florida Aesthetics and Wellness since 2014, and is usually the first face you see when you visit our clinic! She will help you explore our wide range of products and services from injectables and skin rejuvenation to weight loss, and will help you schedule. Tiffany graduated from Hillsborough Community College, and also holds a license in Cosmetology from Florida Technical College.
Tiffany is certified in Coolsculpting and very passionate about giving her patients amazing results. She has shared many of her aesthetics experiences through our blogs and social media, so be sure to check them out.Tiffany is a Florida native, born and raised right here in the Tampa Bay Area. She is married and has a son.