Meet the Team at Chic La Vie

Chic la Vie Med Spa Las Vegas

Chic la Vie Medical Spa is the leading full-service med spa in Las Vegas, and when you enter our new beautiful location you will quickly find out why.  All of our Medical Aestheticians are trained and certified in Ultherapy, Coolsculpting, Fraxel, HydraFacial MD, Skin Ceuticals, PCA & VI Chemical peels, Cutera Excel V, Laser Hair Removal, Microneedling, Microneedling with PRP, Microdermabrasion, Dermaplaning, IPL/Photofacial, and Venus Freeze Skin Tightening.

The entire spa team is dedicated to your beauty.  Friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable and always ready to help you achieve your beauty goals.  We look forward to meeting all of you! Call for your complimentary skin care consultation and analysis.

Erika Kimble

Aesthetic Injector

Erika Kimble is a multitalented professional who juggles many titles; mother, health and beauty journalist, award-winning children’s book author, media host, television news health expert, pageant queen, speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, and Aesthetics, Dermatology & Wellness Nurse Practitioner. She is a proud alumnus of The Ohio State University (OSU), having graduated with a dual Master’s in Family Practice as an NP and also in Journalism and Communications. This foundation along with her ambitious nature has garnered her various professional recognitions. She is a recipient of the OSU William Oxley Thompson Award for distinguished early career achievement, as well as being named Top 100 Distinguished Alumni from the College of Nursing. She has also been twice awarded recognition by the International Nurses Association as a Worldwide Leader in Healthcare. She has written two children’s books regarding childhood eczema, obesity, and diabetes, of which the initial book was honored as a 2013 Health Information Award Winner. Additionally, she has been utilized as a beauty expert in authorship for Anti-Aging and Skincare articles for several magazines, as well as, Aesthetic Medicine guest expert for television media, podcasts, and radio.
Erika has 14 years of experience as an NP in Aesthetics, Dermatology, & Wellness. Erika prides herself as a natural injector and loves the artistic and emotional rewards of amplifying the beauty of her patients. She is also a profound seeker of knowledge and carries a sound scientific foundation to guide her procedural prowess in obtaining magnificent results. Nonetheless, she is a lifelong learner and will ever continue to evolve and improve her artistry.

Erika Kimble RN, BSN, MS, CNP, MA,
Aesthetic Clinician, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, Journalist, Health and Beauty Expert

Aesthetic NP & Founder: Parasol Aesthetics, Dermatology, & Wellness

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Spa Coordinator, Lead Esthetician and Certified Laser Technician

Rebecca is a Licensed Esthetician in both California and Nevada and a Certified Laser Technician with over a decade of experience in the Plastic Surgery Industry. She has been with Smith Plastic Surgery since 2017. Her extensive experience in aesthetics has allowed her to work with a broad range of energy-based technologies, including laser, light-based, radiofrequency, and ultrasound. She holds over 30 certifications with advanced certifications from CoolSculpting University, Ultherapy, and Venus Concept. She is well versed in treating all skin types and ethnicities, as well as a wide range of conditions and concerns. Rebecca listens to your specific requests and concerns to provide a level of personalized service that is unmatched. It’s no wonder that Rebecca has Models, TV Stars, and Performers on her exclusive client list. With her continuous education and passion to help others, she is proud to offer you the best services possible.

Susanna M. Barmakian

RE, LME, CLT, MLSO, CPT, Certified Vampire Facial Provider, Lead Laser Technician

Licensed and practicing since 2002, Susanna maintains a patient-focused philosophy of trust, excellence, and results. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, she was the founder of a full-service boutique medical spa which pampered its well-established clientele for 15 years, and was named the area’s ‘Most Upscale Pampering Spot’ by Boston Magazine.

Innovative and knowledgeable, Susanna has an in-depth understanding of Non-Ablative Rejuvenation, IPL, Microneedling and RF Microneedling, Laser Treatment of Vascular and Pigmented Lesions, Scars, Laser Hair Removal, PRP, Dermalinfusion, Chemical Resurfacing, and medically supervised cosmetic procedures such as Ablative CO2 and Erbium Resurfacing. She has a comprehensive understanding of the Integumentary System and skin health, and specializes in addressing cosmetic issues such as Melasma and hormonal hair growth, and frequently combines clinical modalities to enhance her patient’s outcomes.

In addition to being a spa owner, Susanna has served as a clinical trainer, and on the Laser R&D team at Cynosure International. She is a Medical Laser Safety Officer, Certified Vampire Facial®️Provider, and active speaker for advanced aesthetics and laser education at NIMA; The National Institute of Medical Esthetics. Susanna has collaborated with Chic la Vie to offer guests her own unique blend of aesthetic technologies and services. She is a long-standing member of Associated Skin Care Professionals, The Cellular Medicine Association, and The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Susanna combines the efficacy and integrity of science with a holistic and rhythmic approach; She is a certified Reiki Master from the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, certified in Dr. Hauschka holistic care, and has been featured on New England’s WCVB TV, and in the Boston Globe.



Rachel is your first point of contact at Smith Plastic Surgery and Chic la Vie Medical Spa. As a receptionist, her mission is to ensure your interaction with her is always a positive one. Rachel has exceptional customer service skills and is very comfortable in the medical field. She takes pride in patient care.

Rachel is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada. After graduating from High School, she accomplished obtaining her Nursing Assistant Certificate at Milan Institute. She is currently seeking her Bachelor’s Degree in Health care Administration at Grand Canyon University.

When asked what do you like most about working at Smith Plastic Surgery, she states, “Being around my work family! I enjoy working around talented, educated, and amazing people.”