Facial Artistry Team

A great team makes all the difference

Our faculty and team provide the highest level of safety and care in Tucson, Arizona. Everyone from our staff to the doctor makes you feel right at home and a part of the family.

Our Practice

Dr. Kusman of Facial Artistry

Groups and Associations Partial

  • International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine
  • International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine
  • Global Aesthetic and Cosmetology Group
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery/Plastic Surgery Information Group
  • Aesthetic Injectors
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • The Medical Entrepreneur Group
  • American Med Spa Association

Barry Kusman, MD, FACS

Specializing in “The Golden Standard of Facial Rejuvenation & Aesthetics” using the most advanced techniques available.

As founder and the Medical Director of Facial Artistry & Aesthetics, Dr. Barry Kusman, M.D. F.A.C.S, has over 35 years of clinical, surgical, and teaching experience.

Dr. Kusman’s thorough knowledge of anatomy, artistic talent, and attention to detail enable his skillful and precise use of neuromodulators and fillers to minimize lines, wrinkles and volume loss of the face. Dr. Kusman customizes all treatments according to his patient’s individual needs and personally administers all treatments. His patients consistently experience exemplary results with the restoration of a natural and youthful appearance.

Dr. Kusman has been recognized by the International Association of Health Care Professionals as a Top Physician in Facial Rejuvenation and Aesthetics and has been spotlighted in the Leading Physicians of the World. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is on the faculty at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, and is a certified Medical Laser Technician and Laser Safety Officer. He has been listed in the “Who’s Who,” in the State of Arizona. 

Dr. Kusman is wholeheartedly committed to offering the highest quality care in a safe and compassionate environment. He continuously seeks and implements state-of-the art technology in his practice, and he and his highly trained staff regularly complete rigorous continuing education in the most current approaches to patient care and customer service. 

Melissa North Aesthetician

Aesthetician & Laser Technician

Melissa North

Melissa is a highly skilled Aesthetician and certified Laser Technician with a strong foundation in beauty and skincare. A graduate of the Aveda Institute, Melissa holds a license from the Arizona State Board, showcasing dedication to the highest industry standards. Complementing this, Melissa is also a proud alumna of the National Laser Institute, solidifying expertise as a certified laser technician.

With over 15 years of hands-on experience in the beauty industry, Melissa is committed to delivering unparalleled service to clients. Specializing in personalized skincare regimens and treatments, she goes the extra mile to ensure clients receive not only top-notch service but also optimal results. Melissa takes pride in crafting tailored solutions that cater to individual needs, emphasizing a commitment to excellence.

What sets Melissa apart is not just her extensive background but her unwavering dedication to ongoing training and education. By staying current with industry trends, Melissa ensures that she provides cutting-edge skincare solutions, keeping up with the latest techniques and technologies. This commitment reflects her passion for delivering effective skincare and, ultimately, achieving the best possible results for her clients.

CARLA BURTON - Certified Medical Assistant, Mohs Technician, and Certified Laser Technician

Office Manager

Carla Burton

With over 25 years of invaluable experience in the medical field, Carla has devoted her career to delivering compassionate care and unwavering support to patients.

As a Certified Medical Assistant, Mohs Technician, and Certified Laser Technician, Carla has cultivated her expertise in dermatology, laser, and aesthetic procedures. She has collaborated with physicians to ensure the safety and well-being of every patient. Her commitment to excellence extends beyond clinical duties, as she continuously seeks to enhance her skills through ongoing education, including office management courses. Carla’s dedication to patient care and professional development underscores her role as a trusted healthcare professional, making a positive impact on the lives of those she serves.

Carla’s experience extends to billing and coding, where Carla has effectively managed administrative tasks and streamlined processes for hospitals. In addition to Carla’s professional achievements, Carla has served as the President of her children’s school board for 8 years, demonstrating her commitment to education and community involvement.

Currently, Carla volunteers at a local high school, contributing to events and sports programs, and is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young people. Outside of work, Carla cherishes spending time with family and friends, exploring new destinations through travel, indulging in reading, and embracing the beauty of the outdoors.


Certified Medical Assistant &
Director of First Impressions

Haley Hallo

With 8 years of diverse experience spanning Surgical, Aesthetics, Ophthalmology, and Dermatology fields, Haley is a dedicated healthcare professional committed to providing exceptional care to her patients. Beginning her journey with Medical Assistant training, Haley has continuously expanded her expertise through on-the-job experience, earning an associate degree in Liberal Arts, and completing a Certified Nursing Assistant program at Pima Community College.

Haley’s extensive experience in surgical dermatology includes assisting doctors with dermal fillers, neuromodulator injections, and laser treatments, making her an asset as a Medical Assistant. Her commitment to patient care goes beyond procedures, as she takes pride in guiding patients through skincare routines, consultations, and post-procedure care. Haley’s journey in surgical dermatology has paved the way for her current career at Facial Artistry & Aesthetics, where she continues to excel in providing exceptional care. This experience has enriched her understanding of skincare science, allowing her to offer valuable guidance to patients.

Haley’s proficiency also extends to social media marketing and advertising, where she excels in crafting engaging pre- and post-procedure content and imagery. She remains abreast of the latest trends and technology, consistently implementing new marketing strategies and managing content development to ensure a compelling online presence.

Driven by her passion for patient care, Haley aspires to further her career by becoming a Registered Nurse, aiming to continually refine her hands-on skills and contribute positively to the medical field. In her downtime, Haley prioritizes self-care, golfing, hiking, fishing, and spending quality time with her family.

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