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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. 

Aesthetician & Health Coach Theresa Hill

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

Theresa Hill, CMLT, CME
Master Aesthetician

My lifelong passion for skin care, beauty, and wellness spans over twenty-nine years of extensive training and certification in advanced medical esthetics, cosmetic laser, peels, and electrolysis.
This education and experience allow me to offer my patients the highest quality service in a relaxed, caring stress-free environment, using the top of the line and state of the art aesthetic equipment.


As a health and wellness coach I have a passion for nutrition and the correlation between foods, supplements, and anti-aging. My principals are based on treating the body, mind, and soul holistically.

I am dedicated to taking care of my patient’s skin care needs and also provide health coaching to assist with their total wellbeing together with our amazing Facial Artistry & Aesthetics team.

Facial artistry staff

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

Nicole Merker, CMAA
Office Manager

I joined the Facial Artistry & Aesthetics Family in 2021. With 15 years of Medical Administration experience, I continue to find myself more dedicated and passionate about my job as both an Office Manager and a Patient Care Coordinator. I love working within an industry that helps people feel better about themselves. I am rewarded by being able to connect with our patients on a personal level and help them reach their skincare and aesthetic goals. I feel blessed to work with Dr. Kusman and our amazing Facial Artistry Family. In my personal life I have a wonderful supportive family and am finishing my last year in nursing school. I plan to continue my career as a Nurse Practitioner in this office.

Angel staff

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

Angel Castaneda, CMA
Front Office Liaison

I have been a Certified Medical Assistant for 4 years. I was employed by Southern Arizona Urgent Care and my duties included obtaining vital signs, starting IV’s, assisting in minor surgical procedures, and administering medication under the guidance of my nurse partitioners I was also involved with all the emergency protocols at the urgent care center.

In my new roll at Facial Artistry & Aesthetics I am the Front office Liaison and I also participate in assisting the Doctor with aesthetic procedures. I love my work and wish to pursue my career in the aesthetic field. I feel privileged to be a part of our amazing team.

New Client Special

10% Off

Save on your first treatment, or skincare purchase. Check out our current monthly specials to see how you can save even more on your next visit!