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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 at 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
  • 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. 

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Amy facial artistry and aesthetics

Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

  • American Medical Spa Association
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses

Amy Henderson, RN, BSN, CMLT, CANS

Amy Henderson RN, BSN, CMLT, CANS received her BSN from Creighton University in 1988 and has worked in a variety of specialty areas over the last 30 years. She began her nursing career in Washington DC at Georgetown University Hospital in the field of cardiology. Building on that experience, Amy moved into the critical care area where she provided care to complex medical, surgical and trauma patients.
 
Amy is an expert injector specializing in all injectables including Botox and dermal fillers. She is a Certified Medical Laser Technician utilizing laser therapy for the treatment of brown spots, facial/leg veins, facial rejuvenation and hair removal. She is experienced in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), microneedling and medical grade skin care. She is a designated Key Opinion Leader for Revision Skincare. Amy is passionate about nursing and has achieved the highest level of certification for her specialty as a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS). She is extremely excited to be a part of Facial Artistry & Aesthetics where she will continue working with clients creating individual treatment plans addressing specific concerns. Her philosophy aligns with that of Dr. Kusman who believes that “less is more”. Her aim is always to create a fresh, natural look for her patients. When not working, Amy loves spending time outdoors, listening to podcasts, eating out, enjoying time with her horses and spending time with friends and family.

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vanessa facial artistry and aesthetics

Certified Medical Laser Technician

Vanessa Enriquez, CMLT

Vanessa is a Certified Medical Laser Technician (CMLT) born and raised in Tucson, AZ. She found her passion in medical aesthetics while working at a prominent dermatology practice in Arizona. Over the past 12 years, she gained knowledge and experience in all aspects of skincare. She has extensive expertise in laser procedures, chemical peels, micro-needling, female rejuvenation, and skincare, with a specialty in anti-aging. Her goal is to make her clients feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. Having suffered from her own acne-prone skin over the years, she finds helping her clients address their own insecurities most rewarding. Vanessa strongly believes that investing in your skin is a benefit that lasts a lifetime.

Vanessa is actively involved with her two boys and enjoys outdoor adventures and spending time with her family and friends.

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sierra facial artistry and aesthetics

Practice Manager

Sierra Nabor, BSHCA

Sierra received her Medical Assistant (MA) certification from Pima Medical Institute in 2015. While she enjoyed medical assisting, she knew early in her career that she wanted to further her education with a focus on health care management and leadership. Upon completion of the medical assisting program, she entered the Health Care Administration program, where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree (BSHCA) in 2018.

While pursuing her degree she accepted a position as an Aesthetics Medical Coordinator. Over the course of 2.5 years, Sierra gained experience in office management as well as back and front office procedures. She developed a deep understanding of medical aesthetics and medical-grade skincare which quickly became her passion. This knowledge, coupled with her previous experience in marketing and customer service, makes her a wonderful addition to the Facial Artistry team.

In her free time, Sierra enjoys spending time with family, hiking, gardening, and cooking. She hopes to further her education by earning her Master’s Degree in Business or Healthcare Management.

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amanda facial artistry and aesthetics

Director of First Impressions

Amanda Nolden-Marshall

Amanda is a proud Tucsonan! She always knew her passion was in makeup and skincare. After completing high school, she attended the Empire Beauty School where she graduated in 2007 with her license in cosmetology. Amanda continued her growth in the industry working as a regional artist for Yves Saint Laurent and Giorgio Armani. With well over a decade of experience, she subsequently was employed by a large dermatology/aesthetics office as the front desk administrator. In this position, her skills dealing with patients learning about their lives and participating in their care led her to an even greater understanding of self-esteem and human emotions.

She has been published as an exceptionally talented makeup artist in Dark Beauty Magazine and has won numerous National makeup competitions.

Amanda is newly married and has two cats, Mya and Jazmine. She enjoys competing in mud races such as Spartan and Tough Mudder. Most mornings you’ll find her on the Peloton or attending a circuit training class (after her coffee of course!) and in the evenings attending boxing classes. She loves the outdoors whether it be hiking, traveling, or enjoying the beauty of nature.

She is extremely excited to be a part of the Facial Artistry and Aesthetics team and intends to continue sharing her experiences and creating new experiences for our patients.

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