Meet Our Estheticians


Our Licensed Providers Offer a Range of Cosmetic Services and More at Hudson Dermatology in NY

Nicole Valastro, LE

NICOLE VALASTRO, LE

Nicole Valastro is a licensed esthetician and cosmetologist. She provides a range of esthetic services, including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, facials, and laser hair removal.

Ms. Valastro received her esthetician license at the Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetic Skincare in 1999. She supervised and instructed students and prepared them for state board exams at the school from 2000 to 2002. She also owned and operated Nicole Valastro Skincare.

In 2002, Ms. Valastro joined Allergy and Dermatology Associates of the Hudson Valley as a licensed medical assistant, complimenting her experience in aesthetics with medical experience in dermatology. She now works alongside Dr. Hendrik Uyttendaele at Hudson Dermatology providing laser treatments, BOTOX®, Radiesse®, Restylane®, and sclerotherapy.

Abby Mandia, LE

ABBY MANDIA, LE

Abby Mandia is a licensed esthetician and cosmetologist. She provides a wide range of esthetic services in our Fishkill office, including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and facials. She also operates our excimer laser and TheraClear® acne clearing system.

Ms. Mandia graduated from Capri Cosmetology in 2008 and has been with Hudson Dermatology since 2010. In addition to working as an esthetician, Ms. Mandia is also a medical assistant to our doctors, physician assistants, Mohs surgeons, and plastic surgeons.

Emily Maier, LE

Emily Maier

Emily Maier is a licensed esthetician in our Kingston and Poughkeepsie offices. She offers a full range of esthetic services, including facials and chemical peels, Dermalinfusion microdermabrasion, TheraClear® treatment for acne, excimer laser for psoriasis, and vitiligo, laser hair removal, Q-switch laser treatment for nail fungus, and ResurFX and IPL photorejuvenation.

Ms. Maier graduated from Ridley-Lowell Technical Institute for Esthetics in Poughkeepsie and the Institute of Allied Medical Professions in Valhalla, where she studied sonography.

Ms. Maier has also worked as a medical assistant to our doctors and physician assistants.

Sharda Bhagwandin, LE

SHARDA BHAGWANDIN, LE

Sharda Bhagwandin is a licensed esthetician specializing in custom facials, peels, and laser treatments, and works in our Somers and Tarrytown offices. She is experienced in administering TheraClear® acne treatment, excimer laser for psoriasis and vitiligo, Dermalinfusion (SilkPeel) microdermabrasion, photodynamic therapy, photofacials, and light therapy.

Ms. Bhagwandin received her esthetician’s license in 2007 after training at the New York School of Esthetics in White Plains. She has worked as an esthetician with several dermatology and aesthetic practices in Westchester County and has assisted with Mohs surgery and plastic surgery in addition to her esthetic work.

Mackenzie Celuch, LE

MACKENZIE CELUCH, LE

Mackenzie Celuch is a licensed esthetician. She provides a range of esthetic services in our Hudson office, including chemical peels, IPL photorejuvenation, TheraClear®, excimer laser, and laser hair removal. She has studied and worked with Benefit cosmetics as an arch expert and a certified lash artist with Whiplash Artisan.

Ms. Celuch received her esthetician license at the Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetic Skincare in 2011.

In addition to working as an esthetician, Ms. Celuch is a medical assistant to our doctors and physician assistants.

Melissa McKechnie, LE

Melissa Mckechnie

Melissa McKechnie is a licensed esthetician. She provides a full range of esthetic services in Poughkeepsie and Fishkill. These include facials, chemical peels, Dermalinfusion microdermabrasion, TheraClear®, and excimer laser, as well as our other laser treatments.

Ms. McKechnie received her esthetician license at Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetic Skin Care in 1999.

Before joining our practice, she worked as an esthetician in Manhattan and Westchester.

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