Meet our staff

Leeanna Peterson, FNP-C


Leeanna Peterson is the Cosmetic Injector Specialist and  proud owner of Scottsdale Ridge Medispa.  She has over 20 years of experience in the field of nursing. Her background includes  emergency medicine, intensive care, and cardiac nursing. Leeanna obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing through Arizona State University. She then obtained her Master's of Science in Nursing through her Duel Role Nurse Practitioner Program from The  University of South Alabama in 2016.  In 2016, Leeanna started her career in the field of endocrinology, but also found she had a passion for aesthetic medicine. Leeanna completed her aesthetic training with The International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine in January of 2017. Leeanna has completed extensive training under some of the top professionals in the field of aesthetics.  Leeanna loves to invest her time in making others feel and look their best!   

Melissa Hermanson, CLT


As an Arizona native, born and raised in the Valley of the Sun, Melissa is familiar with how the AZ sun can affect your skin. She graduated with her Laser Certification from The National Laser Institute in 2008 and furthered her education by gaining her Board Certified Aesthetic licensing in 2010. Since then, her experience has grown by working in one of the Valley's top 5 Diamond Resorts as well as working with a local dermatology group for 3 1/2 years, treating patients for pre-cancer conditions and assisting doctors to help patients with skin care needs. She is also a certified laser instructor and teaches new students who wish to enter into the aesthetic laser field. She participates in their Community Outreach Program to help educate on skin cancer awareness, detection and prevention. She is proficient and experienced in using multiple laser techniques as well as other treatment options focused on helping repair the sun's damage and reverse the signs of aging. Ultimately, her knowledge and coareful attention to detail allows her to achieve better results for her clients.