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Dr. Cheryl Haseeb, DNP

Dr. Cheryl Haseeb, DNP, epitomizes the convergence of healthcare excellence and entrepreneurial spirit, having established herself as a pillar within the critical care and medical aesthetics sectors. As the visionary founder of Pura Medical Aesthetics and the Aesthetic Nation Institute, she has played a pivotal role in elevating the field of aesthetic medicine, marrying innovative practice with rigorous education to set new benchmarks in patient care and professional training.

Boasting over 13 years of frontline experience in critical care, Dr. Haseeb’s journey is distinguished not only by her clinical prowess but also her scholarly contributions as a published researcher. Her foray into aesthetic medicine has been characterized by a deep expertise in advanced dermal fillers and polydioxanone (PDO) nonsurgical facial thread lifts, a niche where she has emerged as a leading authority.

Esteemed for her role as a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) and National Trainer for prominent entities like Merz Aesthetics, Galderma, and Venus Bliss, Dr. Haseeb has garnered recognition as Houston’s “PDO Thread Queen,” having successfully performed over 1,300 PDO thread lift procedures. This distinction underscores her exceptional skill set, unwavering dedication to patient welfare, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in aesthetic outcomes.

Beyond her professional accolades, Dr. Haseeb’s commitment to making a tangible difference in the world is evident in her philanthropic efforts. She is an ardent advocate for enhancing the lives of others, a passion that extends into her personal life as a devoted wife of 16 years and mother to three sons. Her embodiment of family values, alongside her philanthropic activities, paints a portrait of a leader whose professional success is matched by her personal integrity and generosity.

In her latest endeavor to empower the next generation of healthcare professionals, Dr. Haseeb has introduced the “Guiding Light” Scholarship. This initiative is designed to support women pursuing higher education in healthcare, reflecting Dr. Haseeb’s dedication to fostering opportunity, mentorship, and advancement for women in the medical field. Through this scholarship, she aims to light the path for aspiring female healthcare leaders, ensuring they have the resources and support needed to thrive in their careers and continue the legacy of excellence and compassion in patient care.

Andres Cruz, APRN-FNP-BC

Andres Cruz, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) specializing in aesthetic bioregenerative treatments, combines his passion for aesthetics with a dedication to patient care. Armed with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to each patient interaction, offering tailored solutions. With extensive training and certification in dermal fillers, bio- stimulators, neurotoxins, lasers, and Ultherapy, Andres Cruz employs a meticulous approach to achieve natural-looking results aligned with each patient’s unique facial anatomy and aesthetic aspirations. Committed to ongoing education and remaining at the forefront of aesthetic medicine advancements, Andres Cruz actively participates in seminars, workshops, and conferences to refine techniques and integrate the latest innovations into practice. Prioritizing patient safety, comfort, and satisfaction, Andres Cruz ensures a thorough consultation and personalized treatment plan for every patient, fostering a sense of empowerment and confidence throughout their aesthetic journey.

Esther Yun, PA-C

Esther Yun, a native of Dallas, is a certified physician assistant. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2016. Following graduation, she continued her education at the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley where she obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies in 2021.Esther discovered her passion for aesthetics and importance of skin health from her earliest days while under the care of a local dermatology physician assistant. With a background in various lasers and resurfacing treatments, Esther is skilled at providing compassionate care while delivering beautiful results. She enjoys blending her love for both science and artistry in her approach to individualized care. At PurA medical aesthetics, Esther’s goal is to ensure every patient leaves feeling confident, rejuvenated and informed.

Jennifer Etter

Jennifer Etter combines a deep-rooted enthusiasm for aesthetics and holistic wellness with a notable 24-year career in the health and wellness domain, initiating her journey in Houston, Texas, alongside a distinguished plastic surgeon to deepen her understanding of beauty’s complex role in wellness. Her expertise further expanded as she became a certified Hydrafacialist and Ultherapy specialist, focusing on advanced skincare techniques to enhance clients’ skin health and appearance. A loving mother to two beautiful daughters and one large fur-baby named Cash, she has been married to the love of her life for 22 years. A true advocate for women empowerment, Jennifer is a recognized author and host of a wellness podcast. Her passion for life and love for “All God’s Creators”, Jennifer is a true breath of fresh air to the team at Pura Medical Aesthetics. 

Marie Carlock

Marie Carlock, Office Manager 

Marie Carlock, relocated two years ago from Cincinnati, Ohio to Houston. Bringing over 20-years of customer service expertise to Team Pura, Marie serves as Pura’s driving force of operation as the Office Manager. The commitment to excellence and enhancing the patient experience has made her a client favorite. Her profound appreciation for aesthetics mirrors the newfound confidence clients discover after indulging in Pura’s services. Beyond orchestrating the seamless operation of the clinic, Marie enjoys spending quality time outdoors with her beloved companions, Layla and Ollie, whether it’s hiking or enjoying a day at the dog park.

Jennifer “Poppy” Saltzman, Patient Coordinator

Jennifer “Poppy” Saltzman is an energetic professional integrating her extensive experience in customer service into her role at Pura. Her professional background includes a significant five-year tenure as a MedicalAssistant, where she delivered empathetic and comprehensive care to women, guiding them through various stages of life. As the Patient Coordinator for Pura Medical Aesthetics, Poppy brings her vast knowledge of medical aesthetics combined with her passion for customer service to ensure every patient enjoys a superior experience. She is celebrated for creating an inviting and supportive space, guiding patients through their aesthetic options with her expertise in medical-grade skincare. Beyond her professional achievements and her role as a loving wife and mother to three wonderful children, Poppy has a fervent love for animals, an avid interest in true crime, and is a proactive advocate for women’s health and rights.