Meet The Team at Healthy Complexions Spa by
Western New York Dermatology

Dr. Michael Nazareth MD PhD FAAD

Dr. Michael Nazareth


Michael Nazareth a Board Certified Dermatologist is the President of Western New York Dermatology and Healthy Complexions Spa. He was born and raised in Buffalo and attended St. Joe’s Collegiate Institute for High School. He earned a B.S. in biology at Canisius College, and then went on to the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences where he earned his MD and Ph.D. degrees. He then completed a dermatology residency at SUNY Buffalo, during which time he trained at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo General Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Hospital. He was chief resident in the final year of his residency training. Dr. Nazareth is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Medical Association, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. Dr. Nazareth looks forward to working closely with patients of all ages to meet their complete dermatologic needs by offering a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatments.

Samantha Surman

COS/C.L.T | Medical Spa Manager
Licensed Skin Care Specialist

Samantha is a licensed Cosmetologist that specializes in Medical Aesthetics & Cosmetic Skin Care at Complexions Spa by Western New York Dermatology. Samantha received her Cosmetology License in 2002 from Leon’s Studio One School of Hair Design in Williamsville, NY. In 2007 she began working in the Medical Aesthetics field at which time she became certified in performing many types of Non-Invasive laser treatments including IPL Treatments, Photo Dynamic Therapy, Non-ablative laser resurfacing and Laser Hair Removal. Later she became certified in full body sculpting with Thermi.
Samantha also has a great deal of experience in evaluating all skin types and determining the best solution for each individual. At Complexions, she hopes to use her experience to make it a place where both men and women feel comfortable and happy with their skin care needs. Samantha believes in the practice of a healthy lifestyle and its impact on the quality of the skin. Her style is reflected in the efficacy of her personalized treatments and custom products. Samantha is happy to be part of a team of Specialists who work to help the individual inside and out. Call for your free skin analysis.

Chelsea Smith

Licensed Skin Care Specialist

Chelsea has been a New York State licensed Aesthetician since 2011. She graduated from the Aesthetic Science Institute. Chelsea also furthered her skin care knowledge with a laser and paramedical certification. Prior to joining Western New York Dermatology, she worked as an aesthetician at Turning Stone Casino. During her time at Turning Stone Casino, Chelsea progressed her exceptional technique in customizing facials and makeup application to each individual client. Chelsea is eager to expand and cultivate her profession with direction from within a Medical office. Chelsea is incredibly passionate about making her clients’ look and feel their best, and is looking forward to her future here at Complexions Spa by Western New York Dermatology.

Kahley Kirisits

Licensed Skin Care Specialist

Kahley Kirisits is an NYS Licensed Aesthetician and joined Complexions Spa by Western New York Dermatology in January 2016. She graduated from St. John Fisher College in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Childhood & Special Education. She is also an alumnus of The Salon Professional Academy of Buffalo Aesthetics Program Class of 2012. After being diagnosed with Thyroid Disease in 2009, and seeing its effects on her own skin, she turned to Aesthetics, in which she has never looked back. Kahley is a firm believer that the skin is an indicator of your overall health and wellness. Since childhood, Kahley has harbored a love for the beauty industry, especially for skincare and makeup applications. In 2012, she began providing Central and Western New York with flawless makeup applications. Kahley is certified in HydraFacial MD, Microneedling, ThermiSmooth, Chemical Peels, Laser Therapy, Waxing, and Eyelash Extensions.

Buffalo Massage Therapy Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams


Sarah has been a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist since 2013. She graduated from the New York Institute of Massage. Sarah began her Massage Therapy career as an independent contractor. During this time she worked within a chiropractic office which allowed her to further her expertise in a medical setting. Sarah’s passion for Massage Therapy began with the desire to help people and her fascination of the innumerable connections and inner workings of our anatomy. She will consult with each client before and after to address any concerns and discuss the objectives of your session. Sarah is passionate about her work and ensuring the clients are getting the experience and results they need. She is excited to advance her career with Complexions Spa, by Western New York Dermatology, in a workplace that focuses on internal and external well-being.

Giavanna Wojnar

Licensed Skin Care Specialist

Giavanna graduated from The Salon Professional Academy in 2016 as a licensed Esthetician. She continued her passion and received certification in Borboleta Volume eyelash extensions, Sugarlash PRO eyelash lift and tint, and Microblading. Giavanna is also certified in skincare knowledge, HydraFacials, Chemical peels, and Laser therapy. Her focus is always bringing her patients the best experience, while achieving results and relaxation. She is passionate about educating and empowering her patients on ways to better care for their skin, body and overall wellness. Giavanna customizes all skincare regimes and treatment options, for any skin concerns at Healthy Complexions Spa by Western New York Dermatology.