Meet The StepUp to Wellness Med Spa Team

DR. KAVEH KARANDISH MD

Medical Director

Dr. Karandish is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician and a graduate of St. Vincent Hospital CLASS Of 2009 in New York Weil Medicine College.

His work experience consists of positions of Assistant Professor and Researcher at the University Of Miami medicine department; medical directorship of various clinics in South Florida and as a hospitalist in various medical centers in both Florida and Arizona.

His areas of interest and research include Rheumatology, Allergy, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Regenerative Medicine and Cosmetics.

Dr. Karandish has been one of the pioneers of regenerative medicine, PRP and stem cell treatments for both regenerative & cosmetic modalities in Arizona since 2014.

DR. MORTEZA ZAMANI MS, DMD

Founder

Dr Morteza Zamani, MS, DMD is a graduate of Tufts University of Dental Medicine, Boston MA. Dr. Zamani earned his bachelors of science in biological science and organic chemistry.

After graduating, Dr. Zamani completed a masters degree program in molecular genetics with the highest honors at UCLA. This strong research background has enabled him to follow the latest developments in the research field.

When he’s not busy with work, he enjoys spending time with his his wife Elena and their twin children, a boy and girl. He also participates in other activities enjoying soccer, snow skiing, and marathoning.

Dr. Zamani is the founder of StepUp To Wellness Med Spa.
Yas Blackman

YAS BLACKMAN

RN COSMETIC INJECTOR

Yasmin Blackman, aka Yas is an RN and the spa administrator at StepUp. Her business, Bo By Yas Aesthetics | Weight | Energy & Derm is working in affiliation with Step Up To Wellness.

She has a great passion for skin wellness and beauty. She suffered herself with hormonal cystic acne and hyperpigmnetation as a result, so she knows how it feels to be self concious about one’s presentation.

Yas believes in safe practice, staying on top of the best procedures our market has to offer and taking care of clients like she herself would want to be cared for.

Yas never meets a stranger and loves to educate her staff and clients on everything she knows. So here’s your personal invitation to stop in, have a consult and get this party started!

DR COREY SKUBISZ

NMD

Dr. Corey Skubisz, NMD, is a Naturopathic Physician licensed to practice medicine in the state of Arizona, who specializes in aesthetics, men’s health, chronic pain, substance abuse, and digestive and hormonal imbalances at True Care Health & Wellness in Tempe, Arizona.

Dr. Skubisz’s medical career began in the early 1990s while enlisted in the United States Navy.

He served his country as a Hospital Corpsman, during which he developed a deep sense of discipline, loyalty and humility that would go on to drive his skills and abilities as a physician, husband, and father.

Dr. Skubisz obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona.

Some of Dr. Skubisz’s treatment specialties include, Acupuncture, Aesthetic Medicine, Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy (BHT), Nutritional counseling, Prescription Management and Regenerative Medicine.

DR TERESITA BARRANTES

NMD

Dr. Teresita Barrantes, NMD, is a Naturopathic Physician licensed to practice medicine in the state of Arizona, who specializes in Women’s Health, Digestive and Hormone Imbalances, Weight Loss, and Chronic Pain.

Dr. Barrantes is fluent in both Spanish and English. She really enjoys being able to help those in the Hispanic community.

Dr. Barrantes graduated from the University of Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona.

Dr. Barrantes follows a holistic approach in her treatment philosophy, treating the whole patient and the underlying disease rather than just alleviating symptoms.

Dr. Barrante’s treatment modalities include nutritional counseling, acupuncture, IV therapy, bioidentical hormone therapy (BHT), herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, and prescription management.

Tianna Nashae

Esthetician

Tianna Nashae is an excellent Esthetician and provides these Services:
Microneedling with AnteAGE MD
Eyelash Extensions
Full Body Waxing
Vi Chemical Peels
Mirapeel hydra-facial
Dermaplaning

Kelley

RN

Kelley RN is an Ohio native who moved to Arizona five years ago after visiting Arizona and falling in love with the Saguaro Cactus!

Kelley started her nursing career back in 1998 and graduated from The Ohio State University with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2016.

Kelley is currently working on becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner and will graduate this November. Kelley has a extensive nursing background, including years as a Nurse Injector.

Kelley became intrigued with better skin care for herself in 2014. Since then, she developed a passion to pursue a career in the cosmetic industry to educate others on all the amazing skin care regimens.

Kelley is excited to be a part of the StepUp To Wellness team and provide clients with the latest skin care techniques and treatments!