Aurora Medical Spa Columbia MO - BOTOX®, Skin & Body Treatments
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NOW OPEN IN COLORADO SPRINGS!

COLUMBIA, MO

505 East Nifong Boulevard, Suite 107
Columbia MO 65201

Hours

Monday 8:30 – 7:00
Tuesday 8:30 – 7:00
Wednesday 8:30 – 7:00
Thursday 8:30 – 7:00
Friday 8:30 – 5:00
Saturday 9:00 – 2:00
Sunday Closed

BOTOX®, Dermal Fillers, and so much more!

Meet Our Staff
at COLUMBIA

We take your skin seriously. That is why we make sure only the most qualified medical professionals are on hand to deliver your treatments. Our staff is extensively trained in all the procedures we offer.

CHRISTIAN HOWELL, RN CPSN

Clinical Partner & Nurse Injector

Christian is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse with over 27 years of combined Nursing experience. She graduated from Deaconess College of Nursing and started her nursing career in St. Louis, MO working in PACU surgery at SSM Health.

While in St Louis, Christian began her career in plastic surgery working with a Surgeon that specializes in Breast and Body contour. Christian has been in Columbia, MO since 2000 and has worked with several physicians in the Plastic Surgery Arena. Christian has served on the Board of Directors for the International Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses and is a published author in the Plastic Surgery Nursing Core Curriculum 2014 4th edition. She most recently spent the last 8 years at the University of Missouri in Facial Plastic Surgery, where she injected on a full time basis, and became a Master Cosmetic Injector. She has extensive experience in sclerotherapy, certification in several cosmetic laser platforms, microneedling, medical grade skincare, Botox, Dysport, several lines of dermal fillers, and is a AAAASF Inspector.

Christian approaches each client with an overall goal of looking as NATURAL and Youthful as possible. She has a large and loyal following of clients that appreciate her aesthetic skill set and her ability to deliver excellent results.

Christian was excited when approached by Aurora Medical Spa to bring this outstanding facility to COMO!! She strives for excellent customer service and results and is looking forward to serving those clients in Columbia, MO.

Stephanie Maldonado

Medical Aesthetician

Stephanie Maldonado is a Licensed Esthetician born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She earned a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from Stephen F. Austin. Her goal as an esthetician is assisting her clients in aging gracefully by providing them with the greatest corrective skin care procedures and pharmaceutical grade products. 

She collaborates with her clients to create successful services that are tailored specifically to her clients needs and values a personalized at-home routine to help them achieve attainable and realistic goals. She is dedicated to developing long-term relationships with her patients and working diligently to ensure each and every client’s goals are understood and achieved.

She continues her education in order to provide the best results and stays up to date on the latest trends and treatments in the industry. She specializes in laser and facial procedures such as: LaseMD, Diamond Glow, HydraFacial, Dermaplane, Chemical Peels and Microneedling.

Kim Chappell

Laser and Skin MA

Kim brings a wealth of knowledge to Aurora with over 30 years of experience and expertise in the Medical Esthetic industry. Her family relocated in 1991 and she began her esthetic journey as a Medical Assistant in a dermatology practice that quickly began introducing and perfecting Cosmetic Dermatology. She immediately knew that she had found her passion, and continues to share this passion as a Lead Esthetic Provider/Laser and Skin Care Specialist at Aurora Medical Spa-Columbia.

Kim holds many laser platform certifications, advanced product and service knowledge. In this ever-changing industry, she makes it a priority to continue her education to offer the best esthetic experience while maintaining a high ethical standard. She is driven to inspire and educate clients on their options to be the best version of themselves by establishing an ongoing plan that includes modern day products, services, procedures and using state of the art technology for results that are proven and backed by science. 

Join Kim for a transformative journey towards radiant, healthy skin, and discover first hand what has made her a trusted name in the industry.

“Too often we underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, a compliment, small acts of caring… All of which have the potential to turn a life around”.  Building relationships with our clients, I get to do this every day.

Kirsten Connell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Wellness Practitioner

Kirsten is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in aesthetic injectables and bioidentical hormone replacement at Aurora. She received both a bachelor of health science and bachelor of science in Nursing from the University of Missouri. With a passion for learning and desire to implement evidence based practice, Kirsten continued her education by earning her doctoral degree through the Sinclair School of Nursing in 2021.

Kirsten’s background encompasses critical, pre/postoperative care, and orthopedic surgery. In each of these areas, she witnessed the impact the aging process can have on physical and mental health.  With a desire to make a difference through early recognition, intervention, and restoration, her passion for preventative and aesthetic medicine grew. Kirsten is a strong believer that beauty is more than skin deep. At Aurora, she aims to restore her patient’s confidence, health and happiness through a customized and multimodal approach. Kirsten looks forward to building lasting relationships with her patients and is excited to offer these services to Columbia and the surrounding areas.

Anne Reynolds

Spa Director

Dr. Mark Boschert, MD

Medical Director

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Mark Boschert is a highly-respected plastic surgeon, who is experienced with all procedures for the face, breast and body, with a specialty in facial procedures such as facelifts and fat grafting. He prides himself in making the procedure fit each patient’s desires and anatomy. He says that patients today are very educated and come to the consultation with lots of information. It’s his job to separate fact from fiction and to tailor the correct solution to the specific needs of each individual patient. Dr. Boschert received his undergraduate degree from Benedictine College. He received a Master of Science degree and his medical doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He did his general surgery and plastic surgery training at the University of Missouri-Columbia and a cosmetic surgery fellowship with Plastic Surgery Associates of Miami, Florida. He has been in practice at Renaissance Plastic Surgery since 1999 in St. Charles County.

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