Get To Know Our Talented and Caring Team

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Meet The Team

Vitra Aesthetics Team

Meet the team that really does it all! From our welcoming administrative staff to our talented injectors, at VITRA Aesthetics we are all masters of our craft. Read more about our talented professionals who are committed to helping you reach your personal wellness and beauty goals.

Meet The Providers

Joanne Vitale

As the founder and fearless leader of VITRA Aesthetics, Joanne Vitale is innovating the way to natural-looking results without surgery. Joanne’s professional experience is extensive, surpassing 25 years working in both surgical and non-surgical medical disciplines. She is a master injector with a passion for continuing education in the aesthetics field in order to provide her clients with the highest quality of care. Learn more about Joanne Vitale by reading her full bio.

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Erin Biel

Erin Biel, MS PA-C, MS OTR/L, is a board-certified physician assistant and one of the clinical directors for VITRA Aesthetics Clinic. A native to the town of Huntington, she received her first master of science degree from NYU in occupational therapy and then later went on to receive her second master of science degree in physician assistant studies from Hofstra University. She has worked in surgery for more than 10 years and is well versed in a wide variety of surgical procedures and in-office injectables.

She began her aesthetics training right out of PA school and has continued to perfect her skills and techniques ever since. Her drive for advanced learning and master technical training keeps her up to date with the most innovative and trailblazing procedures available. She has worked in a variety of surgical and injectable environments throughout Long Island and is dedicated to building a premiere patient experience and enhancing quality care here at VITRA Aesthetics Clinic.

She began her aesthetics training right out of PA school and has continued to perfect her skills and techniques ever since. Her drive for advanced learning and master technical training keeps her up to date with the most innovative and trailblazing procedures available. She has worked in a variety of surgical and injectable environments throughout Long Island and is dedicated to building a premiere patient experience and enhancing quality care here at VITRA Aesthetics Clinic.

Annika Reilly

Annika is a nurse injector with 18 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery and medical aesthetics, having managed hundreds of pre-and post-operative aesthetic surgical cases. She has extensive training in facial rejuvenation with the latest injectable techniques and laser treatments. Because of her great passion in her field, and the quality of her work, Annika has a tremendous following of loyal and happy patients. We are excited to welcome her to the VITRA family and we know our patients will LOVE her! Annika will be rotating through all of VITA’s clinics, so please call our office to BOOK an appointment with Annika in the clinic of our choice.

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Amanda Keuck

Amanda Keuck has been a licensed aesthetician since 2013. After battling with severe acne for several years, she became highly involved and invested in learning about all things skin. She gained a new sense of compassion and empathy for people who deal with skin conditions and concerns. Her approach to treating skin is a blend of a holistic and medical approach. She strives for the best results for you and your skin and truly wants you to GLOW with confidence!

Danielle Catanese

Danielle has spent the last 8 years as a Licensed Aesthetician. She graduated from the New York Institute of Beauty in 2014. Prior joining VITRA, Danielle worked in medical spas, laser centers and for a cosmetic surgery practice. She is committed to the highest level of patient care and offers the latest aesthetic treatments. She educates her clients on the best medical grade skincare and creates custom treatment plans to get the very best results. Danielle LOVES what she does and is dedicated to making her patients feel confident to love the skin they’re in.

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Lisa Karras

Lisa is a Registered Nurse specializing in aesthetics and plastic surgery for 35 + years. She has been injecting for 13+ years in the Long Island area. Lisa is versed in all of the newest injectables, laser procedures, and ZO skin care. She has put all her focus into aesthetics by joining VITRA full-time. Lisa feels strongly that continuing education is of utmost importance; believing that “this field is constantly changing and we must be on the cutting edge. Outside of the clinical environment, Lisa was born in Queens and moved to Smithtown to raise 3 beautiful daughters with her husband Rich. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, gardening, and playing pickleball. Most recently, Lisa got the wonderful title of Nana, with one grandson and another soon to join the family! Lisa looks forward to advancing her career and expertise here at VITRA and hopes to meet you soon!

Shivani Sharma

Shivani, BSN, RN, is an accomplished nurse with a diverse background in healthcare. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Francis College in 2021 and has since accumulated extensive experience across several specialized fields. During her nursing education, Shivani gained invaluable experience in plastic surgery. Following her graduation, she worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), where she provided exceptional care to our tiniest patients. Shivani then transitioned to the medical spa industry, where she served as a senior injector in Manhattan for two years, honing her skills in aesthetic procedures and patient care. Currently, Shivani is furthering her expertise at Pace University, pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH-NP). Her unique combination of clinical expertise and aesthetic proficiency makes Shivani a highly skilled and compassionate provider, dedicated to helping clients look and feel their best.

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Jessica McTygue

Jessica is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 8 years of experience in the field of aesthetic medicine. Over her 26 years as a healthcare provider, she has held positions in Oncology, Critical Care, Primary Care, and Endocrinology. She holds double Master’s degrees in family medicine and nursing education. Jessica brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to our team. Trained in the latest injection techniques and with a passion for helping clients achieve their aesthetic goals, she is dedicated to providing personalized treatment with natural-looking results.

Kris Seymour

Kris Seymour is a passionate skincare enthusiast and certified Licensed Aesthetician. Kris obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology and further honed her expertise with an aesthetics certification from the New York Institute of Beauty. With a rich background spanning over 25 years in the luxury fashion retail sector, Kris seamlessly blends her fashion-forward sensibilities with cutting-edge skincare techniques. Her skincare journey is a testament to her commitment to lifelong learning and staying at the forefront of industry trends. Kris takes pride in the transformative impact she imparts on others, guiding them on a personalized plan towards enduring radiant and healthy, glowing skin. Specializing in anti-aging solutions, Kris approaches skincare with a comprehensive lens, addressing not only surface concerns but also prioritizing the holistic health and well-being of your skin. What sets Kris apart is her unwavering dedication to crafting tailored in-office treatments that uniquely cater to diverse skincare needs. Beyond the treatment room, she empowers her clients with knowledge, educating them on effective at-home skincare routines that complement and extend the benefits of her professional expertise.

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Alyssa Falzone

Alyssa’s career as a Medical Aesthetician commenced in the field of dermatology, where she developed a comprehensive understanding of skin health and the appropriate treatments for various skin types. With five years of professional experience, her passion for skincare continues to deepen. Alyssa specializes in advanced medical skincare techniques, including chemical peels, microneedling, and medical-grade facials, to address a wide range of dermatological conditions. She is dedicated to enhancing skin texture, quality, and appearance through evidence-based practices and personalized treatment plans, consistently striving to achieve her patients’ desired outcomes. Alyssa’s commitment to continuing education ensures she remains at the forefront of the latest advancements in skincare, providing her patients with the highest standard of care.