Dr. Clevens Opens Merritt Island Offices – Has Grand Opening

By  //  October 26, 2012

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BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA — Facial plastic surgeon and community leader Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS with his Medi-Spa Team of specialists, today hosted a Grand Opening party at their new offices in Merritt Island, Florida.

Dr. Clevens New Offices are located at 50 Catalina Drive, Merritt Island

Elegant Offices in convenient location

The elegant new offices are conveniently located just off S.R 3 in the heart of Merritt Island at 50 Catalina Isle Drive, Merritt Island, FL 32953 on the northwest corner of North Courtney Parkway.

Past and current clients, friends, family and business associates gathered at the new offices to celebrate the new access point for Dr. Clevens to meet people from central, north Brevard and beyond. Dr.Clevens also has offices in Melbourne and Suntree.

Brevard’s reknowned, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Ross Clevens will offer his much acclaimed care for rejuvenation and anti-aging.

Staffed by Board-Certified physicians and Certified Physicians Assistants, the specialties offered at Merritt Island will include Clevens’ most popular non-surgical options for facial rejuvenation including Botox, Restylane, Sculptra, and Juvederm.

Shelley Anderson and Cheryl King

Warm welcome

At the grand opening party, guests received a warm welcome from Shelly Anderson and Cheryl King who assist with the operation of Dr. Clevens practice.

Anderson and King provided warm smiles and exciting opportunities for the guests to win valuable prizes sponsored by Dr. Clevens.

The Clevens Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery specializes in state-of-the-art Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, laser treatments, and non-surgical options for facial rejuvenation.

The Merritt Island office will feature a myriad of lasers, include treatment for facial resurfacing, brown spots, skin tightening, unwanted hair and red facial veins.

Dr. Clevens specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery and employs the latest technologies in his practice.

Guests at the grand opening had a chance to tour the new offices, see the equipment used and meet the Medi-Spa Team.

Guests at the grand opening included (left to right) Donna Weston, Brenda VanAntwerp, Suzanne Witenhafer and Julie Colombo
Dr. Clevens and his wife of 24 years Dani, cut the ribbon to open the new offices with the help of all their friends and the Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Enjoyed the tour and seeing  friends

To commemorate the occasion, a special ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by Dr. Clevens  Medi-Spa Team with the help of the Cocoa Beach Area Chamber Of Commerce.

Lori Oswald, PA-C

Licensed Physician Assistant specializing in Non-Surgical solutions

Lori is a Board Certified and Licensed Physician Assistant with 20 years experience who relocated from Naples to join Dr. Clevens and his team.

She brings over 10 years of experience as an aesthetic injector and adds surgical and general medicine expertise to the practice as well.

It is her goal to complement the work of Dr. Clevens while combining her artistry and wealth of aesthetic knowledge.

Lori’s unique ability in aesthetic medicine is to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that enables her patient to achieve their aesthetic goals.

She particularly enjoys developing relationships with her patients along their journey.

Lori specializes in injectable services, including BOTOX Cosmetic, Sculptra, Restylane and Juvederm.

She also perform laser treatments to address fine lines and wrinkles, red facial veins, brown spots, and unwanted hair.

Lori Oswald

Outside of work, Lori enjoys the weather and an active lifestyle. Lori is an accomplished runner, participating in triathlons and also loves bicycling.

She and her husband have twin daughters who are also medical professionals.


Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Licensed by the State of Florida
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Florida Academy of Physician Assistants
Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants

Brian Benson, PA-C

Licensed Physician Assistant specializing in Age Management

Brian brings over 10 years of experience as a surgical PA and First Assistant.

Brian views his role as a Physician “Extender,” providing exceptional care to the patients of Dr. Clevens and his practice.

Brian Benson

While born in Livingston, N.Y., Brian considers himself a Floridian, having moved to the Orlando area in the 8th grade.

He graduated from Lake Mary High School, attended Florida State University where he received his Liberal Arts Degree, Florida Atlantic University where he received a B.S. in Psychology, and finally Nova University where he received both a B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies and a Master’s Degree in Public Health.

Brian enjoys cosmetic, laser and reconstructive surgery and is thrilled at the opportunity to further advance his expertise.

He has a strong interest and unique expertise in age management and anti-aging medicine.


Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Licensed by the State of Florida
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Florida Academy of Physician Assistants
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Organization of Facial Plastic Surgery Assistants

Christina Nickson, LME

Christina Nickson

Licensed medical aesthetician, Master Makeup Artist, and Waxing Expert

Formerly of Boston, MA, Christina joined the staff of Ross A. Clevens, MD’s IMAGINE Medispa in August 2011.

Christina has been providing Exceptional quality services to her clients for over 20 years.

She offers a full array of services including deep pore cleansing facials, medical grade peels, and microdermabrasion.

Christina further provides non-surgical services for anti-aging and skin tightening, such as Pelleve and specialty anti-aging facials.

She closely monitors all post-operative surgical patients and administers treatments to drain the lymphatic system and decrease post-operative swelling.

With her commitment to excellence and her ability to provide her clients with the latest technology an advanced skincare products at The Clevens Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery and The IMAGINE Medispa, Christina is excited to advance in her career and meet and care for our patients.


Dynasty Academy of Aesthetics, Catherine Hinds Institute of Aesthetics, Beauty Creators Academy of Makeup


Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, Brevard’s Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon brings Ivy League training and a delicate touch to each of his patients. He is the only practicing Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon between Stuart, St. Augustine and Orlando in Central Florida. Trust and confidence form the foundation of the patient-physician relationship.

Dr. Clevens is recognized by both former patients and colleagues for his meticulous attention to detail and his artistic sense of balance and harmony. He is a fellowship-trained facial plastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon. A noted educator, author, lecturer and innovator in the field of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Clevens completed his undergraduate training at Yale, and medical school and internship at Harvard.

Prior to settling in Central Florida, Dr. Clevens completed his residency and advanced fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Michigan medical school where he also served as Chief Resident and as a member of the Facial Plastic Surgery faculty.

Recognizing the social value of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Clevens firmly believes that his gift should be utilized to help women who have been disfigured at the hands of others. He participates in the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Domestic Violence Project, offering pro bono reconstructive surgery to victims of domestic violence and trauma.

Dr. Clevens has also founded Face of Change, a 501c3 charitable entity that brings medical care and delivers food to needy children in developing nations.

Trained at Yale, Harvard and Michigan , he brings world-class facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to his patients at the Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Clevens is Brevard’s fellowship-trained and Board Certified facial plastic surgeon.


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