Meet Our Experienced Team
Gloria Hakkarainen, MD, FACOG, FASBP, FABAAM, is triple Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bariatric Medicine and Anti-Aging and Integrative Medicine. She is also certified in Sex Therapy. Dr. Hakkarainen specializes in functional medicine and hormonal health and is a professor of the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. She is involved in her community, chairing and sitting on numerous boards. In her spare time, Dr. Hakkarainen plays the violin. She lectures nationally, has appeared on Lifetime Television and ABC News and writes articles for numerous publications.
Samuel Lederman, MD, FACOG is Co-Director of Laser Skin & Wellness, has over 20 years of experience in Laser Surgery. He lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic laser procedures for the treatment of hirsutism, spider veins, and wrinkles. He is Board Certified in OB/GYN with practices in Lake Worth and West Palm Beach. He is also the Founder and Medical Director of Altus Research. For the past 17 years he has been involved in studies ranging from, birth control, UTI’s, arthritis, dermatitis, fat reduction, scarring and vaccinations, to name a few.
Marlynn Nunez, MD, FACOG, FABAAM Dr. Marlynn Nunez has practiced in South Florida for the past 8 years and is excited to join Laser Skin & Wellness and Palm Beach Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Nunez is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine. She continues to further her knowledge and passion for slowing the aging process, in both men and women, with bio-identical hormones by taking courses offered throughout the country.
Shelly Kramer, ARNP, FNP, is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner dedicating 100% of her time to aesthetic laser & injectable treatments. She is an expert provider with training at the Hollywood Institute of Beauty, Klinger Advanced Aesthetics, Cutera “train the trainer”, and training with renowned physicians: Charles Runels, MD, Danny Vleggaar, MD and Shino Bay Aguilera, MD. Her career spans almost 40 years beginning at Walter Reed Army Medical Center with an extensive background in Women’s Health and Internal Medicine.
Hilary Bollerman, Nutrition Specialist utilizes her passion for nutrition and fitness in her approach to guiding patients on their health and weight loss journey. She has worked in fitness facilities and nutrition treatment centers before joining Laser Skin and Wellness. Studying fitness nutrition, Hilary understands there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to one’s health. She will work with your individual lifestyle to yield sustainable and maintainable results. Hilary is consistently up-to-date on the most recent nutrition news to make sure her patients receive the best and customized care possible.
Nicole Engler, CME is a Certified Medical Electrologist with additional certification and training on lasers for hair removal. Nicki received her training at the Hollywood Institute of Beauty and continues to update her knowledge by attending yearly educational seminars in this ever-changing field.
Karen Helen Renfro, LE is a Licensed Esthetician who is excited to join the Laser Skin & Wellness team. Originally from England and trained in Arizona, she worked for many years for a large skin care company educating and training estheticians in Arizona and California. Karen and Shelly make a great team advising patients about treatment options and best product choices for each individual’s needs. Her extensive knowledge about skin care and her nurturing personality makes her a great addition to our family!