Advanced Esthetics (AE): Our Qualified Team
Dr. Ruth Rustad is the medical director of Advanced Aesthetics (AE). As Medical Director of AE, Dr. Rustad provides AE’s patients with the most current, medically-proven cosmetic treatments available. She keeps up-to-date with the latest technological advancements and treatments. Dr. Ruth Rustad has taught cosmetic procedure courses to the Advanced Esthetics staff, as well as other dermatologists and PAs in the community.
Our team of certified cosmetic specialists consists of physicians, specially-trained medical assistants, nurses, and certified physician assistants. All of our Certified Cosmetic Specialists (CCS) have received careful and extensive training in the various cosmetic procedures offered at AE.
Our physicians have broad and widespread training well beyond their medical school and residency training. They also continue to seek out and complete specialized continuing medical training courses for the various cosmetic procedures offered at AE. Our PAs have a mix of continuing medical education courses, as well as specialized AE in-depth courses. Our nurses and our other cosmetic specialists have received extensive training from in-depth and extensive courses and testing protocol required at Advanced Esthetics.
All of AE’s Certified Cosmetic Specialists have over 1,000 hours of training, which includes lectures, demonstrations, practice sessions, written and practical tests, periodic reevaluations with review of information, uniform standards for evaluation and verification, and additional practice sessions to maintain and increase their expertise. Our advanced and rigorous training provides you with the best medically-proven procedures for cosmetic dermatology in Minneapolis, MN.
Cosmetic Care Specialists
|Lisa Hause, CMA, Cosmetic Care Specialist (CCS)
Lisa obtained her education in medical assisting from Northeast Metro Technical College and has been working as a Certified Medical Assistant since 1987. Her first 16 years of work was in a family practice clinic where she performed lab and nursing duties.
Lisa has been with ADC since 2003, working with medical and surgical patients, and began providing cosmetic treatments since 2006 after completing her training as an AE Cosmetic Care Specialist. She enjoys her free time with her husband and two children, and is active with boating, and playing softball.
Kham Vang, APLE
Kham received her Esthetician education from Saint Paul College in 2018 and has since attended additional educational training in advanced esthetics. She is licensed through the MN Board of Cosmetology as an Advanced Practice Licensed Esthetician.
Kham has experience with a wide range of services and products, and is passionate about using that knowledge to help her patients achieve their skincare goals. In this ever changing industry, Kham understands the importance of staying up-to-date on the latest trends and practices so she can be the best Esthetician possible for her patients. Kham thinks the best part about being an Esthetician is the journey of improving the patient’s skin and self-confidence.
Outside of being an Esthetician, Kham enjoys playing volleyball, traveling, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends.