Dr. Kristi Alarid
Dr. Alarid is a graduate of National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She joined our team as Medical Director in 2016 and leads with her incredible clinical acumen and keen diagnostic skills. She is a native Oregonian and former US Army Reservist who had an extensive business and human services background prior to entering medicine. As a physician, her specialties include advanced minor surgery, adult internal care, dermatology, botanical medicine and classical homeopathy; all of which make us very excited to have her on our team. Dr. Alarid specializes in the full face rejuvenation with Botox and Dermal Fillers - our “Filler Facelift” - and she also loves working with BellafillⓇ, the longest-lasting dermal filler that offers a semi-permanent solution for facial volume restoration. She works Sunday-Thursday and is excited to help you achieve your aesthetic non-surgical goals.
Dr. Jason Derico
Assistant Medical Director
Dr. Derico received a Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University and a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. He completed a one-year internship in Minor Surgery, a one-year internship in integrative Cardiology, and worked as a resident in Canby, Oregon. Dr. Derico has also completed additional training in integrative Dermatology, aesthetics and other types of holistic skincare, and he has worked with some of the leading experts in integrative and Naturopathic Dermatology. He has co-authored texts in Dermatology and also serves as Naturopathy Medical Expert Content Editor and Author for Dermveda, an online source of integrative skin education and information. His approach to the care of the skin is one of a healing from within using diet and lifestyle then utilizing external treatments to perfect and optimize skin health for each patient. Dr. Derico works Tuesday-Saturday and specializes in BOTOX, Dermal Fillers, Lasers and rejuvenation for men’s health utilizing Platlet Rich Plasma (PRP).
Certified Medical Assistant
Jessica is a highly skilled Medical Assistant and aesthetic provider, with over 10,000 unique patient treatments and over 10 years’ experience in the aesthetic industry. She has a keen eye for enhancing and restoring the natural contours of the face, and Jessica genuinely loves to help her patients develop the perfect plan for their individual needs. Her tools include: neuromodulators, dermal fillers, Ultherapy, lasers and radio frequency. In addition she has had the privilege of focused study with a vascular surgeon. This training has enabled her to become a highly experienced provider of sclerotherapy for treatment of spider veins.
Samantha Adams, BA
Samantha has been in the aesthetic Industry the past 10 years, and most of that time at VanderVeer Center. She was raised in Montana and graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Psychology and Human Development. Her love for aesthetics has allowed her to grow and advance her skill set over the past decade. She thrives by making her clients feel and look their best and prides herself in creating lasting relationships with her clients over many years. Sam works Sunday-Thursday and is looking forward to meeting you.
Patient Care Consultant
Patient Care Consultant