Mia La Maven’s team of talented and experienced clinicians is the foundation of our practice. Our team consists of board-certified doctors, registered nurses, physician assistants, aestheticians and laser technicians. We employ professionals who are passionate about what they do and are masters in their specialties.
Our clinicians are of the finest caliber with extensive training, certifications and continuing medical education (CME) credits. They continuously work on their craft and learn new ways to improve their skills in order to provide our patients with superior service and results. Our new front desk staff and patient coordinators are warm and friendly. The moment you enter Mia La Maven, you will experience five star customer service and be guided through your care.
Dr. Shweta Agarwal
Dr Shweta Agarwal is a compassionate physician, practicing in the field of medicine for more than fifteen years .She has been a straight A student and has achieved multiple awards and recognitions all along her training and career.
Dr Agarwal is triple board certified by American Board of Family Medicine and American Board of Obesity Medicine. She carries advanced certification in the field of medical aesthetics from American Board of Aesthetic Medicine.Her main areas of interest involve medical aesthetic, obesity and anti-aging .
Dr Agarwal is a member in good standing with various organizations including AAFP, ABOM , AAOPM , American Academy of Facial Aesthetics and International Academy of Aesthetics.
She keeps up with new technologies and innovations in this ever changing world of medicine and aesthetics and continues to advance her knowledge on a daily basis. Her latest recognition comes from Los Angeles Multi- Speciality Cosmetic Academy in August ,2020.
As a doctor of medicine she believes in complete health and wholesome beauty of an individual.As practicing physician in medical aesthetics ,Dr Agarwal says that “ health and beauty starts from being skin deep . Taking care of your external appearance is as important as taking care of internal bodily problems. You can be the best reflection of yourselves at any age by valuing your face and body.This is possible to achieve with the help of and in the hands of an expert provider.”
Dr Agarwal establishes constant dialogue with each and every one of her clients.This together with her extensive background in medicine and aesthetics, ensures that all her clients receive the very best results.
Her clients value her expertise and love her for her candid opinion.
Call today to reserve your spot with her and discuss your concerns.
Elizabeth Villalobos is a licensed aesthetician with more than 20 years of experience. She loves boosting her clients’ confidence so they look and feel their best. Elizabeth attended aesthetician school at Flavio’s Beauty College in Torrance and The Dermal Institute for advanced training in skin diagnosis and treatment. She started her career at Burke Williams and went on to work at some of the most recognized spas in Los Angeles including Steiner Leisure, Bliss, Kenneth George, and Loews Beach Hotel. Elizabeth has been privileged to train with some of the best in the business. In addition, she has worked as an educator at the Academy of Beauty in Culver City. Skin care and wellness are Elizabeth’s passions, and with the desire to grow, she moved into medical aesthetics. She is versed in advanced techniques to address acne, discoloration, scarring, aging, problematic skin concerns and hair removal. Elizabeth is also a cosmetic tattoo artist and master microblader who is recognized for giving her patients the most natural looking eyebrows. Known on social media as Brow Surgeon (@browsurgeon), Elizabeth has been featured in magazines and on TV.
Orissa Davila RN graduated with her nursing degree from Santa Monica College with honors. She has been working in the field of aesthetics for more than seven years. In addition to Mia La Maven, Orissa works with Dr. Tarik Smiley, a renowned plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, as a circulating nurse in the OR. She has a passion to help the patient achieve their natural beauty and feel better about themselves.
Cee Cooper graduated the Physician Assistant program from Western University of Health Sciences. She’s been practicing in cosmetics for more than 8 years and specializes in laser hair removal, Ultherapy, Vanquish, and various face laser treatments.
Alishia Parrish is a Registered Nurse with operating room experience who knows the importance of putting the patient first regardless of the setting. Her work at Mia La Maven affords her the opportunity to hone and nurture her lifelong passion for aesthetic-oriented skin and healthcare. Alishia started her cosmetic training in nursing school and obtained a masters of nursing degree. Alishia takes pride in enhancing the natural beauty of her clients and finds building her patients’ self-esteem to be the most rewarding facet of her work. She understands that client trust is of the utmost importance and demonstrates attention to detail and a gentle hand that equates to excellent results. Alishia is well versed in laser treatments and injection procedures, and stays informed on the latest technological advances and aesthetic techniques. Alishia is grateful for the opportunity to affect positive change in her clients’ lives and to help them feel their very best.
Dr. Matthew Joel Awerbuck
Matthew “Joel” Awerbuck, M.D., MScM, is a physician and serial entrepreneur with a powerful mix of real-world clinical experience, business acumen, and hands-on aptitude across multiple corporate functional areas. He entered the medical field with two decades of business management, operational, and financial experience. Dr. Awerbuck has a track record of leading the business strategy and stewardship of companies with year-over-year growth.
David Araya, MD
Dr. David Araya received his B.S. in Genetics from the University of California at Davis, M.D. from St. George's University, and completed residency training in internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University. ABIM board certified from 2000-2010, he currently maintains board eligibility, and his career has focused on patient-centered care of adults in the hospital setting, thus contributing to a unique framework for aesthetics, believing that a holistic approach to current therapeutic modalities can help patients' physical appearance reflect their inner health. As such, he maintains continuing education in traditional internal medicine subjects such as nutrition and exercise and has extended his training in aesthetics to include injections, lasers, and radio-frequency treatments. He is very enthusiastic about the current state of the art, as well as for new developments the future holds.