Docere is just what the doctor ordered for beautiful and healthy skin and body. Why Docere? The word doctor was derived from this latin word which means to teach. It’s part of our mission to teach about healthy, natural choices that enhance your beauty and appearance.
Docere is the premier destination for non-surgical aesthetic services, anti-aging skin treatments and body transformation programs. Our physicians, nurses, technicians and aestheticians work to meet your needs in our beautiful and serene environment.
Join us in our beautiful center overlooking the woodlands and stream at Mill Stream Reservation. Relax on our patio, listen to the wind whispering in the trees and the relaxing sound of the waterfall and stream. Contact us today for a FREE complimentary assessment for your personalized plan for beautiful and healthy skin for our body transformation program.
The four pillars of Docere Medical Spa and Laser Center:
Our procedures our administered by licensed and experienced aestheticians, nurses or therapists and either performed or supervised by a Doctor. The safety of our patients is our number one priority.
Our spa atmosphere is designed to provide you with a spa experience. Our Italian villa style facility is both beautiful and comfortable.
We strive to provide you with the highest quality treatments. The happiness our patients is what makes our jobs worthwhile!
You can rest assure that our experienced staff will discuss the expected results of all procedures. We will work one-on-one with you to create the right treatment plan and will address your questions and concerns.
Ray Seballos | M.D.
Dr. Seballos is a graduate of John Carroll University where he graduated magna cum laude. He excelled in surgery while attending the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. He completed residences in both general surgery and plastic surgery. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1996, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1999. He has been in solo private practice since 1997. Dr. Seballos is currently the Director of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Parma Community General Hospital. He also has privileges at Southwest General Healthcare Center, Marymount Hospital, and The Surgery Center in Middleburg Heights. Dr. Seballos is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Jeffrey Viscomi | M.D.
Dr. Viscomi received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton. He then went on to graduate from Wright State University School of Medicine in the top 10% of his class. Following residency at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Viscomi began his Family Practice in Strongsville and quickly became a nationally recognized leader in primary care for his unique practice model. Dr. Viscomi is a member of the Aesthetics Practice Association and has completed extensive training in the use of laser in aesthetic procedures.
Joseph Ripepi | M.D.
Dr. Ripepi received his Bachelor of Science degree from John Carroll University. He is a graduate of Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his surgical residency at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. He has been in solo practice since 1993. Dr. Ripepi currently has privileges at Parma General Community, Southwest General, Fairview General, Lakewood and Lutheran Hospitals. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Ripepi completed extensive training in laser use for the foot and ankle.
Emily Dadich | LMT & Coolsculpt Clinician
Emily has been a licensed massage therapist since 2005. While attending Ohio College of Massotherapy, she trained in Myofascial Release and Precision Neural Muscular Therapy. These techniques can help correct the underlying issues the result from soft tissue injuries. Along with her knowledge of therapeutic massage, she has always been intrigued by the restorative effects of relaxation massage. Emily is very excited to be part of the Docere Medical Spa family and to share her love for massage with others.
Dawn Fischer | Lead Esthetician & Certified Ulthera Clinician
Dawn is a licensed Managing Aesthetician and has been involved in the skin care industry for a number of years, first as a client and then as a professional. She has received certifications in the operations of Jet Peel O2 Skin Rejuvenation, Microdermabrasion and LED Cold light therapy. Dawn specializes in Anti-Aging Skin Care as well as the education of teens in proper skin care techniques. Clearing acne for people with problem complexions is of great importance to Dawn because of the role that clear skin plays in a person’s confidence and self-esteem. She is a member of the AIA- Aesthetics International Association and also the National Rosacea Society.
Victoria Niebauer | Licensed Cosmetic Therapist and Certified Laser Technician
With an Associates Degree in Business Management, Victoria graduated from the Ohio Medical Institute of Electrology. She excelled in her studies and is now a board certified cosmetic therapist and certified professional laser technician. Victoria is very compassionate about the work she does, down to the last hair.
Kathy Schwab C.T, M.A | Licensed Cosmetic Therapist, Laser Technician, Coolsculpt & Certified Ulthera Clinician
Kathy’s credentials include Laser Hair removal technician, Electrologist, Certified Personal Trainer, Ultherapy Clinician and Coolsculpting clinician. Her position is Medical service manager for Docere Medical Spa and Laser Center. Her experience includes 17 years working with Docere’s medical director Jeff Viscomi MD in the Primary care setting. She has worked with patients in the Spa for the past 8 years first assisting Doctor with Laser skin treatments for anti aging benefits and continued education to be able to offer laser hair removal, electrolysis, Ultherapy, Coolsculpting, and fitness counseling. She is highly experienced and has completed the highest level of training for the services she offers. Her mission is to help Docere Medical Spa patients develop a treatment plan to fit their health and beauty goals and contribute to and help them in achieving them.
Michelle Yount C.T
Michelle attended Southeastern School of Electrology in Lexington Kentucky for her certification in electrolysis and obtained her licensure in November 2017. Shortly thereafter she returned to Southeastern School and obtained her certification in laser hair removal. Michelle has a certification in dermaplaning and is currently studying the art of microblading.
Ivana Petrovic | MS, RDN, LD
Ivana is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in the State of Ohio. She completed her undergraduate degree at Ashland University and Master of Science Degree at Case Western Reserve University. Ivana also completed her Dietetic Internship at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Currently, she is the Administrative Systems Dietitian at the Cleveland VA. She has also worked at the VA as a Clinical Dietitian, providing both outpatient and inpatient weight loss, Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Renal nutrition counseling. Through the creation of Core Concepts Nutrition, LLC, she hopes to provide evidence-based nutrition services to help clients achieve weight loss success and contribute to disease prevention. Ivana enjoys meeting new people, and is excited to help Docere clients meet their nutrition goals in realistic ways.
Melody Ortega |Licensed Managing Esthetician
From Cleveland, Ohio, Melody Ortega has been an Esthetician for 5 years. With a strong passion for delivering high-quality services to clients so they can relax and feel good about themselves, she loves to educate her clients so they feel comfortable with the services and products she recommends to them. She keeps herself educated with all the new and upcoming trends for skincare. Sanitation and quality are her main priorities for her clients. She is here to listen, treat, and beautify. No matter what service her client may choose, she will make sure they leave happy.
Emily Laffin |Licensed Managing Esthetician & Makeup Artist
Emily has been in skincare and makeup for 10 years. She is a Licensed Managing Esthetician certified in low grade peels, oncology esthetics, dermaplaning, and raw food nutrition. She is a firm believer in knowing what’s in your product and using the best quality products with quality ingredients. Being certified in Oncology Esthetics allowed Emily to become aware of the extra care those who have gone through chemotherapy and radiation need when it comes to product choices. In her makeup career, she has enjoyed showing how to apply makeup and offering products that are great for every day use.
Maggie Rubis | Licensed Managing Esthetician
Maggie is a licensed esthetician and has been involved in the skincare industry for a few years working with many different popular skincare and makeup lines. She received her bachelor’s degree from the Academy of Krakow, in her homeland of Poland. Maggie completed her licensing as an esthetician from Pivot Point International Academy in Bloomingdale, IL before moving to Cleveland a couple years ago. Her passion has always been skincare and making her clients feel great and exude confidence in themselves.
Jennifer Jacobson C.T., M.A | Licensed Cosmetic Therapist, Certified Laser Technician, Medical Assistant
Jen graduated from Ohio Medical Institute of Electrology where she is board certified for electrolysis and excelled in her field with passion and compassion for people who deal with excessive hair growth and those wanting not to deal with shaving on an everyday basis. Whether your need is electrolysis or Laser hair removal, Jen is here to provide you with the most outstanding care and information on hair removal.