Dr. Michael Bedecs, D.O. is the founder and senior consultant of CEC. Dr. Bedecs is a triple board certified physician and in addition to his previous medical career in Family Practice leading to a specialization in Rectal Surgery, Dr. Bedecs had several successful medical related businesses that have contributed to his interest in Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Bedecs’ primary focus is now CEC’s Age Management Center.
Dr. Christopher Toth, D.P.M is a board certified foot surgeon for Southern Maine Healthcare of Maine Health and has recently joined the CEC team offering the Pin Pointe™Laser for nail fungus. Dr. Toth was the first certified provider in Maine to offer this laser treatment which he has performed since 2011.
Shirley Millett, M.E. is a Maine licensed Medical Aesthetician with over 17 years of experience. Shirley is a graduate of the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics and the Victoria Raynor Institute. She specializes in a number of aesthetic treatments, including Ultherapy, laser hair removal, tattoo removal, skin tightening, acne, Ultrasonic facials and skin care consultations.
Audrey Forastiere, R.N. is a graduate of the University of New England and comes to us with over 8 years of experience as a Registered Nurse Injector specializing in Botox and facial fillers. Audrey also has experience with other non-invasive procedures including laser hair removal, tattoo removal, CoolSculpting and Ultherapy treatments. She also has an extensive knowledge of skin care product lines including Obagi, Zo SkinHealth, SkinMedica and Jane Iredale Mineral Make-up. Audrey’s main concern is the satisfaction, safety, and comfort of all patients that are looking to achieve a more refreshed youthful look.
Jules Brodeur, L.E. is a Licensed Aesthetician and has 10+ years of experience in the salon & spa industry. She earned her certification from Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook and job shadowed at CEC many times. Jules specializes in acne, rosacea, and pigmentation issues, as well as milia extractions and will be offering customized facials, UltraSonic facials, microdermabrasion, and skin care consultations. Visit our top-rated clinic today serving Portland Maine.
Tiffany Nelson, R.N., comes to the Cosmetic Enhancement Center of New England with over 9 years of nursing and aesthetician experience. After graduating from the University of Southern Maine with her BSN, Tiffany worked in the plastic surgery and medi-spa field. She has a wealth of knowledge of cosmetic injections, such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm and much more. In addition to her injecting experience, Tiffany is well-versed in medical lasers, and specializes in tattoo removal, VBeam, laser hair removal and more.
Ashley Wedgewood, R.N., joins CEC with over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse, and six years of injecting experience. Ashley specializes in Allergan products, injectables, fillers and much more. Having been physician-trained, Ashley also comes to us with six years of specific experience independently evaluating and treating patients.
Christina Sterling, L.E., is a Licensed Aesthetician with 10+ years of experience in the aesthetic care industry. Following her graduation from the Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook, Christina gained experience in both the medi-spa and spa industry. Her specialties include advanced facials such as microdermabrasion and Ultrasonic facials, laser hair removal, Pelleve, CoolSculpting, and skincare and makeup consultations.
Carollee Lumb, C.M.A., is a Certified Medical Assistant with over 20 years of experience in the hospital and cosmetic field. Carollee attended Thornton Academy, and went on to earn her C.N.A. degree from Southern Maine Medical. She is a CoolSculpting expert, having earned her CoolSculpting certification and graduating from CoolSculpting University. In addition to CoolSculpting, Carollee assists providers with a variety of aesthetic and laser treatments.
Kristen Hopkins, C.M.A., is a Certified Medical Assistant at CEC with 17+ years of experience in the family practice, orthopedic and cosmetic laser industries. She earned her degrees from Plymouth State College and SMCC, and went on to work in family practice and orthopedics before eventually finding her passion working in the medical laser and aesthetics field. At CEC, Kristen works with Carollee as our CoolSculpting expert, having graduated from CoolSculpting University with her certification. In addition to CoolSculpting, Kristen assists providers with all other cosmetic and laser treatments.