Owners and Medical Directors

Dr. Jill Hilty, a board certified Family Practice Physician, is the founder of the clinic. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and worked at several dermatology clinics in the San Francisco Bay area before starting Advanced Skin Care and Laser Center.
Dr. Hilty has extensive experience in the art of injectables as well as a thorough understanding of laser therapies. She has been in cosmetic dermatology for over 20 years and is a certified laser trainer. Dr. Hilty also does medical mission work outside the country.

Dr. Sekharan is a General & Trauma Surgeon who brings a unique surgical perspective to the practice of cosmetic dermatology. She completed her medical and surgical training in Virginia and Florida. Her special talents lie in Botox® and injectable filler treatments. She joined the clinic 7 years ago. Dr. Sekharan is also a certified Bellafill® injector. Bellafill® is a non-absorbable long acting filler which is only available in our clinic here in Grand Junction.

Our Staff

April Ross, NP

April Ross is a board certified Nurse Practitioner who has practiced in the grand valley for 19 years. She has expertise in Botox® for cosmetic and migraine headache treatments. She is also skilled in injectable filler treatments.

Erin joined our staff in December of 2004. She is a graduate of the Colorado School of Paramedical Esthetics in Denver, Colorado. Erin is a certified laser technician, a licensed aesthetician, and she has had extensive training in advanced chemical peels.

Erin brings with her knowledge, compassion, and years of cosmetic skin care experience to our clinic and clients.

Christi is a licensed medical aesthetician and laser specialist. She has been practicing in the Valley since 1997. Christi specializes in advanced laser procedures and customized, results-driven protocols. She has certifications in many aesthetic and anti-aging treatments, as well as whole food nutrition, taking a comprehensive approach to skin concerns. You will feel comfortable and confident in her care. 



When Christi is not helping people look and feel beautiful, she enjoys time with her husband Dave, traveling to visit their 4 kids (and 5 grandkids),playing outside, and seeking new adventures. 

Erin K. Larson is an advanced certified laser specialist, a licensed aesthetician, and a fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. She has been in practice in the Grand Valley since 2003. Erin is a nationally recognized aesthetic laser expert and a speaker for Alma Lasers. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and educating patients on skin health and treatments that can enhance their inner and outer confidence.

Erin is involved in local organizations including HopeWest, Mesa County Partners, and March of Dimes. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with loved ones, cooking, music, dancing, and travel adventures.