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 and NovaThreads. April is passionate about medical aesthetics and believes living life with a great sense of humor. When she is not practicing you can find her tending to her roses and spending time with her family. 

Dr. Mackenzie Hartman is a family medicine doctor who has advanced experience in cosmetic and medical skin care. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr Hartman worked as a medical aesthetician, working with multiple dermatologists and plastic surgeons in Florida. She is a skilled injector, with an artistic eye for facial symmetry and expressive anatomy.



Erin Lambert 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 16 years of cosmetic skin care experience to our clinic and clients. She has a keen eye for detail and loves being able use her experience and education to provide the best skin care to her patients. 

Erin is the Monica Geller of the office, she keeps all of us tidy and organized. When she is not at the office she enjoys being with her husband and her daughter, spending time outdoors, and baking. 

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, result-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. 

Amber is a licensed medical aesthetician and laser specialist. Her passion for aethetics started at an early age with her own skin issues. It was then that she knew she wanted a career as a medical aesthetician to make a difference in how people feel in their own skin. She takes the time to listen to each patient, understand their needs, and educate them on different types of treatment options that will help address their concerns. 

Amber specializes in Laser Hair Removal, customizable peels, facials, microneedling, microdermabrasion, and CoolSculpting. 

Amber grew up in Grand Junction and has one son. She enjoys traveling anywhere near water and spending time with her family. 

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 since 2002. Erin is a nationally recognized aesthetic laser expert and educator. Along with her passion of treating patients in-clinic, she also does education and hands-on traning for skin and laser clinics across the Nation. Her passion is educating patients on skin health and treatments that can enchance their inner and outer confidence. She also enjoys sharing her knowledge with fellow medical professionals looking to further their education and experience.

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.

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