Our Staff

Monica Ka Yi Li, M.D.

Dr. Li Photo 1Dr. Li completed her undergraduate work at McMaster University earning a degree in Health Sciences. After graduation Dr. Li attended the University of Toronto where she earned her MD degree. Once completing her degree, Dr. Li continued her medical training specializing in Dermatology at the University of Calgary before joining our team as our American Society of Dermatologic Surgery accredited Cosmetic Dermatology Fellow. She has presented at multiple medical meetings and has 27 published or pending articles as well as having received numerous awards during her training. Dr. Li passed the Canadian examinations with Designation in dermatology, as certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Li also became an active Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Sami McCarty, PA-C

sami2Sami McCarty is a certified Physician Assistant specializing in cosmetic and medical dermatology.  She is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School and a member of the Society of Dermatologic Physician Assistants.  Sami has 9 years of experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields including work in regulatory affairs for drug and biologic development as well as in brain and spinal cord injury research.  She is passionate about patient care and medical research and her goal is to build lasting relationships with patients while delivering exceptional care.




Ashley Reich, RN

ashleyAshley is a Registered Nurse (RN) and member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.  Ashley started her career in a plastic surgery office where she gained an extensive knowledge of anti-aging procedures and products.  Ashley joined the Laser & Cosmetic Center 12 years ago and she has extensive experience working with Dr McDaniel with various laser and anti-aging procedures including IPL treatments, Botox®, laser hair removal, LED photomodulation, Fraxel®, laser tattoo removal, sclerotherapy, pigmented lesion laser treatments, radio frequency skin tightening & body contouring, Ultherapy®, and Zeltiq and Vanquish™. Ashley can help advise you about treatments and professional products tailored to your individual needs.

Terri Madey, RN

terriTerri is a Registered Nurse (RN) with twenty years of dermatology experience.  She has been working with Dr. McDaniel for the past fourteen, assisting while he performs various anti-aging treatments including consultations, Botox®, Juvéderm®, LED photomodulation, Fraxel® and other laser skin treatments, sclerotherapy, and more.  She is very knowledgeable about cosmetic treatments.  One patient describes Terri as “the most calming and reassuring person she has ever had to deal with.”

Kelly Deinstadt, LME

Kelly PhotoKelly is a licensed Master Esthetician with 10 years’ experience in cosmetic skin care. Results oriented by nature, Kelly’s passion for skin care especially focuses on lasers after experiencing all the changes and positive impacts they make in patients’ lives. Kelly performs and provides progressive treatments to include microneedling, dermablading, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, IPL photo facials, laser hair removal, and vein removal. She is a part of the “Look Good, Feel Good” organization which is designed to teach women how to properly care for their skin after chemotherapy and radiation. Kelly also has certification in sports nutrition and she loves to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes with patients to enhance their results and overall well-being.

Ashley Driskill, BS

Ashley D. - Photo updateAshley Driskill is a Christopher Newport University Graduate with a Bachelors’ of Science in Biology. Ashley has a broad realm of medical experience from transplant tissue recovery and research, cosmetic and oral surgery, as well as ophthalmology. She has a passion for cosmetics and esthetics and enjoys establishing long-lasting relationships with our patients.



Abigail Phillips, MA

Abagail 2Abigail is a Fashion Institute of Technology graduate, currently attending University of New England obtaining prerequisites for a future degree as a physician assistant. She also has a background in cardiology research. Abigail is passionate about the cosmetic dermatology field and looks forward to caring for the patients here at the Laser and Cosmetic Center.



Aubrey LeBlanc, MA

Aubrey Photo 1Aubrey has more than 10 years of experience in the beauty industry where she created a strong client and customer service reputation. Aubrey started her career in Orlando, FL where she became a Licensed Cosmetologist and now serves as a medical assistant. Her goal is to not only make you feel comfortable and informed of all procedures, but also to make you feel like you are a part of our family from the moment you walk through our front door.





Wendy Mikos, MA

Wendy Photo

Wendy is a Medical Assistant with over two decades of experience in Dermatology and Ophthalmology. Wendy has counseled and assisted on many surgeries including LASIK and Blepharoplasty. Patients know her as being very compassionate and dedicated to making sure every patient feels comfortable and well informed about their treatment.

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