Meet the Allure Doctors & Providers
Charles Mok, D.O.
Dr. Charles Mok received his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, Illinois in 1989. He completed his medical residency at Mount Clemens General Hospital, Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He has worked with laser manufacturing companies to improve their technologies, performed clinical research studies, and has taught physicians from numerous other states. His professionalism and personal attention to detail has contributed to the success of one of the first medical spas in Michigan. READ MORE
Drew Georgeson, D.O., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Drew Georgeson is a Board Certified General Surgeon in private practice for nineteen years. Areas of focus include advanced laparoscopic surgery, the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease and minimally invasive venous surgery. READ MORE
Carl Pesta, D.O.
Dr. Carl Pesta is a McLaren Macomb board-certified general surgeon and a “Center of Excellence” bariatric surgeon who specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgical weight loss procedures. Dr. Pesta has more than 18 years of experience as a surgeon performing more than 5,000 bariatric procedures; and is currently performing ORBERA™ Intragastric balloon insertions for Allure Medical. READ MORE
Mariana Atanasovski, M.D.
A native of Michigan, Dr. Mariana Atanasovski graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wayne State University, where she received bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. She continued her education at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, where she received her Doctor of Medicine degree with honors. As a professional Dermatologist, her specialties include the diagnosis and treatment of common skin conditions, skin cancers, surgical procedures, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology. READ MORE
Annette Aquino, D.O.
Dr. Aquino graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences and received her medical degree from the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Aquino works with patients on achieving total body wellness and the restoration of vitality. She treats conditions including thyroid disease, adrenal fatigue, and depression by restoring intestinal health, metabolism and hormone balance, and offers acupuncture. READ MORE
Elizabeth Pensler, D.O, F.A.C.O.S, R.P.V.I
Dr. Elizabeth Pensler, a Michigan native, is a Double Board Certified Vascular and General Surgeon. She graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and went to Medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. She was designated the honor of fellow by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. READ MORE
William Pittas, D.O.
Dr. William Pittas is a graduate of Arcadia University in Glenside, PA where he received his BA in Biology, followed by time at the Drexel University studying Biomedical Science before earning his Medical Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. READ MORE
Pamela Valka, D.O.
Pamela Valka, D.O.
Dr. Pamela Valka is a Family Practitioner with over 17 years of experience in the busy outpatient setting. Her excellent bedside manner is reflected by her stellar patient reviews. Her prior practice focused on women’s health and preventive medicine. READ MORE
Theresa LaBranche, PA-C
Theresa LaBranche is a Masters degree Physician Assistant, nationally certified with honors in both primary care and surgery. Her extensive clinical knowledge includes family practice, neurology, neurosurgery, minimally invasive vascular care and non surgical cosmetic rejuvenation and enhancement. Theresa currently serves as Allures Executive Director and specializes in cosmetic services.
Nicole Stapp, MSN, WHNP-BAC
Nicole is a board-certified nurse practitioner with an extensive background in medical-surgical nursing, public-health nursing, and family planning. At Allure, she focuses her specialized experience with patients receiving Thread Lifts, vaginal rejuvenation, hormone replacement therapy and facial injections — which includes services such as filler, Botox®and Kybella®
Traci Grossman, PA-C
Traci has been a Physician Assistant since 2008 and received her Masters of Science degree from the Physician Assistant program at Western Michigan University. Traci brings a vast array of procedural skills. She has been trained in ultrasound guided central line placement, ultrasound FAST exams, and has held her ACLS certification for over 6 years.
Jamie Peysakhov, PA-C
Jamie Peysakhov received a Master of Science Degree in the P.A. program at the University of Detroit Mercy in 2007. She also received a Master of Science Degree in Basic Medical Sciences and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Studies from Wayne State University in Detroit. She completed clinical rotations in family medicine, orthopedics, radiology, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology, psychiatry, pediatrics, internal medicine and general surgery.
Vanessa Jwad, PA-C
Vanessa received Master of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies, from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University, where she graduated Cum Laude.
Courtney Mich, PA-C
Courtney received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Olivet College in Olivet, MI. She then went onto Central Michigan University where she received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
Danielle Stabley, MS, PA-C
Danielle is a Masters Degree Physician Assistant who joined Allure in 2017 after spending the last ten years working in the Emergency Rooms of Troy Beaumont and Crittenton hospitals.
Angela is responsible for Allure Medical’s Hair Restoration and Stem Cell Therapy services.
For more than two decades, Angela has honed her hair restoration skills by working with industry-leading physicians in both the United States and abroad, spending time teaching physicians on the latest innovations in hair restoration.