Our Mission

We strive to provide superior quality medical aesthetic services with ease of access, in a comfortable environment, so our patients can look and feel their best selves.

Meet Our Team

Dr. John Romano | Owner | Movel Medical Aesthetics in Brentwood, CA



Dr. Romano is an established Plastic Surgeon out of Fremont, California. He established his practice in 1990 after a residency in plastic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Early on in his career, Dr. Romano was active staff at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto. From 1989 to 1990, he was the Clinical Chief of the Plastic Surgery Clinic at Stanford university hospital. In 2007 Dr. Romano co-founded and became the Medical Director of Medspa 29 in Fremont, California. He oversaw all non-surgical medical aesthetic treatments, including dermal fillers, neuromodulators, and laser treatment therapies. Dr. Romano is excited to continue in medical aesthetics as the Owner and Medical Director of Movel Medical Aesthetics.



Kimberly is considered an advanced injector by her peers in the field. She began her career as a Physician Assistant over 18 years ago. She graduated with her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the California State University of Sacramento in 1997. She went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University in 2002. Early in her career, she spent nearly ten years honing her surgical skills in Orthopedic Surgery. When the opportunity arose to change fields, she jumped at the opportunity to pursue the area of Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine. Over the past six years, she worked in Plastic Surgery as a first assist in surgery and was a lead aesthetic injector in the practice. Kimberly prides herself in continuously learning and growing in her aesthetic practice. She is always seeking out continuing education and was most recently trained in M.D. Codes by Allergan Medical Institute. Kimberly looks forward to continuing to provide excellence in Aesthetic Medicine as co-owner of Movel Medical Aesthetics.

Kimberly Mello | Physician Assistant | Movel Medical Aesthetics in Brentwood, CA
Angela Avila | Movel Medical Aesthetics in Brentwood, CA



Angela completed her undergraduate studies at CSU Chico and went on to live overseas in New Zealand, where she completed her BSN and Post Graduate Certificate in Acute Child Health at Auckland University of Technology. She established herself in Emergency and Trauma in 2014. After moving home to California in 2018, Angela pursued her interest in aesthetics and found love as an aesthetics nurse injector. Angela enjoys working side by side in a variety of settings and learning from medical providers while constantly continuing her education in the Aesthetic and Emergency fields. Angela enjoys the connections she is able to build with her patients while sharing her knowledge gained throughout her career.

While Angela is not with Movel patients, she spends her time at BCHO Emergency Department.

Angela enjoys spending the majority of her time with her children and husband while hoping they will eventually share the same love for Disneyland that she has had her entire life.

Trainings & Certifications:

The American Academy of Facial Aesthetics, Injection Anatomy Cadaver Courses, Palette Resources in Dermal Fillers and Neuromodulators, Allergan training, Galderma training, American Med Spa Association, Disappearing Act Medical Aesthetics Mentee

Locations Served:

Contra Costa County; Discovery Bay, Brentwood, Oakley, Concord, Benicia, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Orinda, Livermore and areas in between.


Laura Medina, R.N. BSN


Laura graduated from San Francisco State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She is an experienced nurse that has worked in various specialties including: telemetry, emergency, surgery, hospice, and nursing management. She is from the Bay Area but has traveled as far as Texas working as a travel nurse. After completing her travel assignments, she decided to stay in the Bay Area to pursue her passion for aesthetics and wellness. As an aesthetic injector, Laura takes a detailed-oriented and compassionate approach to enhance her patients’ natural beauty and deliver high-quality results. She values continuous education to ensure safe and effective treatments for her patients.

 When Laura is not working in aesthetics, she is working as a clinical nursing instructor at San Francisco State University. She believes in passing on valuable knowledge to future generations of nurses. Laura’s other interests include traveling, attending CrossFit, eating new foods, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Trainings & Certifications

Galderma GAIN , Allergan Medical Institute Accelerate Program, SkinMedica Method, BTL Aesthetics, HydraFacial Treatment and Device, VI Peel, SkinPen Microneedling, Sinclair Viora, Empire Medical Training in Neuromodulator and Dermal Fillers for Aesthetic Enhancement, Sculptra, Kybella, Diode Laser Hair Removal


Tara Chavez, L.E.

Licensed Esthetician

Tara Chavez,(Licensed Esthetician) has been in the medical/skincare field since 1997. She is certified in HydraFacial, ZO Skin health and does various types of facials and treatments. At Movel Medical Aesthetics, Tara will create customized facial treatments including HydraFacials, chemical peels and skincare regimens. It is a passion of hers to stay up to date and educated on new products, treatments and protocols. 

She understands the need for her patients to be healthy and happy with themselves and is determined to use a results-driven approach to deliver the best aesthetic care. 

When she doesn’t have her hands on a face, Tara loves spending time with her husband, 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She says “GiGi life is amazing!” 

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