More than a med spa… an Aesthetic Medicine Practice

Beyond Aesthetics is a modern medical practice specializing in personal aesthetics and energy optimization where you will find treatments in facial rejuvenation, body contouring, medical weight loss and vitamin therapies. Our priority is always providing you with the best experience and the best results in a comfortable yet clinical environment. At Beyond Aesthetics, we customize solutions for your specific skin and body needs.
This is where medicine meets art.

Leslie Petersen, ACNP
Clinical Director

As an experienced Nurse Practitioner, Leslie’s top priority is always patient care. After attaining her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and practicing for 5 years in Vanderbilt Hospital, she migrated west and began her career in Aesthetic Medicine where she worked at the #1 med spa in Santa Clarita for nearly 4 years.

Leslie’s artistic eye, steady hands and attention to detail make her extremely skilled in injectables and laser procedures. She has attended numerous educational programs and certification courses, including Coolsculpting University. She is also qualified in weight management and vitamin infusion therapies. Leslie considers her patients’ overall health in her approach to aesthetics and believes looking good lends to feeling good.

Leslie lives in Camarillo, CA with her husband, Ryan, and noble canine companion, Conan. She enjoys reading and learning along with participating in fitness and outdoor activities including running, hiking, Crossfit and gardening.


Talia Emery, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Emery is a cosmetic dermatologist who oversees all aspects of our medical protocol. She also works as a private consultant in the aesthetic medicine industry serving clients ranging from large biotech and pharmaceutical companies to medical offices seeking to improve operations.

Dr. Emery is a certified speaker and trainer for BOTOX® and Juvederm®. She is frequently asked to speak at industry events and has been recognized by Allergan as one of the top BOTOX® and Juvederm® providers and injectors in the country. She serves on Allergan’s Facial Aesthetics Advisory Board and is also part of the National Speakers Bureau for Latisse®.

Dr. Emery received a B.S. from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with a major in biology, earned her M.D. from Temple University’s School of Medicine and completed her residency with UCLA at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills.

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