Meet Our Staff


Allison Ancona

Allison Ancona, MSN, FNP-C

Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certified Evexipel Provider

Sarah Baker, MSN, FNP-C

Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certified Evexipel Provider

Allison Ancona practiced as a critical care nurse for 10 years and has been practicing as an Advanced Practice Nurse for over 5 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Illinois State University in 2009. She then went on to work in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department where she was the night and weekend charge nurse.  Allison earned her Master of Science degree with a specialty as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in 2015 from Frontier Nursing University. She moved to North Carolina in 2012 and loves to call it home!  

Allison came to Aesthetics By Eileen after working in primary care and weight loss and hormone management for five years.  She loves promoting healthy lifestyle changes and improving her patients’ lives by getting to the root of their health problems.   

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As a Nurse Practitioner at Aesthetics By Eileen, Allison’s top goal is to help her patients feel and look their best! She listens to her patients to learn their top concerns and enjoys working with them to reach great outcomes.  Allison is passionate about bio-identical hormone replacement because of the amazing health benefits and the added vitality patients experience.  She has seen patients get a new spring on life after starting pellet therapy.  From Hydrafacial to Fraxel, Allison knows there is a treatment plan that will fit your needs and looks forward to working with you.      

Allison is trained, certified, and experienced with treatments such as:

  • Injectables:
    • Certified Galderma Injector – Dysport, Restylane-L, Restylane Refyne/Defyne/Lyft/Silk
    • Certified Allergan Injector – Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Kybella
    • Certified Evolus Injector – Jeuveau
    • Certified AQUAGOLD injector
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy:
    • Certified EvexiPEL Provider 
  • Body Contouring:
    • Certified Allergan Coolsculpting Specialist
    • Certified Emsculpt Specialist
    • Certified Venus Legacy/Venus Freeze Specialist
  • Lasers/Radiofrequency:
    • Certified Fraxel Dual/Clear and Brilliant/Permea Lasers Specialist
    • Certified Venus Versa/IPL/Venus Viva RF Microneedling Specialist
    • Certified Lumenis Duet Laser Hair/Ethnic Laser Hair Specialist
    • Certified Laser Genesis Specialist
    • Certified Laser Facial Vein Specialist
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP):
    • Topical applications post laser and microneedling treatment
    • Hair Restoration
    • Face/neck/chest/hand injections
  • Certified in Skin Peels:
    • Perfect Peel, VI Peel, Vitalize Peel, TCA Peel, Micropeel
  • Certified in Hydrafacial/Dermaplaning/Microdermabrasion
  • Highly trained and experienced in medical grade skincare for all skin types

In her free time, Allison enjoys being outdoors and exploring North Carolina from the beach to the mountains with her husband, children and two rescue dogs.  You will likely find her hiking, by a body of water or at an off-leash dog park to get wiggle bones out.  Allison also enjoys yoga and running to clear her mind.

Allison’s favorite product is Elta MD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 Tinted Facial Sunscreen. 

Allison’s favorite treatments include Hydrafacials, Laser Hair Removal and Clear and Brilliant.   

Sarah Baker has over 9 years of multi-faceted acute care nursing experience as well as a diverse background practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Originally from Richmond, Virginia, she graduated with her Associates Degree in Nursing in the spring of 2011. Sarah then moved to Raleigh to begin her nursing career at UNC Rex Hospital. She worked in the Cardiovascular Step-Down Unit as well as the Cardiac Catheterization Prep and Recovery Unit. Sarah was not only a staff nurse, but served as a charge nurse, new nurse preceptor, sheath pull resource nurse, worked her way up the clinical ladder and passed the Cardiovascular Board Certification Exam. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from UNC Wilmington while working full-time in 2016. Sarah was then accepted into and earned her Master of Science degree with a specialty as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in 2019 from UNC Wilmington.

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Sarah came to Aesthetics By Eileen after working at another local medical aesthetics facility where she fell in love with the medical aesthetic world. She also worked as a nurse practitioner in family practice, where she focused on acute and episodic condition management and prevention. Sarah is very passionate about helping others to feel their best and advising them on personalized treatment plans that will work best for each individual and their unique skin type.  

As a Nurse Practitioner at Aesthetics By Eileen, Sarah loves educating patients and creating individualized treatment plans. This includes the use of multiple machines and therapies to help patients achieve their desired goals. Some of Sarah’s favorite treatment combinations include Hydrafacials and Clear and Brilliant, IPL laser skin brightening and Fraxel laser with platelet rich plasma (PRP), acne scar and wrinkle treatment with microneedling with growth factor. AQUAGOLD, neurotoxin and filler injectables offer amazing results and lifechanging outcomes.

In addition to procedures, Sarah is a big believer that brilliant, healthy skin begins with quality, proper skin care. Sarah enjoys discussing appropriate skin care regimens and educating her patients about the best ways to maintain the results of their treatments and procedures. She also enjoys educating patients about body contouring options such as Coolsculpting and Emsculpt which yield amazing results.

Sarah is trained, certified, and highly experienced with treatments such as:

  • Injectables:
    • Certified Galderma Injector – Dysport, Restylane-L, Restylane Refyne/Defyne/Lyft/Silk
    • Certified Allergan Injector – Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Kybella
    • Certified Evolus Injector – Jeuveau
    • Certified AQUAGOLD injector
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy:
    • Certified Evexipel Provider
  • Body Contouring:
    • Certified Allergan Coolsculpting Specialist
    • Certified Emsculpt Specialist
    • Certified Venus Legacy/Venus Freeze Specialist
  • Lasers/Radiofrequency:
    • Certified Fraxel Dual/Clear and Brilliant/Permea Lasers Specialist
    • Certified Venus Versa/IPL/Venus Viva RF Microneedling Specialist
    • Certified Lumenis Duet Laser Hair/Ethnic Laser Hair Specialist
    • Certified Laser Genesis Specialist
    • Certified Laser Facial Vein Specialist
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP):
    • Topical applications post laser and microneedling treatment
    • Hair Restoration
    • Face/neck/chest/hand injections
  • Certified in Skin Peels:
    • Perfect Peel, VI Peel, Vitalize Peel, TCA Peel, Micropeel
  • Certified in Hydrafacial/Dermaplaning/Microdermabrasion
  • Highly trained and experienced in medical grade skincare for all skin types

In her free time, you can find Sarah spending time with her husband, their son and their 2 labs or visiting Atlantic Beach. She loves traveling, spending time with friends and anything outdoors.  


Danielle

ON MATERNITY LEAVE!

Danielle Soffe, MS, FNP -BC
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Evexipel Certified Provider

Shelley

Shelley Peptis, CNA I & II, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
Laser Certified
Certified Coolsculpting & Emsculpt specialist

DANIELLE IS CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE! Danielle Soffe has been practicing as a high-level nurse for 10 years and an Advanced Practice Nurse for 5 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Clemson University in 2010. She then moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit at Georgetown University Hospital. During her five years at Georgetown, Danielle was not only a staff nurse, but served as charge nurse, new nurse educator, and the lead stroke coordinator. Danielle was accepted into and earned her Master of Science degree with a specialty as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in 2015 from Georgetown University. Soon after, she relocated back to Raleigh to be closer to her family.

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Danielle came to Aesthetics By Eileen after working in family practice and weight loss for 3 years, where she focused on acute and chronic health condition management and prevention through guiding her patients in lifestyle changes. She then found her path to medical aesthetics by following her passion, which has always been healthy skin after her own battle with acne.

As a Nurse Practitioner at Aesthetics By Eileen, Danielle loves using combination therapy to help patients reach their goals, whether it be with injectables and Hydrafacial, to IPL laser skin brightening with microneedling radiofrequency or Fraxel laser with platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment. She enjoys educating her patients about skin care and its importance, procedures to improve/maintain the integrity of their skin, and body contouring (Coolsculpting and Emsculpt).

Danielle is trained, certified, and highly experienced with treatments such as:

  • Injectables:
    • Certified Galderma Injector – Dysport, Restylane-L, Restylane Refyne/Defyne/Lyft/Silk
    • Certified Allergan Injector – Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Kybella
    • Certified Evolus Injector – Jeuveau
    • Certified AQUAGOLD injector
  • Body Contouring:
    • Certified Allergan Coolsculpting Specialist
    • Certified Emsculpt Specialist
    • Certified Venus Legacy/Venus Freeze Specialist
  • Lasers/Radiofrequency:
    • Certified Fraxel Dual/Clear and Brilliant/Permea Lasers Specialist
    • Certified Venus Versa/IPL/Venus Viva RF Microneedling Specialist
    • Certified Lumenis Duet Laser Hair/Ethnic Laser Hair Specialist
    • Certified Laser Genesis Specialist
    • Certified Laser Facial Vein Specialist
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP):
    • Topical applications post laser and microneedling treatment
    • Hair Restoration
    • Face/neck/chest/hand injections
  • Certified in Skin Peels:
    • Perfect Peel, VI Peel, Vitalize Peel, TCA Peel, Micropeel
  • Certified in Hydrafacial/Dermaplaning/Microdermabrasion
  • Highly trained and experienced in medical grade skincare for all skin types

In her free time, Danielle loves to spend time with her Husband and Standard Poodle in Raleigh, Wilmington, and Asheville. She also enjoys travel and good wine at wineries with her friends. Lastly, Danielle follows a healthy lifestyle by exercising through yoga, Pilates and spin classes.

Danielle’s favorite product is Proheal from IS clinical.

Danielle’s favorite treatments include Venus Viva RF Microneedling, combination treatment of Coolsculpting and Emsculpt, and all injectables.

Shelley Peptis is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with more than 12 years of hands-on medical experience and more than 5 years practicing and specializing in the Aesthetics field. In her career as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Shelley gained experience in the Healthcare industry beginning in Oncology and continuing with Wellness, Anti-aging and Aesthetics. Shelley was excited to be offered the opportunity to work with Aesthetics By Eileen where she could combine her years of experience and interests in the Aesthetics and Anti-Aging Field. Shelley enjoys helping patients to achieve maximum benefits from procedures and giving them knowledge through experience on Wellness, Anti- Aging, Medical Weight loss, Bio-Identical Hormones, Vitamin injections, Vitamin IV Infusions and Functional Medicine. One of her favorite parts of working as Eileen’s assistant is gaining a vast amount of knowledge and learning daily from Eileen’s years’ experience.

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A native to NC, Shelley has been married for 22 years and has 3 children. She enjoys playing softball and coaching travel softball with her daughter. Shelley enjoys travel and spending time with her family and friends. She has a passion for Wellness and Functional Medicine and really helping people live their best life.

Shelley is also certified in Phlebotomy, IV Infusions, Laser Procedures, Coolsculpting and Emsculpt and is currently working on her Health Coach certification. She also is experienced with Body Contouring, Skin tightening, Skin care and many Aesthetic procedures. Shelley earned her Associates Degree in Science at Wake Technical Community college.

Shelley’s favorite products are Eileen’s Brightening Polish, CE Ferulic and Oxygenetix Foundation.

Shelley’s favorite procedures are Aqua Gold and Hydrafacial.


Maryann

Maryann Gaudreau
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Nikki

Nikki
Patient Care Coordinator

Maryann has been in the healthcare industry since 2007 as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, beginning her career working in a large Family practice setting. She has more than 3 years of experience with Aesthetics, Wellness and Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine.

Maryann enjoys meeting new patients and helping them achieve their Aesthetics and Anti-Aging goals. She believes it is important for people to feel their best inside and out. Maryann is excited to enjoy the Aesthetics By Eileen team and continuing on her path of learning and exploring Aesthetics and Anti-Aging. You may see Maryann helping out at the front desk or assisting our providers in the back office.

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Maryann is originally from Connecticut, moving to NC with her husband and two children 3 years ago.  In her free time she enjoys using her creative side making stained glass and being the DIY queen with her crafting projects.

Maryann is certified and trained in microdermabrasion and some aesthetics procedures, and her expertise is in providing skin tightening, body contouring, and cellulite reduction for our practice with Venus Concept/Venus Freeze.

Maryann’s favorite product is Eileen’s Clarifying Brightening Polish.

Maryann’s favorite treatment is the Sclerotherapy.

Nikki has over 10 years of experience in Cosmetic customer service and a passion for Skincare and Aesthetics. She brings her love of customer service to Aesthetics By Eileen with her enthusiasm and smile to assist patients as our front desk patient coordinator. Always helping patients with their Brilliant Distinctions and Aspire points.

She enjoys spending her free time with her yorkie poo “Jerry”, being outdoors, cooking and baking.

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“It’s so gratifying to build relationships with every patient and see them pleased with their treatments.”

Nikki’s favorite product is the Triple Lipid Moisturizer from Skin Ceuticals.

Nikki’s favorite treatment is the Hydrafacial.


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“The first time I had treatment from Eileen I looked in the mirror and it was like saying hello to myself ten years ago.”

REBECCA
Raleigh, NC

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