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John Crowder MD

Medical Director


John Crowder MD is the Medical Director at Aptos Medical Aesthetics. He is a board certified ophthalmologist being in private practice in Santa Cruz and San Benito counties for more than 30 years. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine, served as Director of Trauma, and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at USC. Dr. Crowder is a highly regarded and sought after clinician and eye surgeon with his aesthetic knowledge and expertise utilized both at his office/surgery center in Watsonville and at our office here in Aptos. 

Mary Codiga RN



Mary has been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years and has worked exclusively in aesthetics since 2005. Having provided services from Los Gatos to Carmel, Mary brings her passion and clinical expertise to Aptos Medical Aesthetics. Patient care is of utmost importance to Mary. She strives to truly listen and to understand each patient's individual goals and to customize a treatment plan to achieve realistic expectations.


Jordan Rovai


Jordan worked in the patient relations department at Dominican Hospital while earning her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from UC Santa Cruz. She then continued her schooling at the California University of Science and Medicine where she earned a Master’s degree in Biomedical Science. Jordan loves that medical aesthetics brings together two of her biggest passions: beauty and science. She loves being able to assist in making patients feel welcome and cared for when visiting Aptos Medical Aesthetics. 

Jordan will be attending Physician's Assistant school starting in January of 2023. She will not be in the office daily, but remains a part of our team working behind-the-scenes! 


Annie Vrcelj


Annie, a long-time patient of Aptos Medical Aesthetics, joins the office after 17 years in Corporate Finance, most recently as a Senior Manager of Internal Audit at a medical device company. Prior to receiving her Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University, Annie's passion was the cosmetics industry where she spent 10+ years as a makeup artist and retail manager. She loves working with people and providing excellent client service. 


Jennifer Abdoo


Jennifer has been involved in the medical profession as a pharmaceutical sales executive and has in-depth medical office management experience after graduating from CSU Chico.  She enjoys patient care, building trusting relationships and helping others. She is very excited to be a part of Aptos Medical Aesthetics and looks forward to greeting and helping our patients. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, her two Frenchies, and playing pickleball.