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Mary Codiga RN aesthetic nurse Aptos Santa Cruz



Mary has been a Registered Nurse for nearly 30 years and in the aesthetics field for approximately 20 years. Mary earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Cal Poly SLO before earning an RN degree from Cabrillo College.

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My approach is to personalize each patient's aesthetic plan; it's not a one size fits all approach

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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  has been involved in aesthetic medicine for over 20 years.

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Annie Vrcelj


Office Manager

Annie, a long-time patient of Aptos Medical Aesthetics, joined 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.


Business Manager

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. 


Jordan is currently pursuing education with plans to return to Aptos Medical Aesthetics. She will not be in the office daily, but remains a part of our team working behind-the-scenes.

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