Welcome To Gerrish MedEsthetics

Dr. Scott Gerrish

Voted Best Medical Spa by Washington CityPaper Readers’ Choice Best of DC.

Dr. Scott Gerrish has been featured in leading local and national periodicals such as The Washingtonian, Baltimore Style and STYLE magazine. Dr. Gerrish is highly experienced with products used in a liquid face lift procedure. Having performed over 20,000 BOTOX® procedures, he is recognized by Allergan as a Platinum Plus BOTOX® Provider. He has also performed over 10,000 procedures with advanced dermal fillers and is designated by BioForm as a Premier Provider of Radiesse®.  With over 8,000 non-surgical procedures and treatments personally administered by Dr. Scott Gerrish is certainly one of the most experienced providers of non-invasive to minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.

CoolSculpting has awarded Dr. Gerrish with such prestigious recognition at a Diamond Center Of Excellence. Having preformed over 7000 CoolSculpting procedures patients can confidently expect the best results. 

Dr. Scott Gerrish is the Medial Director of the East Coast CoolSculpting Training Center in Reston, VA and has trained more than 2400 medical professionals worldwide on the CoolSculpting procedure. The comprehensive programs at the training center teaches doctors, nurses and medical professionals the latest techniques and best practices under the direction of Dr. Gerrish.

The miraDry Corporation recently rolled out globally a new painless procedure developed by Dr. Scott Gerrish so that patients may undergo the miraDry procedure comfortably and pain-free! 

Dr. Gerrish was a participant in the Juvéderm™ Phase IV trial, making him one of the first physicians in the U.S. to use this advanced dermal filler.  Over his distinguished career Dr. Gerrish has trained numerous physicians in non-invasive cosmetic medical techniques and has worked directly with laser companies to help them develop advanced laser technologies.

Gerrish MedEsthetics offers a wide variety of minimally invasive cosmetic medical procedures, including liquid face lift procedures. His medical spa also offers full spa services ranging from facials, dermaplaning and chemical peels to the Hollywood Carbon Peel. 

Dr. Gerrish completed his residency at The George Washington University Medical Center and has been delivering non-invasive to minimally invasive medical cosmetic treatments since 1996.

Awards received by Dr. Scott Gerrish and Gerrish MedEsthetics by CoolSculpting

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Who Is Gerrish MedEsthetics

The mission statement at Gerrish MedEsthetics is quite beautifully simple: every patient can expect only the finest state-of the art technologies and most current cosmetic, non-surgical enhancement procedures and treatments. We believe that these combined efforts will result in the highest level of customer service, support and patient satisfaction, which will result in a lifelong relationship and heartfelt referrals. Dr. Gerrish and medspa team members work together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in non-invasive medspa treatments.

To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
• Diligently listening to those we are privileged to serve.
• Earning the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
• Exceeding your expectations.
• Ensuring a safe, sound and compassionate professional environment.
• Striving for continuous improvement at all level

At Gerrish MedEsthetics our promise to you is that we will carefully evaluate your needs and treatment goals where we will then custom design an individualized programs for just you using treatments, products and protocols that help you achieve the short- term and long-term results you desire. This level of commitment and detail allows us to optimize your appearance to reveal the best you can be with the use of intelligent choices and sound medical consultation. Gerrish MedEsthetics services are preformed in a beautiful, comfortable and relaxing spa environment for those seeking physician-grade individualized attention.

All services, lasers, equipment, and professional medical products are carefully vetted and hand-selected by Dr. Gerrish. We use only platinum-quality technologies to ensure efficacy, safety, and peace of mind. All products used in the medspa are “Vendor Verified”, guaranteed and direct from the manufacturer. Dr. Gerrish regularly updates and maintains all lasers and technologies and keeps up to date with the constantly evolving advancements in the non-surgical, medical cosmetic field. In fact, Dr. Gerrish receives the first sneak peek at many brand new technologies even before they hit the medspa marketplace as Dr. Gerrish services have been sought out my top laser companies to help develop international protocols and procedures, setting the gold standard for many internationally known medspa services.


Our goal is to understand the uniqueness of every patient and their different expectations, needs, and lifestyles. Each patient receives personalized attention and professional care tailored to his or her individual goals. We pledge to elevate the quality of our patient’s lives in an unrivalled setting by offering the highest quality of medically and scientifically founded cosmetic skincare available in the market; and by delivering these services with profound friendliness and compassion.

Medical Disclaimer

This web site does not, provide medical advice. All content including text, graphics, images and information shown is for informational purposes only. This site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with Dr. Gerrish in person about the applicability of any of these treatments with respect to your own symptoms or medical conditions. Never rely on information on this web site in place of seeking professional medical advice.

All medical records will be held securely on file for a minimum of 6 years following a patient’s last visit. Following that time period the records will be securely destroyed as outlined by the Commonwealth of Virginia. For a small administration fee, a patient may request a copy of their chart at any time prior to it’s destruction.

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Meet Our MedEsthetics Experts

Cristianna Hougland
Cristianna HouglandMedEsthetics Clinic Manager
Cristianna’s passion for the esthetic industry starts in 2015 where she was a CoolSculpting Technician before working with Dr. Gerrish. She holds several laser certifications, has an extensive knowledge in skincare products and esthetic treatments. She believes in helping Dr. Gerrish’s clients achieve their esthetic goals from the inside and out. She assists Dr. Gerrish, and oversees Dr/ Gerrish’s Medical Spa and Salon. Cristianna has a fitness background where she was a bodybuilder that competed nationally, and is a huge health food advocate. She loves to do yoga, run, and be outdoors!

Jocelyn Brackett, NP
Jocelyn Brackett, NPNurse Practitioner, and Injection Specialist
Voted The Best Aesthetic Injectors In America TOP 100 2019-2020

Jocelyn is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in non-invasive aesthetic medicine. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in Nursing from George Mason University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has also received her Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) certification through the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses (ASPSN).

With over a decade of experience in the aesthetic field, Jocelyn offers a unique combination of experience, knowledge, and artistry. She is often referred to as a “perfectionist” and focuses on delivering beautiful and natural results for each of her patients.

Sheila Surdu RN, BSN
Sheila Surdu RN, BSNRegistered Nurse, and Injection Specialist
Sheila received her BA in business from Central Michigan University before returning to school and receiving her BSN from Wayne State University. Sheila has over 14 years of experience in plastic and
reconstructive surgery and has had the opportunity to work with some of the most respected plastic surgeons in both Virginia and Michigan. She has also had extensive training in the use of cosmetic lasers and injectables and is known for her advanced techniques and facial mapping and her ability to produce a natural, rejuvenated appearance. Sheila is skilled in the use of all neurotoxins and dermal fillers and continues to seek out training and education to stay current with the latest innovations and techniques.

Sheree Brandenstein
Sheree BrandensteinHollywood Carbon Laser Peel Expert
Sheree Brandenstein joins Gerrish MedEsthetics with many years in the art of skin care and beauty. As an actress/model, Sheree learned the importance of developing and implementing personalized wellness and healthcare. She has trained with one of Washington’s most respected make-up artists for over 20 years. She has assisted many clients discover skin care regimes that work best for their appearance and lifestyle. Her background, also, includes 10 years of training medical students and other healthcare professionals in the physical exam and communication skills at DC, Maryland and Virginia’s most respected hospitals. See Sheree for our Hollywood Carbon Laser Peel and look your absolute best for years to come!
Melissa Escobar
Melissa EscobarPatient Care Coordinator
Melissa has always had a passion for esthetics and beauty. She has been a part of the family for over a year and has become very knowledgeable on the treatments and products we have here at our office. She is very bubbly and makes patients here feel welcomed at our office. She is the face of the office! Melissa enjoys going to the gym, painting, and writing.
Laura Curtis
Laura CurtisCoolsculpting Coordinator
Laura graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Communications and Political Science. She has worked in marketing and business development for architecture and design firms but has always had a passion for beauty, esthetics and advocating for individuals to get treatments that make them feel good about themselves. Laura works closely with Melissa and is dedicated to learning about the latest in-office treatments and products in the medesthetic industry. She loves to travel, play tennis, try out new restaurants.
Savannah Marks
Savannah MarksMedical Esthetician
Savannah Marks serves as our medical esthetician and skincare specialist. She has extensive experience in the area of skincare and has worked in the industry for 16 years. Her career spans a variety of medical offices and spas in the DC area. Before becoming a professional esthetician, Savannah developed a curiosity in healthy, progressive skincare and was very self-educated before entering her professional education and profession. Skincare is something she is passionate about which comes across to her clients.

Clients appreciate and love Savannah’s attention to individual differences and her charismatic personality. She’s skilled at listening to her clients and truly understanding their skincare needs and goals. This results in a multitude of repeat clientele for Savannah.

Savannah’s skincare procedures include Fraxel, BBL, IPL, Chemical Peels, Diamond Glow, miraDry, and Microneedling. Lase MD with topical infusions and Laser Hair Removal. Along with providing services, Savannah offers consultations about medical skincare products and long-term skin health. Her product knowledge includes the following; SkinCeuticals, SkinMedica, Obagi, Image, Coola, Skinade, and GRx…Dr. Gerrish’s own brand.

Harleigh Ratcliff
Harleigh RatcliffMedical Receptionist
Harleigh went to Coastal Carolina University and while having a passion for school she developed a love for beauty. Harleigh moved back to Virginia and got her cosmetology license. She quickly grew a liking for makeup, skincare, and basically all things beauty! Harleigh expanded her knowledge into the world of fashion. Becoming a store manager of a boutique in Arlington, VA, and working alongside friends, she excelled in the industry due to her well-rounded background in beauty. Harleigh recently joined the Gerrish MedEsthetics team and works closely with Laura and Cristianna! Outside of work Harleigh enjoys cooking, being outside with her dog, and hanging with friends and family!
Sydney Neff
Sydney Neff Registered Nurse, and Injection Specialist

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