A concierge Medspa conveniently located in the South End. Our professionals know that aesthetic health is not just about injections: it’s about using a holistic approach and specialized treatments to enhance our clients' natural beauty. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.
``Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.`` - John Ray
A Holistic Approach
Aesthetic health is not just about injections. We use a holistic approach and specialized treatments to enhance our clients' natural beauty.
A Safe Environment
We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We've created a soothing space and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting.
A Caring Team
Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.
Meet Our Team
Alexandra F. Paz MSN, NP
Founder & Lead Nurse Injector
Alexandra Paz, the founder of SOWA MedSpa, is a passionate Nurse Injector and graduate from Boston College. She began her journey eight years ago as a freshman nursing student in 2011. After obtaining her BSN in 2015, Alexandra quickly pursued her Masters at Boston College and graduated in 2019. Prior to opening SOWA MedSpa, she spent nearly four years developing her clinical expertise, including injectables and infusions, at Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital – two of Boston’s most reputable institutions. She is also a Nurse Instructor at the Aesthetic Institute of Massachusetts.
Rachel is a young and passionate skin care aesthetician. She attended Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics and received her Master Esthetic License. She started her career as a wax specialist and then worked her way up to a laser hair removal technician. She has spent several years in the medical spa industry working closely with Drs and NPs.
Brooke Beland, BSN, RN
Aesthetic Nurse Injector
Brooke has been a nurse for about 4 years. She graduated with her BSN from the University of Vermont in 2017 and has worked at some of Boston’s top hospitals such as Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She currently works as a nurse navigator in BMT at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She is certified in Neurotoxins and Dermal fillers from the Aesthetic Institute of Massachusetts and is practicing at SOWA Medspa. Come meet her every Saturday for all of your aesthetic needs.
Erin is a recent graduate from Simmons University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. Prior to joining the SOWA MedSpa team, she spent about four years in management and marketing-related positions across several different industries, with a focus on providing stellar customer service. Erin is passionate about the medical spa industry and plans to pursue an Esthetician License in the future.
Dr. Arthur Shektman is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has over 20 years of experience. Over the past two decades, Dr. Shektman has helped over 3000 patients and performed over 2500 breast augmentations and over 800 face and neck lifts. Dr. Shektman specializes in facial rejuvenation with face and neck lifts, breast augmentations with implants, breast lifts, eyelid surgery, liposuction, rhinoplasty (aka nose jobs), and tummy tucks.
Before going into private practice, he completed his plastic surgery residency at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, which is known as one of the best programs in the country. After completing his training, Dr. Shektman moved back to his home state of Massachusetts.
Today, Dr. Shektman serves patients in Wellesley, Boston, and throughout New England. He is dedicated to using innovative surgical and non-surgical procedures to help patients look and feel their best. Dr. Shektman prides himself on achieving natural-looking results for his patients. Nothing makes him happier than hearing how pleased his patients are with their transformation.
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