The Team

Abigail Adams, M.D.
The Med Spa of New Smyrna Beach is owned and operated by Abigail Adams, MD, FACEP board certified in Emergency Medicine and working as an Emergency Physician here in Volusia County. She has received advanced training in Aesthetic Medicine to provide non-invasive medical spa procedures limited to facial services, hair removal and skin rejuvenation through cosmeceuticals, neuromodulators, and laser technology. She earned her degree in Nutritional Sciences in 2002 and her Medical Degree in 2007 from Michigan State University where she was a medical scholar.

Cari Hickman
Cari is a true Floridian, born and raised in New Smyrna Beach. She joined the U.S Army at the young age of 18 and began her career of caring for others in the Veterinary field. After 4 ½ years stationed at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, HI she chose to remain in the medical field and moved into the Operating room as a surgical technician where she excelled on the Orthopedic team at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Nearly 7 years working in the medical field and her love for skincare inspired her to strive for excellence as a medical Aesthetician. Finding the perfect balance as an aesthetician and the Spa Manager, Cari’s expertise includes extensive training and certifications in medical grade chemical peels, HydraFacial, Micro Needling, PRP, Waxing, Tinting, Dermal Infusion, Ultra Shape Power, VelaShape, Viora Radio Frequency Skin Tightening & Body Contouring and an in-depth knowledge of products & ingredients to improve skin quality and complexion. Striving to keep up with the latest in skincare techniques & love for her industry Cari was invited to be a Clinical Trainer for Viora, training all offices on the use, safety & efficacy of Radio Frequency, IPL & Fractional Radio Frequency treatments. Whatever your skincare concern, Cari devotes her time to educate each and every client at The Med Spa NSB & to provide the BEST possible results with your safety & satisfaction as her main focus.

Catie is a certified Laser Hair Removal Technician and licensed Electrologist. She also perform Skin Tightening and Body Conturing treatments. Catie received her Bachelors degree in business from the the University of Central Florida. She is currently the manager of BCBG in the Volusia Mall and a a native of New Smyrna Beach.

Angela Golden
Angela Golden is a lifelong resident of NSB. She is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician and Nail Technician who graduated from The Intl Academy in Daytona Beach in 2006. Having several years of experience and training, Angela is certified and knowledgeable with all Skinmedica skincare products and chemical peels, Waxing and Tinting, Dermaplaning, Hydrafacial, Dermal Infusion Silk Peel, Microneedling with PRP, Viora Skin Tightening, and UltraShape and VelaShape Body Contouring treatments. Angela is also a manicure and pedicure specialist, utilizing the chemical free Bio Seaweed gel polish line and safe copper pot pedicures with OPI polish. Angela prides herself in offering clients relaxing, yet results based treatments with attention to detail. Her passion for skincare and the science behind it are matched only by the desire of the rewarding feeling of helping her clients reach their ultimate skin care goals.

Ashely Pontenberg
Ashely Pontenberg is a nationally Board Certified - Adult Registered Nurse Practitioner. She has over 12 years of Medical and Surgical experience; with more than 6 years focused on Dermatology/Medical Aesthetics. She keeps up to date on the latest techniques, procedures, and skin care to help her clients achieve the best results possible. She truly has a passion for giving clients a more youthful appearance with the confidence they deserve.

Ashley is a master level injector; having performed thousands of injections. She has advanced training in techniques in Botox & Dermal fillers for non-surgical facial rejuvenation. her clients walk out with minimal pain and downtime and a 100% Natural result. While having an advanced understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the face; as well the side effects of the products she she works with, her main concern is client safety and satisfaction. She is also trained & certified in performing all Laser and light-based procedures for hair removal, tattoo removal, and skin rejuvenation such as scar revisions, stretch mark revisions, complexion blending, pigmented/vascular lesion removal and skin tightening.

Ashley has a dynamic and positive personality with a great desire to help others look and feel their very best. She strives to make clients feel comfortable during consultation and treatment; explaining expectations, answering any questions they may have and addressing their individual concerns and goals of treatment.

Ashely exudes professionalism and confidence and her compassion & sensitivity allows the client to feel immediately at ease. Her goal is to enhance your natural features without changing who you are. She will work with you to determine your goals and turn them into a reality. She is very excited to be a part of The Med Spa of New Smyrna team and stated, “my goal is to create a natural look; restoring and maintaining what is lost over time to the natural aging process, without others knowing you had something done. They just know you look great!?

Liz Morrison
Liz Morrison has been a Florida licensed massage therapist since 1999. She holds advanced certifications in many massage modalities including reiki, cranio-sacral therapy, shiatsu, hot-stone massage, connective tissue therapy, neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue massage, and sports massage. She offers massage for stress reduction and relaxation, injury recovery, chronic pain management, improved athletic performance, and improved posture and ease of movement. Liz has practiced yoga since age 12 and became a certified yoga instructor in 2004. She holds both a bachelors’ degree in Anthropology and Linguistics and a graduate certificate in Public Health from the University of Florida.
Liz’s background in anatomical studies, dance, and yoga has helped her to develop a keen sense of proper body alignment. She can also spot dysfunctional postural or movement patterns that lead to discomfort and pain in the body. Liz combines her diverse interests, massage techniques, kinesthetic awareness, and cultural sensitivity to create a truly individualized massage session tailored to each client’s specific needs.

Rick McCoy
A Central Florida native himself, Rick McCoy is dedicated to helping you achieve the best and finest in skin procedures and skin care available today. Rick background includes 13 years’ experience in anti-aging skincare and skin physiology. Rick believes ones skin care regimen and skin needs are like a set of fingerprints, everyone’s are different. Rick received training at the Florida College of Natural Health. He excels in skin physiology and anatomy and specializes in the relaxation and expert care of others personal skin needs. Certified in Microdermabrasion, Diamond brasion, HyrdaFacial,Micro-Needling, Micro-current Facial Lifting, Intense Pulse Light, Chemical Peeling, Laser Hair Reduction, UltraShape Power. Acoustic Wave Therapy, Thermage, Fraxel, Medical Grade Facials, Acne, Acne Scaring and other in office procedures. Most procedures offer no down time and virtually are painless and all consultations are complimentary