Eric A. Cole, MD

Dr. Cole believes that a great experience for his patients starts with a great staff. Dr. Cole is honored to work with some of the finest healthcare professionals our region has to offer. Each of the members of his team has committed themselves to providing a “WOW” experience. From your initial phone call or email, through your consultation, procedure and recovery, Dr. Cole’s office and surgical staff strive to offer not just the best in patient care, but the best in patient caring. Read below to learn more about the members of our elite team!

Anita, RN

Anita has been with Cole Aesthetic Center for 10 years. She has experience in all areas of the practice. Currently she manages all aspects of the surgery center including overseeing our AAAHC certification. She is a graduate of the University of Montana-Northern. Anita has a gift for putting patients at ease and ensuring all their concerns are addressed. Outside work she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, and sightseeing.

Larissa, RN, LME

Registered Nurse / Master Aesthetician

Larissa Skannes is a registered Nurse and a seasoned Master aesthetician, with over 12 years of experience in the Aesthetic field. She has a passion for helping clients look and feel their best. She is continuously looking to further her education in the field by staying up to date on the newest treatments, skincare, and services. When not providing services to patients, she loves spending time outside hiking and backpacking with her hound dog and boyfriend.

Amanda, LME

Licensed Master Esthetician

Amanda is a Licensed Master Esthetician who has been practicing aesthetics since 2009. Originally from Southern California, Amanda moved to Washington in 2017. Here in Washington, she attended the Washington Laser Institute, where she received extensive training for various medical light energy devices and lasers. Helping clients achieve their dream complexion has quickly become a passion of hers. In her off time, Amanda enjoys being outdoors with her dogs, going camping, and boogie-boarding!


Cosmetic Consultant, Surgery Coordinator

Allison is the Cosmetic Consultant and Surgery Coordinator for Cole Aesthetic Center and has been with the practice almost 10 years. She is a Native of Kitsap County and has worked in customer service roles for the past 17 years. She has focused on aesthetics for the past 10 years. She has a passion for cosmetic skin care products and treatments, formerly providing HydraFacial treatments to our patients. As a consultant, Allison prides herself on staying well informed on the products and services offered at Cole Aesthetic Center and enjoys spending time educating patients on their treatment options. As a surgery coordinator, Allison is the point person for creating a seamless experience and ensuring all the details are in order. In her free time, Allison enjoys traveling and attending concerts with her husband Henry and doting on her two cats Iggy and Townes.


Front Office Manager

Cari is our Front Office Manager. She has a hand in everything, from insurance verification, scheduling, and marketing. That is, when she is not fixing all things “IT” in the practice. Cari has just recently settled down in the area with her family. Having worked in customer service for many years, she enjoys helping and meeting new people. In her free time, you can find her at the gym, cooking, or exploring/traveling.

Brandi, CMA, AAS

Certified Medical Assistant

Brandi is a Certified Medical Assistant. Born and raised in Port Angeles, Washington. She has now planted her roots in Kitsap County. Brandi’s clinical experience includes Optometry, Oncology/ Infusion Services, Family Practice, Urgent Care, and Dermatology. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

Amber, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant

Amber is a Certified Medical Assistant with 11 years’ experience. She has worked in general Ophthalmology, Retina and Plastic Surgery specialties. She assists in the clinic as well as in the operating room. In her spare time, she likes to stay active outdoors.

Celina, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant

Celina is a Certified Medical Assistant with a background in Integrative and Natural Medicine. She also spent many years as a Certified Ophthalmologist Assistant. Celina enjoys the versatility of the medical field and the never-ending learning opportunities. On her off time you’ll find Celina spending time with her kids or playing hockey whenever she gets a chance.


Patient Service Representative

Astri is our happy-go-lucky Patient Service Representative with 20 years of customer service. Originally from Norway, she has now been in the state of Washington for 25 years. Astri takes pride in welcoming all patients, guests, and families with a smile. Always providing the help necessary to ensure an efficient and positive experience with our clinic. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, baking, and crafting just about anything you can imagine.


Patient Service Representative

Mel is a Patient Service Representative and a Registered Medical Assistant. She has worked in the healthcare industry for 20 years. Previous experience includes certified nursing assistant, medication technician, and surgical coordinator. Melanie prides herself on providing 5-star customer service. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, puzzles, crafts, yoga, board games, the outdoors, concerts, traveling, and especially spending time with family and friends.


Registered Medical Assistant/ Patient Coordinator

Rachael is a Registered Medical Assistant/ Patient Coordinator for Cole Aesthetics. She is originally from Denver, Colorado, and recently moved from and moved to the Kitsap Peninsula. She is a graduate of Colorado State University with degrees in Psychology and Kinesiology. Rachael has experience in Dermatology and Plastic Surgery. In her free time, you can find her hiking, gaming, or spending time with her kitties.