Our Team

DFW Tattoo Removal professionals are licensed and experienced. Not only do we have the medical credentials and training that deliver real results, but our staff is hand-picked for personal qualities that provide the nurturing environment that fosters your wellbeing.

Laura Whitley

Professional Laser Technician

Laura Whitley, MA, PLT, is a state certified Professional Laser Technician which is the highest certification in the state of Texas. She regularly attends advanced laser and injectable training seminars. Her training also includes Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedures including the Vampire FaceLift and Facial. She has 20 years' experience as a laser technician and state-of-the-art skin care procedures. Our clients love Laura and appreciate her expertise and passion for aesthetics. Let Laura help you look your best!

Kenneth Baird

Medical Director

Kenneth Baird M.D., has been practicing family medicine since 1989. He became involved in aesthetics in 2005, routinely injecting Botox and dermal fillers. He further expanded the scope of his practice to include anti-aging procedures and became a BioTE bio-identical hormone provider. His patients appreciate his care and passion for their wellbeing, resulting in many satisfied patients and referrals. At the beginning of 2017, he became the Medical Director at Calista where he performs and supervises clinical procedures. We're excited to have Dr. Baird performing aesthetic injections on Wednesday evenings.

Celia Dolinta

Nurse Practitioner

Celia Dolinta, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, as a Nurse Practitioner she has a diverse background in women's health and anti-aging. She is trained in women's health, sexual health, and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BioTE). Her training also includes Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedures including the O-Shot, P-Shot, Vampire FaceLift, Vampire Facial and medical injectables including Botox and dermal fillers.

Dr. Dolinta completed her Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification at the University of Texas Southwestern in 2001, and her Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) at the Texas Women's University in 2014.

Carly Riggins

Senior Laser Technician

Carly Riggins, SLT, grew up in Forth Worth and is a state certified Senior Laser Technician and licensed cosmetologist. She received her training at Duvall’s School of Cosmetology and Texas Laser Institute. She’s received advanced training on some of the most popular skin care procedures including micro-needling and platelet rich plasma (prp) procedures. You’ll appreciate her knowledge and confidence when comes to her aesthetic and laser experience.

Erin McDonald

Medical Assistant

Erin McDonald, M.A. attended Brownie Mackie College for her training where she received her Phlebotomy and Medical Assistant Certifications. Erin plays a vital role in many of the medical procedures performed at Calista. She currently lives in Bedford, TX with her significant other Jeremy and their newborn son Tucker.

Dan Schildgen

Owner

Dan Schildgen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from The University of South Florida. He retired after a career in pharmaceuticals and in 2012 made the decision to open Calista Skin & Laser Center and DFW Tattoo Removal. His greatest satisfaction is "helping people feel more confident about their appearance, ultimately seeing them lead more active and healthier lifestyles."