Meet the Staff

Working together as a team of experts, we help patients enhance their beauty by caring for their skin, improving their facial features, and rejuvenating their faces. The result is a harmonious realization of each patient’s vision of beauty.

  • Dr. Seth A. Yellin
    MD, FACS, Founder and Director

    Dr. Seth A. Yellin is founder and director of Marietta Facial Plastic Surgery, Laser & Aesthetics Center. As one of Atlanta’s most well-respected facial plastic surgeons, he has treated thousands of patients during more than 20 years in practice with the goal of making each and every patient happy.

  • Kelly Houmand

    Kelly Houmand graduated from Emory University with a degree in philosophy and religion. She then went on to obtain her Masters Degree in Medical Science and Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Upon graduating, she was thoroughly trained and practiced medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology in both California and Nevada. She has since developed an interest and passion for aesthetic dermatology. Kelly prides herself in being a lifelong learner and has published in the Journal of Dermatology for Physician Assistants.

    Kelly is a member of the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and is certified by the NCCPA.

  • Elaina Lester
    Director of Aesthetic Operations

    Elaina brings more than 25 years of cosmetic and business experience to our practice. She has worked with multiple skincare brands in the capacity of sales, management, artistry, training and business consulting. As the former Director of Sales for the USA, Caribbean and Mexico for a large international spa brand, she was responsible for all areas of company growth. She brings a wealth of industry knowledge to our patients and staff.

  • Jaya Alaan
    Operations and Marketing Assistant

    Jaya recently graduated from Mercer University with a B.L.A. in Journalism and Communications Studies. She has worked with several organizations including The Macon Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting. Jaya enjoys writing and telling people's stories. She found a passion for marketing while working as the Otis Redding Foundation's (a non-profit organization) social media and marketing manager.

  • Meg Joyner
    Lead Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

    Meg began working in the skincare industry in 2008 after graduating from the Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics at the top of her class. She is a Licensed Laser Technician, as well as specializing in chemical peels, customized facials, Ultherapy and BBL (Broad Band Light Therapy).

  • Tracy Deltac
    Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

    Tracy graduated from the International School of Skin, Nail Care and Massage Therapy at the top of her class and is a Licensed Laser Technician. Prior to working in aesthetics, she worked as a Medical Assistant for Dr. Harper of Marietta Dermatology & The Skin Cancer Center. She specializes in chemical peels, BBL, Ultherapy, Microneedling and customized facials. After completing advanced training at the CoolSculpting University in Reston, Virginia, she became the practice lead (CLT) for CoolSculpting. Tracy enjoys helping her patients achieve beautiful skin through skin care products and treatments.

  • Anna Connor
    Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

    Anna graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in Psychology and later pursued aesthetics at the ISSN in Atlanta. She has over 13 years of experience as a Licensed Aesthetician and is a Laser Tech. Anna specializes in chemical peels, BBL, Ultherapy, Microneedling and customized facials. Her passion is sharing the journey of each of her patient’s as they achieve enhanced self-esteem through skin care products and procedures.

  • Jamesa Buchanan
    Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

    Jamesa graduated from the Aveda Institution in 2008. After graduating, she began her career in Medical Aesthetics with a focus in dermatology. Prior to joining our team, she worked with a highly favored dermatology office in Buckhead. She specializes in CoolSculpting, Ultherapy, chemical peels, BBL, Microneedling and customized facials. Jamesa has a passion for connecting with new people, building relationships with her patients and the satisfaction of giving her patients beautiful and healthy skin.

  • Desiree Hatten
    Surgical Assistant, CST

    Desiree graduated from Chattahochee Technical College in 2001 with a degree in Surgical Technology and has maintained her certification through continuing education. She worked at Kennestone hospital as a general CST followed by a focus on her passion for plastic surgery. She was promoted to a first assistant role in plastic surgery and she was also a coordinator and trainer for oral maxillofacial surgery and ENT. In a career that spans over 13 years, she has had the honor to work with some of Atlanta's elite cosmetic plastic surgeons. She held credentials with Scottish Rite, Egleston Children's Hospital, St Joseph's Hospital and Northside Hospital. Desiree works alongside Dr. Yellin for his surgical procedures at Marietta Surgical Center and in-office visits. She enjoys helping patients and making them feel comfortable and confident during their experience.

  • Laurielyn Ethridge
    Patient Care Liaison

    Laurielyn brings 20+ years of customer experience from the dental industry. Her strong communication and organizational skills have allowed her to grow and flourish in the role of patient communications. She is very passionate and is involved in various community projects and has served on the Big Shanty committee with the Kennesaw Business Association, as well as, serving at North Star Church.

  • Aleasha Maxwell
    Surgical Assistant, CMA, HT

    Aleasha has worked in dermatology since 2007 as a Certified Medical Assistant and Histotech. Before joining Marietta Facial Plastic Surgery, Laser & Aesthetics Center, she worked with one of Atlanta's most prominent cosmetic dermatologists as well as 5 years in general dermatology at Marietta Dermatology Associates. Her diverse skills in both general and cosmetic dermatology prepared her to transition as Surgical Assistant for Dr. Yellin. Aleasha served 2 years as our in-house coordinator/ educator for our medical assistants. During her off time she enjoys serving the homeless and attending various activities within her community.

  • Brooke Bragg
    Patient Care Liaison

    Brooke brings over 19 years of customer service experience to the practice. She has been a part of Marietta Dermatology Associates since 2010 and has worked as a Front Office Associate for Marietta Derm and MOHS. Her passion is assisting patients while scheduling their appointment and ensuring they are at ease prior to and after their treatment.