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.


  • 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 25 years in practice with the goal of making each and every patient happy and more confident.

  • Kelly Houmand, PA-C
    Aesthetic Injector

    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.

  • 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.

  • Christian Taylor
    Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

    Christian graduated at the top of her class in Aesthetics from Paul Mitchell, The School Esani. She then went on to gain her Aesthetics License and Georgia Composite Board Laser Assistant Practitioner License. She worked as the lead Aesthetician for a busy med-spa with the goal of growing her career within Facial Plastic Surgery & Dermatology. Christian’s passion of skin care, patient education and mission is to gain her patients’ trust and help them improve overall self-confidence. Her services include all laser treatments, micro-needling, chemical peels, customized facials, Broad Band Light Therapy (BBL) and DermalInfusion.

  • Casey Sparnell
    Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

    Casey graduated top of her class from the International School of Skin, Nail Care and Massage Therapy. During her work as a professional makeup artist, she recognized the importance of skin care and wanted to further help her clients by becoming an expert. She obtained a Georgia License for Aesthetics and is also a Certified Assistant Laser Practitioner. Prior to joining Marietta Facial Plastic Surgery, Laser & Aesthetics Center she worked as a Clinical Director at a Med spa. Casey specializes in lasers, chemical peels, micro-needling, facials and CoolSculpting.

  • 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.