Plastic Surgery Team Champaign
Plastic / Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. James Kurley located in Champaign, IL.
Practice Manager/Patient Care Coordinator
Melissa has many responsibilities at Advanced Aesthetics, however, her primary focus and goal is ensuring that all patients receive the very highest caliber of care and personalized service. You may often encounter Melissa from your initial inquiry – to your consultation – assisting in surgery – to follow up care. Melissa has a genuine desire to be a fluid, seamless point of contact for patients.
Melissa is originally from the south suburbs of Chicago and has lived abroad from 15 years. Melissa is a harpist and graduated from Eastern Illinois University. She is fluent in Portuguese and has a working knowledge of Spanish.
In her spare time Melissa enjoys playing racquetball and the challenge of strenuous difficult hikes in the mountain’s out west and southwest. Many patients will quickly recognize that Melissa loves southwestern style and her cowboy boots.
Chelsea Bender, LE
Chelsea is our skincare specialist and has over 7 years of aesthetics experience in clinical and cosmetic surgical settings. Chelsea is passionate about providing patients with customized, result-driven treatment plans in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Chelsea’s warm and upbeat demeanor allow patients to feel at ease and confident with her level of care.
Chelsea performs all of the medspa treatments at Advanced Aesthetics such as microneedling, Ultra/VelaShape, customized facials and peels, Youthboost skin treatments, and laser hair reduction – just to name a few.
Chelsea was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana where she graduated from Parkland College, has a background in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University, and obtained her esthetics license after attending the esthetics program at Mr. John’s School of Cosmetology and Esthetics.
In her free time, Chelsea loves being outdoors. Her family and friends refer to her ras a mermaid because of her love for being in the water. Nevertheless, Chelsea doesn’t leave the house without her SPF.
Call our Champaign, IL office today at (217) 356-3850 to schedule your consultation or click here if you have any questions.
We look forward to meeting you in person. Dr. Kurley is a member of the ASPS and ASAPS associations and is also active in the local community organizations. Dr. Kurley supports Champaign City Hall, Champaign Chamber of Commerce, Champaign Realty Board, Champaign Rotary