Meet the Team

Marta Paul, AP


Owner, Medical Aesthetics Practitioner

Marta has been in the field of Medical Aesthetics for over 11 years. She got her start working with a Plastic Surgeon where she was able to expand her knowledge in both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. She has a passion for the art of sculpting the face with Botox & Fillers in treatments she likes to call “liquid face lifts”. As the founder of Nova Aesthetics, her goal was to have a Medical Spa that stays on top of the latest trends in the cosmetic world. Marta’s attention to detail and her eye for a natural, aesthetically pleasing look, is what sets her aside from the rest. Aside from her love for all things Aesthetics, Marta is also very passionate about fitness and wellness. She has trained extensively with some of the top practitioners in the wellness industry and truly loves to assist patients in beginning their journey to a healthier lifestyle. Marta’s vast knowledge and expertise in the industry has given her the opportunity to travel the United States training other professionals in the art of aesthetics and wellness. Always taking the time to thoroughly explain the procedures she is performing, her passion for teaching shows in every encounter she has with her each of her patients.


Dr. Hugo Rojas


Medical Director

Dr. Rojas specializes in internal & family medicine. He however has been a part of the Aesthetics world for years and enjoys aiding patients with their weight loss journeys. Dr. Rojas & Marta have worked together for several years now and their passion for health and wellness as well as attention to detail has made them a great team.


Naira Tovar


Practice Manager

Naira is originally from El Paso, Texas. She has a BS in business management from WGU. Naira has been a retail manager for over 15 years and is hoping to go back to school to get another degree in HR. She is new to the world of Aesthetics, but has quickly picked up the passion for the industry that we all possess. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband & daughter, as well as being near the water and partaking in outdoor activities. Her meticulous organization skills and enthusiasm to please, make her addition to Nova Aesthetics a very vital one.


Jose Ortiz


Patient Coordinator

Jose is originally from Puerto Rico, however has lived in San Antonio for over 26 years. He has a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish from UTSA. Jose has worked in customer service and 5 star spa’s for over 15 years. His level of customer care is superior. In his free time Jose loves spending time with his big family and enjoys watching movies and discovering new music. His love of entertainment keeps us all moving and shaking throughout the day with his constant variety of music selections. His lovely face is the first to greet you and last to say farewell.


Alicia Maldonado


Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician, Aesthetics Manager

Alicia is a very talented Medical Aesthetician and Laser Technician. Alicia joined our team in 2013, but has been practicing aesthetics for over six years. She graduated from Ogle School where she learned in-depth skin care. She loves sharing her knowledge with patients to help them better understand why we do the things we do to keep our skin looking it’s best. From the time she takes to understand her patients needs, to the individual care she gives to each treatment with her patients, Alicia’s love for her profession shows in everything she does. Alicia has a gift for tailoring treatments and is somewhat of a chemist when it comes to creating new products and mixing chemicals to form the best possible result for her patients. You are sure to experience a thorough, results driven treatment when under her care.


Christina Rushing


Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

Originally from Las Vegas, Christina has over 10 years of experience as a Medical Aesthetician. From medical to homeopathic treatments, she is widely versed in an array of skincare techniques. She is an expert at finding the root of patients skin care issues and addressing these issues from the inside out. Her passion for wellness and a healthy lifestyle makes her our go to specialist for those tough patients that have “tried it all”. Christina is also a master specialist in HCG Weight Loss. Her patients alone in the last year have lost a combined total of over 150 pounds. Christina has had the pleasure of working in some of America’s top destination resorts, in cities such as Las Vegas, Miami, and Tahoe. The training she received from working in places of this caliber shows in each treatment she preforms. Not only will you receive a thorough treatment, but expect to get some pampering at the same time.


Lauren Meyer


Medical Aesthetician/Massage Therapist

Owner of Skin care & Massage By Lauren (located inside of Nova Aesthetics)

Lauren is a licensed aesthetician coming to us with over 15 years of experience in the skin care industry. She specializes in detailed waxing services, as well as, tailored facial treatments for every skin type. She also performs deep facial treatments like microdermabrasion and a variety of chemical peels. The move to Nova Aesthetics in 2014 has allowed her to add a number of medical spa treatments to her list of services and she has quickly become a master in the art of injectables. Lauren is also a licensed massage therapist specializing in deep tissue and trigger point work. This allows for the perfect blend of results and pampering!