James Franz, DO
Dr. James Franz, DO, is the medical director of JDV Med Spa, which has locations in Canton and Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He brings his expertise and commitment to the highest quality of aesthetic servies to the practice. He specializes in PicoSureⓇ laser tattoo removal, the Picofacial, and is an expert Elite Plus laser provider. He is also trained and certified by Scition to operate the Joule Halo/BBL laser.
Dr. Franz is a board-certified family practice physician and a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He’s a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Medical Directors Association, and he’s a Silver Level member of the Internal Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine.
Born and raised in Ohio, Dr. Franz is a Canton native and well-respected in the area. He played football growing up, and was inducted into his high school’s Athletic Hall of Fame for his successes both on and off the field.
To learn more about laser tattoo removal and the other services Dr. Franz provides, call JDV Med Spa or book an appointment online today.
Matt Phillips is the VP and Operations Manager at JDV Medspa. He handles all facets of the day to day operations, along with the back end of the business. He came on board full time to run JDV in 2020.
He specializes in business mamagement, with an extensive background in owning and running businesses in the past. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer for a commercial construction management company that he grew to over 70 employees in less than 5 years. He has provided business consultation services to many other companies, including other medical spas.
He provides a calm, structured atmosphere for all of our patients on a daily basis, along with his consistent approach to managing and assisting our team. If you get a radio voice on the phone, you know who it is.
Matt Fun Facts
Journeyman Mason- not only can he assist you in your aesthetic goals, he can build you a tricked out fireplace. Loves fishing, he has spent his life’s savings on fishing equipment/boats and never catches anything. His motto- “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained” Yes, he gets facial injections too!
Theresa Phillips, BSN, RN
Theresa Phillips, BSN, RN, is the President of JDV Med Spa Medical Spa and the lead aesthetic injector/trainer on staff. The practice has state-of-the-art facilities in Canton and Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Theresa graduated Summa Cum Laude from nursing school and has been a passionate nurse for the last 20 + years. She has been an aesthetic injector since 2015.
Theresa has received advanced training from injectors around the country through Allergan, Galderma, and Merz. She has attended many private trainings and prides herself in constantly learning. Some of the trainings include:
Academy for Injection Anatomy- Dr. Chris Surek, Cadaver Dissection
Sonosthetics Ultrasound- Dr. Steven Weiner, Facial Ultrasound Certification
Ultrasound for Aesthetics- Dani Sher, PA Claruis Ultrasound Training
Sculptra training- Dr. Nina Deep
Aesthetic Next- Julie Horne, RN Lip filler training
Aesthetic Monthly Insider- Dr. Anil Rajani, Silver + Gold member status
AAFE- Smooth thread training
Elite Plus Laser Training- Cynosure-and more!
Theresa is also a long standing member of the American Med Spa Association.
Theresa will immediately make you feel safe and at home with her welcoming and down to earth nature, and her extensive education/background in the aesthetic world.
Theresa Fun Facts
Recently taken up golf (and has expanded her vocabulary doing so), where she is- her poodle follows, favorite food- fruit, fav quote- Be obsessed or be average! Biggest accomplishment- daughters Bianca + Angelina.
To schedule an evaluation with Theresa, or to learn more about the services she provides, call JDV Med Spa or book an appointment online today.
Kelly Melton, CNP
Kelly Melton is Certified Nurse Practitioner at JDV Med Spa Medical Spa in Canton, Ohio. Kelly graduated from Ohio University in 2009 with her Master of Science in Nursing specilaizing in Adult Geriatrics. Kelly has had 5 years of experience in various hospital settings as a Nurse Practitioner, and has been at JDV Medspa since 2020 specializing in aesthetics.
Kelly has been trained personally by Dr. Franz on Cynosure lasers. She has Certicicates of Achievements from Cynosure in Laser Science and Laser Saftey. she has been trained by Cynosure to perform lasers. Kelly has recieved advanced Galderma training for injectables such as fillers and Dysport. She has a Master Expert Series Program Certificate from Allergan advanced training.
Loves pizza, Queen of glamping, former Lake High School cheerleader, staff comedian, mother of 3
Erica Costine, BSN, RN
Erica Costine earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kent State University in 2016, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She was formerly a hospital nurse, and was a Daisy Nominee for her skillfull, compassionate care she provided. She has been with JDV since 2021. She has been highly trained, and specializes in all injectables, threads, microneedling, and peels.
She loves helping our clients feel more confident. She enjoys being able to use her artistic side at JDV.
Erica Fun Facts
Loves horror/sci-fi, spicy food, her Cockapoo Navi, all things beauty, and Halloween is her fav! She is also a skin care and make up junkie!
Abbey Medley, CNP
Abbey is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at JDV Med Spa Medical Spa, which has locations in Canton and Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Abbey has been in the nursing profession since she graduated from Chamberlain University in 2011. She then went on to complete her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain in 2022, graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Abbey is a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her background includes caring for neonates in the NICU at various Magnet Status hospitals. Abbey has focused her career in aesthetics since receiving her Master’s degree, with emphasis on injectables and laser procedures.
Abbey has recieved extensive training on every aspect of aesthetics. She has been trained personally by Dr. Franz on Cynosure lasers. She has Certificates of Achievements from Cynosure in Laser Science and Laser Safety. She has been trained and certified by Scition to operate the Joule Halo/BBL laser. She has had advanced Galderma training for injectables such as fillers and Dysport. You can find Abbey at both our Canton and Cuyahoga Falls locations!
Abbey Fun Facts
Avid traveler, favorite place- Charleston, South Carolina, family/newborn photographer, house flipper for part time fun, has a Yorkie and a Chihuahua