Meet the Team

Our team has the experience and skill to guide you through the many possibilities of non-invasive cosmetic medicine.

Douglas Key, MD – One of the Nations Leading Innovators in Laser Medicine 

Dr. Douglas Key founded the Key Laser Institute in 1998 and has since played an important role in the development of the modern field of aesthetic medicine. His published works and research have shaped laser medicine, not only in the United States, but internationally as well.

He was selected as a Clinical Associate in Dermatology at the National Cancer Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He researched the origins of skin cancers and how the body heals itself from everyday damage of environment and sun exposure. These early years of being involved in investigative trials and clinical research shaped Dr. Key’s future and everyday aspect of his approach to medicine. 

Dr. Key is certified through the American Board of Dermatology; he received his undergraduate education from Berkeley University of California and went on to get his medical education at the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco. Dr. Key completed his internship at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington and his residency training was split between New York University and Yale University.

Jennifer Hicks, ND – Specialist in Hormonal Health & Wellness

Dr. Jennifer Hicks is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and has been practicing since 2005. Her education and many years of experience have led her to understand the importance of patient’s overall well-being and to view health from a holistic perspective.

She is especially passionate about helping her patients feel more confident in their bodies, gain more enjoyment from life, and have more energy!  This passion creates a perfect atmosphere for the synergistic practice of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and aesthetic medicine.  Dr. Hicks is passionate about life-long learning and educating patients about the role hormones play in their overall health.

Dr. Hicks is certified through the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine; she received her undergraduate Education at Indiana University and went on to get her medical education and completed her residency at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

Shellie, Registered Nurse

Shellie has worked with Dr. Key for 20 years. In that time she has built a wealth of knowledge of the aesthetic dermatology and laser industry. Shellie’s patients love her warm caring nature and her artistic skill, particularly with dermal fillers and Botox®. Shellie enjoys working with people and establishing relationships based on communication and trust. On the weekends Shellie shifts her clinical focus to art, creating beautiful abstract acrylic and mixed media paintings. “I have the best job. I get to visit my friends all day, oh and I do some treatments for them too!”


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