Meet the Team

  • Dr Prav Kumar
    Aesthetic Medicine, Liposuction Surgery

    Heading up the Coco Ruby Cosmetic Injecting Team is Dr Prav Kumar.  “Dr Prav” graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medical Science. He has since obtained postgraduate qualifications in Surgical Anatomy and is completing his Masters of Surgery. Dr Prav’s dedication to ongoing training and education in cosmetic medicine allows him to help his patients receive the most advanced treatments for skin rejuvenation and facial enhancements.

  • Sandra Wallace
    Senior Clinical Injecting Nurse (Registered Division 1)

    Sandra is an experienced Senior Cosmetic Injecting Nurse. She has over 25 years experience working with Melbourne’s top Plastic Surgeons and over 18 years experience in anti-ageing cosmetic injecting and skin rejuvenation techniques. Her long term experience and client care standards have positioned Sandra to be highly-sought after in her field of practice. Sandra also has a very detailed knowledge of facial aesthetics and injecting techniques, and prides herself on giving her clients a very natural and youthful look. Sandra regularly attends seminars and workshops to keep abreast of all current trends in the industry, so that she can recommend the best injecting strategies to reach your desired appearance goals.

  • Kay Nuttall
    Senior Clinical Injecting Nurse (Registered Division 1)

    Kay is a registered division 1 nurse with over 20 years’ experience perfecting her craft within the Cosmetic Injecting field. She has worked alongside several leading Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons. Kay has worked at Medici Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery for 3 years and is known by her patients to be extremely caring and attentive to their needs and desires. Believing that ‘a little goes a long way’ to enhance her clients natural beauty. Kay has an extremely loyal and long standing client list and people never hesitate to recommend their friends and family to her.

  • Tara Stapleton
    Dermal Clinician

    Tara is a highly experienced and talented Dermal Clinician with over twenty years experience in the skin and beauty industry. She has a Diploma of Beauty Therapy, qualifications in Advanced Electrology and Diathermy, Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies), Certificate in Advanced Dermoscopy and previously owned her own skin and laser clinic in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

    Tara specialises in the reduction and treatment of unwanted skin growths and skin pigmentation, diathermy, electrolysis, laser rejuvenation, medical grade peels, microdermabrasion, skin needling and cryotherapy. She works holistically with each client, conducting an initial dermal skin analysis, providing a customised treatment plan and giving clear recommendations on the best home care protocols and treatments to help improve the skin.

    Tara is passionate about continually learning and being at the forefront of emerging treatments and technology. She is caring, personable, knowledgeable, honest and informative. Her caring manner ensures clients feel comfortable trusting her with their skin care needs. Combining these traits with her comprehensive knowledge of dermal therapies, Tara provides clients with personalised treatment plans that reflect the results they are looking to achieve. Tara is a member of the Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians.

  • Hayley Dean
    Dermal Clinician

    Hayley Dean is a talented and highly experienced Dermal Clinician who has worked with several of Melbourne’s prestigious skin care clinicians and Plastic Surgeons. Joining our Melbourne-based Coco Ruby Skin & Anti-Ageing team in 2017, she brings patient’s her expertise in effective skin care and light based skin healing and scar management treatments. In addition to high tech treatments and cosmeceutical home-based skin care advice, she offers acne treatments, rejuvenating skin peels, Healite II Facials, targeted laser treatments and other modalities to help people overcome their most common skin complaints. If you are wanting to treat blackheads or acne, scars, pore size or skin texture, dry, ageing or sun damaged skin, hyper-pigmentation/Melasma or other skin related concerns, Melbourne-based Dermal Clinician Hayley Dean can help. She can also provide EnCurve RF fat reduction treatments (a non-surgical body contouring treatment using radio-frequency based fat cell reduction technology) as well as help you choose mineral makeup, effective sunscreens and cosmeceutical skin care products.

    Whether you’re fighting acne and blackheads and enlarged pores OR want to have younger looking, healthier and smoother skin,  Dermal Clinician Hayley Dean can assist you in understanding what each treatment and home-based skin care product can (or cannot) accomplish for your skin.

  • Julia Langley
    Dermal Clinician

    Julia is an experienced, talented and caring Dermal Clinician.

    She completed a Bachelor of Health Science (B.S.) in Dermal Therapies, Victoria University after completing a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Julia’s additional qualifications and training in the field include a Certificate in Advanced Dermoscopy, Australasian Academy of Cutaneous Oncology; she is also a Member of the Golden Key Organisation.  She is available in our BERWICK location as well as in Hawthorn East.

    She is skilled in Skin consultations and Laser skin treatments (Laser Genesis, DOT Therapy/CO2 Laser, Fraxel Restore, IPL, Paramedical Peels (including Lactic, Salicylic, Vitamin A and Jessner), Microdermabrasion, Microhydrabrasion, Diathermy, Electolysis, Meseoclat facials and treatments, Healite II treatments, Dermapen, Advanced facials and other beauty, skin care, and cosmetic services.


  • Sarah
    Dermal Clinician

    Sarah is a highly experienced Dermal Clinician, assisting the Coco Ruby Skin & Anti-Ageing Team and Specialist Plastic Surgeons with skin rejuvenation treatments including post-operative Healite II facial treatments and Fraxel scar minimisation treatments.  She works in our Hawthorn Location on Wednesdays by appointment (you are also welcome to phone on the day to see if she has availability).

  • Lauren Wesley - Currently on Maternity Leave
    Dermal Clinician (BHSc. Dermal Therapies)