Dr. Manuel A. Lopez
Dr. Manuel A. Lopez is a Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. After completing his Bachelor of Science in Physiological Sciences at the University of California at Los Angeles, Dr. Lopez attended medical school at the University of Louisville where he was Summa Cum Laude and Alpha Omega Alpha.
He then did his residency at the University of Cincinnati Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Lopez followed his passion and completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago with world-renowned surgeons Dr. Dean Toriumi, Dr. Reagan Thomas, and Dr. Eugene Tardy.
After coming to San Antonio to be the Chief of Facial Plastics at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio in 2004, Dr. Lopez was deployed to Iraq to be the Head and Neck surgeon at Balad Air Base in 2005.
Dr. Lopez has been inducted onto the national “Best Doctors” list. He has also been selected as a Texas “Super Doctor” by Texas Monthly Magazine and has been awarded the title of San Antonio “Top Doctor” by SA Scene Magazine. He has also been given the Angie’s List Super Service Award for outstanding service provided to his patients. Dr. Lopez created a state of the art center for facial plastic surgery in San Antonio. Dr. Lopez’s practice is exclusively dedicated to cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face and neck.
Dr. Christopher J. Micallef
With more than thirteen years of education & training, Dr. Christopher J. Micallef’s meticulous attention to detail and undeniable passion for the field make him a highly qualified board-eligible plastic surgeon.
Although he practices all facets of plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Micallef’s eye for subtleties provide him with a unique expertise in Cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Micallef works one-on-one with patients to renew their sense of empowerment and build their physical self-confidence. He is elated to bring his enthusiasm to Advanced Aesthetics Lopez Plastic Surgery where he strongly believes in providing individualized care with a hands-on personalized approach. Dr. Micallef operates with professionalism, honesty and integrity. His surgical and non-surgical procedures are aimed at creating long-term natural and elegant results while maintaining safety with patient well-being and satisfaction at the forefront
Dr. Micallef was inspired to become a plastic & reconstructive surgeon while on active-duty in the United States Military where he still serves as a Lieutenant Colonel. After witnessing the destruction of human form through war, he realized that he could restore form and function in the operating room.
Dr. Micallef completed his Residency in General Surgery at Wright-State University Boonshoft School of Medicine/Wright Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center while on Active Duty. After obtaining board certification by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Micallef went on to complete a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the prestigious University of Illinois at Chicago, internationally recognized as one of the original and largest facilities in the world for Craniofacial Reconstruction. During his time in Chicago, he trained in all facets of plastic & reconstructive surgery, including complex craniofacial reconstruction, burn care, wound care, cosmetic surgery and hand surgery.
We look forward to welcoming you to discuss your individualized options with Dr. Micallef at Advanced Aesthetics Lopez Plastic Surgery.
- Wayne State University, Detroit, MI: Bachelor of Science
- Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
- Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine / Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center General Surgery Residency, Dayton, OH
- University of Illinois at Chicago Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency; Chicago, IL
- State of Texas Unrestricted Medical License
- State of Illinois Unrestricted Physician & Surgeon License
- State of Illinois Unrestricted Controlled Substance License
- Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery 06/2019
Amber Alonzo, MPAS, PA-C
Amber Alonzo, PA-C is a graduate of UT Health San Antonio, where she received a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. Amber also received a B.S. in Biology from the University of the Incarnate Word, where she continued her studies and received a M.A. in Biology. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the Texas Medical Board.
Amber has a background in hospital medical, however has always had a passion and interest in skin care, aesthetics, and health and wellness. She has a desire to help people achieve and feel their best! Amber is excited to learn and grow within the practice. On her free time she enjoys traveling, fitness, cooking, and spending time with family.
Joey Dixon-Julian, MPAS, PA-C
Boerne and Hill Country Skincare Specialist
Joey Dixon-Julian has been a physician assistant since 1999 with a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska Medical School. President of her PA school class at Wichita State University, she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her undergraduate training in Biology and Chemistry/Pre-med from Pittsburg State University. One of only two national trainers in the San Antonio metropolitan area for Allergan Medical Facial and Aesthetics (makers of Botox, Juvederm, Volbella, Vollure, Voluma and Kybella) she is passionate about patient education and considers it a privilege to apply her advanced training and knowledge to help patients achieve "their best look." Having spent a majority of her career in dermatology, Joey focuses on a comprehensive approach to rejuvenation and enjoys being a part of a practice that has so much to offer our patients. While she may be an Allergan trainer and speaker, she believes that "Beauty is more than just good Botox". She has multiple certifications with the leading companies in the aesthetic industry- Merz (Radiesse, Xeomin, Belotero), Galderma (Restylane product line, Refyne, Defyne and Dysport) and Allergan. She combines her dermatology training with medical grade skin care, laser treatments, resurfacing peels, IPL, and injectables to help patients restore their most natural, youthful contour and brightest best look! When away from the office Joey enjoys spending time with her husband and two amazing kids, Yoga, reading and anything outside!
Ashley Blevins, MPAS, PA-C
Ashley Blevins, MPAS, PA-C, Certified Physician Assistant, graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio where she earned a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to receiving her PA degree, Ashley graduated with honors from Texas Lutheran University with a Baccalaureate of Science in Exercise Physiology. She also graduated with honors from Texas State University with a Masters in Exercise and Sports Science. She has been with Advanced Aesthetics Lopez Plastic Surgery since 2013. Ashley is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
Ashley holds multiple certifications with the leading companies in the aesthetic industry — Allergan (Botox, Juvederm, Volbella, Vollure, Voluma and Kybella), Merz (Radiesse, Xeomin, Belotero) and Galderma (Restylane product line, Refyne, Defyne, Sculptra and Dysport). She was nominated and selected for the “I Heart My Injector” campaign with RealSelf. Ashley’s extensive training and expert eye allow her to tailor treatments to address a wide array of concerns. Her natural compassion and ability to listen to patients’ needs allow her to deliver satisfying results that help patients look and feel their best! She continues to expand her knowledge base and expertise through frequent Continuing Medical Education conferences.
Ashley sees patients at our Stone Oak and New Braunfels locations. A south Texas native, she now calls New Braunfels home and loves being an active member of the community. In her free time, Ashley enjoys the outdoors, staying active, and spending time with her growing family.
Niccole Read Campbell, MPAS, PA-C
Niccole Read Campbell, MPAS, PA-C, certified Physician Assistant, earned her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Colorado.
Niccole is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Niccole is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
Niccole has an extensive background in family medicine and has received specialized training in facial plastics and aesthetics. As Dr. Lopez’s surgical first assistant, Niccole plays an active role in the patient’s surgical experience; preoperative, intraoperative and post-operative. She continues to stay current in the field with continuing medical education courses and conferences. She can help treat stubborn areas with coolsculpting as well. Niccole also provides hormonal balance through bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Balance is achieved through pellets and is closely monitored with routine bloodwork. Both men and women of all ages can benefit from the restoration of hormone levels.
Niccole has 3 children, one adult and 2 teenagers, that keep her very busy in life. Niccole, her husband and 3 children moved to San Antonio from Grand Junction, CO in 2005. In her free time, Niccole enjoys crafting and reading.
Vicki Brewer, RN
Vicki Brewer is a Registered Nurse who obtained her nursing degree from Baptist School of Health Professionals. She joined Advanced Aesthetics Lopez Plastic Surgery in February of 2011, focusing her career on Aesthetic Nursing. Vicki has trained side by side with Dr. Lopez acquiring the skills to provide the highest level of care in minimally invasive procedures such as neurotoxins and dermal fillers. She has completed advanced training and holds multiple certifications from Allergan (Botox, Juvederm and Voluma) and Merz (Radiesse and Beletero). Her years of clinical experience with Dr. Lopez providing pre and post operative care and assisting him in surgical procedures makes her a valuable educational resource as well.
Vicki continues to expand her knowledge through continuing education opportunities. Her professional associations include the American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals, the American Nurses Association and the Texas Nurses Association. Vicki is a patient care advocate who excels in providing exceptional individualized care by carefully listening to her patients needs and providing informative options. She sees patients at our Alamo Heights Location and at the main office on Sonterra Blvd. When she is not at the office, Vicki enjoys spending her free time with her three beautiful children.
Alexandra Anzaldua, MPAS, PA-C
Alexandra “Alex” Anzaldua, MPAS, PA-C is a graduate of UT Health San Antonio, where she received a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to receiving her PA degree, Alex received a Baccalaureate of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a Masters degree in Public Health from Texas A&M University in College Station. Alex is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the Texas State Medical Board.
Alex has a background in OBGYN and women’s health, however she has always had a passion for skincare and aesthetics as it relates to overall health and wellness. She is excited to begin with the practice, and looks forward to cultivating lasting relationships with her patients while helping them achieve their aesthetic goals. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her family, traveling, and spoiling her dog!