Medical Director

Dr. Chelsea Troiano, MD

Dr. Chelsea Troiano received her medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she graduated with honors as an Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Awardee. She went on to complete her residency as the chief resident at the Boston University Medical Center as an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgeon, focusing on the anatomy of the head and neck for five years.

She has honed her skills and mastered the art of facial feminization procedures while being trained by Dr. Jeffrey H. Spiegel, MD, FACS. During her tenure, she was awarded a CORE grant to study the effects of e-cigarettes on wound healing. The first-ever research of its kind. Dr. Troiano’s findings were published in the American Medical Association Journal of Facial Plastic Surgery (JAMA) and invited to speak at the international facial plastic surgery symposium on her results.

After residency, Dr. Troiano completed a fellowship with renowned facial plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Farrior, MD, FACS. Here her intensive practice allowed her to master the art of facial plastic surgery, including the delicate nuances of rejuvenating the aging face, optimizing facial features, and the deep plane facelift.

As a female Facial Plastic Surgeon, she understands what it is like to see something different in the mirror compared to what everyone else sees. Her focus is to bring her patient’s vision into reality.

Hair Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Max Chumak, MD

Dr. Chumak is a Certified Hair Transplant Surgeon and Licensed Medical Doctor who graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and worked for over 7 years as ICU and OR Registered Nurse. He was accepted into the American University of Antigua and completed his Medical Doctor degree in 2008. Dr. Chumak joined U.S. Army in 2010 with the rank of Captain and has served as an Active Army Reserve physician since then.

Dr. Chumak graduated General Surgery Internship at Michigan State University in 2009, and a Family Medicine residency at Wayne State University in 2012. He has been exclusively practicing hair restoration since 2016. Dr. Max was awarded a Certificate of Added Qualification in the Science of Hair Restoration Surgery by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery ® (ABHRS). He is a voting member and presenting faculty at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ® (ISHRS).

Licensed Aesthetician

Monica Valencia

Monica Valencia was born in Colombia and is bilingual in Spanish and English. She lives in Delray Beach and has two beautiful daughters.

She started her career working in the medspa industry almost 20 years ago. Monica’s exposure to this industry sparked her passion for skincare and anti-aging treatments.

In 2006, Monica attended the Florida College of Natural Health for her Aesthetician license. A few years later, she attended the Boca Beauty Academy for her education and certification in laser technology and electrolysis.

Her expertise, training, and certifications allow her to perform laser treatments and facial treatments including chemical peels, medical-grade facials, dermaplaning, and more.

“The love I have for all things beauty-related allows me to enjoy every second of what I do, “ says Monica. “I never feel like I am at work. I believe that the aesthetics industry constantly evolves and offers an ongoing learning experience that I truly enjoy“

Physician Assistant

Noya Kantor

Noya Kantor is a Florida Licensed Physician Assistant. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida in Molecular Biology and Microbiology. She then went on to Nova Southeastern University to receive her Medical Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. After graduation, she spent 5 years working in medical and cosmetic dermatology and left in January of 2020 to focus on medical aesthetics. She has been with DASH Medical Spa since it opened and she hopes to stay here until her retirement!

In addition to performing cosmetic injectable treatments, Noya enjoys drawing, painting, and sculpting as well as designing and renovating homes. It is this artistic ability combined with her medical background that makes her such a skilled injector. Call us today to schedule your complimentary consultation with Noya.

Medical Aesthetician and SMP Specialist

Monica Stewart-Cordero

Monica Stewart Cordero was born in Cuba and is bilingual in Spanish and English. She lives in Lake Worth and is happily married with three young boys.

Monica got into the Medspa industry because she loved giving people a push in the right direction of being their most confident selves.

She is a Licensed Aesthetician and PMU artist who started working in the medspa industry more than 15 years ago.

Her expertise, training, and certifications allow her to perform Diamond glow facials, Dermaplaning, Chemical Peels, and Scalp Micropigmentation.

Laser Technician

Darina Patek

Darina was born in Ukraine and came to the United States as a teenager. She lived in Michigan for 12 years before relocating to Florida in 2013. She currently lives in Coconut Creek with her husband and their beautiful baby girl.

Darina graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Wayne State University in Michigan. She’s been working in the dental field as a Dental Assistant for more than 13 years. She attended the Broward Beauty Institute to obtain her knowledge and certification in Laser and Electrology treatments.

Her attention to detail, obsession with patient comfort and quality of work, made her transition to the field of medical aesthetics very smooth. Darina loves working with people and providing a gentle and caring patient experience. She enjoys treating her clients and helping them achieve their aesthetic goals.

Medical Aesthetician and SMP Specialist


Melanie is a Patient Care Coordinator at Dash Medical Spa. She graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business. Melanie is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish fluently.

In her role at Dash Medical Spa, Melanie provides support to patients throughout their journey, from consultation to post-treatment care. By educating herself and by working directly with our clinical staff, Melanie is able to help our patients understand different treatments and skin care products.

She strives to create a warm and welcoming environment for all patients, and her gentle nature puts everyone at ease. Melanie truly cares about each and every one of our patients and their wellbeing. She is an invaluable member of the Dash team!

Marketing Director

Tori Whidden

Tori Whidden is from West Palm Beach, Florida. She has spent the last five years living and working in Gainesville, Florida where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communications in 2019 and a Master’s degree in Business Management in 2021 from the University of Florida.

Whidden worked as a Marketing Coordinator for a 2019 film “No Defense“ and a 2020 podcast “Why Don’t We Know.“ Both have received multiple awards in film and podcast festivals.

She is excited to be switching gears in using her marketing skills in a field that better suits her passions.

“I have always been fascinated by elective procedures and treatments and now I can use my skills and passions while working at Dash Medical Spa. I am so happy to be back in South Florida and to be a part of the Dash family!“

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