Vitality Anti-Aging Center Staff
At Vitality we understand the concept of whole health. We realize one must feel well, be well, and look well in order to obtain a sense of wholeness. It is our goal to help patients attain their best physically, emotionally, and cosmetically through a special integrated holistic approach. Our goals are simple, to provide superior service to patients and clients in order to help you achieve your personal goals for health and appearance. To provide a comfortable, clean, safe and relaxing atmosphere for all. To educate patients and the community about methods to take control of your health and appearance. Lastly to set a standard for wellness in our community.
The staff of Vitality Anti-Aging Center & Medical Spa are licensed professionals with many years of medical experience. We are trained to give the best care possible to each and every one of our clients.
Charles McKaraher, MD
Dr. McKaraher is board certified in Family Practice and Emergency Medicine. He has years of experience working in Hickory. He has worked in the Frye Regional Emergency Department and currently works at Piedmont Urgent Care of North Carolina. He is trained and experienced in non-ablative laser treatments. Doctor McKaraher is the Medical Director for Vitality. Doctor McKaraher and Grace McLaurin, PA-C have worked together for the past 18 years.
Grace McLaurin, PA-C
Grace Mclaurin, PA-C has 23 years of experience as a PA. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from UNC-Charlotte and then graduated from Bowman Gray (Wake Forest) School of Medicine, She began her career in General Surgery and then worked for 5 years in Emergency Medicine. She has extensive experience in Internal medicine, women’s health, bio-identical hormone replacement, thyroid disorders, and non-surgical aesthatics. She founded Vitality Anti-Aging Center in 2006 because she felt a more integrative approach to health and wellness was her passion. She has special advanced skills in non-surgical aesthetics. She has extensive experience with multiple laser devices, neurotoxins, dermal fillers, skin care, vein therapy, PRP, Novathreads, and more. She is a certified instructor for Allergan, the makers of Botox, Juvederm, Kybella, and SkinMedica. In addition, she is an instructor/faculty member for Injectability Institute, training medical providers to perform the world’s only patented injection techniques, ArqueDerma and Instatox, She is a speaker/trainer for MedShift, and owns her own training and consulting company. She has trained over 3000 providers in laser, injectables, hormones, threadlifts, vaginal rejuvenation, PRP, and more. She has a passion for helping her patients achieve a complete sense of well-being through both looking good and being well. She is licensed to practice in North Carolina and maintains her certification through the NCCPA. She is an active member of the AAPA, ACAPA, and North Carolina Medical Society. She is also a partner in Vitality Surgical Center and V-Infusion Hydration Center.
Community is very important to Grace and she has served on multiple boards, mission trips, and community events.
Todd Hinceman, NP-C
Todd Hinceman, NP-C has been a nurse practitioner since 2002. He is a graduate of Duke University where he received a Masters degree in Nursing with focus in acute care and family nurse practitioner programs. He has a special interest in weight management, nutrition, fitness, metabolic syndrome, male hormone imbalances, laser facial rejuvenation, Botox, and facial augmentation utilizing various dermal fillers.
Deanna Drum, LMBT & Licensed Aesthetician
Deanna has been with Vitality since 2007. She has been a Massage Therapist since 1998 and an Aesthetician since 1999. With this experience, she is able to share her knowledge with each client she serves, whether it is through massage or Thai Therapy, Laser Hair Removal, IPL, VIVACE,Clear & Brilliant, New Generation Thermage CPT, Coolsculpting, Microneedling, PRP, skin care or laser services. Making her clients feel pampered is her specialty!
Jean Paspa, Licensed Aesthetician
Jean is a skilled Makeup Artist and Certified Holistic Health Coach. She has vast experience with facials, Microdermabrasion, light treatments, Laser Genesis, Clear & Brilliant, New Generation Thermage CPT, Microneedling, PRP, Hydrafacials and skin care. She is well versed in our skin care lines and can help you customize your skin care regime.
Lori Winstead, Office Manager
Lori has extensive experience in medical billing and medical office management. She is a certified insurance coder and is very familiar with the daily needs of a busy medical practice. In her free time Lori enjoys spending time with her family, Thrift shopping, and DIYing.
Kathy Findley, Esthetician
Kathy has been a licensed Esthetician since 2001 and recieved her certification as Laser Technician with Cutera in 2003. Kathy is also one of our Coolsculpting Advantage Technicians. With this knowledge of laser treatments, and various esthetic procedures such as Eclipse MicroPen micro-needling with PRP, HA & Growth Factors, Clear & Brilliant laser, Hydra-Facials, VIVACE Microneedling, chemical resurfacing treatments and microdermabrasion Kathy is able to customize a skincare treatment plan specific to her clients needs. Kathy is currently accepting new clients and welcomes a complimentary consultation to discuss your skincare concerns.
McCoy Lee Moretz, MD FACS
Dr. McCoy Lee Moretz, (Dr. Mac), founder of F.A.C.E. of Beverly Hills is one of Los Angeles’ leading surgeons. Dr. Moretz is also the lead Cosmetic Surgeon for Vitality Anti-Aging Center's sister practice Vitality Surgical Center. A board-certified surgeon with more than 31 years of experience, Dr. Moretz and his practice specialize in innovative and revolutionary facial cosmetic surgery procedures.
Paula has many years of clinical experience in the dental/medical field. Paula currently assists Todd with Aesthetic and Medical Procedures. She also works closely with our weight loss patients. When not at Vitality Paula enjoys baking for friends and family.
Shana has been a part of the Vitality staff since 2010. Shana's knowledge of makeup and current beauty trends make her a great resource and valuable part of of our front desk team. Shana also helps fill in with Makeup consults when needed. If you have a question about makeup or any of our Skincare products or Services, Shana is a great resource and advocate.
Sherry has many years of clinical experience in the medical field. Sherry currently assists Grace with Aesthetic and Medical Procedures. She also works closely with our weight loss patients. When not at Vitality Sherry enjoys spending time with her family.
Stephanie has many years of clinical experience in the aesthetic field. Stephanie currently assists Grace with Aesthetic and Medical Procedures. When not at Vitality Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family.
Brittany is part of our front desk staff and has many years of customer service background. Whether you have a question about financing or treatments offered at Vitality Brittany can help assist you during your visit
Lucresha is a member of our front desk staff and is very knowledgeable on our skin care lines and services provided. Lucresha has a strong background in customer service and is always happy to help answer any questions you may have.