Meet Our Staff

dr kalpana depasquale

Kalpana DePasquale, DO

“I am committed to providing clients with focused, friendly and unhurried care that makes them feel comfortable and informed. I take the time to listen to their concerns and answer their questions. I also thoroughly explain any proposed cosmetic skin treatment in simple, easy-to-understand language. It’s the same level of outstanding care that I would want for my own family members.”

  • Board-Certified: Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery/Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Residency: Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Albert Einstein Medical Center, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
  • Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • DO: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • BS: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Member: American Medical Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, American Osteopathic Association, Florida Medical Association, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, St. Johns County Medical Society

 

In her spare time, Dr. DePasquale enjoys waterskiing, singing, and playing the piano.

ashley perez

Ashley Perez, Office Manager

“I joined Dr. DePasquale’s staff in 2011 as receptionist. In my new role, I will oversee the front office staff, along with managing patient scheduling, ensuring practice and surgery coordination as well as handling the administration of medical records, billing, and patient satisfaction surveys. I look forward to working closely with our aesthetics staff during medical spa treatments.”

  • Associate of Arts in administration, Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL

 

Ashley has more than seven years of experience in office billing and insurance administration along with assisting therapists and doctors in the medical and healthcare field including chiropractic, physical and occupational therapy, and veterinary practices in Gainesville, Fla. She holds an A.A. degree from Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Fla. and graduated from Gainesville High School with a dual enrollment at Santa Fe College.

In her spare time, Dr. DePasquale enjoys waterskiing, singing, and playing the piano.

brandie kirkland

Brandie Kirkland, Practice Enhancement Specialist

“I joined St. Augustine Ear, Nose and Throat in 2011 as a medical receptionist. In my new role, I will be providing support for payroll and staff scheduling, medical compliance, insurance and coinsurance processing as well as patient scheduling, tracking and reminders. I’m thrilled to be named administrative assistant at St. Augustine Ear, Nose & Throat and Avanti Medical Spa and look forward to serving all of our clientele.”

 

Brandie will also assist with computer and IT functions in addition to coordinating informational seminars. Kirkland is responsible for working with medical and aesthetics staff during ear, nose and throat (ENT) patient procedures and medical spa treatments.

Kirkland has more than three years of experience in the medical field as a patient scheduling and billing coordinator as well as insurance collections and diagnostic coding. She attended Fletcher High school in Jacksonville and graduated from Pedro Menendez High school in St. Augustine. Kirkland was born in Palatka, FL and currently resides in St. Augustine.

matt giles

Matt Giles, PA-C

Matt has more than 11 years of advanced clinical experience in a multiple areas including, ENT, Pediatrics and Aesthetics. At Avanti Medical Spa, Matt is responsible for consulting and performing numerous cosmetic treatments including Botox and Xeomin, Dermal Fillers and Fraxel resurfacing laser. What he enjoys most about aesthetics is the ability to really enhance and improve not only someone’s appearance, but their overall self-confidence.

Matt holds a degree from the University Of Florida School Of Physician Assistant Studies in Gainesville, Fla.

Matt is a native Floridian and enjoys boating, fishing and fitness. He and his family reside in Saint Johns.

chloe taylor

Chloe Taylor, Medical Aesthetician and Spa Coordinator

Chloe has been in the skin care industry for over 4 years. She is our Medical Spa Coordinator and Resident Aesthetician. Her responsibilities include running and maintaining the medical spa while assisting and performing procedures. She consults with patients and performs a wide variety of facials and peels as well as assisting on injectable and laser treatments. Chloe has a passion for helping people feel like the best versions of themselves. She loves spending time with her patients and making them feel like a part of the Avanti family.

Chloe has her Bachelors of Science in Fashion Merchandising from Florida State University. After spending 2 years in Retail Management she went back to school to study for her true passion: skincare. Chloe received her Aesthetics license from the NY School of Aesthetics with an Advanced Certification in Chemical Peels. She worked in the skin care industry for 2 years in Westchester, New York before moving to Florida. Chloe joined the Avanti Med Spa in September 2016.

Chloe enjoys cooking, hiking, camping, and spending time with her 2 cats in her free time.