Carrie Driscoll Richardson, RN, BSN, CANS

  • Cosmetic Nurse Injector with over 5 years of experience.

  • Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist through the Plastic Surgical Nursing Board.

  • Botox, Dermal Filler and Laser certifications from both the Esthetic Skin Institute and the National Laser Institute.

  • Advanced training in the use of blunt-tip microcannulas for Dermal Filler Augmentation.

  • Master Trained Allergan Nurse who gives her patients a comprehensive plan to achieve their goals. 


As our Skin Medica guru, Carrie loves creating customized home care regimens to optimize patient results. Her favorite products are TNS Essential Serum, HA5, Retinol and Total Defense and Repair SPF.



Meaghan is a licensed Cosmetologist and Medical Esthetician who received her training at the prestigious Catherine Hinds Institute. She is certified in PCA skin care, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Hydrafacials, Dermaplaning, waxing, microneedling and many more. She is also certified from the National Laser Institute of Boston in IPL photofacials, Hybrid fractional laser and other advanced laser treatments. Meaghan's passion is to make her clients look and feel their best. "The happier my clients are.....the more beautiful they become".


Gary Mendese, MD, FAAD

Dr. Gary Mendese is the medical director of Middleton Cosmetic & Laser. Board certified in Dermatology, Dr. Mendese specializes in both Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer as well as cosmetic dermatology. He completed his dermatology training at the combined Boston University/Tufts University Dermatology Residency Program, where he served as Chief Resident, and completed his American College of Mohs Surgery Fellowship in Mohs and Surgical Reconstruction in 2012. Currently, along with his daily practice duties, he is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Tufts University School of Medicine.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology, and on the Lynnfield Board of Health.

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Matthew Galvin, PAC

Matthew Galvin is a certified Physician Assistant with over 8 years of experience in the field of Dermatology and is the clinical director and co-founder at Middleton Cosmetic and Laser. Matt earned his Bachelor of Science Degree at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He went on to receive a Masters degree at University of Florida’s Physician Assistant program in 2006. He has experience in general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Matthew is a member of the Academy of Physician Assistants and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.


Mark Allara, MD

Dr. Mark Allara is board certified in Family Medicine and a co-founder for Middleton Cosmetic and Laser. He attended Yale University and the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his family medicine residency at Beverly Hospital. He is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and is an associate professor of family medicine at Tufts Medical School.