Salon & Spa Staff
The Focal Point Salon & Spa Staff
Have you had the pleasure of a truly wonderful and relaxing salon visit? At Focal Point Salon & Spa, we value our clients greatly. Therefore, we select our staff carefully to ensure you will have the highest treatment possible. Our experienced professionals have the talent, skill, and education necessary to give you the best hair look on a consistent basis. Your new stylist will soon become your trusted advisor. If you feel you may benefit from some hair treatments, we can offer advice and suggestions, using professional-grade products on your hair at all times.
Dr. Taghizadeh-MD FACS
Hello there, I’m Dr. Taghizadeh, but my staff and most of my patients refer to me as Dr. T. I’m glad that you’ve chosen our practice to take care of your medical esthetics needs. I’ve come to Phoenix with the goal of providing exceptional care to all guests. When you entrust our practice with your needs, rest assured that our entire team is dedicated to providing the proper course of treatment for your needs. We also take pride in offering the latest procedures and techniques available in the medical cosmetic industry. I’m constantly interfacing with some of the country’s most prominent cosmetic device and product manufacturers to stay on top of the newest devices and treatments on the market and find new, innovative ways to help guests look their best.
Master Injector & Wellness Doctor
Dr. Anna, “Dr. MK”, is a board certified Naturopathic Medical Doctor and master injector specializing in non-invasive cosmetic rejuvenation, reconstruction, and anti-aging procedures.
Dr. MK graduated from Penn State University with a BS in Biology and Psychology and attended Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine located in the Phoenix metropolitan area where she initially specialized in pediatrics. During this time, she was exposed to the aesthetic industry and realized this is where her heart and specialty lay. She then went on to advanced training in anti-aging medicine, laser rejuvenation, and cosmetic enhancements of the face and body. Dr. MK is highly experienced in all injectable products such as Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, Juvederm, Restylane, Kybella, Sculptra, Radiesse, and Bellafill using either a needle technique or the new advanced cannula techniques for minimal bruising and swelling. She currently practices at Focal Point Vitality in Scottsdale, AZ. She has also held positions as the corporate injector trainer and regional Medical Director in Arizona and Colorado for large scale corporations.
Dr. MK enjoys treating both women and men to elevate their natural beauty. She is continually customizing treatments to satisfy her patients’ needs. She uses the latest modalities to help inspire health and beauty from the inside out. Dr. MK focuses on non-surgical facial revitalization, sexual health, body contouring, hormones, peptides, and hair restoration to help her patients look as young and beautiful as they feel.
Hair Health Expert/Stylist
Arora graduated from the East Valley Institute of Technology at the same time as she graduated High School, can you say “overachiever” :). She also completed an extensive year-long apprenticeship program. Her love for the industry was driven from prior self-image issues and she wanted to have the ability to provide an outlet of beauty to her guests. Arora’s expertise is in doing creative color, updos, highlights, balayage, and platinum hair. Arora believes in working with her guests to educate them on all possible options and developing a bond for great results and a great relationship.
Samie is an Arizona native and a third generation Cave Creeker. Her goal is to make everyone fall in love with their hair upon leaving her chair. With her lively personality, it’s hard to be in her presence without smiling! Samie is a certified master of hair extensions and specializes in all extension methods. Since getting her license in 2011, she has been able to specialize in men’s cuts, women’s cuts & trendy colors & styles, and make-up. Looking to find that confidence back in yourself? Schedule your next appointment with Samie and let this little country girl give you some big city hair love!
Meet Lisa Marie! She is cosmetologist of 11 years and licensed in CA, AZ, and NV! This gal sets her goals high! Lisa Marie specializes in natural lived-in hair color & is Hanzo Hattori trained. She is discovering her love for head spa and hand-tied extensions as well all the new exciting things that Focal Point has to offer! Her passion for hair goes beyond her love for dimensional, natural-looking hair color and her obsession with cutting! She has discovered her ultimate purpose behind the chair is helping others find & love themselves as hair is a great way to help one look and feel like themselves! Lisa Marie also strives for a deeper connection with her guests and feels communication during the consultation is imperative to ensure she delivers the best plan for your personal hair journey!
Brittney was born & raised in Minnesota. She received her aesthetic & laser training through Avalon School of Cosmetology & the National Laser Institute. She is certified through the Arizona Department of Health Services & she has been performing medical aesthetic & administering laser treatments since 2013. In her words, “I absolutely love my job, my guests & building long-term relationships with them.” She continues her education by taking classes that help her understand ingredients in skin care products and taking a more wholesome approach to beauty. She utilizes her extensive medical aesthetics knowledge in order to administer customized treatments to achieve optimal results for her clients. Her treatment goal is to help people feel confident & beautiful in their own skin. When Brittney isn’t helping her clients enhance their beauty, she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, backpacking, & riding her Harley with her family & friends.
As an Arizona native, Riley grew up in Cave Creek and has always had a passion for skin and helping others live their best self. After graduating from Penrose Academy with an aesthetics license and getting her Laser Certification in 2014 at National Laser Institute, she jumped into the aesthetics world with both feet. She specializes in skin care and strives to help guests feel beautiful and confidant in their skin.
Riley enjoys working out, hiking, and spending time with her family when she’s not making the world more beautiful!
Guest Relations Manager
Jodi comes to Focal Point with over 10 years’ experience in the Medical/Aesthetic industry, from being a Marketing Director to Managing Med Spa’s. To her, there’s nothing more rewarding than making someone else feel more confident, beautiful, & empowered in any way she can. Building guest relationships is important to her because she wants guests to know that they are cared for & always in good hands. Jodi constantly goes above & beyond for them. She loves that working in the health field is a constant learning/growing environment & she knows there are always opportunities for her to further her knowledge. Outside of work Jodi has two beautiful children that keep her active & a husband whom she loves to travel with!
Michael is a Texas native but has called Arizona home since 2018. He brings extensive knowledge from the world of health, fitness, sales, marketing, and leadership. Although he is new to our industry, he has been an entrepreneur his whole life, owning several businesses in various industries. These experiences provided him with what he is known best for: his ambition, no quit attitude, and encouraging people to put their best self forward. Michael is looking forward to making connections, building relationships, and helping provide a roadmap to help you live the best version of yourself.