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Meet the Staff

Dr. Paul White

Dr. White is an innate artist and his medium of choice is sculpture. When he was in grade school he was even placed in a special art school for a time. He continued to paint and sculpt until he decided to go to medical school. Dr. White also has an extensive background in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and studied acupuncture and holistic medicine before attending Western medical school. 

Despite becoming a holistic doctor, he decided to become a Medical Doctor because he wanted to become a surgeon- specifically a cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon. He became an OB/GYN and specialized in Urogynecology. He is one of the only such specialists in our region, and performs very customized surgeries to restore pelvic anatomy and function after the traumas that are largely due to pregnancy and childbirth. True to his artistic nature, Dr. White pursued a parallel track in aesthetic medicine.

He is extensively trained in cosmetic and rejuvenative procedures (such as botox, facial sculpture with fillers, lasers, body contouring, and non-surgical face lifts). He believes that one’s age-appearance should be able to match one’s Internal Age (the age a person actually feels themselves to be). He strives to help each person achieve this goal. He loves to see the transformation that occurs in his patient’s lives as they themselves transform back to their Internal Age. This is his passion. 

At Awaken, Dr. White has achieved his vision of creating a center where he can offer all his skills and talent to help every guest attain their personal dream of total wellbeing, while Awakening the best version of themselves.

Jose, RN

Jose is the registered nurse injector on our Awaken team. Jose has studied and trained extensively on the aesthetic procedures he provides, which include: neurotoxins (wrinkle relaxers), dermal fillers, lasers, skin peels and many others. His priority is always on patient safety and satisfaction, with an emphasis on detail and precision.  Jose is a native of the Central Valley. He has always been drawn to the health/helping professions, as he understood helping others was his calling. Prior to becoming a registered nurse, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from San Diego State University. He is also bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish. 

Laila, Esthetician

Laila is the master aesthetician on our AWAKEN team. She has received in depth education and training on the procedures she offers. Her luxurious medical grade facials are her go to treatment for both pampering and skin health. Laila loves to perform all of the procedures she offers, from the signature AWAKEN facial, to microdermabrasion, chemical peels and much more.

Anything that brings results and happiness to her patients is what makes working in this field so rewarding for her. Although born in California, she was raised in Salt Lake City so Laila is a Utah girl at heart. She loves hiking, going to the lake with her family and camping. Laila also enjoys exploring all Utah’s beautiful Rockies and national parks have to offer. Although her original intention was to become a hair stylist/makeup artist, aesthetics uncovered a fondness and talent in Laila for treating the skin and helping patients with their skin conditions. Laila’s passion for helping others with their skin issues originated from her own struggle with acne as a teen. She tried every skin and acne hack in the book, as it led her on a journey of discovery on how to treat her own skin. This in turn sparked a desire to further her knowledge about the way the skin works, and it’s overall self-renewal and protective function.