Meet the Evolve Medical Team
Nurse Director RGN NIP
Rachel trained as a Nurse graduating in 2001, she has a extensive nursing history finally leaving the NHS in 2010 where she worked part time in the Accident & Emergency Department at St James Hospital in Leeds alongside her Aesthetic job.
Rachel qualified as a Nurse Independent prescriber and became full time in Aesthetic Medicine.
Rachel is the Nursing Director at Evolve Medical, she has a passion for all things Skin. Rachel keeps up to date with revolutionary new procedures and techniques and continues to develop in this ever changing industry.
Rachel Strives to achieve natural results and puts great emphasis on the safety of clients within her care.
Professor Ajay Mahajan
MBBS, FRCSI, M Med Sc, MD, FRCS (Plast)
Professor Mahajan holds the Chair of Plastic Surgery at the University of Bradford and is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Bradford Teaching Hospitals.
He is one of the most reputed plastic surgeons in the UK and is amongst the top 500 plastic surgeons in the world according to Realself. Having polished his cosmetic surgery skills during his tenure in Sweden, Switzerland, Beligum, Ireland and the UK, he now specialises in cosmetic surgery of the breasts, face, body and “mommy makeover surgery”. He has published and presented his work extensively in peer reviewed journals ans at various international meetings.
Professor Mahajan strongly believes in “Beauty Through Science”, a principle he picked up as a member of the Akademikliniken family when in Stockholm. In pursuit of this, he practices evidence based medicine and has succeeded Prof David Sharpe as the Director of the Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit (PSBRU).”
Advanced Therapist - Laser specialist
Laura has worked in the beauty industry for 22 years but for the last 15 She has specialized in lasers and results driven treatments such as Microdermabrasion and skin peels.
Laura has a BTEC in Laser light and associated therapy.
Laura is fully qualified in CACI, LVL lashes, she is also a master in HD Brows.
She is also trained in the revolutionary Morpheus 8 and Lumecca treatments
With her extensive years of experience you can be assured you are in safe hands.
Our Clinic Manager Sally is a former Veterinary Nurse and Student Assessor. Following the arrival of her daughter back in 2013 she made the decision to go for a complete career change.
She has been working alongside Rachel since 2014. Sally is around most days keeping the Evolve ship sailing! She is always available if you need help or assistance.
Registered Nurse - RGN
Catherine has an extensive nursing history working in a multitude of areas within the NHS most recently as a practice nurse. Cathy has joined team Evolve, with a passion for Skincare and aesthetic treatments.
Cathy is qualified in our Morpheus 8 and Lumecca skin treatments
Aesthetic injectable treatments and PRP
Cathy will often been seen in her lovely theatre blues and hat assisting our Plastic Surgeon
Rebecca Gregson Twist
Rebecca Gregson (was Twist) runs Twist Physiotherapy which is a small independent physiotherapist service, this means you always get to know your therapist.
Rebecca offers a holistic approach to physiotherapy and believes in a bespoke service for her clients. She is passionate about improving people’s quality of life whether it be through getting back to playing sport or running, moving after surgery or illness or managing a chronic condition.
Aesthetic & Wellness Nurse (RGN)
Sarah is a qualified registered nurse, who has also qualified as a Nurse Independent Prescriber.
Sarah joins the team here at Evolve with a wealth of knowledge and experience in Facial Injectables and rejuvenation.
Her biggest passion is Nutrition, wellness, food intolerances and weight management. She is also a member of BANT, the professional body for Nutritional Therapy, ARCH, The Association of Registered Colonic Hydrotherapists, and is CNHC Registered, Complementary and Healthcare Council, and BACN, The British Association of Cosmetic Nurses.
Semi - Permanent Makeup Artist
Emma established her own business ‘Brow Clinic’ around 6 years ago.
She joined Evolve Medical in 2017 and has since gone on to do do advanced training in SPMU specializing in the micro-blading technique and nano-blading.
She strives to give Patients that natural look and works with them to create the perfect look.
Emma also specializes in make-up application and Bridal make-up
A familiar face to some. Emma was previously with us at evolve as a beauty therapist when we first opened. She has now returned as one of our patient coordinators, although she still helps out with beauty therapy treatments! Emma loves all things beauty and is your go-to-girl for making you look and feel fab. One of Emma’s favourite treatments at evolve is the hydrafacial as it makes her skin feel so clean and refreshed.
Dr Ella Russell MBchB
Private GP & Menopause Specialist
Formerly with the NHS and now a private GP, Dr Ella has more than 20 years of experience and is well-recognised throughout Yorkshire for providing the highest standard of care to her patients. Having trained in Leeds and Bradford, she became a partner in General Practice in 2002 which she enjoyed for many years. She also developed expertise in teaching and training during her time as a partner.
Dr Ella has a real passion and skill for supporting women struggling with their perimenopausal and menopausal issues, and strongly believes that all patients should be heard and listened to, offered any necessary investigations and have the opportunity to discuss the treatment options available.
Dr Ella is a menopause specialist, providing an array of services and treatments to support women experiencing symptoms of the perimenopause and menopause. She works with Evolve Medical patients to develop a bespoke menopause plan, and patients are encouraged to help in deciding the best treatments options available to them to stay well, both now and into the future. As a postmenopausal woman herself, Dr Ella developed this service when she realised how little support and expertise there was readily available within the NHS.