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Aesthetic Nurse | RN, CNOR

Melissa Gorden

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Walnut Creek, CA
Walnut Creek, CA
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  • Registered Nurse 
  • Certified Perioperative Nurse

Favorite procedures

  • Sculptra®



Melissa is a registered nurse with over 30 years of clinical experience. She specializes in aesthetic injections for the face and body, and helps her clients achieve natural results in a private, unrushed setting. Melissa’s natural aptitudes of finger dexterity and structural visualization make her a highly sought-after injector.

She has a passion for patient safety and continued learning, and is a proud member of ISPAN (International Society of Plastic & Aesthetic Nurses).

Client reviews

Taylor Taylor


Melissa is amazing!! She explains everything beautifully and really listens to what you want. I won’t go to anyone else!

Joselle Decker


Melissa was my first foray into this world, and I couldn't be more thrilled with her work. I've always felt like I would come out of it "looking fake," but that was NOT the case at all w/ Melissa. She comes at it from a very clinical and 'less is more' approach. I also appreciate her RN background, so I know I'm in good hands!

Maggie Lang


I had had less than great Groupon experiences at a couple other places, and decided to really invest in myself and find a solid professional as I’m new to fillers. Melissa took a good half hour and walked me through every option, explained what each did, examined my face from every angle and gave me a personalized recommendation. She didn’t try to ‘sell’ me - but instead educate me. After my service (which was completely painless with her help), she followed up with texts checking in and asked to see me again in a couple of weeks to ensure that I was happy with the results. If you want to find a pro who knows what she’s doing; look no further.

Amanda Sharp


Melissa is, hands down, the best beauty professional I've ever had treatments from. She has an extremely precise, expert injection technique and is clearly passionate about her work and continuing to develop her skills and knowledge. She also does everything she can to minimize any pain or discomfort; I won't say it's painless but there are never any surprises and it's always bearable. Melissa is also very up front about potential side effects (rare, but appreciate being informed!) and what to realistically expect. I've been thrilled with my results and am so happy to have such an expert injector available locally in Walnut Creek.

Featured services

Chemical Peels

Remove damaged skin to reveal a youthful, glowing complexion.


Face Contouring

Remove fat or add volume to slim and contour the face.



Smooth lines and creases while replenishing lost volume.


Wrinkle Relaxers

Relax the facial muscles that cause wrinkling and fine lines.


Body Sculpting

Freeze or melt away fat cells for a more toned physique.