About Leah Salazar
Leah Salazar is our Board Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse here with the Aestheticare team. She works closely with Dr. Virden in our clinic and focuses her considerable skills towards Laser Treatments, CoolSculpting, Hormone Therapy and Injectable Services.
Leah was born and raised in Lake Tahoe. She received her bachelors of science in nursing from the University of Nevada in Reno. After working for three years as a nurse in the hospitals of Reno and San Francisco, she went on to receive her masters in nursing and became a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through Sonoma State. Leah is currently in school and she will complete her doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Alabama in 2019.
Leah has 11 years of experience working as an RN and a Nurse Practitioner, as well as an Assistant Professor of Nursing at UNR. She served primarily in Oncology before transferring to Aesthetics. Leah loves working in Aesthetics because of the positive work environment where she can build long-lasting and trusting relationships with her patients. She loves getting to know her patients and helping them feel their best. In addition to her work with Dr. Charles Virden, she is passionate about volunteering as a Nurse Practitioner locally and abroad.
When she is not working, Leah is an avid traveler and enjoys outdoor activities with her dogs Zuma and Kezar. She also spends her spare time rescuing and fostering dogs.