Your GJ Skin Experts
Mountain West Dermatology Aesthetics originated as part of Mountain West Dermatology when Dr. Amy Paul joined the practice in 2009. She introduced expert Cosmetic Dermatology services to the medical and surgical practice. As the Aesthetics practice grew with expanded services, including lasers, MiraDry and FemiLift, Dr. Paul and her team of highly trained and experienced Aesthetic professionals moved to a beautiful location at 611 24 Road in the summer of 2018. Today, Mountain West Dermatology Aesthetics continues to remain the premiere award-winning laser, aesthetics and injectable practice in Western Colorado.
Dr. Amy Paul, DO, FAAD
Board Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Amy Paul graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, and completed her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following internship in Washington D.C., she was accepted into an extremely competitive Dermatology Residency in San Antonio, Texas. Upon serving as a military dermatologist and deployment to Afghanistan, she and her family moved to Grand Junction to join Mountain West Dermatology. She and her talented team of certified laser specialists and licensed aestheticians provide compassionate and professional beautiful aesthetic results . Dr. Paul specializes in customized injectable treatments with Botox, masterful injections of dermal fillers, and customized laser treatments.
Outside of the office, Dr. Amy Paul enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids. Her hobbies include hiking and spending time in the beautiful area around the Grand Valley.
Haley Gross, C.L.S., L.E.
Certified Laser Specialist
Haley is a licensed aesthetician, certified laser specialist and is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Her passion for the medical side of aesthetics started at a very young age and brought her to MWDA in 2018. She is dedicated to advancing her certificates and skills by going to conferences and continued education courses. Haley has worked to gain knowledge and training that rivals her peers that have 10+ years in the industry and her passion only continues to grow. She excels as a valued member of the MWDA team.
When she's not in the office or trying new skincare, Haley enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog, Bella. One of her many favorite weekend activities, is hiking the beautiful mountains that surround Grand Junction; especially hikes that go to a lake and she can fish. She is an avid traveler and has had the opportunity to experience many different cultures and cuisines. Her bucket list is never ending and is full of adrenaline inducing activities, like skydiving and swimming with sharks.
Jennifer Heckman, C.L.S., L.E.
Certified Laser Specialist
Jen is a certified laser specialist, licensed medical aesthetician, and a member of American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. Jen has been a professional skin health and product expert since 2006. Jen joined MWDA in 2019, adding another dimension of excellence to the care of our beloved patients . Prior to starting with MWDA, Jen was lead laser specialist at Le MedSpa. Jen takes special care to fully educate patients in pre- and post- procedure care and skin health. Jen's mantra is "an educated client is a successful client."
Emily Garcia L.E.
Emily graduated from the Salon Professional Academy of Cosmetology in 2008, as a certified cosmetologist. Although Emily has built a successful business serving people in the Grand Valley, it was time to focus on her passion. For the last six years, she has turned her focus to Esthetics. She has worked with professionals who offer both medical and spa services, and she has immersed herself in studying all the components of skincare, health, and is invested in seeking opportunities for further education and certifications. Emily understands there’s more to skincare than a one-size-fits-all approach. “I feel it’s important to listen to patients’ concerns, to be candid and honest, so we can work together to identify the best treatment plan. My goal is to help patients love the skin that they’re in.”
Emily is a wife and mother of two beautiful daughters. She and her husband enjoy spending time as a family biking, hiking, and exploring the lakes around Mesa County. She loves all things leopard print, champagne and her cat Harley.
Administrative Assistant and
Front Desk Coordinator
Rachael has worked with Dr. Paul since 2011 in her in her dermatology practice as her medical assistant and is a certified dermatology tech. When Mountain West Dermatology Aesthetics opened, she was excited to accept this new role and continue working with Dr. Paul. Rachael has previous medical experience and is highly knowledgeable in answering questions about various procedures, sunscreen and skin care products. Rachael enjoys the friendships that she forms with patients and loves that our practice is dedicated to educating our patients on sunscreen and maintaining healthy skin.
Rachael is a Grand Junction native who enjoys spending time with her family, paddle boarding, baking, traveling and hiking.
Marketing and Social Media Manager
Martha joined Mountain West Dermatology Aesthetics in 2020. Martha graduated with a Bachelor's in Business from Colorado Mesa University with a concentration in Hospitality Management in 2017. Upon graduating and working in the hotel industry, she quickly learned she had a deeper passion for make-up and skincare and stepped away from travel and tourism and started her career in cosmetic dermatology. Martha joined Le MedSpa and started her career in marketing and social media management there. She was able to put her passion for skincare and marketing together. Martha also speaks Polish fluently.
Outside of the office, you will find Martha shopping, on the lake, or small adventures with her Yorkie, Mila or looking for Moose on the Grand Mesa. Martha believes that a perfect day is one with lots of sunscreen, laughter and good friends.