Aesthetic Nurse Provider
Elana Cole has been with the Advanced Dermatology team since 2011 when she started as a medical assistant. Originally from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Elana received her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University. Elana completed her master's degree in nursing from DePaul University in 2016. She is now a registered nurse and the Aesthetic Nurse Provider at Advanced Dermatology.
Through years of exposure to a variety of medical and surgical specialties, Elana has maintained a strong interest in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her postgraduate education and training with Dr. Taub, and other esteemed Chicago-land surgeons, has been invaluable to her career and skill-set as a nurse and aesthetic provider. In her multi-faceted role at Advanced Dermatology, Elana is committed to education and improving the quality of patient care.
Elana especially enjoys body shaping, carrying out innovative treatment plans, and creating long-lasting relationships with her patients. Her artistic background has contributed to her creativity, attention to detail, and aesthetic eye. In addition, Elana is actively involved in clinical development and coordinating clinical research at Advanced Dermatology.
Currently, Elana provides treatments including: CoolSculpting, Fotona Tightsculpting, TruSculpt® 3D, Titan, Thermage, Microneedling, Xtrac laser, Fraxel, eMatrix, and Photodynamic Therapy for treatment of actinic keratoses and superficial skin cancers.