About Avie! Medspa
Body contouring treatments at AVIE! Medspa and Laser Center are for those who need a little help achieving their desired body. Whether it is a few extra inches that won’t seem to go away, undesirable cellulite or sagging skin as a result of the aging process or significant weight loss, AVIE! wants to help. As the premier body contouring destination in Northern Virginia, AVIE! offers a variety of body shaping treatments that can be combined for optimal results to cater to your specific needs!
Kim Marinetto, Registered Nurse and Master Aesthetician
One of AVIE!’s founders, Kim Marinetto is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in the medical field. A former nurse in the Intensive Care Unit, Kim has spent the last seven years working in cosmetic medicine, seeking to improve the lives of clients by offering treatments to aid aesthetic concerns. After becoming a Registered Nurse in 1988, Kim attended Yvonne De Vilar Scientific Skin Care School in Vienna, VA and received her Medical Aesthetician certificate in 2006. She studied BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dermal Fillers and Sclerotherapy at The Tozzi Institute of Medical Aesthetics in Palm Beach, FL. Kim is also a member of the Association of Medical Aesthetic Nurses. At AVIE!, Kim works not only to treat clients but also to educate them and promote preventative measures regarding skin care. Kim works passionately to treat each client with high-quality services in a friendly, welcoming environment that serves as the foundation of AVIE! Medspa.
Dr. Khalique Zahir, Medical Director
AVIE’s Medical Director, Dr. Khalique Zahir, is board-certified by both The American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He graduated from West Virginia School of Medicine, and practiced general surgery from 1992 – 1999 at West Virginia University and St. Mary’s Hospital. From 1999 until 2001, Dr. Zahir then practiced cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Zahir holds both a Virginia Medical License and Maryland Medical License. Throughout his career, he has published over 20 articles in various national health journals. Dr. Zahir is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Zahir partners with Kim to provide every client with expert care based on years of experience with the best services for each condition.