Cosmetic Surgery in San Diego

Welcome to the website of Dr. Eugene J. Nowak, a Cosmetic Dermatologist in San Diego. Dr. Nowak knows that a beautiful look is comprehensive: the shape of your body, the tone and texture of your skin and the features of your face! You can trust Dr. Nowak to provide you with the most up-to-date cosmetic treatments available to his patients including laser liposuction, facial fillers, CoolSculpting, and Botox in the South Bay.


Meet Melissa Marie Meadows

Melissa Meadows RN MSNMelissa Marie Meadows is a board-certified registered nurse with a Masters in Nursing…. Her passion has lead to her specializing in aesthetic and dermatological medicine. She is our newest addition to the Nowak Aesthetic family!

Born and raised in sunny Florida, where she attended University of Florida earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in sociology- Go Gators! After graduation, she was recruited by pharmaceutical giants Eli Lily and AstraZeneca, to work both in the diabetes and cardiovascular disease units. During her various roles, Melissa partnered with doctors, specialists, and hospitals to provide them with life saving medications and patient education. It’s during this time, that her passion for more in-depth patient, specifically hands on treatment care came to life.

Melissa turned this passion into action, where she received her Masters of Science in Nursing graduating magna cum laude from the University of San Diego.

Upon graduation, Melissa began working at UCSD medical center as a labor and delivery nurse where she specialized in mother and infant health.

It was during this time, where she experienced her first cosmetic treatment and was hooked. It was that treatment experience and her passion for in depth patient care, that would become her calling in Aesthetics.

Her time spent working in Aesthetics has been extremely gratifying and she can finally say she’s found my niche. Medical Aesthetics is her calling and she will always challenge herself with continuous education to deliver the latest and greatest to her patients.

Melissa Meadows, RN, is, caring for our patients before, during, and after their surgeries. As an OR nurse and nurse coordinator she has gained clinical knowledge to ensure safe treatments with delivered results. She is a knowledgeable and compassionate partner in the aesthetic process. Her commitment to providing the best surgical experience possible is observed by all.

As nurse injector, Melissa combines her thorough knowledge of facial anatomy, caring nature, and clinical training and expertise in cosmetic injections to achieve beautiful non-surgical results for our patients in a safe, comfortable setting. She is also our skin-tightening expert, specializing in Ultherapy and Thermage which are treatments proven to lift and tighten the skin providing a natural non-surgical approach to skin laxity.

Melissa shares Dr. Nowak’s strong belief that cosmetic treatments should produce natural-appearing results and stands by our motto of, “As long as your happy, we’re happy!”

On a personal note, when Melissa’s not tending to her patients you can find her on the beach or the bay either doing yoga, running, or sailing!

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