RIVA Health & Wellness - Meet Our Doctors

John K Eshleman D.O. has been in practice since 1978 after he graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Eshleman is a graduate from Elizabethtown College and earned a Masters in Chemistry Education from St. Joseph’s University.

 

 

 


Dr. Julia Spears, MD is a plastic surgeon with significant teaching experience. She is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In 1987, Dr. Spears completed her Bachelor of Science and graduated Summa Cum Laude at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She completed the University of Pennsylvania’s Post-Baccalaureate Program in 1992. Dr. Spears finished her M.D. at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1996. She underwent general surgery training at Temple University Hospital before continuing her residency in the Section of Plastic Surgery and joined the faculty at Temple University Hospital as an assistant professor. Over the next 7 years, she became an associate professor of plastic surgery and assistant program director of the residency program. In 2007, she joined Dr. Amit Mitra in the formation of Hahnemann Center for Plastic, Cosmetic and Hand Surgery and became an assistant professor at Drexel University. Dr. Spears is an expert in her field and she brings her wealth of knowledge to every patient conversation.

Education

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency in Plastic Surgery
  • Temple University, Philadelphia
    Undergraduate School

Board Certification(s)

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Memberships

Dr. Spears is a member of the following professional organizations:

American Society of Plastic Surgery

Spa Riva - Meet Our Technicians

Licensed Aestheticians

Stephanie Weller is a licensed cosmetologist from Reading, PA.  She is a specialist in aesthetics, with over 22 years of experience. Stephanie earned her nursing degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2010 and continued her training on Neuromodulators and Dermal Fillers through the InjectAbility Institute in 2013. “Over the last 5 years, I have fallen in love with the way I make my clients feel about themselves.  My favorite areas to inject are the lips and under eyes because the results are immediate and always stellar!”

 


Lindsey Lambert, Medical Aesthetician/Laser Technician

Lindsey Lambert studied biology at the University of Tennessee and has been practicing for 8 years as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician (Rizzeri Aveda Institute) and Certified Laser Technician from the National Laser Institute. She has attended further aesthetics educational training in the science of skin.  Lindsey is a strong believer in keeping up with the latest technology combined with the required care to maintaining healthy skin.  Not only does Lindsey have a passion for skin care but she also has a wide scope for preventative, anit-aging and correction of problem areas.  Lindsey believes that investing in your skin at an early age is a benefit that lasts a lifetime .

Her specialties include Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Hydrafacial, Laser Hair Removal, Microneedling, Vivace, Laser Treatments, and SculpSure body contouring.  She is very passionate about her accomplishments and maintains great client relationships. 


Rasheeda Massey  Rasheeda’s natural passion for all things leading to beautiful skin and the thirst for knowledge in the dynamic, ever-changing skin care industry is what sparked her interest in becoming an Aesthethican. Rasheeda is dedicated to the highest level of patient care.  She enjoys searching for the best techniques and result – driven products, while providing superior skin care treatments with visible outcomes that benefit her patients’ overall healthy well-being.

Rasheeda specializes in a variety of aesthetic skincare services including treatments for rosascea, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, mature, acne and/or acne prone skin. She is also trained in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, LED therapy, IPL.


Erika Ianoale is a Philadelphia-based Aesthetician sought out for her unique approach to skincare that combines a bespoke cocktail of anti aging products, her unique facial movements using deep lymphatic massage and contouring techniques. Ianoale’s focus is special pressure points on the face, neck and chest releasing chronic tension, creating more definition, freeing toxins to clear acne and a pronounced de-puffing effect. Afterward, your skin will feel stronger, alive and more vibrant than it has in years.

Erika has been a certified, practicing Aesthetician in Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 2004. Her extensive global travels found her learning about other culture’s practices of self care. In every region she was struck by the baths and Hamams in Turkey, the use of masks in Europe, and the cross cultural use of exotic herbs, spice oils, and creams found in Asia. The fascination she developed for global wellness ignited a passion within her to bring her knowledge back and apply it to her 13 year practice as a Senior Aesthetician at Rescue Rittenhouse Spa in Philadelphia. She continues to grow and perfect her practice at Spa Riva + Wellness. Erika finds it extremely important to incorporate the mind, body, and spirit in all elements of her practice. She is dedicated to sharing her passion for wellness to assist those on their own journey to feel like their best selves inside and out.


Lash Tint and Lift 

Tiana Torres comes with over 5 years of extensive experience in the spa industry.  She calls herself “the art of eyelash extensions” Her specialty and goal is to help bring out the natural beauty of one’s eyes and face. We offer a variety of options to accent your natural beauty including the hottest new trend called Lash Tint and Lift.

Tiana has built up a devoted and large clientele and we are proud to have her on board.   She offers the utmost quality, professionalism and customer service. The devotion of this ever growing clientele stems from her commitment to provide the latest trends and techniques while being innovative in her industry. Tiana gets booked up very quickly so call now for your appointment.

The new and exciting hype:  Lash lift and tint. This treatment is designed to darken and lift lashes without adding false strands.  With this procedure, your natural lashes are lifted up and filled with a special pigment.  As a result, you will come out with thick, dark and long beautiful natural lashes with a curve upwards.  Maintenance is approximately every 4 weeks for a touch up.

Massage - Meet Our Massage Therapists
Nicole Hanns, License Massage Therapist
Nicole Hanns been a massage therapist for 12 years and graduated from Cittone Institute.
Nicole specializes in deep tissue, therapeutic and hot stone massages. Nicole has a passion and love for being a massage therapist and the ability to help her clients resolve chronic pain issues to help them to relax an rejuvenate their mind an body.

Ayanna Davis, License Massage Therapist
Ayanna’s speciality is deep tissue, hot stone and dealing with clients that are experiencing pain. Ayanna treats her clients by using a soft or hard touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. With her special touch she relieves pain, helps to heal injuries, improves circulation, relieves stress, increases relaxation, and aids in the general wellness of her clients.

Chiropractor - Meet Our Chiropractor

Victoria Pagano-Hummel, DC, is known for her especially gentle-but-effective touch. She’s maintained a private practice in the Philly region for the last 15 years, where she specializes in women’s health issues.