About

Northwest Laser Institute and MediSpa is located in the heart of it all, right off Eagle Road. The space is intimate and classy, yet comfortable. We offer a large number of cosmetic procedures from BOTOX and laser skin rejuvenation to platelet rich plasma and laser hair removal. Many new client specials are in store for you. We pride ourselves on education and carry only the top of the line equipment by Sciton, Purespin, Rejuvapen and Exilis Elite.


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Ryanna McMillen

Ryanna has worked in the Laser Esthetics industry for more than 12 years. She is extremely dedicated and passionate about her career and clients. For this reason, she continues to work on advancing her skills with continued education and training, continually taking classes to stay on top of the latest information and technology of this growing multi-billion dollar industry. It is her mission to bring the best state of the art technology and advances in aesthetic medicine to her clients. 

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Brooke Thayer, RN

Brooke is a Registered Nurse with over 14 years of experience. She received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing in 2003 from Linfield College-School of Nursing, in Portland, Oregon. She is the lead Injector as well as an Educator for the Institute's Injectable training course. She also teaches a Platelet Rich Plasma course for Advanced Aesthetics Education Group in the Pacific Northwest. It is her mission to provide you with the best customer experience possible whether that be in the treatment room or classroom.

Amber Sheen

Amber Sheen is a Licensed Esthetician for the State of Idaho and a Medical Assistant to our Physician. With over a decade of experience in skincare and advanced esthetics, Amber brings a wealth of expertise and passion to the field of health and beauty. She has been with NWLI since June 2015. She believes the esthetic industry offers an on going learning experience & keeping up with available knowledge is key to being the best esthetician possible. Her passion for skin care makes her job an enjoyable experience each day. She believes that investing in our skin is an investment that lasts a lifetime.

Brittany Lougy

Brittany has been an educator for various Medical Esthetics training courses in both Oregon and Idaho for over 3 years. She is a professionally trained Medical Assistant with a passion for education, taking advantage of every learning opportunity in the industry to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements with technology and protocol. Using her love of research, she contributed to the development of the curriculum for Oregon’s new 210 Hour Course. Brittany is the primary educator for the Advance Aesthetics Education Group’s CE Medical Micro Needling seminars offering opportunities for continued education and career opportunity across the Pacific Northwest.

Donna Heathman, MA

Donna is a licensed Medical Assistant with more than than 20 years of hospital and clinical experience. She has worked the majority of her career in OB/GYN in Utah and Nevada. Over the years, she took on the role as a preceptor, which sparked a passion for teaching and mentoring students. She moved to Boise in 2013 and began a career teaching the Medical Assisting program for the College of Western Idaho. She has successfully educated nearly 200 students and mentored them down the medical assissting career path. Donna believes that a good educator is instrumental for a student’s over-all learning experience. She strives to make each class interesting and engaging by incorporating her own personal work experiences in her lectures. Her creative detail in explaining classroom didactic as well as “hands-on” practice makes it possible for everyone to learn and excel. Donna takes great pride in knowing that she has helped each student reach their goals. "The best part of my job is the students"! We are excited to welcome Donna to the NWLI team! 

Travis Stanek, RN

Travis is a Registered Nurse with 10 years experience in the medical field. Most of which has been as an ICU Nurse, as well as dialysis, rehabilitation and cardiac. He graduated from Boise State University with his Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and is currently attending Maryville University to obtain his Nurse Practitioner degree. He is a proud veteran of the United States Army and even prouder father to his son, Aiden. He has been performing cosmetic injections for many years now ans has thoroughly enjoyed his journey into this growing industry of aesthetics. He is currently a Vampire Facelift, Vampire Breastlift, P-shot and O-shot certifier for American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine (ACCM), as well as an Instructor for Advanced Aesthteics Education Group. Travis's goal is to help you feel as beautiful as you already are! 

Clarissa McAllister

Clarissa McAllister is a Licensed Esthetician for both the state of Idaho and North Carolina as well as a Medical Assistant to our Physician. By bringing her experience to Northwest Laser Institute, Clarissa hopes to share her passion of making you feel beautiful, both inside and out. Esthetics is a growing industry in which Clarissa is always acquiring new knowledge and skills. She believes that when it comes to professional esthetics, you can never learn too much. She always has a smile on her face and is happy to meet new people and share her love of esthetics. She is excited for her future with Northwest Laser Institute and proud to be a part of the team!

Dr. Ralene Wiberg, OB/GYN

Dr. Ralene Wiberg is known throughout the Treasure Valley for her generous participation in various patient charity work. Dr. Wiberg is the Medical Director for Northwest Laser Institute and oversees all patient care with our staff.