Who We Are
We firmly believe that it is vital for our clients to receive high quality, professional and medical-based skin care to give them the safe, reliable results they require. Our team has been carefully chosen for their clinical expertise, which means you can relax safe in the knowledge that you are in the best possible hands.
Amanda Joyner - Partner and Medical Aesthetic Practitioner
The team at Stradbrook Skin is headed by Partner and Owner, Amanda Joyner. Amanda qualified as a dentist in 1987 at Edinburgh University. She joined Stradbrook Dental Centre in 1990 and became a partner in 1993. Since then she has built up a loyal customer base within the dental practice, priding herself in treating nervous patients.
As cosmetic dentistry has evolved she has developed a special interest in facial aesthetics to compliment this, undergoing training in laser, IPL technology, line reducing injectables such as Botox, medical microdermabrasion and medical chemical peels. This has led to the setting up of Stradbrook Skin, creating a separate medical aesthetic clinic.
Amanda is a gold member of the International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics, a member of the British Medical Laser Association.
Simon Peter - Partner and Medical Aesthetic Practitioner
He gained his dental degree from Kings college school of medicine and dentistry, university of London in 1989, and was awarded postgraduate diplomas from the Royal College Of Surgeons in 1989 and University College London in 2002. Simon is now in the final year of his masters degree at UCL.
Simon’s special interests are in cosmetic dentistry and dento facial aesthetics, and he has trained in both Europe and the United States in these fields.
Simon is a full member of the British academy of cosmetic dentistry, and the International academy of advanced facial aesthetics.
Melissa Funnel (formerly Ballard) - Clinic Manager and Skin Therapist
Melissa is our Skin Clinic Manager and started the role in January 2011.
Melissa qualified in Holistic aromatherapy 13 years ago and then went on to train in beauty therapy and advanced stress therapy massage where she then ran a very successful business at a golf and leisure club.
Alongside this business she worked for Mavala for 5 years as a training ambassador for the south, this role not only included training in salons and colleges but also running PR events, their account in Harrods and working on the QVC shopping channel.
Melissa also carries out all IPL treatments, Microdermabrasion and Skin Peels.
Anita Hazari - Consultant Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon
Miss Anita Hazari Consultant Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon
MD FRCS (Plast)
Speciality - Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive Surgeon
Miss Hazari works in the East Kent and South East Kent areas, privately and within the NHS in both areas. She also consults in both areas. She is on the Specialist GMC register as an accredited Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. She specialises in a full range of Cosmetic Procedures, as well as Reconstructive Microsurgical procedures for trauma and cancer patients, and Body Contouring for extreme Weight Loss Patients. You can be sure that as a patient you will be treated as an individual, in a caring straight forward manner with every aspect of your surgery covered as well as your after care, to ensure you are confident with every aspect of your procedure.
Helen Staveley - Skin Therapist
Helen Staveley qualified as a beauty therapist in 1983 and is CIDESCO trained. Helen has done further training in aromatherapy and advanced electrolysis and is also qualified in advanced skin peels, medical microdermabrasion and IPL.
Helen runs a very successful beauty business established 25 years ago. She has a strong loyal clientele many of whom have been with her since the beginning. She has a caring, sympathetic and understanding approach to her clients.
Helen is married to Clive and has two children and a cat. She enjoys spending time in France, loves the arts and especially fine food and wines!