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Setiba Aesthetics Group welcomes you to your personal beauty and health haven. In addition to our state of the art body and skin treatments, we offer a unique blend of wellness treatments and therapies to keep you nourished, revitalized and rejuvenated. We also go beyond a traditional medspa to offer a dermatologist and plastic surgeon who can recommend and consult for a number of aesthetic and medical procedures. Our goal is to ensure that every client receives luxurious care and outstanding results.

Core Values

  • Service Excellence.
  • Teamwork.
  • Respect.
  • Trust and Integrity.
  • Optimism.


To provide the best solution for you, we conduct consultations to determine which services that we duly-offer are best for your skin. Once the treatment has been done, one of our medical experts will recommend the ideal home regimen suited for your skin condition. It is important to follow the instructions given to avoid any mishaps. That is why at Setiba Aesthetics Group, we treat our clients like family; taking good care of them is our top priority.


To fully make our clients comfortable and satisfied each and every client, here below are some of the reasons why Setiba Aesthetics Group is your new safest home when pampering yourself.

  • We use only the most advanced technology when providing our services
  • A state-of-the-art facility
  • We use only the most advanced technology when providing our services

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Emilia Khajavi

Owner and founder, Emilia Khajavi, operates Setiba Aesthetics Group. She is a certified esthetician. At Setiba Aesthetics Group, you and your family are in safe and caring hands.
Emilia has a strong background in creating, implementing and administering patient care in medical spa clinics over the past 15 years. She is highly skilled and equipped with knowledge in the medical spa industry and has experience performing and perfecting the most requested, cutting-edge beauty procedures. Emilia has excellent time management and supervisory skills to direct the support staff, doctors, medical assistants and nurse practitioners.
Emilia’s vast experience in the overall cosmetic medical spa practice has led her to open up other medical spas like Setiba Aesthetics Group.

Dr. Michael Gitter

Medical Director

Dr. Gitter received his Doctorate of Medicine from Temple Medical School, Philadelphia, and a fellowship in Anti-Aging Medicine from Cenegenics Institute. In Los Angeles, he has had a long and successful medical career. For the past eight years, he has been Medical Director of one of California’s largest inner-city clinics, specializing in providing quality medical care to low income families.  He has also devoted years providing both medical care and legal advocacy for patients hurt on the job.  Throughout his career, Dr. Gitter has been known for his patient skills and whole person approach to patient care.  He understood early on that health is more than just lab tests and X Rays, but rather an accumulation of life style  choices including diet, exercise, attitude, emotional and spiritual health. He has extensive hands-on knowledge and experience in both traditional and integrative medicine and the science of hormone balance as well.


Heather Fitzgerald RD

Strategic Nutrition & Holistic Therapies

Heather Fitzgerald RD works in tandem with Kristen Davis P.A., who performs all her patient’s physical exams for those who wish to begin Bio Identical Hormone Therapies such as testosterone, estrogen, DHEA, pregnenelone, thyroid, progesterone or human growth hormone. Initially, you complete a comprehensive blood panel to assess your current hormone levels and you will complete a lifestyle assessment and medical history intake.

Heather will continue to be a touchstone for fine tuning your program in order to achieve your best health and quality of life.


Dr Daniel Chang


Graduated from UCLA in Los Angeles, California and will remain a Bruin for life. Receiving a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences he became a licensed chiropractor.

As a chiropractor for multiple clinics throughout his career, Dr Chang has treated a diverse patient base from postoperative rehabilitation to infants. Owning and operating a wellness based private practice in Pasadena he has come to Setiba Aesthetic Group in order to provide elite wellness care to as many people as possible, focusing on treating the body as a whole. Dedicated to the belief that the body has the ability to heal itself, chiropractic can help facilitate the process of achieving optimal health.

Dr Chang is supported by his wife and three children. He enjoys spending his time with his family, hiking and relaxing anywhere near water.


Anna Grigorian

Registered Nurse

A Registered Nurse with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She has been in the aesthetic industry for over 5 years and worked with renowned cosmetic surgeons both clinically and in the operating room.

Anna is highly skilled in lasers, body contouring, an array of skin rejuventation treatments and injectables.

She loves to formulate individual treatment plans and establishes long-lasting relationships with her clientele.


Kristen Davis, P.A., M.P.H.

Physician Assistant

Kristen is a certified Physician Assistant with more than a decade of experience in medicine.  She completed a dual Master of Public Health and Physician Assistant Program at the George Washington D.C.

Kristen spent an extensive amount of time as surgical physician assistant where she developed an interest in maximizing results and recovery and patients by focusing attention on the often-overlooked aspects of self-care and nutritional health.  This philosophy of caring for the whole individual is synergistic with the vision of Strategic Nutrition and Holistic Therapies.

Kristen stepped out of the operating room to a find a place where she could contribute to the whole wellness of patients as her primary role. As a healthcare professional and mother of two young children, Kristen understands both the necessity and the obstacles of prioritizing quality of life. She strives to empower patients by providing an understanding of the interactions of health and nutrition to improve overall well-being.

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Bita Bahrami


Bita Bahrami-professional esthetician, got certificated from Marinelo school.
I have more than 5 years of experience working with an expert dermatologist.
I can offer medical facial, microdermabrasion, micro needling, different kinds of peelings, derma-planing, red carpet facial, hydro facial, ultrasound facial, lifting facial, and etc all professionally.


Martika Ibarra

Patient Relations Consultant

As Setiba Group Patient Relation’s & Social Media Coordinator, Martika Ibarra uses her expertise to connect Setiba Group to you. With a solid background in Public Relations and Social Media Networking. She began her career with Livewebmedia Design Firm as the Public Relations Director in 2010 and subsequently advanced through a variety of Social Media positions. In her current position, Martika essential duties include managing Setiba Group Social Media Campaigns and day-to-day posts. Martika is responsible for updating, maintaining and growing Setiba Group social media presence as well as interacting with and providing great service to all Setibe Group patients including responding to the needs of patients in a timely manner & resolving any issues.

Marichu Cortes

Registered Nurse

Marichu Cortes is a dedicated, compassionate, and ambitious Registered Nurse who is committed to providing the utmost preeminent customer service to all her clients. She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology from California State University Northridge, CA as well as her RN degree. She is currently enrolled at Maryville University, MO to complete her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in pursuit of a Nurse Practitioner’s degree. She is a strong believer in education.

She holds a valid and unrestricted RN license in California and Missouri (valid in 26 compact states). Marichu’s vast experience initiates from bedside nursing that arose from several prestigious hospitals such as Cedars Sinai Medical Center. She has worked on several different departments that allow her skills set to be broad and well experienced from: Telemetry, ER, Mother/Baby, PEDS, Aesthetics, In-patient & Out-patient case management. She has over 10+ years of experience in the medical field and direct patient care. She is also trained proficiently and holds her certificate for the following devices: CO2 laser, IPL, Erbium, Yag, Diode, Q- Switched tattoo removal, vaginal rejuvenations, nutritional IV’s, etc.

Marichu is bilingual in English and Tagalog (Filipino). She is certified and trained for her BLS (basic life support) CPR and can perform effectively, and efficiently while multi-tasking in a fast- paced team-work environment.

Tana Richter

Physician Assistant.

BSN, MPAS, PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant. Anti-aging functional integrative medicine, and hormones and aesthetics are her specialty. She has been prescribing Bio-Identical Hormones since 1999. She is a nationally board certified physician assistant (PA-C) and holds a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies with a specialty in Endocrinology. Tana has been a member of the Academy of Anti-aging and became board certified in Anti-aging medicine as a health practitioner diplomate. Tana was a registered Plastic Surgery Nurse before going on to PA school, and has been working with cosmetic surgeons since 1996. She provides injectables to include: botox, restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, sclerotherapy and more. She has also has interest and is pursuing training on plasma rich platelet facial rejuvenation. She has used numerous lasers throughout the years and designs tailormade treatment plans to unveil your best skin possible. She has been to advanced botox training with one of the leading experts in the field. In regards to hormones, she trained with and worked closely with one of the leading endocrinology experts in the field for over 4 years, and has worked for 2 of the doctors who were featured in Suzanne Somers book “The Sexy Years”. She specializes in providing life enhancing, life extending medical care to both men and women. Here are some bullets about how she practices:


● She has a holistic medical approach to hormonal and metabolic balance.
● Practices functional integrative medicine by always trying to find the why of an ailment or disease state.
● Her goal is to promote long term health through health promotion and disease prevention.
● Prescribes bio-identical hormone replacement therapy for menopause, menstrual irregularities, PMS, and andropause.
● Extensive labs are ordered to include adrenal testing, hormone testing, metabolic, nutrient deficiency, genova diagnostic food sensitivity, genetic DNA testing, depending on individual needs.
● Tana prescribes a tailor made program and bio-identical hormones
customized to your body to help supply the proper hormone connections needed for your body to have a healthy metabolism, improved energy and restorative sleep to ensure increased vitality!