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Our Team

Reflections Med Spa's staff is comprised of professional, licensed clinicians and physicians. Meet our friendly Chicagoland team! 

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Dr. Michael M. Awad 

Physician/Co-Founder

A native of Chicago himself, Dr. Awad started his career as a Harvard University Medical School research associate in the tumor biology lab. He received his medical training at Midwestern University, earning his doctorate, and then began in residency training at Loyola Medical Center. Praised by patients for his knowledge of advanced surgical and medical treatments available, Dr. Awad brings over 10 years of experience caring for each individual person. 

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Sofia Rios

Aesthetician

Laser Specialist 

Sofia attended the Universal Spa Training Academy and formally received her aesthetics license in 2021. She then advanced her education attending True U in Chicago gaining more knowledge on medical aesthetics while also receiving her laser certification. After attending, she fell in love with medical aesthetics and laser treatments due to the fast results. She specializes in laser hair removal, microneedling, and multiple facial services. Sofia’s goal is to help her patients achieve their ideal aesthetic results and be the one they can come to with questions regarding anything skin!

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Allegra Marino

Physician Associate

Aesthetician 

Allegra is a graduate of the Midwestern University PA program and has been working as a physician assistant since 2020. She has a passion for aesthetics and helping people to feel their best and become their most confident selves. Allegra's treatments focus on elevating your existing beauty to create a natural looking result. She cannot wait to meet you in person to discuss your goals and create a unique treatment plan to address your needs! 

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Alexis Schnakenburg

Nurse Practitioner

Alexis “Lexi” Schnakenburg is a board-certified physician associate with a passion for women’s health. Born Australian and raised Texan, Lexi graduated with a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in August 2020 before beginning her tenure at Women’s Health Group where she previously trained as a student. Lexi specialize in administering semiglutide injections and guiding clients through their weight loss journey.

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Alyssa Shein 

Nurse Practitioner

Alyssa is an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner who has been in the healthcare field for 16 years. She started her career as a Medical assistant in Orthopedics, completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, and worked as a Registered Nurse in primary care, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and plastic surgery, then finally obtained her Master’s degree in Nursing from Resurrection University in 2021. Alyssa completed her Nurse Practitioner training rotations at the University of Chicago Hospital. She fell in love with women’s health during her training at the University of Chicago but truly found her passion in the aesthetic industry when she worked with a leader in the plastic surgery industry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. As a woman and a mother, she wants to provide aesthetic care that draws out your confidence and reflects the best version of yourself. The goal of her treatments is to target areas of concern and help enhance your natural beauty. When she is not working, Alyssa loves to spend her time chasing her little boy around, going on date nights with her high school sweetheart, and reading romance novels (when she finds the time). She is excited and honored to help you obtain your aesthetic goals!

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