DR. FORTUNATA L. MENDOZA, MD, FAAD
Dr. Fortunata L. Mendoza, MD, FAAD is a board certified Dermatologist with more than 25 years of Dermatology practice experience. She received her Medical Degree, Cum Laude, at the prestigious Santo Tomas University, Philippines. She then took a straight Medicine Internship followed by a Dermatology Residency at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA where she was given the Dermatology Resident Award for Clinical Excellence and Teaching.
She was an Assistant Professor in Dermatology at Emory and then at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center in Little Rock, AR where she was also Chief of Dermatology of the VA Medical Center and Acting Chairman of the Dermatology Department at the University.
Dr. Mendoza is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the Los Angeles Metro Dermatology Society and the Women’s Dermatology Society. She has written various articles related to Dermatology and has given lectures here and abroad.
Dr. Mendoza practiced Dermatology for many years in Diamond Bar, CA. She now practices in Eastvale, CA. Her special interest is in cosmetic and aesthetic Dermatology. She offers various treatments for skin rejuvenation, wrinkle reduction, and body sculpting. She is skilled in the natural restoration of a more youthful look by injectable Botox and fillers.
Dr. Mendoza is known for her caring and compassion for her patients and clients, and this is reflected by her Staff. The objective of her aesthetic practice – Gateway MedSpa – is “to bring to the outside the radiance you feel inside” by refining, refreshing, and keeping your skin beautiful and healthy.
MARY GRACE S. MENDOZA, LVN
Mary Grace has been a nurse for 12 years. Immediately following her graduation from Concorde Career College and passing her Boards, she was given the position of Nurse Manager at the Assisted Living Department of Southern California Presbyterian Homes in Irvine where she interned during nursing school. By working at SCPH for 4+ years, she gained hands on nursing skills caring for the Geriatric population in Independent, Assisted and Skilled Nursing areas.
Wanting to explore a different area of nursing, Mary Grace took on a full time position at Dr. Fortunata Mendoza’s Dermatology Clinic, and, at the same time, started part time with LOTUS Health Care for home health visits during the weekends. She has been under the guidance of one of her greatest mentors for the last 10 years and has gained a plethora of knowledge in Dermatology.
Mary Grace assists with surgical, cryotherapy, and hyfrecation procedures for the removal of various benign, precancerous, and cancerous skin lesions. She also assists in the administration of aesthetic injectables such as Botox and fillers. She has received intensive training and certification in various radiofrequency machines for skin tightening and cellulite reduction. She is very knowledgeable of the most current medical grade skin care products and treatments.
Aside from her family, Nursing has always been a true passion for Mary Grace. She always takes the time to educate patients on how to take care of their health and, in particular, their skin. She proudly states that “There will never be a career as rewarding and fulfilling for me” as Nursing. She lives by the words of Maya Angelou, “They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
JADA KRAMER, LICENSED MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN
Jada developed her passion for aesthetics and skin care at a very early age, vowing to name her first daughter “Maybelline” when she was only 4 years old!
Today, she possesses a wealth of industry knowledge from experience working as a skin care consultant, make-up artist, and patient educator.
Jada holds her aesthetician licensure from the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. She continues her ongoing education in order to provide the highest level of skin care to her clients.
She has advanced training and certification in medical grade chemical peels, microdermabrasion, waxing, dermaplaning, microneedling and facials, as well as extensive understanding of many different medical grade skin care lines.
Jada’s goal is to deliver the most innovative and the highest quality care to help women and men look and feel their best.