Nova MedSpa was founded in 2012 by Sarah Crocker, RN. She grew her business from one small rented room to the luxury spa of her dreams. Her secret? Always putting her clients wants and needs first. As the team grew, she instilled this value into every team member. Each professional at Nova MedSpa truly devotes themselves to providing whole-hearted and knowledgeable care to every client they see. 

The skin professionals at Nova MedSpa believe that everyone is naturally beautiful and unique in their own way. Our specialists purpose is to enhance your natural beauty by creating a personalized plan of care that targets your wants and needs. At Nova MedSpa our therapists conduct a thorough consultation, during which they create your personalized optimal treatment plan. They begin by addressing your personal concerns and work to create a plan of care that best suits you. They target your goals, while considering your individual availability, budget, and requests. You can trust that our specialists will never try to upsell or pressure you into purchasing or completing services that you do not feel you need. Our skin professionals will ensure your happiness before, during, and after treatments. They are always available to answer any questions or alleviate any concerns. Here at Nova MedSpa our team invests themselves into their client's treatments, well-being, and overall happiness.

Meet Our Owner

Sarah Crocker, RN, Advanced Cosmetic Nurse Injector

Nova MedSpa has been a dream developed through hard work, training and a focus on personalized client care.


Our owner Sarah is a Certified Cosmetic Nurse Injector and Licensed Aesthetician with 15 years of experience in the field of medical aesthetics, working under the guidance of our amazing medical director!  Sarah is dedicated to continued education as the ever-changing field of aesthetics continues to develop alongside science. With extensive trainings completed across the country, Sarah has been trained by the best of the best in the field. She prides herself on the ability to provide high-quality services and products that have proven results at an affordable budget. 


Sarah loves to teach her clients the benefits and science behind the multitude of services we offer. She diligently teaches and guides within her thorough consultations to ensure your plan of care meets all your needs and wants. No matter the service or treatment, Sarah strives to provide a variety of services and a one-stop-shop experience that will boost your self-confidence and leave you feeling like the best version of yourself. 

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Emma Culbertson RN, BSN, CLT, Certified Nurse Injector
Ankeny, IA & Dubuque, IA

Emma is a registered nurse with her BSN and a certified laser tech. She specializes in neurotoxins, HA fillers, microneedling, IPL, Kybella, Sculptra, and laser hair removal services. She has been extensively trained by Sarah Crocker, RN. Emma is passionate about providing results that match client goals, budget, and expectations to leave them confident & glowing!

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Kelly Landphier RN, BSN, LE, Certified Nurse Injector
Dubuque, IA

Kelly is a registered nurse with her BSN and an advanced aesthetician. She specializes in Botox, Dysport, HA fillers, microneedling, and capillary/skin-tag removal. She has been diligently trained by Sarah Crocker, RN on injectable services. Kelly is eager to promote confidence and happiness in her clientele. 

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Gabriela Aguilera LE
Ankeny, IA

Gaby is a licensed aesthetician with certifications in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, lashes. She specializes in all things lashes & brows! Including lash extensions, lash lifts and tints, brow lamination and tints. Gaby makes a conscious effort to create looks that go well with different eyes, ages and styles! She prioritizes a joyful & positive environment while providing the best care!

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Mandy Thompson, LMT
Ankeny, IA

Mandy is a certified massage therapist with certifications in: Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Aromatherapy, Face Massage, Hot Stones, Prenatal Massage, Infant Massage, and several others. She's been practicing since 2012 and is elated to do what she loves at our beautiful spa in Ankeny!


Kayla Carpenter, MedSpa Director

Kayla has ten years of retail experience and provides expert client service. With over six years of managerial experience, Kayla aids in the overall flow, structure, and environment at Nova MedSpa. She cultivates meaningful professional relationships and prides herself on promoting a genuinely positive environment.

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Brook Culbertson, LE, Spa Coordinator

Brook has ten years of retail experience and six years of managerial experience. With her experience, she effortlessly caters to all the needs and wants every client who walks through the door. Brook is eager to positively contribute to the overall experience of our clients.