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Dr. David Sneed

Dr. David L. Sneed

Medical Director and Co-Founder

Dr. Sneed has a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, and received his DO from North Texas School of Osteopathic Medicine in Denton, Texas. Upon graduation, he received training for his internship and fellowship in Family Practice Medicine through the US Navy located in Oakland, California and later in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dr. Sneed is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is active in numerous professional organizations, including the Texas Medical Association (TMA) and the Travis County Medical Association (TCMA).  Additionally, he is a former Chairman of the Board of South Austin Hospital, as well as board member of Easter Seals Central Texas.

Dr. Sneed is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Society for Laser Medicine and SurgeryAmerican Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. To view a full list please go to

In 2020 Dr. Sneed transitioned into a membership only practice with the nationally acclaimed MDVIP organization, which is always listed in the top 10 executive physicals in the United States.

Dr. Sneed is also the co-founder and medical director of Aesthetica MedSpa, Austin’s very first medical spa and cosmetic dermatology clinic. His first aesthetic office opened in 1998. He owns and operates Aesthetica with his wife Sharon Sneed, Ph.D.

They have three children and eight wonderful grandchildren together. The Sneeds enjoy traveling, photography and attending medical conferences together!

Sharon M. Sneed, Ph.D.

Clinic Director/Co-Founder

Sharon M. Sneed, Ph.D. has a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) degree from Texas A&M University, and Masters of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Human Nutrition and Biochemistry from Texas Women’s University. She was published and graduated with honors; receiving many awards and scholarships during her education process. Dr. Sneed went on to complete a post-doctoral National Institute of Health (NIH) Fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley.

Sharon M. Sneed, Ph.D. is the co-founder and co-owner of Aesthetica MedSpa with her husband, David L. Sneed D.O. She currently serves as the clinic director for Aesthetica MedSpa and continues to serve as an Operations Specialist in Sneed Medical.

She has been a college professor at four universities, including the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. and is the author of seven books as well as numerous lay and peer-reviewed articles. She has co-authored and contributed to five additional books. During her writing days, she made two national media tours and has appeared on hundreds of local and national radio and television broadcasts. During Sharon’s academic career, she made several professional presentations at academic meetings and has published articles in the Journal of Nutrition and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Sharon M. Sneed’s interests for the last 20 years has been in the field of cutting-edge medical spa treatments, cosmetic dermatology, anti-aging science, and advanced wellness nutrition. She has gone through extensive training with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and holds a certification from this organization, having completed hundreds of hours of training. She is also certified in PhotoFacial, FotoFacial, Cool Touch Laser, EndyMed 3 Deep, and a variety of other cosmetic procedures including chemical peels, the Obagi system, and more.

Georganna Russell

Georganna Russell

Patient Care Coordinator

Georganna Russell has always loved providing superior customer service that exceeds client expectations and delights our returning patients. She is originally from Dallas, however, most recently lived with her husband in Colorado where she managed a large salon/spa for ten years. Georganna was a dance instructor and regional theatre choreographer for over 30 years. She owned and managed a studio for the performing arts and worked professionally onstage throughout the United States and Europe, including the Broadway production of West Side Story at New York’s Minskoff Theatre.

“Putting my administrative skills to task, I am most pleased to work in collaborating with the medical providers making each patient feel comfortable and assisting in delivering a desired outcome.”

Alma Castallanos, M.A.

Alma Castellanos, MA

Office Manager and Medical Assistant

Alma has been with the Aesthetica MedSpa & Austin Family Medicine/Sneed Medical team for over 11 years. She is now playing a pivotal role in the overall operations of Sneed Medical MDVIP membership medicine. She has an excellent rapport with patients because they know they can count on her at the end the day.

She has become a very valuable member of the team; managing both the Sneed Medical and Aesthetic Med Spa. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping and being outdoors.

Emily Rodriguez, L.A.

Emily Rodrigues, LMA, CLT

Lead Aesthetician and Medical Injector

Emily has been a licensed Medical Aesthetician specializing in leading-edge skin care and aesthetic dermatology for over 20 years. Her expertise includes state-of-the-art laser and cosmetic procedures.

Emily is experienced in analyzing and determining which treatments are best for each individual client’s needs. She is our lead injector of neurotoxins and fillers. She continues to hone her skills with constant refinement in her education and training. At AMS, we value her ability to analyze a patient’s personal needs to determine the best trajectory for achieving their goals. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter Presley and dog Jagger.

Kara Moss

Kara Moss

Patient Care Coordinator

Kara has worked with Aesthetica since 2018. She plays a large role keeping all of our patients happy and well-informed. Her passion for beauty and aesthetics has made her a huge asset to the Aesthetica MedSpa team. Kara’s favorite thing to do is spend time with her family which includes her husband, her 2 teenage daughters and her pets. Walking her dog and vacationing are the top of her list.

Amy Lindsley

Amy Lindsley

Marketing Director

Amy has been in Advertising and Marketing for over 20 years. She first met Doctors Sharon and David Sneed when they opened Aesthetica’s doors in 1998, where she handled their advertising for a local magazine. Fast forward 22 years later, she is happy to be working with Aesthetica MedSpa again, as Marketing Director

Amy maintains Aesthetica’s social media, email campaigns, events and web updates. Not only does Amy enjoy results-driven marketing, she also loves spending time with her family; including her husband, 3 daughters & puppy, Honey, preferably on a beach or the Frio River!

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