Our Practitioners & Staff

MELISSA ORRISON PA-C

Practitioner, Owner

Melissa Orrison PA-C has been a practicing physician assistant since 1998. Her experience over the past 19 years has been extensive including Emergency medicine, family medicine, hospice and palliative care as well aesthetic medicine. She is a board certified physician assistant and is certified in all advanced dermal fillers with all Allergan products (Botox, Voluma, Vollure, Volbella, Juvederm) as well as Suneva products (Bellafill). She is also a trained Labrix provider for bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. She is dedicated to quality client care and attention to detail and enjoys an integrative approach to health care. A philosophy of natural beauty and wellness is her goal with each client. Melissa has lived in the St Joseph area for the past 17 years with her husband and three children. She has a love of Lake Michigan, vintage design, sunshine, her family and friends. As a medical spa owner she desires to present a relaxing, rejuvenating, and pleasant environment for each and every client.

DONNA WELCHE

Aesthetician

Donna Welche is a laser and skin aesthetician who loves helping others improve their facial and physical appearance through her services at the spa. She has always enjoyed being a part of her client's journey and transformation. She consults with new clients and guides them in creating treatment plans to fit their unique concerns. Donna has been a laser/skin aesthetician since 2008. Prior to her aesthetics career in 2008 she ran her family business and has over 20 years of business management and customer service experience. Born and raised in Michigan, Donna takes great pride in raising her beautiful daughters and all three have been honored with the title of “Miss Coloma.” She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.

Dr. Cheryl MacDonald MD

Medical Director

Dr Cheryl MacDonald earned her degree from Michigan State University in 1985 and is board certified with extensive experience in family medicine, emergency medicine as well as hospice and palliative care. She owned her own medical spa and laser center for 11 years. She has been practicing aesthetic medicine since 2006 and is certified in all laser treatments and advanced injectables. She worked on the national faculty of Empire Medical Aesthetic Training and of Osyris Medical USA teaching colleagues aesthetic procedures. Dr MacDonald enjoys spending her time between Michigan and Florida with her husband and her family.

DEANNA PLANK

Office Manager

Deanna Plank is our office administrator and the first smiling face you see when you come to Glō. She is committed to maintaining the office with a customer service friendly attitude. As an office administrator she ensures the rest of the staff has adequate support to work efficiently. Prior to joining Glo Medical Aesthetics and Wellness she was an office administrator for several businesses in Iowa as well as her own business and has over 25 years of experience. Born and raised in Iowa, Deanna loves spending time with her husband and two adult children. Since moving to Michigan they have enjoyed exploring the beautiful St. Joseph and Benton Harbor area. Deanna enjoys golfing and gardening in her free time.

SHANNON POLLITT

Licensed Clinical Massage Therapist

ABMP certified

Shannon was was diagnosed with Scoliosis at the age of 12. To help correct the Scoliosis, Shannon endured many years of wearing the “Boston Brace.” However, the pain only increased. Finally, at the age of 19 it was decided she would undergo a major surgery to correct the Scoliosis. ​

After the surgery and during rehabilitation Shannon came to understand how her muscles should be stretched and exercised to keep her body equalized. This experience led her to study at Blue Heron Academy for Medical Massage Therapy. For years she has been treating patients with various muscular muscle tissue and the joint complex, she helps her clients with chronic conditions by stimulating physiological healing mechanisms related to inhibition of pain, remolding of connective tissues, restoration of normal range of motion, and a decrease in connective tissue inflammation. Today Shannon loves her job and looks forward in helping others feel healed and rejuvenated.

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