Staffed By Professionals

Everyone at Serenity Medspa is specially trained to ensure your time is both relaxing and safe. With many years of experience, we have seen it all and are confident to provide professional and safe treatment.

Benjamin Brewer, M.D.


Dr. Brewer received his doctorate in 1994 from Southern Illinois University and is the founder and director of Serenity MedSpa, as well as Prairie Family Medicine & Obstetrics located in Forrest, IL.  Serenity has been offering aesthetic services to central Illinois since December of 2006. Dr. Brewer specializes in facial injectables,  fractional skin resurfacing, and Votiva.

Karen Bach

Office Manager

Karen has been with Serenity MedSpa since opening in 2007. Karen is a trained Jane Iredale Make Up Consultant, and she also has extensive knowledge of the Serenity Skin Solutions product line, and our Ortho Molecular, and Standard Process supplements.

Heather Jebb

Marketing Director

Heather pursued her Masters degree in Psychology from ISU, and originally hails from Kentucky.  One of her favorite things to do serving the community through Eastview Christian church!

Julie Preston

Physician Assistant

Julie is a 1999 graduate from the SIU-Carbondale Physician Assistant program. She brings over 15 years of specialized experience in general dermatology, botox, fillers & ablative laser therapy. She is passionate about providing services to rejuvenate & preserve total skin health.

Carrie Kaufman

Nurse Injector

Carrie graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with her BSN in 2005. She worked in pediatrics/OB for two years before moving into a local dermatology office for 10 years. She is available for Votiva, Sclerotherapy, Micro-needling, and Botox.

Kara Granadino

Nurse Injector

Kara is a registered nurse and a licensed cosmetologist with over 8 years of nurse injector experience. She received her Bachelors of Nursing degree from Lakeview College of Nursing in 2001. She is available for facial injectables, laser treatments, and Votiva.

Courtney James

Laser Technician

Courtney received her aesthetics certification at Midwest College of Cosmetology in Normal, IL in 2007. She also has extensive training performing chemical peels, laser hair reduction and intense pulse light (IPL/Lumecca) treatments.  She is also available for dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, cryotherapy slushing, waxing, facials and laser services including body contouring and skin tightening.