Meet the Staff
Tara Pendergraft, BS,CLT & Bonnie Benedetto, BS,CLT, Co-Founders
With a kindred entrepreneurial spirit and passion for all things that improve our health and well being, we created Bella Body Medical Spa to offer a boutique medical spa experience. With our combined decades of education and hands on experience in the medical industry, we hope to pass along on a little of what we have learned to help you achieve YOUR goals! Cheers to being the best that we can all be!
Joseph E. Kepko, D.O. - Medical Director
Awarded 2012, 2013, 2014 Best of Bucks Aesthetic Physician and Clinical Skin Care, Dr. Joseph Kepko earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Holy Family University, obtained a second degree at Lower Bucks Hospital School of Medical Technology, graduated with an MT (ASCP) and is registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Obtaining his doctoral degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he is board certified in Family Medicine and has completed fellowships in Aesthetic Medicine, Aesthetic Laser Technology and Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Kepko is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. He is Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine at Drexel University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kepko is a Residency trainer in Family Practice and Aesthetic Medicine at Frankford Hospital Health Systems. Dr. Kepko is a lifetime resident of Bucks County, PA and he enjoys life with his wife Linda and their three children. His primary place of practice is at Red Rose Rejuvenation where he offers a wide range of additional aesthetic services utilizing the most current technologies.
Tara Amarhanov, BSN, CRN, CANS Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Tara comes to Bella Body Medical Spa with 18 years of nursing experience and extensive medical training. Her strong passion for the medical aesthetics industry fueled her drive to become certified as an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS). The CANS certification is supported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and provides professional recognition for aesthetic nurses who hold the value of education, clinical practice, and professional growth in the highest regard. Tara’s area of expertise includes Botox®, Dysport®, Dermal fillers, Kybella ® and IV Vitamin Therapy. Her tailored and comprehensive approach to address the signs of aging helps her patients to reach their aesthetic goals. The ability to achieve the desired look of her patients and seeing an immediate boost in their self-image is what Tara finds most rewarding. Patients instantly feel at ease with Tara as her kind and fun loving personality is contagious. One of our favorite sounds is the laughter coming from her room as she works with her clients. She helps them look and feel good from the inside out! A lifelong Bucks County resident, Tara is the mother of 4 active children and a very, very large bullmastiff fur baby.
Sara Meehan, MSN, CRNP, CANS Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Sara has been dedicated to nursing for nearly a decade and pursued her dream for aesthetic medicine because of her love for patient care and to attain a personal connection with patients. Upon completing the CANS training program to become a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist, Sara quickly became beloved by her patients for her ability to create a personal, comprehensive plan for their goals. Sara specializes in Botox®,Dysport®, Dermal fillers, Kybella ® and Sclerotherapy. Her favorite facet of the aesthetics field is the close relationships she builds with her patients and helping patients regain their confidence. “The instant positive effect that injectable treatments deliver to my patients and gets them leaving the office feeling their best is amazing.” Sara’s soft and sweet demeanor helps patients feel comfortable at once. Raised in Cheltenham, Pa she now resides in Bucks County where she spends much of her time in her personally created vegetable garden. Don’t forget to ask her about her strawberry-green tea-jalapeno smoothie. She’s a little obsessed.
Bobbi Linn Quinn, Medical Aesthetics Director, CLT, LME
Described by clients as “Bubbly and Brilliant”, Bobbi Linn is our resident genius when it comes to Zerona, miraDry, IPL, Laser Hair Removal, Pelleve, Erbium and any technology she can get her hands on. With Certification and Advanced Training in Masters Treatment of Zerona, miraDry Advanced Protocol, IPL Advanced Technique, Laser Hair Professional Treatment, Erbium Masters Certification, and on and on, her clients rave about their results and won’t let anyone else but Bobbi do their treatments. She.Is.That.Good. Also a talented Licensed Medical Aesthetican, Bobbi can give you a youthful glow with her incredible skills at Dermaplaning and Microdermabrasion. She loves analyzing your concerns and creating a custom program just for you. Along with her amazing talents, her caring and personal touch makes you feel instantly at ease. And while she is happily applying your “made to order” treatments, she is also known to give out free computer and smart phone advice, so don’t forget to ask!
Laurie Steele, Clinical Skin Care Director, LME, CLT
Laurie comes to Bella Body Medical Spa with more than 7 years of experience and in-depth medical skin care knowledge. Her specialties include multiple anti-aging treatments such DiamondTome microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, chemical peels, micropeels, microplanes, derma peels, microneedling, laser hair removal, tattoo removal, IPL photofacials, laser skin resurfacing, PRP and acne treatments. Laurie also holds certifications for CoolSculpting body contouring, VaserShape and Viora.
Laurie continues her passion for advanced skin care as an instructor for the Integrative Medical Aesthetician Program of NJ where she teaches those looking to pursue a career in the medical aesthetics field. Her expertise in medical aesthetics allows Laurie to create highly effective, customized skincare programs for all of her patients to meet their individual goals.
When she isn't spending time with her husband and two boys she's either enlisting in boot camp class or searching the local yard sales looking for some old furniture to rehab.
Angela Kelly, Medical Aesthetician, LME, MA
One of the Best in the Business, Angela is sought after by clients far and wide. Having worked in the industry for many years as a Medical Assistant & Medical Aesthetician alongside top Plastic Surgeons in the area, she has seen and done it all and can work her magic on anyone! Specializing in Skin Resurfacing, her favorite treatments include PhotoFacials, Dermaplaning, Chemical Peels, and Micro Needling. With graceful hands and a mega-watt smile, her sterling reputation and incredible talent is exceeded only by her kindness. She truly makes her clients glow inside & out.