Meet Our Laser and CoolSculpting Experts

Sade Barrington, FNP-BC - Laser Specialist

Sade Barrington, FNP-BC is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with over 10 years of healthcare experience, with 5 years specializing in cosmetics. She began her career in healthcare as a combat medic and soon after, a licensed practical nurse in the United States Army, completing her time in service as a Mother Baby nurse at Fort Lewis, WA. She attended the University of Oklahoma’s LPN-BSN career mobility program and returned to Washington with a new sense of direction. She found her passion in aesthetics, dedicating the next 5 years to cosmetic surgery: working clinic side, OR, and post anesthesia care. Reaching for the next step in her career, she attended the University of Miami, completing her Master of Science in Nursing degree and graduating Sigma Theta Tau.


Sade trained under Dr. Jennifer Reichel at Pacific Dermatology and Cosmetic Center in medical and cosmetic dermatology allowing her to provide a wide array of services from cancer screenings, laser treatments and cosmetic injectables.  As a Nurse Practitioner she is able to provide treatments for dermatologic conditions including prescription and surgical therapies, ordering and interpreting lab tests and performing numerous cosmetic procedures.

Here at Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, Sade works with the LightSheer DUET, Utherapy,  BBL Photofacial, the VBeam Perfecta and Chemical Peels, Clear and Brilliant, Fraxel laser and skin care.


Sue Hickox, M.A./Medical Esthetician/LASER SPECIALIST

Sue Hickox is our Laser Specialist in addition to being a Medical Assistant and Medical Esthetician.  Sue’s many years in Cosmetic Dermatology working under the supervision of Dr. Reichel and with Dr. Laurie Jacobson as her primary Medical Assistant has given her tremendous knowledge and expertise. Her understanding and skills with countless lasers and or ultrasound procedures make her a remarkable provider.

Sue became a Medical Assistant in 2009 and a licensed Medical Esthetician in 2011.  Her dedication to cosmetic dermatology is unwavering.  Whether she is performing CoolSculpting, clear and brilliant laser or Chemical Peels, her level of expertise and ability to deliver outstanding results prevail.  Sue also has a calm, warm demeanor and ensures safety and patient satisfaction is a priority.

Sue’s philosophy is simple, “I love helping patients achieve the results they are looking for”.  She is passionate about her profession, about lasers and about helping patients meet their goals.

During Sue’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her three young children.  They especially enjoy going to the park and the Children's Museum!

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