About Us

Smithfield Aesthetics Team
At Smithfield Aesthetics all of our providers are professionally trained on our state-of-the-art technologies and in the most effective methods of advanced skin care, laser and non-invasive body contouring in the medical aesthetic and spa industries. We strive for excellence by providing a safe, relaxing, and professional environment with your treatments. Your experience starts with a one-on-one consultation with one of our specialists to assess your face, body, and skin care needs. We will discuss all treatment options and tailor your treatments to address your concerns. All of our providers are passionate about helping our clients feel beautiful and confident inside and out. Our goal is to meet your individual aesthetic needs and help continue your journey of “YOU”.

Smithfield Aesthetics offers skincare services and products, as well as procedures for skin rejuvenation, body contouring and feminine rejuvenation. The Optimas, Votiva and Emsculpt machines are state-of-the-art light, laser and radio frequency devices that will meet your beauty needs right here in Smithfield! The Optimas Machine provides skin rejuvenation, laser hair removal and vascular treatments. The Emsculpt Neo technology is ideal for body contouring and muscle toning, while the Votiva machine addresses feminine health and rejuvenation. Please contact us for a consult. We look forward to meeting your aesthetic needs.

Dr. Shannon Pope

M.D. & Co-Owner

Dr. Shannon Pope was raised in Smithfield, graduating Valedictorian of Smithfield High School in 1990. She attended the College of William and Mary and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology in 1994. She then attended Eastern Medical School graduating in 1998 as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the Medical Honor Society.

Dr Shannon completed her internship and residency, serving as Chief Resident, in 2002 at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Her passion for life-long learning and interest in anti-aging skin care led her to incorporate Smithfield Aesthetics into her practice of medicine. While she is dedicated to caring for her patients, she considers her greatest joy to be raising and caring for her three children with her husband, Tom.

Denise Baylous

RN-C, MSN & Co-Owner

Denise Baylous has been a registered nurse for over 30 years. Denise is certified in critical care and flight nursing, is a nationally registered paramedic, and manager of Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance. Throughout her career she has worked in the cardiac/open heart surgery unit, neurological ICU, surgical ICU, emergency room and as a flight nurse.

She received her diploma of nursing at Mount Carmel School of Nursing in 1990, her BSN degree in 2006 and her MSN degree in 2009 from the University of Phoenix. She was an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University from 2006-2012 and has been with Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance since 2003. Denise has four children, two of which are twins! Her passion for aesthetics grew naturally with her love of making her patients feel better.

Kim Minga

Licensed Aesthetician

Kim Minga is a professional Aesthetician and Permanent Makeup Artist certified and licensed by the Virginia State Board. Kim attended The Institute of Health and Healing in Newport News, Virginia for Aesthetics and Eye Deux in Hampton, Virginia for permanent makeup. While providing a variety of cosmetic services to our clients, Kim specializes in all facials including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, micro-needling Stemcell facials, and forma facials. She also is certified for body contouring, laser treatments, permanent makeup and waxing services.

Kim enjoys consulting with her clients to create a specialized treatment plan so they can reach their goals by combining a skincare regimen with advanced aesthetic services. Kim prides herself in always providing excellent customer satisfaction. She feels each treatment, no matter how many times the client has been seen, should always be a quality service that is better than the previous service. Kim resides in Smithfield with her husband of 25 years. She has three wonderful adult children and four grandchildren whom she loves dearly. She loves spending time with family, traveling, working out and being outdoors.

Smithfield Aesthetics Team
Smithfield Aesthetics Team
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