Our Team


Kayla Perino 

Kayla Perino is La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Center’s medical assistant. Kayla was born and raised in New Orleans, and has had a life-long interest in aesthetics and skin care.

Kayla attended the John Jay Beauty College, graduating from their esthetics program with her Esthetician and Microdermabrasion licenses. After gaining additional experience at a day spa, Kayla joined the La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Center team.

Kayla’s strong organizational skills help to keep the office running efficiently, and her pleasant demeanor promotes an extremely positive patient experience. As La Bella Vita grows, Kayla will expand her role to fill the position of esthetician. Says Kayla, “I enjoy working with our existing patients and look forward to meeting our future ones.”


Naomi Hess 

Naomi Hess, PA-C, is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. She is a local LSU alumni where she received her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences and her Masters in Health Administration. She then went on to receive her PA medical degree from Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from PA school in June 2018, she returned home to Covington, LA and began working as a PA in Phlebology at La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Center. Naomi performs surgical and nonsurgical consultations, and assists with procedures and post op care to meet each patient’s personal goals. She is also a member of AAPA, as well LAPA for Physician Assistants. Outside of work, Naomi enjoys outdoor activities with the wonderful company of her two Husky dogs, as well as spending time with her family and friends.


Stacey Gros

Stacey joined LaBella Vita Laser and Vein Center in 2015. She has been in healthcare for over 22 years and has worked in several specialties including: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Cardiology and Vascular. Her years of experience include Nursing and Office Management. She is very caring and passionate about her patients' health and vein care needs.

As a mother of one, a die-hard Saints fan and a New Orleans Saintsations alumni, she enjoys cheering on the Black and Gold on Sundays!




Erica Cox

Erica Cox earned her Bachelors in Social Work and has worked in the medical field for over 17 years. With years of experience, compassion and caring have come to be her top priorities when it comes to patient care. Erica is the mom two beautiful daughters and a miniature goldendoodle. She has a passion for travel and loves to spend her free time with friends and family.





Donna Wild

Donna Wild brings over 15 years of medical experience to La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Clinic with her strong knowledge as a certified medical coder/biller, and office management skills. She currently serves as a Board Member for RKM Primary Care since 2014, member of the Louisiana Primary Care Association, and Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist. Donna has great compassion for serving others she believes “Our purpose in life is be happy, compassionate, grateful, honorable, to be useful. To help make a difference in another persons life is to bring joy, love, hope and to contribute in some way to making things better for them” Donna says one of her greatest accomplishments in life is being a mother and a grandmother. She enjoys reading, serving others and spending time with family and friends.





Ashley Husser, RVT, RDCS

Ashley Husser, RVT, RDCS, is our registered sonographer specializing in Vascular and cardiac sonography ultrasound. She graduated at the top of her class from Carvas College in 2015. After graduating from college she remained in her home state, Louisiana and began working at La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Center in Covington. She loves working alongside Dr. Juleff, MD, and Naomi, PA, and helping patients regain their confidence and feel their best with ablation and sclerotherapy. Ashley is also fluent in Spanish and is essential in helping with communication barriers in a variety of our patients. In her spare time, Ashley loves eating Louisiana cuisines, canoeing and spending time with her husband.







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