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Rachel Daetwyler is the Spa Manager and a Licensed Esthetician at The Facial Aesthetic Center. She grew up in Columbia, has been married for seven years and has two children. Rachel attended Esthetics International and was licensed as an aesthetician by the state of SC in 2005. Rachel has been with The Facial Aesthetic Center since 2006. Since her start she has been certified in Thermage™, Thermage NXT™, and Thermage CPT™. Rachel has performed hundreds of Thermage treatments, more than anyone in S.C., and led The Facial Aesthetic Center to becoming a three time winner of the Black Diamond Thermage Pinnacle Award. This is Thermage's highest award, which is bestowed only on those practices that have performed the most procedures to the highest standards with amazing results. This award is evidence that you are in the hands of a skilled practitioner.
Rachel's other certifications include Aesthera Photoneumatic Therapy, Portrait Skin Regeneration, and Dermaplaning. She has also had advanced training in microdermabrasion and light therapy, advanced treatments for acne, chemical peels, and treatments for men.
In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking with her husband, exercise, wine tasting, live music, and all Gamecock sports!
B.S. Biology, 1973 University of S.C., Columbia, S.C.
Doctor of Medicine, 1983 Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
Internship- General Internal Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Ms. 7/1983 - 6/1984
Residency- General Internal Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Ms. 7/1984 - 6/1986
Board Certification: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Exp. 11/2022
Currently practice Aesthetic Medicine at several locations in Myrtle Beach and Columbia, Sc.
Jan 2013 - Mar 2015 Employed by Agape Primary Care who purchased Dunes Medical Center.
3/2002 thru 1/2013 - Founded Dunes Medical Center and practiced General Internal Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine.
3/2000 - 3/2002 - Emergency Room Physician, Loris Healthcare System, Loris, S.C.
11/999 - 1/2000 - Emergency Room Physician and Director of Emergency Medicine, Marion County
Medical Center, Marion, S.C, (Marion County Medical Center was a merger between The Marion Hospital, Marion, SC and The Mullins Hospital, Mullins, SC).
1989 - 1999 -Emergency Room Physician and Director of Emergency Medicine, The Mullins Hospital, Mullins, Sc.
1989- 1999 Staff Memberships as an Emergency Room Physcian at multiple hospitals where Pee Dee EMA contracted physician coverage of their emergency room services:
The Byerly Hospital, Hartsville, SC
Cheraw Hospital, Cheraw, SC
1989 Co-Founder of Pee Dee Emergency Medical Associates, an Emergency Services Management Company.
1987-1989 - Emergency Room Physican, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC
1986-1987 - Emergency Room Physician, The Conway Hospital, Conway, SC
Marlboro Medical Center, Bennetsville, SC
Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Manning, SC
Florence General Hospital, Florence, SC
Catherine Pelton is the Spa Manager of The Facial Aesthetic Center of Myrtle Beach and licensed Aesthetician. She is a true native of the area having been born in Loris, SC. Catherine attended the Esthetics Program at Horry Georgetown Technical Program where she received the Esthetic Clinical award for her graduating class. She has been licensed by the state of SC and practicing in the medical spa industry for over 10 years. Catherine joined The Facial Aesthetic Center team in 1012.
Catherine's passion lies in educating her clients on ways to better care for their skin. She has extensive training and experience in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and dermaplaning. She is also certified in Permanent Makeup, Aesthera Photoneumatic Therapy, Thermage, Coolsculpting, Elos Plus, and Gentle Yag Pro. Because of her thirst for knowledge and and desire to offer the highest quality of services, she is a strong believer in advanced education. This enables her to stay current with industry trends and offer customized treatment for her clients.
Outside of work Catherine enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to her best friend, Ben for 11 years and they have 2 daughters together. She also enjoys anything involving fitness, travel, and good food.