Welcome to Aesthetic Artistry Laser Center (formerly known as Physicians Laser Center) with two convenient office locations in Bethesda and Annapolis, Maryland. Our highly experienced cosmetic medicine expertly trained by the most well-respected leaders in the industry, and our specialized certifications help ensure you achieve the best results possible. We are a full-service aesthetic and laser medical spa providing the most advanced treatments for skin and body. Our state-of-the-art procedures include lasers, injectables, skin care, and non-surgical body sculpting.

Find out why we among the best in the aesthetic and cosmetic medicine profession.

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Morgan Gale graduated from the Scholars Program of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2001. Shortly after that, he entered the field of cosmetic lasers. Morgan received his Nursing Degree from Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, and began performing laser treatments in 2007. As an RN in 2008, he opened his first laser center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he performed hundreds of cosmetic laser treatments. In 2016 he graduated from Walden University with a Master’s Degree as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. In 2018 Morgan founded Aesthetic Artistry Laser Center as a culmination of his work with cosmetic lasers and injectables. Morgan has received a Board Certification from the American Board of Laser Surgery in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Laser Surgery and has been elected a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He received his “Expert Injector” status from Galderma, maker of Restylane injectable products, in 2012. He was named an Allergan Medical Institute trainer and speaker. He travels the East Coast, training and educating other providers on the science and proper use of Botox and Juvederm injectables. He was named a top health and beauty practitioner in DC Magazine in 2020. He received the Aesthetic Everything Award for Top Nurse Practitioner and Top Medical Spa in 2019 and 2020. Morgan has been performing cosmetic laser and injectable treatments for over twenty years. He has experience in over 30 different laser systems and injectable treatments.

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Lauren Muckelvene
Aesthetic Nurse, BSN

Ashley Lodha

Ashley Lohda is considered a master aesthetician with more than 18+ years of experience working in the cosmetic and skincare industry. Ashley has gained extensive experience treating all different skin types. After mastering the art of makeup application, its ingredients, and its effect on the skin, she decided to combine her makeup artistry and skincare passions – becoming a licensed Aesthetician. 

Her passion for knowledge in the dynamic, ever-changing skincare/beauty industry ensures that she stays informed with the latest technologies and cutting-edge ingredients in skincare, which she loves to share with her clients. A self-professed “beauty junkie,” Ashley enjoys introducing the best beauty items and services to her clients.

Her approach is one that encompasses all of the technical knowledge with a relaxing and soothing touch. Because of her dedication and love for the beauty industry, she has gained a large and loyal client following. Find out for yourself why Ashley is considered a true master of aesthetic skincare.

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