Annie Bruno-Thurston is a registered nurse and the Aesthetics Director of Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery. A native of Arizona, Annie has been living in the Scottsdale area since 2007 when she completed her undergraduate program at Arizona State University. After practicing in the field for 7 years, Annie began shadowing Dr. Todd Hobgood in 2013 in the operating room and the practice setting while she was completing her nursing program in Phoenix. Today as both an aesthetician and RN, Annie’s extensive knowledge of the aesthetics field has made her the perfect fit for our Scottsdale facility.
Annie looks forward to helping you explore the nonsurgical treatments at our med spa in Scottsdale, AZ. To get started, request a comprehensive skin care consultation or call our office at (480) 214-9955.
For more Before + After photos of Annie’s work, check out Annie’s Instagram page: @NurseAnnabelle
- Arizona State Board of Nursing
- Arizona Board of Cosmetology – Licensed Aesthetician
- Certified Aesthetics Nurse
- Laser Certified (CLT)
- Microneedling Certified
Our Aesthetic Director and RN
Annie has dual roles at Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery. As Aesthetics Director of The Skin Spa at Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery, she helps patients develop a skin care plan, with an eye toward the safest and most effective treatment options for addressing their concerns.
Annie also works alongside Dr. Hobgood during his initial plastic surgery consultations to gain perspective on each patient’s long- and short-term goals and plan for an ongoing skincare regimen. After surgery, Annie assists patients in preserving their results by providing an at-home plan to maintain them.
Expertise in a Range of Treatments
Annie has training and experience in a variety of nonsurgical treatments:
- Injectable Neuromodulators (BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport)
- Dermal Fillers (Juvéderm Ultra XC, Juvéderm Ultra Plus XC, Voluma XC, Volbella XC, Vollure XC, and Restylane)
- PRP Injections (Cosmetic and Hair Loss)
- PRP with Microneedling
- Laser Hair Removal
- Tattoo Removal
- Erbium Laser Resurfacing
- IPL Laser (Photofacials)
- Chemical Peels
- Makeup Application For Everyday and for Camouflage Purposes (After Surgeries/Procedures)
- Customizable Home Skincare Plans
Her favorite treatments include natural lip augmentation, customized injectable procedures, microneedling, and erbium laser resurfacing.
Outside of work, Annie loves spending time with her husband Todd, friends & family, going to the movies, cooking, and traveling. She’s active outside of work and enjoys tennis, barre and Pilates workouts, hiking, and running. A highlight of each day for her is playing with her Rhodesian Ridgeback/German Shepherd rescue puppy, Kam.