Dr. Jerrel Emery, M.D., has a long history in San Diego’s East County. After growing up in La Mesa, Dr. Emery lived a short time in San Bernardino while attending Loma Linda University Medical School. After earning his degree, he completed an internship and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Education and training completed, Dr. Emery returned to California to join the Grossmont OBGYN Medical Group, where he remained for several years.
In the last five years, Dr. Emery has transitioned into the area of aesthetic medicine. He served as the Medical Director for 10 California locations for American Laser Skincare, overseeing patient care and personally treating patients with injectables like Botox and dermal fillers. In 2015, he ventured out on his own and opened the first location for Dr. J’s Elegant Reflections Medspa in La Mesa, Ca. In April, he partnered with Kim Hagen, R.N., to co-own Cloud 9 Medi Spa in Redlands, Ca.
Dr. Jerrel Emery, M.D., and Kim Hagen co-own Cloud 9 Medi Spa. Kim is an R.N. with many years of experience. Kim received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from San Bernardino Valley College in 1998, and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from University of Phoenix in 2001. Kim received her Aesthetician License from the California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology in 2004. She also received her Certificate in Permanent Makeup in 2004.
Kim has been trained in Advanced Botox & Dermal filler techniques since 2004 and continues to expand her knowledge through attending workshops to stay abreast in current trends in the Aesthetic Arena.She has a background of over 12 years working as a medical/surgical nurse at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. During this time, she became highly skilled in giving injections and working in a wound care environment. This gave her a deep knowledge of the properties of skin and it’s healing potential.
Combining her artistic side with her passion for skin care, Kim has become one of the busiest, most sought-after medical aestheticians in Southern California. She has participated in multiple advanced training sessions and seminars to further her skill as an injector and be on the cutting edge of all of the newest techniques and equipment available.
John Draper is the Business Manager at Cloud 9 Medi Spa. After graduating High School in Nashua, New Hampshire, he attended University of New Hampshire as a Biology major. After a couple of semesters John decided that he was going to change his major to business management, and moved to California. He attended Cal State San Bernardino before embarking on multiple successful businesses and partnerships. John has been with Cloud 9 Medi Spa since its inception.