Meet the Team

Jason C. Lichtenberger, M.D. -Director 


Dr. Lichtenberger brings a wealth of experience and extensive training to LIFE Aesthetic Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. His surgical skill and artistic style combine to enhance the beauty in each and every patient.

He attended the University of Pennsylvania, and then after receiving his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey he completed a six year residency in Ear, Nose and Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Vermont and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. During his training he focused on head and neck oncology and skin cancer excisions, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and nasal and sinus procedures, in addition to general otolaryngology.

Dr. Lichtenberger then completed an advanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the Premier Image Cosmetic and Laser Surgery Center in Atlanta, GA. This fellowship, under the direction of world renowned surgeons Drs. William Silver and Louis DeJoseph, focused on cosmetic surgery of the face including rhinoplasty, face lifts, eyelid surgery, and otoplasty. He also received extensive training in facial injectables such as Botox and facial fillers.

During his time in Atlanta, Dr. Lichtenberger was a Clinical Instructor in the Otolaryngology Department at Emory University. He helped train otolaryngology residents in plastic and reconstructive procedures serving as an attending physician at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Hospital.

Since his arrival in Bellingham, Dr. Lichtenberger has been involved with many regional organizations such as the Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology.  He has served as an instructor to resident physicians in Seattle, providing hands-on training in facial plastic surgery procedures.

realself-topLocally, he is involved in many aspects of St. Joseph’s Hospital Physician Leadership as past Chief of the Surgery Department. In addition, he currently serves on the Committee on Surgical Privileging – which seeks to improve quality of surgical care in Whatcom County.

Focused on achieving natural results in his cosmetic patients with minimal downtime procedures, Dr. Lichtenberger brings the most advanced and up-to-date options in facial plastic surgery to Bellingham. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, running, biking, and yoga.

Christopher J. Stacey, PA-C, MMS

Christopher-Stacey-nationally-certified-Physician-AssistantChris Stacey has been with the LIFE Aesthetic Center since 2002 and is recognized as one of the area’s most accomplished practitioners.

He is a nationally certified Physician Assistant, graduating from his PA Program in Colorado with honors and then earning a Master’s Degree in Medical Science. He has lectured, consulted and published articles on aesthetic procedures, laser safety, wellness and nutrition and is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

In addition to his commitment as an injector, Mr. Stacey is a valued PA and surgical assistant for the Bellingham ENT and LIFE Aesthetic Center surgeons. He also provides coverage at PeaceHealth’s behavioral health unit and volunteers his time with a number of local organizations.

Mr. Stacey has over 15 years of dedication to the artistry of facial aesthetics and has been awarded injection certifications from Allergan (Botox, Juvederm, Voluma and Kybella) and Galderma (Dysport, Restylane, and Sculptra). He enjoys keeping himself current on new innovations in aesthetics, including updates on injectables and injection techniques and has been honored as a Master Injector by Allergan.

Mr. Stacey prides himself on natural looking outcomes and enjoys working with patients to achieve the results they desire using the most cost effective and practical approach.

Outside of work he enjoys time with his family, playing tennis and pursing a life of balance.

Kassandra Jones, Clinical Esthetician

Bellingham-clinicical-esthetician-KassandraKassandra Jones is a double-boarded Licensed Master Esthetician with extensive knowledge in advanced laser technology and clinical facial and body treatments. Kass is committed to providing excellent customer service through a comprehensive treatment plan as well as guiding and educating clients on how to achieve their skin care goals.  You can book an appointment with Kass for any of our in-office treatments including light and laser procedures, facial treatments, and chemical peels. Kass will customize a treatment plan designed to achieve maximum results.  

Kass successfully completed her training at Washington Laser Institute, the premier advanced esthetic training center in the Pacific Northwest. Kass’s extensive education combined with her recent experience in owning and managing a small business specializing in eye lash extensions and facial treatments allows her to provide the most advanced services and treatments available.

In her spare time Kass enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as her adorable Australian Shepherd puppy.