Our Core Values
Be passionate to serve our valued guests, members, clienteles and customers with a commitment to uphold a culture of excellence, honesty, fairness, openness, assistance, trust, respect, accountability, and integrity similar to our parent company’s core values.
Uphold our motto: to put “all eyes on you.”
Our People – Meet Our Team
Allure is steadfast in maintaining a positive and respectful work environment that values diversity among its constituents and upholding our company core values, where everyone has the chance to reach their peak potential.
We will also regularly request feedback from our valued employees, guests, members, clienteles, customers, and volunteers to assess how we are living up to our core values.
Our constituents are given all of the opportunities to succeed in a foundation based on our non-discrimination policy. We prohibit discrimination against and harassment of any employee, any applicant for employment, customers, and volunteers because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability or other merit and non-merit criteria.
Aaron Smith, MD
WORK EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Once he completed his licensure and board certification in Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine, ABIM), Dr. Smith became a Hospitalist for CEP America and now works in the underserved areas of Northern California, including the Central and San Joaquin Valleys. He has worked for and practiced at Adventist Health and Dignity Health in Northern California among some of the community and private hospital systems he has been privileged and affiliated with. His interests are in critical care medicine, critical care ultra sound, airway management, academic medicine, and especially cosmetics and facial esthetics. Dr. Smith is the President of Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE), the Medical Director of Replenish 360 A Division of PDRE LLC (R360), as well as Allure, A Medically Directed Spa’s Co-Founder, Principal Owner, and Medical Director. He is a proud member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE). In addition, since he also enjoys admitting and treating patients in the emergency department, critical care units, and working with acutely ill patients, he enjoys high-quality critical care teaching as part-time American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS instructor at PDRE. Moreover, he has extended his passion for teaching medicine by creating PDRE’s affiliate HighYieldReview for ABIM and Physician Board Review Courses which includes MEDucation; Blogs; High Yield Review in Pulmonary and Critical Care, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Rheumatology, Hematology/Oncology, and Infectious Disease; and the Art of Medicine, Medicine Origins, History, and Lore.
Ryan Nuqui, MD
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
WORK EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Dr. Nuqui has always aspired to be an MD and then eventually start medically relevant business ventures, such as the acclaimed Intravenous (IV) Hydration Therapy and Wellness Clinic Replenish 360 A Division of PDRE LLC (R360), and be a part-time healthcare educator. He is also the Owner & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE LLC), an AHA Regional Faculty for the State of California (CA) and Nevada (NV), and a Leader in Multidisciplinary American Heart Association (AHA) Education, Development, and Regulation in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). In addition, he is also an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor Mentor, a STABLE Instructor, and instructor of other advanced healthcare courses. He is still currently involved in some clinical and non-clinical associations in outpatient medical settings in Palm Desert, Redlands, Hemet, Rancho Cucamonga, Lake Forest, and Claremont, CA providing support to successfully grow medical groups and independent physician associations (IPAs) in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine as an associate clinical administrator, manager and chief super-user/IT for some of the company’s electronic health record programs. As a businessman and entrepreneur, Dr. Nuqui is also the Founder, Medical Director, and CEO for Southern California Nursing Academy, Inc. in Palm Desert, CA and currently has future projects in other health and wellness related companies, such as those in intravenous hydration therapy and anti-aging programs in facial aesthetics and cosmetics. He is Replenish 360’s Founder and CEO as well as Allure A Medically Directed Spa’s Co-Founder, CEO, and Administrator/Manager.
Angelica Ramos Gamez
WORK EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Mrs. Ramos Gamez has worked as a Nurse Audiometrist (2009 to 2012) at St. Luke’s Medical Center and an Emergency Care Services Staff Nurse (2012 to 2013) in Taguig, City, Philippines; Geriatric Medicine Centre Staff Nurse (2013 to 2015) at Changi General Hospital (JCIA accredited) in Simei, Singapore; Registered Nurse (2015 to 2016) in Eldorado Care Center in San Diego, California; Orthopedic/Surgical/Oncology Nurse (2016) at Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) in Palm Springs, California; and Inpatient Rehabilitation Nurse (2016 to present) at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. Among her other accomplishments include: Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation licensed, Eisenhower Medical Center (Rancho Mirage, CA); Jackie Lee Houston Shining Star Awardee of Eisenhower Medical Center (Palm Springs, CA); IELTS Passer – 7.0 Overall Band Score; Silver Awardee of Eastern Health Alliance Caring Awards Singapore; Member of Singapore Nursing Association Gerontology; Commendable Staff of St. Luke’s Medical Center-Global City Philippines; St. Luke’s Medical Center H.E.R.O Awardee; Renal Nurses Association of the Philippines; Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines (ANSAP); Member of Philippine Nurses Association; Member of Trinity University of Asia Alumni Association; Personal Effectiveness Program; May K Customer Service Champion