Our Staff

Dr Rob Bartolacci MBBS FANZCA

Dr Rob Bartolacci has lived in Newcastle for 28 years. Trained as an Undergraduate at Sydney University with Second Class Honours he then specialised in the field of Anaesthesia and Retrieval Medicine.

Amongst his varied interests he has always had an interest in tattoos. Wanting to serve the Hunter with a Specialist Tattoo removal clinic Hunter Laser Tattoo Removal was born.

Establishing state of the art facilities and employing highly trained registered nurses using the most up to date equipment and techniques he will deliver the highest standard of service and professionalism to the people of the Hunter and beyond.

Rob has also completed the Cynosure training and induction course for the Picosure laser and completed the Queensland Radiation Approved Course ED170 for laser and pulse light applications.

Trisha Roach CNS

Trisha Roach is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with 25 years of nursing experience. She is the Laser safety officer at Hunter Laser Tattoo Removal and also the Quality Assurance coordinator.

Trisha has a degree in nursing from Charles Sturt University, a graduate certificate in perioperative nursing from the college of nursing, Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology from the Australian Society of Anaesthesia Paramedical Officers, Certificate IV in assessment and workplace training from NSW Vocational and Training Accreditation Board, and accredited in advanced life support.
Trisha has obtained her Laser Safety Officer’s certificate from Queensland Health ED166, and completed the cynosure training and induction course for the Picosure laser.

Lea is a degree qualified Registered Nurse with 23 years experience in the public and private sector.
Lea is certified in Advanced Life Support,Laser Safety and Cynosure techniques.
Lea’s passion is cosmetic/aesthetic medicine which originated from her experience assisting world renowned surgeon Anthony Erian at the Private Clinic Harley Street in the United Kingdom.
Lea’s goal is to help people look their best using our state of the art laser technology.

Jozie Brauer is a Registered Nurse with 10 years of clinical nursing experience. Jozie has a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Newcastle University. She is also accredited in Advanced Life Support. Jozie is a Clinical Facilitator with the University of Newcastle. She educates and mentors undergraduate nursing students. Jozie has also completed the Queensland Radiation approved course ED170 for laser and pulse light applications as well as the Cynosure training for the use of the PicoSure 755nm, 532 and FOCUS laser.