Amélie is a boutique aesthetics practice hyperfocused on non-surgical skin rejuvenation and body contouring. Our goal is to create a youthful, refreshed, natural look every time.

Amélie is proudly owned and operated by two boss babes - each one an experienced registered nurse! All practitioners are registered nurses or doctors, with years of experience in aesthetics and a passion for improving the confidence of each client we treat.

We are founded on the idea that aesthetics can can be life-changing when the focus is on holistic treatment. We are laser-focused on safe, reliable options that require little to no downtime. We believe that subtle changes can be beautiful, and operate conservatively with all treatments to ensure a natural result!

From your first phone call to your last follow-up appointment, you will work closely with the Amélie team as we offer a highly personalized experience centered around making you comfortable, confident, and beautifully YOU.

We absolutely LOVE what we do, and know you will too!


Meet team Amélie!


Amy Chiovaro, RN, BSN


Amy Chiovaro, RN, BSN earned her nursing degree from Carroll College in Helena, Montana.  Prior to moving to the Portland area, she worked at the University of Washington Hospital in Seattle, WA and Moffitt-Long Hospital at UCSF in San Francisco, CA. Her professional background includes medical/surgical nursing, liver and kidney transplant, hepatology, gastroenterology and population health.

Amy grew up in Montana hiking and exploring the outdoors, but later discovered her true love ~ Hawaii! Although Amy has a full plate with her husband and 3 kiddos 8 and under, she still finds time to enjoy a good glass of vino at local wineries and travel to other countries. Amy is excited about her business because it allows her to help people and while being her own boss. She considers that a win-win!

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
— Aesop

Summer harness, RN, BSN


Summer Harness, RNC, BSN, SANE-OR obtained her nursing degree form Crown College in Waconia, Minnesota. Since moving back to her hometown in Salem, she has specialized in labor & delivery and forensic nursing. Her passion for helping others achieve healthy, beautiful skin began when she started her business as a Rodan + Fields consultant. Bringing out the best qualities in others to promote confidence and joy have been more fulfilling than she could ever have imagined.

In her free time, Summer enjoys traveling, dancing, running, riding horses, and exploring the Pacific NW with her fur baby in tow.

We get so worried about being pretty.
Let’s be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong.
— Britt Nicole

Dr. Joseph Chiovaro, MD

Medical Director

Joeseph Chiovaro, MD is a board certified physician who earned his medical degree from University of Washington and completed his residency at University of California San Francisco. He has been the medical director for Specialized Aesthetics since its inception in 2016.

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
— Dale Carnegie

Chalee Waddell


Chalee Waddell is a certified esthetician specializing in skin care and lash extensions. She has lived along the west coast and no matter where she goes loves meeting new friends and helping them feel beautiful from the inside out. Her passions for others is what drives her in her career.

When Chalee isn’t working, she loves spending time with her friends and family, going to the beach, concerts and traveling. Her goal this year is to find the best bloody mary in Portland! Make sure to tell her your favorite places when you come in!