About Us

Pure Raleigh Spa has been in business for over 14 years in Raleigh, and operates one of the largest Skin Care and Cosmetic Spas in North Carolina.  We serve over 220 clients daily for laser hair removal, Botox and filler, spider veins, sun spots, acne, scars, fraxel, IPL, fat removal and weight loss, and so much more!  Under the supervision of Dr. Celia Mendes M.D., our care specialists are excited to help you look and feel your best!

We constantly run  programs to allow YOU to be able to afford high end, valuable services!

We are recognized as a top 1% provider of Botox by Allergan, makers of Botox, and are a top 1% Black Diamond Partner.

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Dr. Celia Mendes

celia_mendes1Dr. Mendes received her medical degree from  Brown University Program in Medicine, in Providence, RI in 1991 and she completed her  internship and residency in OB/GYN at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC in 1995.  Following her residency, she settled in Fayetteville with her husband. She is board certified in OB/GYN, and has been in private practice in Fayetteville, Raleigh, and Wilmington NC, since 1995.

Dr. Mendes transitioned into Gynecology in 2001 and started her own medical practice, Celia Mendes MD PA- Gynecology in 2002. She joined Pure MedSpa as Medical Director and oversees three locations in Raleigh, Cary, and Wilmington, NC.  With a longtime interest in cosmetic medicine, she sought training and began incorporating cosmetic treatments in her medical practice. Her growing interest in cosmetic medicine and aesthetics, has led her to continue to seek advanced training and certifications in surgical as well as non-surgical cosmetic procedures.  She is certified in and has extensive experience in the administration of Botox and Juvederm as well as the use of multiple advanced laser systems for skin care including: skin rejuvenation and resurfacing, skin tightening, hair removal, acne treatments, and nonsurgical fat reduction. She is also certified in advanced Vaser®Liposuction, a minimally invasive alternative to traditional liposuction, and hi definition body sculpting.

Dr. Mendes has found her passion in treating and helping her patients regain and maintain their youth, from the inside out, while enhancing their outer beauty. With her artistic eye, she strives for excellence and  continues to expand her knowledge to gain expertise in the latest and most advanced procedures and technology available. Through the use of advanced modern, state of the art technology, Dr. Mendes strives for nothing less than perfection in all that she does. She is meticulous in her work and is a consummate perfectionist. Her caring approach to patients and her dedication to perfection has earned her the reputation as a meticulous physician with a gentle touch.

Dr. Mendes is a fellow of the American College of OB/GYN and a diplomate of the American Board of OB.GYN. She is also a member of the National Society of Cosmetic Physicians, The Society for Aesthetic and Cosmetic Physicians and the College of Cosmetic/Aesthetic Physicians. Dr. Mendes is also a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery.

Dr. Celia Mendes prides herself on selecting and maintaining a skilled, knowledgeable and caring staff. She encourages the continued education on all of the services that she offers so that each staff member is confident in supporting her as she initiates treatment plans.

Most importantly, Dr. Mendes’ staff provides personal attention to every patient that enters the practice and treats each patient as a distinct individual.

Dr. Mendes offers the most modern equipment and techniques available. Her goal is to insure that all patients have every option available to assist them in achieving their health and aesthetic goals.

State-of-the-art technology is not just a term with Dr. Mendes. She is constantly improving her tools and her skills in order to maintain the highest standards in aesthetic health outcomes for her patients.

Mission Statement

Our primary objective is and has always been to provide the highest quality medical care for men and women of all ages regardless of race, religion or income, at a reasonable cost and in the most efficient and professional way possible, through the use of modern and the most up -to -date medical technology available.

Over the years the practice has grown and evolved to include cosmetic medicine and aesthetic procedures. However, despite the changes and growth, the basic principles and values have remained unchanged. Now, as Celia Mendes MD PA -Aesthetics and Gynecology, we continue to strive to provide the highest quality of medical care both in gynecology and in aesthetics.

Our goal and mission is to offer a wide variety of the most up to date and technologically advanced cosmetic procedures and aesthetic services to help regain and maintain youth and beauty that are unparalleled in our community.

We strive to provide a beautiful, relaxing environment where patients feel welcomed, comfortable and well cared for. Whether receiving a gynecologic exam or a cosmetic procedure, our goal is to treat each and every patient with kindness, dignity and respect while providing a beautiful comfortable place. A patient’s well being and comfort is our main concern.

We are excited to help you look and feel amazing!  Please contact us today and set up a free consultation!

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