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If you are interested in learning more about our aesthetic treatments or would like to schedule an appointment please call us at (904) 808-2455, or fill out our below webform and one of our aesthetic consultants will call you to answer any questions you may have. 


JAX AESTHETIC CENTER Barbara Ioannides Rappaport, M.D.

Dr. Rappaport has a dedicated history of academic and professional accomplishments, service to the community, and commitment to her hometown of Jacksonville, Fl.  She is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM.org) with demonstrated success and recognition for providing patient-centered care in a supportive, caring environment.

Dr. Rappaport has over 20 years of experience in both private medical practice and medical teaching.  She is beloved by her patients and has been recognized by Jacksonville Magazine as one of the Top 100 Doctors in Jacksonville.

Dr. Rappaport has called Jacksonville, Fl home since 1976.  She grew up in Neptune Beach and graduated as valedictorian of Fletcher High School in 1987.  She continued on a path of academic excellence, graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida (B.A. in Classical Studies), and continuing on to earn her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Rappaport chose to specialize in the field of Internal Medicine as she knew this practice area would allow her to have the highest levels of interaction with her patients and help her make the greatest impact in their lives.  Dr. Rappaport completed her residency at the Medical College of Virginia in 1998 and has been continuously board certified since 1998.

Dr. Rappaport served on the staff of Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, a community teaching hospital in southwest Boston and a training site for students from Harvard and Tufts medical schools.  She has been in private medical practice for the past 20 years.

In her free time, Dr. Rappaport enjoys spending time with her family (including her rescue dog, Jaxon), reading, and volunteering in the community.

Courtney Schofield

Office Manager/ Skin Care Specialist

Courtney is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina and has been working in Jacksonville, Florida alongside Dr. Barbara Ioannides Rappaport and her husband Dr. Kenneth D Rappaport since 2017. With Courtney’s vibrant and outgoing personality, she brings kindness and compassion to the practice. Courtney has over 20 years of experience in the medical profession, including managing a 10 physician Ophthalmology practice, providing aesthetic services such as Botox, Dysport, Latisse and Obagi skin care products. Courtney continues to strive everyday to be the best she can be.

Outside of work, Courtney enjoys spending time with family and pets, shopping, relaxing on the boat and staying up to date on the latest skincare and makeup regimens. Courtney’s motto:

“Life is short. Always go to bed with a smile, and wake up with a smile”.


Esther Estrella

Medical Assistant

Esther has been a part of The Aesthetics Center team since January 2018.  She graduated with her Medical Administrative Assisting certification in 2013 and has experience in multiple outpatient medical settings including Family Practice, Adolescent Medicine, and Substance Abuse treatment.  She has been involved in the field of aesthetics since 2019. Esther is trained and certified to work with all our RF treatments including the Emsculpt Neo and Firm.

Esther always brings her optimism and smile to work! She believes that a smile can make a difference in one’s day. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, taking trips, reading, shopping, and anything that has to do with skincare, cosmetics, and accessories!

Lily Whelchel

Patient Care Manager

Meet Lily, our Patient Care Manager!  Lily is responsible for ensuring all our patients are treated and cared for properly- from the initial consultation, through the treatment process, and during the post treatment follow up. Some of her duties include answering consultation calls and questions, scheduling appointments, performing some of our most popular noninvasive face and body treatments, and following patients through their post treatment care.  She is passionate about the well being of others and strives every day to ensure our patients receive the quality care they deserve.

Lily was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.  She moved to southern Florida in 2013 and began her medical office career working with a dental practice in Delray Beach.  In 2019, she relocated to Jacksonville and joined The Aesthetics Center team in 2020.  She enjoys spending time with family, her dogs, and watching her favorite show, Friends, in her free time.