Uptown Medispa LogoN. CENTRAL PHOENIX

1825 E Northern Ave. Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(626) 714-1070
Kristen L Hansen



With more than 25 years of experience in the medical and aesthetics industries, Uptown Medispa owner Kristen L. Hansen is committed to helping clients enhance their natural beauty through the means of medical aesthetics. Kristen is the founder of the Uptown Medispa brand as well as The Edunn Academy for Excellence in Aesthetics. She is the creator of the Edunn line of medical grade home skin care. Kristen is a practitioner and educator in the field of aesthetic skincare, cosmetic injectables and aesthetic practice management. Whether working with clients or educating students, Kristen’s focus is always centered around restoration of anatomy and safe research-based application of aesthetic techniques.

In her free time Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and teenaged kids. She loves spending time in nature is most content when exploring a trail on her bike or skis. Kristen is passionate about travel and learning about foreign cultures.

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Karla Altonen, RN was born and raised in Lima, Peru.  She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors of Science in Business and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University. After completing nursing school, Karla worked at a high-acuity outpatient clinic. It was there that she further developed her critical thinking skills and attention to detail. Karla earned her certifications in Cosmetic Injectables through the Edunn Institute for Aesthetic Advancement. Karla has continued to accelerate her skills through apprenticeship with Uptown Medispa owner Kristen Hansen.  Karla has always been passionate about health, wellness, and using cosmetic practices in her daily life. Karla seeks to help patients target their specific skin care goals by helping them enhance their natural beauty while boosting their self-confidence. In particular Karla is passionate about sharing her knowledge with the Spanish speaking community. Outside of work she enjoys spending quality time with her family, friends and traveling to new destinations.


Abby Davis is passionate about helping her clients look and feel their best while preserving and enhancing their natural beauty. She graduated with honors from Auburn University and has over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse. Abby also received her certification for Botox and Filler from the prestigious National Laser Institute, one of the top-rated training centers in the nation.

Understanding that each individual has unique needs, Abby prides herself on her ability to help her clients set realistic goals. She enjoys the personal connections she makes and boosting her clients’ confidence with the services she provides.

Abby is constantly seeking out opportunities to educate herself on new techniques so she can provide her clients with the best, safest and most up-to-date aesthetic care.


Shelby Daly is originally from Nebraska where she graduated with psychology and sociology degrees from the University of Nebraska. After graduation she moved to Boise, ID where she attended Premiere Aesthetics Institute in 2019. Shelby has always been passionate about skincare and helping others look and feel like their most confident self in their own skin. Her favorite services include hydro facials, dermaplanning, and microneedling. She aims for results and overall skin health. Shelby is currently enrolled at Grand Canyon University where she will further her career in aesthetics by earning her Bachelors in Nursing Science. When she is not studying or in the office she enjoys being outdoors with her dog, exercising, and trying new restaurants.

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