Our Team

Dr. Rupert Critchley heads up our incredible team here at VIVA Skin Clinics. His values for creating confidence run through the very soul of everyone you will meet along your treatment path with us.

With in depth medical knowledge as well as a creative eye, you can be assured that you are in the most capable and safest of hands. We are proud to have a specialist team that you can rely on.

The look-good, feel-good doctors

Our Doctor led team of Aesthetic Artists go above and beyond to make sure your journey with us is a special one

Dr Rupert Critchley

Director and Founder, Aesthetic Doctor

A medical doctor since 2009, Dr. Rupert founded VIVA to help people feel empowered in their skin by using injectables for subtle enhancements. When he isn’t performing treatments as one of the most sought-after practitioners in the country, Dr. Rupert can be found training other medical professionals. Having been made a trustee for the prestigious British College of Aesthetic Medicine, we’re grateful to have him and his expertise available to you.

VIVA Medical Team

Vikki Nurse Team member VIVA

Vikki Wood

VIVA Associate

Vikki is a registered ICU Nurse and Advanced Injector practising from our Tunbridge Wells clinic. Vikki has been, performing aesthetics for two years building a reputable client base around the Midlands area before making the move to London. Alongside this, Vikki is an active critical care nurse, meaning she can translate her knowledge of the anatomy and infection control measures over to the clinic. The creative side of aesthetics is Vikki's passion and she has the natural ability to restore balance to the face, whether it be enhancing features or softening them.

Behind the scenes

Clare Henderson

Operations Manager

Hailing from Texas, Clare’s career started back in 2012 when she started treating patients. After life changing family loss, she found her confidence, healing and spark back through helping patients with their skin health journeys. After training with cosmetics company Aveda, she then attended the Avenue Five Institute in Austin, Tx. Clare has worked with respected companies including Sassoon Academy, Allergan and Invisalign. What is she most passionate about? Instilling confidence and making the world a happier, more understanding place. These are the qualities that make her our amazing and compassionate Operations Manager. When she’s off the clock at VIVA, Clare enjoys spending time with her partner, daughter and adorable cavapoo Lulu.

Rachael Stubbs

Marketing Manager

With a Business Management degree under her belt, Rachael has always been passionate about marketing. She has a vast range of marketing experience and also gained her VTCT Level 3 Skincare & Facial qualification. Her devotion to the VIVA brand is her driving force when coming up with innovative marketing plans that are all focused on educating people on the importance of quality aesthetics. She has a strong desire to make sure VIVA is known as industry-leading aesthetics clinics for everyone and we have the best woman in the job to make that possible! A keen pilates practitioner, Rachael also lives South of the river.

Andrea Gisonno

Clinic Manager, Chelsea

Our very own Hot Yoga practitioner, Andrea was drawn to VIVA as she wanted to help people practise better self-care and realise the best versions of themselves. She loves being a part of the patient experience and being front of house. Her bubbly personality makes our patients beam as she spreads positivity and joy throughout the whole clinic.



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