we love what we do.

and our clients do, too.

LexRx is a Nurse Practitioner owned and operated aesthetic injectables practice. Our practitioners are Board-Certified NPs with clinical experience from some of the country’s best hospitals.

We offer expertise in neurotoxin and dermal filler treatments using an ultra-conservative approach. Nothing more, nothing less. 

 

the lexrx team

 
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Alexa Nicholls Costa, NP +

CO-FOUNDER, CEO
Alexa is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner and one of the leading ladies of LexRx. She has both clinical and research experience that is second to none in the industry; she graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine/Health Science, and received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and Master of Science degree in Nursing from Regis College. Alexa was also the recipient of the Masters of Nursing Excellence Award at Regis College—an honor awarded to one candidate each year.

Prior to attending graduate school, Alexa worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory alongside the Division Chief; during her three years in the laboratory, she gained first-hand clinical/surgical experience, in addition to many professional and academic publications. During her clinical training for her Masters, Alexa trained alongside the Lead Nurse Practitioner in the MGH Plastic Surgery Clinic, where she perfected the art of injectables. She received formal certification through AMET for injectables.

Alexa also served as a Nurse Practitioner Fellow in the prestigious Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program (EMPED) through Brown Medical School. Following completion of her fellowship, Alexa began working in the Emergency Department at Massachusetts General Hospital. Many of her clients find comfort in knowing that she not only has expertise in neurotoxins/dermal fillers, but also has training and experience in emergency medicine. In addition to co-founding LexRx and Inject With Lex, Alexa served as the Course Director at Northeastern University for the nation’s first University-hosted, injectables training program. She has also been an invited speaker at industry conferences, including the American MedSpa Association's MedSpa Show, The Aesthetic Show, Innova@Tufts Conference, and the Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneurship Conference to name a few. Alexa brings personality, intelligence, motivation and passion to the ever-changing field of medicine. Her background and passion allow her to expertly blend art and science to deliver impeccable results for her clients.

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Alexandra Rogers, NP +

CO-FOUNDER, COO
Alexandra is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner and one of the leading ladies of LexRx. She graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biostatistics (Magna cum laude), and received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and Master of Science degree in Nursing from Regis College. While an undergraduate, Alexandra balanced a rigorous academic career all while excelling as an NCAA athlete playing Women’s Soccer; she received the NCAA Women’s Soccer Sportsmanship Award.

Prior to attending graduate school, Alexandra worked at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in the Adult and Pediatric Urgent Care Center, and then transitioned to managing her own urgent care clinic. In these roles, Alexandra gained immense clinical knowledge and exposure to many complex medical problems—something her clients appreciate. Her strong foundation in urgent/emergency medicine has translated into a flourishing career as a Nurse Practitioner and a trusted provider at LexRx.

While urgent/emergency medicine remains a passion of Alexandra’s, she found excitement and potential in the avenue of aesthetic medicine as a specialty that allows providers to both empower and promote self-confidence in clients’ overall well-being—thus the forefront of LexRx practice. She received formal certification through AMET for injectables. In addition to co-founding LexRx and Inject With Lex, Alexandra also served as the Lead Instructor at Northeastern University for the nation’s first University-hosted, injectables training program. She has also been an invited speaker at industry conferences, including the American MedSpa Association's MedSpa Show, The Aesthetic Show, Innova@Tufts, and the Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneurship Conference to name a few. Alexandra brings passion, aptitude, creativity, and diligence to the ever-changing field of medicine and a new approach to the art of perfecting injectables.

 
 
 
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Ariana Moccia, NP +

Ariana is a board certified nurse practitioner and brings ten years of experience as a nurse and three years of experience as a nurse practitioner with her to LexRx. She graduated from Boston College with her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and began working at Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Sports Medicine. She worked closely with the sports medicine team to help build their concussion and mild traumatic brain injury program. She has presented at many conferences about the care of traumatic brain injuries in children and young adults. She returned to Boston College and graduated with honors with her Masters of Science degree in Nursing. She has been working in Boston Children's Hospital's Orthopedic Department for three years as an NP, helping patients and families navigate the physical and emotional challenges that come along with surgical treatment of traumatic and congenital problems. Ariana joined LexRx after developing a love for injectables. She was trained and certified by the ladies of LexRx and works hard to blend the art and science of injectables to ensure clients achieve their desired result.

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Julia Cambria Shaker, NP +

Julia Cambria Shaker is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She attended the College of the Holy Cross and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She then went on to earn her Masters in Nursing from Boston College Connell School of Nursing. After graduation, she began her career as a NP at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Emergency Department Observation Unit. A few years later, she transitioned to Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary as the Hospital Medicine NP.

She was trained in injectables by the ladies of LexRx and has seamlessly become a member of the LexRx team.

 
 
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Caitlin Gaffey, NP +

Caitlin Gaffey is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Trinity College with an Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience; she then attended Simmons College for both her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nursing, where she trained to become a family Nurse Practitioner practitioner. Caitlin worked as a Registered Nurse in Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital while completing her Nurse Practitioner degree. She then transitioned to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to begin her career as a Nurse Practitioner—first in neuro-critical care, and then in neurosurgery. Caitlin’s expertise spans beyond the bedside, as you can find her in the operating room for complex neurosurgical cases where she first-assists. With impeccable attention to detail and surgical finesse, Caitlin naturally integrated into the team of Nurse Practitioner injectors at LexRx. She finds balance in her clinical practice, and shares her time between the operating room at BIDMC and injectables with LexRx. Caitlin was trained and certified by Inject With Lex, and brings an energetic, fun, and thoughtful approach to practice at LexRx!

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Taylor Meyer, NP +

Taylor Meyer is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She attended Boston College Connell School of Nursing and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. As an undergraduate, Taylor excelled as an NCAA Division I athlete competing on the Boston College Varsity Women’s Cross Country, Indoor, and Outdoor Track team. She balanced athletics and academics and earned the Director of Athletics Scholar Athlete Honor Roll all four years. Upon graduating, Taylor went on to complete the Family Nurse Practitioner 5th Year Program at Boston College to earn her Master of Science degree in Nursing (Summa Cum Laude). As a Family Nurse Practitioner, she is licensed in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. Taylor has had the privilege of working independently and autonomously for different organizations including over 6 years of experience managing her own urgent care clinic. She has also worked in a School Based Health Center program where she was able to broaden her skills and gain knowledge in a focused pediatric environment providing dignified care to underserved students. She is passionate about academics and has served as a preceptor for nurse practitioner students at Boston College in addition to currently being an Adjunct Clinical Faculty Member at the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut. She is thrilled to have also accepted a position at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Emergency Department to continue to learn, grow, and challenge herself as a Family Nurse Practitioner. All her life, Taylor has gravitated towards health, beauty, wellness, and fitness. As a health care worker and professional model at Dynasty Models and Talent Agency in Boston, she has always taken pride in taking the best care of herself and inspiring others to do so as well. Taylor became passionate about aesthetics several years ago, and loves being a part of the Nurse Practitioner team of injectors at LexRx. Trained and certified by Inject With Lex and the Injectables Training Program at Northeastern University (Directed by LexRx CoFounders), she thoroughly enjoys enhancing the natural beauty of her clients—in addition to making them feel comfortable, relaxed, and confident during their experience!

 
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Ani Collum +

BUSINESS ADVISOR
Ani has a extensive background in marketing and branding, and helps lead the marketing vision and communication strategy for LexRx. In addition to owning her own consulting firm, Ani has spent her in consumer-facing marketing roles including TJX, Tommy Hilfiger, Macy’s Inc. and J. Jill and almost launched her own contemporary women’s brand in between. She received her BS in Psychology and Spanish from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Boston University. She is an industry speaker, thought-leader and frequent press contributor for consumer-facing and retail trends and stories, and serves as a mentor to many companies across the startup ecosystem. She plays an integral role in helping to tell the LexRx story.

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Maria albini +

PR CONSULTANT
A graduate of Simmons College with a BA degree in Public Relations & Marketing and a Minor in Business, Maria has provided media relations support for clients such as Drybar, Bluemercury, Chanel, Hermes, Bottega Veneta, and Anne Fontaine among others. Her expertise in securing coverage in local and national outlets led her to land more than 250 media placements in a single year, including The Boston Globe, Boston magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Allure. In addition to media relations, Maria has implemented marketing, advertising, social media and event planning for clients in lifestyle, retail and real estate sectors. She is also the founder of Boston-based lifestyle blog, blonde meets city.

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Kelley Wade +

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Kelley believes design is an integral part of every successful business. As the Creative Director for LexRx, alongside Alex, Alexa, and Ani, she has curated a brand for LexRx that revolutionizes the traditional approach to representing aesthetic medicine. With a clean, modern logo and custom illustration, the LexRx brand is approachable, inviting, and well...fun!