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The Lotus Aesthetics and Wellness was built on a dream from two friends who were simply too busy with their home and professional lives to seek out aesthetic treatments, or self care in general, but we had absolutely no plans of growing old!! Our "well, we will just inject each other" turned into us injecting our friends, and then their friends, and so on, and so on. We continue to gain beautiful new clients, mostly by word of mouth, who often end up just enlarging our circle of friends.

The Lotus, originally Concierge Aesthetics of San Antonio (CASA), is now a dream come true for other busy people who want to look their best without wasting valuable time waiting for appointments and without the disappointment of seeing unfamiliar faces when returning for treatments. 


Founded in March 2014; The Lotus is an innovative competitively priced aesthetic and wellness company for Helotes, San Antonio and surrounding areas.


The Lotus' certified injectors provides individualized complimentary consultations and medical aesthetic and wellness services including "Tox," Dermal Fillers, Secret RF Microneedling, SkinPen Microneedling, PRP/PRF injections/treatments, Kybella, Hormone Replacement Therapy / BioTE, and nutrition/weight loss solutions.


“We strive to make every client feel their most beautiful because everyone deserves to look and feel lovely. We focus on connecting with each and every client to help you be your natural self, from the inside out.”


Kelly graduated from the University of Washington, School of Medicine, MEDEX NW PA Program in 2003. She has 18 years of combined experience in  Orthopedics and Aesthetic Dermatology. Kelly is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, is certified in Aesthetic Injections, and participates in continuing aesthetic injection training to deliver the best techniques for a natural, youthful appearance for her clients. She is a Navy veteran and Helotes resident who loves being a part of our awesome community!

Kelly Rayburn, PA-C

Partner / Founder

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Erin Lenza, PA-C

Erin graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine with Kelly. She has been a practicing Physician Assistant for 18 years in medical and cosmetic dermatology.  Erin has a passion for laser and aesthetics and attends multiple conferences/continuing education to stay up to date on the latest trends and innovations. She is licensed by the State of Texas and is certified by NCCPA and is a Air Force veteran and Helotes resident who enjoys helping her friends and neighbors look and feel their best!


Erica Cordoba, LME

Erica started out as a Medical Assistant working in the field of Dermatology in 2009. Having a passion for skincare, she attended Vogue College of Cosmetology in 2013 and obtained her Esthetician License. The majority of her experience has been working alongside physicians in Dermatology and Aesthetics. In 2018 she graduated from PhiAcademy as a Phibrows Microblading artist, a rigorous microblading course. She has furthered her education as a Permanent Makeup Artist - acquiring skills and techniques such as powder/ombre brows. She has performed medical-grade chemical peels and microneedling for over 5 years!


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Cannon Clifton, MD, PE

Medical Director

Dr. Clifton is a board certified Anesthesiologist who completed medical school and residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During his private practice career, he served as Chief of Anesthesia at Northeast Methodist Hospital in San Antonio for six years. Dr. Clifton was also the CEO and Co-Founder of Kalypso Wellness Centers where they provided over 10,000 proprietary ketamine infusions to help patients that struggled with chronic pain and chronic mental health issues. He oversaw the successful sale of the company to Eleusis, LTD, the first life sciences company in the United States to focus on psychedelic therapy for patient improvement. When not helping patients, Dr. Clifton enjoys spending time with his wife, two kids, and his extended family that mostly live Texas. Dr. Clifton’s hobbies include golf, fishing, hunting, playing classical piano, and writing children’s stories for his kids.

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Elsa Coates, RN

Elsa has been a licensed registered nurse for 20 years specializing in critical care, critical care burns, clinical trials, and extensive wound care.  She is certified as a Critical Care Registered Nurse and earned her Masters of Science degree in Clinical Trials Nursing Research.  She is certified by the Aesthetic Medical Educators Training in the most effective aesthetic techniques.

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