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Zainab Mogul-Ashraf, M.D.

Zainab Mogul-Ashraf

M.D., Medical Director
Meet Dr. Zainab

Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf is a board-certified internist who specializes in cosmetic care for men and women in Fishkill, NY. She is also the owner and medical director of Hebe Medical Spa. Dr. Zainab or as her patients like to call her, "Dr. Z," has always had a passion for overall wellness, beauty, and anti-aging treatments. She also believes that aesthetic care is best complemented with hormonal therapy, which targets beauty from the inside out. She enjoys empowering men and women to take charge of their health and helping them discover a new found confidence in their appearance.

Skills and Specialties

As a skilled physician, Dr. Zainab is well-versed in internal medicine and cosmetic care for the face, body, and skin. She is also certified in injectables and nonsurgical laser treatments, which enables her to perform these procedures safely and effectively while producing natural-looking results. In addition, she is highly trained in dermal treatments, such as microneedling, IPL, PRP for hair restoration, PRP as a filler, and IV nutrient therapy.

Education and Training

Dr. Zainab graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University in New York and then continued her education at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. After graduating from medical school, she returned to the United States to serve her residency in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. She continues to serve as an internist at Vassar Hospital.

Certifications and Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NY State Medical License


When Dr. Zainab is not in the office, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son, Kayden. Together, they love making new memories and doing fun activities. Dr. Zainab takes great pride in maintaining an overall healthy lifestyle and some of her favorite hobbies include weight lifting and running.
Active through 2019

Irina Damyanidu

Irina Damyanidu


Irina serves as our chief executive officer and manages all daily operations and long term goals of our MedSpa. She is responsible for a wide variety of duties, including traveling to aesthetics shows to research the latest technologies and procedures on the market, serving as the direct liaison with our business partners, and maintain our master budget. Irina is a former bank executive with over 17 years of business and sales management experience. She holds a Master’s degree in linguistics and culture and Bachelor’s in marketing and business management. Irina is also a skin and laser specialist.

Mary Ayres

Mary Ayres


Mary Ayres serves as our aesthetician and works diligently to provide all our clients with exceptional skincare. She is highly trained and certified in cutting-edge laser technologies from Cutera
And Vivace RF, skillfully performing a wide variety of procedures, including laser hair removal, acne treatments, microneedling, IPL, and skin resurfacing. During consultations, she takes her time to ask questions to truly understand your wants, needs, and specific skin type for optimal results. She loves what she does and we are so pleased to have her on our Hebe Medical Spa team! Mary believes that all women are beautiful and in being beautiful at all ages, and she has a strong philosophy in being the best version of yourself. Having many years of experience working and trained by makeup artist Bobbi Brown, she knows beauty starts with beautiful skin.

Mary spends her time volunteering for Look Good Feel Better (for cancer patients) and Dress for Success (empowering women) and enjoys seeing them transform in attitude and confidence. At 63 years young, Mary has embraced the opportunity to work with and for Dr.Z and Irina at Hebe, loving these women for their fierce leadership and passion to nurture health and beauty from the inside out. Being new to the Hudson Valley, Mary spends her free time doing yoga and outdoor activities!

Valery Gallo

Valery Gallo

Phlebotomist & Laser Specialist

Valery Gallo is the receptionist at Hebe Medical Spa. She is also an NHA Certified Phlebotomist. Valery has 15 years of management experience in the beauty industry and is currently a partial owner and manager at Salon Doriano. In her free time, Valery is a singer, guitar player, and percussionist who has been performing in local hot spots for 16 years. Her passion for people and business are top-notch and makes us happy to have her as part of our team.

Barbara Cuneo

Barbara Cuneo

Client Service Relations Specialist

Barbara is a licensed practical nurse and former retail business owner. She specializes in client service relations at Hebe Medical Spa.

Danette DiRubbio

Danette DiRubbio

Registered Professional Nurse

Danette is a retired Registered Professional Nurse with over 30 years of nursing experience. She is our infusion nurse specializing in vitamin therapy.

Kristen Lackaye

Kristen Lackaye

Nurse Practitioner

Kristen is an American Academy of Nurse Practitioner’s Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She completed her undergraduate studies at Mount Saint Mary College where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2002. She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from Stony Brook University in 2016. With over 17 years of nursing experience, she has worked in various specialties such as surgery, oncology, pediatrics, and intensive care. She is an experienced certified injector who has attended many advanced trainings using neuromodulators, dermal fillers, and biostimulators. Kristen enjoys the combination of clinical practice and artistry when practicing aesthetics. She strives to connect with her patients to help them gain confidence by creating custom treatments based on desired results. She embraces and shares the philosophy of Dr. Z to safely and effectively perform procedures while producing natural-looking results. When she’s not working with Hebe, Kristen works for Health Quest Medical Practice in the Division of General Surgery.

A Caring and Modern Approach