Belle Medical Treatment Providers
The physicians who perform Belle Medical’s Fat Transfer and HD Body Sculpting procedures are among the most experienced and talented practitioners in medicine. To become a Belle Medical Provider, each physician must show verifiable training credentials and complete four times the minimum practice hours required for board certification by trusted organizations like the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
Accredited Belle Medical Providers are available at each of our six clinics. Wherever you choose to receive your HD Body Sculpting or Fat Transfer treatment, you can count on a qualified physician to prepare you for the process, complete the procedure, and set you up for a quick and comfortable recovery. Learn more about some of the Providers we’re proud to have on our team.
Dr. Goffi oversees the hiring, rigorous hands on training and certifications all Belle Medical providers.
He signs off on all patient charting, special patient requests/needs, and all other vital Belle Medical, medical decisions.
James has been working in the medical field for over 10 years, and is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. James received his undergraduate degrees from Provo College, and Utah Valley University, and completed his graduate work from Gonzaga University. James received his Master degree as a family nurse practitioner, then subsequently completed his doctorate degree as well. James has extensive experience in emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, and surgical procedures. James is a father of four kids ranging from toddlers to teens and lives with his family in a hundred-year-old house he and his wife are renovating. When he isn’t at work, he says he’s happiest with his family-going to movies, doing yard work, hiking, or helping coach his boys wrestling teams. He also admits to a particular enjoyment for gardening. James and his oldest son have also started restoring a 1970 International Scout, and they love spending time together looking for old car parts, and learning about classic car restoration together. One of James’s greatest joys in medicine is seeing patients get better and feel better. He sees providing treatment to patients at Belle Medical as one of the greatest ways to give people back the bodies and confidence to live happier, healthier, more fulfilled lives. “That is absolutely the most rewarding part of the whole process; seeing the patients return after their appointment and have a new zest for life, and a new-found confidence because of the procedures we perform at Belle Medical. I just love seeing the difference it makes for the patient.”
Kurtis received his Board Certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Kurtis is a native Utahn and graduated with his Master’s Degree in Nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Kurtis has worked in Family Medicine as well as Facial Plastic Surgery, having worked with Plastic Surgeons on a Facial Aesthetic Team that specialized in Face Lifts, Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty, Liposuction and Brow Lifts. He has undergone extensive training in the administration of BOTOX Cosmetic and Facial Fillers. He carries BOTOX ® and Dermal Filler Certification from the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics (AAFE) and is a Certified Injector from Allergan (the manufacturer of Juvederm and BOTOX ®). He is certified in the following products: Juvederm Vollure, Juvederm Voluma, Juvederm Volbella, Juvederm XC and BOTOX ®.
As a Nurse Practitioner, Kurtis has years of experience with injections, having perfected his craft over the course of his career. These combined Certifications and Master’s level education, have uniquely prepared him for any aesthetic needs. His meticulous approach correlates to natural- looking results and he exhibits genuine concern for patient well-being and satisfaction. Kurtis is an avid lover of the outdoors. He enjoys spending time with his family, mountain-biking and boating.
Karen graduated summa cum laude from the nationally renowned George Washington University in Washington, D.C., as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing. Karen enjoys performing cosmetic procedures at Belle Medical because she is passionate about helping others feel good about themselves. Before practicing at Belle Medical, she worked in family practice, neurology, and anti-aging medicine. In her free time, she enjoys being a wife, being a mom to her four children, and practicing tae kwon do as a black belt.
Jennifer Ellefsen, MSN, FNP-C
Jennifer is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been working in the healthcare field for over 10 years. She is Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and is also a Certified Aesthetic Injector. She received her undergraduate degree from Towson University in Baltimore, MD and her graduate degree from Chamberlain University in Chicago, IL. Her diverse healthcare background includes adult and pediatric ER and trauma, urgent care, and aesthetic injectables. Jennifer loves health and wellness, sharing her passion with clients, and helping patients achieve their goals with every interaction. In Jennifer’s free time, she loves to travel, workout, spend time with her family, and binge watch shows on Netflix, Hulu, and HBO.
Shanna is a board-certified nurse practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She has been working in the medical field for over 10 years- first as a nurse and then as a nurse practitioner. She has had various areas of practice including pediatrics (she began her nursing career at Primary Children’s Hospital) and emergency medicine. Her desire to help people on their weight loss journey led her to Belle. She is passionate about working to find a solution for her patients and loves to see them reach their goals. When she is not at work she is chasing three vivacious little rugrats around the park or splash pad, and going on family campouts.
Trent became a Family Nurse Practitioner after completing a master’s degree at Maryville University in St. Louis in 2018. He also studied nursing at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. Trent is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. His clinical experience includes general practice, pediatrics, OBGYN, rehabilitation and long-term care, and operating experience with general and plastic surgery. He has always had an eye for art and sees the human body as the perfect canvas. Outside of work, Trent enjoys mountain biking and dirt biking with his son.
Derrick earned his associate’s degree in nursing from Dixie State University and graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, Idaho, with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. He worked at Primary Children’s Hospital for nearly five years while completing his training as a Nurse Practitioner at BYU. Derrick’s experiences with childhood illness motivated him to serve others as his nurses served him, and his family’s struggles with infertility inspired his special interest in self-care and women’s health. He excels at HD Body Sculpting and Fat Transfer to the breast and buttocks, believing that Belle Medical procedures help people look and feel their best. When Derrick isn’t working, he enjoys scuba diving, cruises, and spending time with his wife of 15 years and their two children.