Rachael RVT

Rachael is a registered vascular ultrasound technician. She has worked in all specialties of ultrasound, but my true passion is Vascular. She loves the challenges it creates, and likes being a part of each patients unique care plan. She did her clinical rotation at a cardiac hospital in Nashville Tennessee. From her time in Nashvilleshe gained so much experience in the field of ultrasound, got to be a part of multiple different procedures, and met so many amazing people along the way.
“I would love to help you get back to your best self; without the leg pain!”

When Rachael is not doing ultrasounds, she spends most of her time traveling to new places and playing with her energetic golden retriever named Nash.


Kristen Winter PA-C

Kristen Winter is originally from Maple Grove, MN. She pesnt four years studying her undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Minnesota – Duluth, and then spent 3 years in Lincoln, Nebraska at Union College where she received her Master’s in Physician Assistant studies. Before this Kristen worked as a PA-C in Orthopedics with a hand surgeon, she made the switch over to Afzal Clinics to work in the medspa and vein specialty, and she is loving it!

Outside of work, Kristen loves to run, lift weights, and explore new restaurants in downtown Minneapolis. She spendsmost of her free time with her boyfriend and their chocolate lab, Berkley!



Ashley has been with Afzal Clinics since October of 2020 and is part of the clinical staff and reception team. She is currently in school to obtain a license in both basic and advanced practice esthetician work. She has a passion for medical esthetics and enjoys working in a medspa setting. Ashleys favorite part of working in esthetics is helping people achieve their skin goals and feeling more confident!



Advanced Practice Esthetician, CoolSculpting Technician
After attending the University of Cincinnati, Caitlyn decided to pursue a career in aesthetics. She attended the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis, where she became a licensed esthetician. After working in the industry with todays top technologies Caitlyn went on to become an Advanced Practice Esthetician. She loves the variety that her work brings every day. She has been with Afzal Clinics for more than 4 years and has vast knowledge of all of the treatments provided at the practice. Her top priority is to make our clients feel comfortable, educated and at ease about the treatments we provide.



Connie is our Patient Care Coordinator and also Medical Receptionist. She started working at Afzal Clinics in 2013. She brings many years of knowledge of insurance billing and receivables including many years at an infertility clinic, as well as veins and durable medical equipment.


Brielle RN, BSN

Brielle is a registered nurse who earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Bethel University. She has been with Afzal Clinics since 2011. Brielle’s personal approach to aesthetics is to enhance a patient’s natural beauty and uniqueness whether it’s by the removal of spider veins, restoring volume loss by dermal fillers or minimizing the effects of aging with neurotoxins and or lasers. Her favorite treatments to personally have done include neurotoxins, Halo and Hydrafacial. Her favorite service to provide is lip filler. “The best part about my job, is getting to know the patient’s and to be able to make a difference in their lives.”

In her spare time Brielle enjoys spending time with her husband and step-daughters, friends, traveling, trying out new restaurants and enjoying a good book with a cup of coffee.