About Us

Welcome to New You Med Spa - Griffin, GA's Full Service Medical Spa & Weight Loss Center

New You Med Spa is Griffin's preferred choice for physician-supervised body and skin rejuvenation. At New You, our trained technicians combine medical-grade technology with a relaxing spa-like setting. Let us bring out your best with a full menu of medically focused skin care products and procedures.

Our goal is simple—New You Med Spa wants to help you rejuvenate your appearance to have the boost in confidence and overall sense of well-being that comes from looking your best.


Benjamin R. Hess, MD

Dr. Hess is a licensed and board physician by the American Board of Family Medicine.  He is a graduate of Clemson University, attended medical school at The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Anderson Area Medical Center in Anderson, SC.  Dr. Hess  practices Urgent Care and continuity Family Medicine in addition to his aesthetics practice with New You Med Spa and is a Certified Examiner of Working Commercial Divers.  He has advanced training in nonsurgical aesthetics through the National Procedures Institute in Botox, dermal fillers and laser skin therapies.  He is certified through the American Cosmetic Medicine Association as licensed provider for the trademarked Vampire Facelift, O-Shot, and Priapis Shot (P-Shot) procedures.  Dr. Hess is also trained in the latest nonsurgical body contouring and sculpting techniques utilizing the BTL Vanquish Me and Exilis Ultra as well as female genital rejuvenation with the Femme-360.  Outside of medicine, Dr. Hess is a competitive Ironman triathlete, he enjoys the outdoors and traveling with his family.  After spending several years completing his training and honing his skills, Dr. Hess is excited to be returning home and providing high quality medical and aesthetic care to our community.

Paulette Cloud, APRN-C, NP

Paulette Cloud is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and Senior Laser Practitioner licensed by the Georgia Board of Medicine. She has an expertise in aesthetic medicine as well as Family Practice. With over twenty-five years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner, she has a holistic approach to health and beauty. Furthermore, she is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in nursing and Board Certified by ANCC as a family nurse practitioner and a member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners. Paulette has studied extensively in cosmetic dermatology, anti-aging, weight loss and aesthetics. She has received and is certified by the Laser Institute of America. In addition, she has received training through the National Procedure Institute in Aesthetics, Advanced BOTOX® and dermal filler training through the Aesthetic Advancements Center in Atlanta, has extensive training in bariatrics, Sclero training through National Procedure Institute and is certified in Obagi® products and was trained by world renowned dermatologist Dr. Obagi.

Working in collaboration with her supervising physicians, James Gore MD and George Capo DO, she has received advanced training for procedures such as IPL PhotoFacial (Intense Pulse Light), laser hair removal with the Candela GentleYag, BOTOX®, JUVADERM® Injectable gel, and Sclerotherapy, Chemical Peels by Glytone and licensed to perform Fractional laser treatments for skin rejuvenation.

Paulette has been practicing in the Griffin Georgia area since 1999. She was born and raised in Tucson, AZ and received her Associates of Science in Nursing in 1983. After moving to St Petersburg, FL, she received her BSN from the University of Tampa and continued on to obtain her Masters Degree as a Family Nurse practitioner.

Paulette believes that establishing a trusting provider-patient relationship is a must. She always listens to her patients with an empathetic and open mind and believes in empowering patients with knowledge. She believes that a multidisciplinary approach to a patient health, aesthetics treatments and weight loss is essential to achieve overall holistic healing of mind, body, beauty and spirit.

Ashley Childs, RMA, Spa Coordinator

Ashley Childs is New You Med Spa's coordinator and has been with the organization since 2006. Ashley received her Registered Medical Assistant Diploma from Southern Crescent Technical College. She has also received numerous certifications in aesthetic procedures from Elaine Sterling Institute, a renowned Aesthetic Training Facility. She is trained and certified to administer and perform Laser Hair Removal, Intense Pulse Light Therapy, Medical Grade Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasions. Ashley has also received extensive training in our Obagi and Glytone Medical Grade Skin Care Products and Jane Iredale Cosmetic line. Ashley works beside our Health Care Providers of New You Med Spa to assist our clients in the Physician Directed Weight Loss Program and Aesthetics. Together, they strive to assist our clients with their goals, whether it is with skin care or weight loss.

Margaret Ann Brannon, RMA

Margaret Ann Brannon is a Registered Medical Assistant and received her Diploma from Southern Crescent Technical College. She is an aesthetic assistant with extensive training in our medical grade Obagi, Glytone and Jane Iredale product lines. Margaret Ann works beside our Health Care Providers of New You Med Spa to provide our clients with the best experience and assist in their weight loss and/or aesthetic goals.