Our Staff



Sergio Menendez-Aponte, M.D.
Dr. Menendez is the Medical Director of the Smart for Life Weight Management Center located in Orlando, Florida. He is a graduate of the National University of Mexico. After moving to the United States, Dr. Menendez completed a residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland and a residency in clinical pathology at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx in New York.
He later worked as a clinical pathologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. Since 1992, he has had a private practice specializing in internal medicine in Winter Park, FL. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and of the Central Florida Medical Association.
Dr. Menendez is certified by the National Procedures Institute in Aesthetics Procedures. He is qualified to perform Botox, Injectable Fillers and various other aesthetic procedures.

DeAnna Crowningshield, ARNP
DeAnna Crowningshield is a nationally-certified, family nurse practitioner. After working as an RN in critical care for seven years, she went on to receive her master’s in nursing and nurse practitioner certification from the University of Central Florida. She specializes in internal and aesthetic medicine and has been the chief practitioner at Smart for Life, Maitland for over five years.
DeAnna has received training in numerous aesthetic treatments. She is certified in Botox administration, Dermal fillers, laser technology and sclerotherapy.

Jessica Dumeng, Medical Technician
Jessica has been certified as a medical technician.

Connie Hafner, Aesthetician
Connie is the newest member of our staff. She specializes in giving relaxing, therapeutic facials. Pamper yourself and book a session today!