Marissa Russo, FNP-C

Marissa Russo, FNP-C


Marissa grew up in the small town of West Monroe located in upstate New York.  She moved to Charlotte in 2011 and attended UNC Charlotte’s nursing program where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She began her nursing career at Iredell Memorial Hospital where she worked in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. She then transitioned to the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Atrium Health. After 6 years of nursing, Marissa returned to UNC Wilmington to work on her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner program. During her last year of school, she met Dr. Giordano during a lip filler appointment. After graduation, Marissa returned to become a part of the team at Carolina Age Management Institute after expressing her passion for aesthetics.  

Marissa is now a Huntersville resident. She can often be found at the park with her daughter, Avery, or in line at Starbucks. Marissa is a homebody that enjoys a glass of wine and a good book. Her current favorite is Untamed.  

Marissa keeps her skin refreshed and moisturized with Skinmedica HA5 and protected with Alastin Hydratint.  



  • BA, UNC- Charlotte
  • MS, UNC-Wilmington
  • Family Nurse Practitioner



  • Allergan Medical Institute Master Injector
  • Alastin® Post Treatment Skincare Expert
  • Skinmedica® University Expert