Tattoo Removal Portland

About Us

It might seem strange that a tattoo removal shop loves tattoos but we do. We believe in the artistry and tradition that lies behind body art and that is why we have set out to embrace the beauty and authenticity of ink. Our goal is to offer a service that can get rid of the tattoos that you don’t want so there can be space for ones you do. We believe that the only real constant in life is change. The freedom to create, to think different and to lead unique lives means that every now and then we might require a clean canvas.

Tattoo Removal Portland, OR

The Untattoo Parlor is located in the Gadsby Building on the corner of NW Hoyt Street and 13th Avenue, in the the Pearl district of downtown Portland. We specialize in professional tattoo removal in Portland, Oregon and the surrounding area. We are experts in removing tattoos safely, effectively, and with minimal discomfort. Our technology, the Cutera Enlighten laser, has been shown to remove unwanted ink in half the time of older machines and with measurably better clearance. Our goal is to make the experience of removing your tattoo as comfortable and easy as possible. The Untattoo Parlor offers local anesthetic to minimize any discomfort during treatment and a trained staff of registered nurses and a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to ensure optimal results.

Gadsby Building Untattoo
The Untattoo Parlor Portland
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Jennifer Mkel
Jennifer MikelCo-Founder
Garrett Vangelisti
GARRETT VANGELISTI, M.D.Co-Founder / Medical Director

GARRETT VANGELISTI, M.D.

Dr. Vangelisti is founder and Medical Director of the Untattoo Parlor. He is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery. He has over 7 years of experience in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. For many years he has focused his practice on reconstruction of burns, hands, and cosmetic surgery.

ANDREA SHEEHAN, RN
ANDREA SHEEHAN, RN

ANDREA SHEEHAN, RN

Andrea has been a registered nurse since 2001. Andrea’s experience includes work with critical care patients at the Portland Veterans Hospital as well as public health nursing with underserved communities in a variety of settings. She loves working at the Untattoo Parlor because it allows her to help people achieve their body art goals-whether that ultimately mean clearing away old ink for new art, or restoring the skin to its original form. Andrea is a native Oregonian and lives in Portland with her husband and two boys.

FRANK GATTO, RN
FRANK GATTO, RN

FRANK GATTO, RN

In addition to working at The Untattoo Parlor, Frank has been a Registered Nurse in the Float Pool at Salem Health Hospital since 2013. Specializing in Acute Care and Adult Health, Frank works in over a dozen departments, some of which include the Emergency Department and as an IV Therapy Nurse. When not working, Frank enjoys traveling, reading, going to concerts, and playing bar trivia with Jillian.

JILLIAN GATTO, RN
JILLIAN GATTO, RN

JILLIAN GATTO, RN

With personal experience receiving laser tattoo removal from multiple providers over the years, Jillian came to us first as a patient. She has been a registered nurse since 2014, specializing in neuro trauma and critical care. In her spare time Jillian enjoys playing bar trivia, baking, snuggles with her dog, and reading dates with Frank.

Hannah Crane Untattoo Parlor Assistant
HANNAH CRANE

HANNAH CRANE, ASSISTANT