Cleveland, OH: Ink On Ink Off | About
Ink On Ink Off is a new concept, clinician-led tattoo center located in Cleveland, Ohio, specializing in tattoo removal, tattoo alterations, and new artistry.
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Ink On Ink Off is a new concept, clinician-led tattoo center located in Cleveland, Ohio, specializing in laser tattoo removal, tattoo alterations, and tattooing.

Make no mistake. We’re not your “typical” tattoo parlor by any stretch of the imagination. What we are is something you’ve never seen before – at least, not around here.  We’re Cleveland’s first and only clinician-led tattoo studio to offer laser tattoo removals, tattoo redesigns, alterations, and new artistry all under one roof.

It’s a clinical arts community deliberately designed to give clients options they’ve never had. Until now.  Edgy, techy, friendly…we’re like Marcus Welby meets Criss Angel.

Quite simply, Ink On Ink Off in Cleveland will change the way you think about your canvas; and isn’t it about time?


Call now for your Free Consultation.



Gigi Kates, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Georgianna (Gigi) Kates was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She received her education from The University of California San Diego and Howard University. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency training at The University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1997. She was in private practice at The University Suburban Health Center for over 15 years and joined Ink On. Ink Off in 2016.


She is passionate about sharing all of the simple beauty advancements available to help maintain and enhance your best appearance. Keeping beauty simple and real is what we aim to do. Dr. Kates loves working with both men and women to find the medical spa services that make them look and feel incredible!


Jesse Rappaport, MD

Dr. Jesse Rappaport received his Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. He matriculated to Emory University School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2017. He relocated to Cleveland for his residency in General Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic and joined Ink On, Ink Off in early 2020.


With his background in art and surgical training, he is excited about his work with tattoo removal – giving people the chance to rewrite their personal artistic story.


Jonathan Frankel, MD

Dr. Jonathan Frankel is a Cleveland native who returned home upon the completion of his surgical training. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania.  He went on to achieve a Doctor of Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he received the Medicine Legacy Award. Dr. Frankel has published in both textbooks and peer-reviewed journals on topics that include facelift surgery, nasal surgery, and the surgical correction of ear deformities.


Dr. Frankel’s extensive training in Head and Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery gives him a unique understanding of the form and function of the face. Dr. Frankel was initially drawn to this field by his background in the fine arts and he particularly loves the marriage of art and medicine in Facial Cosmetic Surgery. He is a face and neck specialist who has a focused interest in facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, skin resurfacing, and facial contouring wit aesthetic injectables. Dr. Frankel values the trust that patients place in him and he seeks to use his skills to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.


Courtney Behmlander, CNP

Courtney is a Certified Nurse Practitioner. After receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Toledo, she worked as an RN for five years before attending Ursuline College, where she then graduated with her Master’s of Science in Nursing. Courtney has worked in a variety of settings – from oncology to surgical step down to the emergency department.


Originally from Michigan, Courtney has made Cleveland her home along with her two Goldendoodles, Tucker and Chip. She especially enjoys the diverse landscape surrounding Cleveland and likes to run, hike, bike, and explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Lindsay Sustin

Microblade Technician

Lindsay specializes in eyebrow microblading. She is trained by world-renowned permanent cosmetics leader Daria Chuprys in Beverly Hills, California whose precise hair-stroke placement methodology achieves the most realistic result in the industry.


With three years of experience, Lindsay’s areas of expertise include beautiful and natural pigment color selection for all skin tones and creating the best brow shape for all face types and ages.


Danielle Stull

Tattoo Artist & Body Piercer

In addition to being an expert tattoo artist, Danielle is also a passionate fine artist, specializing in sculpture and watercolor.


She became a tattoo artist and body piercer while in college. Her early experience as a nail technician and hairstylist prompted her interest in permanent cosmetics and in 2012.


When it comes to body art tattoos, Danielle has a versatile style and does not limit herself to one style because of the fluctuations in trends.


“I love color realism the most and soft, delicate or feminine tattoos,” Danielle says. I am open to most designs except directly satanic, racist, or horror-related imagery.


Danielle is also an expert in permanent makeup tattooing, specializing in eyeliner, brows, scar coverup, and 3D areola tattooing. For body piercings, Danielle uses only implant-grade steel, titanium, and gold.


Cancellation Policy

We kindly ask that cancellations or changes to your appointment be made by 5 pm the day prior to your scheduled appointment. With less than a 24-hour notice, you will incur a $50 charge. Failure to call, email, or no-show for appointment will result in a $50 charge.

COVID-19 Updates

Health, sanitation, and safety have always been top priorities for us, so not a lot has changed. COVID-19 precautions have just further expanded our priorities. Please follow our new protocols so we all can continue to stay safe and healthy.


We will keep credit cards on file for payment so please be prepared to give us a credit card when you book your appointment. We will still accept cash if you so choose to pay this way.


We ask that you bring no more than one additional person into the studio with you. No children allowed in the studio at this time.


We will be taking temporal scans upon arrival. Masks are required upon entering the building and will stay on throughout your time with us.


Please refrain from visiting us if:

  • You or someone in your household has experienced symptoms in the last 14 days
  • You or someone in your household has traveled outside the country in the last 14 days OR have visited a high impact area in the last 14 days.


If you are feeling under the weather, please stay home. We look forward to seeing you all! Let’s finish what we started.