July 3, 2018
Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler from Aesthetx in San Jose, California joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Information Channels to discuss the unique benefits of providing patients with the best possible care in plastic surgery and dermatology.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler discuss the following:
- What is board-certification? We hear this all the time per a doctors credentials but what is it exactly?
- Why is it important to seek a medical professional that is board-certified?
- What are the requirements to be recognized as a board-certified plastic surgeon and a board-certified dermatologist?
- Your practice is unique in having board-certified plastic surgeons and a board-certified dermatologist. How does this benefit patients and their results?
- How do these fields work together when it comes to reconstructive care?
Dr. Zeidler received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree at University of California, San Francisco, one of the top five medical schools in the country. Dr. Zeidler graduated at the top 5% of her class, earning her a membership into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She continued her career at UCSF by completing her residencies in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery. She also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in UCSF and studied stem cells and their effects on wound healing, a study which earned a grant from the National Institute for Health (NIH). During her time there, Dr. Zeidler was awarded with UCSF’s Julius R. Krevan’s award for her outstanding clinical care of her patients. She later underwent further training for breast reconstruction techniques with an additional advanced microsurgical clinical instructorship and fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center. In 2012, she was honored with the California Patients’ Choice Award.
Dr. Zeidler is a member of multiple renowned professional societies, like the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, the California Medical Society, the Santa Clara County Medical Association and the South Bay Chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association.
A thought leader and visionary in the future of plastic surgery, Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a founder of Aesthetx, a premier plastic surgery and dermatology practice. As an expert in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, Dr. Zeidler is a leading authority and clinical investigator who partners with companies to bring new technologies and innovative products to the field. An author and lecturer worldwide, her exquisite plastic surgery outcomes have earned her renown not only in the heart of Silicon Valley, but around the world. Dr. Zeidler also serves on the board of directors of Cancer CAREpoint.
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February 8, 2018
Dr. Mark McKenna, CEO and Founder of OVME a consumer facing, technology enabled, medical aesthetic company that is reinventing elective healthcare joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Mark McKenna discuss the following:
- Tell us about the medical aesthetic industry and your latest venture "OVME".
- How is OVME reinventing elective healthcare in the medical aesthetic industry?
- What led you to pursue a career in the medical field and what effect has your medical experience had on your business?
- As a lifelong entrepreneur do you have any advice for others looking to follow a similar path?
- Do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your success and overall health?
- OVME’s philanthropic philosophy is guided by passion and commitment - what organizations do you support and would you say that same passion and commitment are behind everything you do?
S. Mark McKenna, MD, MBA is a Medical Doctor licensed in Surgery and Medicine by the Georgia and Florida State Board of Medical Examiners. He is a passionate patient advocate and a dedicated community servant. Dr. McKenna, originally from New Orleans, LA, is a graduate of Tulane University Medical School. After completing his medical training he began to practice medicine with his father while simultaneously launching McKenna Venture Investments, a boutique real estate development firm. Over the years McKenna went on to acquire/launch Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc. This portfolio of companies would grow to over 50 employees and offered turnkey design-build, finance, and real estate closing services.
On August 29th, 2005 Hurricane Katrina destroyed the city of New Orleans and most of McKenna’s business interests. In the aftermath of the storm, he actively participated in the rebuilding of New Orleans through the redevelopment of low-moderate income housing.
In November of 2007 McKenna relocated to Atlanta, GA and launched ShapeMed, a wellness and aesthetic based medical practice. ShapeMed was sold to Life Time Fitness Inc. (NYSE – LTM) on November 1st, 2014. Dr. McKenna served as National Medical Director of Life Time Fitness Inc. until July 2016. In July 2017 Dr. McKenna became the CEO/Founder of OVME a consumer facing, technology enabled, medical aesthetic company that is reinventing elective healthcare.
Dr. McKenna is married to Gianine McKenna, they are the proud parents of daughter Milana Elle and a four-year old Pomeranian, Ryder. Dr. McKenna is currently a member of Entrepreneurs Organization and he has previously served as a board member of the New Orleans Jazz Festival and the New Orleans Industrial Development Board.
Websites: http://ovme.com | www.drmarkmckenna.com
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September 23, 2017
Dr. Christine Eros, physician and founder of Eros Beauty and Wellness in San Diego, California joins eHealth Radio and the Aesthetic Medicine Channel to talk to us about SculpSure.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Christine Eros discuss the following:
- What is SculpSure and how does it work?
- What is the difference between CoolSculpting and SculpSure? Why would someone choose SculpSure over CoolSculpting?
- What could one expect from a SculpSure procedure? Is there preparation or aftercare required?
- Are there any known side effects or complications?
- How long does it take to see results and how long do these results last?
Dr. Christine Eros received her B.A from UCSD Revelle College in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, her Master’s in Public Health from San Diego State University and her Medical Degree from UCSD School of Medicine. She has been offering aesthetic services, such as laser procedures, liquid facelifts and more since 2007. Dr. Eros has trained with many well-known dermatologists and has attended multiple courses in cosmetic dermatology giving her the expertise in dermal fillers, injectables and more.
Dr. Eros believes in treating a person as a whole, both body and mind. She is passionate about offering evidence-based knowledge on weight loss, weight management and helping adults, children and athletes obtain their very best health. Her team includes skilled Nurse-Practitioners, Personal Trainers and Nutritional coaches. She enjoys offering the highest quality aesthetics services to enhance beauty and diminish the signs of aging.
Dr. Eros is a Board-Certified Family Physician offering full scope of family medicine. She maintains privileges at Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns. She is affiliated with the San Diego County Medical Society, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the San Diego Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Eros is also a clinical instructor for UCSD School of Medicine. She remains a practicing physician and member of Sharp Community Medical Group.
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