Reclaim Your Health with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

January 21, 2018




Dr. Janice Buenafe, from Key Laser Center for Cosmetic Regenerative Medicine, in Portland, Oregon, joins eHealth Radio to speak about Bio-identical hormone therapy.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Janice Buenafe discuss the following:

  1. What is bio-identical hormone replacement and what does it treat?
  2. What are the benefits of BHRT? Does this therapy have any side effects?
  3. What are bio-identical hormones made of?
  4. What makes a person a good candidate for BHRT?
  5. What is the treatment like and how long does it take to see optimal results?


Dr. Janice Buenafe is Board Certified in Family Medicine and views health from a holistic point of view. She strives to understand her patients’ health on many different levels.  What she has come to understand over her years of practice is the importance of hormones in the body, and how they affect people.  In working with bio-identical hormones, she has seen many patients come back reporting vast improvements in their state of well-being, energy, strength, skin, weight management, and libido.

After completing her residency in primary care medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Buenafe continued to practice in the Las Vegas area.  Since moving to the Pacific Northwest, she has been a part of the Providence Medical Group. We are happy to have her in our office educating our patients in the benefits of bio-identical hormones, while she continues to practice family medicine.

Dr. Buenafe sees the world from a multi-cultural perspective and embraces the value of learning about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys learning about spirituality, meditation, and most importantly, finding ways to enjoy quality time with her children.





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5 Things to Know About Profound, a Skin Tightening Game-Changer

December 29, 2017




Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Stephen Chen joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Channel to talk about Profound, a minimally invasive skin tightening treatment. Patients are loving its ability to give the lower face and neck a natural lift without scars, surgery, or downtime.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Stephen Chen discuss the following:

  • How is Profound different from other skin tightening treatments?
  • How do the results from Profound compare with a surgical procedure, like a facelift?  
  • The clinical trials for Profound are very impressive. Have you seen positive results from your patients? What are they saying about Profound?
  • What concerns does Profound address, and who is a good candidate for Profound?
  • What are some of the effects that patients can expect after a procedure, and how long does it take to see results?


Dr. Stephen Chen attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, completed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia, and completed his plastic surgery fellowships at Grotting Plastic Surgery and the Medical College of Virginia. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgery, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Well-known for his his warm bedside manner and surgical skill in creating beautiful, natural-looking results, Dr. Chen has been voted a “Top Doc” by Richmond Magazine multiple times.
Dr. Chen has extensive training and experience in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures for the breast, body, and face. He performs many cosmetic procedures, including breast enhancement, body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and non-surgical skin treatments, as well as works with patients to correct medical conditions or defects. Dr. Chen lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and three children, and provides exceptional care to patients in Richmond and beyond.





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Eliminate Double Chin with Kybella

July 16, 2017




Dr. Sara Gaspard, dermatologist and co-founder of Comprehensive Dermatology Center of Pasadena in Pasadena, California joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology & Skin Care Channels to talk to us about Kybella.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Sara Gaspard discuss the following:

  • What are the causes of submental fullness?
  • What is Kybella? How does it work?
  • Why would someone choose to undergo Kybella over chin liposuction?
  • What can someone expect during the Kybella procedure?
  • How long does it take to see results and how long do results last?


Dr. Sara Gaspard co-founded the Comprehensive Dermatology Center of Pasadena with a goal of helping people achieve a vibrant appearance and feel confident about their skin. She is highly trained in the latest non-surgical techniques in cosmetic dermatology, injectables, fillers, chemical peels, and sclerotherapy for leg veins. In addition, Dr. Gaspard is an injector trainer for Allergan products, including Kybella. She is certified to use advanced laser technologies including photofacial, hair removal, redness reductions and facial resurfacing and rejuvenation.  She is a diplomat of The American Board of Dermatology and is experienced in cutaneous medical disorders, skin cancers, and skin cancer prevention.

Dr. Gaspard is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at USC, providing didactic and clinical training for the residents in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatologic Society.





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