Digital Advisory Board
Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Min Ahn received his undergraduate education at Harvard University, graduating cum laude and attended the George Washington University School of Medicine, graduating with distinction. In medical school he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as both a third- and fourth-year medical student. He completed his surgical training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the highly acclaimed University of California at San Francisco. After practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Ahn returned to New England to raise his family near his hometown of Providence, Rhode Island. He has authored many publications on facial cosmetic surgery procedures and is an invited speaker at national and international facial plastic surgery meetings. Dr. Ahn is board-certified in both facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and head and neck surgery. He specializes in facial aesthetic rejuvenation and understands that patients need individualized care depending on their goals and expectations. Using his artistic eye, surgical experience and wide-ranging skills, he guides his clients through this highly personal process, whether it is a minimally invasive treatment or a cosmetically transforming surgery.
Since 1995, Dr. Janet Allenby has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of South Florida’s leading cosmetic dermatologists. As a leader the field aesthetic dermatology, she has been frequently called upon to provide her expert opinion for nationally broadcast segments about dermatology. Dr. Allenby has been certified in the teaching other physicians the artistry of most cosmetic enhancing treatments and asked to be a guest lecturer on such topics. At her practice, Allenby Dermatology, she incorporates the latest cosmetic procedures, techniques and treatment options to transcend the role of traditional skin care and raise it to an art form.
Founder of She's In The Glow
Annie Atkinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of She’s In The Glow, an organically inspired blog for the modern women. The site has grown to become the ultimate beauty and wellness destination for insiders. She’s In the Glow covers everything from smoothie making and sheet masks to international trends and travel must-haves. In 2007, while working as a beauty assistant at Chanel, Annie noticed a growing number of natural and non-toxic products creeping into the luxury beauty space. Now, organic, all-natural and non-toxic beauty is an entire world of products and philosophies geared towards removing the bad chemical stuff from the routines and lifestyle habits of women everywhere. She also contributes to publications like Chalkboard Magazine, Well+Good, Teen Vogue and Refinery 29.
Dr. Thomas J. Balshi
Boasting a forty-year career in dental medicine, Dr. Thomas Balshi is the founder of the Institute for Facial Esthetics in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and specializes in dental implant prosthodontics.
Dr. Brad Bengtson is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Grand Rapids, Michigan who is dedicated to helping his patients achieve the surgical or nonsurgical results they desire. His reputation for excellence, state-of-the-art techniques and compassion has helped to create a large patient following. He has a true passion for making a difference in the lives of his patients. Utilizing his surgical expertise and more than 20 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Bengtson travels the world to educate other plastic surgeons on his innovative procedures and techniques. He is passionate about helping others find the right path to ensure safe, natural, and restored results.
Dr. Claudia Cotca is an aesthetic restorative dentist and founder of the Washington Institute for Dentistry & Laser Surgery in the Washington DC Metro area. She is a three-time graduate of the University of Michigan, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree for Chemistry and Cellular Molecular Biology, a Master of Public Health in Toxicology and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She is Fellow of the American Academy of Oral Medicine and a member of the International College of Prosthodontists. She is an international lecturer and has served on national boards and committees, including the American Dental Association Committee on Dental Products, Subcommittee on Lasers, Whitening, & Biologic Evaluation, and is a USA Delegate to the highest regulatory international body on dental science, the International Standards Organization, among many others. Her clinical interests include advanced technology integration and customized clinical protocols for aesthetic and functional smile reconstruction. She has regular appearances on NBC News, ABC News, Radio and online media as a Dental & Oral Health Expert.
Dr. Charles Crutchfield is a board-certified dermatologist, a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and medical director of his own Crutchfield Dermatology Clinic in Eagan, MN. He is a graduate of the Mayo Clinic Medical School and serves as a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Although he has extensive training in all areas of dermatology, Dr. Crutchfield’s special interests include psoriasis, vitiligo, laser surgery, atopic dermatitis, cosmetic procedures and ethnic skin concerns. Recognized in both local and national surveys as one of the nation’s leading skin-care authorities, Dr. Crutchfield has acquired a lengthy list of honors including the “Gold Triangle Award” from the American Academy of Dermatology and the “Karis Humanitarian Award” from the Mayo Clinic, among others. He has also co-authored a children’s book about sun protection called Little Charles Hits a Home Run and the dermatology textbook A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases.
Dr. Doris Day is a board-certified dermatologist, author and medical journalist who specializes in laser, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Nestled in the heart of the Upper East Side in New York City, the zen environment at her practice, Day Dermatology & Aesthetics, caters to those seeking to look their most beautiful and natural best, coupled with a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. Named as a “Super Doctor” byThe New York Times; Dr. Day has also been recognized with an award for Excellence in Teaching in Dermatology from New York University. She has authored two books, Forget the Facelift: Turn Back the Clock with Dr. Day’s Revolutionary Four-Step Program for Ageless Skin, and 100 Questions and Answers About Acne. She also contributes as a freelance journalist to several medical and scientific publications and outlets and hosts her own award-winning, call-in radio show for Doctor Radio on SiriusXM. Dr. Day is a regular guest expert on many television shows including The View and Good Morning America.
Kelly Dobos is a cosmetic chemist with expertise in both skin care and color cosmetic formulation. She is the cosmetic technical manager at Sun Chemical where she is a key technical liaison with cosmetic research and development groups in North and South America. She graduated from Oberlin College with a Bachelors degree in chemistry and obtained a Master of Science in pharmaceutical sciences with an emphasis in cosmetic science from the James L Winkle College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Durkin is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and American Board of Surgery. Dr. Durkin specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery and reconstructive cosmetic plastic surgery of the face and breast. He earned a B.S. in biology from the University of Miami where he graduated magna cum laude, a M.S. from the University of Chicago in physics and a M.D. from University of South Florida. Dr. Durkin is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). Castle Connolly has named Dr. Durkin one of “The Best Doctors in America.” He is also Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Indian River Medical Center and a faculty member at Florida State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Michael C. Edwards is a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 19 years of clinical experience practicing as a partner in the prestigious Anson, Edwards and Higgins Plastic Surgery Associates. Dr. Edwards is the immediate past president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the current chair of the Board of Trustees. Although fully credentialed to practice all aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Dr. Edwards has chosen to focus his expertise on all aspects of primary and revision breast surgery.
Internationally Recognized Hairstylist
For over two decades the Frédéric Fekkai Salons have impacted the beauty landscape with customized cutting, classic styling, signature color and a salon inspired collection of hair products that were ahead of their time. Provence born, Paris trained, Frédéric Fekkai opened his namesake salon atop New York’s Bergdorf Goodman Department Store. A stylish sanctuary where indulgence and intimacy reach gorgeous new heights. The world of style is turned on its head. Everyone who sits in his chair emerges as a force of pure allure. More sensual, more stylish and more powerfully themselves than ever thought possible.
Co-Founder of Cover FX
Lee Graff began her career in 1985 as a Corrective Makeup Specialist at the CosMedic Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. From her work there, it became clear that she needed to create healthy and innovative solutions that bring out the very best in a woman’s complexion. In addition, Toronto's multi-cultural population made it clear that the beauty industry was missing a shade range that was inclusive of all women. Lee led the effort to develop the product line that today is known as Cover FX, so regardless of skin color, age or type, all women can make their own beautiful.
Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg received his college and medical degrees with the highest distinction from George Washington University. He proceeded to complete his medical training at the prestigious New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center. Dr. Greenberg pursued further training in plastic and reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Board Certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Greenberg is also an active member of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Nassau County Medical Society, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Greenberg is a nationally renowned Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon, based in Manhattan, Woodbury and Southampton, New York. He is well known for his expertise in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery and is frequently interviewed for his knowledge of the latest cosmetic surgery techniques. Dr. Greenberg is often a featured speaker for various women's groups, spas, and health and skin-care institutes. He also hosts his own radio shows, Nip/Tuck Saturday on K98.3 and Nip Tuck Tips during the daily morning drive on Party 105.
Dr. Sanjay Grover is a renowned board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience with offices in Newport Beach and Beverly Hills. He is an active member of both The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a past board member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is the founder of The Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and MedSpa and offers the most current and state-of-the-art devices for both nonsurgical facial rejuvenation and body contouring.
A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr. Joseph Grzeskiewicz completed his general and plastic surgery residency at the University of Missouri. He completed his fellowship in aesthetic surgery in Miami, Florida with Drs. Thomas Baker and James Stuzin and his fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Virginia. As a board certified plastic surgeon in private practice, Dr. “G” devotes his practice to breast and body contouring, facial rejuvenation and nonsurgical injectable treatments. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Niloufer Hamsayeh graduated from the University of California, San Francisco in 1994 after graduating with a bachelor’s in psychology and biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego. Since graduation, Dr. Hamsayeh has worked hard to remain familiar with the latest dental practices, taking close to 100 continuing education hours per year. Currently, Dr. Hamsayeh is certified in both oral sedation and Ultheraphy, and has completed the entire advanced dentistry curriculum at The Dawson Academy. She is also a member of many organizations including the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Hamsayeh has been the recipient of many awards, including being named one of the “Top Doctors and Dentists of 2010” by NBC’s Doctors Improving Healthcare; and “Top Bay Area Doctors” from 7x7 magazine. In 2010, the Consumers’ Research Council of America named Dr. Hamsayeh one of “America’s Top Dentists.”
Journey into Wellbeing Host
Debra K is host of the award winning Journey into Wellbeing. She is on a mission to inspire our nation’s health transformation. She is tackling her personal health challenges head-on, with a multimedia adventure that takes her across the globe in search of health secrets that can turn her into something more spectacular. As she stretches, juices and zumbas her way to better health— she inspires others to cultivate more vibrant, energetic lives along the way. Debra is the founder of Well World Productions, a video, branding and PR firm that brings inspirational stories to life and shares them with the world. Her enthusiasm for health is contagious. Over the years, she has become a popular keynote speaker and has been published in major publications like Huffington Post, Woman’s Day and Newsweek.
Francky L’Official is a celebrity hairstylist and salon owner regarded as one of new York City’s most sought-after stylists.
Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Dilip D. Madnani, founder of Madnani Facial Plastic Surgery, is a dual board-certified facial plastic surgeon practicing in New York City. He spent his childhood in Hong Kong and Europe and moved to the US for his higher education. He completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University and attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he currently holds a faculty position as clinical assistant professor. He spends his time between his two offices in Manhattan and Long Island, and has built his practice around his natural-looking facelifts. Dr. Madnani is also cofounder of Pure Heal Plus, a skin-care line dedicated to restorative products designed to reduce post-surgical scars.
Dr. Kim Nichols is the founding director of NicholsMD of Greenwich. A board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Nichols is renowned for her expertise in the fields of cosmetic, medical and surgical dermatology. She has been featured as an expert speaker by on the topic of pharmaceutical and dermatological skin-care for various companies, organizations and media outlets, such as The Dr. Oz Show, Better Homes and Garden, Women's Health, Today.com, and News Channel 12. Dr. Nichols is also a medical council physician and member of the Skin Care Foundation. She graduated cum laude from Harvard University and attended NYU Medical School. She completed her internship in internal medicine at St. Luke's Roosevelt Medical Center and completed her dermatology residency at KDMC/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Beyond her leadership role in the medical field, Dr. Nichols is a board member of the Greenwich, CT, YWCA and the Greater New York City American Red Cross. She lives in the area with her husband and three small children.
Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Marina Peredo founded Marina I. Peredo, M.D., P.C. Dermatology and Spatique Medical Spa in Smithtown, NY followed by Skinfluence in 2015, on Manhattan’s upper east side. Dr. Peredo received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed her internal medicine internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and her dermatology residency at New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College. She is currently an associate clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she teaches residents and fellows and was a three time recipient of the teacher of the year award. Dr. Peredo is a key participant in the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the Skin Cancer Foundation, Women’s Dermatologic Society and several other societies. She is a clinical investigator, published in peer-reviewed journals who lectures regularly at medical symposia, both nationally and internationally. She is also a national trainer, speaker and educator for several pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Peredo has appeared as a guest on national news shows and has been featured in major beauty magazines including W, New Beauty Magazine, Elle, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar and The New York Post.
Founder of Xtend Barre
Andrea Rogers is the creator and founder of Xtend Barre. She developed her lifelong love of movement and esteemed career as a professional dancer and choreographer while traveling the world with celebrity performers, dance companies and most notably, as a principal dancer for Walt Disney World. In the early 2000s, Andrea became a certified classical Pilates instructor. Drawing from her roots as a dancer, she began to incorporate elements of dance and music into Pilates sessions to offer her clients challenges in coordination, rhythm and cardiovascular fitness. The results were dramatic. Her clients gained energy, strength and had fun and Xtend Barre was born! Xtend Barre now spans five continents with more than 180 franchised and licensed locations worldwide.
“Exceptionally credentialed” is only one of many ways to describe Dr. Sam S. Sadati. As one of 46 Dentists in the American Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry to hold the honorary distinction of accredited fellow, Dr. Sadati is at the forefront of his field. It is his patients, however, that drive his desire to maintain a leadership status in the industry. “We wanted to make a dental visit something patients could look forward to,” Dr. Sadati says. Luckily for his patients, he has accomplished just that.
Dr. Renato Saltz
A board-certified plastic reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Renato Saltz specializes in facial rejuvenation, body contouring, breast surgery, and post-cancer reconstruction.
Dr. George Sanders was born and raised in Texas and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Rice University. He attended Harvard Medical School where he was elected to the Aesculapian Club for excellence in scholarship and leadership. He completed his general surgery training as the chief resident at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he earned the Leo Rigler Award for excellence in surgery. His plastic surgery residency was completed at the University of California, Los Angeles where he studied with a number of well-known cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons. He lives in Southern California with his wife and children and is active in church and community affairs.
Dr. Armando Soto, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, as well as the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Soto earned his medical degree at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins School of Medicine before training in general and plastic surgery in the prestigious program of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital of Washington University, St. Louis— the birthplace of American plastic surgery. After completing his training, Dr. Soto pursued further specialized fellowship training in advanced techniques for breast enhancement and reconstruction. Since arriving in Orlando, Dr. Soto has quickly made a name for himself as a creative, skilled and compassionate surgeon.
Dr. Iliana E. Sweis
Dr. Iliana Sweis is director of the North Shore Center for Plastic Surgery, located in Northbrook, Illinois. She is also clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sweis focuses her practice exclusively on cosmetic surgery. She earned her medical degree at Northwestern University, completed a residency in general surgery at Case Western Reserve University, followed by a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Northwestern University. She is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, has been published in several medical journals and is the author of the book Outsmarting Mother Nature…A Woman’s Complete Guide to Plastic Surgery. Dr. Sweis is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She has been recognized by Castle Connellyas “Top Doctor” and by the Consumers Research Council of America as one of the nation’s “Top Plastic Surgeons.”
Dr. Dean M. Toriumi
Facial Plastic Surgery
Practicing out of Chicago, Dr. Dean M. Toriumi is a facial plastic surgeon specializing in rhinoplasty and anti-aging facial surgery.
Facial Plastic Surgery
Jeffrey B. Wise, MD, FACS is a double board-certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon located at the Wise Center for Plastic Surgery in Wayne, NJ. His background in Head and Neck Surgery and specialized training in Facial Plastic Surgery give him a unique knowledge of the face and its underlying structures and allows him to approach hair loss patients with an aesthetic eye and attention to detail. Dr. Wise graduated with honors from Yale University. He obtained his medical degree from the Cornell University School of Medicine, and he served his internship in General Surgery and residency in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Wise served as a fellow at the New York University School of Medicine and the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Dr. Wise now shares his expertise at New York University School of Medicine, where he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is also a fellow of the prestigious American College of Surgeons. Dr. Wise has extensive experience in Facial Plastic Surgery and Hair Restoration, having successfully performed over 5,000 procedures.
Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Cory Yeh is a double board-certified surgeon who specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Yeh received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Stanford University and trained in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard. He is a fellowship trained and specializes in facial rejuvenation. His medical practice, Yeh Facial Plastic Surgery in Orange County, California, focuses on comprehensive, nonsurgical and surgical aesthetic treatment of the face and neck, as well as the care of facial reconstructive disorders. He is an invited speaker at national meetings and has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers.
Dr. Anthony Youn
Dr. Anthony Youn is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in Metro Detroit. A regular expert on The Rachael Ray Show, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors and has been featured on Good Morning America, Today, Fox News, CNN, and HLN. He is the author of the book, The Age Fix: Insider Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Look and Feel Younger Without Surgery. A member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Youn has also been named a “Top Plastic Surgeon” by U.S. News and World Report. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.