With a newly minted medical degree and ability to pronounce caduceus, a young Dr. Michael W. Gray charged headlong onto the osteopathic scene. After a stint as the chief resident at Midwestern University's Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center and a fellowship at Northwestern University, the already accomplished plastic surgeon packed up his snake and staff and headed for the Pleasant Peninsula. Today, when he's not discussing advancements in plastic surgery on ABC and NBC local news, he brings his years of experience to The Michigan Cosmetic Surgery Center and Skin Deep Spa where he and his staff perform a full line of surgical and nonsurgical medical procedures.
At Skin Deep Spa, Gray practices a less-aggressive approach to cosmetic procedures with noninvasive treatments in a space designed to put clients at ease. Zerona cold-laser systems and the pulsed energy of Venus Freeze gently smooth away cellulite, for example. The in-house Beauti Bar area, manned by licensed aestheticians, sells Skin Deep beauty products designed by Dr. Gray himself to augment the cosmetic treatments. The zen-garden-inspired décor infuses the spa with earth-toned tiles, leafy green plants, the sound of rippling water flowing over stones in fountains, and ornate wooden chests filled with meditating yogi masters.
At the Center For Medical Weight Loss, physician Gina Randhawa uses a program rooted in scientific principles to help patients achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Randhawa employs tools such as body-composition analysis to customize each treatment plan, enhancing the effects of a low-calorie diet with appetite suppressants and injections designed to boost energy and metabolism. Her medical expertise also allows her to identify barriers to weight-loss success, from medications taken for separate health conditions to walls built around gyms.
Michigan Weight Loss Centre helps patients evict unwanted inches and cellulite with advanced laser liposuction treatments, nutritional counseling, and detoxification programs. The LipoLaser equipment bombards adipose tissue with noninvasive electromagnetic energy, encouraging cells to let loose their stores of water, glycerol, and fatty acids and forcing mitochondria to put away their bulky jackets. Nutritional counseling aids in the reduction of corporeal circumferences, as Michigan Weight Loss Centre's dedicated staff advises clients on optimal diets. In addition to laser liposuction, detoxification treatments help increase overall health by dispersing the bodies' stores of toxins and accumulated William Howard Taft trivia.
iShya Spa offers new technology in skin care options including pain-free laser hair removal, no-downtime skin rejuvenation, and tattoo removal. Other services include: skin tightening, wrinkle reduction, acne scar treatment, age spot reduction, freckle removal, and sun spot removal. Outside the spa realm, Dr. Modini Liyanage, medical director of Ishya Spa, oversees a team of health professionals that tend to the primary and urgent care needs of their patients. Here, the physicians and nurses have the expertise to help in emergency and nonemergency situations.
Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center's team, which is captained by board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Rifai, enhances anatomical aesthetics with noninvasive treatments and surgical procedures such as liposuction and facelifts. Microdermabrasion wands zip over sun-hardened skin and injectables such as Botox and Juvéderm work to firm up facial surfaces and fade fine lines. The med spa procedures address a range of concerns, from unwanted hair to achy muscles. Furthermore, consultations at the center are always complimentary.
Whether their patients hold comprehensive insurance or just the dollars in their pocket, Iman NP Center’s team of nurse practitioners will turn away no child or adult, providing a sliding payment scale for certain treatments for those in need. Credentialed by the Michigan State Board, they perform physical exams, order and interpret test results, diagnose conditions, and prescribe medication and treatments. For more intensive care, they will also advocate on patients’ behalf with healthcare providers, ensuring that their wards are comfortable with their doctor’s bedside manner or ability to tell a good knock-knock joke. Aside from basic wellness care, patients also benefit from weight-management programs and life-improvement plans, with plans that help with smoking cessation, personal training, and life coaching.