Dr. William Baumgartl, director of Aesthetics and Anti-Aging Care at Avèa Wellness Center, draws upon his diverse background in engineering and medicine to help his patients defy the aging process. His know-how extends to a multitude of laser technologies, as well as facial sculpting with the help of injectable fillers and medical-grade play-doh. Hormone-replacement therapy helps men and women keep a spring in their step, and massage services heal aches and pains caused by excessive springing.
Ravi Ramanathan, MD, known as Dr. Ram, is a long-time Las Vegas resident. He attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he received his bachelor of science degree and medical degree at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and did his Postgraduate training in family medicine. He finally settled down at Family Doctors of Green Valley, where he puts his training to work.
Preventive tests and screenings, such as EKGs and ultrasounds, lay the foundation of the practice, though he and his staff also offer personal training and weight-loss programs that spread the good word about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise, all bolstered by information gained by body measurements from a state-of-the-art InBody520 device.
The two board-certified plastic surgeons at Hankins & Sohn Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. W. Tracy Hankins and Dr. Samuel Sohn, specialize in breast aesthetics. As some of the largest users of breast implants in the country, the doctors are well equipped to perform breast augmentations, reductions, lifts, and reconstructions. They also skillfully rejuvenate faces with face-lifts and Botox, and they slim bodies by sucking out fat with SmartLipo liposuction or taking off the patient’s snowsuit. In fact, the doctors partner with some of the Valley’s gastric-bypass surgeons to help contour bodies after clients have had their stomachs shrunk.
Maria of Baby's First Image 3D/4D Ultrasound has a wealth of experience photographing little ones before they've made their grand entrance. Using technology such as her GE Voluson 730 Expert imaging system, she has snapped 3D images of more than 16,000 babies, catching them while smiling or planning their birthday victory dance. She also knows various techniques for getting camera shy babies to move into ideal positions for photographs to help clients walk away with the best shot possible. Along with live feeds and snapshots, Maria helps new parents out by giving them a mommy-bag filled with a variety of aids, including prenatal vitamins, cases of formula, and resource DVDs.
Across four Las Vegas–area locations, the board-certified and eligible physicians of Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine help care for patients' injuries with physical therapy and a full slate of noninvasive and surgical procedures. Treatments that range from eradicating toenail fungus to repairing ACLs, PCLs, and marble busts are performed onsite using the latest technology. A staff fluent in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Tagalog schedule same-day weekday appointments, and greet patients with a congenial footshake.
Dr. Robert Leposavic and the team at Desert Dermatology address flaws on patients' bodies with a full menu of medical and cosmetic treatments. In addition to screening for cancers and removing patches of malevolent cells, they prescribe curative regimens for acne, rashes, and eczema. Wrinkles and facial folds yield to beauty injections, and dermaplaning treatments strip away dead skin cells or bits of old wallpaper.