While all good doctors are thorough, Dr. Babar Rao takes the detection of skin cancer a bit further than most. As a pioneer and international authority on dermoscopy and confocal microscopy—two techniques that afford him highly magnified 3-D views of skin-borne lesions—Dr. Rao is able to discern with great accuracy whether epidermal aberrations require biopsy. His 20 years of experience as a pathologist and surgeon, as well his numerous publications and research projects, provides him with a deep understanding of advanced treatment methods, including MOHS micrographic surgery.
This knack for high precision also extends to his clinics' cosmetic offerings, carried out by his cadre of physicians across three state-of-the-art facilities. The team minimizes wrinkles and discoloration through a range of minimally invasive treatments that includes Botox and chemical peels, and also banishes unwelcome stubble or glued-on sideburns with laser hair removal.
Dr. Rao and his staff's expertise also reach abroad in their effort to give back to communities. Dr. Rao spearheaded an effort to open a burn center in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, which has significantly reduced the mortality rate for major burns, and his staff holds free cancer screenings both locally and in the Dominican Republic.
The team of cosmetic and plastic surgeons at Athenix Body Sculpting Institute understands the direct link between physical appearance and self-confidence. In their quest to collectively boost the public's self-esteem, they actively reshape and refine clients' problem areas using the industry's latest technologies?including Natrelle breast implants, natural fat transfers, Body-Jet liposuction, and nonsurgical body contouring?to create curves that parabolas could only dream of.
Many of the clinic's doctors also dedicate their efforts to reshaping the lives of those less fortunate in the community. Dr. Maurice Sherman, the clinic's chief medical officer, donates his time and talents to victims of domestic violence, and Dr. Millicent Odunze repairs cleft palates and other facial deformities as a volunteer for Operation Smile.
Fogg, Maxwell, Lanier & Remington Eye Care's surgeons, are all fellows of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and have extensive eye-surgery experience. The doctors have even have taught courses to other doctors at national and international meetings of ophthalmologists.
At their practice, they and a group of optometrists perform everything from comprehensive examinations to vision-correcting LASIK, which helps treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Additionally, the team can treat such problems as cataracts and macular degeneration, and also help patients by simply providing them with a new pair of prescription glasses.
The massage therapists at Multi Therapy Clinic believe massage therapy isn't just for relaxation, but is also an important part of healing for any member of the family.?The clinic is a proud part of?Multi Therapy Network, a larger regional health group whose?foundations are based in part of providing all-around health care for all ages. That extends to the therapists here, who offer custom, focused massages not only for adults with sports injuries or back tension, but also for expectant mothers, infants, and children. The team considers massage therapy to be an aspect of preventive health care as well, whether you're an all-seasons athlete or an all-seasons desk-job champion.
Bringing a patient back to good health requires more than analyzing one part of the body—it’s about assessing all parts of their physical, mental, and spiritual health. That’s what Valley Natural Health’s doctor of naturopathic medicine, Sonal Patel, believes and takes a holistic approach to caring for patients. Here, the doctor combines alternative therapies, such as homeopathy, acupuncture, and botanical medicine, with more conventional medicine services found at traditional doctors’ offices, such as pap smears, prostate exams, and vestigial-tail therapy.
Spearheaded by pediatric dental specialist Dr. Jeff Evans, California KiDDS welcomes kids of all ages for comprehensive care in a comfortable, stress-free environment. Each visit begins with a full mouth exam and gentle cleaning to remove all traces of plaque, surface stains, and cookie-crumb constellations. Safe, limited-radiation digital x-rays, which harness technology to verify the appropriate growth of both parked and incoming teeth, ensure that bone and mandibular structures are sound, and detect the secret identities of caped super-molars. Lastly, a dental assistant swaddles budding chompers in an invisible blanket of fluoride designed to hold calcium in and keep germs, sugar, and premature bandit tooth fairies out.