Dr. Gary Toig became a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist in 1984, six years after graduating from the University of PIttsburgh's School of Medicine. Today, his passion for fostering women's health remains. At his practice, he works side by side with Dr. Ali Parsa, who unites fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery techniques such as laparascopy with a compassionate attitude towards his clients. Together, the doctors and their staff schedule an array of services, including menopause and fertility treatments. Their obstetric care supports expecting mothers with low- and high-risk pregnancies from start to finish, when the baby is given a regal name like Barth.
Premier Dermatology's staff of medical professionals possess years of experience treating virtually every skin type, skin condition, and aesthetic concern. The facility's arsenal of cutting-edge equipment allows the staff to target wrinkles, acne, and other imperfections with some of the most modern technology available, and because no two patients are alike, the team customizes their pharmaceutical grade products to create personalized treatments designed specifically for each patient's unique issues.
At Palo Alto Laser & Skin Care, co-founding doctors William H. Brown and Zuzana Likar team up to tackle cosmetic woes and spin back the hands of time. Dr. Brown, who teaches other physicians his laser techniques, and Likar, a nurse practitioner who has treated more than 25,000 patients on two continents, draw on their extensive experience to create subtle changes that result in more natural, refreshed appearances.
After a free consultation with an experienced nurse to educate clients, specialists plump up faces with dermal fillers, freeze fat cells with CoolSculpting treatments, and collapse unwanted spider veins with sclerotherapy injections. They also wield a variety of lasers, using them to resurface faces, remove body hair, and stop underarm sweating, a procedure infinitely more effective than sewing handkerchiefs into the arm holes of every shirt.
At Premier Plastic Surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon James Newman, MD, FACS and his fellow board-certified plastic surgeons enhance beauty within their state-of-the-art surgical suite. Dr. Newman completed his residency and a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Stanford University, where he now serves on the clinical faculty. He completed an additional fellowship with an emphasis on laser surgery after recognizing the large role lasers now play in surgical procedures. The renowned surgeon also lectures internationally and has authored more than 30 surgery-related scientific publications and a coloring book.
Dr. Newman and his staff perform a variety of medical procedures, ranging from face-lifts and Vaser ultrasonic liposuction to minimally invasive body-contouring and enhancement techniques. They can also combat signs of aging via nonsurgical means, including dermal fillers that smooth wrinkles and Vaser Shape sessions that, like a rearview mirror in place of a bathroom mirror, make bodies look smaller.
Dr. Richard H. German, FACS, Elite Med Spa's board-certified on-staff physician, has partnered with over 7,000 patients to help reach their weight-loss goals through healthy diet, exercise, and nutritional supplements. He and his staff, winners of Palo Alto Online's 2012 Best New Service Business award, custom tailor slimming plans to each individual client, taking into account medical history, BMI, and nutrition needs, then support dieters with weekly check-ins or long-term guidance. Dr. German also holds certification in facial injectables such as Botox or Juvederm to keep skin looking fresh and supple. Additional services include hormone replacement therapy, laser hair removal, medically supervised weight management, and photofacials. A complimentary consultation is included with each service.
ForeViva Medical Clinique's treatments are grounded in the idea that when people feel good, they look good. From long-term weight loss and hormone replacement programs to laser hair removal and beauty injections, Dr. Joelle Osias and her staff have plenty of tools to take on skin problems or unwanted weight. The doctor places special emphasis on creating a trusting, one-on-one relationship with each client, tailoring programs to their individual lifestyles and naming her staff members after them.