The board-certified physicians at The Center for Medical Weight Loss develop individualized fitness plans focused on nutrition, physical activity, life style, and medication. Patients begin the quest with a one-on-one consultation with a doctor, discussing their overall health and medication history to devise a weight-loss plan and to make sure their kidneys haven't been stolen. This is followed by a body-composition exam, in which the physician breaks down the percentage of muscle, fat, and water comingling in the human subject and records his or her resting metabolism rate and blood pressure. The preliminary visit concludes with a pair of injections to boost the body's B-12 level and fat-burning ability. The nonsurgical program caters to each patient's metabolism and potential hormonal disorders and sends patients on a path to a slimmer self with minimal rope-climbing burns and a comprehensive weight-loss plan based on the exam's results.
Vitamins are the building blocks of healthy living, providing bodies with the sturdy foundations they need to grow and flourish. One of the most intriguing is Vitamin B12. Found naturally in meat, fish, eggs, and milk, the vitamin has been linked to positive health benefits ranging from increased energy to improved metabolism. At InShapeMD, medical director Dr. Ekan Essien and clinic director Dr. Thomas Burke use Vitamin B12 injections as the cornerstone of their medical weight-loss programs. When paired with a healthy diet and exercise regimen, the shots may provide the burst of energy needed to burn through reps and torch unwanted calories.
Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland's board-certified surgeons boast expert specialties, using their skills to aesthetically improve clients with the least discomfort and downtime possible. The doctors' playbook of beautifying procedures transforms clients with breast reductions and augmentations, body contouring, and genital aesthetic surgeries. Offering both a surgical center and a med spa, Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland's staff can also lavish guests with noninvasive beauty treatments such as wrinkle-reducing Botox, Dysport, and chemical peels. The modern treatment center's waiting room and reception greets patients with earth-hued walls festooned with paintings and track lighting.
Dr. William J. Roe, Jr. of Baltimore Bariatrics & Body Contouring Center has helped his patients discard more than 60,000 total pounds—and counting—through Roux-Y gastric-bypass surgery. His battle against obesity extends beyond the knife to weight-management plans that take advantage of prescriptions and supplements, as well as physician-supervised diets that aid patients in reaching and maintaining their ideal circumference. Additionally, aesthetic services such as Zerona body contouring and Radiesse injectable fillers help to hone physiques into hourglass or grandfather-clock shapes.
Dr. Steven J. Rottman's extensive training and caring bedside manner have earned him high praise from his patients. Multiple awards for his skill and attentiveness dot his trophy shelf, including a Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2011 and a 2012 Patients' Choice Award from PatientsChoice.org.
The good doctor's passion for research allows him to offer the latest techniques as well as conventional cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for the face and body, including breast augmentations and lifts, tummy tucks, and liposuction. Dr. Rottman completed a prestigious fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, where he studied breast surgery with internationally renowned industry leaders. Today, he and his staff also buff complexions Botox and fillers.
Led by the pedigreed Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg and Dr. Michele Shermak, the Plastic Surgery Center's three high-tech facilities focus not just on beautifying clients but also on educating them about the surgical process. Relax under their capable care with a round of frown-line fighting Dysport, which aims to imbue new vitality into the manifold folds of aging countenances. A sequence of five quick injections can reduce the wrinkles and fine lines caused by aging, stress, and artisanal cheese-tasting. While effects are not permanent, the procedure may stop the muscles that cause furrows from contracting, providing temporary forehead toning.