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The Beauty of Working with the Best
Get unheard of access to an all-star lineup of educators. The Aesthetic Show connects you to the top thought leaders and leading practitioners in the aesthetic community. Come learn from seasoned professionals who have both a strong theoretical understanding and practical experience to help you hone your skills and develop new ideas and services for your patients. Our world-class faculty features medical professionals from a wide range of backgrounds – cosmetic dermatology, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, oculoplastic surgery, general surgery, practice management and more – to educate you in a variety of didactic, live and interactive formats. The current lineup includes various surgical and non-surgical innovators, Ivy League educators and pioneers in the field of aesthetic medicine. The Aesthetic Show also provides real world examples and case studies to help you in all stages of your aesthetic practice. Business leaders both in and outside of the aesthetic community will share expert tips in financial and general practice management to help you and your staff reach the next level of success.
Russell Bartels, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Dr. Bartels is a board certified OB/GYN, founder of the Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute of Scottsdale (Scottsdale, Ariz.), co-founder of Scottsdale Center for Women's Health and founder of Vitality Hormones for Men. In 2005 he recognized the need in Arizona for an expert in the field of cosmetic gynecology and vaginal rejuvenation. After completing additional training and certification, he became the first in Scottsdale to provide these services. Since then, he has been an early adopter of the various non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation devices and has become the leading expert in Arizona for both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic gynecologic services. He also utilizes PRP as a standalone treatment, or in combination with his vaginal rejuvenation procedures, to enhance sexual response and bladder control issues. For the men in his practice, PRP has helped restore erectile function and hair growth. He is passionate about hormone optimization for women and men to treat the usual symptoms of hormone decline as well as many chronic ailments.
Gregory W. Chernoff, M.D., F.R.C.S.
While there are many excellent cosmetic surgeons in the country, few have dedicated so much to their art and science. After medical school, Dr. Chernoff completed a five-year residency followed by three years of intensive fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, laser therapy, breast rejuvenation and body contouring. This training provided him with comprehensive expertise. His innate aesthetic vision, meticulous surgical skills and his gentle humility, provide his patients with a quality of care that is second to none. Dr. Chernoff combines meticulous surgical techniques with the latest non-surgical therapies to give his patients consistent rejuvenation results.
Cameron Chesnut, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.M.S., F.A.S.D.S.
Dr. Chesnut is recognized worldwide as a key opinion leader and innovator in both minimally invasive and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. He was fellowship trained in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, laser surgery and Mohs micrographic surgery at UCLA. His fellowship at UCLA featured a rigorous, full integration of plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery and dermatologic surgery. Through this one-of-a-kind integration, Dr. Chesnut is a well-rounded and cross-pollinated surgeon. He has an unparalleled foundation in skin cancer treatment, plastic reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, as well as laser and aesthetic dermatology.
Suneel Chilukuri, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.M.S.
Dr. Chilukuri is an internationally recognized cosmetic dermatologic surgeon specializing in the non-surgical Liquid Face-Lift technique. Dr. Chilukuri fellowship-trained in advanced dermatologic surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery, and laser surgery at Yale College of Medicine. He studied dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine and trained in general and plastic surgery at University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Chilukuri has published extensively in cosmetic surgery, dermatologic surgery and dermatology journals and textbooks. He lectures at national and international conferences regarding cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has served as a faculty instructor and clinical professor for cosmetic, surgical and reconstructive surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, Columbia University School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Albert Einstein Medical College.
Erez Dayan, M.D.
Dr. Dayan is a Harvard trained plastic surgeon currently practicing in Reno, Nev. He has been researching seminal aesthetic surgery and novel applications of technology for more than ten years, primarily focusing on the use of minimally invasive technology to improve aesthetic outcomes. Dr. Dayan serves as an investigator for industry sponsored studies including InMode Aesthetic Solutions, MTF and Galderma. He is founder and developer of wikiPlasticSurgery, an online resource aimed at providing patients with high-quality plastic surgery education.
Lara Devgan, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Devgan is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face and body, and reconstructive surgery for breast cancer, skin cancer and facial injuries. She is an attending plastic surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital, Greenwich Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Infirmary, where she teaches plastic surgery residents and fellows. She also serves as CEO of Dr. Devgan Scientific Beauty, a luxury medical-grade skincare line, and is the chief medical officer of RealSelf, the largest online aesthetics community. Furthermore, Dr. Devgan is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Kimberly Evans, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Dr. Evans is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. In 2002, she completed medical school training at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. She attended residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. After several years of practice in Corsicana, Texas she desired to branch out and open a practice in the Houston area. Dr. Evans provides excellent care at Hillcroft Medical Clinic Association and she operates out of Methodist Sugarland Hospital and Memorial Herman Sugarland Hospital.
Michael H. Gold, M.D.
Dr. Gold is the founder of Gold Skin Care Center, Advanced Aesthetics Medical Spa, The Laser and Rejuvenation Center and Tennessee Clinical Research Center located in Nashville, Tenn. He is clinical assistant professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and School of Nursing (Nashville, Tenn.), visiting professor of dermatology for Huashan Hospital, Fudan University (Shanghai, China 11/2006) and visiting professor of dermatology at No. One Hospital of China Medical University (Shenyang, China 11/2008). Dr. Gold is a board certified dermatologist / dermasurgeon who oversees the various facets of the Center’s operations, a combination of medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, aesthetic services and research endeavors. He is a member of various editorial boards, works as an associate editor with the majority of dermatology journals and is the author of over 300 published scientific articles, fifteen textbook chapters and editor of two textbooks on Photodynamic Therapy and Global PDT. Dr. Gold is an active member of many of the leading dermatology and laser specialty societies and is the president of the Tennessee Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and treasurer of the American Society of Photodynamic Therapy.
Richard M. Goldfarb, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Goldfarb's combined 30 years of experience in general, vascular and cosmetic surgery provides his patients with the surgical expertise they are seeking. He is a highly sought-after surgeon who lectures and trains physicians both nationally and internationally on numerous cosmetic, surgical and aesthetic topics. Dr. Goldfarb has been awarded the medical directorship of several leading companies in the cosmetic, laser, aesthetic and regenerative medicine industries and he received the Aesthetic Award for "Best Surgical Body Shaping." Dr. Goldfarb established The Center for SmartLipo & Plastic Surgery in 2007, which features a team of board certified surgeons and aesthetic laser specialists. And he is committed to advancing education and training of physicians.
Nasir A. Mohammedi, M.D., M.S., M.S., F.A.A.F.P.
Dr. Mohammedi is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego. He studied medicine at the Chicago Medical School then completed his post graduate training with the University of Southern California. He founded the Bloom Medical Group in Whittier, Calif., where he has been practicing aesthetic medicine since 2005. His expertise lies in light and energy-based procedures for cosmetic and medical dermatologic issues. He is an advanced injector for botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. Using a combination of light and energy-based therapies with injectables, Dr. Mohammedi's niche in aesthetics is obtaining a natural looking aesthetic result with non-invasive or minimally invasive techniques.
Joseph Niamtu, III, D.M.D.
Dr. Niamtu is well known in international cosmetic facial surgery circles as a surgeon, teacher and author and is regarded as a key opinion leader by academics and clinicians worldwide. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and his practice is limited to cosmetic facial surgery. Dr. Niamtu lectures internationally on cosmetic facial surgery and has taught on six continents around the world. He has written four textbooks, 22 chapters in other textbooks, hundreds of publications on various cosmetic facial topics and a cosmetic facial surgery DVD series. Dr. Niamtu has served on the board of directors of the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation and chaired numerous committees with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, where he currently sits as Chair of the Communications Committee. He appears regularly in newspaper articles, television broadcasts and popular magazines, was voted "Best Plastic Surgeon to Take You Back 20 Years" by Richmond Magazine in 2010 and has received numerous "Best Speaker" awards at numerous multispecialty meetings.
Anil Rajani, M.D.
Dr. Rajani graduated medical school with honors from The University of Western Ontario after completing a B.S. from Dalhousie University. He is a board certified physician, surgeon and CEO of RajaniMD; A Concierge Aesthetic Practice, founder of the RajaniMD Skincare Youtube Channel and founder of RajaniMD, a customized prescription grade skincare line. In addition, Dr. Rajani is a trainer for Allergan, Dermasculpt and Suneva Medical. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Rajani has been involved in treating skin conditions and for several years he has worked with leading renowned cosmetic centers in the Northwest, as well as clinics throughout Europe and Canada. Dr. Rajani not only specializes in injectable treatments, but also laser procedures, skin rejuvenation techniques and topical skincare. He has helped countless patients avoid or delay surgical procedures and helped optimize his patients skin through combining the latest in cutting edge technologies.
Lori J. Robertson, M.S.N., F.N.P.-C
Lori Robertson has spent over 30 years in healthcare. Her specialties have included critical care, emergency medicine, hyperbaric medicine, family practice, and since 2007 aesthetic medicine. She was the recipient of the Aesthetic Nurse of the Year award in 2012 by The Aesthetic Academy. Ms. Robertson spent 13 years working as a reserve Deputy Sheriff for LA County specializing in Mountain Rescue and Underwater Dive Recovery, retiring in 1998. She also worked for 19 years with ABC as a medical technical advisor / actress on the popular soap opera General Hospital. In the last five years Ms. Robertson has become a national speaker and clinical educator for companies such as: Medicis/Valeant/Galderma Pharmaceuticals, Lutronic, Inc., Syneron-Candela, Inc. and Allergan Pharmaceuticals. In 2014 she started a non-profit organization called FullFilling Faces. Its goal is to provide victims of facial trauma improved structure, symmetry and softness post reconstructive surgery(ies).
Jay A. Shorr, B.A., M.B.M.-C., CAC
Mr. Shorr is the founder and managing partner of Shorr Solutions, formerly The Best Medical Business Solutions, a Florida-based consulting firm assisting practices with their operational, administrative and financial health. Prior to this he was the vice president of operations and practice administrator for a leading board certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, and held partnerships in two leading South Florida plastic surgery centers. Mr. Shorr graduated from Temple University with a degree in Business Management, is a Certified Aesthetic Consultant (levels I-XII) and a Certified Medical Business Manager. He has served as a speaker for multiple medical organizations and events, including The Aesthetic Show where he and his daughter were awarded with the 2018 TAG! You're It! Non-Physician Practice Management Innovator Award. Furthermore, he has served as an author for multiple national industry publications and was an advisory board member for the NHL Florida Panthers from 2011-2012.
Christian Subbio, M.D.
Dr. Subbio is a board certified plastic surgeon based in Philadelphia, Penn. He completed six years of surgical training and an additional year of specialty fellowship training in the cutting edge art of microsurgery. He prides himself on being a safe, meticulous perfectionist, and dedicated to giving his patients the most excellent results possible. Dr. Subbio has distinguished himself as one of the foremost plastic surgeons in the Lehigh Valley in just a few short years, but decided to return home to his roots in the Philadelphia area.
Ryan Welter, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Welter is the CEO and medical director of Regeneris Medical. Dr. Welter obtained his doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology from Oklahoma State University and his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency at Brown University Medical School, where he now serves as clinical associate professor. In 2005, Dr. Welter began a successful hair restoration practice and founded the New England Center for Hair Restoration. Finding success in cellular therapy for hair restoration, Dr. Welter began pursuing research into regenerative medicine and founded Regeneris Medical which today is involved in several clinical trials utilizing regenerative medicine technologies. He performed the first ever stem cell therapy for hair loss in 2011 and continues to pioneer bio-cellular and stem cell therapies for a host of medical conditions.
Edward M. Zimmerman, M.D.
Dr. Zimmerman graduated with departmental honors in biology from The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Md.) and has a master’s degree in physiology from Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.). He received his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, after which he completed a three year residency in family medicine in Beaver, Pennsylvania, with a heavy emphasis on surgical procedures, emergency room and urgent care medicine. As faculty of that residency, he introduced the first outpatient, CO2 laser to Western Pennsylvania. Dr. Z is a diplomate of, and currently serving as the president of the American Board of Laser Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery since 1994; member of the American Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgery; member of both the American and European Academies of Cosmetic Surgery and the American College of Phlebology and has received the prestigious “Award for Academic Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery Education” from the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Z is the medical director of Las Vegas Laser & Lipo in Las Vegas, Nevada.