Covid-19 Notice – What we are doing!
UPDATED AS OF JULY 20, 2020
The office is open with precautions in place for visitors and staff alike. Phone screening will be performed before your appointment. As before, if you have symptoms including fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell, or loss of taste, please stay home. If you have traveled outside of the state of Michigan within the last two weeks, please do not come to the office. When you arrive at our building, please call the office at 248-885-8858 BEFORE you walk in. We are staggering our patients so that there is no overlap of patients in our small office. Once you are told you can enter, come upstairs. Masks are required.
You will be met at the office door by a staff member who will check your temperature and pulse oxygen level. You will then be escorted to a room. We only allow companions for minors or for those who have just had surgery and require assistance. For those having procedures involving the lower face, additional cleansing will be performed.
The treatment rooms are thoroughly cleaned after each patient leaves. Rooms are treated after hours with UV light and ozone disinfection. HEPA air filtration units are on in each treatment room. The staff check their daily temperatures and pulse oxygenation. Handwashing and mask use continue here at all times.
For your safety and convenience, consultations are performed virtually with a short visit for an exam to follow. For those with limited computer or mobile phone access, in person consultations can be scheduled.
We all look forward to seeing you.
I am a wife, mom, and native Metro Detroiter who loves 80’s music. Chances are, I am a lot like you. After almost fifteen years of plastic surgery practice, I opened my own solo practice in January 2019.
My goal is to offer high-quality plastic surgery in a relaxed and comfortable environment that doesn’t feel like most doctor’s offices. A patient myself, l know how it feels to be on the other side of the examination table. I have designed an office with that in mind.
My own medical experience nudged me to change career paths from the arts to medicine. It wasn’t until after I graduated from college that I decided to pursue becoming a doctor. After a postbaccalaureate year of study, I applied to medical school and chose Michigan State University (Go Green!) College of Human Medicine for its unique patient-based curriculum. During medical school, I got married (and hyphenated). Though I initially thought I would become a family practitioner, I loved that I could use my hands and my mind in surgery. I went on to complete my residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. That year, only 70 medical students in the country were selected to go directly into the study of plastic surgery without completing a general surgery residency first. Following my residency (and the birth of my first child!), I completed a Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at the Institute of Aesthetic Surgery and Medicine in Mount Kisco, New York. There, I began my career and succeeded in becoming Board Certified, passing perhaps the most rigorous examination process in all of medicine.
After nine years of practice, two hurricanes, and the birth of two more children, I returned home to Michigan. I specialize in breast and body contouring, both cosmetic and reconstructive, surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, surgical and nonsurgical female intimate rejuvenation, breast reconstruction for women with breast cancer, and cosmetic surgery after weight loss.
I maintain a passionate commitment to high-quality patient care. Patients are enveloped in a safe and caring environment, one where both l and my staff provide complete and continuous support from start to finish.
Combining art and science with compassion and understanding, I offer patients a life-changing opportunity for improvement, both externally and internally. My practice is not just about physical change, but about overall life enhancement.
I hope to meet you soon.
While we continue social distancing, I am offering virtual consultations for new patients interested in meeting with me.
You can do this from a computer (via an invitation) or a smartphone (via an invitation and the Google Meet app).
There are four parts to the consultation:
1. Arrange a consultation by phone or email,
Email: [email protected]
2. Download the new patient forms.
After you fill them out, you can either fax or email them to me.
Email: [email protected]
3. Once the consultation is arranged, a meeting invite will be sent to you with the link for the consultation. At our prearranged time, follow the link to our secure and private consultation.
There, you and I will have time to talk about your goals, medical history, and all about the procedure.
While the examination is limited to observation in two dimensions, I should be able to determine whether or not you are a candidate for surgery.
4. If you are indeed a surgical candidate, you will be contacted by Andrea, my patient coordinator, to get a surgical quote (or if insurance-based, your expected out of pocket costs), and an opportunity to hold a surgical date.
You will also be given a follow-up visit to confirm with your exam that you are a candidate and preoperative visit time for us to prepare you for surgery.
If you are unable to meet virtually because of medical or technology issues, you may request an in-person consultation.
I hope to (virtually) see you soon!
Get In Touch
Your Next Step
Call or email us to schedule an appointment and find out if you are a suitable candidate for this procedure.
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Give our office a call Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 3pm.
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“WHEN YOU COME INTO THE OFFICE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE MORE ‘BEFORE AND AFTER’ PHOTOS OF THIS PROCEDURE INCLUDING DIFFERENT OPTIONS.”
Shopping At Home
NEW – Online Skin Care Store Now Open!
The new normal of the coronavirus pandemic is social distancing. Most of us have gone from a hectic schedule to an empty schedule. With more time in the day for self-care, now is the right time to start a twice-daily skincare regimen. All of our skincare lines are available right here from this website, and all products will ship directly to your home.
If you are uncertain which products are best for your skin, please contact me here:
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