12/2005 to present
Owner and medical director of a state-of-the-art boutique medical spa near River Oaks in Houston, Texas. Specialties include BOTOX®, dermal filler injections, and laser treatments for skin rejuvenation, active acne and scarring, and laser resurfacing procedures.
7/2008 to 12/2012
Medical director of a busy medical spa in the Woodlands, Texas. Responsibilities included training and oversight of skincare professionals, consulting with patients to outline treatment strategies and review patient progress, and medical charts. Also served as an outpatient preceptor to residents-in-training for Conroe Family Practice Residency Program.
9/2007 to 12/2009
Provided skincare consultations to clients, onsite administration of BOTOX® and dermal filler injections, as well as other procedures such as mesotherapy.
4/2006 to 12/2009
Provided skincare consultations to patients, onsite administration of BOTOX® and dermal filler injections, as well as other injection procedures such as mesotherapy. Part-time family physician providing routine care to patients of all ages.
1/2006 to 5/2008
Provided medical care to in-patients at Intracare South Hospital, Intracare North Hospital, and West Oaks Hospital.
8/2001 to 12/2005
Full-time family physician. Provided primary care/preventive medicine to a broad spectrum of patients. Scope of practice encompassed women's health, geriatric care, chronic disease management, and dermatological ailments and procedures. Performed in-office procedures including skin biopsies, cryotherapy, trigger point injections, abscess incision and drainage, laceration repairs, and cyst removals.
Served as ambulatory care medicine preceptor for medical students from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
1/2003 to 12/2005
Volunteer clinical instructor for the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Preceptor and trainer of medical students for delivery of quality care to patients of varying ages, ethnicities and social backgrounds.
8/1994 to 6/1998
Doctor of medicine
Dean's List (1995, 1996)
Recipient of the Academic Excellence Scholarship (1994, 1995)
12/1993 to 9/1998
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, with Honors
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
In-depth, hands-on training with one of the pioneers of Aesthetic Medicine, Dr. Sharon McQuillon, on BOTOX®, injectables and laser technologies.
7/1998 to 6/2001
Internship and Residency in Family Medicine
Continuing Medical Education Coordinator - 1999 to 2001
Pediatric Curriculum Planning Committee - 2000 to 2001
7/2000 to 6/2001
Part-time physician for a busy community family practice and urgent care center.
Part-time piano instructor, Department of Music.
Conducted seminars and private piano lessons for public school children.