Interviews

  • Dr. Lauren Streicher: Educating Patients on their Options

    By Michelle Alford on March 5, 2014 in Heroes
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    Lauren Streicher, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school, The Feinberg School of Medicine, and is the founder of Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, SC. She is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a Diplomat of the American Board...

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  • Dr. Richard A. D’Amico: Treating Scars around the World

    By Michelle Alford on January 9, 2014 in Heroes
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    Richard A. D’Amico, MD, FACS, has treated scars and stretch marks for over twenty years. He is on the Board of Directors of the Society of Plastic Surgery Skin Care Specialists and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He serves on the ASAPS Innovative Technology Committee, which evaluates and...

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  • Dr. Robert Klapper: Preventing Knee Surgery

    By Michelle Alford on October 17, 2013 in Heroes
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    Robert Klapper, MD, is director of the Joint Replacement Program and an orthopedic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. He is a leader in minimally invasive surgical technique and holds nine patents on specially designed instruments used in orthopedic surgery. He was the orthopedic consultant to the TV show “ER,”...

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  • Dr. Robert McDonald: Treating and Preventing Acne Scars

    By Michelle Alford on March 13, 2013 in Heroes
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    Dr. Robert McDonald, BSc, MMed, FACD, has treated acne scars for almost twenty years. He studied medicine at Newcastle University and became a Fellow at theAustralasian College of Dermatologists in 1995. He established his private practice Sky Blue Dermatology in 2000. In addition, he is a visiting medical officer at St. Vincent Hospital, Darlinghurst. Dr. McDonald grew up...

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  • Dr. Igor Safonov: Scar Treatment Innovator

    By Michelle Alford on October 12, 2012 in Heroes
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    Igor Safonov, MD, has treated over 7,000 scars. He studied medicine at the Luganks State Medical University in Ukraine. He is currently a specialist in the treatment and correction of scars at Dr. Bogolomets’ Institute of Dermatology and Cosmetology in Kiev. He has published extensively on burn scars, keloid scars, hypertrophic...

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  • Dr. Jeremy B. Green: Erasing Scars on all Skin Tones

    By Michelle Alford on August 2, 2012 in Heroes
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    Jeremy B. Green, MD, is an Assistant professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology. After graduating with honors from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, he trained and served as Chief Resident at the University of...

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  • Dr. Dennis M. Hughes: Fighting Skin Cancer in Children

    By Michelle Alford on June 20, 2012 in Heroes
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    Dr. Dennis M. Huges, M.D., Ph.D., received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Yale University and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Vermont-Fletcher Allen. He currently does research in the Division of Pediatrics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Hughes has been recognized for...

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  • Dr. Norman A. Olbourne: Fighting Surgical Scars

    By Michelle Alford on January 17, 2012 in Heroes
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    Dr. Norman A. Olbourne, FRACS, has been a specialist in plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery since 1975. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. He is currently a surgeon at the Sydney Institute of...

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  • Dr. Michael Miroshnik: Erasing Stretch Marks

    By Michelle Alford on November 8, 2011 in Heroes
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    Michael Miroshnik, MBBS, FRACS (Plast.), ASPS, is a fully qualified Australian trained Plastic Surgeon specializing in cosmetic plastic surgical procedures. In addition to 6 years of medical and surgical training at the University of Sydney, Dr. Miroshnik has trained for 10 years amongst all the major hospitals in Sydney. He is...

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  • Colonel Steven Wolf: Healing Scarred Soldiers with Regenerative Medicine

    By Michelle Alford on September 13, 2011 in Heroes
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    Colonel Steven Wolf, M.D., is the Chief of Clinical Research for the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research. He’s won numerous awards, including being honored as the San AntonioBusiness Journal’s Health Care Heroes Outstanding Physician Award and one of San Antonio Magazine’s ‘Best Doctors.’ Newsweek, 60 Minutes, CNN, and National Geographic are among the many...

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