Profiles in Health 2019

Dr. Kristy Charles

Dr. Kristy Charles is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical, cosmetic and procedural dermatology at Sanova Dermatology. She works with her patients to develop personalized routines to prevent the development of skin cancers. Dr. Charles graduated first in her class…

Gitter Vein Institute

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) is a condition that occurs when valves in the leg veins fail to properly propel blood back to the heart. Common signs of CVI are varicose and spider veins, whereas common symptoms include swelling or heaviness…

French Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Matthew S. French founded French Bariatrics to bring his version of weight loss surgery to fruition—a version that focuses on high-level individualized care and easy accessibility. French Bariatrics offers a concierge-type approach to weight loss procedures, both surgical and…

Sean R. Weiss, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Sean Weiss specializes in plastic surgery of the Face, Head and Neck and is an expert in surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, and hair restoration. He is fellowship trained and a board-certified diplomate of both the American Board…

Dr. Kelly Burkenstock

Dr. Burkenstock’s Skin Body Health is the South’s Anti-Aging Institute. Dr. Burkenstock’s goal is to provide cutting edge concierge care, treatments and technologies to women and men. Dr. Burkenstock, the founder of the practice, studies with international luminaries to bring…

DOCPACE

Shelby Sanderford knows firsthand the issues communication missteps can cause in a hospital—after working in one and seeing the problems arise, she knew there was a solution. Enter DOCPACE: status updates for doctor’s appointments, a seamless solution for care providers.…

Thomas R. Kimball, MD

Dr. Thomas Kimball’s career began as he accompanied his father, an adult cardiologist, on rounds with his patients. It was fascinating work, but even as a child, Dr. Kimball wanted to focus on children. Since the days spent with his…

Dr. Donna Tesi

Belladonna has been a fixture in the Garden District for more than 25 years with the goal of providing a personalized luxury wellness experience that caters to their client’s aesthetic needs. Belladonna now provides a full suite of aesthetic therapies,…

The Skin Surgery Centre

Keith LeBlanc, Jr., MD, FAAD, FACMS, founded The Skin Surgery Centre after coming out of his fellowship with the aim to curate a personal, attentive…

Jennifer L. Banquer, DDS

Dr. Jennifer L. Banquer purchased Today’s Dental in Harvey with the goal of creating both healthy and beautiful smiles. Dr. Banquer, who received her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2011, focuses on all aspects of general dentistry,…

John Colfry, M.D.

Touro offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with all stages of breast cancer aimed at preservation of critical functions, prevention of disease recurrence and optimization of quality of life. Touro’s breast cancer surgery program is led by an MD Anderson…