Certified Y LIFT Providers

Dr. Yan Trokel | Y LIFT Founder | Best Cosmetic Surgeon

Yan Trokel, MD | Creator of the Y LIFT

New York, Beverly Hills & Coral Springs

“Combining modern technology, scientific skill, and the gift of artistry, beauty and youth are attained without compromising the natural facial integrity. The key is enhancement, not change.”

Yan Trokel, M.D. is a board certified surgeon specializing in facial aesthetic contouring. His areas of expertise include cosmetic facial surgery, endoscopic surgery, reconstructive surgery of the soft and hard tissues following cancer resection or trauma, orthognathic and craniofacial surgery.
Dr. Trokel is the Founder and Director of Y LIFT. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; the American Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons; and the American Medical Association. Dr. Trokel also serves as a Facial Cosmetic Surgery Consultant in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY and Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, NY.
Dr.Trokel completed his undergraduate training and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Hofstra University. He then earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery where he was the recipient of many awards and honors of excellence, including the Percy T. Phillips Visiting Professional Scholar Award in 1996. Upon graduating Magna Cum Laude, Dr. Trokel was awarded membership in the National Dental Honors Society and was accepted to The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the prestigious Parkland Memorial Hospital program in Maxillofacial Surgery. Following his Medical Degree, Dr. Trokel then completed a rigorous internship in General Surgery. After earning his certificate in Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Trokel completed fellowship training in Cosmetic Surgery at the Willowbend Cosmetic Surgery Center under the direction of Dr. Stephen Watson.
Dr. Trokel has been featured in numerous prominent publications, including Forbes Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Times Style Magazine, Town & Country Magazine, The Daily Mail and has made numerous T.V. and Radio appearances. He has collaborated and contributed to medical journals and research in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery and frequently lectures around the world on advanced facial rejuvenation surgery and other innovative technologies.
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Mark Berkowitz, MD | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Mark Berkowitz, MD

“The Y LIFT is a paradigm shift in the utilization of fillers in an artistic, safe and comfortable environment. I truly feel like a sculptor creating youthful facial contours that were not possible with ordinary surgery and non-surgical techniques.” – Mark Berkowitz, MD

Mark N. Berkowitz, MD is a uniquely qualified cosmetic surgeon. As a board certified and fellowship-trained Oculofacial surgeon, Dr. Berkowitz utilizes his specialized training and exceptional skills to enhance your facial cosmetic needs.

Dr. Berkowitz has advanced training in Oculofacial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. His specialty is so unique that there are only a handful of surgeons in Michigan that have his specialized certification and expertise. He is a pioneer in the field of non-invasive techniques and fillers.
Dr. Berkowitz was the first doctor to bring the following technologies to the Detroit area: Eyes by Thermage; the cosmetic use of Botox; Skin Tightening techniques combined with Skin Resurfacing; Laser Blepharoplasty Surgery; and combined treatments of fillers and Botox.

Dr. Berkowitz also shares his knowledge by teaching other doctors his advanced filler techniques.


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Dr. Patrick Bitter, Jr.

Patrick Bitter, Jr., MD

Patrick Bitter, Jr., MD is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in non-surgical treatments to improve skin health and delay aging and anti-aging medicine. He is the founder of Advanced Aesthetic Dermatology and maintains medical practices in Los Gatos, CA and Beverly Hills, CA. He graduated from the University of California with highest honors in Biology. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Bitter is regarded as the pioneer in the use of pulsed light technology for skin rejuvenation. He is the developer of the acclaimed FotoFacial procedure using pulsed light to rejuvenate aged skin.
Dr. Bitter has authored several ground-breaking scientific papers on the use of pulsed light for skin rejuvenation. He is a sought after lecturer and teacher and has taught over four thousand physicians worldwide in the use of pulsed light. Dr. Bitter has been featured as a celebrity dermatologist on ABC’s Extreme Makeover. He is a member of several professional societies including Fellowship in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of  Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Bitter has been a consultant to the medical laser device industry and to nutritional and anti-aging companies. Dr. Bitter is dermatologist for the San Jose Sharks National Hockey League Team. He is a former USA Triathlon National Champion and two-time Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon finisher.
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Dr. Patrick Bitter, Sr. | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Patrick Bitter, Sr., MD

Epi Center MedSpa

San Francisco, CA

“As a pioneer of collagen and the first dermal fillers, it brings me great pleasure to see that a good idea has turned into a great idea, and the Y LIFT is a procedure that very soon, every surgeon will be scrambling to learn.” – Patrick Bitter, Sr., MD

Cosmetic Dermatologist Epi Center Medical Associates and Co-Founder Epi Center MedSpa

World-recognized, Dr. Patrick Bitter, Sr. has been practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 45 years. As a cosmetic dermatologist, his passion is skin rejuvenation and laser technology. He began his work with aesthetic lasers in 1979. It is with this dedication and devotion that he conceived one of the most sought after procedures around the globe, the PhotoFacial.
In 1995, he was one of the first to purchase Intense Pulsed Light technology and began developing treatment protocols for skin rejuvenation. In 1998, he went public with his research and introduced the PhotoFacialSM procedure. This treatment, also known as IPL PhotoRejuvenation, revolutionized skin care and is now performed around the world.
He performed FDA clinical trials for hair removal, collagen, and several laser procedures – all treatments that have shaped the industry today. As such, he is an advisor to many international laser technology companies and frequently lectures on the subject. He has trained physicians from all over the world. He has also assisted in the development of five skin care products. For his tremendous contribution to the industry of dermatology and medical cosmetics, Dr. Bitter was voted Dermatologist of the Year in 2013 and received an award on behalf of the American Cancer Society, given by Lynne Cheney, the wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney. In his spare time, Dr. Bitter has run 42 marathons, 5 ultra marathons and multiple triathlons, including the Ironman in Hawaii.
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Robert Bowen, MD

Dr. Robert Bowen

Martinsburg, WV

“When I first heard of Dr. Trokel’s presentation and saw his pre and post-op photos, I said to myself, ‘This is nothing short of a revolution!’ The outstanding Y LIFT Training program further reinforced my perception and when my patients returned for follow-up it was clear that with the Y LIFT, minimally invasive facial/neck rejuvenation has made a giant leap!” – Robert Bowen, MD

Dr. Robert Bowen is one of the first physicians in the United States to be Fellowship-trained in Aesthetic Medicine. This fellowship, the Aesthetic Anti-Aging Fellowship of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), provides comprehensive, expert, and hands-on training in aesthetic medicine techniques. Dr. Bowen is trained in cosmetic BOTOX injection, dermal fillers and facial sculpting, laser and light treatments, vein therapy, chemical peels, medical grade skin care and body contouring.

Dr. Bowen graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia, and fellowships in Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine at West Virginia University. He has been in private practice in Martinsburg since 1984. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Internal Medicine clerkship at WVU Medical School, Eastern Division; the Medical Director of the Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Berkley Medical Center; and the Medical Director of his Cosmetic Medicine & Body Contouring private practice.


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Aleksandra Brown, DO

River Ridge Dermatology
Blacksburg & Roanoke, VA

“The Y LIFT Training has completely changed the way I approach fillers and volumizing with my patients. I’m excited to offer this minimally invasive facial contouring procedure in my practice. My staff and I are excited to be a part of the Y LIFT Team and I feel honored to be a Certified Y LIFT Provider.” – Aleksandra Brown, DO, FAAD
Dr. Aleksandra Brown is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with special interests in aesthetics and surgery. She is the co-owner of River Ridge Dermatology in Blacksburg, VA, and has helped shape the practice into a state-of-the-art dermatologic center replete with a wide variety of cutting-edge cosmetic options. She is thrilled to be able to offer the Y LIFT to her patients.

In addition to running her practice, Dr. Brown is a faculty member at both the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and the dermatology residency program at Virginia Tech School of Medicine.

She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Virginia Medical Society.

Dr. Brown earned her D.O. in 2009 from Des Moines University where she was awarded the Academic and Service Excellence award for Outstanding Academic and Interpersonal Leadership. Upon graduation, she served as the chief resident of dermatology at Michigan State University.


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Yung Chen, MD

“After intense personal training with Dr. Yan Trokel on the Y LIFT, I am a true believer in this transformative technique. The results are instant and amazing. The Y LIFT is safe and reproducible. This will elevate Certified Y LIFT Providers to the next level.” – Yung Chen, MD

Dr. Yung Chen’s passion for his patients has led him down the path that combines his extensive training in cosmetic medicine and anti-aging therapies. Dr. Yung Chen is committed to delivering the best possible results for his patients, offering expertise in a number of surgical and non-surgical procedures.

He is an active member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. As technology continues to advance, Dr. Chen stays abreast of the latest procedures and advancements by attending conferences on a regular basis. In addition, Dr. Chen has been practicing Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy for men and women for anti-aging rejuvenation.
As the medical director of Cupertino Medical Laser Center as well as Silicon Valley Stem Cell Center, Dr. Chen strives to provide his patients with the best customizable treatment specifically for them. With the addition of Silicon Valley Stem Cell Center, he is excited about getting into real medicine and reversing diseases and not just treat them with medication to manage their symptoms.

When he is not in the office, Dr. Chen enjoys golfing and spending time with his family and is fluent in Mandarin.


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Dr. Catherine Cuite | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Catherine Cuite, MD

“The Y LIFT is a real game changer. Transformative is a good word. I no longer think about deflation or aging in the same way. Because of the Y LIFT I look at my patients differently, I treat them differently and we are all very, VERY happy about it!” – Catherine Cuite, MD
Catherine Cuite, MD offers the latest techniques and advancements in aesthetic medicine. She believes in personalizing each treatment plan to meet your individual goals. Dr. Cuite and her staff aim to provide a safe, comfortable and private experience and welcome you to Aesthetics at Illinois Eye Center.

• B.A. Harvard University, cum laude
• Doctorate of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
• Internship, Norwalk Hospital, Yale University, CT
• Ophthalmology Residency, Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR
• Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery, Dean A. McGree Eye Institute

• Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
• Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

CALL FOR A CONSULTATION TODAY: (309) 243 2400 or (800) 872 4651

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Mark DeBruin, DO

DeBruin Medical Center
Orangevale, CA

“The Y LIFT injecting techniques are so unbelievable compared to the traditional filling techniques. It’s really like comparing a 1908 Model T car to a 2017 Turbo Porsche! The training was so exquisite and Dr. Yan Trokel with his innovative Y LIFT techniques has changed the future forever in the cosmetic world. This is truly a “WOW” factor for my patients, how many times can you say that in medicine? Not often! I am excited and thrilled to be part of the Y LIFT Team!” – Mark DeBruin, DO
Mark DeBruin, DO has been practicing medicine for the last 27 years and trained in Botox injections, dermal fillers, laser treatments and is an instructor in certain cosmetic procedures. Dr. DeBruin has always been on the cutting edge of new medical technology, cosmetic procedures and even now pursuing the Aesthetic Anti-Aging Fellowship of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). He is excited and thrilled to be able to offer the Y LIFT to his patients.

Dr. DeBruin completed his medical school training and Internship at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton, California in 1990. Upon receiving his Board Certification in Family Medicine, Dr. DeBruin opened his private practice in Orangevale, California where he still resides today. Dr. DeBruin has been a member of the American Academy of Family Practice for years and presently a Chief of Hill’s Physicians. His continual research and training in cosmetic procedures and personal approach offers his patients the most cutting edge treatment options in the medical industry.


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Dr. George Gavrila | Certified Y LIFT Provider

George Gavrila, MD

ProMD Health

Washington D.C. & Timonium, MD

“The is truly a revolutionary procedure and my patients have never been happier with their results. I’ve never been more impressed by a procedure’s safety, effectiveness, and emotional impact. The future of medicine has arrived.” – George Gavrila, MD

The founder of ProMD Health, George Gavrila is a native of the Greater Baltimore/Washington DC area and has spent time studying medicine, primary care, functional medicine, aesthetic medicine, and integrative medicine.
Dr. Gavrila completed his residency at the University of Maryland and served as a Fellow at the Center of Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Dr. Gavrila developed an interest in integrative and anti-aging medicine after recognizing many of the present medical systems’ shortcomings. Patients appreciate a professional and confidential environment, as well as prompt appointments with a skilled and compassionate doctor.

Dr. Gavrila is a member of AMMG (Age Management Medicine Group); A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine); AAFE (American Academy of Facial Esthetics); Forever Health; IFM (Institute for Functional Medicine); AAAM (American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine); ASLMS (American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery).

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Sandy Goldman, DO, FAOCD | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Sandy Goldman, DO

Dr. Sandy Goldman
Weston & Margate, FL

“Dr. Trokel’s Y LIFT has revolutionized the way we will look at volumizing the face for the future. The way I will approach fillers is changed forever. Thank you, Dr. Trokel.” – Sandy Goldman, DO, FAOCD

Dr. Sandy Goldman is double Board Certified in both Dermatology and Phlebology, and currently practicing in the Weston/Fort Lauderdale, Florida area.

Dr. Goldman has been practicing 25 years specializing in Dermatologic surgery, Venous diseases, and cosmetic/aesthetic services, including Liposuction and Cellulite treatment.
Dr. Goldman completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and received his Medical D.O. degree from Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in North Miami Beach, FL. Dr. Goldman was the Program Director for Pontiac Osteopathic Dermatology Residency Program in Michigan.


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Lornell E. Hansen II, MD

LazaDerm Skincare Centre
Sioux City, IA | Sioux Falls & Watertown, SD

“I have been doing fillers for 13 years and have seen many different ideas on how to inject them. I have seen some of the best injectionists in the world but none of them compare to the techniques used in the Y LIFT. This is a game changer for my practice. I have always felt that I had a good eye and was artistic when injection with nice results. Training with Dr. Trokel took my filler injections to the next level. It is not just about adding volume but adding volume into the right places to give the patients the best aesthetic outcome.” – Lornell E. Hansen II, MD
A graduate of the University of South Dakota, Lornell E. Hansen II, MD is board certified in family medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. As a member of both the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Hansen is one of the region’s leading experts on a wide variety of cosmetic procedures, including laser technology, liposuction, dermal fillers, and neuromodulators. His continuous research and training in cosmetic procedures mean his clients are being treated by the very best in the industry.


Sioux City, IA: (712) 226 1000
Sioux Falls, SD: (605) 275 6128
Watertown, SD: (605) 878 1111

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Peter Helton, DO

“As a Cosmetic Dermatologist for the last 20 years, I have kept abreast of the most up to date trends and facial techniques. The Y LIFT® procedure is the most innovative and results-oriented filler procedure ever seen. Dr. Trokel’s extensive training on the structure and function of the face has enabled him to create and teach the most revolutionary method of facial rejuvenation to date and I am proud to be part of his team.” –Peter Helton, DO

Dr. Peter Helton was born in Flint, Michigan as a first-generation Greek-American. Like many Greek families, Dr. Helton’s parents were in the restaurant business. Even though the family had their own business, it was very important to Dr. Helton’s parents that he receive an education. During his high school years, Dr. Helton expressed a natural interest in cosmetology, and enrolled in a trade school while still in high school, receiving his cosmetology license the following year. Upon high school graduation, Dr. Helton worked at several salons, which satisfied his creative side. Realizing that he wanted to expand his intellectual side as well, Dr. Helton enrolled at Michigan Technological University to become an engineer. After excelling in his first term, he determined that he truly wanted to become a doctor and changed his major to pre-med. While at Michigan Tech, Dr. Helton became involved in weight lifting and began training for the Mr. Teen Michigan bodybuilding contest, receiving second place. He still weight-trains today. In 1996, Dr. Helton entered medical school. Because of his developed interest in bodybuilding and biology, Dr. Helton was drawn to the path of Osteopathic Medicine, which is the branch of medicine that applies a strong holistic approach to the medical profession.After working his way through medical school in the cosmetology profession, Dr. Helton specialized in Emergency medicine for the following four years. Wanting to use his medical and creative ability to make people look better, Dr. Helton applied for the dermatology program in Pomona, California and followed that training with a fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery. Upon the completion of the Cosmetic Surgery fellowship, Dr. Helton felt that he could actually have a larger impact if he combined the Dermatology and Cosmetic specialties, and became a Cosmetic Dermatologist. Today, as the Medical Director of the Helton Skin and Laser Institute in Newport Beach, California, Dr. Helton is passionate about using the latest non-surgical methods to improve his patients’ appearance and bring out their inner beauty. Using his artistic, creative and medical knowledge as one of the nation’s most renowned Cosmetic Dermatologists, his patients receive results that are second to none.

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Dr. Harold Lancer | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Harold Lancer, MD

Lancer Dermatology
Beverly Hills, CA

“The Y LIFT is a miraculous procedure that walks on water compared to traditional filler-based procedures. The training and team were first class and the technique itself is revolutionary and unmatched in the the minimally invasive market. My staff and I feel lucky to be indoctrinated into such a wonderful family and network. I look forward to seeing what is next for Y LIFT.” – Harold Lancer, MD, FAAD
Originally from Montreal, Québec, Canada, Dr. Lancer spent his youth in Connecticut. He completed his undergraduate pre-medical studies at Brandeis University in Boston, Massachusetts and went on to receive his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his residency at Harvard Medical School, a plastic surgery training program experience in London at St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin. He returned to Southern California where he received his board certification in Dermatology in 1983 and began his Beverly Hills practice.

Today, he still keeps an active global patient base of over 30,000 people, including some of the world’s most beautiful and recognizable faces, all of whom trust in his expertise, cutting edge technology, and of course, his incredible skincare.


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Dr. Lee Laris | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Lee Laris, DO

Phoenix Skin
Phoenix & Scottsdale, AZ

“The Y LIFT really is an incredible advance in cosmetic surgery. I’m excited to be in at the beginning of what is sure to be a new era.” – Lee Laris, DO

Practicing in the Valley since 1992, Dr. Laris is medical director and chief cosmetic surgeon of Phoenix Skin Dermatology. He is highly trained in all areas of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and has built a national reputation as a facial rejuvenation specialist. Dr. Laris is recognized for his use of minimal incision surgery, with a focus on restoring youth via less invasive methods such as mini face lift, Y LIFT, laser resurfacing, hair transplantation, botox, and dermal fillers.

Dr. Laris and his team of board certified providers specialize in the latest technologies and the most effective treatments in the field, offering a host of services designed to improve each patient’s self-image and sense of well-being.

In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Dr. Laris was named Best Dermatologist in Arizona by Ranking Arizona, The Best of Arizona Business. In 2013 and 2014, Phoenix Skin was named the Best Dermatologist by Arizona Foothills Magazine.


Phoenix: (602) 222 9111
Scottsdale: (480) 473 9111

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Dr. Howard Lipkin | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Howard Lipkin, DO

Brighton Dermatology
Brighton, MI

“Dr. Trokel’s Y LIFT totally revolutionizes facial rejuvenation. Truly amazing, predictable results without surgery or downtime! I enjoyed every minute of the training, and I’m proud to be a part of the Y LIFT Team. The Y LIFT changes how we approach facial beautification on the scale that Steve Jobs changed the telephone. Thank you, Dr. Trokel.” – Howard Lipkin, DO

With 20 years of experience studying the artistic perfection of facial beauty and the effects of aging, and having performed thousands of procedures of facial rejuvenation using fillers such as Juvéderm/Voluma, autologous fat, Restylane and Radiesse, Dr. Lipkin is now proud to offer the Y LIFT to his patients.

Over 20 years ago, it became apparent to me that the lifting and pulling involved with facelifts was ignoring the importance of facial volume loss involved with normal aging. Because of this, I focused on studying the art and science of facial beauty and the rejuvenating effects of volume restoration. The result of this endeavor allows me to reverse many of the signs of aging non-surgically, using FDA approved facial fillers. Offering the Y LIFT provides a major modality to provide safe, predictable results with minimal to no recovery time.
Dr. Lipkin has served as a national trainer teaching dermatologists and plastic surgeons state-of-the-art injection techniques to restore facial beauty. He is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Lipkin is on staff at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and Detroit Medical Center. He is a faculty member and teaches dermatology residents of the Beaumont-Botsford Hospital System for Michigan State University.
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Wendy McFalda, DO | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Wendy McFalda, DO

Clarkston Dermatology
Clarkston, MI

“The Y LIFT has truly changed the way I approach fillers with my patients, both older and younger. Structural volumization offers extraordinary transformations with beautiful, natural results, and less downtime than anything else out there. I am excited and honored to be a part of the Y LIFT Network.” – Wendy McFalda, DO
Dr. Wendy McFalda founded Clarkston Dermatology in 2005 and has built her practice into a state-of-the-art dermatologic center with a highly-trained staff.

Dr. McFalda is a clinical Associate Professor at Michigan State University and provides hands-on training of physicians with the latest laser and non-invasive cosmetic technologies.

In addition to running her busy practice, she conducts clinical trials through Clarkston Skin Research, has numerous published articles, and is an attending physician and past director of the Dermatology Residents at the POH Medical Center.


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Dr. Eugene Nowak | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Eugene J. Nowak, DO

Nowak Aesthetics
Chula Vista, CA

“The Y LIFT is truly an amazing procedure. It uses filler products that gave us good results with a traditional technique. But, when using the Y LIFT technique, the results are revolutionary. Natural beauty with little to no downtime. I am so grateful and appreciative that Dr. Trokel has decided to share this procedure with other Physicians, and we are very excited to be part of the Y LIFT Team. Thanks, Dr. Trokel.” – Eugene J. Nowak, DO

Dr. Eugene J. Nowak is an award-winning, Board Certified Dermatologist who also has been voted #1 Cosmetic Dermatologist in San Diego. He has over 20 years of experience and specializes in lasers, facial rejuvenation, and body contouring procedures. He has been featured in local, national and international news segments such as FOX, ABC, KUSI, Primer Impacto, Univision, and Telemundo. Dr. Nowak is the first is Southern California to be certified for the Y LIFT procedure by Dr. Yan Trokel, founder of Y LIFT.

Located in Chula Vista, but sought out by patients from all over San Diego, Nowak Aesthetics is considered to be the most innovative dermatological, cosmetic surgery and skin rejuvenation practice in the South Bay. This state of the art facility is a testament to Dr. Nowak’s dedication to new technology and delivering top-notch customer care.
The Y LIFT is an amazing addition and compliments all of the other procedures offered at Nowak Aesthetics to create natural-looking, beautiful results, with little to no downtime. With patient-centered care as a priority, Dr. Nowak uses very gentle injection techniques which make the patient experience very comfortable. If you would like help recapturing your youthful, vibrant appearance, discover the wisdom, experience, and artistry of Nowak Aesthetics, call (619) 420-1840 for a complimentary cosmetic consultation.
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Dr. Herbert Parris

Herbert Parris, MD

Herbert Parris, MD a 1987 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Residency trained at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, DE, and then went on to complete his fellowship training in Sports Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Group/S.P.O.R.T Clinic in Fontana, CA. After 9 years of practice, Dr. Parris went on to become a Vice President and Medical Director at two major health plans.

Dr. Parris developed a strong interest in Cosmetic Medicine in 2004 and subsequently launched Ageless Aesthetics Medical Spa (formerly Ageless Remedies) in 2005. He has trained under notable plastic surgeons including Steve Mulholland, MD, Michael Kane, MD, and Mauricio De Maio, MD from Brazil. Dr. Parris is recognized by Allergan Cosmetics as being in the top 3% of injectors in the nation. He continues his longitudinal training in Cosmetic Medicine.
Dr. Parris is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Colorado Medical Center and a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians. Recently, he has become a national trainer for Allergan Cosmetics.
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Dr. Gerald Pierone, Jr. | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Gerald Pierone, Jr., MD

Facial Rejuvenation FL
Vero Beach, FL

“The Y LIFT procedure is a transformational approach in facial rejuvenation. We have witnessed incremental advancements in filler techniques over the past 10 years. But Yan Trokel’s Y LIFT represents a quantum leap forward and the world of facial fillers will never be the same.” -Gerald Pierone, Jr., MD

Gerald Pierone, Jr., MD has performed over 17,000 non-invasive dermal filler procedures including Sculptra®, Radiesse®, Bellafill® (Artefill®), Voluma®, and Juvéderm®. He instructs other medical practitioners in advanced injection techniques and practices in Vero Beach, Florida. Dr. Pierone received his medical degree from the University of Florida, completed his internal medicine residency training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, and finished his training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Pierone is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Florida State University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Pierone has conducted extensive clinical research and has published numerous peer-reviewed reports. He has also been featured in media, such as the Huffington Post, handling questions related to advanced non-surgical facial rejuvenation. In addition to his private practice in Vero, Beach, FL, Dr. Pierone is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Whole Family Health Center with offices in Vero Beach and Fort Pierce. This nonprofit medical clinic provides primary medical and behavioral health care patients regardless of their ability to pay.
Dr. Pierone is also a member of the prestigious Liquid Face Lift Association, an associate of licensed physicians that are highly experienced in the use of advanced liquid face lift products, including dermal fillers such as Juvéderm®, Voluma®, Radieese®, Sculptra®, and Bellafill®. In addition to non-surgical liquid facelift procedures, Dr. Pierone offers a comprehensive line of minimally invasive medical and aesthetic procedures in Vero Beach, including Ulthera®, Coolsculpting®, Exilis®, and Microneedling.
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Dr. Amiya Prasad | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Amiya Prasad, MD

“I’m incredibly excited to perform the Y LIFT in my practice so that I can add a fresh perspective to patients’ facial rejuvenation journey, and I look forward to the expressions of joy and amazement in my patients’ faces.” – Amiya Prasad, MD

Dr. Prasad’s 20 plus year career as a leader in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery has been highlighted by his unwavering commitment to minimally invasive solutions which help his patients look their best and return to their busy lives as quickly as possible. Dr. Prasad has a unique background with his Board Certification in Cosmetic Surgery of the Face and Body and Fellowship Certification in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Prasad was one of the first specialists to innovate quick recovery procedures for traditional plastic surgeries such as eyelift and facelift surgery.

He authored the highly regarded book, “The Fine Art of Looking Younger” and has been featured on numerous television programs and magazines including Good Morning America, CBS News, Fox News, Channel 7 Eyewitness News, WB11 Morning News, and The New York Times.
Dr. Prasad is the inventor and founder of the TrichoStem® Hair Regeneration method of nonsurgically treating thinning hair in men and women. Dr. Prasad’s patients come from around the world for his work in cosmetic surgery revision for eyelid and facelift surgery. In addition, his Hair Regeneration method has helped people suffering from hair loss in ways unparalleled by medications and hair transplant surgery. Dr. Prasad is proud to perform the Y LIFT procedure as a unique solution for facial rejuvenation.
Manhattan: (212) 265 8877
Garden City: (516) 742 4636
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Eric Seiger, DO | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Eric Seiger, DO

Skin & Vein Center
Fenton, Sterling Heights & Garden City, MI

“Dr. Yan Trokel and the Y LIFT have helped transform my cosmetic practice. His volumizing technique has absolutely blown my mind. I’ve been performing facial cosmetic surgery for 25 years and never before have I been this excited about any cosmetic procedure. My patients and I celebrate Dr. Trokel’s Y LIFT.” – Eric Seiger, DO
Celebrating 25 years as Medical Director of the Skin & Vein Centers, Dr. Eric Seiger is a highly-skilled cosmetic surgeon and a Board Certified Dermatologist. He has a national reputation for the use of cutting-edge technology and science that has led many of the country’s best-known medical equipment manufacturers to ask him to introduce new products and procedures. Dr. Seiger has also served as a designated National Trainer for both the makers of Botox and Restylane.
Dr. Seiger has long been a community leader in medical education and training as a faculty member of the prestigious Dermatology Residency Program at Botsford Hospital Beaumont Health and a Clinical Associate Professor at Michigan Stater University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been frequently published in medical journals and sought out by the media to provide expert advice and commentary.
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Adam Summers, MD | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Adam Summers, MD

Maryland Plastic Surgery
Glen Burnie, MD

“Using techniques that differ dramatically from traditional injection techniques, an expertly performed Y LIFT procedure rivals many surgical facelift results without the risks or downtime associated with surgery. I was impressed with the training, which was hands-on and meticulous. And, most importantly, our patients have been uniformly delighted with their results.” – Adam Summers, MD
Adam Summers, MD is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery. His work has been published in the Journal of Plastic Surgery, Journal of Hand Surgery, Journal of Microsurgery, and he has won several awards for his clinical research. Dr. Summers has participated in developing clinical protocols for Thermage, Cutera, and Alma Laser devices. He is actively involved in clinical trials involving fillers, lasers, skin care, and minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Summers is well known as the developer of the minimally invasive One Hour SMART Facelift. Having treated over 1,000 patients, Dr. Summers has been featured in national publications and media for this innovative procedure.

As the founder and director of Maryland Plastic Surgery, the first fully integrated plastic surgery center and laser center in Maryland, he regularly sees new patients from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and the surrounding area.


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Lisa Szady, NP | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Lisa Szady, NP

Epi Center MedSpa
San Francisco, CA

“The Y LIFT Training Course is absolutely the best hands on injector training I have ever experienced. I am proud to be an elite member of the Y LIFT Network of Providers.” – Lisa Szady, NP

Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Epi Center Medical Associates

Lisa Szady is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master’s Degree in Science at the University of California, San Francisco. For ten years, Lisa assisted in Plastic Surgical procedures including face and neck lifts, body contouring, breast augmentation and liposuction. Lisa recognized the growing need for non-invasive anti-aging procedures for non-surgical candidates and pursued additional training to enhance her aesthetic acumen in advanced dermal fillers and Botox injection at the University of South Florida. Lisa now specializes in medical grade skin care and non-surgical procedures with extensive training in neurotoxins including BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®, Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Perlane®, Juvéderm™, Sculptra®), laser hair removal, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), PhotoFacialSM therapy, Thermage, CO2 Fractional laser (Fraxel), Sclerotherapy for Leg Veins and Medical-Grade Skin Care Products. Highly trained and qualified in a myriad of procedures, Lisa is best known for her ability to provide natural results, above all. She is highly sought upon for her ability to provide a refreshed and youthful appearance with the “Volume Lift”, otherwise known as a “Liquid Face Lift”.
Recognized as an expert in her field, Lisa has worked in multiple high–profile locations including New York, Beverly Hills, La Jolla, San Francisco, Palo Alto and San Francisco, California. She has been featured on KRON 4’s News Spa Spectacular to discuss the latest and greatest in skin care products and procedures. Lisa is passionate about educating patients thoroughly about their skin, in recommending personalized products and treatments and building long-term professional relationships with those who seek her care. Her goal is to “consistently exceed expectations at every level.”
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Dr Vernon Williams

Vernon F. Williams, MD

The Y LIFT is truly revolutionary. It is a facelift in 30 minutes. My patients got a tremendous value for their money. The 5 patients that got the Y LIFT (during Y LIFT Training) were very happy with the instant results, the painlessness, and how quickly it was done. Everyone said they would do it again and wanted their friends to get it done. The Y LIFT is something that most people with facial volume loss and laxity can benefit from. Thank you, Dr. Trokel for your superb training.” – Vernon F. Williams, MD

Vernon F. Williams, MD is a soft-spoken, tireless, energetic, caring physician. He has an astute grasp of the big picture. Though he’s only 29, he’s been an Emergency Medicine Physician for the past 31 years. Dr. Williams considers Urban Wellness & Aesthetics of Houston and Wellness & Aesthetics of San Antonio his life calling.
Dr. Williams has a BA in Biology from Harvard University. He received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He did his General Surgery Residency at Allegheny General Hospital and then became a Flight Surgeon in the US Air Force. Dr. Williams has extensive training in Lasers and Medical Spa procedures. he is a member of the Texas Medical Association (TMA), Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), a Diplomat & Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Aging, Regenerative, & Functional Medicine (A4M), a Fellow of Stem Calls, Sports Medicine, Integrative Cancer Therapies, and Sexual health with the A4M, a Member of the Anti-Aging Group (AAG) Advisory Board, and a Diplomat of Age Management Medicine of Cenegenics Medical Institute.
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Thomas E. Young, MD | Certified Y LIFT Provider

Thomas E. Young, MD

Young Medical Spa
Center Valley, PA

When I first saw the Y LIFT being presented at a conference, I just knew I had to be part of this breakthrough procedure! This procedure truly revolutionizes the advancements of cosmetic injectable procedures. We are excited and proud to be part of the Y LIFT family!” – Thomas E. Young, MD

Thomas E. Young, M.D. is the owner & medical director of Young Medical Spa® with two locations in Center Valley and Lansdale, PA. Dr. Young is double board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, is a native of Lehigh Valley, and has been practicing medicine in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas since completing his residency at the Harrisburg Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians, American Medical Association, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and other associations of importance.
Dr. Young is an experienced cosmetic injector and specializes in multiple awake tumescent procedures and techniques and began performing SmartLip™ Laser Body Sculpting™ soon after approval by the FDA. He is consistently the first physician to introduce many advanced aesthetic procedures and technologies to the region including awake tumescent laser liposuction, natural breast augmentation, Brazilian butt lift, Cellulaze™ cellulite reduction, and stem cell procedures. Dr. Young trains other physicians across the country in awake tumescent liposuction & liposculpture procedures.
Dr. Young received an International Award in the category of “Best Overall Body Make-Over (a combination of procedures)” at the inaugural THE Aesthetic Awards™ at THE Aesthetic Show™ in Las Vegas, NV. He was voted “Leading Aesthetic Physician – Botox, Laser & Cosmetic Enhancements” in the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 “Who’s Who in Business” for the Lehigh Valley and was twice voted “Best Aesthetic Physician” by Lehigh Valley Magazine’s “Best of the Valley” Readers Poll. Additionally, Young Medical Spa® was voted “Best Medical Spa” in the Morning Call’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
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