Sadness, stress and fatigue can cause heavy eyes, furrowed brows and excessive forehead wrinkling "omega melancholia". After treating patients with Botox ® for more than a decade, my patients have taught me that their treatments impart more than cosmetic gains. They feel better. My conservative approach to Botox® allow people to appear and feel more positive, less tired or angry without the tell-tale look of having Botox® done.
I am Physician Assistant licensed in Massachusetts and New York with national board certification. I do Botox® treatments in a medical practice in Back Bay and in Psychiatrist's practices. In addition to Dermatology, I assist in concierge primary care.
My education includes a Bachelor Degree in Bio-Chemistry from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1998, a second Bachelor Degree in Health Science at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2003 and Masters Degree of Physician Assistant Studies at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2005. I was the first Physician Assistant Co-Investigator in Infectious Disease at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in a Phase-One HIV human vaccine trials. Then at Harvard's Massachusetts General Hospital, I co-authored a human study published in the Pain Journal that assessed perceived and examined pain experience using pluripotent cell sampling for phenotype correlation to guide novel pharmacological treatment. I contributed to a sentinel study done by Dr. Edward Krupat PhD Harvard Instructor and Psychologist to develop coded criteria for best physician bedside manner, later adopted by Kaiser Permanente to teach their medical students how to better communicate with patients.
I serve as a state board member for Massachusetts Physician Assistant Regulation and Licensing, am an invited National Speaker for the Physician Assistant Organization, a member of the Newbury Street League.I serve as volunteer House Doctor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
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*The neuropsychiatric benefit of BOTOX® treatment is improvement and even resolution of depression symptoms in some individuals.