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Dr. Jennifer Walden, one of the many female plastic surgeons that you’ve probably never heard of.

Dr. Jennifer Walden is a female plastic surgeon that was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She is board certified by the America Board of Plastic Surgery and was a fellowship-trained in cosmetic surgery at the Manhattan Ear and Throat Hospital. After that, she then turned to her hometown in Austin, Texas in 2011 from her successful practice in New York City. She continues to specialize in aesthetic breast and facial surgery. She also co-authored a book about aesthetic plastic surgery.

It is rare to find a woman in the plastic surgeon industry as there are not many, most are male. Out of 8,100 board-certified plastic surgeons in America, 851 are female. Furthermore, out of those women, only 180 including Dr. Walden, are part of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is a leading professional organization of board-certified cosmetic surgeons. Dr. Walden believes that the reason why all surgery-related occupations are tough for women to get into is because women could possibly miss out on bearing children, because to become a surgeon, you must go into five years of post-medical training-school as well two to three years of being a medical fellowship.

Dr. Walden performs an abundance of breast augmentations, lifts, eyelifts, botox, facial surgery including soft-tissue fillers as well as liposuction and rhinoplasty which is a nose-job. When she performs liposuction, this can include the client’s abdomen, inner thighs, and arms. She has performed plastic surgery for eight years.

Her prices can list from $7,000 at it’s lowest, to $10,000 being her highest. Breast augmentation is about $7,000, where as face-lifts are $10,000 as they take more precision and operation time. Nose Jobs a.k.a rhinoplasty are around $8,000 to $9,000. She has performed nationally as well as internationally. She wants to ensure that her clients make a well-informed decision as this is a big decision, every effort Dr. Walden makes is in the best interest of the client to have optimal results.

 

Dr. Mark Holterman and the Important Advocacy for Regenerative Medicine

Leading surgeon and professor Dr. Mark Holterman strives to bring more attention to the cutting-edge medical treatments that are available. As a result, Holterman has played a key role in creating the Sunshine Foundation and the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies. Both foundations seek to help cure patients through a specific type of stem cell therapy.

 

The stem cells described by Dr. Mark Holterman can be found everywhere throughout the human body and may be an important factor in helping patients to overcome degenerative diseases. With trial therapies working especially well on younger individuals, this stem cell therapy shows promise of being able to help patients heal faster and resist cell degeneration. Funding for this type of research comes from numerous sources, including the 21st Century Cures Act.

 

Legislation under the 21st Century Cures Act was passed in the United States in 2016 and supports medical research with billions of dollars in funding assistance. This act directly relates to the pursuits of Dr. Mark Holterman because it boosts the available support for stem cell research and regenerative medicine in general. The 21st Century Cures Act is also dedicated to combating the opioid epidemic in the United States by dedicating at least $2 billion in designated funds.

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Dr. Mark Holterman started his education at Yale University, where he graduated with a major in biology. He continued postgraduate studies through the University of Virginia and received both his M.D. and Ph.D. from the school. Dr. Mark Holterman remained at the University of Virginia complete his residency at its Health Sciences division and also finished a fellowship at Children’s Hospital. Holterman’s specific focus is in the field of pediatric surgery.

 

Since 2011, Dr. Mark Holterman has been working at the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois as a full professor (Vitals). He spends much time serving as a pediatric surgeon at numerous children’s hospitals in the state of Illinois as well. Holterman has a keen interest in innovative medical practices that include stem cell research and the science of regenerative medicine. He is a member of multiple healthcare professional organizations.

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