July 27-28, 2019
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
200 N Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL
2019 Sciton User Summit Speakers:
Patrick Bitter, Jr., MD
Dr. Patrick Bitter, Jr., is a dermatologist certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He received his medical degree and dermatology training at Stanford University School of Medicine. Since 1986, Dr. Bitter, Jr., has maintained a private practice specializing in dermatology, skin cancer surgery, and cosmetic surgery in Los Gatos and Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Bitter, Jr. is the developer of the FotoFacial™ and PhotoFacial™ procedures that use pulsed light to treat rosacea, flushing, facial
redness and pigment.
Andrew Campbell, MD
Dr. Andrew Campbell is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon who specializes in facial rejuvenation and rhinoplasty. He is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is also an examiner and board member of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He along with his wife and nurse, Heidi Campbell, opened Quintessa Medical Spa to supply and promote medical skin care services to clients in Eastern Wisconsin. Patients and clients throughout the Midwest and United States, seek out Dr. Campbell for both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments.
Antonio Campo, MD
Dr. Antonio Campo Voegeli obtained his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1993. As a Dermatologist, Dr. Campo has overseen Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Photodynamic Therapy, and Laser and Cosmetic Units. He was Director of Dermatology and Laser & Aesthetic Medicine at Laclinic in Montreux, Switzerland from 2013 to 2017.
Dr. Campo is the Founder and Medical Director of Clínica Dermatológica Campo-Optimage in Barcelona. He is also Co-Director of the Masters Program of Advanced Aesthetic and Laser Procedures at the University Carlos Herrera in Valencia and Professor of Medical Laser Procedures at the Official College of Medicine of Barcelona. He is member of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and the European Society for Lasers in Dermatology.
Julius Few, MD
Dr. Few is the architect of the Stackable Treatments™, a life-long aesthetic approach to achieving natural-looking results by strategically blending cutting-edge surgical and nonsurgical treatments. He received his medical degree from the University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, followed by plastic surgery training at Northwestern University. In addition, Dr. Few received special facial and eye cosmetic training in Honolulu, New York and Atlanta. Dr. Few serves as a Clinical Professor for the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Chicago and Director of the Cosmetic Rotation. He is on staff at Northwestern University, where he is a Health Systems Clinician. In addition, he is a past president of the Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Sherrif F. Ibrahim, MD
Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. After completing dermatology residency, he completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. While at UCSF, Dr. Ibrahim worked closely with pioneers in the field of laser medicine in developing the latest techniques in this field. His practice is currently focused on procedural and surgical dermatology.
Terrance Keaney, MD
Terrence Keaney, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist with specialized training in cutaneous laser, hair, and dermatologic surgery. Dr. Keaney graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine and was elected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. His dermatology training included a residency at the University of Miami (FL), a clinical research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and a fellowship in laser surgery. Dr. Keaney is co-founder of SkinDC, a private practice in the Washington, DC area, Assistant Clinical Professor at George Washington University and Howard University Departments of Dermatology, and Director of the Laser and Lipoatrophy Clinic at the Washington, DC, Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital. Dr. Keaney’s clinical and research focus is on how gender impacts aesthetic and dermatologic treatment.
Global Director of Marketing and PR, Sciton
As Sciton’s Global Director of Marketing and PR, Lacee leads the strategic management of events, product management, marcom, digital marketing, social media, PR, and KOL relations.
James Namnoum, MD
A graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Namnoum trained in general surgery and plastic surgery. Following the completion of his residencies, he took a fellowship in breast surgery with Carl R. Hartrampf, Jr., MD. Dr. Namnoum has been a partner at Atlanta Plastic Surgery for more than 20 years and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at Emory University. In addition to clinical duties, Dr. Namnoum is the managing partner and Medical Director of AYA Medical Spas of Atlanta and Dallas. He has overseen the growth and development of this business from a small in-practice spa to a multimillion dollar entity with five locations.
Chris Robb, MD
Dr. Chris W. Robb is the co-founder of Skin & Allergy Center and has been in practice since 2007. He obtained his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1999 and his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University in 2003. Dr. Robb graduated from the Vanderbilt Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology in 2007. Dr. Robb takes a special interest in skin cancer surgery and cosmetic dermatology. He also continues to be involved in research in the university and private setting. He speaks nationally and internationally and is affiliated with Williamson Medical Center, St. Thomas-Rutherford and Vanderbilt University.
Tamra Schue-Garber, DNP
Women's Health and Cosmetic Dermatology
Tamra Schue-Garberg is an ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center USA) board-certified doctor of nursing practice and family nurse practitioner. She has 10 years of family practice experience with a focus on women’s health and dermatology. Bringing together the art and science of cosmetic dermatology, Tamra uses FDA-approved products and clinically studied invasive and noninvasive procedures to rejuvenate one’s health. Tamra brought the diVa™ laser to Altaire Medical Spa (Fargo, ND) in 2016. She has helped hundreds of women solve their intimate health needs. Tamra intertwines her knowledge from her medical and cosmetic clinics and is able to bring an unique approach to health care. She has a special passion for cancer survivors and has developed a program to help those in most need.
Tom Seery is the founder and CEO of RealSelf, an online resource for medical aesthetics. Prior to RealSelf, Tom was a member of the founding team at Expedia, where he developed a $500M private-label travel business and introduced search marketing long before Google was a household name. Tom recently followed his passion for giving back, and joined the board of ReSurge International (formerly named Interplast). ReSurge brings life-transforming reconstructive plastic surgery to 2,000 children a year in developing nations. Tom holds an MS from Drexel University, MBA from University of Washington, and BA from Connecticut College.
David Sieber, MD
Dr. Sieber is a graduate of Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine and completed a five-year residency in general surgery at Loyola University Medical Center. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, he then went on to complete an additional three-year residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Minnesota as well as a one-year aesthetic surgery fellowship at the top ranked University of Texas Southwestern program in Dallas under the mentorship of some of the most highly regarded and world renowned plastic surgeons. Dr. Sieber specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body and currently works in the San Francisco bay area.
Kathy Taranto, CMLI, CMLT
Managing Partner, MINT Aesthetics
Kathy’s love for skin began in 2000 when she started working with a French cosmeceutical company. For the next 7 years she worked with Aesthetic Centers in the Southwest developing treatment menus, training staff and implementing marketing programs. In 2007, Kathy was certified in laser aesthetics and quickly became a laser trainer at multiple laser institutes in Arizona. In 2011 she developed laser curriculum and opened the first ARRA laser certification course in Arizona. Kathy has worked with several technologies from companies and has had the opportunity to speak at national laser conferences.
Partner, MINT Aesthetics
Matt entered the field of Aesthetics in 1996, opening Aesthetic Consulting Group as an independent rep group for non-surgical aesthetic equipment. Matt has been a laser trainer for 21 years. In 2001 he opened AesthetiCare MedSpa in Kansas City. AesthetiCare is now one of the most successful stand-alone MedSpas in the country with over $5 Million a year in revenue in 2017. AesthetiCare has experienced double-digit growth 17 consecutive years. In 2005, Matt transformed Aesthetic Consulting Group to Mint Aesthetics. Mint has now worked with well over 1000 clinics in North America.
Founder & Director, AmSpa
Alex R. Thiersch, JD, is the founder and director of the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa), which provides comprehensive, relevant and timely legal and business resources for medical spas and medical aesthetic practices throughout the United States. Thiersch, who received his B.A. from the University of Iowa and his J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, specializes in representing plastic surgeons and medical spa professionals, and has extensive experience advising clients on the relevant laws and regulations affecting the medical spa industry. He is a highly sought-after speaker, lecturing throughout the world on medical spa regulations and compliance. He also contributes to a variety of industry and consumer publications and websites on medical spa legalities and medical spa best practices.
|SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16|
|7:00 AM||Registration & Breakfast|
|8:00 AM||Welcome to the World Famous Sciton User Summit||Robb Brindley|
|8:30 AM||Lasers: Past, Present and Future||Dr. A Jay Burns|
|9:15 AM||Clinical Masters Academy Presents Live Vascular Treatment Showcase with ClearV||Daryl Mossburg, RN|
|9:25 AM||Understanding Digital Marketing and Why You Might be Doing it Wrong||Adam Fichman|
|10:40 AM||JOULE X Unveil: Introducing JOULE X||Jim Hobart, CEO|
|11:00 AM||New Breakthrough Technology Presented by Sciton's Research & Development||Doug Carrow|
|11:30 AM||Go-to HALO Protocols and New Treatment Technique Featuring HALO Eyes||Dr. Chris Robb|
|1:15 PM||Back to the Future||Robb Brindley|
|1:25 PM||How a Global Expert in Dermatologic Surgery Uses Sciton Technology to Change Lives||Dr. Jill Waibel|
|1:55 PM||Why Not You? Breakthrough Strategies for Amazing Outcomes in Practice Marketing||Kathy Taranto|
|2:25 PM||LIVE with the Legend: Plastic Surgery Resurfacing Techniques||Dr. Jason Pozner|
|3:25 PM||An Insiders Look into the Cosmetic Laser Industry||John Hoopman|
|3:45 PM||How to Provide World Class Outcomes with Combination Therapies Exclusive to Sciton||Dr. Antonio Campo Voegeli|
|4:30 PM||Instagram Artistry from a Beverly Hills Influencer||Dr. Jason Emer|
|4:50 PM||Closing Thoughts||Robb Brindley|
|7:00 PM||80's Theme Customer Appreciation Celebration|
|SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17|
|9:00 AM||MVP Panel of Experts with MVL||Michael Van Lenten, Dr. Pozner, Dr. Bitter, Jr., Dr. Camp, Jackie Smith|
|10:00 AM||Seattle's Finest: The Future of Digital Marketing and Medical Aesthetics||Tom Seery, Robb Brindley, Lacee J. Naik|
|10:45 AM||Breakthroughs in Aesthetic Medicine & Women's Health||Dr. Michael Coyle|
|11:50 AM||The Godfather of Pulsed Light Shares How to Stay ForeverYoung with BroadBandLight and HALO||Dr. Patrick Bitter, Jr.|
|1:00 PM||Grand Prize: Trip for Two to the Caribbean (must be present to win)||Robb Brindley|
*Agenda subject to change