Meet The Doctors

How exactly do you decide whom to trust with your life? How do you tell all the white coats apart, distinguish the merely competent doctors from the truly talented?

Leave that to Skinologica Group, a firm that asks physicians whom they would go to and then exhaustively screens the results. Together we’ve compiled a selection of the top practitioners in the most vital specialties for you, from psychiatry to plastic surgery. The selection is the result of two decades of work conducting the continuous independent survey of the medical profession. These are the doctors that other doctors recognize as the best in their fields.We have cooperation with some of the best surgeons on the world. The doctors listed below are just a few of our personal favorites whom we have cooperation with.



Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon


Having completed nine formal years of training beyond medical school, Dr. Shamoun is among the most highly educated Plastic Surgeons you will find in the United States today.

Dr. Shamoun has been featured in the New York Post, the Dallas Morning News, the London Times, and the Sunday Mirror (U.K.). He has also been featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal, People Magazine, and Women’s Journal Magazine.

Dr. Shamoun has performed surgery on well-known celebrities as well as famous internation families throughout the world. He performed plastic surgery on the first female celebrity to have a face lift and forehead lift “live” on the Internet in June 1999.

Dr. Shamoun is the only U.S. Plastic Surgeon Quadruple Board Certified by the:

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Forensic Medicine


  • B.S.: University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
  • M.D.: University of Mississippi School of Medicine (with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors)
  • General Surgery Residency: University of South Alabama School of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency: Southwestern Medical School (Parkland Hospital), UTHSC Dallas, Texas

Societies & Memberships:

  • A.S.P.R.S
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Society of Aesthetics Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Academy of Certified Consultants and Experts
  • Lipoplasty Society
  • Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Orange County Society of Plastic Surgery
  • California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery, Inc.
  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Lawyer Media
  • Better Business Bureau




Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon



Dr Connell is regarded as the pioneer and leading expert in facelift surgery. Dr. Connell has performed surgery on well-known celebrities throughout the world. He is considered as one of the world’s best aesthetic plastic surgeons.

Dr. Bruce Connell, the father of the post-modern facelift, did not like the problems that the traditional facelifts created, and modified facelift techniques in order to minimize obvious facelift “give aways”, pixie ears, loss of sideburn hair, change in hairline, altering of the cartilage in front of the ear.

Dr Connell surgeon also lectures around the world, sharing the effective method behind his signature face and neck lift technique. He is also clinical professor of plastic surgery at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Connell has been featured in the People Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Business Journal, the New York Post, Women’s Journal Magazine and many others.


  • Medical School: University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine, Buffalo, NY, United States. Graduated: 1952

Residency/ Fellowship:

  • Residency Hospital: Edward J Meyer Meml Hospital, Buffalo, NY, USA. Year completed: 1955
  • Internship Hospital: Los Angeles Co Genl Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Year completed: 1953
  • Fellowship Hospital: Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN, USA. Year completed: 1957
  • Dr. Bruce Connell (diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery) is the World authority at the Facial Surgery.



Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon




Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Constantino G. Mendieta is reputable for providing individuals with enhanced appearances through face, breast, and/or body contouring procedures.

Dr. Mendieta has been named one of America’s Top Surgeons for five years in a row by the Consumer Research Council in America. Our Brazilian butt lift surgeon also lectures around the world, sharing the effective method behind his signature butt enhancement technique, the “Highlight Liposculpting and Lipo Fat Transfer” 3-D approach.


  • Medical School, Creighton University, School of Medicine, Omaha Nebraska. Degree: Doctor of Medicine 8/85-5/89
  • Internship & Residency: MARICOPA COUNTY HOSPITAL, Phoenix, Arizona. General Surgery. Internship & Residency: 6/89-6/93. Chief Year: 7/93-6/94

Residency/ Fellowship:

  • OBSERVATIONAL TRAINING with IVO PITANGUY, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7/94-8/94
  • FELLOWSHIP AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEON. Plastic Surgery Registrar Edinburgh, Scotland 8/94-12/94
  • UNIV. OF MIAMI/JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. Plastic & Reconstructive surgery Residency, Miami, Florida 1/95-12/97
  • FELLOWSHIP AESTHETIC SURGERY. Bruce F. Connell MD, California 1/98-2/98
  • FELLOWSHIP RECONSTRUCTIVE & AESTHETIC BREAST SURGERY. Carl R. Hartrampf M.D., Atlanta, Georgia    3/98-6/98
  • FELLOWSHIP HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL. Aesthetic Surgery, Boston, Massachusetts 7/98-11/9

Societies & Memberships:

  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College Of Surgeons
  • Dr. Bruce F Connell Society
  • Dr. D. Ralph Millard Jr Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Dade County Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Society







Since 1983, Dr. Mark Berman has been practicing Cosmetic Surgery, specializing in breast augmentation, fat-grafting and Stem Cell Therapy.

Dr. Berman is a Diplomat of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Breast augmentation is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures today. Dr. Berman pioneered the use of Gore-Tex (e-PTFE) materials for cosmetic surgery, and invented several patented surgical devices and implants, such as the Pocket Protector and the SAF-T-VAC.

Breast size and shape can be improved through breast augmentation. Yet, a breast lift may also be necessary if the goal is to improve sagging of the breasts.

Fat Grafting, also known as the Space Lift or Autologous Fat Transplantation can be one the best ways to return to your youthful look. Dr. Berman is known as one of the pioneers advancing the concept of volume replenishing to naturally restore contour to the aging face.


  • U.C.L.A. B.A. 1974


  • General Surgery – 1980 Loma Linda University / White Memorial Medical Center, LA, CA
  • Jerrold Longerbeam, M.D. – chairman of:Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery – 1983
  • Loma Linda University / White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Leland House, M.D. – chief 1980-82
  • William Hall, M.D. – chief 1982-83

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Oct. 1983
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Feb. 1989
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons Oct. 1990
  • Re-certified – Advanced Cardiac Life Support (02-04)
  • Volunteer Medical services – Venice Family Clinic 1983-1995
  • Chairman – Research Advisory for Surgical Technologies Laboratory, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio


  • Pocket Protector – breast implant device
  • SAF-T-VAC – suction device for cautery

Societies & Memberships:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Editorial review for – American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Liposuction Surgery
  • American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Honorary Member – French Society of Aesthetic Surgery
  • Medical Board of California – participated in Liposuction Regulation development as representative of the AACS and CACS Los Angeles Magazine: named on the “Super Doctors List” December 2008, January 2009, January 2010 and January 2011