Dr. Ballenas graduated from New York Medical College, and completed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center/ Mount Sinai in New York City. He became board certified in Emergency Medicine in 1991 and excelled in his field at the Beth Israel Deaconess of Plymouth, MA until 2014 at which time he devoted his full attention to the cosmetic and aesthetic practice.
Dr. Ballenas has been certified in medical aesthetics since 2008. He is certified in body contouring utilizing both Vaser Lipo and Smart Lipo. He is trained in the art of Vaser Smooth in the treatment of cellulite, NeoGraft Hair Transplants and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.He offers all of these procedures as well as cosmetic Botox and fillers (Sculptra, Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma and Bellafill)and the HCG Diet. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic physicians. He offers treatments such as laser hair reduction, photo skin rejuvenation and removal of pigmented and fine vascular lesions. http://www.emergingaesthetics.net
Ivette Fernandez received her Associates Degree in Nursing with High Honors in 2007 at Northern Essex Community Collage in Lawrence MA. She served as a Telemetry and a Medical-Surgical nurse at Lawrence General Hospital for over 9 years.
Ivette currently works as a Case Manager for United Healthcare. In 2012 she decided to expand her scope of nursing practice and received her certification as Advanced Injector from Esthetic Skin Institute of Florida.
She maintains a commitment to her ongoing education and training to ensure that all her patients receive optimal outcomes. she also has been certified in Dsyport/Botox, Perlane/Restylane, Belotero, Radiesse, Sculptra, Sclerotherapy, Chemical peels, Acne, Ultrasonic Facial and Laser hair removal treatments.
Ivette will be pleased to work with you towards the goal of replenish the lost volume of your face and body and help you regain the youthful look that you desire, without looking fake or “done”
Sharon Zeffiro is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is a graduate of the ACE Surgical Assisting Program and is recognized by the American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA). as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) She has worked as Dr. Ballenas’ assistant for the past three years and has extensive knowledge in medical procedure, protocol and administration.
Sharon is recognized by the Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals with certifications in Liposonix™ (ultrasound waves for fat reduction), Palomar Icon™ (a laser treatment for hair removal, acne scars, wrinkle reduction and leg vein clearance), Emerge™ (diode laser technology) as well as ThermiSmooth™ (radio frequency used for tightening the skin). www.emergingaesthetics.net