On Friday 9th November 2018, stars and the elite of America’s Aesthetics Industry lit up the red carpet at the MyFaceMyBody Awards USA 2018 the ‘Oscars’ of the aesthetics industry. Held at the iconic Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles. Leaders in aesthetics, VIP’s, press and celebrities gathered from across the United States for this industry night of nights.

The Global Aesthetic Awards celebrate and honor those at the pinnacle of the beauty business. MyFaceMyBody Awards USA 2018, winners were selected from hundreds of applicants from across America. The lucky few now hold the prestigious title of a MyFaceMyBody Global Aesthetic Award winner.

The gala ceremony was attended by 350 of the industry’s leading professionals, top plastic surgeons, brands, journalists, celebrities and beauty bloggers. Celebrities included Dr. Paul Nassif from Botched, Dr. Bill Dorfman and Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler. Actors, Emmanuelle Vaugier – Mistresses and Two and a Half Men, Alice Amter,  Big Bang Theory, Sheldon Bailey, Game Shakers, and Massi Furlan American Crime Story, Versace and Asifa Mirza from Shahs of Sunset and many more.

The awards were presided over by MyFaceMyBody Director, awards founder and host of TV show ‘Modern Male Mindset,’ Mr. Stephen Handisides. ‘The MyFaceMyBody Awards are the leading aesthetics awards program across the globe and celebrate the success of this fast-paced and innovative industry. Rewarding businesses and industry leaders for their achievements. Winning a MyFaceMyBody award is a huge accolade. The evening has been a fantastic networking opportunity, with the chance to mingle with the who’s who of the industry, not to mention a very glamorous and fantastic night!’ said Mr. Stephen Handisides.

Judged by a panel of leading experts from around the globe, including from the USA, Dr. Paul Nassif TV shows Botched and Botched By Nature, Dr. Craig Ziering and Mr. Michael Berry. From the UK Dr. Vincent Wong, Dr. Sherina Balaratnam and Dr. Anna Brilli from the UK, Dr. Mucio Porto from Brazil and Dr. Anthony Lin from China. Dr. Cat Stone from New Zealand and from Australia, Dr. Nicole Yap, Dr. Varun Sharma, Kelly George and Dr. Nicole Kanaris from South Africa.

The MyFaceMyBody Awards are also held in the US, London, Sydney, and China. The MyFaceMyBody Awards USA are brought to you by partners Allergan®, Galderma® Alastin Skincare®, Colorescience©, The Medical Business Academy, Auspect Skincare™, Coolsculpting©, RealPatientRatings™, Stratpharma Switzerland, MSF Companies, Vivace, Hydrafacial, Venus Concept, Handi Media and Prime international Journal of Aesthetic and Anti-Ageing Medicine.


The MyFaceMyBody Awards 2018 winners are:

Individual & Practice Finalists


Dermatologist of the Year – Female

Winner – Sharon A. Stokes, M.D., FAAD, P-CEO – Windermere Dermatology and Aesthetics
Highly Commended – Dr. Michelle Henry, M.D. Laser and Skin Surgery Center of NY


Dermatologist of the Year – Male

Winner – Dr. Patrick Bitter Jr, M.D. – Advanced Aesthetic Dermatology
Highly Commended – Dr. Mitchell Kline, M.D.- Kline Dermatology


Makeover of the Year – Non-Surgical

Winner – Dr. Garry R. Lee, MD – Look Younger MD.
Highly Commended – Dr. Adam Mauer – Human Artist MD and LRX Medical Aesthetic Center


Makeover of the Year – Surgical

Winner – Dr. Sean Kelishadi – SSK Plastic Surgery
Highly Commended – Dr. Christopher K Patronella


Plastic Surgeon of the Year – Female

Winner – Dr. Lara Devgan M.D. M.P.H. F.A.C.S Lara Devgan MD MPH Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Highly Commended – Dr. Christine A Hamori, M.D. F.A.C.S. – Christine Hamori Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Spa


Plastic Surgeon of the Year – Male – MIDWEST

Winner – Dr. Steven H Dayan, M.D.

Plastic Surgeon of the Year – Male – NORTHEAST

Winner – Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, M.D.- The Spiegel Center
Highly Commended – Dr. Douglas Steinbrech, M.D. F.A.C.S – Gotham Plastic Surgery


Plastic Surgeon of the Year – Male – SOUTH

Winner – Dr. Christopher K Patronella, M.D.- Dr. Christopher K Patronella
Highly Commended – Dr. Erez G Sternberg, M.D.- Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery


Plastic Surgeon of the Year – Male – WEST

Winner – Dr. Mark Anton, M.D. F.A.C.S.- Anton Aesthetics
Winner – Dr. Gary Motykie, M.D – Motykie Plastic Surgery, Med Spa & Wellness.
Highly Commended – Dr. Chia Chi Kao, M.D.- Kao Center


Rising Star of the Year

Winner – Paula Di Marco Young, BS, RN, CLO/A – Young Medical Spa®
Highly Commended – Dr. Adam Mauer, M.D P.C. – Human Artist MD and LRX Medical Aesthetic Center



Aesthetic Practice of the Year – MIDWEST

Winner – Transformations Plastic Surgery
Highly Commended – Advanced Surgical Arts Center


Aesthetic Practice of the Year – NORTHEAST

Winner – Newtown MediSpa
Highly Commended – Diane Berson Dermatology
Highly Commended – Image Dermatology


Aesthetic Practice of the Year – SOUTH

Winner – Baumann Cosmetic & Research Institute
Highly Commended – Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery


Aesthetic Practice of the Year – WEST

Winner –  La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
Highly Commended – Maffi Clinics
Highly Commended – SSK Plastic Surgery


Medispa of the year – MIDWEST

Winner – aestheti.care


Medispa of the year – NORTHEAST

Winner – Young Medical Spa® – Dr. Thomas E Young
Highly Commended – Aria Dermspa


Medispa of the year – SOUTH

Winner – CaloAesthetics


Medispa of the year – WEST

Winner – InjectAbility Clinic
Highly Commended – Laser Clinique


New Practice of the Year launched within 18 months

Winner – Restore SD Plastic Surgery


Practice Design of the Year

Winner – Restore SD Plastic Surgery
Highly Commended – InjectAbility Clinic


Practice Team of the Year

Winner – La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
Highly Commended – InjectAbility Clinic


Practice Website of the Year

Winner – Kao Center
Highly Commended – Saul Lahijani MD Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon


Brand Finalists

Aesthetic Imaging Product of the Year

Winner – SYNERGY MEDSALES – OPTIC Slim Advanced Imaging


Anti-Aging Product of the Year


Winner – Auspect™ Skincare – Auspect™ Vita C Serum

Highly Commended – ALASTIN Skincare® – Restorative Skin Complex with TriHex Technology®


Anti-Aging Treatment of the Year

Winner – HydraFacial – HydraFacial

Highly Commended – CUTERA® – Secret™ RF

Highly Commended – SCITON® – Halo™


Cosmeceutical Range of the Year

Winner – ALASTIN Skincare® – ALASTIN Skincare®

Winner –  skinbetter science® – skinbetter science®

Highly Commended – Epionce® Skin Care – Epionce Renewal


Hair Restoration Product of the year

Winner – AQ Skin Solutions® – AQ Advanced Hair Complex+

Highly Commended – Nutrafol® – Nutrafol®


Hair Restoration Treatment of the year

Winner – Theradome™ – Theragrow™ by Theradome™

Winner – SmartGraft® by Vision Medical – SmartGraft® Hair Restoration System

Highly Commended – Venus Concept – NeoGraft® Hair Restoration


Most Innovative Treatment of the Year

Winner – Cynosure – SculpSure

Highly Commended – BTL Aesthetics – BTL EMSELLA™

Highly Commended – Aesthetic Biomedical – Vivace®


New Product of the Year – Launched within 18 Months

Winner – Colorescience® – TOTAL EYE™ 3-IN-1 RENEWAL THERAPY SPF 35

Highly Commended – Paris Hilton Skin Care – ProD.N.A.™


New Treatment of the Year – Launched within 18 Months

Winner – Syneron Candela® – Profound

Winner – Venus Concept – TriBella™

Highly Commended – CUTERA® – truSculpt® iD


Post-Surgery Product of the Year

Winner – STRATPHARMA – Strataderm®

Highly Commended – ALASTIN Skincare® – Regenerating Skin Nectar with TriHex Technology®

Highly Commended – Oxygenetix® – Oxygenetix® Oxygenating Foundation


Stratpharma Best Aesthetic Skin Repair & Scar Management Award

Winner – Dr. Jeanine B. Downie


Colorescience – Finishing Touch Partner of the Year

Winner – Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery

Highly Commended – Cascade Eye & Skin Centers


Coolsculpting Body Treatment to Transformation of the Year Award

Winner – Dr. Grant Stevens

Highly Commended – Dr. Landon Pryor

Highly Commended – Dr. Thomas E Young


Real Patient Ratings Stellar Patient Experience Award

Winner – Dr. Richard Rand

Winner – The Wall Center for Plastic Surgery (Simeon Wall, Jr., MD & Holly Wall, MD)


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