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DR. JON VER HALEN, MD, FACS
HARVARD EDUCATED PHYSICIAN.
Dr. Ver Halen attended University of California at Los Angeles, majoring in both in English Literature and Biochemistry. He achieved varsity letters in swimming and crew, and earned a position on the U.S. Men’s National Lightweight Crew team. He graduated with College Honors, Magna Cum Laude, awards for Excellence in Biochemistry, and a number of grants (including an Ahmanson Fellowship in Humanities, and the Dunn Prize for Excellence in Biochemistry).
Dr. Ver Halen was accepted on an academic scholarship to Harvard Medical School. He was part of the prestigious group who earned degrees from both Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Ver Halen attended the University of Washington for residency training, where he received training in all aspects of plastic surgery. He then went on to further his education by receiving additional training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. At MD Anderson Cancer Center, he met his wife, Elaine Ver Halen.
Dr. Ver Halen and his wife, Elaine Ver Halen, and their three children live in the Dallas Fort Worth Area. He is a sports enthusiast, and has completed two full length Ironman races amongst other ongoing interests.
Dr. Ver Halen has had the privilege of speaking at countless meetings, including the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and American Society for Reconstructive Surgery, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and numerous other groups. He has served on numerous boards and committees within the ASPS.
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ROD SOSA, MD
Rod Sosa MD is a board-certified physician, fellowship trained in cosmetic surgery, having practiced for over twenty years in Texas. He has worked with patients with a very broad spectrum of backgrounds, in a variety of medical and surgical environments. Dr. Sosa takes a personal interest to ensure that his patient’s procedure and recovery go as smoothly as possible.
He is a resident of Southlake with his spouse of twenty-one years and his four children. In his free time, he enjoys travel, cinema, and technology.
ELAINE VER HALEN MPAS, PA-C
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT CERTIFIED
Elaine Ver Halen is a certified physician assistant who received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Texas A & M University in 2005. After graduating Texas A & M University she went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2007. After PA school she worked for the chairman of Head and Neck Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center where she met her husband, Dr. Jon Ver Halen.
Elaine has worked in various physician assistant roles with half being in cosmetic and plastic surgery. She has over 5 years of experience in nonsurgical treatment of the face and body using neurotoxins such as Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®, and various fillers from Merz, Galderma, and Allergan. She has a passion to getting you to look and feel your best without looking “done”. She has trained alongside some highly regarded and awarded physicians, nurse injectors, and advance practice providers in the cosmetic and plastic surgery industry. She is always taking injection courses to learn the newest techniques and has learned a significant amount from the aesthetic eye of Dr. Ver Halen. She also has a passion for male and female sexual health and has had the privilege of training with Dr. Charles Runnels, who created P-Shot®, O-Shot®, Skinpen Facial, Nonsurgical Facelift, Breastlift®, and Wing Lift®.
Elaine Ver Halen, her husband, Dr. Jon Ver Halen, and their three children live in the Dallas Fort Worth Area. She is a sports enthusiast, and has completed three 140.6 Ironman races, 42 marathons, numerous 70.3 triathlons, and a 50k. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. When not at Barre class, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children. She loves watching college football and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys.
DR. ALTAMASH QURESHI, M.D.
Dr. Qureshi is our newest physician, who brings his previous years of aesthetic medicine and liposuction to our practice. Dr. Qureshi is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Aesthetic Medicine (Diplomate, American Board of Aesthetic Medicine) with prior academic appointments at Louisiana State University. He began his practice of liposuction in 2014, and brings with him his passion for medical aesthetics and an excellent vision for how to help patients achieve the results they desire.
He is a certified trainer and injector for Botox, Juvederm and other products. He is additionally certified in Dermatologic Procedures, Anti-Aging Medicine, Medical Hair Loss Therapies, Anti-Aging and Integrative Hormones, Male & Female Sexual Dysfunction, Weight Management & Medical Fitness, and Laser Lipolysis. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Geriatric Society, and the Society of Hospitalist Medicine.
DR. JASON KOO, M.D.
Dr. Koo has been a plastic surgeon since 2003. He graduated from Princeton University, and then matriculated to the University of Maryland School of Medicine for medical school. He completed his general surgery residency at Yale University School of Medicine, and then completed his plastic surgery residence at the University of California, Davis. He also completed a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at the University of California, Davis. He is a former member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve.