The American aesthetic industry celebrated its ‘Oscars’, the MyFaceMyBody Awards, in Los Angeles on Friday (November 9).
Held at the iconic Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the awards ceremony attracted 350 of the industry’s leading professionals, brands, celebrities and media.
Award ceremony host Stephen Handisides (the founder of MyFaceMyBody) said the awards celebrate the success of aesthetic businesses and industry leaders in “this fast-paced and innovative industry”.
“Winning a MyFaceMyBody award is a huge accolade,” he said.
“The MyFaceMyBody awards are the leading aesthetics awards program across the globe.
“Launched eight years ago, the awards are now held in the US, UK and Australia, and will be held in China for the first time next year.”
The US awards were judged by a panel of experts from around the globe − Dr Paul Nassif, Dr Craig Ziering, Michael Berry and Marie Olesen (from the US), Dr Vincent Wong, Dr Sherina Balaratnam and Dr Anna Brilli (UK), Dr Mucio Porto (Brazil), Dr Anthony Lin (China) Dr Cat Stone (New Zealand), Dr Nicole Yap, Dr Varun Sharma and Kelly George (Australia) and Dr Nicole Kanaris (South Africa).
The winners, “selected from hundreds of applicants from across America”, included:
Dermatologist of the Year (female)
Dr Sharon A Stokes – Windermere Dermatology and Aesthetics
Dermatologist of the Year (male)
Dr Patrick Bitter Jr – Advanced Aesthetic Dermatology
Makeover of the Year – Non-Surgical
Dr Garry R. Lee – Look Younger MD
Makeover of the Year – Surgical
Dr Sean Kelishadi – SSK Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgeon of the Year (female)
Dr Lara Devgan – Lara Devgan MD MPH Plastic & Reconstructive
Plastic Surgeon of the Year (male) – MidWest
Dr Steven H Dayan
Plastic Surgeon of the Year (male) – Northeast
Dr Jeffrey Spiegel – The Spiegel Center
Plastic Surgeon of the Year (male) – South
Dr Christopher K Patronella – Dr. Christopher K Patronella
Plastic Surgeon of the Year (male) – West
Dr Mark Anton – Anton Aesthetics
Dr Gary Motykie – Motykie Plastic Surgery, Med Spa & Wellness
Rising Star of the Year
Paula Di Marco Young – Young Medical Spa
Aesthetic Practice of the Year – Midwest
Transformations Plastic Surgery
Aesthetic Practice of the Year – Northeast
Aesthetic Practice of the Year – South
Baumann Cosmetic & Research Institute
Aesthetic Practice of the Year – West
La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
Medispa of the year – Midwest
Medispa of the year – Northeast
Young Medical Spa – Dr Thomas E Young
Medispa of the year – South
Medispa of the year – West