Occupation: Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Medical Director at Village Institute of Plastic Surgery, and Associate Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at UCF College of Medicine.
Family: One of six brothers and the oldest of triplets; two pet dalmatians.
Pet peeve: Not taking pride in what you do, whatever it is.
Hidden talent: I can play guitar with it strung upside down.
Greatest career accomplishment: Certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. It literally took me 15 years to achieve from the time I joined pre-med in college.
Guilty pleasures: Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), reflexology, my motorcycle.
Most embarrassing moment: Falling off a treadmill at full speed at a packed gym. It’s impressive how far you’ll land on the floor, really.
What can people do to maintain a youthful appearance: It boils down to three components of aging: skin quality, for which people can use sun protection, Retin-A, vitamin C, skin peels and Botox, facial volume, which can be maintained by way of a healthy diet, stable weight and hyaluronic acid fillers, and tissue laxity, which comes from exercise, stable weight, radiofrequency, and tissue tightening.
Advice I’d give my younger self: Stick to what you love.
Hobbies: Fitness, swimming, music, graphic designing, and videography