Medical Advisory Board

 Dr. Hassan Salari PhD

Dr. Hassan Salari PhD

Founder, PhD Bio Chemistry

Dr. Salari is an entrepreneur and scientist with over 30 years experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic and medical device fields, specializing in highly sophisticated medical technologies and business development.

Prior to starting Lenis, Dr. Salari work expieriance included extensive formation of intellectual property, patent formation, product design, sourcing, manufacturing and operational area’s of several successful Companies.

Dr. Salari was previously the CEO of Pacific Therapeutics which was eventually sold to Teva Pharmaceuticals a division of Novartis for $330 million USD.

During his 30 year career, Dr Salari has served as both as an executive manager in several private and public companies as well as being an academic researcher and professor at several highly respected Universities. Dr. Salari has authored several books and white paper scientific literature. Dr Salari is the holder of over 20 patents.

 

Carrie Carda MD

Carrie Carda MD

Women’s Health Specialists, OB-GYN

Dr. Carrie Carda, with Women’s Health Specialists, has practiced medicine for nearly 20 years in the state of Missouri. She has dedicated the last 10 years to redesigning her practice to embrace a natural, holistic, self-care approach. Dr. Carda doesn’t just treat symptoms at her practice in Poplar Bluff; she uses her expertise in women’s health and advanced diagnostic testing to determine the root cause of your health problem. In the process, she takes the time to teach her patients about their health, then develops custom care plans for each person.

Dr. Carda is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology with a specialization in bioidentical hormone therapy. She also earned a masters degree in metabolic medicine and nutrition from the University of South Florida School of Medicine, and is currently working on a second masters in integrative and functional medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine.

Joy Kong MD

Joy Kong MD

Founder of Chara Biologics,

Dr. Joy Kong, MD graduated as a valedictorian from San Francisco State University in 1998 with a BS degree. She received her medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine in 2004 and finished her residency in 2008. Dr. Kong is a triple board-certified physician (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, American Board of Addiction Medicine, and American Board Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine.)

Dr. Kong is the Founder & CEO of Chara Biologics, a company dedicated to providing cutting-edge regenerative medicine products in the US and the global market. Dr. Kong is also an anti-aging and regenerative medicine specialist, and the president of Thea Center for Regenerative Medicine in Los Angeles. Dr. Kong is a firm believer in the therapeutic potentials of cell therapy and has seen remarkable results and transformations in her own patients. She has lectured nationally and internationally on stem cells, and exchanged ideas with top stem cell scientists from around the world, and worked closely with various cell laboratories in the U.S.

Rahul Mehan MD

Rahul Mehan MD

Founder East Valley Urology (EVU), Urologist

Rahul Mehan, MD is the founder of EVU Center in Mesa, Arizona, and a board-certified urologist focusing on urologic oncology. He has extensive training in testicular, renal, prostate, and bladder cancers at EVU Center. He is a skilled surgeon and dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality medical care. Dr. Mehan retained his certification from the American Board of Urology and is affiliated with Banner Baywood Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in the Phoenix area. He is a published author with articles appearing in The Journal of UrologyⓇ and the Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Dr. Mehan presents at regional and national meetings on a variety of urologic topics, including a presentation on testicular cancer using his original research at the American Urological Association’s 2011 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Dr. Mehan completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and received his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. Following his graduation, Dr. Mehan completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in urology at the Indiana University School of Medicine located on the campus of Purdue University.

Harpreet Wadhwa MD

Harpreet Wadhwa MD

Board Eligible Urologist, Surgeon East Valley Urology Center

Harpreet Wadhwa, MD is a Board Eligible urologist and experienced surgeon at EVU Center in Mesa, Arizona. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery, offering treatment for a variety of urologic problems using cutting-edge techniques, including robotic and laser surgery. Dr. Wadhwa has experience treating all general urologic conditions, including kidney stone extraction, erectile dysfunction, cancer, and low testosterone levels. In addition to providing innovative care for his patients, Dr. Wadhwa is an author and has written articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He presents at regional, national, and international conferences on a variety of urologic topics, including robotic reconstruction of the urinary tract, novel surgical and radiation treatment methods for prostate cancer, and benign prostate hyperplasia. Dr. Wadhwa received his Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Wayne State University in Detroit and earned his Doctor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Wadhwa completed a six-year residency in urology at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Andrea Minesaki NMD

Andrea Minesaki NMD

Licensed Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Andrea Minesaki is an experienced licensed naturopathic physician in the state of Arizona.  She is licensed as a general family practitioner, with an emphasis on Regenerative Medicine and IV therapies.  She has additional training in prolotherapy with the National Academy of Therapeutic Injections.

Dr. Andrea Minesaki focused her pre-med undergraduate studies in Exercise and Wellness, receiving a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University with summa cum laude honors.  She then attended the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, an accredited four-year Naturopathic medical school, where she earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Following medical school, she worked as a primary care provider in an Arizona based Urgent Care, as well as a separate Family Practice of Internal Medicine, which allowed her to gain extensive experience in the integration of conventional and natural medical paradigms. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Chris Morris MPAS PA-C

Chris Morris MPAS PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant at East Valley Urology (EVU) Center

Chris Morris is a highly trained, nationally certified physician’s assistant at East Valley Urology Center in Mesa, Arizona. He provides a variety of comprehensive urology services and provides expertise to improve his patients’ health and wellness. He offers significant experience in in-office urologic procedures and as a surgical first assist.

Mr. Morris is currently on staff at five East Valley hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area, including Banner Baywood, Banner Ironwood, Banner Heart, Mercy Gilbert, and Mountain Vista. He is a member in good standing with the American Urological Association, Urology Association of Physicians Assistants, American Academy of Physicians Assistants, and Arizona Society of Physician Assistants.

An Arizona native, Mr. Morris completed his undergraduate degree at Northern Arizona University in exercise science and chemistry. He completed his medical training and received his master’s degree from the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Lori Jump-Roberts BSN RN

Trainer Lenis USA

Master Injector – Currently acting medical advisor for LenisUSA, specialties for Lipo dissolve, Jump Roberts Maquiallage Technique for Meso Therapy, Stretch Mark removal, Varicose Vein Removal, Cellulite RN. Banner Medical Center in Payson, AZ. Lori L Roberts received her BS Nursing and BS Applied Science in 2016 from Brigham Young University- Idaho.

Ms. Roberts holds six different degrees in nursing, nutrition and communications with distinctions and honors. She did her internship at Mayo Clinic Hospital for GI/GU & Palliative Care. MedSurg of Gilbert in Surgery and her preceptorship at VA Hospital – Surgery for six months, Endoscopy, ICU 6 months, and Mayo Hospital M/S. She did her CME in the following areas: ACLS, IV insertion & Venipuncture, Botox Injections, Injector certified in Fillers, Micro-needling & Micro derma abrasion and facial peels, Lipo-dissolve,,Kybella, PRP, Needless injections. She is currently working with Banner Health, Payson AZ in the critical/acute care unit as an RN and PCU. She has previously worked at the following facilities: Pure Benefits Med Spa-Scottsdale, working with PCDC, Fillers, PRP hair& face restoration, micro needling and Botox. Honor Health Hospital Osborn Scottsdale/Greenbaun Surgical Center as a Float Pool Nurse in the Surgical and ICU units. Montecito Post-Acute Care Unit as an RN in the Acute/Critical care unit. She was an RN Tutor at Gateway CC where she taught RN’s, CAN’s, and LPN’s through all their nursing curriculum.

Dr. Ronald S. Holzman MD JD

Sr. Medical Adviser

Ronald S. Holzman MD JD received his BS Degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1967, his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine in 1974 and his law degree from Touro College in 1992. He is currently licensed in NY and FL and was Board Certified with the American Board of Forensic Medicine and a member of the American College of Radiology and is admitted to the bar in New York. He had performed a rotating internship at Regina General Hospital in Regina Saskatchewan in 1974 and as a Pediatric PL1 in 1975, at North Shore University Hospital, in Manhasset New York.  He did his radiology residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, New York from 1976-1979, where he was the Chief Resident Radiologist in 1979. He did his fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. He has been a staff radiologist at several hospitals as well as an attending radiologist. He was the pediatric radiologist at Mount Sinai Services Hospital, Elmhurst New York.  He has performed military service as a Lieutenant Colonel in Army and served in Vietnam. Academically, Dr. Holzman was an instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 1981-1982 and held the rank of Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Radiology at the State University of New York in Brooklyn New York in 1999. He is also involved with numerous Professional societies including, The American College of Radiology, American College of Legal Medicine, Florida Medical Association, and the Association of Military Surgeons of the US from 1982-1993.