TrainNow MD Faculty
At TrainNow MD, Our Mission Is To Shape The Future Of Aspiring Medical Professionals. We Have A Distinguished Faculty Composed Of Accomplished Healthcare Authorities Who Possess Extensive Expertise. Their Knowledge And Guidance Empower Individuals Aspiring To Become Med-Spa Entrepreneurs, Helping Them Transform Their Ambitions Into Reality And Achieve Extraordinary Levels Of Success
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The faculty at TrainNow MD comprises a distinguished group of highly skilled and experienced professionals in the field of healthcare and medical education. Each faculty member brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our training programs, ensuring that physicians receive the highest quality education and guidance.
Our faculty members are carefully selected for their exceptional qualifications, extensive clinical experience, and dedication to teaching. They are renowned experts in their respective specialties and have a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities physicians face in today’s healthcare landscape.
At TrainNow MD, we are proud to have a faculty team that is not only accomplished in their fields but also deeply committed to supporting and empowering physicians throughout their educational journey. Together, they create a dynamic and collaborative learning environment that fosters growth, innovation, and excellence in medical practice.
Carlos Mercado, MD.
"Dr. Belleza" (Dr. Beauty In English)
Dr. Mercado graduated in Medicine and Surgery at Metropolitan University, Colombia in 1988.
Organizational Memberships, Medical Affiliations, and Board Certifications:
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- American Academy of Liposuction Surgery
- Graduated from The Aesthetic Ageless Institute
- Stem Cell Fellowship through the American Academy of Anti-Aging
- Age Management Certification by Cenegenics Awards and Recognition
- Recognized as one of the Best Doctors of America in 2015 and 2018
- Best Doctor in Central Florida ” Orlando Magazine 2010, 2011.
- Pioneer of Bioplasty technique for Fillers and Fat Transfers
- Pioneer of EternaMD Stem Cell procedures in both Cosmetic and Orthopedic procedures
- Inventor and Creator of the “Erectus Shot Procedure” for Erectile Dysfunction using stem cells derived from adipose tissue
- Inventor of the V- Shot for Female Sexual Dysfunction using stemcell derived from Autologous Adipose Tissue
- Inventor and Creator of the “Colombian Butt Lift” using Fat Transfer
- Chief Resident at Jamaica Hospital, Queens, New York
- Creator of “Dr. Beauty TV Show” for Telemundo Spanish Channel” The first and only Educational show on Cosmetic Surgery for the Spanish Audience in the USA.
Publications By Dr. Carlos Mercado:
Relevant to Regenerative Medicine and ED Review Article: Adipose-derived adult stem cells and New Technique for Intracavernosal Injection for erectile dysfunction. Novel Approach to Treat DIABETES MELLITUS: – Erectus Shot Technique Integrative Molecular Medicine – ISSN 2056-6360 Integrative Molecular Medicine Integr Mol Med, 2016 doi: 10.15761/IMM.1000206 Volume 3(2): 564-575.
Published: March 11-2016.
Author: Carlos Mercado, MD.
Address 1307 S. International Pkway, Suite 2091, Lake Mary, Fl 32746.
Dr. Mercado’s Medical Philosophy and Procedural Guidelines
- No General Anesthesia for improved recovery
- Minimal Downtime Procedures
- Outpatient Procedures
- Non Surgical / Avoidance of cutting
- Avoidance of Needles on the Face
- Bioplasty Technique using Microcanule Technique
- Regenerative Techniques
- Liposculpture only once per day to ensure the best patient outcomes
- Utilize the patient’s own fat tissue or blood as a platform to help accelerate and enhance the repair of damaged or aging body, face, or skin.
Dr. Mara De La Vega, a renowned expert in the field of aesthetics, is recognized for her personalized approach in tailoring treatments to meet the unique needs of each of her clients.Dr. De La Vega expertise is cosmetic fillers/injectables, laser resurfacing, body image/contouring, Mesotherapy, acne/cellulite treatments, and PRP. Dr. De La Vega incorporates innovative techniques from Europe and South America, such as Carboxy Therapy and Mesotherapy, along with laser and vacuum therapy, to effectively address various types of cellulite. Her comprehensive approach integrates these pioneering treatments to provide optimal results for her patients. Over the years, she has developed her skin care regimen, specifically customized to clarify and maintain all skin types. Dr. Mara De La Vega’s skin care regimen has been successful and over time, her patients have witnessed the demonstrated effectiveness of the treatment Dr. De La Vega is also a respected speaker on several topics related to women’s health, including menopause, body image, proper diets, and cellulite management. She frequently holds seminars on preventive medicine for pre-menopausal and menopausal women with special interests in bio-identical hormone replacement for her female patients. She underwent extensive training in Anti-aging in Paris, France. Dr. De La Vega has dedicated part of her career to studying the application of stem cells to cosmetic procedures. She has been one of the pioneers in the subcutaneous application of stem cells for real rejuvenation. Dr. Mara De La Vega has been appointed as the Medical Director of our onsite stem cell laboratory and the prestigious Eterna MD Medical Rejuvenation Center. This recognition highlights Dr. De La Vega’s exceptional expertise and leadership in the medical field. As Medical Director, she will play a pivotal role in overseeing the operations and development of both the stem cell laboratory and the rejuvenation center, ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and cutting-edge treatments to patients.
Mara De La Vega, MD.
" Dr. Double-Chin"
Joseph Cleaver, MD.
FAARM ABAARM MASTER TRAINER – PDO THREADS, HAIR RESTORATION, SKIN REJUVENATION WITH BIOLOGICS, PRP, PEPTIDES.
Joseph Cleaver, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in longevity medicine and regenerative and minimally invasive aesthetics. He is a master trainer at TrainNow MD, a highly sought-after hands-on training program in the field of regenerative and cosmetic medicine.Joseph Cleaver, MD is highly trained and experienced in a range of specialized areas. These areas of expertise include both basic and advanced PDO THREAD techniques, and peptides, as well as the utilization of PRP and biologics for treatments such as hair restoration, collagen rejuvenation, and regenerative skin techniques. With this comprehensive training, Joseph Cleaver, MD is well-equipped to provide advanced and effective care in these domains, offering patients innovative solutions for their hair, skin, and overall rejuvenation needs. As a PRP (platelet-rich plasma) and PRF (platelet-rich fibrin) expert with 10 years of experience in regenerative aesthetics he applies this cutting-edge regenerative medical science in the treatment of hair restoration and minimally invasive aesthetics – skin and face rejuvenation As a member of the scientific advisory board and board of directors for the International Peptide Society, Dr. Cleaver lectures on the use of peptides in aesthetics and hair restoration and actively trains medical professionals in the peptide certification program. Dr. Cleaver is board certified in anti-aging and regenerative medicine and a fellow of the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM) and the Metabolic Medical Institute. As a faculty member at A4M and MMI, he lectures and trains nationally and internationally in longevity, regenerative medicine, and aesthetics. Board-certified in internal medicine and a rheumatologist he is an expert in medical ortho-biologic treatment of sports injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. He holds the position of adjunct clinical professor at George Washington School of Medicine and has taught in the Master’s Program in Integrative Medicine.
Fellow of the European Board of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery (FEBOPRAS).
AREA OF TEACHING: FATGRAFTING for Chronic Wounds – Inventor of the “DEALT-Method”.
Publication: Debridement and Autologous Lipotransfer for Chronic Ulceration of the Diabetic Foot and Lower Limb, www.PRSjournal.com, Vol 136 Number 6, December 2015.
Dr. Tilman Stasch is an accomplished Plastic, Reconstructive Hand, and Aesthetic Surgeon, boasting an impressive track record of over 15 years of international experience. He obtained his medical degree (MBChB) from the esteemed University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa. Following that, he pursued further qualifications as a surgeon at the renowned Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS Ed.), specializing in Plastic Surgery through training in Edinburgh, Norwich, and Germany (Facharzt).
During his time at the University of Cologne, Dr. Stasch earned the highest honors for his MD thesis (summa cum laude), which focused on the subject of wound healing. Additionally, he holds a specialist certificate in medical laser treatments and hand surgery. Currently, Dr. Stasch serves as a Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand, and Aesthetic Surgeon in Nairobi, Kenya, practicing at the Aga Khan University Hospital and Valentis Clinic.
Dr. Stasch’s areas of expertise encompass a wide range of procedures, including Fat Grafting / Lipotransfer for breast reconstruction and enhancement, facial contouring and rejuvenation, and the treatment of chronic wounds. His groundbreaking work in the field of wound healing, specifically regarding diabetic wounds on the lower extremity, led to the publication of his pioneering “DEALT-Method” in the PRS Journal in December 2015. Dr. Stasch continues to push the boundaries of medical advancements, with a particular focus on the application of fat grafting and stem cells in wound healing procedures.
Tilman Stasch, MD.
Plastic Surgeon From Germany "Dr. Wounds"
Klaus Ueberreiter, MD.
He conducted extensive research and field studies in Bolivia for 12 months, focusing on intestinal parasitism, which formed the basis of his thesis. Following that, he pursued training in general and orthopedic surgery at various hospitals in Berlin, ultimately completing his specialization in general surgery. He then underwent specialized training at both Berlin and Hannover University, earning certifications as a German and European board-certified Plastic Surgeon.
In 1998, he assumed the role of head physician at the newly established Department of Plastic Surgery in Asklepios Klinik Birkenwerder/Berlin. Since 2007, he has dedicated his efforts to developing the BEAULI method, a pioneering approach to mega-volume fat grafting for breast reconstruction and augmentation. In January 2012, he co-founded a private hospital of Plastic Surgery, the Park-Klinik Birkenwerder/Berlin, together with two colleagues. Presently, he serves as its director.
He has contributed to numerous publications, covering a wide range of topics such as Free Fat Grafting and Breast Reduction, among others. Additionally, he has served as an editor for the German translation of the textbook Autologous Fat Graft and authored the textbook Scar Sparing Breast Reduction, both of which have been well-received in the medical community.
He currently holds the position of Chairman in the Integrated Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency Program at Florida Hospital-East Orlando. In addition, he serves as the Program Director for the Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Plus One Residency Program. He obtained his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
During his time at NSU-COM, he was awarded an Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Principles and Practices. As an instructor, he imparts practical knowledge in various areas, including hands-on training in Stem Cell Injections, PRP Injection Techniques, Intraosseous Injection Techniques, Ultrasound Guided Techniques, Prolotherapy Techniques, Basic Cranial Osteopathy, and Musculoskeletal Examination.
Brian Browning, MD.
"Dr. Bone Pain"
Luis Martinez. MD, MPH
Dr. Luis Martínez, the President of Regenera Global in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and the President of XanoGene Clinic in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is an accomplished specialist in Regenerative Medicine, Anti-aging, and Cell Therapy. With expertise in clinical research and biomedical consulting, he has made significant contributions to his field. He obtained his medical degree from The Ponce School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the renowned University of Pennsylvania. Furthermore, he pursued an Advanced Training Course in Stem Cells in Cancer through the Ponce Health Sciences University/Magee Research Institute consortium.
Dr. Martinez’s qualifications include board certification in Clinical Lipidology, a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Epidemiology, and fellowship training in Biosecurity. As the President of Xanogene Clinic, he focuses on the practice of Regenerative and Age Management Medicine. Additionally, he established and currently leads Regenera Global, a multinational corporation specializing in biotech product development, research, and clinical consulting.
Dr. Martinez actively engages in the education and training of physicians, imparting knowledge and expertise in various aspects of Regenerative and Age Management Medicine. His dedication to advancing these fields has garnered him respect and recognition within the medical community.
Dr. White embarked on his medical journey in 1975 when he earned his medical degree with honors from the Citadel. He continued his education under an Air Force scholarship, obtaining his Medical Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. To further refine his surgical skills, Dr. White underwent three years of General Surgery residency at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, SC.
Dr. White is a highly accomplished and board-certified plastic surgeon, holding certifications from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is an esteemed member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. Dr. White’s expertise has been recognized in the popular book “Be Your Best,” where he serves as a contributing expert, providing comprehensive guidance on aesthetic plastic surgery.
During his distinguished service in the Air Force, Dr. White gained extensive experience in treating burns and facial trauma. He notably led the F.A.S.T team as its Commander during significant incidents such as the Pan AM hostage incident, the U.S.S. Stark missile attack, and the Italian Aerial Disaster at Ramstein Air Base. These experiences further honed Dr. White’s expertise and solidified his reputation as a highly skilled plastic surgeon. Dr. White’s exceptional qualifications, commitment to patient care, and extensive experience in complex cases make him a trusted and sought-after plastic surgeon in his field.
As the President and CEO of Carolina Coastal Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. White oversees a state-of-the-art Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center spanning 15,500 square feet. Specializing in plastic surgery, the center is renowned for its commitment to excellence. Dr. White is also an esteemed member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, further demonstrating his dedication to the field.
Steven White, MD.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon "Dr. Air Force Butt"
Dr. David Buczkowske D.O.
Grew up amid Florida’s vibrant landscapes, embarking on a transformative journey in medicine fueled by an unyielding passion for healing and a dedication to innovation. His educational path started at Jacksonville University, nurturing his curiosity for the human body and a drive to make a meaningful impact. Continuing his pursuit, he thrived at Nova Southeastern University’s prestigious medical school, honing his commitment to patient care. After achieving his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Buczkowske’s pursuit of excellence led him to a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. This intensive training cultivated his diagnostic acumen and deepened his understanding of internal medicine’s intricacies, reinforcing his dedication to comprehensive and compassionate patient care.
Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he seamlessly blends medical expertise with artistic finesse, thanks to his Cosmetic Medicine training with Dr. Carlos Mercado and TrainNow MD. Founding “Skin Design” in 2022, his Maitland, Florida practice, he offers a harmonious fusion of medical precision and aesthetics, enabling patients to rediscover their inherent beauty while benefiting from the latest Cosmetic Medicine advancements. Beyond his practice, Dr. Buczkowske’s involvement in health awareness initiatives and underserved communities reflects his belief in healthcare as a catalyst for positive transformation. His journey from a Floridian upbringing to a Board-Certified internist and thriving Cosmetic Medicine practitioner is a testament to his unwavering dedication, innovative spirit, and commitment to holistic care.