LADIES LEADERSHIP CIRCLE Dr Raman Mahabir with Gawley Plastic Surgery and LeAnn Porter with Tinas Treasures Cancer Boutique and Brittany Gaines with National Hair Loss
At Gawley Plastic Surgery, our priority is to make your outer beauty shine just as brightly as your inner beauty. We make a serious commitment to helping you get the results you want and the care you need. We combine our cutting edge technology and top-of-the-line procedures with expertise and genuine compassion to help you reach your aesthetic and reconstructive goals while giving you the most comfortable experience possible.
Originally from Canada, Dr. Raman Mahabir completed his Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Calgary in Alberta Canada. Dr. Mahabir simultaneously earned a master’s degree with a focus on postoperative pain control. To ensure he would be able to offer his patients unsurpassed care, he completed two years of additional in Aesthetic /Breast Surgery and Microsurgery. He is board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In recognition of his accomplishments and excellence in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Mahabir was named the 2017-2018 Plastic Surgery Foundation’s Visiting Professor and has become one the most sought- after plastic surgeons in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and the surrounding areas.
His practice focuses on breast, body, and facial cosmetic. He quickly built a reputation as a caring physician with outstanding outcomes. His contributions to education, which twice earned him the teacher of the year award, and research endeavors (over 80 publications and hundreds of presentations nationally and internationally) lead to him being elected President of the Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons and being promoted to full professor. Dr. Mahabir has a particular interest in Breast surgery. His passion for helping breast cancer patients regain a sense of wholeness following mastectomy led him to spend time in Washington DC where he was part of the team that successfully had the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” signed into law in 2015.
In addition to cosmetic surgery of the breast and body, Dr. Mahabir offers the state-of-the-art techniques in both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation and skin care. Dr. Mahabir’s reputation as a cosmetic facial surgeon in the Phoenix / Scottsdale area has been built on his ability to achieve natural results and a more refreshed look for his patients without being “overdone”. Whether it be a facelift, eyelift (blepharoplasty) or brow lift, Dr. Mahabir can help give you the youthful look you deserve.
Tina’s Treasures at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center is a boutique specially designed to meet the needs of cancer patients, survivors and their families. Tina’s Treasures can help you with mastectomy bra fittings, breast prosthesis, and post surgical camisoles. The shop also carries a broad selection of other items in a boutique environment. The boutique is named in honor of Tina Johnson, a cancer survivor. She dreamed of a special shop where individuals and families facing cancer could find the help they need on their journey. The boutique is accredited by the American Board for Certification and is staffed by board-certified prosthetic and wig fitters–some of the top 1% in the nation. Whether newly diagnosed, currently in treatment or a longtime survivor, you’ll find personalized services in a private, comforting and positive environment.
Proceeds from sales in Tina’s Treasures help support the free programs and services offered a the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center.
LeAnn Porter started her career in major department stores from Los Angeles, CA to Dallas, TX. Finding satisfaction in helping women find exactly what they needed, she excelled in selecting clothing and accessories.
Along the way, Intimate Apparel was under her supervision, igniting a passion for helping women truly feel and look their best. She taught bra and foundation fitting throughout the Southwest for several years, until 1993 when she was approached to move into the cosmetic and fragrance arena, where she spent the last 14 years of her department store career.
In 2008, LeAnn found herself at Scottsdale Healthcare as the Auxiliary Gift Shop Manager and Buyer. When the position for Supervisor for Tina’s Treasures came to her attention, it was a natural fit and a way to personally connect with the women who needed her skills at a critical time in their lives.
National Hair Loss offers customized hair recovery programs that are helping genetic patients stop their hair loss and cancer patients achieve hair regrowth at a faster rate.
As a visionary leader of National Hair Loss Brittany Gaines is dedicated to educating and supporting those suffering from hair loss through her marketing strategies and community outreach.
ABOUT LADIES LEADERSHIP CIRCLE
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ABOUT YOUR HOSTS
JoAnn Holland‘s experience in different business environments over the past 33 years both for profit and non-profit, including internationally, and in small, medium and fortune 500 companies in addition to her community engagement has given her a unique perspective on leadership-one that contradicts much of what is out there already on the subject-and is reflective of the kind of female leader we need in today’s, at times, unstable and unpredictable business environment, family life, community outreach and political arena. JoAnn is the curent President and CEO for Central Phoenix Women, Scottsdale Women, East Valley Women and North Valley Women – organizations for women who have established themselves professionally and demonstrated their commitment to the community. Members are individuals who wish to enhance their leadership by connecting with like-minded women to share information, ideas, contacts and opportunities. Members value relationships that enhance their business, social and community endeavors.
For more than 25 years, Karen Nowicki has been helping organizations and the people who lead them drive their business strategies more effectively and as a result her clients move from success to significance. In 2008, she was awarded the “Mompreneur of the Year Award” for the Southwest. Karen is a published author, accomplished speaker, and trusted adviser to business owners, senior executives and educational leaders. In 2016, Karen and her partners sold $99 Social to Wired Investors, affording her the opportunity and time to become a Studio Partner for Business RadioX – serving Arizona-based businesses by increasing their visibility and helping to accelerate the right relationships.