August 27th, 2020 | 29 mins 45 secs
bbl, brazilian butt lift, medical missions, military, nigeria, realself, realself university, stanley okoro, united states navy
Stanley Okoro, MD tells us the story of the long and strange path he took from Nigeria to New York City to Atlanta and then to the US Navy, how he crossed over from military practice to private practice, and shares the surprisingly easy method he discovered to write a book on BBLs for patients in just one weekend, and what the results have been.
August 20th, 2020 | 49 mins 58 secs
before and after photos, body dysmorphic disorder, copyright, facial plastic surgeon, fake followers, instagram, lanham act, photo theft, price transparency, realself, realself university, william portuese
Seattle facial plastic surgeon William Portuese, MD and RealSelf CEO Tom Seery reflect on 13 years of collaboration from Dr. Portuese’s unique perspective as the first surgeon to answer a question on RealSelf, what he’s learned by answering over 30k consumer questions on RealSelf and why he’s still doing it today. On this episode, you’ll also hear why Dr. Portuese thinks BDD is the largest single challenge of his practice, why he openly posts his prices online, how he’s handled multiple thefts of his before and after photos by other surgeons, and more.
August 11th, 2020 | 38 mins 4 secs
facial plastic surgeon, facial plastic surgery, influencers, jonathan kulbersh, paul nassif, practice management, real housewives of beverly hills, realself university, staff retention, tiktok, youtube
Facial plastic surgeon Jonathan Kulbersh, MD lets us in on his approach to marketing, including how he’s handling the request to work with a TikTok “influencer” who has 3.5M followers, what he learned being around the camera during his time doing a fellowship with Dr. Paul Nassif, and the surprising Hollywood story of how he ended up at the premiere of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in the first week of his fellowship.
July 30th, 2020 | 23 mins 3 secs
alex zuriarrain, instagram, plastic surgeon, plastic surgery, realself, realself university, responding to reviews, reviews, telemundo, univision, zuri plastic surgery
Miami plastic surgeon Alex Zuriarrain, MD lets us in on how he’s managed to generate over 400 patient reviews just 1 year into private practice, how he became the go-to plastic surgeon for Spanish television in Miami without spending a dime, and the strategies he uses for driving maximum impact with those TV appearances.
July 23rd, 2020 | 28 mins 24 secs
book launch, facial imaging software, facial plastic surgeon, facial plastic surgery, james marotta, practice growth, realself, realself university, safety protocol
Dr. James Marotta joins us to discuss his new book “Don't Let Other People Make You Feel Bad About Looking Good” and how it addresses the recurring challenge he sees with patients feeling guilty for considering facial plastic surgery.
July 16th, 2020 | 30 mins 3 secs
instagram, jane weston, realself university, revision rhinoplasty, rhinoplasty, umang mehta
Umang Mehta, MD talks with us about how getting started in the 2009 recession helped prepare him for the pandemic, the distortion of patient expectations caused by social media, and how he uses technology to prevent BDD and set realistic expectations with rhinoplasty patients.
July 14th, 2020 | 53 mins 14 secs
47 usc section 230 c1, california consumer privacy act, cda 230, communications decency act, defamation, josh king, legal issues, libel, medical justice, negative reviews, pissedconsumer.com, realself, realself university, ripoff report, slander, streisand effect
Guest host & RealSelf CEO Tom Seery sits down with RealSelf in-house counsel Josh King, a nationally known attorney and expert in legal issues surrounding online reviews, free speech, First Amendment, and media law issues. On this episode, you’ll hear how just 26 words in the Communications Decency Act provided for the rapid proliferation of the Internet and protects Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… and RealSelf.
July 9th, 2020 | 34 mins 3 secs
allergan, botox, coolsculpting, cooltouch laser, dermatologist, dermatology, dysport, evolus, galderma, jeuveau, lorrie klein, orange county, realself university, xeomin
Longtime cosmetic dermatology KOL and leader Lorrie Klein, MD shares her perspective on practice management, marketing, and business including the challenges of cosmetic procedure pricing, why she sold her practice a decade or more ahead of retirement and how that’s turned out, and what she’s planning to do with her MBA once she’s finished with it.
June 25th, 2020 | 43 mins 26 secs
brand marketing, branding, denise jaeschke, dysport, email marketing, house of modern beauty, realself, realself university, realself verified, restylane, tempsure, vivace
If you’re an aesthetic professional or an industry brand, your consumer audience is also our audience. Guest host & RealSelf CEO Tom Seery takes us to the consumer side of the RealSelf marketplace to hear from Denise Jaeschke, VP of Consumer Marketing, about what it truly means to the researching patient that RealSelf is your go-to advisor for cosmetic decisions.
June 18th, 2020 | 34 mins 24 secs
curology, dermatologist, dermatology, elitemd, malcolm lesavoy, realself university, skin of color, skinceuticals, sonia badreshia, vaser lipo, vivek bansal
Noted Bay Area dermatologist Dr. Sonia Badreshia joins us to share how building a raving fan experience for patients is her top priority, how she found her niche on TV ten years ago, and what the results have been from both earned and paid TV, reaching and attracting patients from six continents, 25 countries, and 49 states.