Dr. Shah - Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Shah was born in Canada and raised in the Washington, D.C. area. He graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a degree in biomedical engineering. He then completed his medical training at the University of Virginia, earning his Medical Doctorate.
During this time he also completed a one-year fellowship in microsurgery research at the New York University School of Medicine/ Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Read More
As a prelude to his plastic surgery training, Dr. Shah completed a rigorous five-year training program in General and Trauma Surgery at Emory University and the Medical College of Georgia. His formal training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was completed at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine - Chattanooga Unit.
After completing his plastic surgery training, he moved to New York City when he was selected for the prestigious Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. He underwent extensive, advanced training in aesthetic surgery of the face, breasts, and body at the hands of some of the most renowned cosmetic surgeons in the world. This fellowship is widely considered to be the best of its kind in the world. Dr. Shah is one of only a select few plastic surgeons in the country that have undergone formal post-graduate training in aesthetic surgery.
Dr. Shah's specialties include revision facial aesthetic surgery, rhinoplasty ("nose reshaping"), and aesthetic surgery of the breast (breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction). He is, however, well trained in all areas of aesthetic surgery. Dr. Shah's aim is to obtain a natural appearing transformation that complements the real you!
Dr. Shah is a past Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center based at Denver Health Medical Center, the Rocky Mountain region's only academic Level I trauma center. He is a past Chief of Plastic Surgery at Denver Health Medical Center. He currently maintains a private practice in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery on the Dry Creek Medical Center campus (DTC/Denver).
Dr. Shah is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and is the only active member of the Rhinoplasty Society in Colorado. Dr. Shah is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He and his family are enjoying their Colorado lifestyle. He loves to ski, travel, go to concerts, and spectate at motorsports events.
Stacie - Spa Manager
“Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded.” It’s this type of tenacity that makes Stacie great at what she does. No one can walk through the doors of Smooth and put their staff in a better mood than she can. With her decade of experience in retail management, there aren’t many people out there that know how to manage a successful business, while maintaining happy clientele and keeping their staff excited to come into work, better than Stacie. She was born in Wisconsin (Go Badgers!) and moved to Colorado 15 years ago where she found her passion for running and concerts Read More at the variety of venues Colorado has to offer! She’s a professional food snob, Pinterest user and never passes up the chance to pick up a penny (only if it’s heads up). She does what she does because she truly believes she can make a difference. “Good is the enemy of great,” she always says, and she certainly brings greatness into Smooth every day!
Favorite Quote: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” –Mark Twain
That song that always puts her in a good mood: “American Girl” by Tom Petty
Karina Marie - Aesthetician and Certified Laser Technician
Karina received her esthetician license from the College of International Esthetics in Arvada, Colorado. She is certified in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and laser hair removal. She loves to create skincare regimens for her clients, using her in-depth product knowledge to customize treatment plans unique to each client’s skin concerns. Karina brings a positive attitude to Smooth each day with her creativity and energy. Clients can expect a personable experience with her every time they come in! When she is not at work, Karina loves traveling and wining & dining with friends.
Laura - Aesthetician andCertified Laser Technician
Laura is from St. Paul, MNand has spent the last ten years in Colorado. She studied at Emily Griffith Technical College and received her aesthetician license in 2012. She is a certified as a laser technician as well as an aesthetician specializing in microdermabrasion and peels. Her specialties are treating acne by customizing facial treatments for troublesome skin. With her warm energy and friendly personality, it’s hard not to love Laura. She loves changing patients’ skin and making them feel their absolute best. Laura is an absolute foodie—when she’s not at work, she love cooking and wine tasting!
Favorite Quote: “Go into the world and do well. But more importantly go into the world and do good.” – Minor Myers JR.
That song that always puts her in a good mood: “Rather be” by Clean Bandit (featuring John Newman).