Delaware County People In Profile Third Quarter 2016

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Catherine M. Marino, AuD, CCC/A, FAAA

Catherine M Marino, AuD is the Director of Audiology at Riddle Hospital in Media. She earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University in 2010 and her Master of Arts degree in audiology from Northwestern University in 1975. Dr. Marino is a licensed audiologist and fellow in the American Academy of Audiology. She has over 35 years of experience as a clinical audiologist in medical, private practice and rehabilitation settings.

Dr. Marino enjoys establishing long-term professional relationships with individuals to find simple-to-use creative solutions for their hearing needs. When asked what she likes most about being an audiologist, Dr. Marino responds that her career has been a beautiful marriage between her intrinsic scientific interest and the desire to help people communicate effortlessly in all facets of their life. She is committed to educating people about the importance of timely hearing care as a key component for overall wellness and healthy independent living.

In her leisure time, Dr. Marino most enjoys being with her family and observing nature while hiking or kayaking.

 

Denise E. Stewart, M.S., CCC-A

Denise E. Stewart is a Pennsylvania licensed audiologist in practice for 32 years.  She received her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Pennsylvania State University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Secondary Education from West Chester University.  Denise is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Special areas of interest include aural rehabilitation and tinnitus management, hearing aid dispensing, and balance assessment. Denise has worked as an audiologist in private practice, hospital and rehabilitation settings during her career. She has been a staff audiologist at Riddle Hospital for the past 16 years.

Denise’s advice to her patients is to “Take charge of better hearing today”. So many people who have hearing loss wait 10 to 20 years to even have their hearing evaluated. Get a baseline hearing evaluation even if you don’t have any noticeable hearing problems. You will learn about your auditory function and also how to protect your hearing in a noisy world. If a hearing loss is diagnosed, listen to your audiologist and take the recommended steps to better hearing.

 

 

Dr. Paul Kim

“As a physician, father and husband, I understand how precious life is. How we live and act define who we are. It is my sincere hope that each one of us enjoys our lives and makes this world better during the journey.

My goal is to help you improve your quality of life with compassion and to assist you to be more comfortable with your outer appearance, whether cosmetic or reconstructive, and to allow you to let your inner beauty shine through.”

Dr. Paul Kim has been voted “Top Doc in Plastic Surgery” by his peers for the past 15 years!

It is also the passion of our medical practice to do plastic surgery mission work in third world countries to perform reconstructive surgery on the less fortunate.

Dr. Kim has been innovative in developing new techniques for face and neck rejuvenation.

A full spectrum of options are available, both aesthetic and reconstructive. More information about us and our services can be found on our websites: www.plasticsurgeryofchestercounty.com or www.allure-medispa.com

Dr. Gary Wingate

Dr. Gary Wingate, board certified plastic surgeon with the American Board of Plastic Surgery has been in practice in the Chester County area and the Philadelphia Main Line with Dr. Paul Kim for the last 26 years. He is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Paoli Memorial Hospital. Voted “Top Doc” in the Philadelphia Main Line regions for many years and a longtime member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

He graduated from medical school with residencies and fellowship in General Surgery and Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

“With the patient’s best interest at heart, I strive to use the most state of the art and innovative technology and philosophy to achieve the most pleasing, natural appearance and optimal function. A conservative approach with a completely individualized plan while stressing utmost safety is the goal. My patients know that they are part of the family when they come to see me and are treated as such.”

A full spectrum of options are available, both aesthetic and reconstructive. More information about us and our services can be found on our websites:  www.plasticsurgeryofchestercounty.com or www.allure-medispa.com

Lisa Mackenzie

Lisa Mackenzie has been an audiologist for the past 27 years.  She received a Bachelor’s degree in  Speech and Audiology and a Master’s degree in Audiology from Ithaca College in Ithaca NY.  After completing her education in upstate New York,  she returned to Delaware County to pursue a career in Audiology.

Her  work experience has included diagnostic hearing and balance testing, aural rehabilitation, newborn hearing screenings, occupational testing and hearing aid fittings.   Lisa is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing  Association and is licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.  For the past 20 years she has been a clinical Audiologist at Riddle Hospital in Media, PA.

Lisa has enjoyed helping the many patients that she has met over the years.  It is especially rewarding for her to witness patients  improve the quality of their lives when they pursue amplification via hearing aids or assistive listening devices.  Equally important are the patients who benefit from medical or surgical intervention and referrals.  Lisa finds her work interesting because she recognizes that every patient has a unique set of traits, symptoms and concerns.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family.  She has been married for 24 years and has three children.  She and her family reside in Glen Mills.

Jessica M. Bell, Au.D

Jessica M. Bell, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology, is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree and of Towson University where she received her Doctor of Audiology degree.  Dr. Bell decided to pursue a career in Audiology following many “job shadowing” opportunities in a local hospital, thanks to her mother.  It was at her mother’s persistence that a good mix of medical setting and the opportunity to show off her interpersonal skills was just the right fit for her!  And don’t tell her… but mom was right!

Dr. Bell has been practicing audiology for five years.  She spent three of the years working for a leading hearing aid manufacturer training audiologists on new hearing aid technology at different VA and active duty locations covering 13 northeastern states.  Recently, Dr. Bell has settled into working at Riddle Hospital providing diagnostic testing, and creating hearing treatment plans to suit her patient’s individual needs.  Dr. Bell truly loves going to work every day knowing that she gets to help someone hear better!

In her spare time, Dr. Bell enjoys running marathons, reading and playing with her puppy, Braxton!

 

Thank You…

Shannon_Adelson_jas16To Our Photographer

This issue our People in Profile were photographed by Shannon Adelson of Adelson Media, Inc. We had a wonderful time working with Shannon, and since this is our first time working with Shannon we have provided a little about who Shannon is:

Shannon Adelson has been doing photography since he was a kid and has always been involved with the arts. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. He has been shooting semi-professionally since 2005 but didn’t officially open his own business (Adelson Media, Inc.) until 2008. In addition to photography he has a background managing marketing and social media for an online retailer. When an opportunity to shoot music events presented itself, he decided to follow his passion and to go full time with Adelson Media, Inc.

Once he made the decision to pursue professional photography full-time, he enhanced his arsenal by joining the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. Shannon said that the process of taking pictures has always been fun; but recently he discovered the joy and wonder of making portraits. Using creative compositional elements like light, color, framing, gesture, expression, and depth of field, every image can tell its own story.

Thanks Shannon for a great job!

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To Our Location

All Photos were shot on location at The Gables at Chadds Ford.  This beautiful restaurant is located at 423 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA.  The Gables is not only beautiful, but the food is out of this world.  To book a reservation or to find out more about their many different venues contact them at 610-388-7700 or visit them at www.thegablesatchaddsford.com. They are open for lunch Tuesday – Saturday, brunch on Sunday and Dinner Tuesday – Sunday. With happy hour Tuesday – Friday and they also have a beautiful outdoor dining area.

The Gables at Chadds Ford combines an upbeat and comfortable ambiance with a creative and well-executed menu. The result is one you will want to keep a secret, but you won’t be able to resist sharing with a friend. You can also make reservations online at opentable.com.

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To Our Stylist

J. Christian is a Master Artist with more than 30 years experience in the beauty industry. Together with his wife Marcy, they own and operate J. Christian Studio, an upscale salon located in Hockessin, DE.  As an International Platform Artist and Master Educator for Sexy Hair Concepts, J. Christian travels here and abroad teaching other Stylists about hair fashion. He regularly teaches at the Institute of Courage, a hair academy established by Michael O’Rourke, founder of Sexy Hair Concepts located in the Topanga Canyon just outside Los Angeles as well as at the Paul Mitchell School in Delaware.

Owner of  J. Christian Studio     jchristianstudio.com     7465 Lancaster Pike     Hockessin, DE     302 235 2306

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At Amelia Paris Salon & Spa we are inspired by your power to transform! Our mission is to insure that you not only meet, but also exceed your individual beauty goals. The award-winning stylists, colorists and technicians of Amelia Paris Salon & Spa at Brinton Lake travel annually throughout the world to be educated on the latest industry advancements and techniques. Our artisans provide you with world-class products and services in a friendly atmosphere free of pressures or pretention.

Christine D’Alonzo     Amelia Paris Salon & Spa      Briton Lake Shopping Center      100 Evergreen Dr #123, Glen Mills, PA 19342      (610) 558-4911

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