Area Plastic Surgeon To Host Networking Forum

Denville, New Jersey, October 16, 2010 – Saint Clare’s Hospital Plastic Surgeon, Lorelle N. Michelson, M. D., F.A.C.S., LLC is hosting a buffet workshop for people interested in learning about topics of current interest in medicine and Plastic Surgery.

This complimentary forum is designed to facilitate collaboration among participants. It has been conducted several times yearly in diverse venues during the past two decades. The next Open House is scheduled for Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 11 AM in the Urban Auditorium of Saint Clare’s Hospital Denville Campus.

The Center for Food Action, honored at previous events, will also be a focal point of this meeting. This non-profit Bergen County-based group provides tireless support to New Jersey residents in need. Their efforts have redoubled during these particularly trying times. A special dedication to this outstanding organization is planned.

Dr. Michelson will be joined by Stephanie S. Ortega, M. D., F.A.A.E.M., F.A.C.E.P. Dr. Ortega is Assistant Director of the Emergency Department as well as the Medical Director of EMS at Saint Clare’s Hospitals. Dr. Ortega’s talk “Heart To Heart” will address poignant and emergent cardiac issues, and she will likewise provide guidance about pressing concerns.

Dermatechnician, MaryAnn Velardi, will speak about the application of permanent cosmetics in the medical setting. Ms. Velardi often enlists the assistance of a model to facilitate her demonstrations. Ms. Velardi, an experienced practitioner, is also an instructor in this field.

Ms. Barbara Grohs, long time supporter and member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Food Action, as well as other devoted CFA volunteers, will likewise be present.

Dr. Michelson will discuss Botox, Peels and Fillers in the Plastic Surgery Office.

These topics are of particular interest in times when remaining in the work force for longer periods as well as incurring less “down time” has become critical. Technology in these areas is rapidly advancing, and, accordingly, it is crucial to sort out the significant details. Dr. Michelson encourages energetic audience interaction.

“Plastic surgery has become noticeably mainstream. More people are at ease discussing cosmetic surgery, injectables and office procedures they have had,” Dr. Michelson said. “There are, however, individuals who might be contemplating a procedure and are unaware of newer techniques, those that might be less invasive, or adjunctive technology.”

Michelson, a Bergen County resident, periodically facilitates these seminars. “The symposia are designed to be fun and, above all, educational,” Michelson said. “There is, in addition, great networking potential, especially for business owners and entrepreneurs catering to a savvy, image-oriented clientele.”

Michelson, a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/New Jersey Medical School, maintains her private practice in Denville as well as in Englewood, New Jersey.

Exhibitors of trendy, boutique items, including a fine jeweler, a distributor of handmade jewelry, and a purveyor of distinctive handcrafted accessories will, among others, be on site.

The West Essex Chamber Players will, in addition, provide a memorable interlude of classical and popular musical selections.

Unique samples, door prizes and a complimentary buffet luncheon are offered.

The Image Forum convenes at 11 AM on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Saint Clare’s Hospital is located at 25 Pocono Road, Denville, New Jersey 07834. The Urban Auditorium is on the Ground Floor.

Registration is limited.

Interested parties should telephone 973-994-2484 to reserve a seat. One may, in addition, click on for information.

Individuals unable to attend may wish to make a contribution to the Center for Food Action, 192 West Demarest Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey 07631 or click on

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2 Responses to “Area Plastic Surgeon To Host Networking Forum”

  1. New Jersey Plastic Surgeon to Host Educational Symposium « Drmichelson's Blog Says:

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  2. Marina Arnold Says:

    Will you be having this educational symposium on the west coast at any time?
    Love the information you are educating on.

    Kind regards,

    Marina Arnold, R.N.
    Spfaddict, LLC

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