Meet The Team

 
The doctors and staff at Valencia Medical Center, located in Valencia, California, provide a full range of rejuvenative procedures for both men and women, including non-surgical, non-invasive Regenerative Theropy, and non-surgical Aesthetic Treatments. The physicians at Valencia Medical Center provide evidence-based treatment strategies to serve, educate, and motivate their patients towards better health.
Specializing in the new world of Regenerative Medicine, Aesthetics, and Whole Body Rejuvenation, our team of highly skilled professionals are devoted to helping you look and feel your very best.

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Adam, A. Ibrahim, MD

Regenerative Medicine & Anti-aging

Dr. Ibrahim is board certified by the American of Osteopathic Medicine and Family Practice both in California and Michigan. As a participating physician with the Valencia Medical Center group, Dr. Ibrahim is dedicated to helping provide comprehensive and personalized care to our patients. Dr. Ibrahim is excited to help our patients to optimize their health through treatments designated specifically for the improvement of cellular and metabolic age-related dysfunction. His passion is to research and developing comprehensive wellness solutions that focus on eliminating the root causes of health concerns rather than merely masking the outward symptoms.

Dr. Ibrahim, with numerous training in regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy, has helped many patients with orthopedic joint injuries and pain with effective treatment protocols to live a pain-free life and save them from undergoing invasive and costly surgeries with a prolong rehabilitation.

Dr. Ibrahim has helped patients suffering from the following conditions:

  • Orthopedic joint injury and pain (knee, shoulder)
  • Elbow (tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Injuries to ligaments, tendon, rotator cuff tears

Dr. Ibrahim’s stem cell therapy follows FDA approved guidelines for the orthopedic injuries and all injections guided by Ultrasound image and needle recognition to reach the precise location of the injury and avoid damages to nerves and tissues.

His Credentials, Certifications & membership includes:

  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physician (ACOFP)
  • Advanced training in Regenerative Medicine (ARMI) Institute
  • Associate Member of American Academy of Regenerative Medicine
  • Certifications from the American Academy of Procedural Medicine (AAOP) specialty in Aesthetic Medicine and Pain Management
  • Certified Practitioner for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BiHRT)
  • Certified Stem Cell Therapy physician in stem cell wound care.
  • Wellness, Anti-Aging and Rejuvenative Medicine

Marco M. Zahedi, M.D.

Regenerative Medicine & Anti-aging

Dr. Zahedi graduated from California State University, where he received his BS with honors in Biochemistry and Medical Psychology. He attended the Chicago Medical School where he completed his MD training with Alpha Omega Alpha honors designation and went on to complete his residency training at the University of Southern California (USC) and Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. Dr. Zahedi completed additional post-residency training in Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine as well as a Masters in Public Health from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Zahedi has passionately pursued efforts to reduce the effects of pain and aging on his patients through the early adoption of new technologies. He was one of the early pioneers of platelet-rich plasma therapy use for both anti-aging and anti-inflammatory treatment in the case of wrinkles, hair loss, scar reduction and enhanced post-traumatic recovery in knee, shoulder and tendinitis injuries, as well as cellular therapies to promote rapid tissue healing following laser therapies. Dr. Zahedi works with our patients to help improve their health and function via Regenerative Medicine and Cell-Based Therapy (PRP/ Stem Cell) to help patients with chronic joint pain and dysfunction, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BIHRT), Sexual Wellness/Erectile Dysfunction/Vaginal Rejuvenation, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for cosmetic and injury treatments.

Dr. Zahedi’s overall wellness and anti-aging cosmetic treatments help our patient feel their best by also looking their best. Dr. Zahedi is Chief Medical Officer for Invitrx and Kimera Laboratories. He is a member of the Advanced Regenerative Medicine Institue (ARMI), and the American College of Integrative Medicine (ACIM). He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Zahedi has published numerous case studies, research projects, and residency education improvement projects in local and national peer-reviews scientific journals.

Ana Tevez, R.N.

Advanced Aesthetic Nurse

Ana Tevez, RN, Master Injector, joined Valencia Medical Cent with 11 years of experience as a plastic surgical nurse. When it comes to looking and feeling your best it is all about the mindset. Dermatologists want you to feel healthy and comfortable inside and out and are here to help you in any way they can. Advanced Certified Injector, Ana Tevez-Ortiz, RN, wants to do just that, and she has the knowledge and experience to do so.

She was trained by one of the most skilled plastic surgeons, Dr. Gordon Sasaki, as well as other medical providers. “He trained me to be a nurse injector and I learned to appreciate the anatomy of the face and what aesthetic medicine can do to it,” says Tevez-Ortiz. “My absolute favorite type of non-surgical procedure to perform is dermal fillers. It makes me feel like an artist. My objective is to make my patients look young, not done,” she laughs. As an aesthetic master injector, Ana Tevez-Ortiz, RN performs many non-surgical restorative cosmetic procedures under the board-certified physicians at the Ageless Life Institute at Valencia Medical Center. This includes facial fillers, replacing facial volume, improving moderate to severe fat below the chin (double chin reduction), soften facial features and restore skin’s youthful appearance to reduce or eliminate signs of aging.

One type of injection that Tevez-Ortiz administers most commonly is lip augmentation or lip injections. This procedure gives you fuller lips with dermal filler injections to the lips, and around the mouth. Most common fillers today have hyaluronic acid in them, which is a natural substance in the body, and greatly increases the volume in the lips. These fillers add shape, structure, and volume to the lips that typically last around six months. Ana also performs the following restorative services at Valencia Medical Center including liquid facelift/ Dorma filler, Botox / Xeomin / Dysport, Kybella for double chin, micro-needling with PRP, also commonly known as collagen inducing therapy, which is non-invasive and utilizes the body’s natural healing ability. With long-lasting benefits from inducing collagen to improving damages from skin imperfections such as acne scars and wrinkles.

Tevez-Ortiz has spoken at various events and participated in the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialist (SPSSCS). She has also participated in various IRB studies and co-authored articles for the Aesthetic Journal amongst others. “I genuinely love what I do, my main goal is to educate people on the safety and pros and cons of the procedures, less is always more to freshen up your look,” says Ana Tevez-Ortiz.

Niloufar Salehi, MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Dr. Niloufar Salehi is one of the frontiers in the field of Endocranial Spasms Treatment in the United States. She is well trained to evaluate, diagnose, and treat the different types of such spasms that are produced once the human brain has been traumatized both physically and emotionally. Dr. Salehi is a double Board Certified in Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Iowa, and in Family Medicine Madison Heights in Michigan. She then completed her Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM) Fellowship at Maine Dartmouth Collaborative Care, Waterville Maine. She is licensed to practice in California by the State Board in California.

As a doctor of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Dr. Salehi is a specialist in Osteopathic Medicine whose expertise is in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and related neurological medical problems through a variety. She is fully committed to providing treatment through a variety of holistic, non-invasive approaches including, but not limited to stretching, applying pressure to body parts, and manipulating joints.

Dr. Salehi’s commitment to patients is to treat their pain without the use of conventional narcotics or injections. She treats pain- headaches, migraines, back pain, fibromyalgia pain in all ages from infant to geriatrics. Dr. Salehi is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Academy of Osteopathy, American Academy College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) and Cranial academy. She has received numerous certifications in pain management and regenerative medicine.

Robert Joseph, DPM

Podiatrist/Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Dr. Robert Robert Joseph is a leading Southern California surgical podiatrist specializing in ankle sprain repair, plantar fasciitis, neuroma repair, hammer toe, and bunion correction. Dr. Robert Joseph graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, is now practicing foot and ankle surgery in Los Angeles since 1999. Dr. Joseph specializes in treating injuries of ligaments, tendons, and bones using minimal incision techniques. Providing quality care to patients of all ages, his passion is the prevention and treatment of common sports injuries, Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendon tears, as well as bunions and corns.

Dr. Robert J Joseph II creates a strong connection with his patients by informing and educating them about their medical condition, accommodating their needs, and providing a positive and satisfying experience. He is the largest growing podiatrist in the elderly care population. With his passion for the elderly, at the end of 2014 he formed a group to specialize in Podiatric Care for the elderly in retirement/nursing home facilities.

Dr. Robert Joseph continues to be at the forefront of emerging technology in foot care by performing non- invasive procedures, minimally invasive surgeries, PRP/ Cell Base therapy, and laser treatments for foot and ankle problems. These procedures/ treatments provide his patients with quicker recovery time and a minimal amount of discomfort. One of the minimally invasive procedures developed and perfected by Dr. Joseph is for ankle stabilization and sprain. Most foot and ankle surgeries performed by Dr. Joseph are done through a very minimal incision and patients can rehabilitate over the weekend and be back on their feet very quickly.

Additionally, Dr. Robert Joseph provides innovative, comfortable orthotics that are a pleasure to wear as they gently reduce problems associated with pressure points, muscle strain, and abnormal forces on the ankles, knees, hips, and spine. Over time, custom orthotic support that is prescribed by Dr. Joseph brings our patients relief from fatigue and pain, allowing them to enjoy daily activities comfortably. In November 2013, Dr. Joseph was named Director of Podiatry at Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, CA. He is also the co-founder of DoctorInsole which is the first over-the-counter custom-grade orthotic insole. Restore your natural alignment, promote better posture, and revive your feet.

When the foot sustains an injury there are several contributing variables. It is important to understand the cause of the injury as well as the foot mechanics of the patient. Dr. Joseph’s exam and diagnosis entail understanding these variables. With this information, Dr. Joseph can effectively treat the problem by implementing a comprehensive treatment plan, including a prescription for orthotics to improve foot alignment, as well as active rehabilitation to prevent further injury. Each patient is unique, and this integrated approach allows Dr. Joseph to treat each patient as an individual with a treatment plan and type of orthotic tailored to their specific need.

Yao Hsu, MD

Women’s Health

For over 25 years, Dr. Hsu is a leading provider of women’s health services including obstetrics and gynecology. He is one of the leading providers in the Department of OBGYN at White Memorial Medical Center. As a skilled OB/GYN, he manages all aspects of women’s health involving the reproductive system through medical and surgical means.

Dr. Hsu’s passion for obstetrics and gynecology directly translates to his passion for providing only the best medical care to his patients. He is also passionate about developing long-lasting relationships with each and every one of his patients. Dr. Hsu works to take his time with patients so he can fully understand their symptoms and give accurate diagnoses to ensure the ongoing health of all his patients. He is also devoted to ensuring that his patients understand and are comfortable with their treatments and procedures.

Dr. Hsu provides complete women’s health care services to women of all ages including OBGYN, well-woman exams, pregnancy testing & prenatal care, family planning/ birth control, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) testing and treatment, pregnancy termination pill, and vaginal rejuvenation/ urinary incontinence. He is uncompromising in his dedication to the good health of his patients, and his consultations are consistently precise and thorough. He is also devoted to ensuring that his patients understand and are comfortable with their treatments and procedures.

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