MEET THE PROVIDERS

James Joseph, D.O.

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Dr. James Joseph completed his medical school studies at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (1994-1998). He then went on to complete a Family Medicine residency through Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine from 1998-2001. He has now been in clinical practice for about 18 years. 


In 2012, he completed a stem cell harvesting training course through the prominent Ageless Institute in Adventura, FL, and later went on to complete the first ever Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Fellowship in 2016 through his membership in the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (a4m). This field is called Regenerative Medicine. Regenerative Medicine represents the most exciting part of Anti-Aging Medicine as it allows for the possibility to enhance the body to regenerate itself.

Michelina Quaranta

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Michelina is our Lead Aesthetician at Renew U MediSpa.  Michelina is a graduate of the University of Aesthetics, and the National Laser Institute, where she became a licenses Aesthetician and Laser Safety Officer.  She also has a B.A. degree from Northern Illinois University.


Michelina's years of experience is in the advanced cosmetic and skincare industry, as well as lasers.  Her treatment tool box includes, but not limited to, laser resurfacing, IPL, laser hair reduction, laser vein removal, chemical peels, TempSure, TruSculpt, CO2 fractional resurfacing, Erbium laser resurfacing, Hydrafacial, imcroneedling and various forms of dermabrasion.


Michelina believes in a gentle touch with a strong educational approach, while guiding her clients every step of the way.  She is passionate about skincare and has complete understanding of various skin types and conditions.  She keeps up with the latest information and technology by regularly attending educational seminars and new training sessions.  Michelina grew up in the northwest Chicago suburb of South Barrington.  When not working, she enjoys live music, traveling, dining out and adding to her ever-growing shoe collection.

Michelle Moomey

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Michelle is our Aesthetician at Renew U MediSpa. Michelle graduated from Midwest College of Cosmetolgoy in 2007. She also obtained a certificate for Master Therapist from the International Dermal Institute. Her passion for esthetics grew from having trouble with acne in her adolescence and knew right after highschool what she wanted to achieve; helping others with the same struggle.


Michelle’s background has been in the medical spa industry since 2008. She specializes in Custom Facials, IPL, Microneedling, Dermaplaning, Laser Vein Removal, Laser Hair Reduction, Laser Resurfacing, Fractional Resurfacing,  Chemical Peels, HydraFacial, Tempsure, and various body contouring and facial treatments.


Schedule a consult with Michelle to let her guide you through your personalized skin care regimen.

Tara Matrka

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Tara is a results driven Licensed Esthetician who is also certified in several laser modalities.  She is an avid learner who is always aiming to provide you with the latest technology alongside the best approach to addressing your skin care needs and goals. She loves seeing her clients confidence improve with proper and effective skin care treatments!  She is also trained in several different healing modalities and has continued education in alternative medicine that helps her address other lifestyle factors to improve your skins overall appearance. 

Amjad A. Savfi, M.D.

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Amjad Safvi, M.D., is a Board Certified Radiologist and has been in practice for over 15 years.


Dr. Safvi graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1994 and completed residencies in Radiology at the University of Minnesota (1996-1997) and Northwestern University (1997-2000). He also completed an Interventional Radiology Fellowship at the University of Iowa (2001).


He holds a lifetime certification from the American Board of Radiology, has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Interventional Radiology and a lifetime certification by ARDMS as a registered vascular technician. He is currently a member of the Radiology Society of North America, Society of Interventional Radiology, and the American College of Radiology (ACR).


Education

  • MD, University of Illinois School of Medicine at Chicago

Post Graduate Training

  • Interventional Radiology Fellowship
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Accreditations

Licensure - Illinois 036-099445
Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology-Lifetime Certification
  • Certificate of Added Qualification-Interventional Radiology
  • Registered Vascular Technician
  • Lifetime Certification by ARDMS- Obtained August 2005

Graduate:

  • Fellow-Medical Scholars Program, University of Illinois - Urbana 
  • American Heart Association Research Fellowship

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