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Dr-ZubowiczBLUE med center experts are Board Certified and of the highest-recommended surgeons in the industry. Our doctors are dedicated to providing you with beautiful and natural results that are uniquely designed for you. With more than 20 years of experience, our doctors have established a reputation for excellence and care that exceed standards. Together with our patient advocate team, our doctors work to ensure that every patient of BLUE Med Center is in the best hands from consultation to final results. Want to learn more? Book a consultation today and experience the superior total body wellness care of BLUE Med Center for yourself.

 

 

Meet The Team

John Stupka, CEO

John Stupka, CEO

CEO

A dedicated and passionate entrepreneur, John launched BLUE Med Center to share a vision. This vision is to make a positive difference in the lives of BLUE’s guests/patients, the aesthetic wellness industry, and the supporting community. John’s commitment to health and wellness and his desire to educate, nurture, and promote the overall well-being of every client is his driving force and non-stop motivator.

Dr. Arthur James

Dr. Arthur James

MD

Dr. James is a multi-board certified surgeon with specialties in vascular surgery, phlebology and general surgery. He uses his expertise in arteries and veins, along with extensive training in laser surgery to perform cosmetic treatments at BLUE Med Center in Atlanta.

Jennifer Garrity

Jennifer Garrity

RN

Since 2005, Jennifer has been providing BLUE Med Center patients with Botox and dermal fillers. She is dedicated to staying on top of industry techniques and practices, and has completed courses through Aesthetic Advancements Incorporated (AAI). She appreciates the artistry of procedures and takes great care to provide patients with injectables that enhance their own unique facial symmetry.

Trisha Burns

Trisha Burns

LME/CLT

Trisha Burns is the Lead Medical Esthetician and Certified Laser Technician at BLUE Med Center where she began her career in medical esthetics in 2006. With her years of experience combined with her certification through Georgia Composite Medical Board holding a license as an Assistant Laser Practioner, she is able to provide focused and goal oriented results for her patients. Trisha specializes in a wide range of services including but not limited to IPL/photorejuvenation, laser hair removal, laser for small vascular/telangiectasia lesions, medical grade chemical peels, dermaplaning, Rejuvapen-microneedling, ThermiSmooth and performs customized facials utilizing multiple modalities, products and comprehensive treatment plans to best service the individual needs.

On the personal side, Julian was born and raised in St. Andrew, Jamaica. He grew up with very little, but his mother instilled in him the value of hard work and taught him to do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Although he had very little growing up, his mother gave him love in abundance. He moved to New York City after high school and obtained a position with a prominent dance company. He performed on Broadway and traveled nationally and internationally dancing with the company. Julian decided in 2009 to take a different direction with his life and moved to Mexico where he spent a year volunteering with kids. He moved to Atlanta, GA in 2010 to be with family. He took a position as an assistant department manager at Nordstrom’s, providing oversight for over 35 different cosmetic brands including color lines, skincare, fragrance, and hair care lines.

In 2011, Julian took a makeup artist position at an upscale Skincare and Cosmetics boutique in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. Julian also did the makeup for PLA Beauty’s Cosmetic 2012 Spring Color Campaign, and his work has appeared in Simply Buckhead and Jezebel magazines. He worked as a guest trainer for Oscar Blandi hair care line in Atlanta, and he has traveled abroad with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics as their international make up artist.

He has extensive experience with numerous cosmetics and skincare lines including but not limited to: Bobbi Brown, Christian Dior, YSl, Trish McEvoy, Laura Mercier, Clarins, Nars, Jo Malone, Shiseido, Khiels, Darphin, ReVive, Natura Bisse, Revision and Smashbox. Julian is very excited about opening his own store in Town Brookhaven, as it has been a dream of his for a long time. He is also excited about the numerous cosmetic and skincare lines that he has chosen for the store. These lines represent some of the new and upcoming brands from across the country and abroad. Julian truly believes that all women are beautiful, and he enjoys bringing out that beauty in every woman he works with.

Dr. Ekan Essien

Dr. Ekan Essien

MD, MPH

Dr. Essien’s passion is Functional and Integrative Medicine. It is a cutting edge field of medicine that integrates the practice of clinical medicine with preventive health for the development of individualized evidence-based therapies that span the spectrum from disease treatment to the promotion of health, wellness and disease prevention. He utilizes comprehensive clinical and wellness screening to create customized programs that assist Blue Med Center patients in achieving their optimal health. The programs are ultimately determined by the unique needs and desires of each patient and may incorporate components of bariatric and nutritional guidance, hormone optimization, disease management and specific physical activity recommendations.

Dr. Essien is heading up our Functional medicine, Anti-aging and Wellness programs as well as our Men’s clinic.

  • Services include bio-identical hormone therapy, weight loss and dietary programs, specific physical activity or exercise programs, disease management, lifestyle coaching and comprehensive wellness and health screenings
    • Can address specific issues such as
    • Weight gain
    • Muscle or strength loss
    • Menopausal symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness, etc.)
    • Low energy
    • Digestive issues
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • Sexual dysfunction
    • Sleep disorders
    • Hormone imbalances
    • Concentration issues
    • Existing disease management
  • Patient can sign up for specific programs or screening package or schedule a consult to design a comprehensive wellness blueprint
  • It is a great addition to any aesthetic or surgical procedure because wellness programs will enhance the effects and prolong the duration of any aesthetic procedures.
Ferrina P. Sheth

Ferrina P. Sheth

MSPAS. PA-C

Ferrina P. Sheth, MSPAS. PA-C, is a nationally certified Physician Assistant with certification in Primary Care and a specialty certification in Dermatology. She has been in the field of Integrative/Anti-Aging medicine for 6 years with greater than 3 years as a certified cosmetic injectionist. Mrs. Sheth is certified through Allergan and American Academy of Procedural Medicine and is board eligible for Aesthetic Medicine. Her goal as a patient care provider is to not solely treat the symptoms but to treat the core manifestation of ailments. Her passion is to provide patients with the tools and guidance to live a disease free life by identifying the root cause. She believes that it is equally important to be healthy from the inside and look your personal best on the outside to live a well balanced and fulfilling life.


Trusted

Our doctors come with the highest recommendations in the industry.  Trusted by more than 1,000 patients already, BLUE doctors have been featured in publications including: Best of Atlanta, Examiner, Atlantan Magazine, Best Self, Men’s Book, and CNN.

Credible

We take our work extremely seriously. Which is why our doctors are continuously educating themselves with the latest trends and technologies for the safest, most effective results..

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Proven Results

BLUE has provided top results for more than 20 years. Our team of doctors and advocates are dedicated to helping you reveal your inner beauty View The Gallery.

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