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Suture Suspension Lift Training & Preceptorship Team

About our training staff

Dwight C. Reynolds, MD, AACS - Course Director
Photo: Dr. Reynolds
Dr. Reynolds trained for 2 years at the Cleveland Clinic foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been in private practice in Southeast Florida since 1985. He became board certified in Emergency Medicine in 1985. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Association of Aesthetic Medicine & Surgery and the International Meso-Lipotherapy Society.

Dr. Reynolds' expertise in Suture Suspension featuring the Reynolds Timeless Suture Suspension (TSSL) technique is the result of his primary training in Sophia, Bulgaria facilitated by the father of the technique himself: Dr. Nikolay P. Serdev. Dr. Reynolds has been doing Suture Suspension for more than 5 years, totaling thousands of procedures without complications. He received his certification by Dr. Nikolay P. Serdev, MD, PhD in Sophia Bulgaria in 2006.  In November of 2008, Dr. Serdev bestowed upon Dr. Reynolds the title "Master Instructor" in the Serdev Suture Suspension System the only physician in the United States to be given such honor. Dr. Reynolds later modified the technique in several key ways and developed the suture and equipment solutions necessary for FDA approval and is known as the Reynolds Timeless Suture Suspension Lift System.

Over the past 10+ years, he has trained hundreds of physicians and has given workshops in 8 different countries. Lifetime to date, he has performed thousands of cosmetic procedures including over 2,500 Suture Suspension lifts.

Joseph K. Bivens M.D., Clinical Instructor

Board Certified, Plastic Surgery

Photo: Joseph K. Bivens, MD
Dr. Bivens has been in aesthetic plastic surgery since 1988 and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery; the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify plastic surgeons. He trained in General Surgery at New York Medical College Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, New York. Plastic Surgery training was done at UC San Diego where he specialized in Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Surgery and Body Contouring. Dr. Bivens training makes him a unique and critical member to our staff. Dr. Bivens received his Suture Suspension training and certification from Dr. Reynolds.


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