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Alexander P. Moya, MD

Alexander P. Moya, M.D.Alexander P. Moya, MD, board-certified plastic surgeon, is the Director of Geisinger's Center for Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery and Geisinger’s Weight Loss Body Contouring program.

Dr. Moya received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency training in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami. Dr. Moya also completed a fellowship in plastic surgery from the University of Utah. 

Dr. Moya’s surgical practice is solely dedicated to the cosmetic patient, specializing in facial rejuvenation, and all aspects of aesthetic surgery, which includes face, breast, body and weight loss body contouring. 

Dr. Moya’s surgical practice includes facelifts, neck lifts, brow lifts and eyelid lifts. He utilizes ultrasonic (Harmonic®) technology, as opposed to conventional electrocautery, for the majority of these procedures since the energy source provides a gentler and less disruptive effect on tissues. In Dr. Moya’s experience, minimizing collateral tissue damage with (Harmonic®) technology lessens postoperative pain, drainage, and swelling which results in a faster recovery.  Dr., Moya has a special interest and many years of surgical expertise in body contouring, specifically breast augmentation, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), thigh lift, arm lifts and VASER® Lipo, an advanced alternative to surgical liposuction. 

Dr. Moya has developed an innovative surgical technique for trunk contouring for weight loss patients, known as corset trunkplasty. The procedure removes redundant abdominal and waistline skin which results in an hourglass figure in women or a tapered torso in men. The advanced technology used provides improved surgical outcomes. Dr. Moya travels nationally to present the details of this procedure to other plastic surgeons, and is a distinguished speaker for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Moya instructs other plastic surgeons on Advancements in Body Contouring with the use of Harmonic Technology.

In addition to his practice experience, Dr. Moya is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a distinguished member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a select group of plastic surgeons who have attained high levels of achievement in cosmetic surgery training, education and experience. Dr. Moya also participates in the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification Program™ (Plastic Surgery).

Professional Memberships

Dr. Moya in the news

John Frodel, MD

John Frodel, M.DDr. John Frodel, Assistant Director of the Geisinger Center for Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery, is board-certified in otolaryngology and by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  Dr. Frodel specializes in rhinoplasty, aging facial rejuvenation surgery, face lift, eyelid lift, forehead lift, chin and cheek implants and profileplasty.

Dr. Frodel received his medical degree from the University of Washington School Of Medicine, where he also completed his residency training in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. Dr. Frodel completed his general surgery internship at Harvard Surgical Service, and completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of California at San Francisco.

In addition to his practice duties, Dr. Frodel is also an active participant in the medical community, including as Vice President for Education of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and visiting professor and lecturer throughout Europe, Asia, South American and the US. He is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Frodel in the news

Thomas Joseph Bitterly, MD

Thomas Joseph Bitterly, M.D.

Dr. Thomas Joseph Bitterly is a board-certified plastic surgeon, currently serving as the Director of the Department of Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center, as well as the Director of the Plastic Surgery Service Line at Geisinger Health System.

Dr. Bitterly received his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine, and completed his internship at North Shore University Hospital/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and his general surgery residency at Harvard Surgical Service/New England Deaconess Hospital.  Dr. Bitterly also completed plastic surgery residency training at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital/Roswell Park Memorial Cancer Institute.

In addition to his practice experience, Dr. Bitterly is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.  While he is extensively trained in all areas of plastic surgery, his special interests include breast surgery, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, pediatric plastic surgery and cleft palate repair.

Joseph G. DeSantis, MD, FACS

Joseph G. DeSantis, M.D., FACS

Dr. Joseph G. DeSantis, board-certified plastic surgeon, is the Associate Director of the Department of Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center, Section Head of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, and the Director of Cleft Lip and Palate Services at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. DeSantis practices in all areas of plastic surgery, but has special interests in breast surgery, including breast augmentation and breast uplift and aesthetic surgery of the body, including abdominoplasty, liposuction, VASER® liposuction and aesthetic surgery of the arms and legs.

Dr. DeSantis received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine.  He completed his surgical residency at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia and his plastic surgery training at the George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC.   Dr. DeSantis also completed a fellowship in pediatric plastic surgery at the Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC.

As an experienced and fully-trained plastic surgeon, Dr. DeSantis is also involved with several professional organizations; he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.  Recently, he was named to the exclusive list of “Best Doctors in America” and has been awarded the highest national level for patient satisfaction.

Christian A. Kauffman, MD

Christian Kauffman, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon, practices cosmetic and reconstructive surgery at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Dr. Kauffman received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas. During residency, he was awarded the outstanding resident award by the medical school class of 2008. He then gained subspecialized training in pediatric craniofacial surgery by completing a one year fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Kauffman’s cosmetic practice includes breast augmentation, breast lift, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), body contouring after massive weight loss, VASER liposuction, brachioplasty, thighplasty, facelift, blepharoplasty (upper and lower), brow lift, and rhinoplasty.

Dr. Kauffman is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery Research Council,American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons.

Anthony D. Bruno II, MD

Anthony D. Bruno II, M.D.

Dr. Anthony D. Bruno is board-certified in general surgery and plastic surgery and is practicing at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley location.

Dr. Bruno received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center and then completed his general surgery residency at Creighton University Medical Center. Dr. Bruno then completed his residency in plastic, reconstructive and maxillofacial surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center.

As an active participant in the medical community, Dr. Bruno is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is trained in all aspects of facial and body cosmetic surgery, maxillofacial trauma and cancer reconstruction, but takes special interest in facial cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, abdominoplasty, body contouring and post-bariatric plastic surgery.

Christine Cabell, MD

Christine Cabell, M.D.Dr. Christine Cabell is a board-certified dermatologist currently practicing cosmetic dermatology and Mohs surgery at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. Her services include injectable fillers, laser treatments, chemical peels, cancer treatment, and surgery.

Dr. Cabell received her medical degree and completed her internship and dermatology residency training at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She then completed a fellowship studying Mohs Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

In addition to her services at Geisinger, Dr. Cabell is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology. Trained in all aspects of dermatology, Dr. Cabell specializes in cosmetic dermatology and the diagnosis and treatment of pre-cancerous and cancerous skin lesions with Mohs micrographic surgery.

M. Amanda Jacobs, MD   

Dr. Amanda Jacobs is a board-certified dermatologist currently practicing cosmetic dermatology and Mohs surgery in the State College area. Her services include a variety of laser treatments, chemical peels, Botox, injectable fillers, cancer treatment, and surgery.

Dr. Jacobs received her medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA.  She completed her internship and dermatology residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She then completed a fellowship studying Mohs Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

In addition to her services at Geisinger, Dr. Jacobs is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology. Trained in all aspects of dermatology, Dr. Jacobs specializes in cosmetic dermatology and the diagnosis and treatment of pre-cancerous and cancerous skin lesions with Mohs micrographic surgery.

Lindsay Eisler, MD

Lindsay Eisler, MD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University where she graduated with distinction. Dr. Eisler attended medical school at George Washington University. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Dr. Eisler pursued further training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, completing her fellowship training with Edward Farrior, MD, at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Eisler has been involved in academic pursuits throughout her training, including basic science and clinical research, medical student and resident teaching, lecturing, and writing for both medical journals and textbooks.

Dr. Eisler is interested in all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. She is particularly interested in facial rejuvenation surgery and rhinoplasty. She performs procedures ranging from laser skin resurfacing, Botox® Cosmetic treatment, injectable fillers, aging face surgery, rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty and reconstructive procedures for the face.

Millie Lapos, PA-C

millie lapos pa-cMillie Lapos, PA-C, for the Center for Aesthetics & Cosmetic Surgery is available for consultations for all types of facial and skin rejuvenation including BOTOX Cosmetic, injectable fillers, laser procedures, sclerotherapy and chemical peels.  

Ms. Lapos received her degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Lock Haven University. She also received a certificate from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Injector Competency Training – Basic and Advanced, as well as certification for Aerolar Complex and Scar Camouflage tattooing from the Beau Institute in New Jersey.

In addition, Ms. Lapos is professionally affiliated as a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Society of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Her practice is conveniently located at Woodbine Lane, Danville.

Dawn Schuster, LE

Dawn Schuster is a licensed aesthetician specializing in all aspects of skin care and treatment. Her services include microdermabrasion, chemical peels, facials, waxing (hair removal), eyelash extensions, eyebrow tinting and skin care evaluation.

Ms. Schuster is a graduate of Jolie Hair and Beauty, Wilkes-Barre.

 

 

 

  

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