Most Progressive Doctors in Loudoun, Reston, and Tysons

Most Progressive Doctors in Loudoun, Reston, and Tysons

THESE ARE THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE DEDICATED THEIR LIVES TO MAKING US FEEL AND LOOK BETTER. THEY ARE THE ONES THAT SIT IN A WORLD THAT IS NOT BLACK AND WHITE, THEY ARE SCIENTISTS AND HUMANITARIANS, ARTISTS AND PERFECTIONISTS, RESEARCHERS AND INNOVATORS. THEY DEAL WITH ILLNESS, WELLNESS AND THE HUMAN HEART. FOR THAT WE MUST BE GRATEFUL AND FOR THAT WE DEDICATE THE NEXT SEGMENT TO THE MOST PROGRESSIVE DOCTORS OF 2017.

DR.CHARLES FIELDS
DR.LYNDA N. DEAN-DURU DDS
DR.SOHEILA ROSTAMI
MARTHA CALIHAN, MD
PAIGE PUSCEMA

DR. KELLY MORGAN
703-723-5900
morganorthodontics.com
19420 Golf Vista Plaza, Suite 120, Lansdowne, VA 20176

What are some of the best ways to stay current in your field?
I think going to seminars, classes, training courses and participating in study groups are my favorite way to stay current in orthodontics. I am constantly seeking out new ,updated and innovated techniques in orthodontics to pass on to my patients.

What makes your practice stand out?
In our practice we try to solve problems in unique and progressive ways. For instance, we have started an orthodontic limo that transports students to and from area middle schools during lunch and resource class for their appointments. The parents don’t have to miss work and the kids can have their afternoons free for afterschool activities.
Our patients enjoy the Itero scanner which eliminates the need for traditional impressions. The Itero scanner enables the patient to view their teeth in a 3D manner and simulates their treatment outcome.

If your patients could know one personal fact about you, what would that be?
I am a mom and a local of Loudoun County. My son is active in Central Loudoun Little League and enjoy being a baseball team mom.

Winner: Best plastic Surgeon | DR. PHILLIP J. CHANG, MD

DR. PHILLIP CHANG
703-729-5553
gotobeauty.com
19500 Sandridge Way, Ste 350, Leesburg, VA 20176

What makes your practice stand out?
We invest in the best technologies to offer our patients innovative treatment options.

How do you differ from others in your field?
I have a natural approach to beauty that enhances the appearance of my patients without being overdone.

What is the biggest reward in practicing medicine for you?
I take great pride in knowing that it is often life-changing to my patients when I alter something about their appearance that increases their self-esteem.

If your patients could know one personal fact about you, what would that be?
My greatest joy is being a father.

 

RISHITA JAJU, DMD
703-201-1159
smilewonders.com
11790 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 105, Reston, VA 20191

What made you decide to get into the healthcare field?
Honestly, while growing up I wanted to be many things. I am sure anyone who has children has heard this before. I wanted to be a dentist (because I wanted to be just like my aunt), a teacher (because of my favorite teacher in 1st grade), and a dancer (because I loved a Bollywood movie star). Thankfully, the only thing on my list that is left is becoming a ‘dancer’. That should be my next year’s resolution.

Do you participate in continued education? What is required and what do you typically do?
Absolutely! As a board certified pediatric laser dentist. I particularly enjoy specialize in care of newborns, infants, toddlers and children with medical or behavioral special needs for their dental and feeding problems. To stay up-to-date in all aspects of my specialty, I travel for teaching and learning for well over 200 credits each of the past 5 years.

If your patients could know one personal fact about you, what would that be?
I guess people should know that my husband and I are silly in love with our 2 Maltese puppies that are 12 weeks old and have us both wrapped around their little furry paws.

MARTHA CALIHAN, MD
703-669-6118
fivestoneswellness.com
116-Q Edwards Ferry Rd. Leesburg, VA 20176

Tell us a little about yourself.
I have had the great pleasure and privilege to practice medicine for over 30 years.I have also had the great joy of being a mother, a wife and of being able to live where I can spend time in nature and with my dog.

What made you decide to get into the healthcare field?
Coming from a family with several physicians, I grew up wanting to be a doctor.

Do you participate in continued education? What is required and what do you typically do?
Absolutely! The State has requirements to maintain licensure, and each specialty has their specific requirements too. I attend conferences, read journals and do online education to get the credits I need.

CARL STEGER, DDS
703-327-0327
southridingdds.com
43063 Peacock Market Plaza, #125, South Riding, VA 20152

Dr. Steger, please tell us a little about yourself.
I grew up in Northern Virginia. I graduated from University of Virginia, attended Medical College of Virginia for Dental School. I completed my residency program in the United States Air Force. I now live in Fairfax with my wife and two beautiful daughters and enjoy outdoor activities in my free time. I have a passion for precision and consider dentistry an art, giving my utmost to provide incredible cosmetic care.

What made you decide to get into the healthcare field?
I love the precision and artistic side of dentistry. It’s one of the few healthcare occupations that provides a finished product, not just a service. I make sure that every procedure I perform looks brilliant and is performed at the highest skill level.

What is unique in your office?
We have an exceptional new patient experience and take time to get to know each patient and their expectations so that we can provide the service and care they deserve. Our aim is to always surpass our patient’s expectations.

What is the biggest challenge you face?
Navigating the ever-challenging insurance world as coverage continues to be more restrictive while patients continue to deserve the best care.

PAIGE BUSCEMA
Eyetopia
703-443-6410
eyetopiainc.com
223 Loudoun St. SE
Leesburg VA 20175

What makes your beautiful store in Old Town Leesburg stand out?
At Eyetopia we have separated the prescriber from the provider in order to help reduce the conflict of interest that inevitably arises when prescribers are filling their own prescription. We do not provide eye exams in our store, clients must bring a written prescription from their own eye doctor of choice. This is a very uncommon model in the optical marketplace where conglomerates, partnerships and big box stores dominate.

There is a reason we have pharmacists and we do not buy our prescription drugs from our doctors and we believe your eyeglass prescription should be filled with no less care.

What is unique in your office?
Eyetopia, Inc. The Eyewear Vault is a unique optical shop that has married top quality prescription eyewear, sport and luxury sunglasses, custom and over the counter reading glasses with a boutique full of women’s and men’s accessory items ranging from jewelry and handbags to wallets and eyeglass accessories.

Dr. Sherry Maragh

SHERRY MARAGH, MD
703-858-0500
maraghdermatology.com
45155 Research Place Ste. 140, Ashburn, VA 20147

What makes your practice stand out?
Their practice is a comprehensive medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology center. Their board certified team of specialists provide total care for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of skin conditions in children and adults. Dr. Maragh is a fellowship-trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon and Cosmetic Surgeon who specializes in facial reconstruction and body contouring surgeries and laser treatments. Their centers provide a wide variety of laser services for all skin types using 18 of the newest, most advanced laser devices in the industry.

What is unique in your office?
Our office specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic enhancement treatments.

What is the biggest challenge you face?
The challenge is convincing people how important it is to have an ongoing relationship with a dermatologist for routine screenings. Early detection can literally be a lifesaver.

LYNDA N. DEAN-DURU DDS
703-723-8440
44025 Pipeline Plaza #225, Ashburn, VA 20147

Tell us a little about yourself.
My name is Lynda. Most people know me by “Dr. Lynda.” My native name is Ngozi, which translates to “Blessing.” I am the first of eight children; six boys and two girls. I am a proud mother of two children. My best-half and I have happily called the Ashburn area home for more than twenty years.

What made you decide to get into the healthcare field?
As a young girl, I was fascinated by the idea of taking care of sick people and making them feel better. At about the age of eight, I found my true calling when my brother got well quickly after being seen by the dentist for a tooth infection and abscess. That was the point I knew exactly what I was going to be – the lady doctor that made children feel better when they had toothaches! Through that journey, I learned that my brother did not have to have been in pain, that it could have been prevented. That realization formed the pillar of our practice, what we call “proactive prevention.”

What is the biggest reward in practicing medicine for you?
The honor and privilege of helping in any way to help a child grow healthier is my chief motivator. My biggest reward will be at my old age in a rocking chair at home, watching television as my patients become influential, competent, and confident with beautiful healthy smiles.

What is the biggest challenge you face?
I am most challenged when a parent does not make a good choice for their child. Dental disease does not get better; it only gets worse, causes more pain, and definitely costs more money. I feel that I have failed the child to the extent that I might have fallen short in aggressively following up with those parents to make sure they’re following the care advice we’ve given them. I surmount this obstacle by acting as an advocate for children’s dental health and intervening when proper care is not happening at home.

Dr. Joanna Claustro, Sterling Dentist

JOANNA CLAUSTRO, DMD
703-406-8600
claustrodental.com
21495 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 100 Sterling, VA 20166

Tell us a little about you.
I am a soon-to-be mother of one, a small business owner, and an extremely caring and personable cosmetic and family dentist.

What made you decide to get into the healthcare field?
I love making people smile and am motivated by knowing my work truly improves the lives of those who entrust me with their oral care.

What are some of the best ways to stay current in your field?
I am an active member of the American Dental Association and participate in local chapters of the Seattle Study Club and Spear Dental Education Networks. These national organizations promote the latest in dental education and their members are recognized for providing their communities with high-quality, comprehensive dental care. I invest not only in my own dental education and training, but also in the training of my dental team.

What makes your practice stand out?
Each member of Team Claustro DMD takes the time to mindfully listen to our patients’ concerns, anxieties, and expectations. We approach each patient as an individual and provide them with the information they need to make treatment decisions that work best for their needs, limitations, and lifestyle. We strive to be your Partners in Dental Care — building long-lasting relationships in order to promote long-lasting results.

What is unique in your office?
Aside from investing in the latest technology, I have invested in a team of individuals that have been trained to provide you with an all-around positive dental experience. Furthermore, as your doctor, I take time at your initial visit to assess not just your teeth and gums, but your medical and social histories — getting to know you beyond your smile.

SOHEILA ROSTAMI, MD
703-893-3937
beauty4eye.com
sanctuarycosmeticcenter.com
1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite # 100, Tysons, VA 22102
1860 Town center Dr. Suite # 250, Reston, VA 20190

What is the biggest challenge you face?
To help guide patients to know what they want as an end result and have realistic expectations is a hard task. Seeing eye to eye is crucial and I must say, this could be the most challenging part of my work.

If your patients could know one personal fact about you, what would that be?
I am a very dedicated mother. I guess being a mom has made me softer, gentler and even more empathetic toward my patients. My kids make me so proud and I am just giddy over them.

How Oculofacial surgery different from plastic surgery?
My profession requires many years of training. We first must obtain a medical degree followed by one year of internship, either specializing in surgery or a transitional program. We are then required to complete three years of residency in ophthalmology, followed by one-to-two years in an oculofacial fellowship program.

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