Take advantage of our comprehensive services to make your 2016 New Year's resolutions a reality!


Our Weight Management program is covered by most insurances including: Independence Blue Cross Personal Choice, Independence Blue Cross Keystone Health Plan East, Cigna, and Medicare. (Medicare typically only covers nutrition if you have diabetes or kidney disease) Schedule with Catherine McGinty, FNP, or our registered dietitians, Angela Luciani or Marissa Martino. 


Reduce cellulite and tighten skin with Velashape services from our Dermacenter Medical Spa. Specially priced through January, 5 Velashape treatments for $700 (reg. $1000)for a more beautiful you! Also get 50% off Skin Tightening services.

Reduce lines and wrinkles at our Botox and Juvederm event
, Monday January 4th, featuring visiting plastic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Lam. Specially priced Botox at $11/unit and $100 off vials of Juvederm. 
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New Gynecologist, Dana Shanis, MD

We welcome Dana Shanis, MD, gynecologist, formerly with Penn Medicine, and researcher at the National Institute of Health, to the Rittenhouse Women's Wellness team. She treats a variety of gynecological concerns, including in-office evaluation and treatment of abnormal pap smears, heavy or irregular bleeding, pelvic pain, and sexual dysfunction. She can complete minimally invasive procedures in our office. 
Dr. Shanis
 will begin to see patients in January. She is in our office Tuesday, Friday, every other Saturday, and occasional evenings.

Patients may see Dr. Shanis for the following services:

*  Routine Gynecologic Care 
*  Adolescent Care (ages 16 and older)
*  Contraception- Including: Nexplanon and IUD placement and removal
*  Preconception Counseling
*  Minimally Invasive Office Procedures
*  Evaluation and Treatment of:
o   Abnormal Pap Smear
o   Bartholin's Gland Cyst or Abscess
o   Endometriosis
o   Fibroids 
o   Heavy or Irregular Bleeding 
o   Infertility 
o   Menopausal Symptoms
o   Pelvic Pain
o   PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) 
o   Sexually Transmitted Infections 
o   Sexual Dysfunction

If procedures are needed, you no longer have to leave the office or go to an operating room. Dr. Shanis can perform the following procedures in our center:

*  Real-Time Ultrasound to diagnose pain, bleeding or infertility 
*  Biopsy (uterine, cervical, vaginal, or vulvar)
*  Colposcopy for Cervical Cancer prevention 
*  LEEP, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure for Cervical Cancer diagnosis and treatment 
*  Saline Infusion Sonohystogram for polyps and fibroids
*  Hysteroscopy for assessment of abnormal bleeding, polyps or fibroids
*  Novasure for Treatment of Heavy Bleeding
*  Pelvic floor injections for painful intercourse, chronic pelvic or lower back pain
Catherine McGinty, NP & Registered Dietitians Angela Luciani & Marissa Martino

Obesity rates have more than doubled in adults and children, with an estimated 
64% of women being classified as overweight or obese (NIH 2009). Being overweight can increase your risk for developing many diseases including, but not limited to the following, coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, joint disease, gynecological problems such as infertility and more. The weight management program at the Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center is designed to help educate you on the right way to lose weight for the long term. 

Click here to learn more about weight loss the natural way. 

Both of our Registered 
Dietitians are available to schedule for Weight Management. Learn more about our Dietitians. 

Marissa Martino, RD
 - Marissa has experience covering sports nutrition, eating disorders, food allergies and intolerances, community nutrition education, food service and clinical medical nutrition therapy for long term care facilities.

Angela Luciani, RD - Angela has experience in Nutrition and Food Science including conducting nutrition assessments, medical nutrition therapy, weight management practices, and sports nutrition.

Marissa Martino, RD

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is when the blood flow through your blood vessels and arteries is too strong. Prolonged high blood pressure strains the heart, damages vessels and kidneys, and increases risk of a heart attack and stroke. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women; however, it can be controlled and even prevented with a healthy diet.

Click here to learn more about how diet can control hypertension.

Dermacenter Medical Spa Aestheticians

Many women's New Year's resolutions include losing weight, getting toned, eating better and overall implementing a healthier lifestyle. Proper nutrition, fitness, and even skincare are all factors to consider in making these resolutions a reality. The aesthetic skincare treatment, Vela Shape can help you achieve your goals by contouring the body and smoothing out unwanted cellulite, leaving the area looking tighter, smoother, and overall more toned.

Click to learn how the Dermacenter can help your resolutions become a reality.

Monday, January 4th, 1-8pm

DermaCenter Medical Spa at the Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center would like to invite you to our Center for our popular, exclusive injectable party!

Dr. Benjamin Lam is our visiting plastic surgeon, available for injections and plastic surgery consultations. He specializes in both non-surgical procedures, such as CoolSculpting and Ultherapy, as well as surgical procedures on the breasts, body, and face. For more information, click here.   
We hope you can join us for this event! For more details, see below.
Space is limited, so RSVP today(215) 735-7992

BOTOX® Cosmetic Details:
With Botox treatments your skin will become smoother within days, giving you a younger, fresher appearance. The procedure causes minimal discomfort and is usually completed in just a few minutes.
$11 per unit*


Juvederm Details:
Restore fullness to your cheekbones or lips, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, or smooth away smile lines, worry lines and fine lines with Juvéderm™ Injectable Filler. Filler injections help to restore your youthful appearance with minimal recovery time. We use only Juvederm with lidocaine to minimize your discomfort.

Each attendee will receive $100 off each syringe of Juvederm*!! 

Plastic Surgery Consultation Details:

Dr. Benjamin Lam performs the following surgical procedures for which he can consult our patients:
* Eyelids - Upper and Lower
* Blepharoplasty
* Abdominioplasty / Tummy Tuck
* Arm / Thigh Lift
* Liposuction
Breast Contouring
* Breast Enhancement
* Breast Lift
* Breast Reconstruction
* Breast Reduction
   *Must sign up for Brilliant Distinctions program in order to receive discount.

Skincare for 360-degree Health
Our Dermacenter Medical Spa assists our patients on their journey of long-lasting skin health, by treating skin issues and maintaining healthy and beautiful skin throughout all stages of life.
Every month we highlight different services and procedures to provide our patients access to skincare as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Click Here for more information on these monthly specials.

Eliminate cellulite and visibly smooth the body. Velashape eliminates cellulite and improves your 
overall figure.

This treatment for damaged or aging skin can 
quickly and conveniently smooth out periorbital wrinkles, acne scars and loose skin. The procedure causes the existing collagen in the deeper layers of the skin to tighten, leading to improved skin contours and healthier collagen.

Holiday Office Hours

December 31st - 8am - 4pm
January 1st 2016 - CLOSED

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