21 Sep Meet the Instructors: Luis Linan, MD
An experienced, effective instructor is vital to a medical aesthetic training course. We would like for you to get to know the team of MedAesthetics Training educators, and what they personally bring to our training courses. We would like to take this time to introduce you to our educators so you can get to know them better – before your training! We are excited to have Dr. Linan as our bi-lingual instructor!
Luis Linan, MD
Dr. Luis Linan is a board-certified OB/GYN in El Paso, Texas. He attended the University of Texas in Austin and graduated in 1982 with a BA in biology. He went on to study at Texas Tech School of Medicine where he graduated in 1989. After two years of general surgery residency, he completed his OB/GYN residency at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in El Paso. From 1994-1995 he was clinical faculty at Texas Tech HSC in the department of OB/GYN. Since 1995 Dr. Linan has been in private practice and in 2007 he began doing sclerotherapy treatments. In 2011 his practice expanded to medical aesthetics where he now performs treatments for neurotoxins and fillers.
Question and Answer Session
What drew you to aesthetics and why is it your passion?
Years ago, my patients asked me for referrals to plastic surgeons for treatments. At a course we were introduced to botox and my interest grew from there.
What is your favorite thing about instructing?
Providing students with a level of confidence that will improve their patients’ lives.
What is your favorite injectable product?
Voluma, the changes are immediate and dramatic.
Is there a supply item that you HAVE to have?
What are your top 3 methods to minimize risk and optimize your patient results?
- Proper screening of candidates.
- Set expectations.
- Good technique.
If you could give one piece of advise to someone just starting in aesthetics, what would it be?
Keep it simple. start with one product line and add to it as you gain experience.
What attendees have to say about Dr. Linan
Andrea Salcedo, RN – El Paso:
Dr. Linan was very friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you!