Dr. Alana Williams
Dr. Alana Williams graduated from medical school from the University of Nebraska in 2002. She completed her residency in 2006 from the University of New Mexico. She joined a private practice in Albuquerque from 2006-2010. Dr. Alana Williams has a Focused Practice Designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery via the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is trained in complex gynecological surgery, including Robotic hysterectomies, pelvic organ prolapse surgeries and incontinence. Alana Williams is currently a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists(http://www.acog.org/ ) (F.A.C.O.G) and has served as the Medical Director of Ideal Images(http://www.idealimage.com/albuquerque/) for over twelve years. She uses her experience and knowledge from Ideal Images to support Sana Spa in cosmetics.
Julian Rowe, MD
Dr. Rowe was born into a tradition of medicine. Born in Chicago, IL. Dr. Rowe’s grandfather was one of the early African American doctors’ in South Carolina in the 1900s. Continuing the legacy, Dr. Rowe received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California School of Medicine in San Diego. Dr. Rowe performed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He went on to receive his master’s in public health in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan. During the seven years before settling his practice in New Mexico, Dr. Rowe spent a time as a Staff Physician at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kaloleni, Kenya, as Medical Director of Medical Camp in Siraha, Nepal, Medical Director at the Community Health Center in Michigan. He joined the Presbyterian Medical Group in Albuquerque in 1998 and has also been in practice in Edgewood, NM for more than 20 years maintained an Albuqerque practice, The Doc Spa, for over 10 years.. He has contributed his medical and surgical services as part of healthcare projects in the countries of Zimbabwe, Kenya and Nepal.
Mary Clare Galarza, RNC
Born and raised in St. Louis Mo, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with her nursing degree in 1985. She started her Cosmetic portion of her career in 2009. In 2011 she started up a cosmetic program that started with just herself and grew into a successful full service med spa with multiple injectors and estheticians. She has had the opportunity to live and work in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia, before landing in New Mexico. She is happy to call New Mexico home. When not at work she spends her time with her husband, children and grandchildren. Her interests include running, hiking, cycling, cooking, skiing, traveling and just relaxing while watching a movie.
Lorna Kadooka was introduced to medical aesthetics by a plastic surgeon and medical aesthetician, who came to her for services when she owned a design studio in Palm Springs, California. While they worked together, she gained a deeper understanding and appreciation of the aesthetic industry and decided to fully pursue a career in this field.
Lorna completed her studies at The Academy of Aesthetic Sciences, The American Institute Intradermal Cosmetics, Olympian University of Cosmetology. She continued studies in Ayurveda, Bioenergetic Synchronization Technique (B.E.S.T) and Reflexology.
Her total of 23 years in the aesthetic field began in California, blending holistic modalities in her practice. During that time she later accepted a position in Las Vegas Nevada with a private company in the entertainment field, focusing on micro implantation, medical aesthetics and body enhancement.
She experienced work in the resort spa venues in Hawaii, and later in New Mexico as Spa Director at the Isleta Resort Casino. For 11 of those 23 years she continued medical aesthetics at The DocSpa in Albuquerque, New Mexico. During that time she opened The Thrive Wellness Center, a holistic wellness center offering independent practitioners a location to provide their services in a client centered environment.
Lorna is passionate in her work and finds it extremely rewarding to see positive transformations in those she has worked with. She is grateful to have found her “Ikigai “ in her profession. Her motto is: You cannot attain beauty without a healthy foundation. And the path to beauty should never compromise one’s health”