The Art of Plastic Surgery: The Work of Dr. Sameer Jejurikar

Dr. Sameer Jejurikar, known by his patients as Dr. J, is a cosmetic surgery specialist located in Dallas, Texas. Working from the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, Dr. Jejurikar is an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon who focuses on the face, body and breast. He approaches the cosmetic changes of his patients with an artistic symmetry but also specializes in an array of lesser-known procedures that provide physical and mental healing.

Dr. Sameer Jejurikar graduated from the University of Michigan and University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency in plastic surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center then worked at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, specializing in aesthetic surgery. He has published in several journals and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, to name a few. With these credentials and training you can feel confident Dr. Jejurikar will work with you to reach your goals with a beautiful end result.

Patients, either male or female, can consult with Dr. Sameer Jejurikar on all of the following procedures:



Chin augmentation

Chin/Neck liposuction

Facelift (lower or full)

Mohs Reconstruction

Otoplasty (ear surgery)

Revision Rhinoplasty

Nasal Surgery

SMAS Facelift

Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)

Neck/Brow/Cheek lift

Hair Restoration


Skin Treatment (non-surgical)



Male breast reduction

Breast implant removal

Breast lift and/or Augmentation

Upper Arm Lift

Thigh Lift

Tummy Tuck


Body Lift/Lower Body Lift/Brazilian Butt Lift


Finding a doctor who can achieve the results you desire is only a consult away. Please call Dr. Sameer Jejurikar’s office to set up an appointment and for a complete list of Insurance Coverage accepted.


9101 N. Central Expressway-Suite 600

Dallas, TX 75231

Tel: 214.827.2814

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Jacob Gottlieb Attains Fresh Start At Altium Capital

Jacob Gottlieb is an investor who specializes in the healthcare industry. He recently joined up with someone he used to work with 20 years ago, Stuart Weisbrod. They used to work closely with one another when they both worked at Merlin BioMed Group in New York City. They have once again teamed up and now have shared offices so that they can devise investment strategies together.

Stuart Weisbrod was one of the co-founders of Merlin BioMed Group. It was started in 1998 and exclusively invested in companies in the healthcare sector. This included medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. He has worked for several investment companies in the past such as Harpel Partners, Oracle Partners, Prudential-Bache Securities, and Merrill Lynch. He also has an extensive educational background including attending Princeton University and holding a Ph.D. in biochemistry.

When Jacob Gottlieb worked with Stuart Weisbrod at Merlin it had been when the biotechnology industry had been at the height of its revolution. In both 1999 and 2000 Merlin BioMed Group had achieved returns of more than 100%. Both Stuart Weisbrod and Jacob Gottlieb had been able to get major clients due to their investing skill including endowments, high net worth individuals and pension funds. Due to unforeseen circumstances, though, Merlin went out of business in 2007.

After Merlin closed its doors Stuart Weisbrod founded a new investment company, Iguana Healthcare Partners. This company, like Merlin, focused on investing in healthcare companies. Jacob Gottlieb also started his own investment firm called Visium Asset Management. He started this firm with $300 million in seed money and just a year later his company was managing $2.5 billion in assets under management. At its height, his company was operating an $8 billion hedge fund.

Visium Asset Management had to close its doors, though, in 2016. Three executives of this company were accused by the FBI and SEC of both insider trading and mismarking. While Jacob Gottlieb was cleared of having committed any crimes himself he nonetheless had to shut his company down in the wake of this event. His new company is Altium Capital and he considers this a fresh start to his career as an investor.

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Fortress Investment Group Wisely Includes International Firms in its Portfolio

With the long success of Fortress Investment Group, it comes as no surprise that their investment portfolio also includes a widening array of international investments and acquisitions. In order to continue its steady growth since its founding in 1989, Fortress Investment Group has embraced a forward-thinking mindset that has served the firm and its investors quite well. It is interesting to note that the firm began with investments in Italy but has also been active in Asia, primarily in the Japanese markets. Its first Yen-denominated funds, known as the Fortress Japan Opportunity Fund is one of the earliest forays into international markets made by Fortress Investment Group. From there, several more Asian-dominated funds emerged: Fortress Asia Macro Fund, Japan Opportunity Fund I and II, and FIG’s Japan Income Fund.

Fortress Investment Group also grew its office space in 2011 by adding its second location in the United States, situated in the San Francisco Bay area. Around this same time, the company also increased its presence in Asia by opening new locations in both Singapore and Shanghai. In 2017, almost exactly one decade after the firm decided to go public, it was acquired by SoftBank. While its name may sound American, SoftBank is, in fact, a Japanese multinational financial institution that has its primary location in Tokyo. It turned out to be an interesting acquisition model which is likely to serve both sides equally well. SoftBank made its acquisition at the $3.3B level and interestingly, FIG will continue to operate independently of SoftBank.

It will be interesting to see how the acquisition affects the investment strategies of FIG, but early moves suggest that they will not be altered too significantly. SoftBank is known for its investment in the technology field, one that FIG is not foreign to. There are several exciting new aspects emerging in today’s tech market with the Internet of Things chief among them. It is expected that Fortress will continue investments and acquisitions in the digital and technological industries, as evidenced by its recent $20M partnership with iPass on of the world’s largest wifi and connectivity providers.

The Evolution Of Ryan Seacrest

American Idol TV host, radio host/producer and fashion designer Ryan Seacrest was born in 1974. He started hosting television a year proceeding his high school graduation. A short-term hosting opportunity on an ESPN show gave a glimpse of Ryan Seacrest’s on-air grace. During 2002, he accepted the role as cohost for American Idol. At the time this we a new show on air. After one year he would become the shows sole host. This opportunity made him internationally known. The show’s success would continue to increase, and Ryans’s popularity grew further. On air with Ryan Seacrest premiered during 2004. He served as creator and executive producer of the show. It aired nationwide. On Air With Ryan Seacrest broadcasted on FM radio. Years later would he would launch The Ryan Seacrest Foundation. The mission of this was to help lift the spirits of today’s children via and focused initiative. Helping hospitals all over, the foundation uses resources to give youth patients a multimedia experience.

In 2017, Ryan Seacrest joined Kelly Ripa as to host live with Kelly and Ryan. Business of fashion recently did an article on Ryan’s fast-growing fashion success. His early days on television motivated the men’s line that he founded; Ryan Seacrest Distinction. This brand is less than 5 years old and distributes exclusively to Macy’s. Distinction is on pace to reach $50 million in sales this year. Ryan’s relationship with Christopher Bailey has assisted in his fashion endeavors. Distinction is a close-fit suit style that’s become Seacrest’s signature style. His vision was to create something stylish but also affordable. In addition to his numerous other achievements, he also released anti-aging skin care for men. He partnered with Dr. Lancer to produce the Polished skin care brand. The two have have known each other for years and are happy to be giving this product to the world.


Ryan Seacrest’s Endless Energy

Born on Christmas Eve in 1974, Ryan Seacrest left his hometown of Atalanta, Georgia, after attending the University of Georgia to pursue media opportunities in California. Although it was a bit of a gamble for him, leaving college prior to graduation, he knew that he had a specific calling in his life. His gamble certainly paid off, as he quickly began to emerge as a reliable and hardworking host in radio. His reputation has continued to be strong throughout his career, earning him the title of the busiest man in Hollywood.

When Ryan first came to Hollywood in early 1990, he was quickly able to land hosting gigs on several TV shows before landing his popular radio show, Ryan Seacrest for the Ride Home. In 2002, Ryan landed one of his biggest hosting jobs which would change his career, the host of American Idol. Not only was American Idol the first of its kind in terms of format, but Ryan Seacrest was a standout and warmly welcomed into American homes. Although American Idol has gone through multiple changes at the judge’s table, the format of the show, and networks, Ryan Seacrest (@ryanseacrest) has remained the constant through its historic run. Ryan is still the host of American Idol and it remains a historic show in finding musical talent.

While being the host of American Idol would be enough to keep most people busy, in 2017 Ryan began co-hosting Live with Kelly and Ryan. Ryan was selected by the network after a lengthy search following the departure of Michael Strahan. While in New York, Ryan also broadcasts his extremely popular radio show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Starting at 6am, the show is broadcast live until 10am. After spending so much time on the red carpet and wearing suits himself, Ryan launched Distinction, his fashionable and affordable menswear line. He also started his own skincare line with Dr. Lancer, Polished. However, nothing is more important to Ryan than The Ryan Seacrest Foundation for children battling illnesses.

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Lets talk Real Estate with Nick Vertucci

Nick Vertucci is the founder of the Nick Vertucci real estate academy. He is considered as one of the leading experts when it comes to real estate. His foray into this sector began in the early 2000’s after he lost most of his savings when the dot-com bubble burst.

At the time he had invested quite a lot in the technology field and had hoped that over time he would amass enough to enable him to give his family a decent life. This was however not to pass, and he found himself in a situation he had not anticipated. As the days went by, he began chipping into his savings, and he would soon realize it was not sustainable to continue depending on this savings. It was during this time that a friend invited him to a real estate conference. Nick Vertucci would be reluctant at first as he had never really had an interest in the same. His friend was, however unrelenting, and he finally agreed to attend the same. During the conference, a lot was demystified, and by the end, Nick Vertucci knew that this was what he would do for the rest of his life.


He went home that day, and from that point on he would embark on a journey of trying to understand how the sector worked and all that related to it. Within a few months, he felt confident enough, and it’s at this point that he made his first investment putting his entire savings into it. This changed his entire life from that point on, and as today Nick enjoys his millionaire status, he is also dedicated to teaching others how to succeed. This has been the inspiration behind his new book titled” Seven Figure Decisions: Having the Balls to Succeed.” The book speaks about his journey through it all and how at the end he was able to overcome and is today enjoying the fruits of this hard work.

Alex Hern Technological Mastery

Alexander Hern also referred to as Alex Hern, has displayed an emphatic track record that is comprised of technological ventures. Mr. Hern wore the title of co-founder for a vast array of companies, this would include companies such as Inktomi, Yesmail, and Military Commercial Technologies. In regards to the title held with Military Commercial Technologies, also referred to as(Milcom), Mr.Hern served as the executive officer and chairman of the company. Mr.Hern’s title of co-founder proliferated into other companies such as ArcSight, and Cloudshield. Follow Alex Hern on Linkedin.

Many of these companies would be given a healthy opportunity to thrive in the technological industry, for example, Inktomi would be sold to Yahoo, Yesmail would be sold to CMGI for an astounding $650 million dollars, Cloudshield sold to SAIC, and ArcSight which was sold to Hewlett Packard for $1.5 billion dollars. Utilizing his knowledge in the technological field, Alexander Hern would soon become CEO of Tsunami VR inc. Established in 2014, Tsunami VR Inc Began its software development for virtual reality out of Los Angeles California. Being very proactive in the technological industry, Tsunami VR Inc has been involved in the Defense Innovation Summit held on October 3rd, 2017 and also played a roll in the third annual future learning 2020 Summit, held on August 24th, 2017. Learn more about Alex at

Tsunami’s workspace platform is considered to be very user-friendly as well as flexible. Its components are on-demand and can be used for any device. It also covers a wide range of Industries, this would consist of Industrial equipment, Energy, Automotive, Manufacturing, Aerospace and defense, And Health care& life science.


Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert Ivy Receives The Noel Polk Award

The first recipient of the Noel Polk Award in the Art of Architecture
Robert Ivy, the CEO of American Institute of Architects, since 2011, has been elected by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL) to receive the Noel Polk Award for Lifetime Achievement with Andrew Cary Young on June 2. Andrew C. Young is a stained-glass artist from Jackson, Mississippi. The coveted Noel Polk Award is given to residents of Mississippi who have amassed “a lifetime of creating, performing” that is “extraordinary and worthy of special honor. Ivy is a non-musical recipient of the Noel Polk Award whose works of achievement have been in Architecture.

Ayda Ayoubi, in writing for the AIA Journal reported that Carl Elefante, FAIA, and President of AIA praised Ivy’s being the recipient of the Noel Polk Award as a “crowning personal, professional achievement,” and acknowledged Robert Ivy as being a resident of Mississippi, gave due congratulations to the recipient, also a Fellow of AIA. President Elefante mentioned that Ivy is also a noted author, editor in his field as well as a practicing architect.

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Robert Ivy has amassed a long string of award and honors in his architectural career. Besides his becoming the CEO of AIA in 2011, Robert Ivy served as editor of the Architectural Record and received a National Magazine Award. Since becoming the CEO of AIA, Robert Ivy has increased the membership of AIA members significantly, from its 160-year history. In 2010, Ivy received the title of “Master Architect” from Alpha Rho Chi, both an honorary title and honor from the national fraternity of architects.

Nancy LaForge, president of the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters, commented that Ivy makes architecture “more accessible to the general public” than anyone else in Mississippi. LaForge went on to mention Ivy will join a list of other recipients of the Noel Polk Award as Shelby Foote (2004), Morgan Freeman (2007), Leontyne Price (2001), and Eudora Welty (2001).

Ivy has served in the capacity of EVP and CEO of AIA since 2011. The Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award Banquet will take place on June 2.

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After Hardships and Skepticism, Success Came Along

Before Vijay began pursuing his success, he understood that no one could do everything alone. Bearing this fact in mind, and began seeking his path. Today, Vijay is a celebrated business person and entrepreneur. He has accomplished many things and received awards. Vijay is recognized both locally and internationally. He is a part of many organizations and authored several books as well. Besides business, Vijay is a participant in philanthropy because the society has given him much.

All these achievements did not just come to Vijay. He has experienced hardships even with a university education. Some of the menial jobs he did were security guides, cab driver, attendant a gas station and working for a dishonest person. Nevertheless, the best came out of the hardship.

The inception of QI lies behind an interesting story involving QNET. Back in college, Vijay was interested in network marketing but partly felt skeptic about it. Eventually, he decided to explore and know it. Gradually, Vijay loved the idea and venture in it. While Vijay was working on the plan, he thought about how networking would create business opportunities. His perspective from an economist was to address the issue of unemployment.

Employment is changing rapidly in the world because of automation. Vijay observed that automation and technology are replacing employees. This fact motivated him to choose an idea that will provide employment and entrepreneur opportunities for upcoming career people. QI forms the bedrock of a better future. The company turned out to be a breakthrough for Vijay.

Interacting with people is crucial to Vijay Eswaran.  It helps in bringing ideas to life because other people are part of completing it. That is why Vijay believes that no one can do everything in isolation. Although sometimes you need alone time and silence, other times involve other brilliant minds in your work.


Luiz Carlos Trabuco Is The New Chairman Of Bradesco And The Bank’s Stock Is Moving In The Right Direction

Brazil may be out of the running for the World Cup, but Brazilian banks are never out when it comes to making money. In good economic times and in bad, the big private banks in Brazil make their investors happy. Bradesco, the second largest bank in Brazil, is a good example of a big bank that knows how to acquire assets, use insurance plans, and to change their business model in order to beat their profit projections. It’s not easy turning a profit in Brazil these days, but men like banker Luiz Carlos Trabuco make it look easy. Read this article about Luis Carlos Trabuco at Estadao.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco is the Chairman of the Board of Banco Bradesco, the second biggest bank in Brazil in terms of assets under management. Trabuco is a Bradesco built banker. He started his banking career in 1969, and he never left Bradesco. Luiz went through the bank’s training program, and he made a name for himself in the Bradesco organization. Trabuco became a bank director in the 1980s and a Vice-President in the 1990s. In 2003, he took over Bradesco’s insurance division, Seguros. He turned Seguros into one of the major profit centers for the bank. At the end of 2008, he became Bradesco’s president and CEO. Read this article at Info Money.

When Luiz Carlos Trabuco took over in January 2009, the bank was facing several challenges. Brazil’s middle class was emerging, and they needed a bank that offered new services like Internet banking. Luiz Carlos Trabuco’s executive team developed a usable Internet banking platform, and Bradesco’s IT department began working on an efficient mobile banking platform so Brazilians could bank anywhere. Today, Bradesco’s mobile banking services are as good as any bank’s mobile services in the world, according to Chairman Luiz Carlos Trabuco.

Now that Trabuco has a new executive team in place, Bradesco’s stock is putting a smile on faces across the country. Wall Street likes what Trabuco is doing in the digital banking space, and so do bank investors and millions of Brazilians. Bradesco may be number two in Brazil, but Bradesco customers say the bank is number one when it comes to offering new banking services.