Baltimore’s Best in the House

The results are in and our very own, in-house Chief Medical Corrispondant, Dr. Steven J. Rottman, has been recognized this year as one of Baltimore Magazine’s Top Doc’s in not 1, but 3 surgical categories. Recipiants of these annual awards are selected through a peer nomination process, where doctors only are invited to vote for other Read More

Skincando Combat Ready: Summer Skin Survial at it’s Finest

Sara Damelio’s Skincando Combat Ready Line has been a life saver in protecting and soothing my families skin this summer. I’ve written previously about the amazing high quality skincare brand, Skincando, created by local organic esthetician and entrepreneur, Sara Damelio.   Damelio’s Combat Ready line is a turbo charged version of her Miracle product line of Read More

The Privileged and The Damned; Cameron Douglas’ Hollywood Story

Cameron Douglas, the troubled son of Oscar winning mega star, Michael Douglas was released from prison today after serving 7 years for multiple drug offenses, including the possession of and distribution of methamphetamine. Not sure why my google alerts were slow to respond to this breaking news, however, my personal Google alert system never slips Read More

Getting to Know Baltimore Top Doc, Steven J. Rottman, MD.

Who is Steven J. Rottman ? This article is part of Dr. Rottman’s continuing Q & A blog series ‘Ask Dr. Baltimore,’ published in syndication on Mink+Rich, Baltimore’s premiere Beauty and Wellness Website. Getting to know Baltimore Top Doc          Steven J. Rottman MD These days a google search and possible background check Read More

Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss

This article is part of a weekly Q & A blog series by Steven J. Rottman, MD, a Baltimore Top Doc, and double board certified plastic surgeon. This is published in syndication on Mink + Rich, Baltimore’s premier destination for wellness and beauty. Dear Dr. Rottman, Over the last year I have lost in excess Read More

Why Board Certification Matters

This article is part of a weekly Q & A blog series by Baltimore’s Top Doc, double board certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Baltimore aka Dr. Steven J. Rottman.  Dear Dr. Rottman, It seems like everyone is offering anti-aging treatments these days.  Is it OK to go to a family practice doctor for anti-aging injectables such Read More

Mommy Makeover Candidate?

Dear Dr. Rottman, Ever since having kids I haven’t felt comfortable in my own skin. I workout as much as possible and eat pretty well, yet I still can’t seem to get back my post baby body. I have heard playground whispers about women having Mommy Makeover procedures and am curious as to what this Read More

Justice for Freddie Gray

Will there be justice for Freddie Gray? As of yet, it remains to be seen. The first officer’s trial left the jury hung and Baltimorians holding their collective breath, waiting for the public reaction, hoping a repeat of last springs riots would not play out. The second officer, Edward Nero’s trial begins today in Baltimore Read More

Every Fashion It Girl Will Have One This Summer

If you haven’t heard of Sand Cloud here’s the skinny and a nice discount to go along with it. As Memorial Day quickly approaches and you frantically take stock of your summer gear, let me make everything a whole lot easier. Your bathing suit from last year is fine, those colored mirrored raybans from last Read More

I had an Eyelash Lift and Here’s What Happened

Eyelashes have long been equated with beauty and femininity. Like draperies to the windows of your soul they highlight your eyes and allow you to cast shadowy glances in any direction you choose. Setting the perfect curl to your eyelashes can be challenging even for a skilled beauty maven. Applying the right amount of pressure Read More

Still Saving For A Rainy Day??

Tax refunds, according to Forbes.com, this year, are mostly likely to go towards debt repayment, savings or wait for it… plastic  surgery. Figuring out how best to use your windfall this tax season can be daunting, especially for the bourgoning millenial generation. The world is seemingly theirs for the taking, should they be so inclined. Read More

Skincando Obsession

Literally the most amazing skincare ever. Made of all natural, cold-pressed, fresh, organic ingredients, this eco-friendly, local company is everything your millennial heart desires. Skincando’s Miracle Cream and Eye Balm are must-haves in your skincare arsenal. I first discovered Skincando while waiting for “an important business meeting” (aka boutique fitness class) to begin. Stopping to Read More

Best Spring DIY Spa Treatments Ever!

Follow these simple Spring DIY Spa treatments and you’ll be having your #cakebytheocean in no time, and eating it too. Ahh Spring time…. we love the warm weather but often dread exposing our bloated, sun-starved extremities and mid-sections when the weather dictates. Winter’s freezing temperatures and darken skies hide a multitude of sins, seemingly encouraging Read More

Is Chinese Medicine the Answer for Chronic Pain Managment ?

Eastern medicine has gained increasing respect in recent years as people have sought out less conventional approaches for managing their chronic pain. Having exhausted all Western solutions my Mom decides to explore some alternative treatments more common in Eastern cultures. What follows is her first hand account of her first step into the mysterious world Read More