Dr. Mark McKenna: A Portrait of a Doctorprenuer

A licensed physician and surgeon in Georgia and Florida Dr. Mark McKenna is what one television show describes as a “Doctorpreneur”. For the last 17 years, Dr. McKenna has owned Shape Medical Wellness Center a practice specializing in nonsurgical cosmetic procedures and weight loss.

Based in Atlanta GA Shape Medical Wellness Center’s team of doctors, dieticians, and nutritionist offer patients a custom designed weight loss program that fits their budget. The cosmetic treatments available at Shape Medical Wellness Center include Botox, Restylane, and Juvederm. All three products are nonsurgical approaches to smoothing facial lines and wrinkles.

Pharmaceutical and biologics manufacturer Allergan Inc. awards its Black Diamond Certification to recognize the most skilled physicians who use Allergan products. Less than one-percent of doctors working in the field of aesthetic medicine receive this certification. Dr. Mark McKenna is a multi-time recipient of Black Diamond Certification.

At the beginning of 2014, Dr. McKenna began franchising Shape Medical Wellness Center. That franchising effort is part of what makes him a “Doctorpreneur”. Dr. McKenna’s entrepreneurial endeavors aren’t limited to the field of medicine.

Dr. Mark McKenna is also a real estate developer. His company McKenna Venture Investments deals in turnkey business properties and real estate financing and closing services. In time Dr. McKenna would add Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc. to his business holdings.

The three businesses provide employment for more than 50 people. Dr. McKenna was fresh out of medical school and working in his father’s practice when he got into real estate.

A graduate of Tulane University Medical School in his native Louisiana Dr. Mark McKenna has served on the boards of New Orleans Industrial Development and the New Orleans Jazz Festival. He responded to the aftermath of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina by building much needed low and moderate-income housing.

A devoted family man Dr. McKenna makes it a point to get up early enough to allow him to have breakfast with his daughter Milana Elle. He arranges his schedule to allow for dinner with wife Gianine, Milana Elle, and the family dog Ryder who Dr. McKenna also regards as his “child”.

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