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Top Plastic Surgeons Kortesis and Bharti Join Cartessa Aesthetics’ Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Kortesis and Dr. Bharti bring their aesthetic expertise to the disruptive laser company.


Cartessa Aesthetics has announced two new additions to their Medical Advisory Board. Plastic Surgeons Dr. Bill Kortesis and Dr. Gaurav Bharti will assume an advisory role with the rapidly growing aesthetic company. The addition of Kortesis and Bharti rounds out the scientific expertise and aesthetic business acumen available to Cartessa Aesthetics as they fulfill their mission to bring providers best-in-class aesthetic technologies and support.

Dr. Kortesis and Dr. Bharti are board certified plastic surgeons and co-owners and partners of HKB Cosmetic Surgery in Charlotte, North Carolina. Their practice is one of the most sought after across the globe – performing over three thousand procedures a year – and both physicians have won numerous awards, have contributed to research and held leadership roles across local and national medical associations.

When asked about why both surgeons joined the advisory board, their motivation was rooted in Cartessa’s unique business approach and future potential. “Cartessa’s mission of sourcing innovative health technology to future-proof the aesthetic space aligns perfectly with my vision and I look forward to pushing the needle even further.” shared Dr. Kortesis.

Dr. Bharti adds “what Cartessa is doing is refreshing. Dr. Kortesis and I are trying to pave the way and be part of something special. Every patient, every practice is unique and Cartessa can be nimble, responsive and can deliver the state-of-the-art products to become #1 in the device space for aesthetics.”

Cartessa Founder and CEO Gabe Lubin shares these sentiments; “We are proud to have Dr. Bharti and Dr. Kortesis join our medical advisory board. They are passionate about improving clinical efficacy and patient experience and we are excited to collaborate with them to make this possible with new technologies and techniques in 2020 and beyond.”

Dr. Bharti and Dr. Kortesis will join renowned dermatologists, laser specialists and plastic surgeons on Cartessa Aesthetics’ Medical Advisory Board. Most recently, Dr. Emil Tanghetti and Dr. Minni Saluja joined the board led by chair Dr. Nazanin Saedi.

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FEBRUARY 3, 2020

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