Dr. Mark McKenna, Docentrepreneur

Dr. Mark McKenna is an MD, MBA, is a medical doctor licensed in surgery by the Georgia and Florida State Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. McKenna is a graduate from Tulane University Medical School and is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. After he started practicing medicine with his father, he launched Dr. McKenna Venture Investments as well as launched Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title Inc. Both companies grew to over fifty employees. However, after Hurricane Katrina destroyed his business dealings on August 29th, 2005, Dr. McKenna helped build low to moderate income housing which led to Dr. McKenna moving to Atlanta, Georgia, in order to launch ShapeMed which is a company that is focused on wellness and aesthetic based medicine.

Dr. McKenna has appeared on the show Docpreneur that is about the business side of practicing medicine. Dr. McKenna’s practice centers around weight-loss solutions. He also has developed Non-Surgical Aesthetic Techniques. (NSA). ShapeMed provides Juvederm® and Latisse®. ShapeMed has become Atlanta’s economic Botox® provider. In 2014, ShapeMed was acquired by LifeTime-The Healthy Way of Life Company. ShapeMed provides skin care, laser, and injectables, as well as bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. McKenna’s marketing targets affluent people in their 40s who work full-time. McKenna would like to expand nationwide.

McKenna recommends reading the book called Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Dr. McKenna served as National Medical Director of Life Time Fitness Inc. until July 2016. In July 2017, McKenna became CEO/Founder of OVME a medical aesthetic company that is providing innovation for elective healthcare. He sold his practice as a publically traded company that is worth $2 billion. One of his favored business strategies is to surround himself with people smarter than he is. As a patient advocate, he works hard to bring his patients good weight-loss solutions. He spends his free time traveling, and reading.