Get To Know Anti-Aging Expert Dr. Harlan L South

Harlan L. South, MD, is an internist and the primary physician at Premier Wellness & Aesthetics Center in Union Square, San Francisco. He’s known among his patients for his unmatched listening skills as well as his in-depth knowledge and ability to educate them about their prospective treatments. In 1990, Dr. South graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina State University in Raleigh with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and biochemistry. Dr. South attended graduate school at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, graduating with his medical degree in 1996. Today, Dr. South focuses on age management and aesthetics to help his patients live a life that’s not only long but satisfying, too. To help patients become more comfortable with themselves and stave off the effects of aging, he offers laser skin resurfacing, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections, body sculpting, Botox®, fillers, and more. 

Learn more about anti-aging expert Dr. Harlan L. South in this introductory Q & A.

My greatest achievement:

My greatest achievement in my career is being able to transform people's lives and health the same way that I have been able to transform my own health.

What is the future of your field?

The future of 21st-century healthcare is personalized medicine that includes the triangle of wellness from longevity medicine to aesthetics to regenerative medicine and how they all work to optimize each client's health.

The biggest misconception about my field is...

Most clients want a "quick-fix" to their health concerns; but, this process is actually a multi-faceted journey that serves to optimize our health.

Most requested procedures:

Hormone-based programs that include the Longevity and Bredesen (TM) Protocols to optimize our health. Other popular programs include our PRP procedures that focus on hair growth, facial rejuvenation, sexual improvement, and joint injections.

What surgical advancement are you most excited about?

The future of PRP procedures in combination with other therapies to potentiate its organic-based healing properties.

What are you best known for?

I am well-known for promoting my bio-identical hormone-based programs to support and optimize our health on many levels from our cognition to energy to sexual health.

What is your most memorable patient reaction?

My most memorable patient reaction after her first initial 6 months of our hormone program was one where she felt like a totally new person with renewed vitality, energy, and improved cognition after 20 years. To this day, she refers our practice clients based upon her surreal transformation.

What sets my practice apart?

Our practice's philosophy revolves around "the triangle of wellness:" longevity medicine to aesthetics to regenerative medicine and the delivery of that healthcare in a personalized format.

What I love most about my profession:

From my own health-related crisis, I was able to formulate inclusive wellness programs that allow others to share in realizing the benefits of their own optimal health.

Career-defining procedure?

My bio-identical hormone-based programs provide a basis for revolutionizing a client's health and wellness.

New services I am excited to offer:

Nutrient Intravenous therapy, peptides, exosomes, and stem cells therapy.

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