Our Physician Affiliates

The Lotus Concept is affiliated with trained doctors around the world. This affiliation has connections from South America, England and Europe, Malaysia, New York , Australia, Scandinavia, and even South Africa.

Dr. Shelia Calderon, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Calderon is a highly trained aesthetic doctor and with more than 25 years experience in several fields of Medicine with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has trained extensively in the use of many types of aesthetic lasers. Her expertise in hair loss and lasers inspired her to bring her Frisco, TX. based aesthetic practice to TLC. She is excited to partner with Dr Candy and The Lotus Concept, a global leader in laser hair loss solution.

Dr. Ayyaz M. Shah

Medical Director

Dr. Ayyaz M. Shah is a triple board certified Dermatologist specializing in hair loss among both men and women of all ages.

As Founder and Medical Director of Global Dermatology Institute , Dr. Shah educates health care professionals on Trichology and treatments for hair loss.  He is also Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Central Florida, and, President and Clinical Dermatologist of Shah Dermatology LLC.  Additionally, Dr. Shah is Clinical Dermatologist at Mid-Florida Dermatology Associates.

Dr. Shah is board-certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Physician Specialties , in Family Practice by the American Osteopathic Association, and, in Laser Surgery by the American Board of Laser Surgery.

Following medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Shah fulfilled his residency in Family Practice. He then completed his training at the Advanced Dermatology and Laser Center at the Universal Medical Center.  He was also a consultant dermatologist at five hospitals including serving as a member of the Medical Executive Committee.

Dr. Shah enjoys sharing his knowledge in Tricology as a Dermatology instructor at UCF College of Medicine, Aesthetic Association of Florida (AAFL), and with Empire Medical Training.

Dr. Michael Albert, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Albert is an MD with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology. He earned his M.D. from Albany Medical College. He interned in the fields of surgery and OB/Gyn. He completed a research fellowship in trauma surgery, and then served as resident doctor for anatomic and clinical pathology at University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Albert has researched endocrinology and cytogenetics at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and is now the Chairman of pathology and medical director of laboratories at Buffalo Mercy Hospital.

Additionally, he is the vice president of the New York State Society of Pathologists.

Dr. Albert has co-authored several research articles in the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Laser’s in Medicine. He recently had a correspondence letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine. He is an expert on prescriptions and compound pharmaceuticals.

Dr. S. Michael Fuhrman, D.O.

Medical Director

Dr. Fuhrman is a Board Certified Family Practitioner with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Fuhrman has a rich background in his chosen field and received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical work has been in general medicine, Psychiatry and Cardiology. His post-doctoral work includes residency experience in general medicine, surgery, emergency pediatrics, ear, nose and throat, opthamology, orthopedics, urology and pulmonology medicine. He is board certified in Family Practice, and holds certifications in ACLS and ATLS. He presently is an attending staff physician at St. Peter’s Hospital while being the owner/CEO of a local family/urgent care center in the Albany area.