Dr. Candy is the founder of The Lotus Concept with 37 years as owner and operator in the wellness, salon, and spa industry. As a certified Naturopathic Doctor, Doctor of Naturopathic Ministries, Master Herbalist, Master Life Coach, Emotional Freedom Techniques, (EFT) Practitioner, and Trichologist, she aims to bring holistic health through functional medicine, complementary/alternative health programs, and therapies. Her expertise as a spa/health care educator has taken her to Japan and Argentina. Nationally, she has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show as a leading expert in hair loss solutions, alternative and complementary medicine. She is a former lead facilitator and course/curriculum developer for various trichology institutions. On invitation, she has conducted group seminars for organizations such as the International Association of Trichology (IAT) and Modern Salon's Hair+ Summit.
She has certified over one thousand Hair Loss Practitioners and Trichologists with practices in Temple, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio; she advocates prayer and believes that personalized nutrition and lifestyle adjustments can lead to healing and full restoration, promoting healthy aging.
Dr. Candy, a recipient of the Better Business Bureau's Women in Business Networking's Top 25 Businesses, is recognized as a Better Business Bureau's Women to Watch. She is likewise a recipient of the Believer's Christian Fellowship Church Phenomenal Woman Award. Her international ministry opportunities have taken her to South Africa, Mozambique, and Honduras. Nationally, she provides missionary and volunteer services to men, women, and children entangled in the trappings of sex trafficking.
Dr. Candy is a devoted wife to VA. Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Phillip D. Williams, a proud mother of two sons, their wives, and a grandmother of four.
She enjoys volunteering with her therapy dog "Penny", the beach, cycling, kayaking, Lotus pond and organic herb gardening.
Shahidah Steed, Board Certified Trichologist (CT, AMCA), Natural Health Professional (CNHP), is a holistic health coach and founder of an innovative business called Indigo Wellness & Trichology Center. She assists clients to re-grow hair through a holistic approach to beauty and wellness. This supports the image and essence of the human body to achieve equilibrium and tranquility. Shahidah effectively uses a range of interventions, which include massage, a wide range of hair care including natural hair care, skin care, and body work.
As a graduate of US Trichology Institute, Institute of Certified Natural Health Profressionals, the Valmy International School of Esthetics and the Kree International School of Electrolysis, Shahidah is an expert in Trichology, holistic health, aesthetics, electrolysis and natural hair care. Shahidah’s professional experiences include working as a make-up artist with “The Ground Crew” of Audrey Smaltz and for several innovative salons in New York City, Philadelphia and New Jersey.
For Shahidah beauty is not simply a matter of hair or skin care; beauty is a reflection of the body in balance. As result, she brings her holistic concept of "Indigo" to “The Lotus Concept” which provides clients with an innovative approach to wellness and trichology. Her new enterprise represents a fulfillment of a vision and completion of a personal mission, which she shares with her clients and our community.
Shahidah Steed is located in Dayton, Ohio; her contact number is: 937-248-4235.
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.
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. 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. 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.
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