Hands-on injection training with expert physician Dr. Amjad Alkadri

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Why The American Academy of Medical Aesthetics Is Different

You won’t just be receiving a certificate and being sent on your way – you’ll have the opportunity to embark on a new path that enriches your education, experience and overall career.

Train with a physician with decades of experience
Opportunities for externships and additional hands-on training and shadowing
Assistance finding future employment opportunities post-course completion

Who are these courses ideal for?

Nurses, physician’s assistants, physicians and other medically trained providers interested in adding cosmetic treatments to their practice or gaining hands-on experience with advanced techniques.

About Dr. Amjad Alkadri

Dr. Amjad Alkadri is an Interventional Radiologist and Vein Specialist with expertise in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Alkadri is Board Certified in Radiology. He served for 4 years as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Illinois Medical Center. During this time, he performed hundreds of complex, minimally invasive procedures using state of the art technologies. An accomplished physician-scientist, Dr. Alkadri has 20 years experience in the field of Interventional Radiology with special interest in the treatment of varicose veins and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. He is currently a primary investigator for an ablative cosmetic treatment of the face sponsored by the FDA. He has five offices across Indiana and Illinois.

Patient Testimonials

I’m so thrilled with the experience I had with Dr. Alkadri. He is so professional, patient and caring . I highly recommend him.
Reem K.
Dr. Alkadri has been great to work with. He has treated my spider veins and my legs look so much better. He’s a perfectionist!
Emily Koehn
Great experience here every time I come! I have a terrible phobia of needles, but they do a great job numbing up the area to where I barely feel a thing.
Joelle Balka

Sample Course Schedule

  • 10:30-11:30am – DIDACTIC LECTURE
  • 11:30 – LUNCH BREAK

You’ll become an expert on the cosmetic uses of Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau. Some course topics include:

  • More common and more advanced applications
  • History of and uses for botulinum toxin
  • Reconstitution & conversion tables
  • Causes of aging and approach with injections – dynamic vs static wrinkles, fat loss, photo-damage classification
  • Relevant facial anatomy
  • Avoiding side effects
  • Treatment plans and techniques per treatment area
  • Contraindications
  • Neurotoxin pharmacology and mechanism of action
  • When to choose neurotoxins vs. fillers

Dr. Alkadri’s Offices

Vein and Laser Institute
4 Indiana locations
Valparaiso, Crown Point, Munster, and La Porte

Hisdale Vein and Laser
Hinsdale, IL