The medical director of Total Glow, Dr. James Newman has over 15 years of skilled surgical experience and an innovator in minimally invasive techniques, he is one of the most sought after plastic surgeons in the area.
Dr. Newman has put together a team of exemplary plastic surgeons, an anesthesiologist and anti-aging specialist to help patients achieve their highest goals of both inner and outer health and beauty.
After receiving his MD degree, Dr. Newman went on to complete his internship and residency in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery at Stanford University. This clinical training and surgery experience focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery for five consecutive years. During this period Dr. Newman developed an interest in cosmetic plastic surgery and performed over 1000 surgeries. Dr. Newman published several scientific papers in plastic surgery and laser cosmetic surgery. He continued his clinical interest in laser and cosmetic surgery and completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford where he also joined the Faculty. He is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology . Because of his specialized interest and desire to give personalized care, he created a private practice in the Bay Area.
When you come to Total Glow for treatment, you are entering an environment of total commitment to you. Terrie Absher Kochman, our founder and Sherpa, has implemented every measure to ensure each step of your journey is met with complete attention to detail.
Terrie trains every provider in the practice for months before allowing them to treat patients. This ensures each provider has “the touch” with each client, not only providing excellent results, but also making each patient as comfortable as possible.Read More
Updated September 22nd, 2020
Hello from Total Glow,
It's time to get your skin and whole body back on track and healthy, toned and glowing!
Total Glow MD is open per San Mateo County's guidelines. We are providing all services including our expert skincare services with the exception of Hydrafacials and a few other facial treatments that are currently restricted. Our Wellness, body toning and muscle sculpting, injectables, IV's and more are still available! Try our new exclusive proprietary treatments for a jumpstart to get back that healthy glow.
We have implemented Covid-19 guidelines for our Team and for your health and safety that go beyond standard compliance.
Once you've secured your appointment, please follow our guidelines:
Thank you for being on time as we stagger our appointments. We have added large breaks between our appointments as well for treatment room checkout, and product replenishment. This also provides time to complete the surgical grade sterilization process after each and every appointment.
With four Hydrafacial machines in our beautiful treatment rooms and medical suites for body and facial procedures as well numerous other modalities available, we will do our best to get you in promptly.
We hope to see you soon and help you get a total glow from head to toe!
Thank you so much for your support!