Lionel Bissoon, D.O. – New York HCG Diet Doctor
Lionel Bissoon, D.O. is nationally renowned for introducing Mesotherapy, a French Medical Specialty to the USA in 1999. Although he has received national attention for his pioneering work in Mesotherapy, he also specialize in Anti-Aging Medicine, Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cosmetic Medicine.
Lionel Bissoon, D.O. received his Doctorate of Osteopathic medicine from Des Moines University, Iowa in 1989. He went on to complete a rotating internship in medicine at Humana Hospital, Hallandale Beach Florida. After completing his first post graduate year he studied one year of General Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey.
Upon completion of his Surgical Internship, he joined the US Air Force and received training in Aerospace Medicine. He served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Charleston Air Force Base until being Honorably Discharged in 1992. After leaving the Air Force, Dr. Bissoon completed a Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mt Sinai, New York in 1995. He began his practice in Physiatry with an emphasis in Sports Medicine.
Dr. Bissoon’s interest in Anti-Aging Medicine started in the late 1990’s when he started treat patients with HCG for weight loss and HGH replacement therapy.
In 1999 Dr.Bissoon gave up the practice of Sports Medicine and shifted gears to his current focus in medicine which is based on a comprehensive approach to aging.
His approach to aging is to treat both the internal and external aspects of our bodies.
His practice current practice is mainly on optimizing declining hormones, optimizing nutritional deficiencies, improving mental focus, and performing minimally invasive procedures to enhance the outer appearance. Thus, the goal is to not just make a person feel better but to look better.
Dr. Bissoon pioneered a new procedure to remove dimples from cellulite. Many patients refer to his Mesotherapy Stringcision™ as instant gratification. Cellulite and weight loss are the focal point his interest in Mesotherapy.
Although he is versed in the entire specialty, he is very passionate about cellulite and weight loss, he is continuously pursuing new research and strives to improve his treatments by improving his formulation to achieve optimum safe results.
Due to numerous requests for training by physicians and patients seeking competent physicians in their geographical areas, Dr. Bissoon founded the Bissoon Institute of Mesotherapy. The Institute focuses on training physicians in the basic science, clinical knowledge, and hands on evaluation and treatment of patients. In addition, medical legal issues in regards to FDA are thoroughly covered by a former chief counsel to the FDA.
Judging from feed back from the first class, the course was given an overall rating as EXCELLENT. This is significant, since many of the preceptors had taken other training and compared their previous training to training at the Bissoon Institute.
In addition to his career as a Mesotherapist, Dr. Bissoon also developed his own line of cosmetics. He continuously improves his products based on current medical research and the availability of new ingredients.