Joy Medical Aesthetics

New Business

New Business

March 25, 2007

Business: Joy Medical Aesthetics

Owner: Dr. Teresa M. Joy

Address: 222 E. Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 1400, Hagerstown

Opening date: September 2006

Description of products and services: Joy Medical Aesthetics is a physician practice specializing in medical aesthetics and nonsurgical treatments to enhance or improve the quality of the skin or one's appearance.

Market area: Four-state area

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: "Patients from previous family medicine office frequently asked me for solutions to cosmetic issues."


Previous business experience: Dr. Joy earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating as a family medicine physician. After a three-year residency at New York Medical College and board certification, Joy served three-years in the U.S. Army.

She became a staff physician in the medical clinic, Keller Army Medical Hospital, and the Emergency Department of West Point. Once her military commitment had run its term, she relocated to Maryland where, much of her family still lives.

"She was able to join a successful group family medicine team named Robinwood Family Medicine in Hagers-town. Although she had a wonderful practice there for six years she was developing an interest in aesthetic medicine and decided to pursue this interest. Joy then did extensive training and preceptorships (in) aesthetic medicine with nationally known experts in the field."

She said Joy Medical uses the latest noninvasive technologies including laser treatments, micropeels, botox injections, restylane injections, mesotherapy and Clear Concept acne treatment.

Number of employees: Five

Hours: Monday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday hours available

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Telephone number: 301-739-SKIN (7546)

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