Professional Image & Laser Care (PILC) is dedicated to enhancing our clients’ image and self esteem, making a positive impact on their lives. Our goal is to bring you the best service in a professional, comfortable environment.
We have been in business since August 1989, specializing in hair restoration. Since that time, we have seen the progression of surgical expertise in the hair transplant industry. We now offer the "gold standard" in follicular unit hair transplantation.
PILC provides each of our clients with not only the latest technology, but also the care, experience, and understanding to help them achieve their individual goals.
Dr. Baxa is the Medical Director for Professional Image & Laser Care located in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Baxa has performed thousands of Hair Transplant (HT) procedures since 1991. He travels throughout the U.S. and to foreign countries participating in seminars on hair transplantation. Dr. Baxa is well-known for his reconstructive HT surgery for those who have had "the plug method" and improperly-placed grafts. He performs each session himself and uses his own team of nurses and trained technicians to ensure the highest quality.
Dr. Baxa has also received two hair transplant sessions himself, totaling 3,000 grafts/FTUs. He knows firsthand how men and women experiencing hair loss suffer, and he is sensitive to what they want and need from their hair transplant session.
Dr. Michael Phillips, General Surgeon Dr. Michael Phillips is a Hair Transplant Surgeon and Vascular Surgeon for over 20 years. Dr. Phillips received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed his surgical internship and residency training in 1991 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, where he also served as Chief Resident during his final year.
Brenda Stilwell, RN/Office Manager
Brenda Stilwell, RN is the office manager and nurse specialist at PILC.
She has now over 22 years of experience in hair restoration surgery and cosmetic skin treatments, including photo facials, microdermabrasion treatment, and chemical peels.
Brenda's medical background includes experience as a staff nurse, head nurse, and occupational nurse educator. She is currently responsible for making sure that the day-to-day operations run smoothly for the business, clinical, and surgical aspects of the office.
Brenda's many years of medical experience and knowledge have been a great asset to PILC. Her cheerful attitude and confidence help our patients to feel comfortable and secure prior to their procedures.
Pierre Marquina, Hair Transplant Tech/Consultant
Pierre Marquina is one of our primary patient educators and is an administrative assistant for our office.
Pierre also serves as a surgical technician during hair transplant procedures. He has worked with Dr. Baxa for over seven years.
Pierre's medical background is a valued asset to our office. He has designations as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Susan Byrnes, Surgical Technician
Susan Byrnes has worked as a Surgical Technologist for seventeen years. She has extensive knowledge in the Surgery Technology field and has worked exclusively with Dr. Baxa for ten years.
Her expertise and enjoyment in working with Dr. Baxa ensures the quality of the procedure for each patient.
Stacie Wallace, Surgical Technician
Stacie Wallace is from Rock Hill sc. She graduated at the top of her class as a surgical technician in 1998.
She has been with PILC since 2006. She takes pride in her work, ensuring that every graft is perfectly dissected and implanted according to the highest standards.