Serving the people of Georgia and Florida is what Dr. Mark McKenna enjoys doing. A native of New Orleans, LA, he had spent the better part of his youthful days developing his hometown. After the unfortunate destruction of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, McKenna actively took part in its rebuilding process and this strengthened his resilient spirit of helping others overcome life challenges. For this reason, he established OVME, medical aesthetic firm, earlier this year with the aim of helping people overcome healthcare and fitness challenges.
Ideamensch caught up with the certified medical doctor and surgeon a few weeks ago and posed several questions about his past life, current life, his aspiration and what his plans are. He told the interviewers that his intention of starting OVME was to create a platform through which he would put his decade-long medical experience to good use. He wants to impact positively in the in the medical aesthetics industry. He also revealed that to have his ideas succeed, he blends active goal setting with passive and quiet meditation sessions. It is by so doing that he manages to put his life and profession on the right course.
One thing that came out prominently during the short interview was McKenna’s dedication to family. He explained that despite his busy schedule, he sets the time to have breakfast and dinner with his family. He also revealed that he is a 6am-6pm kind of person, as that is the time he actively takes part in office work. Towards the end of his day, he sets aside a couple of hours or so for Jiu-Jitsu training.
About Dr. McKenna
Dr. S. Mark McKenna trained as a medical doctor at Tulane University School of Medicine after which he has practiced medicine for 17 years now. His first venture in the medical industry was in non-surgical aesthetics, having opened Shape Medical Wellness Center 17 years ago in Atlanta. Through the clinic, he helps individuals struggling with weight problems to lose the excess weight in an affordable, efficient, and reliable procedure.
Outside the field of medicine, Dr. McKenna has his name inscribed on the list of the most prominent real estate investors in New Orleans. He is the founder and leader of the real estate company, McKenna Venture Investments.