Dr. Gary Lahti is the Founder of Medical Director of Danville Surgical Center and Blue Ridge Vein Clinic (formerly The Vein Clinic). He is a board certified general surgeon in Danville, VA actively practicing surgery since 1997. The Vein Clinic was established in 2006 after seeing a tremendous need within the community for comprehensive care of venous disease. Currently, Blue Ridge Vein Clinic is still the only comprehensive vein center in the region for treatment of spider veins and varicose veins. It was a natural progression to collaborate with his wife, Dr. Stacy Lahti, and establish Blue Ridge Liposuction due to the growing demand for minimally invasive body contouring with no local services available.
Dr. Lahti received his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992. He completed a 1 year traditional internship at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, MI before completing his general surgery residency at Botsford General Hospital (an affiliate of Michigan State University) in Farmington Hills, MI in 1997. Upon graduating from residency, he and his family relocated to Danville, VA in 1997. He became board certified in 2000 and has maintained his certification while remaining in good standing with the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons as well as The American Osteopathic Association. He is in private practice as a general and trauma surgeon at Danville Regional Medical Center. In addition to his surgical and varicose vein practices, he is an Adjunct Professor at the Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine where her serves as a Clinical Instructor for medical students and residents. He has received a regional award for Best Medical Student Teacher.
Dr. Stacy Lahti is a co-founder and Medical Director of Bellezza Aesthetics and a partner at Danville Women’s Care. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has actively practiced in Danville, VA since 1997. Bellezza Aesthetics was founded in 2006 to address aesthetic concerns of men and women. Bellezza Aesthetics treats men and women of all age groups for medical skin issues such as rosacea and acne as well as cosmetic needs. Dr. Lahti has received comprehensive training in aesthetics including certification in laser therapy with Fraxel and Sciton, microdermabrasion, BroadBand Light Therapy (BBL), and physician prescribed skin care. She is also certified to perform minimally invasive face and body tightening utilizing the latest radiofrequency technology with VOTIVA and FRACTORA as well as liposuction in conjunction with FACEtite/BODYtite. Dr. Lahti is the only injector at Bellezza and received extensive training in the administration of botulinum derivatives (BOTOX and XEOMIN) as well as dermal fillers (RESTYLANE, JUVEDERM, RADIESSE, and BELOTERO).
Dr. Stacy Lahti received her medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992. She completed a 1 year traditional internship at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, MI and went on to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Garden City Hospital (an affiliate of Michigan State University) in Garden City, MI in 1997. Upon completion, she and her husband relocated to Danville, VA to practice medicine. She became board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2000 and has been practicing Women’s Health at Danville Women’s Care with hospital privileges at Danville Regional Medical Center. She was instrumental in establishing the Ideal Protein weight loss program located at Danville Women’s Care. In addition to her Women’s Health and Aesthetic practices, Dr. Lahti is an Adjunct Professor at the Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and is actively involved in the training of medical students and residents. Dr. Lahti has been honored as one of the top 3 local OB/GYN physicians for many years through community voters in the annual Danville Register & Bee “Best of Danville”.