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Shana’s Journey Down the Aisle Continues!

Bridal Vlog Part 2 We are back with the next installment of Shana's bridal blog! Today we are taking a look at my peel I had done, as well as discussing Jan Marini Skin Care and doing my second treatment of BodyFX. Check back soon for more updates and procedures, as...

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Meet Shana!

Bridal Vlog Part 1 Shana Greenlee is the director of marketing for The Centre, P.C. and Centre Yourself Medical Rejuvenation Spa and host of The Centre Yourself Medical Spa Bridal Vlog. Recently, Shana got engaged to her best friend Israel. Naturally, as a fiancée, she’s busily preparing for her big...

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Look your best for the holidays

Now that it’s November, it’s time to begin making lists and prepping for a busy couple of months. This season, remember that it’s ok to think about your needs too. After all, most women agree exhaustion (all those decisions) can cause more bah-humbug than holiday cheer. At The Centre PC,...

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“The Centre, P. C. Beating Breast Cancer” Fan Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn_0d5jf7Uk

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Why Are Women Unhappy With Their Breasts?

We know that the majority of women are unhappy with their breasts, but a new study is striking in its revelation that about 70% of women are unhappy with the size or shape of their breasts. The survey showed that, although women’s concerns about their breasts changed with age, the...

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So Your Daughter Asked For A Breast Reduction

It is becoming more and more common for teen girls to request breast reduction or other plastic surgery for a graduation present. You may find yourself taken aback. Your daughter is smart and pretty and should feel no need for surgery to be self-confident. You may look at your daughter...

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Dermal Fillers & Injectables

We suspect these past few months have added deeper creases in frown lines across the Midwest. Yet, spring is finally here and with it comes the desire to fix the damage caused by too many hours indoors with dry heat and the scowls that come from driving over too many...

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Kellee Hedges Earns Plastic Surgery Certification

The Centre, P.C. announced that Kellee Hedges, FNP-BC, recently earned her CPSN, an elite certification for plastic surgery nurses. As one of only two nurse practitioners in Indiana with this designation, this certification allows Hedges to provide a higher level of post-operative patient care. To be eligible to become a...

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Dr. Ronald Downs Expands His Practice to Goshen

Area plastic surgeon, Dr. Ronald K. Downs, F.A.C.S., announced that he will begin seeing patients at IU Health Goshen The Retreat Women’s Health Center starting Monday, March 16; focusing on breast reconstruction and hand surgery. Dr. Downs, president and founder of The Center, P.C., completed his plastic surgery training at...

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Financing Cosmetic Procedures 101

A new year brings out the resolve in many people. In turn, that resolve brings in an influx of consultations at our office. When talking with a potential client about cosmetic surgery, often the primary concern with having a procedure is not if a person wants to get it done....

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Day spa vs. medical spa

Is the distinction significant or just semantics? A spa’s a spa, right? After all, it’s all about feeling good when you leave, and if that’s your end result, it’s all good. But did you know that there are actually very real distinctions between a medical spa and a day spa?...

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What to give – and receive!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—choosing the perfect gift for that special someone. It’s also an important time to take care of you. The Centre Yourself™ Medical Rejuvenation Spa is the perfect place to shop for both the gifter and the giftee. Here are 10 amazing products and...

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Meet the Doctors
Dr. Downs
Dr. Downs

Ronald K. Downs, M.D., F.A.C.S. founded The Centre, P.C. in Elkhart, Indiana in 1992. He is an active member in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Downs is also a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Medical Association, The Ohio Valley Plastic Surgery Society, The Rush Surgical Society, and The Indiana State Medical Association where he serves on the board of directors and has served as the president from 2003 to 2004.

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Dr. Viscardi
Dr. Viscardi

Patrick J. Viscardi, M.D. has been part of the surgical team at The Centre, P.C. since 1998. Dr. Viscardi graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, as a summa cum laude. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Rochester in New York. Dr. Viscardi completed his internship and general surgery residency at the University of Louisville, where he served as chief resident from 1994 to 1995.

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