Our Team

You’ll find that our compassionate, and caring specialists will provide guidance and assistance every step of the way.

Dr. Richard Ambrozic, MD

Dr. Ambrozic earned his MD from the University of Alberta. He completed a residency in health prevention and family medicine at the University of British Columbia and has completed a fellowship from the University of South Florida. Dr. Ambrozic is a member of the American Association of Stem Cell Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, American Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association. He is an expert in Stem Cells, Lasers, and Anti-Aging. 

Dr. Ambrozic is the owner and founder of Southern Stem Cell Institute (SSCI), with locations in Buckhead, Atlanta and Valdosta, GA.  The mission statement of SSCI is “Committed to Research and using State of the Art Stem Cell and Regenerative Therapies in an Ethical and Safe Manner.” He takes care of many professional athletes, celebrities and patients interested in regenerative medicine and anti-aging medicine. Dr. Ambrozic believes in treating his patients like family. He truly cares about you and your well-being! He has travelled the world to bring the latest and best procedures to Georgia and the Southeast. 

Dr. Richard Ambrozic, MD

Dr. Ambrozic earned his MD from the University of Alberta. He completed a residency in health prevention and family medicine at the University of British Columbia and has completed a fellowship from the University of South Florida. Dr. Ambrozic is a member of the American Association of Stem Cell Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, American Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

He is a member of the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association. He is an expert in Stem Cells, Lasers, and Anti-Aging. Dr. Ambrozic is the owner and founder of Southern Stem Cell Institute (SSCI), with locations in Buckhead, Atlanta and Valdosta, GA.  The mission statement of SSCI is “Committed to Research and using State of the Art Stem Cell and Regenerative Therapies in an Ethical and Safe Manner.” He takes care of many professional athletes, celebrities and patients interested in regenerative medicine and anti-aging medicine. Dr. Ambrozic believes in treating his patients like family. He truly cares about you and your well-being! He has travelled the world to bring the latest and best procedures to Georgia and the Southeast. 

Alaina Blevins, PA-C

An advocate of lifelong learning, Alaina is a current member of multiple societies including the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants. Alaina and Dr. Ambrozic chose each other as a team based on their passion for stem cell therapy, the field of anti-aging and regenerative medicine and similar philosophies to practice extraordinary, compassionate and thorough medical care. Together, they place importance on the patient-provider relationship and working together as a team to accomplish a desired goal. They value hard work and determination to provide the utmost quality of care and to treat each patient as if they were a loved one. Alaina is originally from Greensboro, NC. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Human Biology and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, one of the Nation’s most prestigious academic honor societies. Alaina then received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia. Alaina has extensive experience in a variety of clinical areas, including Anti-aging and Regenerative medicine, Dermatology and Surgery. She treats patients of all ages and enjoys all aspects of general and cosmetic healthcare.

Alaina Blevins, PA-C

Alaina is originally from Greensboro, NC. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Human Biology and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, one of the Nation’s most prestigious academic honor societies. Alaina then received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia. Alaina has extensive experience in a variety of clinical areas, including Anti-aging and Regenerative medicine, Dermatology and Surgery. She treats patients of all ages and enjoys all aspects of general and cosmetic healthcare.

An advocate of lifelong learning, Alaina is a current member of multiple societies including the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Alaina and Dr. Ambrozic chose each other as a team based on their passion for anti-aging and regenerative medicine and similar philosophies to practice extraordinary, compassionate and thorough medical care. Together, they place importance on the patient-provider relationship and working together as a team to accomplish a desired goal. They value hard work and determination to provide the utmost quality of care and to treat each patient as if they were a loved one.

Carolyn Buonomo,
Communications Specialist

Carolyn Buonomo was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Arts in Professional Writing from Kennesaw State University, she built a successful career in communications. At Southern Vein and Laser Center and Southern Stem Cell Institute, Carolyn is the main point of contact for all of our  patients. Additionally, Carolyn develops all of our print and digital communications including brochures, newsletters, social media posts, emails, and press releases. 

Carolyn has always been passionate about serving and caring for others.  She says that she loves the opportunity she has to interact with and serve our patients at Southern Vein & Laser Center and Southern Stem Cell Institute. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter. 

Carolyn Buonomo,
Communications Specialist

Carolyn Buonomo was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Arts in Professional Writing from Kennesaw State University, she built a successful career in communications. At Southern Vein and Laser Center and Southern Stem Cell Institute, Carolyn is the main point of contact for all of our  patients. Additionally, Carolyn develops all of our print and digital communications including brochures, newsletters, social media posts, emails, and press releases. Carolyn has always been passionate about serving and caring for others.  She says that she loves the opportunity she has to interact with and serve our patients at Southern Vein & Laser Center and Southern Stem Cell Institute. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter. 

Bianca Martinez,
Patient Care Coordinator

Bianca Martinez was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. With a real passion for business and customer relations, Bianca is an integral member of our team.  She sought out a job at Southern Vein & Laser Center and Southern Stem Cell Institute because she is passionate about helping others, and our patients report that they appreciate how she always goes above and beyond to to accommodate their needs. Bianca is dedicated to customer service and prides herself in treating every patient with care and attention. Fluent in English and Spanish, Bianca possesses strong communication skills, a calm and pleasant demeanor, and an natural ability to be attentive, compassionate, and thorough. She says that her favorite part of her job is the opportunity to meet new patients and build relationships with them. In her free time, Bianca enjoys shopping and spending time with her friends.

Bianca Martinez,
Patient Care Coordinator

Bianca Martinez was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. With a real passion for business and customer relations, Bianca is an integral member of our team.  She sought out a job at Southern Vein & Laser Center and Southern Stem Cell Institute because she is passionate about helping others, and our patients report that they appreciate how she always goes above and beyond to to accommodate their needs. Bianca is dedicated to customer service and prides herself in treating every patient with care and attention. Fluent in English and Spanish, Bianca possesses strong communication skills, a calm and pleasant demeanor, and an natural ability to be attentive, compassionate, and thorough. She says that her favorite part of her job is the opportunity to meet new patients and build relationships with them. In her free time, Bianca enjoys shopping and spending time with her friends.

A Better Way Forward Starts Here.

When you contact us for a consultation with SSCI, we will: 

  • Set aside dedicated time with one of our world-class, professionally trained regenerative medicine specialists so that you can ask any questions. 
  • Give you a very in-depth overview on how regenerative medicine works.
  • Examine your past medical history and conduct a thorough case review to determine if you may be a candidate for regenerative medicine.

Again, our consultations are completely free/at no cost to you. And we have the availability for either in person or over the phone consultations.