Meet Our Providers
Dr. Derek Norcom
Dr. Norcom’s passion for cosmetic medicine and skin care began in medical school when he realized the enormous social and psychological impact of skin disorders.
Dr. Norcom is also very interested in the connections between nutrition, antioxidant supplementation, skin health, anti-aging and cancer prevention. His personal philosophy of medicine is “The best way to care for the patient is to care about the patient.” Schedule with Dr. Norcom for Botox, dermal filler, laser skin resurfacing, acne treatments, scar revision, mole removal and more. Dr. Norcom is a member of the American Board of Family Practice and the American Academy of Private Physicians.
Dr. Janice Buenafe
Born in Los Angeles, Dr. Janice Buenafe is dedicated to helping her patients find relief from the symptoms of menopause, andropause (the male menopause) and other hormonal imbalances. As a practitioner, she endeavors to provide total care for her patients so that they can live healthier, fuller lives. Dr. Buenafe constantly strives to ensure that the highest quality medical care and products are made available to her patients – and at the most affordable cost.
Dr. Buenafe believes that individual, customized wellness programs tailored to address each patient’s specific, personal needs are the best way to address health care. She focuses on preventative and functional medicine instead of simply reacting to illness when they occur.
Dr. Buenafe received her medical degree at the Kigezi International School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, where she focused on primary care medicine. She is also a certified provider of Smartlipo Laser Liposuction procedures and is a member of several medical organizations, including the American Board of Family medicine.
Yan Duan, MN FNP
Licensed by the Oregon Board of Nursing as a family nurse practitioner, Yan Duan, MN FNP brings a wealth of clinical experience to Bridgeport Laser & Wellness Center. She has been a nurse for over fifteen years. For the first five years of her nursing career, Yan practiced nursing in specialty areas including medical/surgical nursing in acute care and home health as registered nurse. Since 1999, Yan has been a nurse practitioner and worked in specialties of family practice, cardiology, urgent care, and for the last ten years, in aesthetic medicine.
Yan Duan, FNP is an experienced aesthetic nurse practitioner with excellent skills in the injection of Botox, Juvederm, Juvederm Voluma, Belotero, Restylane/Perlane, Radiesse, and Scluptra. Yan has an extensive understanding of how to treat Thyroid disease and bio-identical hormone replacement options.
Yan is sensitive and compassionate when providing patient care. She also believes that patient education is an integral part of her clinical practice. You will find Yan a pleasant and caring person who tirelessly advocates for her patients to achieve the best quality care. In addition, Yan was a nursing educator for eleven years. She has served as a full-time nursing faculty member with various universities, most recently with University of Portland, Being an academic for the most part of her adult life, Yan is committed to life-long learning.
Patricia Gravenites, MA, LE
Patricia Gravenites has been a part of the cosmetic industry for over twenty-five years. A National Certified Medical Assistant and a Certified Aesthetician, Patricia has helped open and run cosmetics practices across the nation. Over the last fifteen years, Patricia has studied and used the latest and most effective advanced laser treatments in partnership with medical-grade skin care and cosmetics products to achieve stunning and surprising results. She uses her extensive knowledge of skin care to develop personalized consultations and treatment plans for each and every patient. She works with many clients who have more mature skin and knows how best to slow the aging process with proper skin care. With a focus on quality skin care treatments and extensive knowledge of lasers and injectable techniques, Patricia can create a complete treatment plan that will offer the you best possible outcome.