Selika Gutierrez-Borst, MS, RN
Selika Gutierrez Borst, is a Masters prepared Registered Nurse with a Nurse Practitioner degree from North Park University on Chicago’s north side. She brings 20+ years of clinical expertise along with 10 years of research from Rush University. Selika has a strong background in Adult Clinical Psychiatry and Internal Medicine.
Selika works closely on the clinical side as well as the research side with Steven H. Dayan, M.D. for the past 12 years. Currently treating patients with neurotoxins, fillers, radio frequency techniques, microneedling, Coolsculpting, ultra sound devices and lasers. Selika has embraced the aesthetic world with her knowledge and attention to detail. She enjoys learning the ins and out of the aesthetic field and is well informed on the latest treatments to improve skin’s youthful appearance.
Nimit Gandhi, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Director
Dr. Gandhi graduated medical school from American University of Antigua College of Medicine in 2016. He brings research experience in the fields of nephrology and endocrinology. For the last 4 years, Dr Gandhi has worked closely with Dr Dayan on aesthetic and dermatology clinical trials, while learning about new devices and procedures. Dr. Gandhi, is very well versed in In-Office Procedures and how to bring new technology to the research clientele. He takes pride in his work and what clinical trials he brings to DeNova’s research population.
Dr. Lewitt is a board-certified dermatologist who graduated Summa Cum Laude from a six-year program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, obtaining both his bachelor’s degree and medical doctorate by the age of 24. He did his residency at St. Louis University, and he served as Chief Resident in his final year in training. Dr. Lewitt specializes in complex psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis and the use of biologic treatments. He currently practices in Chicago, Illinois where he is a partner with the Illinois Dermatology Institute. Dr. Lewitt also leads and performs medical dermatology clinical trials with DeNova Research.
In his free time, Dr. Lewitt enjoys ice hockey, playing blues guitar, and spending time with his 2 rescue dogs, Bones and Monroe.
BEAUTY THROUGH SCIENCE
DeNova Research is dedicated to the advancement of aesthetic medicine, plastic surgery and dermatology through quality clinical research. Its experienced staff transcends the traditional capabilities and limitations of a typical clinical research site, offering a full service research facility that goes beyond the clinic to make your company’s idea a success. DeNova is consistently at the forefront of cosmetic medicine and dermatology with a worldwide presence at medical conferences and in peer-reviewed journals.
DeNova’s commitment to excellence extends through every facet of our company to provide exceptional patient recruitment and retention, quality data and superior patient care. Our goal at DeNova Research is to unleash the potential to change physical and emotional beauty through the latest in scientific research.