Entrepreneurship and Medicine with Dr. Mark McKenna

Dr. Mark McKenna always knew he wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. His own father was a physician, and he was proud to follow in his footsteps. By focusing on lifestyle and aesthetic medicine, Dr. Mark McKenna helps people see the change they can make in their own lives.

Born in New Orleans, McKenna was educated at Tulane University Medical School. After finishing his education, he returned home. With an MD and an MBA, McKenna was ready to take the worlds of business and medicine by storm. He joined his father’s medical practice, and began to invest in real estate.

Sadly, in 2005 Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of McKenna’s beloved home city. He stayed on for two years to help re-build. In fact, Dr. Mark McKenna was a board member for the New Orleans Industrial Development Board. But by 2007, it was time to move on. McKenna headed to Atlanta, and launched ShapeMed.

ShapeMed was a dream come true for Dr. McKenna. This innovative lifestyle medical practice was hugely successful. He even appeared on CBS to discuss it. After seven years in business, Dr. McKenna got an “itch.” He sold his thriving company in 2014. Again, he stayed on for two years to assist with changes. But by 2017, it was time for something new.

Next, Dr. Mark McKenna founded OVME. This is a truly new endeavor. It’s a technologically advanced company centered on medical aesthetics. It’s aimed at consumers, not other medical professionals. With OVME, the public can take the reins when it comes to their healthcare. This consumer-driven type of practice is one that really appeals to entrepreneurial types like Dr. McKenna. He’s a true believer in the wisdom of the common person, and the importance of open markets.

In his still-young career, Dr. Mark McKenna has launched two burgeoning medical businesses. He’s shown how much he loves to give back to his community. He’s demonstrated that he’s a responsible businessman, by shepherding his projects through difficult times. It will be truly interesting to see what a born problem-solver and leader like Dr. McKenna does next.

The Entrepreneurial Doctor, Marc McKenna

Dr. Mark McKenna, MD, MBA is a licensed doctor who practices surgery and medicine in Georgia and Florida. He is a good leader who is patient and loves doing his job, involved in community service. Marc was a board member of the New Orleans Jazz Festival and is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization. He was born in New Orleans, LA and attended Tulane University Medical School where he got his medical training. After campus, he went to work with his father and opened up his company at the same time. The company is called Dr. McKenna Venture Investments which was deals with real estates and development of houses.

He went on to get properties like the Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title Inc. His idea of coming up with companies made a milestone and went on to employ more than 50 people who helped in design building, finance, and real estate services.

After the horrific Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, most of his Investments were demolished, and this made him make a bold move of not giving up but rebuilt the city. His idea of forming the OVME came from his experience in the medical aesthetics industry where he saw that opportunities were many. His typical day starts at 6.30 when he wakes up and goes to work at 8 am to 6 pm. He then goes to Jiu-Jitsu training before heading home to rest. He brings ideas by visualization and setting life goals while meditating. This mixture brews excellent ideas that prosper when implemented.

He is excited because there is a significant drop in smoking individuals in the USA. In the research done, it shows that people no longer smoke a lot. One of his wishes as if time could be reversed for him to find his passion. It is good to take things slowly before making up your mind to make the best choices and direction.

The secret to success is getting friends and employees who are smarter than you. They will shape one’s life to a proper direction. For someone to be fortunate, he/she needs to be reading; he recommends the book “Think and Grow Rich.” Written by Napoleon Hill.