Dr. Charles Runels
Inventor of the Vampire Services
Charles Runels, MD is the medical director of the Cellular Medicine Association. His innovative approach to sexual health made him a sought-after practitioner and lecturer in the fields of regenerative medicine, anti-aging, aesthetics, and sexual wellness. Dr. Runels is the inventor of the medical procedures known as the Orgasm Shot® (O-Shot®), the Priapus Shot® (P-Shot®), Vampire Facial®, Vampire Facelift®, Vampire Breast Lift®, and Vampire Hair Regrowth®.
Aside from having his own practice, Dr. Runels has a background as a research chemist as well as 12 years working in the ER as a board-certified Internal Medicine physician. Over the past 30 years, he has trained numerous physicians worldwide in the field of regenerative medicine and continues his mission to help patients experience the healing benefits of PRP therapy through the many passionate doctors and nurses who are certified providers of his procedures.
Education & Professional Experience
Charles Edward Runels was born on April 20, 1960 in Birmingham, Alabama. There, he attended Fultondale High School and was nicknamed “The Professor” by his peers for his love of knowledge.
At Birmingham-Southern College he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry and went on to work for three years as a research chemist at the Southern Research Institute, going on to complete his medical school and residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. As a research chemist he worked with the military to design devices that are still being used today.
He became board certified in internal medicine in 1993 and practiced as an emergency room physician for 9 years in Mobile Infirmary in Mobile, AL, and Thomas Hospital Urgent Care in Daphne, AL, learning about wound care, skin grafting, and tissue repair.
- Founder – Runels Centre for Lifelong Health
- Founder – American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine Association (ACCMA)
- Founder and Chairman – Institute for Lichen Sclerosis & Vulval Health.
- Founder – LifeStream Medical Inc. a medical research organization
- Member – Association of Clinical Research Professionals
- Member – Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators Physicians
- Member – International Association of Aesthetic Gynaecology and Sexual Wellbeing
Enrico Guarino, MD
Dr. Guarino is a Plastic Surgeon with more than 25 years of experience in a variety of medical areas, such as Aesthetics, Body Contouring and Laser Surgery. His experience and medical practices have taken him around Italy, Albania, and USA.
Dr. Guarino earned his degree in surgery from La Sapienza University in Rome in 1993 and finished a master’s degree in cosmetic surgery and thoracic surgery by 1995. Since 2000, he has been a member of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at “Nostra Signora Del Buon Consiglio.” Dr. Enrico Guarino has more than three decades of expertise in Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics. He has practiced at top public and private medical facilities in Italy. Dr. Enrico Guarino instructed general surgery at La Sapienza University in Rome and in 2004, he also taught at Nostra signora Del BuonConsiglio University Albania. In 2008, he obtained a postgraduate degree in Aesthetic plastic surgery. He continues to practice effectively in his clinic in Rome. He continues to pursue his interest for education by instructing in Tirana and collaborating with his colleagues in doing other cosmetic procedures including fillers and PDO threads. Dr. Enrico has more than 8 years of everyday experience with PDO threads in his clinic. He utilizes cutting-edge treatments in this sector, making him one of the most in-demand surgeons.
His skills in Breast Augmentation, Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, Facelift, Tummy Tuck, Body Contouring, Laser Surgery, and Botox are well-received all around the world.
He graduated from:
The Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy as an MD in 1993 (summa cum laude)
La Sapienza of Rome, Italy as a Thoracic Surgeon in 1999 (cum laude)
Universita San Marino, with a Master of Science degree in Aesthetic Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery in 2005 (suma cum laude)
Societa Italiana Di Chirurgia Procotologica, Master of Science SICCR and Coloproctology.
Dr. Guarino is well-published with a plethora of Medical Journals. He is also the Medical Trainer, Scientific Director & Owner of Elite Aesthetics Institute in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Dr. Doretta L. Spates, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC
Dr. Doretta L. Spates, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, boasts over 25 years of experience in practice. She is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and board-certified advanced practicing Registered Nurse, specializing in complex aesthetic procedures and hormone replacement therapy. After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with both her master’s and doctorate degrees, she now serves as an adjunct professor in the Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner program.
Operating her practice, DLS Aesthetics in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Spates focuses on personalized care, integrating wellness and preventive medicine.
Her holistic approach emphasizes nutrition, dietary vitamin supplementation, emotional balance, and physical activity for optimal health. Dr. Spates also travels across the country as an aesthetics clinical educator (ACE) for Suneva Medical.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling (preferably to the beach), playing tennis, attending bootcamp classes, and listening to music. She likes playing music, from classic rock to hip-hop and jazz during appointments.
Dr. Spates looks forward to guiding patients toward vibrant health and well-being!
Dr. Doretta Spates, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC
- ADULT NURSE PRACTITIONER – Board Certified
- AESTHETIC & WELLNESS NURSE PRACTITIONER
- ACE, CLINICAL EDUCATOR – SUNEVA MEDICAL
- AO CLINICAL PROFESSOR -UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARL