Health and Wellness


In Tulsa, clients voted in Gabriel Horn of Uplifting Skincare, a medical micropigmentologist and aesthetician who has served the community since 1990 with the help of his new medical director, Dr. Brian Kent. Clients visit Laura Downey at the Skin Care Institute for expert peels, facials and other services. Lee Behling, owner of Bella Vita Spa and Salon, also received praise for her personal touch and variety of services.

OKC residents voted for the talents of Vanessa Smith at Premier Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics, due to her mastery of customer care and myriad aesthetic techniques. Caitlin Kellam, also of Premier Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics, garnered votes for her expertise and welcoming atmosphere. Others enjoy Whitney Nicole at Whitney Nicole Skincare for waxes, exfoliation and facials.

Cancer Center

For help with a cancer diagnosis, turn to doctors at the top of the field. Tulsans voted in Cancer Treatment Centers of America for its precision-medicine approach and for doctors who treat each patient as an individual. Tulsa voters also turn to Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute for comprehensive care combined with compassion and high standards.

Patients and their families in OKC visit Stephenson Cancer Center, an academic, comprehensive cancer facility, for disease-site specific multidisciplinary medical teams. The doctors and staff at INTEGRIS Cancer Institute offer state-of-the-art, comprehensive therapy and numerous treatments and specialists. ProCure Proton Therapy Center is changing the game with advances in proton therapy, all with an expert staff ready to help.


Whether you have serious back issues, an alignment problem or just an ache, Oklahoma chiropractors have you covered. In Tulsa, Dr. Jack Sibley of Sibley Chiropractic Clinic has received high praise for his many services. Other great bets in Tulsa are Dr. Chuck Zoellner at Zoellner Chiropractic, who specializes in providing safe, high-quality care,  and Dr. Amanda M. Kilian at Active Approach Chiropractic. In Broken Arrow, head to Chicoine Chiropractic for advanced care, plus corrective exercises, lifestyle advice and massage therapy.

In OKC, Ford Chiropractic prides itself on effective communication with patients and cutting-edge services. Others enjoy the mastery of Dr. Wes Hill at Hill Chiropractic Clinic and Dr. Harmony White at Harmony Chiropractic.

Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon

Cosmetic and plastic surgeons help you achieve your appearance goals. In Tulsa, visit Dr. Angelo Cuzalina at Tulsa Surgical Arts for both surgical and non-surgical procedures. Dr. E. Bradley Garber at E. Bradley Garber Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery can handle everything from liposuction to face-lifts, and Dr. Stephen M. Paulsen at Plastic Surgery Associates of Tulsa excels at mommy makeovers, breast augmentation and liquid face-lifts.

In OKC, Dr. Juan Brou at Premier Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics offers facial rejuvenation, body contouring and other surgical and non-surgical procedures. Our readers also trust Dr. Tim R. Love of Dr. Tim R. Love Plastic Surgery for procedures at every stage of life. Another solid choice in OKC is Dr. Mike E. Gonce of Gonce Cosmetic Surgery, who offers abdominoplasty, contouring and other procedures. Dr. Derek Shadid of Shadid Plastic Surgery is focused on patient satisfaction.

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Don’t trust your chompers to just anybody – rely on the best dentists the state has to offer. Tulsans have much to say about Dr. Mike Hinkle at Utica Dental, who has numerous awards under his belt. Others voted for the father-son team of Dr. Matthew Kincaid and Dr. Mike Kincaid at Kincaid Family Dental and Dr. Dean Todd, who can handle any dental issue with ease. Dr. Michael Engelbrecht and Dr. Mark Davis of Perfect Smile are also among voters’ favorites.

OKC voters turn to the talented team at Dental Depot for quick and competent dental procedures. Others voted in Dr. Ben Pinkston at Pinkston Dental Care and Dr. Clint Pitt at Pitt Family Dentistry.


To keep your skin glowing and healthy, dermatologists offer numerous techniques. Dr. Jeff Alexander at the Skin Care Institute has more than 30 years of experience in the business. The skilled, board-certified team at Tulsa Dermatology Clinic assists you with both medical and cosmetic issues. Dr. Lynn Anderson at Midtown Dermatology, Dr. David Minor at Skin Renewal and the Center for Dermatology are all also among the best in Tulsa.

OKC voters trust Dr. M. Zann McMahan, who offers the most advanced technology for issues like acne, rashes, moles and cancers. Dr. Julie Lowe at Lowe Dermatology helps you achieve the appearance you desire. Dr. Michael D. John at Edmond Dermatology Clinic provides services for issues like eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.

Family Physician

You trust your family physician with the health and well-being of both you and your family members. Tulsans turn to Dr. Joe Reese at the Warren Clinic for his decades of experience in internal medicine. Tulsans also rely upon the expert care and compassionate bedside manner of Dr. Brent W. Laughlin. Others trust Dr. Gerard McNulty, an internist at Warren Clinic and Saint Francis Hospital, for quality care.

For those in OKC, turn to Dr. Robert Stepp for individualized, attentive medical treatment. Dr. Michael Patrick Olay offers e-visits and online scheduling, plus compassionate treatment. Dr. Joseph Broome builds lasting relationships with his patients due to his years of expertise.

Health Club/Gym

Get – or stay – in shape at one of many health clubs around the state. Tulsans visit the Health Zone at Saint Francis for fitness and aquatic classes, group exercise, plus health and wellness programs. The St. John Siegfried Health Club offers personal training, therapeutic services, massage therapy and other workout opportunities. For great membership deals, plus state-of-the-art equipment, visit Life Time Fitness. Sky Fitness & Wellbeing offers classes for kids and adults alike, plus private and group training, and Orangetheory Fitness utilizes unique interval training to help you reach your fitness goals.

OKC residents visit 10GYM for a convenient, accessible and affordable option. Others enjoy Planet Fitness for its friendly staff and zero-judgment atmosphere. Gold’s Gym offers coaching, expertise, excellent equipment and exciting classes.

Health Insurance

Make sure you get the most out of your health insurance. Voters across the state choose UnitedHealthcare for flexible, budget-friendly insurance that offers plans to individuals, small businesses and families. Oklahomans also enjoy BlueCross BlueShield of Oklahoma for affordable health insurance. CommunityCare offers plans for every walk of life, plus a wide network of physicians, and GlobalHealth offers a local insurance option that cares for every client.

Hearing Aid Provider

Getting your hearing in tip-top shape means you can enjoy life to the fullest. Tulsans visit Clear-Tone, not only for its discreet hearing aids, but also for special financing. Others head to Miracle-Ear for high-quality hearing aids with clear sound. Armstrong Hearing Aid Center provides a variety of hearing aid technology. Gilbert’s Audiology & Hearing Aid Center offers both in-the-ear and behind-the-ear hearing aids. Audiology of Tulsa offers hearing assessments, rehabilitation and counseling.

For help in OKC, visit Hear Again Hearing Aid Lab for an all-in-one center with quality customer service and products. Others visit Audio Recovery for several different hearing aid brands and technologies. Hearts for Hearing implements real-ear measurements to ensure you get the perfect-fitting hearing aid.

Home Health Service

When you’re in need of home care in Tulsa, turn to Oxford HealthCare for compassionate help with many resources to get the specific assistance you require. Interim HealthCare in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City offers a variety of at-home help, including IV therapy, skilled nursing, wound care and physical therapy. Visiting Angels, voted up in Tulsa and OKC alike, provides social, personal and companion care, dementia and Alzheimer’s assistance and even help with shopping and bathing.

Choice Healthcare in OKC focuses on the importance of every cycle of life, and provides compassionate, cost-effective home health care.


Choosing a hospice for a loved one can be a difficult decision, but Tulsans put their trust in Grace Hospice for compassion, help with living wills and counseling for caregivers. Saint Francis Hospice helps to alleviate suffering for loved ones, and provides physical and emotional support to those receiving and giving care. Clarehouse and Hospice of Green Country put an emphasis on maintaining quality of life.

INTEGRIS Hospice House in OKC offers a home-like setting with medical, emotional and spiritual support for patients and their families. Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care and Mercy Home Health and Hospice are two more favorites.


Whether it’s for a routine procedure or a life-threatening illness, the hospital you choose should provide you with the best possible care. Tulsans rely upon the expert staff and the complete continuum of care at Saint Francis Health System, from premature newborns to those in the final stages of life. Another option in Tulsa is St. John Health System, with quick and easy scheduling, expert physicians and an expansive variety of services and care. Hillcrest HealthCare System boasts several locations, clear and effective patient communication and compassionate care. Oklahoma State University Medical Center, in downtown Tulsa, is one of the nation’s largest osteopathic teaching facilities with caring, qualified physicians.

OKC patients turn to INTEGRIS Health for complete care, whether it’s mental health and psychiatry, lung care, urology or sleep medicine. OU Medical Center offers comprehensive treatments with expert physicians in neuroscience, cardiovascular health, trauma and everything in between. Mercy Hospital provides excellence in treatment areas like cancer and stroke, plus breast imaging, neonatal intensive care, robotic surgery and research.

Medical Spa

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a qualified medical spa. In Tulsa, Skin Care Institute Medical and Wellness Spa provides clients with laser hair removal, Botox, skin rejuvenation and body contouring. For healthy, glowing skin visit Utica Square Skin Care. In Broken Arrow, BA Med Spa and Weight Loss Center and its wide array of services, and in Tulsa, Emerge Medical Day Spa and Prime Medical Spa are also among reader favorites.

In OKC, Premier Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics provides many non-surgical medical spa options, including dermal filler, eyelash enhancers, skin tightening and body contouring. Visit Dr. Tim R. Love Plastic Surgery and Bliss Medical Spa for even more advanced aesthetic procedures.

Nursing Home

When you must find the perfect placement for your ailing loved ones, consider these readers’ choices. In Tulsa, Saint Simeon’s provides expert care and a staff tending to each patient with compassion. University Village and Inverness Village offer a variety of services, from assisted living to quality skilled nursing care.

In OKC, Bellevue Health and Rehabilitation Center can handle everything from cancer to diabetes with highly trained caregivers. Grace Living Center and Bradford Village were also among reader favorites.


Women’s health is of the utmost importance, from preventative care to pregnancy. Patients trust Dr. Cole Nilson at Tulsa Women’s Health Care for care customized to each patient’s journey. Dr. Mary C. Kirk at Mary C. Kirk Obstetrics & Gynecology and Dr. Patricia A. Daily of Warren Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology say your health is their top priority.

In OKC, residents rely on INTEGRIS physician Dr. Sheila Newcomb and her emphasis on robotic surgery and compassionate bedside manner. Dr. Teresa Folger at Lakeside Women’s Hospital in the INTEGRIS Network and Dr. Julie Hansen of INTEGRIS Health Edmond are also top reader favorites for expert, quality care.


Eye surgery can be daunting, but Oklahoma ophthalmologists have the skills to keep you safe and well. Dr. Ryan P. Conley at Triad Eye Institute is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in corneal transplants, cornea and refractive surgeries, LASIK and other services. Tulsans also visit Dr. Marc Goldberg at The Eye Institute, who has the expertise for advanced corneal, cataract and refractive surgeries. Dr. Dan Langley at EyeCare Associates of Tulsa is trained in surgical treatments for glaucoma, keratoconus and presbyopia, plus other standard oculoplastic procedures. Dr. Terry Lawson at Vision Source Tulsa can diagnose and treat issues pertaining to diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Residents of OKC visit the Dean McGee Eye Institute for comprehensive care, including elective and required surgeries. Eye Care Oklahoma handles routine vision care, plus children’s eye care, cataracts and glaucoma treatment. Dr. Jeffrey T. Shaver at Epic Vision can handle full-service eye care, from serious surgeries to routine checkups.


Whether you’re in need of a prescription, a checkup or something a bit more serious, optometrists around Oklahoma help you every step of the way. For friendly and competent service Tulsans turn to Dr. Blane Snodgrass. Others recommend Dr. Robert H. Zoellner for great deals on glasses and contacts, plus exams at a great value. Dr. Sandra A. Mackey at Mackey Eye Care leads with professionalism, quality care and an assortment of optometry services. Dr. Brian Williams, a co-owner of EyeCare Associates of Tulsa, specializes in ocular disease. Dr. Denise Roddy at Advanced Eye Care is a leading provider of contacts for keratoconus, corneal implants and eye injuries.

Dr. Robert E. Cooper in OKC garnered votes for his decades of experience and friendly, attentive staff. The team at Dick Story Optical is another choice in OKC for a vast array of frames and a welcoming staff. Dr. Anita Le at Elite Eye Care is your go-to for contact lens technology, checkups and efficient service.


With the latest orthodontic technology and almost 20 years of experience, Dr. Anand Patel at The Brace Place has become a staple in Tulsa with quality care. Dr. Mark Andregg offers one-on-one attention. The doctors at Cooper Chockley Orthodontics offer fast treatment, affordable payments and a variety of options.

In OKC, Dr. Peter Kierl at Kierl Orthodontics serves metropolitan OKC and offers the newest orthodontic technology. At Orthodontic Associates, Dr. Brian Amy and Dr. John Archer work each day to inspire confidence in their patients.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic surgeons around the state have precise knowledge on the musculoskeletal system and help you get back on your feet. Tulsans turn to Dr. Yogesh Mittal and Dr. Greg Holt at The Orthopaedic Center and CORE Medical Group for total joint replacement, joint pain, sports medicine and other treatments. Dr. Brad Boone, Dr. Ron LaButti and Dr. Bryan Hawkins at Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma assist you with orthopedic injuries of any kind. Dr. Scott Dunitz at Tulsa Bone and Joint has expert training in areas such as total hip and knee replacement, revision and reconstruction.

OKC voters choose Oklahoma Sports & Orthopedics Institute for total musculoskeletal evaluations. The team at McBride Orthopedic Hospital takes care of you from beginning to end. OKC voters also enjoy Dr. Kevin W. Hargrove at Orthopedic Solutions, who handles injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist.


Getting your prescriptions on time for the right price is important to everyone. Voters in Tulsa and OKC value Walgreens for its numerous locations, plus friendly service and affordable prices. Tulsans voted in Economy Pharmacy for its fast, easy refills at competitive prices. Voters around the state also look to CVS Pharmacy for personalized care and great value.

In OKC, voters visit Don Coody Pharmacy for its unique ability to compound medications in house to meet specific patient needs.

Rehabilitation/Sports Medicine Center

If you’re just getting over a tough injury and need rehabilitation, Tulsans endorse Excel Therapy for work conditioning and lymphedema therapy. Physical Rehabilitation Center of Tulsa is another top pick for spinal rehabilitation and decompression. Others choose Tulsa Spine and Rehab for spinal manipulation, acupuncture, physical therapy and yoga.

OKC voters visit McBride Orthopedic Hospital for physical therapy and excellent outcomes. Others enjoy the team of doctors, nurses, psychologists and therapists at INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation. Oklahoma Spine, Sports & Rehabilitation helps you maintain, enhance or restore function to your injured area.


Kick back and relax at Spa Southern Hills, which offers massage and hydrotherapy at affordable prices. Tulsans also enjoy Bella Vita Spa and Salon on 82nd East Avenue, Jara Herron Medical Spa and Salon on South Peoria, Spa Lux, Prime Medical Spa and Classic Skin of Tulsa.

OKC dwellers visit Eden Salon and Spa for a day of relaxation. Sweet Mimosa Day Spa and Bella Strada Salon and Spa Suites can do it all – from nails and facials to waxing and lash extensions.


When you need someone to speak to apart from friends and family, a therapist or counselor is a wise choice. Tulsans value Chris Giles, M.S. at the Christian Family Institute for his guidance. Cornerstone Christian Counseling, Chris King Counseling and Amy Kesner, Ph.D., of Recovery in Oklahoma are also reader choices.

Becky Wahkinney, Ph.D., in OKC can help both adults and children. Others turn to Todd A. Ephraim, Ph.D., and Kristy M. Mitchell, LPC.

Weight Loss/Weight Management Clinic

If you want to adopt a healthy lifestyle and shed some pounds, BA Med Spa and Weight Loss Center personalizes a program for you. In Tulsa and OKC, Weight Watchers helps to keep you accountable. Ideal Image – The Advanced MedSpa helps you achieve your goals with fat reduction and body sculpting. LOKL Nutrition, led by Malea and Don Gordon, provides service tailored to you.

In OKC, The Steelman Clinic provides individualized plans and readers also enjoy The Broadway Clinic for affordable weight loss products.

Workout Studio

Get your sweat on at one of many workout studios around the state. Tulsans love Pure Barre for its focus on problem areas like the thighs, hips, buttocks, abdominals and arms. Voters in Tulsa and OKC alike visit Barre3 on South Peoria, SALT Yoga in Utica Square, Total Pilates of Tulsa on East 38th Street, The Yoga Room and Zen Body Yoga and Wellness.

OKC workout enthusiasts visit Body Mind Yoga to tone, stretch and detoxify the body through invigorating yoga. OKC voters also enjoy Soul Yoga with its variety of classes and welcoming atmosphere.