Our Medical Director
Benjamin Schlechter, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Benjamin Schlechter is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the founder and medical director of The Spa at Spring Ridge. Dr. Schlechter is a native of Berks County, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sergio Proserpi, was the first plastic surgeon in the area and the original founder of our surgical center. He was a friend of Dr. Schlechter’s family and encouraged him from childhood to pursue a career in plastic surgery. Dr. Schlechter is committed to continuing his legacy by providing meticulous care to each patient and extending genuine, family-oriented hospitality in every interaction.
With over 25 years of surgical experience, Dr. Schlechter has performed thousands of cosmetic procedures and has always been at the forefront of the newest technology. Performing all is his procedures in a private state-of-the-art surgical facility in cooperation with a sensitive, skilled staff ensuring that you are in the hands of professionals that you can trust. He bases all his recommendations on his patient’s individual and medical needs. His patient approach is a personal one, taking all the necessary time during the consultation, treatment, and recovery.
A highly qualified and caring surgeon Dr. Schlechter is board-certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In recognition of his commitment to excellence, Dr. Schlechter has been named Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at St. Joseph’s Medical Center of Reading, Pa, and he is the Medical Director of the Reading Surgery Center.
As the Medical Director of The Spa, Dr. Schlechter plays an integral role in product selection, skin evaluation and recommendation, staff training, as well as overseeing pre and post-operative skin care for his cosmetic surgery patients. The importance of having a “Doctor in the house” in a medical spa setting is invaluable. Dr. Schlechter is available and accessible to promptly address any questions or concerns from The Spa staff or the clients. The Spa at Spring Ridge is truly a Medical•Day Spa like no other.
“We value our patients and believe that they are our number one priority. We shall always seek to meet the physical, emotional, and educational needs of our patients and their families. Every decision, treatment, and outcome is the result of sound planning and consideration.” ~ Benjamin Schlechter, MD, FACS