Melissa Young Szalay, MD

Owner and Medical Director of Timeless Youth MD
I completed my undergraduate studies at University of Pittsburgh, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. I majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry and English Literature, graduating in the top 2% of my class and summa cum laude. I attended medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, graduating first in my class and summa cum laude. Following medical school, I completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center.  I finalized my formal training with a one-year fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at State University of New York at Buffalo.  I have been practicing full-time as a hand and upper extremity surgeon since 2000, and have practiced in Des Moines since 2010.

I am truly excited to also be in the field of medical aesthetics since December, 2018.  I received excellent hands-on training at an intensive course in Phoenix, AZ, and have diligently continued my education independently, furthering my knowledge and learning from experienced practitioners. My outstanding skill set as a surgeon easily transfers into the area of facial aesthetics. I understand the importance of attention to detail, as I have been performing complex and intricate surgical procedures for nearly two decades. I am meticulous about utilizing safety measures to optimize outcomes.

I am passionate about helping clients look and feel their best!  I focus on education so that my clients may feel empowered to choose the services that best fit their goals and concerns.

Outside of Timeless Youth MD, I continue to practice hand surgery full time at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. I have an amazing husband, two very busy daughters, and a golden retriever, and I love spending time with all of them.  I also enjoy staying fit with yoga as well as a variety of other activities.  I was a collegiate gymnast and still love watching gymnastics. My husband and I are Ohio natives and still maintain our Ohio roots.  Yes, we are diehard Buckeye fans!

I look forward to having the pleasure of meeting you and discussing your aesthetic treatment goals.

Timeless Youth MD Mission Statement

The mission of Timeless Youth MD is to provide superior medical grade aesthetic services, conferring with our clients and engaging them in the decisions regarding the health of their skin. We will listen to each client’s needs and always make him or her feel cared for and respected.  We will do this in an environment that is relaxing, pampering, friendly and professional.

At Timeless Youth MD, it is not only our goal to create dynamic results for our patients but also to provide them with a customized, easy-to-follow skincare regimen to maintain their results at home and promote a lifetime of beautiful, radiant skin.