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Welcome to Beyond Med Spa & Wellness Center, your premier destination for cutting-edge Regenerative Medicine Treatments in the beautiful City of Newport Beach, California. At Beyond Med Spa, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve your Wellness and Aesthetic goals through Regenerative Therapy and other innovative treatments using The Beyond Method™.

The Beyond Method™ uses the most advanced testing and treatment methods available in Medical Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine to create a customized plan that achieves that look, that feel, that body– and that overall sense of confidence and wellness you want.  We focus on longevity and vitality- extending and enjoying your best life is our #1 priority. Enjoy The Beyond Experience™ and see the results for yourself!

Founder Dr. Allyson Berkey, M.D., is a Board Certified Regenerative Physician (ABRM) with decades of clinical experience under her belt, and will work closely with you to create a custom Treatment Plan tailored to your unique needs.  At Beyond, every patient is considered a VIP and it is our pleasure to provide concierge services that deliver exceptional results.

DISCLAIMER: In accordance with FDA regulations, the following content is provided for informational purposes only. Nothing herein should be construed as a claim that treatment using cellular or exosome therapy can cure any condition, disease or injury. Please contact our office for additional information.


What is Regenerative Cellular Therapy?

Regenerative Cellular Therapy involves the use of specialized stem cells and biological products to promote tissue repair and regeneration. These therapies aim to enhance the body’s healing mechanisms and address a wide range of health and wellness concerns.

It’s important to note that while cellular therapy holds great promise for Regenerative Medicine and the treatment of various medical conditions, the field is still evolving, and clinical trials are ongoing to assess their safety and efficacy for different applications. The use of cellular therapy in medical treatments is subject to regulatory oversight to ensure their safety and effectiveness.

What are Stem Cells?

Stem cells are undifferentiated cells with the unique ability to develop into various types of cells in the body. They play a crucial role in tissue regeneration and repair by replacing damaged or aging cells with healthy new ones. They also help support our immune system. They also secrete exosomes and other growth factors that help with the repair process. As we age, the stem cells in our body decrease, leaving us vulnerable to the onset of injury and chronic health issues. Stem cell therapy is a promising avenue for addressing a variety of health conditions.

What are Mesechymal Stem Cells (MSC)?

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a type of stem cell that can be found in various tissues throughout the body, including bone marrow, adipose (fat) tissue, and the umbilical cord. These cells are multipotent, which means they have the ability to differentiate into a variety of cell types, including bone cells (osteocytes), cartilage cells (chondrocytes), and fat cells (adipocytes), among others.

Research has shown key characteristics and features of mesenchymal stem cells:

  • Multipotency: MSCs have the capacity to differentiate into several different cell types. This differentiation potential makes them valuable for tissue repair and regeneration.
  • Immunomodulatory Properties: MSCs possess immunomodulatory properties, meaning they can modulate the immune system’s response. They can dampen inflammatory responses and may be used in therapies aimed at reducing inflammation in various diseases.
  • Anti-Inflammatory Effects: MSCs secrete anti-inflammatory molecules that can help reduce inflammation in the body. This characteristic has led to their investigation in the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune conditions.
  • Tissue Repair and Regeneration: Due to their ability to differentiate into different cell types and promote tissue growth, MSCs have been studied for their potential in regenerating damaged tissues, such as bone and cartilage.
  • Low Immunogenicity: MSCs have a relatively low level of immunogenicity, which means they are less likely to be recognized and rejected by the recipient’s immune system when transplanted. This property makes them a potential candidate for allogeneic (from a donor) cell therapies.
  • Research and Therapeutic Applications: MSCs have been studied for various therapeutic applications, including the treatment of conditions like osteoarthritis, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, and neurological disorders.

What are Exosomes?

Exosomes are tiny vesicles secreted by stem cells that contain a potent mix of bioactive molecules, such as growth factors and cytokines. These tiny messengers play a significant role in cell-to-cell communication and can stimulate tissue repair and regeneration. Exosome therapy is an emerging approach to harnessing these benefits.

What Are People Using Stem Cells For?

While we cannot make statements about the effectiveness of stem cells or any guarantees about curing specific diseases or conditions, clinical studies have shown promising results in various areas. Some of the most common uses of Regenerative Cellular Therapy:

  • Joint Pain & Soft Tissue Injury Relief: Treatments may help alleviate pain and promote healing in conditions like osteoarthritis and sports injuries that cause soft tissue injury and inflammation.
  • Anti-Aging and Aesthetics: Cellular and Exosome Therapy can be used for facial rejuvenation, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, and improving skin texture.
  • Hair Restoration: Cellular and Exosome Therapy may aid in regrowing hair for those experiencing hair loss.
  • General Wellness and Vitality: Some individuals seek Cellular Therapy to boost overall well-being and energy levels.
  • Sexual Health: Treatments may support sexual health and function.
  • Wound Healing: Regenerative therapies can assist in healing chronic wounds and ulcers and as part of post-surgery procedures.
  • Alternative to Surgical Procedures:  This therapy can be considered as an alternative to surgical procedures or in conjunction with surgical procedures to aid the body’s own healing process.
  • Additional Uses: Cellular Therapy is also being studied to address chronic diseases, neurologic disorders, allergic disorders, cardiopulmonary problems, and vascular disorders.

Has the FDA approved the use of any MSC or Exosome Product?

No. The FDA has acknowledged that Stem Cells (referred to by the FDA as Human Cellular Tissue and Product (HCT/P) per Title 21 Part 1271 of the Code of Federal Regulations)  has the potential to benefit patients. However, the FDA has not approved any stem cell-based products for use, other than cord blood-derived hematopoietic progenitor cells (HSC) (blood forming stem cells) for certain hematologic cancers. There are, however, many ongoing studies in the US and international protocols for the past 12 years showing the benefits of Stem Cell Therapy with Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) and Exosomes derived from Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) for many different conditions.


Schedule your complimentary consultation with us today to explore the possibilities of Regenerative Medicine at Beyond Med Spa & Wellness Center.

Hours: M-F – 10am – 5pm, Sat – By Appointment Only. Phone: (949) 270-6789

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    Krystyna Melahn, RN, BSN

    Krystyna is an expert at treating her patient’s “whole picture” with an artistic eye and attention to detail.

    Krystyna is a Bachelor-prepared Registered Nurse who began her career with a focus on caring for critically ill patients at a level 1 Trauma teaching hospital in the surgical-trauma ICU for 8+ years.

    With a strong interest in aesthetics, she made her way from New Hampshire to Southern California and began working simultaneously as an aesthetic nurse to train and learn everything she could about aesthetic medicine.

    Krystyna strongly believes in continuous education and regularly attends training events, learning the best and most current practices in the industry. She is a ZO skincare specialist and has received certifications in Beverly Hills for filler, Botox, and PRP Microneedling from the doctor who discovered PRP treatment.

    Krystyna’s strong background of medical knowledge combined with a passion for aesthetics and genuine care for people all creates the best results for her patients.

    From the moment you walk in, to your last appointment together, she’ll work closely with you to create personally detailed goals, educate you on the best practice along the way, and give you results that make you excited about the way you look.

    In her free time, Krystyna loves international travel, hot yoga, and going on weekly hikes with her girlfriends.


    Brenda Van Loggem, MSN, RNP – BC

    Brenda is an expert at medical aesthetics and hormone replacement therapies.

    Ivy league educated with post-grad medical training and certification in Anti-Aging Medicine, Brenda has spent over 15 years dedicated to restoring youthfulness and wellness through her custom designed Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) protocol. As a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Brenda is an expert at helping her clients turn back the clock to restore the youthful feeling that can wane as we age.

    Brenda is not only highly trained and experienced in medical aesthetics and hormone replacement therapy, but she is an empathetic and compassionate provider with a witty sense of humor. She always has her patient’s best interests at heart, striving to improve vitality, energy, mental clarity, sleep, mood, libido and weight loss. Her goal is to improve each patient’s physical and mental well-being and helps many with additional Lifestyle Coaching and Health Optimization Counseling.

    A graduate from Columbia University School of Nursing, Brenda is passionate about applying her clinical skills and vast knowledge of regenerative aesthetic procedures that allows her to provide outstanding customer service, education and support to each individual she serves.

    Additionally, Brenda has a Post Masters in Holistic Nursing and was a Nurse Trainer at the College of Medical Aesthetics where she trained other nurses and doctors.

    Her hands-on experience spans over 15 years in wellness centers, medical settings, plastic surgery offices and serving as primary clinician developing and implementing treatment plans for women and men utilizing bio identical hormones and medical grade supplements to improve their health and slow the aging process.

    As a Nurse Practitioner, she conducts thorough consultations with clients to ensure she is recommending the best custom treatment plans for each individual, with the highest regard to safety and patient comfort. As a result, she has developed a loyal client base and is a highly sought out Practitioner for those interested in age management, hormone rebalancing and aesthetic services that make you look and feel better.

    In her free time, Brenda is passionate about animal rescue and is an advocate for animals. She loves her fur babies and providing them the safe secure homes they deserve. She also enjoys gardening, cooking and prepping a fantastic meal.