Fellowship-trained, Board Certified dermatologist in Washington, DC with special interest in elucidating the scientific basis of new and emerging aesthetic technologies.
Masters and medical degrees with honors: Cambridge University, England. Dermatology residency: University of Chicago. Post-doctoral fellowship in molecular biology. Medical Staff Fellowship: National Institutes of Health. Lieutenant Commander, U.S Public Health Service.
Visiting Professor, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). Co-Chair, ASDS International Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Recognition Work Group. ASDS Educational Exchange Work Group. Mentor, ASDS Future Leaders' Network to prepare the next generation of leaders in dermatologic surgery
Principal Investigator for FDA and other studies of fillers, toxins, lasers, devices, cosmeceuticals. Advisor on regulatory submissions and strategic planning to global labs and research institutes. Awards for clinical work, research and publications.
Session Director/Moderator/Speaker at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and ASDS Annual Meetings. Keynote Speaker at Plastic, Oculoplastic and Facial Plastic Surgery Academies.
Director, SEASON 2020 conference (SEASON2020.com, @SEASON2020conference). Scientific Advisor / Board Member including IMCAS. Director of educational initiatives in North America, Europe and Asia.
Past-President, FACE2FACE congress; former International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) Board of Directors; Course Director, AnEW Conference; and Non-Surgical Director, Beauty Through Science Congress
Founder, Global Aesthetics Alliance
Associate Editor, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology; Editorial Advisor, Prime and other journals; Peer Reviewer, Dermatologic Surgery and the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Advisor, Medscape, Dermatology Education Initiative, HealthCentral Network and Fitness magazine.
Book: "Face Value", honored by the National Press Club.
Chapters and papers on injectables, lasers, threads and cosmeceuticals. "Master Class in Soft Tissue Fillers" - in press.