Dr. Peter Velthuis is dermatologist and founder of the ‘Velthuis Kliniek’ (Velthuis Clinic). He did his PhD research on skin and light/laser (1990)

Peter Velthuis nowadays has an important supporting and advisory role in the field of cosmetic dermatology. He is head of the cosmetic dermatology section of the Dermatology Department of the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Netherlands), an educational and knowledge center for cosmetic dermatology. 

His research group at Erasmus MC published on filler complications and the use of ultrasound in cosmetic dermatology.

Peter Velthuis is vice-president of European Society for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD), chairman of the Dutch Association for Cosmetic Dermatology (NVCD) and co-chairman of the Dutch Aesthetic Laser Association (DALA).