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Expert Details

General Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology, Lasers, Psoriasis, Acne, Eczema, Botox, and Fillers

ID: 726871 California, USA

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Expert, M.D., Ph.D

Expert is a dermatologist in private practice and medical director at a dermatology institute/ skin care center and a clinical science university in Santa Monica, California. He has admitting privileges and is on staff at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica and the UCLA Medical Center. Expert is a clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Associate Professor at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, CA. He specializes in medical and complex dermatology, dermatologic surgery, aesthetic dermatology, and clinical research.

Expert earned his BS in biochemistry at the University of California at Los Angeles, his PhD in biologic chemistry at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and his MD at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. He completed his residency in dermatology at UCLA School of Medicine and a cosmetic surgery fellowship affiliated with UCLA School of Medicine.

Expert is a fellow with the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Dermatology Surgery, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, the Pacific Dermatology Association and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatologic Society. He serves on the editorial board of various journals and on task force committees for the American Academy of Dermatology. He is the author or co-author of more than 70 publications, including several books. Expert has edited a book entitled “Biologic and Systemic Agents in Dermatology” and is editor-in-chief of Dermatology Reports.
Expert conducts numerous clinical research trials at the (Undisclosed) in Santa Monica. He serves as a principle investigator in several studies including new therapies for psoriasis, skin cancer, rejuvenation, rosacea, eczema and acne. Expert has been a consultant for the development of new innovative therapies in dermatology.

Expert is recognized as a key opinion leader in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis and was previously on the Medical Board for the National Psoriasis Foundation and is currently on the Scientific Advisory Council for the National Eczema Association. He has extensive experience using the new biologics in the treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, and has been invited as a speaker at international, national, regional, and local venues to talk about new advances in the treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. In addition, he is strong advocate in establishing patient support groups for psoriasis. Expert has published extensively in new advances in the treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Expert has also spoken on other dermatologic conditions at national and local meetings and has published many peer-reviewed articles including acne, eczema, skin manifestations associated with rheumotologic conditions, and hyperhidrosis. He has written several articles on the use of botulinum toxins and fillers for rejuvenation and other indications as well as advances in laser treatment.

Expert has been the recipient of many top awards including the Castle Connolly’s listing of American’s Top Doctors, the Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Super Doctors in Southern California, the Expert Network, among many other awards.

Pharmaceutical Industry (Amgen, Genentech, Centocor, Abbott)


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: BS Subject: Biochemistry Institution: UCLA
Year: 1986 Degree: PHD Subject: Biochemistry Institution: UCSB
Year: 1991 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Year: 2000 Degree: Residency Subject: Dermatology Institution: UCLA School Of Medicine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President and Director of Dermatology Department:
Expert serves as Medical Director of this Private Practice in dermatology and skin care.

Prior roles include the following:

President and Principal Investigator and Medical Director of Clinical Science Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Clinical Assistant Professor Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Adjunct Associate Professor John Wayne Cancer Institute Santa Monica, CA

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert maintains active membership in the following:

Fellow American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Fellow American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Fellow American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
Fellow American Society for Mohs Surgery
Member Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatological Society
Fellow Pacific Dermatology Association
Member Los Angeles County Medical Association

Licenses / Certifications
American Board of Dermatology - Board Certified, Diplomate
California Medical License
Professional Appointments
Expert is Medical Director at his dermatology and skin care private practice.

He belongs to the following organizations:

Committee American Academy of Dermatology Members Communication
Medical Board National Psoriasis Foundation
Scientific Advisory Council National Eczema Association
Task Force American Academy of Dermatology Poster Exhibits
Task Force American Academy of Dermatology Corporate Relations Committee
Task Force American Academy of Dermatology Council on Community, Corporate and Philanthropic Relations
Task Force American Academy of Dermatology Council Communications
Membership Committee CalDerm
Leader’s Society Dermatology Foundation

Expert is a member of the following editorial boards:

• Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Surgery.
• Science World
• Clinical and Developmental Immunology
• Dermatology Reports
Awards / Recognition
Expert has earned over 25 industry and press awards, including Who's Who in America (Marquis) and many others.
Medical / Professional
In addition to significant medical credentials and work history, Expert claims the following hospital affiliations:

St John’s Hospital, Santa Monica, CA.
UCLA Medical Center and Medical School, Santa Monica, CA
Publications and Patents Summary
46 Publications

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has spoken in over 20 seminars and public engagement programs.

He is Editor-in-Chief of 8 books.

He is primary author of dozens of publications.

He has participated in dozens and dozens of professional presentations and public activities.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert's clinical dermatological specialties:

• General dermatology
• Principal investigator
• Dermatologic surgery
• Laser surgery
• Esthetic dermatology
• Cosmetic surgery
• Soft tissue augmentation

Fields of Expertise

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