Edmond I. Griffin M.D.

Edmond I. Griffin M.D.

Dr. Griffin is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon and a recognized expert in the field of dermatological surgery specializing in hair replacement surgeries. Not only do U.S. surgeons (ENT, Dermatological, and Plastic) visit and observe Dr. Griffin’s techniques, but surgeons also come from other countries to learn from him. In addition to training others, he gives lectures at the national meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology and also those sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Since 1976 Dr. Griffin has specialized in hair replacement surgery and has devoted his resources and time to improving this specialty. Dr. Griffin regularly attends conferences, workshops, congresses, and forums both in the U.S. and abroad and exchanges the latest information on all aspects of continuing education about hair replacement. Dr. Edmond Griffin is also a featured contributor on RealSelf.com. He has worked individually with Dadour of Paris, the Ungers of Toronto, Alt of Minnesota, Mayer and Fleming of Beverly Hills, Pitanguy of Rio de Juaniro, and Yarborogh of New Orleans.

After growing up in Albany, Georgia, Dr. Griffin completed his B.S. in chemistry at the University of Georgia. He earned his M.D. degree from the Medical College of Georgia. After interning at the Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital in pediatrics, he was commissioned in the U.S. Navy and stationed at Norfolk, Virginia where he was assigned to a pediatric clinic. This term was followed by three years at the Mary Hitchcock Hospital at Dartmouth College for his residency.

Dr. Griffin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a member of the clinical faculty at Emory University Medical School and is on the staff of Scottish Rite Children’s, Northside, and St. Joseph’s Hospitals. In addition, Dr. Griffin is an active member of the Atlanta Dermatology Association, American Society of Liposuction Surgery, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Medical Association of Georgia, and American Medical Association.

Professional Profile

  • Board Certified in Dermatology by the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Full Fellow Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Clinical Society of Clinical Pharmacology
  • National Advisory Panel, American Society of Outpatient Surgeons, The American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery’s Hair Replacement Surgery International Symposium
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Member American Society of Laser and Medicine

 

Presentations

  • Tenth Annual Scientific Meeting of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, “De-epithelializing Micrografts” and “Options During Hair Transplants”
  • International Society of Hair Surgeons Meeting, “Trends in Micrografting”
  • International Hair Transplant Video Forum, Volume III, Instructional Video on Minigrafts and Micrografts distributed by The Hair Transplant Forum
  • American Academy of Dermatology, “Trends in Micrografting”
  • Second Annual Meeting of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, “Critical Observations on Micrografting”
  • 9th Annual Dialogues in Cosmetic Dermatology, “Hair Transplants—My Way”
  • The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc., Hair Replacement Surgery International Symposium, “Micrografting Technique in Hair Replacement Surgery”
  • The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, “Trends Towards Micrografting”
  • Keynote Speaker on “Follicular Grafting,” International Society of Hair Replacement Surgery, San Francisco
  • 11th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, “Improving Hair Transplants Utilizing Follicular Grafting”
  • Dermatologic Clinics of North America, Cosmetic Dermatology, Chapter “Hair Transplantation, The Fourth Decade” and “The Treatment of Female Pattern Alopecia by Hair Transplantation”
  • J. Dermatol Surg Oncol, “Slit Grafting: The Use of Serrated Island Grafts in Male and Female—Pattern Alopecia”
  • “Combination Micrografting With Strip Harvesting For Male Pattern Baldness”, for Dow Stough MD
  • Research
  • Georgia Clinical Research Center Scalp Study: Systemic Treatment, 1993 (Merck & Co.)
  • Hair Loss Study: Major Pharmaceutical Co., 1995

 

Curriculum Vitae

• PLACE OF BIRTH: Albany, Georgia
• DATE OF BIRTH: December 17, 1945
• MARITAL STATUS: Married; three children (Genevieve, Lauren, and Edmond)
• EDUCATION:
• RESIDENCY: Dartmouth Medical School: Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital – Dermatology 1974-1977; Chief Resident in Dermatology, 1977
• INTERNSHIP: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital – Straight Pediatrics – 1972
• MEDICAL SCHOOL: Medical College of Georgia – M.D. – 1971
• COLLEGE: University of Georgia – B.S. Chemistry – 1967
• HIGH SCHOOL: Albany High School – 1963
• MILITARY: U.S. Navy – Norfolk, Virginia 1973-1974 NOB Department of Pediatrics
• EXTERNSHIPS: Carney Hospital Emergency Room – 1970, Chelsea Naval Hospital Pediatrics Foxboro State Mental Hospital – 1968
• MEDICAL LICENSURE: Georgia Board of Medical Examiners (certification by special examining board) – 197l Georgia Medical License No. 14914
• BOARD CERTIFICATION: American Board of Dermatology – 1978
• CURRENT MEDICAL PRACTICES: Private Practice/Dermatology Associates of Atlanta – 1978,

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

o Phi Chi Medical Fraternity
o Society of Investigative Dermatology
o American Medical Association
o American Venereal Disease Association
o American Academy of Dermatology
o Georgia Dermatology Association
o Atlanta Dermatology Association
o American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
o The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery – full fellow
o American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
o Medical Association of Georgia
o North American Society of Phlebology
o American Society of Liposuction
o Clinical Society of Clinical Pharmacology
o National Advisory Panel, American Society of Outpatient Surgeons
o The International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, Inc.
o International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – Member Since 1999

HONORS, AWARDS, AND SOCIETIES:

o President of AEI Pre-Medical Honorary Society
o Phi Beta Kappa
o Phi Kappa Phi
o Honor Council, School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia
o Mosby Scholarship Book Award
o Vice-President of Junior Class of Medical College of Georgia
o Chief Resident of Dermatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

PROJECTS AND PUBLICATIONS:

o Director of Photochemotherapy Center, Hitchcock Center
o “What is Psoriasis?” – patient information booklet published by the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
o “Photochemotherapy and You” (as above)
o “Pressure Sores” – patient information booklet published by the White River Junction V.A. Hospital

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES:

o Northside Hospital
o St. Joseph’s Hospital
o Scottish Rite Hospital
o Emory University – Clinical Faculty Assistant, Department of Dermatology

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION:

o New England Dermatology Society, 1974-1977
o Society of Investigative Dermatology, Atlantic City, 1975
o American Academy of Dermatology, 1972-1980
o American Academy of Allergy, Miami, 1974
o International Psoriasis Symposium, Stanford University, 1976
o Atlanta Dermatological Society, 1977, 1978
o Atlantic Dermatological Society, 1976
o Montreal Dermatology Society, 1975, 1976
o Hair Transplant Symposium, 1978
o Westwood Dermatology Symposium, Buffalo, New York, 1979
o Society of Dermatological Surgery, Chicago, 1981
o The International Advanced Hair Replacement Symposium Sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Birmingham, Alabama, February 3-4, 1982 – 15 credit hours
o American Academy of Dermatology 41st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 4-9, 1982 – 25 credit hours
o 5th National Symposium on Hair Replacement Surgery, Co-Sponsored by The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and The Americana Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Miami Beach, Florida, February 10-13 1983 – 21 credit hours
o The Second Annual Park City Dermatology Seminar Sponsored by The Division of Dermatology, University of Utah Medical Center, Park City, Utah, February 28-March 4, 1983 – 18 credit hours
o 10th Annual Clinical Scientific Meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 23-27, 1983 – 18 credit hours
o American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 16-17, 1983
o Dermabrasion-Chemical Peel-Silicone-Collagen, Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, Illinois,
o May 18-21, 1983 – 20 credit hours
o American Association of Cosmetic Surgeons, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September, 10-11, 1983
o Harvard Medical School of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, September 24, 1983
o International Oculoplastic Society, New York, New York, October 5-9, 1983
o American Academy of Dermatology, Chicago, Illinois, December 1-6, 1983
o American Association of Cosmetic Surgeons, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 13-21, 1984
o American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 4-6 1984
o American Association of Cosmetic Surgeons, New York City, New York, June 15 -17, 1984
o American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, D.C., December 1-6, 1984
o The Interspecialty Facial Surgery Congress for Aesthetic, Cancer, and Reconstructive Surgery, New York City, April 24-27, 1985
o Workshop on Liposuction Surgery for Facial, Neck, Body & Extremity Sculpturing, Martinsville, Virginia, September 13-15, 1985
o Cutaneous Laser Therapy, Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, September 28, 1985
o Natural Eyes – The Angres Method for Lasting Eye Beauty, Cooper Vision, October 16, 1985
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, Los Angeles, California, January 10-12, 1986
o Liposuction Workshop, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Sam Houston Memorial Hospital, Houston, Texas, February 21-23, 1986
o American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 13th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Rancho Mirage, California, April 2-6, 1986
o World Congress of “New Vistas” in Liposuction Surgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 6-8, 1986
o American Academy of Dermatology, Advanced Lasers, San Francisco, California, December, 1986
o American Academy of Dermatology 45th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 6-11, 1986
o American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstruction Surgery, January 28- February l, 1987
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Los Angeles, California, February 13-15, 1987
o International Congress for Hair Replacement Surgery, L.A., California, May 21-24, 1987
o Superficial Anatomy & Cutaneous Surgery Course, University of California, San Diego, California, July 12-15, 1987
o International Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-13, 1987
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in Conjunction with the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, Los Angeles, California, February 5-7, 1988
o North American Society of Phlebology, First International Congress, San Diego, California, February 20-21, 1988
o The International Symposium on Hair Replacement Surgery, Los Angeles, California, March 17-20, 1988
o American Society for Dermatolgic Surgery, 15th Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, April 13-17, 1988
o American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, D.C., December 3-8, 1988
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Los Angeles, California, January 13-15, 1989
o Harvard Medical School of Continuing Education, Cultured Epithelial Grafts in Wound Closure, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1-2, 1989
o Associates of Clinical Pharmacology – 13th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 11-15, 1989
o American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C., April 15-17, 1989
o American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery Workshop – Presented special lecture on “Cosmetic Procedures in Dermatological Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia, April 28-29, 1989
o Harvard Medical School of Continuing Education, New Concepts in Cutaneous Laser Surgery, Boston, Massachusetts, September 23-24, 1989
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Los Angeles, California, January 12-14, 1990
o Scientific Program, Clinical Society, Park City, Utah – Presented special lecture on “Lasers in Dermatology” on March 7, 1990, March 3-10, 1990
o The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc. – Hair Replacement Surgery International Symposium – Presented special lecture on “The Temporal Flap and Micrografting Technique in Hair Replacement Surgery, Birmingham, Alabama, March 24-27, 1990
o The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in Cooperation with The American Society of Liposuction Surgery – Presented special lecture on “Temporal Flaps in Hair Replacement Surgery”, Dallas, Texas, April 13-15, 1990
o Skin Rejuvenation Workshop, Peels & Dermabrasion, Newport Beach, California, June 9-10, 1990
o American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Diego, California, September 6-8, 1990
o Southern Medical Association, 84th Annual Scientific Assembly, Topics presented by Dr. Griffin were: “Advanced Scalp Surgical Procedures for Hair Replacement Micrografting, Flaps, and Expanders”
o and “Dermatologic Laser Surgery Utilizing the Argon, Co2, and Pulsed Dye Lasers for Cutaneous Disorders”, Nashville, Tennessee, October 14-17, 1990
o Seventh Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, January 25-27, 1991
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery – Two Special Courses – Course 1E – Anticipation, Avoidance, and Treatment of Complications of Blepharoplasty, Richard Dolsky and Course 2A – Facial Implants, Harry Middleman, January 25-27, 1991
o The John Hopkins Medical Institutions – Phototherapy & Photochemotherapy, Baltimore, Maryland, March 22-23, 1991
o Colorado Society for Dermatological Surgery (CME credit) – Third Annual Winter Meeting in conjunction with Tulane University Department of Dermatology, Topics presented by Dr. Griffin were: Thursday morning -“Preoperative and Intraoperative Tissue Expansion in Scalp Reduction and Temporoparietal Occipital Flap Surgery”, Friday morning – Cosmetic and Reconstructive Scalp Flaps in Hair Replacement Surgery”, and Saturday morning – “Newer Refinements in Hair Transplant Surgery”, Aspen, Colorado, April 4-7, 1991
o Associates of Clinical Pharmacology – 15th Annual Meeting and Japanese Symposium, San Diego, California, April 28-May 1, 1991
o The First Annual Eyelid Rejuvenation Symposium, New York, New York, May 3-4, 1991
o Fifth International Psoriasis Symposium, San Francisco, California, July 10-14, 1991
o American Academy of Dermatology, Advanced Cutaneous Surgery Course. Presentation by Dr. Griffin on “Hair Bearing Flaps for the Treatment of Male Pattern Baldness”, Dallas, Texas, December 8, 1991
o Clinical Therapy Symposium – Current Treatment Strategies in the Management of Human Papillomavirus Infection, San Diego, California, January 24-26, 1992
o International Symposium on Hair Replacement Surgery, Los Angeles, California, February 8-11-92
o Eighth Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, “Course on Blepharoplasty”, Los Angeles, California, February 14-16, 1992. Speakers were Richard Dolsky, M.D., Laurence David, M.D., and John McCurdy, M.D.
o Atlanta Clinical Society Scientific Session sponsored by Piedmont Hospital. Topic presented by Dr. Griffin was: “Cosmetic Procedures in Dermatology”. Breckenridge, Colorado, March 9-13, 1992
o Canadian Association of Aesthetics. “Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery” presentation by Dr. Griffin, Montreal, Canada, September 13-14, 1992
o XIIIth Congress of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Paris, France, October 17-20, 1992
o American Academy of Dermatology, General Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1992.
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles, California, February 11-14, 1993
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, General Cosmetic Surgery. Topic: Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Charleston, South Carolina, March, 1993
o American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 20th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Trends Toward Micrografting”, Charleston, South Carolina, March 24-28, 1993.
o International Society of Hair Surgeons Meeting. Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Trends in Micrografting”, Dallas, Texas, April 30-May 2, 1993.
o International Hair Transplant Video Forum, Volume III, Minigrafts and Micrografts, a forty-five minute instructional video distributed by the Hair Transplant Forum, Dallas, Texas, Summer, 1993
o PUVA Clinical Club Meeting. Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Topical PUVA Therapy – An Innovative Shower Technique”, Washington, D.C., December 3, 1993
o American Academy of Dermatology. Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Trends in Micrografting”, Washington, D.C., December 4-9, 1993
o Tenth Annual Scientific Meeting of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, New Age of Hair Replacement Assembly and Workshop. Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “De-epithelializing Micrografts, An Option During Hair Transplantation”, Rancho Mirage, California, January 22-24, 1994
o American Academy of Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Topic: Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Aspen, Colorado, February 6-9, 1994
o XIth International Congress for Aesthetic Surgery, Paris, France, June 4-5, 1994
o Second Annual Meeting of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Critical Observations on Micrografting”, Toronto, September 9-11, 1994
o 9th Annual Dialogues in Cosmetic Dermatology – Presentations by Dr. Griffin: “Liposuction – Techniques, Equipment & Tumescent Anesthesia” and “Hair Transplantation – My Way”, Orlando, Florida, September 28, 1994 through October 2, 1994
o American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3-8, 1995
o Seventh Annual Meeting of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery – Presentations by Dr. Griffin: “Acne Scarring: Use of dermal grafting and other techniques” and “Lasers: The CO2 Ultrapulse laser use in resurfacing”, Aspen, Colorado, April 6-9, 1995
o Fifth Annual Cosmetic Eyelid Rejuvenation Symposium, New York, New York, April 28-29, 1995
o 22nd Annual Meeting American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Hilton Head, South Carolina, May 17-21, 1995
o International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Third Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 5-8, 1995
o The American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “New Advances in Grafting”, San Francisco, California, November 16-19, 1995
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Critical Observations in Micrografting”, Orlando, Florida, January 18-21, 1996 – Invited to be on the Master’s Panel at the conclusion of the meeting.
o World Congress on Liposuction Surgery, presented by American Society of Liposuction Surgery in conjunction with American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, San Francisco, California, May 3-5, 1996
o Hair Symposium 1996 – Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “Critical Observations in Micrografting”, New York, June 7-9, 1996
o Drug Information Associated 32nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, June 9-13, 1996
o Photoderm VL Workshop, Physics of Light/Tissue Interaction, Travel to Dr. Griffin’s office, Overview of System, and Patient Treatments, Atlanta, Georgia, June 22, 1996
o International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Fourth Annual Meeting – Presentation by Dr. Griffin: “A Time Saving Device for Pre & Post Operative Scalp Cleaning”, Nashville, Tennessee, September 18-22, 1996
o Lipostructure Seminar, The Microinfiltration Techniques of Dr. Sydney Coleman, New York City, October 5, 1996
o Massachusetts General Hospital Dermatology Laser Center and Harvard Medical School, Pulsed Lasers – Aesthetic and Medical Cutaneous Application, Las Croabas, Puerto Rico, February 2-4, 1997
o Fourth Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Snowmass, Colorado, March 16-20, 1997
o American Academy of Dermatology 55th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 21-26, 1997
o Investigator’s Update, Tazarotene Treatment for Psoriasis, Dallas, Texas, April 11-13, 1997
o American Society for Dermatological Surgery 24th Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting – Boston, Massachusetts, May 7-11, 1997
o Periorbital LipoStructure, New York City, New York, August 2, 1997
o Second Annual Advances in Cosmetic Dermatology and Surgery of the Face, Head and Neck – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “Dermal Filling with Alloderm”, London, England, September, 1997
o World Congress and Liposuction Surgery and World Series Live Surgery and Hands-on Workshop, October 9-14, 1997
o Combined Meeting for American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and American Society of Liposuction Surgery, 1997 Symposium on Total Body Contouring, Live Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “Acne Scarring” – two cases presented for discussion and videotaping, and a second presentation by Dr. Griffin “Fat Injection for the Aging Patient” – two patients presented, Atlanta, Georgia October 17-20, 1997
o Livingood/Gruber Lectures, January 2, 1998 – 1 credit hour
o Noninvasive and Digital Imaging, February 2, 1998 – 2 credit hours
o Seventh International Symposium on Cosmetic Laser Surgery, Orlando, Florida, February 24-26, 1998
o American Academy of Dermatology Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, February 27-March 4, 1998 – 15 credit hours
o Fifth Annual Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting – Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Snowmass, Colorado March 8-12, 1998
o Eighteenth Annual Meeting American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, San Diego, California, April 3-7, 1998
o Twenty-Fifth Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “A New Technique for the Treatment of Acne Scars”, Portland, Oregon, May 13-17, 1998 – 28 credits
o International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, September 16, 1998 – 24 credit hours
o World Congress on Liposuction Surgery, American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “Facial Augmentation with Autologous Fat: A Critical Look at Techniques from Fournier to Coleman”, Pasadena, California, October 9-11, 1998
o Jules Stein Eye Institute – Aesthetic Facial Surgery: The Evolution of Oculoplastics, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 6, 1998
o 11th Annual Winter Surgery Seminar – Presentations by Dr. Griffin “Augmentation with Fat – A Review of the Trends”, “Treatment of Acne Scarring”, and “Hair Repair Surgery, Including Scalp Lifting and Hair Transplantation”, Snowmass, Colorado, January 20-24, 1999
o Fifteenth Annual Scientific Meeting of The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery – Presentations by Dr. Griffin “Lipotransfer Survey Results”, Panel Presentation: “Liposuction/Fat Transfer”, “Correction of Acne Scars Using Acellular Allograft Dermis”, and Panel Presentation: “Skin Resurfacing”, Los Angeles, California, January 28-31, 1999
o American Academy of Dermatology, Advanced Cosmetic Surgery: The Millennium Approaches – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “Autologous Fat Grafting”, March, 1999
o The Third Congress on Advances in Cosmetic Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “Surgery: Augmentation with Autologous Fat, Berlin, Germany, April 23-25, 1999
o Seventh Annual Meeting of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Griffin “Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation”, San Francisco, California, October 20-24, 1999
o Internation Congress on Aesthetic Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 3-6, 1999
o American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Orlando, Florida, January 27-30, 2000
o American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, California, March 9-12, 2000
o 7th Annual Winter Symposium Facial Plastic Surgery, Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Vail, Colorado, March 26-30, 2000

EXTERNSHIPS – LASER TRAINING SESSIONS:

o American Academy of Dermatology, 41st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 4-9, 1982
o American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 10th Annual clinical & Scientific Meeting, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, March 23-27, 1983
o Laser Surgery, Third Annual Operative Course for Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons, Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati, Ohio, April 15-17, 1983
o Elizabeth McBurney, M.D., P.O. Box 59, 1538 Front Street, Slidell, Louisiana 70459, In-office Training, April 28-29, 1983
o Philip Bailin, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, In-office Training, June 1-2, 1983
o Rudolf Strnot, M.D., 600 North Cotner Boulevard, Suite 311, Lincoln, Nebraska 68505, Preceptorship, August 1-2, 1983
o Don Dismukes, M.D., 1027 Whitney Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38127, In-office Training, October 21-22, 1983
o Stephen Weinstein, D.P.M., 507 Stillwood Corner Road, Building D, Freehold, New Jersey 07728, In-office Training, November 3, 1983
o Gary J. Brauner, M.D., Alan B. Schliftman, M.D., 1625 Anderson Avenue, Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024, In-office Training, November 4, 1983
o Cutaneous Laser Therapy, Harvard, Boston Massachusetts, September 28, 1985
o Advanced Laser Surgery, New York Medical College, October 14, 1988
o Nicholas J. Lowe – In-office Training, May 22, 1989
o Barbara A. Gilchrist, M.D., and Oon TianTan, M.D., Boston, In-office Training, June 22-23, 1989
o Lawrence M. David, M.D., In-office Training, 415 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, California 90254 – January 24, 1991
o Lawrence M. David, M.D., In-office Training, Ultrapulse Laser, 415 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, California 90254 – February, 1993
o Laser externship at the office of Dr. Walter Unger, author of the book entitled Hair Transplantation second edition.

CLINICAL PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH TRIALS:

(In Dermatology)
l. Psoriasis: Treatment by Photochemotherapy, 1975-76, (Elder Company) as Chief Resident at Dartmouth Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire
2. Dermatophytosis: Clinical Safety Studies with Ketoconazole, (Jansen) 1981
3. Fibrel: Treatment of Scars, 1984-86 (Serono Laboratories, Inc.)
4. Fibrel: Long-term Safety, 1987-89 (Serono Laboratories, Inc.)
5. Skin Infection: Antibiotic Treatment, 1988-89 (Besselaar Associates)
6. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1988-89 (Cato Research, Ltd.)
7. Atopic Dermatitis: Topical Treatment, 1988-89 (Cato Research Ltd.)
8. Skin Infection: Antibiotic Treatment, 1989-1990 (Pfizer Inc.)
9. Acne: Topical Treatment, 1989-1990 (Alcon Laboratories)
10. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1990 (Glaxo Dermatology)
11. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1991 (SmithKline Beecham)
12. Acne: Topical Treatment, 1991 (Owen/Galderma)
13. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1991 (Glaxo Dermatology)
14. Tinea Cruris/Corporis: Topical Treatment, 1991 (Glaxo Dermatology)
15. Impetigo: Topical Treatment, 1991-1992 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
16. Folliculitis: Topical Treatment, 1991-1992 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
17. Recurrent Genital Herpes: Systemic Medication, 1992 (SmithKline Beecham)
18. Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Therapeutic Implant, 1992 (Matrix Pharmaceuticals)
19. Skin Infection: Antibiotic Treatment, 1992 (Eli Lilly)
20. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1992-1993 (Matrix Pharmaceuticals)
21. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1993 (SmithKline Beecham)
22. Tinea Cruris/Corporis: Topical Treatment, 1993 (Glaxo Dermatology)
23. Acne: Topical Treatment, 1993 (Dermik Laboratories)
24. Scalp Study: Systemic Treatment, 1993 (Merck & Co.)
25. Leg Ulcer: Device Study, 1993-1994 (Advanced Tissue Sciences)
26. Herpes Labialis: Topical Study, 1993-1994 (SmithKline Beecham)
27. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1993-1994 (SmithKline Beecham)
28. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1993-1994 (Allergan Herbert)
29. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1993-1994 (Matrix Pharmaceuticals)
30. Folliculitis: Topical/Systemic Treatment, 1992-1995 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
31. Onychomycosis: Systemic Treatment, 1993-1995 (Janssen Research Foundation)
32. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1994 (SmithKline Beecham)
33. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1994 (Dermik Laboratories)
34. Herpes Simplex: Systemic Treatment, 1994-1995 (SmithKline Beecham)
35. Secondarily Infected Eczema: Topical Treatment, 1994-1995 (SmithKline Beecham)
36. Onychomycosis: Systemic Treatment, 1994-1995 (Janssen Research Foundation)
37. Herpes Simplex: Systemic Treatment, 1994-1995 (SmithKline Beecham)
38. Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Therapeutic Implant, 1992-1995 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
39. Hair Loss: Systemic Treatment, 1995 (Merck & Co.)
40. Herpes Labialis: Topical Treatment, 1995 (Lidak Pharmaceuticals)
41. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1995-1996 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
42. Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Therapeutic Implant, 1995-1996 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
43. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1995-1996 (Penederm)
44. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1995-1996 (Glaxo Wellcome)
45. Acne vulgaris: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Glaxo Dermatology)
46. Acne vulgaris: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Allergan, Inc.)
47. Solar Lentigines: Topical Treatment, 1996-1997 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
48. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Penederm)
49. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1996-1997 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
50. Acne Vulgaris: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Dermik Laboratories)
51. Herpes Simplex Vaccine: Systemic Treatment, 1996-1998 (SmithKline Beecham)
52. Genital Warts: Topical Treatment, 1996-1997 (3M Pharmaceuticals)
53. Herpes Labialis: Topical Treatment, 1997 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
54. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1997-1998 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
55. Recurrent Genital Herpes: Systemic Treatment, 1997 (SmithKline Beecham)

(Multi-Speciality Affiliation)

1. Otitis Media in Children: Antibiotic Treatment, 1989-1990 (Schering Plough)
2. Sinusitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1989-1990 (Schering Plough)
3. Osteoporosis: Systemic Treatment, 1989-1991 (Parke-Davis)
4. Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: Antibiotic Treatment, 1990-1991 (Abbott Lab.)
5. Urinary Tract Infection: Antibiotic Treatment, 1990-1991 (Zambon Laboratories)
6. Ulcerative Colitis: Systemic Treatment, 1990-1991 (Norwich Eaton)
7. Bronchitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1992 (Eli Lilly)
8. Complicated UTI: Antibiotic Treatment, 1992-1993 (SmithKline Beecham)
9. Chronic Bronchitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1993 (Eli Lilly)
10. Chronic Bronchitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1994-1995 (Pfizer)
11. Sinusitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1994-1995 (Pfizer)