Guest Lecturers


Michael H. Gold, MD

Dr. Michael H. Gold is the founder of Gold Skin Care Center, Advanced Aesthetics Medical Spa, The Laser & Rejuvenation Center, and Tennessee Clinical Research Center located in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Gold is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine, which is also in Nashville. He is a Visiting Professor of Dermatology for Huashan Hospital, Fudan University in Shanghai, China (11/2006), Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Guangzhou, China, as well as a Visiting Professor of Dermatology at Number One Hospital of China Medical University (11/2008) in Shenyang, China. Dr. Gold is a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon who oversees the various facets of the Center’s operations: a combination of medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, aesthetic services, and research endeavors. Dr. Gold has earned a national and international reputation for providing patients with leading-edge technological advances and has expertise in all facets of dermatology and aesthetic care. The Tennessee Clinical Research Center is now one of the leading dermatologic research institutions in the U.S. Dr. Gold speaks on national and international fronts, focusing on dermatology issues related to the use of lasers and energy-based devices, as well as the use of fillers and toxins in aesthetic and cosmetic dermatology. He lectures in venues around the world and is a sought-after contributor to educational meetings globally.

Brian Beisman, MD

Dr. Biesman specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid and facial surgery and minimally invasive rejuvenation techniques including injectables (Botox and fillers) and technology-based solutions (laser skin resurfacing, and related techniques), and medical grade skin care. In addition Dr. Biesman is a nationally and internationally recognized authority on noninvasive body contouring techniques such as CoolSculpting® for the elimination of unwanted fat. Dr. Biesman serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, where he holds appointments in the divisions of Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

ablon-glynis-headshotGlynis Ablon, MD, FAAD

Associate Clinical Professor,  UCLA,  Director  Ablon Skin Institute & Research Ctr

Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD

Director, MGH Laser, Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School Faculty Director for Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Training; Harvard Medical School Affiliate Faculty, Wellman Center for Photomedicine President, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery

Brian Berman, MD, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miami FL; CO-Director, Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research, Aventura, FL

bernstein-eric-headshotEric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE

Director, Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Centers; Clinical Professor Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania; Clinical Professor Department of Dermatology, Temple University

 Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD

Associate Professor Dermatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Assistant Attending Dermatologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Vince Bertucci, MD, FRCPC, FAAD

Co-Director, Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Fellowship, University of Toronto, Canada; Consultant Dermatologist, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Tena Brown

Professional Patient Advocate & Inspirational Keynote Speaker; CeraVe LLC; L’Oréal Active Cosmetics; Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers (ADAM); National Psoriasis Foundation; Dermatology Nurses Association

bucay-vivian-headshotVivian Bucay, MD, FAAD

Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Physician Assistant Studies, UT Health Science Center San Antonio; Bucay Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics

A. Jay Burns, MD

Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute

Patrick Clark, PhD, CMLSO

CEO, Medical Laser Dynamics and Smarter U; Honorary Faculty, Children’s Hospital Number One, HCMC, Vietnam

David E. Cohen, MD, MPH

Charles C. and Dorothea E. Harris Professor and Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Director of Allergic, Occupational, and Environmental Dermatology, The Ronald O Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine

 Joel L. Cohen, MD, FAAD, FACMS

Director, AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery; Associate Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Department of Dermatology; Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California Irvine Department of Dermatology

Doris Day, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, NYU Langone Medical Center; Private Practice, New York, NY

Steven H. Dayan, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois; Director, Denova Research

James Q. Del Rosso, DO

Research Director, JDR Dermatology; Research, Thomas Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada

Jeffrey S. Dover, MD, FRCPC

Co-Director, Skin Care Physicians Chestnut Hill, MA; Associate Clinical Professor, Yale University Department of Dermatology

Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, FAAD, FAACS

Cosmetic Laser Dermatology and Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California San Diego

Jack Fisher MD PhotoJack Fisher, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; Past President, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Roy G. Geronemus, MD

Director, Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York; Clinical Professor of Dermatology, New York University Medical Center

michael Ghalili, MD PhotoMichael Ghalili, DDS, MSD

Clinical Professor at New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics New York; Michael Ghalili Cosmetic Dentistry

gilbert-dore-headshotDore J. Gilbert, MD, LTC, USAR (ret.)

Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine

David J. Goldberg, MD, JD

Director, Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY/NJ; Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Past Director of Mohs Surgery and Laser Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Chief, Dermatologic Surgery, UMDNJ- Rutgers Medical School; Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School

Jeremy B. Green, MD, FAAD

Skin Associates of South Florida; Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Julie C. Harper, MD

The Dermatology Center of Birmingham, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Adelaide A. Hebert, MD, FAAD

Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Dermatology, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas and Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas

Leon Kircik, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN; Medical Director, Physicians Skin Care, PLLC Louisville, KY; DermResearch, PLLC, Louisville, KY; Skin Sciences, PLLC, Louisville, KY

Flor A. Mayoral, MD

Mayoral Dermatology

Alan Menter, MD

Chief of Dermatology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX; Clinical Professor of Dermatology, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

milane-michael-headshotMichael Milane, MD, MPH, MBA


Jami L. Miller, MD

Director, Dermatology Residency Program, Director, Phototherapy Center, Medical Director, Dermatology Clinic, Vanderbilt University

 Gary D. Monheit, MD

Private Practice, Total Skin and Beauty Dermatology Center, Birmingham, Alabama; Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gilly S. Munavalli, MD, MHS, FACMS

Medical Director, Dermatology, Laser & Vein Specialists of the Carolinas, PLLC, Charlotte, NC; Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Winston-Salem, NC

Susan Murrmann, MD

McDonald Murrmann Center for Wellness and Health and McDonald Murrmann Center for Skin and Laser.

 Arisa Ortiz, MD

Director of Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology, University of California San Diego

tapan-patel-mdTapan Patel, MBBS, MRCP

Director, PHI Clinic, London

Marina I. Peredo, MD, FAAD

Marina Peredo, M.D., PC Dermatology

Chris Rob DDS Photo Chris Robb, MD, PhD

Co-Owner, Skin & Allergy Center

Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP

Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Toronto

Linda Stein Gold, MD

Director of Clinical Research at the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, MI

Ruth Tedaldi PhotoRuth Tedaldi, MD

Founding Partner and President, Dermatology partners, Inc.; Joint Chief and Medical Officer & Joint Chair of the Physician Advisory Bord for Regimen MD

Craig L. Ziering, DO, FAOCD, FAAD, FISHRS

Medical Director /CEO, Ziering Medical; Clinical Faculty Cosmetic Dermatology Fellowship, University of California (UCI)

Guest Lecturers

Tom Nuijs PhD Photo Tom Nuijs, PhD

Research Fellow, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

natallia uzunbajakava PhD Photo Natallia E. Uzunbajakava, PhD

Senior Scientist, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Dennis Wells DDS Photo Dennis J. Wells, DDS,AACD

Founder, Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry; American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry

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