Mitchel P. Goldman, M.D., is an internationally respected dermatologic and cosmetic surgeon. A graduate of Boston University, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Goldman is a Volunteer Clinical Professor in Medicine/Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr Goldman is Board Certified by both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American College of Phlebology and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery. He is a member of over 30 professional societies and serves as a medical consultant to numerous companies, including Allergan, Medicis Pharmaceuticals, Mentor, Obagi Skincare, Sanofi-Aventis, Lumenis Laser Corporation, CoolTouch Laser Corporation, Angiodynamics, Bioniche Pharma among others. Dr. Goldman holds practice/hospital affiliations with Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Goldman is an Associate Editor of numerous medical journals including: Dermatologic Surgery, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and Venous Digest. He has authored and/or co-authored 21 Textbooks on Cosmetic Surgery, Sclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Cutaneous Laser Surgery, Cellulite and Dermatologic Surgery as well as over 300 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters. Dr. Goldman lectures both nationally and internationally on innovative surgical and treatment techniques and is a recipient of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery's 21st Century Achievement Award and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery's 2009 Presidential Award for teaching and research in dermatologic surgery.