Kimberly J. Butterwick M.D.
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Kimberly J. Butterwick, M.D. received her specialty in Dermatology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1989, and is today recognized as one of the most renowned skin care experts in the country. As a board certified dermatologist and Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, she is considered a leading authority on injectables, filler technology, lasers, and liposculpture.

Dr. Butterwick has been referred to as the nation’s premier “expert injector,” serving on the advisory boards for Allergan’s Juvederm, Medicis—the makers of Restylane and Merz—the makers of facial fillers Radiesse and Belotero. In addition, she is a consultant and national trainer for Sculptra for face volumizing. She further serves on the National Education Faculty for Botox and is the principle investigator for a new filler, Voluma. In 2004, Dr. Butterwick was selected by the American Academy of Dermatology to perform the first-ever live demonstration on facial fillers at their meeting and she has been invited every year to demonstrate her acclaimed techniques to thousands of the top dermatologists in the world.  Dr. Butterwick has also directed numerous teaching workshops in filler and laser techniques.

Dr. Butterwick is renowned for her expertise in tumescent liposculpture. Participating in the first U.S. workshop in 1993, Dr. Butterwick has extensive experience with thousands of patients. Several of her pivotal studies and concepts on tumescent liposculpture have been published and she has served on The Council of Liposuction Safety for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the Liposuction Task Force for the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Butterwick has been on the forefront of facial volume restoration. Dr. Butterwick was also elected by her peers to the Board of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Liposuction Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Butterwick lectures frequently on new techniques in facial volumizing, liposculpture, laser rejuvenation, skin tightening, and non-invasive body contouring. She is an authority on non-invasive lipolysis as well, such as cryolipolysis and ultrasound. She has been on the forefront of facial volume restoration, directing the first U.S. workshop in the French technique of fat grafting for the aging face in February 2001. She frequently writes and lectures on key concepts of fat transfer and aesthetic principles of volumizing the face. Dr. Butterwick was also elected by her peers to the Board of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and most recently to the Board of the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.
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ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATIONS
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Excellence in Education 2009

Elected by her peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® 2005 to 2014

American Medical Women’s Association for Academic Excellence, 1981
EDUCATION
1973-1977
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Palo Alto, CA
B.S., Biology, June 1977, with distinction

1977-1981
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Cincinnati, Ohio
Doctor of Medicine, May 1981

1981-1982
MERCY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER, San Diego
CA Rotating Internship

1986-1989
UNC School of Medicine, NORTH CAROLINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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