Zel Skin & Laser Specialists is a nationally acclaimed skin care center led by Brian Zelickson, MD, a Mayo-trained physician. Dr. Zelickson is one of the most respected dermatologists in the nation and an internationally renowned laser surgeon and inventor. He also has been repeatedly named one of the Twin Cities’ “Top Doctors” by Mpls St. Paul magazine.
Zel Skin & Laser Specialists offers a wide variety of medically directed, minimally invasive and innovative skin care treatments—all backed by science and research. These treatments include Fraxel, Botox, many different laser therapies, microdermabrasion and vibradermabrasion, Thermage, and the very latest chemical peels and dermal fillers (including those for lip augmentation). We also carry several lines of medically directed skin care products—highly effective products you will not find in any department or drugstore.
We make state-of-the-art technology and products available to our clients so they’ll see results. We don’t over promise. We deliver.
We invite you to get to know us. Meet Dr. Zelickson and our staff. Learn about your concerns for your skin and our treatments for them. Read and watch what others say about our excellent care. See before-and-after treatment photos. Catch up on our latest news, our ongoing research and our current specials. And contact us with your questions or to set up a consultation.
Dr. Zelickson grew up in the Twin Cities. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 1982 and the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1986. His post–graduate medical training included one year at the Hennepin County Medical Center and three years at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. In 1990, he received special training in immunoelectron microscopy under a fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Dr. Zelickson is currently a member of the faculty at the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Dermatology. He is also director of that department’s Electron Microscopy Laboratory. Mpls. St. Paul Magazine has repeatedly named him one of the Twin Cities’ “Top Doctors.”
Although he has extensive training in all aspects of dermatology, Dr. Zelickson’s special medical interests include laser tissue interaction and teledermatology. He is nationally recognized for his accomplishments and contributions to laser medicine and surgery. He has published more than 30 medical journal articles in the field and currently serves on the Government Liaison/Blue Ribbon Committee for the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). He has also developed ASLMS course work that is used across the country to train other physicians in laser techniques. Dr. Brian Zelickson is President elect of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.