Mitchel P. Goldman, MD
, is a world-renowned, double- board certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, recognized by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. A graduate of Boston University (Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Goldman is recognized for pioneering research on multiple laser techniques, skin rejuvenation, liposculpture and vein therapy. He is a volunteer clinical professor in Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego, Honorary Professor of Dermatology for the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and the founder and Medical Director of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology.
He is considered a leading expert in laser surgery and resurfacing, liposculpture, sclerotherapy, laser closure of varicose veins, dermal filling treatments, Botox®/Dysport®/ Xeomin® therapy, photorejuvenation, and photodynamic therapy. He is the Director of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program and has practice/hospital affiliations with Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.
He also serves as a member of over 30 professional societies and a medical consultant to numerous companies, including: Allergan , Galderma, Merz, Valiant, Lumenis Laser Corporation, and many others. Dr. Goldman is considered a leading medical authority and has authored 14 medical textbooks, some in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th editions, on cosmetic and laser surgery, dermatology, sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, and cellulite, several of which are considered definitive medical texts in their respective fields—as well as over 300 peer reviewed medical publications.
Dr. Goldman is an associate editor of numerous medical journals including: Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology and Venous Digest. He 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 2009 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Presidential Award for Outstanding Contribution in Teaching and Research.
Dr. Goldman is a passionate cyclist and enjoys SCUBA diving, hiking, skiing and music. He currently resides in Cardiff, California with his wife Laura.