David H. McDaniel, MD
David H. McDaniel, MD
is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a Co-Director of
the Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute, Adjunct Professor in
the School of Science, Hampton University, as well as an Adjunct Assistant
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences for Old Dominion University. In
addition to his dermatology training, he has special training in physical
chemistry, light physics, pathology and dermatopathology, botany and emergency
He is the author of
over 75 scientific articles and book chapters, primarily concentrating in the
field of laser cosmetic surgery, antioxidants, and anti-aging medicine.
Dr. McDaniel helped
pioneer the science and theory of LED photomodulation and has been involved in
the development and/or FDA clinical trials of some of today’s leading laser and
energy based devices for cosmetic treatments or for non-surgical skin
rejuvenation. He serves as Director of the McDaniel Institute of Anti-Aging
Research as well as the Laser & Cosmetic Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia
(USA) and consults for some of the major skin care companies in the world.
More recently Dr.
McDaniel has been involved in the testing and also the development of several
new antioxidant skin care products as well as research related to extending
lifespan and healthy longevity.
Dr. McDaniel has been
selected by his peers to be included in The Best Doctors in American for
2013-2014 for the 20th year in a row. He is one of the expert voices
quoted in popular magazines such as O,
Elle, Vogue, Allure, Essence, Time, Forbes, as well as by major media such
as Good Morning America and the BBC. Dr. McDaniel also serves as president of a
non-profit charity, The Center for Disfigurement.
for this location
We moved into a wonderful new facility in late 2010. Specially designed from the ground up, it provides a superb platform for your comfort and for efficient use of our advanced imaging skin analysis. We designed an optimal layout for our lasers and other non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatment devices to help us provide you with state-of-the-art cosmetic services.
Private preparation rooms with television are available while you numb or prepare for your treatment. For long procedures such as Zeltiq™, we have plasma TV and you may bring your own DVD or music or computer of your choice (we offer complimentary WiFi).
Our classroom and videoconference facility allow us to teach locally and consult internationally. Our anti-aging research laboratories contain advanced facilities for tissue culture and DNA analysis as well as equipment for cosmetics testing and laser optics research.
We are conveniently located minutes off the interstate in the heart of Town Center in the Virginia Beach Westin hotel complex. Free parking is available in the garage or on the street and we have a private entrance directly off the Market Street garage elevator.