Robert Langdon, MD, a graduate of the University of Oregon Medical School, completed his residency in dermatology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1984. He was certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1984, and was a member of the full-time faculty of Yale University School of Medicine, in the Department of Dermatology, from 1984 to 1990. At Yale, Dr. Langdon conducted clinical research on advanced surgical techniques.
With colleagues in Plastic Surgery he developed a novel skin grafting method that has been adopted around the world. This method was first described in the prestigious British medical journal The Lancet.
In 1990, Dr. Langdon left Yale to pursue more intensive clinical training at the Laser and Dermatology Institute of California, in Los Angeles. There he learned advanced laser surgery techniques using the carbon dioxide and pulsed dye lasers. He also refined his surgical skills for the treatment of skin cancers and cosmetic problems.
Dr. Langdon is the author of over 40 scientific publications including a chapter on wound healing in a major textbook of dermatology. He has written several chapters in recent surgical textbooks on advanced facial cosmetic surgeries including minimal incision face lift, endoscopic brow lift and blepharoplasty. He is also the author of the book for patients “Understanding Cosmetic Laser Surgery.”
Dr. Langdon is a member of the medical staff of Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, where he teaches laser and cosmetic surgery to dermatology residents. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology, and in 2004 achieved certification by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Langdon is also a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and of the American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery. Dr. Langdon’s practice is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (we are listed under the corporate name Shoreline Dermatology).
Dr. Langdon is a biographee of record in the following official Marquis’ publications: Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the East.Dr. Langdon was recently honored to receive the Patients’ Choice Award for the years 2011 and 2012.
Robert Langdon, MD is a dermatologic surgeon who is at the forefront of cosmetic surgery. He is an innovator of improved cosmetic surgical methods and frequently shares his techniques with fellow surgeons at national and international medical meetings. Dr. Langdon has trained under several prominent plastic surgeons over the past 10 years, including Dr. Steven Hopping (Washington, DC), Dr. Ziya Saylan (Germany), and Dr. Nicanor Isse (Burbank, CA).
Our mission is to provide our patients with innovative, safe and effective cosmetic surgery. We stress safety by performing minimally invasive procedures under local anesthesia. Each patient is unique and is given a treatment plan designed to meet their individual goals of cosmetic improvement.