David H. McDaniel, MD
Meet 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 medicine.  

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. 
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Elected to Association of Surgical Faculty 2012
Elected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors in America 1994 - 2015
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery: 2006
Presidential Citation “In recognition and acknowledgement 
of contributions to the field of low energy light treatment 
and the concept of photomodulation”
Best Doctors in America: Southeast Region 1996
America’s Top Physicians 2003
Who’s Who in America 1998 - 2007, 2011 - 2012
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 1997 - 2007, 2009 - 2010
Who’s Who in Science & Engineering 2011 - 2012
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest 2001 - 2011
Who’s Who in the World 2006 - 2007
Who’s Who in the 21st Century 2001 - 2002
International Who’s Who of Professionals 1998
National Registry of Who’s Who 1999
National Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals 1998 - 1999
  The United Who’s Who Registry 2002
Wisdom Hall of Fame 2001
2000 Outstanding People of the 20th Century 1998
Nomination: International Health Professional of the Year 2003
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Director of Research & Innovation Light BioScience, LLC 2002 - 2008

Residency: Dermatology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1980 - 1983
Morgantown, WV

Internship: Pathology (Anatomic) West Virginia University 1979
School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

Medical: West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1978
Morgantown, WV 
Degree Received:  M.D. 

Undergraduate: West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1974
Morgantown, WV
Degree Received:  BS cum laude Chemistry