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“Oxymetazoline and Energy-Based Therapy in Patients with Rosacea: Evaluation of the Safety and Tolerability in an Open-Label, Interventional Study.” Lasers in Surgery & Medicine, 2020 May 6.

“Cell Enriched Autologous Fat Grafts to Follicular Niche Improves Hair Regrowth in Early Androgenetic Alopecia.” Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2020 May 16.

“Deep initial Mohs stage for scalp cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma to avoid occult tumor.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2020 April. 

“Cell Enriched Autologous Fat Grafts to Follicular Niche Improves Hair Regrowth in Early Androgenetic Alopecia” Aesthetic Surgery Journal 2020 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] 2019

“Deep initial Mohs stage for scalp cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma to avoid occult tumor.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2020 April

“Treatment of Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation in Patients With Darker Skin Types Using a Low Energy 1,927 nm Non-Ablative Fractional Laser: A Retrospective Photographic Review Analysis.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2020 Jan.

“Characteristics of Opioid Prescriptions by Mohs Surgeons in the Medicare Population.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2020 March


“Treating port-wine stain birthmarks using dynamic optical coherence tomography-guided settings” Journal of the Americans Academy of Dermatology [Accepted]

“Treatment of Trapdoor Deformity Using Erbium-doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Laser” Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open [In Press] 2019

“Successful Treatment of Cosmetic Oral Mucosal Tattoos Using QS 694-nm Ruby Laser and 755-nm Alexandrite Picosecond Laser.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2019 Dec. 30

“Evaluating the Impact of Indoor Tanning Legislation in the United States.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2019 Oct. 11

“Diversity in the US Mohs Micrographic Surgery Workforce.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2019 Aug.6

“Avoiding General Anesthesia in Treating Port-Wine Stains in Infants to Avoid Neurotoxic Events-Reply.” JAMA Dermatology, 2019 July 3

“Application of cooled hydrogel dressing to minimize dyspigmentation from laser tattoo removal.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2019 Sept.

“Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need for General Anesthesia.” JAMA Dermatology, 2019 April 1

“Treatment of Atrophic Facial Acne Scars With Microneedling Followed by Polymethylmethacrylate-Collagen Gel Dermal Filler.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2019 Dec.

“Utilization of optical coherence tomography as a noninvasive, bedside imaging technique to identify residual nodular basal cell carcinoma at a well-healed and clinically unidentifiable biopsy site.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2019 July

“Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Selection Criteria.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2019 March

“Safety of a Perfluorodecalin-Infused Silicone Patch in Picosecond Laser-Assisted Tattoo Removal: A Retrospective Review.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2019 April

“Geographic Distribution of U.S. Mohs Micrographic Surgery Workforce.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2019 Jan.

“An Observational Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Tissue Stabilized-Guided Subcision” (submitted)


“Geographic Distribution of U.S. Mohs Micrographic Surgery Workforce” Dermatol Surg. 2018 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

“Successful non-invasive treatment of festoons.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Mar 22. . [Epub ahead of print]

“Introduction Special Dermatology Plastic Surgery Issue January 2018” (Editor) Lasers Surg Med 2018 Jan:50(1):5-6

“Retrospective Multistudy Analysis of Axillary Odor Reduction After Microwave Treatment” Dermatol Surg. 2018 Jan 22 [Epud ahead of print]

“Successful treatment of a traumatic tattoo in a pediatric patient using a 755-nm picosecond laser.” Pediatric Dermatology, 2018 Nov.

“Introduction special dermatology plastic surgery issue January 2018.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2018 Jan.

“Successful and safe use of Q-switched lasers in the treatment of nevus of Ota in children with phototypes IV-VI.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2018 Jan.

“Pulsed Dye Laser at Subpurpuric Settings for the Treatment of Pulsed Dye Laser-Induced Ecchymoses in Patients With Port-Wine Stains.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2018 Feb.

“Demographic and tumor characteristics of patients younger than 50 years with nonmelanoma skin cancer referred for Mohs micrographic surgery” (in press)

“Analysis of side effects of non-invasive cryolipolysis for subcutaneous fat layer reduction – interim report from controlled clinical trials.” (submitted for publication)

“Abdominal Circumference Reduction Using a New High Power Radiofrequency Technology Combined with Infrared Light and Mechanical Manipulation” (submitted for publication)


“A prospective study of axillary hair reduction in patients treated with microwave technology” Dermatol Surg. 2017 Apr;43(4)558-565

“The effect of general anesthesia on Neurodevelopment Abnormalities in children undergoing treatment of vascular anomalies with laser surgery: a retrospective review” Dermatol Surg. 2017 Apr;43(4):534-540

“Response to Laser Treatment of Café au Lait Macules Based on Morphologic Features.” JAMA Dermatology, 2017 Nov. 1

“ASDS Guidelines Task Force: Consensus Recommendations Regarding the Safety of Lasers, Dermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Energy Devices, and Skin Surgery During and After Isotretinoin Use.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2017 Oct.

“Broader Practice Indications for Mohs Surgical Defect Healing by Secondary Intentions: A Survey Study” Dermatol Surg. 2017 Mar;43(3):415-423

“Safety and Effectiveness of VYC-15L, a Hyaluronic Acid Filler for Lip and Perioral Enhancement: One-Year Results From a Randomized, Controlled Study” Dermatol Surg. 2017 Mar;43(3):396-404

“The Role of Elastic Fibers in Scar Formation and Treatment” Dermatol Surg. 2017 Jan;43 Suppl 1:S19-S24

“Treatment of recalcitrant port-wine stains (PWS) using a combined pulsed dye laser (PDL) and radiofrequency (RF) energy device.” J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Feb;76(2):321-326. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.03.004.

An Anatomical Approach to Evaluating and Treating Cellulite.” J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Jan 1;16(1):58-61


“Safety of a Perfluorodecalin-Infused Silicone Patch in Picosecond Laser-Assisted Tattoo Removal: A Retrospective Review” Dermatol Surg. 2016 Apr

“ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Milestones.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2016 Oct

“Effect of General Anesthesia on Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities in Children Undergoing Treatment of Vascular Anomalies With Laser Surgery: A Retrospective Review.” Dermatol Surg. 2016 Dec 26

“Safety and Efficacy Evaluation of Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment, CO<sub>2</sub> Ablative Fractional Resurfacing, and Combined Treatment for Surgical Scar Clearance.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 2016 Nov. 1

“Safety of a picosecond laser with diffractive lens array (DLA) in the treatment of Fitzpatrick skin types IV to VI: A retrospective review.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2016 May

“Successful treatment of paradoxical darkening.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2016 July

“Acne scarring: A review of available therapeutic lasers.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2016 Feb.

Commentary on Moodley S et al. “Shouldn’t Propranolol be Used to Treat All Hemangiomas?” and Dr. Blei’s Invited Commentary. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2016 April

“Broader Practice Indications for Mohs Surgical Defect Healing by Secondary Intention: A Survey Study.” Dermatol Surg. 2016 Dec 29

“The Photodynamic Therapy Experience of a High Volume Laser and Dermatologic Surgery Center.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 2016 Nov. 1

“Successful treatment of two pediatric port wine stains in darker skin types using 595 nm laser.”  Lasers Surg Med. 2016 Jan 8

“Enhanced efficacy of a topical antioxidants regimen in conjunction with a home use non-ablative fractional diode laser in photo-damaged facial skin.” J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2016 Jan 4


“Evaluation of a Low Energy, Low Density, Non-Ablative Fractional 1927nm Wavelength Laser for Facial Skin Resurfacing.”  J Drugs Dermatol. 2015 Nov 1;14(11):1262-7.

“Acne scarring: A review of available therapeutic lasers.Lasers Surg Med”  2015 Sep 28. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22410.

“Topical perfluorodecalin resolves immediate whitening reactions and allows rapid effective multiple pass treatments of tattoos.” Lasers Surg Med 2013;45(2):7680.

Laser treatment of port-wine stains.”  2015 Jan 12;8:27-33.

“Convergence of anatomy, technology, and therapeutics: a review of laser-assisted drug delivers.”  2014 Dec;33(4):176-81. doi: 10.12788

“Clearance of yellow tattoo ink with a novel 532-nm picosecond laser.” Lasers Surg. Med. 47:285-288, 2015. 

“Laser treatment of port-wine stain.” Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. January 2015 Vol. 2015:8 Pages 27-33

“Topical rapamycin combined with pulsed dye laser (PDL) in the treatment of capillary vascular malformations-Anatomical differences in response to PDL are relevant to interpretation of study results.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2015 August

“Use of a picosecond pulse duration laser with specialized optic for treatment of facial acne scarring.” JAMA Dermatology, 2015 March

“Multicenter prospective cohort study of the incidence of adverse events associated with cosmetic dermatologic procedures: lasers, energy devices, and injectable neurotoxins and fillers.” JAMA Dermatology, 2015 March


“Eyelid tightening by CO2 Fractional laser, alternative to Blepharoplasty.”  2014 Dec;40 Suppl 12:S137-41

“Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of the Incidence of Adverse Events Associated With Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures:  Lasers, Energy Devices, and Injectable Neurotoxins and Fillers.” JAMA Dermatol. Published online November 5, 2014, 2014.2494

“Use of a Picosecond Pulse Duration Laser With Specialized Optic for Treatment of Facial Acne Scarring.” JAMA Dermatol. Published online November 19, 2014. 2014.3045

“Convergence of anatomy, technology, and therapeutics: a review of laser-assisted drug delivers.” Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, 2014 Dec.

“Nonablative 1927 nm fractional resurfacing for the treatment of facial photopigmentation.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 2014 Nov.

“Laser therapy in the treatment of connective tissue diseases: a review.” Dermatologic Surgery, 2014 Jan.


“Treatment of Port-Wine Stains With a Short Pulse Width 532-nm Nd: YAG laser.” J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Jan 1:12(1):66-71.

“Ablative Fractional Resurfacing in Topical Drug Delivery: An update and Outlook.” Dermatol Surg. 2013: 39: 839-848

“Special dermatology/plastic surgery issue 2013.” Lasers Surg Med. 2013 Feb:45(2)61.

“Special Dermatology/Plastic Surgery Issue 2013” Lasers Surg Med. 2013 Feb;45(2):61. No abstract available.
“Topical perfluorodecalin resolves immediate whitening reactions and allows rapid effective multiple pass treatment of tattoos.” Lasers Surg Med. 2013 Feb:45(2):76-80.
“Retrospective Study of the Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas Using a Combination of Propranolol and Pulsed Dye Laser.” Dermatol Surg. 2013 Mar 4. 39: 923-933

“Laser treatment in the management of infantile hemangiomas and capillary vascular malformations.” Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Mar: 16(1):51-4
“Single-treatment resolution of vascular blebs within port wine stains using a novel 1,064-nm neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser.” Dermatol Surg. 2013 Jul;39(7):1113-5.
“Rapid resolution of post-facelift ecchymoses.” Plast Recon Surg
“Atypical (dysplastic) nevi: outcomes of surgical excision and association with melanoma.” JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Aug; 149(8):928-34.

“Laser treatment in the management of infantile hemangiomas and capillary vascular malformations” Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Mar;16(1):51-4.

“Retrospective study of the treatment of infantile hemangiomas using a combination of propranolol and pulsed dye laser” Dermatol Surg. 2013 Jun;39(6):923-33.  
“Atypical Nevi: Outcomes of Surgical Excision and Association with Melanoma.” JAMA Derm. 2013 Aug;149(8):928-34
“Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Connective Tissue Diseases: A Review.”  Dermatol Surg. 2013 Oct 24.
“Laser therapy in the treatment of connective tissue diseases: A Review.” Dermatol Surg. 2013 Oct 24
“Treatment with the Clear + Brillant Permea Laser System: combined experience of 9 laser centres” Prime. 2013 September/October 21-31
“Targeted topical and combination laser surgery for the treatment of angiofibromas” Lasers Surg Med. 2013 Nov; 45(9):555-7.

“1927-nm Fractional resurfacing of facial actinic keratosis: A promising new therapeutic option.” J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 68(1):98-102.


“Improvement in Arm and Post-partum Abdominal and Flank Subcutaneous Fat Deposits and Skin Laxity Using a Bipolar Radiofrequency, Infrared, Vacuum and Mechanical Massage Device” Lasers Surg Med 2009 published online

“What Lies Beneath? A Lesson for the Clinician. Intraoperative Frozen Section Appearance of Persistent Basal Cell Carcinoma after Apparent Cure with Imiquimod 5% Cream”. Derm Surg Nov 2009 35(11): 1831-34

“Ablative and Fractional Ablative Lasers, Cosmetic Dermatology”. Dermatology Clinics. Volume 27, number 4, Oct 2009. Elsevier Saunders p. 479-489

“3-Dimensional Surface Imaging for Clinical Trials:  Improved Precision and Reproducibility in Circumference Measurements of Thighs and Abdomens” (Submitted)

“Use of a Novel 3-Dimensional Surface Imaging System to Evaluate Body Contouring Outcomes:  A Case Report.  (Submitted)

“Successful Treatment of Atrophic Scarring with CO2 Ablative Fractional Resurfacing: Quantitative Volumetric Scar Improvement”. (Submitted)

“Reactivation of Herpes Zoster Following Non-ablative Fractional Photothermolysis:  report of 3 cases”. (Submitted)

“Neck Rejuvenation and Tightening with an Ablative Fractional CO2 Laser” (Submitted for Publication).

“Ablative Fractional Resurfacing of Allergic Granulomatous Tattoo Reaction.”  (Submitted for Publication)

“Ablative Fractional Resurfacing of Upper and Lower Eyelid Laxity.”  (Submitted for Publication)

“Ablative Fractional Resurfacing of Neck Laxity.”  (Submitted for Publication)

“Pulsed Dye Laser Photocogulation with Superficial Dynamic Cooling of Superficial Hemangiomas”.  Archives of Dermatology (In Press)

“Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Superficial Proliferating Hemangiomas of the Eyelids.” Dermatologic Surgery (In Press)

“Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Ecchymoses.” Archives of Dermatology(In Press)

“Fractionated CO2 Laser Resurfacing: Our Experience With Over 2,000 Treatments” Aesthetic Surgery Journal (In Press)

“Pediatric Vascular Malformations”.  JAAD  (In Press)

“Port Wine Stain Progression: A Potential Consequence of Delayed and Inadequate Treatment”.  Lasers Surg. Med 41:423-426 2009

“Fractional Resurfacing for Hypertrophic Scars.”  (Commentary) Journal of Dermatologic Surgery; published online 2009

“Valid light sources for photodynamic therapy”.  Abstract.  JAAD. 2009, 60 (3):AB157.


“The Safety and Efficacy of Fractional Photothermolysis for Correction of Striae Distensae”.  J. Drugs Derm.  2008;7(9):857-61

“Topical Methyl-aminolevulinate Photodynamic Therapy Using Red Light-emitting Diode Light for Treatment of Multiple Actinic Keratoses: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Study. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2008;59(4):569-576.

“Successful Treatment of Acneiform Scarring with CO2 Ablative Fractional Resurfacing.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine; 2008, 40:381-86

“The Safety and Efficacy of Fractional Photothermolysis for Correction of Striae Distensae.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2008; 7:857-61

“Non-ablative Fractional Lasers:  A Comparison.”  (Commentary)  Journal of Dermatologic Surgery 2008;34:1452-53.

“Fractional Photothermolysis of Striae Alba.”  Lasers Surg. Med. 2008;7(9):857-861.

“Ablative Fractional Resurfacing of Acne Scars.”  Lasers Surg. Med. 2008; 40:381-386.

“Thermage:  Non-Ablative Radio-Frequency for Rejuvenation.” J Clinics in Derm. 2008;26:602-607.

“Eyelid Tightening and Improved Eyelid Aperture through Fractional Resurfacing.”  Dermatol Surg 2008;34:1454-58

Topical Methyl Aminolevulinate Photodynamic Therapy in Patients with Multiple Actinic Keratoses:  A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study.  JAAD 2008; 59(4), 569-76.

“Reversal of Laser-Induced Hypopigmentation with a Narrow Band UVB Light Source in a Patient with Skin Type VI.”  Dermatol Surg 2008; 34: 1-4

“Basal Cell Carcinoma Arising 57 Years After Interstitial Radiotherapy of Nasal Hemangioma.”  Dermatol Surg 2008; 34: 1-4

“The Vitamin D Dilemma.”  Skin Care Foundation Journal.  2008; Vol XXVI: 29-31.

“Fractional Photothermolysis.”  J Drugs Derm. 2008; 7(2);           118-22.

“Deep Venous Thrombosis Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery:  A Case Report.” Dermatol Surg.  2008; 34 (3); 414-7.

“The Vitamin D Dilemma.”  Skin Care Foundation Journal.  2008; Vol XXVI: 29-31.


“Efficacy of Early Treatment of Facial Port Wine Stains in Newborns:  A Review of 49 Cases.”  Laser Surg Med.  2007.  (39) 7: 563-68

“Redarkening of Port Wine Stains 10 Years after Laser Treatment.”   N Engl J Med 2007 356;26:2745-46

“Treatment of Radiation-Induced Dermatitis with Light Emitting Diode Photomodulation.” Laser Surg Med 2007 (39)2:164-68

“Redarkening of Port Wine Stains 10 Years after Laser Treatment.”   N Engl J Med 2007 356;26:2745-46

Publications from 2006-1979

“Rapid growth of basal cell carcinoma in a multigestational pregnancy.”  Dermatol Surg. 2006;32(11):1418-20.

“Treatment of Multiple Familial Trichoepitheliomas with a Combination of Aspirin and a Neutralizing Antibody to Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha: A Case Report and Hypothesis of Mechanism.” Arch Dermatol. 2006;142(6):782-3.

“Improvement of Familial Benign Pemphigus After Treatment with   Pulsed Dye Lasers: A Case Report.”  Dermatol Surg 32:966-968, 2006

“Long Pulsed Neodymium:Yttrium-Aluminum-Garnet Laser Treatment for Port Wine Stains.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (54) 5:923,2006

“Laser Lipolysis Utilizing a Novel Nd:Yag Laser.” Dermatol Surg 32(2):241-248, 2006

“Fractional Photothermolysis:  Current and Future Applications.” Lasers Surg Med 38:169-176, 2006

“Fractional Photothermoloysis for Treatment of Surgical Scars: A Case Report. J Cosmet Laser Therapy, 2006

“Repair Conundrum; defect involving both the cutaneous and vermillion lip.” Dermatol Surg 32:287-285, 2006

“The Use of Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology: Results of a Consensus Conference.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatol. 5 (2): 140-154, 2006

“A Quality Rating Scale for Aesthetic Surgical Procedures.” Dermatol Surg 54 (2):   270-281, 2005

“Dermatologic Laser Treatment in Pediatrics.” J. Lasers Surg Med. 37(4): 255-263, 2005

“Clinical Experience with Light Emitting Diode (LED) Photomodulation.”  Dermatol Surg. 31(9): 1199-1205, 2005

“Short Term Side Effects of Fractional Photothermolysis.”  Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surg  31:(9): 1245-1249, 2005

“Concurrent use of a Handheld Forced Cold Air Device Minimizes Patient Discomfort during Fractional Photothermolysis.” Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surg  31(9): 1242-1244, 2005

“Nonablative Radiofrequency Treatment of Facial Laxity.” Dermatol Surg 31(9): 1237-1241, 2005

“Clinical Trial of a Novel, Non-thermal LED Array For Reversal of Photoaging: Clinical Histologic and Surface Profilometric Results.” Laser Surg Med. 9999: 1-7, 2005

“Mutation in the CYLD gene in Brooke-Spiegler syndrome, familial cylindyomotors, multiple familial trichoepithelioma: lack of genotype-phenotype correlation.” Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 124(5):919-20, 2005

“Non-Ablative Rejuvenation. Arch Facial Plastics.” 6(6): 398-409, 2004

“A Novel Non-Thermal Non-Ablative LED Photomodulation Device for Reversal of Photoaging.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 3(6): 605-10, 2004

“Laser Meditated Photodynamic Therapy of Actinic Cheilitis.” Drugs in Dermatol 3(5): 548-551, 2004

“Treatment of Atropic Facial Acne Scars with the 1064nm Q-switched Nd:YAG Laser.”  Arch Dermatol 140: 1337-1341, 2004

“The Utility of Punch Excisions in Auricular Repairs.”  Plast. Reconst. Surg. 14: 278-279, 2004

“The Safety and Efficacy of the 308nm  Excimer Laser for Pigment Correction of Hypopigmented Scars and Straie Alba.”  Arch Dermatol 140: 955-962, 2004.

“Non-Physician Practice of Dermatologic Surgery.” Dermatol Surg 30/61: 857-864, 2004

“A New Look at Photodynamic Therapy.”  Skin Cancer Foundation Journal 20: 46-90, 2004

“Multi-center Study of Non-invasive Radiofrequency for Periorbital Tightening.” Laser Med Surg. 33: 232-242, 2003

“Correction of Naolabial Folds and Jowls with a non-invasive Radiofrequency Device.” Arch Dermatol 139:(10) 1371-1372, 2003

“Laser-Medicated Photodynamic Therapy of Actinic Keratoses. Arch Dermatol 139: (10) 1313-1324, 2003

“Two Randomized, Double Blind Studies Evaluating the S-Caine Peel for Induction of Local Anesthesia Prior to Nd:YAG Laser Therapy for Leg Veins.” Dermatol Surg 29(10) 1012-1018, 2003

“Review of Non-Ablative Photorejuvenation: Reversal of the Aging Effects of the Sun and Environmental Damage Using Laser and Light Sources.”  Sem Cut Med LL(2) 93-106, 2003

“Beauty versus Medicine: The Non-Physician Practice of Dermatologic Surgery.” Dermatol Surg 29:31 9-324, 2003.

“Laser treatment of Cosmetic Tattoos.” JAAD:271-272, 2003.

“Quantitative Evaluation of Non-Ablative Laser Technology.”  Sem Cut Med Surg 21(4):266-273, 2002.

“Lasers in Facial Plastic Surgery.”  Arch Facial Plast Surg (4): 270-271, 2002.

“Should Non-Physicians Perform Cosmetic Procedures.” Dermatol Surg 28(9):857-859, 2002.

“Safety data of injectable non-animal hyaluronic gel for soft tissue augmentation.” Dermatol Surg 28:491-494, 2002.

“308nm excimer laser treatment of inverse psoriasis.” Dermatol Surg 28:530-532, 2002.

“Efficacy of 308 nm excimer laser treatment of psoriasis: results of a multicenter study.”  J. Am Acad Derm 46:900-906, 2002.

“3D In-vivo optical skin imaging for topographical quantitative assessment of non-ablative laser technology.”  Dermatol Surg 28:199-204, 2002.

“Legislative and Regulatory Issues in Dermatology.” Cosmetic Surg 15(1):11-19, 2002.

“Cooling gel improves Pulsed KTP laser treatment of facial telangiectasia.” Lasers Surg Med 30(2):149-154, 2002.

“Treatment of port-wine stains by variable pulse width pulsed dye laser with cryogen spray: a preliminary study.”  Dermatol Surg 27:963-965, 2001.

“Topical anesthesia update EMLA and beyond.”  Dermatol Surg 27:1019-1026, 2001.

“Pulsed dye laser versus conventional therapy in the treatment of warts.”  J Am Acad Derm 45(1):151, 2001.

“308 nm Excimer laser treatment of post laser resurfacing leukoderma.”  Arch Dermatol 137:824-825, 2001.

“Laser treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions, laser hair removal and laser resurfacing.”  Current Problems in Dermatology 13(1):5-24, 2001.

“Hemangiomas: Evaluation and treatment.” Dermatol Surg 27:475-485, 2001.

“Tattoo darkening and non-response after laser treatment: A possible role for titanium dioxide.”  Arch Dermatol 137:33-37, 2001.

“Antibiotic prophylaxes in laser resurfacing patients.”  Dermatol Surg 26:695-697, 2000.

“High fluence modified pulsed dye laser photocoagulation with dynamic cooling of port wine stains in infancy.” Arch Dermatol 136:942-943, 2000.

“Prospective study of hair reduction by 810 nm diode laser with long term follow-up.”  Dermatol Surg 26:428-432, 2000.

“Effects of topical vitamin K and retinol on laser induced purpura on nonlesional skin.”   Dermatol Surg 25:942-944, 1999.

“Risk of hair ignition.” J Cutan Laser Ther 1:189, 1999.

“Q-switched ruby laser therapy of acquired bilateral nevus of Ota – like macules.”  Dermatol Surg 25:941, 1999.

“Current issues in dermatologic office-based surgery.” Dermatol Surg 25:805-814, 1999.

“Cryogen Spray cooling in combination with non-ablative laser treatment of facial wrinkles.”  Arch Dermatol 135:691-694, 1999.

“Stress and family satisfaction in parents of children with facial port wine stains.”  Ped Dermatol 16(3):190-197, 1999.

“Laser resurfacing of the neck.” (Commentary) Dermatol Surg 25(3):167-168, 1999.

“Treatment of spider veins with the 595 nm pulsed dye laser.”  J Am Acad Derm 39:746-750, 1998.

“Treatment of port wine stains.” N Engl J Med 339:635-636, 1998.

“Treatment of recalcitrant verrucae with both the Ultrapulse CO2  and pulsed dye lasers.”  Plast Recon Surg 101(7):2010, 1998.

“Laser resurfacing.”  Dermatol Surg 24:121-130, 1998.

“Scar Resurfacing with High-Energy, Short-pulsed and Flashscanning Carbon Dioxide Lasers.”  Dermatol Surg 24:101-107, 1998.

“Before and After Photographs.” Dermatol Surg  23:1225, 1997.

“Treatment of neonatal hemangiomas.”  J Am Acad Derm 37:1025-1027, 1997.

“Guidelines of care for hemangiomas.” J Am Acad Derm 37(4): 631-637, 1997.

“Infections after laser resurfacing (commentary).”  Dermatol Surg 23:535-536, 1997.

“Histology of laser resurfacing.”  Derm Clin 15(3): 459-469, 1997.

“Effect of dynamic cooling on 585 nm pulsed dye laser treatment of port-wine stain birthmarks.”  Dermatol Surg 23:657-662, 1997.

“Short and long term side effects following CO2 laser resurfacing of rhytides.”  Dermatol Surg, 23:519-525, 1997

“Tattoo formation from synthetic suture and successful removal with the Q-switched ruby laser.”  Dermatol Surg, 22; 12:1040-1042, 1997.

“Keloid formation with the 585 nm pulsed dye laser during isotretinoin treatment.”  Arch Dermatol 133:111-112, 1997.

“Histology of laser resurfacing.”  Seminars in Cut Med Sur, 15(3): 189-193, 1996

“Photosclerosis of benign vascular lesions.”  Dermatol Surg 22:323-330, 1996.

“Laser resurfacing.”  Dermatol Surg 22:733-734, 1996.

“Surgical Pearl:  Q-switched Nd:YAG laser removal of eyeliner tattoo.” J Am Acad Derm 35:101-102, 1996.

“A comparative histopathological comparison of AChar-free@ carbon dioxide (CO2) laser systems.”  Dermatol Surg 22:343-348, 1996.

“Pulsed dye laser treatment of the vascular component of the Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome.”  Ped Dermatol 13:175, 1996.

“Pulsed dye laser treatment of hemangiomas.”  Plast Recons Surg 97:1302-1303, 1996.

“Treatment of small and medium-sized congenital nevi with the Q-switched ruby laser.”  Arch Dermatol 132:301-304, 1996.

“Remote fire with the pulsed dye laser: Risk and prevention.”  J Am Acad Dermatol 34:503-505, 1996.

“Effect of 7 mm vs. 5 mm spot size on pulsed dye laser treatment of port-wine stains and hemangiomas.”  Lasers Surg Med 7:56, 1995.

“Pulsed dye laser treatment of recalcitrant verrucae.”  Arch Fam Med 4:1035-1040, 1995.

“Carbon dioxide laser with flashscanner resurfacing of facial rhytides in 47 patients.”  Dermatol Surg 21:940-946, 1995.

“Pulsed dye laser therapy of resistant port-wine stains.” Dermatol Surg 21:515-521, 1995.

“Laser Surgery – 1995.”  Dermatol Surg 21:399-403, 1995.

“Q-switched ruby vs. Q-switched Nd:YAG laser in treatment of tattoos.”  Cutis 55(5): 291-296, 1995.

“Side effects of pulsed dye laser treatment of vascular lesions:  a review of 500 patients.”  J Am Acad Derm 32:613-617, 1995.

“Comparison of the continuous wave tunable dye laser with a robotized scanning device and the pulsed dye laser.”  J Am Acad Dermatol 32:237-40, 1995.

“The argon laser for the treatment of cutaneous lesions.” Clinics in Dermatology 13:55-58, 1995.

“Laser treatment of cutaneous vascular lesions in Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology.”  Head and Neck Surgery 5(4): 250-58, 1994.

“Anatomical differences of port-wine stains located on the trunk and extremities in response to treatment with the pulsed dye laser” (abstr.)  Laser Surg Med 14(suppl 6):47, 1994.

“Interferon alfa-2A therapy for extensive perianal and lower extremity hemangioma.”  J Am Acad Derm 29:98-99, 1993

“Lasers in Dermatology.”  Arch Dermatol 129:1026-1030, 1993.

“Cosmetic tattoo ink darkening.  A complication of Q-switched and pulsed dye laser treatment.”  Arch Dermatol 129:1010-1014, 1993.

“Supraumbilical midabdominal raphei sternal atresia and hemangioma in an infant: Response of hemangioma to laser and interferon therapies.”  Ped Dermatol 10(1):71-73, 1993.

“The pulsed dye laser in the treatment of vascular lesions in children.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol 19:303-310, 1993.

“Failure of the flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser in preventing growth of deep hemangiomas.”  Ped Dermatol 10:77-80, 1993.

“Anatomical differences in the treatment of port wine stains with the pulsed dye laser.”  Arch Dermatol  129:182-188, 1993.

“The Q-switched ruby laser in the treatment of traumatic tattoos.”  Plast Reconst Surg 91:841-846, 1993.

“Q-switched ruby laser therapy of nevus of Ota.”  Arch Dermatol 128:1618-  1622, 1992.

“The Q-switched ruby laser in the treatment of pigmented lesions of the mucous membranes.”  J Am Acad Dermatol 27(5):809-812, 1992.

“Book Review.  Atlas of Cutaneous Laser Surgery.”  Arch Dermatol 128:1289, 1992.

“Laser surgery of the nail unit.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  18:735-743, 1992.

“The flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser in the treatment of cutaneous vascular disorders.”  Monografias de Dermatologia  5(1):34-39, 1992.

“Anesthesia and/or sedation for pulsed dye laser therapy.”  Ped Dermatol  9:143-146, 1992.

“Treatment of peri-orbital port wine stains utilizing the flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser.”  Arch Ophthal  110:793-797, 1992.

“Treatment of a port wine stain in a black patient with the pulsed dye laser.”  J Derm Surg Oncol  18:147-148, 1992.

“Lack of efficacy of the Q-switched ruby laser in the treatment of vitiligo.”  Arch Dermatol 128:277-278, 1992.

“Detection of human papillomavirus DNA in squamous cell carcinoma of the nail bed and finger determined by PCR.”  Arch Dermatol 127:1813-1818, 1991.

“Argon laser surgery in children under 13 years of age.” Plast Reconst Surg  8(6):1105-1106, 1991.

“Pulsed dye laser treatment of the telangiectatic component of the Rothmund-Thomson syndrome.”  Ped Dermatol  8(2):162-165, 1991.

“Arteriovenous malformation treated with embolization and laser therapy.”  Arch Dermatol  127:1642-1644, 1991.

“Flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser for port wine stains in infancy: Earlier versus later treatment.”  J Am Acad Dermatol  24:467-472, 1991.

“Treatment of spider telangiectases in children using the flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser.”  Ped Dermatol  8(1):61-63, 1991.

“Invasive squamous cell carcinoma arising from epidermo-dysplasia verruciformis.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  17:300-302, 1991.

“Capillary hemangiomas and treatment with the flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser.”  Arch Dermatol  127:202-205, 1991.

“Ethics and the Academic-Corporate Relationship (letter).”  J Am Acad Dermatol  24:319-320, 1991.

“The medical necessity of the evaluation and treatment of port wine stains.”  J Derm Surg Oncol  17:76-79, 1991.

“EMLA cream and pulsed dye laser treatment.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  16:1008-1111, 1990.

“Thrombocytopenia-Absent Radii syndrome and lack of response to the pulsed dye laser.”  Arch Dermatol  126:1520-1521, 1990.

“Porokeratosis of Mibelli with underlying hemangioma treated with the pulsed dye laser.”  Cutis  46:410-412, 1990.

“Treatment of port wine stains during childhood with the flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser.”  J Am Acad Dermatol  23:1142-1148, 1990.

“Presuturing in alopecia reductions.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  16:828-830, 1990.

“Dermatologic laser surgery.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  16:56-168, 1990.

“Poikiloderma of Civatte.”  Arch Dermatol  126:547-548, 1990.

“The use of the pulsed dye laser for the treatment of port-wine stains in children.”  N Engl J Med  321:901-902, 1989.

“Microcystic adnexal carcinoma of the scalp: A case report.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  15:768-771, 1989

“Carbon dioxide laser vaporization of Zoon’s balanitis: A case report.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  15:491-494, 1989.

“The association of lichen planus of the penis with squamous cell carcinoma in situ and verrucous squamous cell carcinoma.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  15:413-417, 1989.

“Ultraviolet laser ablation of skin: Healing studies and thermal model.”  Lasers Surg Med  6:514-515, 1987.

“A computer aid to the management of diseases of the skin.”  Dermatologic Clinics  Vol. 4, No. 4, 1986.

“Ultraviolet laser ablation of skin.” Arch Dermatol  121:609, 1985.

“Book Review, Cutaneous Laser Therapy.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  9:686, 1983.

“Modification of surgical gloves to prevent exposure to hepatitis during hair transplantation surgery.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  9:114-115, 1983.

“Use of a biopsy punch for removal of follicular (sebaceous) cysts.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  8:1059-1062, 1982.

“Dermatology Rx Segment of the American Academy of Dermatology’s Dermatology Management Information System Program” (145 Diseases).

“The effect of two new dressings on epidermal wound healing.”  J Dermatol Surg Oncol  8:850-852, 1982.

“Liver scan vs. liver biopsy in methotrexate treated psoriatics.”  Arch Dermatol  118:649-651, 1982.

“The effect of UVC and UVB on epidermal wound healing.”  Clin Res  30(2):586A, 1982.

“Wound healing: The effects of topical antimicrobial agents.”  Arch Dermatol 115:1311-1341, 1979.


Links to Dermatologic Journals

Publishing peer-reviewed original articles that enhance the understanding of the skin and its diseases, Archives of Dermatology is widely recognized as one of the most influential journals in the specialty.

Exclusively devoted to dermatologic surgery, Dermatologic Surgery published comprehensive and innovative dermatology publications.

As the official publication of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Journal is dedicated to the clinical and continuing education needs of the entire dermatologic community and is internationally known as the leading journal in the field.


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