Inspired by his father to choose a profession that provided a valuable service to his community, Mitchel P. Goldman, MD, started practicing medicine in 1982 and completed his dermatology residency in 1986. Located in San Diego, CA, he is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a retired diplomate (2002-2023) of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Goldman was President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and Founder and President of the American College of Phlebology. Originally from Miami Beach, Florida, Dr. Goldman is a graduate of Stanford University Medical School and Boston University (Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa). Dr. Goldman is recognized for pioneering research on multiple laser techniques, skin rejuvenation, liposculpture, and vein therapy.
Dr. Goldman is considered a leading medical authority around the world 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. He was in the Top 10 most published doctors in Dermatologic Surgery, the premier peer-reviewed medical journal in dermatology. He is also known as the godfather of sclerotherapy.
Kimberly J. Butterwick, M.D. received her specialty in Dermatology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1989, and is today recognized as one of the most renowned skin care experts in the country. Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, she is considered one of San Diego, CA’s leading authorities on injectables, filler technology, lasers, and liposculpture. Known for her comprehensive examinations as well as a meticulous technique and artistic-eye, Dr. Butterwick is committed to providing patients with the best options to restore and rejuvenate their appearance.
Dr. Butterwick has been referred to as the nation’s premier “expert injector,” serving on the advisory boards for Allergan’s Juvederm, Medicis—the makers of Restylane and Merz—the makers of facial fillers Radiesse and Belotero. In addition, she is a consultant and national trainer for Sculptra for face volumizing. She further serves on the National Education Faculty for Botox and is the principal investigator for a new filler, Voluma. In 2004, Dr. Butterwick was selected by the American Academy of Dermatology to perform the first-ever live demonstration on facial fillers at their meeting and she has been invited every year to demonstrate her acclaimed techniques to thousands of the top dermatologists in the world. Dr. Butterwick has also directed numerous teaching workshops in filler and laser techniques…
Dr. William Groff is a board-certified dermatologist in San Diego, CA who has specialized in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery for over 20 years. He is recognized as an acclaimed expert with laser procedures, cosmetic injectables, vein therapy, body contouring, liposculpture, tattoo removal, pearly penile papules (PPP), and skin tightening treatments. He also has an excellent reputation for correcting “botched” laser and cosmetic procedures performed by others.
Over his distinguished career, Dr. Groff has achieved several prestigious awards, but the most meaningful recognition to him is from his patients. For consecutive years, Dr. Groff has been voted the winner in three San Diego “Best Of” contests. He is Ranked #1 Dermatologist, #1 Cosmetic Surgeon, and #1 Cosmetic Dermatologist in all of San Diego.
For each of his patients, Dr. Groff creates a personalized plan based on their unique cosmetic goals. Every patient is considered special with their individualized needs. He uses state-of-the-art procedures and innovative techniques that are designed to ensure natural-looking results. Men and women choose Dr. Groff to help them achieve their cosmetic goals because Dr. Groff has the experience you can trust!…
Originally from Chicago, international speaker, trainer, author, and double board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic cosmetic surgeon, Sabrina Guillen Fabi, MD, is a globally-recognized leader in cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Fabi is also an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego. As the associate research director at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, Dr. Fabi is actively involved in multiple clinical studies, including FDA clinical trials. She is considered a leading authority on Ultherapy and has pioneered many of its current applications, including its combination with other injectables and laser treatments to achieve a natural 3-dimensional rejuvenation on both the face and body.
Dr. Fabi believes in looking and feeling your best at any age and helps her patients achieve this through combining state-of-the-art technology with the most up-to-date medical evidence, an advanced skill set, and an artistic eye. She is a repeat recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award, a national award bestowed upon physicians based on their patients’ appreciation and praise for the quality of care and service they provide…
Originally from Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, Douglas C. Wu, MD, PhD, is a double board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the USA with specialty training in cosmetic surgery via the prestigious American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship program and a Ph.D. in Immunology and Stem Cell Biology from the University of Oxford. He specializes in wrinkle reduction, volume restoration with injectable fillers, laser rejuvenation, tattoo removal, vein removal, liposculpture, non-invasive body contouring using devices such as CoolSculpting®, and skin tightening. Dr. Wu has authored numerous medical articles and textbook chapters in both general and aesthetic dermatological literature and has lectured at major conferences across the globe. Dr. Wu utilizes cutting-edge techniques to develop uniquely tailored treatments designed to address the specific needs of his patients. Dr. Wu feels like his patients are like family, and he cares very much about every aspect of their experience.
In addition to his busy clinical practice, Dr. Wu serves as Director of Research at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, CA, supervising between 20 and 30 ongoing clinical trials at any given time. This work places him at the forefront of discovery and innovation in cosmetic dermatology. These trials have included collaborations with Allergan Inc® (Botox® Cosmetic, Juvéderm®, Voluma® XC), Galderma® (Restylane®, Perlane®, Dysport®), Merz Pharma (Radiesse®, Belotero®, Xeomin®), Ulthera®, Thermage®, CoolSculpting, ThermiRF®, Cynosure®, Syneron®, and many others…
Dr. Monica Boen is a board-certified dermatologist in San Diego, CA, with specialty training in dermatologic cosmetic surgery through the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship program. Known for her patient-forward approach, Dr. Boen is committed to listening to all of her patient’s concerns and finding the right treatments to help them look and feel their best.
She specializes in skin rejuvenation therapies with neuromodulators such as Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®, injectable dermal fillers, and laser surgery. She has a passion for acne therapy and scar treatment with laser and photodynamic therapy. In addition, Dr. Boen performs tattoo removal, vein removal, skin tightening procedures with Ulthera® and Thermage®, liposculpture, and non-invasive fat removal with CoolSculpting® and ThermiTight®. Dr. Boen has written numerous medical articles and textbook chapters in both general and aesthetic dermatology and has presented her research at national dermatology conferences. Through her expertise, Dr. Boen tailors her treatment options for her patients, to provide the optimal aesthetic outcome…
Dr. Jameson Loyal is a board-certified dermatologist with advanced fellowship training in laser and cosmetic dermatologic surgery. A native New Yorker, Dr. Loyal received his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, where he graduated Cum Laude and was awarded the Founders’ Day Award as well as named a Presidential Honors Scholar for his academic excellence. He completed his undergraduate degree in just three years.
Subsequently, Dr. Loyal attended the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. During medical school, he was granted the Vermont Medical Scholars Award for his academic merit as well as the UVM College of Medicine Research Fellowship Merit Award for his dedication to advancing medical research throughout his medical education. Dr. Loyal stayed at UVM for his internal medicine internship prior to returning to New York City to complete his dermatology residency training at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn. During his final year of residency training, Dr. Loyal was named the Cosmetic Dermatology Chief Resident, where he organized all aspects of the cosmetic and procedural dermatology curriculum for the program.
Dr. Zubair was born and raised in New Jersey. He received his undergraduate and graduate training at Johns Hopkins University before entering medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at Broward Health, where he saw patients at Cleveland Clinic, Broward County Hospital, Nicklaus Miami Children’s Hospital, and the West Palm Beach VA. He underwent an intensive cosmetic surgery fellowship under the mentorship of globally recognized pioneers in the field, including Dr. Goldman, Dr. Butterwick, Dr. Fabi, Dr. Groff, and Dr. Wu. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Zubair had been an EMT in North Plainfield and used ABA therapy to help toddlers with autism spectrum disorder in Bayonne.
Leysin Fletcher completed her Physician Assistant training at Midwestern University Graduate School in Glendale, Arizona in 2003. Prior to attending P.A. school she attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology. Leysin has spent several years working in general/cosmetic dermatology Leysin is experienced with multiple laser treatments.
Prior to joining Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, CA, Leysin practiced general dermatology and family practice in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Farzaneh Momeni-Salami is a professional medical aesthetician with over 20 years of experience treating the skin with the most innovative and effective techniques in both Germany and the United States. Farzaneh has worked with the team at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology for the last 13 years contributing her expertise in customized skin treatment and post-operative therapy. As a leader in her field, Farzaneh has spent her career training fellow aestheticians, working as a clinical aesthetics instructor, introducing new product lines, and developing an exclusive clientele…Read More >
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