dr william groff best cosmetic dermatologist san diegoCongratulations to Dr. William Groff, who won the titles of Best Cosmetic Surgeon and Best Cosmetic Dermatologist in the 2016 La Jolla Light Reader’s Choice awards, and to Cosmetic Laser Dermatology for winning Best Cosmetic Dermatology Group in the San Diego Union-Tribune “Best of San Diego” poll!

Dr. William F. Groff has been practicing cosmetic dermatology in Southern California for over 17 years. A leader in this field, Dr. Groff has given over 100 lectures in ten different countries on laser resurfacing, Ultherapy®, Botox® and fillers and was instrumental in developing the Ultra Repair resurfacing procedure. As an advanced cosmetic injector, Dr. Groff serves as a trainer and key opinion leader for Allergan Inc® (Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm®, Voluma™ XC, Kybella, and Volbella), Galderma (Restylane®, Perlane®,Dysport®, and Sculptra Aesthetic), and Merz Pharm. (Radiesse®, Belotero®, Xeomin®). In this role, Dr. Groff teaches other physicians advanced injection techniques using these products.

Recently, Dr. Groff appeared on CBS’s The Doctors to discuss the latest techniques in laser resurfacing. Over 50 million viewers saw the episode worldwide. He is also a regular dermatology correspondent on Fox News, and has appeared on ABC and NBC news programs.

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In 2015 and 2016, Dr. Groff was honored to be awarded Best Cosmetic Dermatologist and Dermatologist by the San Diego Union Tribune and Best Cosmetic Surgeon and Dermatologist by the La Jolla Light, respectively.

Dr. Groff graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in biology and vertebrate physiology. During medical school at PCOM in Philadelphia, he received the highly coveted U.S. Naval Health Professions Scholarship Award. After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Groff moved to San Diego to begin his postgraduate work and went on to complete a surgical internship at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego.

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Upon graduation, he was accepted into flight school at the U.S. Naval Aerospace Medicine Institute in Pensacola, Florida. As a flight surgeon, Dr. Groff was stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and accumulated over 200 hours of flight time in the F/A-18 Hornet. He also deployed to the Persian Gulf aboard the USS Nimitz, accruing flight time and taking care of sick and injured Marines and Sailors.

After completing a 3-year tour at MCAS Miramar, Dr. Groff was selected into the dermatology program at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego. During his residency, he trained under one of the top cosmetic laser surgeons in the world. At the time of his graduation, Dr. Groff had performed more laser procedures than any other graduating resident in the country.

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology, he spent two years as the Department Head of Dermatology and Laser Surgery at Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan. Dr. Groff has published articles in peer-reviewed dermatology and plastic surgery journals and participated in research that has led to the FDA approval of cosmetic laser devices.

Dermatology Specialists

Dr. Groff travels worldwide to lecture on the latest advances in laser surgery to fellow dermatologists and plastic surgeons, and has lectured in the Philippines, Australia, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Kuala Lumpur and China as well as different regions of the US. He specializes in all laser procedures, including: Ultra Repair Laser Resurfacing, IPL Photofacials, ThermiRF™, Ultherapy®, LipoSculpture, tattoo removal, vascular/pigmented lesions, and Fraxel Repair and Fraxel Dual.

Dr. Groff and his wife Stacey have resided in San Diego for more than 20 years and are proud parents of two daughters, Jenna Alexis and Piper Silk. Dr. Groff enjoys surfing, snowboarding, weightlifting, and international travel.

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Please contact Cosmetic Laser Dermatology at (858) 943-2113 for more information and to schedule a consultation with Dr. Groff. We are located in the UTC area of San Diego, minutes from La Jolla, Del Mar, and Downtown San Diego.

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Education

Laser Training: Naval Medical Center 2000 – 2003
E. Victor Ross, M.D.
San Diego, CA

Dermatology Associates of San Diego 11/03-12/03
Richard E. Fitzpatrick, M.D.
San Diego, CA

Residency: Naval Medical Center 2000 – 2003
Dermatology Department
San Diego, CA

Aviation Training: Flight Surgeon Training Course 1996 – 1997
Pensacola, FL

Internship: Naval Medical Center 1995 – 1996
General Surgery Department
San Diego, CA

Medical School: PCOM 1991 – 1995
Philadelphia, PA

College: Penn State University 1987 – 1991
University Park, PA
B.S. – Biology/Vertebrate Physiology

Career Related Activities

Aviation

Accumulated over 200 hours of flight time in the F/A-18 Hornet. Marine
Corps Air Station, Miramar, CA. 1997–2000.

Research

“A Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter Comparison of the Safety and
Efficacy of Gel and Gel Plus Versus Restylane for the Correction of
Nasolabial Folds.”Coapt Systems, Inc., Protocal Number 0230. La Jolla
Cosmetic Surgery Centre. March 11, 2008-2010.

“A Prospective Clinical Study of Non-Invasive Cooling of Subcutaneous
Fat,”Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc., Protocol Number ZA07-005. La Jolla Cosmetic
Surgery Centre. February 4, 2008-2010

“Juvederm Experience Trial, a Clinical Evaluation of Juvederm Ultra
Injectable Gel for the Correction of Moderate to Severe Facial Wrinkles and
Folds.” La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre. October 2006–October 2007.

“A Single Center, Blinded Evaluator Comparison of the Efficacy of Double
Pass, High Energy Portrait PRS3 Treatment in the Peri-Oral Area as an
Adjunct to Rhytidectomy to the Erbium:YAG Laser Treatment as an Adjunct
to Rhytidectomy,” with Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick. July 2006–December 2007.

“A Single Center, Evaluation of the Efficacy of Double-Pass, High Energy,
Full-Face Portrait PSR3 Treatment,”with Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick, La Jolla
Cosmetic Surgery Centre. April 2006–December 2007.

“Evaluation of a Novel Fractional Device for Treatment of Photodamaged
Skin (Reliant Technologies, Inc.),”with Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick, La Jolla
Cosmetic Surgery Centre. June 2006–June 2007.

“Skin Tightening of the Face and Neck Using a Variable Pulse Nd:YAG
Laser,” with Dr. Vic Ross, Naval Medical Center, San Diego. 2005-2006.
“Role of Diode Laser (Smoothbeam 1450 nm) in the Treatment of Acne,”
with Dr. Vic Ross, Naval Medical Center, San Diego. 2001–2003.

“Use of a Variable Pulse Nd:YAG Laser in the Treatment of Leg
Telangiectasia,” with E. Victor Ross, M.D., Naval Medical Center,
San Diego, 2001-2003.

“Effects of Diabetes Mellitus on the Cardiovascular System of the Rat
Model,” with Dr. Theodore M. Hollis, Penn State University Biology
Department. 1988-1990.

Research Publications

Masssaki A, Groff WF, et al. Treatment of Melasma With the 1,927-nm Fractional
Thulium Fiver Laser: A Retrospective Analysis of 20 Casees With Long-Term
Follow-Up. Lasers Surg Med. 2013 Feb;45(2):95-101.

Kono T, Kikuchi Y, Groff WF, Sakurai H, Yamaki T. Split-face comparison study
of cryogen spray cooling versus pneumatic skin flattening in skin tightening
treatments using a long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2010
Apr;12(2):87-91.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. Treatment of Traumatic Scars Using Plasma Skin
Regeneration (PSR) system. Lasers Surg Med. 2009;41(2):128-130.

Groff WF, Fitzpatrick, RE, et al. “Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser and
Plasmakinetic Resurfacing,” published in Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and
Surgery, December 2008; 27:239-251.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Treatment of Traumatic Scars Using Plasma Skin
Regeneration System (PSR),” published in Lasers in Surgery, February 2008.

Kono T, Groff WF, Chan H, et al. ‘Long-pulsed neodymium:yttrium-aluminumgarnet
laser treatment for hypertrophic port-wine stains on the lips,” accepted
Journal of Cosmetic Laser Therapy, June 2008.

Li Li,Kono T, Groff WF, Chan H, et al. “Comparison of a Long-pulse Pulsed Dye
Laser and a Long-pulse Alexandrite Laser in the Treatment of Port Wine Stains,”
published in Journal of Cosmetic Laser Therapy, 2008; 10:12-15.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Split-Face Comparison of Restylane Versus Puragen in
the Treatment of Glabellar Lines,” published in Dermatologic Surgery, July 2008.

Kono T, Groff WF, Chan H, et al. “Comparison Study of a Q-Switched
Alexandrite Laser Delivered with vs. without Compression in the Treatment of
Dermal Pigmented Lesions,” published Journal of Cosmetic Laser Therapy, Aug
2007; 13:1-4.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Direct Comparison Study of Fractional Resurfacing
Using Different Fluences and Densities for Skin Rejuvenation in Asians,”
published Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Apr 2007; 39(4):311-4.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Comparison Study of Intense Pulsed Light Versus a
Long Pulse Pulsed Dye Laser in the Treatment of Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
published in Annals of Plastic Surgery, 59(5):479-83, 2007.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Long-pulse Pulsed Dye Laser Delivered with
Compression for Treatment of Facial Lentigines,” published in Dermatologic
Surgery, Aug 2007;33(8):945-950.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Treatment of Resistant Port-wine Stains with a
Variable-Pulse Pulsed Dye Laser,” published in Dermatologic Surgery, Aug 2007;
33(8):951-6.

Parlette EC, Groff WF, Domankevitz Y, Ross EV. “Optimal Pulse Durations for
the Treatment of Leg Telangiectasias with a neodymium YAG laser,” published in
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Feb 2006; 38(2):98-105.

Kono T, Groff WF, et al. “Evaluation of fluence and pulse duration on purpuric
threshold utilizing using a variable pulse pulsed-dye laser in the treatment of port
wine stains,” published in Journal of Dermatology, Jul 2006; 33(7):431-6.

Presentations

Tanyasiri K, Groff WF, et al. “Mongolian spots with involvement of the
mandibular area,” published in Journal of Dermatology, Jun 2007; 34(6):381-4.

Kono T, Groff WF, Chan H, et al. “Comparison study of a traditional pulsed dye
laser versus a long-pulsed dye laser in the treatment of early childhood
hemangiomas,” published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Feb 2006;
38(2):112-5.

Kono T, Groff WF. “Treatment of port wine stains with the pulsed dye laser,”
published in Annals of Plastic Surgery, Apr 2006; 56(4):460-3.

“Ultherapy for Skin Tightening and Lifting, Our Experience”, presented at The
Orange County Cosmetic Physicians Meeting, Irvine, CA November 11, 2011.

“Neuromodulators in 2011, A Discussion on Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin”,
Allergan Facial Aesthetics Advisory Board Meeting, The Omni Hotel, Los Angeles,
CA, October 29, 2001.

“Botulinum (Botox Cosmetic and Dysport): Advanced Injection Techniques and
Potential Complications, presented at The American Society for Dermatologic
Surgery Course: “The Art and Science of Fillers and Injectables”, La Valencia Hotel,
La Jolla, CA, June 5th, 2011.

“Adding Aesthetic Laser Systems into Your Practice,” presented at OPSC
Conference, San Diego, CA. February 24th, 2011

“Zeltiq Coolsculpting for Noninvasive Fat Reduction,” presented at the California
Association of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, W Hotel,
San Diego, CA, October 15th, 2010.

“The Latest Laser Treatment Techniques for Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
presented at Cosmetic Physician’s Workshop, Atlanta, GA Oct 10, 2010

“Adding Aesthetic Laser Systems into Your Practice,” presented at Candela
Cosmetic Laser Surgery Workshop, Chicago, IL. June 24th, 2010.

“The Latest Laser Treatment Techniques for Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
presented at Cosmetic Physician’s Workshop, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills,
CA, June 15th 2010.

“The Latest Laser Treatment Techniques for Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
presented at Cosmetic Physician’s Workshop, Dallas, TX May 2010.

“The Latest Laser Treatment Techniques for Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
presented at Cosmetic Physician’s Workshop, Roseville, CA, May 14, 2010.

Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (fractional CO2,
standard CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite Lasers) in One Treatment Session,” presented at The Aesthetic Show Meeting, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, NV, May 22, 2010.

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (fractional CO2,
standard CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite Lasers) in One
Treatment Session,” presented at The Candela Cosmetic Physicians
Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 29, 2009

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (fractional CO2,
standard CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite Lasers) in One
Treatment Session,” presented live via an internet webinar,
http://www.candelalaser.com/practitioners/index.cfm?task=workshops_we
casts#target. September 16, 2009

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (fractional CO2,
standard CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite Lasers) in One
Treatment Session,” presented at The Candela Cosmetic Physicians
Meeting, Houston, TX, August 27, 2009

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (Fraxel Repair,
Ultrapulse CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite) in One
Treatment Session,” presented at The Aesthetic Show Meeting, Caesar’s
Palace, Las Vegas, NV, June 6, 2009.

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (Fraxel Repair,
Ultrapulse CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite) in One
Treatment Session,” presented at The Candela Cosmetic Physicians
Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, June 4, 2009.

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (Fraxel Repair,
Ultrapulse CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite) in One
Treatment Session,” presented at The Candela Cosmetic Physicians
Meeting, Santa Ana, CA . March 17, 2009.

“Maximizing Clinical Benefits Using Multiple Lasers (Fraxel Repair,
Ultrapulse CO2 and Erbium, Vbeam Perfecta, and Alexandrite) in One
Treatment Session,” presented at The About Face 2009 Conference, The
Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. March 27, 2009.

“Laser Treatment of Vascular and Pigmented Lesions,” presented at The
About Face 2009 Conference, The Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.
March 27, 2009.

“My Treatment Protocol for High Energy Portrait Skin Regeneration Facial
Rejuvenation and Combining Other Laser Modalities,” presented live via an
internet webinar,
http://www.rhytec.com/content/media/pressreleases/detail.jsp/q/news-id/71.
June 17, 2008.

“The Latest Laser Treatment Techniques for Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
presented at Cosmetic Boot Camp Workshop, The Broadmoor Hotel,
Colorado Springs, CO. June 14, 2008.

“Adding Aesthetic Laser Systems into Your Practice,” presented at Candela
Cosmetic Laser Surgery Workshop, Portland, OR. May 29, 2008.

“Adding Aesthetic Laser Systems into Your Practice,” presented at Primed
West Conference, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. May 5, 2008.

“Various Clinical Applications Using the VBeam Perfecta, Gentle YAG,
GentleLase, and GentleMAX Laser Systems,” presented at the Australasian
College of Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia and
the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Conference, Gold Coast,
Australia. March 14, 2008.

“Skin Tightening Using the GentleYAG Laser Hands-On Workshop,”
presented at the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic
Physicians Society of Australasia and the Australasian Academy of Facial
Plastic Surgery Conference, Gold Coast, Australia. March 14, 2008.

“Portrait Skin Regeneration and My Latest Treatment Techniques Hands-On
Workshop,” presented at the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery,
Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia and the Australasian Academy of
Facial Plastic Surgery Conference, Gold Coast, Australia. March 14, 2008.

“Skin Tightening Using the GentleYAG Laser Workshop,” presented at the
Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Physicians Society of
Australasia and the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
Conference, Gold Coast, Australia. March 16, 2008.

“Portrait Skin Regeneration and My Latest Treatment Techniques,” presented
at the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Physicians Society
of Australasia and the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
Conference, Gold Coast, Australia. March 16, 2008.

“Clinical Applications using Fraxel re:store Resurfacing and the VBeam
Perfecta,” presented at the Reliant and Candela Physician Training
Workshop, Seattle, WA. February 27, 2008.

“Portrait Skin Regeneration and My Latest Treatment Techniques,” presented
at the 47th Annual OPSC Meeting, Palm Springs, CA. February 17, 2008.

“Adding Aesthetic Laser Systems into Your Practice,” presented at The Day
Spa Expo, The Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. February 6, 2008.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic Laser Surgery Workshop, Walnut Creek, CA. November 17, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Dallas, TX. November 3, 2007.

“Fraxel re:store Resurfacing and Treatment Guidelines” and “Various
Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at the Reliant and Candela
Physician Training Workshop, Costa Mesa, CA. November 7, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Dallas, TX. November 3, 2007.

“My Treatment Protocol Using the Portrait Skin Regeneration Device for Skin
Rejuvenation,” presented at the Rhytec Cosmetic Physicians of San Francisco
Training Workshop, San Francisco, CA. October 27, 2007.

“My Treatment Protocol Using the Portrait Skin Regeneration Device for Skin
Rejuvenation,” presented at the Rhytec Cosmetic Physicians of Los Angeles
Training Workshop, Beverly Hills, CA. October 25, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Marina del Rey, CA. October 20, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Seattle, WA. September 29, 2007.

“My Treatment Protocol Using the Portrait Skin Regeneration Device for Skin
Rejuvenation” presented live via an internet webinar,
http://www.rhytec.com/content/about-rhytec/news-events/workshops.jsp.
September 12, 2007.

“Fraxel re:store Resurfacing and Treatment Guidelines,” presented at the
Reliant Physician Training Workshop, Temecula, CA. August 11, 2007.

“The Latest Treatment Protocols Using the Portrait Skin Regeneration Device
for Skin Rejuvenation,” presented at the Rhytec Cosmetic Physicians of
Southern California Training Workshop, Costa Mesa, CA. August 9, 2007.

“The Latest Laser Treatment Techniques for Facial Skin Rejuvenation,”
presented at Cosmetic Boot Camp Workshop, St. Regis, Aspen, CO.
June 9, 2007.

“Fraxel re:store Laser Resurfacing and Use of Nonablative Laser
Technologies,” presented at the Cosmetic Physicians of San Diego Dinner
Meeting, La Jolla, CA. June 23, 2007.

“Update on the Latest Laser Technologies for Your Practice,” presented at The International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference 2007, Las Vegas
Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. June 3, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Houston, TX. June 2, 2007.

“Portrait Skin Regeneration and the Latest Treatment Techniques,” presented
at The Aesthetic Show 2007, Las Vegas, NV. May 26, 2007.

“Adding Light-based Therapies to Your Practice,” presented at The Aesthetic
Show 2007, Las Vegas, NV. May 26, 2007.

“Fraxel re:store Laser Resurfacing and Use of Nonablative Laser
Technologies,” presented at the Cosmetic Physicians of Chicago Dinner
Meeting, Chicago, IL. May 23, 2007.

“Use of Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm.” Self Magazine’s Workout in the
Park, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. May 12, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Marina del Rey, CA. April 21, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Scottsdale, AZ. April 14, 2007.

“Skin Rejuvenation Techniques and Treatments: Protocols for Treating
Vascular and Pigmented Lesions with the Vbeam Perfecta,” presented live via
the internet internationally, http://www.cramereventmedia.com/candela/.
April 4, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Chicago, IL. March 31, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Seattle, WA. March 3, 2007.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, San Francisco, CA. February 10, 2007.

“Laser Treatment of Acne and Acne Scarring,” presented at the 2nd Annual
Chinese Dermatology Meeting, Shanghai, China. December 22, 2006.

“Clinical Applications and Latest Technology of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented
at the 2nd Annual Chinese Dermatology Meeting, Shanghai, China.
December 21, 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Albuquerque, NM. December 9, 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Chicago, IL. December 2, 2006.

“Treatment of Vascular and Pigmented Lesions with a Pulsed Dye Laser,”
presented at the Annual Thai Dermatology Society Meeting, Bangkok,
Thailand. November 21, 2006.

“Various Applications of the GentleYAG, GentleLASE, Vbeam Perfecta and
the Smoothbeam Lasers,” presented at the 2006 Candela Users of Malaysia
Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. November 18, 2006.

“Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions,” presented at the 30th Annual Meeting
of the Philippine Dermatological Society, Manila, Philippines.
November 15, 2006.

“Various Applications of the GentleYAG and V-Beam Perfecta Lasers in
Cosmetic Laser Surgery,” presented at the 2006 INvein Treatment and
Techniques Conference, Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, NV. October 26, 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Portland, OR. October 14, 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Dallas, TX. September 23, 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, San Francisco, CA. August 20, 2006.

“Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions,” presented at the Annual Summer
American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, San Diego, CA. July 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Seattle, WA. May 13, 2006.

“Various Applications of Aesthetic Lasers,” presented at Candela Cosmetic
Laser Surgery Workshop, Portland, OR. March 25, 2006.

“Various Applications of the GentleYAG 1064 nm Nd:YAG Laser,”
presented at the 4th Annual Anti-aging Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan.
September 2005.

“Noninvasive Facial Rejuvenation with a variable pulsed Nd:YAG 1064 nm
Laser,” presented at the Bugyeong Skin Aesthetic Therapy Symposium,
Busan, Korea. September 2005.

“Various Applications of the GentleYAG 1064 nm Nd:YAG Laser and the
Smoothbeam 1450 nm Diode Laser,” presented at the Annual Candela
Users Meeting, Sydney, Australia. August 2005.

“New Aspects of Non-Invasive Laser Surgery in Dermatology,” presented at
The Annual Thai Dermatology Society Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand.
March 2005.

“Various Applications of the Smoothbeam 1450 nm Diode Laser,” presented
at the 1st Annual Candela User’s Meeting, Osaka, Japan. July 2004.

“Use of a Variable Pulse Nd:YAG Laser in the Treatment of Leg
Telangiectasia,” presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for
Laser Medicine and Surgery, Anaheim, CA. April 2003.

“Contact Allergy and Sensitivity to Methacrylate Adhesive Present in Bone
Cement,” presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of
Dermatology Conference, New Orleans, LA. March 2002.

Experience

2010-present
Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, and Groff
Cosmetic Laser Dermatology
San Diego, CA

2008-present
Physician Injection Trainer: Teach Beginner and 2008-present
Advanced Injection Techniques Using Botox and Juvederm for Allergan, Inc.
Member of Facial Aesthetics Advisory Board 2011.

2010-present
Physician Injection Trainer: Teach Beginner and
Advanced Injection Techniques Using Restylane,
Perlane, and Dysport for Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation

2006 – 2010
Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery
La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
La Jolla, CA

2005 – 2006
Dermatology Staff Physician
United States Naval Hospital
Camp Pendleton, CA

2003 – 2005
Assistant Professor
Department of General Medicine
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

2003 – 2005
Dermatology Staff Physician/Department Head
United States Naval Hospital
Yokosuka, Japan

2003 – 2005
Teledermatology Staff Physician
US Military Pacific Region 7
Yokosuka, Japan

1997 – 2000
Flight Surgeon
VMFA – 314/VMFA – 225
Miramar, CA

1996 – 1997
General Medical Officer
Naval Training Center
San Diego, CA

Awards and Publications

American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery 2005
American Board of Dermatology: Board Certification 2003
American Academy of Dermatology Member 2003
Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal 1999
Expert in Military Pistol/Rifle 1995, 1998
Honors in Cardiology 1993
Honors in Preceptorship 1993
American College of General Practioner’s Award 1993
United States Navy Health Profession’s Scholarship 1993
Penn State University Dean’s List 1987 – 1991