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DermaNetwork is your premier online resource for skin rejuvenation. We provide you with unbiased information regarding skin conditions and treatment options. With this information, you and your family can take the first step in making an informed decision.

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Medical Board of Advisors

DermaNetwork maintains a Board of Advisors comprised of notable physicians in the field of skin rejuvenation. We would like to credit these physicians for their considerable work in the field of skin rejuvenation and their involvement with DermaNetwork. Please note that our Board of Advisors are not responsible for the information on this website nor are they responsible for the physicians listed on DermaNetwork.

 

Michael Gold M.D.


Dr. Michael H. Gold is the founder of Gold Skin Care Center and Advanced Aesthetics Medi Spa located in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of over 75 published scientific articles. In 1989, Dr. Gold became the first dermatologist to begin study on the use of topical silicone gel sheeting for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Asia on this topic. Dr. Gold also performed the first clinical trial on the use of the intense pulsed light source for hair removal and published his findings in 1996. Dr. Gold is an Adjunct Instructor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

 


Honors & Awards

  • Board of the Jewish Federation of Nashville (1999-2000)
  • Founder, Tennessee Clinical Research Center
  • Adjunct Instructor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Member or Fellow of:

  • The American Academy of Dermatology
  • The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • The International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons
  • The Noah Worcester Dermatologic Society

Neil Sadick M.D., F.A.C.S.


A native New York City resident, Neil S. Sadick, MD completed his medical school training at SUNY Upstate in 1977. His residency, in internal medicine, was completed at Cornell/North Shore University/Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center. Dr. Sadick then completed his training in dermatology at New York Hospital, during which time he served as chief resident until the completion of his training in 1983. Dr. Sadick holds five board certifications in internal medicine, dermatology, cosmetic surgery, hair restoration surgery and phlebology. Dr. Sadick is one of the world’s most respected dermatologists and is the medical director and owner of Sadick Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology with locations on Park Avenue in New York City and Great Neck, Long Island.

Dr. Neil Sadick has authored more than 250 journal publications and has written numerous books on topics such as hair disorders, facial rejuvenation, lasers, sclerotherapy and cosmetic surgery. In addition, he has also written over 60 book chapters on cosmeceuticals, hair transplantation, lasers and sclerotherapy and has presented well over 400 major academic presentations all over the world.

 


Honors & Awards

  • The American Cancer Society Research Award
  • New York Academy of Medicine Resident’s Award
  • The Jobst Award for Research in Vascular Diseases

Member or Fellow of:

  • The American College of Physicians
  • The American Academy of Dermatology
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • The American Academy of Laser Surgery
  • The International Society of Hair Transplantation Surgery

Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD


Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD graduated from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine with both a Masters degree in Molecular Biology and Doctoral degree (M.D.) in Medicine. His post-graduate medical training included one year at the Gundersen Clinic and a three year Dermatology residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Crutchfield has won several teaching awards for his work as a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School and has a current appointment as a visiting Professor of Biology at Carleton College.

Dr. Crutchfield has a vibrant and award winning private practice of Dermatology, Crutchfield Dermatology and Spa located in Eagan Minnesota with over 25,000 patients. He actively conducts research on psoriasis, anti-oxidant skin rejuvenation products, and cosmetic products in ethnic skin. He has a U.S. patent on a dermatology medication for psoriasis, and is regularly invited to appear on numerous television and radio programs discussing skin care issues. Dr. Crutchfield has co-authored a dermatology textbook and has over 100 peer-reviewed and editorially reviewed publications. He is a locally, nationally and internationally recognized dermatology lecturer.

 


Honors & Awards

  • AOA National Honor Medical Society
  • America's Leading Physicians, Black Enterprise Magazine
  • Gold Triangle Award American Academy of Dermatology
  • Team Dermatologist; Minnesota Twins Baseball
  • Top Doctor, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine

Member or Diplomat of:

  • The American Board of Dermatology
  • The United States National Board of Medical Examiners
  • The American Academy of Dermatology
  • The American Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Surgery

Barry A.S. Lycka, M.D.


Barry A. S. Lycka is one of North America's foremost authorities on cosmetic surgery, skin cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery and laser surgery of the skin. Dr. Lycka is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta as a specialist in Dermatology. Dr. Lycka is also founder of the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation and the Ethical Cosmetic Surgery Association. He is also author of the best selling book - Restoring Youth. Dr. Lycka also is an acknowledged leader in North America in the cosmetic surgery procedure of liposuction .He was one of the first to use the tumescent and eXtrinsic tumescent ultrasonic (XTUL) techniques. Doctor Lycka is also a member of the esteemed American Society of Surgical Professors (the teachers of the teachers) and is one of a few Canadians to join this erudite group.

 


Member, Fellow or Founder of:

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation
  • Ethical Cosmetic Surgery Foundation
  • American Society of Surgical Professors

Randal Haworth, MD

Dr Haworth is world reknowned as a leader, innovator and expert surgeon in the field of plastic surgery. Whether it be liposuction, facelifting or rhinoplasty he instills into every surgery the same focused passion, artistic eye and touch. Though highly accomplished in all aspects of aesthetic surgery, Dr. Haworth's main focus of interest lie in facial surgery (facelifts, eyelid rejuvenation, etc.), rhinoplasty (both primary and secondary to correct problems from previous nasal operations) and breast enhancement. Indeed, his expertise in facial surgery, including his reputation as a unique specialist in rhinoplasty, attracted the attention of the producers of The Swan television show. Consequently, they promptly offered him the lauded spot of being one of the two plastic surgeons on the Fox program for two whole seasons.

Dr. Haworth's practice is limited to the art of aesthetic plastic surgery as well as various cancer reconstruction. It is part of the prestigious HAWORTH INSTITUTE, located in the heart of Beverly Hills, California.

 

Randal Hayworth, MD


Member, Fellow or Founder of:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Honor Medical Society)
  • American College of Surgeons Professional Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgery

Appeared On or Featured In

  • The Swan 2004/2005
  • Vogue, GQ, People, In Style, Cosmopolitan and Shape Magazines
  • Entertainment Tonight
  • Extra
  • Larry King Live
  • The Dr. Phil Show
  • The Tyra Banks Show
  • Telemundo
  • MSNBC

Honors & Awards

  • LA Confidential Top 2 Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles 2005
  • W's Black Book Top 8 Plastic Surgeons in the United States
  • Consumer's Council of America Top Doctor Award 2003
  • Los Angeles Magazine Top 8 Plastic Surgeon 1998

Strategic Board of Advisors

Michael P. Lafkas M.D.


Dr. Michael Lafkas serves as a strategic advisor for Dermanetwork. He assists Dermanetwork with regard to marketing strategies, finance, and strategic business development. Dr. Lafkas completed his medical training at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Lafkas is Medical Director of Aesthetic Laser Care in Long Beach, CA.

 
   

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