It will be an honor to be working with the best dermatology, laser, and cosmetic team in New York.
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014
The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York is pleased to announce that world-renowned leg vein specialist and cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Robert A. Weiss, will be joining its team of leading dermatologists.
Dr. Weiss’ interest and teaching activity in venous disease and dermatologic surgery led to his election to the Board of Directors and Presidency of the American College of Phlebology. He has served several terms on the ASDS Board and is a past President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery and is currently the President-Elect of ASLMS. Dr. Weiss has provided dermatology surgery board questions as a past member of the Test Committee for the American Board of Dermatology. He has lectured and been visiting professor at many institutions such as Harvard University and Yale University. Dr. Weiss practices cosmetic dermatology at the Maryland Laser, Skin, and Vein Institute, where numerous clinical trials on new lasers and pharmaceuticals are conducted. He has conducted trials on numerous vascular lasers, photodynamic therapy, low level LED therapy, varicose vein treatments, as well as dozens of medical and anti-aging lasers and treatments. He also is a pioneer in the development of autologous cell treatment and was a chief principle investigator for LaViv™ autologous fibroblast treatment for improvement of wrinkles and scars.
Roy Geronemus, M.D., the director of the center, stated that, "we are honored and flattered that Dr. Weiss will be bringing his expertise in leg vein management and cosmetic dermatology to our practice. He has been a pioneer in the development of many of the procedures that improve the quality of the lives of so many patients."
Dr. Weiss said, "I am looking forward to providing the highest quality of varicose and spider vein treatments and cosmetic dermatology that patients expect and deserve. It will be an honor to be working with the best dermatology, laser, and cosmetic team in New York and I will be proudly joining a world-class practice that provides state-of-the-art treatments that is an established leader in medical and cosmetic dermatology for decades."
Dr. Weiss was board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology in 1983, and is a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Phlebology, and member of the American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery. He has also served on numerous committees of the ASDS, AAD, ACP and ASLMS. Since 1993, Dr. Weiss has served as Associate or Contributing Editor for the journal Dermatologic Surgery. He also serves on the Editorial Board for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. Dr. Weiss is the author of over 200 publications, including dozens of textbook chapters and six textbooks. He has been an invited speaker for hundreds of worldwide scientific presentations. Dr. Weiss’ present research consists of evaluations of various lasers and light sources for the treatment of photoaging, vascular lesions and pigmented lesions, and fillers and botulinum toxins. He has helped to develop new methods of non-invasive varicose vein treatments, lasers for blood vessels and initiated new methods of reversing photoaging by lasers and light sources in addition to further investigation into autologous cell therapy for skin textural improvement.
Dr. Geronemus is well-known for his work in laser treatments and research. His practice, the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, specializes in Botox, Fractional Laser Resurfacing, CoolSculpting, Tattoo Removal, Port Wine Stain Treatments, and Injectable Fillers. The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery awarded Dr. Geronemus with the Ellet Drake award for outstanding contributions to laser medicine and the Leon Goldman award for excellence in clinical laser research. He has been listed in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York 17 times, 10 times as one of the Best Doctors in America, and acknowledged as Allure magazines “Influencer” in 2013.