Seasoned Dermatologist Nissan Pilest of Irvine, CA, Joins SDS Clinical Trials as Clinical Investigator for Dermatology Division

A new dermatology division is being added to the slate of SDS Clinical Trials. Nissan Pilest, Medical Director of Total Dermatology in Irvine, Ca, will be a primary investigative physician upon the division launch.

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Nissan Pilest, MD

We're delighted Dr. Pilest has agreed to join us in this expansion of our clinical trial outreach. His reputation in Southern California, combined with his long term expertise in all dermatological processes were part of our selection criteria. We feel fortunate to have such an esteemed physician to participate in our forthcoming trials.

Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2009

Well known Orange County Dermatologist and Laser Physician, Nissan Pilest, has been selected by SDS Clinical Trials located in California to participate in their newly developed Dermatology Division. Physician clinical investigators play a pivotal role in the development of drugs, therapies and medical devices used to combat disease, treat chronic and degenerative diseases, and improve the health of people throughout the world.

Dr. Pilest, a Board Certified Dermatologist, will carry out the trials at his medical and cosmetic dermatology clinic, Total Dermatology, located in central Irvine. His 30 year career in dermatological surgery, medical dermatology and cosmetic anti-aging brought him to the attention of SDS Clinical Trials administrator Nanci Hook-Seid. "We're delighted Dr. Pilest has agreed to join us in this expansion of our clinical trial outreach. His reputation in Southern California, combined with his long term expertise in all dermatological processes were part of our selection criteria. We feel fortunate to have such an esteemed physician to participate in our forthcoming trials."

Dr. Pilest treats a multi-ethnic patient population, making him perfectly situated to be able to select a true cross section of patients who may qualify for the various clinical trials launched through SDS.

"This is a great opportunity not only for me, but for my patients," said Dr. Pilest. "To be among the first to benefit from the newest drug and devise research potentially will assist all of the clinical trial patients to reach better levels of skin health and appearance much faster. It often takes years' of controlled studies before an FDA approval is given. If my enrolled patients can be the first to experience a new solution, then that makes my job all the more satisfying."

Dr. Pilest is well known throughout Orange County as one of the more experienced laser physicians in the dermatology field with experience spanning more than 30 years. He is a first level trainer for the Fraxel Repair CO2 resurfacing laser and a frequent speaker for Candela Laser on their full line of lasers including the top tiered GentleMax laser. Dr. Pilest also trains other physicians in the advanced injection techniques of Allergan products Juvederm and Botox, is on the Medical Education Faculty for Bioform's Radiesse long term dermal filler and also is a physician trainer for Restylane and Perlane and the new neurotoxin Dysport.

He is the medical director of Total Dermatology, a full service laser, cosmetic and medical dermatology clinic located near the Spectrum in Irvine, Ca. The practice maintains an educational website http://www.TotalDermatology.com. Private patients may request consultations by calling the office at 949-727-3800. Physicians interested in training should directly contact the relevant manufacturer for training availability.

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