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Mathew M. Avram, MD

  • Director, MGH Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center


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Dr. Mathew Avram, a world-renowned expert in Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, offers the latest non-invasive procedures including: laser skin resurfacing, dermal fillers, body contouring, skin tightening and more.



Clinical Interests
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • Laser treatments
  • Body contouring
  • Soft tissue fillers
  • Tattoo removal
  • Tissue tightening
  • Botox (botulinum toxin injections)
  • Spider vein treatment (sclerotherapy)
  • Minimally invasive aesthetic surgery
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Dermatologic surgery
Medical Education
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, UCLA Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D. is director of the Mass General Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center and director of Dermatologic Surgery at MGH.  Dr. Avram is Faculty Director for Procedural Training in the Department of Dermatology and is Associate Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Avram attended college at Princeton University and completed his dermatology residency training at Harvard, where he served as chief resident. Subsequently, he completed his Mohs micrographic surgery, laser & cosmetics fellowship at UCLA.

Dr. Avram  serves as the President of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) for 2017-2018.  ASLMS has more than 4,000 physicians, scientists and others among its membership.  Elected as Treasurer of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), he also serves on their Executive Committee. Dr. Avram was the recipient of the ASLMS 2015 Annual Leon Goldman Award for excellence in research, patient care and education. In, 2016, he was recipient of the ASLMS Annual Ellet Drake Award for innovation in laser surgery.

Dr. Avram  has co-authored or edited six textbooks and published more than 50 peer-reviewed publications including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the Academy of Dermatology, JAMA Dermatology, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, and Dermatologic Surgery. He has chaired 23 national meetings and has delivered more than 500 invited lectures.

Dr. Avram is an expert in laser surgery, aesthetic dermatologic procedures such as Botox, dermal (facial) fillers,  and dermatologic surgery. Boston Magazine has selected Dr. Avram as one of Boston’s Top Dermatologists. He is a frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and has appeared multiple times in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and numerous other media.


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Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center
50 Staniford St
Suite 250
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-6960

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