Our Cosmetic Dermatologists are proud to be members of the of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

The American Academy of Dermatology was founded in 1938. It is the largest, most influential and representative dermatology group in the United States. With a membership of more than 20,500, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists. Many of our dermatologists’ present research work and share their expertise with colleagues at AAD meetings.

The American Academy of Dermatology also shares patient information and tips on skin care and skin protection.

 American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS)

The purpose of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) is to promote excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and other related technologies world-wide. A primary goal of the Society is to promote the highest ethical and professional standards in the practice of laser medicine and surgery.  

Our Cosmetic Dermatologists participate in learning new technologies and share their expertise with other colleagues.   Mass General Dermatologist, Mathew Avram has held several leadership positions with this organization.

Their site also shares information to help patients learn how lasers and energy-based devices in medicine and science.

 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the largest specialty organization in the United States exclusively representing dermatologic surgeons who have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of skin throughout every stage of life. ASDS members are recognized as leaders in the field of cosmetic and medically necessary skin surgery. They also are pioneers in the field; many are involved in the clinical studies that bring popular treatments to revitalize skin and fill and diminish wrinkles to the forefront. Their work has helped create and enhance many of the devices that tighten skin and remove blemishes, hair and fat. Dermatologic surgeons also are experts in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment. As the incidence of skin cancer rises, dermatologic surgeons are committed to taking steps to minimize the life-threatening effects of this disease.

This site also shares patient information about skin conditions, caring for your skin, and skin treatments.