MITCHEL P. GOLDMAN, MD
Mitchel P. Goldman, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and is a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a volunteer clinical professor in medicine/dermatology at the University of California, San Diego and the founder and medical director of Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick Groff & Fabi: Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, also in San Diego. He is the director of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program and has an affiliation with Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.
A graduate of Boston University (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Goldman is renowned for pioneering research on multiple laser techniques, skin rejuvenation, and vein therapy. He completed his internship at the University of California, San Diego, and his dermatology residency at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Dr. Goldman was Founder and Past President of the American College of Phlebology, Past President of the San Diego Dermatological Society, Past President of the Sonoran Dermatology Society, and now President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He also served on the board of directors for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Pacific Dermatology Association, American Venous Forum, the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and Board of Governors for Stanford University School of Medicine.
The author of 18 medical textbooks on cosmetic and laser surgery, dermatology, sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, and cellulite, Dr. Goldman has also written more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is an Associate Editor of numerous medical journals, including Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, and Phlebology Forum and he has co-authored a number of medically oriented books for the general public regarding teenage skincare, leg rejuvenation, and proactive approaches to aging.
Dr. Goldman also serves as a member of over 30 professional societies and as a medical consultant to numerous companies, including Allergan, Merz, Valeant, SkinMedica, Lumenis Laser Corporation and New Star Lasers. He holds 7 patents on a variety of laser and vascular surgery products and is involved as an advisor and investor in a variety of “start-up” technology companies. His social interests include family and cycling, not always in that order.