Course Directors

Mary P. Lupo, MD, FAAD

Dr. Lupo revolutionized the field of non-surgical skin rejuvenation by introducing new combinations of procedures. On top of being a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Lupo is also a clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane University School of Medicine, fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and founder of Cosmetic Bootcamp.

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich is an internationally known, highly respected, and skilled plastic surgeon with a global clinical practice at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute in Dallas, Texas. He is also a Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Rohrich has been honored by his peers to be one of the most influential physicians and plastic surgeons in this current era.


Ken Beer is a board certified dermatologist specializing in Cosmetic Bootcamp offers preceptorship opportunities in Aesthetic Medicine Training and is the co-founder of Cosmetic Bootcamp for core aesthetic specialties

Kenneth R. Beer, MD, FAAD

Dr. Beer is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist focused on general, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology. Although his decades of experience have given him practice with many “ologies”, today he is considered to be one of the leading experts in dermatology and facial rejuvenation. Dr. Beer is a founder of Cosmetic Bootcamp, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami.

Jacob Beer, MD

Tulane Department of Dermatology

Eric Bernstein, MD

Eric Bernstein is Director of Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Centers and one of the world’s leading experts on laser medicine.

Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD

Diane S. Berson is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and an Assistant Attending Dermatologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She has a private dermatology practice in NYC focused on medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and cutaneous oncology.

Doris Day, MD

Dermatologist Dr. Day has been treating and advising thousands of patients on their skin issues for over 20 years. She’s appeared on Good Morning America, The View, Wendy Williams, Tamron Hall, and The Tyra Banks Show.

Marguerite Germain, MD

A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Germain provides exceptional service in clinical and cosmetic dermatology for patients from all over South Carolina. While her warm and caring demeanor wins over the heart of everyone she meets, it’s her independent thinking, skilled precision, and technologically savvy ways that make her a leader at what she does.

Michael Ghalili ,DDS, MSD

Dr. Ghalili is a dedicated, energetic, and highly competent prosthodontist with over 20 years of experience in all phases of dentistry. He has lectured and published extensively nationally and internationally, in all fields of cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is a Clinical Professor at New York University College of Dentistry and Director, International Program of Restorative Dentistry.

José Raúl Montes, MD, FACS, FACCS

Dr. Montes is an established master injector being recognized among the nations’ top injectors. In 2016, he received an Achievement Award as well as a Continuing Education Recognition from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. As a Professor of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Montes has been mentoring students at the Río Piedras Medical Center.

Ivona Percec, MD, Ph.D

Ivona Percec, MD, Ph.D. is Associate Director, Cosmetic Surgery and Assistant Professor of Surgery. Dr. Percec is board certified in Plastic Surgery and sees patients at Penn Plastic Surgery Perelman, Penn Plastic Surgery Tuttleman Center, and Penn Plastic Surgery Bryn Mawr.

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Wendy E. Roberts, MD

Known as “Rock Star Dermatologist “ by Glamour Magazine, Dr. Roberts is primarily well known in the desert as one of the Top Doctors from 2005-2014 in dermatology. Her scientific and medical expertise is embraced by diverse populations worldwide. Her vast experience has included treatment programs for a comprehensive range of skin diseases and conditions with innovative approaches resulting in national and international recognition.

Ava Shamban, MD

Dr. Ava Shamban is a board-certified dermatologist who believes that appearance and self-esteem are one and the same. She is currently a member of the ASDS, the AAD, and serves on the editorial board for The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. In addition to her practices in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, Dr. Ava was also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the UCLA-Geffen School of Medicine.

Deborah Sherman, MD

Dr. Sherman has been performing eyelid surgery for over twenty years. She is recognized as a top plastic surgeon for eyes and is often invited to teach her innovative approaches to her colleagues at national meetings. She has also been invited overseas to teach these advanced cosmetic techniques to surgeons throughout Russia and China.

W. Grant Stevens, MD

Dr. Grant Stevens is the founder and Medical Director of Marina Plastic Surgery and The Institute; A Medical Spa in Marina Del Rey, California, as well as the Medical Director of Orange Twist Brands, offering multi-location non-invasive and minimally invasive aesthetic treatments. He is also the Chairman of the USC-Marina Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship and the Director of the USC Division of Aesthetic Surgery.

Patrick Sullivan, MD

Patrick K. Sullivan, MD, is a nationally renowned plastic surgeon known for his artistry and innovative surgical skills. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. His approach to facelift surgery and facial rejuvenation, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, and body contouring has made him a leader in the field of plastic surgery and his work is routinely featured in magazines, newspapers, and medical journals. He has been recognized by US News & World Report as being in the top 1% of plastic surgeons in America (Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors) and voted a Top Plastic Surgeon in Rhode Island Monthly magazine.

Amy Forman Taub, MD, FAAD

Amy Forman Taub, MD, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist who founded Advanced Dermatology and skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique. Dr. Taub is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at Northwestern University Medical School. Prior to opening Advanced Dermatology, Dr. Taub was the Medical Director for the Division of Dermatology of Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group.

Kamakshi Zeidler, MD

Dr. Zeidler received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree at University of California, San Francisco, one of the top five medical schools in the country. Dr. Zeidler graduated at the top 5% of her class, earning her a membership into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.

Featured Speakers

Chad Sawyer

Sales Executive Crystal Clear

Janine Hopkins, MD

Hopkins Dermatology 

Christopher Chia, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Zucker School of Medicine, Hofstra University

Co-founder and Surgical Director, BodySculpt, Inc. 

General Session Grants

Provided By

Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie Company
CLn Skin Care
Galderma Laboratories, L.P.
Merz North America
MTF Biologics
Revance Aesthetics
Suneva Medical

Cadaver Session Educational Grants

Provided By

Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie Company