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Editorial Board

Lasers In Surgery and Medicine

Editor in Chief

Brian Wong, MD, PhD, FACS - Beckman Laser Institute | University of California | Irvine, California

Managing Editor

Beth Mallen Watson - Phone: (615) 330-1418 | Email:

Senior Advisors

R. Rox Anderson, MD - Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts
J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD - Beckman Laser Institute | University of California | Irvine, California

Associate Editors

Henry Hin Lee Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP - University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong SAR, China
Roy G. Geronemus, MD - Director, Laser & Skin Surgery of New York | New York, New York
Serge Mordon, PhD - INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) | Lille University Hospital | Lille, France
Lou Reinisch, PhD - New York Institute of Technology | Old Westbury, New York
E. Victor Ross, MD - Naval Medial Center San Diego | San Diego, California
Guillermo J. Tearney, MD, PhD, FACC, FCAP - Harvard Medical School | Boston, Massachusetts

Editorial Board

Juanita J. Anders, PhD - Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences | Bethesda, Maryland
Kenneth A. Arndt, MD - SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill | Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD - Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts
Eric F. Bernstein, MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Christian S. Betz, MD, Priv-Doz - Munich University Hospital | Munich, Germany
Brian Biesman, MD, FACS - Vanderbilt University | University of Tennessee, Memphis | Nashville, Tennessee
Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD - Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center | Bronx, New York
Thomas H. Foster, PhD - University of Rochester | Rochester, New York
Nathaniel Fried, PhD - University of North Carolina at Charlotte | Charlotte, North Carolina
David J. Goldberg, MD - Mount Sinai School of Medicine Skin and Laser Surgery Specialists | New York, New York
Charles J. Gomer, PhD - Children's Hospital, Los Angeles | Los Angeles, California
Michael R. Hamblin, PhD - Massachusetts General Hospital | Harvard Medical Schools | Boston, Massachusetts
George J. Hruza, MD, MBA - Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center | St. Louis, Missouri
Franck Marie Leclere, MD,PhD - CHU University of Bordeaux, France | INSERM University of Lille, France | INSELSPITAL University of Bern, Switzerland
E. Duco Jansen, PhD - Vanderbilt University | Nashville, Tennesse
Dongkyun Kang, PhD - Harvard Medical Medical School | Boston, Massachusetts
Karen Joos, MD, PhD - Vanderbilt Eye Institute | Nashville, Tennessee
Kristen M. Kelly, MD - Beckman Laser Institute | University of California | Irvine, California
Raymond Lanzafame, MD, MBA - Raymond Lanzafame, MD, PLLC | Rochester, New York
Steen J. Madsen, PhD - University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Las Vegas, Nevada
Boris Majaron, PhD - Jo┼żef Stefan Institute | Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dieter Manstein, MD - Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts
Chris Rylander, PhD - The University of Texas at Austin | Austin, Texas
Peter R. Shumaker, MD - Department of Dermatology | Naval Medical Center San Diego, California
David H. Sliney, PhD - U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency | Aberdeen Proving Ground | Aberdeen, Maryland
Richard C. Straight, PhD - Utah Laser Institute for Photomedicine | Salt Lake City, Utah
Yona Tadir, MD - Beckman Laser Institue | University of California | Irvine, California
Zeina Tannous, MD - Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts
Giju Thomas, PhD - Vanderbilt University | Nashville, Tennessee
John A. Viator, PhD - Duquesne University | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Robert A. Weiss, MD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | Baltimore, Maryland
Ronald Wheeland, MD - University of Missouri | Columbia, Missouri
Peter Whittaker, PhD - University of Massachusetts | Medical School Worcester, Massachusetts
Petra Wilder-Smith, DDS, PhD - Beckman Laser Institute | University of California | Irvine, California
David Zurakowski, PhD - Children's Hospital Boston | Boston, Massachusetts

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