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Upcoming Live Webinars


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Ask Me Anything with Kristen M. Kelly, MD & Andrew C. Krakowski, MD (Non-CME)

Listen to and participate in an energetic non-CME Q&A discussion. These experts have an interest in evaluation and treatment of vascular malformations, especially port wine birthmarks, scar treatment and light-based imaging for cutaneous conditions. Attendees may submit questions to these experts from the field of laser dermatology focus on devices, treatment options, patient care and personal recommendations for practice.

DATE: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT
SPEAKERS: Kristen M. Kelly, MD; Andrew C. Krakowski, MD
MODERATORS: Keyvan Nouri, MD; Zeina S. Tannous, MD 
COST: Free for ASLMS Members

Suggested topics for discussion:

  • Importance of evaluation for vascular birthmarks when appropriate
  • Early treatment for port wine birthmarks
  • Treatment options for port wine birthmarks, especially resistant lesions
  • Treatment of scars including extensive burn scars
  • Options for light-based imaging in the skin
  • What light-based imaging methods are being used in the clinic at this time


  • Kristen M. Kelly, MD

    Kristen M. Kelly, MD

    Dr. Kristen M. Kelly is a board-certified dermatologist and Professor at the University of California (UC), Irvine. She attended UC, Los Angeles as both an undergraduate and medical student. She completed an internship in internal medicine and a dermatology residency at UC Irvine. After residency, Dr. Kelly completed a fellowship in photomedicine and biomedical optics at the Beckman Laser Institute and then obtained an academic appointment in the departments of dermatology and surgery at UC Irvine. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of Dermatology and the Dermatology Residency Program Director at UC Irvine.  Her research has helped to optimize cutaneous vascular lesion treatment, evaluate cutaneous angiogenesis, and develop and evaluate novel dermatologic light based imaging and therapeutic options. She has given over 190 lectures at local, national and international conferences and events and has authored over 100 scientific papers and 15 book chapters. Dr. Kelly is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and her research has been funded by the ASLMS, Sturge Weber Foundation, Dermatology Foundation and National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Kelly has been an active ASLMS member since 1998 and is a past President.  She is currently Secretary-Elect for the Society.

  • Andrew C. Krakowski, MD

    Andrew C. Krakowski, MD

    Dr. Krakowski is a board-certified dermatologist and pediatric dermatologist with a clinical research focus on the application of lasers/photomedicine in children. He has authored more than 70 publications including articles on the use of laser for scar revision and wound healing in epidermolysis bullosa. He is co-editor of The Scar Book, the definitive textbook on scar formation, mitigation, treatment, and prevention. Dr. Krakowski is a regularly invited lecturer and course director for the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is the pediatric dermatology editor for Practical Dermatology, “Spot the Rash,” in Infectious Diseases in Children, and the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.  In 2013, he received LaRoche-Posay’s inaugural “Dermatology from the Heart” award for his work with scar patients. He currently serves as the chief of Dermatology and the program director for the Residency in Dermatology at St. Luke's University Health Network, in Bethlehem, PA.


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Ask Me Anything with Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD & Zeina S. Tannous, MD (Non-CME)

Listen to and participate in an energetic non-CME Q&A discussion. Attendees may submit questions to these experts from the field of laser dermatology focus on devices, treatment options, patient care and personal recommendations for practice.

DATE: Friday, November 6, 2020
TIME: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT
SPEAKERS: Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD; Zeina S. Tannous, MD
MODERATOR: Hans-Joachim Laubach, MD 
COST: Free for ASLMS Members

Suggested topics for discussion:

  • History of fractional photothermolysis (FP)
  • Histology of the FP effects on the skin corresponding to its clinical effects
  • Concept of normalization
  • Cosmetic and medical applications of FP
  • Emerging applications of FP


  • Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD

    Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD

    Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD graduated from the University of Münster, Germany. He completed a research fellowship at the Wellman Center of Photomedicine and a special clinical dermatology-training track at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is currently Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and heads his research laboratory at the Cutaneous Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research is focused on innovative use of energy-based devices, mainly within the area of dermatology. Many of the major current device treatments in dermatology are the direct result of his inventions and research. Notable examples are fractional photothermolysis and non-invasive fat removal by cold (selective cryolipolysis). He also contributed significantly to advances in the area of hair removal and laser-tissue interaction. Dr. Manstein received multiple honors and awards, including the Horace Furumoto Innovator Award and the Ellet H. Drake Award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

  • Zeina S. Tannous, MD

    Zeina S. Tannous, MD

    Zeina Tannous, MD is a Professor and Founding Chairman of Dermatology at Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine of the Lebanese American University and Chief of Dermatology at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital. She is also a Dermatology faculty member at Harvard Medical School. A graduate of the American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Dr. Tannous joined the Harvard Medical School for a Dermatology residency and three fellowships in Dermatopathology, Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery, and Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology. She is board certified in the United States in Dermatology and Dermatolopathology. An author of over 70 scholarly articles, reviews, chapters and abstracts, Dr. Tannous co-authored a textbook on Cosmetic and Laser Dermatology containing over 600 clinical photographs that was translated to Korean and Greek Languages. She subsequently served as the first author of the second edition of this textbook.  She has also served as a guest editor of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine's Special Dermatology Issue that was published in February 2012. She is currently authoring a Comprehensive Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, Laser and Energy-Based Therapies that will be published in 2018. Dr. Tannous is a Board member of the International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgery, a Board member of the Lebanese Dermatologic Society and an Editorial board member of Laser in Surgery and Medicine journal, as well as a member of multiple prestigious societies including Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Tannous has lectured extensively in regional, national and international meetings on the topics of Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Laser Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery. She served as a program co-chair in multiple national and international meetings. Dr. Tannous’ research interests include the application of lasers and light sources in the treatment of dermatologic conditions, as well as non-invasive imaging of skin and ulcer treatment. She has served as a principal investigator on multiple studies, and her research work has resulted in three patents. She has been exploring the treatment of basal cell carcinoma with vascular-specific lasers and her work has resulted in multiple publications in this area.


Recorded Webinars


Expert Panel: Focus on Complications in Laser Dermatology

DIRECTOR: Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD; Thomas E. Rohrer, MD; Kavita Mariwalla, MD
CME/CE* CREDIT: The ASLMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
COST: Free for ASLMS Members

Recording for this webinar will be available soon.
The ASLMS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
*1.2 CE Credit Hours are offered via the Laser Training Institute, a training division of the Professional Medical Education Association, Inc. California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. CEP 12386

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Ask Me Anything with Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD and Jill S. Waibel, MD (Non-CME)

Top experts in the field of dermatology discussed the use of a variety of ablative and non-ablative fractional lasers. Treatments covered include scars, tattoo removal, Becker's nevus, and nevus of Ota. Tips for practice and patient management were also discussed. 

MODERATORS: Oge C. Onwudiwe, MD; Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
COST: Free for ASLMS Members



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Ask Me Anything - Cheryl B. Iglesia, MD & Yona Tadir, MD (Non-CME)

Two of our top experts share their thoughts on a variety of topics including FDA information regarding treatments with EBD for vaginal conditions, optical imaging detection of neoangiogenesis, hormone reactivity onto tissue, role of electromagnetic devices to build muscle in the pelvic floor and much more. 

SPEAKERS: Cheryl B. Iglesia, MD; Yona Tadir, MD
MODERATORS: Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD; Eric R. Sokol, MD
COST: Free



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Ask Me Anything - Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH & Arisa Ortiz, MD (Non-CME)

Two of our top experts share their thoughts on a variety of topics including treatment for rosacea in patients with skin of color, safety precautions for non-ablative fractional resurfacing during COVID-19, current melasma protocols, treating acne scars in patients with skin of color, value of laser fellowships and much more.

PANELISTS: Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH; Arisa Ortiz, MD
Kelly Stankiewicz, MD; Kachiu Lee, MD
COST: Free for ASLMS Members


Ask Me Anything - Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, FAAD & Christopher Zachary, MBBS, FRCP (Non-CME)

Two of our top experts share their thoughts on a variety of topics including considerations, protocols, PPE and products for opening practice in the midst of COVID-19, microneedling radiofrequency devices, Q-switched versus Picosecond laser for pigmented skin lesions and tattoos and much more.

PANELISTS: Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, FAAD; Christopher Zachary, MBBS, FRCP
H. Ray Jalian, MD; Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
COST: Free for ASLMS Members


Ask Me Anything - Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD & Robert A. Weiss, MD (Non-CME)

Two of our top experts shared their thoughts on a variety of topics including exciting advancements in new devices/treatments, acne scarring, eye safety during periorbital treatment, picosecond lasers, treatment of stretch marks, and much more. Also discussed was considerations, protocols, PPE and products for opening a practice in the midst of COVID-19.

PANELISTS: Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD; Robert A. Weiss, MD
Arisa Ortiz, MD; Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
COST: Free for ASLMS Members


Ask Me Anything - Roy Geronemus, MD & Gerald Goldberg, MD (Non-CME)

Two of our top experts shared their thoughts on a variety of topics including melasma, port wine stains, vascular lesions, use of injectables in combination with devices, and how to reduce plume exposure risks. Also discussed was the impact of COVID-19 on changes in practice, laser type use, and communication methods with patients and trainees.

PANELISTS: Roy Geronemus, MD; Gerald Goldberg, MD
Hans-Joachim Laubach, MD; Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
COST: Free for ASLMS Members


Re-Emerging Your Practice After COVID-19 (Non-CME)

In this non-CME webinar, Dr. Friedman and panelists addressed topics that are top of mind right now for every medical practitioner. What will laser practices look like moving forward in 2020? How will practices reopen safely and effectively? Topics discussed include safety and pre-screening, financial considerations, and treatment specific protocols.

DIRECTOR: Paul Friedman, MD
Eric Bernstein, MD, MSE; Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC; Roy Geronemus, MD; Elizabeth Tanzi, MD; Jill Waibel, MD
COST: Free for ASLMS Members


ASDSA/ASLMS Joint Guidance on the Reopening of a Cosmetic Practice

Speakers discussed a new resource that was jointly developed by the two groups to aid members in making decisions about how to re-open their cosmetic practices. 

SPEAKERS: ASDSA President Marc Brown, MD, ASLMS President Tom Rohrer, MD, ASDSA/ASLMS Task Force Co-Chairs Murad Alam, MD, MBA and David Ozog, MD 
COST: Free for ASLMS Members


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