When a celebrity is in the eye of the storm: How dermatologists are helping celebrities get through their surgeries
When it comes to getting through a skin procedure, a celebrity might be better off with a local doctor than a specialist.
Here are some of the top dermatologists who work in the industry.
Dr. Paul P. B. Taylor In the early 2000s, Dr. Taylor was one of the leading experts in dermatology in North America.
Now the president and CEO of the American Society of Dermatologists, Dr Taylor is the president of the Canadian Foundation for Dermatology, and he’s also the author of several best-selling books about dermatology, such as The Beauty Doctor: The Definitive Guide to Dermatological Care and The New Beauty Revolution.
He’s also an active volunteer in his community through the Canadian Association for Dermological Research.
Dr Charles B. R. Walker The dermatologist and author of The Beauty Revolution and The Skin Care Doctor, Dr Walker has a long history of treating celebrities and other well-known figures in the dermatology field.
He first appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s show in 1997, where he said he saw the world through the lens of celebrities.
Dr J. David Smith Known as the “Cosmetic King,” Dr Smith’s work has been published in numerous medical and beauty magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Cosmopolitan Plus, The Cut and Harper’s Bazaar.
Dr Lidia Kastenbaum A board member of the Academy of Dermology, Dr Kastensbaum was named in 2011 by Forbes as one of America’s 100 most influential people in the cosmetic field.
Dr Andrew A. Lippman The American Academy of Cosmetic Dermatologist (AACD) board member and a pioneer in the field of cosmetic surgery has seen a significant increase in popularity in recent years.
His work has led to a lot of breakthroughs in skin care and cosmetic surgery, as well as cosmetic treatments for people with diabetes, obesity and other medical conditions.
Dr James P. DeCarlo One of the most recognized dermatologists in the U.S., Dr DeCarlon’s work focuses on topical treatments, and his work has helped many celebrities get their skin treatments under way.
Dr Robert C. Wylie Known for his research on the effects of ultraviolet light on the skin, Dr Wylies is the CEO of Dermalogy, a company that manufactures products for celebrities, including the famous Dr. John Lennon, and celebrities like Oprah Winfrew and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Dr William L. Bader The former dermatologist at the Mayo Clinic and the former director of the Mayo Skin Institute is considered to be the father of dermatology and is currently the chief of dermatologic surgery at Northwestern University.
Dr Elizabeth J. Pazderas-Kirchner Another dermatologist who has had a strong influence on cosmetic surgery and skin care, Dr Pazders-Kirkner is the founder of the Dermatologic Associates of North America and an internationally recognized expert in the specialty of dermatological surgery.
Dr Richard M. Kostrovsky The renowned dermatologist has been a pioneer for cosmetic surgery since the 1950s, and the American Academy for Dermalology recognizes his expertise as a pioneer.
Dr Mary A. Scholz A pioneer in skin cancer treatment and dermatologic therapy, Dr Scholzen’s work is focused on improving the quality of life for patients and improving skin health.
Dr Christopher E. J. Zabriskie, M.D. The director of dermatomodulation at Johns Hopkins University and the author, most recently, of the best-seller Skin Tenderness: A Natural Approach to the Treatment of Skin Cancer, Dr Zabrisco has seen an uptick in celebrity skin care treatments in recent decades.
Dr Jeffrey S. Minkin, M, D, FRCPC, FASCP, FADCP, DRCPCM Dr Minkins’ work is dedicated to promoting the safety of cosmetic procedures, and as the director of a dermatologic fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, he focuses on the use of natural ingredients in cosmetic procedures.
Dr Paul E. A. Zukoski, MSc.
One-of-a-kind dermatologist Dr Zukulski’s work centers on developing and maintaining the skin barrier, which helps protect the skin from harmful UV rays, bacteria and environmental pollutants.
Dr Kenneth A. Fung, MPh.
A professor of dermatosurgical and ophthalmology at the University of Michigan, Dr Fung is a prolific writer on skin care issues.
Dr Michael L. Zivadinakis, M