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Dr. Morganroth Crowned Iron Surgeon 2010 CA

Dr. Morganroth Crowned Iron Surgeon 2010

California Skin Institute’s President and Founder won the 2010 Iron Surgeon competition held at the annual meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery in Chicago, Illinois. The competition is an annual competition where competitors from around the country compete to demonstrate surgical techniques and cosmetic outcomes. Based on the votes of over 800 colleagues, Dr. Morganroth was awarded the highest scores amongst the six competitors and was awarded the top honor of Iron Surgeon 2010. Congratulations Dr. Morganroth!


Laser Cleared for Use in Toe Nail Fungus CA

Laser Cleared for Use in Toe Nail Fungus

The FDA recently announced that the PinPointe FootLaser is cleared for temporary increase in clear nail in patients with onychomycosis. The PinPointe FootLaser is a patented laser device that has been shown in clinical studies to significantly reduce nail infection. The patented PinPointe FootLaser is a specially designed laser beam that goes through the nail and safely reduces the infection in the nail bed that cause onychomycosis. California Skin Institute has this and many other lasers which can be useful in many dermatologic conditions.


San Mateo Office Opens CA

San Mateo Office Opens

The California Skin Institute is proud to introduce Susan T. Butler, MD and announce the opening of our new San Mateo location. Dr. Butler is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon who practices the full range of medical and surgical dermatology with a special interest in skin cancer evaluation and treatment, Mohs surgery, facial reconstruction, and cosmetic dermatology including Botox, Dysport, wrinkle fillers, lasers, and leg vein sclerotherapy.


Surgery of the Skin – Procedural Derm CA

Surgery of the Skin – Procedural Derm

Considered to be “the” reference textbook for all aesthetic surgeons, Dr. Morganroth was honored to have been selected to appear in Surgery of the Skin. This second edition publication is scheduled for release on April 23, 2010.


New Flagship Opens CA

New Flagship Opens

Our new San Jose/Los Gatos building at 2420 Samaritan Drive is officially open for patient care as of December 8, 2009. The doctors and staff look forward to seeing you in our new free-standing Skin Institute. The Mountain View, Los Altos, and Saratoga offices remain open with the same providers.


Time Magazine – Sports Illustrated CA

Time Magazine – Sports Illustrated

Dr. Morganroth featured in advertisement by El Camino Hospital in both Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated last month. Cancer Crusaders. Count on us for skin cancer expertise that’s more than skin deep.


San Jose-Los Gatos Flagship Location CA

San Jose-Los Gatos Flagship Location

Flagship San Jose/Los Gatos Location Opens Fall 2009. Dr. Morganroth and the physicians and staff of CSI are pleased to announce the planned opening of the new San Jose/Los Gatos location at 2420 Samaritan Drive in Fall 2009. This 10,000 square foot, two story, state-of-the-art facility will be the flagship office of the California Skin Institute (CSI) and set a new standard for dermatology offices in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Welcome Elizabeth A. Abel, MD

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth A. Abel, M.D. to the California Skin Institute. After 18 years of solo practice, nationally-recognized dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Abel is “excited to bring her practice to California Skin Institute of Mountain View”. She “shares the dedication to excellence in dermatology care and looks forward to collaborating with CSI physicians and offering CSI’s advanced technology to her patients.”


Walk In Appointments

For those of you who have trouble committing to an appointment time, we now offer walk-in appointments each Wednesday at our satellite office within The Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital’s Melchor Pavillion from 2pm-5pm. Please call our main office at (650) 969-5600 for details and any questions you might have!


Surgery of the Skin

Dr. Morganroth of the California Skin Institute has been invited to author the facelift chapter in the 2nd edition of “Surgery of the Skin.” Considered to be “the” reference textbook for all aesthetic surgeons, Dr. Morganroth is honored to have been selected. Congratulations to Dr. Morganroth and happy writing!


Welcome Jillian Fraser

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Jillian Fraser as Aesthetics Practice Manager to the California Skin Institute. Jillian brings with her a decade of experience in Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Practice Management. Dedicated to providing clients with extraordinary care, Jillian is well versed in all aspects of surgical and non-surgical skin rejuvenation techniques. Overseeing the Aesthetics Division, Jillian ensures all aspects of the cosmetic practices of California Skin Institute surpass all expectations. In addition, Jillian coordinates all events, community service and marketing opportunities for the organization.


Welcome Rafael A. Schulze, MD

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Rafael A. Schulze, M.D. to the California Skin Institute. Rafael A. Schulze, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering Management (Mechanical) from United State Military Academy. Prior to medical school, Dr Schulze spent several years in remote rural areas in Republic of Panama where he completed numerous humanitarian construction projects rebuilding clinics, schools and farm-to-market roads shortly after Gen. Manuel Noriega’s capture. He received his doctoral degree in medicine, magna cum laude, from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.


Free Skin Cancer Screening Pays Off

Almost seven percent diagnosed with cancer; 45 percent referred for additional consultation. The statistics didn’t surprise the dermatologists who turned out to provide free skin cancer screenings at El Camino Hospital on Saturday, May 17th–but they certainly shocked the 21 persons–about 7% of the 293 people screened–who received “presumptive diagnoses” of skin cancer at the event. In total, 45% of Saturday’s participants were referred for additional consultation or a biopsy. While none of these may actually result in a cancer diagnosis, all of them reflect skin conditions of concern to the examining doctors.



Substitute Facial Liposuction for a Facelift

Liposuction of the face and neck using a tumescent technique can be a substitute for a facelift, without risk of nerve damage or skin irregularities, Dr. Gregory Morganroth asserted at a meeting sponsored by the Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery and the World Society of Aesthetic Surgery.


Chin-Jowl Implants Enhance Aesthetic Outcomes

Chin-jowl implants are a valuable adjunct for optimizing the results of minimally invasive facelift procedures and neck liposuction, says Greg S. Morganroth, M.D., who spoke at “The Next Step: Mastering Cutaneous Outpatient Procedures,” a continuing education program at Stanford University.


Facial Lipo-Lift Alternative to Traditional Facelift

The Facial Lipo-Lift is a minimally invasive procedure that can offer an attractive alternative to the traditional facelift for a wide range of patients, says Greg S. Morganroth, M.D., at “The First Step: Mastering Cutaneous Outpatient Procedures,” a continuing education program held at Stanford University.


Chin-Jowl Implants Better than Chin Only

Combined chin-jowl implants give a better, longer-lasting cosmetic result than central chin implants alone, Greg S. Morganroth, M.D., said at the annual Pacific Northwest Dermatological Conference.


Facelift Alternative, Facial-Lipo Lift

The Facial Lipo-Lift, a new technique combining modifications of facial and neck tumescent liposculpture with a short scar facelift, provides a safe, effective, minimally invasive alternative to a traditional facelift, said Greg S. Morganroth, M.D.


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