Michael S. Kaminer

Guest Editor for the following articles:

Vol. 21. No. 1

Cosmetic Surgery, Introduction

Jeffrey S Dover, MD | Kenneth A Arndt, MD | Michael S Kaminer, MD

WHAT IS COSMETIC SURGERY? At first glance, the simple answer appears to be: procedures that make people look better. But then come the harder questions, such as who performs cosmetic surgery, what is a cosmetic surgeon, what is the minimum amount of invasive~2ess required to make a procedure “surgery,” and finally who are the cosmetic surgery patients?

Vol. 22. No. 2

Cosmetic Surgery, Introduction

Michael S Kaminer, MD

So why is it that given all the negatives happening around us in medicine, the fields of Dermatology and Dermatologic/Cosmetic Surgery remain so enjoyable to work in?

Vol. 33. No. 4


Craig L. Leonardi, MD

Dermatology has evolved into one of the most dynamic specialties in medicine. Advances in cellular and molecular biology have translated into clinical progress in the management of multiple conditions that dermatologists treat

Vol. 28. No. 4

The History of Liposuction

Ryan William Ahern, MD, MPH

This article aims to familiarize the reader with the history of liposuction. The author
documents the landmark events and characters in the development of this revolutionary
and widely known procedure. Included is a historical discussion of the obstacles and the
triumphs the practitioners and the procedure itself has seen, as well as a review of relevant
scientific data placed in its appropriate historical context up through modern day.
Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:208-211 © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved