California Skin Institute is pleased to announce another dermatology practice merger with the practice of Kurt Lofgren, MD in Salinas, CA. Dr. Lofgren is a board certified dermatologist with expertise in psoriasis, phototherapy, and laser surgery. Dr. Lofgren will be merging his practice into the existing CSI-Salinas practice in August. This is the 20th dermatology [...]
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California Skin Institute opened it’s new location on June 3rd in South San Jose. The new office is located at 393 Blossom Hill Rd #290 San Jose, CA 95123. The new location is a merger between the office of Kent Carson, MD and California Skin Institute. The center will continue to provide the excellent medical [...]
El Camino Hospital Foundation Third Annual Sapphire Soirée Raises More Than $350,000 for Cancer Center “Time to Heal” Program
(Left) Co-chairs Katie and Greg Morganroth, MD with Carolyn Johnson from ABC (center) and co-chairs Doug and Sandra Bergeron (right) at the Sapphire Soiree to benefit the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital. Credit: BayAreaEventPhotography.com Credit Molly Rabinovitz
CSI providers and staff are pleased to announce four new practice mergers that will add six outstanding and experienced dermatology providers in Monterey County, Santa Cruz County, and Alameda County.
California Skin Institute – Monterey (April/May 2013)
Richard Hambley, MD
Specializing in Mohs Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery, and Skin Cancer Evaluation and Prevention
California Skin Institute – Salinas (April/May [...]
One of the newest and most promising techniques is Cryolipolysis™ technology via the Coolsculpting procedure which received FDA-approval for non-invasive reduction fat in September 2010. Cryolipolysis™ cools the targeted fat tissue to break down the fat cells for easy removal without damage to surrounding skin and muscle. The natural repair mechanisms of the body remove the freeze injured cells over a period of months. The results are noticeable and natural looking with a 20% reduction of the fat tissue after a single treatment.
Local dermatologic surgeon Greg Morganroth, president of the California Skin Institute, wants people to pay attention to the latest information from the FDA regarding sunscreens. The FDA’s recent guidelines for manufacturers of sunscreen products highlighted the importance of paying attention to labeling—and going beyond manufacturers’ claims.
Dr. Morganroth and the CSI providers are proud to announce the addition of the San Mateo dermatology practice of board certified dermatologists Susan Wolf, MD and Lynn Sydor, MD. Drs. Wolf and Sydor bring a wealth of medical and cosmetic dermatology skills to CSI and have merged their practice with Susan Butler, MD, a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, to create a comprehensive dermatology practice in the heart of San Mateo.
Consider that skin cancers make up nearly half of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society, which has designated May as National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This year more than 2 million people will be diagnosed with skin cancer, including 115,000 with melanoma, and one person will die from skin cancer every hour. Yet research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology shows that only 8 percent of U.S. workers had a skin exam in the prior year – even though professional skin exams save lives.
Non-surgical ultrasound treatment for lifting and toning the skin. One to two treatments will naturally rejuvenate and strengthen the collagen within the skin. Goal is to achieve a more open look to the eyes, a more defined jawline, or a sleeker neck. Ultherapy is 30-60 minute treatment without any downtime. The results occur gradually over 2-3 months.