As part of our interview series with SCALE guests, speakers, and sponsors, today we had the opportunity to speak with Gary D. Monheit, MD of Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Center. Dr. Monheit has been serving the Birmingham community since 1977, and has since grown the business to include a medical center, surgical center, phototherapy center, and much more.
To join Dr. Monheit at SCALE 2020, feel free to register now, explore our lineup of exhibitors and sponsors, or learn more about what SCALE is all about! Without further ado, here is our conversation with Dr. Gary Monheit.
An Interview with Dr. Monheit
SCALE Interviewer: Can you briefly introduce yourself and tell us about your organization?
Dr. Monheit: I am a Dermatologist in Birmingham, Alabama. I founded our practice, Total Skin and Beauty Dermatology Center, 40 years ago and now have 4 other Dermatologists and 4 other providers. We are a full service Dermatology center. We emphasize Dermatologic Surgery, Mohs surgery with a distinct emphasis on Cosmetic Dermatology. Our clinical research center is involved in many cosmetic products including new fillers and toxins and also new cosmetic procedures.
SCALE Interviewer: What makes your products and services unique within the industry?
Dr. Monheit: The long-term experience with all cosmetic products including basic research makes our services unique with a broad-ranging, unbiased approach to all products and industry. As a teacher, lecturer, and researcher for all I have an unbiased approach to cosmetic practice.
SCALE Interviewer: When did you first hear about the Symposium for Cosmetic Advance & Laser Education (SCALE) conference?
Dr. Monheit: I was a member of the SCALE teaching faculty last year and thoroughly enjoyed the association with experts and learned much. It is a personal convivial conference for all.
SCALE Interviewer: Can you share your favorite memory or memories from past SCALE conferences?
Dr. Monheit: My favorite parts are the panels in which multiple approaches to common problems and patient needs are discussed.
SCALE Interviewer: Are there any exhibitors, presentations, or areas of study that you are most looking forward to at this year’s SCALE conference?
Dr. Monheit: I am anxious to see what is new since last year including release of toxins, fillers, and new laser devices.
All About the Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Center in Birmingham, AL
According to the official website: “Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Center began as a full-service clinic to treat skin disease and to practice cutaneous surgery. Dr. Monheit began the solo practice in 1977 and it has evolved into a comprehensive specialty service clinic for skin care referrals. The clinic is divided into the following:”
The Medical Center: the Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Medical Center is focused on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of skin conditions. The Medical Center provides care for 200 + patients on a daily basis. The Medical Center is equipped to evaluate and treat most common skin diseases with cutting edge medical facilities. The Medical Center is directed by Dr. James Krell.
The Surgical Center: Skin cancer procedures are a primary focus of the Surgical Center at the Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Center. Dr. Monheit and his team of surgeons specialize in plastic reconstruction and Mohs Micrographic Surgery. In fact, Dr. Monheit was the first surgeon to practice Mohs Micrographic Surgery in all of Alabama, having over 40 years of experience with the procedure. The Surgical center is directed by Dr. Monheit.
The Aesthetic Center for Cosmetic and Laser Procedures: With over 41 years of experience in the field of cosmetic skin care, the Aesthetic Center for Cosmetic and Laser Procedures balances decades of experience with up-to-date technological advances to provide top notch solutions. The center takes pride in selecting only products and technologies which have been objectively proven through peer-reviewed studies and journals. Dr. Monheit believes in the latest advances in cosmetic skin care so long as they have been proven to be safe and effective.
The Phototherapy Center, Research Center, Radiation Center, and Pharmacy: the Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Center also boasts a suite of services from a pharmacy to an R&D department. This allows patients of the center to get all of their skin care and cosmetic needs met in a convenient and efficient manner.
Join Dr. Monheit at SCALE 2020 in Nashville!
To learn more about beauty trends, beauty theory, non-invasive procedures, laser tech, and much more, join us from July 22-25, 2020 for our annual Music City Scale Conference! SCALE is the premier multidisciplinary meeting for aesthetic medicine, surgery and dermatology in the United States. Join other industry professionals to discuss industry trends, emerging technologies, and much more.
What started as a small gathering amongst colleagues 14 years ago has turned into the biggest party of the year within the field of aesthetic dermatology. Join us alongside hundreds of attendees and industry vendors to find out what you’ve been missing!