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Laser Surgery I: Principles & Concepts

Understanding laser physics and laser tissue interactions are the key to understanding the use of lasers in Dermatologic Surgery. Both subject and examples to illustrate the key points are discussed in this presentation.

Jeffrey S. Dover, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Jeffrey S. Dover graduated magna cum laude with an MD degree from the University of Ottawa. His dermatology training was received at the University of Toronto followed by research fellowships at St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin at the University of London in London, England, and a two year photomedicine fellowship at the Beth Israel Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dover directs SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill and is Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Section of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) at Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Dover is the author of over 300 publications, including articles, reviews, and book chapters, as well as several instructional audio and videotapes. Dr. Dover's research interests are photomedicine, lasers in medicine, cosmetic laser surgery, and medical education.