The Founding Director

David J. Goldberg MD, JD


David J. Goldberg, MD, JD is recognized nationally and internationally for his innovative work with skin lasers, cosmetic dermatology and facial rejuvenation techniques. A board-certified dermatologist who has been in practice since 1985, he has treated patients and taught doctors throughout the world in the use of these cutting-edge technologies.

Dr. Goldberg earned his medical degree from Yale University. He completed his dermatology residency and dermatologic surgical fellowship at New York University Medical Center. He is a clinical professor and director of Laser Research in the department of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Goldberg has published over 150 academic papers and has contributed to over 20 academic textbooks. He has authored textbooks on laser dermatology, laser hair removal, laser facial rejuvenation, photo damaged skin and skin wrinkle fillers. He has also co-authored two books for the general public:  Light Years Younger and Secrets of Great Skin.

Dr. Goldberg is active in professional societies and was elected president of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine & Surgery. He has served as chairperson of the Ethics Committees of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He has also served or currently serves as was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Goldberg is the Director of Laser Research in the Department of Dermatology at NY's Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at both Mt. Sinai and NJ's UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School.