Sciton User Summit

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November 17-18, 2018

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The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner Hotel Reservations:

Make reservations by Monday, October 1, 2018 (subject to availability) and mention “Sciton User Summit” or provide the group code “SCU” to receive the special room rate.

Call 1-703-506-4300 or 1-800-241-3333 or reserve online.

User Summit Agenda:

SATURDAY, NOV 17
7:00 AMRegistration & BreakfastVendor Sponsors
8:00 AMWelcome to the World Famous Sciton User SummitRobb Brindley
8:30 AMScar Wars: How a Global Expert Uses Sciton Technology to Treat Scars and Change LivesJill Waibel, MD
9:30 AMA Firsthand Perspective on a Multi-Million Dollar Aesthetic Business and the Strategy Behind It Kathy Metcalf-Taranto
10:20 AMBreak
10:50 AMThe Fundamental Role of Laser Resurfacing in the Modern Aesthetic Practice and a Look Into the Future with OCT and VivoSightJason Pozner, MD
11:30 AMThe State of the Art in Patient Comfort Jason Pozner, MD
11:35 AMThought Leaders in Resurfacing: Treatment Pearls and Success StoriesJ. Waibel, J. Pozner, C. Robb, K. Taranto
12:00 PMLunchVendor Sponsors
1:00 PMThe Best Gets Better: The Master's Approach to Success with Hybrid Resurfacing and HALO 2.0Chris Robb, MD
2:00 PMThe Experts Discuss HALO: Treatment Pearls and Success StoriesC. Robb, J. Pozner, E. Hagberg, K. Taranto
2:45 PMThe Benefits of Stratamed and Stratacel for Immediate Post Procedure Healing Following Full Field and Fractionated Procedures James Kone, Stratpharma
2:50 PMBreak
3:20 PMCompetitive Advantage in an UBER-Competitive MarketRich Low, RealSelf
3:40 PMIntroducing ALLURA: A One-And-Done Rapid Results Procedure for Submental FullnessMarc Salzman, MD
4:10 PMHow to Optimize Your Halo 2.0 Experience: LIVE from the Treatment RoomDaryl Mossburg, RN
4:25 PMHow to Win with BBL Power BrandsPatrick Bitter Jr., MD
4:55 PMClosing Thoughts: Back to the Future with ScitonRobb Brindley
7:00 PMSciton Celebration and 80's Cocktail Reception Vendor Sponsors

SUNDAY, NOV 18
7:00 AMBreakfastVendor Sponsors
8:00 AMAsk the Experts: A Multi-Sepciality Forum for Clinical and Business SuccessE. Blackwell, E. Hagberg, K. Taranto
8:55 AMHow to Succeed in Any Market with Sciton TechnologyTamra Schue-Garberg, DNP
9:15 AMHow to Bundle Sciton Therapies for Maximum Results: Featuring Single Spot Therapy, Tunable Resurfacing, ProFractional, BBL, and HALOTMSherriff F. Ibrahim, MD
9:55 AMBreakVendor Sponsors
10:25 AMAdvanced Treatment Approaches for Combining Sciton Laser Technologies to Create Amazing Results and Patient SatisfactionJ. Pozner, P. Bitter, S. Ibrahim, R. Schue
11:20 AMThe Godfather of Pulsed Light Presents BBL & Beyond: Your Guide to Application and Treatment SettingsPatrick Bitter, Jr., MD
12:50 PMClosingRobb Brindley

*Agenda subject to change

User Summit Speakers:

Patrick Bitter, Jr., MD, FAAD

Patrick Bitter, Jr., MD, FAAD

Dermatologist

Patrick Bitter, Jr., M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in non-surgical treatments to improve skin health and delay aging and anti-aging medicine. He is the founder of Advanced Aesthetic Dermatology and maintains medical practices in Los Gatos, CA and Beverly Hills, CA. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Bitter is regarded as the pioneer in the use of pulsed light technology for skin rejuvenation. He is the developer of the acclaimed FotoFacial procedure using pulsed light to rejuvenate aged skin. He has authored several ground-breaking scientific papers on the use of pulsed light for skin rejuvenation. Dr. Bitter has been featured as a celebrity dermatologist on ABC’s Extreme Makeover. He is a member of several professional societies including Fellowship in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Bitter has been a consultant to the medical laser device industry and to nutritional and anti-aging companies.

Erin McLean-Blackwell

Erin McLean-Blackwell

Esthetician and Licensed Laser Practitioner

Erin has been a esthetician for 17 years, joined AYA medical Spa in 2005, and has spent over 13 years enriching her talents through partnerships with Sction and commissions from Atlanta Plastic Surgery surgeons for pre-op and post-op surgical care. Erin’s special love for helping people & educating people on skin care & Laser treatments over a lifetime has led her, since she graduated from ISSN International School for Skin and Nails, to mastering industry staples such as Sciton Laser treatments, Coolsculpting Fat Reduction, Ultherapy, Chemical Peels, Mirconeedling, Laser Hair Removal, Radio Frequency treatments, and Mircrodermabrasion . Erin can provide a customized plan for each and every skin type utilizing the most current and effective treatments to harness the power of your skin to bring about the luminosity and brilliance we all have. Erin is a licensed Esthetician & a licensed laser practitioner in the state of Georgia. She has an active professional Instagram and Facebook page, Glowpro.E and Skin Care with Erin.

Elizabeth Hagberg, MD

Elizabeth Hagberg, MD

Aesthetic Medicine & Family Practice

Elizabeth Hagberg graduated from the University of Minnesota with an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and a degree in Medicine. Dr. Beth has had a long-time interest in Dermatology and has continued her education in the field of cosmetic skin care. She has trained with many of the top plastic surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists in the country. She also trains physicians, physician assistants, and nurses in laser procedures and injections. Her practice is solely devoted to delivering care at Skin Rejuvenation Clinic. She is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and an active presenter at national cosmetic industry educational events. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with their children, attending school activities, and keeping involved with church programs.

Sherrif F. Ibrahim, MD, PhD

Sherrif F. Ibrahim, MD, PhD

Dermatologist

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. After completing a dermatology residency, he completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. While at UCSF, Dr. Ibrahim worked closely with pioneers in the field of laser medicine in developing the latest techniques in this field.  His practice is currently focused on procedural and surgical dermatology.

Rich Low

Rich Low

RealSelf

Mr. Low is a medical aesthetics veteran, bringing more than 20 years of executive experience to RealSelf. As the Head of Aesthetic Surgery, he is responsible for driving increased understanding of the aesthetics digital universe in collaboration with physicians, practices and brand partners. Prior to RealSelf, he held executive roles at Sientra, Johnson & Johnson and Mentor where he lead the introduction of more than thirty surgical and minimally-invasive medical devices to global markets. He also serves on several boards in aesthetics, diabetes and immunology.

Kathy Metcalf-Taranto, CMLI, CMLT

Kathy Metcalf-Taranto, CMLI, CMLT

AesthetiCare Medspa & MINT Aesthetics

Kathy’s love for skin began in 2000 when she started working with a French cosmeceutical company. Like wine and cheese, it was an instant fit. For the next 7 years she worked with Aesthetic Centers in the Southwest developing treatment menus, training staff and implementing marketing programs.

In 2007, Kathy was certified in laser aesthetics and quickly became a laser trainer at multiple laser institutes in Arizona. In 2011 she developed laser curriculum and opened the first ARRA laser certification course in Arizona.

Over the last 15 years, Kathy has been fortunate enough to work in almost every position within the industry including; retail sales, front desk, laser technician, laser trainer, sales rep, event coordinator, sales consultant and manager. She has been awarded both Rep of the year and Presidents Club. Kathy started MINT in 2013 and is thrilled to now partner with ACG.

Jason Pozner, MD, FACS

Jason Pozner, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Jason Pozner is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The Founder of Sanctuary Plastic Surgery and co-owner of Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center in Boca Raton, Florida, Dr. Pozner is a highly respected authority on both surgical and non-invasive plastic surgery techniques. He has been a consultant or investigator for many aesthetic companies and member of several advisory boards, including Sciton, Mentor, Bioform, Coapt, Medicis, Allergan and Ultrashape.

Chris W. Robb, MD, PhD, FAAD

Chris W. Robb, MD, PhD, FAAD

Dermatologist

Dr. Chris W. Robb is the co-founder of Skin & Allergy Center and has been in practice since 2007. He obtained his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1999 and his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University in 2003. Dr. Robb graduated from the Vanderbilt Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology in 2007. Dr. Robb takes a special interest in skin cancer surgery and cosmetic dermatology. He also continues to be involved in research in both university and private settings. He speaks nationally and internationally and is affiliated with Williamson Medical Center, St. Thomas-Rutherford and Vanderbilt University.  

Tamra Schue-Garberg, DNP, FNP-C

Tamra Schue-Garberg, DNP, FNP-C

Women’s Health and Cosmetic Laser Practitioner

Tamra Schue-Garberg is an ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center USA) board-certified doctor of nursing practice and family nurse practitioner. She has 10 years of family practice experience with a focus on women’s health and dermatology. Bringing together the art and science of cosmetic dermatology, Tamra uses FDA-approved products and clinically studied invasive and noninvasive procedures to rejuvenate one’s health. Tamra intertwines her knowledge from her medical and cosmetic clinics and is able to bring a unique approach to health care. She has a special passion for cancer survivors and has developed a program to help those in most need. In 2017, Tamra began speaking for Sciton and spreads personal and patient testimonials of how this laser is changing lives forever.

Marc J. Salzman, MD, FACS

Marc J. Salzman, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Marc Salzman is a double board certified Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon practicing in Louisville, Kentucky since 1992. He is recognized for his expertise in breast augmentation, and revision facial aesthetic surgery and body contouring. He is a frequent contributor to the local media and has been listed in Louisville Magazine’s Best of Louisville for Cosmetic Surgeons.

Jill S. Waibel, MD, FAAD

Jill S. Waibel, MD, FAAD

Dermatologist

Dr. Jill Waibel practices as a board certified dermatologist specializing in cutaneous laser surgery and the dermatologic care of patients. She is currently the medical director and owner of Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute in Miami, Florida. Dr. Waibel is a board certified dermatologist, and serves as a Clinical Voluntary Professor at University of Miami and Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology for Wright State University. She is the Dermatology Subsection Chief in the Department of Medicine at Baptist Hospital. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology, and a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Waibel is also a member of several professional organizations – the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the American Medical Association. She also served as a Vice-Chairman for the Dermatology Foundation and a Florida Medical Association Delegate.

Platinum Sponsors

Stratpharma
Pro-Nox

Gold Sponsors

ALASTIN Skincare
Canfield

Silver Sponsors

Buffalo Filter
Crystal Clear Marketing
EltaMD
HK Surgical
Innovative Optics
Lucid Advertising
Mint Aesthetics
MMP Capital
Oxygenetics
RealSelf
VivoSight
Zimmer

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