Sciton Announces Launch of Women’s Health Clinical Review Board

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sciton, Inc. a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the medical and aesthetic market, is pleased to announce the members of its Women’s Health Clinical Review Board (CRB) as part of its Women’s Health Group division. Appointment of the elite members of the board came after thoughtful consideration of women’s health physicians who have been leaders in the women’s health field and medical lasers. The composite of the group are specialists in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Uro/Gynecology, Urology, Dermatology, and Plastic Surgery. Each specialty contributes their expertise in female pelvic conditions including issues with vulvar skin, sexual health well-being, and bringing clinical laser applications to the forefront.

This announcement goes hand-in-hand with Sciton’s launch of its Centers of Excellence Program, which is an ongoing initiative recognizing key centers that are dedicated to providing exemplary care given to women suffering with vaginal conditions who receive diVa Vaginal Laser Therapy.

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The CRB members convene monthly to discuss and act on topics related to reviewing and optimizing clinical outcomes, interpreting and disseminating translational data, and serving as mentors to Center of Excellence sites. The CRB members are active in IRB studies and lead the way in producing durable, relevant, and consistent results utilizing diVa Vaginal Laser Therapy for several women’s health issues. Additionally, regularly planned symposiums are slated for the CRB members along with special invitations from Centers of Excellence members to further nurture knowledge and expertise in utilizing advanced protocols for raising standards of care.

Members of the Clinical Review Board

“Sciton and The Women’s Health Group are passionately committed to collaborating and partnering with physicians whose clinical leadership roles have advanced procedures and technology in women’s health. Our vision together will be ongoing support to further best practices and standards of care while finding new treatment options for women who have endured these conditions,” states Aaron Burton, Vice President of the Women’s Health Group at Sciton.

Johnny Peet, MD, FACOG
Woodlands Gynecology & Aesthetics, The Woodlands, TX.

Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Surgeon
Peter Castillo, MD, FACOG
Women’s Pelvic Health Institute, Los Gatos, CA.

Michael Coyle, DO, ACOOG, AOBOG, FPMRS
Coyle Institute, Pensacola, FL.

Nathan Guerette, MD, FACOG, FPMRS
The Female Pelvic Medicine Institute, Richmond, VA.

Kevin Stepp, MD, FACOG, FPMRS
Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC.

Urology and Female Pelvic Surgeon
Michael Kennelly, MD, FACS, FPMRS, Professor
University of North Carolina; Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC.

Mary Gail Mercurio, MD, FAAD, Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center, NY Dermatology and Ob/Gyn Depts.

Chris Robb, MD, PhD, FAAD, Clinical Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University, TN; Skin and Allergy Center, Springhill, TN.

Plastic Surgeon
A. Jay Burns, MD
Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, Dallas, TX.

diVa expands the broad range of Sciton’s JOULE™ platform capabilities to address a woman’s most intimate challenges. diVa is the world’s first hybrid fractional laser for Vaginal Therapy and Vaginal Restoration. diVa is the only device available that includes HPA (High Precision Automation) technology to ensure the safest and best treatment outcome for patients and predictability for the operator. Additionally, diVa’s dual-wavelength hybrid technology and tunability allows operators to customize treatments based on a patient’s age, symptoms, and desired results.

Sciton, Inc., located in Palo Alto, California, is a totally employee-owned medical device company established in 1997 by co-founders James Hobart, Ph.D., and Daniel Negus, Ph.D.. Sciton was established with a focus on long-term results and making both patients and physicians happy. Sciton offers superior medical devices to treat women’s health conditions, vascular lesions, pigmentation, skin texture and tone, scars, body contouring, skin laxity and hair reduction. Sciton operates on a worldwide basis with direct sales forces in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and distributor partners in more than 45 countries. For more information, and a complete listing of Sciton systems, visit



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