SkinCare Physicians

Teaching & Training Center

ASDS AccreditationEach year, SkinCare Physicians trains three board eligible dermatologists in its Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Fellowship program which is accredited by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). One of these fellows is also trained more extensively in Mohs surgery under a fellowship program approved by the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and also certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The programs are under the direction of doctors Kenneth A. Arndt, Jeffrey S. Dover, Michael S. Kaminer, and Thomas E. Rohrer. All are internationally recognized experts in their field.

teachingphotoFellows receive a broad exposure during the twelve month fellowship to all aspects of cosmetic and dermatologic surgery, as well as laser medicine. This includes hands-on experience in procedures including injection of soft tissue fillers such as Restylane®, fat transplantation, use of botulinum toxins, sclerotherapy and endovenous vein ablation, liposuction, hair transplantation, Contour Threadlifts, and laser resurfacing.

The fellows also spend a good deal of time during the year working with our two Mohs surgeons, Doctors Kaminer and Rohrer, perfecting technique and skills in dermatologic surgery. In addition, the fellows receive in depth hands-on experience with the over twenty lasers and related devices present at SkinCare Physicians. The devices include Intense Pulsed Lights, Q-switched and long pulsed Alexandrite lasers, Q-switched and long pulsed Ruby lasers, Q-switched and long pulsed Nd:YAG lasers, Pulsed Dye lasers, KTP (532nm), mid infrared lasers, and CO2, Erbium and fractional lasers for resurfacing and rejuvenation. Some of the other technologies include radiofrequency, LEDs, and plasma devices. The fellow has the opportunity to use the latest technology available anywhere in the world.

By the end of the fellowship year, fellows have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to perform all of the above procedures, and have a tremendous amount of hands-on experience with all of them. One recent fellow wrote: “What an incredible year![…] I am so excited by how much I learned from the nuances of surgical and cosmetic dermatology, to the art of dealing with patient, to the business of practice management. […] This year has completely transformed my practice of dermatology, and I am forever grateful.”

This year’s fellows are:

  • Daniel Callaghan: Daniel Callaghan, MD is our Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow. He graduated cum laude from Boston College with a B.A. in Economics prior to attending medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he got his Doctor of Medicine degree, cum laude, Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency in Dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine where he received the Nancy and G. Robert Baler, MD Distinguished Clinical Scholar Award.
  • Sara Hogan: Sara Hogan, MD is one of our two Laser/Cosmetic fellows. She graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Health Promotion and Education. Prior to receiving her M.D. from Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, she got her Master of Health Science in Health Policy at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
  • Prasanthi Kandula: Prasanthi Kandula, MD is one of our two Laser/Cosmetic fellows. She graduated magna cum laude and Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Missouri–Kansas City with a combined BA in Liberal Arts and M.D. degree. She completed her dermatology residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis, where she served as chief resident during her final year.

SkinCare Physicians also has a very active research facility, and usually has between three and five ongoing clinical studies. The fellows are actively involved in these clinical studies, and often gain significant and important experience with many new laser and therapeutic devices through hands-on experience in the clinical studies center.

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1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
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SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.