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Published Feb 16, 2023

Tina Alster, MD

Dr. Tina Alster, MD, FAAD, is a highly respected board-certified dermatologist renowned for her expertise in dermatologic laser surgery. She is the founding director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery and holds a clinical professorship at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Alster's educational background includes earning her B.S. and M.D. degrees with the highest honors from Duke University and a dermatology residency at Yale University.

With a global reputation as a leader in dermatologic laser surgery, Dr. Alster has made significant contributions to the field. She has authored eight textbooks and published hundreds of articles on the subject. Dr. Alster's influence extends beyond her clinical practice as she holds leadership and board positions in numerous professional and national organizations. She has also served as a consultant to prominent skin care and device companies, including Lancôme and La Mer.

Dr. Alster's commitment to education and mentorship is evident in her establishment of scholarship endowments for women pursuing careers in medicine at Duke University. She has received prestigious awards from the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS), including the Mentorship and Legacy Awards.

Acknowledged as an expert in her field, Dr. Alster has appeared on television and radio programs. She has been recognized in various publications such as America's Top Doctors, Town & Country's Best Cosmetic Surgeons, Allure's Influencer of the Year, and Washingtonian's Best Doctors. Furthermore, she consistently ranks among the top 1 percent of physicians in dermatology in U.S. News & World Report.

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PRACTICE Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery
SPECIALTY Dermatology
LOCATION 1430 K St NW #200 Washington, DC 20005
AFFILIATIONS Affiliated with ASLMS, ASDS, AAD, WDS, and AMA. Clinical professor of dermatology at Georgetown University Medical Center.
WEBSITE www.skinlaser.com 


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