Mat Avram, MD, JD
Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., is one of the leading medical authorities on cosmetic dermatology in the world. He is the Past-President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the leading organization in the United States for cosmetic dermatology with 6,400 physician members who elected him to this prestigious position. He has served as the Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center for 18 years. He also serves as Faculty Director for Laser and Cosmetic Training in the Department of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Avram was elected by his peers and served as President of the American Society for Laser Medicine Surgery (ASLMS) in 2017-2018, the leading society in the world for laser and energy-based treatments with 4,400 members at that time. He was the 2015 recipient of the ASLMS Annual Leon Goldman Award for excellence in research, patient care, and education, and he was the 2016 recipient of the ASLMS Annual Ellet Drake Award for innovation in laser surgery.
Dr. Avram has co-authored or edited 7 textbooks that have been translated into 5 languages. He has 90 peer-reviewed publications in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine. He has served as co-investigator for five annual Best Science Awards at ASLMS. Dr. Avram has chaired 31 national meetings and has delivered over 800 invited lectures at national and international meetings on 4 continents. Dr. Avram served as co-chair for an annual laser and energy-based teaching session for the FDA in Silver Spring, Maryland for three years. He also has two U.S. patents.
This year, Dr. Avram was recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of the Top 10 cosmetic dermatologists in America. For 8 consecutive years, Dr. Avram has been selected as one of Boston’s Top Dermatologists by Boston Magazine. Dr. Avram is a frequent guest on ABC, NBC, CNN, CBS, FOX and is a regularly quoted medical expert in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and numerous other media publications.