Gary Lask, MD
Dr. Gary Lask has been a member of the UCLA Dermatology Faculty since 1989. Currently, he holds the position of Clinical Professor and Director of Dermatologic Surgery and the Dermatologic Laser Center at the David Geffen School of Medicine-UCLA.
Having always had a special interest in the application of lasers in Dermatology, he headed one of the eight investigation sites for the original pulsed dye laser and was one of three investigational sites for the second generation longer pulsed dye laser. He co-authored one of the original publications on the treatment of capillary hemangiomas with the pulsed dye laser, as well as one of the first publications on the use of CO2 laser for sun damage and wrinkles. With his wide breadth of knowledge and experience in this field, Dr. Lask has been retained as a consultant and advisor for numerous companies.
Dr. Lask has also co-edited four textbooks: Aesthetic Dermatology, Principles and Practices of Cutaneous Surgery, Lasers in Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, and Comprehensive Aesthetic Rejuvenation: A Regional Approach. He is a founding editor of the Journal of Cutaneous Laser Therapy.