George Martin, MD
Dr. George Martin is a native of Philadelphia. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Martin received his medical degree from the Temple School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the medical College of Pennsylvania and his dermatology residency at UCLA. Dr. Martin has practiced clinical dermatology in Maui since 1989. He has been a clinical preceptor for numerous medical students and residents and has received several teaching awards.
As a practicing clinician, clinical investigator, and internationally recognized lecturer, Dr. Martin has a wide range of medical dermatology interests that include cutaneous oncology, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, acne/rosacea and connective tissue disorder diseases. Dr. Martin has published in several medical and scientific journals and books. He is founder and program chairman of the internationally recognized dermatology meeting "Maui Derm: Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology." Additionally, Dr. Martin is founder and program director of the Maui Derm: NP+PA meetings. He is also co-founder of the key thought leaders meeting in rheumatology and gastroenterology, "Rheumatology Winter Clinical Symposium."
Dr. Martin has a strong background in evidence based medicine.He is also a member of the Cochrane Skin Group and the Actinic Keratoses Global Guidelines Group. He has organized several Delphi-based Consensus Conferences in the areas of psoriasis, acne and atopic dermatitis. He is a contributing editor to the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, The Dermatologist, Yearbook in Dermatology, and the SkinMED Journal. Dr. Martin is a member of the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation.
Dr. Martin is the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Maui County Palaka Award, which recognizes outstanding long-term volunteer service to a nonprofit organization. He also received the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) International Traveling Mentorship Program teaching award for 2018 for his teaching efforts around the globe.
Dr. Tatjana Pavicic is a board certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic surgery and aesthetic services with her own private clinic in Munich. She sets her specific focus on a holistic individual approach for face & body combining botulinum toxin, fillers and energy-based devices like lasers, radiofrequency technologies and micro-focused ultrasound.
She is an internationally respected speaker and trainer on advanced cosmetic dermatology and surgery and a globally recognized key opinion leader in facial medical aesthetics. Dr. Pavicic is member of various national and international dermatologic and cosmetic societies. She is the General Secretary of the International Peeling Society, a board member of the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery, a board member of the IMCAS Academy, an honorary member of the French Dermatologic Society, a founding member of the Merz Institute of Advanced Aesthetics, past president of the Dermocosmetic group in the Society of Dermopharmacy, and past board member of the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
Dr. Pavicic has extensively published in international journals both in the dermatological and the aesthetic fields since 2001 (> 60 publications and book chapters). One of her main areas of research are combination treatments as well as avoidance and treatment of filler complications. Since 2004, she has been involved in multiple studies with different molecules and compounds (botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, lasers, energy-based devices, dermocosmetics, and their combinations). Additionally, Dr. Pavicic followed a training in medical management and marketing at Shangal and WHU in Vallendar.
Tatjana Pavicic, MD
Hector Leal Silva, MD, PhD
Dr. Hector Leal Silva, MD is Board certified and recertified by the Mexican Board of Dermatology, with 25 years of experience as a dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. Dr. Leal has a PhD in bioethics, and is an EdD in organization development and change candidate by Pepperdine University. He leads iDerma, Specialists of the Skin and Cosmetic Surgery in Monterrey, Mexico, one of Latin America's largest and most equipped private institutions dedicated to clinical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.
He has participated as principal investigator in more than 30 clinical trials and is, or has been, a researcher and/or scientific advisor for Roche, Lumenis, Alma Lasers, Palomar, Solta Medical (Thermage/Relyant), Galderma, Humacyte, EndyMed, Syneron-Candela-UltraShape, Zeltiq, Jeisys Medical and Lutronic. Dr. Silva is a member of more than 20 prestigious national and international medical societies. He has co-authored five scientific books on dermatology and cosmetic surgery in English, Portuguese, and Spanish and has published more than 30 peer reviewed articles. Additionally, he has presented by invitation over 200 conferences and international congresses and meetings in America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He contributes as assistant editor and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and is also the head professor of the subspecialty course for dermatologists on technology and procedural dermatology at the University of Monterrey.
Dr. Leal has also served as executive secretary of the XVII Mexican Congress of Dermatology; founder secretary of the Mexican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; Chairman of the International Congress of Cosmetic Surgery; member of the board of directors of IMCAS Americas; member of the board of directors of the Society for Dermatology of Nuevo Leon; and member of the board of directors of the Mexican Society of Dermatology. Today Dr. Leal is the president of Nuevo Leon’s Medical College of Dermatologists, as well as RegioDerma: International Congress of Dermatology, and of the DASIL Annual Congress 2022 in Mexico City.