David E. Kent, MD completed his training in dermatologic Surgery, lasers and Mohs
micrographic surgery under Hugh Greenway at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla California in 1987.
He is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He established the first fellowship
trained Mohs Surgery practice outside Atlanta for the entire state of Georgia in 1987.
has performed over 10,000 Mohs cases and reconstructions and is credentialed with OR
privileges in local and regional teaching hospitals. He is one of a select group of fellowship
program directors for the Mohs College charged with providing comprehensive
dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgical training.
His aesthetic interests focus on
tumescent liposuction with microcanulas. He received his training in tumescent liposuction
under Dr. Patrick Lillis and Dr. Jeffrey Klein the originator of the tumescent technique 13
years ago and has performed hundreds of cases. He has incorporated lasers to selectively
melt fat and tighten the skin with remarkable tightening and even faster recovery than what
is seen with traditional tumescent liposuction. He is committed to excellence.
Dr. Kent is a committed teacher and regularly trains physicians from North America and
abroad in tumescent laser assisted liposuction and fractional ablative laser resurfacing. He
has served as a regular faculty member at the Superficial Anatomy and Cutaneous Surgery
course in San Diego over the past 25 years giving lectures on a variety of topics including
tumescent liposuction, laser surgery, and soft tissue reconstruction.
Areas of Expertise:
Tumescent Liposuction; Laser assisted liposuction
Fractional Ablative Erbium Resurfacing
Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Reconstruction
Education and Training:
1982- MD degree- Medical College of Georgia
1986- Dermatology residency and chief resident- Medical College of Georgia
1987-Fellowship in Dermatologic Surgery, lasers and Mohs Micrographic Surgery-
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. La Jolla California
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