Dr. Michael H. Gold is the founder and medical director of Gold Skin Care Center, Advanced Aesthetics Medical Spa, The Laser & Rejuvenation Center, and Tennessee Clinical Research Center in Nashville, TN. He is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon and oversees the various facets of the center’s operations — a combination of medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, aesthetic services and research endeavors, which began in 1990. The Tennessee Clinical Research Center is regarded in the industry as one of the best clinical research centers for medical dermatology and aesthetic/cosmetic research endeavors – focusing on FDA Phase II, III, and IV clinical trials.
Dr. Gold has earned worldwide recognition for providing patients with leading-edge technological advances in dermatology and aesthetic skin care. He plays an integral role in the development of new pharmaceutical products, injectable fillers and toxins, skin care, and medical devices through his clinical research practice. He presents results of his work regularly at national and international dermatology, plastic surgical, and cosmetic meetings.
Dr. Gold has authored over 500 published scientific articles, 40 textbook chapters, has edited two textbooks on Photodynamic Therapy as well as been Senior Editor on textbooks on Microneedling as well as Cosmeceuticals & Skin Care. He serves on most major dermatology journal scientific boards and is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and the Editor-in-Chief of Dermatological Reviews. In addition, Dr. Gold helped establish the SCALE meeting in Nashville – now entering its 18th year – it is one of the leading U.S. dermatologic and aesthetic meetings.
Dr. Gold also helped start two international groups: the Dermatologic Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), which aims to create a global community for the open exchange of knowledge and innovation by physicians specializing in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and aesthetic surgery. It has become one of the most prominent and important international dermatology groups. It show cases meetings all over the world; and the 5-Continent-Congress (5CC), one of the world’s leading conferences on dermatology and aesthetic/cosmetic medicine, where he is the current President of the Congress and has overseen the growth of this meeting since its inception 13 years ago.