Dr. Michael H. Gold is the founder of Gold Skin Care Center, Advanced Aesthetics Medical Spa, The Laser & Rejuvenation Center, and Tennessee Clinical Research Center located in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Gold is also Clinical Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine also in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also a Physician Assistant Student Preceptor of Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC. He is a Visiting Professor of Dermatology for Huashan Hospital, Fudan University in Shanghai, China (11/2006), Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Guangzhou, China, as well as Visiting Professor of Dermatology at Number One Hospital of China Medical University (11/2008) in Shenyang, China. Visiting Professor Rongjun Hospital, Jiaxing, China, 2016. Additionally, he is Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery, First People’s Hospital of Foshan, Guangzhou, China and The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang. In addition, he is Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery, The People’s Hospital of Hunan Province. Dr. Gold is a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon who oversees the various facets of the Gold Skin Care Center’s operations: a combination of medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, aesthetic services, and research endeavors. Dr. Gold has earned a national and international reputation for providing patients with leading-edge technological advances and has expertise in all facets of dermatology and aesthetic care. The Tennessee Clinical Research Center is one of the leading dermatologic research institutions in the U.S. Dr. Gold is the author of over 300 published scientific articles, and 35 textbook chapters. He is the editor of two textbooks on photodynamic therapy and global use of PDT. Dr. Gold works as an associate editor with the majority of dermatology journals and actively contributes to the medical literature with his colleagues from around the world. In 2016, he became the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Gold speaks on national and international fronts, focusing on dermatology issues related to the use of lasers and energy-based devices, as well as the use of fillers and toxins in aesthetic and cosmetic dermatology. He has spoken on Practice Management issues in dermatology for almost 30 years. He lectures in venues around the world and is a sought-after contributor to educational meetings globally. Dr. Gold is an active member of many of the leading dermatology and laser specialty societies in the U.S. and around the world. He is the founder and past President of the Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), whose mission is to teach dermatology and dermatologic surgery all over the world in a non-profit setting. This society has become one of the fastest-growing international dermatologic societies because of its core beliefs of teaching and transparency. Dr. Gold oversees the DASIL meeting, which attracts 150 faculty members, and upwards of serval thousand attendees from more than 40 countries. DASIL is primed to be the international dermatologic surgery society. He is a founding member and current President of the 5-Continent-Congress, one of the leading global aesthetic congresses. These meetings held in Barcelona, attract over 150 faculty and up to 1200 attendees. It has become one of the leading aesthetic meetings in the world. In addition, Dr. Gold is the President of the Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education (SCALE), which is part of the Tennessee Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. The meeting, which began 12 years ago, as an effort to educate and teach the proper use of lasers and injectables in the community. Since its onset, SCALE has grown in stature and regarded as one of the most influential aesthetic and dermatology meetings in the U.S. SCALE’s base is in Nashville, Tennessee and attracts an incredible faculty year after year.