Victor R. Michalak, M.D.
Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgeon Issaquah & Seattle
Dr. Victor R. Michalak is the Director of the Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology of Issaquah, Inc., serving Seattle, Issaquah, Bellevue, Redmond and surrounding Puget Sound area. He has been a practicing Board Certified Dermatologic Surgeon and fellow in Cosmetic Surgery in private practice for more than 25 years, with top skills and experience in advanced dermatology, constantly updated, specializing in the diagnosis, medical treatment and surgical management of diseases and disorders of the skin.
As a highly regarded cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Michalak performs a wide range of procedures including laser treatments, cosmetic procedures of the face, liposuction of the face and body, and treatments for aging and sun-damaged skin. He was the first physician to introduce laser skin resurfacing to the Northwest region and among the first in the country to perform Tumescent Liposuction, after being personally trained by the doctor who invented the technique. He was also the first to do SmartLipo in Seattle, which both tightens skin tissue and induces new collagen production.
Seattle Dermatologist Dr. Michalak has performed thousands of cosmetic surgery procedures using the latest, state-of-the-art techniques and equipment. He performs only the procedures that have consistently been proven safe and which yield optimal aesthetic results, while vastly reducing the potential for any undesirable side effects. He utilizes Fractional CO2, Vbeam, and Fraxel lasers, and also performs Laser Dynamic Therapy, PhotoRejuvenation, and IPL Fotofacial treatments to treat sun damage and wrinkles. Dr. Michalak’s team includes Physician Assistants trained in dermatology and skin care, as well as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician.
Trained at Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Michalak completed his Clinical Internship and Dermatology Residency at the renowned Mayo Clinic. His educational and scientific background included Graduate Studies in Molecular Biology at New York University and research in Biochemistry in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Dr. Stanford Moore at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York City. Dr. Michalak has been Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and State Licensed to practice in the state of Washington since 1987.
Dr. Michalak is a Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington Medical School Department of Dermatology. He is also a member of the Washington State Medical Association, the Seattle Dermatological Society, and the Washington State Dermatology Association. Dr. Michalak’s facility is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), and licensed by the state of Washington.