Victor R. Michalak, M.D.

Victor R. Michalak, M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist, Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgeon

Victor R. Michalak MD 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. Dr. Michalak is known for his top skills and experience in advanced dermatology, specializing in the diagnosis, medical treatment and surgical management of diseases and disorders of the skin.

As a highly regarded cosmetic surgeon, Victor R. Michalak MD performs a select range of procedures including laser treatments, cosmetic procedures of the face, tumescent liposuction of the chin 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.

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 performs Laser Dynamic Therapy, 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 Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  He is also a member of the American Society for MOHS Surgery, 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.

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