Joseph Greco M.D., Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Clinical Director of Santa Monica Dermatology

Undergraduate Education
Cornell University

Medical Education
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine

Internship
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine,
Internal Medicine

Residency Training
Drexel University School of Medicine,
Dermatology

Fellowship Training
University of California,
Los Angeles
Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Lasers, and Cosmetic Dermatology

Board Certification
Dermatology

Clinical Interest
Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery, Dermatologic and Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology

Research Interest
Skin Cancer, Dermatologic Surgery, Laser Surgery

Publications
Ezra N, Greco JF, Hayley JC, Chiu MW. Gnatophyma and Otophyma. J Cutan Med Surg. 2009 Sep-Oct;13(5):266-72. Link

Greco JF, Soriano T, Lask G, Kim J. Combination Broadband Light and Erbium Microlaser Peel for Photoaged Skin. Case Report of 4 Patients. Dermatol Surg Nov 2008. Link
   
Greco JF, Stanko CS, Greenbaum SS. Surgical Gem: The use of a deep polypropylene suture during earlobe repair. A method to provide permanent reinforcement in the prevention of recurrent earlobe tract elongation. Dermatol Surg 2005 Nov;31:1442-3. Link

Greco JF, Cusack CA. Surgical Pearl: The use of a cotton-tipped applicator for tissue eversion during punch biopsy. J Am Acad Dermatol 2005;53(2) p.335-336. Link

Selected Lectures and Scientific Presentations

“Update on Fillers”. American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting. San Francisco, California. March 2009.    

“Novel Laser Therapies”. American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting. San Francisco, California. March 2009.    

“Topical Anesthesia”. International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons. Phoenix, Arizona, February 2009.    

“Combination Ablative Laser Therapies”. International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons. Phoenix, Arizona, February 2009.    

“Combination Laser and Light Source Procedures”. American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, Texas. February 2008.    

“Novel Laser Therapies”. American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 2008.    

“Combination Broadband Light and Erbium Microlaser Peel for Photoaged Skin”, 25th & 26th Annual Hugh Greenway Superficial Anatomy Meetings. La Jolla, California. July 2007, 2008, 2009.    

“Periorbital Rejuvenation and Combination Broadband Light and Erbium Microlaser Peel for Photoaged Skin”. International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons. Las Vegas, Nevada, September 2007    

“Novel Laser Therapies”. American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, Washington D.C., February 2007    

Book Chapters

Greco JF, Skvarka C. Surgical Anatomy of the Head and Neck. In Requisites in Dermatology: Dermatologic Surgery. Vidimos AT, Ammirati CT, Polbete-Lopez C, Eds. Elsevier 2009. p1-48.    

Greco JF, Kim J. Neurotoxins: Past, Present, and Future. In Office-Based Cosmetic Procedures and Techniques. Eremia S., Ed. Cambridge University Press. 2010. p145-150.    

Greco JF, Beynet DP, Soriano T. Sciton Broadband Light and Er:YAG Micropeel Combination. In Office-Based Cosmetic Procedures and Techniques. Eremia S., Ed. Cambridge University Press. 2010. p232-234.    

Greco JF, Raskin B. Er:YAG. In Office-Based Cosmetic Procedures and Techniques. Eremia S., Ed. Cambridge University Press. 2010. p215-217.    

Raskin B, Greco JF, Eremia S. Non-Ablative Laser Tissue Remodeling: 1,064-, 1,320-, 1,450-, and 1,540nm Laser Systems. In Office-Based Cosmetic Procedures and Techniques. Eremia S., Ed. Cambridge University Press. 2010. p221-224.    

Beynet D, Greco JF, Soriano T. Approach to the cosmetic patient. In Requisites in Dermatology: Cosmetic Dermatology. Alam M, Gladstone HB, Tung RC, Eds. Elsevier 2009. p1-6.