Eric Bernstein, MD
Eric Bernstein, MD, is a distinguished practitioner, researcher and innovator in the fields of dermatology and laser surgery. He received his BS from Duke University and MD from the Yale University School of Medicine. Following fellowships with the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and Hahnemann University, he joined Jefferson Medical College, where he directed a photobiology laboratory and served as the first director of the Laser Surgery Center.
His research on a molecular model of skin photoaging led to the development of his own firm, DakDak LLC, which performs in vitro phototoxicology testing for large pharmaceutical companies and pursues discovery of novel anti-aging and pharmaceutical compounds. Dr. Bernstein holds numerous U.S. and international patents, has authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles, and has given more than 250 presentations at scientific meetings. A board member of leading laser manufacturers, he also consults with numerous cosmetic and biotechnology firms. He currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania.