About Dr. Smith

Contact Information

Niagara Falls Dermatology & Skin Care Centre, Ltd.
Suite 201, Niagara Falls Medical Centre, 6453 Morrison St.
Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada L2E 7H1
Licensed and inspected by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Phone: 905 356 7744
Fax: 905 356 8362
Email: ksmithderm@gmail.com
www.SmithLaser.com

Kevin C. Smith, MD FRCPC (Dermatology)

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology

Curriculum Vitae as of: 2007-08-12
Date of birth: 1951-03-05 Citizenship: Canadian
Marital status: married, 2 children

Degrees

  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Canada) 1989, Dermatology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, 1988
  • Diplomate, United States National Board of Medical Examiners, 1984
  • M.D. (with distinction & first class standing) U of A, Edmonton, 1983
  • B.Sc.(with distinction & first class standing, Gold Medal for Science) U of A, Edmonton, 1979
  • B.A. (Economics) U of A, Edmonton, 1974


Postgraduate Training

  • 1985-1988 Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1984-1985 Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1984 Rotating Internship, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario


Clinical Interests

  • Juvéderm, Restylane, Teosyal and other fillers, to enhance and correct facial features
  • BOTOX® for the management of cosmetic problems of the face, neck and upper chest, for excessive sweating, for migraine and other headaches, and for new indications such as the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), Raynaud’s Phenomenon and Raynaud’s Disease, blepharospasm, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS).
  • Management of unwanted hair and vascular lesions using 1064 nm Nd-YAG Altus CoolGlide® laser and Cutera 770 ProWave™
  • Non-ablative rejuvenation using 1064 nm Nd-YAG Altus CoolGlide Vantage® laser and intense pulsed light
  • Management of rosacea
  • Cutera Fractional Ablative laser treatment for fine lines, facial acne scarring, and rough facial texture due to sun exposure


Professional Interests

  • Speaking at CME events for dermatologists and other physicians
  • Media training with National in Toronto, 27 February 2002
  • Writing for medical audiences, preparation of PowerPoint® and internet presentations
  • Have served on a number of industry and professional advisory boards and committees:
  • November 2005: Expert panel on Sculptra®
  • January 2006: Expert panel on BOTOX® for hyperhidrosis
  • Canadian Hyperhidrosis Advisory Committee
  • Canadian Hyperhidrosis Guidelines Development Group
  • Conducting clinical trials.
  • Training in FDA and other inspections, and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents (PIPED) Act, Vancouver BC, 20 October 2002 with Dr. Stuart Maddin, Lynne Bulger, and Paul Kidson
  • Training in Responsible Conduct of Research, Quebec City QC, 20 October 2001 with Dr. Stuart Maddin, Lynne Bulger, and Paul Kidson
  • Training in Good Clinical Practice, Vancouver BC, 19 November 2000 with Dr. Stuart Maddin, Lynne Bulger, Dimitri Fitsialos, Paul Kidson and Frances Maddin
  • Clinical photography.


Presentations at Major Meetings

  • Light emitting diodes: Why has it been so hard to get supportive data after so many years?
    Laser Controversies.
    Lake George NY, 10 August 2008
  • Hot topics: Laser eye protection.
    Laser Controversies.
    Lake George NY, 10 August 2008
  • BTX™ is there anything new and interesting?
    Laser Controversies.
    Lake George NY, 10 August 2008
  • BOTOX® & Fillers in the upper, mid and lower face.
    IMCAS ASIA 2007 International Master Course on Aging Skin,
    Bangkok, Thailand, 16-17 July 2007
  • Next Generation Dermal Fillers.
    The Aesthetic Show,
    May 25-27, 2007, Las Vegas NV
  • Analgesia with ice to reduce injection discomfort when treating palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis with BOTOX®; and when injecting fillers.
    6-12 May 2007 Noah Worcester Society. London, England
  • Rejuvenation of the Hands.
    Cosmetic Update
    29 March-01 April 2007, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • Skin Tightening.
    Cosmetic Update
    29 March-01 April 2007, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • Why I think I and my patients will prefer BOTOX® to Reloxin®.
    Cosmetic Update
    29 March-01 April 2007, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • Non-Physician Practice of Medicine: Will the regulators help us?
    Cosmetic Update
    29 March-01 April 2007, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • Avoiding and treating filler complications.
    THE ART & SCIENCE OF FILLERS AND INJECTABLES,
    American Society for Dermatological Surgery,
    Chicago IL , March 23-24, 2007
  • BTX Overview.
    THE ART & SCIENCE OF FILLERS AND INJECTABLES,
    American Society for Dermatological Surgery,
    Chicago IL , March 23-24, 2007
  • BTX – What’s Next?
    THE ART & SCIENCE OF FILLERS AND INJECTABLES,
    American Society for Dermatological Surgery,
    Chicago IL , March 23-24, 2007
  • How to assess new rejuvenation technologies for your practice.
    Philippine Academy Of Dermatology Society and the Philippine Society for Cosmetic Surgery
    Manila, 3-7 March 2007
  • Botulinum Toxin: Beyond Wrinkles.
    Philippine Academy Of Dermatology Society and the Philippine Society for Cosmetic Surgery
    Manila, 3-7 March 2007
  • Treatment of the aging face: What can be done with fillers.
    Philippine Academy Of Dermatology Society and the Philippine Society for Cosmetic Surgery,
    Manila, 3-7 March 2007
  • The BOTOX® consultation.
    FACE 2007.
    South Beach, Miami FL 23 January 2007
  • BOTOX® for headache.
    FACE 2007. South Beach,
    Miami FL 23 January 2007
  • BTX™ The Continuing Revolution.
    Plenary Address, International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology,
    Melbourne, Australia 12 December 2006
  • Ice to facilitate treatment of palmar and plantar hyperhidrosi with BOTOX®. International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology,
    Melbourne, Australia December 2006
  • BOTOX® for migraine and other headache syndromes.
    International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology,
    Melbourne, Australia December 2006
  • Ice, long needles and pressure to reduce pain and bruising when administering fillers.
    International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology,
    Melbourne, Australia December 2006
  • How I help patients decide which filler to use for aesthetic treatment of the face.
    International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology,
    Melbourne, Australia December 2006
  • Faculty, Botox®, Fillers & More.
    Vancouver BC 18-20 August 2006
  • Focal application of ice allows injection of BTX-A for treatment of palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis without the need for a nerve block.Treatment of pain and of posture with BTX-A.
    American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting,
    San Francisco CA 04 March 2006
  • BOTOX® vs Dysport®/Reloxin®:
    Are they the same or different?
  • Update on Dermal Fillers.
    30th Hawaiian Dermatology Meeting,
    Kauai HI, 12 February 2006
  • Faculty. Skin CME,
    Zermatt Switzerland 23-30 January 2006
  • Faculty. Facial Aesthetic Chemodervation for Experts,
    Newport Beach CA 20-23 January 2006
  • Vibration + ice to facilitate Botox® treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis.
    Noah Worcester Dermatological Society Annual Meeting,
    Cabo san Lucas, Mexico 08-14 January 2006
  • Challenges in the conduct of Botox® trials.
    Dermatology Update Clinical Trials Workshop.
    Montreal, QC. Sunday 6 November 2006
  • Botulinum Toxin for the treatment of painful conditions.
    American Society for Dermatologic Surgery,
    Atlanta GA 28 October 2005
  • Chair, Cutera Laser Users group conference
    20-21 August 2005, Manhattan NY.
  • Faculty, Botox® for Hyperhidrosis, Investigator Meeting,
    Chicago IL 13 August 2005
  • Faculty, Conversations and Controversies in Cutaneous Laser Medicine and Surgery
    Colorado Spring CO 12-14 August 2005
  • Faculty, Botox Update
    Auckland, New Zealand. Sat 18 December 2004
  • FACE: Botox & Fillers Update (faculty)
    Scottsdale AZ. 21-25 January 2004
  • Arteoll® Advanced Injector Course (faculty)
    Vancouver, BC, Saturday 23 April 2005
  • Arteoll® Advanced Injector Course (faculty)
    Toronto, ON, Saturday 16 April February 2005
  • Arteoll® Advanced Injector Course (faculty)
    Montreal, QC, Saturday 5 February 2005
  • Botox® Breast Lift: is it real?
    American Academy of Dermatology.
    Saturday 19 February 2005
  • Botulinum toxin for pain:
    Headache, postherpetic neuralgia, painful scars, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Ipsen Dysport® Master Class.
    Cozumel, Mexico 21 November 2004
  • Treatment of Acute Skin Failure
    Dermatology Update.
    Vancouver BC, Saturday 16 October 2004
  • Dr. Ian Landells and Dr. Kevin Smith:
    New Uses for Botulinum Toxin. American Academy of Dermatology,
    Manhattan NY, Fri 30 July 2004
  • Botox®, Fillers & More:
    Anesthetic cream block of the lips facilitates treatment of the lips using collagen or Artecoll injections, avoiding the need for nerve block.
    Vancouver BC, Sat 21 August 2004
  • Botox®, Fillers & More:
    Vibration to reduce discomfort of palmar and plantar injections of botulinum toxin.
    Vancouver BC, Sat 21 August 2004
  • Botulinum toxin treatment can improve posture and so improve presentation of the breast.
    International Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology and Hair
    Mexico City, Fri 11 June 2004
  • Subdermal thermal contraction: a novel device for treatment of lax skin and wrinkles
    (Subdermat thermal contraction : nouvelle approche non ablative du relachement cutan™).
    25th Congress of Aesthetic Medicine and Dermatological Surgery.
    Paris, Friday 01 October 2004
  • Faculty: Botox®, Fillers & More, Vancouver BC, 20-22 August 2004 Cream Block eliminates need for nerve block before filler injection of lips. Botox® treatment for postherpetic neuralgia and for painful scars. Pain prevention in dermatologic procedures.
  • Vibration to reduce pain in skin procedures. Laser Controversies.
    Mt. Tremblant QC, Saturday 14 August 2004
  • Faculty: Facial Aesthetics: Chemodenervation for Experts.
    Dallas, TX
  • Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia and painful scars with botulinum toxin.
    American Academy of Dermatology
    Washington DC. 06 February 2004
  • Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia and painful scars with botulinum toxin.
    Noah Worcester Dermatological Society.
    Maui, HI. 20 January 2004
  • Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia and painful scars with botulinum toxin.
    International Society for Dermatological Surgery.
    Berlin, Ger many. 19 September 2003
  • Botox®, Fillers & More.
    Vibration to reduce discomfort of palmar and plantar injections of Botox®.
    Vancouver BC. 22 August 2003
  • Faculty: Altus CoolGlide user group meeting.
    Marina del Ray, CA. 15 August 2003
  • Botulinum toxin for postherpetic neuralgia and painful scars.
    American Academy of Dermatology
    Chicago IL Sunday 29 July 2003
  • Faculty: Facial Aesthetics:
    Chemodenervation for Experts.
    Banff AB 23-25 May 2003
  • How to establish and operate a website for your practice.
    My experience over the past 5 years. American Academy of Dermatology
    San Francisco 24 March 2003
  • Clinical Pearls for the use of botulinum toxin A (BOTOX®).
    American Academy of Dermatology
    San Francisco 25 March 2003
  • Medical Dermatology Uses for Botulinum Toxin A (BOTOX®).
    Noah Worcester Meeting,
    Boca Raton FL 20 January 2003
  • Medical Dermatology Uses for Non-ablative Laser and Intense Pulsed Light therapy.
    Noah Worcester Meeting,
    Boca Raton FL 20 January 2003
  • Botulinum toxin A (BOTOX®) for the management of chronic refractory trigeminal postherpetic neuralgia in two elderly patients.
    Derm Update
    Vancouver BC 19 October 2002
  • Followup report on Acne Mentorship Program for Family Doctors, with MAINPRO-C Continuing Medical Education Credit.
    Derm Update
    Vancouver BC 19 October 2002
  • BOTOX® — an important part of my transition from medical to cosmetic dermatology.
    Derm Update
    Vancouver BC 17 October 2002
  • Review of psoriasis therapies and consideration of the role of acitretin (Soriatane).
    Advisory Board on Soriatane.
    Derm Update,
    Vancouver BC 17 October 2002
  • Skin rejuvenation: My approach.
    Regional Conference in Dermatological Laser and Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2002.
    Hong Kong 13 September 2002
  • Laser and Intense Pulsed Light-assisted Hair Removal in Asians.
    Regional Conference in Dermatological Laser and Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2002.
    Hong Kong 15 September 2002
  • Therapeutic Pearls.
    American Academy of Dermatology,
    New Orleans LA 26 February 2002
  • Side-effects of non-Accutane® treatments for acne.
    Derm Update
    Quebec City QC, 18 October 2001
  • The impact of the media and the internet on recognition and management of medication side effects.
    Derm Update
    Quebec City QC, 18 October 2001
  • The effect of laser hair removal on a medical dermatology practice.
    Derm Update
    Quebec City QC, 20 October 2001
  • Hormonal therapy for female acne.
    Annual Family Medicine Review Conference
    Regina SK, 28 September 2001
  • How to get what you want, when you want it (on the Internet and on Medline).
    American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting,
    Washington DC, 03 March 2001
  • Five years of experience with a speech recognition system for dermatology transcription.
    Noah Worcester Society Annual Meeting,
    Palm Beach FL, 30 January 2001
  • Established and emerging uses for acetretin. (Poster)
    Derm Update,
    Vancouver BC, 18 November 2000
  • Topical strontium for reduction of stinging, itch and burning.
    Derm Update,
    Vancouver BC, 18 November 2000
  • Mahonia aquifolium: a new topical agent for the management of psoriasis
    Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Meeting,
    Montreal QC, 29 June 2000
  • Five years of experience with a speech recognition system for dermatology transcription.
    Internet Dermatology Society Annual Meeting,
    San Francisco CA, 9 March 2000
  • How to get what you want, when you want it (on the Internet and on Medline).
    American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting,
    San Francisco CA, 10 March 2000
  • How to get what you want, when you want it (on the Internet and on Medline).
    Derm Update 1999,
    Montreal QC, 30 October 1999
  • Cyclosporine: mechanisms of action and new clinical applications.
    RxDerm First Annual Meeting,
    San Antonio TX, 5 November 1999
  • Five years of experience with a speech recognition system for dermatology transcription.
    RxDerm First Annual Meeting,
    San Antonio TX, 5 November 1999
  • Topical strontium for reduction of stinging, itch and burning.
    RxDerm First Annual Meeting,
    San Antonio TX, 6 November 1999
  • Erythema multiforme, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and Stevens-Johnson syndrome: pathophysiology and management.
    RxDerm First Annual Meeting,
    San Antonio TX, 6 November 1999
  • Non-pharmacological Therapeutic Pearls.
    American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting,
    New York NY, 29 July 1999
  • Chair, Panel on Political and Economic Issues in Dermatology.
    Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Meeting,
    Vancouver BC, 3 July 1999
  • How to get what you want, when you want it (on the Internet and on Medline).
    American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting,
    New Orleans LA, 22 March 1999
  • Halobetasol ointment is useful in the acute management of ultraviolet-B light burns.
    Noah Worcester Society Annual Meeting,
    Scottsdale AZ, 30 April 1998
  • The role played by the Internet in the launch and subsequent banning of Skin Cap.
    Internet Dermatology Society Annual Meeting,
    Orlando FL, February 1998
  • Skin Cap: What did we learn, and when did we learn it?
    Derm Update 97,
    Montreal, October 1997
  • A computerized speech-recognition system for production of dermatology consultation letters.
    Canadian Dermatology Convention,
    St. John’s, Newfoundland July 1997
  • Dermatology on the Internet.
    Canadian Dermatology Convention,
    St. John’s, Newfoundland July 1997
  • Cyclosporine is useful in the management of ulcerating necrobiosis lipoidica. (Poster.)
    World Congress on Immunotherapy,
    Rome Italy June 1996
  • Hydroxychloroquine is useful in the management of atopic dermatitis.
    Annual Meeting of the Canadian Dermatological Association,
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1991
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency was found in 15 of 96 cases of panniculitis: clinical and histopathologic correlations.
    Annual Meeting of the Canadian Dermatological Association,
    Banff, June 1988
  • Panniculitis associated with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency.
    Summer Session of American Academy of Dermatology,
    Boston, June 1986
  • T-cell subsets in necrobiosis lipoidica.
    Annual Meeting of the Canadian Dermatological Association,
    Montreal, June 1987
  • Cutaneous complications of hematoporphyrin derivative administration.
    Summer Session of American Academy of Dermatology,
    Anaheim, July 1987


Bibliography


Published:

  • Tanzi EL, Dierickx C, Smith KC, et al: Nonsurgical skin tightening: Are there data to support the claims? Skin & Aging, December 2006:10-13
  • Solish N, Bertucci V, Dansereau A et al: A comprehensive approach to the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis: Recommendations of the Canadian Hyperhidrosis Advisory Committee. Dermatologic Surgery special BTX-A edition 2007;33:908-23.
  • Smith KC, Comite SL, Storwick GS: Ice minimizes discomfort associated with injection of botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis. Dermatol Surg 2007;33:S91-S94.
  • Smith KC, Melnychuk M: Five percent lidocaine cream applied simultaneously to the skin and mucosa of the lips creates excellent anesthesia for filler injections. Dermatol Surg. 2005 Nov;31(11 Pt 2):1635-7.
  • Smith KC, Pérez-Atamoros F: Other dermatologic uses of botulinum toxin. In: Benedetto AV, editor. Botulinum toxin in clinical dermatology. London: Taylor and Francis; 2006. p. 219-236.
  • Smith KC, Alam M: Botulinum toxin for pain relief and treatment of headache. In: Carruthers A, Carruthers J, editors. Botulinum Toxin. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2005. p. 101-111.
  • Smith KC, Comite SL, Balasubramanian S et al: Vibration anesthesia: A noninvasive method of reducing discomfort prior to dermatologic procedures. Dermatology Online Journal 10 (2): 1 http://dermatology.cdlib.org/102/therapy/anesthesia/comite.html
  • Gupta AK, Lewis R, Poulin Y, Smith K, Zip C: Guidelines of care for actinic keratosis: treatment and management in Canada. Poster, Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Conference, June 30 2005.
  • Gupta AK, Langley R, Lewis R, Poulin Y, Smith K, Zip C, Andrea Cherman: Evidence-based options for the treatment of Psoriasis:: Systemic agents. Poster, Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Conference, June 30 2005.
  • Huntley A, Comite SL, Smith KC: Audiovisual presentations in peer-reviewed medical literature. Dermatology Online Journal 10 (2): 22 http://dermatology.cdlib.org/102/editorials/movies/huntley.html
  • Smith KC, Goldberg D: Dermatologists Can Use Botulinum Toxin to Treat Headache. Point/Counterpoint. Practical Dermatology. August 2004
  • Smith KC: A discrete speech recognition system for dermatology: 8 years of clinical experience in a Medical Dermatology Office. Sem Cutan Med Surg 2002;21(3):205-208.
  • Groot DW, Smith KC: Non-ablative skin therapy with CoolGlide Vantage sub-millisecond 1064 nm laser treatments. White paper. Altus Medical. Burlingame, CA. October 2002.
  • Smith KC: Systemic therapy of psoriasis: Methotrexate (continuing series). Skin Therapy Letter. http://www.derm.ubc.ca/skintherapy 2001
  • Smith KC: What to do if I am dead or disabled. South Med J 2000:1134-1135.
  • Maddin WS, Landells IDR, Poulin Y, Searles GE, Smith KC, Tan JKL, Zip CM, Degreef H: Treatment of acne vulgaris and prevention of acne scarring: Canadian consensus guidelines. J Cutan Med Surg 2000;4(S1):S4-2-13.
  • Smith KC: The Cap Limits Access to Care. Annual Report of the Ontario Medical Association, March 2000.
  • Ramsay CA, Schwartz BE, Lowson D et al: Calcipotriol cream combined with twice weekly broad-band UVB phototherapy: a safe, effective and UVB-sparing antipsoriatic combination treatment. Dermatology 2000;200:17-24.
  • Smith KC, Siegel DM, Robins P: Contributing editor: Physicians Internet Review for Dermatologists (ongoing, 6 issues per year), Physicians Continuing Education Corp., New York, NY 1999-2000. http://www.Internetreview.net
  • Smith KC: Expert advice on using Accutane. Skin and Aging, October 1999:62-70.
  • Smith KC, Lebwohl M: Topical therapy of psoriasis. Skin Therapy Letter (in press). http://www.derm.ubc.ca/skintherapy/ 2000
  • Smith KC: Book chapter: Skin Problems, in: Mom – the 25 most common medical problems and how to deal with them. Medius Publishing Group, Niagara Falls NY, 1999. http://www.Yourhomedoctor.com
  • Smith KC: Book chapters: Cradle cap. Diaper rash. Sunburns, in: Babies – the 25 most common medical problems and how to deal with them. Medius Publishing Group, Niagara Falls NY, 1999. http://www.Yourhomedoctor.com
  • Smith KC: Skin Cap: What have we learned, and when did we learn it? Derm Online J 1997:3(2):3. Http://matrix.ucdavis.edu/DOJvol3num2/editorials/smith.html
  • Smith KC: Ulcerating necrobiosis lipoidica resolving in response to cyclosporine-A. Derm Online J 1997:3(1):2. http://matrix.ucdavis.edu/DOJvol3num1/necrobiosis/necrobiosis.html
  • Smith KC: Sun protection in lupus. Lupus Canada Bulletin 1994;4;1-8.
  • Smith KC: Ranitidine useful in the management of psoriasis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Int J Dermatol 1994;33:220-221.
  • Smith KC: Vitamin E and dapsone-induced hemolysis. (letter) Can Med Assoc J 1994;150(2):128.
  • Smith KC: Hydroxychloroquine is useful in the management of atopic dermatitis. Br J Dermatol 1992;126(1):93-94.
  • Smith KC, Su WPD, Muller SA: Methotrexate in dermatology. Derm Sinica 1989;7:11-18.
  • Smith KC, Su WPD, Pittelkow MR, Winkelmann RK: Clinical and pathologic correlations in 96 patients with panniculitis, including 15 patients with deficient levels of alpha-1-antitrypsin. J Am Acad Derm 1989;21:1192-1196.
  • Smith KC, Pittelkow MR: Naltrexone for neurotic excoriations. J Am Acad Derm 1989;20:860-861.
  • Wooten RS, Smith KC, Ahlquist DA, Muller SA, Balm RK: Prospective study of cutaneous phototoxicity after systemic hematoporphyrin derivative. Lasers Surg Med 1988;8:294-300.
  • Pittelkow MR, Smith KC, Su WPD: Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and panniculitis: perspectives on disease relationship and replacement therapy. Medicine 1988;84(6A):80-86.
  • Smith KC, Fransway AF: Dermatological Organizations. J Am Acad Derm 1988;19:338-344.
  • Smith KC, Fransway AF: Dermatological Organizations. J Am Acad Derm 1987;17:280-284.
  • Su WPD, Smith KC, Pittelkow MR, Winkelmann RK: Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency panniculitis: a histopathologic and immunopathologic study of four cases. Am J Dermatopathol 1987;9:483-90.
  • Smith KC, Pittelkow MR, Su WPD: Panniculitis associated with severe alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency: treatment and review of the literature. Arch Dermatol 1987;123:1655-61.
  • Smith KC, Su WPD, Leiferman KM: Cromolyn sodium in 2% aqueous solution under an occlusive hydrocolloid dressing may be effective adjunctive treatment in management of pyoderma gangrenosum.
  • J Am Acad Derm 1987;17:509-511.
  • Smith KC, Birmingham CL, Murphy KC, Grymaloski MR: Renal cell carcinoma presenting as Budd-Chiari syndrome. Can Med Assoc J 1984;130:12-13.
  • Birmingham CL, Smith KC: Human chorionic gonadotrophin is of no value in the management of obesity. Can Med Assoc J 1983;128:1156-1157.


Reviewed Papers For

  • Archives of Dermatology
  • Dermatology Online Journal
  • Member, Editorial Board 2006
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Future Medicine
  • International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vth World Congress
  • International Journal of Dermatology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Therapy Letter
  • Southern Medical Journal


Work in Progress

  • Smith KC : New options in Skin Tightening (In Touch Briefings)
  • Smith KC: Practical Use of Juvéderm (in press, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Niamtu J, Carruthers, Smith K: Pain Control in Cosmetic Facial Surgery (book chapter, 2nd edition)
  • Smith KC: Combined erythema and telangiectasia responds quickly to combination treatment with intense pulsed light followed immediately by long-pulsed Nd-YAG laser.
  • Smith KC: Ice minimizes discomfort associated with injection of dermal fillers.
  • Smith KC: New Fillers for the New Man
  • Smith KC, Arndt K: Lifting with Neuromodulators (book chapter)
  • Smith KC, Alam M: Botulinum Toxin for Pain Relief and Treatment of Headache (book chapter, 2nd edition)
  • Smith KC: Debris around tip of Artecoll® syringe may contribute to needle blockages
  • Gupta AK, Lynde CW, Poulin Y et al: Position Statement for Isotretinoin. Submitted to Journal of
  • Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, January 2006.
  • Smith KC: Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia and painful scars with botulinum toxin.
  • Smith KC, Shear N, et al: Phase 2 clinical trial of oral 4-oxo-isotretinoin. Wiegand UW, Shear N, Smith KC et al: Oxo-Isotretinoin Reduces Sebum Excretion Rate in Patients with Severe Acne.
  • Smith KC: Management of acute ultraviolet B light burns with topical halobetasol and topical indomethacin.


Memberships and Appointments

  • Alpha Alberta chapter of AOA
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
  • Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member, Board of Governors, Sulzberger Institute 2001-2003
  • Canadian Dermatology Association
  • Treasurer of the CDA 1998-2001
  • Director of Industry Relations of the CDA 2000-2002
  • Founding Member, Therapeutic Guidelines (now the “Pharmacy and Therapeutics”)
  • Committee of the CDA 1998-2001
  • CDA Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee 2001-2002
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Board of Directors 2004-2007
  • Greater Niagara Medical Society
  • President of Medical Staff 1996-1997
  • History of Dermatology Society
  • International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology Advisory Board 2005-2007
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • Doctors Mayo Society
  • Plummer Society
  • Noah Worcester Dermatological Society – Elected to Membership 1996
  • Chair, Scientific Program, Noah 2003 Boca Raton 20-25 January 2003
  • Member, Board of Governors
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Expert Panel for Relative Value Schedule Project 1993 – 1999
  • Acting Chairman, Section of Dermatology 1999-2001
  • Secretary-Treasurer, Section of Dermatology 2001-2006
  • Ontario Dermatology Association
  • Toronto Dermatological Society


Awards

  • British Association of Dermatologists Travelling Fellowship to attend the B.A.D. Annual Meeting in
  • Cambridge, England July 4-8, 1989
  • Paul A. O’Leary Award for Clinical Excellence in Dermatology [Mayo Clinic and Mayo Graduate School of
  • Medicine] 1988
  • Westwood Second Annual Resident Research Paper Competition 1988
  • Westwood First Annual Resident Research Paper Competition 1987
  • The E.L. Pope Memorial Award in Medicine 1983
  • Amy Fong Memorial Bursary 1982
  • Medicine North America Dermatology Prize Quiz 1981
  • Charles E. Frosst Medical Bursary and medal 1980
  • Edmonton Journal Prize for Medicine and Science 1980
  • The Dean’s Gold Medal for Science 1979
  • Escheated Estates Fund Bursary 1979
  • Proctor and Gamble Company Bursary 1978
  • Government of Alberta Bursary 1978


Currently

  • Courtesy Staff, Greater Niagara General Hospital, Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • Dermatologist, Private Practice, Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • Member, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee of the Canadian Dermatology Association
  • Member, American Academy of Dermatology Minority Medical Student Mentor Program


Licensure

  • Ontario, 1988 – present time
  • Minnesota, 1984 – 1988.
  • Date of birth: 1951-03-05
  • Citizenship: Canadian,
  • US L-1 Work Visa
  • Marital status: married, 2 children


Postgraduate Training

  • 1985-1988 Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1984-1985 Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1984 Rotating Internship, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario


Recent and Scheduled Presentations at Major Meetings

  • BOTOX® & Fillers in the upper, mid and lower face. IMCAS ASIA 2007 International Master Course on Aging Skin, 16-17 July 2007, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Next Generation Dermal Fillers, The Aesthetic Show, May 25-27, 2007, Las Vegas NV
  • Analgesia with ice to reduce injection discomfort when treating palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis with BOTOX®; and when injecting fillers. 6-12 May 2007 Noah Worcester Society. London, England


Recent Publications

  • Solish N, Bertucci V, Dansereau A et al: A comprehensive approach to the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis: Recommendations of the Canadian Hyperhidrosis Advisory
  • Committee. Dermatologic Surgery special BTX-A edition 2007;33:908-923.
  • Smith KC, Comite SL, Storwick GS: Ice minimizes discomfort associated with injection of botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis. Dermatol Surg 2007;33:S91-S94.
  • Smith KC, Pérez-Atamoros F: Other dermatologic uses of botulinum toxin. In: Benedetto AV, editor. Botulinum toxin in clinical dermatology. London: Taylor and Francis; 2006. p. 219-236.
  • Smith KC, Alam M: Botulinum toxin for pain relief and treatment of headache. In: Carruthers A, Carruthers J, editors. Botulinum Toxin. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2005. p. 101-111.


Currently

  • Private practice of aesthetic and surgical dermatology in Niagara Falls, Ontario


Our staff can take the time to discuss your wishes and options, and answer your questions. No referral is required.

Niagara Falls Dermatology & Skin Care Centre Limited
Kevin Smith, MD, FRCPC Dermatologist
Licensed and inspected by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Board Certified in the United States by the American Board of Dermatology
Suite 201, 6453 Morrison Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Please call us at at 905-356-7744 if you have any questions, and to arrange for a prompt, confidential consultation and treatment. No referral is needed.

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