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Dr. D. Scott Karempelis

PLACE OF BIRTH: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
DATE OF BIRTH: July 25, 1954
MARITAL STATUS: Married; three children (Peter, Matthew, and Kyle)
RESIDENCY: University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Dermatology
Program Director: Robert W. Goltz, M.D.
Dates attended: 1982-1985
INTERNSHIP: LaCrosse Luther Hospital/Gundersen Clinic, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Type: Flexible
Program Director: Edwin L. Overholt, M.D.
Dates attended: 1981-1982
MEDICAL SCHOOL: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Degree: M.D.
Dates attended: 1977-1981
COLLEGE: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Major: Zoology
Degree: B.A.
Dates attended: 1972-1977
MEDICAL LICENSURE: BOARD CERTIFICATION: American Academy of Dermatology,November, 1985
Wisconsin 26725
Minnesota 028160-9
Georgia 028422
CURRENT MEDICAL PRACTICES: Private Practice/Dermatology
Associates of Atlanta – 1986,
SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION: Board Certified – November,
1985, American Academy of Dermatology
American Medical Association
Southern Medical Association
Minnesota Medical Association
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
American Society for Dermatology Surgery
American Society of Outpatient Surgeons
American Academy of Dermatology
State Medical Society of Wisconsin
Milwaukee County Medical Society
American Society of Liposuction Surgery
Atlanta Dermatology Association
Georgia Society of Dermatologists
North American Society of Phlebology
Medical Association of Georgia
Atlanta Medical Association
Atlanta Dermatologic Surgery Association
Associate of Clinical Pharmacology
Drug Information Association
Georgia Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, Inc.
St. Luke’s Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Consulting Staff – July, 1985 to March, 1986
St. Francis Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Courtesy Staff – July, 1985 to March, 1986
Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital – Milwaukee Wisconsin
Attending Staff – July, 1985 to March, 1986
West Allis Memorial Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Consulting Staff – July, 1985 to March, 1986
St. Joseph’s Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Consulting Staff – July, 1985 to March, 1986
Veteran’s Administration Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
St. Joseph’s Hospital – Atlanta, Georgia – Active staff
Northside Hospital – Atlanta, Georgia – Application submitted
Scottish Rite Hospital – Atlanta, Georgia – Application submitted
Clinical Instructor, Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Clinical Instructor, Emory University – Atlanta, Georgia – application pending
Affiliated Dermatologist, S.C.
July, 1985 to March, 1986
Dermatology Associates of Atlanta
March, 1986 to present
NCI Research Grant, 1983-1985 (Co-Investigator)
Project Title: “Beta Carotene as a Chemopreventive in Skin Cancer.” This is a multicenter collaborative study conducted at four institutions: Dartmouth, UCLA, USCF, and the University of MinnesotaE. Robert Greenberg, M.D., Principal Investigator
Karempelis, Goldes, Goltz: Granuloma Annulare Following Coccidiomycosis. Presented at the Pacific Dermatology Association Meeting in Seattle, Washington, 1984
Katz, Karempelis: Epidermal Touch Print. Histological Analysis to Monitor Therapeutic Efficacy in Psoriasis. Presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Noah Worcester Dermatologic Society at Hilton Head, South Carolina, April, 1984
Katz, Hien, Prawer, & Karempelis, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota. Dyano Acrylate Skin Surface Touch

Print: A Clinically Applicable Histological Assay to Monitor Therapy of Psoriasis Vulgaris. Presented at AAD Summer Meeting, June 20-23, 1985
Katz, Karempelis: Cyanoacrylate Skin Surface Touch Print.
A method to monitor pathologic changes occurring in psoriasis.
Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, D.C., 1984. Silver Award Original Investigation
American Academy of Dermatology, Chicago, Illinois, December 1-6, 1983
American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, D.C., December 1-6, 1984
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Orlando, Florida, April 17-21, 1985
Workshop on Liposuction Surgery for Facial, Neck, Body, and Extremity Sculpturing, Martinsville, Virginia, September 13-15, 1985
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, Los Angeles, California, January 10-12, 1986
Superficial Anatomy and Cutaneous Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California, June 5-7, 1986
American Academy of Dermatology 45th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 6-11, 1986
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstruction Surgery, Birmingham, Alabama, January 28-February l, 1987
Human Papillomavirus Infection: The Key to Rational Diagnosis and Management, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, February 5, 1987
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Copper Mountain, Colorado, February 21-28, 1987
American College of Chemosurgey Annual Meeting, Bermuda, April 25-27, 1987
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 14th Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting, Castle Harbour Resort, Bermuda, April 27-29, 1987
Human Papilloma Viral Infection and Lower Genital Tract – Neoplasia – An advanced course for pathologists and clinicians, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, May 7-9-1987
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, World Congress on Facial Sculpturing in Cosmetic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia, October 23-25, 1987
American Academy of Dermatology 46th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, December 5-10, 1987
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in conjunction with the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, Los Angeles, California, February 5-7, 1988
American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology 20th Annual Scientific Session, Monterey, California, April 11-13, 1988
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 15th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Monterey, California, April 13-17, 1988
Comparative Colposcopy of Cervix, Vagina, and Penis, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, April 28, 1988
The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, June 17-19, 1988
Southwestern Regional Cryostat and Microscopically Controlled Surgical Workshop, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, August 12-13, 1988
Fourth Annual Infectious Disease Symposium, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, October 19, 1988
American Academy of Dermatology, 47th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 3-8, 1988
The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in conjunction with the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, Los Angeles, California, January 13-15, 1989
The Second Annual International Congress of the North American Society of Phlebology, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 25-26, 1989
The Role of Interferon in Treatment of HPV Infection, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, March 8, 1989
Medical Association of Georgia Scientific Assembly, Liposuction Conference, Richard Miadick, M.D., Past President Lipoplasty Society of North America
American Academy of Dermatology 48th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 2-7, 1989
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 6th Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles, California, January 12-14, 1990
Tunable Dye Laser Workshop, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, March 3-4, 1990
Aesthetic Surgery of the Aging Face, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 8-11, 1990
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery 10th Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, April 6-8, 1990
AAD CME Program No. 395-300, “Advances in Psoriasis Treatment”, Santa Barbara, California, October 25-28-1990
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery “10th Anniversary”, World Congress and “Live Patient” Workshop Program
on Liposuction, Lipo Transplants, and Lipo Collagen, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 18-20, 1991
Clinical Therapy Symposium – Current Treatment Strategies in the Management of Human Papillomavirus Infection, San Diego, California, January 24-26, 1992
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 19th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 11-15, 1992
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. 12th Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, May 17-19, 1992
Georgia Society of Dermatologists. Topic presented by Dr. Karempelis: “Update on Office Laser Surgery”, Sea Island, Georgia, June 4-7, 1992
XIIIth Congress of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Paris, France, October 17-20, 1992
Georgia Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. Topic presented by Dr. Karempelis: “Update on Liposuction”, Atlanta, Georgia, October 24, 1992.
The American Society of Liposuction Surgery, Inc., San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18, 1993
Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, April 18-20, 1993
Third International Symposium on Cosmetic Laser Surgery, Hands-on Workshop, Marina Del Rey, California, January 15-18, 1994
International Academy of Aesthetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine, World Congress “Beauty Surgery XXI Century”, Aruba, October 18-21, 1994
American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3-8, 1995
Seventh Annual Winter Meeting of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery – Presentation by Dr. Karempelis: “Liposuction with special emphasis on particular areas of the body”, Aspen, Colorado, April 6-9, 1995
Fifth Annual Cosmetic Eyelid Rejuvenation Symposium, New York, New York, April 28-29, 1995 1 credit An Overview of Chemical Peeling, Atlanta, Georgia, July 12, 1995
PhotoDerm VL Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 13,1996
Advanced Cardiac Life Support & Testing, Memphis, Tennessee, March 16-17, 1996
Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Lake Buena Vista, Florida April 14-17, 1996
World Congress on Liposuction Surgery, presented by American Society of Liposuction Surgery in conjunction with American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, San Francisco, California, May 3-5, 1996
EpiLight Investigators Meeting – Nashville, Tennessee, October 20, 1996
Northside Hospital Medicine Conference, topic presented by Dr. Karempelis “Dermatology Questions and Answers” from the MKSAP Board Review material, Atlanta, Georgia, February 27, 1997
The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Endoscopic Forehead and Brow Lift Workshop, March 15-16, 1997
Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Phoenix, Arizona, April 4-6, 1997
Continuum Biomedical, Erbium: YAG Laser Training Course, May 5, 1997
Georgia Society of Dermatologists Annual Meeting – Sea Island, Georgia, June 6-8, 1997
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Symposium on Total Body Contouring, Live Surgery – Faculty, October 17-20, 1997
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Inc., 12th Annual Dialogues in Cosmetic Dermatology, Featuring Live Surgery,Orlando, Florida, November 12-16, 1997
Ultrasonic Training Session, Dr. Cooper’s Office, Water’s Edge Surgical Center, Florida, March 28, 1998
Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, San Diego, California, April 5-7, 1998
Preceptorship, Derma-K Laser, ESC Medical, Pascack Valley Hospital Laser Center, Westwood, New Jersey, April 17, 1998
EpiLaserÔ and LightShearÔ Laser Systems for Hair Removal, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2, 1998
Current Techniques in Aesthetic Facial Surgery Workshop Using the UltraFineä Erbium & UltraPulseâ CO2 Lasers, Sponsored by Coherent Medical, Atlanta, Georgia, May 30, 1998
Atlanta Dermatological Association Meeting – Presentation by Dr. Karempelis “The Aging Face”, Atlanta, Georgia, September 15, 1998
World Congress on Liposuction Surgery, American Society of Liposuction Surgery, Pasadena, California, October 9-11, 1998. 19 credits
Nineteenth Annual Meeting American Society for Laser Medicineand Surgery, Inc., Lake Buena Vista, Florida, April 16-18, 1999 22.5 credits
Innovations in Dermatology Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May 8, 1999
A. Medical Student and Resident Lecture Series
l) “Basic Dermatosurgery,” “Malignant Skin Tumors,” “Leg Ulcers and Wound Dressings,” “Nail Disorders,” “Basic Dermatopathology,” “Lasers in Dermatology,” University of Minnesota– Minneapolis, Minnesota, July, 1982-1985
2) “Lasers in Dermatology,” “Superficial and Deep Fungus, Board Review,” Emory University, January, 1986 – Present
B. Family Practice Lecture Series
l) “Management of Acne by the Primary Physician,” “Common Infectious Exanthems,” St. Luke’s Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July, 1985-1986
2) “Cutaneous Malignancies, Mohs Microscopically Controlled Excision,” Northside Hospital, July, 1986
– Present
C. Post Graduate (CME Courses)
l) “Nail Changes Associated with Underlying Medical Problems,” Medicine Noon Lecture Series, Gundersen Clinic, LaCrosse Lutheran Hospital-LaCrosse, Wisconsin, October, 1981
2) “Microbiology of the Skin,” Dermatology Resident Rounds, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, Minnesota, September, 1982
3) “Beta Carotene,” Dermatology Resident Rounds, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis Minnesota, June, 1983
4) “Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome,” Medicine Noon Lecture Series,Ramsey County Hospital – St. Paul, Minnesota, December, 1983
5) “Wound Healing and Wound Dressings,” Dermatology Resident Rounds, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, Minnesota, June, 1984
6) “Mycosis Fungoides and Sezary’s Syndrome,” Medicine Noon Lecture Series, St. Luke’s Hospital – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August, 1985
7) “Liposuction” Georgia Association of Post Anesthesia Nurses, St. Joseph’s Hospital – Atlanta, Georgia, September 16, 1986
8) “Liposuction Update,” Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Dermatology, Staff Rounds, December 19, 1986
9) “Liposuction as an Outpatient Technique,” Georgia Society of Dermatologists 32nd Annual Meeting, The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, June 11-14, 1987
10) “Lasers in Dermatology,” Medical College of Wisconsin Staff Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 31, 1987
11) “Dermatology: Review of Benign and Malignant Tumors and Referral Criteria,” Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 16-17, 1987
12) “Liposuction, Chemical Peel, Retin-A”, Georgia Association for Medical Transcription, June 11, 1988
13) “Lipo-transplantation” Georgia Society of Dermatologists 33rd Annual Meeting; The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia; June 16-19, 1988
14) “Liposuction and Fat Transplantation,” Medical College of Wisconsin Dermatology Conference, August 14, 1988
15) “Epidermal Touch Print Revisited,” Georgia Society of Dermatologists, The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, June 8-11, 1989
16) “A Comprehensive Approach to Cancer Screening: What Every Adult Should Know,” St. Joseph’s Hospital – Atlanta, Georgia, September 21, 1989
17) “Alpha Hydroxy Acids,” Owen Laboratory, Atlanta, Georgia, April 4, 1990
18) “General Dermatology,” Pre-Med Club Lecture, Georgia State University – Atlanta, Georgia, February, 1991
1. Schering project code 584-007. Comparison of Diprolene vs. Dermovate in the treatment of psoriasis, 1985
2. Ciba-Geigy Protocol 03. Double-blind evaluation of Vioform-hydrocortisone, and Vioform in the treatment of tinea cruris, 1985
3. Ciba-Geigy Protocol 05. Double-blind evaluation of Vioform-hydrocortisone, and Vioform in the treatment of tinea pedis, 1985
4. Abbott Laboratories – Double-blind comparative study of an oral antibiotic in the treatment of skin and skin structure infection, 1989
5. Cato Research – Double-blind study of a topical treatment for Chronic Atopic Dermatitis, 1989
6. Cato Research – Double-blind study of a topical treatment for Psoriasis Vulgaris, 1989
7. Alcon Laboratories – Double-blind comparative study in the treatment of Acne Vulgaris, 1990
8. Pfizer, Inc. – Double-blind comparative study of an oral antibiotic in the treatment of skin and skin structure infection, 1990
9. Glaxo Dermatology – Topical treatment for Tinea Pedis, 1990-1991
10. Owen/Galderma – Topical treatment for Acne, 1991
11. SmithKline Beecham – Systemic treatment for Herpes Zoster, 1991
12. Glaxo Dermatology – Topical treatment for Tinea Pedis, 1991
13. Glaxo Dermatology – Topical treatment for Tinea Cruris/Corporis, 1991
14. Bristol-Myers Squibb – Topical treatment for Impetigo, 1991-1992
15. Bristol-Myers Squibb – Topical treatment for Folliculitis, 1991-1992
16. SmithKline Beecham – Systemic medication for Recurrent Genital Herpes, 1992
17. Matrix Pharmaceuticals – Therapeutic implant for Squamous Cell Carcinoma, 1992
18. Eli Lilly – Antibiotic treatment for Skin Infection, 1992
19. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1992-1993 (Matrix Pharmaceuticals)
20. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1993 (SmithKline Beecham)
21. Tinea Cruris/Corporis: Topical Treatment, 1993 (Glaxo Dermatology)
22. Acne: Topical Treatment, 1993 (Dermik Laboratories)
23. Scalp Study: Systemic Treatment, 1993 (Merck & Co.)
24. Leg Ulcer: Device Study, 1993-1994 (Advanced Tissue Sciences)
25. Herpes Labialis: Topical Study, 1993-1994 (SmithKline Beecham)
26. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1993-1994 (SmithKline Beecham)
27. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1993-1994 (Allergan Herbert)
28. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1993-1994 (Matrix Pharmaceuticals)
29. Folliculitis: Topical/Systemic Treatment, 1992-1995 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
30. Onychomycosis: Systemic Treatment, 1993-1995 (Janssen Research Foundation)
31. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1994 (SmithKline Beecham)
32. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1994 (Dermik Laboratories)
33. Herpes Simplex: Systemic Treatment, 1994-1995 (SmithKline Beecham)
34. Secondarily Infected Eczema: Topical Treatment, 1994-1995 (SmithKline Beecham)
35. Onychomycosis: Systemic Treatment, 1994-1995 (Janssen Research Foundation)
36. Herpes Simplex: Systemic Treatment, 1994-1995 (SmithKline Beecham)
37. Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Therapeutic Implant, 1992-1995 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
38. Hair Loss: Systemic Treatment, 1995 (Merck & Co.)
39. Herpes Labialis: Topical Treatment, 1995 (Lidak Pharmaceuticals)
40. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1995-1996 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
41. Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Therapeutic Implant, 1995-1996 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
42. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1995-1996 (Penederm)
43. Herpes Zoster: Systemic Treatment, 1995-1996 (Glaxo Wellcome)
44. Acne Vulgaris: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Glaxo Dermatology)
45. Acne Vulgaris: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Allergan, Inc.)
46. Solar Lentigines: Topical Treatment, 1996-1997 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
47. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Penederm)
48. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1996-1997 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
49. Acne Vulgaris: Topical Treatment, 1996 (Dermik Laboratories)
50. Herpes Simplex Vaccine: Systemic Treatment, 1996-1998 (SmithKline Beecham)
51. Genital Warts: Topical Treatment, 1996-1997 (3M Pharmaceuticals)
52. Herpes Labialis: Topical Treatment, 1997 (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
53. Condylomata Acuminata: Therapeutic Implant, 1997-1998 (Matrix Pharmaceutical)
54. Recurrent Genital Herpes: Systemic Treatment, 1997 (SmithKline Beecham)
55. Hair Loss: Systemic Treatment, 1997 (Merck & Co.)
56. Ichthyosis: Topical Treatment, 1997 (Clay-Park Labs, Inc.)
57. Psoriasis: Systemic Treatment, 1997 (Allergan, Inc.)
58. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1997 (TEVA Pharmaceutical USA)
59. Tinea Pedis: Topical Treatment, 1997 (Mylan Pharmaceutical, Inc.)
60. Psoriasis: Topical Treatment, 1997 (Allergan, Inc.)

Multi-Specialty Affiliation
1. Chronic Bronchitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1994-1995 (Pfizer)
2. Sinusitis: Antibiotic Treatment, 1994-1995 (Pfizer)