Princeton University A.B. Degree, Magna Cum Laude
Columbia University Medical Degree
University of Pennsylvania Internship in Internal Medicine
Emory University Residency in Dermatology
Harvard University Fellowship in Mohs, Laser, and Cosmetic Surgery
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Dr. Richard Ort is the founder and medical director of Dermatology and Laser Institute of Colorado, PC. Dr. Ort specializes in the evaluation and treatment of all conditions involving the skin. As volunteer faculty, Dr. Ort has taught surgical skills to dermatology residents at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center for over fifteen years. He has advanced skills in the treatment of skin cancer and teaches at the annual American Society for Mohs Surgery meeting. He is on the medical staff at Sky Ridge Medical Center.
Dr. Ort works with the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (CPEP) to assess the performance and knowledge of other doctors. He frequently serves as an expert witness in medicolegal cases involving medical and cosmetic dermatology.
Dr. Ort is an expert on all aspects of laser surgery involving the skin, including treatment of birthmarks, veins, wrinkles, pigmentation, tattoos, scars, and hair removal. He uses over ten cutting-edge lasers in his practice on a daily basis. He is recognized by his peers as a leader in laser surgery and provides laser training to other physicians.
Dr. Ort's artistic skills are demonstrated in his expert use of injectables such as Botox® and fillers. Dr. Ort pioneered Kool-Tox℠ , which represents a significant advance in the art of Botox injection. Dr. Ort's practice has been transformed by his use of fillers such as Juvederm®, Restylane®, Voluma®, Lyft®, and Sculptra® to restore, revitalize, and lift the skin.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Mohs Surgery
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
Arapahoe Douglas Elbert Medical Society
Colorado Medical Society
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