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Elevation Mastery San Diego

Join us for a day of education from acclaimed thought leaders and industry veterans. By attending this event, you'll advance your understanding of laser, light, and radio frequency technology designed for medical aesthetics. Additionally, you'll learn what patients are looking for right now, how to reach them, and how to give them an experience they want to share with everyone they know. 

Friday, June 25, 2021
SmoothGloTM Certification* 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM 
Reception 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, June 26, 2021
Elevation Mastery 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Happy Hour 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Special SmoothGlo certification course scheduled for Friday, June 25, 2021. 

Seats are limited.  Reserve your seat by purchasing below.

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Event Details

Pendry San Diego
550 J Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Friday, June 25, 2021
SmoothGlo™ Certification* 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Reception 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, June 26, 2021 
Elevation Mastery 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Happy Hour 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

*Special SmoothGlo™ certification course to take place on Friday, June 25.

More details regarding this registration and admissions are TBA. 

About Our Speakers


Shauna Diggs, MD


Grosse Point, MI

Dr. Diggs is an American Board of Dermatology certified dermatologist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Diggs is a leading dermatologist specializing in cosmetic and laser dermatology and the founder of CosmedicDerm in Grosse Point, Michigan.
With more than fifteen years of experience under her belt, Dr. Diggs is an expert in dermatology laser therapy. She served as the first-ever medical director of the Detroit Medical Center Advanced Laser Treatment Center and has guest lectured at both the University of Michigan Dental and Medical Schools as well as for the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University Medical School plastic surgery department and Advanced Laser Treatment Center.
Recognized as an expert in the field, Dr. Diggs has been featured as a guest on Fox News and in the pages of Styleline , The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press.
Dr. Diggs is a proponent of community engagement and serves as a member of the Junior League of Detroit and The Links, Inc. She works closely with the Rhonda Walker Foundation through a program designed to educate teenage girls about skin health and hair care. Dr. Diggs serves on the board of directors of several area nonprofits including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Forgotten Harvest, Detroit Zoological Society and the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation.


Michael Mirmanesh, MD

The Garden Medical Spa

Voorshees, NJ & Sewell, NJ

Dr. Mirmanesh is a California trained Plastic Surgeon who was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. After graduating from Bishop Eustace Prep, Dr. Mirmanesh attended the College of Charleston where he majored in Molecular Biology and Chemistry, graduating with honors. Dr. Mirmanesh then attended medical school close to home, at Drexel University, where he excelled and was voted class president all 4 years, again graduating with honors. Following his successful medical school career, Dr. Mirmanesh was accepted into the highly competitive integrated plastic surgery residency at one of the nation’s top 10 public universities, The University of California Davis. Dr. Mirmanesh’s training in California, the mecca for plastic surgery in the United States, allowed him to master the most advanced and modern techniques plastic surgery offers. Dr. Mirmanesh then completed a Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship in Sydney, Australia, adding a dose of international wisdom to his expertise.
Dr. Mirmanesh also trained at several nationally renowned children’s hospitals, including UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children and Shriners Hospital for Children. As a father of two, the son of a pediatrician, brother of a pediatrician, and husband of a pediatrician, Dr. Mirmanesh shares the love of caring for children with his family and in 2019 he founded ‘Oto Angels’ a non-profit organization providing free ear surgery for children and young adults with prominent ears.
Dr. Mirmanesh has medical licenses in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and California. He also serves as medical director of The Garden Medical Spa, South Jersey’s most exclusive medical spa. Due to his unique training, Dr. Mirmanesh has the ability to perform many procedures in the office under local anesthesia.
Dr. Mirmanesh has authored over a dozen plastic surgery publications and multiple book chapters. He is an internationally invited speaker, recently giving talks in Boston, Los Angeles, Montreal, and San Francisco.


Melanie D. Palm, MD, MBA

Director & Founder, Art of Skin MD

San Diego, California

Melanie D. Palm, MD, MBA is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained dermatologic cosmetic surgeon. Her dedication to education is a testament to her passion for healthy skin and happy patients. Dr. Palm has authored over 25 published medical articles and five book chapters on varying subjects within the dermatology and cosmetic surgery literature.
A national and international cosmetic dermatology expert, Dr. Palm has lectured on four continents regarding safety and innovation pertaining to laser technology, injectables, liposculpture and vein treatments. Dr. Palm has been featured on numerous TV and radio news programs including The Doctors, Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, KUSI and CW. She is often sought as a dermatology expert for print magazines and newspapers including InStyle, Glamour, Allure, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, The Today Show, Self, Redbook, Women’s Health, San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego Business Journal, San Diego Magazine and Ranch & Coast.


Sandra Woods, PA

Director of Clinical Aesthetics, Lumenis

Sandra is a licensed and board-certified physician assistant with over 25 years of experience focusing primarily in the field of dermatology and laser aesthetics. Sandra is currently Director of Clinical Aesthetes at Lumenis Inc, the largest global leader in the field of minimally invasive clinical solutions for the surgical, ophthalmology and aesthetic markets. Sandra leads a clinical aesthetic team providing training to medical staff on multiple aesthetic laser platforms nationally and globally. Sandra is also a former owner of a medical laser and aesthetic facility. She has extensive experience on procedures and protocols related to fractional CO2 lasers, Intense Pulsed Light, laser hair removal, Botox, Fillers and medical grade skin care products. Sandra was responsible for developing, opening and operating a stand-alone laser and surgery center for a major health care organization in Wisconsin. She has also consulted with numerous aesthetic facilities focusing on facility development, growth and customer care. Most notably, Sandra is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, where she was trained and found her passion for the field of medicine at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
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Kevin Mendell

Vice President of Marketing, Lumenis

Kevin Mendell is recognized as the industry's most prolific authority on marketing aesthetic services. For over a decade he has presented to audiences large and small, sharing powerful marketing tactics that get big results. Throughout his career, he's helped thousands of providers enhance their reputation and increase their revenues

Sessions you won't want to miss!


Assurance Marketing Tactics

It's a challenging time, but some providers are enjoying record setting months. The key is a marketing mix that alleviates the patient's concerns and inspires confidence. Learn more in this marketing-focused session.


Expedient Hair Reduction with Alexandrite and Diode Lasers

Find out what it takes to achieve massive success as a provider in a new era of hair removal.


Advanced IPL Settings and Combination Treatments

This segment dives into combination treatments and advanced expertise to help you exceed patient expectations.


Treating Pigment, the Advanced Way

Learn how cost-effective technology can help your patients seeking pigment treatments while improving your bottom line.


Smooth Approaches to Body and Skin

This segment provides an in-depth look at cutting-edge radio frequency technology and its application towards skin smoothing.


Geneo, The Facial of the Future

Learn how this unique platform meets the needs of today's competitive facial marketplace.


Leverage the Micro Needling Trend

The micro needling trend offers tremendous opportunity for aesthetic professionals with the Legend ProTM.





Your safety is important to us. At this event, Lumenis will provide hand sanitizer and adhere to all safety and social distancing guidelines. Face coverings will be provided and are required throughout the event. Technology demonstrations are available by appointment and limited to two attendees per practice. Due to social distancing precautions, seating is extremely limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

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SmoothGlo is an all-new sequential treatment modality that leverages the capabilities of two best-in-class devices from the number one technology partner in aesthetics.

With just two platforms, you can offer SmoothGlo's astonishing results as well as today's most in-demand aesthetic treatments. In other words, you'll serve all skin types, all ages, all the time.



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Elevation Mastery San Diego is your opportunity learn from industry experts and ensure you're meeting patient's needs post-shutdown. Seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Don't miss out. Register and reserve your seat today.

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