BRENDA LATOWSKY, MD
Fellowship trained in Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology
Brenda LaTowsky, MD grew up on a small family farm in Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska Medical College, graduating amongst the top in her class. During that time, she was selected for the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. LaTowsky completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She then completed her Dermatology residency in Houston at the world-renowned University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where her first-class training emphasized the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, as well as many other skin disorders. She was selected for an esteemed Laser and Cosmetic Surgery fellowship at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, MA. During that time, Dr. LaTowsky learned highly-specialized techniques in cosmetic dermatology, including advanced Botox procedures, injectable fillers, liposuction, autologous fat transfer, hair transplantation, laser procedures, and cosmetic and skin cancer surgery.
Dr. LaTowsky is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society of Laser and Medicine, and Women’s Dermatologic Society.
Dr. LaTowsky has also served as a Primary Investigator for over 50 research studies involving cutting-edge cosmetic technologies, including the latest innovations in cellulite and minimally-invasive body contouring and has also developed her own research studies. She has written and lectured extensively on medical and cosmetic dermatology subjects, and her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. LaTowsky has also authored chapters on such topics as photodynamic therapy and the prevention and treatment of scars. She actively serves as a journal reviewer for Dermatologic Surgery, Archives of Dermatology and International Journal of Dermatology.
Because of her experience and expertise, she has served on many scientific advisory boards for companies including Allergan, Endo Aesthetics, Sienna, and Theravant. She also has served on the executive board of the Maricopa Medical Society. Because of her passion for medical education, she is a preceptor for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Campus, trains Mayo Clinic Dermatology Residents in cosmetics, and trains resident physicians in all aspects of dermatology through HonorHealth and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. LaTowsky focuses on both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her passion for medical dermatology includes preventive skin cancer screenings, surgical procedures to treat skin cancers, mole and skin tag removal, psoriasis, rosacea, and eczema. Additionally, she finds the treatment of acne and acne scarring very rewarding.
As a nationally-recognized cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. LaTowsky is known for her attention to detail and expert skill. She believes that smaller, earlier interventions allow her patients to maintain a more balanced, youthful appearance, while at the same time preventing or slowing the signs of aging. By using an innovative, comprehensive approach, Dr. LaTowsky creates personalized treatment plans so that her patients are able to achieve optimal results and desired outcomes.
Through her multi-modal approach of injectables, fillers, laser-based therapy, and cosmeceuticals, Dr. LaTowsky will help you achieve your most beautiful, natural look. With her calm and reassuring personality, she expertly guides her patients through the variety of available options, from simple topical agents to the most advanced, cutting-edge procedures. Dr. LaTowsky places great value on maintaining an honest and open dialogue with her patients throughout their treatment process. Her dedication to meeting patients’ personal goals and desires is of utmost importance. Whether your concern is uneven skin tone, dullness, enlarged pores, dryness, acne, or another skin issue Dr. LaTowsky believes in using only the very latest state-of-the-art dermatologic technology and research-proven methods to uncover healthy radiant skin.
Outside of her passion for dermatology, Dr. LaTowsky enjoys hiking, running, weightlifting, reading, cooking, and community outreach. She loves spending time with her husband, Aaron, who serves the Arizona community as a urologist, and her three young children.