Dr. Binstock’s CV

Diplomat

  • American Board of Dermatology, 1979
  • American Board of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, 1993
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1976

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor Dermatology, Volunteer, University California San Francisco, July 2007–Present
  • Associate Clinical Professor Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, July 1995–June 2007
  • Assistant Clinical Professor Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, 1984–1995
  • Clinical Instructor Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 1979–1984
  • Consultant, Dermatologic Surgery, Veterans Hospital, Martinez, California, 1982–1983
  • Attending Dermatology, California-Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California, 1982–Present

Training

  • Fellowship in Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, 1979­–1980
  • Residency in Dermatology, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York, 1976–1979
  • Internship, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, 1975–1976
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1971–1975
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1968–1971 (Awarded with Distinction) Honors Candidate in Psychology
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1967–1968

Awards

  • Melanoma Research Foundation , Champions For a Cure Award, 2010
  • American College of Mohs Surgery & Cutaneous Oncology, Sutnick Award, 1979
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Scholarship, 1977
  • Research Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1971

Course Director

  • “Liposuction, Facial, Body Sculpturing, and Fat Auto-Transplantation,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting Focus Session, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
  • “Fundamentals of Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery,” American Academy of Dermatology Breakfast Seminar, Washington D.C., 1984

Presentations

  • “Tumescent Liposuction and Fat Transfer,” Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, April 2005–2008
  • “Pigmented Lesions,” California Pacific Medical Center, 2007, 2008
  • “Non-Melanotic Skin Cancer, Diagnosis and Treatment, Mohs Surgery,”
  • California Pacific Medical Center, 2005
  • “Non Melanotic Skin Cancer, Diagnosis and Treatment, Mohs Surgery,” Seton Hospital Grand Rounds, October 2003
  • “Mohs Surgery,” Grand Rounds, Marin Consortium for Continuing Medical Education, April 1999
  • “Flips of Flaps—Fundamentals of Cutaneous Surgery,” American Academy of Dermatology, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • “Symposium on the Treatment of Skin Cancer,” Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, May 1996
  • “Liposuction and Fat Grafting,” Otolaryngology Academic Conference, University of California, San Francisco, August 1988
  • “Liposuction,” Medical Grand Rounds, St. Luke’s Hospital, San Francisco, California, July 1987
  • “Orbital Anatomy for Mohs Surgeons,” American College of Chemosurgery, Washington D.C., December 1984
  • “Facial Tumor Spread: Anatomic and Embryologic Basis,” Dermatology Grand Rounds, University of California Davis, February 1984
  • “Structural and Functional Considerations in the Repair of Upper Lip Defects,” American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Maui, February 1984
  • “Superficial Anatomy of the Nose and Paranasal Region,” American College of Chemosurgery, Chicago, Illinois, November 1983
  • “Repair of Partial Thickness Upper Lip Defects Resulting from Excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma,” Fourth International Symposium on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck, Los Angeles, California, May 1983
  • “Selection of Margins in Excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma and the Significance of Marginal Persistence of Tumor Following Excision,” Fourth International Symposium on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck, Los Angeles, California, May 1983
  • “Carbon Dioxide Laser for Use in Mohs Surgery,” Pacific Dermatology Association, Vancouver, Canada, August 1982
  • “Treatment of Recurrent Skin Cancer,” University of California San Francisco, April 1982
  • “Repair of Upper Lip Defects that Result From Excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma,” American College of Chemosurgery, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1982
  • “Large Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinomas of the Scalp,” American College Chemosurgery, New York, New York, December 1981
  • “Sweet’s Syndrome,” American Academy of Dermatology, Dallas, Texas, December 1977

Panel Discussions

  • “Approach to Difficult Nasal Tumors,” American College of Chemosurgery, Chicago, Illinois, November 1983

Faculty

  • “Surgical Pearls,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 2004
  • “Fundamentals of Cutaneous Surgery,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1997–2000
  • “Laboratory Workshop Cutaneous Surgery,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1997–1998
  • “Laboratory Workshop in Flap Surgery,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1988–1993

Publications

  • Binstock, J.H. Harvesting of the Earlobe and Helical Reconstruction. Surgical Gems in Dermatology, New York, New York, p. 60, 1989.
  • Binstock, J.H. Repair of Partial Thickness Upper Lip Defects Resulting from Excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma. Fourth International Symposium of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck, Los Angeles, California, C.V. Mosby, 1984.
  • Binstock, J.H. Selection of Margins in Excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma and the Significance of Marginal Persistence of Tumor Following Excision. Fourth International Symposium on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck Los Angeles, C.V. Mosby, 1984.
  • Binstock, J.H. Safety of Phenol Peels. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 7, 137, 1982.
  • Binstock, J.H., Stegman, S.J., Tromovitch, T.A., Large Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinomas of the Scalp. J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 7, 565–569, 1981.
  • Binstock, J.H. Recurrent Basal Cell Carcinoma. Plast Reconstr Surg. 67, 697–699, 1981.
  • Binstock, J.H. Flips and Flaps. J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 6, 788–789, 1980.

Professional Societies (Past and Present) 

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Micrographic
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Society for Liposuction Surgery
  • International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • San Francisco Dermatology Society
  • California Dermatologic Societies
  • International Society of Surgical Body Sculpting and Lipolysis

Boards and Committees

  • Government and Private Sector Relations Work Group, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2009–2012
  • Education Work Group, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2009
  • Committee on Media and Public Relations, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2004–2008
  • Council on Communications and Public Relations, American Society of Dermalotogic Surgery, 2003
  • Physician Reviewer for CMRI (Medicare), 2002–2008
  • Classification/Coding Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology, 1998–2002
  • California Dermatologic Societies, Board of Directors, 1991–1998
  • Medicare Carrier Advisory Council, Dermatology Representative for Northern California, 1993–1998
  • Healthy Woman Magazine, Advisors Board, Rodale Press Inc., 1992

Participation in Continuing Education Programs (CME)

Dr. Binstock annually attends a variety of forums to keep his skills at the cutting edge in liposuction surgery, as well as in facial rejuvenation, premature aging and wrinkling of the skin, laser surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. These forums may be sponsored by the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Academy of Mohs Surgery, and other specialty organizations. Dr. Binstock has received the American Academy of Dermatology Continuing Medical Education Award.

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