Dr. Chapas

  • LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
  • JOURNAL ARTICLES
  • TEXTBOOKS
  • Dr. Chapas’ research has been published in multiple peer reviewed medical journals and medical textbooks. She has authored chapters in the leading textbooks in dermatology and dermatological surgery. In addition, she frequently presents her research at national and international meetings.


    LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

    Dr. Chapas frequently lectures at national and international meetings, conferences and research symposia. Her most recent lectures and presentations include:
    American Academy of Dermatology, San Diego, CA 2012. Poster presentation of “Self-Treatment of Acne with a Blue Light Device: Photographic Documentation and Patient Evaluation.”

    American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA 2011. Poster presentation of “Facial Rejuvenation Using Novel Topical Aminolevulinic Acid Ester.”

    Advances in Dermatology. NYU School of Medicine, NY 2010. Oral presentation of “The Latest in Facial and Body Tightening Devices.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Phoenix, AZ 2010. Oral presentation of “Update Non-invasive Facial and Body Shaping.”

    American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Mastery of Lasers Course. New York, NY 2010. Oral presentation of “Skin Tightening Devices.”

    American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Phoenix, AZ 2009. Oral presentation of “Lasers: How Do You Choose?”

    Advances in Dermatology. NYU School of Medicine, NYU 2009. Oral presentation of “Update in Non-invasive Body Shaping.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. National Harbor, MD 2009. Oral presentation of “Update Non-invasive Body Shaping and Cellulite Treatment.”

    The Needham & Company Seventh Annual Biotechnology & Medical Technology Conference. New York, NY 2008. Oral presentation of “Non-invasive Body Shaping.”

    Advances in Dermatology. NYU School of Medicine 2008. Oral presentation of “Non-invasive Body Shaping.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Orlando, FL 2008. Oral presentation of“Treatment of Telangeicasias and Solar Lentigines Using a Novel Programmable Flashlamp Device.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Orlando, FL 2008. Oral presentation of “Non-invasive Body Shaping.”

    American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonia, TX 2008. Oral presentation of “Laser Literature Review 2007.”

    Advances in Dermatology. NYU School of Medicine 2007. Oral presentation of “Efficacy of Early Treatment of Facial Port-Wine Stains in Newborns: A Review of 60 Cases.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Grapevine, TX 2007. Oral presentation of “Efficacy of Early Treatment of Facial Port-Wine Stains in Newborns: A Review of 60 Cases.”

    American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Palm Desert, CA 2006. Oral presentation of “Efficacy of Early Treatment of Facial Port-Wine Stains in Newborns: A Review of 60 Cases.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Boston, MA 2006. Oral presentation of “Sequential,   Dual Wavelength Treatment of Port Wine Birthmarks: Pilot Study.”

    American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Boston, MA 2006. Oral presentation of “Intralesional Photodynamic Therapy of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer.”

    New England Dermatological Society Clinical Meeting.  Boston, MA 2004. Co-Chairperson.

    American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, 2004. Oral presentation of “Well Differentiated Angiosarcoma of the Scalp: An Unusual Clinical Presentation.”

    Society for Investigative Dermatology, Chicago, IL, 2000. Oral presentation of “Identification of Positive and Negative Regulatory Binding Sites within the Fucosyltransferase VII Promoter Sequence.”

    Society for Investigative Dermatology, Chicago, IL, 1999. Poster presentation of “Genetic        Regulation of Fucosyltransferase VII in Leukocytes.”

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    JOURNAL ARTICLES

    Dr. Chapas’ research has been published in multiple peer reviewed medical journals and medical textbooks. Her most recent publications include:

    Weiss ET, Chapas AM, Brightman L, Hunzeker C, Hale E, Karen JK, Bernstein L, and Geronemus RG
    (2010). “Successful Treatment of Atrophic Postoperative and Traumatic Scarring With Carbon Dioxide Ablative Fractional Resurfacing.” Arch Dermatol. 146(2):133-140.

    Anolik R, Chapas AM, Brightman LA, and Geronemus RG (2009). “Radiofrequency Devices for BodyShaping: A Review and Study of 12 Patients.” Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:236-243.

    Rizzo C, Brightman L, Chapas AM, Hale EK, Cantatore-Francis JL, Bernstein LJ, and Geronemus RG (2009). “Outcomes of Childhood Hemangiomas Treated with Pulsed-Dye Laser with Dynamic Cooling: A Retrospective Chart Analysis.” Dermatologic Surgery. 35(12):1947-1954.

    Brightman L, Weiss E, Chapas AM, Karen J, Hale E, Bernstein L and Geronemus RG (2009).
    “Improvement in Arm and Post-Partum Abdominal and Flank Subcutaneous Fat Deposits and Skin Laxity Using a Bipolar Radiofrequency, Infrared, Vacuum and Mechanical MassageDevice.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 41: 791-798.

    Weiss ET, Barzilai O, Brightman L, Chapas A, Hale E, Karen, J, Bernstein L, and Geronemus RG (2009). “Three-Dimensional Surface Imaging for Clinical Trials: Improved Precision and ReproducibilityIn Circumference Measurements of Thighs and Abdomens. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 41: 767-733.

    Chapas AM, and Geronemus RG (2009). “Physiologic changes in vascular birthmarks during early infancy: Mechanisms and clinical implications.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 61(6): 1081-1082.

    Brightman LB, Brauer JS, Anolik R, Weiss E, Karen J, Chapas AM, Hale E, Bernstein L and Geronemus RG (2009). “Ablative and Fractional Ablative Lasers, Cosmetic Dermatology.” DermatologyClinics. 27(4): 479-489.

    Sukal SA. Chapas AM. Bernstein LJ. Hale EK. Kim KH. Geronemus RG (2008). “Eyelid tightening and improved eyelid aperture through nonablative fractional resurfacing.” Dermatologic Surgery. 34(11):1454-8.

    Chapas AM, Brightman L, Sukal S, Hale E, Daniel D, Bernstein L, and Geronemus RG (2008). “Successful Treatment of Acneiform Scarring with CO2 Ablative Fractional Resurfacing.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 40: 381-386.

    Stotland M, Chapas AM, Brightman L, Sukal S, Hale E, Karen J, Bernstein L and Geronemus RG (2008). “The Safety and Efficacy of Fractional Photothermolysisfor Correction of Striae Distensae.” Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 7(9): 857-861.

    Chapas AM, Eickhorst K, Geronemus RG (2007). “Efficacy of Early Treatment of Facial Port-wine Stains in Newborns: a Review of 60 Cases.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 39(7): 563-568.

    Chapas AM and Gilchrest BA (2006). “Broad Area Photodynamic Therapy for Treatment of Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas in a Patient with Nevoid Basal Bell Carcinoma Syndrome.”Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 5(2): 3- 5.

    Chapas AM and Geronemus RG (2005). “Our Approach to Pediatric Dermatologic Laser Surgery.” Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 37: 255-263.

    Chapas AM, Askarian F, Demierre M, and Stefanato C (2005). “Well Differentiated Angiosarcoma of the Scalp: an Unusual Clinical Presentation.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; 52(2): S58-9

    Chapas AM, Lee D, and Rogers GS (2005). “Excision of Malignant Melanoma Overlying a Pacemaker.” Dermatologic Surgery; 31:112-4.

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    TEXTBOOKS

    Dr. Chapas has authored chapters in the leading textbooks in medical and cosmetic dermatology and dermatological surgery. Her most recent contributions include:

    Chapas AM, Hale E and Geronemus RG (2009). “Energy based treatment of the Aging Face for Skin Resurfacing: Ablative and Non-ablative Lasers, Photodynamic therapy of photoaging and actinic damage.” in Surgery of the Skin, 2nd edition. New York: Elsevier Mosby.

    Chapas AM and Geronemus RG (2007). “Cosmetic Application of Non-ablative Lasers and other Light Devices” in Dermatology in General Medicine, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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