Dr. Sam Alaiti is the medical director of Miracle Mile Medical Center for Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Inc, an AAAHC accredited facility. He completed a full postgraduate training in Internal Medicine, Dermatology, and Dermatologic Clinical Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998. Dr. Alaiti became certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1998, and later on obtained additional certification by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine in 2010. Dr. Alaiti is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Southern California Department of Dermatology. He is an Associate Attending physician and a consultant at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Alaiti is an active surveyor with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC), a national organization that accredits outpatient surgical facilities. Dr. Alaiti is a state appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator and serves as an Agreed Medical Evaluator. He is an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California, and a medical expert for the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, where he renders an expert opinion about the quality and the standards of care. Dr. Alaiti is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), and as a Registered Physicians Vascular Interpretation (RPVI).
Dr. Alaiti has been awarded several prestigious professional awards including the University of Southern California, School of Medicine Certificate of Appreciation for Teaching in Medical Dermatology, the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education with Commendation for self directed learning, and “America’s Top Dermatologists” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Dr. Alaiti is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Contact Dermatitis Society. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. Dr. Alaiti is the author of many scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters on a wide variety of dermatologic and cosmetic topics. He was an invited lecturer and has presented many scientific papers in national and international medical meetings.
Dr. Alaiti approaches treatment of dermatologic conditions in a scientific and systematic fashion. His philosophy in the management and care of skin conditions involves the principles of prevention, early detection, and the use of scientific and methodical approaches to treatment. Dr. Alaiti utilizes minimally invasive procedures to restore health, and beauty to the skin, with less downtime.