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Aesthetics Tech Summit 2022

Join us January 20 – 21 at Balboa Bay Resort.

1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663




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Discover why Southern California leads medical aesthetics innovation at Octane’s 3rd Annual Aesthetics Tech Summit.

We will bring together leading physicians, industry, and entrepreneurs to discuss groundbreaking medical aesthetic technologies as well as unmet clinical needs and new business opportunities. Throughout the 2 days of the event, aesthetics leaders will examine how they fuel innovation in the medical aesthetic industry. The event will be emceed by Kamakshi Zeidler, MD, FACS, Founder and Managing Partner at Aesthetx.

Aesthetics Tech Summit 2022
January 20 – 21, 2022 at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Book your room at a discounted rate for ATS 2022 here!

In 2021, Aesthetics Tech Summit reached attendees in 20+ states and 12 countries with over 200 leading physicians.


Aesthetics Tech Summit Health & Safety Policy

As we are all very excited to be together again, Octane would like to introduce our Health & Safety entry requirements for the Aesthetics Tech Summit so that you may plan accordingly.

Before entry, all attendees will be required to:

(1) Provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In order to be considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for the High Tech Awards, you’ll need to have received your last Moderna or Pfizer (or single Johnson & Johnson) dose by January 6th.


(2) Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test.The test must take place within 72 hours of the Aesthetics Tech Summit (January 17th) Must be a PCR test.

Please upload proof of vaccination or negative covid test. 

There are several testing options available:

At-Home Testing is available from Ambry Genetics, based in Aliso Viejo, and an Octane partner. This is free to Orange County residents, please enter your zip code on the landing page to receive. Register to receive at-home test here.

In order to have this completed in time, you must request the testing kit by January 14th, and the last day to return it is January 17th.

Other Testing Options Available:

CVS Testing – Click the link to the CVS testing site and book an appointment at a CVS location near you.

California Health Department – Click this link to find all California testing sites available.

Please note that Orange County and Balboa Bay Resort guidelines require all unvaccinated persons to wear masks while indoors.

Our health & safety requirements are subject to change at any time. Should these protocols change, guests will be notified immediately.

Who Should Attend

Leading Physicians

Take part in this inaugural Octane Summit and share your expertise in cutting-edge techniques and practices. Hear from leading aesthetic companies during LaunchPad presentations and network with influential colleagues in the field.

Top Industry

Engage with industry experts and leading physicians in the aesthetics field.  Have the opportunity to hear about innovative technologies and discuss unmet clinical needs with top physicians in the center of aesthetics innovation.

Investors & Entrepreneurs

Interact and engage with doctors in the aesthetic field as well as the next generation of aesthetics innovators and entrepreneurs at our LaunchPad presentations.

An Immersive In-Person and Digital Experience

Enjoy Beautiful Newport Beach

Aesthetics Tech Summit is held at the bayfront premier hotel, the Balboa Bay Resort, minutes from top-tier restaurants, shopping and beaches.

Livestream & On-Demand Access

For attendees that prefer to attend virtually, you can access our leading content though our livestream or at your convenience through our content library.

Community Virtual Connect

We’re expanding the capability of our event app to allow you to connect and network with other attendees whether you’re at the conference or attending virtually!

Sponsor Medical Aesthetics Innovation

Increase your companies visibility among top doctors, entrepreneurs and investors in Southern California. Gain access to this exclusive conference that will give your company increased exposure to the to leaders in medical aesthetics.

Aesthetics Tech Summit Committee

Tom Albright
CEO, Recros Medica
Caitlin Blanche
Partner, K&L Gates
Frank Fazio
President & CEO, AMC Group, LLC
Fauad Hasan
Former CEO, Bonti
Carrie Strom
President, Global Allergan Aesthetics, SVP, AbbVie
Scott Whitcup
CEO, Akrivista and Whitecap Biosciences

Octane’s Medical Aesthetics Advisory Board

Gregory A. Buford, MD, FACS
Beauty by Buford, Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair
Ava Shamban, MD
Ava MD, Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair
Steven G. Yoelin, MD
Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair
Kamakshi R. Zeidler, MD
Founder & Managing Partner, Aesthetx, Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair

2021 Physician Attendees

AVince Afsahi, MD, FAAD, SCDI
Diane Alexander, MD
Tina Alster, MD, FAAD
Danielle Applebaum, MD
Yoav Barnea, MD
Rami Batniji, MD
David Beck, MD
Omar Beidas, MD
Marisa Belaidi, MD
Brad Bengtson, MD, FACS
Diane Berson, MD
Gaurav Bharti, MD, FACS
John Binhlam, MD
Patrick Bitter, MD
Allyson Bittermam, MD
Charles Boyd, MD, MBA, FACS
Amy Brodsky, MD
Katherine Brown, MD
Mitchell Brown, MD, FAAD
Vivian Bucay, MD
Louis Bucky, MD, FACS
Gregory A. Buford, MD, FACS, PCEO
Brad Calobrace, MD, FACS
Stephie Campbell, DO, FAAD
Earl Campbell, MD,FRCSC
Dafnis Carranza, MD, FAAD, FACMS
Camille Cash, MD
Carmen Castilla, MD
Ashley Cauthen, MD
Tessa Cervantes, MD
Andrew Cervantes, MD
Sandy Chai, MD
Anthony Chang, MD
Cameron Chesnut, MD, FAAD, FACMS, FASDS
Justin Chia, MD
Melissa Chiang, MD
Suneel Chilukuri, MD, FAAD, FACMS
Young Cho, MD, PhD
Nina Chopra, MD, MPH, FAAD
Gary Chuang, MD
Jessica Clark, MD
Lesley Clark-Loeser, MD, FAAD,
Maureen Cliffel, DO
Steven Cohen, MD
Joel L. Cohen, MD
Mary Ann Contogiannis, MD
Shane Cook, MD
Lilia Correa, MD
Christina Correnti, MD
Sue Ellen Cox, MD
Miriam Cummings, MD
Andrew D, MD
Mara Dacso, MD
Kerri Davis-Fontenot, MD
Doris Day, MD, FAAD, MA
Danilo Del Campo, MD

Olga Demidova, DO
Ivy DeRosa, DO
Sunil Dhawan, MD
Roger Dialey, MD, FACS
Vamil Divan, MD, PhD
Sean Doherty, MD, FACS
Jeanine B. Downie, MD, FAAD
Nazanin Ehsani, MD
Matthew Elias, DO, FAAD
John Fezza, MD
Whitney Fisk, MD
Christina Fonseca, MD
Jill Foster, MD
Suzanne Friedler, MD
Victor Gane, CEO
Richard Gangnes, MD
Maren Gaul, DO
Marguerite Germain, MD
Paul Getz, MD
Martie Gidon, MD
Brad Glic, DO, MPH
Mona Gohara, MD
Michael Gold, MD
David Goldberg, MD
Jeremy B. Green, MD, FAAD
Ryan Greene, MD, PhD
Subhas Gupta, MD, CM, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
Jennifer Haley, MD, FAAD
Cody Hanson, DO
Paul Harris, MD
Divya Haryani, MD, FAAD
Yehia Hashad, MD
Amelia Hausauer, MD
Laura Haygood, MD
Per Hedén, MD, PhD
Houman Hemmati, MD
Mike Hesseler, MD
Doris Hexsel, MD
Julie Hodge, MD
Natalie Hone Romero, MD
Linda Honet, MD, FAAD
Deirdre Hooper, MD
Jessie Hou, MD, PhD
Michelle Hure, MD, MS, FCAP
Avi Islur, MD
Pamela Jakubowicz, MD
Jeannette Jakus, MD
Shelbi Jim On, MD
Jayne Joo, MD
John Joseph, MD
Elizabeth Ju, MD
Sinae Kane, MD
Kian Karimi, MD, FACS
Bruce Katz, MD
Tara Kaufmann, MD

Rebecca Kazin, MD
Kristen Kelly, MD
Erin Kil, MD
Suzanne Kilmer, MD
Alyssa Kim, MD
Roy Kim, MD
Will Kirby, MD
Lorrie Klein, MD
Bill Kortesis, MD, FACS
Madeline Krauss, MD
Gretchen Kreizenbeck, MD
Michael Kulick, MD
Olivia Lai, MD
Lela Lankerani, MD
Wendy Lee, MD, MS
Luis Lee, MD
Wendy W. Lee, MD, MS
Jackie Levin, DO, FAOCD, FAAD
Jennifer Levine, MD
Mary Lupo, MD
Stephen Mandy, MD
Michael Marion, MD
Alan Matarasso, MD
Rosanna McConnell, MD
Cather McKay, MD, FAAD
Neal Mehra, MD
Azin Meshkinpour, MD
Ondrej Mestak, MD, PhD
Khashayar Mohebali, MD
Gary Monheit, MD
Jane Moore, MD
Tamir Mosharrafa, MD, P.C.
Natalie Moulton-Levy, MD
Gregory Mueller, MD, FACS
Adam Nabatian, MD
Rhoda Narins, MD
Jessica Newburger, DO
Thao Nguyen, MD
Ken Oleszek, MD
Anju Pabby, MD
Bill Papanastasiou, MD, CM, MSc, FRCSC
Mayha Patel, DO, FAAD
Alexis Perkins, MD
Amy Perlmutter, MD
Peterson Pierre, MD
Susan Poelman, M.Sc., MD, FRCPC, DABD
Sina Rabi, MD
Lalitha Reddy, MD
Rupa Reddy, DO
Sean Rice, MD,M.Sc.,FRCSC
Dirk Richter, MD
Heather Irina Rishel, MD, PhD
Alexander Rivkin, MD
Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS
Kristine Romine, MD, FAAD, PCEO
Edward Ross, MD

Adam Rotunda, MD, FACMS
Lauren Roussel, MD
Mark Rubin, MD
Adam Rubinstein, MD, FACS
Joseph Russo, MD
Mona Sadeghpour, MD
Neil Sadick, MD
Nazanin Saedi, MD, FAAD
Samireh Said, MD
William Schaffenburg, MD
Todd Schlesinger, MD, FAAD
Joel Schlessinger, MD
Pauline Scott, MD, MBA
Melissa Serravallo, MD
Vandan Shah, MD
Sejal Shah, MD, FAAD
Ava Shamban, MD
Deborah Sherman, MD
Mary Sheu, MD
Lyndsay Shipp, MD, FAAD
lenore Sikorski, MD
Bobby Soleiman, DDS
Sherly Soleiman, MD
Aldona Spiegel, MD
Amy Spizuoco, DO FAOCD
Adrienne Steward, MD
Larissa Stewart, MD
Ilse Strauss, PA
Marion Tamesis, MD
Mark Taylor, MD
Sarah Tonelli, MD
Sima Torabian, MD
Donna Tran, DO, FAAD
Lina Triana, MD
Anjali Vekaria, MD
Rohan Verma, MD
Dean Vistnes, MD, MD
Paul Vitenas, MD, FACS
Heidi Waldorf, MD
Patricia Walker, MD, PhD
Brooke Walls, DO, FAAD
Brooke Walls, MD
Scott Walter, MD
Linda Walters, EA
Susan Weinkle, MD, MD
Scott Whitcup, MD
Vivian Wong, MD PhD
Lin Xing, MD
Lisa Xu, MD
Shelley Yang, MD
Steve Yoelin, MD
Alison Young, MD, PHD
Kamakshi R Zeidler, MD
Joseph Zikry, MD