Academic Publications

Seminars-in-Cutaneous-Medicine-and-Surgery-2014-Melanie-Palm-Filler-FrontierNew injectable fillers available in the U.S.

Palm MD. Filler frontier: what’s new and heading west to the US market. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery 2014;33(4):157.

JDD 2009 collagen stimulation wtih PLLA Sculptra Melanie PalmAdvisory board recommendations for Sculptra use

Fitzgerald R, Vleggaar D, Hanke CW, Palm MD, Butterwick K, Andrews T, Comstock J, O’Daniel J, Sadick N, Lorenc C. Consensus recommendations on the use of injectable poly-L-lactic acid for facial and nonfacial volumization. J Drugs Dermatol 2014;4 Suppl:s44-51.

JDD Fillers Injectables September 2012 Melanie Palm SculptraSculptra for facial volumizing

Palm MD, Chayavichitsilp P. The “skinny” on Sculptra: a practical primer to volumization with poly-L-lactic acid. J Drugs Dermatol 2012;11:1046-1052.

Laser and energy devices for the skinLaser liposuction

Palm MD, Niwa Massaki ABM, Fabi SG, Goldman MP. Laser Lipolysis. In: Goldman MP et al eds Lasers and Energy Devices for the Skin. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL: 2013

Dermatologic Surgery 2011 RF acne scar Melanie PalmRadiofrequency treatment for acne scars

Peterson JD, Palm MD, Kiripolsky M, Goldman MP. Evaluation of the impact of fractional laser with radiofrequency and a fractionated radiofrequency on the improvement of acne scars. Dermatol Surg 2011;37(9):1260-1267.

Dermatologic Surgery 2011 IPL Melanie PalmIPL and topical brightening regimen for melasma

Goldman MP, Gold MH, Palm MD, Colon LE, Preston N, Johnson LA, Gottschalk RW. Sequential treatment with triple combination cream and intense pulsed light is more efficacious than sequential treatment with an inactive (control) cream and intense pulsed light in patients with moderate to severe melasma. Dermatol Surg 2011;37:224-233.

Rejuvenation of the Aging Face Melanie PalmRejuvenation of the Aging Face

Palm MD, Goldman MP. Sculptra. In: Goldman MP, Karam AM eds. Rejuvenation of the Aging Face: A Comprehensive Approach to Treatment. JP Medical Limited, London; March 2015

Archives Dermatology HPV Melanie PalmHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and WHIM syndrome

Palm MD, Tyring SK, Rady PL, Tharp MD. Human papillomavirus typing of verrucae in a patient with WHIM syndrome. Arch Dermatol 2010;146:931-932.

JDD Cosmetic Dermatology photodynamic therapy Melanie PalmPhotodynamic therapy with blue and red light for sun damage

Palm MD, Goldman MP. Safety and efficacy comparison of blue versus red light sources for photodynamic therapy using methyl aminolevulinate in photodamaged skin. J Drugs Dermatol 2011;10(1):53-60

photodynamic therapy dermatology melanie palmPhotodynamic therapy for actinic keratoses and skin rejuvenation

Palm MD, Goldman MP. Aminolevulinic Acid (ALA)—actinic keratoses (AKs) and photorejuvenation. In: Gold M H eds. Photodynamic Therapy: Global Perspectives. Springer; 2011.

Dermatologic surgery laser skin resurfacing Melanie PalmFractionated laser skin resurfacing

Palm MD, Butterwick KJ, Goldman MP. Mycobacterium chelonae infection after fractionated carbon dioxide facial resurfacing (presenting as an atypical acneiform eruption): Case report and literature review. Dermatol Surg 2010; 36:1-9.

Dermatologic surgery injection of leg veins Melanie PalmSclerotherapy for leg veins

Palm MD, Guiha IC, Goldman MP. Foam sclerotherapy for reticular veins and nontruncal varicose veins of the legs: A retrospective review of outcomes and adverse effects. Dermatol Surg 2010;36 Suppl 2:1026-1033.

Dermatologic surgery injection of leg veins Melanie PalmProper injection of leg veins

Palm MD. Commentary: Choosing the appropriate sclerosing concentration for vessel diameter. Dermatol Surg 2010;36:Suppl 2:982.

Dermatologic surgery Sculptra use in cosmetic patients Melanie PalmSculptra results in cosmetic patients

Palm MD, Woodhall KE, Butterwick KJ, Goldman MP. Cosmetic use of poly-L-lactic acid: Retrospective study of 130 patients. Dermatol Surg 2010;36:161-170.

Cosmetic dermatology botox Melanie PalmBotox use for facial nerve paralysis

Fabi SG, Palm MD, Goldman MP. Chemical depressor myectomy with botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of transient paralysis of the marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve following laser-assisted liposuction of the neck. Cosm Dermatol 2010;23:162-164.

JDD 2009 collagen stimulation wtih PLLA Sculptra Melanie PalmBotox use for facial nerve paralysis

Palm MD, Goldman MP. Patient satisfaction and duration of effect with PLLA: A review of the literature. J Drugs Dermatol 2009;8 Suppl 10:S15-20.

Laser liposuction for body contouring Seminars Cutan Med Surg Melanie PalmLaser liposuction for body contouring

Palm MD, Goldman MP. Laser lipolysis: Current practices. Semin Cutan Med Surg 2009;28:212-219.

American journal cosmetic surgery varicose vein surgery Melanie PalmVaricose vein treatment using endovenous laser closure

Woodhall KE, Nootheti PK, Palm MD, Goldman MP. Long term follow-up study of intravascular 1320-nm laser closure of the great saphenous vein: 64 patients with more than 1-year follow-up. Amer J Cosmet Surg 2009.


Palm MD, Trizna Z, Goldman MP.Thrombophlebitis. Emedicine [serial online]. Jan 2009, revised Sept 2014. Available at

Dermatologic surgery bleeding clotting agents Melanie PalmProducts to stop bleeding on the skin

Palm MD, Altman JF. Topical hemostatic agents. Dermatol Surg 2008; 34:431-445.

Liposuction advances for fat removal Seminars Cutan Med Surg Melanie PalmLiposuction advances for removal of fat

Mann MW, Palm MD, Sengelmann RD. New advances in liposuction technology. Semin Cutan Med Surg 2008; 27(1):72-82.

sunscreen products and sun protection dermatologic therapy melanie palmSunscreen products and photoprotection

Palm MD, O’Donoghue MN. Update on photoprotection. Dermatol Therapy 2007;20(5):360-376.

JDD hydroquinone bleaching skin brightening Melanie PalmHydroquinone bleaching cream for skin brightening

Palm M, Toombs EL. Hydroquinone and the FDA—The Debate? J Drugs in Dermatol 2007;6(2):122.

arthroscopy ACL repair Melanie PalmHydroquinone bleaching cream for skin brightening

Reider B, Arcand MA, Diehl LH, Mroczek K, Abulencia A, Stroud CC, Palm M. Gilbertson J. Staszak P. Proprioception of the knee before and after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy 2003;19(1):2-12.

Biomedical Environmental Sciences Melanie Palm seleniumHydroquinone bleaching cream for skin brightening

Sunde RA, Thompson BM, Palm MD, Weiss SL, Thompson KM. Selenium regulation of selenium-dependent glutathione peroxidase in animals and transfected CHO cells. Biomed Environ Sci 1997;10(2-3):346-355.

Dr. Palm is the author of over 25 published medical journal and book chapters on various topics in dermatology and cosmetic surgery including injectable fillers, botulinum toxins, sclerotherapy, laser and device technology, liposuction, and vein treatments. She is also featured in a monthly column in the largest dermatology trade journal, Dermatology Times. In her column, she offers advice on various practice management topics including media interactions, social media, best business practices, staff training and retention, patient loyalty, and marketing.

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