Gerald N. Goldberg, MD

  • Clinical Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Series Track)

A pioneer and global expert in dermatologic laser surgery, Gerald N. Goldberg, MD, retired from Pima Dermatology, which he founded in Tucson, Arizona, as of Jan. 1, 2022. Double board-certified in Pediatrics and Dermatology, he has touched the lives of many of all ages in over four decades of practice. His special interest in the laser treatment of vascular birthmarks in children, and aesthetic laser skin resurfacing, have brought him international recognition for his contributions to laser medicine.

As a laser surgeon, Dr. Goldberg is certified in more than 30 laser modalities. He is past president of the Arizona Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Society (ADDSS) and is an active member of many dermatologic societies. He is best known for his contributions to the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), where he received the Presidential Citation in 2020, and is a recipient of the two highest awards given by ASLMS – the Ellet H. Drake Memorial Award in 2019, and the Leon Goldman Memorial Award in 2017, in recognition of his lifetime achievements in the advancement of laser medicine. Over the years, he has spoken at conferences around the world, on four continents and three languages.

Dr. Goldberg founded Pima Dermatology in 1986, cultivating a team of exceptional staff and protocols for the best in patient care. He shared, “The past 40 years have flown by. I lived my dream of doctoring while building Pima Dermatology into a full-service center of excellence.” He has mentored and trained staff members, fellow colleagues from around the world, as well as residents and fellows through the University of Arizona Division of Dermatology, for which he remains an active faculty member.