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Dieter Manstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Inventor of CoolSculpting • Inventor of Fraxel • Harvard Dermatology Faculty

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Bowes Dermatology by Riverchase
is proud to be affiliated with Dieter Manstein, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Manstein is on the forefront of emerging technology and advancements in clinical dermatology as well as aesthetics. He completed his Residency training in dermatology, in addition to his Ph.D. in Physics and Lasers, at the University of Munster in Germany.

Dr. Manstein has many accomplishments to date such as the co-invention of Fraxel, or Fractional Photothermolysis, together with Dr. Rox Anderson. Of recent note, one of his most remarkable achievements is inventing Selective Cryolipolysis for Body Contouring, which lead to the development of CoolSculpting by Zeltiq. This technology allows patients at Bowes Dermatology by Riverchase, and practices throughout the nation and world, to safely and effectively target and remove unwanted fat.

Dr. Manstein has numerous publications in scientific medical journals, such as the prestigious Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, the American Society for Laser and Medicine's official journal. He is also the first recipient of the Furumoto's Scientific Innovator Award of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Manstein is fluent in Spanish and German.



 Training in Dermatology
University of Munster

 Ph.D. in Physics/Lasers
University of Munster


 Clinical Applications of Lasers
Harvard Medical School
Wellman Center for Photomedicine

 2004 - Present
Clinical Instructor
Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School