SOURCE: Murad, Inc.

February 04, 2010 14:43 ET

Annie Chiu, M.D., Joins Murad Medical Group

EL SEGUNDO, CA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2010) - Annie Chiu, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist, has joined the physician team at the Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group (MMG) in El Segundo and will begin seeing patients on weekdays beginning February 1 and on alternate Saturdays starting February 13.

Dr. Chiu comes to Murad from Cedars Sinai Medical Group and practices a full range of medical dermatology, including a multidisciplinary approach to acne, skin cancer diagnoses and surgical treatments for benign and malignant growths. She specializes in the aesthetics of the face -- utilizing scientifically proven methodologies to provide subtle cosmetic rejuvenation. Techniques she specializes in include Botox®, fillers, laser treatments, cosmeceuticals tailored to specific patient needs and peels, including Howard Murad, M.D.'s proprietary, individualized Techno Resurfacing Skin Treatments.

Dr. Chiu, an advocate of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health philosophy, takes an inside-out approach to patient care and works closely with each patient to achieve beautiful skin as a reflection of total mind and body wellness. She has participated in research studies on acne, Botox®, photoaging, eczema, and will be an active part of the ongoing research at Murad. She has authored numerous publications, book chapters and review articles.

MMG will be holding an open house on February 25 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm where guests will have the opportunity to hear Dr. Murad speak on Inclusive Health and meet Dr. Chiu and the entire MMG team.

Dr. Chiu received her Medical Degree from Stanford University and her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with honors and was a University Medal finalist. She completed her dermatology residency at Emory University. She is actively involved in the American Academy of Dermatology and Women's Dermatologic Society.

Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group (MMG) was founded in 1972 by Howard Murad, M.D., one of the world's foremost authorities on skin health and a pioneer of the clinical skincare movement. Dedicated to providing the best medical practices and personalized programs to help patients stay healthy, MMG takes an Inclusive Health approach to patient care. Treatments are based on The Science of Cellular Water™, Dr. Murad's unified theory of health and aging. Combining preventive medicine, lifestyle changes, patient education and evidence-based healing techniques, along with the classical approach of conventional medicine, MMG helps each patient achieve optimal wellness, vitality, skin health and quality of life.

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