Our Team

Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD

Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD is a board certified dermatologist, pharmacist and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. Dr. Murad has personally treated over 50,000 patients and holds 19 patents for advances in the science of skin health. Known as “The Father of Internal Skincare” for being an originator of the use of dietary supplements to promote skin health and as the pioneer of the use of Alpha Hydroxy Acids in topical skin care, Dr. Murad has received numerous recognitions including “The Aesthetic Visionary Award for Lifetime Achievement” from The Aesthetic Show – (an award that is now called the “Howard Murad, MD Visionary Award”).

He continues his innovative research today using his training as a pharmacist and a physician, his insights as an entrepreneur and his enormous passion for life to positively transform the overall health and wellness of people across the globe. He is in the process of launching a new study in conjunction with UCLA and the VA Greater Los Angeles to determine the positive effects of his whole body treatment approach on veterans struggling with PTSD. An author of several books, including the best-selling The Water Secret, Dr. Murad’s latest book, Conquering Cultural Stress, was released in January of 2015.