About the UPMC Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center
As one of the first academically-based skin health centers in the nation, the UPMC Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center gives patients access to state-of-the-art technology, the latest research, and an unparalleled commitment to patient safety and quality outcomes.
Our commitment to providing safe and quality care is demonstrated by our accreditation by The Joint Commission for Office-Based Surgery. This accreditation means we have agreed to have our care monitored, evaluated and measured on an ongoing basis, and consistently make an effort to improve all aspects of our care and service.
We offer a broad range of cosmetic surgery and skin care services including traditional aesthetic services, such as chemical peels and facials; non-invasive cosmetic procedures, such as BOTOX® and dermal fillers; ablative and non-ablative laser procedures; and minimally invasive cosmetic surgery procedures.
- Director, UPMC Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center
- Assoicate Professor of Plastic Surgery
- Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- Past Vice President, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
- Past President, Board of Cosmetic Surgery Foundation
- Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology
and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
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- Lisa Grandinetti, MD - General Dermatology
After receiving her medical degree from Drexel University, Dr. Grandinetti completed a medical internship and her dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic, where she served as chief resident. Following her residency, she was on faculty at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. In 2009, she joined the faculty at UPMC. She has special interest in resident education and teaching, and is currently the dermatology residency program director.
Dr. Grandinetti’s clinical interests include complex medical dermatology, psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and cutaneous manifestations of internal disease. She is the lead physician at the UPMC Gastrointestinal Dermatology clinic, the first of its kind in the region. Dr. Grandinetti has written numerous research publications and book chapters about inflammatory bowel disease and the skin, psoriasis, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma among other topics.
- Olga Bunimovich, MD - General Dermatology
Dr. Bunimovich is a board-certified dermatologist. Her specialties include cosmetic procedures, dermatologic surgery, and general and pediatric dermatology. She studied biometry and statistics at Cornell University and then went on to obtain her medical degree from UCLA. Dr. Bunimovich completed her dermatology training at SUNY Buffalo. Dr. Bunimovich has a broad range of clinical expertise and practiced in both New York and Los Angeles before joining the UPMC Cosmetic Surgery Center.
- Alaina James, MD - General and Cosmetic Dermatology
Dr. James, board-certified in dermatology, specializes in medical dermatology, skin cancer, and minor surgery. Upon graduation from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry, she attended Baylor University, where she earned both her medical degree and doctorate. Dr. James completed her residency at the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as a faculty assistant professor. Dr. James is currently a member of the Women’s Dermatology Society and American Academy of Dermatology.
As an integral part of our team, our aestheticians are skincare specialists who work with our patients to improve facial appearance. They provide a variety of services, procedures, and consultations that contribute to maintaining the health of your skin.
- Keri Goldinger-Valasek
Keri is a medical aesthetician with over 14 years of experience in health, beauty and wellness industries. She has practiced esthetics nationally and abroad, holding several active skin care licenses.
- Melissa Janoski
Melissa is a medical aesthetician with several years of experience in the health and beauty industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Thiel College, a master’s degree in education and training from The University of Phoenix, her esthetician license, and several certifications specific to the medical aesthetic industry.