Dr Woraphong Manuskiatti is a Professor of Dermatology at the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital of Mahidol University, Thailand where he has served on full-time staff since 1998. Along with his responsibilities in teaching medical students and Dermatology residents and seeing patients, Dr. Manuskiatti has conducted extensive research in the field of laser and energy-based devices (EBDs). In addition to having published over 90 original journal articles and 12 international book-chapters in the fields of cutaneous laser surgery, he regularly lectures at and coordinates international conferences on skin laser surgery. Furthermore, he founded and directs the month-long Siriraj International Short Course, an innovative program aimed to educate dermatologists on basic and practical laser and EBD treatment techniques. Since 2005, over 150 physicians from Europe and the Asia-Pacific region have completed the course and brought the benefits of laser surgery in dermatology to new clinics and training hospitals around the world.