Lilit Garibyan, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Lilit Garibyan is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical, surgical and cosmetic/laser dermatology. She is also an Associate Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and Physician-Scientist at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine where she conducts cutting-edge and innovative research in dermatology.
Dr. Garibyan attended the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where she obtained her bachelor’s degree (BS) in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and graduated with departmental, college and Latin honors (summa cum laude). She received both her medical degree (MD), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in experimental pathology/immunology from Harvard Medical School and Harvard University. She completed her dermatology residency at Harvard/MGH Combined Dermatology Residency Program in Boston, MA. After residency, Dr. Garibyan completed postdoctoral fellowship training at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine under the expert guidance of Dr. Rox Anderson.
Dr. Garibyan has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to give talks at national and international conferences. Dr. Garibyan has also organized and pioneered the establishment of a medical laser clinic in Yerevan, Armenia for the treatment of scars and vascular lesions. She is the co-founder and the Director of the “Magic Wand Initiative” and the Virtual Magic Wand programs, which aim to promote and empower clinician-led research and innovation, by teaching them the process of innovation.