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Shino Bay Aguilera, DO, FAOCD
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Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera is a world-renowned, multi-award winning cosmetic dermatologist, dermatologic surgeon, cosmetic laser expert and is dual board-certified with a fellowship in dermatology from the American College of Osteopathic Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology. 

With over 17 years of experience and ongoing advanced training in lasers and aesthetics, he is a clinical researcher, publisher, former Chief Medical Director and current Assistant Professor of the Dermatology Residency Program at NOVA University, Assistant Professor of Dermatology for Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Suncoast University and Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia. Dr. Aguilera is also a volunteer Assistant Professor of Dermatology for the University of Miami and was appointed chief resident physician for both of his three year residency programs.

As a medical aesthetic resource Dr. Aguilera contributes to several media outlets including New Beauty Magazine, the Aesthetic Guide, Medaesthetic Magazine, CBS, NBC, MegaTV and Telemundo television stations and he has been consecutively awarded the prestigious national “Best Non-Surgical Facial Enhancement” from the Aesthetic Academy. Dr. Aguilera is internationally recognized as a multi-award winning practitioner of aesthetic dermatology and an industry leader in physician training; however, his true expertise is in understanding individual patients’ needs and his artistry in creating natural rejuvenation and a more youthful appearance.

It was at a very early age that Dr. Aguilera’s work ethic, integrity, passion for people and determination led him to be awarded the title of “Best Young Citizen of Panama” at the age of 15. As a young adult, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor, enrolling at Pasadena City College, he learned English in a matter of months and was accepted into UCLA. Dr. Aguilera’s passion for people has continued in his extensive volunteer work nationally and abroad. He is active in his contributions both financially and as a medical volunteer for Hospice, UNICEF, The Red Cross, DOCare International, Handy and Breast Cancer Awareness.

He is the publisher and author of the Amazon bestselling book Be Youthful, a practical guide for patients to stay youthful in mind, body and spirit. He is also co-author of Ethnique and Gender Considerations when doing Fillers and Dermatologic Surgery, and has contributed to numerous journal publications in the field of aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Aguilera is the creator of multiple signature techniques utilizing various dermal fillers and travels the globe to train his colleagues internationally in aesthetic medicine. In addition to his extensive medical knowledge in aesthetic medicine, Dr. Aguilera is highly regarded as a motivational speaker and spiritual advisor, always returning to his passion for people.


Lasers and Lifestyles

Medical and cosmetic uses of lasers have been pioneered in dermatology. Its use remains important since this field has considerable changes mimicking technological improvements, maintaining competency is important. Review of foundation of laser tissue interactions followed an itemized list of applications in dermatology.


  1. Understand the use of different lasers for different lifestyles
  2. Understand laser physics and laser medicine
  3. Understand using the right wavelength for the right trajectory for the right skin type


  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. Development of new technology
  3. Advances in medical knowledge


  1. Manstein D, Herron GS, Sink, RK, et al. “Fractional photothermolysis: a new concept for cutaneous modeling using microscopic patterns of thermal injury”. Lasers Sug Med 2004;34(5):426-38.
  2. Freedman JR, Kaufman J, Metelitsa AI, Green JB. “Picosecond lasers: the next generation of short-pulsed lasers”. Cutan Med Surg 1 Dec 2014, vol 33, no 4, pp 164-168(5).

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 6

Disclosures: Speaker: Merz, SkinCeuticals, Galderma, Allergan

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