Dr. Sam Alaiti is the medical director of Miracle Mile Vein Center, an AAAHC accredited facility. He completed full postgraduate training in Internal Medicine, Dermatology, and Dermatologic Clinical Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998. Dr. Alaiti has been certified by the American Board of Dermatology since 1998. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine since 2010. Dr. Alaiti is a state appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator and serves as an Agreed Medical Evaluator. Dr. Alaiti is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), and as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). He has been practicing dermatology and phlebology in Los Angeles since 1998. Dr. Alaiti is a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Southern California Department of Dermatology, and an Associate Attending physician and a consultant at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
He serves as an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California, and as a medical expert for the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, where he renders an expert opinion about the quality and the standards of care.
Dr. Alaiti has been awarded several prestigious professional awards including the University of Southern California, School of Medicine Certificate of Appreciation for Teaching in Medical Dermatology, the American Medical Association physician's Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education with Commendation for self directed learning, and “America’s Top Dermatologists” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Dr. Alaiti is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. Dr. Alaiti is the author of many scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters on a wide variety of dermatologic and cosmetic topics. He was an invited lecturer and has presented many scientific papers in national and international medical meetings.
Dr. Alaiti approaches treatment of venous conditions in a scientific and systematic fashion. His philosophy in the management and care of varicose veins involves the principles of prevention, early detection, and the use of the best available scientific and effective approaches to treatment. Dr. Alaiti utilizes minimally invasive procedures to manage the affected veins, with minimal downtime.
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