Charleston Dermatologist
2180 Henry Tecklenburg Drive
Charleston, South Carolina 29414 US
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5 out of 5 stars Mohs Surgery

Skin cancer removal was made easy for me

My primary care doc referred me to Dr Schlesinger's practice because of a blemish on my collarbone which changed in size rather quickly. I saw Dr Chris Buthorne at the Ashley Rd office for a body scan (checking for possible cancerous skin blemishes). He biopsied two spots, one between my eye and eyebrow in addition to the collarbone. The spot near my eye was tested to be basal cell cancerous....

5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

Had Coolsculpting for Double Chin Today! - Charleston, SC

I had the Coolsculpt mini for double chin done today, I was very nervous because I had read mixed reviews. I am 48 years old and have had this issue for a long time. This was my first of 2 treatments needed. When the suction was first put on I thought it was very uncomfortable and pushed on my throat so it felt like I could not breath good but of course I could, it was a very tight pulling...

3 out of 5 stars Restylane

Restylane Under Eyes to Fill in the Sunken Look. South Carolina

I am writing this as I couldn't find many reviews on this procedure and think it may be helpful to others. Getting fillers in your face can be scary. As I age, I'm losing volume in my face, particularily around my eyes. I've tried using makeup, highlight powders, creams and lotions, all to no avail. I decided to splurge... Slight bruising, and yellow tint (from the old bruise). I...

Personal Statement

As founder & Medical Director of Dermatology & Laser Center of Charleston and founder of The Clinical Research Center of the Carolinas, I'm committed to providing the highest quality professional skincare in a warm, friendly and compassionate environment.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

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Awards & Recognition

Cleveland Clinic's Innovator Award;
President, Charleston County Medical Society 2017
Chairman SC Medical Association Board of Trustees
President, SC Dematological Assoc 2007-2008

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Schlesinger has hospital affiliations at Courtesy@Roper,Active@St.Francis,Teaching/Educational@MUSC and VA, South Carolina.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, State University of New York - Buffalo, 1990
    Medical: MD, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences State University of New York - Buffalo (SUNY), 1994
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1995
    Residency: Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1998

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What's the Best Way to Treat Melasma?

Melasma, or increased color deposits to areas of the face, responds best to a combination of: 1) Fractional laser resurfacing - non-ablative,... READ MORE

Will Fresh Tattoo Resist Laser Removal?

Fresh tattoos should not resist laser removal. It is recommended to wait at least 30 days after having a tattoo applied or after complete healing... READ MORE

Erbrium Laser on Lower Eyelids

The Erbium:YAG laser can be very effective for the rejuvenation of the lower eyelid. Performed properly, the laser can safely improve the appearance... READ MORE

Non Surgical Options Facial Rejuvenation in my 30s?

A photofacial series using intense pulsed light (IPL) or a pulsed-dye laser (PDL) would be the most helpful here. In 4-6 sessions with essentially no... READ MORE

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What Dermal Filler Is Right for Me?

Dr. Todd Schlesinger is live at ASDS 2016 with RealSelf to share his advice on selecting the right the appropriate filler for your desired results. WATCH VIDEO

Sagging? Losing Volume? Consider These Anti-Aging Treatment Options

If you're noticing sagging, dark spots, or any other signs of aging, here's what Dr. Todd Schlesinger recommends. WATCH VIDEO

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