Physician & Laser Instructors
Emily M. Sabbagh, M.D.
Licensed Esthetic Instructor, Licensed Master Esthetician, CEO Washington Laser Institute, CEO Federal Way Laser Surgeons, CEO American Laser Skincare Northwest, Speaker Merz Esthetics
Dr. Emily M. Sabbagh has a unique career specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, laser surgery and education. After having spent years in re-constructive surgery of the face, she decided to apply her specialized knowledge to cosmetic and reparative care. She first utilized medical lasers in 1987, during her maxillofacial residency. Over the past several years she has expanded her maxillofacial scope of practice to include cosmetic lasers, dermal fillers, and neuromodulators. Dr. Sabbagh is recognized as one of the top specialists in this area. She has been an educator and instructor for more than twenty seven years. She is also a Licensed Esthetic Instructor in Washington State as well as a Master Esthetician.
Dr. Sabbagh trained at the prestigious Keller Medical Institute in Monterey CA and is certified in laser science and operations in the Cynosure Affirm, Elite and Smartlipo, Pinpointe, SmartSkin CO2 fractional, Tattoo removal, Triactive, Smooth Shapes, Icon, Vectus and Isolaz acne laser (Solta Medical). As Chief Medical Officer and CEO of Federal Way Laser Surgeons and American Laser Skincare Northwest, Dr. Sabbagh maintains a lively practice. In addition to her laser cosmetic procedures, Dr. Sabbagh is an advanced injector of Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, as well as several dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Voluma and Radiesse, Restylane and Sculptra. Dr. Sabbagh is certified by SkinCeuticals in Dermaplaning/acids and C02 therapy. She is also a member of ANSI an organization with the mission of maintaining laser safety in the community and work place.
Dr. Sabbagh completed her Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, which included General Surgery and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 1987-1993.
Dr. Sabbagh maintains professional affiliations with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology.
Dr. Sabbagh is also a Member of The American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians and International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Sabbagh's resume is most impressive. She received her dental degree (DDS) from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in New York City, her medical degree (MD) from Drexel University College of Medicine and her Master's degree in Biochemistry from City College of New York culminating with several publications in prestigious medical journals. She taught at the post graduate and undergraduate level as an adjunct professor in chemistry at City College in New York, St Francis College, and St. Joseph's College. Dr. Sabbagh also taught at the high school level, GED and at the Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Center where she prepared students for medical and dental school aptitude tests. Dr. Sabbagh has been invited several times to speak at the Academy of General Dentistry presenting comprehenisive reviews of oral and maxillofacial surgery. She has presented reviews of medical management topics to the University of Washington Department of Prosthodontics and to the Pierce County Dental Hygeine Society. She is published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry and Healthy Aging where she was a guest writer on her comprehensive acne treatment protocol. Dr. Sabbagh is an expert speaker for Merz Esthetics. Dr. Sabbagh is a licensed esthetic instructor and Master Esthetician.