“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” — Oprah Winfrey. “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve Jobs. Travelling the world, meeting new people, searching for new and innovative technologies, and being a part to technological researches yourself might be the dream of many but not everyone can achieve what Richard Bankowski has! From being a sought-after lecturer to travelling the world and working with various leading cosmetic dermatologists and plastic surgeons worldwide on clinical development via the latest technology Richard Bankowski is a marvel of success.
Richard Bankowski joined Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. in 2000, which was acquired by Cynosure, Inc. in 2013 and currently serves as Vice President of Global Clinical Affairs. He works hand in hand with the cosmetic dermatologists and plastic surgeons from all across the globe on the clinical development, education and training of new technology. Being a sought-after lecturer, his experience extends across many of the major technologies associated with the medical aesthetic industry and with the cosmetic laser industry as well. For more than 20 years Richard Bankowski has been directly involved with research & development, clinical applications, sales & marketing and education & training of laser and pulsed-light systems.
Richard Bankowski has also worked on the management team of Continuum Biomedical to pioneer the use of erbium lasers and advance the use of Q-switched lasers. Early in his career as a Sales & Clinical Specialist for HGM Lasers, his understanding of ophthalmic lasers and applications helped expand the market for krypton laser technology in the dermatology market for unwanted pigmented and vascular lesion treatment applications. Richard Bankowski has been a co-founder of a private cosmetic laser dermatology clinic that was involved in the development and testing of new energy-based technologies.
Richard Bankowski is an adjunct member of American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), serving on the Industry Advisory Council and has previously served on the Education, Standards, International Affairs, Finance and Communications Committees. He is also involved with the Strategic Planning session and other educational initiatives of the Society. Beginning at the 2014 ASLMS annual meeting, he served a three year term on the Board of Directors.
Richard Bankowski is running his personal blog with the name of Global Medical Aesthetics 2.0 through which he is working with leading key opinion leaders globally for the development and advancement of aesthetic medicine. Apart from that, he is involved in international travel through which he aims to understand the market needs and educational requirements for aesthetic medical technology.
Richard Bankowski is not just a genius when it comes to the innovation, development and advancement of aesthetic medicine but is fond of exploring the world and believes in working with people from various walks of life and cultures for the development of technologies in the world of cosmetic surgeries. He believes in keeping a positive attitude towards hardships and success and keeps himself motivated with quotes from various writers and spreads the same energy, vibe and positivity through his social media accounts. He has also attended and spoken in the IMCAS Annual World Conference 2019 which was held in France.
Richard Bankowski has been travelling to South Korea, Thailand, France, and many Asian and European countries to interact with various companies, dermatologists, and cosmetic surgeons to help, educate and influence them with the latest technologies that are being invented in the aesthetic medicine industry. He believes that the more you travel and interact with people, the more you spread the awareness of the advanced innovative technological instruments to other individuals. Richard Bankowski has been giving a lot of lectures related to the aesthetic medicine industry. He has been giving interviews to different magazines including Anti-Age Magazine and wrote an article on the topic “Lasers in tattoo and pigmentation control: Role of the PicoSure®laser system”. He always goes by the motto #winningtherightway.