Now you can own a digital copy the incredibly successful 2019 American Laser Study Club’s 2nd Annual Symposium. Available immediately are high definition video copies of the ALSC Symposium’s presentations. The presentations are based on a wide variety of medical, dental and veterinary laser topics including tongue- and lip-tie releases (frenectomy), laser dentistry and oral surgery, veterinary laser surgery and dentistry, photobiomodulation and laser-tissue interaction education.

The American Laser Study Club
2nd Annual Symposium 2019

March 29th – 31st, 2019

At The Camby Hotel in Phoenix, AZ

Rajeev Agarwal, MD, FAAP
Rajeev Agarwal, MD, FAAP

Richard Baxter, DMD, MS, DABLS
Richard Baxter, DMD, MS

Charles M. Cobb, DDS, MS, PhD
Charles M. Cobb, DDS, MS, PhD

Jack Dillenberg, DDS, MPH
Jack Dillenberg, DDS, MPH

Robert A. Strauss DDS, MD, FACS
Robert A. Strauss, DDS, MD, FACS

Soroush Zaghi, MD
Soroush Zaghi, MD


Friday, March 29th, 2019

ALSC Symposium Schedule 2019 Friday

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Saturday speakers schedule

Sunday, March 31th, 2019

Sunday ALSC 2019 Schedule

Symposium Sessions


  • Stevanie Bahnerth, DC
  • Diana Batoon, DMD
  • James M. Bronson, DDS, FIAO
  • Sheila Busch, MSN, RN, OMT-C, FNP-C
  • Michale Chatham, RN, BSN, OMT, LMT, IBCLC
  • Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
  • Paula Fabbie, RDH, BS, COM
  • Shelly F. Klein, MD, CSOM
  • Lisa Lahey, RN, IBCLC, OMT
  • Lisa Paladino, MS, RN, CNM, IBCLC
  • Melissa Mugno, OMT
  • Patricia Pine, RDH, COM
  • German Ramirez-Yañez, DDS, Pedo. Cert., MDSC, PhD, FRCD
  • Cara Riek, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, IBCLC
  • Justin Roche, MB ChB, MRCPCH, IBCLC
  • Matthew J. Rowe, DDS, MSD
  • James Thomas, DDS, MS
  • Jesse R. Witkoff, DDS, Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Karen M. Wuertz, DDS, ABCDSM, FOM

Learn more about the Laser Frenectomy and Beyond Session


  • Praveen Arany, BDS, MDS, MMSc, PhD
  • Manuel Castillo, DDS, Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Claudia Cotca, DDS, MPH
  • Elizabeth Fleming, DDS
  • Martin A. Kaplan, DMD
  • Brynn L. Leroux, DDS
  • Robert Levine, DDS
  • Seena Patel, DMD, MPH
  • Janet Press, RDH
  • Ron Rubin, DMD, Diplomate, American Board of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Warren B. Seiler, III, MD
  • Ben A. Sutter, DMD, FAGD, FICCMO, LVIF
  • Richard B. Winter, DDS, MAGD, DABOI/ID, DICOI, FAAID

Learn more about the Laser Dentistry, Surgery and Therapy Session


  • Lori Agulian, DVM
  • Pedro Azevedo, DVM, MSc, Pst-Grd
  • Noel A. Berger, DVM, MS, Dip. ABLS
  • David S. Bradley, DVM, FASLMS
  • Miguel Carreira, Ph.D., MSc, DTO, Pst-Grd, DMD, DVM
  • Lorraine A. Corriveau, DVM, DABVP (canine/ feline)
  • David D. Duclos, DVM, DACVD
  • Jakub Kaczmarek, DVM
  • Katalin Kovács, DVM, PhD
  • Ziemowit Kudła, DVM
  • William E. Schultz, DVM
  • Christopher J. Winkler, DVM, VMLSO, Dip. ABLS

Learn more about the Veterinary Laser Dentistry, Surgery and Therapy Session

C. Kumar N. Patel, PhD, MS, the Inventor of the CO2 Laser


C. Kumar N. Patel, PhD, MS, the Inventor of the CO2 Laser
Presenting the “Kumar Patel Prize in Laser Surgery” Annual Award


These Workshops Each Offer 4 Hours of CE

  • Soft Tissue Surgical Laser Hands-On Participation Workshop
  • Dental Diode Laser Hands-On Participation Workshops
  • Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgical Laser Hands-On Participation Workshop

**Workshop registration fees are separate from the Symposium registration fees. Workshop attendees are required to be registered for the Symposium.

Earn Continuing Education Credits

Dentistry – Earn Up to 21 CE Credits – Provided through a partnership with ADA CERP CDE providers.

Veterinary – Earn Up to 17.5 CE Credits – Provided through the AAVSB’s Registry of Approved CE (RACE) program.

The Camby Hotel

2401 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016

The Location

Located in Phoenix, AZ, a city rich with art and culture, resorts, shopping, nightlife, attractions and events, all surrounded by beautiful desert scenery. Excite your senses to the sights, sounds and taste of a multicultural city with creativity and unlimited possibilities! Taking place in Phoenix’s newest luxury, boutique hotel, The Camby Hotel.

When you are not out exploring the vibrant city, immerse yourself in the unconventional spirit of The Camby Hotel, one of the newest boutique hotels in Phoenix. Relax in one of its 277 striking guest rooms and suites, or kick it up a notch at its lively Rooftop Pool & Bar. Dive into a plate of locally sourced bliss at Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar. Or rediscover your best self at Zest Spa. Whether you seek business or pleasure at this Scottsdale boutique hotel, you will find both, always served up with a twist.

Hotel Room Reservations

The Camby Hotel Telephone: (602) 468-0700
Discounted group room rates are no longer available.

Testimonials from the 2018 Symposium

Scott Siegel, MD, DDS

Matthew J. Rowe, DDS, MSD

Martin A. Kaplan, DMD

Annette Skowronski, DDS

Robert Levine, DDS

Noel Berger, DVM, MS; and David D. Duclos, DVM, DACVD

Lorraine Corriveau, DVM; and Christopher Winkler, DVM

Lorraine A. Corriveau, DVM, DABVP

David D. Duclos, DVM, DACVD

Christopher J. Winkler, DVM, VMLSO