Michael Lum, DO is an aesthetic physician at Lumier Medical in Torrance, California, who treats patients striving to achieve or maintain a beautiful, more youthful, yet natural-looking appearance.
Dr. Lum graduated with honors from Loma Linda University and received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He went on to complete a general rotating internship at Lakeside Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He was Chief Resident at the University of Kansas School of Medicine Family Practice Residency program and received his board certification in 1992 by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Since 2004, Dr. Lum’s clinical practice has been dedicated exclusively to aesthetic medicine. He has received numerous certifications and specialty training in aesthetic medical procedures, master courses from Allergan, Galderma, Merz Aesthetics, Cynosure, Palomar, Syneron, the International Hyperhidrosis Society, the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Aesthetic Practice Association, Esthetic Skin Institute, Aesthetic Enhancement Institute, Revive, Paradigm and a host of other independent aesthetic companies. Dr. Lum was recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for his contribution to public health and ambulatory medical care.
An expert in the field of aesthetics, Dr. Lum has lectured on basic and advanced botulinum toxin, fillers, collagen biostimulator procedures, laser physics and safety, sclerotherapy, platelet-rich plasma, and polydioxanone threads at continuing medical education (CME)-accredited professional events throughout the United States, including the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He was one of the first trainers to instruct health care providers on platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and PDO thread aesthetic procedures in the United States.
Dr. Lum has been a faculty trainer with the Esthetic Skin Institute for over a decade. He has trained thousands of licensed healthcare providers on the safe use of lasers and light devices, botulinum neurotoxins, soft tissue fillers, Sculptra®, sclerotherapy, PRP, PDO threads and other innovative treatments.
Dr. Lum is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals, and the International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr. Lum educates and empowers patients so they can make informed decisions about their aesthetic goals and treatment options. He uses best practices, up-to-date standards of care, and encourages continuity of care. Dr. Lum is excited to welcome new patients to Lumier Medical.