About Us

Five world-renowned dermatologists at the top of their field, are on a quest to cut through all of the myths surrounding skin care and give you what you want…The Facts!

Join co-hosts, Dr. Doris Day, Dr. Jeanine Downie, Dr. Sabrina Fabi, Dr. Ava Shamban, and Dr. Ruth Tedaldi and learn about the industry from the doctors who love it, and enjoy the fun when the doctors go more than skin deep.

In today’s world it always seems like you are just a click, a swipe, or a search, away from the information you need. But your skin deserves more than that!  We take real skin issues and arm you with the facts about lotions, potions, anti-aging, and how to truly care for your skin.    

Enjoy, The GIST!

Dr. Doris Day

Board Certified Dermatologist

Doris Day MD is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in aesthetic dermatology in private practice in New York City and is a clinical associate professor of dermatology at New York University® Langone Health℠. She has won awards for her work in laser research, teaching and for promoting the field of dermatology. Dr. Day is author of three books, most recently one titled Beyond Beautiful: Using the Power of Your Mind and Aesthetic Breakthroughs to Look Naturally Young and Radiant. She maintains her role as a freelance journalist, including as a host for her award-winning dermatology show on Doctor Radio on SiriusXM® 110.

Dr. Day regularly lectures at national and international medical and aesthetic conferences and teaches other physicians the art and techniques of soft tissue fillers, laser treatments and rejuvenation. She is a member of countless national and international organizations including the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery℠ where she has served on the Board of Directors, The American Academy of Dermatology®, Women’s Dermatologic Society®, and New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society℠. She is also an inductee into the American Honors Society of Dental and Facial Aesthetics and has served on the medical advisory boards and training panels for Allergan®, Galderma® and Merz®, among others.

Dr. Jeanine Downie

Board Certified Dermatologist

Jeanine B. Downie, MD is board certified and is the director of image Dermatology® P.C. in Montclair, N.J. She has extensive training and experience in all aspects of dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, laser and dermatologic surgery. Dr. Downie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Psychology. She has a Masters of Arts degree from American University® and her Doctor of Medicine from SUNY®- Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She then completed her Dermatology residency at Mount Sinai® Medical Center in New York City, where she was the Chief Resident.  She is on staff at Mountainside Hospitals and Overlook Hospitals and has published fifty-eight scientific papers. Dr. Downie has been honored repeatedly by Castle Connolly® as one of New York Metropolitans’ Top Doctors.

Dr. Downie is a medical consultant for The Today Show®, Good Morning America®, The Early Show®, The Dr. Oz Show® and Ten Years Younger. She has been featured on The Wendy Williams Show, The View, The Rachael Ray Show, MSNBC® and many others. She is a highly sought after lecturer who enjoys an excellent national and international reputation. Dr. Downie consults, lectures and performs FDA and investigator-initiated clinical trials for many of the top tier pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Sabrina Fabi

Board Certified Dermatologist

Sabrina Fabi, MD is a board-certified Dermatologist and fellowship trained cosmetic dermatologist, who is an assistant clinical professor at the University of California®, San Diego. She is an ASDS Cosmetic Procedural associate fellowship director, and serves as a mentor and preceptor for dermatology residents.  She is an associate and associate research director at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, and is actively involved in multiple injectable, laser, and sclerotherapy clinical trials. Dr. Fabi has authored over 120 medical articles, in addition to co-authoring 20 book chapters. She has also lectured nationally and internationally, in over 35 countries in both English and Spanish. She is a regular medical correspondent on Fox5 News San Diego and Co-host of The GIST℠. She has also been featured on the Latin-American television networks Univision® and Televisa®, the Sydney talk show, Studio 10, as well as the CBS show “The Doctors®” and “Dr. Phil®.” She has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including Vogue®, Elle®, Redbook®, Teen Vogue®, People®, Dr. Oz Magazine, and New You Magazine. She is a repeat recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award, as well as the Compassionate Doctor’s Award, Doctor’s Choice Award, and has been selected as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly® and received the inaugural Exceptional Women in Medicine award.

Dr. Ava Shamban

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Ava Shamban is a board-certified dermatologist who believes that appearance and self-esteem are one in the same. She dedicates herself to helping patients worldwide heal their skin. A California native, Dr. Ava graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University® and earned her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University® School of Medicine. She is currently a member of the ASDS®, the AAD™ and serves on the editorial board for The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. In addition to her practices in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, Dr. Ava was also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the UCLA®-Geffen School of Medicine. She lectures internationally and serves as a principal investigator on many clinical and FDA trials. She is the author of Heal Your Skin: The Breakthrough Plan for Renewal (Wiley, 2011), makes regular television appearances on CBS’s The Doctors and ABC’s Extreme Makeover®, and is a frequently quoted health and beauty expert in magazines all over the world.

Dr. Ruth Tedaldi

Board Certified Dermatologist

Ruth Tedaldi MD has been a practicing dermatologist for the last 30 years. After completing her dermatology residency at Weill Cornell® in New York City, she moved to Boston with her husband to raise her family and start her own practice of dermatology. After focusing on pediatric dermatology for several years, her interests in cosmetic rejuvenation of photoaging and general improvement of skin health blossomed. She is one of the founders of RegimenPro®, an online skincare dispensing company, dedicated to helping doctors initiate the best in skincare for their patients.

Her major focus is truly empowering patients to live happier, healthier and more constructive lives by feeling better about their appearance and elevating self-esteem by embarking on science-based skincare regimens along with relatively non-invasive procedures.