Ioana Carabin, M.D., P.A.
Dr. Ioana Carabin obtained her undergraduate degree with a double major from the Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. She graduated with a medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and trained at one of the most prestigious Head and Neck, Facial Plastic Surgery programs in the United States - Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
In clinical practice since 1991, Dr. Carabin has attained extensive clinical and surgical experience, which have also been recognized in her being appointed as Assistant Professor of Medical Education, University of Central Florida, College of Medicine, in Orlando, Florida.
In addition to the clinical experience, Dr. Carabin has attained national recognition by working with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in obtaining approval for medical devices, food and dietary supplement ingredients and products.
Because of her extensive work in the area of the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements, she has been an invited speaker at national meetings, and has published extensively on the topic of utilizing clinical trials to demonstrate the efficacy of supplements.
2009 - present Assistant Professor of Medical Education, University of Central Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Medical Education, Orlando, FL.
1988 - 1991 Residency / Chief Resident, Otolaryngology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY.
1986 - 1988 Residency, General Surgery, Northshore University Hospital (affiliate of Cornell University) Manhasset, NY.
1982 – 1986 M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.
1980 - 1982 B.A., Double Major in Natural Sciences and Humanities, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.
1978 - 1980 A.A., Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, NY.
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS
Florida State: Active since 1993
Georgia State: Active since 1991
New York State: Active since 1989
DEA number: Active
MEDICAL SOCIETIES & ASSOCIATIONS MEMBERSHIPS
2011 - present American Academy of Anti-Agin Medicine
2011 - present American Board of Bariatric Medicine
2009 - present American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
2006 – present Society of Toxicology (SOT)
1990 – present The American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
1984 – present The American Medical Association (AMA)
SELECTED MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS & BRIEFINGS
2011 ASLMS Fundamentals of Lasers in Health Care, sponsored by the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Grapevine, TX
2011 Complications, Controversies, and Legal Issues in Laser Medicine, sponsored by the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Grapevine, TX
2010 Combined Use of Botox and Dermal Fillers for Facial Enhancement: Advanced Techniques, sponsored by Allergan, Orlando, FL.
2008 Palomar’s Skin Rejuvenation and Body Sculpturing Seminar – Fractional Technology and Advances in Laser-Assisted Lipolysis, Orlando, FL.
2008 Shedding “Lite” on Health Benefits. Calorie Control Council. 2008 Educational Symposium, Naples, FL.
2008 Advances in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, sponsored by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, West Hollywood, CA.
2008 SupplySide West 2008, dietary supplements, food and beverage, and cosmeceutical ingredients exhibit, Las Vegas, NV.
2008 AmericanCollege of Nutrition. 49th Annual Meeting “Advances in Clinical Nutrition”, Arlington, VA.
2008 The Orlando Dermatology & Aesthetic Conference, Orlando, FL.
2007 Dietary Reference Intakes Workshop, Institute of Medicine, Food and
Nutrition Board Workshop,Washington DC.
2006 Sex Differences and the FDA Critical Path Initiative. FDA, Office of Women’s Health & Society for Women’s Health Research, Washington, DC.
2006 Off Label Use of Medications and Devices. Society of Women’s Health Research. Washington, DC.
2006 The WHI Legacy to Future Generations of Women / Women’s Health Initiative, Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and U.S. DH&HS, Bethesda, MD.
2005 Congressional Briefings:
Botanical Dietary Supplements: Scientific Perspectives and Public Health Pitfalls. Sponsored by Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-IL) (January 31, 2005); and
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Rep. Susan David (D-CA) (February 1, 2005). Washington, DC.
2004 Legal Issues in Clinical Research, Sponsored by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), Washington, DC.
2001 Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
2001 Introduction to Medical Device Law and Regulation. Sponsored by Food and Drug Law Institute. Washington, DC.
2000 National Institute of Health - Technology Assessment Conference on Improving Medical Implant Performance Through Retrieval Information: Challenges and Opportunities, Bethesda, MD.
2000 10th Annual AAMI/FDA International Conference on Medical Device Standards and Regulation, McLean, VA.
1999 Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
1999 Second Annual Controversies in Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting,
Key Largo, FL.
1999 Twentieth Annual Meeting of the American College of Toxicology,
1997 Softlight TM Hair Removal Workshop, Miami, FL.
1996 Laser Surgery Workshop, Orlando, FL.
1994 Clinical Plastic Surgery Symposium, Orlando, FL.
1994 Live Cutaneous Laser Surgery Workshop, Madison, WI.
1993 Glycolic Peel, Minneapolis, MN.
1992 Facial Skin Malignancies Symposium, Orlando, FL.
1992 Rejuvenation - Aging Forehead, Facial Flaps, Dermabrasion,
1992 Modern Approaches to Chemical Peel, Innovations and Controversies in Blepharoplasty, Palm Desert, CA.
1992 Rejuvenation of the Face, Indianapolis, IN.
1991 Facial Plastic Surgery Preceptorship with Dr. Frank Kammer,
Beverly Hills, CA.