Curriculum Vitae - Michael Lau, MD, FACS, FACOG

Address & Phone:

Edmonds Women’s Clinic
7315 212th St. SW, Ste 203
Edmonds, WA  98026
Telephone: Phone 425.771.3311, Fax 425.775.9844

Radiant Rejuvenation & Cosmetic Surgery, PLLC
7500 212th St. SW, Ste 210
Edmonds, WA 98026
Telephone: Phone 425.712.7546   Fax 425.778.3128

Current Profession:

Urogynecologist, gynecologic and cosmetic surgeon specialized in endoscopic and laser surgery.

Professional Experience:

Edmonds Women’s Clinic, Edmonds, WA – Private Practice, Gynecology, Gynecologic and Cosmetic Surgery, Sept. 1983 to present

Radiant Rejuvenation & Cosmetic Surgery, Edmonds, WA – Private Practice, Cosmetic Surgery, March 2008 to present

Sitka, Alaska - Gynecologic Surgery Consultant, 1983 – 1988, 2003 – 2005

Lynndale OB-GYN Associates, Edmonds, WA – Private Practice, Aug. 1982 – Sept. 1983

Hospital Affiliations – Stevens Hospital, Edmonds, WA; Northwest Hospital (courtesy staff), Seattle, WA

Academic Appointment:

Clinical Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Medical Advisor:

Consultant and speaker for Microsulis America, American Medical Systems, and Pfizer

Education & Training:

Graduate School: University of Oxford – January 2008 – November 2009, MBA Nov 2009

Preceptorship:  With Robert W. Alexander, MD, FICS and Kenneth R. Tucker, MD, FACS, Lynnwood, WA.  Preceptorship in Cosmetic Surgery July 1999 – June 2001

Residency:  Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI – Chief Resident 1981 – 1982; Residency in Gynecology & Obstetrics July 1978 – June 1982

Internship:  University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital - July 1977 – June 1978

Medical School:  University of Hong Kong - Sept. 1972 – May 1977, M.B., B.S. May 1977

Graduate School:  University of Washington – Sept. 1969 – Sept. 1972, M.S. Dec. 1970, Ph.D. Candidate in Nuclear Physics & Chemistry

Undergraduate:  Church College of Hawaii, Laie, HI – Sept. 1966 – May 1969, B.S. in Chemistry May 1969

Board Certification:

Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Licensed to Practice Medicine:

State of Washington, Hawaii, & United Kingdom

Membership in Professional Societies:

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

King County Medical Society

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery



1985 Gynecologic Urology Society Prize

1980 Outstanding Teacher in Medicine by the Medical Students of the University of Michigan

1977 Distinction in Pediatrics – University of Hong Kong

1976 Dr. P.M. Yap Memorial Prize in Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong

1976 Hong Kong Medical Association Prize for Research in Neonatology, University of Hong Kong

Research & Publications:

United States Patent, Number 5,383,860 “Two part conductive cannula with adaptive disposable non-invasive element,” January 24, 1995.

United States Patent Application Publication, US 2008/0125771A-1.  “Methods and Apparatus for Contouring Tissue by Selective Application of Energy.” May 29, 2008.

United States Patent Application Publication, US 2007/0239011, US 2009/0088636. “Appartus for Delivering High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Energy to a Treatment Site Internal to a Patient’s Body.” Oct. 11, 2007, Apr. 2, 2009.

United States Patent Application Publication, US 2007/0232913.  “Methods and Apparatus for the Treatment of Menometrorrhagia, Endometrial Pathology, and Cervical Neoplasia Using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Energy.”  Oct. 4, 2007.

United States Patent Application Publication, US 2009/0036773. “Methods and Apparatus for Engagement and Coupling of an Intracavitory Imaging and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Probe.” Feb. 5, 2009.

“Retrospective Study Comparing Rollerball, Novasure and Microwave Endometrial Ablation.”  Presented at Global Congress AAGL Annual Meeting, November 2004.

“Suburethral mesh for stress urinary incontinence, comparing the transabdominal versus the transobturator approach.”  Presented at Global Congress AAGL Annual Meeting, November 2004.

“Comparison of urethro-vesical junction anatomy with ultrasound and metallic bead- chain urethrocystogram” – presented at the Gynecologic Urology Society annual meeting, November 1985.

“Histiocytosis X of the vulva” – presented at the Michigan Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists meeting, May 1980.

“Clinical significance of unbound bilirubin,” R. Wennberg, M. Lau and L.F. Rasmussen, Pediatric Research, Vol. 10, no. 4, p.434 (April 1976).

“Quantitative assessments of albumin-bilirubin binding in newborns,” R. Wennberg, M. Lau and L.F. Rasmussen.  Clinical Research, Vol. 25, No. 2, p.175A (Feb. 1977).

“Elastic and inelastic scattering of  18O by 18O and 16O,” R. Vandenbosch, P.H. Lau, and W.N. Reisdorf.  Nuclear Physics, A230, 59 (1974).

“One-neutron and two-neutron transfer in the scattering of 18O by 16O,”  W.N. Reisdorf, P.H. Lau, and R. Vandenbosch.  Nuclear Physics, A235, 490 (1975).

“The 12C(12C, 8Be) 16O reaction in the vicinity of the quasimolecular resonances,”  M.S. Cooper, W.N. Reisdorf, and P.H. Lau.  Bulletin American Physical Society, 17, 920 (1972). 

Symposiums & Lectures:

Symposiums and lectures on Endometrial Ablation, Urinary Incontinence, and Pelvic Floor Surgery at various locations nationally and internationally.