David S. Balle, M.D.
Dr. Balle is a board certified dermatologist in private practice at Grosse Pointe Dermatology where he practices in partnership with Dr. Judith T. Lipinski. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine where he was a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in the Department of Dermatology where he served as chief resident under Chairman Dr. Edward Krull and Chairman Emeritus Dr. Clarence Livingood.
While Dr. Balle’s expertise includes both medical and cosmetic Dermatology, he is truly recognized as a leader in minimally invasive facial aesthetics.
Dr. Balle is an exercise enthusiast and enjoys spending free time with his family, friends, and his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Stella. Dr. Balle helps support numerous organizations including Covenant House Michigan, Boys Hope Girls Hope, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater and various other schools and community organizations. He also serves as a board member of the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce.
Certified Teacher & Trainer
Dr. Balle has not only received advanced training while having vast experience in the use of fillers and injectables, he is the only Dermatologist in Michigan who trains other physicians nationally in the proper and safest injection techniques to achieve optimal results for all of the following pharmaceuticals:
- Allergan for Botox, Juvederm and Voluma
- Galderma for Dysport, Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, and Sculptra
- Kythera for Kybella
In order to achieve optimal aesthetic results, he explains, “It takes a true artistic eye and touch to help one looks their best in a way that looks natural.”
Certified Expert Injector
Certified Expert Injectors are board certified by the American Board of Dermatology after completing a specialized residency in Dermatology following medical school. As an expert injector, Dr. Balle is properly qualified and has demonstrated extreme due diligence with regard to patient safety, reliable results and consumer education. Only FDA approved products are administered for aesthetic use. Dr. Balle personally administers all injectables for his patients.
Key Opinion Leader
Dr. Balle has been selected to serve on several national boards for his expertise, knowledge training in facial aesthetics: Allergan Facial Aesthetics Advisory Board, Key Opinion Leader (KOL) for Galderma Pharmeceuticals, Kythera trainer launching Kybella.
In these roles, Dr. Balle has:
- Early experience with the launch of new brands prior to marketplace roll out
- Participation as a primary resource in determining future needs in cosmetic dermatology
- Insight on the latest industry trends and practices
On television Dr. Balle is a co-producer and host of “In A Heartbeat” on WMTV Channel 5 in the Grosse Pointe area and AT&T U-verse and WOW cable network throughout Southeast Michigan. In A Heartbeat is a weekly medical talk show with featured guests on current health related issues.
Surely as a result of his reputation, expertise and ongoing educational commitment, Dr. David Balle has been a repeatedly named HOUR Detroit Magazine, “Top Doc”. He was also listed among America’s Top Dermatologist by the International Association of Dermatologists. He is on the medical staff of St. John Providence Health System and Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital, and is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery, among others.
Once you’ve made the decision to fight back against wrinkles and sagging skin, it’s time to take the next step and contact Dr. Balle, a board certified dermatologist. His capabilities and experience allow you to confidently choose cosmetic dermatology procedures that can literally transform your appearance. Please select from the list at the top right of this page, and learn about Botox®, Juvederm®, Sculptra®, Dysport, Voluma XC, Restylane, Radiesse and Kybella.
For more information or to make an appointment, contact Dr. David S. Balle at 313.886.2600.