Comprehensive Laser is a premier Medical aesthetic laser practice in Columbia, MD. We specialize in laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, laser acne and surgical scar removal and skin rejuvenation. Our mission is to make it easy and convenient to schedule an appointment while being treated in a safe and efficient manner.
All of our active providers are members of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and are licensed Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses. They have a combined total of over 20 years experience and have performed over 25,000 procedures.
Our skilled providers have completed extensive education and training in aesthetic laser procedures using Candela, Cynosure, and Quanta lasers.
You will be always be treated by the same medical provider and with the same device at every office visit. Male or female providers are available upon request.
All of our lasers are FDA approved and of the highest quality. We use the same equipment and technology as larger chains and provide the same results at a fraction of the price. (up to 80% lower). We are capable of treating ALL Skin Tones and Skin Types. We are specialists in treating skin of color (Skin Types 4-6) and have treated thousands of patients safely and effectively.
Whether you’re looking to remove unwanted hair or an unwanted tattoo we have a specialist on staff to create and execute an individual treatment plan. We are proud to have a Certified Laser Tattoo Removal Specialist on our Clinical team. Our team has treated thousands of patients and performed over 40,000 combined aesthetic laser procedures.
We support and welcome L.G.B.T.Q.I.A patients.
At Comprehensive Laser we believe in inclusivity equal rights for all human beings. Our clinical staff has helped and treated hundreds of patients in the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A community over the past few years and we gladly welcome you to join our practice.
Our scheduling department works around the clock to ensure that patients are seen in a timely fashion. Most new patients are seen within the same week they request an appointment. We pride ourselves on minimal wait times and extended hours to accommodate your busy work schedule. You’ll never have to wait weeks or months to get an appointment. We offer late evening and weekend appointments to fit the needs of every patient.
All appointment requests are processed within a few hours and a member of our scheduling team will contact you to set up your consultation.
Can’t find a sitter? Strapped for time? Our front desk staff will gladly keep a close eye on your little ones in the safety of our office while you are treated.
(While our facility is family friendly, children are not allowed in the treatment rooms.)
Consultations are required to be performed by Physicians, Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners under Maryland State Law,
prior to starting any laser-based aesthetic treatments.
For your safety, your medical history will be thoroughly reviewed to ensure that you are a candidate for laser treatments.
Dr. Matsunaga is double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain management. He is the Medical Director of both Comprehensive Pain Center and Comprehensive Laser.
After graduating from The George Washington University School of Medicine, he completed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
For the past 30 years, he has practiced in Maryland and has performed thousands of interventional procedures to limit and eliminate pain.
He has proficient in aesthetic laser procedures utilizing the Candela GentleMax Pro and Quanta laser systems.
He holds certifications from the Laser Training Institute, Syneron Candela, Cynosure and Quanta Aesthetics.
Jonathan serves as the Director of Operations for Comprehensive Laser. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and currently oversees operations at Comprehensive Laser.
Jonathan has an extensive Medical and Surgical background and has served in various positions in the field since 2012.
Nina graduated with two Bachelor of Science Degrees from The University of Maryland College Park and Howard University. She then earned her Master of Science in Nursing Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Nina is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a passion for Urgent Care and Dermatology. She started her career as a Pediatric Nurse at Children’s National Medical Center and later transitioned to Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has also enjoyed travel nursing and adult perioperative nursing.
She currently practices at Comprehensive Laser as a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Aesthetic Laser Procedures. She has earned certifications from Syneron, Quanta Aesthetics and Cynosure.
She is a member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Nurses Credentialing Center, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners and a proud mother of two beautiful girls.
Neil has worked alongside Dr. Matsunaga since 2012 and is skilled in pain-less laser tattoo removal. He also has an extensive background in Critical Care Medicine, General, Plastic and Orthopedic Surgery.
Neil obtained a Bachelors of Science in Bioscience and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, from SUNY Farmingdale. After graduating from the St. Johns University Physician Assistant Program in 2011, he moved to Maryland and started working with Dr. Matusunaga.
He currently performs consultations for aesthetic laser procedures and treats patients needing laser tattoo removal with the Quanta Q-Plus C laser system. He was trained and Certified as a Laser Tattoo Removal Specialist by the Godfather of Laser Tattoo removal – Mr. Victor Beyer from A Laser Academy in Denver, Colorado.
Neil is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and is our Laser Safety Officer. He also mentors students applying for both Medical and Physician Assistant schools.
Alex is a Physician Assistant who has worked alongside Dr. Matsunaga since 2012. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences and minored in Medical Spanish from James Madison University. She was a 2-time Division 1 and CAA Conference Champion. After graduating from JMU she attended the University of Maryland where she earned a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Alex has an extensive background in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery. She currently specializes in aesthetic laser procedures with a focus in Laser Hair Removal.
Summer develops and coordinates treatment plans and monitors delivery of quality care. She is also our Quality Assurance Manager and ensures that our practice operates safely and seamlessly.
She works with the administration, medical staff and patients to achieve their treatment goals.
Summer graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University in Exercise Science. Since graduating, she has worked in several medical and surgical specialties from Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehab to Pain Management.
Neeta is the creative mind at Comprehensive Laser. She is responsible for the development of our traditional and social media marketing materials.
Neeta received her Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from UMBC and a Masters of Professional Studies in Business of Art & Design from Maryland College Institute of Art.
Neeta’s background and education in design and management allows her to see things from both a creative and business perspective. She has over seven years of experience in graphic design, marketing, advertising, and project management.
Sarah is your first point of contact at Comprehensive Laser. She works diligently to accommodate the needs of our patients and our providers. Due to her excellent management of our Scheduling Department, she ensures that patients are seen in timely manner.
New patients are generally seen within the same week that they request an appointment and responses are made within a few hours of contacting her.
You can thank Sarah for our minimal wait times and flexible scheduling options.
Maria is our Front Desk Supervisor. She is currently studying to be a Sonographer and will be graduating from Howard Community College in the Spring of 2019.
CJ wears many hats at Comprehensive Laser. She is our Physician Liasion and also assists with Social Media Management and Patient coordination. She is a proud military wife and a enjoys making Mukbang videos in her free time. CJ is also fluent in Spanish, an MRI Technologist and is a self-proclaimed culinary expert.
Nikki joined Comprehensive Laser in 2016 as a receptionist, but her desire and passion for marketing and technology have led her to her role as a Marketing Assistant. Nikki assists in Community outreach and with patient care coordination. She is currently studying Information Systems at the University of Maryland and will be graduating in the Spring of 2020.
Jan is our billing specialist and assists with payments and financial records.