About Us

Our mission

Our mission at DSC Laser and Skincare Center is dedication to serve our Clients and Community. We appreciate their unwavering support and we will continue to maintain being a Center of Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery/Dermatology and Anti-Aging Research.

At DSC, we enhance beauty with a 3-dimensional, multi-faceted plan to ensure a superior outcome. All treatment options are performed by well-trained and professional staff, with an utmost concern regarding the well-being and satisfaction of our clients.

DSC is at the forefront of Anti-Aging Clinical Research and has incorporated new technology of rejuvenation in the treatment protocol of the aging face and promotion of rapid healing after each procedure.

The biggest assets at DSC are our staff, clients and community at the San Gabriel Valley. We are proud of them and will continue to introduce new and better technology in the years to come.

We treasure this opportunity to walk with our clients in this pathway to health and beauty. DSC is growing like a resource center for friendship and beauty for the past 12 years. We look forward to serving new clients and friends in the years to come. Many healthy and beautiful thoughts to you all.


Tony K. Shum M.D. received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees respectively from U.C. Berkeley and Yale University. Upon attaining his medical degree from UCLA Medical School, Dr. Shum continued his specialization training in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California.

Having been in clinical practice for more than 30 years, Dr. Shum is the founder of DSC Laser and Skin Care Center. His innovative cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, nose and facial rejuvenation using minimal invasive techniques bear the hallmark of rapid recovery and minimal scarring. This sophisticated way to achieve beauty is well received by clients of all skin types. Dr. Shum continues to embrace the latest technology in his clinical practice to further improve the results of all procedures. Because of his forward-thinking approach, Dr. Shum has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California; he has also been an invited speaker for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for many years.

Dr. Shum has dedicated tremendous energy in addressing different beauty concerns with the most up-to-date technology available, combining medical knowledge and therapeutics with application to modern skin care regimens. This is indeed the new paradigm for the 21st century.


Kitman Shum is the Chief Consultant and Principal Administrator of DSC Laser & Skin Care Center, a comprehensive medical spa in San Gabriel, California. She started DSC with her husband, Dr. Tony K. Shum, in 2005 and has enjoyed serving the greater San Gabriel Valley community in the years since.

DSC Laser & Skin Care Center was born out of Kitman’s passion for spreading beauty and wellness, a commitment evidenced by her eponymous skincare line, DSC, and her status as a Registered Cosmetician under the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

Before establishing DSC Laser & Skin Care Center, Kitman created San Marino Enterprises, Inc., a beauty product research and distribution company, in 1991. It was during this time that she established the DSC skincare line. As the popularity of her skincare line grew, distribution expanded from the greater Los Angeles area to the United States and finally to Asia.

Prior to San Marino Enterprises, Inc. and beginning in 1987, Kitman served as the vice president of the Los Angeles Monita Hair and Beauty Center. Because of her work with Monita and subsequent beauty-related ventures.

Kitman is a registered member of the Aesthetics International Association (AIA) and a lifetime member of the Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie (CIDESCO). As a business owner, Kitman is a 2016 recipient of the Global Federation of Chinese Business Women Southern California Chapter’s outstanding achievement award and currently serves on the board for the organization. She is also a member of the Asian Business Association, Los Angeles, and a member of the San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to her work sharing beauty, wellness, and health, Kitman is also dedicated to serving the public through community service for the past 30 years in the greater Los Angeles area. Kitman has been volunteering at the Herald Christian Health Center in San Gabriel for the past 27 years for its cancer patients program and orphanage program. She is now a member of the board of directors at Herald Christian Health Center (HCHC), a non-profit community health care clinic. For the Look Good Feel Better program, Kitman volunteer at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, and HCHC in San Gabriel. She is the first bilingual, Chinese-English volunteer makeup instructor in southern California for the “Look Good Feel Better” program, a public service support program for people with cancer, such program was created in conjunction with the Look Good Feel Better Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the Professional Beauty Association.

Kitman is also a volunteer makeup instructor for the first Mandarin-based, Chinese breast cancer support group in the US, nicknamed the “Joy Luck Club”. Kitman also, for the past 30 years, organize and speak quarterly at church and community events to promote wellness, anti-aging, and healthy life style. A portion of the proceeds from her skin care line is donated to Chinese orphanages sponsored by Chinese Christian Herald Crusades (CCHC). Over the last decade, Kitman and DSC Laser & Skin Care Center’s donation and fundraising efforts have totaled nearly a million dollars for charity; for Kitman believes that it is more blessed to give than to receive. Kitman has been married to her husband, Dr. Tony K. Shum for twenty-seven and going on twentyeight years. They have two children and reside in San Marino, California. Dr and Mrs. Shum believe in learning and continue education by traveling the world. And in her spare time, Kitman enjoys gardening and playing badminton. She attends church in her neighborhood and help spread the gospel.