Dr. Brideau practices family medicine in Alexandria, Virginia. He strives to create collaborative relationships with patients and provide positive experiences while meeting patients’ needs. Dr. Brideau has been a family physician for 23 years, a teacher for 20 years, and a teacher of AAFP courses for the past 13 years. Topics he has covered include tobacco cessation and cosmetic skincare treatments. Dr. Brideau hopes to see more family physicians performing cosmetic procedures in their practices, not only as an additional source of income, but also to add greater variety to the practice setting.