• 2016-4-960

    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

  • 2016-3-960

    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

  • 2016-2-960

    3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

  • 2016-1-960

    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

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2017 CERG winners

Grant recipients for 2017 and their research projects include:

  • Juliet F. Gibson, MD (UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX): Medical Spas in the United States: medical oversight, physician and patient perceptions, and associated litigation.*
  • Jeffrey F. Scott, MD (University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, OH): A skin cancer risk model for hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.*
  • Jeremy R. Etzkorn, MD (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA): Evaluation of patient preferences for skin cancer treatment using choice-based conjoint analysis.*
  • Wesley Yu, MD (University of California, San Francisco, CA): Validation of the English Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma Quality of Life (BaSQoL) Questionnaire and Application to Dermatologic Surgery.*
  • Eric Sorenson, MD (UCLA Division of Dermatology, Los Angeles, CA) Early Treatment with Microneedling for Surgical Scars.*
  • Thomas J. Knackstedt, MD (Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH): The Utility of Radiologic Imaging and Prognostic Significance of American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Pathologic (T) Staging in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nail Apparatus.
  • Bassel Mahmoud, MD, PhD (University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA): Fractional versus ablative Er:YAG laser in melanocyte transplantation surgery, a prospective randomized study with an objective evaluation.
  • Diana Bolotin, MD (The University of Chicago, IL): The Impact of Drug Compounding Regulations on Dermatologic Practice.*

* denotes Board-directed research topics

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