• 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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2014 Cutting Edge Research Grant Winners

Eight ASDS members will receive 2014 Cutting Edge Research Grants as part of this competitive program that unites education and innovation to encourage and stimulate clinical research and the transfer of new technologies from the research settings to surgical practice. This year, more than $80,000 in grant money was awarded. Grant recipients and their research projects include:

  • Ali Damavandy, MD (Georgetown University Hospital): Intraoperative Immunostaining for Cytokeratin-7 during Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Extramammary Paget’s Disease
  • Kathryn Lane, MD (University of California, Irvine): Daylight PDT
  • David Pate, MD (Texas Tech University, Lubbock): Safety of Prefilled Buffered Lidocaine Syringes With and Without Epinephrine
  • Anthony Rossi, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center): The Non-Physician Practice of Dermatology: A Current and Future Perspective
  • Emily Stamell Ruiz, MD (Brigham & Women's Hospital): Skin Cancer Expenditure and Equity Analysis
  • Faranak Kamangar, MD (University of California Davis, Sacramento): The Use of Microneedles with Topical Botulinum Toxin for Treatment of Palmar Hyperhidrosis
  • Jane Y. Yoo, MD (Affiliated Dermatologist & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.): U.S. Healthcare Reform: Implications for Management of Skin Cancer

Applications for 2015 Cutting Edge Research Grants will be accepted online from Jan. 5 to June 8.

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