Congratulations to second year resident Dr.
Congratulations to Dr. Kelley Redbord for winning the 2019 Advocate of the Year Award! Each year the American Academy of Dermatology Association recognizes outstanding grassroots advocay efforts through the award program.
Those with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) are twice as likely to develop lymphoma than those in the general population. Considering the average person with HS is misdiagnosed for an average of 6-10 years, this is problematic. Dr.
Vishal Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, discusses melanoma on the extremities. Despite being a generally rare subtype of cancer, melanoma on the extremities makes up almost one third of all melanomas among African Americans, Indians, Asians, and those with darker skin.
Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, calls for dermatologists to "step up to the off-label challenge." Dr. Friedman reasons that dermatologists should be more included in the decision about what medications are covered and what are not.
While at this year's Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference, Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, presented on Hyperhidrosis- a condition much more prevalent than previously realized.
GW Faculty and Residents attended the January 2019 Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference.