News Archives

February 08, 2019

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.

February 04, 2019

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.

February 04, 2019

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.

February 04, 2019

GW Faculty and Residents attended the January 2019 Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference.

January 23, 2019

Read Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Adam Friedman's input on whether or not one should wear makeup while working out. 

January 23, 2019

Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, will serve as the director of the newly formed Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center. The goal of the GW Cutaneous Oncology Program is to provide complete and individualized skin cancer care to patients. Dr.

January 23, 2019

"Gross sells, plain and simple," says Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor of Dermatology, in response to Dr. Pimple Popper's large fan following. Dr. Friedman elaborates further on why we're drawn to things that are, "a little bit gross," but also why Dr.

January 23, 2019

The majority of children will experience hives; allergens are typically the trigger. Professor of Dermatology, Adam Friedman, MD, explains that among children, food is more frequently a trigger.

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