ABOUT US

ABOUT US

Dr. Francesca Lewis, MD, FAAD

Education

  • Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chief resident at Medical University of South Carolina
  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University

Awards

  • Elected into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
  • Published author in the field of Dermatology
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Palm Beach County Society of Dermatology
  • On the board of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Go Pink luncheon
  • On staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Dr. Francesca Lewis, MD, FAAD

Education

  • Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chief resident at Medical University of South Carolina
  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University

Awards

  • Elected into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
  • Published author in the field of Dermatology
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Palm Beach County Society of Dermatology
  • On the board of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Go Pink luncheon
  • On staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Dr. Francesca Lewis, MD, FAAD

Education

  • Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chief resident at Medical University of South Carolina
  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Awards

  • Elected into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
  • Published author in the field of Dermatology
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Palm Beach County Society of Dermatology
  • On the board of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Go Pink luncheon

Dr. Francesca Lewis, MD, FAAD

Dr. Francesca Lewis is a Florida native and Dermatologist certified by the American Board of Dermatology who specializes in general and cosmetic Dermatology. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She subsequently attended Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was elected into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Dr. Lewis completed her internship and residency in Dermatology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston where she gained extensive experience in the surgical management of skin cancer as well as medical and cosmetic Dermatology. She served as Chief Resident during her final year of training. She has presented at numerous Dermatology meetings and published articles in notable Dermatology journals, including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Lewis is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Palm Beach County Society of Dermatology.

Before relocating back to Florida, Dr. Lewis worked in a prestigious cosmetic Dermatology practice in Silicon Valley and gained extensive experience with laser treatments and cosmetic injectables at one of the country’s largest cosmetic and laser centers. Dr. Lewis has been practicing in Palm Beach County since 2015. As she and her husband have made Delray Beach their permanent home, she decided to open Delray Dermatology & Cosmetic Center to provide better Dermatologic care for her community. Her desire was to open a Dermatology practice that could fulfill all of their skin treatment needs. Dr. Lewis enjoys all aspects of Dermatology including acne, rosacea, and psoriasis, as well as the diagnosis and surgical management of skin cancer. She has considerable experience in skin cancer diagnosis and surgical management and is meticulous with surgical technique and outcomes. She also has a special interest in cosmetic Dermatology and has vast experience with cosmetic injectables including Botox and dermal fillers. She practices with meticulous attention to detail and provides an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Her goal is to provide quality, compassionate and comprehensive medical care, as well as to combine safe and effective laser treatments and cosmetic procedures for a natural looking end result.

In her spare time, Dr. Lewis enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, who is a Radiologist in Boca Raton, their son, their rescue lab mix, as well as traveling, cooking, yoga and barre pilates classes. She is actively involved in the local community, on the board of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Go Pink luncheon and a key sponsor of the Bethesda Hospital Women of Grace luncheon.

Dr. Francesca Lewis, MD, FAAD

Dr. Francesca Lewis is a Florida native and Dermatologist certified by the American Board of Dermatology who specializes in general and cosmetic Dermatology. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She subsequently attended Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was elected into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Dr. Lewis completed her internship and residency in Dermatology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston where she gained extensive experience in the surgical management of skin cancer as well as medical and cosmetic Dermatology. She served as Chief Resident during her final year of training. She has presented at numerous Dermatology meetings and published articles in notable Dermatology journals, including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Lewis is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Palm Beach County Society of Dermatology.

Before relocating back to Florida, Dr. Lewis worked in a prestigious cosmetic Dermatology practice in Silicon Valley and gained extensive experience with laser treatments and cosmetic injectables at one of the country’s largest cosmetic and laser centers. Dr. Lewis has been practicing in Palm Beach County since 2015. As she and her husband have made Delray Beach their permanent home, she decided to open Delray Dermatology & Cosmetic Center to provide better Dermatologic care for her community. Her desire was to open a Dermatology practice that could fulfill all of their skin treatment needs. Dr. Lewis enjoys all aspects of Dermatology including acne, rosacea, and psoriasis, as well as the diagnosis and surgical management of skin cancer. She has considerable experience in skin cancer diagnosis and surgical management and is meticulous with surgical technique and outcomes. She also has a special interest in cosmetic Dermatology and has vast experience with cosmetic injectables including Botox and dermal fillers. She practices with meticulous attention to detail and provides an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Her goal is to provide quality, compassionate and comprehensive medical care, as well as to combine safe and effective laser treatments and cosmetic procedures for a natural looking end result.

In her spare time, Dr. Lewis enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, who is a Radiologist in Boca Raton, their son, their rescue lab mix, as well as traveling, cooking, yoga and barre pilates classes. She is actively involved in the local community, on the board of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Go Pink luncheon and a key sponsor of the Bethesda Hospital Women of Grace luncheon.

Dr. Alexandra Condé-Green, MD, FICS.

Plastic surgeon

Dr Alexandra Condé-Green completed a four-year general surgery residency in Haiti and a three-year Plastic Surgery residency at the prestigious world-renowned Ivo Pitanguy Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil before coming to the United States. She then joined the Plastic Surgery Department of the University of Maryland / Johns Hopkins University where she did a research fellowship and a Burn surgery fellowship respectively. Subsequently she completed a six-year Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Dr Condé-Green has spoken and given courses at more than 70 national and international plastic surgery conferences and teaching hospitals. She has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, 10 book chapters and is a reviewer for three major plastic surgery journals.

Dr Condé-Green’s contributions to Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and her pioneering work in Regenerative Plastic Surgery have been recognized by numerous prestigious awards, including the body contouring research foundation award from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) twice in Geneva and Rio de Janeiro, the certificate of excellence and the Sherrell J. Aston award from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) in Boston and the Best cosmetic paper award of the year in the #1 journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons).

Dr Condé-Green specializes in a broad range of plastic surgery procedures of the face and body with a particular interest in regenerative surgery and regenerative medicine.

Dr. Alexandra Condé-Green, MD, FICS.

Plastic surgeon

Dr Alexandra Condé-Green completed a four-year general surgery residency in Haiti and a three-year Plastic Surgery residency at the prestigious world-renowned Ivo Pitanguy Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil before coming to the United States. She then joined the Plastic Surgery Department of the University of Maryland / Johns Hopkins University where she did a research fellowship and a Burn surgery fellowship respectively. Subsequently she completed a six-year Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Dr Condé-Green has spoken and given courses at more than 70 national and international plastic surgery conferences and teaching hospitals. She has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, 10 book chapters and is a reviewer for three major plastic surgery journals.

Dr Condé-Green’s contributions to Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and her pioneering work in Regenerative Plastic Surgery have been recognized by numerous prestigious awards, including the body contouring research foundation award from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) twice in Geneva and Rio de Janeiro, the certificate of excellence and the Sherrell J. Aston award from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) in Boston and the Best cosmetic paper award of the year in the #1 journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons).

Dr Condé-Green specializes in a broad range of plastic surgery procedures of the face and body with a particular interest in regenerative surgery and regenerative medicine.

Dr. Kathleen Herne, MD, FAAD

Dr. Kathleen Herne is a board certified Dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon. Although born in Kansas City, she claims “Texan” status, residing in the Lone Star State from middle school through medical school. Dr. Herne graduated cum laude from University of Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and earned her medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Dr. Herne completed an Internal Medicine internship at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois. Following her internship, she completed a research fellowship at The University of Texas at Galveston, conducting multiple research studies of antiviral drugs and vaccines. Dr. Herne’s Dermatology career then began in earnest with her residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, serving as chief Dermatology resident during her third and final year.

A fellow of the American College of Mohs surgery, Dr. Herne completed a post- residency year of an extensive dermatology surgery training at the University of California at San Francisco. Only fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons receive rigorous hands-on direction and education from experienced practitioners. Trainees are exposed to rare and difficult tumors as well as complex wound reconstruction.

In her 20 years of practice, Dr. Herne has performed more than 10,000 cases of Mohs surgery and practiced in Palm Beach County since 2008. Her extensive experience has taught her to respect skin cancers, particularly in certain patient populations at-risk for aggressive tumors, including organ transplant recipients and immunocompromised persons.

In addition to Mohs surgery, Dr. Herne also has extensive experience with lasers, cosmetic injectables and general dermatology. Prior to moving to South Florida, she practiced in Austin,Texas and St. Petersburg, Florida. She enjoys cooking, fly fishing in the Bahamas and Florida Keys, strength training, traveling and volunteering at the Caridad Clinic in Boynton Beach, serving the indigent and underserved for eight years and counting.

Her memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, American Society for Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, Florida Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Palm Beach County Dermatologic Society.

Dr. Kathleen Herne, MD, FAAD

Dr. Kathleen Herne is a board certified Dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon. Although born in Kansas City, she claims “Texan” status, residing in the Lone Star State from middle school through medical school. Dr. Herne graduated cum laude from University of Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and earned her medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Dr. Herne completed an Internal Medicine internship at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois. Following her internship, she completed a research fellowship at The University of Texas at Galveston, conducting multiple research studies of antiviral drugs and vaccines. Dr. Herne’s Dermatology career then began in earnest with her residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, serving as chief Dermatology resident during her third and final year.

A fellow of the American College of Mohs surgery, Dr. Herne completed a post- residency year of an extensive dermatology surgery training at the University of California at San Francisco. Only fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons receive rigorous hands-on direction and education from experienced practitioners. Trainees are exposed to rare and difficult tumors as well as complex wound reconstruction.

In her 20 years of practice, Dr. Herne has performed more than 10,000 cases of Mohs surgery and practiced in Palm Beach County since 2008. Her extensive experience has taught her to respect skin cancers, particularly in certain patient populations at-risk for aggressive tumors, including organ transplant recipients and immunocompromised persons.

In addition to Mohs surgery, Dr. Herne also has extensive experience with lasers, cosmetic injectables and general dermatology. Prior to moving to South Florida, she practiced in Austin,Texas and St. Petersburg, Florida. She enjoys cooking, fly fishing in the Bahamas and Florida Keys, strength training, traveling and volunteering at the Caridad Clinic in Boynton Beach, serving the indigent and underserved for eight years and counting.

Her memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, American Society for Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, Florida Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Palm Beach County Dermatologic Society.

Lorraine Kryvicky, PA-C

Lorraine Kryvicky is a certified PA.She graduated cum laude in 2001 from Alderson Broadus with a bachelor of science degree with her major in medical science. Prior to her PA studies, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in physiology from Michigan State University with a specialization in health and humanities. She then worked as a paramedic and trauma tech in the ER. She joined Delray Dermatology in 2019 with over 18 years of experience as a dermatology PA specializing in general dermatology, lasers and cosmetics. Additionally she has attended and assisted in multiple training programs in aesthetics and dermatology.

At Delray Dermatology our goal is to offer the highest standard of service to all patients. With the added skills and knowledge of Lorraine Kryvicky, PA-C we will be able to provide you with additional accessibility to dermatologic and aesthetic care. It is our mission to serve, prove and maintain your health and youth to the best of our abilities.

Lorraine Kryvicky, PA-C

Lorraine Kryvicky is a certified PA.She graduated cum laude in 2001 from Alderson Broadus with a bachelor of science degree with her major in medical science. Prior to her PA studies, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in physiology from Michigan State University with a specialization in health and humanities. She then worked as a paramedic and trauma tech in the ER. She joined Delray Dermatology in 2019 with over 18 years of experience as a dermatology PA specializing in general dermatology, lasers and cosmetics. Additionally she has attended and assisted in multiple training programs in aesthetics and dermatology.

At Delray Dermatology our goal is to offer the highest standard of service to all patients. With the added skills and knowledge of Lorraine Kryvicky, PA-C we will be able to provide you with additional accessibility to dermatologic and aesthetic care. It is our mission to serve, prove and maintain your health and youth to the best of our abilities.

Hillary MacDonald,PA-C

Hillary is a Florida native with a lifelong passion for dermatology. She is excited to be a part of the Delray Beach community and join our practice where she aspires to treat a variety of skin conditions. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Florida in 2017, graduating Cum Laude – she is proud to call herself a gator! Hillary obtained over 4,000 clinical hours in dermatology prior to acceptance into the Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has completed rigorous preceptorships in several areas of medicine including dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery, and pediatric surgery. She received her Master’s degree in Medical Science with Honor’s Distinction and was awarded the Bowman Excellence in Research Award for her Master’s thesis on Racial Disparities in Medicine. She is ecstatic to be back in sunny South Florida to begin her career in dermatology and call Delray Beach her forever home!

Hillary has passions for both general and cosmetic dermatology, with specific interests in Skin cancers, Keloid scarring, Acne, and Atopic Dermatitis. She is a member of the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants where she participates in dermatology learning conferences and connects with other dermatology PAs and Physicians. Hillary is now accepting patients of all ages and we are excited to have her as a member of our Delray Dermatology team!

Hillary MacDonald, PA-C

Hillary is a Florida native with a lifelong passion for dermatology. She is excited to be a part of the Delray Beach community and join our practice where she aspires to treat a variety of skin conditions. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Florida in 2017, graduating Cum Laude – she is proud to call herself a gator! Hillary obtained over 4,000 clinical hours in dermatology prior to acceptance into the Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has completed rigorous preceptorships in several areas of medicine including dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery, and pediatric surgery. She received her Master’s degree in Medical Science with Honor’s Distinction and was awarded the Bowman Excellence in Research Award for her Master’s thesis on Racial Disparities in Medicine. She is ecstatic to be back in sunny South Florida to begin her career in dermatology and call Delray Beach her forever home!

Hillary has passions for both general and cosmetic dermatology, with specific interests in Skin cancers, Keloid scarring, Acne, and Atopic Dermatitis. She is a member of the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants where she participates in dermatology learning conferences and connects with other dermatology PAs and Physicians. Hillary is now accepting patients of all ages and we are excited to have her as a member of our Delray Dermatology team!

Leah Nieves, CME

Leah Nieves has over 8 years of experience as a Certified Medical Aesthetician working in both Medical Spas and Dermatology. She is a young, fresh, and bright aesthetician with a natural inclination for this field. She holds high standards for herself ensuring her patients have a personalized and “look good, feel good” experience. Working alongside Dr. Francesca Lewis here at Delray Dermatology, she has had the opportunity to thrive and embrace her “making a change and then seeing a change” mentality. She works successfully with all skin types including acne, scarring, sun-damaged, and dull/devitalized skin. It is her priority to meet patient’s concerns and help them achieve and maintain healthy, glowing skin.

Her specialties include: Clear & Brilliant laser, Hydrafacial, Oxygeneo, Rezenerate, Microneedling, Microneedling with PRP, Dermaplaning, Chemical peels, customized facials and skin care regimens.

Leah has built a loyal patient following as well as a reputation for excellence in the skin care industry. She prides herself in continuing to further her education by constantly learning about the latest products and technologies in the business.

Leah Nieves, CME

Leah Nieves has over 8 years of experience as a Certified Medical Aesthetician working in both Medical Spas and Dermatology. She is a young, fresh, and bright aesthetician with a natural inclination for this field. She holds high standards for herself ensuring her patients have a personalized and “look good, feel good” experience. Working alongside Dr. Francesca Lewis here at Delray Dermatology, she has had the opportunity to thrive and embrace her “making a change and then seeing a change” mentality. She works successfully with all skin types including acne, scarring, sun-damaged, and dull/devitalized skin. It is her priority to meet patient’s concerns and help them achieve and maintain healthy, glowing skin.

Her specialties include: Clear & Brilliant laser, Hydrafacial, Oxygeneo, Rezenerate, Microneedling, Microneedling with PRP, Dermaplaning, Chemical peels, customized facials and skin care regimens.

Leah has built a loyal patient following as well as a reputation for excellence in the skin care industry. She prides herself in continuing to further her education by constantly learning about the latest products and technologies in the business.

Paula Parra, CME

Paula Parra is a Certified Medical Aesthetician with over 4 of experience working in both Medical Spas and Dermatology. Paula’s experience has been in educating, treating and supporting all of her patients’ skin care needs and creating customized treatment plans that will achieve optimum results for all in her care. Paula specializes in addressing skin conditions such as acne, aging, and sun-damaged skin, and is adept at determining the best course of skin care for patient’s unique skin types and individual needs.

Paula’s specialties include: Clear & Brilliant laser, Hydrafacial, Oxygeneo, Rezenerate, Microneedling, Microneedling with PRP, Dermaplaning, Chemical peels, Body treatments , eyebrow and eyelash tinting, customized facials and skin care regimens.

With a huge passion for skincare, her greatest joy is always making sure clients leave feeling beautiful in every sense.

Paula Parra, CME

Paula Parra is a Certified Medical Aesthetician with over 4 of experience working in both Medical Spas and Dermatology. Paula’s experience has been in educating, treating and supporting all of her patients’ skin care needs and creating customized treatment plans that will achieve optimum results for all in her care. Paula specializes in addressing skin conditions such as acne, aging, and sun-damaged skin, and is adept at determining the best course of skin care for patient’s unique skin types and individual needs.

Paula’s specialties include: Clear & Brilliant laser, Hydrafacial, Oxygeneo, Rezenerate, Microneedling, Microneedling with PRP, Dermaplaning, Chemical peels, Body treatments , eyebrow and eyelash tinting, customized facials and skin care regimens.

With a huge passion for skincare, her greatest joy is always making sure clients leave feeling beautiful in every sense.

Michelle Roos, LMT

Michelle has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002. She is Board Certified, has over 2000 hours of training and specialize in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Cupping Therapy. She tailors her massage to each individual. She will diminish your aches and pains so you may become more efficient and more focused on your day to day tasks as well as help you relax. Her advanced skills have lead her all over the world educating health care practitioners in Cupping Therapy.

Michelle also specializes in Pre-Natal and Pediatric Massage, Swedish Massage, Hot-Stone Massage, Reflexology, Chair Massage.

Michelle has an extremely busy out call service in South Florida and you can frequently find her working backstage at concerts, with professional athletes and celebrities or in a VIP area somewhere.

When she isn’t working she can be found in a hot yoga class, relaxing on the beach, baking or traveling around the world!

We are thrilled to have her at Delray Dermatology on Wednesdays from 4-6pm and every other Saturday from 10am-2pm.

Call the office to book your massage today. Interested in Cupping Therapy?! Try it as an add-on service!

Michelle Roos, LMT

Michelle has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002. She is Board Certified, has over 2000 hours of training and specialize in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Cupping Therapy. She tailors her massage to each individual. She will diminish your aches and pains so you may become more efficient and more focused on your day to day tasks as well as help you relax. Her advanced skills have lead her all over the world educating health care practitioners in Cupping Therapy.

Michelle also specializes in Pre-Natal and Pediatric Massage, Swedish Massage, Hot-Stone Massage, Reflexology, Chair Massage.

Michelle has an extremely busy out call service in South Florida and you can frequently find her working backstage at concerts, with professional athletes and celebrities or in a VIP area somewhere.

When she isn’t working she can be found in a hot yoga class, relaxing on the beach, baking or traveling around the world!

We are thrilled to have her at Delray Dermatology on Wednesdays from 4-6pm and every other Saturday from 10am-2pm.

Call the office to book your massage today. Interested in Cupping Therapy?! Try it as an add-on service!

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What is a Board Certified Dermatologist?

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A Dermatologist must perform 3 years of highly specialized Dermatology training after internship before becoming board eligible. Dermatology M.D. residency programs are highly regulated to ensure that all graduating Dermatologists are adequately trained in the diagnosis and management of 3,000 different diseases and conditions of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. In addition to medical Dermatology, there is a strong emphasis on surgical training and technique for removal of skin cancers and benign growths of the skin. Dermatologists who complete an M.D. residency programs can then apply for and take the exam offered by the American Board of Dermatology to become board certified.

Make sure your dermatologist has met these stringent training criteria and is Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

What is a Board Certified Dermatologist?

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A Dermatologist must perform 3 years of highly specialized Dermatology training after internship before becoming board eligible. Dermatology M.D. residency programs are highly regulated to ensure that all graduating Dermatologists are adequately trained in the diagnosis and management of 3,000 different diseases and conditions of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. In addition to medical Dermatology, there is a strong emphasis on surgical training and technique for removal of skin cancers and benign growths of the skin. Dermatologists who complete an M.D. residency programs can then apply for and take the exam offered by the American Board of Dermatology to become board certified.

Make sure your dermatologist has met these stringent training criteria and is Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.