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David H Frankel, MD

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Dr. Frankel earned his Bachelors of Art degree cum laude from Harvard College in 1978 and his medical degree in 1982 from Boston University.  He completed a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago in 1985 and his dermatology residency at the same institution in 1988.  The following year Dr. Frankel did a one year Fellowship in Mohs & Dermatologic Surgery.  He is Board certified in internal medicine, dermatology, and Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology by the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology.  He is the recipient of many awards and is the author of numerous articles.


He is an exceptionally productive dermatologist who served as Correspondent for The Lancet from 1992-1993 when he was appointed the Journal’s West Coast Editor, a position he held until 1995 when he was appointed the North American Editor for The Lancet.  In addition, Dr. Frankel has been a Contributing Editor to the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology since 1992.  He holds the patent on several surgical instruments and has had extensive research experience.


Dr. Frankel is a superb speaker and has presented at international, national and regional dermatologic conferences and meetings including but not limited to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology; The International Congress of Dermatologic Surgery; and the Annual and Summer Meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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