MAITLAND, Fla., March 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery announces that today, board-certified dermatologist Mark Kaufmann, MD, FAAD, begins his one-year term as President of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) following the 2022 AAL Annual Meeting in Boston.
As AAD President, Dr. Kaufmann will lead the world’s largest dermatological society, representing more than 20,500 physicians specializing in the medical, surgical and cosmetic diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. . He will also hold the same position for the American Academy of Dermatology Association, an AAD sister organization that focuses on government affairs, health policy and practice information.
“The need and demand for quality skin care continues to grow, and the way it is delivered will continue to evolve,” said Dr. Kaufmann. “I look forward to leading the AAD as it continues to advocate and educate members on innovative ways to provide quality dermatological care to their patients.”
Dr. Kaufmann joined Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery as Chief Medical Officer in September 2020. In this role, he directs the organization’s physicians and clinical operations and ensures that patients receive the best care.
“Dr. Kaufmann’s role as AAD President is a strong endorsement of his experience, knowledge and perspective of dermatology,” said Dr. Matt Leavitt, Founder and Executive Chairman of Advanced Dermatology and cosmetic surgery.”We appreciate his leadership and look forward to his lasting impact within our specialty.”
Dr. Kaufmann received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York and completed his dermatology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. He is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Dr. Kaufmann previously served the Academy as a member of the Board of Trustees and is currently an advisor to the Academy’s delegation to the American Medical Association’s Relative Worth Scale Update Committee ( WADA).
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With more than 150 offices in 14 states, Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery is one of the leading dermatology practices. Founded in 1989, it is committed to providing patients with the highest quality care in dermatology and aesthetic services. Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery treats patients with common and complex skin, hair and nail conditions, provides advanced treatments for skin cancer and uses some of the most researched therapies available to reduce the impact age and environment. It also offers a wide range of non-surgical and surgical cosmetic and anti-aging treatment options. It is at the forefront of clinical research and its dermatopathology laboratories offer high quality advanced diagnostic services.
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