Paul Friedman, MD, a skin cancer specialist with practices in Houston, Texas and New York City, has joined The Skin Cancer Foundation as a professional member.
Dr. Friedman’s membership underscores his commitment to the Foundation’s mission of decreasing the incidence of skin cancer. Dr. Friedman joins nearly 500 current Professional Members who lend ongoing support to the Foundation’s vital education, medical training and research programs.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Friedman to our team of professional members and are grateful for his support of the Foundation’s fight against skin cancer,” said Perry Robins, MD, President of The Skin Cancer Foundation. “The Foundation’s professional members are all highly qualified physicians and health professionals who take a special interest in skin cancer and are dedicated to combating this highly preventable disease.”
With more than 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed annually in the United States, there is an overwhelming need for skin cancer awareness. Foundation members help to educate others about the importance of proper prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer.
Paul M. Friedman, MD, board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology, is co-author of Beautiful Skin Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Better Skin™. Dr. Friedman received his medical degree with highest honors from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine. Dr. Friedman completed his training in dermatology at the New York School of Medicine, one of the nation’s top dermatology residency programs, where he was Chief Resident. He went on to complete a one-year fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic laser surgery at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York.
Currently, Dr. Friedman is the director of Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center in Houston and also practices at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York. He serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical School, Department of Dermatology, and a clinical assistant professor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College, The Methodist Hospital. He is also on staff at Texas Children’s Hospital and Memorial-Hermann Hospital.
About The Skin Cancer Foundation:
The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancer. The mission of the Foundation is to decrease the incidence of skin cancer through public and professional education and research. For more information, visit www.SkinCancer.org.