dermatologist dermatologist  /ˌdɜr mə ˈtɑ lə dʒɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin

Usage(s):

  1. Tiller, who had originally planned to become a dermatologist, lived with the knowledge that his actions made him a target.
  2. In May, 2008, Robin Beaton, a retired registered nurse from Waxahachie, Texas, went to her dermatologist to be treated for acne.
  3. Michael Reed, a dermatologist and hair-transplant surgeon, directs New York University's hair-transplant clinic.

News

  1. South Bay dermatologist honored for his support of SoCal ROC

    Dr. Phillip Valentine, a longtime South Bay dermatologist at Healthcare Partners in Torrance, was recognized Friday for his efforts in saving a thriving hub of vocational education for high school students in the South Bay.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Daily Breeze

  2. Dermatologist's defense claims sexual contact was consensual

    SAN ANTONIO -- The trial is coming to a close for a well-known San Antonio dermatologist accused of sexually assaulting his patients and at least one employee. Most of the alleged incidents happening right inside Dr. Calvin Day's office at the Medical Center in northwest San Antonio. A little more than a week into the trial, the defense rested on Friday afternoon as the state prepared to present ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

  3. Deerfield dermatologist retires after 44 years in area

    DEERFIELD — In 1969, Dr. Burton Silver, a dermatologist who had just finished his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago opened a small office in Deerfield. His first patient was a little boy named Richard Lozins, whose mom brought him in for poison ivy. Three offices and 44 years later, Silver, head dermatologist of Deerfield Dermatology Associates, his large dermatology practice ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Deerfield Review

Quotes

  1. "I, as I do every three months, visited my dermatologist this morning. She said that I was doing fine," McCain said, adding the doctor "took a small little nick from my cheek as she does regularly and that will be ...... biopsied just to make...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Reuters

  2. German-born Lagerfeld, 75, added: "I am no dermatologist but I wouldn't want his skin. Mine looks better than his. He is covered in craters."
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Karl Lagerfeld Source: Ireland Online

  3. "I went to my dermatologist. He said it was malignant tissue caused by sun damage," Dane told OK!
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Eric Dane Source: MSNBC

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