Patient Care

Rochester Dermatologist Elected to American Academy Board

May. 20, 2014
Marc Brown, M.D.

UR Medicine dermatologist Marc Brown, M.D., professor of Dermatology and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Brown joined the Department of Dermatology faculty in 1989, developing its Division of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. An expert in the Mohs technique to treat various forms of skin cancer, he performs about 2,000 cases annually and has completed more than 30,000 in his career. He also coordinates the Wilmot Cancer Institute Melanoma Group Practice.

After earning his medical degree at Georgetown University, Brown completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Rochester. He served two years in the Public Health Service followed by a dermatology residency at the University of Michigan. Board-certified in dermatology, he completed a two-year fellowship in Mohs Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at the University of Michigan.

Brown also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He is immediate past president of the American College of Mohs Surgery and a past president of the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative, Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons, and New York State Dermatologic Society.

A frequent national lecturer, Brown has published two books and 50 scientific articles, primarily relating to skin cancer.

The Academy of Dermatology is the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 17,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

For information about Dermatology services, skin cancer care, or Mohs surgery, please call (585) 275-SKIN (7546).