Providers in the Media

April 8, 2022
Sometimes the strangest things can trigger a skin reaction. When it comes to psoriasis, a chronic condition that sends your immune system into overdrive, thereby increasing inflammation in the skin, the triggers run the gamut from strep throat to a curling-iron burn (yes, really).
April 6, 2022
Practical Dermatology® magazine is proud to announce that Vishal Anil Patel, MD will serve as interim editor of our Digital Practice column.
March 31, 2022
In this video interview, Adam J. Friedman, MD, FAAD, gives the highlights from his presentation at the 2022 American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting about dietary triggers in acne, providing evidence, and discussing how the idea came to be.
March 11, 2022
As TikTok has become one of the most widely used social media platforms, millions of mostly teenagers regularly log on for skin care advice, which, more often than not, comes from "skinfluencers," aestheticians, and others who are not dermatologists.
March 3, 2022
TikTok users seeking deep tans are using a questionable method: spraying self-tanning products up their noses, and then lying in the sun or in a tanning bed.
February 23, 2022
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Adam Friedman (Professor and Chair of Dermatology who serves as Associate Residency Program Director, Director of Translational Research, and Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology…
February 8, 2022
In the U.S., by contrast, up to 95% of adolescents experience at least mild acne — a condition that often persists well into middle age. Rates of acne are similar in many other Western nations, and the rest of the world is catching up quickly. According to a 2021 study in the British Journal of…
February 7, 2022
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Vishal A. Patel, (fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who serves as Director of Cutaneous Oncology at the GW Cancer Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the GW Department…
February 4, 2022
The claim: Rubbing hydrogen peroxide on skin treats cancer. Experts told USA TODAY applying hydrogen peroxide on skin won't eradicate cancer cells. It can also pose potential health hazards when used daily. USA TODAY reached out to the social media users who shared the claim for comment.
January 25, 2022
Dermatologists warn that the brutal winter weather that the United States will face during the next few weeks could create the ‘perfect storm’ when it comes to keeping our skin protected from the elements. Experts say winter is especially troublesome on the skin because of the low humidity, windy…