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Roy G. Geronemus

Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., Director of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York®, graduated from Harvard University and pursued his medical education at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He trained in dermatology at the New York University Medical Center where he was the chief resident and subsequently underwent a fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology.

He is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at New York University Medical Center where he founded its laser program and served nine years as chief of dermatologic and laser surgery. He is past president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. Dr. Geronemus is the Chairman of the Board of the New York Stem Cell Foundation.

Among several honors and awards, he has received the Physician of the Year honor from the Vascular Birthmark Foundation which also awarded him their Humanitarian Award in 2014.

Dr. Geronemus has published over 240 medical articles, chapters, and books. He has been involved with the development of multiple new laser systems and therapeutic techniques which are now commonly used throughout the world.