Maryam Asgari, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Dermatology, Mass General Research Institute
Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Yale University School of Medicine 1997
basal cell carcinoma; benign skin tumors; cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma; cyst removal; high risk skin cancer; keratinocyte carcinomas; lipomas; melanoma; merkel cell carcinoma; mohs surgery; skin cancer; sun damaged skin

Maryam M. Asgari, MD, MPH is a board-certified dermatologist, epidemiologist, and Mohs Micrographic surgeon.  After obtaining a bachelor's degree from Stanford University; she completed her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, followed by an internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a residency at the University of Washington Seattle, Division of Dermatology.  Next, she completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Prior to joining MGH,  she spent over a decade as a research investigator and attending physician at Kaiser Permanente in Walnut Creek, CA.  As a dermatologic surgeon, her area of expertise is Mohs Surgery with a special focus on cosmetically sensitive areas.   Other areas of skin surgery expertise include excision of melanoma, removal of benign skin lesions such as cysts and lipomas, and scar revisions. As a dermatoepidemiologist, she works to improve outcomes related to skin cancer, with a special focus on skin cancer prevention.

She has published more than 100 papers, including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Journal of Epidemiology.  Additionally, she has delivered more than 100 presentations. Dr. Asgari received President Obama's Award for Volunteerism for her work to improve healthcare, especially to patient populations in underserved areas.

Dr. Asgari invites collaborators from industry, academia, and researchers to visit her Epidemiology Skin Research website.

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