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Daniel Siegel, MD, MA, FAAD, FACMS

Education and Training
  • Medical school: Albany Medical College
  • Residency: Dermatology, Parkland Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship: Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Certifications: Board Certified in Dermatology
Background

Daniel Siegel, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate and is a former President of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also in private practice with Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery in Smithtown, New York

Dr. Siegel received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York, and subsequently completed his residency in dermatology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He then pursued a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Siegel also earned a Master of Science degree in management and policy from the W. Averell Harriman School for Management and Policy, State University of New York at Stony Brook, and holds an Advanced Certificate in Labor/Management.

Dr. Siegel has served on many professional organizations. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Laser Surgery and is a fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and the American College of Mohs Surgery. He has served on the board of directors for many of these societies, including the American College of Mohs Surgery, the AAD, and the Women's Dermatologic Society. Dr. Siegel is a founding board member of DebRA International and a trustee of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America, Inc (DebRA). He was formally a trustee of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society and has chaired the Scientific Program Committee for many of its annual meetings. He is one of the 30 esteemed active members of the New York Dermatological Society.

Dr. Siegel has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in major medical journals and textbooks. He is a reviewer, editor, and/or advisor for many of the major dermatology journals. He has given more than 500 lectures have been presented at national and international congresses. His expertise extends to a variety of areas outside of "routine" dermatology some of which include cutting edge computer technology and botany.

Dr. Siegel received the 2013 American Skin Association Public Policy & Medical Education Award and the 2012 Clinical Educator Award from the 2012 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference. Among Dr. Siegel's many other awards and honors are the Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation, which he received in 2000, 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010. He was the 2009 recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award, and, in 2008, he received the American College of Mohs Surgery Distinguished Service Award. For several consecutive years, Dr. Siegel was listed as one of Castle Connolly's New York Metro Area "Top Doctors."

  • Jaimes N, Scope A, Welzel J, Lee D, Wang K, Siegel D and Marghoob AA. "White Globules in Melanocytic Neoplasms: In-Vivo and Ex-Vivo Characteristics." Dermatol Surg 2012 38(1): 128.
  • Hui AM, Jacobson M, Markowitz O, Brooks NA and Siegel DM. "Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Treatment of Melanoma." Dermatologic Clinics, July 2012 30(3): 503-515.
  • Jagdeo JR, Adams LE, Brody NI, Siegel DM. "Transcranial Red and Near Infrared Light Transmission in a Cadaveric Model." PLoS ONE (2012) 7(10): e47460. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0047460 PDF ».
  • Serravallo M, Jagdeo J, Glick SA, Siegel DM and Brody NI. " Sirtuins in dermatology: applications for future research and therapeutics." 2013, Arch Dermatol Res, DOI 10.1007/s00403-013-1320-2
  • Lev-Tov H, Brody N, Siegel D, Jagdeo J. Inhibition of fibroblast proliferation in vitro using low-level infrared light-emitting diodes. Dermatol Surg. 2013, Mar;39(3 Pt 1):422-5. doi: 10.1111/dsu.12087. Epub 2012 Dec 26.
  • Kaur RR, Glick JB, Siegel D. Achieving hemostasis in dermatology - Part 1:Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management. Indian Dermatol Online J [serial online] 2013 [cited 2013 Apr 17 ];4:71-81 Available here »
  • Lev-Tov H, Mamalis A, Brody N, Siegel D, Jagdeo J. Inhibition of Fibroblast Proliferation In Vitro Using Red Light-Emitting Diodes. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Aug;39(8):1167-70. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/dsu.12212. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Wang KX, Meekings A, FluhrJW, McKenzie G, Lee DA, Fisher J, Markowitz O and Siegel DM. Optical Coherence Tomography-Based Optimization of Mohs Micrographic Surgery of Basal Cell Carcinoma: A Pilot Study. Dermatol Surgery, April 2013(39):4, 627-633.
  • Mamalis A, Fiadorchanka N, Adams L, Serravallo M, Heilman E, Siegel D, Brody N, Jagdeo J. An immunohistochemical panel to assess ultraviolet radiation- associated oxidative skin injury. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 May 1;13(5):574-8. PubMed PMID: 24809881.
  • Williams EL, Derek Ho MK, Halpern AC, Markowitz O and Siegel DM. Relationship Between Melanoma Detection Pattern and Tumor Thickness. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Jul 26. pii: S0749-3797(14)00237-2. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.05.019. [Epub ahead of print]