Awards and distinctions that make Mayo Clinic's Department of Dermatology a Center of Excellence.
National Awards and Recognition:
2007--American Academy of Dermatology Astellas Award for scientific research for significant contributions to improve public health in dermatology.
Mark Denis P. Davis, MD--Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, American Board of Internal Medicine.
Lisa A. Drage, MD--Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, American Board of Internal Medicine.
Randall K. Roenigk, MD--2009 President, American Board of Dermatology.
Kathleen J. Hectorne, MD--Diplomate, American Academy of Dermatology.
Dermatology visits: 57,000
Dermatopathology consults annually: 430,000
Non-biopsy procedures annually: 10,000
Moh’s procedures annually: 3,000
Faculty publications annually: 60
Follow-up care programs
Three-week psoriasis program with stress management, disease education, detailed follow-up plan; inpatient to outpatient transition plan; and collaboration with primary care practices.
Quality improvement initiatives, systems in place to prevent errors
Joint Commission accreditation for ambulatory care/office based surgery.
Evidence of incorporating research and clinical care
Ongoing melanoma and psoriasis clinical trial participation; all research and education faculty on staff full-time.