Roy G. Geronemus, MD, Awarded the Inaugural Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in Aesthetic Dermatology Lectureship

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Dr. Geronemus, Founder of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, presented his keynote lecture at the 2019 ASDS Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Roy G. Geronemus, MD, gives the inaugural Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in Aesthetic Dermatology Lectureship at the 2019 ASDS Annual Meeting.

Roy G. Geronemus, MD, gives the inaugural Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in Aesthetic Dermatology Lectureship at the 2019 ASDS Annual Meeting.

I was honored to receive the first award in tribute of my friend and colleague Dr. Narurkar, a great educator who exercised excellent clinical judgment and care to his patients.

Roy G. Geronemus, MD, Founder of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York was selected as the inaugural recipient of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery’s (ASDS) Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in Aesthetic Dermatology Lectureship Award. Dr. Geronemus received the award at the 2019 ASDS Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, where he delivered the lecture, “Expanding the Scope of Dermatologic Surgery Through Lasers and Related Technologies.”

"I was honored to receive the first award in tribute of my friend and colleague Dr. Narurkar, a great educator who exercised excellent clinical judgment and care to his patients,” said Dr. Geronemus.

"Dr. Geronemus continues to lead the way in innovative treatments with lasers, light sources and energy-based devices,” said ASDS Awards Work Group Chair Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD. “He is an obvious and outstanding recipient for this very prestigious award."

A world-renowned board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Geronemus is the Founder of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center, one of the largest cosmetic dermatology and laser facilities in the world with over 100 lasers and devices. A pioneer in the use of lasers, Dr. Geronemus has developed revolutionary laser techniques for the treatment of birthmarks. He is a past president of both the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) as well as a member of the University of Miami School of Medicine Alumni Hall of Fame. He received the Ellet H. Drake Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to laser medicine and the Leon Goldman Memorial Award for excellence in clinical laser research from the ASLMS. He has been involved with the development of multiple new laser systems and therapeutic techniques, which are now commonly used throughout the world. For over 35 years, Dr. Geronemus has been one of the most sought-after dermatologists and laser specialists in Manhattan and an industry leader in cosmetic dermatology, dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgery. He has been listed in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York 23 times and 16 times as one of the Best Doctors in America.

New in 2019, the Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in Aesthetic Dermatology Lecture, graciously sponsored by Allergan, honored the legacy of Dr. Narurkar, whose untimely and unfortunate passing was a tremendous loss that has affected the dermatology community. Dr. Narurkar was an inspiration to colleagues, residents, industry and his friends around the world who both felt his influence and his extraordinary contributions to the field of aesthetic dermatology. The lectureship recognized his many contributions to aesthetics, and his pioneering efforts, leadership and passion for mentoring young dermatologists / residents.

The ASDS Annual Meeting provides the most comprehensive educational experience spanning the field of dermatologic surgery including cosmetic, Mohs, skin cancer, reconstructive and general dermatologic surgery procedures, as well as practice management. 2020 will mark the Society’s 50th anniversary, which will be celebrated at the 2020 ASDS Annual Meeting on Oct. 8-11 in National Harbor, Maryland.

About The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York
Founded by Roy G. Geronemus, MD in 1993 and headquartered in Manhattan, New York, the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York is a leader in cosmetic dermatology, dermatologic surgery, laser surgery and Mohs surgery. With 11 physicians and two locations in New York City and Southampton, New York, the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York is one of largest and most preeminent dermatology groups in the country. The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York serves as a clinical research site with particular expertise in lasers and related technologies and has had a long and successful history of executing clinical trials. The practice also offers two full-time fellowship programs under the auspices of the American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. For more information, visit https://www.laserskinsurgery.com/.

Follow The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York on Facebook @LaserSkinSurgeryNY, and Instagram @LSSCNY

About the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the largest specialty organization exclusively representing dermatologic surgeons who have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of skin throughout every stage of life. ASDS members are recognized as leaders in the field of cosmetic and medically necessary skin surgery. They also are pioneers in the field; many are involved in the clinical studies that bring popular treatments to revitalize skin and fill and diminish wrinkles to the forefront. Their work has helped create and enhance many of the devices that remove blemishes, hair and fat, and tighten skin. Dermatologic surgeons also are experts in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment. As the incidence of skin cancer rises, dermatologic surgeons are committed to taking steps to minimize the life-threatening effects of this disease. For more information, visit http://asds.net.

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