About Daniel Siegel MD

Daniel Mark Siegel, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist, Mohs surgeon and President of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Daniel M. Siegel also serves as Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Downstate School of Medicine, directs the American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved Procedural Dermatology Fellowship and the American College of Mohs Surgery training program, and spends part of his week at the Brooklyn Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital.

He currently is member of the Board of Directors of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

Born and raised in New York, Dr. Siegel is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School (often called the best high school in America). After this he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he received his magna cum laude undergraduate education as part of a combined six year biomedical program with Albany Medical College from which he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1981.

Following graduation, he was an internal medicine intern at Albany Medical Center Hospital and then went on to perform a dermatology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where he rose to become chief resident in his final year before his Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery at Baylor. After his Fellowship, he returned to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where he founded and ran that institution’s first Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery unit.

Dr. Siegel has received many honors including the AAD Presidential Citation for exceptional contributions to the Academy and the field of dermatology.

Professional society memberships on the national level include the following:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Mohs Surgery
  • Noah Worcester Dermatologic Society
  • American Dermatological Association

Local professional organizations membership include the following:

  • Long Island Dermatologic Society
  • Suffolk County Dermatology Society
  • Suffolk County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York.

Dr. Dan Siegel is an author of two books and over two dozen referenced medical publications and is co-editor of The Physician’s Internet Review for Dermatologists. In addition, he is on various editorial boards in the field of dermatology and is a contributing editor to the Dermatologic Surgery journal.

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Make an appointment with Dr. Daniel Mark Siegel by contacting Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery in Smithtown, New York.