NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) - Dr. Paul M. Friedman, a New York dermatologist, is experienced in the treatment and diagnosis of skin cancer. Operating out of the Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center, his practice is dedicated to providing early and accurate diagnoses of skin cancers and uses the most precise and advanced treatment techniques. As evidence of his commitment to this mission, Dr. Friedman has joined the Skin Cancer Foundation.

The Skin Cancer Foundation is an international organization devoted to the education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of skin cancer. They offer doctors and patients alike vast resources on preventative measures against prolonged sun exposure, tips on leading a healthy lifestyle in regard to one's skin, news on upcoming events that promote education and awareness, and testimonies from skin cancer survivors. As a dermatologist who also offers cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Fraxel® Laser Treatment and Ultherapy™, Dr.Friedman knows that healthy, youthful skin begins with education on the importance of sun protection and a preventative approach.

Dr. Friedman and the Skin Cancer Foundation also know that information and statistics concerning sun protection and skin cancer continue to develop. The Skin Cancer Foundation provides news updates on the latest findings of experts in the field of skin care, and Dr. Friedman makes sure his patients have the most up-to-date information available to protect their skin. At his New York dermatology practice, Dr. Friedman believes preventative care and diligence in sun protection early in life is paramount in reducing the risk of skin cancer.

About Paul M. Friedman, MD

Dr. Paul Friedman is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He earned his medical degree with honors from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine. During his tenure at the university, he also received the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Distinguished Graduate Award and the National Institute of Health Research Fellowship Grant. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and he completed his training in dermatology at the New York School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident and was twice awarded the Husik Prize for his research in dermatologic surgery. He went on to complete a one-year fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery for the treatment of skin cancer and dermatologic laser surgery at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York under the direction of Roy G. Geronemus, MD, an internationally recognized leader in the field. During his fellowship, Dr. Friedman received the Young Investigator's Writing Competition Award of The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Friedman is the co-author of Beautiful Skin Revealed™: The Ultimate Guide to Better Skin.

To contact the Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center, visit their website at The center's New York office is located at 317 E. 34th St. 11th Floor, New York City NY 10016 and can be reached at 917-745-5029. The center also has a Houston office located at Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, 6400 Fannin, Suite 2720 Houston, TX 77030 that can be reached at 713-900-3900. The center's Facebook page can be found at

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