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Naiem Issa, MD, PhD

Naiem Issa, MD, PhD



Dr. Naiem Issa is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who trained at the University of Miami. Through his training and his 12-year education at Georgetown University, Dr. Issa has seen and treated both common, complex, and rare skin conditions and novel treatment options for them. As a physician, Dr. Issa believes in the idea of caring for the whole person. His practice of medicine revolves around his patients, not just their illnesses. He strives to know his patients in the most comprehensive manner so they are comfortable and confident in their journey through care. As a dermatologist and prolific researcher in drug development, Dr. Issa gets to be a detective, surgeon, and researcher day in and day out. He has made numerous advancements such as using discovering the use of the anti-hookworm medication mebendazole as an anti-cancer agent and being the first to try the JAK-inhibitor ruxolitinib in a rare deadly case of cutaneous lymphoma. Additionally, he is an expert in hair medicine, having trained under the renowned Dr. Antonella Tosti (Miami) and Dr. Sergio Vano-Galvan (Spain) as a member of the American Hair Research Society mentorship program. He strives to bring the newest technologies to his patients to optimize hair treatments.

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