The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) announced the honorees in its annual Top Advocate program recently during the ASDS / ASDSA Annual Meeting.

Honorees were selected based on their participation in various advocacy events in 2020 and demonstrated dedication to patient safety and the field of dermatologic surgery.

2020 ASDSA Top Advocates:

  • M. Laurin Council, MD (St. Louis, MO)
  • Sue Ellen Cox, MD (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Terrence Cronin, Jr., MD (Melbourne, FL)
  • Seemal Desai, MD (Plano, TX)
  • Alexander Gross, MD (Cumming, GA)
  • Sara Hogan, MD (Long Beach, CA)
  • Basia Michalski, MD (St. Louis, MO)
  • Kelly Park, MD (Hines, IL)
  • Kelley Redbord, MD (Vienna, VA)
  • Anthony Rossi, MD (New York, NY)

2020 ASDSA Top Advocates – Honorable Mention, Gold:

  • Catherine DiGiorgio, MD (Boston, MA)
  • Michael Graves, MD (Austin, TX)
  • Deirdre Hooper, MD (New Orleans, LA)
  • Rachel Kyllo, MD (Arnold, MO)
  • Jason Neustadter, MD (Philadelphia, PA)
  • James Tidwell, MD (Mission Viejo, CA)
  • Abigail Waldman, MD (Boston, MA)

2020 ASDSA Top Advocates – Honorable Mention, Silver:

  • Nicholas Golda, MD (Columbia, MO)
  • Hayley Goldbach, MD (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Vineet Mishra, MD (San Diego, CA)

“ASDSA’s members are critical to its mission of speaking in a united voice to promote, protect and advance surgical and cosmetic dermatology though education and advocacy. Top Advocates have gone above and beyond in advocating for patient safety and the field of dermatologic surgery.

“We greatly appreciate the efforts of these members, particularly this year when physicians have faced extraordinary challenges to continue to keep their practices viable during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

— ASDSA President Marc D. Brown, MD

[Source(s): American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association, PRWeb]