Joshua L. Fox, M.D., F.A.A.D. earned his Medical Degree from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He completed an internship at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, followed by a four-year dermatology residency at the New York University School of Medicine. A Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Fox is known nationwide as a leading authority in the field of dermatology, with an expertise in skin cancer, cosmetic surgery and laser procedures.
Dr. Fox has received multiple research and clinical awards including recognition from Top Doctors, Who’s Who, the International Society of Dermatology and the prestigious Husic Award for most outstanding research. In addition, his service has been recognized by multiple hospitals, civic, educational and community organizations. He has been on the advisory boards of both the Psoriasis Foundation and National Rosacea Foundation, among others. With an extensive background in research, Dr. Fox has presented his findings on a wide range of subjects from laser techniques and cosmetic procedures to stretch marks and scars. He has been Chief of Dermatology of several major teaching hospitals including Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens and Jamaica Medical Center and is currently on the staff of ten NY area hospitals.
In 1987, Dr. Fox founded the AAD Melanoma/Skin Cancer Prevention Program in Queens, NY. He is an educator as much as he is a physician and he has worked tirelessly to develop effective community screening programs and to increase skin cancer awareness and prevention. He later developed a dermatology and skin cancer research and advocacy forum for patients and physicians, called the New Age Skin Research Foundation (www.newageskin.org). He serves as President of the Foundation.
Dr. Fox is founder and director of Advanced Dermatology, P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery.
Topics for commentary/opinion from Dr. Fox: Skin cancer; cosmetic surgery; laser procedures; plastic surgery procedures to the body, breasts, face and head; adult and pediatric dermatology.