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Dr. Neil Fenske earns top award from statewide dermatology society

USF Health Dermatologist Neil Fenske, MD, was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Fenske, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, received the award at the group’s annual meeting in April in Naples, FL.

Dr. Neil Fenske with Dr. Nishit Patel.

Dr. Neil Fenske with Dr. Nishit Patel.

Named in 2008 as one of Women’s Health Magazine’s Top 17 Dermatologists for women in the nation and the only physician in any specialty in the greater Tampa Bay area, Dr. Fenske is Medical Director of the USF Health Cosmetic and Laser Center and a Professor of Oncologic Sciences as well as Pathology and Cell Biology. Dr. Fenske has been widely recognized by his peers in America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Cancer Doctors, America’s Best Doctors and the Guide to America’s Top Physicians. He is past president of five dermatology organizations and is past president for the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society. Dr. Fenske started the USF Dermatology Residency Program in 1980 and is actively involved in governance of the USF Physicians Group. His areas of special interest are skin cancer melanoma, psoriasis and Cosmetic Dermatology.