Dr. Neil Fenske receives Excellence awards from the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgeons

USF’s Neil Fenske, MD, USF Health Dermatologist received the Excellence in Dermatologic Teaching and the Excellence in Psoriasis Treatment awards. The honors were presented to him at the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (FSDDS) national conference, which recently took place in Hollywood, FL. Winners are nominated and then voted on by a group of their peers.  Dr. Fenske served previously as president for the organization from 1994 to 1995.

Dr. Fenske is the chair and professor of the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM).  Dr. Fenske has been with USF since 1980, he was recruited to initiate a training program for residents in dermatology. The program that began with one resident now trains 12 twelve residents a year, and 400 to 500 applicants vie for those positions. In addition to his contributions at MCOM, Dr. Fenske continues to serve USF Health as the medical director of the USF Health Cosmetic and Laser Center.  Dr. Fenske’s specialties include skin cancer melanoma, psoriasis and cosmetic dermatology.