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Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Selects Dr. Basil Cherpelis as Surgeon of the Year

Basil S. Cherpelis, MD, professor of dermatology, director of USF’s Dermatology Residency Program, and chief of dermatological surgery at USF Health, has been named 2017 Surgeon of the Year by the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons (FSDS).

Dr. Cherpelis was recognized by the society for his exceptional surgical skills, his utmost dedication and devotion of his patients and countless contributions to the FSDS.

Dr. Cherpelis, who specializes in Mohs surgery, has written over 50 textbook chapters and manuscripts in medical literature and is researching etiologic causes and factors in the development of skin cancer.

By Ercilia Colón, USF Health Communications