Bio Profile

David J Leffell, MD

David P. Smith Professor of Dermatology and Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology and Plastic)

Section Chief, Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology

Research Interests

Carcinoma, Basal Cell; Carcinoma, Squamous Cell; Epidermis; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Skin Neoplasms; Mohs Surgery; Genes, p53

Clinical Interests

Melanoma; Skin Diseases; Skin Neoplasms

A graduate of Yale College and the McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal, Leffell completed his residency training in internal medicine at Cornell Cooperating Hospitals and then in dermatology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He comlpeted an NIH post-dcotoral research fellowship in dermatology at Yale followed by a clinical fellowship in dermatologic surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. Author of the popular book "Total Skin," Leffell is an expert clinician,...

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