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Dr. Lawrence A. Schiffman is a Board Certified general, surgical and cosmetic dermatologist practicing in Miami, Florida. Dr. Schiffman graduated with honors in microbiology from the University of Miami, Florida in May 1996. As a New Jersey native, he received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM) in May 2000.
In June 2001, Dr. Schiffman completed his internship at the Kennedy Health System and Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey. He later completed his dermatology residency at St John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York. During his academic studies, Dr. Schiffman volunteered his time as the national director of AIDS awareness. Through this experience, he became recognized nationally, as a public speaker and educator. He has published numerous articles in various medical journals (JAOCD, EMED) throughout his career and presents lectures often. Prior to his residency, Dr. Schiffman completed a 4-year combined Dermatology/Tele-dermatology fellowship at Derm Dx Centers for Dermatology in northeast Pennsylvania. During that time, he utilized tele-dermatology to provide dermatological services to the inmate population of the U.S. Federal prison system.
Currently, Dr. Schiffman is at the forefront of international tele-dermatology initiatives, providing services to the cruise line industry through the web portal www.virtualskindr.com. Finally, Dr. Schiffman maintains active membership in numerous state and national medical associations including both the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association. …