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United States

California

Robert Lee MD, PhD

Specialty: Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of California-San Diego

Location:

La Jolla Multi-Specialty Clinic

8899 University Center Lane

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Info:

Tel: (858) 657-7000

Richard Gallo, MD, PhD

Specialty: Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Dermatology, UC-San Diego

Location:

La Jolla Multi-Specialty Clinic

8899 University Center Lane, Suite #350

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Info:

Tel: (858) 657-8322

April Armstrong, MD, MPH

Specialty: Associate Professor of Dermatology, UC Davis School of Medicine

Location:

3301 C Street, Suite 1400

Sacramento, CA 95816

Contact Info:

Tel: (916) 734-1267

Ronald Birnbaum, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Harbor UCLA medical Center, Division of Dermatology

1000 W. Carson Street, Box 458

Torrence, CA 90509

Contact Info:

Tel: (310) 781-1396

Email: ronbirnbaum@ucla.edu

Richard Bennett, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Saint John’s Medical Plaza

1301 20th St. #570

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Tel: (310) 315-0171

Cotton South Medical Building

50 Alessandro Place #130

Pasadena, CA 91105

Tel: (626) 564-4262

Bryan K. Chen, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Insight Dermatology

10672 Wexford St., #205

San Diego, CA 92131

Contact Info:

Tel: (858) 693-3000

Email: info@insightderm.com

web: www.insightderm.com

Treatments Offered:

Antibiotics, Accutane, Cortisone Injections Excision

Bard C. Cosman, MD

Specialty: Surgery

Locations:

Office #1

VA San Diego Healthcare

3350 La Jolla Village Drive #112E

San Diego, CA 92161-0002

Tel: (858) 642-3320

Office #2

UCSD Medical Group

200 West Arbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Info:

Tel: (858) 822-6277

Email: micruz@ucsd.edu

web: http://surgery.ucsd.edu

Treatments Offered:

Excision & Subsequent Wound Care

Michelle T. Pelle, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

MedDerm Associates

4065 Third Ave., Suite 102

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Info:

Tel: (619) 542-0013

email: frontoffice@medderm.net

web: www.medderm.net

Treatments Offered:

Antibiotics, Intralesional Kenalog Injection

Thalidomide, Biologic Agents

Incision & Drainage

Florida

Francisco Kerdel, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Florida Academic Dermatology Center

1400 NW 12th Ave., Suite 4

Miami, FL 33136

Contact Info:

Tel: (305) 324-2110

web: www.floridaacademicdermcenter.com

Treatments Offered:

Anti-TNFa and other systemic therapies;

Clinical Research

Barry Resnik, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Resnik Skin Institute

2630 NE 203rd St., #105

Aventura, FL 33180

Contact Info:

Tel: (305) 692-8998

Email: info@drresnik.com

web: www.drresnik.com

Treatments Offered:

TNF inhibitors, Anti-Androgens, Oral Antibiotics, Accutane

Incision & Drainage, Fistual Extirpation

Leonid Trost, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Acute Dermtology and Cosmetics

9400 Gladiolus Dr., Suite 320

Fort Meyers, FL 33908

Contact Info:

Tel: (239) 482-7456

Georgia

Mark C. Stovroff, MD

Specialties: General/Pediatric Surgery

Location:

Children’s Surgical Associates

755 Mount Vernon Hwy., Suite 460

Atlanta, GA 30328

Contact Info:

Tel: (404) 252-7900

Email: csa@childrensurgical.com

Treatments Offered:

Topical/oral antibiotics for skin managmen

Wide local excision w/ primary closure or split

thickness skin graft… done with cosmesis in mind

Maryland

Tracey A. Culbertson, MD

Specialties: Plastic Surgery

Location:

77 Thomas Johnson Dr.

Suite J

Frederick, MD 21702

Contact Info:

Office Tel: (301) 694-8999

Fax: (301) 694-8955

Email: drc@taculbertson.com

Treatments Offered:

Wound Care

Massachusetts

Alexa Boer Kimball, MD, MPH

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

Massachusetts General Hospital

Clinical Unit for Research Trials in Skin (CURTIS)

50 Staniford St., Suite 240

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Info:

Tel: (617) 726-5066

Email: harvardskinstudies@partners.org

Treatments Offered:

Clinical Trials

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Location:

Brighham and Women’s Hospital Division of Plastic Surgery

75 Francis Street

Boston, MA. 02115

Contact Info:

Tel: (617) 732-5456

Emily Tierney, MD

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center. Wilkens Outpatient Medical Complex (Associated with Tufts-New England Medical Center)

35 Wilkens Rd, Suite A

Hyannis, MA 02601

Contact Info:

Tel: (508) 957-1650

Michigan

Iltefat Hamzavi, MD

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

Attending Physician at Henry Ford Hospital Medical Center.
Also at Hamzavi Dermatology

2950 Keewahdin Road

Fort Gratiot, MI 48059

Contact Info:

Tel: (810) 455-1600

Hope K. Haefner, MD

Angela S. Kueck, MD

Specialties: Gyneclogical Surgery, Gynecology

Location:

University of Michigan Hospitals

Women’s Hospital, L4000

Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology

1500 E. Medical Center Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Contact Info:

Tel: (734) 763-6295

web: www.med.umich.edu/obgyn/vulva/links.htm

www.med.umich.edu/obgyn/resdir/protocols/hidradenitis/index.htm

Treatments Offered:

Stage 3 radical vulvectomy w/ split thickness skin grafts

Clinical Trial: Surgical Management of Stage III HS

New Hampshire

Lynette J. Margesson, MD, FRCPC

William Danby MD

Specialties: Dermatology, Vulvar Disease

Locations:

Office #1

721 Chestnut Street

Manchester, NH 03104

Tel: (603) 668-0858

Office #2

Dartmouth Medical Center

Obstetrics & Gynecology

1 Medical Center Drive

Lebanon, NH 03756

Tel: (603) 653-9312

Treatments Offered:

Full Medical Treatment with Intralesional Therapy

Local Marsupialization

New York

Alan M. Dattner, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Heathly Tao Clinic

250 W. 49th St., Suite 503

New York, NY 10805

Contact Info:

(212) 722-2441

Email: drdattner@gmail.com

Web: www.holisticdermatology.com

Treatments Offered:

Medical and drainage as necessary

Nutrition: dietary exclusion, supplements & related support

Noah Simeon Scheinfeld, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

150 West 55th Street

New York NY 10019

Contact Info:

(212) 991-6490

fax (646) 349-2493

Email: scheinfeld@earthlink.net

Treatments Offered:

Antibiotics, Intralesional Kenalog Injection

Thalidomide, Biologic Agents

Incision and Drainage

Local Marsupialization

Yehuda Eliezri, MD

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

7A Medical Park Dr

Pomona, NY 19070

Tel: (845) 354-1169

28 Rykowski Ln

Middletown, NY 10941

Tel: (845) 692-3376

Ohio

Paul G. Hazen, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location

Associates in Dermatology/ Hidradenitis Suppurativa Institue

26908 Detroit Road, #103

Westlake, OH 44145

Contact Info:

Tel: (440) 249-0274

Email: info@healthyskinmd.com

Treatments Offered:

Various, including antiandrogens, antibiotics,

anti-inflammatories. Also treat related conditions including

folliculitis decalvans, acne, pilonidal sinus/cyst

Surgical includes Carbon Dioxide laser excision and

marsupialization of active/sinus tracts

Neil Korman MD, PhD

Specialty: Dermatology

Locations:

Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland

11100 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106

Tel: (216) 844-8200

Eliott Mostow, MD, MPH

Specialty: Dermatology

Locations:

Chairman, Department of Dermatology, NEOUCOM

566 White Pond Drive, Suite E

Akron, OH

Tel: (330) 535-7100

Email: info@akronderm.com

Richard J. Kagan, MD

Specialty: Surgery

Locations:

Office #1

University Hospital

231 Albert Sabin Way

Cincinnati, OH 45267

Tel: (513) 558-4361

Office #2

Shriner’s Hospitals for Children

3229 Burnet Ave.

Cincinnati, OH 45229

Tel: (513) 872-6240

Treatments Offered:

Wide excision with our without skin grafting

Pennsylvania

David R. Adams, MD, PharmD

Specialty: Dermatology

Locations:

Office #1

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

500 University Avenue

Hershey, PA 17033-8050

Tel: (717) 531-8307

Office #2

Veterans Administration Medical Center

1700 South Lincoln Ave.

Lebanon, PA 17042

Tel: (717) 228-6117

Treatments Offered:

Any Available Medical Treatments

Intralesional Corticosteroid Injection

Incision and Drainage

Clinical Trial: Etanercept

Marlene J. Mash, MD, PC

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Plymouth Greene Office Campus

1000 Germantown Pike, Suite C-3

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Contact Info:

Tel: (610) 277-2663

Email: contactus@drmarlenemash.com

Web: www.drmarlenemash.com

Treatments Offered:

Topical & Oral Antibiotics

Intralesional Steroid Injections

Incision and Drainage

Ultrasonic destruction of glands by Vaser LipoSelection

Tennessee

Allison Hutsell King, NP-C

Specialty: NP working in Dermatology

Location:

Midsouth Dermatology

6570 Stage Road, Suite 140

Bartlett, TN 38134

Contact Info:

Tel: (901) 372-4545

Web: www.midsouthderm.com

Treatments Offered:

Topicals including Aczone, Clindagel, Metrogel, retinoids

Oral Antibiotics, Isotretinoin

Biologics including Humira and Enbrel

Texas

Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Bay Oaks Dermatology

17300 El Camino Real #103

Houston, TX 77058

Contact Info:

Tel: (281) 480-7546

Web: www.BayOaksDermatology.com

Treatments Offered:

Topical & Oral Antibiotics

Accutane

TNF Blockers

Immunosuppressants: Cyclosporine & Dapsone

Incision and Drainage

Intralesional Steroids

Hair Removal = Light Sheer

Philip Hughes, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Hughes Dermatology

7940 Floyd Curl Dr. #1010

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Info:

Tel: (210) 614-7411

Web: www.HughesDermatology.com

Treatments Offered:

Intralesional Steroids

Antibiotics

Anti-inflammatories (dapsone, prednisone)

Topical Retinoids & Benzoyl peroxide

Surgery: Mullins Procedure

Long pulse Nd:YAG laser

Alan Menter, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Texas Dermatology Associates

Baylor Medical Pavilion

3900 Junius St., #145

Dallas, TX 75246

Contact Info:

Tel: (972) 386-7546

Web: www.texasderm.com

Treatments Offered:

Biologic Agents

Clinical Research

Utah

Robin M. Berger, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

640 East 700 South, Suite 1

Santa Clara, UT 84770

Contact Info:

Tel: (435) 673-SKIN (7546)

Email: frontoffice@robinbergermd.com

Treatments Offered:

All medical, including Dutasteride

Botox, Enbrel

Incision and Drainage

Surgery Referral, Superficial Liposuction of Axillae

Wisconsin

Charles Kagen, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Kagen Dermatology Clinic

100 West Lawrence St. #409

Appleton, WI 54911

Tel: (920) 733-5138

Treatments Offered:

Antibiotics, Isotretinoin

Incision and Drainage

Intralesional Kenalog

International

Australia

Dr. Helen Saunders

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

Dermatology Outpatient Clinic

St. Vincent’s Health, Melbourne

PO Box 2900, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

NOTE: A referral letter from your GP is Required.

Treatments Offered:

Most Medical Treatments Available

Plastic Surgery Referral when Appropriate

Clinical Trial: Planning Future Clinical Trial of Infliximab

Costa Rica

Benjamin Hidalgo-Matlock, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Locations:

Office #1

125 mts Norte Muñoz y Nanne

San Pedro de montes de Oca

San José 1462020 Costa Rica

Tel: 506 2240654

Email: bhidalgo@gmail.com

Web: www.clinicavictoria.com

Office #2

Hospital CIMA San José

Dermatology Dept.

#206 Tower #2

Escazu, San José, Costa Rica

Tel: 506 22088206

Email: bhidalgo@gmail.com

Web: www.skincarecr.com

Treatments Offered:

Medical and Dermarroller

Incision and Drainage

Denmark

Gregor Jemec , MD, DMSc

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

University of Copenhagen

Roskilde Hospital

DK-4000, Roskilde, Denmark

Tel: +45 47322100

France

Thierry Baubet, MD

Specialty: Psychiatry

Location:

Hopital Avicenne

Dept. of Psychopathologie

125 rue de Stalingrad

Bobigny Cedex F-93009 France

Tel: +33 1 48 95 54 74

Email: thierry.baubet@avc.aphp.fr

Treatments Offered: Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment

Jean Revuz, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Location:

11 chaussée de la Muette –

75016 Paris

Tel: 01 42 88 00 88

Email: revuz.jean@wanadoo.fr

BLOG: verneuil-revuz.blogspot.com

Treatments Offered: All

Germany

Dr. Med. Falk G. Bechara

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

Klinik f. Dermatologie u. Allergologie

Ruhr-Universitat Bochum

Gundrunstr. 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany

Tel.: +49 0234 509 1

email: f.bechara@derma.de

Treatments Offered:

Antibiotics, Antiseptics, Isotretinoin, Infliximab

Excision, Secondary Wound Healing, Local Flaps, Skin Grafting

Wide Surgical Excision – Plastic Surgery & Skin Grafts

Dr. Med. Markus H. Krause

Specialties: Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery

Location:

OA in der Abt. Dermatochirurgie

Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Campus Mitte

Schumannstraße 20/21, 10117 Berlin

Tel.: +49 30 450518059

email: markus.krause@charite.de

web: www.acne-inversa-charite.de

Treatments Offered:

Systemic Antibiotics, Retinoids, Anti-Androgens, TNFa Antagonists

Local Antiseptics

Wide Surgical Excision – Plastic Surgery & Skin Grafts

Prof. Dr. Rainer Rompel, MD

Specialties: Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery

Location:

Dept. of Dermatology

Klinikum Kassel

Monchebergstr. 41-43

34125 Kassel Germany

Tel: +49 561 980 3051

email: hautklinik@klinikum-kassel.de

web: www.klinikum-kassel.de/index.php?parent=3018

Treatments Offered:

Radical Surgical Excision

Plastic Reconstruction

Prof. Christos C. Zouboulis, MD

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

Dessau Medical Center

Dept. of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology

Auenweg 38

Dessau 06847 Germany

Tel: +49 340 501 4000

email: ramona.engelmann@klinikum-dessau.de

web: www.klinikum-dessau.de/klinikenundinstitute/hautklinikundimmunologischesz.html

Treatments Offered:

All proper medications, including Biologics

All proper surgical techniques

Research:

Coordination of the BMBF-supported project:

"Molecular Etiology of Hidradenitis Suppurativa" (2006-2009)

Greece

Evangelos J. Giamarellos-Bourboulis, MD, PhD

Location:

ATTIKON University Hospital

th Dept. of Internal Medicine

Athens 124 62 Greece

Tel: 00302105831994

Clinical Trial: Entanercept

Italy

Gabriella Fabbrocini, MD

Location:

Section of Dermatology

Faculty of Medicine ˆ Federico II

Dept. of Systemic Pathology

Via S. Pansini, 5

Napoli, Italy 80133 t

Tel: 0039 0817464386

Fax: 0039 0817462442

Treatments Offered:

Topical antiseptics,

intralesional corticosteroids and

systemic antibiotics, such as tetracycline, clindamycin or rifampicin

Excisional treatments

Netherlands

Jurr Boer, MD, PhD

Specialties: Dermatology

Location:

Deventer Hospital

Dept. of Dermatology

Nico Bolkesteinlaan 75

Deventer/ 7416 SE

The Netherlands

email: boerj@dz.nl

Treatments Offered:

All Medications

Excision, Deroofing, Plastic Surgery Referral

Willem I. van der Meijden, MD, PhD

Specialties: Dermatology, Gynecology

Location:

Dept. of Dermatology

Havenziekenhuis

Haringvliet 2, 3011 TD Rotterdam

Tel: 0031 104043417

Fax: 0031 104043349

email: wim.van.der.meijden@havenziekenhuis.nl

Treatments Offered:

Surgery, TNFa Antagonists

Thailand

Wirach Matt Taungjaruwinai, MD MSc

Specialties: Dermatology, Skin Pathology

Location:

Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Dept. of Dermatology

Rama IV Rd., Pathumwan

Bangkok 10130

Thailand

email: mac0846@hotmail.com

Treatments Offered:

Topical and Systemic Antibiotics

Lifestyle Modification

Topical retinoids, Steroid Injections