Dr Dany Touma
Dr. Touma, obtained his Medical Doctor diploma from the Lebanese University School of Medicine in 1991 and subsequently trained in medicine and then dermatology at Boston University and Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts in the U.S and obtained his American Board of Dermatology in 1997. In 1998, he completed a specialized Fellowship in Laser and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Skin Cancer at Boston University where he was at the leading edge of developments in lasers and injectables such as botulinum toxin and fillers.
Between 1998 and 2000, Dr. Touma was director of Dermatologic Surgery at the Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island; and in 2000 he became director of the Boston University Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery and Chief of Dermatology of the Boston VA Health System. His practice was dedicated to skin cancer surgery, cosmetic skin rejuvenation procedures, research and teaching, and his work was recognized at the US national Level.
In 2004 Dr. Touma moved back to Beirut and established his private practice, while he continues to maintain a teaching position at Boston University as Adjunct Associate Professor of Dermatology.
Dr. Touma has done major research in the area of laser hair removal, especially studying ways to decrease pain and side effects of treatment, and in the area of photodynamic therapy for precancerous lesions and skin rejuvenation. His main clinical expertise is in the field of cosmetic and laser dermatologic surgery, liposculpture, hair transplantation, and treatment of skin cancer. He has performed over 10,000 cumulated surgical and cosmetic laser and non-laser cases, and has trained many physicians around the world in those procedures.
Dr. Touma has edited a book on the treatment of skin cancer, and has published many articles in American medical journals. He has given numerous lectures around the world, including in addition to major meetings in the U.S., Brazil, Europe and the Middle East. He has been the guest of many major TV channels in the U.S, namely ABC, CBS and NBC, to discuss various topics of his expertise.
Dr Touma has been elected president of the Lebanese Dermatological Society for the years 2016-2018. Before that he served as committee member for many years. He is credited with much of the work that led to the organization of the practices of cosmetic medical procedures in Lebanon.
His practice at the Skin Clinic which he founded in 2009, and is now a multi-dermatologist group, is dedicated to excellence in patient care.