Dan Siegel, M.D., M.S., C.P.C.D.,F.A.A.D.
Daniel M. Siegel, MD, is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York and is a former President and honorary member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
Dr. Siegel received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York, completing his residency in dermatology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. This was followed by a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Siegel also earned a Master of Science degree in management and policy from the W. Averell Harriman School for Management and Policy, State University of New York at Stony Brook, and holds an Advanced Certificate in Labor/Management.
He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Laser Surgery and is a fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the AAD, the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and the American Society for Mohs Surgery . He has served on the board of directors for many of these societies, including the American College of Mohs Surgery, the AAD, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. Dr. Siegel was a founding board member of debRA International and a former trustee of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America, Inc. (DebRA,) He was also a trustee of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society and has run the Scientific Program Committee for five of its annual meetings and was President for the 2019-2020 term. He is one of the 20 esteemed active members of the New York Dermatological Society.
Active internationally, he serves as board member (2015-2023) of the International League of Dermatological Societies, a “society of societies” that coordinates a quadrennial world congress and supports the Regional Dermatology Training Center in Moshi, Tanzania that has trained hundreds of physicians in sub-Saharan Africa. In April 2017 he was elected to the board of directors of the International Society of Dermatology.
Dr. Siegel has published almost 200 articles and book chapters in major medical journals and textbooks. He is a reviewer, editor, or advisor for many dermatology journals. His expertise extends outside of “routine” dermatology including information technology and botany. He also served from 2003 to 2010 as the AAD representative to American Medical Association Specialty Society RVS Update Committee (RUC) and currently serves as the AAD advisor to the RUC.
Dr. Siegel received the 2013 American Skin Association Public Policy & Medical Education Award and the 2012 Clinical Educator Award from the 2012 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference. Among Dr. Siegel’s many other awards are the Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation, which he received in 2000, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He was the 2009 recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award. For several years in a row, Dr. Siegel has been listed as one of Castle Connolly’s New York Metro Area “Top Doctors.” In recognition of his years of service to the profession, he was awarded honorary membership in the American Academy of Dermatology in 2015.