Daniel Siegel, MD

Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery

Smithtown, New York


Daniel Siegel, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate and is a former President of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also in private practice with Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery in Smithtown, New York.

Dr. Siegel received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York and subsequently completed his residency in dermatology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He then pursued 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, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and holds an Advanced Certificate in Labor/Management.

Dr. Siegel has served on many professional organizations. 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 (ASDS), the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and the American College of 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 is a founding board member of DebRA International and a trustee of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America, Inc (DebRA). He was formerly a trustee of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society and has chaired the Scientific Program Committee for many of its annual meetings. He is one of the 30 esteemed active members of the New York Dermatological Society.

Dr. Siegel has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in major medical journals and textbooks. He is a reviewer, editor, and/or advisor for many of the major dermatology journals. He has given more than 500 lectures have been presented at national and international congresses. His expertise extends to a variety of areas outside of "routine" dermatology some of which include cutting edge computer technology and botany.

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 and honors are the Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation, which he received in 2000, 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010. He was the 2009 recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award, and, in 2008, he received the American College of Mohs Surgery Distinguished Service Award. For several consecutive years, Dr. Siegel was listed as one of Castle Connolly's New York Metro Area "Top Doctors."

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