Kenneth Tomecki, MD

Cleveland Clinic, Department of Dermatology

Cleveland, OH




Columbia College, New York, NY, BA 1968

Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, MD 1972

Internship: SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1972-1973

Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1973-1976

Fellowship: National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 1976-1978



National Board of Medical Examiners 1974

American Board of Dermatology 1977


Areas of Interest: 

Infectious diseases,  medical education


Academic Affiliations:

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, CWRU, Cleveland, OH


Clinical Affiliations:  

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


Present Position:

Staff physician, Dept of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


American Academy of Dermatology:

Vice-President elect 2015-2016, Vice-President, 2016-2017

Board of Directors 2009-2013, Executive committee 2012-13, 2016-2017

Council on Education

Audit committee, chair 2008-1013

Investments Committee

Ethics committee, 2 stints

Committee on Self-Assessment, chair 1990-1993

CME Program Review committee

Poster Exhibits committee

Committee on Re-Certification

Task Force on Industrial Relations

Task Force Infectious Diseases

CME Strategic Plan Implementation;   

Assistant editor, J Amer Acad Dermatol 1993-1998; editorial board, 2018-

Program director,   annual meeting 1982-1993, 1996-2017

Program director,   summer meeting 1995-1998, 2000-2017


Elected and Appointed Positions (other):

-Cleveland Dermatological Society: treasurer 2003-2004

-Ohio Dermatological Association:  Board of Directors 1992-1995, 2007-2010; secretary 1995-1998;            program director, annual meeting 1991, 1994, 2003

-Society Investigative Dermatology: finance committee 2008-2013

-Noah Worcester Dermatological Society: scientific committee 2008;  membership committee 2011-2015

-International Society Dermatology: Board of Directors 2012--

-American Dermatological Association: program committee 2011-2014, chair 2014; Board of Directors 2015-



Honorary member, Czech Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

Honorary member, Mexican Academy of Dermatology

AAD Presidential citation 2016



80+ primary publications; 20+ secondary publications; 60+ chapters; 15+ abstracts

200+ major presentations; 250+ minor presentations

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