OMEED M. MEMAR, M.D., PhD
FRIEND OF THE FILIPINO
Nominator: Joe Mauricio, VT Co-publisher,
Memar is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
He graduated from the “M.D., PhD.” Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Throughout this extensive seven year training program, He gained in-depth training in the basic science and clinical elements of medicine. His PhD. was in the field of immunopathology of skin, giving him extensive hands-on experience in pathological preparation and examination of skin tissue.
He then moved on to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he completed an internship, affording him a wide range of medical and surgical training, including extensive rotations in dermatology, dermato-pathology, and head & neck surgery.
He next started his residency training in dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he was trained by leaders in the field of dermatology, dermato-pathology, hair biology and dermatologic surgery. He gained extensive experience in Liposuction and hair loss treatments.
After residency, he gained further training in Mohs surgery and was certified by the American Society for Mohs Surgery as a Fellow. He was trained with numerous Mohs surgeons, including three different leaders in the field of dermatological surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
Dr. Memar has published in leading journals, co-authored numerous chapters for textbooks, designed medical devices in the field of dermatologic surgery, and presented his research across the country. He has served as t h e d e r matologic surgeon at Calumet Dermatology Associates, where he performed Mohs micrographic surgery, laser surgery, cosmetic procedures, and other surgeries of the skin. Currently, he is an active Clinical Assistant Professor at Northwestern University, and medical director of Academic Dermatology & Skin Cancer Institute, where he performs Mohs surgery, cosmetic and laser surgery.
He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and he is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
As a “FRIEND OF THE FILIPINO,” he says he grew up surrounded by so many Filipino friends, thereby exposing him to the beautiful Filipino traits and customs, their friendliness and hospitality. Up until now, his long line of Filipino clientele surprises him with gifts that include his favorite “pansit, adobo and lumpia”, capturing his heart and soul with their winsome smiles and sincere friendship. He has helped through financial contributions for the Philippines and the Filipino people in times of natural distress and calamities that had hit the country. He hopes to join the medical missions to the Philippines in the future.