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American Academy of Dermatology
P.O. Box 4014
Schaumburg, IL  60168
Phone: 1-866-503-SKIN (1-866-503-7546) toll-free
(847) 240-1280
Fax: (847) 240-1859
Email: MRC@aad.org
Web Address: www.aad.org
 

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) provides information about the care of skin. You can locate a dermatologist in your area by using their "Find a Dermatologist" tool. Or you can read the latest news in dermatology. "SPOT Skin Cancer" is the AAD's program to reduce deaths from melanoma. There is also a link called "Skin Conditions" that has information about many common skin problems.


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
310 South Henry Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
Phone: (703) 299-9291
Email: info@aafprs.org
Web Address: www.aafprs.org
 

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is the world's largest association of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons and is dedicated to the highest quality of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. It offers information to the public on facial plastic surgery and can help you locate a certified surgeon in your area. Most members are board-certified in otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat specialty), dermatology, plastic surgery, or ophthalmology.


American Society For Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
5550 Meadowbrook Drive
Suite 120
Rolling Meadows, IL  60008
Phone: (847) 956-0900
Web Address: www.asds.net
 

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery was founded in 1970 to promote excellence in the subspecialty of dermatologic surgery and to foster the highest standards of patient care. Information on the treatment of skin conditions and referral lists are available online and by calling the ASDS.


National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD  20892-3675
Phone: 1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267) toll-free
Phone: (301) 495-4484
Fax: (301) 718-6366
TDD: (301) 565-2966
Email: niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov
Web Address: www.niams.nih.gov
 

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a governmental institute that serves the public and health professionals by providing information, locating other information sources, and participating in a national federal database of health information. NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases and supports the training of scientists to carry out this research.

The NIAMS website provides health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information packages about diseases.


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Last Updated: January 23, 2013
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