Dermatology Faculty at Roger Williams Medical Center

DermatologyDepartment

at Roger Williams Medical Center

Faculty

Laura Della Torre, MD

Laura Della Torre, MD

Medical Director, Cranston Office
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine

Director, Female Genital Dermatology Clinic

Undergraduate:
Brown University, Providence, RI
Medical School:
Brown University, Providence, RI
Residency:
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Board Certification:
Board Certification; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Adult and Pediatric General Dermatology, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Removal of Vascular Lesions, Chemical Peels

 

Alison Fischer, MD, FAAD

fischermd Medical Director, Johnston Office
Director, Cosmetic Dermatology Program

Undergraduate:
University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
Medical School:
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
Residency:
University of Oklahoma Department of Dermatology, Oklahoma City, OK
Board Certification:
Board Certification; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Adult and Pediatric General Dermatology, Skin cancer treatment, Cosmetic Dermatology - botulinum toxin and facial fillers, Laser Resurfacing and Photo-rejuvenation

 

John B. Fournier, MD

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Director, Inpatient Dermatology Consultative Service
Associate Director, Dermatology Residency Program
Director, Cutaneous Infectious Diseases and Tropical Dermatology Program

Medical Director, Lincoln Office

Undergraduate:
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Medical School:
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Internship:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency:
Roger Williams Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine; Chief Resident; Roger Williams Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine
Board Certification:
Board Certification; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Adult and Pediatric General Dermatology, Tropical Dermatology, Infectious Dermatology, Inpatient Dermatology

 

Satori Iwamoto, MD, PhD

Satori Iwamoto M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair of Dermatology
Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology
Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine

Undergraduate:
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Medical School:
Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
Residency:
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle WA
Fellowships:
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle WA
Board Certification:
Board Certification; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Reconstruction, Treatment of Skin Cancer
Research Interests:
Applications of DNA-based Biotechnology to Mohs micrographic surgery

Douglas J. Heiner, MD

heinermd Attending Dermatologist
Undergraduate:
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Medical School:
University of Texas Medical Brnch at Galveston School of Medicine
Residency:
Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI
Board Certification:
Board Certification; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Adult and Pediatric General Dermatology




Marshall Kadin, MD

Marshall Kadin, MD

Co-Director and Cutaneous Lymphoma Program
Professor of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine

Undergraduate:
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Medical School:
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Training:
Pathology, at Washington University/Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Clinical Hematology, at the University of California, San Francisco, CA
Board Certification:
Pathologic Anatomy, Special Competence in Hematology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Lymphomatoid Papulosis, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

Jessica Kirk, MD


Director, Continuity Clinic

Undergraduate:
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Medical School:
Yale University School of Medicine
Internship:
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
Training:
Roger Williams Medical Center
Board Certification:
Board Certification; Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Adult and Pediatric General Dermatology, International dermatology and cutaneous oncology


Thomas M. Ruenger, MD, PhD

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Chairman of Dermatology
Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Dermatology Residency Training Program

Medical School:
Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
Residency:
Julius-Maximilian University, Wurzburg, Germany
Fellowships:
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Board Certification:
Dermatology and Venereology
Clinical Interests and Specializations:
Adult and Pediatric General Dermatolgoy, Phototherapy, photodermatology, psoriasis, melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma, Contact dermatitis/patch testing
Research Interests:
Photobiology of skin cells, including work on ultraviolet light-induced DNA damage, DNA repair, and other cellular DNA damage resposes.
Languages spoken:
English, German, Spanish, (French)

 

Adjunct Faculty

Catherine Breen, MD

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Undergraduate:
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Medical School:
Emory University and Duke University School of Medicine
Training:
Brown University
Board Certification:
Anatomic and clinical pathology and dermatopathology
Clinical Interests:
Dermatopathology and surgical pathology



Steven C. Katz, MD

Steven C. Katz, MD
  • Director of Surgical Immunotherapy
  • For Appointments: 401-456-2077
  • Main Office: 401-456-2484
Academic Appointment:
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University and Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program
Undergraduate:
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Medical School:
New York University
Residency:
New York University
Fellowships:
Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Board Certification:
General Surgery
Clinical Specialization:
Primary and metastatic liver cancer, colon cancer, sarcoma, GIST, melanoma, pancreas tumors, endocrine tumors
Languages Spoken:
English, Hebrew
Research Interests:
Tumor immunology, liver immunology

 

Bernard Zimmermann, MD

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Undergraduate:
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Medical School:
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Training:
Roger Williams Medical Center
Board Certification:
Rheumatology

 

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