Meet Dr. Michael Tassavor, MD, FAAD

Dr. Tassavor is board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon with a clinical focus on cosmetic surgery and lasers.  A native of Connecticut, Dr. Tassavor attended the University of Connecticut, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology, followed by a Masters in Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University in Boston. He returned to the University of Connecticut for medical school and then completed a dermatology residency at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He went on to further training in skin cancer surgery with a fellowship with Dr. Brett Coldiron where he learned cosmetic facial reconstruction and cutaneous oncology.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Cost Evaluation of the Merlin Assay for Predicting Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Metastasis
  2. Cost-Effectiveness of Melanoma In Situ Resection and Repair by Dermatology vs Non-Dermatology Specialties
  3. Immune Status Does Not Independently Influence Cutaneous SCC Metastasis and Mortality Outcomes When Stratified by Tumor Stage
  4. Delays in Melanoma Presentation During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
“Dr. Husain is an amazing cosmetic surgeon. He has far exceeded my expectations each time I have had a procedure performed. His artistic eye combined with exemplary surgical skills make for a perfect result every visit.”

– Clare Morison

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