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Basil S. Cherpelis, M.D.

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As Associate Professor and Chief of Dermatologic Surgery at USF Health Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Dr. Basil S. Cherpelis specializes in Mohs surgery, an advanced procedure for skin cancer removal. Dr. Cherpelis has been recognized by the Consumer Research Council of America as one of America's Top Physicians and has also been a featured expert on CNBC in February 2009. He has authored several articles in leading dermatologic journals and contributes to both local and national media such as Men's Health Magazine. Dr. Cherpelis says," The most rewarding aspect of dermatology is to cure someone of skin cancer". Dr. Cherpelis's message to patients is to, "Check your skin regularly and and protect your self from overexposure to the sun".

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Education
Undergraduate & Graduate: St. John's University
BS: Biological Sciences-Minor:Philosophy
New York, NY 11439
Valedictorian of 1992 graduating class

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, NY 14214
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
1992-1996

Internship: New York University School of Medicine
North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021
1996-1997
Residency: University of South Florida School of Medicine
Tampa, FL 33612
Academic Chief Resident
1997-2000
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina
Fellowship-Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery
Charleston, South Carolina 2000-2001
Media & Press
View Dr. Cherpelis' full CV
Dermatology Media Coverage
View Dr. Cherpelis' publications on PubMed