Francisco A. Tausk, M.D.

Francisco A. Tausk, M.D.

Contact Information

University Dermatology Associates
400 Red Creek Drive, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14623

Appointment: (585) 275-7546
Appointment: (585) 487-1400

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  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Head of the nation's only Center for Integrated Dermatology, Dr. Tausk specializes in skin diseases that interface between dermatology and psychiatry. He has a particular interest in skin diseases exacerbated by stress and emotional problems, such as "skin picking syndrome." Dr. Tausk also conducts all NIH-sponsored clinical trials of psoriasis and is currently recruiting patients. He received his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Recognition Award for Commitment to the Education and Well-being of the Residents of the Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University 2004
The Israel Zeligman Annual Lectureship: "Stress and the Skin" , Johns Hopkins University 2004
Faculty of the year award, for outstanding patient care and teaching, by theResidents of the Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University 1997
Dermatology Foundation: Award from the Society for Investigative Dermatology 1985
American Academy of Dermatology: Bronze Award for Original Investigation 1985
Nelson Paul Anderson Memorial Prize, Pacific Dermatological Association 1985
Dermatology Foundation: Roche Pharmaceuticals Award 1984
Henry Stelwagon Award, American College of Physicians of Philadelphia: Best original work presented by Residents/Fellows at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology 1984
First Prize. Residents' and Fellows' Forum, University of Buenos Aires, Department of Dermatology. 1981

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Dermatology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)


Clinical and Laboratory Dermatological Immunology - American Board of Dermatology
Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology


MD | Medicine | Arg-Fac Medical University Buenos Aires1977

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Dermatology at University of California (San Diego) Medical Cente07/01/1985 - 06/30/1986
Residency in Dermatology at University of California (San Diego) Medical Cente07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Internship in Dermatology at Ramos Mejia Hospital09/01/1978 - 05/30/1982