Dermatologist Sherrif Ibrahim, M.D., Ph.D., a fellowship-trained surgeon specializing in skin cancers and cosmetic procedures, recently joined the University of Rochester Medical Center. He practices at University Dermatology Associatesâ offices at 400 Red Creek Drive in Henrietta.
Ibrahim recently completed fellowship training in Mohâs micrographic surgery, a delicate procedure to remove melanoma and squamous cell cancers, at the University of California-San Francisco. He joins Marc D. Brown, M.D., professor of Dermatology, in providing this specialty care.
Melanoma accounts for about 5 percent of skin cancers, but it causes more than 80 percent of skin cancer related deaths.
In addition, Ibrahim offers cosmetic procedures for wrinkles and veins, as well as liposuction and Botox injections. His research interests include skin disorders related to human papilloma virus (HPV), effects of tanning and new agents for treatment of aging skin.
A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where studied chemical engineering, he earned a Ph.D. in molecular biotechnology from University of Washington, where he also completed his medical internship. Ibrahim came to Rochester for his residency training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry from 2006-2009.
Ibrahim has published several research articles and book chapters. He is a member of American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Society for Investigative Dermatology and American Academy of Dermatology.