Dr. David Sax

Dermatology
Sarasota, FL
25 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sarasota, FL

Address

8451 Shade Ave suite#205, Sarasota, FL
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Cigna

About

Bio

Dr. Sax originally hails from Philadelphia. He completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University where he was the recipient of the Braddock scholarship, a full science academic scholarship. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors for his two separate bachelor degrees. Dr. Sax completed his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and then went on to complete a medical internship at Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sax completed a dermatology residency at the University of Michigan. For research performed during his residency in the field of laser surgery, he was awarded the Ralph Coskey award by the Michigan Dermatological Society where he presented his research to a state audience. Following his residency, Dr. Sax spent additional training in Columbus, Ohio studying MOHS micrographic surgery as well as additional surgical cosmetic procedures. Dr. Sax has been published in major dermatology journals, and has performed several presentations for both Dermatologists as well as other physicians on both a local and national level. Dr. Sax started University Park Dermatology practice in Sarasota in 2001 and its adjoining medical spa Sanctuary at the Park in 2006. He is very proud to bring his expertise to the Apollo Beach area.

Specialties
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Dermatology

Doctor Q&A

35 Answers
31 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
25 years experience Dermatology
Cosmetic: Although the devices and procedures should be monitored carefully by a physician's office, i would consider this to be a cosmetic procedure.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
25 years experience Dermatology
Laser: Botox, relaxes muscles and is useful treatment for wrinkles along the eyes and forehead. If the creases are too deep, Botox may help improve the area ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
25 years experience Dermatology
Burns, scars: Although infrequent, any laser procedure may cause burn injury, possibility of scarring, or brown or white spots (hypo or hyper pigmentation) secondar ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sax is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sax is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for the answer. I have been perplexed by this for a long time.
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Thank you- the pictures are very close resemblance. Had it for 5 years
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 1996MD

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2012

Affiliations

University Park Dermatology
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