Brief Biography Adolfo Fernandez-Obregon Adolfo Fernandez-Obregon finished undergraduate studies at Columbia College in New York before moving on to New York Medical College to earn the MD degree. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at the Lincoln Hospital and Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in the Bronx, he entered military service, serving as General Medical Officer, and ultimately the Senior Medical Officer, at the Naval Station in Brooklyn, NY. He completed dermatology residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, and completed 8 years of military service. His last tour was at the Dept. of Dermatology at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA. After leaving the Navy in 1987, he established his dermatology practice in Hoboken, NJ. He holds an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology in New York Medical College, and teaches dermatology to Family Practice residents at Hoboken University Medical Center. He established the Evening Rounds in Dermatology as part of the Dermatology Residency Program, and served as Director of that program for 7 years. He has served as Associate Clinical Professor of Family Practice, at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark. He continues as instructor of dermatology to residents Family Practice at the Hoboken University Medical Center, having done the same for internal medicine and pediatrics residents at Jersey City Medical Center. He has conducted clinical research and clinical trials on the use of oral retinoids to prevent skin cancer, application of topical steroids in stasis dermatitis, the evaluation of debriding agents in the management of pressure ulcers, and the use of biological skin substitutes for the closure of wounds following surgical excision of non-melanoma skin cancers. More recent studies include evaluation of agents aimed at reducing skin pigmentation, comparison of different antimicrobials used to treat skin infection, and the use of topic
The Dr. did such a quick scan that I doubt he saw much let alone catch anything. Then he said that I should ask my hair dresser if there are any irregular molds or spots on my head next time I get my hair done. I didn't realize that my hair dresser was an MD.