Ashfaq A. MarghoobMD
Dr Ashfaq Marghoob is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the skin. He is the director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s regional skin cancer clinic in Hauppauge, Long Island. In addition to consulting and treating patients in Hauppauge, he also sees patients at the Center’s outpatient facility in Manhattan.
Although providing the best care possible for his patients remains his primary goal, Dr Marghoob also remains committed to education and clinical research. His hope is that educating physicians and the public about the importance of early skin cancer detection will help save lives.
Dr Marghoob is active in clinical research and has published numerous papers on topics related to skin cancer with an emphasis on melanoma, atypical/dysplastic nevi and congenital melanocytic nevi. His research interests are focused on the use of imaging instruments such as photography, dermoscopy and confocal laser microscopy to recognize skin cancer early in its development. He frequently lectures on these topics both nationally and internationally.