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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Edelson, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)
  • Exfoliative Dermatitis
  • Melanoma
  • Pemphigus (Blistering Diseases)
  • Psoriasis
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Transplantation (Dermatoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Edelson graduated from Yale University, New Haven. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Exfoliative Dermatitis
Skin Cancer (Skin Neoplasms)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Edelson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital 
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center - West Haven 
  • Yale Medical Group 

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Leslie Edelson MD is a male Dermatologist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Richard L. Edelson practice?
Dr. Richard Edelson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Edelson practices Dermatology near West Haven, CT.
Additional practice locations include: New Haven, CT.
See West Haven Dermatologists.