Rox Anderson, M.D., FAAD . is Professor in Dermatology, Director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at MIT. Dr. Anderson conceived and developed many of the non-scarring laser treatments now widely used in dermatology. These include selective photothermolysis for birthmarks, microvascular and pigmented lesions, tattoo and permanent hair removal. He also contributed to laser lithotripsy, laser angioplasty, photodynamic therapy, infrared confocal microscopy. Dr. Anderson has contributed to basic knowledge of human photobiology, drug photosensitization mechanisms, tissue optics, and laser-tissue interactions.
Dr. Anderson graduated from MIT, received his M.D. degree magna cum laude from the joint MIT-Harvard medical program, Health Sciences and Technology, and completed his residency in dermatology and research fellowships at Harvard.
Dr. Anderson is a past trustee of Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, having helped co-found the organization.
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DENVER — R. Rox Anderson, MD, professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Wellman Center for …